Archive for August 21st, 2007

Hardcore Rollerblading

Heh. Standing upright on inlines is for wussies. Of course, the wipeouts redefine the meaning of "road rash", but still......

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/hardcore-rollerblading/

10 Online Games with Minimal Learning Curve

I like quick, no-brainer Flash game that you can play for 10 minutes or so as an office break - but finding these games can be a drag.Luckily, Vat19 Blog has compiled the Top 10 No-Download, No Install, Minimal Learning...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/10-online-games-with-minimal-learning-curve/

Pig with Testicles the Size of Basketball

If you thought Hoss was well-endowed, here's a (kind of sad) story for you from Florida:Joey Lynn Mendolia, 51, was charged with animal cruelty, abandonment and animals in distress after Palm Bay police and Brevard C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/pig-with-testicles-the-size-of-basketball/

Lost on Gilligan's Island

Here's the true story behind the ABC Hit Lost:In 1964, a dramatic TV series called "Lost on Gilligan's Island" was filmed. Since it was too dark for a 1960s audience, the series was retooled as a slapstick...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/lost-on-gilligans-island/

RoadBoat

In 2001, the RoadBoat team failed to "row" across Canada in their human-powered land yacht, but they're going to try again (maybe they just need more encouragement! Go team go!). Anyhoo, the boat is kind of nea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/roadboat/

Coexist Bumper Sticker

Here's a neat bumper sticker spotted by Flickr user Phantom Scribbler: symbols of the world's religions (and philosophical movements, I suppose) used to spell out "coexist"!Link to larger pic [Flickr] - via str...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/coexist-bumper-sticker/

Squid Sand Art

Found at Under Vhoorl's Shadow, a blog dedicated to all things Cthulhu - via Les Xénobiophiles...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/squid-sand-art/

Giant Plushie Street Art

Argentinian art collective DOMA created this giant yellow elephant inflatable "plushie" (that's its trunk, not its tail) for the Planet Prozess street art festival in Berlin.Link: Planet Prozess | More pics of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/giant-plushie-street-art/

How to Make Your Own Claymation Bunny Rabbit

This is a short video clip from Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit about how to make your very own clay bunny suitable for frame-by-frame animation.Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Hopscotch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/how-to-make-your-own-claymation-bunny-rabbit/

More Cute Pancake

We've posted about the cute pancake Flickr pool before, but they've got many more selections now.This one on the left is Dai Haruki's dog pancake.Check it out (again): Link [Flickr] - rediscovered via GoodyBlog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/more-cute-pancake/

Cute Bento

Your mom never made your lunch this cute! Here are some links of the cutest bento creations EVAR!Fashionably Cute (also, source for image to the left)Sushi Pictures [in Japanese, but with lots of pics]Crazy Beautiful Jap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/cute-bento/

Plaseebo.

Plaseebo is a group of three artists who make deliciously creepy figures. Some are custom-designed, a few are for sale. Link -via Ectoplasmosis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/plaseebo/

Surprising catch.

Toby Davidson was fishing in Lake St. Clair in Michigan when he caught a fish that was unusually feisty. It was an 18-inch pacu {wiki}, a relative of the piranha. "They told me I caught a piranha and then they sa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/surprising-catch/

VW Bus Pool Table

The owner paid $8,000 for this Ohio-plated Volkswagen pool table bus with integrated storage area for balls and other supplies beneath its engine flap. http://news.windingroad.com/etc/woodward-07-rack-em-hippy-vw-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/vw-bus-pool-table/

Soviet Poster Blog.

A Soviet Poster a Day is a fairly new blog that delivers, yes, a different Soviet propaganda poster each day. The best part is the extensive explanation for each, with source links included for more reading. Link -via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/soviet-poster-blog/

Tooth Jewelry

I couldn’t find any more information on these tooth keychains, I just know that this dental clinic is somewhere in china. I already feel sad for the tooth fairy. Link via: ehrensenf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/tooth-jewelry/

Senju Kannon - The 1000-hand Goddess of Mercy!

Once a year in Japan, a 24-hour televised charity event is held and the funds raised are sent out to various charities. This is one of the shows from the event, its the "Senju Kannon", the 1000-hand goddess of mercy....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/senju-kannon-the-1000-hand-goddess-of-mercy/

Couple Tried to Name Baby "@"

Word from China is that a couple tried to name their baby "@". The unusual name stands out especially in Chinese, which has no alphabet and instead uses tens of thousands of multi-stroke characters to represen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/couple-tried-to-name-baby/

Caption Monkey 6: Walrus Presents a Car.

From China Daily: A walrus poses next to a car at the 14th Dalian International Automotive Industry Exhibition in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning Province, August 16, 2007. More than 800 vehicles from China and ov...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/caption-monkey-6-walrus-presents-a-car/

Bizarre Fortune Telling Methods

For some people, consulting a crystal ball to tell the future is just too boring! Here are 12 strange ways to tell the future, from Uncle John’s Ahh-Inspiring Bathroom Reader: Scarpo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/21/bizarre-fortune-telling-methods/




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