Archive for February 10th, 2012

The 14 Geekiest Beers Ever

I don't know about you guys, but I would love to try some Romulan Ale, although the maple bacon porter also sounds pretty tasty. LinkBeer, Food, Drink, geeky...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/the-14-geekiest-beers-ever/

The 10 Worst Parents Ever

Sure we all have things we resent our parents for, but it takes a lot to truly be a bad parent, especially to be named as one of the top ten terrible parents. While many of the cases are heart-breaking stories of abu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/the-10-worst-parents-ever/

This Pup Really Likes Baths

(Video Link) I don't know about you guys, but I have never had a dog that actually enjoyed baths, especially one that pretty much laid back and soaked like this one does. I can tell you it would be a welcome change th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/this-pup-really-likes-baths/

The Gown Made from a Thousand Roses

To promote its floral products, the Walmart-owned supermarket chain Asda commissioned this amazing dress made from flower petals. Joe Massie, an award-winning florist, and his team assembled it using roses, chrysanthemum...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/a-gown-made-from-a-thousand-roses/

Composite Sketches of Literary Characters

Brian Joseph Davis uses a law enforcement composite sketch program to create pictures of literary characters. This is how the program saw Humbert Humbert from the physical description of him in Vladimir Nabokov's *em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/composite-sketches-of-literary-characters/

Donut Day Spa

Donuts -- is there anything they can't do? Say goodbye to worry lines, wrinkles and stretchmarks. Artist Josh Atlas has the right idea. Pile the donuts on. And, of course, you can always eat them afterward....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/donut-day-spa/

Tazer Ball Is Like Soccer, Except That the Players Are Armed with Tasers

Will Tazer Ball ever win the recognition that it deserves and become an Olympic sport? We don't know. But even in the absence of that respect, members of the Toronto Terror and other teams will continue to bravely sh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/tazer-ball-is-like-soccer-except-that-the-players-are-armed-with-tasers/

The Death Star's Trash Compactor Was Hopelessly Impractical

The exposed thermal exhaust port wasn't the only design problem that the Death Star had. It was plagued by low flow toilets that didn't work, stereo circuits that melted because they weren't insulated from engine hea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/the-death-stars-trash-compactor-was-hopelessly-impractical/

Ultrasound Reveals Baby Venom In The Womb

Sometimes it's hard to see what's going on when you look at an ultrasound image of a baby in utero, but in this case the truth is plain to see-this woman's baby is clearly the supervillain Venom, and he's coming back...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/ultrasound-reveals-baby-venom-in-the-womb/

Does Someone You Know Need A Skyrim Intervention?

(YouTube Link) Is someone you know hooked on the video game Elder Scrolls V:Skyrim? Are they exhibiting symptoms usually reserved for tweekers and crackheads? Are you about to call Dr. Drew and sign them up f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/does-someone-you-know-need-a-skyrim-intervention/

Spider Man Cake Is Pretty Amazing

I'm a certified cake-o-holic, so when I feel like a cake is too pretty to eat it either means I'm running a fever, or the cake is truly a work of art. Enter the newest batter and fondant sculptural masterpiece, an *e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/spider-man-cake-is-pretty-amazing/

Nothing Says Love Like Preserving Your Boyfriend's Severed Head

(YouTube Link) In the newest NSFW trailer for the upcoming cheerleader zombie slayer video game Lollipop Chainsaw, we are introduced to the apple of the main character Juliet's eye-the severed head of her boy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/nothing-says-love-like-preserving-your-boyfriends-severed-head/

Androgynous Beauty is a Fashion Supermodel

A beautiful blonde? Yes, a model, actually. But not in the traditional sense you're probably thinking. Meet Andrej Pejic, the world's most famous androgynous fashion model:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/androgynous-beauty-is-a-fashion-supermodel/

Roaches Are Forever

This Valentine's Day, tell your sweetheart that your love will never die - in fact, it will survive a nuclear holocaust, just like a cockroach. This Valentine’s Day, t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/roaches-are-forever/

That's How a Lunar Rock Rolls

Photo: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera captured a boulder on the Moon that decided to go on a little journey. Looking at the track, you'd...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/thats-how-a-lunar-rock-rolls/

I Know That Feel, Bro

Being green? I now that feel, bro. It's not easy being green. Certainly a sentiment that The Hulk shares with Kermit the Frog, as illustrated by Chris Gerringer....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/i-know-that-feel-bro/

Hello Kitty Jet

What do you get a cat who has everything? The world's cutest airline, of course! Hello Kitty (which scored over $1 billion in sales every year outside of Japan, to whic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/hello-kitty-jet/

Animated Interactive Starry Night

(vimeo link) Digital artist Petros Vrellis created an interactive version of Vincent Van Gogh's painting Starry Night. The brushstrokes movie and activate music. Vrellis tells more about the project at Creati...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/animated-interactive-starry-night/

Sewage Plant Hosting Valentine's Day Tour

For those of you looking for ideas for a romantic Valentine's Day date, the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Brooklyn is offering a morning tour of its sludge-processing facility. Put on some comfortable boot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/sewage-plant-hosting-valentines-day-tour/

1UP Mushroom Burger

Mario fans, make your own 1UP Mushroom Burger with tips from momo! at Instructables. This particular burger has a veggie mushroom patty, but you can get the same effect with meat. The spots on the bun are mozzarella...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/1up-mushroom-burger/

11 Amazing Thank You Notes From Famous People

The art of the thank you note is not practiced as much as it once was, even though they always make the recipient happy. Mental_floss has collected some of the best thank you notes ever from the archives of Letters of No...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/11-amazing-thank-you-notes-from-famous-people/

The Greatest Toy in the Universe

(YouTube link) This video introduced me to Jaimie Mantzel. He not only builds toys, he builds everything else! The top comment at reddit tells more about him. This guy is a complete and total bad-ass. Seriously. (He'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/the-greatest-toy-in-the-universe/

Building the Lego Super Star Destroyer

Tran, Ken, and Rodney (who writes for GAS) got together to build a 50-inch long Super Star Destroyer from the deluxe LEGO kit. All 3152 pieces of it. And they documented the process in photos, which...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/building-the-lego-super-star-destroyer/

Beer Bottle Excavator Trick

(YouTube link) The person operating this Bobcat E50 excavator no longer has to fill out employment applications; he just sends the YouTube link! -via Bits and Piecesheavy equipment, beer bottles, excavator, dexterity...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/beer-bottle-excavator-trick/

History’s Wildest Ballet Riot

Stravinsky and Nijinsky The most infamous riot in the history of the performing arts began with the violins in Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring.” But more remarkable than the fistfight was the way the piece...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/historys-wildest-ballet-riot/

Cat Breading

This is why the Internet exists. The long march of human progress has finally ended; we have reached our destination. Rest and rejoice in our accomplishments. Then: 1) Take a piece of bread 2) Cut a hole approxim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/cat-breading/

The Sea Is Screaming

(Video Link) Ice floes on the Black Sea are scraping past each other, creating weird noises. If you couldn't see the video, what would you guess is making the sound? -via The PresurferIce, Ukraine...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/02/10/the-sea-is-screaming/




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