Archive for September 3rd, 2011

At the Age of 61, Man Returns to College Football

When he was 18, Alan Moore played college football for a year before leaving school to serve with the US Army in Vietnam. When he got back, Moore got a job, got married, and eventually had three children and five grandch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/03/at-the-age-of-61-man-resumes-college-football/

Parkmobile: Park-in-a-Dumpster in San Francisco

Photo: Mark Boster/LA Times Drivers looking for parking space are going to be dismayed, but the many San Francisco residents are enjoying this clever idea, a tiny "parkmobile"...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/03/parkmobile-park-in-a-dumpster-in-san-francisco/

I, For One, Welcome Our New Demon Bat Overlords

Image: HNHM/Fauna & Flora International Meet Murina beelzebub, a newly discovered bat species from the tropical forests of Vietnam. And why yes, it is named after the Lord of the Un...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/03/i-for-one-welcome-our-new-demon-bat-overlords/

Travel Guide to 10 Fictional Worlds

Where would you live, if you can live in any fictional universe? Joel Meares of Wired posted this entertaining guide to living life in 10 fictional worlds, from the hellish pit of desp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/03/travel-guide-to-10-fictional-worlds/

Steampunk Barbershop Vocal Group

(Video Link) Brass Farthing is a barbershop harmony vocal group that performs in steampunk-style costumes, including aviator goggles and copious amounts of the color brown. Here they are performing a song about a ra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/03/steampunk-barbershop-vocal-group/

Death in the Workplace

If you are a supervisor in your workplace and you die at work, there is a 10% chance that it was murder. If you're not in management, the chances of your case being a murder drops to 7%. Gizmodo crunched the sta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/03/death-in-the-workplace/

Pickle Finger

Pickle Finger - $0.95 Are you on the lookout for a new Finger Puppet to taunt hungry coworkers with? You need the deliciously strange Pickle Finger from the NeatoShop.  This great rubber finger puppet is shaped like...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/03/pickle-finger/

Rope Sculptures

Mozart Guerra is a Brazillian-born, Paris-stationed artist with previous experience as a set designer. Using nylon rope and styrofoam, he builds surrealistic sculptures of candy-striped skulls, smoking monkeys, and g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/03/rope-sculptures/

Homeowner Flies over Own House, Notices Thieves Breaking in

(Video Link) David Hudson of Jonesboro, Arkansas, took his friend Steve Lynn for a ride in his airplane. Lynn wanted to see what his house looked like from the sky, so Hudson flew there. While looking down, they not...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/03/homeowner-flies-over-own-house-notices-thieves-breaking-in/

Official Regulations for Hunting Yetis

What are the rules for hunting the Abominable Snowman? The government of Nepal was very clear about what people on mountain climbing expeditions should do if they encounter a Yeti. In 1959, Ernest H. Fisk, counselor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/03/official-regulations-for-hunting-yetis/

This Week at Neatorama

Labor Day weekend, the traditional time to say goodbye to summer. The holiday is a day of tribute to the working people who built our country and who continue to make things run. Let's also remember so many who want*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/03/this-week-at-neatorama-67/

Hungary's "Fat Tax"

With obesity at 18.8% of the population and health care costs, Hungary has just implemented a ten forint (about $.50 tax) on fatty and sugary foods to cover health costs. So what exactly are Hungarians hungry for? ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/03/hungarys-fat-tax/

Danbo, The Box Man In Japan

Danbo is an absolutely precious cardboard man that travels the streets of Japan. Or at least according to this adorable Flickr series by user ru0905. Link Via Viral Benderflickr, Cute, Amazon, characters, boxes, d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/03/danbo-the-box-man-in-japan/

25 Delightful Video Game Paintings

BuzzFeed often has a lot of fan art creations, but this round up is even better in that they are all paintings of video games. This Sonic painting by DeviantArt user Orioto is simply amazing, as are the rest of his w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/03/25-delightful-video-game-paintings/

Amazing Paper Craft Sculptures

Naldz Graphics has a great collection of paper craft sculptures and this piece by Karie O'Donnell is simply stunning. Be sure to check out the rest of the gallery for more delightful works from a variety of artists....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/03/amazing-paper-craft-sculptures/

12 Celebrities Who Have Killed People

Did you know that Matthew Broderick once killed someone while driving? While the circumstances of the car accident were never made completely clear, he was definitely not drunk at the time. In the end, he just had to pay...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/03/12-celebrities-who-have-killed-people/

The High Tech Grilled Cheese Restaurant

What is a entrepreneur to do after he makes a fortune from his Flip camera company? Start his own high-tech grilled cheese restaurant, of course. Or at least, that's what Jonathan Kaplan is doing with "The Melt" rest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/03/the-high-tech-grilled-cheese-restaurant/






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