Archive for August 21st, 2010

Bacon Platter

Bacon Platter - $19.45Whaaat? You're going to serve bacon, the most delicious thing on earth, on a plain dinner plate? Don't be silly: you need the Bacon Platter from the NeatoShop. The ceramic serving plate even has rai...

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Geometrical Graffiti of Paper Donut

Justine Ricaud of Paper Donut and Fanette G paint awesome geometrical shapes as urban art. Two examples:Yellow GalaxyInfinity TriangleLink - via unurth street art Update 9/27/10 - edited to correct the artists involve...

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How Google Lost Its Mojo

The Taiwanese animators, who burst into the Web's collective consciousness with their rendition of the Tiger Woods drama, are back. This time, their target is no other than Google (and its lost of mojo).Hit play or go to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/21/how-google-lost-its-mojo/

Hoof Painting

Cute Overload reader Alexandra R. sent in two pics of her family farm's fashionable horses:Who doesn’t love a little extra glam! These are pictures from our family farm in New Jersey. Our horses love being pamp...

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V8 Hotel: Car-Themed Hotel for Car Lovers

If you're the sort of guy who slept on a car-shaped bed when you're a little kid and loved it, perhaps this is the hotel for you: the V8 Hotel, a car-themed hotel in Stuttgard, Germany:Welcome to the hotel that offer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/21/v8-hotel-car-themed-hotel-for-car-lovers/

Starbucks Facts: It Has 87,000 Possible Drink Combinations

Did you just get a cup of coffee (oh, I'm sorry ... venti non-fat extra dry cappuccino) from Starbucks? Did you know that you've just ordered 1 of the 87,000 possible combinations of drinks there?Brynn Mannino of Woman's...

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New York Nightowls

If you're a night owl, then this is the club for you: a group that meets to work/socialize/hang out for starting at 10 PM at night:That is what led Amber Lambke and Allan Grinshtein to start a group called the New Yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/21/new-york-nightowls/

Birthday Cat is Unimpressed

[YouTube] - via The FriskyAh, it's the weekend - so let's have a little fun. A free T-Shirt from the NeatoShop for the funniest caption: what's going through the Wilford Brimley cat's mind?Place your T-shirt selection a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/21/birthday-cat-is-unimpressed/

Battle of the Nurdles

You may not be aware of the battle that is brewing over nurdles. Nurdle? What's a nurdle, you say? It's the wave-like glob of toothpaste applied on a toothbrush and it's the center of a fight between two consumer product...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/21/battle-of-the-nurdles/

Video Game Commercials of the 80s

Despite having watched more than my fair share of television in the 1980s, I somehow missed out on these over-the-top commercials (except the Mario Bros. one). Milo assembled 8 of the craziest video game spots from the e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/21/video-game-commercials-of-the-80s/

Seedy Birdhouses

Artist Jeff Canham makes birdhouses from the wrong side of town, including bail bondsmen, head shops, and psychics. Other sections of his portfolio include classic sign paintings and logo designs. http://jeffcanh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/21/seedy-birdhouses/

Cable Robot

Cable Robot Cable Organizer - $3.95Tired of mess of cables behind your computer? Let the Cable Robot Cable Organizer from the NeatoShop tidy it all up for you! Simply wrap the robot's arm around the cables to bundle them...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/21/cable-robot/

Koopa-style Giant Turtle

A family of giant armored turtles called meiolaniid flourished millions of years ago and was thought to have gone extinct 50,000 years ago. But now evidence from an archaeological dig on the island of Vanuatu sh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/21/koopa-style-giant-turtle/

Finally Joining the Club

Eight-year-old Teresa Juniso mailed off $12 to the Wil Wheaton fan club and never received anything she was promised. Twenty-one years later, she wrote about the experience. That made Wheaton look like a bad guy, eve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/21/finally-joining-the-club/

The 5 Most Ridiculous Martial Arts Movies Ever

We don't usually go see martial arts movies because of the plot, but there are a few that stretch credibility to its utmost limits. Cracked investigated these movies. Take, for example, Heart of the Dragon, one...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/21/the-5-most-ridiculous-martial-arts-movies-ever/

Simon Cowell: Making the World a Better Place

(YouTube link) Cyriak Harris made an animation for the BBC speculating as to what goes through Simon Cowell's mind as he stands in judgment of everyday people chasing their dreams of performing fame. -via Arbroath,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/21/simon-cowell-making-the-world-a-better-place/

Star Wars Speed Dating

Star Wars fans now have a way to find love, or at least a compatible Jedi -in a hurry. Star Wars Celebration V in Orlando hosted three days of speed dating sessions for conventioneers, the first ever speed dating event j...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/21/star-wars-speed-dating/

This Week at Neatorama

Just in case you were overwhelmed by all the great things we linked to this week, here's a reminder of the "Neatorama only" posts that you won't find elsewhere, and we certainly don't want you to overlook! Last Saturd...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/21/this-week-at-neatorama-18/
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