Archive for March 12th, 2008

Eight Museums You Won't Be Bored By

I had a very exciting experience this weekend that I would recommend to anyone in the Madison, Wisconsin area: I visited the Mustard Museum. It's largely a store full of any type of mustard you can possibly imagine (I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/12/eight-museums-you-wont-be-bored-by/

Cooking with Coolio!

Like me, you may start each day with the burning question: What ever happened to Coolio? What ever happened to Coolio, indeed. Would you believe that today in 2008 he is the host of his own web-based cooking show, Co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/12/cooking-with-coolio/

Tommy Westphall's Mind

In the final episode of the 80s TV show St. Elsewhere, it was revealed that the entire series had taken place in the imagination of an autistic child. So therefore, the other 12 series that crossed over into the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/12/tommy-westphalls-mind/

Rejected Star Wars Merchandise

ToyOtter recalls some Star Wars products that he and his partners pitched to manufacturers a decade ago. All told, we cranked out well over 100 concepts that were taken to final art, and easily 300 that didn’t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/12/rejected-star-wars-merchandise/

Story Blanket

Tiago da Fonseca designed a blanket that’s also a bedtime story! Once upon a time there was a blanket. This blanket had several sheets containing a traditional bedtime story. Each "page" adds a layer of linen m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/12/story-blanket/

The Shapes of Things

You may recognize them when you see them, but do you know the proper names for the shapes of well-known symbols? Take the Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss to see how you stack up! I scored 100%, but I had to do some heav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/12/the-shapes-of-things/

Afghan Boy Survives Knife in Head

An unnamed 10-year-old boy in Kandahar, Afghanistan got involved in a fight at his father’s shop and was stabbed in the head. The knife went behind his eye and penetrated the front of his brain. He was able to walk int...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/12/afghan-boy-survives-knife-in-head/

Mythbusters to Address the Moon Landing

Mythbusters wants to settle the question once and for all -did the Apollo astronauts really go to the moon? The cast and crew of Mythbusters visited several NASA locations to conduct experiments to see if the moon footag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/12/mythbuster-to-address-the-moon-landing/

John Doe Around the World

If you are an American, you know that when you see the name John Doe, it means someone whose name is not known. You also know that John Q. Public is a generic name for anyone and everyone. What about other countries? In...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/12/john-doe-around-the-world/

10 Things That Are (Almost) Impossible To Do With Your Body

There are things that you think you should be able to do with your body. But if you're like 99.9999% of people in the world, no matter how hard you try, you just can't quite manage to do it.Her...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/12/things-that-are-almost-impossible-to-do-with-your-body/

Trivia: Mr. Potato Head was a Pipe Smoker!

Before anti-smoking groups had their way, Mr. Potato Head's favorite accessory was a smoking pipe.The pipe was discontinued by Hasbro in 1987. (Image: wm.edu)The original Mr. Potato Head was an actual potato. In the earl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/12/trivia-mr-potato-head-was-a-pipe-smoker/

The Last Man on Earth: Teller (and He Speaks!)

What happens if a zombie epidemic turned everyone in the world into mindless undead? And what if Teller of the magician duo Penn & Teller was the last man on earth?There might be a message in the clip somewhere (writ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/12/the-last-man-on-earth-teller-and-he-speaks/

Vectorvault's Interview with Nathan Jurevicius of Scary Girl

Adam Jarvis of Vectorvault, a webzine dedicated to vector art, sent us this neat post of his interview with Nathan Jurevicius of Scary Girl.I'm a big fan of Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas (took my wife on ou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/12/vectorvaults-interview-with-nathan-jurevicius-of-scary-girl/

Improv Everywhere: Food Court Musical

Here's a new performance by Improv Everywhere: a spontaneous Food Court Musical! ... 16 agents create a spontaneous musical in a food court in a Los Angeles mall. Using wireless microphones and the mall's PA system,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/12/improv-everywhere-food-court-musical/

Crochet Graffiti by the Micro-Fiber Militia

Scattered throughout Chicago are more than 30 woolly fabric as "crochet graffiti" by an underground artist group Micro-Fiber Militia.So here's the obvious question: is crocheted art a form of vandalism?Unli...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/12/crochet-graffiti-by-the-micro-fiber-militia/

Etch-A-Sketch Clock

Angela Yuan built this awesome Etch-A-Sketch clock that draws out the time and then erases itself every minute. It was built on the Arduino platform. Hit play or go to http://www.revver.com/video/719432/etch-a-sketch-clo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/12/etch-a-sketch-clock/

French Restaurant Found a Tax Loophole by Serving Alcohol in Baby Bottles

That's not grape juice ... that's wine served in baby bottles in a restaurant called Le Refuge des Fondues in Paris, France. Ashley Thompson of Intelligent Travel blog tells us why:Disgruntled servers and fondue rest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/12/french-restaurant-found-a-tax-loophole-by-serving-alcohol-in-baby-bottles/

The Last Supper in Balloon

That's the Last Supper ... in balloons as twisted (right?) by Mr. Bubbles and fellow balloon twisters at the Fellowship of Christian Magicians in 2004.Link - Thanks Emperor!More Last Supper posts on Neatorama...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/12/the-last-supper-in-balloon/

Bellen Cartoon by Box Brown

Oy, I've been hooked on "Bellen" ever since Brian Michael Brown AKA Box Brown sent me a link to his comic. It's an adorable comic about lovers Ben and Ellen that will rot your teeth with sweetness. http://www.w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/12/bellen-cartoon-by-box-brown/




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