Archive for June 2nd, 2008

The Toy Story 3 t-shirt you can't buy

(At least as of the last few minutes when I scanned eBay.) A parody of Chip Kidd's iconic Jurassic Park logo. Visit /Film to see the back. *Previously: Chip Kidd's cover for Sir Gawain and the Green Knight = Mi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/the-toy-story-3-t-shirt-you-cant-buy/

Neatorama T-Shirt Spotted in the Wild!

Woohoo! Spotted in the wild: a gorgeous Neatorama t-shirt worn by Neatorama reader Rich at Carr's One of a Kind in the World Museum in Spokane, Washington (he's coming out of Jackie Gleason's 1968 limo).If you get your o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/neatorama-t-shirt-spotted-in-the-wild/

Art of Manliness' Barbershop Locator

Our pal the Art of Manliness blog is asking your help to locate and map barbershops in the United States:Barbershops are one of the last bastions of manliness today. What other place can you get a sharp haircut and g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/art-of-manliness-barbershop-locator/

Marilyn and Bruce, If They Had Lived to See Old Age

Czech artist Andrzej Dragan (who also happens to be a quantum physicist!) did a fantastic photoshop job on imagining how Marilyn Monroe and Bruce Lee would look like had they lived to see old age.Link (Flash website with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/marilyn-and-bruce-if-they-had-lived-to-see-old-age/

Elephant With a Prosthetic Leg

It's sad to see this wee elephant named Mocha got its leg blown off by a land mine (grrr ... stupid land mine!). But thanks to modern science and the Friends of the Asian Elephant organization in thailand, Mocha can walk...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/elephant-with-a-prosthetic-leg/

How to Read Mayan

This is pretty cool: an interactive Flash website by NOVA at pbs.org about reading ancient Mayan writings. This is the Stela 3 from the pyramid at the Maya site of Piedras Negras in Guatemala.A series of Maya hierogl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/how-to-read-mayan/

Hand Wrench by Paul Julius Martus

Michigan designer Paul Julius Martus designed this awesome "hand" wrench out of cast bronze - just don't let it pinch you! Link - via Super Punch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/hand-wrench-by-paul-julius-martus/

Meet Aqua Ray

Ok, now we we're all acquainted with Air Ray, right? Well, meet it's baby watery cousin Aqua Ray by Festo! Mimicking the movement of its larger real life counterpart (the Manta Ray) the Aqua Ray has the ability to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/meet-aqua-ray/

8 Non-Wikipedia Pedias

From Wired, here comes a list of the 8 best non-Wikipedia pedias by Brian Dustrud. For example:Uncyclopedia"The content-free encyclopedia"A parody site inspired by inaccurate but hilarious...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/8-non-wikipedia-pedias/

Inventor Buried in Pringles Can

Fredric J. Baur, designer of the Pringles potato crisps container, was so proud of his accomplishment that he wanted to be buried in it! Dr. Fredric J. Baur was so proud of having designed the container for Pringles...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/inventor-buried-in-pringles-can/

Japanese Game Show "Hole in the Wall" Coming to America

Forget American Idol ... the funniest TV contest is coming to America straight from the King of funny TV shows, Japan. FOX TV is now casting for the American-version of Hole in the Wall. I have a sneaking feelin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/japanese-game-show-hole-in-the-wall-coming-to-america/

Credit Card Rewards Are Rip-Offs

If you've ever tried to redeem frequent flier miles from your credit card rewards only to find that it's nearly impossible to book a flight (or worth the hassle as the airlines want you to fly the most inconvenient fligh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/credit-card-rewards-are-rip-offs/

Teenage Cannabis Smoker More Likely to Develop Schizophrenia

Still think that cannabis is harmless? Here's another reason why you shouldn't smoke pot: scientists found that teenage cannabis smoker are more likely to suffer psychotic symptoms and full-blown mental illness later in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/teenage-cannabis-smoker-more-likely-to-develop-schizophrenia/

Super Mario Bros. Villain or Obscure Dinosaur?

Video game villains multiply like... like paleontological discoveries! Today’s Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss should be easy if you spent the last twenty years playing Super Marios Brothers, OR if y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/super-mario-bros-villain-or-obscure-dinosaur/

Resume Bloopers

JobMob has the 150 Funniest Resume Mistakes, Bloopers and Blunders Ever! The best argument for proofreading I’ve seen anywhere, although obviously some of these people really don’t want a job. Here’s a taste: ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/resume-bloopers/

Butt-cooling Seat

The Suzukaze seat cushion keeps your butt cool as you work. For about five cents a day, a fan blows air through the cushion to keep you comfortable. You may work in an air-conditioned office now, but when ener...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/butt-cooling-seat/

Big Buck Bunny

(YouTube link) Big Buck Bunny is a charming 8-minute animation produced by Ton Roosendaal of the Blender Institute. Link -via Viral Video Chart...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/big-buck-bunny/

Quadriplegic Sailor

36-year-old Hilary Lister is paralyzed from the neck down, but that hasn’t stopped her from participating in her love of sailing. In 2005, she became the first quadriplegic sailor to cross the English Channel. Her next...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/quadriplegic-sailor/

Smile on a Stick

If someone doesn’t have a smile, you can give them one with Smile on a Stick. Experts say even faking a smile can make you feel better. Well, they don't get any faker than this. Also available in holiday edi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/smile-on-a-stick/

Strange and Wonderful Vending Machines

You name it, and somewhere there’s a place where you can buy it right out of a machine! Let’s take a look at some of the weirder vending machines you can stick your money into. Medical Marijuana Medical mariju...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/02/strange-and-wonderful-vending-machines/




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