Archive for January 17th, 2009

Superuseless Superpowers

Superuseless Superpowers is a blog by an anonymous cartoonist who has taken up the task of chronicling the most useless superpowers. Above is his picture of the superpower 13th Bullet Proof -- being completel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/17/superuseless-superpowers/

Introducing the ObamaPhone!

An Obama-branded cell phone has hit the market, but alas, for the time being at least, it is only available in Kenya. The "Mi-Obama" phone costs around USD$30 in Kenya and more than 1000 have reportedly been sold to d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/17/introducing-the-obamaphone/

ImprovEverywhere: 1200 pantless NYC subway riders

Those wacky pranksters at ImprovEverywhere held their 8th annual "No Pants" subway ride last week with this year's event allegedly drawing 1200 participants! It looks like most pranksters chose boxers over briefs - an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/17/improveverywhere-1200-pantless-nyc-subway-riders/

Marry Me

(YouTube link) Directed by Michelle Lehman, last year's Tropfest Australia winning film, Marry Me, tells a little love story about "a little girl who likes a little boy and a little boy who likes his BMX bike". Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/17/marry-me/

12 of the Strangest Purses Ever

This one is particularly weird. I bet the reactions when you walk down the street with this thing are pretty priceless. Check out the other 11 at Oddee. LinkFashion, purses, stacy, handbag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/17/12-of-the-strangest-purses-ever/

Hummer Made from Lottery Tickets

This Hummer H3 is built from $35,000 in losing lottery tickets. No sheet metal here, folks. The piece is by Brooklyn-based artists Adam Eckstrom and Lauren Was and it's entitled Ghost of a Dream. The tickets came f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/17/hummer-made-from-lottery-tickets/

Trucking Duck

Truck driver Joe Mansheim of Minnesota has an unusual assistant: his duck! Mansheim raised Frank from a duckling and now the duck accompanies him every day at work. Joe and Frank chat often on the road. Joe complain...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/17/trucking-duck/

Custom Bollywood Poster

Dave and Jenny in Delhi, India found that there are still artists who paint Bollywood cinema posters by hand. They sought out an artist to paint a design for their personalized Christmas cards. What they got was a six-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/17/custom-bollywood-poster/

Close Call For 3-Year-Old

While sightseeing at the coast, 3-year-old Alaina Pitton and her family came whitin inches of tragedy in a matter of seconds, and it was caught on tape!  While posing for a photo, the little girl fell between two...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/17/close-call-for-3-year-old/

Abandoned Nuclear Lighthouses

The Northern Soviet waters were equipped with a string of lighthouses to mark the treacherous passages through the dark times of the years.  To make these remote beacons autonomous, they were powered by small nucl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/17/abandoned-nuclear-lighthouses/
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