Archive for July 28th, 2012

Nothing Like Hot Dogs For Breakfast

Of course, these aren't your typical hot dogs, equipped with bacon and a fried egg, they'd probably ideal for the morning after a night of drinking. Link Via That's NerdaliciousFood, hot dogs, gross, breakfast...

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2001: A Space Odyssey

(YouTube link) What if 2001: A Space Odyssey were promoted as "a modern summer blockbuster?" This newly-edited trailer, using footage from the movie, makes me want to see it again, even though I wasn't that i...

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Blocking the Olympics with Olwimpics

They're everywhere you look, but if you are sick of the Olympics already, there's an app for that! Actually, Olwimpics is a browser extension for Firefox, Chrome, and Safari. Install it and you can browse without bei...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/blocking-the-olympics-with-olwimpics/

You Don't Know Jack Proposal

(YouTube link) Kara and John were just casually playing the game You Don't Know Jack. Kara didn't know that John had arranged for this particular game to be personalized (and he made sure the webcam was on). She was s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/you-dont-know-jack-proposal/

Squirrel Salt & Pepper Shakers

Squirrel Salt & Pepper Shakers - $8.95 Are you nuts about squirrels? Don't hide away your love of these precious rodents. Invite them to your dinner table with the fabulous Squirrel Salt & Pepper Shakers from...

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Young Swedish Woman in a Bikini

Photo: Linda-Marie Nilsson What? Not the photo you'd expect to see from the title? 20-year-old Swedish woman Linda-Marie Nilsson went to the beach, snapped a photo of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/young-swedish-woman-in-a-bikini/

Man Refused to Leave Jail, Got Thrown Back in Jail

Most inmates can't wait to get out of jail, but not Rodney Dwayne Valentine of North Carolina. Here's what he did: He was released last Saturday around 8 a.m. but stuck ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/man-refused-to-leave-jail-got-thrown-back-in-jail/

All Work and No Play Make The Baining The Most Boring People on Earth

Meet the Baining, an indigenous tribe in Papua New Guinea who has the unusual claim of being the most boring people on Earth: According to [anthropologist Jane Fajans], th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/all-work-and-no-play-make-the-baining-the-most-boring-people-on-earth/

Using The Cray Supercomputer to Make Ice Cream More Delicious

If the next time you eat an ice cream you notice that it's yummier, you have a computer to thank. A supercomputer, actually. The processing power available inside modern...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/using-the-cray-supercomputer-to-make-ice-cream-more-delicious/

Spanish Olympics Team Uniform: You Get What You Pay For

Photo: Alex Fabregas/Twitter Remember that brouhaha over Team America's Olympics uniform? Well, they're super stylish when compared to what Spanish Olympians have to wear:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/spanish-olympics-team-uniform-you-get-what-you-pay-for/

Why We Tolerate Obvious Inequality

Why do we tolerate inequality? The answer, according to a new study by economist Eugenio Proto, is for the slight chance to prosper: “It seems that even if people b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/why-we-tolerate-obvious-inequality/

Tumblr: The Musical

Not long after the LOLpera burst into the scene, Tumblr: The Musical is here. Where else but on YouTube? Brought to you by Hank Green of Vlogbrothers and th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/tumblr-the-musical/

The International Space Station is Getting an Aquarium

Finally! The International Space Station is getting a little something to cheer the place up a bit: an aquarium! The tank looks a bit industrial though, and where's the de rigueur*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/the-international-space-station-is-getting-an-aquarium/

Belarus Invaded by Hundreds of Teddy Bears with Tiny Black Parachutes

Image: Studio Total Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko finally admitted that the country was invaded earlier this month ... by hundreds of teddy bears with tiny black para...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/belarus-invaded-by-hundreds-of-teddy-bears-with-tiny-black-parachutes/

This Cat is Busy

(YouTube link) Short and sweet. I hope you enjoyed that. -via BuzzfeedCat, Video...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/this-cat-is-busy/

Man Shoplifts Book on Ethics

Terry J. Davis was arrested in Louisville, Kentucky, Wednesday on a charge of theft by unlawful taking. University of Louisville police report he is accused of stealing a textbook called Resolving Ethical Issues...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/man-shoplifts-book-on-ethics/

Mystery Billionaire Builds World's Largest Yacht

German yacht company L├╝rssen is building the largest yacht in the world for a Middle Eastern billionaire they will not name. It will be around 590 feet long! Yet photos taken by SuperyachtTimes.com show the boat to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/mystery-billionaire-builds-worlds-largest-yacht/

Olympic Trials with Kurt Angle

(YouTube link) Kurt Angle won an Olympic gold medal in heavyweight freestyle wrestling. That was in 1996. Since then, he's become a star in professional wrestling. But he gets a taste of Olympic fever and wants to go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/olympic-trials-with-kurt-angle/

Mr. Sputum, Public Health Super Hero!

When you least expect him, up pops Mr. Sputum! A public service ad campaign in India uses a "super hero" to encourage people to get checked for tuberculosis if they have a cough that persists for two weeks. The chara...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/mr-sputum-public-health-super-hero/

This Walrus Has An Amazing Vocal Range

(YouTube Link) This handsome fellow is named E.T., and he makes all the other walruses jealous with his amazing array of vocal impressions. He has even mastered the art of walrus whistling, a skill once thought los...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/this-walrus-has-an-amazing-vocal-range/

Splattered Superheroes

Melissa Smith makes amazing portraits of superheroes and supervillains with splattered paint. I think that Deadpool would be pleased that his image looks like sprays of blood. You can view others at the link, includi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/splattered-superheroes/

Noir Thriller That May Have Been The Inspiration For Batman

(DailyMotion Link) This 1930 noir thriller called The Bat Whispers stars a crime fighting character that looks an awful lot like Batman. Maybe this is what Bruce's father was up to before he was gunned dow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/noir-thriller-that-may-have-been-the-inspiration-for-batman/

The Marathoner Without a Country

You may have noticed during the Parade of Nations that four Olympic athletes are participating under the Olympic banner instead of their country's flag. Three are from the Netherlands Antilles, a nation which was dissolv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/the-marathoner-without-a-country/

CinderFella

(YouTube link) Todrick Hall produced this all-singing, all-dancing alternate take on the story of Cinderella. Watch for people you may recognize, like Lance Bass and Janice Dickinson. Well done! -via Metafiltermusical...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/cinderfella/

Don't Make Me Chase You Luggage Tag

Don't Make Me Chase You Luggage Tag - $11.95 Planning a last minute summer getaway? Keep your bag from wandering away with the the fabulous bright blue Don't Make Me Chase You Luggage Tag from the NeatoShop. The crowd...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/dont-make-me-chase-you-luggage-tag/

This Week at Neatorama

Did you enjoy the opening ceremonies of the London Olympics last night? The fireworks were cool, the production numbers were great, but I think it might be time for Sir Paul to retire his voice and concentrate on being a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/this-week-at-neatorama-113/

Amazing Spider-Dad And His Spider Son

(YouTube Link) Sometimes interactions between a dad and his son can be downright precious, but when you add Spider-Man costumes the whole thing becomes one big heartwarming hug in video form. This Spider-Dad is cle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/amazing-spider-dad-and-his-spider-son/

Vehicle Pics From Mad Max - Fury Road

If you're as excited as I am about the upcoming Mad Max movie Fury Road then you'll love these awesome pics of the vehicles, straight from the set in Namibia. One question remains- will Mel Gibson's recen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/vehicle-pics-from-mad-max-fury-road/

GIFs Based On Threadless T-Shirt Designs

Threadless t shirt designs are the perfect source material to make into animated GIFs- the designs are fun, colorful and admired by geeks and squares alike. Good thing Threadless is hosting a competition called *e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/gifs-based-on-threadless-t-shirt-designs/

Disney Inspired Fashion Design Sketches

There have been a bunch of these Disney princess inspired fashion designs coming out lately, some fully realized most simply sketches, and I feel like each new set of designs is better than the last. This newest s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/28/disney-inspired-fashion-design-sketches/










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