Archive for April 10th, 2018

Fire Vortex Cannon

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6VX7vVFnCU] When regular ol' flamethrower is too boring for you, Jairus of JairusofAll has got the upgrade for you: an awe-inspiring device that creates a swirling vortex of wind...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/04/10/Fire-Vortex-Cannon/

Italian Coffee King's Ashes Stored in an Urn that Looks Like a Moka Pot

You may not know the name Renato Bialetti, but you may have one of his coffee pot in your kitchen. That's right: Bialetti was the man who turned the Moka Pot, the stove-top espresso maker, into a household icon. Whe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/04/10/Italian-Coffee-Kings-Ashes-Stored-in-an-Urn-that-Looks-Like-a-Moka-Pot/

Write Like a Famous Musician: Handwritings of Kurt Cobain, David Bowie, John Lennon, Leonard Cohen and Serge Gainsbourg turned into Fonts

Now, you too can write like some of the world's most famous musicians and songwriters, thanks to Nicolas Damiens and Julien Sens of Songwriter Fonts. The duo have designed fonts from handwritten notes and letters of musi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/04/10/Write-Like-a-Famous-Musician-Handwritings-of-Kurt-Cobain-David-Bowie-John-Lennon-Leonard-Cohen-and-Serge-Gainsbourg-turned-into-Fonts/

Every Front Page of the New York Times Since 1852

[https://vimeo.com/204951759] My, how The Gray Lady has changed over the years! Josh Begley compiled every front page of The New York Times since 1852 in this Vimeo clip. It's neat to see photographs starting t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/04/10/Every-Front-Page-of-the-New-York-Times-Since-1852/

Anatomy of More TV Shows

Image: John Atkinson / Wrong Hands It's been nearly four years since John Atkinson's last Anatomy of TV Shows comic panel, but hey, you can't rush genius. A TV crime show that starts with a grisly scene, s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/04/10/Anatomy-of-More-TV-Shows/

The Original Version Hal 9000 Didn't Have a Calm Voice At All

The preternaturally calm voice of HAL 9000 the supercomputer in Stanley Kubrick's epic "2001: A Space Odyssey" wasn't always so. In fact, at first, HAL - to be played by Martin Balsam - was supposed to have a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/04/10/The-Original-Version-Hal-9000-Didnt-Have-a-Calm-Voice-At-All/

Rad Fink - Cowabunga For The Car Show Crowd

Rad Fink by poopsmoothieThe term "turtle power" used to refer to the ninja turtles' explosive fighting abilities and awesome command of martial weapons, but ever since Donatello built the Party Wagon, and the boys got...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/04/10/Rad-Fink-Cowabunga-For-The-Car-Show-Crowd/

The Secret Art Deco Apartment Hidden Inside Radio City Music Hall

New York's Radio City Music Hall opened in 1932, and has remained one of the crown jewels of the city ever since. It was largely the work of impresario Roxy Rothafel, who had also opened the Roxy Theater not long before....

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/04/10/The-Secret-Art-Deco-Apartment-Hidden-Inside-Radio-City-Music-Hall/

Rube Goldberg Cake Server

[https://youtu.be/auIlGqEyTm8] (YouTube link)Joseph Herscher of Joseph's Machines (previously) designed a delightful and inventive chain-reaction sequence that serves him a piece of delicious pineapple upside-down cake....

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/04/10/Rube-Goldberg-Cake-Server/

Suddenly, a Baby

Seth Meyers, host of Late Night with Seth Meyers, usually begins his monologue with jokes about the news of the day. Monday night was different. He opened the show by announcing that his wife had given birth to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/04/10/Suddenly-a-Baby/

Jelly Mario

Jelly Mario by Stefan Hedman is a surreal browser game that combines Super Mario Bros. with QWOP. Imagine playing a familiar video game while coming out of serious anesthesia or downing a half-dozen martinis. The music i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/04/10/Jelly-Mario/

Silo Demolition Goes off Script

This is Vordingborg, Denmark. A concrete silo near the harbor is ready to be demolished. The wedge-shaped holes cut out of the bottom are to ensure that silo will fall to the right when explosives are detonated. They hav...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/04/10/Silo-Demolition-Goes-off-Script/




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