Archive for February 24th, 2011

Corndog Mints

Corndog Mints - $2.45 Do you often have unexplained cravings for corndogs? Corndog Mints from the NeatoShop are here to help.  Now you can satisfy those cravings no matter where you are. Corndog Mints, the great taste...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/corndog-mints/

83 Gut-Busting Restaurant Challenges for Free Food

If you have a big appetite and a big stomach, you might use this list of food challenges as a vacation guide. But beware: these offers have rules, like you have to eat everything on your plate in a certain time perio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/83-gut-busting-restaurant-challenges-for-free-food/

Timber

(YouTube link) Adam Fisher spent 13 months growing a beard. I had to check to see if we had already posted that part, but they are two different men. Fisher's beard became a prop for a public service message about o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/timber/

Beer to be Classified as Alcohol in Russia

For the first time in history, beer, currently classified as food, is set to be reclassified as an alcoholic drink in Russia. The move is a part of the Kremlin's war on alcoholism, as beer consumption is rising in the co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/beer-to-be-classified-as-alcohol-in-russia/

Old Men Get into Lightsaber Duel

(Video Link) So two old men in the middle of a road start arguing in what I think is French. It's fairly safe until one escalates the conflict by activating a lightsaber. The scene doesn't end well. via CrunchG...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/old-men-get-into-lightsaber-duel/

Would You Like to Eat Ice Cream Made from Human Breast Milk?

Of course you would! After all, it makes for good cheese. So you're in luck: there's a shop in London that sells ice cream made from milk donated by local mothers. The dessert, called Baby Gaga, is churned with dona...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/would-you-like-to-eat-ice-cream-made-from-human-beast-milk/

Amish Horse Team Pulls Tractor Trailer out of Snow

Sometimes, the best solutions lie in older technologies. Jalopnik has a video by Joel Appleman of a tractor trailer stuck in a snow drift in central Pennsylvania. A friendly Amish man hauled the truck out...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/amish-horse-team-pulls-tractor-trailer-out-of-snow/

Gingers!

Illustrator Benjamin Douglas created this chart as your guide to famous redheads. http://www.benjamindouglass.com/gingers.html -via Buzzfeedposter, celebrities, ginger, redhead...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/gingers/

Harry Potter Pillows

Montreal artist Kim Gadbois created three minimalist but adorable pillows depicting characters from the Harry Potter series. This one, of course, is Harry. See the pillows depicting Ron and Hermione at Pantoufle de V...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/harry-potter-pillows/

NASA's Robot Astronaut and its Forerunners

Today's final launch of the space shuttle Discovery will have a robotic passenger aboard. Robonaut 2 (affectionately called R2) is going to the International Space Station so NASA can study how it performs in zero gr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/nasas-robot-astronaut-and-its-forerunners/

VW Rollgolf

(YouTube link) These Dutch automotive engineers chopped up a Volkswagen Golf and it became the Mini-Golf. Then they added roll bars and it became the Rollgolf! See more videos at mastermilo82's YouTube channel. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/vw-rollgolf/

Automatic Waffle Machine

(Video link) A team of students from the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden has come up with the WaffelMeister3000 - a machine that is capable of making up to five waffles at a time with a baking time of 20...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/automatic-waffle-machine/

I Heart Nerds: Hello Kitty Scarf

I Heart Nerds: Hello Kitty Scarf - $23.95 The weather is still a bit frightful, but your girlfriend is so delightful.  Show her how much you care with the I Heart Nerds - Hello Kitty Scarf from the NeatoShop.  Serious...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/i-heart-nerds-hello-kitty-scarf/

Fat Lurks Where You Don't Expect It

Did you know that half a can of this soup has as much fat as a 16 - 20 lb. roast turkey? Bone up on fat comparisons to find out which foods conceal oceans of fat under an an innocent-looking exterior. For instance you mi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/fat-lurks-where-you-dont-expect-it/

6-Fingered Cat Gives You a Thumbs Up

Jimmy the cat has polydactyly -- extra fingers on his paws. His hoomins have trained him to give a thumbs-up gesture when asked. Video Link via Geekologie | Previously: Cardi-Cat has 26 Toes!cats, polydactyly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/6-fingered-cat-gives-you-a-thumbs-up/

What Is It? game 166

It's once again time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog. Can you guess what the pictured item is? Or do you already know? Place your guess in the comment section below. One guess per co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/what-is-it-game-166/

The Year of the Beard

(Video Link) At this point, there's nothing very special about taking a picture of yourself every day for a year as you grow a beard. But about a minute into the video, Cory Fauver of Carleton College starts gettin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/the-year-of-the-beard/

E.T. 2 Trailer

(Video link) E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, the popular Steven Spielberg movie from 1982, gets a sequel - at least in the form of a very well done well-done fake trailer. The name of the "film" is E.T. X:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/e-t-2-trailer/

The World's Most Technologically Advanced Surfboard

Two companies called Pukas and Tecnalia built a surfboard with a gyroscope, an accelerometer, a GPS tracking device, a compass, and pressure sensors that can measure the stresses placed upon the board. All of the da...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/the-worlds-most-technologically-advanced-surfboard/

MODOK Romance Novel Cover

March will soon be upon us. It is the traditional time for artists to compose images of the Marvel Comics villain MODOK (Mental Organism Designed O...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/modok-romance-novel-cover/

Tall Painting

(Video Link) There's something very soothing about this presentation. It's a time-lapse video of people pouring paint over a rectangular solid while Philip Glass' String Quartet No. 3 plays in the background. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/tall-painting/

Tiny Transistors Track Cash

These itty-bitty low power organic transistors can be placed on the surface of bank notes for security or tracking by transmitting information wirelessly to a scanner. A group of German and Japanese scientists manufactur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/tiny-transistors-track-cash/

Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five

You know it as Slaughterhouse-Five, but it goes by another name, too. The complete title of Kurt Vonnegut's acclaimed novel is Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children's Crusade: A Duty Dance with Death, by Kurt Von...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/kurt-vonneguts-slaughterhouse-five/

Trash Calligraphy

(Video link) A video clip sowing the Trashloverz team performing calligraphy - "the art of giving form to signs in an expressive, harmonious and skillful manner" - at various pieces of trash. via We like thatcall...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/02/24/trash-calligraphy/
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