Archive for March 2nd, 2012

Toilet Party Glasses

Toilet Party Glasses - $7.95 Are you having a crappy day? Lighten your mood with a pair of Toilet Party Glasses from the NeatoShop. The lid of this toilet seat shaped glasses lifts up to reveal a hilarious surprise. A...

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A Transparent Typewriter

Swintec's 2600CC typewriter is a completely modern tool with impressive features such as an 80,000-word dictionary and correction memory. Here's your puzzle for today: why is it transparent? Make a guess,...

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Terrifying Bento Box

I'm scared of my lunch. Please hold me. I don't know who made this bento box. And I don't want to find out. Link (Google Translate) -via Kotaku UPDATE 3/3/12: Nerdcore laughs at my ignorance and informs us that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/terrifying-bento-box/

Steampunk Thing from The Addams Family

Thing (full name: Thing Thing Thing) was the disembodied hand on The Addams Family. The artist Doktor A. made this steampunk version for an upcoming Addams Family-themed show at the Wootini Gallery...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/steampunk-thing-from-the-addams-family/

Tank Bookmobile Is a Weapon of Mass Instruction

Raul Lemesoff converted a 1979 Ford Falcon into an open air bookmobile. He drives it around Buenos Aires, offering books to anyone who wants them. The Weapon of Mass Instruction, as Lemesoff calls it, promotes "peace...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/tank-bookmobile-is-a-weapon-of-mass-instruction/

In Case of Fire, Please Calmly Exit the Building Down the Alligator

The street artist ROA ! made this enormous mural on a building in Atlanta, Georgia. It was his contribution to the Living Walls Conference, a street art symposium. Link -via My Modern Met | Conference Websitegraf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/please-calmly-exit-the-building-down-the-alligator/

UFO at the Center of Black Holes

Imge: ESA/AOES Medialab Astronomers have just discovered UFOs - but don't reach for your tinfoil hat just yet, Neatoramanauts! They're talking about Ultra-fast Outflow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/ufo-at-the-center-of-black-holes/

Where's Waldo? -- The Movie

(Video Link) He's the best agent they had. They called him out of retirement for one last mission. It's the last mistake they'll ever make. Don't ask "Where's Waldo?" And pray that he never finds you....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/wheres-waldo-the-movie/

Ad for a Nose Hair Trimmer

Hair trimmer? Dude, you need a machete for that forest. Publicis, an advertising agency in Germany, made this ad to promote a small body hair trimmer. It and a similar ad that you can find at the link make use of wil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/ad-for-a-nose-hair-trimmer/

"Midget Revenge Is The Only Form of Revenge That Works These Days"

There's a thin line between love and hate, and right at that line is this strange but true story of how a South African man is looking to hire a midget to kick his ex-girlfriend in t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/midget-revenge-is-the-only-form-of-revenge-that-works-these-days/

Dolphins Say Hello

Scientists have cracked the language of dolphins. No, they're not saying "So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish " quite yet, but what they've got to say are still quite fasc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/dolphins-say-hello/

Annoying People Talking on Their Cell Phones? Jam 'Em!

You and I may grumble when people nearby talk loudly on their cell phones, but that's not enough for one man in Philadelphia. He decided to take matters into his own hands and jam them...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/annoying-people-talking-on-their-cell-phones-jam-em/

Frenchman Sues Over Google Street View's Photo of Him Peeing

Well, when you gotta go, you gotta go - but I bet this Frenchman didn't expect himself to be caught in the act ... of peeing outdoors in his own garden by Google's Street View!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/frenchman-sues-over-google-street-views-photo-of-him-peeing/

Swarms of Unusual Things

In his art series "Emergent Behavior," photographer Thomas Jackson was inspired by emergent systems in nature like termite mounds and swarming locusts. But instead...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/swarms-of-unusual-things/

Dog's Dream Comes True

(YouTube link) A local tennis instructor gave this family 300 used tennis balls because their Lab loves tennis balls. This playtime, he hit the jackpot! -via The Daily What...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/dogs-dream-comes-true/

Tazer Ball

Leif Kellenberger, Erik Wunsch, and Eric Prumm invented a new sport. It resembles a normal ball game, in which two teams try to run a ball past the opposing team into a goal, but there is on difference: each player is ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/tazer-ball/

Swiss Army Piano

Charles Hess patented this combination piano, couch, and bureau in 1866, intending it for hotels and boarding schools in which some bedrooms are used as parlors during daylight hours. Closet F holds the bedclothes, and...

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Child Miners in the Early 1900s

A hundred years ago, before OSHA, MSHA, the UMWA, or child labor laws had any real power, children in the mining areas of West Virginia and Pennsylvania were sent to work at an early age. They were supposed to be at lea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/child-miners-in-the-early-1900s/

The Beekeeper

(vimeo link) A farmer in Brooklyn? Why, yes! Megan Paska has found her calling as an urban beekeeper. This short film is part of the Made By Hand series. Link -Thanks, Keith!bees, urban farmer, beekeeper...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/the-beekeeper/

Dick Clark's Unusual House is for Sale

American Bandstand host Dick Clark owns a house in Malibu, California, that looks as if it came straight from the TV show The Flintstones. It has only one bedroom and two bathrooms, but it sits on 2...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/dick-clarks-unusual-house-is-for-sale/

Sherlock Holmes vs. The Doctor

(YouTube link) Current BBC-TV icons sing Irving Berlin's "Anything You Can Do," originally written for the musical Annie Get Your Gun. The result is like a British version of Captain Kirk vs. Captain Picard:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/sherlock-holmes-vs-the-doctor/

Putting Animals in Their Place

Animals. They think they're so special. Sure, they can fly, run at incredible speeds, and regenerate body parts, but do they really have to rub their talents in our faces all the time? Well, we at mental_floss ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/putting-animals-in-their-place/

The High Dive Jumping Pup

(Video Link) This little guy sure loves the high dive. After all, it's not easy for a pup to climb a ladder like this. Via I Has A Hot DogCute, videos, animals, dogs, pets, swimming, diving...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/the-high-dive-jumping-pup/

10 Bizarre Chinese Soft Drinks

No, this beverage is not an anti-Semitic hate crime in a can, it's actually a canned mushroom juice made with Black Wood Ear mushroom, which is also called jew's ear. InventorSpot has more wonderfully strange beverag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/10-bizarre-chinese-soft-drinks/

Downton Abbey Takes On Magic: The Gathering

Writer Sarah Elmaleh created these great Downton Abbey Magic: The Gathering cards for your viewing pleasure. Unfortunately, she has not yet made enough to play an entire game out of. Link Via KotakuMagic, Fun, Gam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/downtown-abbey-takes-on-magic-the-gathering/

Star Wars Kinnect Features Bikini-Dancing Leia

(Video Link) I don't know about you guys, but when I want to play Star Wars video games, I certainly don't want to play Dance Central. I don't know many people who would either, which is why the idea of having a slave...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/star-wars-kinnect-features-bikini-dancing-leia/

Wake Up With Some Coffee Flakes

There are plenty of people who can't wake up in the morning without a cup of coffee, but for those that want to switch up their caffeine fix for something a little more substantial, Coffee Flakes might not do much to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/wake-up-with-some-coffee-flakes/

This Bear Is A Master Kung-Fu Fighter

(Video Link) "Everybody was bear-fu fighting/ those swings were fast as lightning." I don't know about you guys, but I certainly wouldn't want to take on this master martial artist. Via Cute Overloadmartial arts, v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/this-bear-is-a-master-kung-fu-fighter/

Beefy Straws: Delicious or Sickening?

Benny's Bloody Mary Meat Straws are basically Slim Jims hallowed out into straws. It's a great way to add a little salty, meaty goodness to your bloody Mary and it provides you with a tasty treat afterward, even so,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/beefy-straws-delicious-or-sickening/

Ribbonesia Is Like Origami With Ribbons

Japanese artist and illustrator ‘BAKU’ Maeda has developed a unique way to fold ribbons into adorable creatures perfect for adorning gifts or as displays used on their own. In a way, it's kind of like he's develo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/02/ribbonesia-is-like-origami-with-ribbons/




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