Archive for February 12th, 2009

Pringles Can iPod Dock

Ah, the Pringles can. Is there anything it can't do? It works as a container that keeps not-potato chips crispy for years (yes, a court has ruled that Pringles aren't potato chips for tax purposes), act as a Ya...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/pringles-can-ipod-dock/

72-year-old ex-sprinter foils thief

A teenage thief thought the old lady she was helping into a car would be easy pickings:  just grab her bag and go. What the bag-snatcher didn't know is that this old lady was a 100-yard British national champion in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/72-year-old-ex-sprinter-foils-thief/

Working GameBoy Costume

This kid's costume at the Ohayocon is fantastic. It actually works too! Link Via BoingBoing GadgetsFashion, Funny, costumes, video games, awesome...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/working-gameboy-costume/

Zombie Kitty Noms

I just can't stop watching this hypnotic video of a cat mindlessly licking food from the man's fingers. It's so funny and yet, somehow disturbing. Link Via Giggle Sugarcats, Food, videos, kitties, eating, noms...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/zombie-kitty-noms/

Bike Washing Machine: Pedal Your Clothes Clean

A middle-school student in Guandong province in China figured out a way to run a washing machine without electricity.  He rigged up a washing machine to a stationary bicycle and pedaled until the clothes were cl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/bike-washing-machine-pedal-your-clothes-clean/

Man Has Surgery to Reattach His Hand. For The Second Time!

It's a fairly rare thing to be clumsy enough to cut off your hand, and I'm sure it's even rarer to do it twice. That's what happened to New Zealand meatpacker Bryan Speers. While cutting meat with a band saw, he slipp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/man-has-surgery-to-reattach-his-hand-for-the-second-time/

Oldest Human Hair Found in Hyena Poop

Paleontologist Lucinda Blackwell and her colleagues at the University of Witwatersrand were digging in Gladysvale cave, South Africa, when they came upon a sensational find.  In the fossilized hyena wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/oldest-human-hair-found-in-hyena-poop/

VideoSift Clips of the Week

(Links open in a new browser window/tab) Juggling with Bowling Ball Remember the Chinlone video we posted on Neatorama a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/videosift-clips-of-the-week-19/

Hellboy-Sackboy Hybrid

From his sawed-off demon horns and ever-present cigar to his massive stone hand, this creature is Hellboy. But those big button eyes, oversized head, crocheted body and zippered torso, surely that's Sackboy from LittleBi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/hellboy-sackboy-hybrid/

The Rubens' Tube: Physics + Fire = Awesome!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HpovwbPGEoo][YouTube - Link]Physics can be fun if you don't have to take a test.  The scientific principles behind the Rubens' Tube (showing standing waves) involved in this d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/the-rubens-tube-physics-fire-awesome/

Wildfires From the Inside

Everyone's seen the photo of the poor koala drinking from a fireman's water bottle in Australia after the blaze was out.  But what's it like to be in the forest when the flames are raging? Photographer Mark Thies...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/wildfires-from-the-inside/

Post-it Note Artwork!

Post-it notes arn't just for jotting down random notes.  This ever growing collective of artists have been drawing on post-it notes in their spare time at work and posting to this blog on a regular basis."this b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/post-it-note-artwork/

Guitar Store

Flickr user hey mr glen found this awesome storefront that advertises what's inside. Bonus: the dials go to eleven! Link -via reddit Fender, storefront...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/guitar-store/

European Fast Food

HealthAssist is beginning a series on fast food around the world, beginning with Europe. In Denmark, sausages resembling long hot dogs called røde pølser are dipped in ketchup, and bread is a side dish. In the Netherla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/european-fast-food/

Forget flowers: Say it with stickies!

Somebody in Antigua, Guatemala found an eye-catching way to profess his love.  Each of the sticky notes covering this wall is inscribed with the message "Te amo, Cristina."  This photo won honor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/forget-flowers-say-it-with-stickies/

The Biology of Romance

A group of researchers are studying the biological basis of romantic love. No matter how much we talk about love from the heart (or other organs), they've found it really is all in your head. In humans, there are fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/the-biology-of-romance/

Pink Underwear Protest

The Consortium of Pub-going, Loose and Forward Women is a Facebook group formed to protest the actions of an Indian group called Sri Ram Sena (Army of Lord Ram). Members of the group were arrested for attacking women i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/pink-underwear-protest/

Lego Casemod

The name of this geeky retro work of art is Big Blue. Lego PC that SCREAMS 80s LEGO with what I think are the most recognized LEGO sets of the 80s representing Space, Castle, Town, with Touch Screen LCD, RF Remot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/lego-casemod/

Black History Month: 5 Must-See Underrated Movies

Am I the only one that remembers it’s Black History Month? I we finally have a black president, but does that mean we don’t have black history month anymore? Last I checked, it’s still on the calendar....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/black-history-month-5-must-see-underrated-movies/

If the Dealership Goes Bankrupt, The Car You Sold May Come Back to Haunt You

Did you just sell your car? If the dealership you sold your car to goes under because of the economic crisis, you may find that you're still on the hook for that car loan:The national wave of auto dealership closures...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/if-the-dealership-goes-bankrupt-the-car-you-sold-may-come-back-to-haunt-you/

Amusement Ride Accidents

Who doesn't love going to an amusement park? There is no comparing the thrill you get from such a controlled environment. There is that off chance though that something could go wrong. The blog below tells, in great...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/amusement-ride-accidents/

Sally Hemmings's University of Virginia

When in school you may have been told that it was Thomas Jefferson who came up with the idea to found the University of Virginia. But do you think it's possible that Sally Hemmings, his educated slave and mistress, had a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/sally-hemmingss-university-of-virginia/

An Unlikely Encounter

If there's ever been two animals you wouldn't have expected to see together it's these two. (Photo by Mike Owyang/AP)Beauregard, an 8-month-old male Grants zebra is greeted by Brandy, an Atlantic bottlenose dolphi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/an-unlikely-encounter/

Devolve Me

Upload a picture, and see yourself turned into an much earlier version of human! From left to right, this is me as an Australopithecus afarensis, Homo habilis, Homo erectus, and Homo heidelbergensis....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/devolve-me/

Moss Carpet

If you love being outdoors and the feeling of grass under your toes you'll be pleased to know that you can bring that feeling into your home. Nguyen La Chanh's Moss Carpet is a miniature lawn that thrives in humid cond...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/12/moss-carpet/
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