Archive for June 8th, 2012

More Bananas Please!!

(Video Link) There should be a Guinness title for this sort of achievement. After all, I bet you couldn't do any better...just try, I'll wait. Via I Can Has CheezburgerFunny, Cute, videos, animals, orangutans, apes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/more-bananas-please/

Pass Me a Beer, Bro

(Video Link) Handing a beer to a friend -- it's a simple bonding act between men. But for these guys, it's also an opportunity to perform remarkable acrobatic feats. Guys, if there's a blooper reel, don't tell me...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/pass-me-a-beer-bro/

Star Trek Engagement Ring

Have you ever been so in love that you felt like your warp core was going to breach? Then you need this custom Starfleet insignia ring by Etsy seller Valerie. It's made of sterling silver and gold and contains a smal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/star-trek-engagement-ring/

The Word "Pony" is Uttered 381 Times in Season 1 of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic

(Video Link) It's true. And thanks to YouTube user GameFreak2413, you can hear all of them in order for 2 minutes and 46 seconds. At some point, there's going to be a season 10 of the series. Just imagine tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/the-word-pony-is-uttered-381-times-in-season-1-of-my-little-pony-friendship-is-magic/

Nanoflowers

They sure look beautiful, but they're not just any flower ... they're nanoflowers! Nanoflowers may not impress your date, but researchers say these floral-shape...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/nanoflowers/

Darth Vader LEGO Star Wars Desk Lamp

Darth Vader LEGO Star Wars Desk Lamp - $59.95 Are you sensing that your desk is missing something? You need the Darth Vader LEGO Star Wars Desk Lamp from the NeatoShop. This fantastic lamp comes complete with a movabl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/darth-vader-lego-star-wars-desk-lamp/

Self-Making Bed

(Video Link) I'm tired of making the bed. Or would be, I suppose, if I did that on a regular basis. This bed by Spanish furniture maker OHEA eliminates any possible excuses. The first step, which is the hardest, is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/self-making-bed/

Little Ear Earring

Percy Lau created this clever ear-shape earring called "Little Third Ear," which makes it look like your ear has grown a teeny tiny ear of its own! Link (Don't...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/little-ear-earring/

Robotic Chaplain Comforts the Dying

(Video Link) Robots are increasingly active in human medical care, from stabbing us with knives, to rescuing us from scene of the stabbing, to handling triage, drawing blood and providing nursing care at the hospita...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/robotic-chaplain-comforts-the-dying/

The Fall of Gaddafi and The Rise of the Desert Locust

Photo: Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations The fall of the Gaddafi regime in Libya has an unforeseen consequence: the rise of the desert locusts. Life'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/the-fall-of-gaddafi-and-the-rise-of-the-desert-locust/

Snipers Hid in Fake Trees During World War I

Obviously the German soldiers might notice a tree where there had not been one before. That's why the British Empire's Royal Engineers built fake trees to resemble specific trees in no man's land. During the night, t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/snipers-hid-in-fake-trees-during-world-war-i/

Mark Zuckerberg's Face Made With Books

Face ... book? Get it? Artist Hong Yi (previously on Neatorama) has created the face of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg by slicing pages off books (The Games of Thrones, the thick...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/mark-zuckerbergs-face-made-with-books/

Lost Wormhole

Whatever you do, don't try to catch the lost wormhole, said Michael Kleinman. You've been warned! Link - via Laughing Squid wormhole, Michael Kleinman...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/lost-wormhole/

The New York Times Morgue

Deep in the basement of the venerable The New York Times, there's a morgue of sorts. At least that's what Times employee call the newspaper's archive. Jeff Roth, the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/the-new-york-times-morgue/

Smuggled Pangolins Saved From Being Eaten

Photo: Sakchai Lalit The rolled up animals above look like they belong in sci-fi movies, but they're actually quite real. And apparently, quite yummy. Thai officials rescued 171...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/smuggled-pangolins-saved-from-being-eaten/

Sex Circuit of a Male Fruit Fly

Image: Vanessa Ruta Hello, Drosophila ladies! The good news is that scientists at Washington University in St. Louis have discovered the secret of what makes male fru...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/sex-circuit-of-a-male-fruit-fly/

X-Men Reimagined

Aaron Diaz of Dresden Codak comics (previously on Neatorama) reimagined some X-Men characters first as angst-ridden teenagers making their way in the world, then as young adu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/x-men-reimagined/

Why We Have Personal Space

Image: WebHamster/Wikimedia Commons Feel icky when someone gets too close? Blame your brain! Turns out, the amygdala, the brain region that governs fear, is activated when som...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/why-we-have-personal-space/

Toothbrush Channels Water for Rinsing

Ostensibly, the Rinser toothbrush from Amron-Oral is designed to help you rinse your mouth. But it may also suddenly shoot water into your face when you're too sleepy to think clearly. The Rinser comes with replaceme...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/toothbrush-channels-water-for-rinsing/

For Interior Designers With A Sense of Humor

Sit! Stay! Good boy...wait a minute. Don't you just hate it when your new furniture starts pooping all over your living room? Well, at least you're stylish, even if it means having to step in dog poop to turn your la...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/for-interior-designers-with-a-sense-of-humor/

The Complete History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The first time I ever heard of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, I had to laugh, and  thought of course, a little boy thought that one up! You know, kind of like Axe Cop. Well, the story of the act...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/the-complete-history-of-the-teenage-mutant-ninja-turtles/

The Transit of Venus Close Up!

Did you see the transit of Venus this week? Even if you did, you didn't see it like the joint US-Japanese Hinode space mission did! But we can see the amazing picture it took. Link venus, sun, image, astroph...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/the-transit-of-venus-close-up/

Fascinating Illustrations By Anatoly Fomenko

Russian mathematician Anatoly Fomenko creates illustrations which are both expressions of mathematical concepts and visual  depictions of his innermost thoughts and emotions. With razor sharp use of perspective,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/fascinating-illustrations-by-anatoly-fomenko/

Kitten vs. Bunny

(YouTube link) The cutest wrestling match ever occurs when a kitten goes up against a bunny rabbit. I'd call the rabbit as the winner, but both seemed to enjoy the tussle. -via Daily Picks and Flicks Cat, Cute, kitten...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/kitten-vs-bunny/

The 10 Weirdest Thefts Ever

Imagine looking out at your front yard one day and realizing your lawn is missing. That's just what happened to Denise Thompson: It was where her four children and two dogs played, and where she drank coffee on sunn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/the-10-weirdest-thefts-ever/

Lessons from America's Greatest Prankster

Hoax master Alan Abel has been fooling reporters and hoodwinking the public for more than 50 years. Here, he reveals a few of his tricks. Most careers aren't launched by the sight of a cow and a bull copulati...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/lessons-from-americas-greatest-prankster/

Online Comic Series - Romantically Apocalyptic

If you like your comic strips darkly comedic with a dash of dystopia and a wickedly cool graphic style then you have to check out Alexiuss Vitaly's online series Romantically Apocalyptic. It chronicles Ze...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/online-comic-series-romantically-apocalyptic/

Watching Return of the Jedi in Production

(YouTube link) Jeff Broz and a group of his teenage friends went out to the desert where George Lucas was filming Return of the Jedi and recorded what they saw. Thirty years later, we are all jealous! -via Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/watching-return-of-the-jedi-in-production/

Here's A Funny GIF About Facebook Stock

As I mentioned above, here's a GIF about Facebook stock prices plummeting, and the movie version of Zuckerberg isn't taking the news very well. It took me on an emotional rollercoaster ride and wasted ten valuable...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/heres-a-gif-about-facebook-stock/

The Ravens that Protect the Monarchy

Did you know the Tower of London is home to not only the Beef Eaters but also six ravens that are said to bring good luck to the monarchy? Well, technically there are seven right now, but that's only because there ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/08/the-ravens-that-protect-the-monarchy/




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