Archive for March 1st, 2007

ATV/Tank + Snowboard = Scarpar.

What do you get when you cross an ATV with a snowboard? You get this: Scarpar, a motorized snowboard that lets you shred in practically any terrain. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] | Scarpar website - via Backcountry, *...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/atvtank-snowboard-scarpar/

World's Bestest Parkour Experts.

Rabbit and Nimrod are pioneering parkour experts. Definitely the best in the world!Just check out how talented they are - check out their video clip: http://rabbitandnimrod.com/ - Thanks Virginie Clarke!What's p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/worlds-bestest-parkour-experts/

Battlemachy Jade Bandit.

Battlemachy: Jade Bandit is a simple (yay!) yet fun Flash game that entertains! All you have to do is point your mouse and shoot at the baddies (and after the level is over, you can even upgrade your weaponry). Check it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/battlemachy-jade-bandit/

HellHoles Episode 3.

We've been waiting for the release of Episode 3 of the a little scary but very funny comedy HellHoles series, directed by Efram Potelle and Kyle Rankin. Turns out it was out last month!Guy's new friend, Professor Kl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/hellholes-episode-3/

Al Gore's Own Inconvenient Truth: He Uses Lots of Electricity!

After Al Gore's documentary film "An Inconvenient Truth" won an Oscar last week, Tennessee Center for Policy Research, a conservative think tank, blasted him as an environmental hypocrite and pointed out that A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/al-gores-own-inconvenient-truth-he-uses-lots-of-electricity/

Cat Bus.

These people saw the Nekobus or cat bus (Neko means cat in Japanese) in Miyazaki's anime Totoro: ... and then decided to mod their own vehicles to look like the cat bus! Link: Photo Gallery [in Spanish]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/cat-bus/

The TV Watch.

This is the Seiko TV watch from 1983. Found at the Product Design Database. (Previous Neatorama post here.)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/the-tv-watch/

The Create-a-Villain Contest.

Holy icicles! This is the best cereal contest ever. Open to children 6 to 14. Click Play or go to Link [YouTube]....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/the-create-a-villain-contest/

The Mazda AZ-1 Autozam.

This futuristic-looking-made-in-Japan car is from 1992. Found at the Product Design Database. Question > Has anyone ever driven one? (Previous Neatorama post here.)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/the-mazda-az-1-autozam/

The New Toronto Police Car.

The Toronto Police has new graphics for their cars. Does the new look remind anyone of Crest toothpaste? As seen on blogTO....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/the-new-toronto-police-car/

World's Largest Burger (Again).

The world's largest burger record keeps on getting larger and larger! First it was the 78.5 lb burger from Thailand, then the record returned to the US with a 105 lb cheeseburger. Now, Denny's Beer Barrel Pub claimed tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/worlds-largest-burger-again/

Dog Yoga.

Spluch has a neat story and pics about "Dog Yoga" lesson in Japan, which aims to improve health and bonding between owner and dog through yoga! Link | China Daily Article...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/dog-yoga/

Flying Spaghetti Monster Paper Model.

Flying Pig has a downloadable model of the Flying Spaghetti Monster you can buy for only £2.95!http://www.flying-pig.co.uk/pagesv/fsm.html - via Papercraft World and EduyayoWhat's Flying Spaghetti Monster? Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/flying-spaghetti-monster-paper-model/

Circus Trees.

Say No to Crack has a couple of photos of mad arborist Alex Erlandson's circus trees (now located at Bonfante's Garden):Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/circus-trees/

Busted Hard Disk? Buyer Beware!

From Consumerist, a cautionary tale about going to Geek Squad's repair contract: Seven days later, they hadn't even looked at the machine. After 8 days, they'd begun testing the laptop. On the 10th day the exhaustive...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/busted-hard-disk-buyer-beware/

Books Sorted by Color.

How do you sort your books on the bookshelf? Flickr user Chotda decided to sort the books by color! Link [Flickr] - via magpie & cake and Random Good Stuff...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/books-sorted-by-color/

Top Ten Sports Vacation Destination.

From YesButNoButYes, an interesting article about the top ten sports vacation destinations. This one is Alligator Wrestling Academy in Mosca, Colorado. See the whole list: Link - via Miss Cellania...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/top-ten-sports-vacation-destination/

Broken Ice Shelves Revealed New Antarctic Underwater Species.

Photo: J. Gutt/Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine ResearchYay for global warming! When a large ice shelf broke up due to global warming, scientists got a glimpse of a pristine ocean floor, which had been seale...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/broken-ice-shelves-revealed-new-antarctic-underwater-species/

Clap Your Tentacles.

Clap your tentacles is a cover version of the classic tune Papa’s got a brand new bag. Nice and raw with decent production. The Happy Monsters appear to be on lead vocals: Klaxons, bells, squeaks and p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/clap-your-tentacles/

The Midlife Crisis Car Goes Green.

One of the drawbacks to the widespread use of electric cars has been that they’re usually pretty ugly. The Tesla Roadster will change that perception. It runs on 100% electricity, for 250 miles per charge at abo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/the-midlife-crisis-car-goes-green/

Granny Finds Grenade in Groceries.

From Yahoo News: A 74-year-old Italian grandmother who bought a sack of potatoes at the her local market found a live grenade among the spuds. "I went to the market to buy some potatoes and that's where the bomb was....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/granny-finds-grenade-in-groceries/

The Kobe Testujin Project.

After suffering heavy damage in the Great Hanshin Earthquake of 1995, Kobe City’s Nagata Ward has managed to rebuild and recover quite well. To celebrate its revival, Nagata Ward is planning to erect a sta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/the-kobe-testujin-project/

The Cocaine Cowboys.

This is the true story of Miami's wild west style cocaine gold rush in the late '70s early '80s. Jan Hammer - the guy who wrote Crockett's Theme for the Miami Vice series - did the soundtrack. Click Play...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/the-cocaine-cowboys/

Medicom Toy meets The Rolling Stones.

This limited edition Medicom Bearbrick is a must-have for Rolling Stones fans. As seen on Sold Out....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/medicom-toy-meets-the-rolling-stones/

Scrape those ears clean!

Japan Probe writes: Am I the only person a little grossed-out by a news feature in which a reporter approaches people on the street and asks men to show her their ear wax scrapers? The reporter a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/scrape-those-ears-clean/

What is It? Game 13

This week's collaboration with What is it? blog brings us these two strange springs (6" tall). Leave a guess in the comment section (no URL, please - let others play). First correct guess will win a *strong...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/01/what-is-it-game-13/






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