Archive for September 14th, 2007

The Office Stash: Camouflaged Beer and Alcohol Storage

Here's an ingenious way to camouflage your beer fridge at work to hide the stash from co-workers! Link, via Zedomax and Make - Thanks Tonya Howell!Or how about hiding in plain sight? (Featured before on Neatoram...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/14/the-office-stash-camouflaged-beer-and-alcohol-storage/

Tape Dispenser Whale

Talking 'bout the office, Neatorama reader Daniel "Neatoddicted" Chong sent us his office art creation: the tape dispenser whale. Link - Thanks Daniel!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/14/tape-dispenser-whale/

Candy Urban Legends

Here's a neat article at Candy Addict about the top 10 urban legends about candies. For example:The Gruesome Origins of LifeSaver's NameHas anyone ever tried to freak you out with this little bedtime...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/14/candy-urban-legends/

The Hidden Bear in Toblerone Chocolate's Logo

Neatorama reader Fosta sent this one in: I was tucking into a toblerone today, and decided to have a look into the history of this unusual chocolate bar. Aside from a rather interesting history, (maybe Einstein handl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/14/the-hidden-bear-in-toblerone-chocolates-logo/

Bizarro: Halloweeny

Ah, classic Bizarro for our weekly collaboration here on Neatorama. For more, check out Dan Piraro's website: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/14/bizarro-halloweeny/

You are likely to be eaten by a grue

Yes - I poached this from BoingBoing, but only because I found it to be so NEAT. If you're of "a certain age," - and you're a geek - then you might remember playing the text adventure game Zork (you can play an onli...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/14/you-are-likely-to-be-eaten-by-a-grue/

The Village Of Sign Language

From an AP review: "Talking Hands: What Sign Language Reveals About the Mind", by Margalit Fox: It sounds like a curious fairy-tale — a signed language created out of thin air, spoken in a remote d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/14/the-village-of-sign-language/

The World

The World is the name of a group of about 300 man-made islands off the coast of Dubai designed for luxury living. There are planned communities, full utilities, and beachfronts for everyone. Seen from the sky, the grou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/14/the-world/

Non-Stick Chewing Gum

A British scientist has developed chewing gum that dissolves in water! That could save millions in money municipalities spend to remove improperly-discarded gum. The gum, nicknamed Rev7, is produced by the startup compan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/14/non-stick-chewing-gum-2/

How Manhattan has Grown!

This Yahoo Map mashup overlays a 1660 map of Manhattan Island with a more recent map of the same area. You can manipulate the opacity of the overlaid map at the Yahoo Map site. 400 years of landfill makes a real differ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/14/how-manhattan-has-grown/

Cat Fish Bowl

This fun and cute cat inspired fish bowl is available for $34 at UrbanPeel.com. Link - via cribcandy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/14/cat-fish-bowl/

Your Own Graffiti Train

A solid vinyl scale train that comes complete with ready made decals with loads of graffiti and tags for you to create in your own style. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/14/your-own-graffiti-train/

10 Nicknames for Natives: What to Call Elsewherians (and Why)

While the meanings of monikers such as Ethiopian, Hobokenite, and Earthling aren’t hard to suss out, it’s a little tougher to guess where to find a Moonraker or a Zonie. And why the heck are Oklaho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/14/10-nicknames-for-natives-what-to-call-elsewherians-and-why/

VideoSift: Pick of the Week

Yay! Our weekly collab with VideoSift is here... Let's take a look at five of the most fascinating videos playing at the world's greatest video aggregator website: Turbo EncabulatorHere's a hilarious Chr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/14/videosift-pick-of-the-week/




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