Archive for October 19th, 2018

DIY Mad Max-Worthy Post-Apocalyptic Combat Toy Cars

It's like Mad Max, but with Hot Wheels. Make Magazine's Gareth Brandwyn explains how much fun it is to convert a regular die cast toy car into a [post apocalyptic combat car](https://makezine.com/2018/10/12/conv...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/19/DIY-Mad-Max-Worthy-Post-Apocalyptic-Combat-Toy-Cars/

Giant Anamorphic Insects and Spiders by Odeith

Portuguese artist [Sergio Odeith](https://www.odeith.com/) specializes in painting giant anamorphic insects. Here, he took converted a concrete dome into a giant beetle. View more of Odeith's anamorphic graffiti...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/19/Giant-Anamorphic-Insects-and-Spiders-by-Odeith/

Jettatore: The Evil Eye of Casoli Paracrotti

In the erstwhile Mulberry Bend area of New York City, the most feared man was not a mob boss, a hit man, or even a gang member. He was the local banana vendor, Casoli Paracrotti. Considering how he was treated, you have...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/19/Jettatore-The-Evil-Eye-of-Casoli-Paracrotti/

Meet Hyperion, the Largest and Most Massive Structure in Early Universe

You're looking at "Hyperion," the largest and most massive cosmic structure found early in the formation of the universe - just 2 billion years after the Big Bang. The galaxy proto-supercluster has a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/19/Meet-Hyperion-the-Largest-and-Most-Massive-Structure-in-Early-Universe/

How IKEA Maximizes Impulse Buying

Only 20% pf purchases at IKEA are planned ahead of time, the rest are impulse buys. The secret is the layout, which is a maze. You have to look at everything in the store to get to the meatballs. I've never been...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/19/How-IKEA-Maximizes-Impulse-Buying/

Animal X-rays from the Oregon Zoo

Amazing and gothy animal X-rays taken during health checks at our veterinary center: a thread pic.twitter.com/MRuMgSiZTL— Oregon Zoo (@OregonZoo) October 17, 2018 Have you ever wondered what a beaver's tail look...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/19/Animal-X-rays-from-the-Oregon-Zoo/

Relying on the Kindness of Strangers

This note was left on the gate at the water this afternoon. No name or number left but whoever you are, rest assured your rose is in place in the middle of the lake. pic.twitter.com/GAQcbQRSZJ— BVGS Rowing (@BVGS...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/19/Relying-on-the-Kindness-of-Strangers/

No Humans Needed in UNIQLO's Robotic Warehouse

After realizing that their Ariake warehouse was plagued with problems and inefficiencies, Japanese clothing retail giant UNIQLO worked to overhaul the warehouse. Their solution? Get rid of 90% of the human wor...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/19/No-Humans-Needed-in-UNIQLO-s-Robotic-Warehouse/

How This Whole Alien Abduction Thing Got Started

We are used to stories of alien abduction, which all seem to have some elements in common: short grayish men with large eyes take the abductee into a spaceship, where they are given a physical examination. It's a familia...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/19/How-This-Whole-Alien-Abduction-Thing-Got-Started/

The Phantom Appears on War Shields of Papua New Guinea

Here's a strange intersection between pop culture and ancient tradition. The Waghi people of Papua New Guinea heard of Lee Falk's comic hero the Phantom and decided that the immortal hero is the [perfect adornmen...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/19/The-Phantom-Appears-on-War-Shields-of-Papua-New-Guinea/

Man Flying in an Empty Airplane Decided to Take 100 Clone Selfies

When [Timothy LaBranche](https://www.flickr.com/photos/timothylabranche/) found himself flying in an empty airplane cabin, he decided to have a little fun: he snapped a selfie of himself sitting in every single s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/19/Man-Flying-in-an-Empty-Airplane-Decided-to-Take-100-Clone-Selfies/

The Hedgehog Bar

Why drink in a bar alongside prickly bar patrons when you can drink accompanied by actually prickly hedgehogs? The [Chikuchiku Cafe](https://hedgehoghome.cafe/en/) in Japan is opening a hedgehog bar, where you c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/19/The-Hedgehog-Bar/

Intricately Carved Coins by Roman Booteen

This. Is. Insanely. Cool!Check out this intricately engraved coin by Roman Booteen, which in addition to the amazing surface art, also has a neat little mechanical surprise. View this post on Instagram A post share...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/19/Intricately-Carved-Coins-by-Roman-Booteen-2/




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