Archive for August 6th, 2012

"This Guy Is the Bob Ross of Brick Laying."

                                                      &n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/This-Guy-Is-the-Bob-Ross-of-Brick-Laying/

The Martian Surface Is Delicious

        Nabisco's "Daily Twist" feature highlights great twists of fate over history. To mark the landing of the Curiosity space probe on Mars, it showed the rover moving over the surface of an op...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/The-Martian-Surface-Is-Delicious/

Chinese City Government Offers Bounty on Piranhas, So Online Retailers Begin Selling Piranhas to Locals

              Here's your heartwarming story for the day: piranhas are plaguing the waterways near the Chinese city of Liuzhou. So the local government placed a bounty on them,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/Chinese-City-Government-Offers-Bounty-on-Piranhas-So-Online-Retailer-Begins-Selling-Piranhas/

French Demand Compensation for the Execution of the Last Plantagenet King of England

The House of Plantagenet ruled England, among other lands, from 1154 through 1485.  In 1499, Edward Plantagenet was beheaded in the Tower of London, bringing his line to an end. The French city of Angers, the ancest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/French-Demand-Compensation-for-the-Execution-of-the-Last-Plantagenet-King-of-England/

Horse Riding Fitness Gadget

  Think of it as a cheap replacement for the mechanical bull that your wife made you move to the garage after you got married:   From Korea, for those who like to ride the horse in front of TV and in hom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/Horse-Riding-Fitness-Gadget/

Bacon Demon

Bacon is so om nom nomily good, but can it be the food of the devil? Check out these images of the Bacon Demon, presented in our new and very nifty Neatorama gallery (all in one page, without generating multiple pageview...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/Bacon-Demon/

007 in Skydash

[YouTube Clip]       I take two weeks off and what happens? The amount of My Little Pony content on Neatorama drops to almost zero. For shame, guys.       In Skyfall*/em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/007-in-iSkydashi/

Sand Art by Gunilla Klingberg

Remember playing with a toy that creates patterns in sand or Play-Doh? Well, artist Gunilla Klingberg took it to the next level: she used a tractor outfitted with special treads!“It resembles decorated paving in public...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/Sand-Art-by-Gunilla-Klingberg/

The American Flags on the Moon Are Still Standing

  During the six Apollo moon landings, astronauts left American flags planted into the lunar soil. NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, which has surveyed the moon for the past three years, has revealed that all...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/The-American-Flags-on-the-Moon-Are-Still-Standing/

Concrete Chair

That sure looks comfy! Swiss designer Stefan Zwicky re-created the iconic LC2 armchair by Le Corbusier with rebar and concrete.Le Corbusier, Stefan Zwicky, armchair, concrete...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/Concrete-Chair/

Last Week at Neatorama

From what I've seen so far, I'm pretty excited about the new Neatorama! Yes, there are quite a few bugs still to be worked out, and we thank you for helping us identify them. Still, I have access to the back end and some...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/Last-Week-at-Neatorama/

Olympic Divers as Badminton Shuttlecocks

  So you take pictures of Olympic divers all scrunched up in the middle of a difficult dive, reduce them in size, and paste them onto pictures of Olympic badminton players as if they are shuttlecocks. We've seen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/Olympic-Divers-as-Badminton-Shuttlecocks/

Dracula or Twilight?

How well do you know your pop culture vampires? Test yourself with today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss! You'll be given 13 quotes from the books (not the movies), and you decide whether each line is from Bram Stoker...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/Dracula-or-Twilight/

Ready, Steady, Slow!

(YouTube link)The woodland creatures are staging their own track and field events! This snail race may have been going on a long time before we joined them. Enjoy the latest in the Simon's Cat series from Simon Tofield....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/Ready-Steady-Slow/

Cheetah Runs 100m in 5.95 Seconds

Usain Bolt set an Olympic record for the 100m dash at the Olympics last night, coming in at 9.63 seconds. That's mighty fast -for a human. But a cheetah named Sarah covered that distance in only 5.95 seconds! Sarah's Jun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/Cheetah-Runs-100m-in-595-Seconds/

Reliant Robin

[https://youtu.be/QQh56geU0X8] (YouTube link)Jeremy Clarkson drives a Reliant Robin on the TV show Top Gear. The vehicle looks like a car, but has only three wheels, which means it is liscenced and taxed as a mo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/Reliant-Robin/

The Fish That Fell from a Tree

A woman in Vancouver found a fish in her backyard. It had fallen out of a tree. Really. Cindy Wilkinson got home on Monday to find a voice message from her friend Jan Bailey. "She said, 'The strangest thing just happen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/The-Fish-That-Fell-from-a-Tree/

Fire Tennis

(YouTube link)   The SlowMo Guys took a tennis ball, soaked it in gasoline, and lit it on fire. Watching it served in slow-motion is a hoot, but don’t try this at home! Also, NSFW language. -via The Daily Wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/Fire-Tennis/

The Nutmeg Wars

The following is an article from Uncle John's Curiously Compelling Bathroom Reader. In the 17th century, all Europe was mad to have the little brown nut from Indonesia- nutmeg. Especially the Dutch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/The-Nutmeg-Wars/

Let Sleeping Puppies Lie

  (Video Link)   That's the same noise my pup makes when he barks in his sleep. Fellow dog owners, are you familiar with these adorable sleeping sounds?   Via Cute Overloadanimals, pets, dogs, sleep...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/Let-Sleeping-Puppies-Lie/

But Do They Have Any Nuka Cola?

  Looks like they're fresh out of Nuka Cola, but you'll probably take in less RADs if you try an Espresso Royale or an Italian soda.   Link Via Geeks Are Sexyfallout, art, coffee shops, Nuka Cola...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/But-Do-They-Have-Any-Nuka-Cola/

Mars Curiosity Has Landed

I'm safely on the surface of Mars. GALE CRATER I AM IN YOU!!! #MSL — Curiosity Rover (@MarsCuriosity) August 6, 2012   NASA pulled off its most complicated Mars explorer landing ever, w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/Mars-Curiosity-Has-Landed/

Can These Kicks Help You Traverse Through Space & Time?

Yes, I know, bigger on the inside...but silly TARDIS joke aside, these shoes are seriously awesome -especially in how simple the design is. You can actually get your own over on Etsy -if you've got an extra $100 for some...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/Can-These-Kicks-Help-You-Traverse-Through-Space-Time/

This Pup Just Got Scarlett Lettered

  Sometimes a bop on the nose just isn't enough, sometimes you must just punish them emotionally through embarassment.   Linkanimals, dogs, scarlett letter, pets, funny, lols...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/06/This-Pup-Just-Got-Scarlett-Lettered/






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