Archive for January 12th, 2010

Mario Jumping

If you've ever been to Retro Sabotage (featured previously at Neatorama), then you know Mario Jumping will not be like any other Mario game you've ever played. The payoff is well worth the effort. Link -Thanks, T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/mario-jumping/

A New Look at the Pyramids

A new set of tombs have been found near the great pyramids of Egypt, belonging to the workers who built the pyramids 4,000 years ago. The discovery points away from the idea that the monuments were built by slaves. Inste...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/a-new-look-at-the-pyramids/

Emergency Escape Plan

Poster by Lebedev Studios From the people at Art Lebedev Studios, this poster would make a great wall decoration while serving as a reference guide in case of the unthinkable.  And oh yeah, it glows in the dark. L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/emergency-escape-plan/

Hovercraft UAV Takes Test Flight

The AirMule, developed by the Israeli aerospace company Urban Aeronautics, completed its first test flight. It only went two feet, but since it was just a concept two years ago, that's pretty far. In Aviation W...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/hovercraft-uav-takes-test-flight/

Study Found Link Between Tattoos and Deviant Behaviors

Does having tattoo make you a deviant? Your mom may think so, and she's right. Well, partially anyhow. A new study of tattooed and/or pierced college students reveal the correlation between having (lots of) body art and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/study-found-link-between-tattoos-and-deviant-behaviors/

YouTube Doubler

YouTube Doubler Those who love to spend their time creating mashups now have another tool in their box, and those that haven't ever dabbled in the medium have profound access to it now, thanks to You...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/youtube-doubler/

Zombie Brain Gelatin Mold

Zombie Brain Gelatin Mold - $6.95You know what'll make a great after dinner dessert? How about ... (you know it's coming) braaaaaaaaains? The Neatorama Shop has just gotten our shipment of the Zombie Brain Gelatin Mold (...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/zombie-brain-gelatin-mold/

Nudists Actually Like the Airport Full Body Scanner

The hassle, the invasion of privacy, and the potential for abuse and embarrassment ... what's to like about the full body scanner at airports? Plenty, according to the American Association for Nude Recreation (maybe NSFW...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/nudists-actually-like-the-airport-full-body-scanner/

Martian Tendrils

Photo: NASA/JPL/University of ArizonaPhil Plait of Bad Astronomy blog explains that the weird looking tendrils on Mars, as shown above in a photo taken by HiRISE (High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment) camera on boa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/martian-tendrils/

Large-Denomination US Currency

Once, the United States issued $5,000, $10,000, and even $100,000 bills. Why on earth would someone carry bills that big, especially back when they were really worth something? Believe it or not, it wasn’t jus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/large-denomination-us-currency/

Printers Were Sent From Hell to Make Us Miserable

Matthew Inman once again puts into comic form what we've all thought at one time or another. Has anyone ever been completely happy with their printer? Between the cost of ink, the difficulty of setting them up, and t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/printers-were-sent-from-hell-to-make-us-miserable/

The American Economy Rap

(YouTube link) Misery loves company, so this should make you feel as if you aren't alone. -via the Presurfer money, rap, economy, poverty, budget...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/the-american-economy-rap/

Microsoft Office: The Movie

(YouTube Link) This awesome commercial re-imagines MS Office as an action/thriller film. In this two-minute trailer, the partner of the slain agent Clippy swears to bring his killer to justice. It was directed by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/microsoft-office-the-movie/

Ice Cream Sundae on a Hot Dog Bun

Lee at Serious Eats spotted three different vendors in Thailand who sold ice cream sundaes served in hot dog buns. The dessert was delicious: the bananas were chewy, the pineapple sweet and tart, the coconut ice cre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/ice-cream-sundae-on-a-hot-dog-bun/

Artist Agrees to Be Filmed 24/7 for the Rest of His Life

Australian millionaire David Walsh plans to open a new museum in 2011 called The Museum of Old and New Art. One of his ongoing exhibits will be the life of French artist Christian Boltanski, recorded on camera 24 hours...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/artist-agrees-to-be-filmed-247-for-the-rest-of-his-life/

Dog Senses Earthquake

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lG5w7oo-vak][YouTube - Link]This amazing footage is from an Arcata, California news station. We don't know why a dog was in the news room, but the canine knew something wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/dog-senses-earthquake/

Dog Solar Power Charging Station

(YouTube Link) Solar Dog is a prototype cell phone recharging station developed by Erik Schiegg of Switzerland. The user mounts it on a dog's back to collect solar energy as it plays outside. Schiegg writes: ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/dog-solar-power-charging-station/

Oxygen Therapy for Dogs

Oxygen therapy is variously a medical or spa treatment in which people breath air with a higher than normal oxygen content. In Japan, dogs can experience it as well as humans. Air Press is a Tokyo-based company off...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/oxygen-therapy-for-dogs-2/

Illustrated Bowling Pins

Melbourne-based Lowbrow illustrator Nate Holmes Trapnell puts tattoo-like designs on bowling pins. The curves of the pins add a lovely element of three-dimensionality to the images. http://www.thesouthpaw.com.au/...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/illustrated-bowling-pins/

The Call of The London

Today would be Jack London’s 134th birthday. The man was not only one of the most popular writers at the turn of the last century, he was also one of the first writers to see his novels be turned into a movie. In f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/12/the-call-of-the-london/
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