Archive for July 6th, 2007

Staring Down Superdog.

You wouldn't know it by looking at her, but Wendy (yes, this dog is a she) is friendly and "likes nothing better than a good back scratch and isn't shy about sitting in your lap to ask for one". The Whippet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/staring-down-superdog/

Mugshot Fashion.

The Smoking Gun has an extensive collection of mugshots, which they arrange occasionally into humorous sets. This one features people who were arrested wearing shirts with slogans that give a clue to their personalilty....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/mugshot-fashion/

Aaron Larney's Urban Camouflage Hoodie.

Aaron Larney made these urban camouflage printed hoodies, just in case you need to blend into your dorm's notice-board.http://www.onlinething.com/az/Camo%20notice%20image.htm - Thanks Aaron!Previously on Neatora...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/aaron-larneys-urban-camouflage-hoodie/

Someecard: Funny, in a Mean and Brutally Honest Way.

Why send a plain vanilla ecard when you can send one that is funny in a brutally-honest sort of way?Link (Warning: some have NSFW language) - Thanks Dumidu!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/someecard-funny-in-a-mean-and-brutally-honest-way/

Blogger Won Hero Dad Contest.

Congratulations to Robert Pedersen of DaddyBlogger for winning runner-up in Best Life Magazine's national Hero Dad contest!Michigan’s custody laws give Robert Pedersen just 6-8 days per month with his two child...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/blogger-won-hero-dad-contest/

Melted Vinyl Flower.

Artist Chanel Freire of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada created this fantastic flower and pot sculpture out of melted vinyl records!Check out more vinyl artworks, which were donated by local artists for a fund raiser,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/melted-vinyl-flower/

Eyeball Tattoo

Here's something that even most tattoo enthusiast consider a little extreme: eyeball tattooing.Apparently, you can tattoo an eyeball (it has been done on blind eyes to "hide" corneal defects). In this case, Paul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/eyeball-tattoo/

Awesome Old School Animation

The "About Face" animation is the beautiful non-computer results of a 9 months long process with 800 drawings created per month. Animal and human facial transformations including caricatures of Henry VIII, Mic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/awesome-old-school-animation/

The Skier of Insanity

Charles Addams, the twentieth-century American cartoonist best known for creating the characters that became the Addams Family, drew this classic image in 1940. According to an essentially unverifiable claim in Wiki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/the-skier-of-insanity/

NASA Installs $19 Million Toilet on the ISS, Won't Let Russians Use it.

NASA is installing a fancy new $19 million toilet on the International Space Station, but it isn't letting the Russians use it!Tension is bound to flare over the $19 million toilet NASA purchased from Russian aerospa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/nasa-installs-19-million-toilet-on-the-iss-wont-let-russians-use-it/

Little Girl Called 911 300 Times Found: Police Used McDonald's as Lure.

Police used a fake offer of McDonald's to find a 4-year-old girl who called 911 nearly 300 times!Unbeknownst to her mother, the girl used a deactivated cell phone to call dispatchers 287 times in June -- sometimes as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/little-girl-called-911-300-times-found-police-used-mcdonalds-as-lure/

Portable Typewriter Laptop Mod - Awesome!

Mary Robinette Kowal used stickers to mod her boring laptop into a gorgeous old-fashioned portable typewriter!Link - via Boing Boing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/portable-typewriter-laptop-mod-awesome/

Wikipedia's Lamest Edit Wars.

A unidentified clerk (center) tries to bring to an end a great edit war involving dozens of respected editors. At her feet, three bewildered newcomers are seen lost in the middle of the dispute. PHOTO: SABINEWS/J.L....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/wikipedias-lamest-edit-wars/

Brand Irony by Sharad Haksar.

Photographer Sharad Haksar (and head of the ad agency 1pointsize) has a neat series of photographs depicting ironic use of brands in India.Here's one for all you computer geeks:Link [Flash, click on the portfolio button...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/brand-irony-by-sharad-haksar/

Ten amazing facts about the earth.

Did you know that gravity is not the same over all the earth? That the moon is moving away from Earth? That the moon pulls at our air like it pulls the seas? Fogonazos has more fascinating facts, with links to further i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/ten-amazing-facts-about-the-earth/

Kid Doodles.

From a 12th century Russian schoolboy. Via Futility Closet, which -- besides Neatorama -- is just the place to be these days. I'm amazed at the stuff Greg Ross keeps turning up....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/kid-doodles/

Deals Depend on the Day of the Week

Smart Money magazine presents a list of the days of the week sellers tend to offer the best deals on certain products. This makes me want to plan out a whole week of bargain shopping (but even with the discounts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/deals-depend-on-the-day-of-the-week/

Samsung Dance.

Specially-designed costumes, discipline, and computer-generated choreography combine in this pixel dance in South Korea celebrating Samsung. Push play or go to YouTube. -via Videosift...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/samsung-dance/

Hang Nga's Tree House.

Hang Nga's Tree House, or the Spider Web Chalet, is a hotel in Da Lat, Vietnam. Built by the daughter of an ex-president, it resembles a tree made of concrete. http://www.offbeathomes.com/the-spider-web-chalet/ More pi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/hang-ngas-tree-house/

Música da Lagoa.

Brazilian composer Hermeto Pascoal and O Grupo play water bottles, water jugs, and the lake itself. Push play or go to YouTube. Hear more of Pascoal’s music on his MySpace page. -via Metafilter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/musica-da-lagoa/

Dinosaur Bone Soup

Paleontologists excavating for fossils in central China's Henan province came across a find of bones from dinosaurs. This was news to nearby villagers, who, assuming the bones were from flying dragons, had been digging...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/dinosaur-bone-soup/

Detachable Playhouse for Children of Divorced Parents.

Ben Forman designed a unique playhouse called the Detacho Playhouse that incorporate the issue of divorce, something a lot of children face everyday yet is ignored by toy makers. The reconfigurable playhouse lets childre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/detachable-playhouse-for-children-of-divorced-parents/

Sisters Sent Hot Dog to Each Other for 54 Years.

From the website:Flora Zimbelman says it all started 54 years ago when she put an uncooked hot dog in her sister’s suitcase. [...]Flora’s sister, Rose, found the hot dog when she opened the suitc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/sisters-sent-hot-dog-to-each-other-for-54-years/

Hatshepsut the Female Pharaoh Was One Sickly Lady.

Hatshepsut, the female pharaoh whose mummy was recently found, turned out to be one sickly lady:Preliminary examination of the 3,000-year-old mummy has now revealed that Hatshepsut was obese, had decayed teeth and po...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/hatshepsut-the-female-pharaoh-was-one-sickly-lady/

iPal, the Creepiest iPod Accessory.

If this isn't the weirdest iPod accessory, then I don't know what is ... Meet iPals, a docking station complete with plush animal print covering and speakers as eyes with bendable eyestalks!http://www.prezzybox.com/produ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/ipal-the-creepiest-ipod-accessory/

Cadaver Calculator: How Much is Your Corpse Worth?

Ever wonder how much your body is worth to science if you were to donate it right now? The Cadaver Calculator will find out how much money your corpse is worth, based on "overall health and the level of interest you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/cadaver-calculator-how-much-is-your-corpse-worth/

Boomshine Flash Game.

Boomshine is a deceptively simple and maddeningly fun Flash game. The object is to create a chain reaction and burst as many bubbles as possible - it's easy at first, but gets much harder at later levels.Link [Flash] - v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/boomshine-flash-game/

VideoSift: It's Raining Cats and Dogs.

It's Raining Cats and Dogs is a VideoSift collective or group of user-selected videos, that is perfect for everyone who love the cutest and furriest video clips on the 'Net (despite the name, there are clips of o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/06/videosift-its-raining-cats-and-dogs/










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