Archive for April 14th, 2012

Living The Minivan Dream Memo Pad

Living The Minivan Dream Memo Pad - $6.95 Are you living the dream? The minivan dream? You need the Living The Minivan Dream Memo Pad from the NeatoShop. This great 70 sheet memo pad makes a great Mother's Day gift fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/living-the-minivan-dream-memo-pad/

Baby Leopard Loves Cuddles

(Video Link) A caretaker found just the right scratching spot to induce bliss in a baby leopard. This little one lives at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma, Washington. -via The Uniblogleopard...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/baby-leopard-loves-cuddles/

Smart Floor Knows When You've Fallen And You Can't Get Up

Have you fallen and you can't get up? Move over LifeCall medical alarm ... and tell Mrs. Fletcher that IBM has patented a "smart floor" that can detect if someone...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/smart-floor-knows-when-youve-fallen-and-you-cant-get-up/

Extreme Alarm Clock Simply Will Not Permit You to Snooze

You have to get out of bed. Oh, no, this clock isn't going to lure you out with freshly-cooked bacon. Nor will it slap you in the face or toss you on to the floor. But you will have to leave your bedroom and show some ba...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/extreme-alarm-clock-simply-will-not-permit-you-to-snooze/

Close Encounter with a Baby Sea Lion

(YouTube link) Imagine sitting on a beach and an adorable baby sea lion comes right up to you! This happened at Gardner Bay, in the Galapagos Islands. -via Daily Picks and Flicksbeach, Galapagos, sea lion...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/close-encounter-with-a-baby-sea-lion/

Prom: The Ever Escalating Cost of the Social Arms Race

If you've got a teen who's been bugging you about going to prom, then you probably already know this: prom is much more expensive nowadays than when you went oh so many years...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/prom-the-ever-escalating-cost-of-the-social-arms-race/

Roach, R.I.P.

He was a fine bug: a devoted family man with over two hundred children. His loss was a shock to us all. The Carmichael Collective in Minneapolis marked the passing of this roach by setting up a little memorial to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/roach-r-i-p/

Saggy Pants Land Man in Jail

Saggy pants may be a fashion crime, but can they land you in real jail? The answer is yes: Meet Lamarcus Ramsey. The 19-year-old Alabama man was sentenced yesterday...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/saggy-pants-land-man-in-jail/

Mike and Ike Split Up

Say it ain't so! Mike and Ike (of the chewy fruit-flavored candy) are splitting up and fans are devastated. Devastated! WHEN beloved pairings split, fans may gro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/mike-and-ike-split-up/

We're all Hens: Sweden Introduces Gender-Neutral Pronoun

How can you raise a child in an environment free of gender bias when the very language you speak distinguishes boys from girls? Well, Sweden is fixing that obvious linguistic flaw by in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/were-all-hens-sweden-introduces-gender-neutral-pronoun/

Man Beat Traffic Ticket ... with Math!

I didn't do it, officer, and I can prove it ... with math! UC San Diego physicist Dmitri Kriokov fought his $400 traffic ticket (for runing a stop sign) and won, with this physics pape...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/man-beat-traffic-ticket-with-math/

Auroras Seen on Uranus

Yes, really. The Hubble telescope captured the images last November, but as with all things astronomical, the data had to be properly crunched and an analysis made before the news is released to the public. The two a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/auroras-seen-on-uranus/

Draw a Stickman

Draw your stickman and watch him go on adventures! But you'll have to draw things to help him out along the way. Link -via redditgenerator, drawing, stick man...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/draw-a-stickman/

Quiz: There's An App For THAT?!

Here's a fun quiz I posted over on BoingBoing but you can take it right here, right now by clicking the image below. Let us know how you did in the comments below!  boingboing, quizzes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/quiz-theres-an-app-for-that/

McCartney Video in ASL

(video link) In the video for Sir Paul McCartney's new song "My Valentine," Natalie Portman and Johnny Depp present the lyrics in American Sign Language (more or less). Read more about it at The Huffinton Post. Link -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/mccartney-video-in-asl/

The Chef From Burger Time Gets A New Job

(YouTube Link) The latest pixel animation video from Dorkly answers the age old question-What if the Burger Time chef had to get a new job, at a restaurant that doesn't even make hamburgers? The answer is,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/the-chef-from-burger-time-gets-a-new-job/

There are two kinds of people in the world…

Dr. Phil Plait has them all figured out. But you know, this could be made into a flowchart, with people being born flowing into the right circle, a trickle of people flowing from the right to the left, and b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/there-are-two-kinds-of-people-in-the-world/

The Frasier Theme Song Mystery Explained

Have you ever sat down to watch an episode of the sitcom Frasier and found yourself wondering "Gee, I wonder what the heck they mean by tossed salad and scrambled eggs in the theme song?" Well, wonder no...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/the-frasier-theme-song-mystery-explained/

Muppets Miss Piggy And Kermit Salt & Pepper Shakers

Muppets Miss Piggy And Kermit Salt & Pepper Shakers - $13.95 Is your Mom a big Muppets fan? This Mother's Day get her something she will really love. Get her the Muppets Miss Piggy And Kermit Salt & Pepper Sha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/muppets-miss-piggy-and-kermit-salt-pepper-shakers/

The Best Tattoo Cover Up Ever

A reader of Geekologie sent in this great story of how a terrible Edward tattoo obtained during a bet eventually became an awesome Rufio tattoo in what is arguably the greatest tattoo portrait cover up ever. "OK, so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/the-best-tattoo-cover-up-ever/

This Week at Neatorama

Man, this has been a busy week around here! We've had what must be a record number of giveaways, features, and discussions -at least it might be some kind of record when you put them all together. I hope this kind of thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/this-week-at-neatorama-99/

Wait, You're Not A Monkey

(Video Link) Silly rabbit, you got over the fact that Trix aren't made for you and just moved on to yet another food not made for you. Bunnies and bananas, now that's just plain goofy, and I'm not even going into the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/wait-youre-not-a-monkey/

Bird Attacking Owl GIF Is Curiously Mesmerizing

An owl is sitting on a branch watching some jerk shoot video footage of him like some sort of wildlife TMZ reporter when BAM! Say hello to my little friend! And the owl doesn't seem care about being dive bombed by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/bird-attacking-owl-gif-is-curiously-soothing-to-watch/

X-Files:The Musical Will Make You Want To Believe

(YouTube Link) This impressive act of musical nerdery is brought to you in eleven parts by CMustardTheatre, the same fine folks that brought you Jurassic Park: The Musical a few years back. Watch as Scully...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/x-filesthe-musical-will-make-you-want-to-believe/

Would You Watch The I Can Has Cheezburger Show

No, it's not about LOL cats per se. Instead it's about Ben Huh, the genius behind I Can Has Cheezburger, FAIL Blog, Know Your Meme and all those other memetastic sites. The show will be on Bravo and is tentatively ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/would-you-watch-the-i-can-has-cheezburger-show/

Kermit The Frog Visits Yankee Stadium

Kermit the Frog took in a ball game at Yankee Stadium recently, and had a great time despite being seated next to Mayor Bloomberg, who was clearly unamused by the presence of the fleece superstar. Kermit was also...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/kermit-the-frog-visits-yankee-stadium/

Watch Wario & Waluigi Paint Their Own Game World

(Video Link) Sure games like Minecraft and Little Big Planet let you build your own worlds these days, but there's still something to be said about bringing that video game world into our reality and interacting with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/watch-wario-waluigi-paint-their-own-game-world/

Live Action Mega Man X Vs. Protoman Fan Film

(YouTube Link) This slick looking Megan Man X fan film was brought to life by Olan Rogers, who spent a mere $700 on the entire production. The costumes alone look like they cost more than seven hundred bucks,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/live-action-mega-man-x-vs-protoman-fan-film/

Sea Kraits Hunt in Packs

You know what's scarier than a venomous snake? A venomous snake that swims like fish in the ocean. From BBC's Planet Earth, here's a very interesting video clip about the unlik...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/14/sea-kraits-hunt-in-packs/




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