Archive for August 31st, 2012

Wind-Up Vampire Teeth

Wind-Up Vampire Teeth - $2.95Attention vampire loving, cubicle dwelling workers! Halloween is right around the corner and that means lots of fun new stuff is clackety clacking its way into the NeatoShop. Now for a limite...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/Wind-Up-Vampire-Teeth/

Dalek Cupcakes

Won't you look at these wonderful cupcakes all dressed up as daleks! And there's a TARDIS, too! They were made by Flickr user seelensturm, who is willing to share. You can download the papercraft dalek wrappers and the T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/Dalek-Cupcakes/

Defending The Mushroom Kingdom In Mario Warfare

(YouTube Link)There's battle a-brewin' in the Mushroom Kingdom, and only Special Forces agents Mario and Luigi can crush the evil dictator Koopa and save countless mushroom headed lives.It's Mario Warfare by pro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/Defending-The-Mushroom-Kingdom-In-Mario-Warfare/

TripAdvisor Review of Mars

HAL 9000 posted this TripAdvisor review of the planet Mars by a user named Curiosity. I don't think he's having a good time. Link -Thanks, Marilyn Terrell!Mars, Curiosity...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/TripAdvisor-Review-of-Mars/

Disturbing Works From The History Of Art

Paintings are often viewed for their illustrative value, and the stories behind the images are either speculated about or left up to individual interpretation.But this list of disturbing works leaves nothing to the imagi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/Disturbing-Works-From-The-History-Of-Art/

The Key-Copter

[http://youtu.be/nUFbIoGOaWI] (YouTube link)Never lose your keys again! This invention from Michael Wallis, while taking up so much space on your key ring that you'll never want to carry it, will bring your keys back to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/The-Key-Copter/

Cheating Scandal in a Harvard Government Class

A cheating scandal has rocked the venerated Harvard University: Harvard University is investigating allegations that almost half the students in an undergraduate class last spring ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/Cheating-Scandal-in-a-Harvard-Government-Class/

Maru Gets a Job

[http://youtu.be/iA63lAdztwU] (YouTube link)Yes, Maru has posed for plenty of pictures, and short clips of his YouTube videos have been used in ads, such as the one I recall for cat litter. But this time, he's actually *...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/Maru-Gets-a-Job/

New Neatorama Feature: My Discussion

Woohoo! As part of our continued improvement of the new Neatorama, I'm happy to announce that you'll find a new widget called "My Discussion" on the sidebar of the blog (if you're logged...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/New-Neatorama-Feature-My-Discussion/

This Boy Is Upset That He's Not A Single Lady

(YouTube Link)There are lots of things that kids have to figure out as they grow up, like the fact that a little boy will never qualify as a single lady!Watch this poor kid get his bubble burst by his dad, as he realizes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/30/Boy-Gets-Upset-Because-Hes-Not-A-Single-Lady/

Bear in the Woods Caption Contest Winners

Earlier this week, we ran the Neatorama Caption Contest: Bear in the Woods and got tons of funny captions (thanks guys!) Congratulations to the winners: ACTING! - Sco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/Bear-in-the-Woods-Caption-Contest-Winners/

How To Speak Wookiee

How To Speak Wookiee - $16.95Are you looking for a way to get your kids excited about learning a new language? You need the How To Speak Wookiee board book from the NeatoShop. This fantastic full color book comes with a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/How-To-Speak-Wookiee/

Living on Mars Time

They still live on Earth, but David Oh and hundreds of scientists and engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory have adopted such strange sleeping patterns that they might as well be liv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/Living-on-Mars-Time/

There Will Be Blood

At least there will be at my next Halloween party now that I know you can easily color white chocolate fondue to look like a fountain of blood. The best part? Squeemish people won't touch it -so there's tons more for you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/The-Will-Be-Blood/

Weak and Feeble Robots Make The Best Teachers

The secret to learning from a robot, as discovered by two Japanese researchers, is to have it appear weak and feeble: Shizuko Matsuzoe and Fumihide Tanaka at the Universit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/Weak-and-Feeble-Robots-Make-The-Best-Teachers/

12 College Courses We Wish Our Schools Had Offered

Students looking through college class offerings are finding some strange but fascinating classes offered at American colleges and universities. There's probably some real education going on underneath the titles of thes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/12-College-Courses-We-Wish-Our-Schools-Had-Offered/

Restaurants Add Mandatory Tipping for French Canadian Customers

Are Québecois bad tippers? Canadians that visit restaurants in Burlington, Vermont, got a little surprise when they noticed that they were being charged automatic gratuities when servers gu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/Restaurants-Add-Mandatory-Tipping-for-French-Canadian-Customers/

Darth Vader Attacked by Dog

[http://youtu.be/JA3lhkj3a88] (YouTube link)First, his light saber deployed the wrong way. Then, to add insult to injury, a dog wanted to get in on the act. If you're worried about watching this, the dog seems bent on sm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/Darth-Vader-Attacked-by-Dog/

The Church on a Volcanic Plug

Volcanic forces created a rock formation 279 feet above the rest of Aiguihle, France. In the Tenth Century, local Christians built a church there -- the Chapel of Saint-Michel d'Aiguilhe. Visitors can climb 268 step...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/The-Church-on-a-Volcanic-Plug/

More Cowbell!

Ryerson University in Toronto gathered students together during orientation week to gain a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records -as they have five times before, with different stunts featuring many people. This yea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/More-Cowbell/

Augmented Reality Chestburster T-Shirt

[youtube JsPk1iXfvto](Video Link) In the near future, you'll be able to terrify other people who are just a few years behind the technological curve. Case in point: a shirt developed by Fingerfunk that erupts w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/Augmented-Reality-Chestburster-T-Shirt/

The Mites That Crawl, Eat, and Have Sex on Your Face

Reading the linked post will make your face itch. You've been warned. Two species of the microscopic worm Demodex live on human skin and hair follicles. D.folliculorum and D.brevis, s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/The-Mites-That-Crawl-Eat-and-Have-Sex-on-Your-Face/

Spider-Man vs. The Green Goblin Salt & Pepper Shakers

 Spider-Man vs. The Green Goblin Salt & Pepper Shakers - $13.95Attention Spider-Man fans! With great cooking comes great responsibility. Don't put your salt and pepper in just any old shaker. House your favorite...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/Spider-Man-vs-The-Green-Goblin-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/

Breaking Bad Remix

[http://youtu.be/WsqdmqRgrIc] (YouTube link)The TV series Breaking Bad gets the musical remix treatment from Chris Lohr. Warning: earworm. Contains NSFW language. If you are avoiding spoilers, this contains very...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/Breaking-Bad-Remix/

Hilarious Reviews Of Bic Cristal For Her Pens

The Bic pen company really shot themselves in the foot when they decided to advertise their new line of "cristal" pens as being "for Her".The interwebs immediately took to typing up hilariously scathing reviews of the pe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/Hilarious-Reviews-Of-Bic-Crystal-For-Her-Pens/

On Being a Birthday Party Princess

Something Awful has a wonderful forum thread led by member Assassin Princess, who is a children's party princess for hire. She describes her job, tells funny stories about the people who enlist her services, and encourag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/On-Being-a-Birthday-Party-Princess/

The NES Toaster

This NES-turned toaster is a pretty sweet accessory for every geek kitchen. My only question: do you have to blow on the toast a few times before popping them in to get it to work?Linkfood, toasters, NES, video games, ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/The-NES-Toaster/

The Beer Chase

[http://youtu.be/_GbHpqfv9is] (YouTube link)Be careful not to spill the beer! I feel like I've seen an entire feature film in 90 seconds. But was it an action-adventure film or an '80s romantic comedy? Or maybe it was th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/The-Beer-Chase/

Breaking Bad Meth Donuts

Rebel Donuts of New Mexico recently released donuts inspired by Breaking Bad, which is set in their town. As if that weren't fun enough, the cast of Breaking Bad actually ordered a box and Aaron Paul, w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/Breaking-Bad-Meth-Donuts/

Everything You wanted to Know About Andy Warhol's Soup

This summer, Andy Warhol's legendary Campbell's Soup Cans turns 50. Here's everything you need to know about Pop Art's greatest masterpiece.1. Though Warhol had been successful as a commercial artist -designing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/Andy-Warhols-Soup/










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