Archive for July 13th, 2011

A Typeface Designed for Dyslexics

(Video link) Christian Boer, a graphic designer based in the Netherlands, has developed a typeface especially designed for people with dyslexia. A study made by the University of Twente shows that Dyslexie, which...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/a-typeface-designed-for-dyslexics/

Awesome '90s Nickelodeon Shows Are Back

This just made my day like you don't even know. Nickelodeon has announced that they're bringing back all of your favorite Nick Shows from the '90s- I'm talking Clarissa Explains It All, The Adventures of Pete & P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/awesome-90s-nickelodeon-shows-are-back/

Retirement Community Lip Dub

Video link These senior citizens may not have the number of participants the Grand Rapids lip dub had, but they certainly give the city a run for its money in pure awesomeness. Created by Grand Valley University stu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/retirement-community-lip-dub/

Squirrel Bottle Stopper

Squirrel Bottle Stopper - $14.95 Is your current wine bottle stopper driving you nuts?   You need the fantastic cast metal Squirrel Bottle Stopper from the NeatoShop.  This great little find will have your squirrel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/squirrel-bottle-stopper/

Cutaway Leaf Art

Cutting pages of books to create art is so last week! Lorenzo Durán pushed the edge of the artistic envelope with his series of cutaway leaf art:Artist Lorenzo Duran's picks the perfect leaf and then washes, d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/cutaway-leaf-art/

Time Marches On

Photo: le nompourflickr [Flickr]Flickr user le nompourflickr created this clever photograph (or is it series of photographs) showing how time marches on ... via Booooooomtime, alarm clock...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/time-marches-on/

One Is Not Like The Other

Being Granddad by Jocelyn AllenThis pair of photos from London-based photographer Jocelyn Allen is just like looking in a mirror. I suspect there's something slightly different about them, but I just can't seem to put my...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/one-is-not-like-the-other/

Optical Illusion Turns Pretty Girls into Ugly Monsters

How do you turn pretty girls into ugly trolls without make ups or special effects? All you need is some good ol' optical illusion. Here's the Flashed Face Distortion Effects: Like...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/optical-illusion-turns-pretty-girls-into-ugly-monsters/

I Pity the Flirt

That creepy guy that flirted with you at work? You can now officially pity their sad, sad lives:Men who flirt at work tend to be less satisfied with their job. This is the finding of post-graduate business psychologi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/i-pity-the-flirt/

Map of the United States According to A New Yorker

Dan Abramson drew a map of the United States of America as seen by New Yorker over at Funny or Die. As far as I can tell based on my interactions with New Yorkers, it's entirely accurate.I love New York and New...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/map-of-the-united-states-according-to-a-new-yorker/

The Easiest Way to be Tough is to Look Tough

Wimps, listen up! There's an easy way to make yourself look tougher without all the hassle of pumping iron and all that Charles Atlas nonsense. Just listen to your mom and stop slouching:Mothers have been telling the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/the-easiest-way-to-be-tough-is-to-look-tough/

Politicians Sculpted Into Pencil Tips

To promote German political magazine Cicero, artist Ragna Reusch Klinkenberg carved miniature busts of U.S. President Barack Obama, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel into the graphi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/politicians-sculpted-into-pencil-tips/

Psychedelic Scientists

In a series called Science Vs Delirium, artist Simon Bent creates colorful icons of some of the most amazing scientists in history, from Galileo to Freud. The series reminds me of the Yellow Submarine movie,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/psychedelic-scientists/

Garden Plate And Garden Utensil Set

Garden Plate - $14.95 and Garden Utensil Set - $19.95 Do you have a fussy eater on your hands?  Make meals fun again with the Garden Plate and Garden Utensil Set from the NeatoShop. This fabulous plate comes compl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/garden-plate-and-garden-utensil-set/

Things I Learned at NeatoBambino

Catching up on the new posts at NeatoBambino today, I learned that: 1. Offending parents of small children is a great way to gain national publicity. 2. Some schools will no longer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/things-i-learned-at-neatobambino/

Can A Monkey License Its Copyrights To A News Agency?

In a story we brought you last week, a monkey grabbed photographer David Slater's camera and took several pictures, including this one of himself. This picture doesn't have a copyright notice, but two other pictures at M...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/can-a-monkey-license-its-copyrights-to-a-news-agency/

Indian Levitation Trick Revealed

Yogis have claimed for hundreds years to be able to levitate though through spiritual means. See the video at the link to see the trick used to create such an illusion. Linktrick, indian, levitation, yogis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/indian-levitation-trick-revealed/

What Happened In My Birth Year?

It may seem like a simple thing to research, but simply typing in the year of your birth and getting a instant history lesson on pop culture, politics and the news is somehow very entertaining. Type in your year and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/what-happened-in-my-birth-year-2/

The Fantastic Faces of Barack Obama

As the President of The United States Barack Obama is one of the most photographed people in the world. Every day photographers take snapshots of the POTUS in a variety of serious and funny moments. If your a fan or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/the-fantastic-faces-of-barack-obama/

A Gorilla is Given A Video Camera..

A Gorilla is given a video camera… this isn’t the beginning of a joke, but rather an interesting experiment to see things from the Gorilla’s perspective. At the link you can see the Gorilla home video. A goril...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/a-gorilla-is-given-a-video-camera/

Human Hamster Wheel Powers a Text Message Printer

What do you get when you invite a bunch of hackers for a few days of creating fun things? How about a human-sized hamster wheel that powers a text message printer?The cool creation by 1.21 Jigawatts (presumably a Back to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/human-hamster-wheel-powers-a-text-message-printer/

Is McDonald's a Restaurant or a Supermarket?

Foodies may argue that the stuff you get from McDonald's barely qualify as food, but we ask the question above because of the actions of the company itself.You see, McDonald's lawyers are arguing that the fast food chain...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/is-mcdonalds-a-restaurant-or-a-supermarket/

10 Odd Ways To Get Rid of Flies

Every once in a while, a summer comes along in which you are desperate and will try anything to get rid of these flies. Luckily, that's not this summer for me. But you can imagine the situations that caused people to try...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/10-odd-ways-to-get-rid-of-flies/

Defective Detective

(vimeo link) A gumshoe has an overactive imagination in this short film by Avner Geller and Stevie Lewis from Cartoon Brew's Student Film Festival. -via Everlasting Blort Cartoon, animation, detective...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/defective-detective/

Floating Money in the Drive-Through

(Video link) Some magician is having a fun time in the drive-through, handing out floating money to the people working there. The same guy has also made another similar drive-through video, in which his wallet catch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/floating-money-in-the-drive-through/

Indonesians Dancers Make a Winning Picture

Photojournalist Prakash Hatvalne of Bhopal, India took this shot that won the Grand Prize in the 8th annual Smithsonian Photo Contest. You can see the winners in all the different categories, and find out how you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/indonesians-dancers-make-a-winning-picture/

Cake Candelabra

Cake Candelabra - $7.95 Are you looking for a quick way to add flair and style to your pedestrian cake?  You need the Cake Candelabra from the NeatoShop. This classy candle holder includes 9 matching silver candles...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/cake-candelabra/

10 of the Most Famous Teachers Ever

I know most of us have had some incredible teachers in our time, but most of them will never be well-known by people other than those they have had direct contact with. Sure you may have the occasional teacher that was s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/10-of-the-most-famous-teachers-ever/

Harry Potter Marriage Proposal

There's a ton of Harry Potter stuff floating around the interwebs this week - this one's a couple of months old, but it's still pretty sweet. Reddit user Trehlo hollowed out a book to hold the engagement ring he was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/harry-potter-marriage-proposal/

The Lowest Winning Mario Score Ever

(Video Link) When I was a youngster, I was really bad at gaming. On occasion, I got so frustrated that I would just try to kill my character as fast as possible or in the most original way possible. That's why I was s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/13/the-lowest-winning-mario-score-ever/










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