Archive for July 7th, 2011

Sauce-Injected McNuggets: Yummy or Gross?

Still dipping your McNuggets in sauce? That's so last week! The hot new trend in fast food cuisine is injecting sauce directly into McNuggets.J. Kenji Lopez-Alt of Serious Eats dared to push the culinary envelope:The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/sauce-injected-mcnuggets-yummy-or-gross/

Men's Essentials

Why, they're most definitely men's essentials. Via Fashionably GeekFlash, batman, briefs...

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Where Did All The Spam Go?

Is it getting less spammy in your inbox? It's not just your imagination - according to Symantec, the volume of spam email sent decreased by over 80%:There are many different factors that appear to be working together...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/where-did-all-the-spam-go/

Natalie Irish Uses Her Lips As A Paintbrush

Houston artist, Natalie Irish, paints pretty pictures by pressing her lipsticked lips on the canvas. The Marilyn Monroe portrait above must have required a lot of puckering to achieve such incredible detail. Link - Vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/natalie-irish-uses-her-lips-as-a-paintbrush/

I Love Men in Uniform Tote Bag

I love Men in Uniform Tote Bag - $14.95 Are you looking for the perfect summer tote bag?  You need the I Love Men in Uniform Tote Bag from the NeatoShop.  This great canvas bag with gusseted bottom will serve as a w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/i-love-men-in-uniform-tote-bag/

Ben Venom's Heavy Metal Quilts

[caption id="attachment_48912" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Don't Wake Me Lucifer! / 83" x 95" / 2010 Hand-made Quilt, Heavy Metal T-Shirts, Fabric, Batting, Thread"][/caption] Ben Venom migh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/ben-venoms-heavy-metal-quilts/

Giant Hogweed

Officials have noticed increased sightings of the plant called Giant Hogweed. It is found throughout North America, but if you see one, stay away. The sap from this plant will burn your skin and cause painful blister...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/giant-hogweed/

The World Map of Useless Stereotypes

I reside squarely in the "iceberg-with-ranch-dressing-eating" area even though I dislike both those things intensely. The best, I think, is the huge collection of countries in Europe who think the others are all arro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/the-world-map-of-useless-stereotypes/

The Pink Magnet Slug

If you need another reason to be totally freaked out by ocean waters (I don't), Zoologger has a feature on the Pink Magnet Slug. The nudibranch Rosy tritonia isn't exactly cuddly-looking, nor is it brightly pat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/the-pink-magnet-slug/

Storm Over Saturn

Discussion about weather is often relegated to the realm of awkward small-talk and complaints about the heat/snow/rain, but extraplanetary weather is a different thing altogether... at least for me. These images of a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/storm-over-saturn/

Running of the Bulls in New Orleans

San Fermin in Nueva Orleans is a festival that begins today and runs through Sunday. It is a homage to the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain, which is also happening this week. If you can't make it to Spain, yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/running-of-the-bulls-in-new-orleans/

Stanley Kubrick's Fan Letter to Ingmar Bergman

When people ask actors and directors and authors who their influences are, I always feel like those people answer with the names they think are most appropriate. That's why I love when there's evidence, like this fan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/stanley-kubricks-fan-letter-to-ingmar-bergman/

Alien Facehugger Pillow Pet

Is there any movie creature more cuddly than the Facehugger from Alien? Ha! Still, if you want a plush version of this monster, you can make your own Facehugger Pillow Pet with guidance from Kaisei13 at Inst...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/alien-facehugger-pillow-pet/

Incredible Photos of Russian Peasants

Photographer William Carrick and his partner John MacGregor traveled throughout Russia between 1857 and 1878 taking portraits of Russians of all stations and occupations. These pictures form an ethnographic overview...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/incredible-photos-of-russian-peasants/

Yellow Submarine Shower Curtain

Yellow Submarine Shower Curtain - $15.95 Is your bathroom in need of a little face lift?   The Yellow Submarine Shower Curtain from the NeatoShop is to the rescue!  Nothing brightens up a dreary morning space like t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/yellow-submarine-shower-curtain/

What Is It? game 185

It's once again time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog. Can you guess what the pictured item is? Can you make up something interesting? Place your guess in the comment section below. O...

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The Beatles' Strangest Gig

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. John, George, Pete Best, Paul, and Stu Sutcliffe in 1960 As we all know, there is a time...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/the-beatles-strangest-gig/

Pollutants May Have Held Global Warming At Bay

Scientists have discovered the reason why global warming trends seemed to be locked in stasis between 1998 and 2008: layers of pollutants, particularly sulfur, being spewed into the air by Asian factories in record b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/pollutants-may-have-held-global-warming-at-bay/

High Tech Specs May Change The Way We See The World

Imagine glasses that can read body language and offer suggestions about how you should respond, or goggles which can scan faces and call up criminal databases to find a real time match. These snazzy high tech specs a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/high-tech-specs-may-change-the-way-we-see-the-world/

7 Pieces of Good News No One Is Talking About

It seems like everything you hear on the news is bad, but over on Cracked, you can finally read some good news. While there are seven things listed there, the one that makes me the most excited is the fact that traff...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/7-pieces-of-good-news-no-one-is-talking-about/

Bjork Releases The First Ever "iPad Album"

Bjork's new album may sound good to her fans, but the real value is in its interactivity with the iPad. All of the songs on her album will have their own custom-designed app, that allow users to manipulate the songs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/bjork-releases-the-first-ever-ipad-album/

Cool Salt Portraits

(Video Link) Artist Bashir Sultani makes amazing art using nothing but table salt. You can see his process in the video above and check out more of his artworks at the link. LinkArt, Food, videos, portraits, salt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/cool-salt-portraits/

The Joy Of Running A Printing Press Without All The Mess

This funky new Ipad app allows you to set up blocks of type or artwork, mix your own colors, ink the blocks, then run your virtual paper through via virtual hand crank and create prints the old fashioned way. You can...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/the-joy-of-running-a-printing-press-without-all-the-mess/

Kobayashi Breaks The Hot Dog Eating Record

(Video Link) If you keep up with the riveting world of competitive eating contests, then you have probably heard that hot-dog-munching legend Takeru Kobayashi once again refused to eat in the annual Nathan's Hot Dog E...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/kobayashi-breaks-the-hot-dog-eating-record/

Pet Nose Jewelry

Artist Jackie Kaufman makes these cool jewelry accessories out of in the noses of people's pets. The pieces are made by pushing a silicon mold onto the nose of the animal for a second or so and then casting the jewelry i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/pet-nose-jewelry/

Stunning 3D Visuals Of The Titanic

Scientists have taken 3 dimensional photographs of the Titanic's final resting place, documenting the wreckage like never before in order to gain a better understanding of how and why the ship sank so rapidly. The im...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/stunning-3d-visuals-of-the-titanic/

Rooster LED Flashlight and Keychain

Rooster LED Flashlight and Keychain - $3.95 Behold the Rooster LED Flashlight and Keychain from the NeatoShop!    With a push of a button, a hearty crow, and a small beacon of light you can show the world your love...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/rooster-led-flashlight-and-keychain/

Sea Pancake

Photo: Terry Gosliner, California Academy of SciencesThat's what scientists are calling this newly discovered species of nudibranch off the coast of the Philippines. Take a look at more neat photos of other discoveries o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/sea-pancake/

China's Got Talent Contestant Whacked Own Balls With Hammer

Forget America's Got Talent! Don't bother with Britain's Got Talent. China's Got Talent - now that's where it's at.Why, you say? Just take a look at this talented 68-year-old man whose talent involves bashing hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/chinas-got-talent-contestant-whacked-own-balls-with-hammer/

Diner en Blanc: "Secret" Flash Mob Dinner for 10,000 People

Remember that flash mob you went to? Well, that ain't nothing compared to this - what we can seriously call the mother of all flash mob: a "secret" picnic called Dîner en Blanc, where 10,000 part...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/07/diner-en-blanc-secret-flash-mob-dinner-for-10000-people/




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