Archive for August 22nd, 2011

Polish Spiderman Is A Public Nuisance

(YouTube Link) Spiderman hasn't come to save the day, he'd rather go around annoying people while capturing all the fun on video camera. In Poland, Spiderman hits the streets and harasses the people he once saved, usi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/polish-spiderman-is-a-public-nuisance/

Hand Soap

Hand Soap - $7.95 Are you looking for a punny gift that provides hours upon hours of good clean fun? You need the hand-shaped Hand Soap from the NeatoShop.  This silly and sanitary gift is delightfully musk scented....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/hand-soap-2/

Protective Suit Improvised to Remove Nest of Yellowjackets

The girlfriend of redditor TroyPDX got stung by a yellowjacket, so "it was on like Donkey Kong." He prepared for his attack on their nest by getting drunk and improvising a beekeeping suit out of duct tape, rubber bo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/protective-suit-improvised-to-remove-nest-of-yellowjackets/

NYC Cabbie also Works as a King in Africa

Isaac Osei started out driving a taxi in New York City when he immigrated to the US about thirty years ago. He has built up that business into a fleet of fifty cars operating day and night. But that's not his only occupa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/nyc-cabbie-also-works-as-a-king-in-africa/

Grizzly Bear Destroys R2-D2

(Video Link) Don't worry, it's not the real R2-D2! It's just a model. The staff at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado stuffed a cardboard R2 unit with treats and let Emmett, a grizzly bear, have his way...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/grizzly-bear-destroys-r2-d2/

Liquid Picnic Table

No, reality isn't losing coherence -- at least any more than it is normally. This surreal picnic table does indeed flow toward and over a railing. It's an art installation by Michael Beitz at the Bemis Center for C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/liquid-picnic-table/

Here's a Megaphone. Say Something Nice to New York City.

(Video Link) For their latest stunt, the people of Improv Everywhere left a megaphone on a lectern in several spots around New York City. A sign on the lectern invited people to "say something nice." New Yorkers pro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/heres-a-megaphone-say-something-nice-to-new-york-city/

Stephen Colbert's "PAC Is More Than a Gag"

You may be aware that comedian Stephen Colbert has formed his own political action committee in order to mock the system. Now however some people are taking him very seriously. The Colbert Super PAC may be a stunt,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/stephen-colberts-pac-is-more-than-a-gag/

First Look at The Zombies From World War Z

New images  have been released of the zombies in the film based on the book World War Z. Is it me or do they kind of look like mummies? Linkzombies, film, world war z...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/first-look-at-the-zombies-from-world-war-z/

Stay At a Real-Life Hobbit House For $245 a Night

We have featured some posts on real life hobbit houses in the past but now you can rent hobbit house for only $245 a night in Montana.While the exterior is an "authentic" looking replica of the hobbit dwelling, the i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/stay-at-a-real-life-hobbit-house-for-245-a-night/

12 NASA Blueprints For Building Your Own Spaceship

Have you ever wanted to build your own space ship or space station but didn't know how? Well now you can with these helpful blueprints from NASA. Perhaps someone will be able to make a very accurate scale replica of so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/12-nasa-blueprints-for-building-your-own-spaceship/

Astronaut Suicide Photos in Response to End of Shuttle Program

In what could be considered a mock protest to the end of the Space Shuttle program photographer Neil DaCosta and art director Sara Philips have posted a gallery of astronauts suicide photos. Apparently this is the on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/astronaut-suicide-photos-in-response-to-end-of-shuttle-program/

Stylish Mummies Use Hair Gel

Love your hair gel? How very ancient Egyptian of you! That's right: researchers have discovered that ancient Egyptians use hair products in life and in death. Mi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/stylish-mummies-use-hair-gel/

Woot! OED Added New Tech Words

Last week, the Oxford English Dictionary (OED to you logophiles) added a new entries into its venerable dictionary. I'm pretty sure you've heard of some of the new entries:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/woot-oed-added-new-tech-words/

Rules of Finding a Roommate

Looking for a roommate? Christie Young of Good Magazine has a few rules you should follow. (Oh, how times have changed from when I was looking for a roommate back in college) ro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/rules-of-finding-a-roommate/

Silent Disco: That's The Way (I Like It)

The reports of the death of disco are greatly exagerrated. Disco, that funkadelic music of the 70s, didn't die ... it just went silent. In a hip way, of course. Witness the ne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/silent-disco-thats-the-way-i-like-it/

Zombie Teeth

Zombie Teeth - $8.95 Are you on the hunt for a way to look like a Zombie without having to go to the trouble of becoming a member of the undead? You need Zombie Teeth from the NeatoShop? This great set of reusable rotte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/zombie-teeth/

Heaven's Welcome Basket

What's your idea of the items waiting for you in the perfect place? For many internet surfers, this collection from Jeff Wysaski at Pleated Jeans would fill the bill. It's a lot more encouraging than his (previously...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/heavens-welcome-basket/

Shiro vs. the Chair

(YouTube link) Little Shiro is learning to climb, but he doesn't quite get the hang of it -yet. He's little, but he has his own blog. Link -via Say OMGCat, Video, kitten...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/shiro-vs-the-chair/

Dinosaur Breeders

Their motto is "Bringing the past into the future, one egg at a time." Dinosaur Breeders may remind you of a certain film series from Steven Spielberg, except this company will allow you to take a dinosaur of your own ho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/dinosaur-breeders/

$300 Toothpaste Squeezer

This Italian-made toothpaste squeezer is hand-crafted with chrome plating, non-slip silicone feet, and has an engraved logo. Don't waste toothpaste. If you use it for 200 years, it will pay for itself! http://www.par...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/300-toothpaste-squeezer/

How to Decorate a Man Room

When you get your first place of your own, upgrade to a bigger house, or when the kids move out, you may get your first totally personal man room. The man room or “man cave” can be defined as any place a man sets as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/how-to-decorate-a-man-room/

Spock Touque

Knitted Princess Leia buns are so yesteryear. What you need is this nice, ear-warming Knit Vulcan Hat, or "Spock Touque." Live long and keep warm! These caps are hand-made by Etsy seller Becca Stundel, who runs FiveC...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/spock-touque/

Ghost Riding a Combine

(YouTube link) A couple in Montana show off with their mid-'80s John Deere 6620 Turbo combine. Do not try this at home. -via The Daily What harvester, combine, ghost ride...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/ghost-riding-a-combine/

Bob Marley's Poster Wall

This Twaggie, inspired by a Tweet from @vonbunnie, made me giggle and then feel old. Do you realize Bob Marley died thirty years ago? Linkmarijuana, Twitter, tweet, pot, Twaggie, Bob Marley, weed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/bob-marleys-poster-wall/

Man Repays Beer Bet after a Five Year Search

Five years ago, Sebastian Steinzen, a schoolteacher in Germany, lost a bet on a game of golf to a British man that he knew only as "Pat". They had wagered a pint of beer on the game, but Steinzen did not have the opportu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/man-repays-beer-bet-after-a-five-year-search/

Meet Omar Shamshoon

The following is an article from Uncle John's Heavy Duty Bathroom Reader. If you've ever visited the Middle East, you know that when American TV programs are shown on Arab TV, culturally sensitive content is often...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/22/meet-omar-shamshoon/






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