Archive for August 9th, 2011

Butt / Face Towel

Butt / Face Towel -  $13.95 Are you searching for the perfect gift for your college bound friend? Get them the Butt/ Face Towel from the NeatoShop. After a hard night of partying studying this 44"L x 25"W Towel will...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/butt-face-towel/

Pokéball Firework

A Pokéball from Pokémon appeared in the night sky over Niigata, Japan. This brawl is going to be awesome. Link -via Geekosystemanime, fireworks, Pokemon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/pokeball-firework/

Happy Birthday, Betty Boop!

Don’t let her fool you: she may look pretty good (OK, amazing) for her age, but Betty Boop is actually 81 years old today.She’s gone through a lot of changes over the years – as in, she’s complete...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/happy-birthday-betty-boop/

Patton Oswalt in a Five-Second Film

(Video Link) The people of 5-Second Films try to tell fairly complete stories in only five seconds. The results are usually hilarious. Their most recent project stars none other than Patton Oswalt. Link -via redditP...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/patton-oswald-in-a-five-second-film/

An Infographic about Every Killing that Jason Voorhees Made in the Friday the 13th Movies

Jason Voorhees was a busy boy during the Friday the 13th movies, so it can be easy to get confused about who died in which manner. Thankfully, Andrew Barr and Mike Faille of the National Post put to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/an-infographic-about-every-kill-that-jason-voorhees-made-in-the-friday-the-13th-movies/

Nirvana on Two Cellos

(Video Link)Cellists Luka Šulic and Stjepan Hauser do some marvelous renditions of modern works, such as "Welcome to the Jungle" and "Smooth Criminal." Here they are performing Nirvana's "Smells Like T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/nirvana-on-two-cellos/

Typewriter Penguin

Jeremy Mayer makes ingenious and often funny sculptures out of typewriter parts. Here's one of his recent creations: a penguin. http://jemayer.tumblr.com/post/8674700147 -via Boing Boingtypewriters...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/typewriter-penguin/

Building Blocks of DNA Found in Meteorites from Space

Could the building blocks of life been first delivered to Earth from outer space? That is what some research may be suggesting. "People have been finding nucleobases in meteorites for about 50 years now, and have...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/building-blocks-of-dna-found-in-meteorites-from-space/

The Old Man of the Lake

Crater Lake is a pristine body of water set inside a caldera in Oregon. One noteworthy feature of it is a thirty-foot long log that has been drifting around in the water for more than one hundred years. It's called the "...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/the-old-man-of-the-lake/

Stories Behind Brand Mascots of Yore

Remember the Domino Pizza bringing back the Noid story we covered on Neatorama yesterday? Well, Caroline Stanley of Flavorwire got nostalgic about other popular brand...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/stories-behind-brand-mascots-of-yore/

R2D2 Lamp

Instructables member Nylanan is currently building a full-size replica of R2D2. As a result, he's been seeing visions of the droid in everyday objects, such as this lamp. He cut vinyl panels to size and stuck them on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/r2d2-lamp/

Sliced Steel Images

A Korean artist named Chan Girl Park creates sculptures out of steel cross-sections of his subject matter. Each assembly is held together with perpendicular rods. He also welds steel nuts together to form smooth surf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/sliced-steel-images/

What A Helpful Kitten

(Video Link) There's a reason cats don't generally offer roadside assistance. It's not that they don't want to help, they're just not very good at it. Via Huffington PostFunny, cars, cats, videos, animals, pets...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/what-a-helpful-kitten/

Sad Etsy Dogs

If you've read Neatorama long enough, you've undoubtedly seen plenty of dogs modeling for Etsy listings. Now there's a blog chronicling the saddest of these poor puppies and it is hilarious. My only complaint, it doe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/sad-etsy-dogs/

This Dog Really Doesn't Want A Bath

(Video Link) Looks like someone's been watching too many cartoons lately. After all, I think the only other place I've seen this behavior is in Looney Toons episodes. Via BuzzFeedFunny, videos, animals, dogs, pets...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/this-dog-really-doesnt-want-a-bath/

Angry Birds As Superheroes

All That Is Apple recently posted these delightful images of Angry Birds as superheroes and the writer is asking for help trying to identify the artist responsible for these funny pictures. If you have any idea, give...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/angry-birds-as-superheroes/

The Black Swallower Is Like A Black Hole

We've all heard about snakes eating food bigger than them, but this is just ridiculous. The black swallower eats fish that are 3 times larger than it by grabbing it by the tail and swallowing as the fish coils up ins...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/the-black-swallower-is-like-a-black-hole/

Sesame Street's Grover Gives Isaiah Mustafa a Run for His Money

Fabio couldn't hold a candle to the Old Old Spice Guy, but Grover... well, Grover might be a worthy competitor. LinkOld Spice, Sesame Street, Isaiah Mustafa, grover...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/sesame-streets-grover-gives-isaiah-mustafa-a-run-for-his-money/

Celestial Buddies

Celestial Buddies Do you dream of snuggling up at night with a heavenly body? Well, now you can with the Celestial Buddies from the NeatoShop.  These fantastic plush toys are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/celestial-buddies/

Pirate Women

The colorful story of pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read prove that not every woman in the 18th century knew her place. For them, crossdressing meant adventure, freedom, and power. They met as part of the crew sailing unde...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/pirate-women/

Fake Logos From The Movies

Fauxgo.com collects fictional logos or designs that only exist to represent a fake company in a film. One my favorite logo from film is the “Clamp” corporation from Gremlins 2: The New Batch, which was clearly a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/fake-logos-from-the-movies/

Former Prime Minister Now Cubicle Dweller in Buffalo

Mohamed A. Mohamed was a native of Somalia living in Buffalo, New York for the past twenty years. When the president of Somalia asked him to become the prime minister of the war torn country he took the job to try and do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/former-prime-minister-now-cubicle-dweller-in-buffalo/

Man Has World’s Largest Smurf Collection

While the new Smurfs movie coming out doesn’t look so smurfing good, one man Stephen Parkers won’t mind getting his blue covered hands on all the new promotional merchandise that’s coming out.  What’s the st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/man-has-worlds-largest-smurf-collection/

Lying on Train Tracks is a Folk Remedy

Sure your grandmother may have had some weird remedies to cure your cough, but I bet she didn’t tell you go lay on train tracks. In Indonesia some people are turning to laying on the train tracks to cure all types...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/lying-on-train-tracks-is-a-folk-remedy/

New Dwarf Planets Found

It’s amazing that we are still finding objects in the solar system that are circling the sun. While not a full blown planet, these new objects fall under what is considered a “Dwarf Planet” the status that was best...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/new-dwarf-planets-found/

Neodynium Magnets Fall SLOWLY Through Copper Pipe

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7ysnXH53Wo] YouTube link. Note the magnets are not attracted to the copper.  The physics  of the process is explained briefly by thedevguy: The movement of the magnet induces...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/neodynium-magnets-fall-slowly-through-copper-pipe/

Scrolling Through the Years

Here's a thought that really hits home. A Tweet from @lunchyprices was turned into a Twaggie by illustrator Jeff Naslund. Scrolling down these things makes me feel older by the millimeter. LinkTwitter, Age, tweet, Tw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/scrolling-through-the-years/

Flying Creature Diverts Plane

(YouTube link) A passenger on a Delta flight from Madison, Wisconsin to Atlanta, Georgia posted a video to CNN of a flying creature in the passenger section. The plane was diverted back to Madison, where the passeng...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/flying-creature-diverts-plane/

Meet a "Water Sommelier"

If you're not certain which bottled water goes best with your dinner, you may need to draw upon the expertise of a water sommmelier. Rainwater is being served, rainwater that has traveled 16,000 kilometers (9,950 miles...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/meet-a-water-sommelier/

PubMed Goes to the Movies!

Why see the film when you can read the article? by Robert E. Pyatt Ph.D. Assistant Laboratory Director Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus, Ohio This is a comparison of classic films and science a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/09/pubmed-goes-to-the-movies/




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