Archive for February 4th, 2011

Homemade Revolving Shotgun

Home Gunsmith forum user rhmc24 took parts from a 12 gauge shotgun and a 1857 Remington revolver and created a shotgun with a revolving cycle: Using chambers cut off 12 ga. scrap barrels and a new $10 bbl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/04/homemade-revolving-shotgun/

Fun-A-Day January 2011

(Video link) Artist Tom Lillis drew pictures of what he did every day in January, 2011. He picked a word  that conveyed the meaning of his daily activity. LinkTom Lillis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/04/fun-a-day-january-2011/

A Death-Defying Commute

(video link) Slate is doing a series of travel posts with our friends Joshua Foer and Dylan Thuras at Atlas Obscura. Part one of the hidden wonders of South America is about The World's Most Beautiful River. This vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/04/a-death-defying-commute/

This Little Piggie Went to....

I like this guy's sense of humor. He's lost a toe, but he can joke about it. Link (main site NSFW)tattoos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/04/this-little-piggie-went-to/

Hottie Mints

Hottie Mints - $4.95 Hottie Mints from the NeatoShop, because no matter what she looks like to everyone else she is a hottie to you.  Love, after all, is in the eye of the beholder. Check out the NeatoShop for more...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/04/hottie-mints/

Pittsburgh vs. Green Bay

This Sunday, the Packers battle the Steelers in the Super Bowl. You may be a fan of either, and you may know all there is to know about football, but how much do you really know about the two cities? Test your knowle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/04/pittsburgh-vs-green-bay/

The Most Interesting Actor in the World

In the ad campaign for Dos Equis beer, 72-year-old Jonathon Goldsmith plays "the most interesting man in the world," whose blood smells like cologne, and who sharks named a week after. Goldsmith is not this man. Still,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/04/the-most-interesting-actor-in-the-world/

A Peek at the Edwardian Ball

(YouTube link) Here are more scenes from the Edwardian Ball and World's Faire 2011 last month in San Francisco, where the man with the Goldfish Bowl Helmet caught our attention. The Los Angeles version is scheduled...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/04/a-peek-at-the-edwardian-ball/

Burglar Leaves Phone Charging in Home He Robbed

A man in Silver Spring, Maryland, is under arrest for multiple burglaries. Police caught him because he left his cell phone charging in one home as he robbed it: Police say that Wilkins's home lost power in the storm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/04/burglar-leaves-phone-charge-in-home-he-robbed/

Robo-Rainbow

(vimeo link) This project has something for everyone: those who enjoy gadgets, bicycles, graffiti, overthinking, steampunk, art, and/or rainbows! Creator Akay calls it a "complicated technical solution to aide in si...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/04/robo-rainbow/

Fake Trailers for 1950s and 60s Horror Movies

(Video Link) Michael S. Deak, a movie makeup artist, has made several trailers for fake horror movies from the 1950s and 60s, such as Attack of the Brain Leeches. His YouTube channel is filled with similar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/04/fake-trailers-for-1950s-and-60s-horror-movies/

Shaolin Monk Displays Talent for Getting Kicked in the Groin

Yong Hsueh, a Shaolin monk, appeared on the Chinese version of Britain's Got Talent to demonstrate his ability to get kicked in the crotch without suffering injury: He told the audience: "Steel crotch Kon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/04/shaolin-monk-displays-talent-for-getting-kicked-in-the-groin/

Corgis Playing Tetherball

(Video Link) Corgis Martin and Aston love to be play tetherball. This is a regular activity for them, as you can see from the other videos at the video link. via Super Punchdogs, tetherball...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/04/corgis-playing-tetherball/

Luxurious Bird Mansions

John Looser of Belgrave, Ontario, makes birdhouses with the upper-class bird in mind. Some have over a hundred rooms, swimming pools, and convenient fly-through tunnels. Each one takes between a week and a month to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/04/luxurious-bird-mansions/

13 Animal Friendships Sure To Melt Your Heart

What is it about interspecies animal friendships that make humans so infatuated? Is it the unlikelihood of the partnerships or the simple cuteness of two different species reflecting so well upon one another? Whatever it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/04/13-animal-friendships-sure-to-melt-your-heart/




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