Archive for June 13th, 2012

Engraving Inspired Street Art By Phlegm

Phlegm is hitting the U.K. streets with a fresh style straight from the olden days, a decidedly illustrative style inspired by woodblock printing and engraving. His whimsical works add a sense of mystery and fairy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/the-engraving-inspired-street-art-of-phlegm/

Sticky Note Desk

Do you run through a lot of ideas before arriving at the right one? This desk by Soup Studio may be ideal for you. The Post-Itable is made for designers everywhere who just need to get a few ideas on paper. Link (...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/sticky-note-desk/

Club of a Hundred Years Old Ladies

Russian women who are 100 years old now lived under the Czar, through the Revolution, endured World Wars I and II, suffered under Stalin, remember the Cold War, experienced glasnost, and now tell us what they think. Engl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/club-of-a-hundred-years-old-ladies/

Baby Window

Photo: Ina Fassbender/Reuters The unassuming box on the side of the wall above is a baby hatch or foundling wheel, which allows people to give up their baby anonymously (in th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/baby-window/

There IS an "I" in "Team"

Did someone tell you that there's no "I" in "team"? Well, not only there's a "me" in team, there is also an "I" cleverly hiding ... Via A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/there-is-an-i-in-team/

Turf Blister

Okay, can someone explain what happened there? I think someone hid a water bed under the grass. That or some weird water pocket (I guess that's the same thing, huh?) Hit play or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/turf-blister/

Turns Out You Can Judge a Woman By Her Shoes

You're not supposed to judge a man before you walk a mile in his shoes, but that apparently that proverb doesn't apply to women: In a study conducted at the Un...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/turns-out-you-can-judge-a-woman-by-her-shoes/

$20 Fine for Profanity

Don't you dare swear in Middleborough, Massachusetts! The town got fed up with profanity and is now fighting back: The residents of Middleborough, Massachusetts, have had...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/20-fine-for-profanity/

Federal Lunch Rules

There are rules, then there are federal lunch rules. A high school in Utah was fined $15,000 for selling sodas during the lunch hour. Turns out, it's okay to sell the sodas beforehand a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/federal-lunch-rules/

Tailsitter Airplanes

During World War II, both Germany and the U.S. began research on airplanes that could take off and land vertically, which would eliminate the need for huge runways. The basic idea was to have the plane sit on its tai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/tailsitter-airplanes-2/

Tube Rules

Actually, I think this rule is quite universal... Photo found at Win! sign, rules...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/tube-rules/

Life in the Middle Ages

This funny medieval drawing of a knight engaged in battle with an enormous snail inspired Donna D. to look up other strange illuminations that apparently had very little to do with the manuscript they accompanied. Im...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/life-in-the-middle-ages/

Evolution of College Dorm

Image: Walter Sanders/Time Life Pictures/Getty Dorm life sure has changed a lot since your great grandpa went to college! Take a look at TIME's photo gallery that shows the evolution of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/evolution-of-college-dorm/

Skeleton Feet Sandals

Skeleton Feet Sandals - $14.95 Are you feeling bone tired? It's time to slip your weary feet into a pair of Skeleton Feet Sandals from the NeatoShop. This great pair of sandals is perfect for sitting back and watching...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/skeleton-feet-sandals/

The Game of Civilization II That Has Lasted 10 Years

Redditor Lycerius has been playing the same game of Civilization II for ten years. It's now the year 3991 A.D., the entire planet is irradiated, 90% of the planet's population from a peak number 2000 years ago is dea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/the-game-of-civilization-ii-that-has-lasted-10-years/

Cats Meet Furby

(YouTube link) A herd of cats encounter a functional Furby, and are not sure how they should proceed to eat it. -via Arbroathcats, furby...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/cats-meet-furby/

"You can spend $45 to go see Nickelback this week. Or you could buy 45 hammers from the dollar store ..."

Nickelback is playing at the Idaho Center, and Josh Gross of Boise Weekly was tasked to write abuot the event. This is what he wrote: You can spend $45 to go see N...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/you-can-spend-45-to-go-see-nickelback-this-week-or-you-could-buy-45-hammers-from-the-dollar-store/

World Burping Championship

[YouTube Clip] Burp! The results of the first ever World Burping Championship is in: Tim Janus, a 35-year-old pizza chef silenced his competitors with a "lyrica...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/world-burping-championship/

Greatest Move in the History of Adult Kickball

(Video Link) It's the New York Shower Hammers vs. the Deja Vu Dynasty. Ricky Laforge almost gets tagged on his way to the home plate, but he rolls in midair like a scene out of The Matrix and snatches the p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/greatest-move-in-the-history-of-adult-kickball/

Spider's Secret to Being a Great Lover AND a Great Fighter: Self-Castration

Men, are you a lover and not a fighter? That's just an excuse - because as the malabar spider males show, you can be both. All you have to do is snap your ... *shudder* oh, I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/spiders-secret-to-being-a-great-lover-and-a-great-fighter-self-castration/

Velociraptor Claw Flask

Velociraptors may look cute, but they can also be a nuisance -- especially to chicken farmers. This is how you make the little beasts useful. Etsy seller Matt Mrbanac crafted this flask, presumably by boring out the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/velociraptor-claw-flask/

Trivial Pursuit Categories

There have been many different versions of the board game Trivial Pursuit sold since it debuted in 1982. Do you recall playing the first one, called the Genus edition? Today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss will tax...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/trivial-pursuit-categories/

Vending Machine Dispenses Beer Only if You Tackle It

(Video Link) Tackling the bartender at your local sports bar probably won't help you, but this vending machine is more generous. It toured bars in Argentina. When rugby fans wanted beer from it, they had to tackle i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/vending-machine-dispenses-beer-only-if-you-tackle-it/

How to Tell When You’re Over-Propped

How many of the things in your home are props? How about your car or your office? Props in this case mean things that are put there for style or to make a statement, but are really never used for anything else. Kurt Ande...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/how-to-tell-when-youre-over-propped/

Beautiful Prosthetic Legs

An industrial designer and an orthopedic surgeon realized that prosthetic legs don't have to be dull, ordinary and plastic. They could be extraordinary expressions of personal body art. So they founded Bespoke Innova...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/beautiful-prosthetic-legs/

Mmmmm...Vending Machine Pizza

Who needs food to be cooked by people? With the Let's Pizza vending machine, you can have pizza made from scratch in only 2 and a half minutes. While it might not be that great compared to restaurant pizzas, it would...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/mmmmm-vending-machine-pizza/

What Is It? game 229

It's once again time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog. Can you guess what this thing is? Or maybe you can amuse us with an entertaining wild guess! Place your guess in the comment sec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/what-is-it-game-229/

Prescription Coffee Mug

Prescription Coffee Mug - $11.95 Are you addicted to caffeine? Feed your habit with the Prescription Coffee Mug from the NeatoShop. This great coffee cup is just what the doctor ordered. Be sure to check out the Ne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/prescription-coffee-mug/

The Art Of Yarn Bombing

(YouTube Link) Yarn Bombing is the softest and cuddliest form of street art, and Yarn Bombers are busy making the world a brighter and cozier place. In this video, episode 12 of the horribly titled series Ameri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/the-art-of-yarn-bombing/

Rare Muzzleloading Chain Gun

(Video Link) This odd-looking rifle invented in 1854 by British engineer T.W. Treeby was an early attempt to vastly increase the ammunition capacity of rifles. At the time, rifles had to be loaded from the muzzle on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/13/rare-muzzleloading-chain-gun/










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