Archive for August 2nd, 2007

Expensive Junk You'll Never Need.

Oddee just compiled their list of the top 11 most expensive junk items that you'll never need. This official platinum Hello Kitty figurine ranked #3 on their list, weighs a hefty 590g (1.3 lbs), and costs a mere $16...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/02/expensive-junk-youll-never-need/

Exploding Soap.

This video shows how three simple ingredients (soap, Hydrogen Peroxide, and dissolved Potassium Iodide) is all it takes to make a pretty neat, but relatively safe, chemical reaction. IMPORTANT - if you try this, mak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/02/exploding-soap/

Awkwardness Survival Guide

For all those who suffer from "foot-in-mouth" syndrome, Something Awful has prepared an awkwardness survival guide! Here's an excerpt: You lean back too far in your chair and almost fall over....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/02/awkwardness-survival-guide/

Chinese Flip Flops - So Cheap, So Dangerous!

An unsuspecting lady purchased a pair of cheap chinese flipflops from Walmart. Little did she know they would nearly rot her feet away! http://www.lamanaphotography.com/walmart2.htm [Story & Pictures] - via Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/02/chinese-flip-flops-so-cheap-so-dangerous/

Cueva de los Cristales

The Cueva de los Cristales (Cave of Crystals) was once buried a thousand feet below Naica mountain in the Chihuahuan Desert of Mexio. It was discovered by two miners when excavating a new tunnel for the Industrias Pe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/02/cueva-de-los-cristales/

Proving Why His Last Name Happens to Be Blaine

Those of you skeptical of yesterday's miraculous Criss Angel levitation might appreciate the more down-and-dirty street magic of this classic David Blaine short (complete with, and I cannot stress this enough, a fair amo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/02/proving-why-his-last-name-happens-to-be-blaine/

Rise of Mollusks an Omen of Mass Extinction

Pop quiz: when was the most catastrophic mass extinction in the history of life on Earth? At the collapse of the Age of Dinosaurs, 65 million years ago? Bzzt. It was nearly 200 million years earlier, when the end-P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/02/rise-of-mollusks-an-omen-of-mass-extinction/

Ikea Hostel

This month, two Ikea warehouses in Oslo, Norway will let shoppers sleep overnight. "It will be like an alternative hostel", said company spokesman Frode Ullebust. Link - via CasaSugar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/02/ikea-hostel/

Highway to Hell

Would you dare making a right turn to find out what lies ahead? Link - via Buzz...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/02/highway-to-hell/

I wonder what's around the corner...

This place, supposedly an information center, needs a motto: “You got questions? We’ve got question marks!” Found at Bits and Pieces....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/02/i-wonder-whats-around-the-corner/

World's Weirdest Animals.

You’ve seen some of these animals here and there; you’ve even seen some on Neatorama. Here are 24 of the world’s strangest creatures all together, with a bit of explanation about each. This one? It...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/02/worlds-weirdest-animals/

What is It? Game 31

Today's collaboration with What is It? blog brings you this strange object - can you guess what it is? First one to guess correctly will win a FREE Neatorama T-Shirt!Place your guess in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/02/what-is-it-game-31/

The Controller One Turntable

Is it a turntable or a synthesizer? This new turntable called "The Controller One" is the first instrument that allows DJs to actually play music (rather than just "scratching.")Hit play or g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/02/the-controller-one-turntable/

Diet Sodas Are Loaded with Caffeine!

Think diet soda is healthier than regular? According to diet blog, it turns out that many diet sodas actually contain more caffeine than their sugar-filled counterparts ...Diet CokePer 12oz can: 46.5mg caffeine*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/02/diet-sodas-are-loaded-with-caffeine/

Atlanta Time Machine: Then and Now Photos of Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Time Machine is a fantastic website by history buff Gary Germani. After finding a treasure trove of old photographs of the city at the Georgia State University Library, Gary set out to take photos of the exact sa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/02/atlanta-time-machine-then-and-now-photos-of-atlanta-ga/

Showbiz Pizza Robot Hacked to Play Hip Hop

In the early 1980s, Showbiz Pizza Place restaurants had a gimmick: an animatronic robot band called Rock-afire Explosion [wiki].Gizmodo's got a clip of the band in action (programmed to play Ms. New Booty by YouTube user...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/02/showbiz-pizza-robot-hacked-to-play-hip-hop/






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