Archive for February 9th, 2014

Darth Vader’s Facebook Look Back

[http://youtu.be/fLgMsW3Bduo] (YouTube link)Facebook is celebrating its 10th anniversary with an application called A Look Back. It shows the highlights of your personal Facebook archives. If you’ve shared enough p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/Darth-Vaders-Facebook-Look-Back/

Sweethearts Piñata Cake

This cake by Beth Jackson Klosterboer is like a piñata, but you shouldn't hit it with a stick. All you need to do to open it up is to cut a slice. It's shaped like Sweethearts candy and is ap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/Sweethearts-Pinata-Cake/

The Most Worthless Clock

Phil Jones designed a worthless clock that is causing people to say, "Shut up and take my money!" It may be worthless as far as telling time goes, but as an artwork, it is wonderfully worthwhile, and the art prin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/The-Most-Worthless-Clock/

McVities Wants You To Taste The Puppy In Their Digestive Biscuits

(Video Link) (Video Link) (Video Link)There have been ads that claim biting into the sponsored product is like eating a rainbow, a ray of sunshine, a flavor explosion, a taste sensation...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/McVities-Wants-You-To-Taste-The-Puppy-In-Their-Digestive-Biscuits/

Drum Pants Let You Play A Complete Drum Set on Your Thighs

Drum Pants are a wireless peripheral device invented by Tyler Freeman. They consist of electronic components including Arduino controllers that are wrapped in strips of cloth. Tie those strips around you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/Drum-Pants-Let-You-Play-A-Complete-Drum-Set-on-Your-Thighs/

Disney Movie Settings Map

DeviantART member theantilove (Eowyn Smith) constructed a world map indicating where many of the Disney animated films were set. At the map’s DeviantART page (where you can enlarge it), you’l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/Disney-Movie-Settings-Map/

Remote Controlled Snow Plow

(Photo: SuperDroid Robots)Instead of spending cold mornings outside shoving your sidewalk, let this snow plow robot do the work.SuperDroid Robots is a robot design and manufacturing company in North Carolina. Their six-w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/Remote-Controlled-Snow-Plow/

Bobblehead Superhero Photoshops Look About Right

The actors cast in superhero movie roles these days tend to have the biggest heads in the movie biz, that's not to say they have massive egos though that certainly applies in some cases, but overall they just have really...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/Bobblehead-Superhero-Photoshops-Look-About-Right/

Alien Egg Ice Tray

Alien Egg Ice Tray Have you been hatching a plan to throw the most chest bursting movie night ever? Invite your crew over to stuff their face and down drinks chilled with Alien Egg Ice.    The Alien E...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/Alien-Egg-Ice-Tray-2/

The Pretzel Croissant is the Cronut of the Pretzel World

(Photo: Cream and Sugar)Foodbeast prefers the term "pretzsant," but the official name of this treat is the pretzel croissant. City Bakery in New York City now offers it for sale. Cream of the foodblog Cream...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/The-Pretzel-Croissant-is-the-Cronut-of-the-Pretzel-World/

Sochi or Bust

A documentary producer and a journalist took a road trip from Moscow to Sochi to see the Olympics. Their rented vehicle was a Lada Niva, a car selected because “it is the closest thing to an automotive version of t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/Sochi-or-Bust/

23 Signs You're A Grown-Up Gamer

(Video Link)Diehard gamers don’t grow up, we just need more experience points to gain a level and recover our hit points slower than those younger, lower level players.But as we get older our hands are mo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/23-Signs-Youre-A-Grown-Up-Gamer/

London’s Frost Fairs

An exhibit at the Museum of London in the City of London and the Museum of London Docklands commemorates the 200th anniversary of the last “Frost Fair” held on the River Thames. During the “Little Ice A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/Londons-Frost-Fairs/

Mechanical Taxidermy Creations By Jessica Joslin

When artist Jessica Joslins combines mechanical elements with the skulls and bones of dead animals it’s as if she’s giving them a shiny new life, one full of clicks and whirrs and new fancy metal legs to stan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/Mechanical-Taxidermy-Creations-By-Jessica-Joslin/

Ready to Run!

[http://youtu.be/FYvBLiFKipY] (YouTube link)Jim Lynch’s dogsled team is made up of mismatched rescue dogs from Racey’s Rescue, the shelter he and Sally Hedges founded. The lead dog, O’Riley, is super-ex...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/Ready-to-Run/

Disney-Themed Cocktails

Cody is a mixologist in Spokane, Washington. He's an artist behind the bar. Cody has made a bunch of cocktail recipes inspired by Disney characters. You can find them all here. I hope that he eventually...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/Disney-Themed-Cocktails/

Obi-Wan Comes Clean

As I’ve said before, my biggest quibble with the Star Wars prequels is the way ridiculous plot elements had to be shoehorned in to link them to the later stories, which didn’t work all that well anyw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/Obi-Wan-Comes-Clean/

Nerdist Recruits Over 50 Filmmakers To Help Remake Robocop

(Video Link)It appears that a new mechanical sheriff is in town thanks to the Robocop reboot movie, but everybody knows that, despite the slick CGI graphics and updated storyline, the new movie won’t compa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/Nerdist-Recruits-Over-50-Filmmakers-To-Help-Remake-Robocop/

Neatolinks: You've Gotta Fight For Your Right to Disney Fun

Social Media May Have Saved A Disney Park Favorite (Geekosystem)This Hunger Games Barbie Couldn't Look More Realistic (The Mary Sue)Everything You Need to Know is Under Ice...Maybe (Environmental Graffiti)These Basalt Fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/Neatolinks-Youve-Gotta-Fight-For-Your-Right-to-Disney-Fun/

Watch a Master Truck Driver Slide His Trailer into a Parking Spot

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FXVBYoo_qg](Video Link)At the elite level, truck drivers are like the Top Gun fighter pilots of the highways. They can quickly move enormous, complex vehicles into tight spots and make it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/Watch-a-Master-Truck-Driver-Slide-His-Trailer-into-a-Parking-Spot/

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Wedding Cake

Jessica Pan decided to celebrate the 147th anniversary of author Laura Ingalls Wilder’s birth by making an authentic birthday cake from her life. She decided to use her wedding cake recipe from the Little House...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/Laura-Ingalls-Wilders-Wedding-Cake/

Photos Of Ridiculously Overloaded Vehicles In China

Vehicles piled so high they look like they might tip over at any time are the subject of this odd photo collection by China Foto Press. These vehicles carry goods and waste all over cities in China in an incredible balan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/09/Photos-Of-Ridiculously-Overloaded-Vehicles-In-China/




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