Archive for September 4th, 2012

Antique Samurai Armor Made For Dogs

It's no secret that dogs have fought alongside their human masters for centuries, so setting them up with a sweet suit of armor seems like the best way to prove that dogs really are man's best friend.This suit of doggy a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/Antique-Samurai-Armor-Made-For-Dogs/

Mad Men Do a Rickroll

[http://youtu.be/SaFLd-hVKFY] (YouTube link)The conga lines are a fine addition to the singing, which is a little choppy, but still a hoot! -via Stuff I Stole From the InternetMad Men Rick Astley, Never Gonna Give You Up...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/Mad-Men-Do-a-Rickroll/

Custom Made Bumblebee TRON Crossover Figure

Tron X Bumblebee from Transformers = one amazingly cool custom action figure!It's called "Rage Over Cybertron Bumble Bee" and if crossover figures, like this one made by figure modder Ammra, had been released when I was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/Cool-Custom-Made-Bumblebee-TRON-Crossover-Figure/

Stormtrooper Star Wars Hooded Bath Robe

 Stormtrooper Star Wars Hooded Bath Robe - $74.95Do you find yourself exhausted after a long day of doing the evil lord's bidding? Strip off the old battle armor. Now is the time to relax and unwind in the super com...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/Stormtrooper-Star-Wars-Hooded-Bath-Robe/

Mysterious New Stick Insect

Entomologist Oskar Conle discovered a stick insect with very unusual colorings in Mount Halcon, the Philippines, and fellow scientists agreed that it's a new species. Meet Conlephasma enig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/Mysterious-New-Stick-Insect/

9 Scientific Breakthroughs That Happened Totally by Accident

So many wonderful products came about by accident, but that's not really surprising. Scientists and inventors often come up with a substance as a byproduct, mistake, or flat-out discovery that's not what they we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/9-Scientific-Breakthroughs-That-Happened-Totally-by-Accident/

Is Organic Better For You?

Maybe not, according to a study by Stanford University scientists: They concluded that fruits and vegetables labeled organic were, on average, no more nutritious than their conventi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/Is-Organic-Better-For-You/

Tropical Storm James T. Kirk

On Sunday, the US National Weather Service predicted the demise of then Tropical Storm, now Hurricane Kirk. Oh, NWS. Like a poor marksman, you keep missing the target.Link -via Theresa Colemanstorms, Star Trek, hurricane...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/Tropical-Storm-James-T-Kirk/

Men and Women See the World Differently, and Not Just Figuratively

A new study of vision differences between genders suggests that, whether mena and women have a different worldview or not, they definitely see the world differently.Guys' eyes are more sensitive to small de...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/Men-and-Women-See-the-World-Differently-and-Not-Just-Figuratively/

BitTorrent Users Logged Within Hours

Do you share files with BitTorrent? If so, then say hello to Big Brother! A study by researchers at Birmingham University reveals that most illegal file-sharers downloading the latest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/BitTorrent-Users-Logged-Within-Hours/

L.E.D. Zeppelin

LED Zeppelin? Or could it be the Electric Light Orchestra? I couldn't find the original creator of this electrical component band, but I did find a family that was inspired by it and started making their own figures out...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/LED-Zeppelin/

String Theory Song: A Catchy Rap to Explain the Physics of Superstrings

[http://youtu.be/sTXibXLcqxE]Finally, a catchy, simple tune to help the non-physicists among us understand string theory. Michael Wilson, aka Coma Niddy, breaks down what has to be the most complicated, labyrinthine theo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/String-Theory-Song-A-Catchy-Rap-to-Explain-the-Physics-of-Superstrings/

The Story Behind the Baby Gorilla and the Cold Stethoscope

Photo: David Caird Brrr, that is cold! Recently, the viral photo of a newborn baby gorilla reacting to the coldness of the stethoscope went viral after it was posted to Twitter by @ch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/The-Story-Behind-the-Baby-Gorilla-and-the-Cold-Stethoscope/

Name That Wrestler

WWE fans surely know the names of their favorite wrestlers. You can learn a lot of them without even being a fan, if you surf pop culture sites as much as I do. But... do you know what their mothers call them? T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/Name-That-Wrestler/

Meme Junkyard: Technoviking

In 2007, Technoviking took YouTube by storm (What? Don't know who Technoviking is? You poor thing! Don't fret - we've got his videoclip at the end of this post). Fast forward to today, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/Meme-Junkyard-Technoviking/

Kid Discovers $65,000 Whale Poop

Ambergris used to be used in all sorts of things: perfume, magic potions, cigarettes. It's even rumored to be an aphrodisiac, albeit an expensive one. That's because ambergris is only produced in the intestinal tracts of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/Kid-Discovers-65000-Whale-Poop/

The Lancashire Witches 1612-2012

Four hundred years ago in northwest England, twenty people were arrested on witchcraft charges.We know so much about the Lancashire Witches because the trial was recorded in unique detail by the clerk of the court, Thoma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/The-Lancashire-Witches-1612-2012/

The Standing Work Station

Wonderful idea, but you have to wonder how easy it would be to reach the coffee. After all, every worker has his/her priorities! This comic from The Joy of Tech came with a poll on how many people do their job standing,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/The-Standing-Work-Station/

How to Make Articulated Feathered Wings

Toby created a website with detailed information on making your own angel or bird wings that fold and expand. These wings look like they are growing out of your body for extra realism! Whether you want to try this yourse...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/How-to-Make-Articulated-Feathered-Wings/

TV's First Days of School

[http://vimeo.com/48548911] (vimeo link)The first day back to school can be quite dramatic or comedic, especially if it's on a TV series! Flavorwire compiled this supercut to help you celebrate the beginning of the schoo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/TVs-First-Days-of-School/

14 Things You May Not Have Known About Marilyn Monroe

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website.Playboy magazine named Marilyn Monroe the "#1 Sex Star" of the 20th century in 1999. People mag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/14-Things-You-May-Not-Have-Known-About-Marilyn-Monroe/

Everything, Except...

You've seen coupons like this before, I'm sure, but this is a particularly egegious example. The large print says "everything," while the small print makes it clear that "everything" means something completely different...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/Everything-Except/

Legend of Dora

[http://youtu.be/cGcQMVrtNUE] (YouTube link)Legend of Dora is a mashup of Legend of Korra and Dora the Explorer. She can kick butt and teach Spanish at the same time!  -via The Daily What GeekTV, L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/Legend-of-Dora/

Please Hire My Wife Billboard

Now isn't this romantic? Brandon Stuard wanted to show support for his wife Holly with her job search, so he decided to surprise her with this: Brandon Stuard wanted to do something spe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/Please-Hire-My-Wife-Billboard/

Dune Amigurumi

You have come of age, so you must ride the Maker. Take the maker hook of our sietch, Usul, and ride this amigurumi made by smapte. Ride as a leader of men.Link -via Geek Craftscrochet, amigurumi, Dune...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/04/Dune-Amigurumi/
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