Archive for January 10th, 2009

Singapore's last village

[Creative Commons licensed picture courtesy of Flickr user ChanC] Singapore is an amazing place. It is a small island stuck in-between Malaysia and Indonesia. Within many of our lifetimes it was the location of some...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/10/singapores-last-village/

Adorable Jumping Spider Faces

Ugly Overload normally focuses on ugly critters, but the face of this little guy won me over. He looks like he's smiling. Jumping spiders are really interesting and don't worry, they're too small to hurt you. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/10/adorable-jumping-spider-faces/

Dogs in Outfits

If you're a fan of Upside Down Dogs, Muttskis or any of the other cute dog blogs that have been featured on Neatorama, you are bound to love Dogs In Outfits. As the name says, it's all dogs in outfits, that's it. And...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/10/dogs-in-outfits/

A Rat on A Cat on A Dog

Here's a great picture of a three-layer love fest. I almost wish there was a tiny flea on the rat just to make things even better. Best. Picture. Ever. I especially love that it wasn't staged, the photographer just h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/10/a-rat-on-a-cat-on-a-dog/

Big Little Big Planet

If you've ever wanted to make your own adorable character from Little Big Planet, here's your chance to knit your own. If you're really good, you can even customize them like you do in the game. Link Via Craftzine...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/10/big-little-big-planet/

Stunning Frozen Beauty

Maybe it's just because I live in sunny Southern California and never actually see snow, but it truly fascinates me. Even if you've had your lifetime share of cold weather though, you'll still probably love these pho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/10/stunning-frozen-beauty/

Playmobil TSA Security Checkpoint

Now kids can play airport more realistically with this Playmobil security checkpoint. Comes with a free box of latex gloves. http://www.amazon.com/Playmobil-3172-Security-Check-Point/dp/B0002CYTL2/ref=cm_cr_pr_prod...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/10/playmobil-tsa-security-checkpoint/

25 Strange Throw Pillows

Popped Culture as a list of 25 strange throw pillows that you can buy, such as the pool of blood pillow above. Also available are ones made to look like the lap of a woman wearing a miniskirt (from Japan, o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/10/25-strange-throw-pillows/

Texas Inmate Pulled Out Own Eye And Ate It

O.M.G. A Texas death row inmate with a history of mental problem pulled his eyeball and then ate it! Before his trial (of which he was convicted and sentenced to death), he had pulled out an eyeball (but didn't eat it)....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/10/texas-inmate-pulled-out-own-eye-and-ate-it/

The Dog House

Here's where men end up when they mess up and get their wives or girlfriends angry: the dog house. Yes, it's an advertisement, but it's funny because it's true (what man hasn't been in the dog house?)Hit play or go to Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/10/the-dog-house/

Ha-Ha! You Ran Into a Ha-Ha!

Betcha didn't know that "ha-ha" is an actual word meaning a trench, basically a sunken fence to keep livestocks from coming into your backyard while preserving the uncluttered look of the landscape:... the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/10/ha-ha-you-ran-into-a-ha-ha/

You May Be More Racist Than You Think

Soon to be an ex-racistAre you a racist? While most people don't view themselves as prejudiced, a surprising new study revealed that many unknowingly have racist views: The authors divided 120 non-black participants...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/10/you-may-be-more-racist-than-you-think/

How Mosquitoes Find Love

How do mosquitoes find love? Turns out, they serenade their mates! Scientists at Cornell University found out by supergluing mosquitoes on to a tiny tether and then suspending them in the air:The male mosquito's buzz...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/10/how-mosquitoes-find-love/

Eco Brolly

Ah, art. Behold the Eco Brolly by Shiu Yuk Yuen. It's an "environmentally friendly" umbrella that turns whatever happens to be convenient at the time of rain (like a newspaper or plastic bag) into an umbrella:*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/10/eco-brolly/

No School for 5 Days = $1 Billion Savings for California

Students in California are probably cheering Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's plan to save $1 billion to help the state's big budget deficit by shortening the school year by five days.In other news, it costs $200 milli...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/10/no-school-for-5-days-1-billion-savings-for-california/

Eight-Grader's Fancy Hair Cut is a "Gang Symbol" to School Administrators

Jay Cowell of River Road Middle School got a fancy haircut with a star, which he said is "for God and all the stuff he made on the earth." But the school officials saw it differently, and declared the his hairc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/10/eight-graders-fancy-hair-cut-is-a-gang-symbol-to-school-administrators/

Glowing Orb with Tentacles Blamed for Destroying Wind Turbine

What on (or out of) Earth could have destroyed this wind turbine in Lincolnshire, UK? In a strange incident, half a dozen residents reported mysterious glowing orbs in the sky before the turbine was wrecked. Matthew...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/10/glowing-orb-with-tentacles-blamed-for-destroying-wind-turbine/

The Weather Forecasting Cat

[YouTube - Link]When German weatherman Jörg Kachelmann was doing his live weather report, he had an unexpected guest: a cat named Lupin wandered into the studio. Without missing a beat, Jörg picked up the cat a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/10/the-weather-forecasting-cat/

The Snow Farmer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When a freezing winter gives you thousands of tons of snow, what's an Alpine farmer to do? Harvest the snow and sell it to ski resorts, of course!In Austria the biggest "sno...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/10/the-snow-farmer/
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