Archive for July 1st, 2011

Maze Cafe Cup and Saucer Set

Maze Cafe Cup and Saucer | $14.95 What a neat saucer to put under a coffee cup! It looks like an everyday cup and saucer, but just a drop of coffee on the saucer becomes a game as the drip finds it ways through the maze...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/01/maze-cafe-cup-and-saucer-set/

Flatbread Tosser Has Mastered Flatbread Tossing

(Video Link) I don't have any information about this video, but it clearly show a man who's mastered his trade. He flattens pieces of dough and throws them about twenty feet away to a co-worker, never missing the ta...

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Bill Murray As A Religious Icon

If you love Bill Murray, then you'll certainly appreciate this great print of him by artist N.C. Winters called "The Wisdom of the Llama." In case you were wondering, yes, it is for sale. Link via Laughing SquidAr...

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The Most Undeservingly Hated Creatures

I know just as well as anyone else how easy it is to hate rats, mosquitoes and wasps, but like many other pests, these creatures are entirely necessary for our survival and for the ecosystems we call home. This great...

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The Doctor's Companions Infographic

If you've ever had a hard time keeping track of the companions on Doctor Who, then this handy infographic should be able to help. To view the full graphic, be sure to click on the link. Linktelevision, Doctor Who,...

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10 Cool Geek Restaurants & Bars

If you're planning a trip based solely on geek culture soon, Oddee's list of 10 geek bars and restaurants should be a great resource for dining and drinking options. My favorite is The Hajime Restaurant in Bangkok, w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/01/10-cool-geek-restaurants-bars/

Koala Fight Caught on Camera

(Video Link) I've never seen koalas so angry before. The noises they make are utterly bizarre and strangely cute. If you can ignore the annoying narrator's comments, it's a fascinating video.weird, videos, animals, zo...

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Broadband Internet Installed by Horse

Vermont will soon have statewide broadband Internet access, in part due to the labors of a horse delivering cable to remote areas. Fred and his human Claude Desmarais have lately been working seven days a week on the pro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/01/broadband-internet-installed-by-horse/

Key Guns

Imagine that you're a jailer in the Nineteenth Century. You have to open an occupied cell, perhaps to transfer a prisoner or deliver a meal. To open the cell, you need your hands free. But that would leave you unarme...

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World's Largest Smiley Face Made of People

2,226 people assembled at a park in Mahwah, New Jersey, to form the largest smiley face composed of human bodies. This is nearly triple the current record, which was set earlier this year in Croatia: Though offici...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/01/worlds-largest-smiley-face-made-of-people/

Winnie the Pooh and Tigger

Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles is hosting an exhibition that includes the work of Robert Brandenburg. This artist buys cheap paintings at garage sales and adds details here and there. Take a guess about what he added to...

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Jewelry Made from Human Hair

Kerry Howley, an art student at Middlesex University, put together a jewelry collection made from human hair. In reference to how people think about hair, she's entitled it "Attraction/Aversion". Howley writes: Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/01/jewelry-made-from-human-hair/

"O, Canada" Shatner-Style

(Video link) The Shat may not want anyone to see this, but who cares? Here's Captain Kirk's pause- (and aside-) filled version of the Canadian National Anthem, in commemoration of his Lifetime Achievement Award fro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/01/o-canada-shatner-style/

Flesh Eating Cocaine

This may sound like an anti drug scare film, but according to Good Morning America a new type of cocaine is hitting the streets of Los Angeles and New York that will eat your flesh. It seems cocaine has been behind a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/01/flesh-eating-cocaine/

If All Time Travel Films Had Doc Brown

Doc Brown from the Back to The Future trilogy has got to be one of the all time most memorable time travelers. He and Marty McFly usually save the day, but what if Doc had been the protagonist in other...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/01/if-all-time-travel-films-had-doc-brown/

The Worst Special Effects Reel

Not everyone can be Stephen Speilberg, but some people can aspire to Tommy Wiseau. At least that is what visual effects maker Martin Gamal seems to be aiming for in this video reel that is making the rounds not for its...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/01/the-worst-special-effects-reel/

9 Fourth of July Myths Debunked

When we Americans are young children, we are taught the basics of our nation's founding. But often those stories get shortened into easy-to-recall sound bites that don't tell the whole story. Most of the historical "fact...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/01/9-fourth-of-july-myths-debunked/

Pac-Man Highway - Level 1

(vimeo link) This is what Pac-Man would be like as a first person RPG, if you were playing it in a car. Maybe. -via The Daily Whatvideo games, pacman, POV, First Person...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/01/pac-man-highway-level-1/

Happy Canada Day!

Canada Day (Fête du Canada) celebrates the formation of Canada on July first, 1867. The holiday was once known as Dominion Day, but was changed after Canada gained full independence from Britain in 1982. You can lea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/01/happy-canada-day-3/

Michael Jordan Has Terrible Grammar

But I'm willing to excuse that, because this love letter penned by the basketball great in 1980 is just so sweet. Jordan's two-page note to his "dearest Laquette" sold at auction for $5,100.66; Letters of Note poste...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/01/michael-jordan-has-terrible-grammar/

Cheerleading and Some Famous Cheerleaders

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website.Here's your question for the day: In what activity were men once 100% in control, but now women...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/01/cheerleading-and-some-famous-cheerleaders/

Man Struck by Lightning for the Sixth Time

There comes a point in everyone's lives that you have to admit there are things you just can't do. I'm going out on a limb here to say that Melvin Roberts's un-doable thing is going outside, ever. Monday, the South Carol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/01/man-struck-by-lightning-for-the-sixth-time/

Turbo Tango

If you prefer your sustenance in the spray-foam variety, you're in luck: Tango orange soda will be available in an aerosol spray can. No more dying of thirst while you put away the Reddi-wip in vain, thanks to Britvi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/01/turbo-tango/

Stuff Exploding in Slo-Mo

(Watch on PopSci) There's always so much talk about apple pie and baseball near Independence Day, but I don't like either of those things. And having practically lived inside the Internet for the last few years, I c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/01/stuff-exploding-in-slo-mo/






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