Archive for August 25th, 2011

The Ninja Turtles Are Back From The Sewers

These aren't the skateboard riding, pizza loving turtles from the animated series, but rather the original dark and moody mutant ninja's from the comics that started it all. With help from Master Splinter, they're ba...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/the-ninja-turtles-are-back-from-the-sewers/

Sausage Fest Is Over-The-Top Food Fun

(YouTube Link) The guys from Epic Meal Time are blowing up YouTube with their crazy food-centric comedy videos, recipes seemingly created by Paula Dean while she was on acid, and devil may care attitudes that make the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/sausage-fest-is-over-the-top-food-fun/

A Drawing For Every NES Game Released In 1988

Unless you are an ultimate Nintendo fan, and know every game that came out on the console in 1988, you're going to have a hard time identifying all of these great games. But really, who's keeping score? These awesome...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/a-drawing-for-every-nes-game-released-in-1988/

Darth Vapour, Dark Lord of the Steam

You cannot resist the power of the Steamy Side. This steampunk mask made by Michael Salerno "represents the Imperial aspirations of the European powers in the 19th Century." Link -via Bit Rebels | Previously: Stea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/darth-vapour-dark-lord-of-the-steam/

Newest Indie Comic Reboot-Bone The Barbarian

Was Bone too cute and cuddly for you? Wishing he were a giant pile of muscles wielding a massive sword while saving bikini clad babes? ComicsAlliance has answered your prayers with their latest indie comic reboot-Bon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/newest-indie-comic-reboot-bone-the-barbarian/

Fun Retro Dungeon Crawler Made In 48 Hours

If you like your games old school and pixelated, then you will love this surprisingly difficult dungeon crawler created in under 48 hours by Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson. It hearkens back to the days when...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/fun-retro-dungeon-crawler-made-in-48-hours/

Prints from Pasts That Never Were

In his Alternate Histories prints series, Etsy seller Matthew Buchholz imagines small, subtle changes in American history as reflected in iconic prints. Here, for example, is a picture of the massive statue Emper...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/prints-from-pasts-that-never-were/

Filmmaker Sent Rejection Notice from Film Festival She Never Even Submitted Work to

It's hard to work in the creative industries. You've got to have a thick skin because you're going to get told 'no', a lot. You may even get rejected for things you've never asked, as Shawnee Barton discovered....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/filmmaker-sent-rejection-notice-from-film-festival-she-never-even-submitted-work-to/

Underwater Boxing

(Video Link) Sure, it's a challenge, but it's not underwater chess boxing. Now that would be a sight to see. This video shows a boxing match that allegedly took place in 1939 at Wembley Empire Pool in Lo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/underwater-boxing/

In-flight "Tweet" from the 1940s

Neatoramanaut Minnesotastan was helping out his mom sort through some old memorabilia when he came across this gem: a pilot's note to communicate news to passengers in flight. Sort of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/in-flight-tweet-from-the-1940s/

Scented Laundry Products Emit Carcinogens

Love the fresh smell of clean laundry? Be careful - you may just be snorting up carcinogens: Analysis of the captured gases found more than 25 volatile organic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/scented-laundry-products-emit-carcinogens/

Nick Helm: "I Needed a Password Eight Characters Long So I Picked ...."

Every year, comedians compete to deliver the world's ... okay, okay, Scotland's funniest joke at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. This year's winner is British comedian Nick Helm,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/nick-helm-i-needed-a-password-eight-characters-long-so-i-picked/

All About The Shoes Wizard of Oz Stainless Steel Water Bottle

All About The Shoes Wizard of Oz Stainless Steel Water Bottle - $11.95 On August 25, 1939 the US was introduced to a magical technicolor land known as Oz.  What have we learned from one of the best-known films of all...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/all-about-the-shoes-wizard-of-oz-stainless-steel-water-bottle/

Post-It Notes Megaman

Looks like someone had a lot of extra multicolored Post-It Notes and a love for Megaman. What other classic video game characters should he try making with Post-It Notes? Linkvideo games, Post It Notes, post it no...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/post-it-notes-megaman/

Alien Planet Made of Diamond Discovered

If you really want to impress that intergalactic princess you've been dating, this would make for one heck of an engagement ring. Scientists have discovered a planet 4,000 light years from Earth that is made of diamond....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/alien-planet-made-of-diamond-discovered/

Do Animals Know an Earthquake is About to Hit?

Did animals know that the 5.8-magnitude earthquake was to hit the East Coast before it happened? Maybe so, according to zoo keepers: Behavior ranged from jumping into tree...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/do-animals-know-an-earthquake-is-about-to-hit/

Subtitle Glasses for the Deaf

Viewing movies in the movie theater is a problem for many deaf people as theaters just don't offer that many subtitled screenings. Now however Sony is developing glasses that will provide subtitles to films within th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/subtitle-glasses-for-the-deaf/

Handroid – The Lightweight Robotic Limb You Can Remotely Control

Handroid is a new robotic hand that has many potential applications including handling dangerous materials and prosthetic limbs. Is it me or is this arm going to come back attached to an Austrian accented robot looking f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/handroid-%e2%80%93-the-lightweight-robotic-limb-you-can-remotely-control/

Portal-Themed Bedroom

Kids today no longer have to make do with princess or cowboy-themed bedrooms. At least not these kids - check out this Portal-themed room over at Unreality Magazine: Link - *...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/portal-themed-bedroom/

Liquify Your Dead Body – For The Earth!

While you may consider yourself a environmentalist while you are alive, have you considered being green while you are dead? People might make some great compost but one group is promoting the green way to go using a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/liquify-your-dead-body-%e2%80%93-for-the-earth/

Plastic Surgery for Pets

There are lots of crazy products for the over-the-top pet owner, but one of the craziest (and saddest) has to be the new trend of pet plastic surgery. Droopy eyes and wrinkly coats are character attributes for most peopl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/plastic-surgery-for-pets/

Conspiracy Theories as Model Kits

Advertising company Ogilvy & Mather put together a campaign for the plastic model company Tamiya featuring kits that you can use to illustrate your favorite conspiracy theory. This one is for the faked moon landi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/conspiracy-theories-as-model-kits/

Rogue Panda Fears Calmed

Someone got hold of an Arizona Department of Transportation electronic sign on Fort Valley Road in Flagstaff this week, and changed the message about left turns to "Rogue Panda on Rampage." Authorities said there is no...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/rogue-panda-fears-calmed/

The War of 1812: The Movie

(College Humor link) Have you ever noticed that middle school American history classes tend to rush through the War of 1812 in order to get through the Civil War before the school year ends? College Humor imagines w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/the-war-of-1812-the-movie/

Domo Tin Lunch Box

Domo Tin Lunch Box - $11.95 Do you love Domo? Now with the Domo Tin Lunch Box from the NeatoShop you can take Domo on the go. Fill up this great little box with a snack or just some of your favorite things.   You can e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/domo-tin-lunch-box/

Case History Of A Wikipedia Page: Nabokov’s 'Lolita'

There are some websites that are so interesting and extensive they are known as "black holes" or "time sucks," because once you get started, you may not be able to escape. Wikipedia is near the top of the list. Even more...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/case-history-of-a-wikipedia-page-nabokovs-lolita/

Steve Jobs Keynote Moments

You've probably heard by now that Steve Jobs has resigned as the CEO of Apple, which saddened many fans who assume the move is due to his health. As a tribute to his career, Ranker has posted The Top Steve Jobs Keynote M...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/steve-jobs-keynote-moments/

Jedi Kittens

(YouTube link) You know it's true -kittens will play with anything you leave within their reach. So put your light sabers away! -Thanks, Zach! Star Wars, Cat, kittens, light sabers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/jedi-kittens/

What Is It? game 190

Here it is, time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog. Tell us what this thing is, if you know. If you don't, make a wild guess! Place your guess in the comment section below. One gues...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/what-is-it-game-190/

4 Famous Sets of Sisters Who Changed History

Earlier this month was National Sisters Day, which got me thinking about famous sibling duos. I thought it would be fun to share a list of the most famous of these sister pairings, but to be fair, there are so many famou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/25/4-famous-sets-of-sisters-who-changed-history/










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