Archive for January 2nd, 2009

Tacky Hillary Memorabilia

In an effort to ensure this site isn't biased towards the left, I thought you may all appreciate these silly Hillary Clinton items. Although, to be fair, now the site seems sexist against women politicians, so I assu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/02/tacky-hillary-memorabilia/

Where The Wild Things Are Bento

I bow to the food prep-fu of Anna The Red of Bento Factory, who made these excellent Where The Wild Things Are Bento Boxes.Linkbento, Where the Wild Things Are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/02/where-the-wild-things-are-bento/

Sarah Palin Toilet Paper

I know Neatorama isn't a political blog, (yet another thing I love about it), but I just couldn't resist the chance to share this special Sarah Palin toilet paper. Regardless of your own political affiliation, you ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/02/sarah-palin-toilet-paper/

Caffeine Test Strips

D+Caf strips are strips of paper coated with antibodies that react to the presence of caffeine. Strangely, these appear to be made to help people avoid caffeinated drinks -- a desire that I simply cannot fathom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/02/caffeine-test-strips/

Hunter S. Thompson motivational posters

Hipster blog Sloshspot has a great idea: Motivational posters by/about the late, great Hunter S. Thompson! HST inspired countless thousands of writers over the years. I wonder what sort of inspiration these poster...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/02/hunter-s-thompson-motivational-posters/

Shoes on a Florida Expressway

Commuters driving to work early today on the Palmetto Expressway in Florida encountered something weird: thousands of shoes on the road:According to Florida Highway Patrol spokesman Lt. Pat Santangelo, thousands of p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/02/shoes-on-a-floriday-expressway/

Can You Sleepwalk Into a Crime?

Can you sleepwalk your way into crime? That's what happened to Adam Ball, who sleepwalked into an underaged girl's bed:Just over a year ago, Alan Ball went to a New Year's Eve house party, drank heavily and fell asle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/02/can-you-sleepwalk-into-a-crime/

The Holy Grail of Rock, "A Hard Day's Night" Chord, Solved by Math

Take that, sweet mystery of rock 'n roll. Math has just solved the Holy Grail of Rock: the mysterious "A Hard Day's Night" chord.Dalhousie University math professor Jason Brown applied Fourier transform to solv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/02/the-holy-grail-of-rock-a-hard-days-night-chord-solved-by-math/

Abandoned London

Photo: IanVisits [Flickr]Inspired by a scene of abandoned London in the zombie horror flick 28 Days Later, Ian Mansfield of IanVisits blog decided to bike down to London early Christmas morning and snap a few photos. Thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/02/abandoned-london/

Thor, Norse God and Crime Fighter

There are two remarkable things about this BBC news report from Edinburgh, Scotland. First, a man tried to break into a flat carrying a pitch fork. And second, he was chased away by a man dressed as the Norse god Thor.&q...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/02/thor-norse-god-and-crime-fighter/

World's Most Obedient Dog

(YouTube link) He's got more self-control than any human I know! Yeah, this would be even better without the laugh track. -via Bits and Piecesdog, obedient...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/02/worlds-most-obedient-dog/

Did A Comet Wipe Out The Mammoths?

Scientists have long pondered an event 12,900 years ago that caused the disappearance of the Clovis people of North America and the extinction of large mammals such as the mammoth, mastodon, saber-toothed cat, and the No...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/02/did-a-comet-wipe-out-the-mammoths/

The Ten Deadliest Volcanic Eruptions

Volcanos are the most dangerous type of natural catastrophe, and have killed more people than most of us are aware of. Read about each of the ten deadliest eruptions in recorded history. To give you an idea, the AD79 e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/02/the-ten-deadliest-volcanic-eruptions/

Psycho Shower Murder Scene Fun Facts

[http://youtu.be/8VP5jEAP3K4] Psycho - Shower Scene (may not be suitable for younger audience) [YouTube Link] Motion picture decency standards in the 1960 didn't allow for things...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/02/psycho-shower-murder-scene-fun-facts/

VideoSift Clips of the Week

(Links open in a new browser window/tab) Green Tie in Front of a Green Screen TMJ4 weatherman Scott Steele found out why you're not suppo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/02/videosift-clips-of-the-week-14/

Shikito the Turd Toy

It doesn't get much stranger than this, folks: Here's SHIKITO in Brown, which from what I can gather is a cute little turd-shaped vinyl mascot figure by Superdeux from STRANGEco.The "Lauda Shikito Salvatorem" b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/02/shikito-the-turd-toy/






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