Archive for August 29th, 2008

Yearbook YourRickRollself

Yearbook Yourself is a pretty neat Flash website that lets you see what you'd look like if you were part of another year's class. Oh, say, what would you look like if you had Buddy Holly's do from the 1950s. Or, as a flo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/29/yearbook-yourrickrollself/

Burger Birthday Cake

Photo: A Little Lam [Flickr]Neatorama reader Alex (great name!) sent us this photo of his "Bacon Burger" birthday cake, made by his wonderful sister. The bacon was made from fruit leather, the sesame seeds from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/29/burger-birthday-cake/

Bizarro: Baby Police Lineup

Hah! Our 8-month-old Ziggy looks just like Number 1. And yes, he did wake me up at 5:30 AM today ...For more Bizarro, check out Dan Piraro's blog and website....

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/29/bizarro-baby-police-lineup/

VideoSift Clips of the Week

(Links open in a new browser window/tab) How a Dog Drinks Ever wonder how exactly a dog drinks? Do you think that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/29/videosift-clips-of-the-week-3/

Diet Coke + Mentos in Zero G

You all know what happen if you combine mentos and diet coke on Earth, but what happens if you do it in zero gravity?Robert "Trebor the Mad Overlord" Woodhead did the experiment aboard the Space Adventure's G-F...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/29/diet-coke-mentos-in-zero-g/

Laser Finger Beams

Ooh! That looks like fun! That's Jake Bronstein of Zoomdoggle playing around with the Laser Finger Beams. You can even make your own "light sculpture" photo by using the Shutter-lag setting on your camera: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/29/laser-finger-beams/

The Extraordinary Treehouse of Udaipur, India

We've have many posts about treehouses before on Neatorama, but never one this cool. Here's an extraordinary treehouse in Udaipur, India, built by K.P. Singh. Allan Wu of Honda's Drive Every Drop interviews the man:T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/29/the-extraordinary-treehouse-of-udaipur-india/

Toilet Paper Dolls

These dolls are actually quite useful - they're toilet paper dolls! So next time you're in the toilet and need some toilet paper, just rip open the groom's head to wipe your bum.Link | Originally from Tongari (in Japanes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/29/toilet-paper-dolls/

Longbow 2-String Bass Guitar

I've always wanted to learn to play the guitar, but all those strings are confusing! So perhaps this is the easier instrument: the Longbow "American Classic" 2 string bass!http://www.longbowbass.com/Gallery/tab...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/29/longbow-2-string-bass-guitar/

20 of the World’s Weirdest Endangered Species

A purple frog with a pig nose, a seal with an inflatable face, and penguin with yellow eyes! They sound like tall tales, but they are just some of the unusual endangered species described at WebEcoist. Link -via the Pr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/29/20-of-the-worlds-weirdest-endangered-species/

Nazi TV

(YouTube link) A clip of some rare and extremely creepy TV programming from Germany in the 1930s. For more, see an hour-length documentary on the subject, Television Under the Swastika. http://smashingtelly.c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/29/nazi-tv/

The Voice Of Fred Flintstone

You might not recognise the face but I'll bet that if this video omitted the title "Alan Reed the voice of Fred Flintstone" you would have guessed the voice in a second. Trivia: Reed died shortly before his 7...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/29/the-voice-of-fred-flintstone/

Fish Flip Flops

If you sometimes feel like putting your grass walkers away and slip into something from the sea side, here's a pair of fish flip flops that should be right up your alley. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/29/fish-flip-flops/

Did Agatha Christie Set Up Her Own Murder?

The following is reprinted from The Best of Uncle John's Bathroom Reader. The biggest mystery by Agatha Christie may turn out to be her own unexplained disappearance. Here's the story of ho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/29/did-agatha-christie-set-up-her-own-murder/

Zoom into Steel

This is awesome: Dailymotion user Weird_Weird_Science has uploaded some of the most entertaining science-y video clips I've ever watched. This one is "Zoom into Steel," where the narrator describes what's happe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/29/zoom-into-steel/
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