Archive for November 9th, 2007

This Man Loves his Croc

The video clip at Japan Probe tells the story (in Japanese) of a Thai man who lost his wife and his job, then met a baby crocodile and bonded with him. Link ~via Gorilla Mask...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/this-man-loves-his-croc/

LOLsaur

LOLsaur is just what it sounds like, image macros featuring dinosaurs. Rawr! http://lolsaur.com/ ~via Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/lolsaur/

Poor Hamster

An animated song from ytmnd. A silly, sadistic, somewhat gory song. Poor hamster, poor hamster, why must your life be so tough? Link ~via b3ta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/poor-hamster/

Ectype's End

Ectype's End is a fabulous animated short by New Zealand studio Rhubarb Zoo about 3C70, a little worker in a strange clockworld whose only purpose is to duplicate and multiply. That is, until his small little world is tu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/ectypes-end/

The Mosquito-isk (ick) Mask

Etsy seller jenmaestre decided to "dip her snout into the costumecon competition" by making a mosquito-inspired mask, complete with drinking tube proboscis!This mosquito-isk (ick) mask is made of coiled, se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/the-mosquito-isk-ick-mask/

Liquid Cat

From the chart of the three (main) phases of matter from third grade: Takes Shape of Its Container Has Definite Volume? Solid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/liquid-cat/

Thousands of Bananas on Dutch Shores

Thousands of bananas washed up on a Dutch shore when a container fell off a cargo ship and burst open during a storm!If that's not weird enough, apparently the island's residents were used to things washing up on their s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/thousands-of-bananas-on-dutch-shores/

Extreme Embroidery of Andrea Dezsö

Artist Andrea Dezsö has an embroidered drawings art series called "My Mother Claimed" (2006) where she embroidered words and images of her mom's sayings as a way to explore her family's superstition, intol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/extreme-embroidery-of-andrea-dezs/

Aliens LEGO Diorama

Whoa! Brickshelf user Mike Yoder created a series of incredibly detailed LEGO dioramas of the movie Aliens, including the Bridge, Ladder-Room and Hallway scenes.http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?f=22...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/aliens-lego-diorama/

What is the Monkeysphere?

What is the Monkeysphere and what does it have to do with war, oppression, and crime? A lot, apparently.From a Cracked article by David Wong, here is the Monkeysphere:First, picture a monkey. A monkey dressed like a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/what-is-the-monkeysphere/

World's Largest Christmas Stocking

Toronto is the proud home of what is now officially recognized as the World's Biggest Christmas Stocking.The stocking's final length was measured at 27.46 metres (90 feet 1 inch) long and 11.3 metres (37 feet 1 inch)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/worlds-largest-christmas-stocking/

ZOMG! Archaelogists Found Evidence of Zombie Attack in Ancient Egypt!

Zombie attacks are a very, very serious matter. So it's only right that the Archaeology, a publication of the always serious Archaeological Institute of America, delved into the evidence of a zombie attack, caused by the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/zomg-archaelogists-found-evidence-of-zombie-attack-in-ancient-egypt/

License to Rant

License to Rant is a blog of license plates, particularly vanity plates that cause you to scratch your head and wonder what they were thinking. This one was inspired by the wedding scene in The Princess Bride. O...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/license-to-rant/

This Cat Should Have Been a Dog

(Shoutfile link) This cat apparently didn’t read the cat manual. At least the page that states cats do not learn tricks. ~via Unique Daily...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/this-cat-should-have-been-a-dog/

People with High IQs

You may have guessed that Sir Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking have high IQs, but some of these may surprise you. This post gives some background on IQ (Intelligence Quotient) and has a list of people alive today with hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/people-with-high-iqs/

Robo Rucksack

Six-year-old James Scowcroft came up with the idea of a talking schoolbag, which can remind students of the things they need to pack. James devised his Robo Rucksack, with flashing antenna and five buttons to allow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/robo-rucksack/

More on the Hollywood Writers Strike

Continuing our coverage of the 2007 Writers Guild of America strike, here are samplings of a few interesting posts in the blogosphere about the subject:From ScrappeFace, Scott Ott pointed out that despite the writers bil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/more-on-the-hollywood-writers-strike/

Porcelain Soda Can

Chinese artist Lei Xue created these awesome painted porcelain soda cans! Found at Martina Detterer Gallery - via Cribcandy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/porcelain-soda-can/

Dude, You're Getting a Tequila!

Remember the Ben "Dell Dude" Curtis, the star of the "Dude, you're getting a Dell" commercials?Well, after he was caught buying pot in 2003, Ben was fired by Dell. He's now a waiter and bartender in a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/dude-youre-getting-a-tequila/

Six-Pack Abs Plastic Surgery

Want a six-pack abs but too lazy to do cruches? Well then, do it the American way: with plastic surgery!The technique, called abdominal etching, is a kind of precision liposuction. The doc sucks out the fat that's st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/six-pack-abs-plastic-surgery/

UNICAT, the Off-Road RV

What do you get when you cross an RV with an off-road vehicle? The UNICAT, a seriously awesome RV that can go anywhere!Link - via reddit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/unicat-the-off-road-rv/

The Rollator Treadmill

Tired of being told that your going nowhere fast on a treadmill? Well, Guido Ooms and Karin van Lieshout of Studio Ooms have something for you: the Ooms Rollator treadmill.Check it out in action: Hit play or go to Link [...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/the-rollator-treadmill/

Halo 3 Wedding Proposal

Can you get any nerdier than this? Halo 3 gamer Moviesign proposed to his girlfriend Furtive Penguin in a game of Halo 3!Instead there was a nice top-down view where he had spelled out a proposal in weapons. He then...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/halo-3-wedding-proposal/

Light Emitting Wallpaper

This is cool: Jonas Samson has created a light-emitting wallpaper that you can use as a light source instead of a lamp. Or you can just marvel at the glowing design.When the wallpaper is turned "off" it is indi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/light-emitting-wallpaper/

DIY Star Trek Phaser

Instructables user Kipkay created this awesome Star Trek Phaser from a blu-ray laser from Playstation 3.Here's the DIY guide on how to build you own (but be careful where you point that thing, hear?) Link - via Boing Boi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/diy-star-trek-phaser/

Stupid Comment Filter

Finally! Gabriel Ortiz and a team of software developers are working on a "stupid filter" that promises to do to stupid blog comments what spam filter does to junk emails:Ortiz's team is readying a free, op...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/stupid-comment-filter/

Dancing Stormtrooper in Tokyo

For those who liked the Elvistrooper here's a co-production of two of the big bloggers in the Japan blogging scene, Kirai and Danny Choo. It's amazing to realize that not even five of the people walking by actuall...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/dancing-stormtrooper-in-tokyo/

Trivia: Ancient Olympics Had No Gold Medals

In ancient Olympics, winners weren’t given gold medals - they were given an olive wreath instead.The first “gold medalist” on record was Coroibus of Elis, a cook who won a 200-yard dash....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/trivia-ancient-olympics-had-no-gold-medals/

2,400-Year-Old Shipwreck Once Carried Salad Dressing

US and Greek scientists studying a 2,400-year-old shipwreck in the Aegean Sea did a DNA analysis of an earthen jar they had found and discovered that it contained ... salad dressing!Genetic analysis has revealed the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/09/2400-year-old-shipwreck-once-carried-salad-dressing/




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