Archive for July 28th, 2010

BP Photoshop Assistance

[caption id="attachment_34185" align="aligncenter" width="448" caption="(©BP p.l.c) Before boat deck/After boat deck"][/caption] Some public relations photos recently released by BP, supposed to show the world that t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/28/bp-photoshop-assistance/

125-Piece Metal Puzzle Can Reconfigure as a Functional Gun

GarE Maxton is a machinist in Michigan. He built this puzzle called "The Intimidator." It's composed of 125 pieces composed of 6 different metals and requires a special key to begin disassembling it. About 20 of t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/28/125-piece-metal-puzzle-can-reconfigure-as-a-functional-gun/

Flamethrower vs. Fire Extinguisher in Slow Motion

(Video Link) This is a music video for the song "Ritalin" by techno band Dancing Pigeons. It depicts two men armed with a flamethrower and a fire extinguisher shooting at each other. Director Tomas Mankovsky wrote...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/28/flamethrower-vs-fire-extinguisher-in-slow-motion/

Louisiana: America's Laziest State

Attention slackers! If you're sick and tired of your peers and bosses orderin' you around, move to Louisiana. It's just claimed the top spot as America's laziest state. In Louisiana, where the humidity is as thick a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/28/louisiana-americas-laziest-state/

The Dreaded Bicycle

Did you hear the story about how Allie tried to learn how to ride a bike? She was deathly afraid of the contraption, and for good reason, which you can read about at Hyperbole and a Half. Linkchildhood, bicycle, trau...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/28/the-dreaded-bicycle/

Flower Power Action Scene

(YouTube Link) We've previously featured two short films by Freddie Wong: a light graffiti action movie and a depiction of immature Jedi. In this new video, Wong and his girlfriend fight off home invaders with guns...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/28/flower-power-action-scene/

txtBomber

Felix Vorreiter invented the txtBomber, a handheld gadget that prints text on any flat surface using Arduino-controlled pens: The txtBOMBER is a one-hand-guerillia-tool - a machine not much bigger than a pressing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/28/txtbomber/

Woman Fined for 'Defaming Husband's Manhood'

Vandana Gurjar filed for divorce from her husband Hemant Chhalotre in Madhya Pradesh, India. Her grounds for the action included Chhalotre's impotence. That was a mistake. He turned around and sued Gurjar for defamation,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/28/woman-fined-for-defaming-husbands-manhood/

The Last to Surrender

You may have heard of the Japanese holdouts -- soldiers of Imperial Japan that did not surrender at the end of World War II -- but continued to hide in jungles through the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. Although their endurance w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/28/the-last-to-surrender/

Colorful Photographs from the '30s and '40s

The Denver Post has printed a gallery of color pictures taken by photographers of the the US Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information during the Great Depression and World War II. Most were transferred...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/28/colorful-photographs-from-the-30s-and-40s/

Lawnmower on a Stick

(YouTube Link) Steve McGranahan calls himself "the world's strongest redneck". That's why he's able to wield his hedge-trimming invention: the lawnmower on a stick. His YouTube channel is filled with similar farci...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/28/lawnmower-on-a-stick/

Bill and Ted's Excellent Inception

(YouTube Link) Maybe you haven't seen Inception yet, but if you've seen the trailer detailing the premise, this parody by ColbyCornish/FilmDrunk makes for a fun alternate preview. And if you HAVE seen the m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/28/bill-and-teds-excellent-inception/






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