Archive for March 23rd, 2012

Rabbit Creature Camouflage Teacup

Rabbit Creature Camouflage Teacup  - $25.95 Easter is almost here. Are you still searching for the perfect gift for your favorite rabbit fanatic? You need the Rabbit Creature Camouflage Teacup from the NeatoShop. Thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/rabbit-creature-camouflage-teacup/

Batman Pulled Over For No License Plates On His Lamborghini

A man dressed as Batman was pulled over by the Montgomery County police department in Maryland for not having plates on his Batmobile Lamborghini, and what appeared to be nothing more than a silly photo op actually h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/batman-pulled-over-in-his-lamborghini/

Amazing Stained Glass Artwork By Judith Schaechter

Judith Schaechter is bringing an antiquated art form into the 21st century with her fantastically imaginative stained glass artwork, like the piece pictured above entitled "The Battle of Carnival and Lent", which is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/amazing-stained-glass-artwork-by-judith-schaechter/

Super Dad Returns Home From Afghanistan Dressed As Captain America

(YouTube Link) It has to be a great feeling to see your father return home from military duty overseas, but when he comes home dressed as Captain America it elevates him to superhero status. That is, if you're a li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/super-dad-returns-home-from-afghanistan-dressed-as-captain-america/

Medieval Monks Vented Their Frustration In Manuscript Margins

Having to endure the mind numbing monotony of duplicating manuscripts by hand every day of their cloistered lives, medieval monks vented their frustration by adding cartoons and statements in the margins. Surprisi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/medieval-monks-vented-their-frustration-in-manuscript-margins/

Cash is King, Except in Sweden

Got cash? Not necessary in Sweden, who has gone (mostly) cashless: Sweden was the first European country to introduce bank notes in 1661. Now it's come farther than most...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/cash-is-king-except-in-sweden/

Sardine Rocking Chair

Scottish artist Tristan Cochrane spent twelve years in the fishing industry, and the industry is still in him. He makes household items in the shape of sea creatures, such as this rocking chair. It's made of aluminum...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/sardine-rocking-chair/

Outrageous Vytautas Mineral Water Commercial

(YouTube Link) This web spot by Lithuanian mineral water company Vytautas keeps coming at you like a comedy tsunami, with super cheesy animation to match. The narrator has definitely taken a few pointers f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/outrageous-vytautas-mineral-water-commercial/

Hello Kitty Airport Gate

Douglas Adams noted: It can hardly be a coincidence that no language on Earth has ever produced the phrase, 'as pretty as an airport.' Airports are ugly. Some are very ugly. Some attain a degree of ugliness that c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/hello-kitty-airport-gate/

Robot Barber

Intelligent Automation developed the Multi-Arm Unmanned Ground Vehicle as a military robot to deal with bombs and such, but it may just have a hidden talent as a barber. Here's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/robot-barber/

The Hammock Cafe

At the Mahika Mano cafe in Tokyo, chairs are out and hammocks are in. This business hosts a showroom for a hammock retailer, so you sway a bit as you hold a hot cup of coffee. Link (Google Translate) -via DVICEcaf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/the-hammock-cafe/

Cat In A Box Itazura Mechanical Coin Bank

Cat In A Box Itazura Mechanical Coin Bank - $37.95 Have you been endlessly searching for the perfect way to store your oodles extra cash? You need the Cat In A Box Mechanical Coin Bank from the NeatoShop. Place a coin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/cat-in-a-box-itazura-mechanical-coin-bank/

Batman Haircut

I have given a name to my mane, and it is Batman. Master hairdresser Radames Perez carved this image into the head of this unidentified, luckiest child in the world. Link (Facebook login required) -via Blame It on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/batman-haircut/

Cadbury Creme Egg Salad Sandwich

It's not healthy to eat nothing but candy at Easter. Or any other time, for that matter. You need something more substantial, like a nice egg salad sandwich. Serious Eats has got you covered with a recipe that uses C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/cadbury-creme-egg-salad-sandwich/

Could You Run a Marathon without Training for It?

Well, I couldn't, but I'm not so young anymore. Other people, however, have run -- not just walk, but run -- marathons with little or no training specifically for that grueling race. BBC News Magazine talked to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/could-you-run-a-marathon-without-training/

School Bans Hugging

Want to hug your friends? Kiss that idea good bye at the Matawan-Aberdeen Middle School in New Jersey. The principal there has just banned hugging: The district says Mataw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/school-bans-hugging/

How to Make Rainbow Jello Eggs

Nike has a great Easter craft for us to try. She prepared gelatin in different colors and poured it, in layers, into egg molds. These beautiful snacks were the result. Read her instructions at the link. Link -via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/how-to-make-rainbow-jello-eggs/

World's First All-Diamond Ring

Feast your eyes on this, Neatoramanauts: the world's first diamond ring. But but, you say, diamond rings have been around forever. Yes, but not like this: a ring carved straight out...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/worlds-first-all-diamond-ring/

Chicken Rings

That $70 million all-diamond ring a bit too expensive for you? Console your broken heart with these: Chicken Rings from White Castle (motto: "More exciting than a nugget,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/chicken-rings/

Should Airlines Charge Fat People More?

Bioethicist and philosopher Peter Singer was in an airport when he noticed that a slender lady with an overweight suitcase has to pay, whereas a fat man with a regular suitcase didn'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/should-airlines-charge-fat-people-more/

Kid Rolls Like a Boss in Custom Cadillac Stroller

This kid rolls like a BOSS in his custom Caddy stroller. Why it even has underbody lights and flames that shoot out of the tailpipes! Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Eve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/kid-rolls-like-a-boss-in-custom-cadillac-stroller/

Cute Dog with Big Hair

Who says big hair is only for humans? Check out this cute puppy dog with big "bowooffant", fresh from the salon! (Source - via Cubiclebot) dog, big hair...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/cute-dog-with-big-hair/

5 Candidates for the First Rock ‘n’ Roll Song

You may have heard that the first rock 'n' roll song was "Rocket 88" in 1951. But there were folks singing (and even recording music) about "rocking" way before that. What we call rock 'n' roll grew out of the blues...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/5-candidates-for-the-first-rock-n-roll-song/

The Coldest, Deepest Ocean Water is Disappearing

The amount of a specific type of ocean water in the depths around Antarctica is shrinking, according to measurements taken between 1980 and 2011. The rate of loss is about 8 million metric tons per second! This mass of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/the-coldest-deepest-ocean-water-is-disappearing/

Fences Created From Recycled Sports Gear

The fence at the Argo Gold Mine in Idaho Springs, Colorado is made out of old skis. It's just one of seven perfectly serviceable fences made of recycled sports equipment featured at Environmental Graffiti. See others...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/fences-created-from-recycled-sports-gear/

Molecular Gastronomy Birthday Party

Arielle Clementine threw a surprise birthday party for her friend Dustin, featuring a science theme throughout. The drinks were served in test tubes, the food in Petri dishes, and the birthday cake was decorated with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/molecular-gastronomy-birthday-party/

The 10 Greatest Love Affairs in History

It’s what makes women wear torturous undergarments and feign interest in preposterous sporting rituals. It’s also what makes men hold dainty purses outside of fitting rooms and suffer through hosts of terrible mo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/the-10-greatest-love-affairs-in-history/

Doors

(YouTube link) We tend to take them for granted, but doors are quite useful, aren't they? The song is from Elliot Mason with video by Mike Fordham. -via b3tadoors...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/doors/

Top 10 ‘Mad Men’ Essentials

The AMC series Mad Men returns to TV this weekend after an absence of 17 months. To get you into the proper retro mood, Collector's Weekly presents ten authentic consumer products that will take you back to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/top-10-mad-men-essentials/

Thor Night Light

Thor Night Light - $16.95 Are you still afraid of the dark? You need the Thor Night Light from the NeatoShop. This hammer-wielding Norse god will help keep the boogieman away. This night light is perfect for kids and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/23/thor-night-light/








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