Archive for April 12th, 2012

If Nintendo Made Kid's Books

Have you ever wondered what would happen if your favorite children's authors started working with Nintendo to make delightful books based on your favorite classic video games? Probably not, but it doesn't make these...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/if-nintendo-made-kids-books/

Can't Decide Between Your Favorite Junk Food

Because one good processed food deserves another Pizza Hut UK has decided to start offering pizza with hot dogs baked into the crust. It's perfect for those who can't decide between the two best options at the Costco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/cant-decide-between-your-favorite-junk-food/

Video Game Planets

(YouTube link) This video contains twenty little planets modeled after video game worlds. I can name two; how many can you identify? When you give up and want the answers, they are listed at the YouTube page. -via The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/video-game-planets/

How to Get More "Likes" on Facebook

  Matthew Inman at The Oatmeal spells it out in plain language for those who couldn't figure it out any other way. If you know someone like that, you can forward the link to them. Meanwhile, we will look forw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/how-to-get-more-likes-on-facebook/

Glow Brightz and Bike Brightz

  Glow Brightz - $17.95 Bike Brightz- $11.95 Are you looking for a way to turn your old two-wheeler into a cool futuristic ride? You need the Glow Brightz and Bike Brightz from the NeatoShop.¬†Glow Brightz...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/glow-brightz-and-bike-brightz/

Corgi Being Vacuumed

(Video Link) That a dog would tolerate this treatment so readily seems weird until you learn the dog's name: Corbin Dallas Multipass. That's a Fifth Element reference. Two of them, in fact. Anyone wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/corgi-being-vacuumed/

The Worst Job of 2012

Quick, what's the worst job in the United States today? CareerCast ranked 200 jobs from best to worst based on physical demands, work environment, income, stress, and hiring outlook...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/the-worst-job-2012/

Sock Portrait

Coffee, a basketball...and now socks! Hong Yi makes portraits using materials you'd never think of. Her latest work is a rendering of Chinese filmmaker Yimou Zhang in socks. She was inspired by the most ordinary...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/sock-portrait/

Knife Typography

Iranian artist Farhad Moshiri gets right to the point: life is beautiful. He expressed this sentiment in 2009 by driving hundreds of knives into a gallery wall. Link -via NotCot | Photos: Guillaume Ziccarellikni...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/knife-typography/

Hockey Stick Lamp

When Anthony Regole was a freshman in high school, he built an Adirondack chair out of old hockey sticks for a school project. This launched his woodworking career. He does more than just hockey stick projects, but t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/hockey-stick-lamp/

Krispy Kreme Donut S'Mores

(Video Link) Ingredients: 2 Krispy Kreme donuts, 1 huge marshmallow, and 1 Reese's Peanut Butter Cup. Nate Smith compared the joyful experience of biting into this wonder with the birth of his own son: I'm so hap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/krispy-kreme-donut-smores/

Smart Argentina's Clever ASCII Animation Twitter Ad

Now that's smart advertising in 140 characters or less: smart Argentina created an ad with ASCII animation in its Twitter page. Each tweet is an animation frame (you can hit "J&qu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/smart-argentinas-clever-ascii-animation-twitter-ad/

George Washington and Adolf Hitler Riding Dinosaurs: The Combat Game

Jurassic President. It's a game that doesn't exist yet, but let us hope that some prudent entertainment company takes Jude Buffum's concept and brings it into existence. Other scenarios include Teddy Rooseve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/george-washington-and-adolf-hitler-riding-dinosaurs-the-combat-game/

Are Octopuses Intelligent? It Depends on How You Define Intelligence

If you're going to evaluate the intelligence of an animal, it's not enough to measure the size of its brain. Researchers are convinced that octopuses have an intelligence so sophisticated that they can display emotions a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/are-octopuses-intelligent-it-depends-on-how-you-define-intelligence/

Fixing Potholes with Non-Newtonian Fluid

Got potholes? Forget waiting around for 5 road workers to stand around and watch while one guy fills the pothole with asphalt! Just grab a bit of non-Newtonian fluid and, there - you fixed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/fixing-potholes-with-non-newtonian-fluid/

Four Feet of Hail in Texas

Photo: Potter County Fire Department - via US National Weather Service Facebook Page Everything is bigger in Texas, but this is ridiculous: 4 feet of hail blanketed an area n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/four-feet-of-hail-in-texas/

Doggerhosen

The bad news is that the dog isn't thrilled with its owner's latest lederhosen fashion obsession, but the good news is that it's now famous on the Interweb. Wait, that may not exactly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/doggerhosen/

Come With a Story and Leave With Another

"Come with a story and leave with another", says Colsubsidio Book Exchange of Colombia. To strike home the message, Lowe/SSP3 ad agency came up with these clever print ads....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/come-with-a-story-and-leave-with-another/

What Does Your State Do Best?

Every state is number one at something, but what exactly is that, asks One Block Off the Grid blog. Well, the answers - good and bad - may just surprise you. For example:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/what-does-your-state-do-best/

Things Could Be Worse

When you are having a bad day, here's a thought that should make you at least smile a bit inside. This Twaggie was illustrated from a Tweet by @ProSexTips, a division of Funny or Die. See a new Twaggie every day at G...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/things-could-be-worse-2/

WTF Emoticon Hook Pillow

WTF Emoticon Hook Pillow - $39.95 Spring is here. Are you looking for a fun way to spruce up your humble abode? You need the WTF Emoticon Hook Pillow from the NeatoShop. This decorative pillow doubles as an awesome conv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/wtf-emoticon-hook-pillow/

Why You Shouldn't Walk and Text: A Wild Bear Appeared!

If walking off a pier or into a fountain isn't enough of a deterrent to Walking While Texting, then perhaps this will: you may just walk into a bear roaming the neighborhoo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/why-you-shouldnt-walk-and-text-a-wild-bear-appeared/

How an iPad is Made

American Public Media's "Marketplace" Shanghai Bureau Chief Rob Schmitz got an inside look at Foxconn, the Chinese company that manufactures the iPad for Apple. In this exclu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/how-an-ipad-is-made/

Kids These Days

This tweet from @DadBeard brought him hundreds of new Twitter followers. Is it because of the ridiculous mistake on the student's part or because of the facetious response? Linktweet, Kurt Cobain, Nickelback...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/kids-these-days/

How to Make an R2D2 Cake

(YouTube link) Stacked Cakes made a huge custom R2D2 cake by request. It stands on artificial legs, but the rest is cake -and it even makes sounds like the little robot! If you live near Canberra, you can order one, b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/how-to-make-an-r2d2-cake/

The Double-Slit Garage Experiment

by R.R. Bukrey Physics Department Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois We are pleased to report that a classic atomic-scale physics experiment -- the double-slit experiment -- has now been carried out on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/the-double-slit-garage-experiment/

Street Style 1906

Edward Linley Sambourne was a professional illustrator and cartoonist, but his hobby was photography. He took pictures of women on the streets of England to document their choice of dress, but rarely did the subject...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/street-style-1906/

World Mosaic Made with App Logos

This world map is a pretty neat little feat of graphic art, as it is built of tiny images of app logos. But it is also interactive, so you can click on each logo at the linked site and be taken to the company that pr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/world-mosaic-made-with-app-logos/

Animal Cruelty in the Egg Industry

[YouTube Clip] Did you have an egg with breakfast today? If so, perhaps you shouldn't watch the video clip above. It's truly horrifying. The Humane Society o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/animal-cruelty-in-the-egg-industry/

Geronimo Jumps

(YouTube link) Samantha Valle taught her German shepherd Geronimo to jump rope Double Dutch style and other neat tricks, too. See more dogs jumping rope at Mother Board. Link -via Laughing Squiddog, Jump rope, Double...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/12/geronimo-jumps/








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