Archive for June 21st, 2012

Woman Drives Stolen Truck into Police Station

According to police, a woman in San Angelo, Texas put them to a lot of trouble by stealing a truck and then leading them on a chase. But to her credit, she eventually delivered herself and the stolen vehicle right th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/woman-drives-stolen-truck-into-police-station/

Beautiful Lifelike Crepe Paper Birds

This gorgeous collection of crepe paper birds was crafted by lover of all things avian Aimee Baldwin, who refers to her works as Vegan Taxidermy. They're full of fine detail, wonderfully rich colors and a realism that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/beautiful-lifelike-crepe-paper-birds/

High Tech Doormat Sucks the Dirt off Your Shoes

(Video Link) Paionia Furyokuki's doormat is like a vacuum cleaner for your shoes. As your body weight depresses the knobs on the surface, suction from the air pump pulls away dirt on the bottom of your shoes. They'r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/high-tech-doormat-sucks-the-dirt-off-your-shoes/

Gary Oldman To Athletes - Stop Trying To Act

(YouTube Link) There's something about being a professional athlete which makes people think they can do anything. They try to act, sing, and perform in ways which have nothing to do with athletics, often with disastr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/gary-oldman-to-athletes-stop-trying-to-act/

The Gene Simmons Volkswagen Beetle

You're a person of style, class and distinction. You stand out in a crowd. This stately modified 1970 Volkswagen Beetle is the car for you. I'm not sure what the wig is made of, but I'd guess that it's real human...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/the-gene-simmons-volkswagen-beetle/

Massive Mayan Temple Sculpture Made Out Of Chocolate

This amazing chocolate sculpture was created by pastry chef Francois Mellet, who broke a Guinness world record by using over nine tons of the sweet brown stuff to build this awesome Mayan temple. The subject is Ku...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/mayan-temple-sculpture-made-out-of-chocolate/

Happy Whale Spurts Rainbow out of Its Blowhole

(Video Link) Whales aren't that far removed from humans. Maybe we could blow rainbows, too. But how? -via The Mary Suerainbow, whales...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/happy-whale-spurts-rainbow-out-of-its-blowhole/

Sharkumber!

Photo: Laser Bread/Flickr Brock Davis (previously on Neatorama) was given the simple task of cutting up a cucumber for his family's dinner salad one night, but he ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/sharkumber/

Tornado Tracks

John Nelson of IDV Solutions took 56 years worth of tornado data from the NOAA and visualized them on a map of the United States based on their F-Scales: Link - via O'Reilly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/tornado-tracks/

Wonder Sauna Hot Pants

"Look better, feel better, wake up your body" and "Slenderize exactly where you want" Indeed! Link - via Laughing Squid   pants, we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/wonder-sauna-hot-pants/

Behind the Scenes With Where the Hell Is Matt?

Surely by now you've seen the awesome video Where the Hell Is Matt? 2012. Marilyn Terrell of National Geographic has a look behind the scenes, because she was there taking pictures when Matt Harding recorded a portio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/behind-the-scenes-with-where-the-hell-is-matt/

Oregon Aurora

Photo: Brad Goldpaint - view more fantastic shots at Brad's website Photographer Brad Goldpaint captured the northern lights over Crater Lake, Oregon, like you've never...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/oregon-aurora/

Cell Phone Dumbbell

Our pal Dan Piraro of Bizarro Comics has invented the world's most ingenious exercise equipment yet. Behold, Cell Phone Dumbell that will make you fit at last: Link  ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/cell-phone-dumbbell/

Totoro Suction Cup Plush

Totoro With Suction Cup Plush - $14.95 Are you looking for the perfect gift for your favorite Totoro fan? You need the Totoro With Suction Cup Plush from the NeatoShop. This sweet plush toy features Totoro and a soot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/totoro-suction-cup-plush/

Picture of the Big Bang

(YouTube link) Minute Physics explains cosmic background radiation -the oldest light. There's an interactive map to accompany the information in this video. Link -via Geeks Are SexyLight, big bang, universe, cosmic ra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/picture-of-the-big-bang/

Super Mario 3 Subway Map

Need to take the subway in Toronto after restoring order to the Mushroom Kingdom? Dave Delisle of Dave's Geeky Ideas has got you covered: Here's the Toronto TTC Subway/RT Map, in the s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/super-mario-3-subway-map/

Just Like Pawn Stars

A sign spotted outside a pawn shop. Apparently, not everyone in the pawn business is eating that well. Yes, I know, it should be "fewer" fat guys. Linksign, pawn shop, Pawn Stars...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/just-like-pawn-stars/

Robots Sing BoRhap

(YouTube link) How would you like a music player that sings to you, nods its head, and even winks? These robotic heads come from the Korea Institute of Science and Technology’s Center for Intelligent Robotics, wher...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/robots-sing-borhap/

’90s TV’s Most Memorable Nerds: Where Are They Now?

If you grew up in the 1990s, you probably watched Freaks and Geeks, My So-Called Life, Boy Meets World, The Wonder Years, and other TV shows that featured young actors portraying nerds, or at least character...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/90s-tvs-most-memorable-nerds-where-are-they-now/

Three Teens and a Deputy Injured in Drunk-driving Simulation

Drinking and driving don't mix. You know what else doesn't mix? Teenage drivers and drunk-simulating goggles. A group of Explorer's Club members in Elkhart, Indiana were taking turns driving around a parking lot in a gol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/three-teens-and-a-deputy-injured-in-drunk-driving-simulation/

The Avengers Intro - Firefly Style

(YouTube link) Comic book, sci-fi, and Joss Whedon fans, check this out: it's an introduction to The Avengers done in the style of the TV show Firefly! -via The Daily What GeekTV, mashup, movie, Fire...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/the-avengers-intro-firefly-style/

Literary Journeys On The BART

The BART (Bay Area Rapid Transport) is the most popular form of public transportation in San Francisco and surrounding cities, and many commuters enjoy reading a book to pass the time on the ride home. This new se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/literary-journeys-on-the-bart/

Puppy Cafe in Jangsan, South Korea

Jürgen Horn and Mike Powell are living in Busan, South Korea, and reporting on their blog For 91 Days. In the neighborhood of Jangsan, upstairs from a pet store, they found the Puppy Cafe. Like the cat cafes of Japa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/puppy-cafe-in-jangsan-south-korea/

A World With No Math

(YouTube Link) In a world without formulas, measurements or rhythm everything will fall apart and people will start freaking out. At least that's what John Oliver, Julie Bowen, Simon Helberg and Michael Boatman are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/a-world-with-no-math/

What Is It? game 230

Here it is, time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog. Tell us what this thing is, if you know. If you don't, make a wild guess! Place your guess in the comment section below. One guess p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/what-is-it-game-230/

Don't Have A Cow, Man!

Don't Have A Cow, Man! - $11.95 (front and back shown) Summer is here! It is time to shake the dust off your one-horse town, gather your gear,  and get out there and watch  TV in different time zones.  But wait!  ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/dont-have-a-cow-man/

When the Skies Are Filled With Kittens

If you love LOL cats and Star Wars, then you'll love the resulting cross over by Etsy seller linedraw. Personally, my favorite is Admiral Catbar.Link Via I Can Has CheezburgerArt, Funny, Star Wars, cats, lol cat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/when-the-skies-are-filled-with-kittens/

4 Modern K9s Worth Knowing About

Dogs are the most genetically diverse species in the world and given their success, it’s no wonder that they keep evolving. Sometimes the change is a natural result of an animal’s adaptive nature, in other cases thou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/4-modern-k9s-worth-knowing-about/

Comedy Video - Hughes The Force

(YouTube Link) Hughes The Force is a geeky fanmade video with lots of heart. It's a loving tribute to Star Wars, geekdom and the films of John Hughes (mostly Weird Science). It comes to y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/comedy-video-hughes-the-force/

51 Delightful Works of Yarn Graffiti

For all the websites showing pictures of yarn bombing, it still seems to be a pretty rare art form. In fact, I actually have only seen one in person. Even so, it's still pretty awesome, which is precisely why all of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/06/21/51-delightful-works-of-yarn-graffiti/




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