Archive for April 23rd, 2012

Baseball Fan Has Caught 5,800 Balls in the Stands

Zach Hample is a ballhawk: someone who tries to catch baseballs hit or thrown out into the stands. But that doesn't say enough. Zach Hample is the ultimate, professional ballhawk. He's caught more than 5,800 of th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/baseball-fan-has-caught-5800-balls-in-the-stands/

Wipe On, Bark Off

(Video Link) No, you never will actually catch those wipers little Bostie, at least not from the inside of the car. Even so, I support your dedication, especially considering how much it entertains us humans. Via I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/wipe-on-bark-off/

The Sketched Tattoos of Peter Aurisch

I've never seen tattoo work like that of the Berlin-based artist Peter Aurisch. He creates surreal worlds that appear to be penciled in instead of inked in. Link (NSFWish) -via Colossaltattoos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/the-sketched-tattoos-of-peter-aurisch/

A Craft Doctor Mario Could Appreciate

Has your Prozac stopped working? Then maybe these adorable little knitted plushies can sub in as your new happy pills -at least, for a while, since they probably won't keep the serotonin levels up too long. Link V...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/a-craft-doctor-mario-could-appreciate/

Roosevelt The Off-Roading Dog

Shelter dog Roosevelt was born with deformed front legs, which made running around impossible for the poor little guy until his new owner Stephanie created this wheelchair rig for him. Now Roosevelt likes to take...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/roosevelt-the-off-roading-dog/

Werner Herzog's Note To His Cleaning Lady

Werner Herzog, the famous director, is mad. He is fuming mad. Absolutely livid ... at his cleaning lady. So he left her this note: Now we must turn to the horrors of natur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/werner-herzogs-note-to-his-cleaning-lady/

An Unusual Way To Crack An Egg

(YouTube Link) Artist Duane Keiser demonstrates a rather unusual way to crack an egg in this video entitled Yolk, from his A Painting A Day series of online videos. Duane's painting series might be just wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/an-unusual-way-to-crack-an-egg/

Strawberry Shortsnake

This adorable treat from FamilyFun magazine will require a careful hand for the decorative work, but it'll be worth it. The eyes are made from green M&Ms and the tongue from "fruit leather", which is another...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/strawberry-shortsnake/

Star Wars Artist Matt Busch Explains How to Break Into the Biz

Matt Busch, the Star Wars artist who created the fantastic Zombie Wars posters, has released the grand finale of his How To Draw Star Wars video series (titled How to Brea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/star-wars-artist-matt-busch-explains-how-to-break-into-the-biz/

Hulk Lamp

Hulk Lamp - $69.95 Do you suffer from night terrors? Hulk smash them away with the amazing Hulk Lamp from the NeatoShop. This awesome lamp has a highly detailed sculptured Incredible Hulk base. It also comes with a cl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/hulk-lamp/

Nothing Says Love Like Chewed-Up Body Parts

It's flowers and diamonds for us humans, but the gift that will get male nursery-web spiders some lovin' from potential mates is chewed-up body parts. Ah, love! Nothing says...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/nothing-says-love-like-chewed-up-body-parts/

Meet Meow, All 39 Pounds of Him.

You may say to yourself, after taking a look at the cat named Meow above, that the 39-lb feline is the fattest cat in the world. From The Los Angeles Times: The or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/meet-meow-all-39-pounds-of-him/

Thespian Transformers Tattoo

Let us celebrate the 448th birthday of The Bard and his transforming impact on English literature. This image seems appropriate for the occasion. Back in college, Fashionably Geek reader Rebecca got this tattoo s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/thespian-transformers-tattoo/

The Avengers Assembled Out Of Household Items

Target stores have come up with an extremely clever way to advertise both the items they sell and the upcoming Avengers movie-they've put together household items sold in their stores to form iconic images b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/the-avengers-assembled-out-of-household-items/

One Third of Waiters Consciously Provide Poor Service to Black Customers

There's a lot of anecdotal evidence of waiters at restaurants delivering less than stellar service to black patrons, but a recent research study put hard numbers behind the phenomeno...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/one-third-of-waiters-consciously-provide-poor-service-to-black-customers/

Game Theory in Action in a Game Show

(Video Link) This scenario isn't the Prisoner's Dilemma, but it's similar. The host of Golden Balls explains: Ibrahim, Nick, you have two final golden balls in front of you and they are the most importan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/game-theory-in-action-in-a-game-show/

Why We Get Brain Freeze

Did you ever get a brain freeze? Scientists have just discovered the cause (well, they get a bit more detailed than just "eating ice cream and drinking cold drinks, duh!"):...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/why-we-get-brain-freeze/

MIT Students Play Tetris On The Side Of A Building

(YouTube Link) The bad thing about attending MIT is the cost of tuition and living expenses adds up to approximately $55,000 a year. The good thing is you can blow off a little steam once in a while by playing the vid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/mit-students-play-tetris-on-the-side-of-a-building/

Batman Burgers

I'm not going to eat you. I want you to do me a favor. I want you to tell all your friends about me. I'm Batburger. Jill of Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons made these hamburgers out of cheese, beef and bar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/batman-burgers/

Hopefully, Now Accepted by AP Stylebook

Hopefully, this bit of news won't upset you language purists too much: the Associated Press Stylebook has just affirmed that they've approved the use of "hopefully" ... via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/hopefully-now-accepted-by-ap-stylebook/

Lip Service Mustache Picks

Lip Service Mustache Picks - $9.95 Are you looking for a fun and easy way to add a little sophistication to your next soiree? You need the Lip Service Mustache Picks from the NeatoShop. This fantastic set of 18 party...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/lip-service-mustache-picks/

A Little Positron Music

Can you make music out of the particle tracks of positrons passing through the detector in a particle accelerator? Most positively so! Behold, the smallest music in the universe:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/a-little-positron-music/

Computer Maintenance In Six Steps

If you've ever dealt with a computer crash due to virus, hard drive failure or otherwise, then you know this comic is 100% TRUE. I mean, who has time to waste constantly backing up the hard drive, and technicians...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/computer-maintenance-in-six-steps/

Table Cloth Party Trick ... With a Yo-Yo

Just when you think you've pulled off the Table Cloth party trick, here comes Japanese Yo Yo pro Black who upped the ante by doing it with (you guessed it): yo-yo. Hit play or g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/table-cloth-party-trick-with-a-yo-yo/

Magnifying The Universe

Copyright 2012. Magnifying the Universe by Number Sleuth. If you love "The Power of Ten," then don't miss this: Magnifying the Universe,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/magnifying-the-universe/

Hell Hound Carved Out of Foam

No doubt about it, The Chronicles of Riddick is the best sci-fi movie ever made. (What? 29% on the Tomatometer? Haters!) But even if you don't agree with me, surely yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/hell-hound-carved-out-of-foam/

Duck Tales Theme Song ROCKS!

Oh, this brings back fond memories: The Human Tim (previously on Neatorama) wrote and played the rock version of the Duck Tales theme song. I dare you not to yell ou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/duck-tales-theme-song-rocks/

How to Banish Jealousy (or Envy)

Works for me! This Twaggie was illustrated by Mitra Farmand from a Tweet by @hipstermermaid.  See all the new Twaggies, and remember, you can get any you like printed on a t-shirt! LinkTwitter, tweet, Twaggies, envy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/how-to-banish-jealousy-or-envy/

Zoo Displays Stuffed Animals

A couple of years ago, we told about the Marah Zoo in Gaza that passed off a painted donkey as a zebra. Another private zoo in Gaza is undergoing hard times, but making the best of it. At Khan Younis zoo, animals that di...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/zoo-displays-stuffed-animals/

Seahorse Birth

(YouTube link) The life style of the seahorse is that the male carries the babies during gestation, while the female develops more eggs for the next batch. Watch the male seahorse give birth to babies: lots and lots o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/04/23/seahorse-birth/




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