Archive for March 22nd, 2011

Playboy Ice Cube Tray

Playboy Ice Cube Tray - $10.95 Can't get enough of those adorable bunnies this spring?  Check out the Playboy Ice Cube Tray from the NeatoShop. With the Playboy Ice Cube Tray from the NeatoShop you can tell everyone h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/playboy-ice-cube-tray/

A Chair to Facilitate Lap Sitting

It's variously romantic or creepy to have someone sit in your lap. But even when it's not creepy, it gets uncomfortable after a while. So Ilian Milinov proposes this design called the Hug Chair to make lap sitting...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/a-chair-to-facilitate-lap-sitting/

The Man Who Couldn't Wait

Hideaki Akaiwa was at work on March 11th when the earthquake and then the tsunami hit his hometown, Ishinomaki in Japan's Miyagi Prefecture. The city was covered with water ten feet deep -for days. Hideaki's wife was mis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/the-man-who-couldnt-wait/

Happy Birthday to The Shat!

William Shatner turns 80 years old today. In honor of the occasion, Buzzfeed has posted many pictures of Shatner in various roles, from the original Star Trek (and even earlier roles) to his current starring...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/happy-birthday-to-the-shat/

The Biggest Rabbit Ever

The idea of giant bunny rabbits may remind you of Night of the Lepus, but this is no movie -it's prehistory. A new species called the Minorcan King of the Rabbits (Nuralagus rex) has been discovered on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/the-biggest-rabbit-ever/

Innovative New Bovine Rectal Simulator Enhances Veterinary Training

Veterinary students at the University of Bristol (UK) have using their new "Breed'n Betsy" -- a machine that simulates parts of a cow's body and replaces the use of live animals for this part of veterinary training:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/innovative-new-bovine-rectal-simulator-enhances-veterinarian-training/

The Cryosauna Freezes Athletes' Bodies

Alberto Salazar, a trainer of highly successful athletes, has been experimenting with new forms of physical therapy to give his clients an extra edge. One of his techniques is called the cryosauna: The cryosauna is t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/the-cryosauna-freezes-athletes-bodies/

Nutritional Labels for Eggs

This is great, but it also needs a proof of purchase tab that can be cut off and mailed in for special offers. Thingiverse user dnewman used the Eggbot egg-decorating machine to draw a nutritional label on an egg....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/nutritional-labels-for-eggs/

Star Destroyer Ice Luge

An ice luge, a quick Google search informs me, is an ice sculpture which is carved so that one can drink alcohol from a channel from inside or on top of it. In this case, pour liquor into the top of the Star Destroy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/star-destroyer-ice-luge/

This Wedding Invitation Indicates a Marriage That's Off to the Right Start

Redditor TheLocoYoko and his fiancée wanted to set the right mood for their wedding, and so commissioned this image for their wedding invitations. When he was asked "Are you inviting people to a wedding, or a massa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/this-wedding-invitation-indicates-a-marriage-thats-off-to-the-right-start/

Rug Cop: The Movie Action Hero Who Uses His Toupee as a Weapon

(Video Link) From the same people who brought you The Squid Wrestler comes a new action hero: The Rug Cop. A scientific experiment gone wrong gave an aging detective amazing toupee powers. With h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/rug-cop-the-movie-action-hero-who-uses-his-toupee-as-a-weapon/

Singing In The Rain Shower Curtain

Singing In The Rain Shower Curtain - $15.95 Spring is here! Spruce up your bathroom with the Singing In The Rain Shower Curtain from the NeatoShop! Let's face it, after all that spring cleaning you are going to need a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/singing-in-the-rain-shower-curtain/

Police Raided the Wrong House 41 Times!

We've all heard of the horror stories of cops raiding the wrong house (and invariably, killing the dog or something) but can you imagine them raiding the wrong house for 41 time?AN innocent couple’s home has be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/police-raided-the-wrong-house-41-times/

Murmurs of Middle Earth

Remember "Alice," the electronic music video remixed from sounds from the animated film Alice in Wonderland? Well, pogo (Nick Bertke) is back, this time with a remix of Lord of the Rings.Check it out:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/murmurs-of-middle-earth/

Animals On Trial?

Imagine trying to prosecute someone who could only respond with oinks and grunts. Believe it or not, trials of this type did happen many times in the middle ages and continue to take place in non-Westernized countrie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/animals-on-trial/

Turning Poo Into Perfume

In 1961, Piero Manzoni created created a piece of art called "Merda d'artista" which was composed of 30gr of net freshly preserved poo (his own) in a tin.Fast forward fifty years later, and we have this: hipste...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/turning-poo-into-perfume/

Classical Chicken

Greetings culture lover and citizens of the world wide web, the Muppets present ... The Blue Danube by Classical Chicken! Move over, Rebecca Black!Surely this makes your day better: Hit play or go to link [YouTube] - via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/classical-chicken/

Pet Cemetery Under the Golden Gate Bridge

Photo: Telstar LogisticsHere's something I didn't know about San Francisco: underneath the Doyle Street ramp to the Golden Gate bridge is a pet cemetery from the former Presidio Army Base:Built in the 1930s, at the s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/pet-cemetery-under-the-golden-gate-bridge/

NFL Lockout to Devastate the Chicken Wing Industry

Won't someone think of the chicken? An extended NFL lockout would be bad for football lovers, but it'd be absolutely devastating to the chicken wing industry:"It would kill wings, it would be terrible on wings,&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/nfl-lockout-to-devastate-the-chicken-wing-industry/

Bus Safety Rules to be Rewritten Because of People are Now Too Fat

Are buses less safe today? Yes, according to the Federal Transit Authority, because of ... fat people. So it's rewriting the rules to ensure bus safety:The Federal Transit Authority (FTA) proposes raising the assumed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/bus-safety-rules-to-be-rewritten-because-of-people-are-now-too-fat/

Plastic Content of a Sea Turtle

Photo: Plastic debris found in the gastrointestinal content of a juvenile green turtle captured in Argentina / Victoria González Carman.Stomach contents of a juvenile sea turtle accidentally captured off the coast...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/plastic-content-of-a-sea-turtle/

Tokyoflash Holding Sale to Benefit Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami Victims

Our friends over at Tokyoflash is donating the proceeds of the sales of their really neat watches to help victims of the Japan earthquake and tsunami:Please consider helping Tokyoflash Japan support the emergency rel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/tokyoflash-holding-sale-to-benefit-japanese-earthquake-and-tsunami-victims/

Lil' Ballerina Backpack

Lil' Ballerina Backpack - $23.95 Are you looking for the perfect Easter gift for the little ballerina in your life? Check out the Lil' Ballerina Backpack from the NeatoShop. You want to know the best part about the L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/lil-ballerina-backpack/

A Better To-Do List Tattoo

Photo: robstephaustralia [Flickr]Remember the to-do list tattoo (that's actually more like a notepad tattoo) we featured before on the blog? Well, Neatoramanaut Stephanie shared her own version here. She said:I've go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/a-better-to-do-list-tattoo/

Wet 'n' Wild by Slinkachu

"Little people" artist Slinkachu (featured on Neatorama before) created this clever installation of his tiny people playing on a tiny waterslide (what fun!)I got back from Fame Festival in Southern Italy la...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/wet-n-wild-by-slinkachu/

A Timeline of Middle East Protest Movements

Recent anti-government protests in the Middle East vary immensely regarding how much news gets to international audiences, and we can find it hard to keep up with developments in so many different areas. The successf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/a-timeline-of-middle-east-protest-movements/

Video Wedding Invitation

(YouTube link) Save the date, because there's some travel involved! She's from Mayo, Ireland and he's from London, England, so they're getting married in Cornwall. This video wedding invitation for Victoria and Paul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/video-wedding-invitation/

Spring Break Badges

These unofficial spring break merit badges can be sent to your friends via Facebook. The Lobster badge is for someone who didn't use enough sunscreen. The one on the right is called Icarus, for your friend who went a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/spring-break-badges/

Stolen Ostrich Saves Itself

A farmer in Pitesti, Romania was distraught to find his ostrich had been stolen by rustlers. But he needn't have worried -this ostrich may be part homing pigeon, because she escaped and found her own way home! Owner Flo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/stolen-ostrich-saves-itself/

Postage Stamp Art

Peter R. Mason is the "Post Pop Art Man". He creates large images by using recycled postage stamps as pixels! Mason's latest work is a portrait of Prince William and Kate Middleton on the occasion of the upcoming roy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/03/22/postage-stamp-art/




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