Archive for January 15th, 2009

If Jocelyn Wildenstein Reversed Her Plastic Surgery

In case you're not familiar with her, Jocelyn Wildenstein is a wealthy socialite who is said to have spent somewhere in the neighborhood of $4 million on plastic surgery. There are a couple of different stories out ther...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/if-jocelyn-wildenstein-reversed-her-plastic-surgery/

An Alternative Hammer

It's so cold in Minneapolis (-21), you can pound nails with bananas, both peeled and unpeeled. This meteorologist does the frozen bubble trick as well, and tosses hot water into the air to watch it instantly evaporate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/an-alternative-hammer/

How to Get Permanent Marker Off of the Dog?

So, I'm scrolling through a message board that I often frequent when I see a thread titled, "How to get permanent marker off of the dog?" How can you not be intrigued by that question? So I clicked, and this is what I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/how-to-get-permanent-marker-off-of-the-dog/

Neatorama's Coraline Box

Coraline alphabet posters, designed by Ignition Print at Internet Movie Poster Awards A few days ago, I posted about bloggers that got special boxes from the creators of C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/neatoramas-coraline-box/

Japanese cat Tetris iPhone game

I can't decide whether or not this iPhone game is wonderful or terribly annoying. I *still* love Tetris and I love seeing games that build upon the original Tetris idea. I love to see the iPhone's accelerometer being...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/japanese-cat-tetris-iphone-game/

Different Outfits Every Day of the Year

Maria of fashion and design blog Stickers and Donuts has just completed her year-long project of wearing a different outfit every day of the year. Here's the photographic proof:... sometime early last year, I started...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/different-outfits-every-day-of-the-year/

Adolf Hitler Taken Into Custody by Children's Services

Remember the post about parents that named their kid Adolf Hitler and got into trouble when they tried to order a birthday cake? Well, here's an update. New Jersey Children's Services has just taken the kids into custody...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/adolf-hitler-taken-into-custody-by-childrens-services/

Study Confirmed Males Are Being Feminized by Gender-Bender Chemicals

According to a new meta-study by CHEMTrust drawing on more than 250 scientific studies from around the world, males of the species are in danger of becoming "feminized" by gender-bender chemicals:Wildlife a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/study-confirmed-males-are-being-feminized-by-gender-bender-chemicals/

VideoSift Clips of the Week

(Links open in a new browser window/tab) Parkour Noob Well, not everyone can run and jump around like ninjas. H...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/videosift-clips-of-the-week-16/

Weenie Wing Commander

Our very own Jill Harness wrote this entertaining article on InventorSpot for all you Star Wars fan boys: the 10 Best Star Wars Toys All True Fans Must Have.The one picture above is the Weenie Wing Commander, which helps...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/weenie-wing-commander/

How To Lose Belly Fat

To paraphrase Animal Farm, "some fats are more equal than others". While putting on weight in general can have negative effects on your health, abdominal weight gain (visceral fat) is particularly unhealth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/how-to-lose-belly-fat/

Star Wars: Retold (by someone who hasn't seen it)

(Vimeo link) My friend Amanda had never seen a whole Star Wars film. When I asked her if she wanted to watch the original trilogy she said that she would, but that she already knew what happens. So I took out my...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/star-wars-retold-by-someone-who-hasnt-seen-it/

Too Much Coffee Linked to Hallucinations

A UK study finds that people who drink seven or more cups of instant coffee a day are three times more likely to experience hallucinations than people who drank just one cup. A Durham University team questioned 200...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/too-much-coffee-linked-to-hallucinations/

Obamamobile

The new presidential limousine is officially called Cadillac One, but everyone already knows it as the Obamamobile. It was built by General Motors. The company refuses to give precise details of how it will perfor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/obamamobile/

The History Bluff

The History Bluff has a clue in the title of the site: it's all made up! The tagline is "Making a mess of history." Here's a sample story: Few heroes are as legendary as crossbowman William Tell of Switzerland who i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/the-history-bluff/

15 Rock Climbing Destinations

Can you believe people climb this rock? Spider Rock stands 800 feet tall in the Canyon de Chelly National Park in Arizona. This is just one of 15 rock climbing sites detailed in this article, which also features a trib...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/15-rock-climbing-destinations/

What is it? Game 88

W00t! (or better yet, Yikes!) Our weekly collaboration with the What is it? Blog brings us this scary looking thing. Yes, it's a dagger, but can you guess what it is specifically for?Place your guess in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/what-is-it-game-88/

Teen racks up 14,528 texts in one month

In California a 13 year old girl was able to rack up an astounding 14,528 text messages in one month. For those keeping track that's 484 a day which breaks down to 20 an hour or 1 every three minutes, for the entire mont...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/teen-racks-up-14528-texts-in-one-month/

Grueling Guinea Pig Games of the 2009 Olympics

Someone ... clearly had too much time on their hands. Sick of the mainstream media only covering the most popular sports? Take a look at these guinea pigs performing in their very own and very special olympics. The cu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/grueling-guinea-pig-games-of-the-2009-olympics/

Time Out Teddy Bear

Everything you've ever heard of that "terrible twos" is right. But thank the gods of commercialism, there's a gadget for everything nowadays, including a timer for time outs. Here's a Teddy Bear Timer, which...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/time-out-teddy-bear/

Nine Year Old Boy Carries Friend to Safety

A very brave 9 year old boy carried his friend home after he was injured by a hit-and-run driver in an SUV. This story goes to show that you don't have to be big and strong to be a hero.Police said the vehicle stoppe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/15/nine-year-old-boy-carries-friend-to-safety/
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