Archive for May 30th, 2008

Iron Giant made out of Lego

A terrific creation by Peter Aoun. There's more photos in his Flickr gallery. Previously: Captain Jack Sparrow LEGO Bust....

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/30/iron-giant-made-out-of-lego/

Fight Club in Union Square, New York City

The movie Fight Club is almost a decade old, but the theme is still going strong. One day, Jeff of And I Am Not Lying blog got a cryptic text from his friend "Fight Club in Union Square. GET HERE." When Jeff go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/30/fight-club-in-union-square-new-york-city/

Grandma Tried to Breastfeed Baby

Imagine giving your baby to your mother-in-law to hold and moments later finding out that she's trying to breastfeed your baby! That's what happened to a friend of babysugar of lilsugar blog:The granny had one boob o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/30/grandma-tried-to-breastfeed-baby/

Wacky Nintendo game advertisement

More DIY videos at 5min.com Who would have thought that Guitar Hero would be available for the palm-sized Nintendo DS gaming system? Well, friends, Guitar Hero: On Tour is indeed available and Nintendo/Activision have...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/30/wacky-nintendo-game-advertisement/

Snoring Duck

Have you ever heard of a snoring duck? Well, after watching this short (46 sec) YouTube clip, you can say that you have. That's it. Carry on! - Thanks benzoic!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/30/snoring-duck/

Bizarro: Salvation Army's Special Forces

Oh, how I love Bizarro, particularly this clever panel about Salvation Army's "Special Forces!" For more Bizarro, check out Dan Piraro's website and blog....

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/30/bizarro-salvation-armys-special-forces/

Sex and the City

Sex and the City was an HBO series for six seasons and now a theatrical feature film. Today’s lunchtime quiz at mental_floss asks how well you know the world of Sex and the City. I didn’t take the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/30/sex-and-the-city/

Home Remedies and Folk Treatments

OK, should I put sliced onions on the soles of my feet, or is it Vicks VapoRub? If I get hiccups, will someone drop keys down my back for me? These are just a few of 15 of the Weirdest Home Remedies and Folk Treatments E...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/30/home-remedies-and-folk-treatments/

John Arderne, Medieval Proctologist

John Arderne was a fourteenth century surgeon with the enviable title, Father of Proctology. Arderne specialized in the surgical treatment of anal fistula (fistula in ano), a "condition where a large, painf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/30/john-arderne-medieval-proctologist/

RIP Harvey Korman

(YouTube link) Comedic actor Harvey Korman died yesterday at the UCLA Medical Center after a long and distinguished career in movies and television. He was 81. In this scene from the 1974 movie Blazing Saddles*/em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/30/rip-harvey-korman/

Can't Afford Food? There's Always SPAM!

At least one company is happy about rising food prices: SPAM sales are soaring as consumers are turning more to the much maligned meat to extend their already stretched food budget!Kimberly Quan, a stay-at-home mom o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/30/cant-afford-food-theres-always-spam/

Why We Should Celebrate $8 Per Gallon Gas

Most Americans are mad about the ever-rising gas price (latest prediction: $6 to $7 per gallon in 6 to 24 months), but not Chris Pummer of MarketWatch. He said that when gas hits $8 per gallon, we should celebrate instea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/30/why-we-should-celebrate-8-per-gallon-gas/

Uncontacted Amazon Tribe Attacks Helicopter with Arrows

Here's a fascinating story from the Amazon: When anthropologists flew over the thick rainforest along the Brazilian-Peruvian border, they witnessed this: one of the last uncontacted tribes in the world: Skin painted...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/30/uncontacted-amazon-tribe-attacks-helicopter-with-arrows/

Wanted: Dying People for Art

German artist Gregor Schneider is planning the ultimate (literally!) performance art piece: he plans to show a person dying as part of the exhibition! “I want to display a person dying naturally in the piece or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/30/wanted-dying-people-for-art/

Childhood Toy Turned Out to be Ancient Treasure

Photo: Dukes AuctioneersJohn Webber's grandfather gave him this golden cup to play with when he was just a child back in 1945. When John was moving house last year, he discovered it in a shoebox under his bed and on a wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/30/childhood-toy-turned-out-to-be-ancient-treasure/

Geek Gang Signs

Joey deVilla saw an illustration of Gang Signs of Los Angeles and thought "Why should gangsta have all the fun?" So he hacked together a list of gang signs ... for geeks! Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/30/geek-gang-sings/

Quote: Robert Ingersoll on Rewards and Punishments

"In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments - there are consequences." - Robert G. Ingersoll, American political leader and orator...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/30/quote-robert-ingersoll-on-rewards-and-punishments/




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