Archive for June 7th, 2012

Toys Photographed In Humorous Situations

Ryan Roberts likes to set up humorous situations with toys then shoots a bunch of pics of the scene, like a guy who wasn't allowed to play with toys looking to exact revenge via photographic playtime. His series i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/toys-photographed-in-humorous-situations/

Humpty R2 Sat on a Wall

Be careful, Artoo. Not even all of the technicians in the Republic could reassemble you if you fell. Max at Paradise Tattoo in Helsinki inked this beauty. Link -via Walyoutattoos, R2D2, Humpty Dumpty...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/humpty-r2-sat-on-a-wall/

Balloons + LEDs = Glowing Super Mario Bros. Kite

YouTube user onemeeeliondollars spent only about one hundred dollars to make a glowing 250-square foot kite. He placed LEDs in helium-filled balloons and attached them to a lightweight frame. When he was done, he rel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/balloons-leds-glowing-super-mario-bros-kite/

Beer-Filled Donuts

But how does Psycho Donuts fill a donut with something as runny as beer? Shhh. Don't ask. Just accept the magic. It is enough that they have accomplished it. See the topping? Those are beer nuts. So it's like a co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/beer-filled-donuts/

Mister Rogers's Symphony of Science

(Video Link) John Boswell, the audio mixer behind the Symphony of Science series, autotuned scenes from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood to promote childhood curiosity. There was only one Fred Rogers in the w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/mister-rogerss-symphony-of-science/

Dull and Boring, Together At Last!

Huzzah! Dull and Boring are together at last! Remember the Neatorama story posted by Miss Cellania that told us the village of Dull in Perthshire, Scotland proposed to partne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/dull-and-boring-together-at-last/

Grenade Coin Purse

Grenade Coin Purse - $9.95 (sold individually) Are you at war with your mediocre coin purse? Replace it with the amazing Grenade Coin Purse from the NeatoShop. This great zippered bag comes with: a carabiner-style loo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/grenade-coin-purse/

The Donut Cops

Photo: Shutterstock A cop walks into a donut shop may sound like the start of a joke, but fighting counterfeit donuts is no laughing matter for Dunkin' Donut. When they suspec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/the-donut-cops/

Tube-Lipped Nectar Bat

[YouTube Clip] Meet the Tube-lipped nectar bat. The cute little bat has the longest tongue relative to body size - if you had a tongue as long as this guy, your tongue would stick out 9 feet. National Geographic's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/tube-lipped-nectar-bat/

Science Explains Cockroaches' Ninja-Like Ability to Vanish

Now you see it, now you don't. In addition to their ability to survive a nuclear apocalypse, cockroaches have the ability to skitter and vanish in a blink of an eye. Now, scie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/science-explains-cockroaches-ninja-like-ability-to-vanish/

The Guilt Center of the Brain

Feel guilty? That's your frontolimbic network at work! That part of your brain is responsible for the "it's all my fault" feeling: In the 22 individuals with no...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/the-guilt-center-of-the-brain/

Star Trails From Space

We've posted beautiful photos of star trails on Neatorama before, but never like this. NASA astronaut Don Pettit took mulitple 30-second snapshots of the skies over planet Earth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/star-trails-from-space/

Man Spent 11 Years Walking Around the World

When you and I got the itch to walk, we usually go around the block a couple of times. But not Canadian Jean Béliveau. He went walking for 46,600 miles through 64 countries....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/man-spent-11-years-walking-around-the-world/

The Start Up IPO That Can't Fail

Psst! Did the Facebook IPO flop put a dent on your startup's plan to go public? Don't fret - perhaps all you need is the appropriate offering. First thing first, though: you need to fil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/the-start-up-ipo-that-cant-fail/

AT&T Reaches Out And Transmits Data With Your Bone

This sure puts a new spin on AT&T's old slogan "reach out and touch someone": AT&T Labs has been working on a bioacoustic system that could a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/att-reaches-out-and-transmits-data-with-your-bone/

What You Can Not Do With The New Twitter Bird

After six years, Twitter has finally updated their logo, "Larry" the Twitter bird (It was named after the basketball legend Larry Bird) and the Internet was atwitt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/what-you-can-not-do-with-the-new-twitter-bird/

Zildjian: Family Business for 14 Generations

When you talk about cymbals, chances are you're talking about Zildjian cymbals. But did you know that the company is four centuries old and still run as a family business?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/zildjian-family-business-for-14-generations/

Tough Mudder

[YouTube Clip] Forget the touchy feeley corporate events to build team spirit and bond with your co-workers. Today's corporate warriors go to Tough Mudders...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/tough-mudder/

Honey Badger Frozen Yogurt

Red Mango Frozen Yogurt has a new flavor: Honey Badger. It's only being promoted on social media, which makes sense as it is a play on the Honey Badger meme that people who don't use the internet would not be familia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/honey-badger-frozen-yogurt/

Cardboard Art of Nannies, Gardeners, and Housekeepers to the Rich and Famous

Photo: Genaro Molina/LA Times Ramiro Gomez had to drop out of art school because he needed money and took a job as a male nanny to the rich and famous. While working in luxuri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/cardboard-art-of-nannies-gardeners-and-housekeepers-to-the-rich-and-famous/

8 Ways To Eat Well And Cheaply Now That You've Graduated College

A post at Buzzfeed has some recipes that use simple and cheap ingredients to make interesting dishes. Some readers misinterpreted the title and complain that these recipes aren't all that healthy, but that's not the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/8-ways-to-eat-well-and-cheaply-now-that-youve-graduated-college/

A Family Man

(YouTube link) StoryCorps presents its latest story animated by the Rauch Brothers. Samuel Black talks about his hardworking father who may remind you of your own. Link -Thanks, Krisi!father, StoryCorps...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/a-family-man/

The Five Best Plane Crashes In Cinema

Unreality magazine discusses movie plane crashes and how terrifying they are. Of course, they are never as terrifying as a real crash. Pictured here is the airline about to crash in the film Castaway. I hate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/the-five-best-plane-crashes-in-cinema/

Hamlet Goes Down the Stairs

(YouTube link) Hamlet the piglet is lured by a bowl of oatmeal to negotiate the steps, each of which is taller than he is. By the time he reaches the bottom, he's an expert! -via Metafilter Cute, pg, piglet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/hamlet-goes-down-the-stairs/

Ray Bradbury Tribute Art

Artist Max Miller was moved by the passing of author Ray Bradbury and quickly drew this tribute. Link -Thanks, Max!tribute, ray bradbury...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/ray-bradbury-tribute-art/

Bacon Spray Freshener

Bacon Spray Freshener - $7.45 Do you long for of a day where you can whisk away putrid odors and replace them with a delightful bouquet of bacon? Dream no more! With the Bacon Spray Freshener from the NeatoShop you ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/bacon-spray-freshener/

Andrew De Leon on America's Got Talent

(YouTube link) There's a possibility that Andrew De Leon, who says he's never sang in public before, may follow in the footsteps of Paul Potts and Susan Boyle. This clip is his audition in Austin, Texas. -via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/andrew-de-leon-on-americas-got-talent/

The Truth About Gunfights in the Old West

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. Hollywood movies are famous (often notoriously so) for embellishing the truth. This is, of co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/the-truth-about-gunfights-in-the-old-west/

The Rocking Reading Rainbow

(Video Link) I remember Reading Rainbow being pretty epic, but not like this. I don't know if LeVar Burton would be proud or ashamed of this one. what do you think? -Thanks, Andy!Music, videos, guitar, readin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/the-rocking-reading-rainbow/

Something Seems Wrong Here

This Chinese bootleg version of Game of Thrones has something wrong with it...I just can't figure out what it is. Any ideas guys? Link Via io9Art, Funny, TV, Thor, covers, Game of Thrones...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/07/something-seems-wrong-here/








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