Archive for August 15th, 2010

Battlestar Galactica Baby Snapsuit: When I Grow Up I Wanna Be a Cylon

Cylon Baby Snapsuit - $17.95Forget the 13th colony! All those deep space travel must be really tiring. Why not simply join the winning Cylon team? Plus that scanning eye is pretty darned cool! Here's the Cylon Baby Snaps...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/battlestar-galactica-baby-snapsuit-when-i-grow-up-i-wanna-be-a-cylon/

Penguins Chasing a Butterfly

Your cute video of the day comes from the Philadelphia Zoo, via Neatoramanaut Marty McGuire. Here's his YouTube clip of several Humboldt penguins havinga bit of fun chasing a butterfly.Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/penguins-chasing-a-butterfly/

"Virginity" of Imported Olive Oil Called Into Question

Chemists at the University of California Davis are claiming that a majority of samples of imported "extra virgin" olive oils failed to meet expected criteria. To be extra-virgin, olive oil can't be rancid or doctored wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/virginity-of-imported-olive-oil-called-into-question/

Remote Control of Nematodes

Biophysicists from the State University of New York (S.U.N.Y.) at Buffalo have successfully altered the behavior of a worm by remote control.  They inserted magnetic nanoparticles into nematodes, then used magnetic fiel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/remote-control-of-nematodes/

Floating Head: A Modern Romance

(Video Link) Floating Head is a sweet and touchingly romantic horror film about a severed, bleeding, screaming head. A film by Ben Dickinson and Waverly Films. via Geekosystem Previous Waverly Films...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/floating-head-a-modern-romance/

Jar of Elvis Presley's Hair Auctioned

Several items of Elvis Presley paraphernalia were sold at an auction yesterday in Memphis. These included a jar full of his hair kept by Elvis' barber: The most talked about item, Elvis famed white piano, failed to s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/jar-of-elvis-presleys-hair-auctioned/

Crunched Billboard

The Amélie Company, a Denver-based ad agency, made this billboard for the State of Colorado to promote safe driving. The text at the bottom reads "Tailgating Isn't Worth It. Give Trucks Room. It's The Law." The ag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/crunched-billboard/

The Old Spice Guy as Luke Cage

Hello ladies! Remember Isaiah Mustafa AKA The Old Spice Guy? Apparently, starring in the insanely popular Old Spice commercials is just a prelude to what he really wanted to do in life: star as Luke Cage, the Marvel comi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/the-old-spice-guy-as-luke-cage/

The Avengers Fan-Made Trailer from 50 Old Films and TV Shows

This one is fantastic: a fan-made trailer for The Avengers by YouTube user Ivan Guerrero, cobbled together from 50 old films and TV shows. He's even managed to slip in Stan Lee in the trailer - now that's mad ed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/the-avengers-fan-made-trailer-from-50-old-films-and-tv-shows/

Holland Paper Biennial

Art by Noriko TakamiyaIf you're in the Netherlands, check out the 2010 Holland Paper Biennial which is running through September 12. There you'll find some of the most fascinating paper artwork from more than 30 artists....

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/holland-paper-biennial/

The Flash Theater

One cold rainy day, Dan and Will decided to cheer people up with nothing but old socks and their cunning use of theater.Behold, the Flash Theater and its clever use of moar puppets.Linkpuppet, flash theater...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/the-flash-theater/

10 Headache Medicines of Yore to Avoid

Got a headache? Well, nowadays you pop an ibuprofen or two, but back in the '30s, your choices of meds were very, very different.In 1932, the Modern Mechanix magazine published a story that outlined the dangers of 10 pat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/10-headache-medicines-of-yore-to-avoid/

Those Ugly Manga Chicks? They're Dudes!

Manga-inspired cosplay is nothing unusual for Japanese otakus or even here in the United States (see, for instance, our post about the Comic Con 2010 costumes)But in China, cosplay has taken a weird twist: Japan̵...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/those-ugly-manga-chicks-theyre-dudes/

Meet the Kid Critic

Move aside, Ebert! Meet the most enthusiastic, animated, and cutest film critic EVAR - here's Lights Camera Jackson (get it?)Oh, he's only 11 years old, but he does know his stuff. Link [embedded YouTube clip] | LCJ's of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/meet-the-kid-critic/

Monster Golf Cart

The problem with golf is all that walking around, which is actually easily solvable by the use of a golf cart. But that, in turn, bring about yet another problem: boring golf carts.Well, have no fear! Walyou has a list o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/monster-golf-cart/

Dragon Fish and Other Fascinatingly Scary Creatures of the Deep

Image: Peter Shearer/National Institute of Water and Atmospheric ResearchI don't know about you, but I'm utterly fascinated with weird and scary creatures that troll the deep ocean. Dark Roasted Blend has a fantastic pos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/dragon-fish-and-other-fascinatingly-scary-creatures-of-the-deep/

5 Things The Human Species Can't Decide On

For being supposedly intelligent life forms, human beings are incredibly disorganized. Weird Worm has an intriguing article on 5 fundamental concepts that we can't hash out as a species. For example:3. We Can...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/5-things-the-human-species-hasnt-gotten-quite-right-yet/

Chair Zaps You If You Slouch

Do you slouch when you work? Got bad posture? Want to get rid of the bad habit?Forget your mom's nagging ... zap away bad posture with the Posture Feedback Chair by John Morrell and Jean Zheng of Yale University:The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/chair-zaps-you-if-you-slouch/

The Social Network Parodies Deconstructed

I don't know about The Social Network, David Fincher's upcoming movie about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, but I can't get enough of the YouTube parodies of the trailer!If you want to make your own, Geekosystem has a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/the-social-network-parodies-deconstructed/

Cthulhu Explained In Under 2 Minutes

(YouTube Link) Have you ever wondered what The Call of Cthulhu was all about but didn't want to go to the bother of reading the H.P. Lovecraft story? Wonder no more.  This is a cute and concise summary that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/15/cthulhu-explained-in-under-2-minutes/
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