Archive for November 24th, 2008

Neatorama Mystery Sale Update

Last week, Neatorama had a Mystery Sale - and like the first, it was a big hit (which means we're still packing and shipping orders! Lots of em ... If you haven't received your shipment, don't worry!) I'd like to thank e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/24/neatorama-mystery-sale-update-2/

Onion-powered iPod

21-year-old Owen Lewis found a way to charge his iPod -with an onion and an energy drink! Owen, from Portsmouth, said the idea was a foolproof way of staying green as the onion decomposes and the drink bottle can b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/24/onion-powered-ipod/

Cardboard iPhone Dock

The 3G iPhone doesn’t come with a dock , unlike the 2G version, instead you have to spend an extra $29 on an Apple iPhone 3G Dock. So we decided to make our own iPhone dock, that was easy for anyone to make an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/24/cardboard-iphone-dock/

Elusive Prey

(YouTube link) Do you think he'll ever catch it? -via Cynical-C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/24/elusive-prey/

Quirky Sizes

Back in the day, you could order a "small", a "medium", or a "large" of just about anything. The names have changed! Today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss will find out how well you know the cutesy and creative names...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/24/quirky-sizes/

Mystery Piano Found

Attention: If you have lost a piano, police in Massachusetts would like to talk with you. A mysterious piano in good working condition was found sitting in the middle of a forest near Harwich, Massachusetts. Discov...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/24/mystery-piano-found/

10 Gadgets That Will Trip You Out Without Drugs

Gizmodo has assembled a list of gadgets that could cause time to stand still, because you'll spend yours staring at them. Each has a link to the product page. Some could make really nice Christmas gifts! This picture i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/24/10-gadgets-that-will-trip-you-out-without-drugs/

Hard Times for "Other Women"

In a survey of really rich people, the Wall Street Journal found that 80% of millionaires who have secret lovers will be cutting back on gifts and financial support during the economic crisis. The survey–a subset...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/24/hard-times-for-other-women/

Multi-Functional Sticky Tape

This yellow multi-functional sticky tape does much more than your average packaging tape. This one also works as a calendar, diary, organiser and planner. Easily create each month in any day and date combination...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/24/multi-functional-sticky-tape/

Neatorama Pebbles in 3D

This is pretty neat (well, for me anyhow). Neatorama reader Yudonomi Yo sent us this Neatorama pebbles rendered in 3D (ooh, shiny!) - Thanks Yudonomi!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/24/neatorama-pebbles-in-3d/

10 Things You Didn't Know About General Motors

With General Motors losing $1 billion in cash every month (that's about $23,000 per minute), we figure that we better do this post pretty darned quickly. Behold Neatorama's 10 Things You Didn't Know abo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/24/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-general-motors/

The Decorative Trucks of Pakistan

Japan may have some strange pimped out semis (blogged on Neatorama here), but they certainly don't have the monopoly on vehicle art. Behold the creative truck art of Pakistan:Even though truck art isn’t unique...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/24/the-decorative-trucks-of-pakistan/

Photos of Your Pups and Mutts Wanted at Muttskis

Neatorama author Jill Harness of Rue the Day blog needs your help: she started a new dog photo blog called Muttskis (it's all about mutts!) and she needs photos of your pups and mutts.If you have adorable furballs at hom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/24/photos-of-your-pups-and-mutts-wanted-at-muttskis/

In the Macho Sport of Football, Coaching Love Wins Over Violence

When most people think about the macho and violent sports of football, they don't think about love. But that's exactly what coach and former NFL defensive lineman Joe Ehrmann has taught his high school football team.And...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/24/in-the-macho-sport-of-football-coaching-love-wins-over-violence/

The 1973 Opel Batmobile

We've had a few posts about fan-made batmobile, but this one is pretty neat. Behold, the 1973 Opel Batmobile! Link | eBay pagebatmobile, opel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/24/the-1973-opel-batmobile/

Pwned ... by a Boxing Dummy!

This is an oldie but goodie: here's the audition reel of various martial artist-wannabes testing for a movie. They were supposed to show off their skillz against the boxing dummy ... but the dummy won! (Includes the infa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/24/pwned-by-a-boxing-dummy/

The Demon Core

In 1945, physicist Harry Daghlian was working on a 6.2 kg (14 lb) spherical mass of plutonium at the Los Alamos laboratory. He was stacking bricks of tungsten carbide around the plutonium core when he n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/24/the-demon-core/

Indiana Jones Golden Idol Cake

Lori of Clever Cake Studio made this fantastic Indiana Jones and the Raider of the Lost Ark Golden Idol birthday cake. The Golden Idol is made from marzipan, and Lori was thoughtful enough to make a marzipan bag, so you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/24/indiana-jones-golden-idol-cake/

Sherlock Holmes book and poster set

Penguin is selling thirteen sets of classic books, with brand new covers. Several of the sets come with posters. My favorite is the Sherlock Holmes collection. You can see all of the books here. Previously: The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/24/sherlock-holmes-book-and-poster-set/
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