Archive for June 9th, 2011

Mummy Jewelry Box

Mummy Jewelry Box - $10.95 This is not your Mummy's Jewelry Box. No, wait! It is your Mummy Jewelry Box. With this amazing trinket box from the NeatoShop you can keep your prized possessions under wraps. Be sure...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/mummy-jewelry-box/

No "Like" Lost in Facebook Double-Cross

Facebook lets me keep in touch with colleagues, friends and my grandma. But one pair of divorcees used everyone's (least?) favorite social media site to destroy one another from afar in what turned out to be a pretty sne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/no-like-lost-in-facebook-double-cross/

It's a Marten, Not a Weasel

This distinction is critical, as one crime victim in the state of Washington recently learned: Police say a man was carrying a dead weasel when he burst into a Hoquiam apartment and assaulted a man. The victim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/its-a-marten-not-a-weasel/

Before Scott Pilgrim, There Was Transformers: Underground Mission

Long before comic book artist Bryan Lee O'Malley became famous for his graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim, he was an eight-year old kid: This is a choose your own adventure-style book that I did when I wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/before-scott-pilgrim-there-was-transformers-underground-mission/

Fashion Statement: Dead Cicadas in Hair

I found this image on WTF Japan, Seriously!? with no description. A bit of Googling led me to a 2008 post on Pink Tentacle explaining that a young celebrity in Japan who goes by the name Shokotan ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/fashion-statement-dead-cicadas-in-hair/

Angry Gorilla in Shark Pants

A man who is wearing a shark for a pair of pants has my respect. A gorilla, doubly so. If he declares himself the #1 Dad, who am I to dispute it? This image by Phineas Jones is the label for a beer by 3 Floyds Bre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/angry-gorilla-in-shark-pants/

Oh, So That's the Difference

I keep getting these two confused. So does the father of redditor itsgus, but this illustration will keep it clear and easy to remember. Of course, it's not that important since Slash isn't real. LinkSlash...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/oh-so-thats-the-difference/

Living without Google

Joshua J. Romero discovered that much of his daily life was dominated by Google. He used its myriad services for so many tasks, and worried that it gave Google too much ability to control him. So as an experiment, he dec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/living-without-google/

Botanic Architecture

Baubotanik, or botanic architecture is the art and science of creating structures out of growing plants. A program at the University of Stuttgart in Germany explores the possibilities of this new architectur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/botanic-architecture/

Goslings and Their Escort

(YouTube link) Remote cameras controlled by the traffic management center catch a family of Canada geese walking down I-90 near Seattle. They have a retinue of Washington State Troopers ensuring their safety. -via T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/goslings-and-their-escort/

The New Summer Trend: Cone-ing

Video Link This made me giggle. Video comedian Alki Stevens is trying to make cone-ing the hot (cool?) new trend for the summer. Here's what you do: go to a fast-food drive-through. Order a cone. When you drive up to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/the-new-summer-trend-cone-ing/

Steampunk Laptops Now for Sale

If you have a handful of thousand-dollar bills and a penchant for all things clockwork, this might just be the best day of your life. Richard "Datamancer" Nagy is taking pre-orders for the Victorian Laptop for the fi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/steampunk-laptops-now-for-sale/

Great Books by Morally Questionable Authors

If you're a bookworm like I am then you'll probably love this collection of books we love written by people we probably wouldn't. Yeah, Roald Dahl's on the list, right alongside a Nobel winner, a couple of notable poets,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/great-books-by-morally-questionable-authors/

Hamburger Yummy Pockets

Yummy Pockets Hamburger - $9.45 Summer is nearly here.  Are you still searching for that perfect hot weather accessory? Treat yourself to the new Yummy Pocket Hamburger from the NeatoShop.  Who can resist this del...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/hamburger-yummy-pockets/

Snap, Crackle, and Pop

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. "Snap", "Crackle," and "Pop" have been the world-famous symbols of Rice Krispies sin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/snap-crackle-and-pop/

The World's Most Exclusive Website

Photo link You thought you left behind popularity contests when you graduated high school, right? Think again. The World's Most Exclusive Website lets you "in" to their virtual club on levels based on your number of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/the-worlds-most-exclusive-website/

The Vaults of General Electric

You think you have weird stuff in your attic, imagine if you were a 130 year old company who is responsible in part for some of the world’s greatest inventions. The company has released a gallery of photographs tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/the-vaults-of-general-electric/

Fireworks Boxing

For those of you that think the sport of boxing isn’t brutal enough, it seems that in 1937 someone tried to add fireworks to the mix. Two boxers fought each other while connected to pyrotechnic dummies which explod...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/fireworks-boxing/

Titanic II Sinks

I’m not one to believe in bad luck, but if you name your boat after one of the most infamous disasters in nautical history you’re just asking for trouble. Apparently that is just what happened to Mark Wilkinson w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/titanic-ii-sinks/

The Border Between Heaven and Earth

The world’s largest salt flats in Bolivia create a striking illusion when the sky is reflected on its surface. Walking across the flats people and vehicles appear to be floating in the clouds as shown in this amazi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/the-boarder-between-heaven-and-earth/

Make Your Summer Sound Exciting With a Movie Voiceover

Video link This summer... Stacy tidies up her yard as she tries to sell her house. This summer... Stacy wrangles with her insurance company to get fair values for items stolen when her house was robbed. This summer....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/make-your-summer-sound-exciting-with-a-movie-voiceover/

Pop-up Protection from Animals

The NeatoShop's Inflatable Bear Head we saw a couple of days ago may have more than one use. Sure, it's a nice decoration, but also... When a big bear approaches, some people choose to quietly stroll away. To give them...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/pop-up-protection-from-animals/

What Is It? game 181

It is once again time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog. Can you guess what the pictured item is? Do you know what it is? Place your guess in the comment section below. One...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/what-is-it-game-181/

One Animal's Body, Another Animal's Brain

Recent advances in genetic research have allowed scientists to grow the brain of one animal inside he body of an entirely different species. Is this the dawning of a new era or a scene out of The Island of D...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/one-animals-body-another-animals-brain/

Tongue Studs Can Give Paralyzed People Greater Control Over Mobility Devices

Martin Mireles has been paralyzed from the neck down for nearly twenty years. He can maneuver a mobility chair by steering it with his mouth, but a new magnetic tongue stud developed by researchers at the Northwestern Un...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/a-tongue-stud-can-give-paralyzed-people-greater-control-over-mobility-devices/

See-through Pontiac

General Motors built two or possibly three transparent automobiles to display at the New York World’s Fair of 1939-1940. The Pontiac Deluxe seven-window touring sedan (B-body) from that project is going up for sale...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/see-through-pontiac/

Synchronized Robotic Desk Lamps

(YouTube link) Of course, you've wanted your own dancing Pixar lamp ever since you first saw it, right? Jonathan Foote created a chorus line of lamps, seen here performing at Maker Faire. Get the details on how he d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/synchronized-robotic-desk-lamps/

Radical X-ray Art

There are quite a few creative minds who are making art using x-rays, each with their own distinctive style. Dark Roasted Blend has a roundup introducing the works of Wim Delvoye, Ben Kruisdijk, Steven Meyers, Bert M...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/radical-x-ray-art/

Gigantic Transformers Sculptures

Anchalee Saengtai, a female artist from Thailand, is using recycled automobile and truck parts to create very big and impressive Transformers sculptures. Ripley’s has already unveiled a Bumblebee statue at Lou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/09/gigantic-transformers-sculptures/
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