Archive for December 8th, 2008

Christmas Song Played With Broccoli

If playing clarinet with a carrot wasn't cool enough for you, how about playing flute with some broccoli? It looks to me like the broccoli is stuffed with a carrot, so I guess the real lesson here is that carrots are t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/08/christmas-song-played-with-broccoli/

Oh No! Trapped By Cans

This poor dog is just so upset. It can't escape the can barrier. Linkdog, pets, confused, barriers, traps...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/08/oh-no-trapped-by-cans/

Cell Phones: Vexing and Insolent

I've just recently discovered PassiveAggressiveNotes.com - it's hysterical and I'm completely hooked. It reminds me of that episode of The Office where Pam posts the note about how disgusting the microwave...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/08/cell-phones-vexing-and-insolent/

Fancy Dress Party at IKEA

IKEA is definitely nicer than my house... well, maybe not nicer, but definitely cleaner and more organized. So it makes total sense to have a party there, which is exactly what the people at Cockeyed did. Dinner at...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/08/fancy-dress-party-at-ikea/

Phonebook Dress Brings Sexy Back

Recycling can be so sexy. Creator Jolis Paons pleated, sewed and glued this entire dress by hand. It's gorgeous, but I have to admit, I would hope my number wasn't visible on it. LinkFashion, style, dress, phonebo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/08/phonebook-dress-brings-sexy-back/

Bad Wig and Ugly Track Suit Walk

I'm not sure why, but every year, there is an unusual New Year's Day tradition in Seattle, Washington: The Bad Wig and Ugly Track Suit Walk.All you have to do to participate is don the ugliest wig and track suit you have...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/08/bad-wig-and-ugly-track-suit-walk/

Things Bears Love

Matthew Inman, the creator of such gems as 10 Reasons to Date a Unicorn and 9 Reason NOT to Date a Tyrannosaurus (previously on Neatorama), just told us of his latest project: Things Bear Love. As his other microsites, t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/08/things-bear-love/

World's Heaviest Potato

Lebanese farmer Khalil Semhat dug up what is probably the world's heaviest potato:"This giant weighs 11.3 kilos (24.9 pounds)," Khalil Semhat told the AFP news agency at his farm near Tyre, 85 kilometres (5...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/08/worlds-heaviest-potato/

The Science Behind Some Popular Phrases

The following is an article from Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into the Universe. Photo: Shenghung Lin [Flickr] Once in a Blue Moon: A neat description of "not ver...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/08/the-science-behind-some-popular-phrases/

Bear Playing Hockey

Have you ever seen a bear - yes, a real bear - play hockey? No? Well, here's a video clip of such phenomenon. It is surprisingly agile on skates! (Too bad none of the players were macho enough to start a brawl with it .....

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/08/bear-playing-hockey/

Telephone Answering Charges

Marcy of The Glamorous Life Association blog took this photo of a clever "Telephone Answering Charges" at the bar/restaurant called Schillings in Atlanta: Link - via Miss Cellaniasign, bar, telephone, funny sig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/08/telephone-answering-charges/

Roy Doty's Wonderful Illustrated Christmas Cards

For over 60 years, cartoonist and illustrator Roy Doty made his own Christmas Card he sent to friends and colleagues. His cards, often intricately designed, are fantastic.Daryl Cagle's Hogan's Alley has the gallery: http...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/08/roy-dotys-wonderful-illustrated-christmas-cards/

Sooner or Later: The Nazi Time Traveler

Sooner or Later is a Hungarian short film by István Madarász about a prisoner who volunteered for a daring experiment in the last days of World War II. See what happened when Nazi scientists discovered a wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/08/sooner-or-later-the-nazi-time-traveler/

White Bread Wrist Support

Do all those web browsing and mousing around make your wrist tired? Perhaps you're not getting the necessary wrist support. Well, you can remedy that with this brilliant product: the white bread wrist support! LinkMouse,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/08/white-bread-wrist-support/

Finger Breakdancing

I never realized that finger dancing is so popular that they actually make cute little shoes to go on your fingers. Check out this guy doing the finger breakdance: Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - Thanks Geekazoid!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/08/finger-breakdancing/

Needle Felted Cthulhu Santa

Photo: Draig Athar [Flickr]Last year, we posted Amy Rawson's Cthulhu Santa needle felted figurine. This year, she has done it again (in collaboration with Brian East). It's now being auctioned off on eBay: Link - Tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/08/needle-felted-cthulhu-santa/

Zombie Haikus by Fake and Real Poets

Remember the zombie haiku post on Neatorama a while ago? Well, Ryan Mecum, author of Zombie Haiku (the book) wrote to us about his project of writing such haikus in the style of famous poets: Zombie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/08/zombie-haikus-by-fake-and-real-poets/

Footie Pajamas ... for Grownups!

My 2yo daughter loves her footie pajamas - you know, pajama "suits" that have built in "shoes." My wife and I joked that she's going to continue wearing them to sleep even after she's grown up. It see...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/08/footie-pajamas-for-grownups/






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