Archive for May 25th, 2009

3D Animal Crackers

Four pieces of homemade cracker, and you've got this cute and delicious sheep! Design*Sponge has the recipe and instructions. http://www.designspongeonline.com/2009/05/bahhh-licious.html -via Unique Daily recipe, shee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/3d-animal-crackers/

The Science News Cycle

Biggify at: PhD Comics by Jorge ChamOh, this is SO true! Jorge Cham of PhD Comics (which stands for Piled Higher & Deeper, if you must know) nailed it with this cartoon panel, The Science News Cycle, about how a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/the-science-news-cycle/

Susan Boyle at the Semi-Final of Britain's Got Talent

Y'all remember Susan Boyle, the instant sensation who took the Interwebs by storm when she sang at Britain's Got Talent. She recently sang at the semi-final of the show - and as you can tell, she's got herself a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/susan-boyle-at-the-semi-final-of-britains-got-talent/

The Strangest Anti-Drug PSAs Ever

YesButNoButYes blog has a post about anti-drug PSAs that look like they were made by people who were under the influence themselves! The post includes such gems PSAs by Hanna-Barbera, Pee Wee Herman (I half expected him...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/the-strangest-anti-drug-psas-ever/

The Very First Beer Can and Other Unusual Beer Cans of the World

Beer has come a long way since the very first beer can was produced back in 1935. Our pal WebUrbanist has a nifty post about some of the most unusual and collectible beer cans in the world. This one to the left is the ve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/the-very-first-beer-can-and-other-unusual-beer-cans-of-the-world/

2009 World Taxidermy Championship

Taxidermy has certainly come a long way since I last saw a stuffed animal head in a dark, stuffy lodge a long, long time ago. Chad Garrison of the St. Louis Daily Riverfront Times blog shows us what "masters of mast...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/2009-world-taxidermy-championship/

Big Pharma Loves You: Free Viagra for the Unemployed!

Don't ever say that Big Pharma doesn't care about you ... Pfizer is offering free Viagra (and other drugs) to Americans who have lost their job:Pfizer Inc. said Thursday it will give away more than 70 of its most wid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/big-pharma-loves-you-free-viagra-for-the-unemployed/

Splitter: a Fun Physics Engine Flash Game by Eugene Karataev

We haven't posted a fun Flash game in a while, so here's one to make up for the oversight: Splitter by Eugene Karataev.It's a fun little physics engine game with the simple goal: get the smiley to its goal by slicing and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/splitter-a-fun-physics-engine-flash-game-by-eugene-karataev/

Recent Advances in Nanotechnology May Lead to a Massive Increase in Memory Capacity

There are two very exciting recent advances in nanotechnology may soon result in a massive increase in memory capacities of your DVDs and iPods: Researchers at the Centre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/recent-advances-in-nanotechnology-may-lead-to-a-massive-increase-in-memory-capacity/

Today is Towel Day, a Day in Honor of Douglas Adams

In addition to being Memorial Day in the United States, today is Towel Day — a day to honor Douglas Adams and the importance of carrying a towel around with you, as advised by The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/today-is-towel-day-a-day-in-honor-of-douglas-adams/

Fight Crime by ... Banning Pizza!

Jim Graham, a Washington D.C. councilman, has an unusual proposal to fight crime in his neighborhood: ban pizza!Democrat Party councilman Jim Graham says the late-night “Jumbo Slice” pizza shacks operatin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/fight-crime-by-banning-pizza/

Best Job for Facebook Addicts and Twitterholics Ever: $10K a Month to Tweet

Hang out, drink wine, send tweets and Facebook updates all day ... and get paid for it! Can this possibly be the best job for a twitterholic ever? Sonoma County winemaker Murphy-Goode is looking for a "lifestyle cor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/best-job-for-facebook-addicts-and-twitterholics-ever-10k-a-month-to-tweet/

Dog Squat

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p88rFB33UJM][YouTube - Link]From the pet loving nation of Japan comes the latest dog workout video. - via japanprobeFrom the Upcoming ueue, submitted by Geekazoid.dog, squat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/dog-squat/

World Beard Champion

David Traver of Anchorage, Alaska won the World Beard Championship on Saturday with his 20.5 inch beard. 300 competitors were in Anchorage for the 2009 World Beard and Moustache Championships, and about half were competi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/world-beard-champion/

Seven-legged Calf Born

A seven-legged calf was born in Steamboat Springs, Colorado on Thursday. Veterinarian Lee Meyring delivered the animal and called its condition a birth anomaly. “I’ve been in practice for 14 years, and I’v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/seven-legged-calf-born/

Five Other Remembrance Days Across the World

Those of us in the U.S. are celebrating Memorial Day today - a day to honor lost loved ones and soldiers (more on that in a minute). But our Memorial Day is just one of many Remembrance days across the world. Here are t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/five-other-remembrance-days-across-the-world/

What Your Refrigerator Says About You

While traveling across the country to explore the issue of hunger, photographer Mark Menjivar asked strangers if he could photograph the contents of their refrigerators. Each picture tells a story about the person:An...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/what-your-refrigerator-says-about-you/

Unseen Photographs Shed New Light on World War I

The Independent newspaper in the UK has released some newly discovered portraits of British soldiers from World War I.  Hidden in a French barn for ninety years, these pictures are a telling record of s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/unseen-photographs-shed-new-light-on-world-war-i/

Cutest Chorus Ever: PS22 Chorus Sings "Landslide" by Fleetwood Mac

Now this is cute: New York City PS22 elementary school chorus singing "Landslide" by Fleetwood Mac. I'd say they did just as good a job as Stevie Nicks. Great job, PS22 kids and their music teacher Gregg "...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/cutest-chorus-ever-ps22-chorus-sings-landslide-by-fleetwood-mac/

Tokyoflash Landmark Clock Contest Update

Tokyoflash Landmark Clocks entry by CliffA couple of weeks or so ago, we told you of our pal Tokyoflash's design-a-landmark clock contest, where you can submit your idea for a famous landmark modified to include a "...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/tokyoflash-landmark-clock-contest-update/

5 Voice Actors Who Certainly Don't Look the Part

Quick: who voiced the sultriest pig of all, Miss Piggy? Would you believe that it was an old bald guy with glasses (Frank Oz)? Asylum has a short yet highly entertaining post about the five voice actors whose faces certa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/25/5-voice-actors-who-certainly-dont-look-the-part/
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