Archive for March 8th, 2012

How to FedEx a Horse

Many horses will travel to London this summer to participate in the Olympics. But owners can't just book extra seats on commercial airliners. So when horse owners need to move their steeds over great distances, they turn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/how-to-fedex-a-horse/

Illegal Parkting

A criminal mastermind in Hoboken, New Jersey was caught when his forged parking permit fell prey to an unusually observant enforcer: The 24-year-old man's fake permit spelled it "parkting," a dead giveway for an eagle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/illegal-parkting/

Beachgoers Haul Thirty Stranded Dolphins Back into the Water

(Video Link) People enjoying a pleasant morning on the shore of Arraial do Cabo, Brazil last Monday noticed that about thirty dolphins were trapped in the surf and unable to swim back out to sea. So they spontaneou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/beachgoers-haul-thirty-stranded-dolphins-back-into-the-water/

Microwave Case Mod

Don't starve! Don't leave the computer, either! The kitchen is fifteen feet away, and nothing there is worth that much trouble. Get this case mod which was on display at the 2003 Consumer Electronics Show. Spoiler: t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/microwave-case-mod/

Massive Hammock Tent Is a Portable Treehouse

Tentsile has taken the hammock tent concept and pushed it to an extreme. The picture above doesn't do it full justice. There's a third segment projecting out the back. The entire assembly can house five to eight peop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/massive-hammock-tent-is-a-portable-treehouse/

The Fresh Prince of Downton Abbey

(Video Link) Matthew Crawley got in just one little fight in Manchester and his mom shipped him off to live with his stuffy cousins and their English butler. It's not easy becoming the Fresh Earl of Grantham. -vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/the-fresh-prince-of-downton-abbey/

The World's Largest Slingshot

Obviously, if one is capable of building the world's largest slingshot, one should do so without delay. If the question is "When is an appropriate time to build a giant slingshot?", the answer is always "Yes." Theref...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/the-worlds-largest-slingshot/

Dragon's Mouth Pizza Oven

Source, a vegan and vegetarian restaurant in San Francisco bakes pizza with the flaming breath of a dragon. At least, that's what its attractive pizza oven suggests. David Kover's review at the link asserts that the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/dragons-mouth-pizza-oven/

Why Ladies Love Angry Men

Men like it when women let them know that they're happy. That much is not surprising, but what is remarkable is that the reverse is actually not true. According to research by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/why-ladies-love-angry-men/

Pantone Tarts

So this is how designers eat their breakfast: Pantone tarts! Check it out over at Griottes: Link - via That's Nerdalicious pantone, breakfast, tart...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/pantone-tarts/

Dust Devil on Mars

Image: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona For such a dead planet, Mars sure has got a lot of things going on. LIke this mini tornado, as captured by camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/dust-devil-on-mars/

Beard Gets You No Love From The Ladies

The hip Movember movement is taking it on the chin. A new study reveals that a beard may garner a man respect from other men, but no love from the ladies: A stud...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/beard-get-you-no-love-from-the-ladies/

Navy Food Posters

Retronaut has a collection of World War II-era Navy posters dedicated to making sure sailors didn't waste food. There's a whole lot of strangeness about this one. Was there really a problem of sailors being finicky e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/navy-food-posters/

Daring Escape by Penguin Number 337

It's a prizon break unlike any other: a young Humboldt penguin known only as "Penguin Number 337" escaped a Tokyo aquarium in a brazen escape. The one-year-old H...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/daring-escape-by-penguin-number-337/

Duct Tape Jewelry

Michele Howarth makes and sells rings and other colorful jewelry made of duct tape through her Etsy store Quiet Mischief and Company. She also has a tutorial for sale in case you want to make your own! Link -via Laug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/duct-tape-jewelry/

Delicious Super Gross Suckers

Super Gross Suckers  Are you looking for a deliciously funny afternoon treat? You need a Super Gross Sucker from the NeatoShop. These hilarious Super Gross Suckers come in the following styles: Lobster Claw Sucker...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/delicious-super-gross-suckers/

The Sabertooth Vampire

Mike Russell's comic The Sabertooth Vampire centers around a vampire with fangs that constantly get him into trouble. He has a couple of year's worth of gags to see! Link -via Buzzfeedcomic, teeth, vampire, fangs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/the-sabertooth-vampire/

Synchronized Apes

(YouTube link) Two chimps gibbons cross a rope bridge with balletic synchronized moves. Meanwhile, the narrators sound a bit synchronized themselves. -via Arbroath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/synchronized-apes/

The 50 Most Absurd Translations of Film Titles

Here's a collection of 50 Hollywood films that were retitled for foreign release, and then re-translated into English for our amusement. That means that there may be some mistranslation going on, but the results are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/the-50-most-absurd-translations-of-film-titles/

Solar Flare Storm Arriving on Earth

(YouTube link) A solar flare erupted on Tuesday (March 6) that sent a storm of particles toward Earth. As they arrive today, the storm may affect satellite transmissions and power grids. They may also produce extreme...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/solar-flare-storm-arriving-on-earth/

What Is It? game 217

It's time for our collaboration with the always fascinating What Is It? Blog. Can you guess what the pictured item is? Place your guess in the comment section below. One guess per comment, please, though you can e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/what-is-it-game-217/

7 Entourages That Changed the World

We love Vincent Chase and his HBO cohorts as much as the next magazine, but we’re not going to stand idly by while they hog the entourage limelight. Those guys might make waves in Hollywood, but the following power...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/7-entourages-that-changed-the-world/

Hilarious Ad For The Dollar Shave Club

(YouTube Link) The Dollar Shave Club wants to sell you razors so you can get busy shaving your hairiest body parts, and with this ad cutting through the interwebs I'm sure they'll be chin deep in loot in no time. S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/hilarious-ad-for-the-dollar-shave-club/

This Charming Super Morrissey Bros. Song

Soundcloud user Lazyitis has released the most charmingly original mashup song I've heard in a long time, a remix version of The Smiths "This Charming Man" to the tune of the Super Mario Bros. theme...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/this-charming-super-morrissey-bros-song/

I Can't Wait For THIS Avengers Movie

Apparently someone in Puerto Rico thinks this is what the new Avengers movie will be like. I don't know about you guys, but I'd pay extra to see this amazing flick. Link Via GeekologieFunny, movies, weird, travel,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/i-cant-wait-for-this-avengers-movie/

Maru's Incredible Transparent Box

(Video Link) Have you ever wondered what Maru's fat belly looks like while crammed inside of one of his skinny little boxes? Well now you know, it's still adorable as all heck. Via I Can Has CheezburgerFunny, Cute,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/marus-incredible-transparent-box/

Me Gusta This Latte

I can't track down the origin of this memederful latte, but it is just too awesome not to share. If you do know where it first was introduced to the web, let me know so I can update the article. LinkArt, coffee, i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/me-gusta-this-latte/

The Town That's Been Overcome With Spiderwebs

Wagga Wagga, Australia was recently subjected to some serious flooding. Unfortunately, when the 9,000 human residents were evacuated, the area's spiders took over, covering the entire area with a white mist of webs....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/the-town-thats-been-overcome-with-spiderwebs/

12 Cup Noodle Flavors You Can't Get In The States

Gumbo, bacon and tacos are all delicious, but that doesn't mean they'll make great ramen flavors necessarily. Of course, there's still a possibility that they are good, just not a guarantee. Have any of you ever had...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/08/12-cup-noodle-flavors-you-cant-get-in-the-states/
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