World’s Strangest

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Butter Sculptures

Now we have seen some interesting sculptures before, but none quite as heart-stopping as this collection of butter sculptures by sculptor Jim Victor and his wife Marie Pelton. Let’s just hope the scukptures are in an air conditioned room so they won’t melt, that or at a lobster-eating-fest in Maine. As I was writing this I [...]

Iconic Movie Roles and the Actors Who Almost Turned Them Down

Photo credit: Murray Close “Just saying yes to this one thing could completely change my life, and I don’t know if it’s going to be for the better.” – Jennifer Lawrence on taking the role of Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games. Lawrence is hardly the first actor to consider turning down a big role. While it’s [...]

This May Look Like an Ink Drawing, But It’s Actually a Photograph

The late Don Hong-Oa was born in China and lived in Vietnam and the United States. He practiced a particular form of photography that realistically mimicked traditional Chinese ink drawings. It’s like the inverse of photorealisic painting. Link -via Gizmodo | Photo Credit

Spider-Man Pho

Just think of the noodles as sticky spiderwebs. Go ahead, dig in. -via That’s Nerdalicious! | Photo credit: unknown

Godzilla Christmas Tree

Allegedly, this is a picture of a Godzilla-shaped Christmas tree that appeared in the Aqua City Odaiba shopping mall. Within minutes, it destroyed the mall. So, in retrospect, it was a really bad idea. Link -via blastr | Photo credit: unknown

Beluga’s Bubble Halo

Photographer Hiroya Minakuchi captured this beluga whale at the Shimane Aquarium in Japan. To create the halo, she blows air from her mouth to create a current, and then blows from her airhole into the current to create a ring of bubbles. Link -via TYWKIWDBI | Photo Credit Hiroya Minakuchi

Paper Sculpture Gifts to Scottish Libraries

Beautiful paper sculptures are being left around Scotland’s libraries as a token of appreciation. The artist’s M.O.? Puns, Twitter shout outs, and complete anonymity. Link -via Boing Boing | Photo Credit chrisdonia

Liu Bolin’s Camouflage Art

Photo Credit: Associated Press Chinese artist Lui Bolin has a unique approach to his art–instead of standing out, he tries his best not to be seen and to blend in. We’ve featured his amazing work before and couldn’t resist this photo from his newest installation. It’s called “Plasticizer.” Hard not to admire his ingenuity. Featured on the [...]

Chair and Lamp

Photo Credit: Nieuwe Heren File this under the “Why didn’t I think of that?” category! Nieuwe Heren, a Dutch design firm ran by two designers in their twenties, came up with a chair and lamp combo that could be accommodated in the smallest of spaces. They made it to provide parents a seat on which to [...]

BEHOLD! Dwarves!

Photo Credit: WETA Workshops Chances are if you are a regular reader of Neatorama, you’ve already got your geek on and have seen this promotional still from the set of The Hobbit. Still–just in case. (And at least one of them are hot! Go figure. Why did this well-armed group need Bilbo again?) The first photograph [...]