Archive for February 24th, 2014

These Cake and Ice Cream Shoes Look Good Enough to Eat

But, the FAQ list informs us, "None of the items we use are edible." That's okay. Some fruitcakes aren't made of edible materials, but that hasn't stopped people from making them.The makers of the Shoe Bakery explai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/These-Cake-Shoes-Look-Good-Enough-to-Eat/

Snowflake Formation and Growth

[http://vimeo.com/87342468] (vimeo link)Psst! Wanna watch something that isn’t alive actually grow before your eyes? Vyacheslav Ivanov (Иванов Вячеслав) made a microscopic time-lapse video of snowflak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/Snowflake-Formation-and-Growth/

R.I.P., The Last Member of the von Trapp Family Singers

(Image: 20th Century Fox)The 1965 musical film The Sound of Music told a somewhat fictionalized story of the von Trapp family. That family fled Austria when it was annexed by Nazi Germany. The von Trapps came to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/RIP-The-Last-Member-of-the-Von-Trapp-Family-Singers/

Wayne White Attends Pow Wow Hawaii 2014

(Video Link)Wayne White is a legendary artist, puppeteer, designer and one of my personal heroes. He designed the set and created the iconic puppets that populated Pee Wee’s Playhouse, he was t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/Wayne-White-Attends-Pow-Wow-Hawaii-2014/

The Most Spectacular Bollywood Action Scene I've Ever Scene

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4iDWXstrWY](Video Link)Now admittedly, this is not a large set. But if this clip is considered boring or even average by Bollywood standards, then I need to watch many more Indian action...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/The-Most-Spectacular-Bollywood-Action-Scene-Ive-Ever-Scene/

The True Identity of Andy’s Mom

Jon Negroni, who made a name for himself by coming up with the Unified Pixar Theory, continues to bring us new insights about the movies. By analyzing the clues you may have missed by watching Toy Story 2 only a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/The-True-Identity-of-Andys-Mom/

Artist Decorates, Then Shares Cake on New York City Subway

Bettina Banayan is a culinary student and performance artist in Manhattan. She’s done several performance pieces on the subway. Most recently, she took a cake on a subway and decorated it. Subway passengers reacted...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/Artist-Decorates-Then-Shares-Cake-on-New-York-City-Subway/

Firefly Bag Honors the Man They Call Jayne

Adam Baldwin played Jayne Cobb on Firefly. Cobb accidentally became a folk hero to the people of Higgins's Moon when he dumped loot on poor people to flee from a botched heist. To honor the man they call Jayne,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/Firefly-Bag-Honors-the-Man-They-Call-Jayne/

Exercise Bikes: Coming to a Library Near You

We told you how Falls Church High School in Virginia installed stationary bikes in the library so students can get fit while reading. But don’t get the idea that this is just for high school students -oh,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/Exercise-Bikes-Coming-to-a-Library-Near-You/

Arizona Town Is Overrun By Roving Packs Of Chihuahuas

Chihuahuas may seem like a relatively harmless breed of ankle biter, but ask the residents of Maryvale, Arizona what happens when a bunch of yappy little Chihuahuas team up and they'll tell you it's a doggone nightmare.M...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/Arizona-Town-Is-Overrun-By-Roving-Packs-Of-Chihuahuas/

The Chemistry of Sriracha

[http://youtu.be/U2DJN0gnuI8] (YouTube link)What’s the secret of Sriracha sauce? Pepper, of course. This video from The American Chemical Society explains why chili pepper is so delightul to our senses. But it&rsqu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/The-Chemistry-of-Sriracha/

Metal Objects Covered With Intricate Embroidery

Metal objects that have been sitting outside for a while tend to get pitted, rusty and full of holes, and soon becomes a useless artifact.Artist Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė has figured out a very interestin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/Metal-Objects-Covered-With-Intricate-Embroidery/

Cocktail Top Hat Headband

Cocktail Top Hat HeadbandSt. Patrick's Day is coming. Get your green on with the Cocktail Top Hat Headband from the NeatoShop. This stylish accessory is made of a velvety emerald green material and is shaped like a Lepre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/Cocktail-Top-Hat-Headband/

These Aren't The Droids We Are Looking For

These Aren't The Droids We Are Looking For by Wirdou ... but this is the T-shirt you've been looking for! NeatoShop artist Wirdou included the most iconic robots and droids from pop culture in this fanta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/These-Arent-The-Droids-We-Are-Looking-For/

R.I.P. Harold Ramis

You know Harold Ramis as Dr. Egon Spengler in the movie Ghostbusters, among his many other roles. A veteran of the Second City comedy troupe in Chicago, he was the gifted comedic writer behind many hit films suc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/RIP-Harold-Ramis/

Musya and the Luge

[http://youtu.be/SMupANCJBpQ] (YouTube link)Have you noticed that cats who never paid any attention to cathode-ray tubes will now sit and watch a flatscreen TV all day? Musya is enjoying the Olympic luge competition very...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/Musya-and-the-Luge/

Customer Service

(Chris Hallbeck/Minimumble)Then complain to the manager. It's important that companies know when their front line employees aren't treating customers right.webcomic, Maximumble, Chris Hallbeck...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/Customer-Service/

Photo Series Of Tiny LEGOgrapher's Trip Around The World

The LEGOgrapher sees the world from a uniquely tiny perspective, but seeing him unafraid to explore, to climb for the best shot, feels remarkably humanistic for a little plastic person.LEGOgrapher is the brainchild of ph...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/Photo-Series-Of-Tiny-LEGOgraphers-Trip-Around-The-World/

Give Me Compliments

[http://youtu.be/zi8ShAosqzI] (YouTube link)From the Norwegian TV show Kollektivet, we get a music video that parodies the desire for appreciation, even for everyday things that everyone should do. Bitte Schnell...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/Give-Me-Compliments/

The Mystery Of The Codex Seraphinianus

The Codex Seraphinianus is a surreal illustrated tome which has been shrouded in mystery since its first publication in 1981.Written by Luigi Serafini, the Codex is full of finely illustrated and totally bizarre scenes s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/The-Mystery-Of-The-Codex-Seraphinianus/

Hal9000 Internet Fridge

More and more household appliances are coming with internet connections, usually to enable us to program them with our smartphones. So what could possibly go wrong?"Hal, I want you to keep my leftovers and beer properly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/Hal9000-Internet-Fridge/

The Bucketlight Provides Light & Greenery

Indoor plants are great when it comes to adding some color and fresh air into a room, but they can also take up a lot of space. If you're looking to take advantage of the benefits of fresh plants without sacrificing floo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/The-Bucketlight-Provides-Light-Greenery/

Junk Mail Made IrresistibleTo Cats With Catnip

(Video Link)To get a resident to pay attention to your direct mail you use bright colors, bold logos and slick, tactile cardstock, and even then most pieces are bound to get thrown away without much more than a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/Junk-Mail-Made-IrresistibleTo-Cats-With-Catnip/

Neatolinks: Living In The Skies

Why Carl Sagan's Cosmos Still Kicks Butt (Flavorwire)14 Totally Amazing Tree Houses (Web Urbanist)The Internet Cat Hall of Fame (The Presurfer)NBC Is Bringing Back Heroes. We Want to Know "Why?" (Geekosystem)Ima...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/Neatolinks-Living-In-The-Skies/

The Curious Case of the American Accent

THe following is an article from Uncle John's Fully Loaded Bathroom Reader.(Image credit: DrRandomFactor)Hey youz! Whah do ‘Mericans have all different aks-ay-ents? It’s, like, totally c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/The-Curious-Case-of-the-American-Accent/

Anti-Drug Campaign Fail - Too Cool To Do Drugs Pencils

If you believe everything a pencil with a slogan tells you then you are totally rad, too cute to be true, looking sharp and drugs are only to be done after the pencil is sharpened to half its original size.This anti-drug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/Anti-Drug-Campaign-Fail-Too-Cool-To-Do-Drugs-Pencils/

Extreme Ice Skating

[http://youtu.be/kB3BpB3dpeA] (YouTube link)In the winter, extreme skaters trade in their rollerblades for just blades. It’s as easy as covering a concrete skate park with a layer of freezing water! Well, easy of t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/Extreme-Ice-Skating/

Game of Thrones Cross Stitch Sampler

Tumblr blogger andthenshewaslike is working on a detailed cross stitch inspired by George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire. It's a map of Westeros on linen. It's similar to this stitchwork m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/Game-of-Thrones-Cross-Stitch-Sampler/

Drowning

Moga drew this, which I found on her Tumblr blog. I first thought, poor kid, wait until she drops that school block and picks up the debt block, plus the blocks for job, marriage, kids, divorce, loss, lo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/Drowning/

21 Sexy Ways To Eat Spam

SPAM is a lovely bit of meat product in a can that is detested by some and beloved by Hawaiians, and those who know a great tasting cube shaped meat product when they see one, although there’s no accounting for tas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/24/21-Sexy-Ways-To-Eat-Spam/
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