Archive for September 16th, 2010

Baby Monkey (Going Backwards On A Pig)

(YouTube link) If it's cute and it's viral, Parry Grip will write a song about it. Here he lends his talents to the Boar-riding Monkey at the Fukuchiyama Zoo in Kyoto, Japan. -via Laughing Squid Previously at Nea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/16/baby-monkey-going-backwards-on-a-pig/

The 15 Most Inventive Burritos Known to Man

How many kinds of burritos are there? Korean burritos, s'more burritos, sushi burritos, cactus burritos, and even the Halloween burrito you see here, containing black beans and pumpkin. See 15 very different burritos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/16/the-15-most-inventive-burritos-known-to-man/

Tipsy Squirrel Water Bottle

Tipsy Squirrel Water Bottle - $11.95Impress your friends and traumatize your mother by drinking from the Tipsy Squirrel Water Bottle from the NeatoShop. The coated aluminum water bottle is not only environmentally friend...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/16/tipsy-squirrel-water-bottle/

Fined For Blowing One's Nose in Traffic

Who'd know that blowing out your nose while stuck in traffic is illegal?A businessman was fined £60 and had his driving license endorsed for blowing his nose while stuck in a traffic jam. Michael Manci...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/16/fined-for-blowing-ones-nose-in-traffic/

RIP Billie Mae Richards

Canadian radio actor Billie Mae Richards passed away Friday at her home near Toronto. She was 88. But Ms. Richards' voice will live on in the Christmas classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. "Kids won't believ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/16/rip-billie-mae-richards/

How Do You Steal a 350-lb Inflatable Gorilla?

Missing from a Simi Valley, California, car dealership: an inflatable gorilla - which inevitably brings up the question of how the heck does one steal a 350-pound inflatable primate from the roof?On Tuesday, the gori...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/16/how-do-you-steal-a-350-lb-inflatable-gorilla/

Mini-moo: The World's Smallest Cow

A tiny British cow has been named the world's smallest cow by the Guinness Book of World records. The cow lives in West Yorkshire, England and measures just 33 inches tall. The 11-year-old cow is named Swallow and her o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/16/mini-moo-the-worlds-smallest-cow/

Ultimate Slacker Business Strategies

It's time to stay on that couch and make something of your life! Just follow these step-by-step instructions, and you'll be slacking your way to financial freedom in no time. Get a Boss' Salary for an Inter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/16/ultimate-slacker-business-strategies/

Are You a Fan of Ceiling Fans?

WebUrbanist has a roundup of artistic, retro, futuristic, and whimsical ceiling fans that come in shapes and configurations you may have never seen. I would love to have one of these Victorian design fans fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/16/are-you-a-fan-of-ceiling-fans/

Being Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall has studied chimpanzees in Africa since 1960. She arrived in Tanganyika with no training but a lot of enthusiasm for the work ahead. Fifty years later, she is still working for the benefit of the chimpan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/16/being-jane-goodall/

What Is It? Game 150

It's been a while since we played the What Is It? Game - so let's get crackin' with this one: Can you guess what the strange object above is for?Place your guess in the comment section. One guess per comment, please, tho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/16/what-is-it-game-150/

A Short but Powerful Interview

StoryCorps interviewed retired NYC firefighter John Vigiano about his two sons, one a policeman, the other a firefighter, who both died on September 11, 2001. The audio is less than three minutes. Link -via mental_floss'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/16/a-short-but-powerful-interview/

COOK and WASH on your REFRIGERATOR!

This ad appeared in 1952. I don't know how many of these units they actually sold, but I've had a few apartments that would have worked better with all the appliances set into a five-square-foot space. It would also...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/16/cook-and-wash-on-your-refrigerator/

Squid and Broccoli

A truck hauling 30,000 pounds of squid dumped its load into a broccoli field Tuesday near Soledad, California. The driver, a 71-year-old Oxnard man, was uninjured in the crash and no other vehicles were involved, the Ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/16/squid-and-broccoli/

19 Things You Didn't Know About Inception

Inception is one of those rare movies that has gotten rave reviews from nearly everyone who has seen it, critics and the public alike (it's currently 87% fresh at Rotten Tomatoes). If you haven't seen it yet, d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/16/19-things-you-didnt-know-about-inception/

Recycled CD Purse

Recycled CD Purse - $8.95Just because CDs are going the way of the dinosaurs, it doesn't mean they're all doomed to be dumped in a landfill.Indeed, if eco-chic design sounds like music to your ears, check out this coin p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/16/recycled-cd-purse/

False Dawn: The Zodiacal Pyramid of Light

Photo: Kwon O. Chul, TWANThe gorgeous pyramid of light above is called the zodiacal light. Andrew Fazekas of the National Geographic News explains the elusive celestial phenomenon:Unlike the stars an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/16/false-dawn-the-pyramid-of-zodiacal-light-in-the-sky/






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