World’s Strangest

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The Safest Dress You’ll Ever Wear

This strangely elegant looking dress was fashioned from 700 condoms by Vietnamese graphic design student Nguyen Minh Tuan, in honor of World AIDS Awareness Day. These condoms may no longer be useful for preventing STDs or pregnancy, but the fact that they glow in the dark means you’ll still be the center of attention even after [...]

Super Realistic Disney Princesses

Finnish graphic design student Jirka Väätäinen has recently been turning Disney princesses into realistic looking drawings of women. The results are stunning, even if Jasmine looks a little too much like Kim Kardashian to only be coincidence. Link

Randy Bishop

We have a new gallery posted at the Neatorama Art Blog! Randy Bishop is a student illustrator and character designer who presented us with a collection of monsters and other characters from fiction and fantasy that are quite seasonally appropriate. The monster pictured here is part of a poster entitled Happy Halloween! See the rest [...]

Composite Celebrities

George Chamoun, an art student from Sweden, smoothly blended iconic stars of a previous generation with current popular actors. Pictured above is Marilyn Monroe and Scarlett Johansson. Link -via Nerdcore

An American Vacationing in Libya

Chris Jeon is a 21-year-old college student from Los Angeles. On a whim, he decided to go on vacation by himself -to Libya. “I just go and see what happens,” he said. “At spring break I told my friends a ’sick’ vacation would be to come here and fight with the rebels.” He spent $800 on a [...]

Trojan Deer

Kristie Carlisle Duncan, a MFA student at the Savannah College of Art and Design, came up with this whimsical sculpture. It’s a mechanical deer piloted by tiny chickens. Not real ones, of course. But if this contraption rolls up to your front door, don’t let it inside. Link -via @Christopher Jobson

10 Artworks Recreated On Faces

Andy Alcala, a student at the University of Iowa, took the term “face value” quite literally when he decided to reinterpret some of the most famous paintings in the world as face paintings. They’re quite entertaining and visually stunning. Link

Classic Comic Book Covers in Stained Glass

Brandon Michael, an art student at Purdue University, reproduced six classic superhero comic book covers in stained glass. Pictured above is a 1939 issue of Batman. I would love to see Ninja High School #1 in this medium. Link -via Nerd Bastards

Should You Rip a Bandage Off Slow or Fast?

All right, Neatoramanauts! Let’s settle this question once and for all: should you rip a bandage off slow or fast? Did you say slow? Well, according to science, you’re wrong: The perennial debate in every playground has finally been solved – ripping a Band-Aid off quickly causes less pain than pulling it away from the skin in [...]

How Much Does It Cost to Attend Hogwarts?

Even Hogwarts isn’t immune from rising education costs. Centives, an economics blog hosted by Lehigh University, ran some calculations and figured out how much it costs for a student to attend: The total cost for the first year at Hogwarts comes out to £26,816 or US$42,752 at today’s exchange rates. This of course is the bare [...]