Archive for August 3rd, 2010

NeatoGeek Caption Contest

Once again, a Neatorama t-shirt is up for grabs in the NeatoGeek Caption Contest! Pick out a shirt from the NeatoShop, and leave it along with the best caption for this week's picture in a comment at the post. Even if yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/03/neatogeek-caption-contest-2/

Does Cat Parasite Cause Schizophrenia?

Kitteh. They sure are cute and all, but are they secretly trying to drive us all mad? That's the premise of a new research by John Hopkins researchers:Johns Hopkins University scientists trying to determine why peopl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/03/does-cat-parasite-cause-schizophrenia/

Geeky License Plates

Photo: Dawn Endico [Flickr]I've got a serious case of plate envy just looking at this neat collection of geeky license plates over at our pal Geeks Are Sexy: LinkI can picture it: Kirk screaming in rage after being stuck...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/03/geeky-license-plates/

The Remains of a Town Eaten by the Desert.

Kolmanskop, Namibia, a booming diamond town with the first x-ray machine south of the equator, now lies empty slowly filling up with sand.Prior to World War I, Namibia came down with diamond fever. In the area now k...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/03/the-remains-of-a-town-eaten-by-the-desert/

Star Wars Cupcakes

Photo: lclllc [Flickr]We've featured a lot of Star Wars cakes before on Neatorama, but this one takes the cake - or should we say cupcakes - in terms of cutesy goodness.Behold, the Star Wars Cupcake by Flickr user lclllc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/03/star-wars-cupcakes/

Mama Bear Frees Baby Bear from Net

(YouTube Link) A baby bear got caught in a fisherman's dip net. Human residents at the homestead tried to safely remove the bear, but mama bear stepped in to solve the problem. The action starts at 0:50. via Ur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/03/mama-bear-frees-baby-bear-from-net/

Shark Fin Salt and Pepper Shakers

Finn Salt & Pepper Shakers - $7.95Celebrating Shark Week? What better way than to eat little nosh with a dash of salt and pepper from these shark-fin-shaped shakers from the NeatoShop? Check it out: Link | More Fun K...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/03/shark-fin-salt-and-pepper-shakers/

Baby Chewbacca

Mexican artist Salvador Ramirez Madriz (DeviantArt user ReevolveR) drew what is surely the cutest Star Wars character you'll see today. Here's Baby Chewbacca nom nom nomming a bottle of milk: Link - via EPBOTFor more Sta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/03/baby-chewbacca/

Guns Drawn, Police Raided ... a Raw Food Grocery

Guns drawn, four police officers raided a building in Venice, California. A terrorist cell take-down? Closing in on an evildoer? Closing down a dangerous criminal enterprise?Well, let's just say they're protecting the pu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/03/guns-drawn-police-raided-a-raw-food-grocery/

Biggest Fan of E.T.

I like E.T. You probably like E.T. After all, it was a cute movie about a loveable alien. But Nick Gjoka really, really, really like E.T. He got his first E.T. toy when he was four, after he saw the film - and t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/03/biggest-fan-of-e-t/

The Deer Magnet

We've all had a string of bad luck - but Kacee Larson's is quite unusual. The Iowa teen has earned the nickname "Deer Magnet" after hitting 5 deer in the past year:Seventeen-year-old Kacee Larson of Conrad...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/03/the-deer-magnet/

Police Arrested Teen for Sharing "Federally Free" Chicken Nugget at Lunch

Sharing your chicken nuggets during school lunchtime? I've got two words for you: LAW BREAKER!Adam was accused of stealing chicken nuggets from a $2.60 meal. Those are the nuggets his friend, Gakaree Garner, gave to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/03/police-arrested-teen-for-sharing-federally-free-chicken-nugget-at-lunch/

Headline of the Day

This headline is from last Friday's Christian Science Monitor. So irritating monkeys is a field of study? What are the undergraduate prerequisites? Should Neatorama keep a monkey-irritator on staff, or co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/03/headline-of-the-day/

Action Figure Lamp

London-based designer Ryan McIlhinney made this lamp out of action figures held together with a polyurethane lacquer: Trawling for materials quickly became an obsession, with Mc Elhinney’s limited budget, natura...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/03/action-figure-lamp/

Average Daily Food Intake of Our Favourite TV Characters

Luckily Homer is only a cartoon character. I hate to think of the havoc 24,929 calories daily would wreak on a human being. Click the link to check out the daily food intake of other television favourites. We al...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/03/average-daily-food-intake-of-our-favourite-tv-characters/

GPS Navigation System Built into Eyeglasses

(YouTube Link) At a recent trade show, the Nakajima Lab at the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo demonstrated a prototype GPS directional system that is built into a pair of glasses. The user starts by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/03/gps-navigation-system-built-into-eyeglasses/

Patently Silly Animal Patents

A few months ago, I brought you a post detailing the stupidest pet products on the market and Alex suggested that I look into products that may have not been released, but were still patented. Researching these made me l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/03/patently-silly-animal-patents/

Origami Toilet Paper

Psst! Need something to do while you're going to the bathroom? Why not try your hand in the ancient art of paper folding - it's easy with this Origami Toilet Paper from the NeatoShop.Best of all, you can ... er, dispose...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/03/origami-toilet-paper/






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