Archive for May 27th, 2012

Real Cats Pee Like Men

(Video Link) Someone needs to install a urinal into his litter box to make this process even easier for the little guy. Via I Has A CheezburgerFunny, cats, Cute, animals, pets...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/real-cats-pee-like-men/

Cthulhu Barbie

Since 1959, Cthulhu has given young girls unrealistic expectations about body image and moral depravity. Sabrina Zbasnik's treatment is probably an improvement. Note: the Cthulhu Dream Dungeon is sold separately....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/cthulhu-barbie/

Portal Gas Masks Help You Breathe Easier

DeviantArt user TwoHornsUnited based this cool gas mask design on the gun from the popular game. In case you were wondering, it doesn't actually work, but that certainly doesn't make it any less cool looking. Link V...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/portal-gas-masks-help-you-breathe-easier/

The Law in Longyearbyen, Norway: No Dying Allowed!

In the frozen Svalbard archipelago, far north of the Norwegian mainland, temperatures rarely rise above freezing. This became a problem during the influenza pandemic of 1917-1920 because the victims' bodies did not d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/the-law-in-longyearbyen-norway-no-dying-allowed/

Combination Bow/Shotgun

(Video Link) What's going on here? There's little information about the mod, but Mike at Everyday, No Days Off speculates: It looks to me like there’s some type of plunger at the back of the shotgun, which is l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/combination-bowshotgun/

Why People Cheat and Lie (Just a Little!)

There are a few bad apples that cheat a lot, but surely most of us are honest people who'd never cheat, right? Not according to research study by Duke University Economics professor Da...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/why-people-cheat-and-lie-just-a-little/

Vintage Ventriloquist Portraits Will Give You Nightmares

It's hard for me to imagine a time when people didn't find ventriloquist dummies to be downright terrifying, and these pictures prove they were the stuff of nightmares well before Rod Serling turned them into cold bl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/vintage-ventriloquist-portraits-will-give-you-nightmares/

The Third Mario Brother

Mario and Luigi might have all the glorious adventure saving the princess and all, but someone has to keep the plumbing business afloat. That job sadly fell on the third Mario Brother,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/the-third-mario-brother/

Fun Music Video - Zeroes And Ones

(YouTube Link) This quirky music video is for the Baby Seal Club song Zeroes and Ones, and it features a bunch of chickens wreaking havoc on the beet headed employees at an Apple store. It's poultry flavored...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/fun-music-video-zeroes-and-ones/

Light Left On For 77 Years Racked Up $17,000 Electricity Bill

This is what happens when someone forgot to turn off the light: A long-forgotten neon lamp that was switched on during the Great Depression and left burning for about 7...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/light-left-on-for-17-years-racked-up-17000-electricity-bill/

This Lawyer Is A Cowboy, Patriot And Champion Of Freedom

(YouTube Link) Adam Reposa is a self-proclaimed champion of freedom, patriot and one badass lawyer. Watch him wheel his monstrous truck around town, looking to smash those who oppose his right to cowboy up and punc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/cowboy-patriot-and-champion-lawyer/

Black Magic in Roman Curses

Photo: Museo Archeologico Civico di Bologna There ain't no curse like black magic curse! Newly deciphered tablets revealed the use of black magic in 1,600-year-old Roman curses:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/black-magic-in-roman-curses/

Some Of The Most Ridiculous Comic Book Characters From The 1990s

The comic book boom of the 1990s brought with it many new trends-more anti-hero main characters, mature and intelligent storylines and, to the dismay of readers worldwide, a wave of really cheesy super villains that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/some-of-the-most-ridiculous-comic-book-characters-from-the-1990s/

Mind The Map

I love old maps and this cleverly titled "Mind the Map" exhibition (from the famous "Mind the Gap" phrase, if you're familiar with it) at the London Transport...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/mind-the-map/

The Human Pantone

French artist Pierre David took photographs of 40 models and arranged them according to their skin tones. The result is a color chart of skin a la the iconic PANTONE color guide: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/the-human-pantone/

A Movie Made From Getty Images Stock Photos

(YouTube Link) This strobing short is sponsored by Getty Images, who hired BBDO Brazil to put over 800 of their stock images together in this neat, seizure inducing package entitled From Love To Bingo. It...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/a-movie-made-from-getty-images-stock-photos/

Flemish Portraits by Sacha Goldberger

What's not to like about French photographer Sacha Goldberger's [warning: auto sound] portrait photos in the style of Flemish Old Masters? It's got gorgeous women, fantastic costumes a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/flemish-portraits-by-sacha-goldberger/

Everything You Want To Know About The Animaniacs

The Warner siblings as ducks, before they became dogs Kids love Animaniacs for the slapstick comedy, and adults like it for the well, surprisingly clever humor and wordplay (that or Hel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/everything-you-want-to-know-about-the-animaniacs/

Neil Gaiman Wrote a Comic for This Fan to Tattoo on His Back

Burton Olivier, a hardcore fan of novelist and comic book writer Neil Gaiman, wanted a special tattoo to cover his back. So he asked Gaiman to design one. The author agreed if Olivier would make a contribution to the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/neil-gaiman-wrote-a-comic-for-this-fan-to-tattoo-on-his-back/

The Final Journey of USS Iowa

Photo: Don Bartletti/LA Times | Don't miss the Large version Los Angeles Times photographer Don Bartletti snapped this wonderful photo of the battleship U.S.S. Iowa passing un...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/the-final-journey-of-uss-iowa/

CCTV

(YouTube link) From reading British blogs and news sites, this is exactly the impression I have of modern England. CCTV cameras are everywhere, and in this short film, they never forget, and never give up. This is ano...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/cctv/

Back To The Future in LEGO

Like Marty McFly said in Back To The Future, if you put your mind into it, you can accomplish anything. Like this DeLorean Time Machine LEGO by Brickshelf user Sakuretu: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/back-to-the-future-in-lego/

The Plant That Hunts Its Prey

  Think that plants are just sitting around photosynthesizin', think again: some plants like the parasitic dodder vine actually hunt. Consuelo De Moraes of Penn State University discovered that the parasiti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/the-plant-that-hunt-its-prey/

Redwoods, the Super Trees

Photo: Michael Nichols/National Geographic That sure looks high off the ground! National Geographic photographer Michael "Nick" Nichols snapped the photo of botanist...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/redwoods-the-super-trees/

Every Day is a Holiday

(YouTube link) Paul Loong was born in Malaysia, and served with the British Royal Air Force during World War II. He spent three years in Japanese prison camps. Then Loong worked for years to become a U.S. citizen, whi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/every-day-is-a-holiday/

The Beast Giant Fist Kool Koozie

The Beast Giant Fist Kool Koozie - $14.95 You are an amazing individual. Don't let a canned beverage dominate you. Dominate your drink with The Beast Giant Fist Koozie from the NeatoShop. This excellent giant fist shape...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/the-beast-giant-fist-kool-koozie/

Mechanical Matchmaking: The Science of Love in the 1920s

People have been looking for a formula for romantic love for a long time -whether it's a fantasy love potion, or a scientific equation that will gauge the feasibility of a match between two people. In 1924, the magaz...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/mechanical-matchmaking-the-science-of-love-in-the-1920s/

Gender Balance on Social Networking Sites

Oh boy, what does it say about me that I am a member of reddit, Digg, del.icio.us, and G+, but not Pinterest? I don't know if you can actually say that "chicks rule" just because there are more of them on social netw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/gender-balance-on-social-networking-sites/

Good Chemistry

(YouTube link) Eli Cirino wrote this love ballad and made this video for extra credit in his 10th grade chemistry class. Totally earned it! -via redditscience, love, music video, chemistry, class...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/good-chemistry/

The Alien Chestburster Red Shirt Cake

I know the chestburster covered in blood is supposed to look horrifically disgusting, but given that it's cake, my mind automatically starts thinking about raspberry syrup and that just makes me hungry. Link Via T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/27/the-alien-chestburster-red-shirt-cake/




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