Archive for January 21st, 2009

Pygmy Animal Video Collection

This cute kid pygmy goat is just one of many precious little pygmy animals in the collection of tiny animal videos. Also portrayed are little rabbits, seahorses, hippos and possums. Link Via BoingBoingCute, videos, an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/pygmy-animal-video-collection/

How to Date... the 1949 Edition

Your guide to dating, including this gem: "Hey Ann? Whatcha doing Saturday night?" "Well, I guess I'm busy." "Oh, yeah? Any chance of giving him the push-off for me?" "Well, of all the nerve!!!" I als...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/how-to-date-the-1949-edition/

Butt Scratcher!!!! Kitty Butt Scratcher!

This cat's expression is priceless. Super stupid and goofy. Link Via GiggleSugarcats, silly, videos, animals, butts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/butt-scratcher-kitty-butt-scratcher/

Kids' Letters to Obama

McSweeney's has a fantastic compilation of childrens' letters to Obama. Some of them are so adorably fantastic. It seems to be kids between 5 and 12 mostly. Even if you don't like Obama, you still can appreciate the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/kids-letters-to-obama/

The Picture of Everything

This is just a tiny little bit of the Picture of Everything by artist Howard Hallis. The story is, well, the guy started drawing and just kept on going. Originally, he was just drawing Marvel characters, but then he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/the-picture-of-everything/

Life-Size Bear Sculpted of Chewing Gum

For the past ten years, artist Marizio Savini has been making sculptures from thousands of pieces of chewed bubble gum, and sells his creations for as much as £40,000 each. His sculptures include a life-size...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/life-size-bear-sculpted-of-chewing-gum/

VideoSift Clips of the Week

(Links open in a new browser window/tab) The Curious Case of Forrest Gump Have you seen The Curious Case of Benjamin Button before? If i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/videosift-clips-of-the-week-17/

Cuddly IKEA Stuffed Animals

I mean, if you find cockroaches cuddly. Or is it a roly poly? I don't know what this thing is supposed to be, and I can't find it on the IKEA site. All I know is that I was simultaneously repulsed and amused when...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/cuddly-ikea-stuffed-animals/

Extraordinary Uses of Toothpaste and other Ordinary Things

WomansDay has a really nifty post about extraordinary uses of 16 ordinary household items. It's just what you need to release your inner MacGyver! Here are some of the surprising things you can do with ... toothpaste:*em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/extraordinary-uses-of-toothpaste-and-other-ordinary-things/

Top 10 Star Wars Sports Crossovers

From a Storm Trooper pit crew who services a race car to a Wookiee who pitches, GalacticBinder.com celebrates those moments when Star Wars invades the world of sports. Don't miss the video of the Storm Trooper playing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/top-10-star-wars-sports-crossovers/

Pencil iPhone Stand

Take what you have and build what you need -that's what we in the South call Southern ingenuity, although I'm sure it's called something else in other places. Roland at Geeky Gadgets built an easel out of five pencils...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/pencil-iphone-stand/

The SNL Fiver-Timer Club

Since 1975, twelve people have hosted Saturday Night Live five times or more. Today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss challenges you to name them. How many can you think of in three minutes? I named six, but I also wast...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/the-snl-fiver-timer-club/

Hitching a Ride to the Inauguration

Two Dutch students, Omar Kbiri and Lennard Hulsbos, found themselves on a last-minute trip to Washington, DC to watch the inauguration, thanks to Virgin founder Richard Branson! Branson was at a conference Tuesday in Ams...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/hitching-a-ride-to-the-inauguration/

Mongo the Trebuchet

(YouTube link) Mark Winkler spent six months building a machine to fling watermelons and fireballs, just for kicks. Link trebuchet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/mongo-the-trebuchet/

Why Men Are Better Dieters Than Women

We know that men have an easier time losing weight than women do. Why this is so is the subject of a recent study. Nuclear-medicine specialist Dr. Gene-Jack Wang of the Brookhaven National Laboratory conducted a rather s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/why-men-are-better-dieters-than-women/

BSG Characters in Lego

Ochre Jelly recreated Gaius Baltar, Six, Starbuck, and Morbo from Battlestar Galactica in Lego! I looked up pictures of these characters, and found they are pretty much dead-on. Link -Thanks, Ochre Jelly!Lego,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/bsg-characters-in-lego/

Paraglider Trapped on Power Lines

Alberto Ocampo was paragliding from San Felix to Antioquia, Colombia when he became entangled in power lines 350 meters above ground. Fog and cold temperatures hampered the rescue mission, but civil defence forces...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/paraglider-trapped-on-power-lines/

Barack Obacca - President Meets Wookie

BellaSmiles, a member of the Etsy online marketplace, has come up with this creative piece of art which is described as "The coolest president meets the coolest wookie". Link - via The Official Star Wars Blogobama...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/barack-obacca-president-meets-wookie/

Amok Time Meets Catspaw

[YouTube - Link] I like this pairing of the fight scene music from that Star Trek episode, and these two cats squaring off. star trek, Cat, fight...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/amok-time-meets-catspaw/

Game of LIFE Gets a Reality Check

Did you used to play the board game LIFE, with those little cars with room for a pink mom, a blue dad, and two kids in the backseat as you motored predictably through college, job, marriage, home-buying, etc?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/game-of-life-gets-a-reality-check/

Creative Re-Use of Egg Cartons

Photo: sashamd [Flickr]CultCase blog has a really nifty post about 20 of the most creative re-use of egg cartons. So next time you're done eatin' the eggs, don't throw away the carton: they make for awesome arts and craf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/creative-re-use-of-egg-cartons/

Eco House Dollhouse Brainwashes Teaches Kids About Sustainable Living

Here's something for those of you who believe in the you-gotta-start-em-young philosophy of sustainable living: the Eco House by WonderWorld Toys.The house comes equipped with solar roof panels, a wind turbine, recyc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/eco-house-dollhouse-brainwashes-teaches-kids-about-sustainable-living/

Mysterious Pillars of Light in the Sky

There's somethin' funny goin' on in the skies of Latvia. Designer Aigar Truhins took these photographs that have since gone viral on the Net.'My son exclaimed, 'The aliens are coming!'' Truhins was quoted as saying....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/mysterious-pillars-of-light-in-the-sky/

Cute Sea Angel is a Demon Come Feeding Time ...

Sea angel (Clione limacina) is a cute sea slugs that swims by flapping its adorable tiny angel wings ... but don't let the cuteness fool you: it turns into a monster when it feeds!Hit play or go to Link [YouTube...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/cute-sea-angel-is-a-demon-come-feeding-time/

Teen Attacked Mom with Taco over Xbox

While the jury's still out on whether playing video games lead to violence, one thing is clear: some people deserve to have their video games taken away from them. Here's the story of one 19-year-old teen who attacked hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/teen-attacked-mom-with-taco-over-xbox/

Cloud Projections by Blake Gordon

Light pollution may be the bane of astronomers, but they are art to photographer Blake Gordon. In his photograph series Cloud Projections, Blake captured patterns of lights from buildings in downtown Austin, Tex...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/21/cloud-projections-by-blake-gordon/






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