Archive for June 10th, 2010

Will Ferrell's Sexy Hot Tan Sunscreen

Sexy Hot Tan Sunscreen and Sunstroke Sunscreen - $11.95 ea. Those of you who played the Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt would've seen this already, but for the rest of you, he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/10/will-ferrells-sexy-hot-tan-sunscreen/

The World's Most Carnivorous Countries

Denmark consumes more meat per person than any other country in the world. The U.S. takes the #5 spot: According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the average Dane devours 321 lbs. o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/10/the-worlds-most-carnivorous-countries/

From Bat Bombs to Goo Guns: Crazy Military Experiments

Wired has a roundup of eleven of the strangest military programs you can imagine. Man made northern lights? Psychics? Nuclear weapons launched from a backpack? They're all here, including the plan to use bats in warfare....

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/10/from-bat-bombs-to-goo-guns-crazy-military-experiments/

Working Lego Sniper Rifle

(YouTube link) This is a Lee Enfield bolt action sniper rifle made from Lego bricks. It shoots Lego bricks as well! Find out more about it at creator Jack Streat's post. Link -via redditLego, rifle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/10/working-lego-sniper-rifle/

Coffee Spill at BP Headquarters

(YouTube Link) The Upright Citizens Brigade, a comedy troupe, describes a nightmarish environmental disaster: someone at BP international headquarters spills coffee. The executives take immediate and sensible actio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/10/coffee-spill-at-bp-headquarters/

Chinese City: No Bald Tourists Allowed

A city in China banned the admission of bald visitors, citing that it's easier for bald people to disguise themselves: The rule imposed by the southern Chinese city of Xiamen barred bald people from applying for o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/10/chinese-city-no-bald-tourists-allowed/

The End of an Internet Meme: Trolololo

(YouTube Link) An old Soviet recording of singer Eduard Khil (Mr. Trolololo) singing a wordless song became an Internet sensation a few months ago. If it can be said that an Internet meme ends once it goes mainstre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/10/the-end-of-an-internet-meme-trolololo/

Tiny Art Director Contest Winner

Hello, Neatoramanauts! Thank you for participating in the Tiny Art Director contest on NeatoBambino earlier this week! Congratulations to Wendy, CheeseThief, TheRhube and nepomuk who got signed copies of Bill Zeman's boo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/10/tiny-art-director-contest-winner/

Stephenie Meyer Releases Eclipse Novella Online

If you love the Twilight series you might be interested in learning that Stephenie Meyer has written a little eclipse novella.  The best part is that The Short Second Life Of Bree Tanner can be read in full for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/10/stephenie-meyer-releases-eclipse-novella-online/

Airsurfing an Origami Hang Glider

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jnwc0meV3SI] YouTube link. This video provides an overview of how to make an origami hang glider, and how to propel it around a room by creating a wave of air.  The project appa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/10/airsurfing-an-origami-hang-glider/

Wrap It Up Box

(Video Link) Television directors used to communicate to talk show hosts with lighted signs saying that their time was almost up. Dave Chappelle was inspired by this tradition to create a sketch about a man wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/10/wrap-it-up-box/

50 Welcome Signs From 50 States

You know how you drive long distances and it always feels good to see a state welcome sign, because it's another milestone in the journey (or maybe your destination)? Now you can see all of them! Here's a collection of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/10/50-welcome-signs-from-50-states/

World's Oldest Leather Shoe Found

Three years ago, Alex posted about the discovery of a 3,000-year old shoe. It was then thought to be the oldest ever found. Now archaeologists have found one about 5,500-years old in a cave in Armenia: Stuff...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/10/worlds-oldest-leather-shoe-found/

Advice Columnist/Singer

(YouTube Link) Emerging YouTube star Rachel Zylstra responds in song to reader queries for advice. All of her songs and the lyrics to them are posted on her blog. The above video is a response to this conundrum:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/10/advice-columnistsinger/

Clarke and Dawe Explain the Oil Spill

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSujCHfvTb0] YouTube link. Perhaps best known for their sketch "The Front Fell Off," John Clarke and Bryan Dawe have also tackled the mortgage crisis.  Here they offer a lucid e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/10/clarke-and-dawe-explain-the-oil-spill/

Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt #12

Howdy, Neatoramanauts! Let's play Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt. For those of you who have never played before, the Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt is an online scavenger hunt, with a truly amazing prize...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/10/tokyoflash-treasure-hunt-12/




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