Archive for June 12th, 2012

Alice Cooper Covers Lady Gaga

(YouTube link) You haven't lived until you've heard Alice Cooper perform Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" at Bonnaroo. -via The Week Lady Gaga, Alice Cooper, Bonnaroo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/alice-cooper-covers-lady-gaga/

Clark&Kent Phone Booth Cards

When you advertise your ad agency, it must be perfect. When your agency's so small that it is headquartered in a phone booth in New York, you want people to remember it. Clark&Kent made their location memorable b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/clarkkent-phone-booth-cards/

Hovercat

(YouTube link) George is an awesome Hovercat in the new ads for the ASPCA. Get yourself an awesome cat during their Adopt a Shelter Cat Month. Link  -via Buzzfeed ASPCA, Adopt a Shelter Cat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/hovercat/

Student Caught with 35 ft-long Cheat Sheet

There's cheating, and then there's this Borat-style stunt from a student in Kazakhstan: A high school student has been expelled after being caught with a 35ft (11 metres)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/student-caught-with-35-ft-long-cheat-sheet/

Why the Honor Till Works

The Famous Honor Till of Swanton Berry Farm Photo: revger/Flickr Just north of Santa Cruz, California, there's a farm that's famous for its good food and its rather peculiar method o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/why-the-honor-till-works/

Vacuum-Powered Spider-Man

[YouTube Clip] No need to get bitten by a radioactive spider, anymore! All you have to do to become like Spider-Man is strap on this vacuum cleaner (side effect: yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/vacuum-powered-spider-man/

Prius Repellent

Apparently, some people like spewing black smokes from their trucks (not a cheap modification either, those smoke stacks are quite pricey). Photo via Cubiclebot (thoug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/prius-repellent/

Hitchhiker Writing about the Kindness of America Got Shot

Ray Dolin, 39, was hitchhiking across the United States to write a memoir about the kindness of Americans, when he got shot by one! "He was sitting down to have a lit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/hitchhiker-writing-about-the-kindness-of-america-got-shot/

Darth Vader Lightsaber Lamp

Darth Vader Lightsaber Lamp - $89.95 An election year is upon us. Are still on the fence about your allegiance to the Dark Side? Behold the Darth Vader Lightsaber Lamp from the NeatoShop. This beautiful table lamp fea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/darth-vader-lightsaber-lamp/

Jurassic Park Proposal

Lee Hall (@paleeoguy) and his girlfriend Ashley Fragomeni are both paleontologists. One day, Lee took Ashley to the badlands of Snakewater, Montana, where they filmed Jur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/jurassic-park-proposal/

Dad's Not Worth As Much As Mom When It Comes To Household Chores

Father's Day is this coming Sunday, so tell your dad that you love him and that you appreciate all the daddy duties that he did, like getting rid of that icky bug from the house....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/dads-not-worth-as-much-as-mom-doing-household-chores/

Diabetes in the USA

We've been told before that more and more Americans are getting Type 2 diabetes (which is brought upon by obesity), but you may be surprised that the geographical distribution of the d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/diabetes-in-the-usa/

Super Gory Mario Bros.

In the age of gory video games, good ol' Mario just looks so ... dowdy. Well, no more! Frantisek Vaclavek of Blumasters updated Super Mario Bros. by adding a little bit (oka...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/super-gory-mario-bros/

Could There Be a Treasure in Your Toilet?

The float in your toilet tank that measures the water level is probably made of rubber or plastic. An old one might be metal. But even earlier, tank floats were made of blown glass. And glass being what it is, these floa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/could-there-be-a-treasure-in-your-toilet/

How to Kiss

Do you know how to kiss? This pictorial tutorial from 1942 shows us the right and the wrong way to kiss. This picture is all kinds of wrong, and looks neither romantic nor comfortable. See the rest at Retronaut. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/how-to-kiss/

Suit of Armor Hoodie

Chadwick John DIllon made this hoodie that looks like a suit of armor. It's so awesome that he sells them in his Etsy shop, but it may be a little while before you can order yours, since everyone wants one, and the stor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/suit-of-armor-hoodie/

Engage

(YouTube link) In the TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation, the show ended with the crew taking off into space to look for the next adventure. In this supercut, we see the final few seconds of every episo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/engage/

A Little Too Close

In a clip from the BBC TV show Richard Hammond's Journey to the Centre of the Planet, a scientist tries to get a really fresh sample of lava. Mount Nyiragongo volcano, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/a-little-too-close/

Group Kitten Bath

(YouTube link) A half-dozen 3-week-old stinky shelter kittens all got a bath at once. What resulted was a symphony of complete unhappiness. -via Cynical-Ccats, kittens, bath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/group-kitten-bath/

The Myths and Marvels of Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca is the highest-altitude navigable lake on earth. It spans two countries and thousands of years of civilization. In fact, those who live there consider it the birthplace of the Incas. Read more about thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/the-myths-and-marvels-of-lake-titicaca/

Through Steel Like Butta

(YouTube link) A cutting tool slices through steel, and we get to watch the slow-motion microscopic view. Getting this video could not have been simple. Notice the distortion of the material being sliced off. Warning:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/slicing-through-steel-like-butta/

Unknown 150-year-old Photo Subjects

The Museum of the Confederacy is asking for your help in identifying the people in eight Civil War-era photographs. They are hoping that someone might see a family resemblance or have other photographs of or informat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/unknown-150-year-old-photo-subjects/

Tentacle Doorstop

Tentacle Doorstop - $19.95 Is your door causing a sticky situation by refusing to stay ajar? It's time to get Kraken and get the fabulous tentacle doorstop from the NeatoShop. This cephalopod inspired doorstop is hand...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/tentacle-doorstop/

Business Cat Reviews Your TPS Report

(Video Link) He might be displeased with your work, or he could just need a new scratching post. It's hard to say. Via I Can Has Cheezburgercats, Paper, videos, animals, kitties, pets, work...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/business-cat-reviews-your-tps-report/

The 6 Types of People Who Watch/Don’t Watch HBO's Girls

Since the HBO original series, Girls, premiered about 10 weeks ago, I’ve been engaging with a lot of people of all ages about the show -- getting into deep discussions on many levels about why I think it&r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/the-6-types-of-people-who-watchdont-watch-girls/

Cosmic Headlights and the Origin of Gamma Ray Bursts

The following is an article from The Annals of Imrprobable Research.by Eric J. Heller Departments of Chemistry and Physics Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts  Figure 1: The positions in galac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/cosmic-headlights-and-the-origin-of-gamma-ray-bursts/

The TARDIS Engagement Ring Box

If you believe that engagement rings are symbols of true love, then the ring box isn't the only think that's bigger on the inside. Link Via The Mary SueCute, television, Doctor Who, weddings, tardis, engagement ri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/the-tardis-engagement-ring-box/

New Driver Side Mirror Eliminates the Blind Spot

Of course, you could have such a mirror already. It would just be curved enough to cover the blind spot to the rear and left of the driver. But that curve would also distort the image, leaving the driver uncertain ab...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/new-driver-side-mirror-eliminates-the-blind-spot/

6 Utterly Insane Video Games

If you're like me, you think that Katamari is pretty crazy, but these 6 games make Katamari look like the suburban housewife of video games. Take, for example, LSD: Bumping into anything or anyone will cause the scr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/6-utterly-insane-video-games/

The Meat from This Grill Will Blow You Away

Welding students at Sandpoint High School in Sandpoint, Idaho made this amazing grill that looks like a Smith & Wesson Model 500 revolver. The students built the 15-foot rig using materials donated by a local gun sho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/12/the-meat-from-this-grill-will-blow-you-away/




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