Archive for July 2nd, 2011

Cute Faces Found In Objects

I don't know about you guys, but I get a kick out of these goofy pictures of unintentional faces found in objects. Dark Roasted Blend has a great collection of these guys. If you like them, be sure to check out the w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/02/cute-faces-found-in-objects/

The 6 Most Terrible Publicity Stunts Ever

I'm sure you guys all are familiar with the Scope's Monkey Trial, but did you know that the whole thing was actually just an overblown publicity stunt to help attract travelers to visit the town of Dayton, Tennessee?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/02/the-6-most-terrible-publicity-stunts-ever/

7 Terrifying Man-Eating Beasts

From a one-ton crocodile that may have killed 300 people to a leopard who munched on 250 different victims, this list of man-eating beasts is fascinating although a bit depressing. LinkHistory, animals, monsters,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/02/7-terrifying-man-eating-beasts/

A Mad Max Reenactment In the Desert

(Video Link) For the second year in a row,  a bunch of Mad Max fanatics will be heading out to the Mojave to live out their post-apocalyptic fantasies during the tree day long Wasteland Week event in September. While...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/02/a-mad-max-reenactment-in-the-desert/

Sea Lion Rejects Woman's Hugs

(Video Link) We've all seen sea lion shows where someone is asked to give the animal a hug, but few of us have ever seen the volunteer end up in the pool. The result is pretty funny, even though I can't help but feel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/02/sea-lion-rejects-womans-hugs/

Crazy Calculator

Crazy Calculator | $8.95 Have you heard about the Crazy Calculator, the calculator that hates math? It's both a prank calculator and a real calculator! When your friends are around, use it in prank mode. Whatever equati...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/02/crazy-calculator/

Annoying Dove

(YouTube link) Can't a cat take a decent nap around here without some annoying dinner entree bothering him? -via The Daily WhatCat, nap, dove...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/02/annoying-dove/

Woof vs. Meow

I fall under the group of "cat people," though I admit that this isn't exactly by choice. The fact that I have a cat but no dog indicates a little bit about my personality, according to a survey by hunch.com. For ins...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/02/woof-vs-meow/

Your Beards Are Invalid

(YouTube link) Neatorama has featured lots of very strange beards in the past, but this... this I've never seen. The audience at the 1991 Beard and Moustache Championship in Tacoma, WA, had a double-rainbow moment w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/02/your-beards-are-invalid/

The "Err" Art Project: You're Doing It Wrong

Untitled (Comb), Mr. Kartick, Mr. Ram, Mr. Vikash; Star Creations Ltd, Kolkata, India Jeremy Hutchison had an idea: get companies to make products that don't work. "I asked them to make me one of their products...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/02/the-err-art-project-youre-doing-it-wrong/

Bizarre Things You Can Rent

I joke about renting a laundry-folding robot because seriously, who likes to fold laundry? As it turns out, I could probably find one to rent if I looked hard enough. I could also rent a tree, a goat, a wife(?!) or a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/02/bizarre-things-you-can-rent/

Hot Bath Therapy for Loneliness

You've seen the cliche in romantic comedy (and to a lesser extent, drama) movies in which a brokenhearted woman takes a bath and cries or drinks or talks to her BFF on the phone, and as ridiculous as I always thought thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/02/hot-bath-therapy-for-loneliness/

The Jaipur Limb

(Photo from jaipurfoot.org) The Jaipur Limb was invented in the 1960s by an orthopedic surgeon and an artisan who worked at Sawai Man Singh Hospital in Jaipur, India. They saw the desperate need of poor people who w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/02/the-jaipur-limb/

This Week at Neatorama

In the USA, we are taking a holiday weekend in honor of the 235th anniversary of the founding of our nation on Monday. Expect a lot of loud noises. In between picnics, parades, and fireworks, you'll want to spend some ti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/02/this-week-at-neatorama-58/

AutoWed Wedding Machine

The British creative team called Concept Shed produced this odd but beautiful vending machine to performed automated weddings for Marvin's Marvellous Mechanical Museum in Detroit. Enter your information on the keyboa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/02/autowed-wedding-machine/

Restoring a Photograph from the 1870s

Bob Rosinsky was asked to restore a tintype photograph from the 19th century. On his blog, he walks us through the process of how he did it. No, we don't watch him change every pixel, but you'll be surprised at the d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/02/restoring-a-photograph-from-the-1870s/






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