Archive for April 26th, 2011

The People Clock

Have you ever looked at a group of cheerleaders or acrobats and thought “I wish they would do something useful with all those fancy moves?” Well, now artist Billy Chasen has conceived The People Clock. It’s a d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/the-people-clock/

Yoda In Your Pocket

Yoda In Your Pocket - $8.95 Do you need constant advice? Do you wish Yoda was there to help you?  You need Yoda in Your Pocket from the NeatoShop!   With the push of a button Yoda will be there to lead you through you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/yoda-in-your-pocket/

Patients Control Computer With Brain

Have you ever wanted to play X Box games just by thinking about moving the character on the screen? Well, now we are one step closer to making that dream a reality with an experiment conducted at Washington University in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/patients-control-computer-with-brain/

Hybrid Gas Electric Car From 1900

Who killed the hybrid car? It seems that 100 years before the Prius was mass produced Porsche sold what was the first hybrid gas electric car. The vehicle used a gas engine to run an electric generator which powered...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/hybrid-gas-electric-car-from-1900/

14 Serial Killers Who Were Never Caught

In movies and television the killer always gets caught in the end.  We have come to expect that good will always triumph over evil no matter what. That’s why this list of fourteen serial killers who were never caught...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/14-serial-killers-who-were-never-caught/

The Future According To Google Search Results

Since humans were able to conceive of the concept of time they have wanted to know the future. And with the advent of Google we have come even more expectant of having any and all information at our fingertips. Have...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/the-future-according-to-google-search-results/

Pinhole Camera Egg

Francesco Capponi turned eggs into single-use pinhole cameras. The resulting images (if I understand him correctly), were imprinted on the inside of the eggs when they were cracked open. He provides step-by-step in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/pinhole-camera-egg/

Joe the All-Terrain Bunny

Joe is a young paraplegic rabbit. Liam designed a way to put wheels on him so he can get around without dragging his hindquarters. This is just one of the many cute stories at NeatoBambino you might miss if you don't...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/joe-the-all-terrain-bunny/

Steampunk Nerf Gun

Professor CaT Pardus took a Nerf Maverick revolver and made it all steampunk-y. Despite the heavy modifications, the "Dreameater" remains fully functional for all your Nerf defensive needs. I really like the litt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/steampunk-nerf-gun/

Best/Worst Name for a Street

Yes, Bucket of Blood Street in Holbrook, Arizona, is completely real. There appear to be Google Street View images available, but I'm afraid to look at them. Google Maps Link via reddit via Super Punchstreet name...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/bestworst-name-for-a-street/

When It Floods, Fire Ants Link Together to Form Huge Rafts

(Video Link) David Hu and Nathan J. Mlot of the Georgia Institute of Technology investigated claims that when flooded out, fire ants will link together to form effective rafts: "They'll gather up all the eggs in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/when-it-floods-fire-ants-link-together-to-form-huge-rafts/

Warship Shoe

Artist Phil Noto made this shoe for a custom sneaker art show at the Bold Hype Gallery in New York City. I'd hazard a guess that the number 27 refers to a specific vessel, but it's hard to know precisely which one....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/warship-shoe/

If Star Wars Had Been Written by Jean-Paul Sartre

(Video Link) Philosophical debates are really a lot more interesting when resolved by lightsaber duels, which is why OneMinuteGalactica rewrote the script to Episode IV with quotations from French existentalist phil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/if-star-wars-had-been-written-by-jean-paul-sartre/

Police Chief Sued for Making Arrest ... By Police Labor Union!

You'd think that being a Police Chief means that you can do police things. Like making an arrest, for instance. But you'd be wrong - at least according to the police union.Here's the strange tale of how Scranton, Pennsyl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/police-chief-sued-for-making-arrest-by-police-labor-union/

Superhero Cape for the Super Unemployed

Can't find a job? Perhaps it's your lack of cape that's hampering your job search. Never fear - Workforce Central Florida has got your back (literally!) with a shiny red cape.The federally funded jobs agency spent $14,00...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/superhero-cape-for-the-super-unemployed/

2016: The End of The Age of America?

Whilst Americans are busy shopping at the mall (or too busy scrounging for work), the International Monetary Fund released a forecast that signalled the end of the American economic dominance.According to the IMF, the Ag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/2016-the-end-of-the-age-of-america/

SETI Shuts Down Search for Alien Due To Budget Cuts

Poor ET will have to wait a tad bit longer to be found as SETI has shut down its Allen Telescope Array due to lack of funding.Frank Marchis of Cosmic Diary writes: The future of the ATA may depend of the US Air Force...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/seti-shuts-down-search-for-alien-due-to-budget-cuts/

Enormous Statue of Pharaoh Found in Egypt

Archaeologists found an enormous 42-foot tall statue of Amenhotep III in Egypt, and the news bring about the poem Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley to my mind:The statue consists of seven large quartzite blocks and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/enormous-statue-of-pharaoh-found-in-egypt/

Man Owes Money for Working For the Government For No Money

Richard Ravitch was sworn in as New York's liutenant governor in 2009, to fill a vacancy and help solve the city's dire fiscal crisis. Ravitch, a wealthy businessman, was gracious enough to forgo the $151,500 annual sala...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/man-owes-money-for-working-for-the-government-for-no-money/

Cavity-Inducing Royal Jewels

To commemorate Prince William and Kate Middleton's upcoming nuptials, Executive Pastry Chef Laurent Branlard of the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort created Kate's famous engagement ring out of sugar. He also cr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/cavity-inducing-royal-jewels/

Victorian Mustache Guard

That strange object above, my friend, serves a deadly serious purpose. Raynor of The Rag Bag explains this wonderful curiosity known as the Victorian Mustache Guard: what you need to understand about the differences...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/victorian-mustache-guard/

Gauss Facts

Move over, Chuck Norris. There's a new tough guy in town and his name is Gauss ( I hear he can do a little math). Here are his facts:Fermat once made Gauss angry. The result…Fermat’s Last Theorem.*em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/gauss-facts/

Tiny Justice League

The backyard is safe again, thanks to Tiny Justice League! HGTV fan kamila1 submitted this cute photo of Supertot (9 month old) and his trusty companions Batdog (9 years Lab) and Wonderdog (e years Australian Shepherd):...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/tiny-justice-league/

Junrey Balawing: World's Smallest Man

"Aw, what a cute toddler," you may think, but you'd be wrong. That's Junrey Balawing, who is going to be crowned the unenviable title of World's Smallest Man when he turns 18 this June: MEET Junrey Balawing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/junrey-balawing-worlds-smallest-man/

Union Jack Plush Earmuffs

Union Jack Earmuffs - $5.95 Are you a Royal Wedding fanatic? Are you tired of coworkers teasing you about your love of all things Will and Kate?  Shut out the naysayers with the Union Jack Plush Earmuffs from the Nea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/union-jack-plush-earmuffs/

Name That Tune!

Here's a super fun Name That Tune quiz with a delightful cast of animated characters. We scored 6 out of 10 - failing on the newer songs and killing on the older ones. See how well you do. Give the quiz a whirl here....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/name-that-tune/

Kittens and Salsa

(YouTube link) The world's simplest ad campaign -show your product with cute kittens. It just might work! -via Arbroathcats, kittens, salsa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/kittens-and-salsa/

Needle-Felted Sloths

How cute are these sloths? The entire family was made by a crafter in Hokkaido, Japan. See more pictures at Craftzine. Link -via Rue The Daycrafts, felt, sloths...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/needle-felted-sloths/

American Pleasantries

Jenny and Dave Prager brought us First Impressions of the USA last month. Some of the response they received from global visitors to the USA concerned the common greeting, "How are you?" Lakshmi says: “When I set foot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/american-pleasantries/

Instructions

This Twaggie was illustrated by Davide Berneda from a Tweet by @linajk. Like all Twaggies, it can be enshrined in a t-shirt. Linktweet, Twaggie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/26/instructions-2/










X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
 
Learn More