Archive for December 17th, 2007

The band KISS, if it was made up of "Famous French Dudes"

You can vote for (or against this t-shirt design) by clicking on the widget below: Previously, America's greatest presidents as members of the Fantastic Four. And here's some Neato posts mentioning the French R...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/17/the-band-kiss-if-it-was-made-up-of-famous-french-dudes/

Man Takes Pictures Of Himself Everyday For 8 Years

Living My Life Faster - 8 years of JK's Daily Photo Project from c71123 on Vimeo. This guy took pictures of himself everyday for 8 years. After he bought his Nikon CoolPix 900 camera, his girlfriend asked if he wo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/17/man-takes-pictures-of-himself-everyday-for-8-years/

The Simpul Spelling Moovment

The following is reprinted from The Best of Uncle John's Bathroom Reader.At the turn of the century, Andrew Carnegie spent more than $200,000 in an attempt to simplify spelling. Here are a few of the detai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/17/the-simpul-spelling-moovment/

Trivia: St. Brigid of Ireland Turned Bathwater into Beer

Jesus wasn't the only person who performed the feat of turning water into alcohol. St. Brigid of Ireland transformed her bathwater into beer for a visiting (and presumably very thirsty) clergyman....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/17/trivia-st-brigid-of-ireland-turned-bathwater-into-beer/

New Symbol for European Elite Force: Castrated Lion!

The Nordic Battlegroup, a 2,400 soldiers-strong rapid reaction troop, lost a legal battle over its army and was forced to castrate the overtly male heraldic lion:The proud motto of northern Europe’s crack rapid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/17/new-symbol-for-european-elite-force-castrated-lion/

Yoda Pizza

"Eat some veggies with your pizza you will" said this Yoda pizza, which seems to be of a vegetarian variety. Vader all-meat pizza replied "I find your lack of meat disturbing."Found at Miniature Brain...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/17/yoda-pizza/

Ghetto Blaster Cat Condo

Found at Old SchoOL GirLz: a homemade cat condo shaped like a ghetto blaster!Not a lot of information on how it was made (looks like a plain plywood box), but the cat seems to like it ...Link - via GeekAlerts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/17/ghetto-blaster-cat-condo/

Cthulhu Santa

Well, you better watch outYou better not dieYou better not poutI'm telling you whyCthulhu Santa is coming to town!Anyone got more info on this fantastic needle felted Cthulhu Santa? Found at Super Punch, who has...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/17/cthulhu-santa/

Make Your Own Virtual Snowflake

Make-A-Flake is a neat little website that lets you make your own digital snowflakes based on a pattern that you "cut" using a pair of virtual scissors! http://snowflakes.lookandfeel.com/ [Flash] - Thanks J...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/17/make-your-own-virtual-snowflake/

Colored Chicks Got Dye Injection While in Eggs

I've always thought that 1) buying baby chicks - cute as they are - for little children's transitory enjoyment on Easter is kind of cruel and 2) colored chicks get to be that way because they are sprayed with dye after t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/17/colored-chicks-got-dye-injection-while-in-eggs/

Cartoon Retro

Cartoonist Shane Glines has built Cartoon Retro to be the world's largest online repository of vintage illustration, animation and cartoons from the 1920s to the 1960s.The website is subscription-only, with a $5 monthly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/17/cartoon-retro/

The Stairs of Love

Fifty years ago, a 19-year-old Chinese man named Liu fell in love with an older woman, a 29-year-old widow named Xu.At the time, it was unacceptable for a man to marry an older woman, so the couple eloped and lived in a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/17/the-stair-of-love/

How to Pose Like This

A very Monty Python-esque visual joke, via FFFFOUND!....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/17/how-to-pose-like-this/

Songs About Giant Isopod

Bathynomus giganteus is commonly known as the Giant Isopod, a deep-sesa crustacean the size of a housecat. In early 2008, Bathynomuslove Records will release a compilation album of songs called Songs About G...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/17/songs-about-giant-isopod/

Tank on Empty

How far can you go after the gas light in your car comes on? At Tank on Empty you can check your car model’s performance, add information, or submit a story. My car says it's empty all the time, but I haven’t run dry...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/17/tank-on-empty/

Baby Pandas Wrestling

(YouTube link) Twin pandas have a little fun in their own clumsy way at a zoo in Japan. The cuteness is overwhelming! -via A Welsh View...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/17/baby-pandas-wrestling/

Throwing down the Gauntlet

Curious Expeditions has a rundown of several of history’s more interesting duels. For example: Two ladies dueled in 1792 over a comment one made about the other’s true age! The ladies dueled first with single sh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/17/throwing-down-the-gauntlet/

Hip Hop Grannies

(YouTube link) Wu Ying was in her sixties when she fell in love with hip hop music and started dancing. She then organized a group of 30 women in China to learn and perform hip hop dance moves. The youngest is 48, but...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/17/hip-hop-grannies/






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