Archive for December 27th, 2008

The Nicest and Naughtiest CEOs of 2008

Glassdoor.com, a website that lets employees anonymously rate and review their employers, has released its list of the nicest and naughtiest CEOs of 2008. The nicest CEO is Genentech's Art Levinson with a 92% approval ra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/27/the-nicest-and-naughtiest-ceos-of-2008/

JibJab 2008 in Review

The genius comedy team JibJab is at it again: here's their 2008 Year in Review video, complete with jokes about the economic crisis, the US presidential election, and more. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]2008, jibjab...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/27/jibjab-2008-in-review/

Why Men Like to Play Video Games More Than Women

Why do more men than women like to play (violent) video games? Professor Allan Reiss of Stanford University found out that it's all about their urge to conquer and vanquish:In the study, published recently in the Jou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/27/why-men-like-to-play-video-games-more-than-women/

Snowman Snow Globe is a Firestarter!

If you have this Snowman Snow Globe from Hallmark Cards, beware! The jumbo-sized snow globe can act as a magnifying glass when exposed to sunlight and ignite nearby materials!http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml09/0...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/27/snowman-snow-globe-is-a-firestarter/

Dancing Seals

Meet Fred and Ginger (yes, after Astaire and Rogers), two seals at the North Carolina Zoological Park that love to dance! Apparently, they also dance because they love fish:The secret of the perfect dancing partnersh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/27/dancing-seals/

Bizarro: Reindeers Prepare Assault on Sarah Palin's House

It's been a while since I posted a Bizarro cartoon (sorry Dan!) - but I ran across this gem on Christmas and couldn't resist despite the um, slightly political undertones.For more Bizarro, be sure to check out Dan Piraro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/27/bizarro-reindeers-prepare-assault-on-sarah-palins-house/

The Shoplifting Dog

A surveillance video at Smith's Food & Drug grocery store in Idaho has captured a ... shoplifting dog!Surveillance video at Smith's Food & Drug shows the dog walking in the front door and giving a friendly sn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/27/the-shoplifting-dog/

Disneyland for Dudes

Männerspielplatz is a 17-acre theme park in Germany with a real theme. The name translates to "men's playground". For 219 euros (about $280), patrons can spend the day operating 29-ton Liebherr backhoes and 32-t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/27/disneyland-for-dudes/

Viva La Pop

(YouTube link)DJ Earworm has another masterful mashup, this one covering the entire year of 2008. This video features the top 25 songs of the year, according to Billboard Magazine. A list of the songs used...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/27/viva-la-pop/

Fairy Tales Can Come True

Here's a cute photo essay based on the book Fairy Tales Can Come True (Just Not Every Day!). Stock advertising photos from the 40s and 50s make it much more than just a marriage manual! Link -via the Presurfer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/27/fairy-tales-can-come-true/

Viagra for Afghan Warlords

Money is too obvious and weapons are dangerous, so what is the CIA using to bribe information from Afghan warlords these days? Viagra! The Afghan chieftain looked older than his 60-odd years, and his bearded face bo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/27/viagra-for-afghan-warlords/

Scouting New York

Scouting New York is an occupation blog that's also a gorgeous photoblog. I work as a film location scout in New York City. My day is basically spent combing the streets for interesting and unique locations for fe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/27/scouting-new-york/






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