Archive for August 12th, 2008

New Prius survives high-altitude entry

Cool new commercial for the Toyota Prius by AB5TRAX. Via Notcot. Also amusing is this short ad by AB5TRAX for Mountain Dew. *Previously: Prius stretch limo....

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/12/new-prius-survives-high-altitude-entry/

Sweet Potato Looks Like a Wiener Dog!

Cellar Image of the Day user wally took this photo of a sweet potato that looked suspiciously like his dachshund Brinks. Link (with photo of the dog checking out his doppelgänger)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/12/sweet-potato-looks-like-a-wiener-dog/

Picnicface: An eccentric professor interviews Africa.

Picnicface is Halifax's most popular comedy troupe featuring Bill Wood, Kyle Dooley, Evany Rosen, Mark Little, Andrew Bush, Cheryl Hann, Brian MacQuarrie and Scott Vrooman. Click Play or go to Link....

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/12/picnicface-an-eccentric-professor-interviews-africa/

Relativity

(YouTube link) "Relativity" is an art project by Drzach & Suchy in which pictures are created using raised tabs. The art is revealed by the shadows of the tabs, and the picture changes depending on the direction of th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/12/relativity/

Caption Monkey 38: Another Satisfied Customer!

Image found via Miss Cellania.Yay! It's time for our weekly Neatorama and Hobotopia's Caption Monkey game!The funniest caption will win an original Laugh-Out-Loud comic by Adam "Ape Lad" Koford. Contest rules...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/12/caption-monkey-38-another-satisfied-customer/

Not Cute Enough for the Olympics!

Millions of viewers were captivated by Lin Miaoke, the cute little girl who sang during the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Problem was, she was lip-synching because the real singer, 7-year-old Ya...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/12/not-cute-enough-for-the-olympics/

Nissan commercial angers Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia has threatened a boycott of Nissan after the car company aired the following commercial on Israeli TV. The new campaign by Renault-Nissan caused an uproar in the Gulf when it showed a group of Sau...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/12/nissan-commercial-angers-saudi-arabia/

Nigerian Man Has 86 Wives

Take it from Mohammed Bello Abubakar. The 84-year-old Nigerian man will tell you from experience that you shouldn't have that many wives. How many? 86 to be exact!Nigerian Mohammed Bello Abubakar, 84, has advised oth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/12/nigerian-man-has-86-wives/

Bubble Calendar

Ever wish that you could combine the joy of popping bubble wrap with crossing off days from the calendar? No? Well, someone sure did because they came up with this insanely awesome invention: the Bubble Calendar!Link - v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/12/bubble-calendar/

Found: the long lost predecessor of Samus Aran of Metroid

No, seriously, it's a pic of a woman welder all decked up in coveralls of flame-resistant cowhide suit from a 1944 Popular Science at Modern Mechanix, but I couldn't resist the comparison....

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/12/found-the-long-lost-predecessor-of-samus-aran-of-metroid/

Motherboard Walls

Chris Harrison and a friend built these motherboard walls for Carnegie Mellon University professor Scott Hudson:Each motherboard wall took approximately 6 hours to assemble . The longest step by far was laying them o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/12/motherboard-walls/

Sea Orchestra

(YouTube link) This ad for United Airlines features lovely animated sea creatures performing Rhapsody in Blue. It was produced by the Barrie D'Rozario Murphy agency. Do yourself a favor and see the high-definition ver...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/12/sea-orchestra/

Where is Bob?

Where is Bob? is a blog about one person, one subject. We have a manager - Bob. Bob is incompetent, overweight, unattractive, uncouth, socially awkward, and generally, not a very nice person at all. For a while,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/12/where-is-bob/

Body Language for Pride and Shame is Just Natural

When a person tastes victory, such as Michael Phelps winning the gold at the Olympics, he will raise his hands and puff out his chest. Apes and monkeys do this, too. And you don't even have to learn how to do it! S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/12/body-language-for-pride-and-shame-is-just-natural/

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon

(YouTube link) Tom's Clancy's Ghost Recon is a video game released in 2001 with an eerie premise: Ghost Recon begins in April 2008, with civil unrest in Russia. Ultra-nationalists have seized power in Russia, wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/12/tom-clancys-ghost-recon/

Gnome Home

In a recreation of the movie Amelie, a garden gnome was kidnapped and photographed traveling around the world. But he is has been returned! Eve Stuart-Kelso of Gloucestershire found her gnome "Murphy" outside he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/12/gnome-home/

Dinosaur Lamps

The Brando website has just released a new product that allows you to build your own polypropylene dinosaur lamp using "simple pieces of puzzle". There are two models to choose from: Triceratops and T-Rex. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/12/dinosaur-lamps/
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