Archive for April 13th, 2011

Only One of These Catches Flies

The elaborately-structured glass item on the right is a nineteenth-century fly catcher: The fly catchers were used in the sickroom. They were baited with sugar and water, which was placed in the ring near the base....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/only-one-of-these-catches-flies/

The Catcher in the Rye, Starring Robin

Holden Caulfied, the Boy Wonder of Gotham City, has a lot of growing up to do. And it doesn't look that Batman is going to help him much. Read the whole piece at Andrew Makes Comics. Link via Atomic Ner...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/the-catcher-in-the-rye-starring-robin/

Is Sugar Toxic?

Illustration: Kenji Aoki / The New York Times; Prop Stylist: Nell Tivnan. Source: UI.S.D.A. 2009 Estimates How much do we love sugar? The amount may surprise you - the average Ameri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/is-sugar-toxic/

Taco Bell's Doritos Chip Taco Shell

Taco shell made from Dorito chips? What can be more awesome? According to reports by Slashfood and Food Beast, Taco Bell is experimenting with Nacho Cheese Doritos Taco Shell.What do you think? Will you eat it? LinkTaco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/taco-bells-doritos-chip-taco-shell/

Did Czech President Steal a Pen?

Czech President Václav Klaus really, really liked a pen put in front of him during his official visit to Chile. Check out his smooooth moves in palming the pen. No one will notice ... : Hit play or go to Link [You...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/did-czech-president-steal-a-pen/

LEGO Farnsworth House

Farnsworth House, a one room weekend retreat built by architect Mies Van Der Rohe, is the  is the ninth release in the LEGO Architecture series. The kit contains  contains 546 bricks, building instructions and ex...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/lego-farnsworth-house/

My Kid's Personal ATM

My Kid's Personal ATM - $9.95 This Mother's Day show Mom how much you care by buying her a T-shirt from the NeatoShop. We know she will love the My Kid's Personal ATM T-shirt.  In fact, we think she will be so touch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/my-kids-personal-atm/

Paula Deen Riding Things

I don't know about you guys, but I have a soft spot for seriously strange and seriously niche blogs. Paula Deen Riding Things is one of those blogs.The name says it all. The entire site consists of images of Paula De...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/paula-deen-riding-things/

Dominos Artists Go Above And Beyond

When you order a pizza online, a lot of the places have a text area for you to include any special instructions you might have, like extra sauce or a code to get in to your apartment complex. When the blogger who wri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/dominos-artists-go-above-and-beyond/

Geometric Terrariums

Terrarium (or technically, vivarium) is a neat glass enclosure for plants but for some, they're too ... boxy. Well, never fear! Here are some geometric terrariums for the boxophobics: Linkterrarium...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/geometric-terrariums/

The Ultimate in Bad Product Placement: Walking Dead Billboard Next to a Funeral Parlor

Someone wasn't using his braaaaaiiiinss here: a billboard advertising the zombie series Walking Dead was put right beside a funeral parlor in Consett, County Durham, England. The ad has since been removed, but the infamy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/the-ultimate-in-bad-product-placement-walking-dead-billboard-next-to-a-funeral-parlor/

The Finnish Not-So-Secret Weapon for Top Notch Schools: Better Teachers

It seems like every day we're reminded how American kids are falling behind in science and math (we're ranked 24 out of 34 countries that participated in the Organization for Economic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/the-finnish-not-so-secret-weapon-for-top-notch-schools-better-teachers/

Scientifically Proven: An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, and now, science has proven the age-old saying to be true, at least for post-menopausal women:In a study of 160 women who ate either dried apples or prunes daily for one year, th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/scientifically-proven-an-apple-a-day-keeps-the-doctor-away/

J. Crew Ad: Is It Bad to Paint a Boy's Toenails Pink?

The ad for J. Crew features a mother and child having a good time painting her child's toenails hot pink. That may sound like a plain ho-hum ad, but the ad sparked a huge controversy in the bl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/j-crew-ad-is-it-bad-to-paint-a-boys-toenails-pink/

World's Smallest Engraving

Graham Short managed to engrave three words on the edge of a razor blade. You can only see it at 400x magnification (or by going to the link to see a larger picture). The 64-year-old Short, who admits he is obsessed with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/worlds-smallest-engraving/

Navel Gazing

(YouTube Link) The YoGPoD Podcast guys speculate about how the Teletubbies watch television. -via Buzzfeed TV, animation, Teletubbies...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/navel-gazing/

Duck Walk

Oh, nothing special, just a duck walking through Beijing showing off its shoes. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/picturesoftheday/8445313/Pictures-of-the-day-12-April-2011.html?image=5 -via Buzzfeed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/duck-walk/

Rabbit Feet

Rabbit Feet - $17.95 Are you still looking for the perfect Easter gift for your favorite 18-months to 3-year-old?  Well, look no further! You need the adorable Rabbit Feet slippers from the NeatoShop! The Rabbit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/rabbit-feet/

Man Without Legs to be P.E. Teacher

Doug Forbis is in a graduate education program and has done some student teaching. He aspires to be a physical education teacher for children with special needs. Forbis believe he can offer encouragement because he's an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/man-without-legs-to-be-p-e-teacher/

Squirrel Wanted for Vandalizing Police Cars

(YouTube link) Sheriff's deputies in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma noticed damaged wiring in their cruisers for weeks before finding out who the perpetrator is. Spokesman Mark Myer said the culprit is a squirrel who app...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/squirrel-wanted-for-vandalizing-police-cars/

The Brabant Chronicle

Brabant is a province of Belgium. The Brabant Chronicle is a 14th-century manuscript by Jan Van Boendale. The chronicle was published in several updated versions and covers events of the area from around the year 600...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/the-brabant-chronicle/

The Photosynthetic Restaurant

Jonathon Keats is opening a restaurant in San Francisco, Sacramento but it doesn't serve food. It doesn't even serve humans. The Photosynthetic Restaurant caters to plants! He filters sunlight in various combinations to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/the-photosynthetic-restaurant/

Trick Shot Doc

(Slate video link) Now you know what medical doctors do during slow shifts. Dr. Denton is apparently a "practicing" physician! -via the Presurfer trick, doctor, aim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/trick-shot-doc/

The Almost Famous Relatives of Famous People

If you are famous, people are always trying to get something out of you. From Frank Stallone to Jim Belushi, we’ve seen how even your own family will try to ride your coattails. Here are some of the infamous and al...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/13/the-almost-famous-relatives-of-famous-people/




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