Archive for September 5th, 2008

Free Obama Tattoo

If you're an Obama supporter, you can now put your skin where your mouth is: an Oklahoma tattoo artist is giving away free tattoos of the presidential hopeful!Talk about a stinging endorsement! A tattoo shop in Moore...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/free-obama-tattoo/

Scientists Found the Commitment Gene

Playas beware: scientists have now isolated the gene for commitment and monogamy. And worse: they can transmit the gene through genetic engineering (at least in voles). Your roamin' days are numbered:Scientists study...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/scientists-found-the-commitment-gene/

That's One Really Long Zucchini!

Left to their own devices, zucchinis tend to grow and grow and grow ... Sometimes, even veteran gardeners like Apollonia Castitlione of Queens, New York, get shocked at how big they can grow:Castitlione, 48, said she...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/thats-one-really-long-zucchini/

History's Most Viral Photoshopped Pics Explained

Matthew Moore wrote a really neat article for the Telegraph on 20 of the most viral Photoshopped photos on the Net. Like this famous photo of a shark lunging at a helicopter:This striking fake was created by merging...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/historys-most-viral-photoshopped-pics-explained/

Minipop Pixel Art Cross Stitch

Photo: rubykhan [Flickr]Inspired by Craig Robinson's minipop drawings, Ruby Khan of Pigeons Playing Roller Derby blog made her very own version ... in pixel art cross stich! It contains 45 different figures; 99 indiv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/minipop-pixel-art-cross-stitch/

Oktapodi

(YouTube link) A graduation project by several students at the French animation school Gobelins: Julian Bocabeille (who now works for Dreamworks), FX Chanioux, Olivier Delabarre, Thierry Marchand, Quentin Marmier, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/oktapodi/

Japanese Salarymen Try New Tactic to Avoid Divorce: Being Nice to Their Wives

Japanese salarymen, the overworked and hard-drinking corporate warriors, are facing a new danger as they near retirement: divorce.A change in Japanese law this year allows a wife who is filing for divorce to claim as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/japanese-salarymen-try-new-tactic-to-avoid-divorce-being-nice-to-their-wives/

Google Chrome Got SAL 9000's Eye

By now you've all probably been playing with Google Chrome, the search engine giant's new browser (well, unless you're on a Mac or Linux, that is). Well, Philipp Lenssen's Google Blogoscoped blog who broke the news on th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/google-chrome-got-sal-9000s-eye/

Zombies Singing "Dust in the Wind" by Kansas

(Video Link) A music video by puppeteer and special effects artist Matt Ficner. RT: 4 minutes. Via Zombie Monkey Projects...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/zombies-singing-dust-in-the-wind-by-kansas/

Stephen Hawking

(YouTube link) At a recent appearance in California, theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking keeps relativity on a layman's level. -via b3ta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/stephen-hawking/

Procrastination Flowchart

It's Friday and you are online reading blogs instead of working. This chart may hit a little close to home! Only a small portion is pictured here; you can see the entire chart at Project Sidewalk. Link -via Geek Like M...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/procrastination-flowchart/

Astronaut Reunion

An all-star gathering of legendary American astronauts appeared in Cleveland Aug. 29, 2008 to celebrate NASA's 50th anniversary. John Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth, Neil Armstrong, the first person to wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/astronaut-reunion/

Lego Video Games

Check out this Flickr set of classic video games recreated in Lego! Pictured is NES Castlevania. Link -via b3ta (image credit: skinny coder)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/lego-video-games/

Hot Dog Bun Grilling Jig

The problem: grilling a hot dog bun on a barbecue without ruining the hinge. The solution: build a gadget. Evil Mad Scientists Laboratories has step-by-step instructions for making you own bun jig. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/hot-dog-bun-grilling-jig/

10 Most Fascinating Savants in the World

Sometimes the most amazing abilities of the human brain are revealed exactly when things go wrong with it. Take, for example, savants - people who have mental abilities that could only be characteri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/10-most-fascinating-savants-in-the-world/

Rich People Work Longer Hours Than Poor People Do

In 1899, economist Thorstein Veblen wrote The Theory of the Leisure Class, where he referred to the rich, ruling class as lazy people who do leisurely work if at all. Fast forward a hundred years or so, and the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/rich-people-work-longer-hours-than-poor-people-do/

Flying Pizza Kitty

Now for something completely different: here's Flying Pizza Kitty, a blog solely made of 8-bit animated gifs by Ben Ross. Link - via Laughing Squid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/flying-pizza-kitty/

The Poisonous Typo

We have so many typos on Neatorama that I've decided to call 'em features rather than errors. But as far as I can tell, we haven't made anyone physically ill with our typos.Here's a story of a typo that actually sent peo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/the-poisonous-typo/

Rotator Bath

What do you get when you cross a bathtub and a urinal? Whatever it is, it probably looks like this: the Rotator Bath, a luxury bath concept by designer Ron Arad and Italian bathtub manufacturer Teuco:The elegant scul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/rotator-bath/

Living Without TVs

Can you live without television? It may seem strange, but there are Ameircans who abstain from watching TV by choice. A new research by Marina Krcmar, professor of communications at North Carolina's Wake Forest Universit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/05/living-without-tvs/
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