Archive for August 16th, 2012

Mr. Ed Has Been in the Liquor Cabinet Again

[youtube LJSFlMCTXE8] (YouTube link)A Grand Theft Auto mod lets you play the game as a horse. No good could ever come of letting a horse loose behind the wheel of a convertible, I said, and I was right. All this needs is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/Mr-Ed-has-been-in-the-Liquor-Cabinet-Again/

Cooking with Power Tools

[youtube xhHx3zoYw7Q](Video Link) The kitchen and the workshop were never meant to be separate rooms. You can use your power tools to make cooking and cleaning so much faster. Here's a video showing tricks you...

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Daring Escape from the Zoo

It was a daring escape that's bound to be told as legend for generations to come. Here's a story that seems like it's straight out of a Hollywood movie: The Rheinbö...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/Daring-Escape-from-the-Zoo/

"The Star-Spangled Banner" Played on the Engine of a Race Car

[youtube gZIUGreqrCY](Video Link) Red Bull Racing's F1 car isn't just fast--it's musically gifted. Listen to a driver play America's national anthem with its engine.-via Blame It on the Voices...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/The-Star-Spangled-Banner-Played-on-the-Engine-of-a-Race-Car/

Joy at the Gorilla Reunion

After being separated for 3 years, 13-year old Silverback gorilla Kesho was reunited with his 9-year old brother Alf. And their joy of being reunited was immediately apparent:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/Joy-at-the-Gorilla-Reunion/

My Little Pony Wigs

The great news is that no one at the Neatorama office has to be left out! "Aw, John, you know I'd love to dress up as a pony at work, but there aren't enough wigs to go around." No siree. Etsy seller Erin has ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/iMy-Little-Ponyi-Wigs/

The Visitor by Nemo Gould

Nemo Gould's kinetic sculpture The Visitor depicts an alien who has landed his craft on prehistoric Earth. Watch his eyes light up, his head turn to look out the "windows," and his, um, appendages flip levers in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/The-Visitor-by-Nemo-Gould/

Wooden Sushi Slicing Playset

Wooden Sushi Slicing Playset - $19.95Are you looking for a fun way to introduct the wonderful world of sushi to your less than adventourous youngster? You need the Wooden Sushi Slicing Playset from the NeatoShop. This...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/Wooden-Sushi-Slicing-Playset/

Secret to Karate Expert's Powerful Chop: It's the Brain!

Hi-yah! Karate experts are able to generate extremely powerful punches - much more powerful than what could've been generated by muscle strength alone - so what's their secret? Turns...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/Secret-to-Karate-Experts-Powerful-Chop-Its-the-Brain/

"Rat Tail" Flintlock Pistol

This is a single-shot, muzzle-loading flintlock pistol. Reloading it takes a long time, but the user may not have much time. That's why the makers of this late Eighteenth/early Ninteenth Century Ottoman Albanian pistol b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/Rat-Tail-Flintlock-Pistol/

Restaurant Offers Discount if You Check Your Cell Phone at the Door

Do you fiddle with your cell phone while eating at a restaurant? Owner and chef Mark Gold of Eva Restaurant is waging a brave battle against "distracted dining" with this new polic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/Restaurant-Offers-Discount-if-You-Check-Your-Cell-Phone-at-the-Door/

Jungle Brawl

[vimeo 47598621] (vimeo link)Blue Chimp has escaped from a primate research facility, and a hunter is after him with a tranquilizer gun! This animation by Lee Daniels contains violence and bathroom humor. It's the beginn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/Jungle-Brawl/

Brain's Sewer System

Like the saying goes, everybody poops. Even your brain. But how does the brain get rid of its waste? Researchers have just discovered the mechanism: a "cleansing river" inside the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/Brains-Sewer-System/

Baby Octopus

A newly-hatched cephalopod swims by its yet-to-be-hatched sibling in this amazing photograph by Simon Chandra. The picture was taken off Pramuka Island, Indonesia, and submitted to National Geographic's Your Shot gallery...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/Baby-Octopus/

The Cutest Remote Control Ever

Ain't that just the cutest remote control ever? Meet ApriPoko, a talking and voice-operated robot that doubles as a universal remote for all of your electronics. Best of all, the robot "l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/The-Cutest-Remote-Control-Ever/

Burglar Wearing GPS Monitor Caught

Kristen DaCosta of Somerset, Massachusetts, was ordered to wear an ankle bracelet as a condition of her probation, but didn't realize that police could track her movements with it. Detectives say they have evidence left...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/Burglar-Wearing-GPS-Monitor-Caught/

DIY Bionic Arms

Fifty-one year old Chinese fisherman Sun Jifa lost both of his arms when a homemade bomb he was making for blast fishing detonated prematurely. He couldn't afford prosthetic limbs, so he decid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/DIY-Bionic-Arms/

A Modern Take On The Classic Lava Lamp

Designer Merve Kahraman has created an updated version of the classic Lava Lamp, and this time the wax is flowing fluid-free.He calls it the Revitalizer, and it looks like a big old waxy mess in the making!Wax heated by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/A-Modern-Take-On-The-Classic-Lava-Lamp/

Floppy Disk Coasters

Floppy Disk Coasters - $8.95Are you looking for a houseware item that makes you feel old and embraces your inherit geekiness? You need the Floppy Disk Coasters from the NeatoShop. This great set of 4 coasters are sha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/Floppy-Disk-Coasters/

Is This the World’s Most Comfortable Movie Theater?

Instead of regulation theater seats, the Beanie Plex theater in the Sunway Pyramid mall is filled with comfy fluffy love seats! And where do we find such comfort? In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Those who write about the Bean...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/Is-This-the-Worlds-Most-Comfortable-Movie-Theater/

Forget the Fairy Godmother! Plastic Surgery to the Rescue

Who needs fair godmother, witchcraft, or even a royal kiss when you've got plastic surgery? These "We Make Fairy Tales Come True" ads by Clinica Dempere in Venezuela...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/Forget-the-Fairy-Godmother-Plastic-Surgery-to-the-Rescue/

The Maijishan Grottoes

Seven thousand Buddhist sculptures grace the caves and a sheer rock cliff face of the Maijishan Grottoes in Gansu Province, China. The work on these carvings took hundreds of years, peaking around 500AD, but continu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/The-Maijishan-Grottoes/

In Case of Emergency, Eat Bacon

The most amazing thing about this great picture is the simple fact that not all of the bacon has been taken yet. I don't know about you, but I need ALL the bacon.Link Via That's Nerdaliciousstreet signs, bacon, funny, fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/In-Case-of-Emergency-Eat-Bacon/

Magic Musician Chairs

[youtube Yzn1ZXgSUkY] (YouTube link)This lovely performance is from the closing ceremony of the World Shanghai Exposition in 2010. We are used to seeing dancers fly through the air on by invisible wires, but what are the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/Magic-Musician-Chairs/

Foldable Electric Car

You've heard people talking about a small car and saying, "I'll just fold that up and put it in my pocket." The Hiriko Fold is that tiny electric car that folds up. Developed by engineers at MIT and DennokInn, the vehicl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/Foldable-Electric-Car/

Fire Tire Sculptures By Gal Weinstein

These strange yet masterfully crafted sculptures are by Gal Weinstein, an Israeli artist who created the tire fires as a statement concerning pollution.They are made out of (among other things) wool, wax and a not so eco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/Fire-Tire-Sculptures-By-Gal-Weinstein/

What Is It? game 238

Once again, it's time for our collaboration with the always fascinating What Is It? Blog. Do you know what this thing is? Or can you make an amusing wild guess?Place your guess in the comment section below. One guess per...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/What-Is-It-game-238/

F-Bomb, Sexting And Other Words Being Added To The Dictionary

The Merriam-Webster dictionary is getting some not so necessary additions, including f-bomb, sexting and brain cramp, that really define the slangy modern state of the good old English language.These new additions are su...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/F-Bomb-Sexting-And-Other-Words-Being-Added-To-The-Dictionary/

The Song Elvis Presley Recorded in the Dark

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. This post was selected to commemorate Elvis Presley on the anniversary of his death, 35 years ago t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/The-Song-Elvis-Presley-Recorded-in-the-Dark/

Owl Snack Bowl

Owl Snack Bowl - $14.95Are you looking for an owlfully cute treat dish? You need the very delightful Owl Snack Bowl from the NeatoShop. The container is shaped like a bird's nest and features an adorable owl hiding ins...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/Owl-Snack-Bowl/








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