Archive for September 1st, 2012

It's Raining Tacos!

[http://youtu.be/npjF032TDDQ] (YouTube link)What a pleasant idea -if you like tacos as much as the next person. This is the latest tune from Parry Gripp with animation by BooneBum. -via Geeks Are SexyPreviously:*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/Its-Raining-Tacos/

Black Anatomical Heart Pencil Holder

Black Anatomical Heart Pencil Holder - $19.95 (sold individually)Are you looking for a wickedly fun place to store your favorite pencils, pens, and paintbrushes? You need the Black Heart Pencil Holder from the NeatoShop....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/Black-Anatomical-Heart-Pencil-Holder/

The Cupcakes of Bag End

Oh, good! The UK bakery Love Is Cake made these delicious cupcakes and cake just in time for elevensies!The cupcakes feature the Eye of Sauron, the One Ring, the White Tree of Gondor, Legolas’ Bow and Arrow, Lorien...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/The-Cupcakes-of-Bag-End/

Ticklish Meerkat

[http://youtu.be/GDuxcEUceW4] (YouTube link)Her name is Betty, but she really reminds me of Timon from The Lion King, the way she laughs while being tickled! -via Tastefully Offensivemeerkat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/Ticklish-Meerkat/

Knitted Banana Peels

Don't slip! Flickr user alzi23 ate bananas and recklessly left the peels out on the deck. For shame!Link -via Craftbananas, knitting...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/Knitted-Banana-Peels/

The First Annual Cat Video Film Festival

The first ever Cat Video Festival was held Thursday in Minneapolis. A good time was had by all. From thousands of submissions, the festival selected the 76 best cat videos, and Buzzfeed has them all for those wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/The-First-Annual-Cat-Video-Film-Festival/

Western Blue Jays Hold a Funeral for Dead Bird

Humans are not the only animal that mourn their dead, but this is quite surprising: when a Western Scrub Jay bird encounters a dead bird, it will call out to others to stop foraging and, wel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/Western-Blue-Jays-Hold-a-Funeral-for-Dead-Bird/

Bend Me

[youtube yvzfLgVjd3M] (YouTube link)Nashville musician Ned Evett not only sings, but also sculpted and animated the little clay figures (Ned Heads) that dance in his music video! -Thanks, @medtek!music video, sc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/Bend-Me/

A Star Wars Airspeeder Is the Ultimate Sled

Had the Rebel Alliance a few more of these, it might have won the Battle of Hoth. YouTube user skylarsmith3 build this, the greatest snow sled in history. It's modeled after the T-47 Airspeeder from The Empire S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/16/Ultimate-Sled-is-a-iStar-Warsi-Airspeeder/

The Sweetest Heist of All Time: The Canadian Maple Syrup Heist

The United States have the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. China has the Strategic Pork Reserve. And Canada? Apparently it has its own strategic maple syrup reserve and it's been hit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/The-Sweetest-Heist-of-All-Time-The-Canadian-Maple-Syrup-Heist/

Chair Covered In Eyeballs Is The Scariest Seat In The House

This frightening, eyeball laden chair was created by artist Fiona Roberts, and it won't stop staring at you until somebody sits on it!She calls this piece "Scopophilia", which means the love of looking, but if you look a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/31/Chair-Covered-In-Eyeballs-Is-The-Scariest-Seat-In-The-House/

The Most Indebted City in the USA

A lot of cities in the United States are broke and in debt, but Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, has the dubious distinction of having the most debt per capita of any U.S. city. The city's 50,000 r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/The-Most-Indebted-City-in-the-USA/

Soft Kitty Lunch Box

Soft Kitty Lunch Box - $15.95Attention The Big Bang Theory fans! Behold the purr-fect lunch box! This adorarble tin box features a super cute soft kitty graphic that just makes you want to purr, purr, purr. Be sur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/Soft-Kitty-Lunch-Box/

Peanut Butter and Jelly Hotdog

It's so simple that even I could make it! Except that, I gather, you have to Instagram it before eating and I don't have the Instagram app.Linkbananas, hot dogs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/Peanut-Butter-and-Jelly-Hotdog/

Artist Traces Rooms With LED Lights

Talk about shedding some light on a situation!Photographer Janne Parviainen has created room "tracings" using LED lights and long exposure shots to create a glowing scribblefest which outlines the contours of a room.Ther...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/Artist-Traces-Rooms-With-LED-Lights/

Bacon Coffee

Be still my heart and stomach! Two of my favorite things in the world are coming together at last. Behold, the Bacon Coffee as created by Eileen Gannon. This elixir, aptly named "...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/Bacon-Coffee/

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik on Bottles

[http://youtu.be/wJ2y8VHPX2s] (YouTube link)This is for all those folks who says they would have learned to play music if they could afford an instrument. All you need is someone's recycling bin and a little wat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/Eine-Kleine-Nachtmusik-on-Bottles/

World's Richest Woman's Advice to the Poor: Drink Less and Work More!

Are you poor? It's your fault - you should work harder and drink less, then you, too, can become a millionaire! That's the advice from the world's richest woman, Australian mining tycoon Gin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/Worlds-Richest-Womans-Advice-to-the-Poor-Drink-Less-and-Work-More/

For Valentine's Day: Chocolate Weapons

Let's play a game of word association. Ready? Okay."Valentine's Day."You're thinking about grenades, right? Taiwanese artist Tu Wei-Chang understands. That's why he made chocolate versions of military-grade weaponry for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/For-Valentines-Day-Chocolate-Weapons/

Guitar Heroes

DevantART member biotwist took a simple visual pun and made it really interesting. Can you name all the superheroes represented here? Big bonus points if you can identify all the guitars by their shapes, too! Link -via T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/Guitar-Heroes/

Enormous Human Slingshot/Slip 'n Slide

[youtube 1yvyccT70Rg](Video Link) It was magnificient. And yet it was also a failure, for not a single person cleared the entire lake to land safely on the ground.-via Geekologieslingshots, slip 'n slides...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/Enormous-Human-SlingshotSlip-n-Slide/

Star Trek Points at Things

The blog Star Trek Points at Things is taking the TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation episode by episode and posting each incident of pointing, in order. Gestures are counted to see which character does the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/Star-Trek-Points-at-Things/

Hobbit-Style Chicken Coop

Got geeky chickens? This coop, inspired by traditional Hobbit architecture, is the proper home for them:Collecting eggs is as easy as convincing Hobbits to partake in Second Breakfast, with convenient outdoor access via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/Hobbit-Style-Chicken-Coops/

Alien Pickers Salt & Pepper Shakers

Alien Pickers Salt & Pepper Shakers - $9.95Are you tired of your friends judging your brilliant taste in home decor? Show them all you can really pick a winner with Alien Pickers Salt & Pepper Shakers from the Ne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/Alien-Pickers-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/

Better Names for Things

[http://youtu.be/iMLU-gOmVic] (YouTube link)Jeff Wysaski at Pleated Jeans renames consumer goods to make their purpose more clear. Makes plenty of sense to me! Linknames, store...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/Better-Names-for-Things/

The Fastest Wookiee Alive

And even if he's not, let him win the race. Wookiees, artist Ming Doyle would remind us, tend to pull people's legs out of their sockets when they loose.Artist's Website -via Comics AllianceFlash, Chewbacca, Ming Doyle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/The-Fastest-Wookiee-Alive/

What A Vivid Little Hamster Dream!

(Video Link)I like to imagine that he's dreaming of fields of corn and papaya. Yummy!Via Cute Overloadhamsters, videos, cute, twitching, sleeping...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/What-A-Vivid-Little-Hamster-Dream/

This Week at Neatorama

Happy Labor Day weekend! For those of you outside the U.S., this is a three-day weekend in honor of American workers and the American labor movement. A lot of nations have some kind of workers holiday, and since ours fal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/This-Week-at-Neatorama-117/

A TARDIS You Could Wear to Prom

We've seen plenty of TARDIS dresses before, but this might just be the most fashionable and prom-worthy design yet. I really love how the model is actually strutting it like she's on the runway -hey BBC take a hint and m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/A-TARDIS-You-Could-Wear-to-Prom/

The World's Shortest Scheduled Airline Flight is Just 2 Minutes Long

[youtube pizP-00lVLM](Video Link)The captain has turned off the fasten seatbelts light. You are now free to move about the cabin for the next five seconds. Then we'll begin our descent. Thank you for flying Loginair...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/01/The-Worlds-Shortest-Scheduled-Airline-Flight-is-Just-2-Minutes-Long/










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