Archive for February 8th, 2014

Croissant Earrings

Etsy seller Stephanie Kilgast makes hyper-realistic miniature sculptures of food. They look good enough to eat and small enough to stay within in a diet! But they're actually made of polymer clay, so I wouldn't recommend...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/Croissant-Earrings/

Victorian House with Spaceship

This lovely old house for sale near London has almost 7,000 square feet of interior space. That holds eight bedrooms, four bathrooms, plus two separate apartments in the basement. But what’s really neat is what&rsq...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/Victorian-House-with-Spaceship/

Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde Salt & Pepper Shakers

Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde Salt & Pepper Shakers (sold individually)Are you planning a sociable gathering of highly respectable friends? Keep the conversation and the food seasoned with the Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/Dr-Jeckyll-Mr-Hyde-Salt-Pepper-Shakers-2/

Good News! Shivering Is a Form of Exercise

(Photo: Orin Zebest)Enjoying the brutal winter weather? It may count as your daily workout. According to the results of a study published in the journal Cell Metabolism, being cold accelerates the metabo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/Good-News-Shivering-Is-a-Form-of-Exercise/

The World of Raw Denim Fandom

Jeremy Wilson went seven months before washing a pair of new jeans. It wasn’t to prove that you don’t have to wash jeans, but because of a very specific aim -to make them one-of-a-kind. Wilson explored the in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/The-World-of-Raw-Denim-Fandom/

This Cake Is Made of 24 Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

(Photo: Tamara Palmer/Zagat)When I was 5, I decided to make a cake by myself. A cake is a sweet-tasting bread. So I reasoned that I could make a cake by pouring pancake syrup all over a pile of sliced bread. It was terri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/This-Cake-Is-Made-of-24-Grilled-Cheese-Sandwiches/

This Russian Daredevil Looks Like He's Ready For Hollywood

Russian daredevils have been taking to dizzying heights to shoot selfies which they've been sharing with the world via the internet for a few years now, and if you can handle looking at these jaw dropping pics you’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/This-Russian-Daredevil-Looks-Like-Hes-Ready-For-Hollywood/

3D Printed Popeye

Well, blow me down! It's our favorite sailor, just . . . really aged. Well, Popeye is now over 85 years old, so that makes sense. Rick Baker, the accomplished Hollywood makeup special effects artist, used a 3D printer to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/3D-Printed-Popeye/

Lotsa Salsa Dogs

[http://youtu.be/8BGDgm2h99s] (YouTube link)What’s the most popular dance among our canine friends? The salsa! How did these dogs ever get so good at it? Not that it matters; what matters is that people had their c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/Lotsa-Salsa-Dogs/

Brooks Wheelan Shares His 2013 One Second At A Time

(Video Link)Comedian Brooks Wheelan had an exciting year that he’d like to share with everyone, one second at a time.His path from engineer living in Los Angeles to cast member on Saturday Night Live in New York to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/Brooks-Wheelan-Shares-His-2013-One-Second-At-A-Time/

How to Keep Train Tracks Free of Ice: Set Them on Fire

Patrick Cashin of New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority snapped this photo east of the Jamaica Station. A track switch is the last place where you'd want to get ice on a railway. To preve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/How-to-Keep-Train-Tracks-Free-of-Ice-Set-Them-on-Fire/

Pretty in Pink

Holly’s favorite color is obviously pink, and that’s the one color she did not get on her birthday cake. Wait -she DID get pink, only it’s the word -written in, um, lavender. The text is clearly taken d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/Pretty-in-Pink/

Artist Shares His Ideas For Cosplaying On A Budget

Lots of artists and designers sketch ideas for future projects when they’re not busy working on their main projects, but not many of them would refer to their ideas as “half assed”, nor would they be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/Artist-Shares-His-Ideas-For-Cosplaying-On-A-Budget/

S'More Calzones

(Photo: Brendan Spiegel)Calzones are handy foods for busy people on the go. Just bake a pizza and fold it over. If you're in a hurry to stuff yourself with chocolate and marshmallows, then this s'more calzone is ideal fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/SMore-Calzones/

The National Anthem Tradition

[http://youtu.be/OAEmpdSHC10] (YouTube link)The Kentucky All State Choir performs at the Kentucky Music Educators Association conference in Louisville every year, and hundreds of the best high school singers from across...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/The-National-Anthem-Tradition/

Want Revenge? Hire Nefarious Jobs To Seek Vengeance For You

They say that revenge is a dish best served cold, but all that cliché really means is take some time to cool off before you jump into any hare brained attempt at getting your revenge.But if you still find yourself...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/Want-Revenge-Hire-Nefarious-Jobs-To-Seek-Vengeance-For-You/

This Week At Neatorama

Were you able to watch the opening ceremonies of the Sochi Olympics last night? It was as beautiful as it was incomprehensible. The next two weeks of competitions will be much easier to follow: we like to see someone sli...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/This-Week-At-Neatorama-190/

Creepy Typeface With Human Skin And Features

Why, for the love of all that is good in this world, did someone make a series of typeface creatures sporting realistic human skin, hair and eyes, and where, oh where, are their mouths?!These creeped out fleshen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/Creepy-Typeface-With-Human-Skin-And-Features/

Zombie Body Parts Tote Bag

Zombie Body Parts Tote BagAre you dying to find  for a large, versatile bag capable of carrying groceries, books, or the limbs of your reanimated friends and neighbors? You need the Zombie Body Parts Tote Bag from t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/Zombie-Body-Parts-Tote-Bag-2/

Breakout Moment in Sochi

U.S. Olympic bobsledder Johnny Quinn tweeted his latest adventure in Sochi. He took a shower and the bathroom door became jammed. There was no one near, and he didn’t have his phone in the bathroom. So he did what...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/Breakout-Moment-in-Sochi/

Neatolinks: Fear, Depression, Isolation and Adventure Time

Pendleton Ward of Adventure Time's Pitches For Double Fine (Cartoon Brew)Even Penguins Need Anti-Depressants Sometimes (Geekosystem)I Do NOT Want to Go to There: The 10 Scariest Places to Visit (Incredible Pictures)Ever...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/Neatolinks-Fear-Depression-Isolation-and-Adventure-Time/

Awesome Tattoo Is Filled with Classic Tattoos

(Photo: unknown)Everything great from the golden age of American animation is here: Tom & Jerry, Bugs Bunny, Daffy and the Tasmanian Devil. The film perforations are a nice accent. I don't know who owns this tattoo,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/Awesome-Tattoo-Is-Filled-with-Classic-Tattoos/

Tracks

Identifying tracks in the snow can be fun! In my yard, we have cat, dog, duck, goose, opossum, and squirrel tracks. And some from small birds and/or theropod dinosaurs. At least that’s what I’m going to prete...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/Tracks/

Beer and Wine Pairings for Girl Scout Cookies

(Photo: Beer & Brewing)Friday is the beginning of Girl Scout Cookie season (not rabbit or duck season). After you've gorged yourself on 3 boxes of Thin Mints in as many minutes, wash down your shame with an appropria...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/08/Beer-and-Wine-Pairings-for-Girl-Scout-Cookies/
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