Archive for October 19th, 2011

R. Lee Ermey Knitting

Yes, the former Marine sergeant and actor who played the drill instructor in Full Metal Jacket (NSFW language) can knit. Got a problem with that? Link -via New Jovian Thunderbolt | Photo: Laurie Perryknit...

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Wrecked Russian Semi Remains Road-Worthy

(Video Link) Driving this truck in the US might get you a ticket. Might. Worry about that if you get pulled over. Now keep driving. -via Geekologietractor trailer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/wrecked-russian-semi-remains-road-worthy/

Disney's "Electronic Whip" Ensures Worker Productivity

Disneyland may be the happiest place on Earth, but it's no walk in the park for its hundreds of laundry workers. Steve Lopez of The Los Angeles Times wrote about the "...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/disneys-electronic-whip-ensures-worker-productivity/

Kayaking Lessons for Dogs

Relax with your dog in a kayak. A trainer named Jess Forte offers classes on Lady Bird Lake in Austin that safely familiarize dogs with kayaking. Sharon Chapman of the Austin-American Statesman took her own pooc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/kayaking-lessons-for-dogs/

Hot Momma

Leslie Hall is the Quality Assurance Industrial Specialist for Tabasco Sauce. That means she tastes the hot Tabasco brand sauce all day, every day. It's her job. “I like it hot! I’m a Louisiana girl,” she smiled....

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Man Attacks Woman with Frozen Armadillo

Why? Probably because he didn't have a two-toed sloth available: According to investigators, the altercation occurred when the suspect was selling the carcass to the victim, who planned to eat the animal. The pair...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/man-attacks-woman-with-frozen-armadillo/

Walt Disney's Sin City

(Video Link) I wondered "How is he going to handle Nancy Callahan?" With a clip from The Great Mouse Detective, which was rather clever. Disney movies now seem to be a bit risqué. -via The Flavorwiredis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/walt-disneys-sin-city/

What Cartoon Kids Look Like All Grown Up

If our favorite toon people were allowed to age, which of course they're NOT, we might not like how they turn out. Head to the link and witness a gallery of adult versions of cartoon children that is cute, funny and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/what-cartoon-kids-look-like-all-grown-up/

Beaded Skulls

Catherine Martin makes trippy skull models covered with beads in cooperation with the Huichol people of Western Mexico. Her project is appropriately entitled "Our Exquisite Corpse." It's only a matter of time before...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/beaded-skulls/

Zombie Pandemic Comic from the CDC

A while back, John told us of the official US government's advice on surviving the zombie apocalypse by the Centers for Disease Control. Now, the CDC is back, this time with this: Preparedness 101: Zombie Pandemic. A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/zombie-pandemic-comic-from-the-cdc/

C-3PO Praying Hands Tattoo

Praying Hands is an iconic drawing by the German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer. Ross Turpin, a tattoo artist who works in Hong Kong, gave our second-favorite droid a reason to pray by ripping his hands...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/c-3po-praying-hands-tattoo/

William Shatner Performs "Bohemian Rhapsody"

(Video Link) This official music video from his new album places William Shatner where he belongs: looming over us as a semi-devine figure dispensing questionable wisdom from on high. What does God need with a stars...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/william-shatner-performs-bohemian-rhapsody/

The Delightfully Dark Art of Anton Semenov

Anton Semenov is an artist at an advertising agency by day, but at night, his digital paintings take a turn for the dark and become much more interesting. While most people probably wouldn't feel comfortable having h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/the-delightfully-dark-art-of-anton-semenov/

Back to the (Near) Future: DeLorean Electric Cars

Great Scott! Fans of Back to the Future rejoice, the DeLorean is making plans to bring the iconic car back to the near future: There is still a DeLorean Motor Co. of Humble,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/back-to-the-near-future-delorean-electric-cars/

Funny and Creepy Face Swapping Pictures

Have you ever wondered what Brad and Angelina would look like if they switched faces with each other? Or what Abraham Lincoln would look like if he was actually played by Nic Cage? Well, thanks to the magic of Photos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/funny-and-creepy-face-swapping-pictures/

Eyes of Famous Cartoon Characters

Designer Yoni Alter made this adorable print featuring the eyes of a variety of famous cartoon characters? Can you name them all? If not, don't worry, she also released a cheat sheet for the poster. Link Via Boing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/eyes-of-famous-cartoon-characters/

Horror Movies For Every Holiday

Sure we usually think of horror movies as a Halloween treat, but movie makers don't limit themselves to just one holiday.  Flavorwire has a slideshow featuring horror movies that feature just about every major holiday o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/horror-movies-for-every-holiday/

Banning Blood Donations from Gay Men

In 1983, more than 10,000 transfusion recipients were infected with HIV from tainted blood. In response, the FDA instituted a lifelong ban on blood donations from any man who'd had sexual contact with another man ("MSM"...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/banning-blood-donations-from-gay-men/

Deluxe Toupee

Deluxe Toupee - $11.95 A fall chill is in the air. Are you a follicly challenged individual afraid of getting a head cold? You need the Deluxe Toupee from the NeatoShop. This realistic synthetic hair will help keep yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/deluxe-toupee/

Kayaker's Close Encounter of the Blue Whale Kind

When he was kayaking off the Redondo Beach, California, YouTuber MrRJCtube had a close encounter with a blue whale. He said: A whale lunge feeding right next to the Kayak, p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/kayakers-close-encounter-of-the-blue-whale-kind/

Pixar Lamp Halloween Costume

(YouTube link)YouTube member cmtification wore this Luxo Jr. costume for Halloween last year. The only information I can find out about him/her is that cmtification is 16 years old, that he/she made the costume him/herse...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/pixar-lamp-halloween-costume/

Sea Turtles' First Journey

MLC Productions was on Nikoi Island in Indonesia last month to shoot a commercial. While they were on the beach, a nest of sea turtle eggs hatched! So they recorded the babies on their all-important trip from the san...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/sea-turtles-first-journey/

How to Pronounce Banana

What's up with the thesaurus? Redditor Shanethe13 looked up banana, for what reason I do not know, and found the pronunciation given by Thesaurus.com to be a little strange. Other redditors found more intriguing pronunci...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/how-to-pronounce-banana/

The Jaguar Freeway

Jaguars are the largest native cat in the Western Hemisphere. They once flourished, but now are endangered thanks to centuries of hunting and habitat loss. The only protected jaguar reservation is in Belize, where they a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/the-jaguar-freeway/

Celebrity Tattoos

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. Tattoos. Nowadays, we see them everywhere we look. Movie stars, athletes, si...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/celebrity-tattoos-2/

10 Best 2011 Meme Halloween Costumes

If you wear a costume that illustrates an internet meme, you might find yourself explaining it over and over, but when someone "in the know" sees you and gives a thumbs up, it's all worth it! Still, this Old Spice Gu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/10-best-2011-meme-halloween-costumes/

Midnight Sun

(vimeo link) A beautiful and trippy time-lapse video of the midnight sun in Iceland, filmed in June of 2011. From the vimeo description: Iceland is a landscape photographers paradise and playground, and should be n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/19/midnight-sun/
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