Chris Donovan

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15 Surreal Landscapes Made from Food

Artist and photographer Carl Warner began his career in landscape and still photography, working many years in the advertising industry. Seeking new …

Breakfast Bacon Taco

It's hard to beat the Bacon Taco Shell that John posted here on Neatorama last year, but Nick of Dude Foods has improved upon that timeless design, …

Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite Ring

Paul Michael, a jeweler, sketched up this design. I love it! It's the perfect engagement ring for the hutt who has captured (and frozen) your …

10 Retro DIY Projects To Do Before Summer Ends

Including a backyard trampoline, a playhouse built from window blinds, a flying saucer that doubles as a water ski, and more<p>Summer is almost over SIGH. If you're eager to squeeze in some last-minute leisure, check out these retro do-it-yourself projects, culled from the <i>Popular Science</i> archives. …

Wolvenion

Wolvenion by Donnie<p>Bello, Bub! We don't know whether this strange creature - a mash up of the loveable Minion with the irascible Wolverine by French …

98-Year-Old Man Rediscovers Art Passion Through MS Paint

Retired graphic designer Hal Lasko is a man who continues to make art at 98 years old. Despite being from an era when everything was done by hand, the creative Ohio native has shifted his artistic focus to creating digital paintings on Microsoft Paint. The creative grandfather was first introduced …

A DIY Microwave Hack Downloads Cooking Instructions From Barcodes

For when microwaving isn't easy enough.<p>Inspired by a Reddit post suggesting food products carry QR codes that would allow a microwave to automatically follow cooking instructions specific to that food, developer Nathan Broadbent decided he could hack a better microwave, one that could download and …

How To Turn A Match Into A Tiny Rocket [VIDEO]

Blast off!<p>The swift strike of a match on July 4 typically precedes sky-high spectacles. But matches themselves can be fireworks. When ignited, the bulb of fuel on a match's tip combusts into space-hogging gases. By containing the gas in aluminum foil and directing it downward, you can create a …

Bottomless Drinks: Social Glassware Can’t Be Set Down Full

In order to get the party started fast, these beverage containers cannot be placed upright on a surface – you have to finish your drink before you …

Underwater Archaeologist Franck Goddio Finds 1,600-Year-Old City that Vanished 1,200 Years Ago

In the early 1980s, Frenchman Franck Goddio was working in finance. But rather than searching for treasure in spreadsheets, he began looking …

The Bathing Sphere

While the lines between the bathing space and the bedroom are getting blurry by the day, its great to see how designers are modifying their approach …

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Antikythera Mechanism: 2,000 Year Old Computer Used by Ancient Greeks

In the early 1900s, divers looking for sponges in the Antikythera area between Crete and Greece came upon one of the most mysterious discoveries the …

Video for your ears: What do planets sound like?

NASA Space Sounds: what happens when spacecraft are used to record radio emissions from planetary environments, which are then converted to sound …

Welded Shovel Pine Cones by Floyd Elzinga | Colossal

<p>Artist Floyd Elzinga works with a wide variety of materials to create sculptural landscapes, installations, and even cut steel flags. My favorite of …

It ain't what you do, it's the way that you get a robot to do it

When the robots rise up against us, I'm not sure we're going to put up much of a fight. The portents are ominous. The Xbox One was launched last …

A Bicycle Mudguard That Recoils Like A Slap Bracelet

Surprise showers when you’re on a ride? No worries! Plume has got you–and your rear wheel–covered.<p>You’re going to get wet when biking in the rain. Fact. But there’s nothing worse than getting caught in a surprise downpour, dismounting at your destination, and finding a gross stripe of street grit …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

Planets Converge to Form Rare Glowing Triangle This Weekend

This weekend, three planets will nestle together in the western sky at twilight to form a rarely seen glowing triangle. With good timing and a bit of …

Ancient Contemporary Art by Ugo Rondinone

Ugo Rondinone’s stone figures temporarily stand in two New York City locations, yet they feel timeless, as if they existed before the sidewalks and …

A Beautiful, Unbreakable French Press Made From A Mason Jar

So long, shattered glass! The Portland Press comes with a lifetime guarantee.<p>You don’t have to be a coffee snob to know that French presses are delicate. Anyone who’s ever so much as picked up one of the java brewers knows that the glass beakers are incredibly, almost uncomfortably, thin. But Mason …

Dolphins persuade Navy trainers to dredge up 130-year-old torpedo

The U.S. Navy doesn't yet exactly know how a 130-year-old brass torpedo got to the bottom of the Pacific off the coast of San Diego, but they have a couple of dolphins to thank for rediscovering the rare weapon.<p>The find was so unexpected that the humans didn't believe the dolphins at first.<p>The …