Archive for June 13th, 2011

Kitten Plays Invisible Harp

(YouTube link) The person who uploaded this video found the kitten all alone and took it home, where she was cleaned, fed, and introduced to their other cats. Within a few hours, she was as comfortable as you see he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/kitten-plays-invisible-harp/

Krispy Treat Soap

Krispy Treat Soap - $3.95 Do you love krispy treats so much that you wish you could bathe in their sweet goodness? Well, now you can! Head on over to the NeatoShop and get yourself some Krispy Treat soap.   This fabu...

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Is This Really the Script to a Ferris Bueller Sequel?

The blog Stuck in the '80s says it is. I had to double-check the date on the post just to make sure it wasn't an old April Fool's joke just now making the Internet rounds, but no - Steve Spears says Ferris Bueller 2:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/is-this-really-12-script-pages-from-a-ferris-bueller-sequel/

The Best Works of The Venture Bros. Cosplay

Have you seen The Venture Bros.? It's a great show, and in my opinion, the funniest currently in production. Gamma Squad has a roundup of some of the best cosplay by fans. Here we see three young la...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/the-best-works-of-the-venture-bros-cosplay/

LEGO-Making Machine Made out of LEGO

The Danes started making LEGO bricks in 1949 using a hand-cranked molding machine. This LEGO set permits you to make a model of that machine. It is not yet a fully functional model, but I'm sure some LEGO enthusiasts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/lego-making-machine-made-out-of-lego/

Origami Flying Mantis

I can't find out much information about Nguyen Hung Cuong, but his origami work is simply amazing. He's got a whole series of lovely insect pieces at the link. Link -via Colossalorigami...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/origami-flying-mantis/

Spaceflights in Water

Owen Silverwood launches model NASA spacecraft in tanks of water to recreate the effect of billowing clouds of rocket exhaust. The space shuttle shot at the link is particularly glorious. http://www.owensilverwood.co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/spaceflights-in-water/

Man Hangs from Hot Air Balloon Suspended Only by His Body Piercings

(Video Link) Zane Whitmore of Seattle was pierced through the flesh on his shoulder blades four times, and then hung from these piercings onto a hot air balloon. He floated around California's Long Valley Caldera fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/man-hangs-from-hot-air-balloon-suspended-only-by-his-body-piercings/

Uterus Transplant Planned

A couple of years ago, I mentioned that researchers were making headway toward transplanting a human uterus. Now doctors in Sweden have scheduled an experimental transplant between 56-year old Eva Ottosson and her 25-yea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/uterus-transplant-planned/

$230,000 Personal Guard Dogs

At that price, they're not just called "guard dogs" but "executive protection dogs". Harrison Prather owns a South Carolina-based company that specializes in training elite protection dogs for private individuals. Julia,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/230000-personal-guard-dogs/

The World’s Happiest Countries (According to North Korea)

North Korea released the results of their "happiness survey" a few weeks ago (we had the item, but looking at it now would be *wink* cheating). According to the survey, South Korea and the United States are the U...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/the-worlds-happiest-countries-according-to-north-korea/

Jubilation Day

(vimeo link) This video is for the birds! A delightful animated music video for "Jubilation Day" by Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers. The music is great, but the last sequence is priceless! -via Laughing Sq...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/jubilation-day/

Frothy Magnetic Bubbles at The Edge of Our Solar System

It sounds kind of delicious the way they describe it but NASA has discovered a mysterious cluster of "frothy magnetic bubbles" at the edge of our solar system. Discovered by probes Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 the bubbles a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/frothy-magnetic-bubbles-at-the-edge-of-our-solar-system/

iPhones on the Last Shuttle Mission

What's the use in taking a cell phone into space? After all, it's not like there's a cell tower nearby, and NASA has constant radio contact. But iPhones are going up on the final space shuttle mission in July, because .....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/iphones-on-the-last-shuttle-mission/

A Lot of Cats

I wonder what this Twaggie (based on a Tweet by @DanaJGould) is insinuating. I am older than I've ever been and I also own more cats than I ever have before. Illustration by Sam Spratt. Linkdog, cats, Twitter, Age, t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/a-lot-of-cats/

Unmade Star Trek Projects

Five TV series and 11 movies may be enough for some people, but the ones that were never brought to light still intrigue die-hard Star Trek fans. Read about 10 projects proposed between 1968 and 2005 that tried...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/unmade-star-trek-projects/

The 8 Weirdest Dog Breeds Ever

You might have heard of some of these strange dog breeds, but I bet you don't know all of them! Are you familiar with the Puli? This dog was wearing dreadlocks thousands of years ago! While no one knows exactly where pu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/the-8-weirdest-dog-breeds-ever/

Swimsuits 1952

(YouTube link) The fashion industry unveils the latest swimsuits for the summer of 1952, designed to elicit wolf whistles. I can't decide which I like better, the Wingding (for "obvious" reasons) or the Dunk Me. -vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/swimsuits-1952/

Keith Moon, Bathroom Bomber

The following article is from the book Uncle John's Heavy Duty Bathroom Reader. More than 30 years after his death, the Who's drummer, Keith Moon, is still remembered as one of the best in rock history. And as mor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/keith-moon-bathroom-bomber/

Industrial Photography with a Soul

In the hands of a talented photographer, industry can become art. Well-designed machines can be things of beauty, and industrial decay can became emotion-stirring images. Dark Roasted Blend has a photography roundup...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/industrial-photography-with-a-soul/

A Simple Solution

In some cases, reliance on modern technology makes things more complicated and more expensive than a low-tech approach. The folks preparing for an election found that a short stack of paper worked as well as 30 laptop co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/a-simple-solution/

Solar-Powered Bikini

Andrew Schneider's invention is the glorious future of swimwear that will replace the obsolete and dangerous coal-burning bikinis of today: The suit is a standard medium-sized bikini swimsuit retrofitted with 1" x...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/13/solar-powered-bikini/
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