Archive for May 28th, 2012

Aziz Ansari Understands Us Net Nerds

(Video Link) Seriously, how many of you can relate with this? I guess he knows the audience he's advertising his comedy downloads to. Via Laughing SquidFunny, comedy, videos, stand up, aziz ansari...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/aziz-ansari-understands-us-net-nerds/

The Lamest Looking Aliens From Star Trek

Star Trek propelled science fiction television into the future when it debuted in 1966, but sometimes they missed the mark in terms of creative development, for example while creating some of the dozens of a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/the-lamest-looking-aliens-from-star-trek/

She's In A Sticky Situation

Notice something weird about that doily? Well, that might be because it is a bit sticky, that's because it's made out of used chewing gum. Maybe it's just me, but I certainly wouldn't be so happy posing with it. As f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/shes-in-a-sticky-situation/

Now That's One Good Looking Steampunk Bike

I'm not sure if you're supposed to call this a bicycle or a tricycle, since it has two wheels in the back; regardless, it is one beautiful piece of vehicular art. Created by Roger Wood of Klockwerks, it was made f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/now-thats-one-good-looking-steampunk-bike/

Drink Your Watermelon With Some Salt This Year

Japan has release watermelon sodas before, but this year, the newest flavor on the block is Salty Watermelon. Sounds risky to me, I've noticed people ever love watermelon with salt on it, or they think it's just plai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/drink-your-watermelon-with-some-salt-this-year/

Trailer For Starship Troopers: Invasion

(YouTube Link) In honor of Memorial Day, when we remember the real life military personnel who have given their lives in service of our country, here's a trailer with a bunch of fictional troops kicking alien butt....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/trailer-for-starship-troopers-invasion/

Cotton Candy Pro

(YouTube link) When did making cotton candy become a performance art? I don't even like the stuff, but if this guy made it, I'd hand over my money! -via I Am Boredcotton candy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/cotton-candy-pro/

Mondo 2000 Asks - R U A Cyberpunk?

This is a page from Mondo 2000 magazine from the 1990s that asks "R U A Cyberpunk?", but should really be asking if you are a cutting edge consumer of electronics since the page looks like a giant advertisem...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/mondo-2000-asks-r-u-a-cyberpunk/

Les Paul Guitar Swimming Pool

Dive into the music of the late Les Paul using this pool, which is shaped like a guitar that he invented. The 19-meter long pool was built by the Aqua-Tech Company for a devoted fan with a lot of money. Link -via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/les-paul-guitar-swimming-pool/

Hello Kitty Backpack With Mustache

Hello Kitty Backpack With Mustache - $39.95 Summer is coming. Are you planning your next big adventure? Make sure your pack reflects your mysterious personality with the Hello Kitty Backpack With Mustache from the Nea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/hello-kitty-backpack-with-mustache/

Seeing Black and White Makes People More Judgmental

Seeing things in black and white can make you more judgmental, literally! A new study shows that people who look at things with black-and-white background are less likely to see mora...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/seeing-black-and-white-make-people-more-judgmental/

Chinese Cruise Ship Hit A Bridge

Photo: ChinaFotoPress Not quite the Titanic, but this oops probably means that someone's getting fired: Captain Guo Lai, at the helm of the Pearl No 7 line in Wenzhou,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/chinese-cruise-ship-hit-a-bridge/

When Geeks Rule The World And Get The Girl

W00t! Only 48 more years till geeks rule the world and get the girls, according to this If science-fiction magazine cover by Robert Swanson. More If covers at Golden Age Comic B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/when-geeks-rule-the-world-and-get-the-girl/

Dog with Largest Eyes Claims Guinness World Record

That's probably what Bruschi looked like when he was told that he holds the Guinness World Records for dog with largest eyes (each one measuring 28 mm or 1.1 inches in diameter): Link&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/dog-with-largest-eyes-claims-guinness-world-record/

Nepalese Honey Hunters

Think you've got a tough job? Meet the Rai people of Nepal, who go to great length to collect honey from hives perched 250-feet up the side of a cliff. The Vimeo clip above is b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/nepalese-honey-hunters/

World's Smallest Olympic Rings

The London 2012 Summer Olympics is almost here, and to commemorate that event, here's the smallest ever Olympic rings symbol as imaged by researchers from IBM Zurich, University of War...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/worlds-smallest-olympic-rings/

The Competitive Sport of Running Backwards

(Video Link) If you've ever chased a roadrunner off a cliff, then you know how important it can be to run quickly in reverse. It may seem awkward at first, but with practice, you may get as fast as these guys. Rever...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/the-competitive-sport-of-running-backwards/

Secret to Long Marriage: Matching Outfits!

What's the secret to lasting marriage? For this Fremont, Nebraska, couple who have been married for nearly 65 years, the secret is matching outfit: There's no blueprint to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/secret-to-long-marriage-matching-outfits/

The Mondriaan Case Mod

Jeffrey Stephenson's PC case mod is as spare and elegant as Piet Mondriaan's Composition series. The outside surface is made of hand cut acrylic tiles set into a wooden frame. You can find construction photo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/the-mondrian-case-mod/

Have Germans Lost the "Joy DNA"?

Germany has low unemployment, solid economic growth, and Oktoberfest ... but why are Germans so grumpy? Perhaps they've lost the "Joy DNA," according to researchers:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/have-germans-lost-the-joy-dna/

Salami Plush

Salami Plush - $7.45 Are you crazy about that delectable, highly seasoned, sausage, known as salami? It is time to declare your love of all things salami with the fantastic Salami Plush from the NeatoShop. This delici...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/salami-plush/

Used Band-Aids

Here's a terrific treat the kids will love -to make fun of! But they'll end up eating them as well, yelling "Ewww" the entire time. The recipe for Used Band-Aids is simply cinnamon graham crackers with some frosting...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/used-band-aids/

Tasty Tomatoes

A flavorful tomato is a treasure, while the fruit that gets shipped across national borders and then ripened with ethylene gas is exceedingly tasteless. We tend to think that's the price we must pay to have year-round pr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/tasty-tomatoes/

Simon Meets a Toad

(Video Link) The cat routinely disrupts the life of his human, animator Simon Tofield. Something finally gets the better of the cat -- a toad that lives in the yard. Link -via Blame It on the VoicesSimon Tofield,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/simon-meets-a-toad/

Go Go Xiao Sa: Meet The Dog Who Ran 1,000 Miles and Climbed 12 Mountains to Lhasa

After graduating, 22-year-old Chinese student Zhang Heng and his friends decided to ride his bike from Wuhan to Lhasa. Along the way, he met a lonely homeless dog on a highway, and dec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/go-go-xiao-sa-meet-the-dog-who-ran-1000-miles-and-climbed-12-mountains-to-lhasa/

One Facebook Thread to Rule Them All

There are actually seven Facebook threads in this post by Team Pwnicorn at Funny or Die, and I had a hard time selecting a sampling to present here. The thread shown is actually quite a bit longer, so you need to go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/one-facebook-thread-to-rule-them-all/

The Scandalous History of Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery will see a great number of people visit to pay their respects to service members killed in wartime today. But how much do you know about the history of the cemetery? In 148 years, Arlington ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/the-scandalous-history-of-arlington-national-cemetery/

Christopher Lee

Believe it or not, British actor Sir Christopher Lee celebrated his 90th birthday yesterday. He has portrayed Dracula, Sherlock Holmes, Fu Manchu, Rasputin, kings, cardinals, a Bond villain, a Sith Lord, and a Tolkie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/christopher-lee/

Bottle Cap Blues

(vimeo link) How many different ways can you open a bottle? If you're picnicking somewhere and forgot to bring the proper tools, you may have to resort to one of these inventive methods -some of which are more success...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/bottle-cap-blues/

Darth Vader Wins!

Darth Vader received a prize notice in the mail. What could it be? Find out by reading the rest of the comic at Dorkly. Link -via The Daily What GeekStar Wars, darth vader...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/05/28/darth-vader-wins/








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