Archive for January 9th, 2012

This Guy Wants To Bring The Science Of Sexy Back

This one's for all you science studs, because we all know that the sexiest organ in the human body is the brain. And, while keeping your eyes glued to a textbook doesn't help your body get into shape, it will work...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/this-guy-wants-to-bring-the-science-of-sexy-back/

An Amazing 3D Animation Short Called Electro Shock

(YouTube Link) This incredibly well made cartoon is the product of some talented students from the ESMA School of the Arts in France, and packs a full length feature worth of content into an eight minute long short....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/an-amazing-3d-animation-short-called-electro-shock/

Amigurumi Cockroaches

These little guys by Dessy TAB are so cute that they'll always be welcome in my kitchen. I know: some people don't like cockroaches. But that's only because they're jealous of roaches' ability to survive a nuclear wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/amigurumi-cockroaches/

Winners of the 2011 National Geographic Photo Contest

National Geographic has selected the winning images for their annual contest, and they are amazing. Pictured above is Kent Shiraishi's photograph of a frozen hot spring at a resort in Biei, Japan. It won an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/winners-of-the-2011-national-geographic-photo-contest/

The Joy of Books

(YouTube link) The magic begins after closing time at Type Books in Toronto. This video is brought to you by the same folks who did Organizing the Bookcase last year, with a lot of help from friends. - via I Am Boredb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/the-joy-of-books/

In Its Defense, The Chewbacca Burger Is Accurate

(Video Link) The Darth Vader burger is black, so it makes sense that the Chewbacca burger is hairy. It may be unpleasant to eat, but it's important that we stick to a faithful presentation of the Star Wars...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/in-its-defense-the-chewbacca-burger-is-accurate/

Amazing 3D Paintings of Goldfish Created with Resin

What's astonishing is that this is not a photograph of goldfish in a tank. Japanese artist Riusuke Fukahori creates three dimensional images of goldfish by painting them, layer by layer, separated by very thin sheets...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/amazing-3d-paintings-of-goldfish-created-with-resin/

The Ballad of @Horse_ebooks

A simple and not-too-effective spam Twitter account has become an internet phenomenon. @Horse_ebooks may or may not be a 'bot, but the nonsensical snippets that it Tweets, supposedly from the ebooks it is trying to sell,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/the-ballad-of-horse_ebooks/

Accused Drug Trafficker Shows up to Court Wearing Jacket Featuring Recipe for Crack Cocaine

When you go to court, dress professionally. Well, maybe not if you're a professional drug dealer: A man accused of drug trafficking showed up for court Friday in Fort Lauderdale sporting a jacket that bore a cartoon-s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/accused-drug-trafficker-shows-up-to-court-wearing-jacket-featuring-recipe-for-crack-cocaine/

The Lord of the Rings Pin-Up Style Tattoo

I've only read through Fellowship and halfway through Two Towers, so I assume that this scene takes place later in the trilogy. But then why wasn't it featured in the movies? Link -via Fashionably Ge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/lord-of-the-rings-pin-up-style-tattoo/

Portal 2 Cocktails

If you drink enough of these, the physics will start to make sense. The Drunken Moogle, teacher of many geeky cocktail recipes, brings us the perfect Portal 2 drink. It was developed by James Dance. You'll n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/portal-2-cocktails/

Sculptures from Antique Guns

Krystopher Sapp takes antique gun parts and reassembles them into fanciful sculptures. This is "The Privateer," and it looks the part. It's made from the remains of a Savage, a M1 Garand, an '03 Springfield, an AR-16...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/sculptures-from-antique-guns/

Star Wars Van Is Ideal for the Kessel Run

This 1979 Dodge Ram Van, for sale on eBay, is a discreet, unobtrusive way of conveying your support for the Rebel Alliance. The interior isn't equipped for the full Star Wars experience, but think of that as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/star-wars-van-is-ideal-for-the-kessel-run/

The Cat is Planning Something Evil

(YouTube link) Ignoramusky is back with another cat video dramatically enhanced with a soundtrack. If I saw my cat looking like this, I'd be worried about my safety -or at least my curtains! -via Cynical CCat, drama,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/the-cat-is-planning-something-evil/

Panda Mask

Panda Knit Mask | $12.95 Hey there, panda bear! How cool it is to stay warm with the Panda Knit Mask over your head -on the ski slopes or on the way to school. This 100% acrylic, machine washable ski mask is available...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/panda-mask/

How Gigantopithecus Became Extinct

We don't know about Sasquatch, but we know a giant ape we call Gigantopithecus roamed South Asia until about 300,000 years ago. Gigantopithecus resembled a ten-foot-tall orangutan and weighed about thre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/how-gigantopithecus-became-extinct/

Baseball’s 90 Percent Club

The newest members of the Baseball Hall of Fame are to be announced today. I found out that no player has ever been inducted with 100% of the votes tallied. But there have been 27 players who got 90...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/baseballs-90-percent-club/

Sexy & Dangerous

Twaggies has a new home! Now you can find Twaggies at GoComics. Use the arrows or calendar icon to find all the Twaggies. If you create an account at GoComics, you can subscribe to get a daily Twaggie sent to you. I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/sexy-dangerous/

A Pony in Every Garage

(YouTube link) President Obama, Mitt Romney, and the other politicians you see every day aren't the only ones running for president in 2012. Vermin Supreme is one of the candidates who appeared at the Lesser-Known Dem...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/a-pony-in-every-garage/

Little Miss Laugh-Out-Loud

Congratulations to Neatorama artist Adam Koford (Ape Lad) and his wife on the arrival of Elsa, who was born over the weekend. There's the explanation of why one of his cartoons was posted twice on Friday! Link -T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/little-miss-laugh-out-loud/

Sweden's Silliest Place Names

We've read about strange and sometimes embarrassing place names in Britain and the U.S., but English-speaking tourists often don't know when a place name in another language is, shall we say, unusual. Thanks to the Engli...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/swedens-silliest-place-names/

Mannings Cat Meow Story 2012

(YouTube link) I don't know what Mannings is advertising here, but it's a lovely story of selfless devotion nonetheless. A Babelfish translation of the related site offered no help, but if you can read Chinese, you ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/mannings-cat-meow-story-2012/

Free Cat

If this were in my local paper, I'd help pay to have a picture of the cat posted. After all, there are young people who don't know what Barbra Streisand looks like. -via CriggoFunny, Cat, Ad, newspaper, Barbra Streis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/free-cat/

Couple Married for 86 Years

Karam and Kartari Chand of Bradford, England, recently celebrated their 86th wedding anniversary. They married when Kartari was just 13 and Karam a few years older. Karam Chand was born in a small rural village in the P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/couple-married-for-86-years/

30-Story Building Built in 15 Days

(YouTube link) The Chinese construction company Broad Group built a 30-story hotel in just 15 days (360 hours) in December. This time-lapse video shows the process. See another, longer video showing more details at Ge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/30-story-building-built-in-15-days/

Titanic Shower Curtain

Titanic Shower Curtain | $15.95 Ahoy there! Going down? Do it in style while showering up with this Titanic Shower Curtain designed by Jan Habraken, available at the NeatoShop. Install it in your bathroom and see how...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/titanic-shower-curtain/

A Thousand Cranes

The following is an article from the newest volume of the Bathroom Reader series, Uncle John's 24-Karat Bathroom Reader. Sending a sick person a thousand paper cranes, each one folded fro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/09/a-thousand-cranes/






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