Archive for May 10th, 2010

Introducing Two New NeatoBlogs: NeatoBambino and NeatoGeek

Hello Neatoramanauts! I'm proud to officially introduce two new sub-blogs (I lovingly call 'em Neatoblogs) on Neatorama. First is NeatoBambino (RSS), a parenting/kids blog led by my beautiful and talented wife Tiffany (r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/introducing-two-new-neatoblogs-neatobambino-and-neatogeek/

Why The Moon Hates The Beach

Why The Moon Hates The Beach T-Shirt - $14.95Let's see if you get the humor in this sweet cartoon of Why The Moon Hates The Beach by Mark Heath.More T-Shirts by Mark over at the NeatoShop | Mark's official website | Gall...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/why-the-moon-hates-the-beach/

Top 40 Violin

(YouTube link) Paul Dateh sings his own harmonies and accompanies himself on the violin. This performance is a medley of recent Top 40 hits from Lady Gaga, Ke$ha, Rhihanna, and Usher. -via I Am Boredmashup, pop music,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/top-40-violin/

Seduce Me

(video link) Isabella Rossellini has a new video series called Seduce Me, in which she acts out the bizarre mating rituals of different animal species. Besides the cuttlefish shown, there are videos for bedbugs, salmo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/seduce-me/

Man Tattoos 220 Flags on His Body

Guinness Rishi of India has covered his body with tattoos of 220 flags. It took him three years and cost him about £12,500: Rishi already has six of the tattoos done, on his face - the flags of India, the Un...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/man-tattoos-220-flags-on-his-body/

The Yo-Yo Hoaxer

(YouTube Link) A man named Kenny Strasser or Kenny Strassburg has, in recent weeks, convinced five television stations in the Wisconsin area to put him on the air as a yo-yo master promoting charitable causes. But...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/the-yo-yo-hoaxer/

Dark Side of the Moon Logo in Real Life

(YouTube Link) Sky Arts, a British television channel, recreated the iconic logo from the Pink Floyd album Dark Side of the Moon in real life last October. The piece of art used lights, lasers, and smoke a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/dark-side-of-the-moon-logo-in-real-life/

Disney Grammar Mistake Corrected by a Fourth Grader

Hannah Estes, a four-year old fourth grader from Coleville, Texas, spotted something designers and thousands of tourists had not for 11 years. She spotted an error on a sign to the Primeval Whirl ride at Disney's Anima...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/disney-grammar-mistake-corrected-by-a-four-year-old/

Apple Gadgets vs. Apple Stock

What if, instead of buying an Apple computer or iPhone back when they were released, you used the money to buy Apple stock? How would you have made out? Kyle Conroy, a student at UC Berkeley was wondering jus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/apple-gadgets-vs-apple-stock/

Darth Vader Gives Directions For Tom Tom

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WO47L7zYpf0][YouTube - Link]If taking directions from Mr. T on your Tom Tom GPS navigation system is doesn't pity the fool enough for you, you can choose the Dark Side. Here's an a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/darth-vader-gives-directions-for-tom-tom/

Overhead Projector as a Musical Instrument

(YouTube Link) Blair Neal turned an overhead projector into a musical instrument. As he scrolls the transparency, a camera reads the placement and color of marks as musical notes. The project is called "Color a So...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/overhead-projector-as-a-musical-instrument/

Google & YouTube Present: Conan O'Brien

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7TwqpWiY5s][YouTube - Link]It may be long (nearly 50 minutes), but Conan's recent appearance at Google was full of insight, hilarity, and general Conan-ness. At one point (arou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/google-youtube-present-conan-obrien/

8 of the Weirdest Hotels on Earth

When we travel, we often want to stay in the best hotels money can buy, but really, what is the fun in that? The Hotel De Vrouwe van Stavoren Friesland in the Netherlands is built from huge 4,500 liter wine casks! It i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/8-of-the-weirdest-hotels-on-earth/

Capsule Apartment: Think Your Apartment is Small?

You may have heard of the famous 'capsule hotels' in places like Japan. Now comes 'capsule apartment.' Retired engineer Huang Rixin built 8 capsule hotel units in Liulangzhuang, Haidian district in Beijing. Each u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/capsule-apartment-think-your-apartment-is-small/

RIP Frank Frazetta

Frank Frazetta, the artist whose name had become synonymous with fantasy imagery has passed away today. For many of us, this is the passing of a true legend. Even if you don't know who he is, you would recognize his w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/rip-frank-frazetta/

The Batting Stance Quiz

Attention baseball fans! Today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss is a bit different from what you are used to, but there's a prize involved just for looking. In the quiz, Gar Ryness, the Batting Stance Guy, imitates the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/the-batting-stance-quiz/

SoCal Cosplay Gathering

My, how Russell has grown! This fellow attended the SoCal Cosplay Gathering at Craig Regional Park in Fullerton, California. OC Weekly has a slideshow of participants, with a distinct preponderance of Japanese anime ch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/socal-cosplay-gathering/

Cat in Tree for Six Weeks

Lucky found himself 90 feet up in a tree in Hartsville, South Carolina and was so frightened he didn't come down for six weeks! In fact, he would still be up there if it weren't for a brave tree climber. The fir...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/cat-in-tree-for-six-weeks/

Cops Nearly Shoot Actor Playing Convenience Store Robber

Indie filmmakers on Long Island were filming a scene consisting of a convenience store robbery. Someone passing by the store spotted an actor pointing a gun at anther actor, and called the police: "The first offi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/cops-nearly-shoot-actor-playing-convenience-store-robber/

Smoking Catnip

What could you do in Minneapolis in 1969 if you couldn't afford (or couldn't find) marijuana? Smoke catnip, of course! Marijuana was $10 to $20 an ounce (gasp!), but catnip cost only about 30 cents an ounce. “We c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/smoking-catnip/

Get Out of There!

(YouTube link) Do as you're told, especially in an action movie! It's a line you hear in every movie, which sounds much sillier when they are strung together. Some NSFW language. -via The Litter Boxmovies, tropes, cli...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/get-out-of-there/

Robot Makes Surgery Less Invasive

The da Vinci surgical robot, a $1.4 million robot can perform heart surgeries, remove cancers, and do so with minimally invasive procedures. For example, in order to operate on prostate cancer, the da Vinci avoids cutt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/surgical-robot-makes-surgeries-less-invasive/

Betty White Injects New Life into Saturday Night Live

On Saturday Night, when Betty White, 88 years old, hosted Saturday Night Live, no one expected her to be nearly as funny as she was. In her opening monologue, she laughed about how facebook, which got her to SNL in th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/betty-white-injects-new-life-into-saturday-night-live/

The Baby Crying Festival

Oddity Central reports that the Sensoji Temple in Tokyo, Japan, has held an annual festival for the past four hundred years that encourages babies to cry in order to improve their health: Amateur sumo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/the-baby-crying-festival-2/

Lost TV Pilots

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Wonderful World of Odd.If you thought Gilligan's Island or Alf were goofy ideas for TV shows (which they were), y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/10/lost-tv-pilots/






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