Archive for March 13th, 2012

Zombie Plush Slippers

Zombie Plush Slippers - $39.95 After a hard day at the office your feet are dying and your brain is drained. Isn't it time you slipped into your favorite Zombie Plush Slippers from the NeatoShop? This wickedly funny p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/zombie-plush-slippers/

Math Predicts Which Celebrity Marriages Will End in Flames

Can you mathematically calculate whether a celebrity couple's marriage will end in a divorce? You sure can, according to New York Times science reporter John Tierney and statistician...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/math-predicts-which-celebrity-marriages-will-end-in-flames/

Russia and South Korea to Clone the Woolly Mammoth

Not having watched Jurassic Park, Russian and South Korean scientist have signed a deal on a joint research project to clone the woolly mammoth: "The first and h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/russia-and-south-korea-to-clone-the-woolly-mammoth/

Domaster & Tetrawing

Combine LEGO, Transformers, and Game Boy, and you've got a toy geek's dream creation. Julius von Brunk built a Transformer (named Domaster) out of LEGO bricks that changes from a classic Nintendo Game Boy to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/domaster-tetrawing/

Gotham City Princesses

I would totally become a Disney princess fan if they made this Batman movie. Alas, it only exists as three images by cartoonist Cat Londers. Who should write the story? Frank Miller, of course -- for the gritty, hard...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/gotham-city-princesses/

Secret Cookie Service

Well, sometimes you just need a cookie. But you're in college during exam week and you just can't go to the store ... who you gonna call? The Secret Cookie Service, of course...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/secret-cookie-service/

Batman And Robin-The Musical

(YouTube Link) Somehow I doubt that Arnold Schwarzenegger's singing voice sounds as good as the guy singing in this comedic spoof, but then again I can barely understand Arnold when he's actually trying to en...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/batman-and-robin-the-musical/

Homeless People Hired To Act As 4G Hotspots

Treading a thin line between totally unethical/wrong and gainful temporary employment, companies at SXSW Music Festival are hiring homeless people to act as WiFi hotspots. Here's how it works: If you’re a SXSW att...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/homeless-people-hired-to-act-as-4g-hotspots/

Tiny Game Boy Carved into a Toothpick

Are the buttons on your mobile devices too small to use? Just wait until you try this Game Boy! YouTube user Soukitti carved it out of a toothpick. Here it is pictured next to a one yen coin. The video at the link in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/tiny-game-boy-carved-into-a-toothpick/

Kids Play Dueling Banjos

Oh, this? Just the boys from Sleepy Man Banjo Boys playing the best piece of music ever written in the history of mankind. I'm talking about Dueling Banjo, of course. (This...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/kids-play-dueling-banjos/

Dungeons & Dragons/Bank Lobbies & Accountants

(Video Link) For years, I've been suggesting that what you see in this video may be the true, unseen reality of our existence. The sketch comedy troupe Caution: May Contain Nuts shows was real adventuring is like. W...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/dungeons-dragonsbank-lobbies-accountants/

Sold on eBay for almost $100,000: A Van Vandalized by Kurt Kobain

If I understand it correctly, this 1972 Dodge van was used by the Melvins, a grunge band that has been active since 1983. In the days before his commercial success, Kurt Cobain had a relationship with this band and d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/sold-on-ebay-for-100000-a-van-vandalized-by-kurt-kobain/

Interacting with a Woman Can Leave a Man "Cognitively Impaired"

Guys, has a woman ever left you tongue-tied by her mere presence? There may be a scientific reason. Researchers at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands performed the Stroop test -- a classic test of cognitive p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/interacting-with-a-woman-can-leave-a-man-cognitively-impaired/

The Subwing Lets You Fly Underwater

(Video Link) While sailing in the Mediterranean, Simon Sivertson wondered what it would be like to be dragged behind a boat. This activity is not new, but the device that Sivertson developed in response allows the u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/the-subwing-lets-you-fly-underwater/

Star Wars Bath Robes

Darth Vader and Jedi - Star Wars Hooded Bath Robes Come to the Dark Side. Not only do they have cookies, but also this marvelously soft and stylish hooded bath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/star-wars-bath-robes/

Law Student Sues Law School for Allowing Her To Enroll

Law student filing lawsuit isn't anything new. After all, they are studying to become lawyers. But this one is a bit unique: Law student Morgan Crutchfield, a part-time stude...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/law-student-sues-law-school-for-allowing-her-to-enroll/

Pink Street Lights Deter Loitering Youths ... by Making Their Acne Look Bad!

Tired of gangs of loitering youths detering customers at a local shopping district, the city of Cardiff, Wales, decided to call in the big guns - the big, pink, glowing ones:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/pink-street-lights-deter-loitering-youths-by-making-their-acne-look-bad/

Will Eating Red Meat Kill You?

Thinking of eating a burger today? Keep this in mind: according to new research study, eating red meat - any amount and any type - increases your risk of dying early:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/will-eating-red-meat-kill-you/

Star Wars Identities

A new exhibition called Star Wars Identities opens April 19th in Montreal and Edmonton. The exhibit is subtitled "What Forces Shape You?" To promote the exhibit, six posters illustrate the characters in collage form...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/star-wars-identities/

Wyoming Town For Sale

The entire town of Buford, Wyoming, is for sale. Despite what the picture shows (it's from 2006), there is only one resident. Don Sammons is retiring, so several buildings, ten acres of land, a zip code, and a high-a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/wyoming-town-for-sale/

Conductive Fingertips

(YouTube link) IKEA developed a kit that enables people to use their smart phones, iPads, and other touch screens while wearing cold weather gloves. Norwegians bought up 12,000 kits in just two weeks! Maybe they'll ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/conductive-fingertips/

Padres Donate 11,000 Uniforms to Little League

If you go to see a Little League game in San Diego this spring, chances are you'll see a matchup of the Padres vs. the Padres. That's because their uniforms are all various historic versions of the MLB team's uniforms!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/padres-donate-11000-uniforms-to-little-league/

What A Cheetah Cub Sounds Like

(YouTube link) When this video was recorded, Nala was cared for by a foster family in Namibia after her mother was killed by a car. She's a squeaky toy! -via a comment at redditcub, cheetah, squeak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/what-a-cheetah-cub-sounds-like/

How Infographics Are Ruining The Web

We can't post a quote from this (or any) infographic, because you can't copy text from a graphic. Also, infographic "facts" tend to be unreliable, but this particular one is just trying to make an overall point, so g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/how-infographics-are-ruining-the-web/

Exotic Dancers, 1890s

These portraits of exotic dancers of the 19th century probably appeared scandalous at one time, but they are SFW. What is fascinating is that, outside of wearing corsets, these professional exotic dancers display the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/exotic-dancers-1890s/

The Second-Hand Effects of Bitching

by Murray J. Munro Department of Linguistics Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia Winer[1] defines bitching as "incessant complaining about things." Bitching may be overt (the general sort...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/the-second-hand-effects-of-bitching/

Mario And Princess Peach Aren't Looking So Good These Days

Artist Amanda Dockery shows us what Mario and Princess Peach would look like if they were preparing to guest star on the TV show The Walking Dead. Now, instead of clearing drains, Mario will be clogging t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/mario-and-princess-peach-arent-looking-so-good-these-days/

Baby Superman Is One Tough Toddler

(YouTube Link) Cartoon Network's DC Nation animation block is bringing comic book superfolks back to the small screen, and shows like Young Justice and the new Green Lantern series...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/13/baby-superman-is-one-tough-toddler/






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