Archive for July 4th, 2012

Japanese Doctor Fabricated 172 Science Papers

A investigation by a panel set up by the Japanese Society of Anesthesiologists have discovered that a particularly productive doctor named Yoshitaka Fujii has been faking a whopping...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/japanese-doctor-fabricated-172-science-papers/

The Thief Who Stole A Dali Then Sent It Back

A brazen art thief recently stole Cartel de Don Juan Tenorio by Salvador Dali, valued at over $150k, from the Venus Over Manhattan Gallery in New York by distracting the guard and walking out with the piece...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/the-thief-who-stole-a-dali-then-sent-it-back/

Adorably Awesome Geek Fashions For the Ladies

Hey ladies, looking for some sexy X-Men lingerie, Star Wars earrings or a TARDIS-based outfit? Then you might just enjoy the delightful fashions of Etsy seller Nerd Alert Designs. I know I do. Link Via Geeks Are Sex...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/adorabley-awesome-geek-fashions-for-the-ladies/

Squirrel-Tailed Dinosaur with Feathers

Scientists have found the fossil of a squirrel-tailed dinosaur with feathers that challenged the image of the dinosaurs as giant lizards: Previously, paleontologists have...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/squirrel-tailed-dinosaur-with-feathers/

Awesome Animated Short - Bizarro Classic

(YouTube Link) This superpowered animated short is called Bizarro Classic, and it was created by Disney animator Robb Pratt as a follow up to his short Superman Classic. I loved the style, the ani...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/awesome-animated-short-bizarro-classic/

Teenager Refused Family Tradition of Getting Breast Implants

  Every family has a black sheep. Meet Britney Marshall, a 14-year-old teenager who is bucking the family tradition of getting breast implants: Mrs Marshall, a 53-year-old mother-of-nine, believes the teen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/teenager-refused-family-tradition-of-getting-breast-implants/

Americats F- Yeah!

(Video Link) Before the Fourth of July is totally over, let's all celebrate one last time -this time in kitty style! Via I Can Has Cheezburgercats, videos, animals, holidays, Fourth of July, America...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/americats-f-yeah/

Taco Bell Delivered 10,000 Tacos to Alaska by Helicopter

So, we've been keeping tabs on the most important food news this century AKA the Taco Bell hoax-turned-PR-spectacle in the remote town of Bethel, Alaska. But if you didn't...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/taco-bell-delivered-10000-tacos-to-alaska-by-helicopter/

5-Inch Worm Removed From a Man's Eyeball

This is not for the squeamish: a doctor in India has removed a 5-inch-long worm from a man's eyeball. FROM HIS EYEBALL! Shudder! MSNBC's Richard Lui reports: Link [with self-s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/5-inch-worm-removed-from-a-mans-eyeball/

Personalized Zippo Lighters from the Vietnam War

The indomitable Zippo lighter was an essential tool for American soldiers during the Vietnam War. Many soldiers engraved messages, patterns and symbols into theirs. You can view a gallery of examples at the link. Con...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/personalized-zippo-lighters-from-the-vietnam-war/

9 Biggest Unsolved Mysteries in Physics

So now that scientists have discovered the elusive Higgs boson, what's left in physics? Don't worry, science geeks - there are a lot left for you to work on. Natalie Wolchover...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/9-biggest-unsolved-mysteries-in-physics/

A Soap Bubble Is the World's Thinnest Display Screen

Do you remember Star Trek's holographic viewscreens that would disappear when not in use? We may have something like them in the near future. Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed a system th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/a-soap-bubble-is-the-worlds-thinnest-display-screen/

Evolution of Windows Logo

Perhaps Microsoft is trying to get its mojo back by turning back the clock, at least when it comes to Windows logo. Vlad Savov of The Verge noticed that the company's newest Windows 8...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/evolution-of-windows-logo/

Large Hadron Collider Mural

We're not the only one excited with the discovery of the Higgs boson with our Higgs Boson T-shirts! Artist Josef Kristofoletti has created a 82-feet tall mural of the Large H...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/large-hadron-collider-mural/

Star Trek Shuttlecraft Prop Sells at Auction for $70,000

The Galileo has seen better days, but after a solid restoration job, it should serve as a solid commuter vehicle. Kiko Auctions sold this 1:1 scale prop from the original Star Trek series last wee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/star-trek-shuttlecraft-prop-sells-at-auction-for-70000/

Embroidered Shopping Bag

Don't throw that bag away! It's valuable. Lauren DiCioccio sewed a taffeta shopping bag and embroidered it to look like a cheap plastic sack. Link -via Boing Boing Previously by this artist: Embroidered Newspap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/embroidered-shopping-bag/

The Customer Service Department Will Avenge This Offense against Its Honor

A fool and his head are soon parted. And only a fool buys a bat'leth from the back of a Ferengi freighter with the impulse engine idling. This Klingon warrior should have known that today was not a good day to buy....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/the-customer-service-department-will-avenge-this-offense-against-its-honor/

Yo! Van Fleet

Virgin Media names all their service vehicles. According to the comments at reddit, they have Lee Van Cleef, Marlon Vando, Van Morrison, Van Diesel, Luther Van Dross, Julie Vandrews, Jeanne Claude Van Damme, Van Hels...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/van-fleet/

Sloth Photobomb

If you want to photobomb someone, it takes hard work and speed. This sloth has both. He dropped in front of several international student volunteers in Costa Rica posing for a photo. Link -via American Digest | Ph...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/sloth-photobomb/

The Official Song of the London Olympics

The news broke Monday of the selection of "Survival" by the band Muse as the official song of the 2012 Summer Games. Immediately, YouTube was filled with videos of the song, slapped together in a hurry by everyone an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/the-official-song-of-the-london-olympics/

Instagraham Crackers

For the vintage taste, try Bakerella's Instagraham cookies. They're scratch-made graham crackers decorated with the Instagram logo. You can find her recipe at the link. Link -via Tasteologiebakerella, Instagram, g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/instagraham-crackers/

Pandas on a Slide

(YouTube link) Four panda cubs at the Chengdu panda facility learn the fun of sliding down a ramp built just for them. And it's even more fun when they all go down together! -via Arbroathslide, pandas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/800-pandas-on-a-slide/

How to Explain the Superiority of Star Trek

The superiority of Star Trek to Star Wars is obvious. Or it should be obvious. Alas, to some poor souls, it is not. Scott Meyer explains how to gently break the news to Star Wars devotees....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/how-to-explain-the-superiority-of-star-trek/

Where the Nice Guys Are

I concur, although a Star Trek convention does the job, too. This Twaggie was illustrated by Formal Sweatpants from a Tweet by @smethanie. See a new illustrated Tweet every day at Twaggies! Link Star Wars, T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/where-the-nice-guys-are/

Higgs Boson T-Shirts

One of Two Most Elusive Things in the Universe Found T-Shirt With a little help from a €7.5 billion Large Hadron Collider, scientists have finally found one of the two m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/higgs-boson-t-shirts/

Zero-Gravity Burrito

(YouTube link) Assembling dinner in space is very different, but at least you don't have to worry about spilling. After all, spilling require gravity! -via I Am Bored Space, eating, gravity, burrito...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/zero-gravity-burrito/

The 8 Worst People at Your Barbecue

You've met these folks before, and they're coming to your holiday cookout! Even if it's just a small family gathering, at least one of these will be there to try to ruin your holiday. Just laugh it off, because you'v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/the-8-worst-people-at-your-barbecue/

Brave Budgie

(YouTube link) This parakeet just keeps on harassing a litter of kittens, not realizing that they will eventually grow up and seek revenge. -via Daily Picks and Flickskittens, parakeet, budgie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/brave-budgie/

Company Staff as Super Heroes

The Dutch company Tribal Internet Solutions has a page on its website where you can meet the employees -or should I say "cast of characters"? Run your mouse over the portraits and see them switch from their secret id...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/company-staff-as-super-heroes/

How To Speak Zombie

How To Speak Zombie - $14.95 The zombie apocalypse is right around the corner. Are you worried you won't know how to communicate with your newly undead neighbors. You need the How To Speak Zombie book from the NeatoSh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/04/how-to-speak-zombie/








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