Archive for June 6th, 2014

Fondue Slippers

Satsuki Ohata, a designer in Tokyo, developed the Fondue Slipper--a custom-molded slipper. Like a good pair of pants, it's form fitted and clings to the shape of your body. It's called the Fondue Slipper...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Fondue-Slippers/

Indiana Jones ...ROCKS!

[http://youtu.be/HBoTK-nxKf8] (YouTube link)Last month, TheHumanTim (previously at Neatorama) said his next project was Indiana Jones. And here he is, back with a rocking version of the theme from the Indiana Jones movie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Indiana-Jones-ROCKS/

This Fish Can Pick up 150 Times Its Own Bodyweight

This is the northern clingfish (Gobiesox maeandricus). It's a fish common to the Pacific coast of North America. It's called a clingfish because it has a large sucker on the bottom of its body....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/This-Fish-Can-Pick-up-150-Times-Its-Own-Bodyweight/

Monster Island - Where Food Delivery And Tourism Collide

Monster Island by Austin JamesWhen Trader Tom set up shop on Monster Island everyone thought he had lost his mind, but when people started showing up because they'd seen the beautiful tourist free beaches in those giant...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Monster-Island-Where-Food-Delivery-And-Tourism-Collide/

Astronaut Could’ve Been a Klingon

NASA astronaut Steve Swanson is the current commander aboard the International Space Station. He and his fellow astronauts designed the mission patch for Expedition 40. It’s a nice insignia, but Swanson’s *em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Astronaut-Couldve-Been-a-Klingon/

Chocolate Chip Cookie Serving Bowl Made of Chocolate Chip Cookies

The only thing better than chocolate chip cookies is more chocolate chip cookies. Beth Klosterboer is here to provide just that. We've previously seen her create a bowl of popcorn made of popcorn. Now she's used...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Chocolate-Chip-Cookie-Serving-Bowl-Made-of-Chocolate-Chip-Cookies/

Bane Cat Has Returned, For You Punishment Must Be More Severe

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIoi-4u_yfs](Video Link)Bane Cat, the great Batman villain who destroyed Gotham and broke the Bat's back, has returned from the darkness. In this sequel to the original Bane Cat*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Bane-Cat-Has-Returned-For-You-Punishment-Must-Be-More-Severe/

German Artist Creates Replica Of Van Gogh's Lost Ear

(Image Via The Center For Art and Media)It appears that the world of fine art is being taken over by those following in Dr. Frankenstein's footsteps, because you no longer need to paint like Van Gogh, or have his eye for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/German-Artist-Creates-Replica-Of-Van-Goghs-Lost-Ear/

Gorilla Shot With Tranquilizer was Man in a Gorilla Suit

Can you tell the difference?A strange incident was reported at the Loro Parque zoo in Tenerife, Canary Islands. A zoo employee had donned a gorilla suit and looked a little too real for zoo visitors and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Gorilla-Shot-With-Tranquilizer-was-Man-in-a-Gorilla-Suit/

How to Make Chewbacca Donuts

It's not wise to eat a Wookiee. But I'll make an exception for Jenn's Chewbacca Donuts. She made them for today, which is National Donut Day. She used pre-made maple bar donuts, which are rectangular don...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/How-to-Make-Chewbacca-Donuts/

The Theme Tune of Your Life

According to the folks at UsVsTh3m, the “theme tune of your life” is the song that was #1 on your 14th birthday. And they have a generator to find it. Now, I’ve always known that the so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/The-Theme-Tune-of-Your-Life/

A Rare Look Behind-The-Scenes Of The Price Is Right

(Video Link)The Price Is Right is one of the most beloved TV game shows of all time, mostly because people from all walks of life who attend a taping of the show have a chance of becoming a contestan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/A-Rare-Look-Behind-The-Scenes-Of-The-Price-Is-Right/

Tattoo Parlor Sign

I know this is a service that tattoo parlors find themselves providing constantly, but it cannot be easy. Sure, you and I can recognize it as a passive-aggressive hint to go home and think about it some more and them com...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Tattoo-Parlor-Sign/

Photos Of D-Day Locations In Normandy Then And Now

It’s hard to imagine the D-Day Invasion in full swing, with soldiers storming the beaches and explosions peppering the coast, when you look at pictures of the beaches in Normandy, France today, but seventy years ag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Photos-Of-D-Day-Locations-In-Normandy-Then-And-Now/

Coming To Eat America - Want Some Fries With That Shake?

Coming to Eat America by Chronic KidneyThe studio execs kicked around all sorts of ideas about how to make a sequel to Eddie's classic comedy film, but none of their ideas seemed epic enough for the big screen. Finally...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Coming-To-Eat-America-Want-Some-Fries-With-That-Shake/

Zachary Copfer’s Albasaurus

Zachary Copfer is both a microbiologist and an artist. He discovered that exposing a Petri dish of bacteria to radiation spurs their growth, so he developed a technique for recreating famous portraits using bacteria as a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Zachary-Copfers-Albasaurus/

Stop Motion Animation Brings Folded Tissue Animals To Life

(Video Link)Normally we think of facial tissue as nothing more than snot collectors or eye wipers, but artist Yuki Ariga has found a much cooler use for facial tissues- she folded them into animal shapes and cr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Stop-Motion-Animation-Brings-Folded-Tissue-Animals-To-Life/

Games Contained in American Football

The latest comic from Doghouse Dairies made me think. I don’t know much about football, but I can see how Sumo wrestling, tag, diving, and staring fit into what they do. Dancing is the part that ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Games-Contained-in-American-Football/

Emperor Palpatine and the Star Wars Marriage Proposal

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DV6n7Bmji8](Video Link)The Emperor strode forward, reached out his hand, and force-choked a geek in the audience. Then Palpatine demonstrated a level of control previously unseen in any J...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Emperor-Palpatine-and-the-Star-Wars-Marriage-Proposal/

Paratrooper Recreates His D-day Jump at Age 93

World War II veteran Jim "Pee Wee" Martin belonged to the 101st Airborne Division that parachuted into Normandy on the evening of June 5, 1944, just ahead of the D-day landing. He did that same jump again 70 years later,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Paratrooper-Recreates-His-D-day-Jump-at-Age-93/

Comic Book Panels Seem Dirty When Taken Out-Of-Context

Comic book panels are meant to correlate to each other, as parts of a whole page, but when you take a single comic panel out of the page and read it totally out of context from the rest of the issue things tend to get lo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Comic-Book-Panels-Seem-Dirty-When-Taken-Out-Of-Context/

Kitten Jam

[http://youtu.be/_TxV4dkRi8M] (YouTube link)Kitten choereography at its best! Tulip and Daisy are dancing to the DJ Snake & Lil Jon song “Turn Down For What.” They were filmed doing this routine at their...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Kitten-Jam/

Literal Interpretations Of Nonsensical Song Lyrics

Most song lyrics aren’t meant to be taken literally, if they were we’d all be kissing the sky, putting the ram in the rama lama ding dong and sailing the seas of cheese, but it can be fun to think about what...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Literal-Interpretations-Of-Nonsensical-Song-Lyrics/

28 Ways to Stay Cool With or Without An Air Conditioner

I don't know about the weather in your neck of the woods, but down here in Southern California, it's already shaping up to be a really warm summer. That's why I was so happy to put together our newest Homes and Hues feat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/28-Ways-to-Stay-Cool-With-or-Without-An-Air-Conditioner/

On Thin Ice: The Fight to Control the Arctic Economy

The Arctic is changing—fast. In fact, within the next 30 to 40 years, the region could be ice-free. So why are countries and companies lining up to get their share of the Arctic pie? And what does a melted A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/On-Thin-Ice-The-Fight-to-Control-the-Arctic-Economy/

Venomous Graffiti - Tag, You're It!

Venomous Graffiti by Dr Simon ButlerWhen those strange graffiti murals featuring a fanged villain with a long, snaky tongue and dead white eyes started appearing all over town the cops knew it was more than just vandali...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Venemous-Graffiti-Tag-Youre-It/

Swiveling Chair Gives Privacy with a Twist

Emanuele Magini, a designer in Milan, developed this swiveling chair. The Tuttomio is designed to provide privacy in crowded places. You can turn the inner layer around to wall off the rest of the w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Swiveling-Chair-Gives-Privacy-with-a-Twist/

Bad British Hockey Commentary

[http://youtu.be/GqkvSUNfZFk] (YouTube link)It’s fun to see how a British commentator would call particularly American sports- we’ve already seen it done with American football, basketball, and baseball. Now...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Bad-British-Hockey-Commentary/

Mark Hamill Still Knows How to Swing a Lightsaber

(Photo: David Roark/Disney)It's been 33 years since Mark Hamill rescued his father and defeated the Emperor in Return of the Jedi. He's getting ready for his role in the upcoming Episode VII. Since Lucasfilm is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Mark-Hamill-Still-Knows-How-to-Swing-a-Lightsaber/

Terminator 2 Rendered in GTA5

[http://youtu.be/LY55pS7zaDo] (YouTube link)You might think of Grand Theft Auto as a video game, but the user interface of GTA 5 makes it a platform for creative types -even to the point of creating movies. This GTA sequ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/06/Terminator-2-Rendered-in-GTA5/








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