Archive for February 12th, 2011

Pod People

Totally different kinda iPod here, folks. just throw this sucker up any old place, and redefine the term "relax". That's right, we now have something loungier than a lounge chair. Today, I am proud to be an American. Ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/pod-people/

ESPN Reporter Chased By Alpaca

(YouTube link) We already know that alpacas make for great chicken bodyguards. They're like, the Secret Service of poultry. But sometimes that innate protective instinct just turns into agression and if you're in the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/espn-reporter-chased-by-alpaca/

Homer the Dude

(YouTube link) We seem to be on a roll with The Big Lebowski mash-ups. Coming hot on the heels of The Big LEGOwski, now we have Homer Simpson, Lenny and Carl reenacting the "They peed on your effing rug" sc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/homer-the-dude/

Pictogram Movie Posters

Let's face it; movie posters are, by nature, a hit-or-miss art form. And hey, it's not easy. Boiling down the core elements that make a movie great into a one-sheet graphic, well - that's daunting stuff.  Often the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/pictogram-movie-posters/

Daisy Wants Pancakes Now!

(Video Link) Daisy and Caspar are dogs. Every Saturday, their hoomin makes pancakes for them. Caspar is very mellow and waits patiently for pancakes to be inserted into his mouth. Daisy, as you can see, is not....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/daisy-wants-pancakes-now/

Cheetah Cam

The Smithsonian National Zoological Park has installed a streaming webcam in a cheetah's den, so that we can keep an eye on a mother cheetah and two cubs. Female cheetah Zazi is raising a cub she gave birth to and anoth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/cheetah-cam/

Star Wars Greek Vase

About this image by deviantART user asaifactory, Jeremy Barker writes: This is just like my Classics classes with one crucial difference: nobody is naked. And for that I an eternally grateful. I get his point,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/star-wars-greek-vase/

Major Styles of Tattoo Art

About 1 in 2.5 adults under the age of 40 has been inked. The Washington Post presents an interactive infographic illustrating the major styles of tattooing that can be found in the United States today. At...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/major-styles-of-tattoo-art/

The Art Of Candle Carving

(YouTube Link) I never stopped to think about the work that goes into handcrafting candles. This Dutch Garden candle takes time and skill to make and sells for about $40.00. I'd  almost hate to burn it. Via Bean...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/the-art-of-candle-carving/

Bear Hat

Bear Hat - $16.95 Nothing screams I'm not outdoorsy like the Bear Hat from the NeatoShop.  It's perfect for whatever electronic adventure you plan to take. Hey, we know how tough it is finding products that are as ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/bear-hat/

Cheese or Font?

It's a simple quiz game. It gives you a word, and you decide whether it's a cheese or  font. How hard could this be? After all, I buy cheese at the grocery store and I have many fonts on my computer. Surprise! There...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/cheese-or-font/

Zombie Valentines

Artist Elliot Quince made linocut prints of creepy/funny zombie valentines you can print out and give to someone you love -if they have a sense of humor! What better way to say "Happy Valintestines Day"? Lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/zombie-valentines/

Dinosaur Sex

They must have done something to reproduce, considering they roamed the earth for millions of years. Yet they died out for one reason or another. And some dinosaurs, like the stegosaurus, were covered in armor a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/dinosaur-sex/

Anatomical Sleeping Bag

Wear your insides on the outside and study human anatomy while you drift off to dreamland.  This creepy sleeping bag would be perfect for a Halloween sleepover. Link (in Japanese) - Via Who Killed Bambisleeping bag,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/anatomical-sleeping-bag/

This Week at Neatorama

Without even realizing it, I posted articles featuring eggplants, zucchinis, and fruit this week. I must be subconsciously dreaming of spring gardening. Or maybe I need more fiber in my diet. We got a head start on Va...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/this-week-at-neatorama-38/

Feline Lord Voldemort Needs a Home

Charlie, an abandoned cat, bears an unfortunate resemblance to the evil Lord Voldemort of the Harry Potter films. The fourteen year old animal had his ears and nose removed after a bout with cancer but is reported to be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/feline-lord-voldemort-needs-a-home/

Couple Uses the Same Valentine's Day Card for 70 Years

Harry Ward got to know Doris in a bomb shelter in Bristol, UK, during an air raid in November, 1940. Three months later, he gave his sweetheart a card on Valentine's Day as he left town to go to war. They married the n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/couple-uses-the-same-valentines-day-card-for-70-years/

How to Board a Moving Train

(Video Link) We're late for the train! But we must board it! How can this be accomplished? A couple in Burma demonstrates one technique. via The Presurferrailroads...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/how-to-board-a-moving-train/

TRON Bambi

I doubt that this toy is licensed by Disney, but CLOT's TRON: Legacy Bambi toy nonetheless goes on sale on Valentine's Day. They can be found a shop called "Man Is In the Forest" in Shanghai. There are thr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/tron-bambi/

Zach is Back

(YouTube link) It's been a while since we've seen a new YouTube video from Zach Anner, since he's been busy as a contestant on a TV show from Oprah Winfrey's new network. I started watching this and had to stop and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/12/zach-is-back/
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