Archive for January 30th, 2012

Oh My Gandhi! Multiple Mahatmas!

What you're seeing is not a casting call for Gandhi: The Musical, nor is it a collection of Mahatma Gandhi clones popping out of some strange moustachioed alternate dimension, but rather the making of a worl...

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Does Your Motorcycle Look Too Cool? Then Get The Boxx Bike!

It may not be a guaranteed in for the biker gang of your choice, but at least you don't have to put gas in it! The BOXX electric bike is the new square way to get around town without negatively impacting the environm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/does-your-motorcycle-look-too-cool-then-get-the-boxx-bike/

Ozzy The Amazingly Acrobatic Dog

(YouTube Link) Ozzy the acrobatic dog must be in training to become a superhero's sidekick, because this dog is performing well beyond the abilities of his canine cousins. He balances on all sorts of stuff, from chai...

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What Does Your Favorite Video Game Say About You?

Last week, Miss C asked what your favorite blog says about you, but have you ever wondered what your favorite game says about you? Street Fighter: You can’t spell some words. Braid:*/st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/what-does-your-favorite-video-game-say-about-you/

Can You Make Pizza In A Jar?

By now, you've all heard about cupcakes and pies in jars, but can classic pizza pies be made in a jar? The concept is the same, just add your dough and other ingredients and bake. While I love pizza and the cupcakes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/can-you-make-pizza-in-a-jar/

Adventure Time For The Avengers

(YouTube Link) I recently posted an article about the upcoming action figure series featuring Alfred E. Neuman as various DC superheroes, and there was a comment posted which stated something to the effect that MA...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/adventure-time-for-the-avengers/

Needle Felted Zombie Valentine's Day Gifts

Psshh...chocolates are so twentieth century. In a world that's obsessed with zombies, there's no better Valentine's gift than a simple, handmade set of zombie monsters. You can buy you own set over at Etsy.Link Via Craft...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/needle-felted-zombie-valentines-day-gifts/

Is This Bulldog The Next Maru?

(Video Link) Just like the king of internet kitties, little Bo just swears he's small enough to fit in any box. Via RedditCute, videos, animals, pets, bulldogs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/is-this-bulldog-the-next-maru/

An Adorable Papercraft Nintendo Sculpture

Artist Alex Hurret made this delightfully cute Nintendo monster for your papercrafting pleasure. You can make your own at home if you can't wait to get your hands on this cartridge-eating terror. Link Via Geekosys...

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Ewok Inspired Treehouse Treesort

(YouTube Link) If watching Return Of The Jedi left you with a longing for a life in the trees, a yearning for an Ewokian lifestyle that just won't go away, then you'll want to visit Oregon, where builder of d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/ewok-inspired-treehouse-treesort/

Teaching High School Students to Work at Walmart

Talk about preparing kids for the real world. Four public high schools in Detroit have partnered with Walmart to train 60 students to work at its stores: Advocates say wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/teaching-high-school-students-to-work-at-walmart/

Flying People in New York City

(Video Link) The upcoming film Chronicle is a dark story about teenage boys who develop superpowers. To promote it, marketers made RC planes that look like human beings and flew them around New York City....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/flying-people-in-new-york-city/

OMG! Eye Test Chart PWN3D TV Station

When Norwegian news channel NRK presented a story about eye treatment for the elderly, they picked an unfortunate choice for an eye test chart. PWN3D! Hit play or go to Link [Yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/omg-eye-test-chart-pwn3d-tv-station/

Double Rainbow Cupcakes

Oh, my God, it's a double rainbow all the way! Woah. It's so bright. What does this mean? Link -via That's Nerdalicious! | Photo: Megan Selingcupcakes, double rainbow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/double-rainbow-cupcakes/

Letter from an Ex-Slave to His Former Master

By August 1865, the American Civil War was over. Many Southerners wanted to restore some semblance of normality -- as they saw it -- in their homes and communities. So Col. P.H. Anderson of Big Spring, Tennessee wrote to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/letter-from-an-ex-slave-to-his-former-master/

Hitting Testicles (with Ultrasound Pulses) May Be an Effective Contraceptive

On the left is a normal testicle. On the right is one that has been blasted with ultrasound. The latter has a reduced sperm count, which is why researchers at the University of North Carolina think that they may have...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/hitting-testicles-with-ultrasound-pulses-may-be-an-effective-contraceptive/

Table vs. Step Ladder Wrestling Match

(Video Link) It's a brutal, no-holds barred contest between the aging champion returning to the ring, step ladder, and the vigorous and young challenger, table. Who will win? The entire match lasted ten minutes, but...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/table-vs-step-ladder-wrestling-match/

The Pope's Rifles

Although it might seem odd to see the crossed keys of St. Peter on a gun (well, maybe not), the Popes commanded armies, off and on, until the collapse of the Papal States in 1870. This model, popularly known as the...

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When Your Brain is Out of Sync

Have you ever frantically searched for your keys, only to pick them up and move them without realizing it? Blame your brain: it's out of sync with itself. Grayden Solman and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/when-your-brain-is-out-of-sync/

Rare Photos from the Dawn of Spaceflight

National Geographic has a gallery of really neat rare photos from the Project Gemini Online Digital Archive. This one above is of astronaut Buzz Aldrin (the first man who pee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/rare-photos-from-the-dawn-of-spaceflight/

Angry Birds Maker Embraces Piracy to Grow Fanbase

Rovio, the company behind the smash hit Angry Birds, took a look at the music industry's struggle against piracy and decided that piracy ain't so bad after all. In fact, it may actua...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/angry-birds-embrace-piracy-to-grow-its-fanbase/

Kitten Halftime Show

For the eighth consecutive year, Animal Planet will host The Puppy Bowl at 3PM (Eastern Time) on Super Bowl Sunday. The halftime show will star kittens from a shelter. See a series of adorable photographs taken durin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/kitten-halftime-show/

Every Quarterback Who’s Won a Super Bowl

Are you a die-hard football fan? Are you a real Super Bowl fanatic? Then you should be able to name all the quarterbacks who won the Super Bowl in its 45-year history. In eight minutes. I named four of them, although...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/every-quarterback-whos-won-a-super-bowl/

Mornings with Marien

Photographer Senén Llanos and dancer and yoga enthusiast Marién Enid began a tradition in 2005 of taking a photo of Marién against the backdrop of the last sunrise of the year. They get together every year, whethe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/mornings-with-marien/

16 Of The Smartest Children In History

We are fascinated with child prodigies, yet we still don't know what causes one talented youngster to go on to a happy, productive life and what causes others to burn out, like William James Sidis. Sidis is considered t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/16-of-the-smartest-children-in-history/

Holy Mackerel!

A truck full of fish overturned and dumped its load into Northern Ireland farmer Gordon Flinn's field on Thursday. The tonnes of mackerel were piled two feet deep in places. The driver of the truck was taken to the h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/holy-mackerel/

Ten Favorite Tracks from Video Game Soundtracks

Those of us who don't play the latest video games are missing out on the excellent music composed or adapted specifically for them. Paul Tassi at Unreality magazine posted his ten favorite video game soundtracks, with Yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/ten-favorite-tracks-from-video-game-soundtracks/

An Open Letter to Nickelodeon

(YouTube link) Vi Hart has a bone to pick with Nickelodeon, in that the show Spongebob Squarepants does not represent the world the way it really is to children. Does she complain about the talking kitchen sp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/an-open-letter-to-nickelodeon/

Tyrannosaurus Trying to Use His Little Arms

T-Rex Trying is Hugh Murphy's cartoon collection showing a poor little tyrannosaurus trying and failing to do different things that require longer arms. It's hard to be a t-rex in a brontosaurus world. Link -via B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/tyrannosaurus-trying-to-use-his-little-arms/

Time Travel Movie Marathon

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into the Universe. Got some time? Here's at least a day's worth of time travel flicks. Holly wood loves time travel -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/01/30/time-travel-movie-marathon/




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