Archive for August 24th, 2012

My Little Stitch

Custom ponymaker lilgryphon23 used Apoxie Sculpt to make an indestructible weapon. Somepony's going to get into trouble for this.LinkLilo and Stitch, My Little Pony...

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AHA! Sticky Notes

AHA! Sticky Notes - $2.95Are you having an epiphany or moment of clarity? Quick, jot down your thoughts on a AHA! Sticky Note from the NeatoShop. This nifty little notepad comes with 100 sheets so that you may express...

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Flash Flood in Las Vegas

Tiffany and I were in Las Vegas a couple of days ago for a trade show, when our flight back was delayed because of lightning near the airport. We don't usually associate rain with Las Vegas, b...

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Couple Gets Married, Dances in Jetpacks

I'm now kicking myself for not thinking of it first: The 25-year-old former wedding planner from Grand Rapids, Mich., says she wanted a unique ceremony. So the couple donned the $90,000 contraptions on their backs,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Couple-Gets-Married-Flies-off-in-Jetpacks/

Happy Birthday, Kenny Baker!

Don't recognize the name Kenny Baker? He's R2D2! Baker was inside the robot for all six Star Wars movies. In honor of his 78th birthday, mental_floss has ten facts you might not know about Baker, whose career ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Happy-Birthday-Kenny-Baker/

A Squid Listening to Cypress Hill's "Insane in the Brain"

[youtube G-OVrI9x8Zs](Video Link) Scientists used electrodes to pump awesome 90s music into a squid. Then they watched it change color:During experiments on the axons of the Woods Hole squid (loligo pealei), we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/A-Squid-Listening-to-Cypress-Hills-Insane-in-the-Brain/

How To Get Your Kids To Enjoy Meat

Worried your kids are going to be peer pressured to become vegetarians? Then show them just what a magnificent treat meat can be with these adorable and delicious-looking steak pops.Linkfood on a stick, meat, steak, loli...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/How-To-Get-Your-Kids-To-Enjoy-Meat/

Duct Tape Bandit

Proving once again that all you need is duct tape, here's the story of how police in Poulsbo, Washington, is looking for a robber with an unusual method of disguise: With fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Duct-Tape-Bandit/

Labyrinth Tattoo

Love The Neverending Story tattoo that John posted a couple of days ago? Then take a look at these beauties: Phil Garner's Labyrinth tattoos by Richard "Bez&q...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Labyrinth-Tattoo/

Zombie Luau Pineapple

Just look at this pineapple! I want that at my next party -or right now, whichever comes first. This was made by food artist Kari Jo Skogquist. See more  pictures of it at Laughing Squid. Link(Image credit: Kari Jo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Zombie-Luau-Pineapple/

Aston Martin DRB1 "Airfix" Kit

If you love playing with the Airfix scale model kits, you'll love this: a life-size "kit" of the 1959 Aston Martin DBR1 by Evanta Motor Co. Gorgeous! Link - via Get Addicted ToAston Martin, airfix kit, car...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Aston-Martin-DRB1-Airfix-Kit/

Glowing South American Roaches

These insects look scary enough in daylight, then they glow in the dark!This remarkable species of South American cockroach, Lucihormetica luckae, owes its fluorescence to bacteria. The spots on the dark brown area of it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Glowing-South-American-Roaches/

Spider-Man Pumpkin Push Ins

Spider-Man Pumpkin Push Ins - $14.95Attention all you crappy pumpkin carvers! Are you tired of toiling endlessly just to create a subpar pumpkin? Now you can cheat your way to an adorable creation with the Spider-Man Pum...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Spider-Man-Pumpkin-Push-Ins/

Mirror, Mirror OFF the Wall: Woman Went Mirror-Free for 1 Year

When she was shopping for a wedding gown, bride-to-be Kjerstin Gruys realized how she was stressed over her body image. So the 29-year-old PhD student in sociology decided to embark on an ex...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Mirror-Mirror-OFF-the-Wall-Woman-Went-Mirror-Free-for-1-Year/

Rolling in the Higgs

[youtube VtItBX1l1VY] (YouTube link)Tim Blais wrote the geekiest-ever lyrics to the tune of Adele's "Rolling in the Deep." It's about CERN's Large Hadron Collider and its mission to find the Higg-Boson subatomic particle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Rolling-in-the-Higgs/

World's Most Complex Borders

Image: Jan S. Krogh National borders are often a touchy subject involving a combustible mix of politics, patriotism and geography. Some borders are complex because of they're based on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Worlds-Most-Complex-Borders/

20 Incredible Migrating Monarch Butterfly Pictures

Each Monarch butterfly is beautiful, but when they swarm by the millions, it's an amazing sight! Learn some facts about these amazing butterflies, and see wonderful photographs at Environmental Graffiti. Link(Image credi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/20-Incredible-Migrating-Monarch-Butterfly-Pictures/

Can Maru Get The Mouse?

(Video Link)Maru's arch nemesis: a plastic drawer containing his toy mouse. Will he be able to take down his enemy and get his prize? Find out in this episode of Maru: The Box Lover!Via I Can Has Cheezburgercats, maru, c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Can-Maru-Get-The-Mouse/

Surgeon Commandeers Pink Bike to Get to Work

Dr. Catherine Baucom was on her way to the Elliot Mastology Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where a patient was waiting for her to perform surgery on Wednesday morning. But an accident on I-10 created a huge traffic ja...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Surgeon-Commandeers-Pink-Bike-to-Get-to-Work/

R.I.P. Muppeteer Jerry Nelson

Jerry Nelson, one of the original Muppeteers, died last night after a battle with cancer. Nelson was already a professional puppeteer when Jim Henson hired him to fill in while Frank Oz served in the military in the 1960...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/RIP-Muppeteer-Jerry-Nelson/

Water Wigs

Photographer Tim Tadder of Los Angeles, California, sure knows how to make a splash. He's discovered the simple formula for an "exploration into water weirdness" with the use of water balloons. Now, all he needed was a f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Water-Wigs/

Making Money off Mobile

As more and more of our time online is spent on our mobile devices, big companies like Facebook and YouTube are finally trying to monetize in the mobile space. I've been working with YouTube since it came out in 2005. Yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Making-Money-off-Mobile/

Dear Peach

[youtube cnA4orw3e3g] (YouTube link)It's not easy being second banana. Here, Luigi sings a song to Princess Peach about his feelings of unrequited love in the shadow of his more popular brother. This almost made me tear...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Dear-Peach/

Van Gogh's Brushstrokes Reproduced with Blocks of Wood

Van Gogh is often imitated, but never like this: Korean artist Lee Kyu-Hak wrapped small wooden wedges with colored newsprint and set them on the canvas to mimic the artist's rich and bold brushstrokes.Link - via Pulmona...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Van-Goghs-Brushstrokes-Reproduced-with-Blocks-of-Wood/

Animal The Muppets EZ-On Romper

Animal The Muppets EZ-On Romper - $22.95Halloween is right around the corner. Are you looking for the perfect costume for your wild and crazy little guy? You need the Animal The Muppets EZ-On Romper from the NeatoShop....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Animal-The-Muppets-EZ-On-Romper/

Karl Kesel Comic Collection Funds Family

DC comics writer Karl Kesel is selling his personal collection of comic books going back to his childhood. Some of the early editions of those comics are pretty valuable, and sentimental, too. But the 53-year-old Kesel h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Karl-Kesel-Comic-Collection-Funds-Family/

Who Needs Meth When You Have Mentos?

(Video Link)What happens when you mash up breaking bad with a Mentos commercial? Pure brilliance, that's what.Via BoingBoing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Who-Needs-Meth-When-You-Have-Mentos/

Millenials Say Thanks But No Thanks to Cars and Houses

Every generation is different, but in America, there's one thing that is constant: our love of cars. Owning a car has been a celebrated rite of passage for Americans since, ... well, since t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Millenials-Say-Thanks-But-No-Thanks-to-Cars-and-Houses/

Accio Comfort and Warmth!

Jennifer Ofenstein likes to make Harry Potter quilts and she even sells them at her Etsy shop. This one might just be the best of the bunch, but it's hard to decide with so many other options out there -we've even featur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Accio-Comfort-and-Warmth/

Custom Made Beer Growlers For The Microbrew Elite

These amazing ceramic growlers are made by Montana based company Carlburg Pottery, and they're sure to appeal to beer lovers worldwide.Each growler is a one-of-a-kind custom ceramic creation, so you'll never get caught w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/24/Custom-Made-Beer-Growlers-For-The-Microbrew-Elite/




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