Archive for August 28th, 2007

Oshiri Kajiri Mushi, the Strange Japanese Butt Biting Bug

Apparently, this strange song is all the rage in Japan: Oshiri Kajiri Mushi (or the Butt Biting Bug). From Global Voices Online:A catchy tune about a funny-looking bug that bites people’s bums and makes them ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/oshiri-kajiri-mushi-the-strange-japanese-butt-biting-bug/

Real Life Bates Motel

Neatorama reader Rich B. took this photo of a Bates Motel in Vale, Oregon!For those who didn't get the reference, it's the name of the motel in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho [wiki].http://www.flickr.com/photos/eurovancation/...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/real-life-bates-motel/

Luxury Submarines

As a sequel to their excellent Top 12 High-Tech Luxury Yachts (previously blogged about on Neatorama, direct link here), Naveen of BornRich made another list: luxury submarines!The ones to the left are the submarines of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/luxury-submarines/

DIY Laser Pointer

Instructable user KipKay has a neat guide on how to turn a MiniMag flashlight into a laser pointer, using a diode from a DVD Burner.Link - Thanks Mikolka!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/diy-laser-pointer/

Miss South Carolina's Do-Over.

Miss Teen South Carolina, Lauren Caitlin Upton became an internet sensation after her mangled answer to an interview question at the Miss Teen USA pageant Friday. This morning, she gave a better answer on NBC’s *e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/miss-south-carolinas-do-over/

Fearless Frankie - Free Zombie Comic

Canadian artist Rob Sacchetto, who has been featured here before for his custom Zombie Portraits, recently completed a throwback Tales from the Crypt / EC Comics style tale of zombie terror se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/fearless-frankie/

Crosswalk Prank.

High school students in Austin, Minnesota pulled this prank via an underground tunnel connecting the two school buildings. Keep your eye out for the chicken and the cow! Push play or go to YouTube. -via Cynical-C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/crosswalk-prank/

Oh, that's why they're called "The Watchmen"

I love this newly posted Threadless t-shirt design, and the artist used the best t-shirt models ever. If you'd like the chance to buy, follow the link below to vote now. You can see some more excellent Thread...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/oh-thats-why-theyre-called-the-watchmen/

Pacific Whipped Into An Ocean of Froth

Yesterday, the shoreline north of Sydney was transformed into what reporters are calling ‘The Cappuccino Coast’. From Daily Mail: Foam swallowed an entire beach and half the nearby buildings, incl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/pacific-whipped-into-an-ocean-of-froth/

World's Smallest Park.

Greg Ross at Futility Closet writes: The smallest park in the world is Mill Ends Park in Portland, Oregon. You're looking at it: 452 square inches, barely two feet across. The nearby Forest Park is 60 million time...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/worlds-smallest-park/

Board-Faced Baroque.

According to English Russia, this was a fashion in 19th-century Russian villages. Note that even the pillars are made from wooden slats....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/board-faced-baroque/

Video: Hurdler slips, goes face first into hurdle

As The Sun delicately puts it, "LUCKLESS Guenther Weidlinger puts the CHUMP into the World Athletics Championships yesterday as he careers head-first into a hurdle." Via With Leather, which has stills. (With Leat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/video-hurdler-slips-goes-face-first-into-hurdle/

Ninjas All Over The Place

Scott Campbell has created a terrific work of art suitably called "Ninjas All over The Place" for the art show Ninja Show 2. The image you see above is but one very small section of a much larger work, featuring man...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/ninjas-all-over-the-place/

The Dictionary of Symbols

Cool Tools says: In art, literature, film and life, even the littlest image or reference can open a world of interpretation. This thick encyclopedia, with contributions from scholars in various disciplines...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/the-dictionary-of-symbols/

House On A Stick

The "Single Hauz" concept house by Poland's Front Architects is ready for the oceans, fields etc. The question is how ready is it for strong wind? Link - via Notcot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/house-on-a-stick/

Caption Monkey 7: Dressed Up Dog

Found at Teh Interweb - via Scribal Terror (anyone know the background story?) [Update 8/29/07: It's from a doggie fashion show, credit for photo above: Timothy A. Clary - Thanks Monty!]Neatorama's weekly Caption Monkey...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/caption-monkey-7-dressed-up-dog/

LOL Cats and Monkey Drawings by Ape Lad

Our partner Adam Koford, or also known by his nom de blogge Ape Lad of Hobotopia, who draws the neat Neatorama monkey and prize for the weekly Caption Monkey game (see above), has been making quite a name for hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/lol-cats-and-monkey-drawings-by-ape-lad/

Frog Can Fly

Two crazy Russian artists think that frogs should be able to fly, so they've made different photos of the frog in “flight”. The one above is called “Eddy Chlorophyll”. The jump of frog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/frog-can-fly/

What Does a Bull Actually Do in a China Shop?

We've all heard the phrase "like a bull in a china shop." But what does a bull in a china shop really do? Here's a Mythbuster episode, with somewhat surprising outcome: Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/what-does-a-bull-actually-do-in-a-china-shop/

Congrats, Wellington Grey!

Congratulations to Wellington Grey (whose cartoons have been featured on Neatorama numerous times) - he just got married! And the announement is classic Wellington:Love, no matter what we may wish it to be, is a chem...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/congrats-wellington-grey/

The Book of King Solomon

Professor Solomon, author of such tomes as the History of Coney Island, Japan in a Nutshell, and Finding Lost Objects (all previously covered on Neatorama) is making another one of his book available for download:In...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/the-book-of-king-solomon/

The First Original McDonald's

Neatorama reader Rich B. sent in this one: the very first McDonald's store in Des Plaines, IL. Check out Speedee touting the 15¢ price and the fact that they had sold over 1 million - read that: ONE MILLION! - burge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/the-first-mcdonalds/

Howtoons: DIY Guide for Kids in Cartoon Form

This is super excellent: Howtoons by Saul Griffith, Nick Dragotta, and Joost Bonsen. What is it? It's a DIY comic book to teach kids about science, engineering, art, and crafts: it contains how-to projects such as marshm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/howtoons-diy-guide-for-kids-in-cartoon-form/

Feed the Head (Again)

Remember the pointlessly wonderful Flash game Feed the Head we featured a while back on Neatorama?Feed the Head maker, Patrick, has just told us that the game is now updated!Link [Flash] - Thanks Patrick! (Stump...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/feed-the-head-again/

Miss South Carolina Answers a Question ...

Here's a viral video of Miss South Carolina answering a question ...Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Boing Boing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/28/miss-south-carolina-answers-a-question/




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