Archive for September 13th, 2012

Skywriters Write Out the Value of Pi to 1,000 Places

The value of pi has been calculated to ten trillion places, so these skywriters in the San Francisco area have a bit more to go for their Pi in the Sky project. But keep it up, guys. You're doing great so far. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/Skywriters-Write-Out-the-Value-of-Pi-to-1000-Places/

A Game of Thrones Cocktails

You'll have to make your own drinking game for the show, but whatever the rules, these cocktails are sure to be a great addition to your next viewing party.Link Via That's Nerdaliciousgame of thrones, cocktails...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/A-Game-of-Thrones-Cocktails/

Skeleton Touch Gloves

Skeleton Touch Gloves - $11.95Are you looking for a devilishly fun way to keep your hands warm this Fall? You need the Skeleton Touch Gloves from the NeatoShop. This fantastic pair of gloves features conductive tops on t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/Skeleton-Touch-Gloves/

Yellow Bridges Music Video

[http://youtu.be/6W_ETBVdoKc] (YouTube link)Cyriak Harris made a music video for the song "Yellow Bridges" by the band El Ten Eleven. He used one log, two twigs, a couple of leaves, and Adobe After Effects to create his...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/Yellow-Bridges-Music-Video/

This Is the World's Tallest Mohawk

It took Japanese fashion designer Kazuhiro Watanabe 15 years to make his dream a reality. After great effort, he was able to grow a mohawk that is 3 feet, 8.6 inches tall. According to Guinness World Records, it's t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/This-Is-the-Worlds-Tallest-Mohawk/

Dog Keeps Vigil at Owner's Grave for 6 Years

Capitán was adopted as a puppy by Miguel Guzmán of Villa Carlos Paz Cordoba, Argentina, in 2005. He got the German Shepherd for his son Damien, but the puppy loved Miguel. Then in March of 2006, Miguel died...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/Dog-Keeps-Vigil-at-Owners-Grave-for-6-Years/

Man Offers to Pay for Ticket with 137 One-Dollar Bills Folded into Origami Pigs

YouTube member Bacon Moose got caught in a speed trap. To express his contempt for the local police, he tried to pay his ticket in cash--all in one-dollar bills folded into cute little origami pigs.More Pictures and Vide...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/Man-Pays-Ticket-with-137-One-Dollar-Bills-Folded-into-Origami-Pigs/

The Stories Behind Three More Horror Classics

If you enjoyed the feature earlier this week on Halloween horror films, you'll want to check out the terrifying sequel at our new Halloween blog! You'll learn things you never knew about The Omen, The Texas Chainsaw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/The-Stories-Behind-Three-More-Horror-Classics-3/

Murphy Delivers the Law

RoboCop has four commandments:1. Serve the public trust. 2. Protect the innocent.3. Uphold the law.4. ???I can't make out the fourth one in Tim Doyle's illustration, but it's probably nothing to worry about. Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/Murphy-Delivers-the-Law/

Party TARDIS

IN-E-BRI-ATE! Just like the real TARDIS, this Party TARDIS can take you through both time and space with the biological reaction called "drunkenness." Via reddit and The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/Party-TARDIS/

Collective Soul Cat

[http://youtu.be/Ns7Z8ag4oSY] (YouTube link)An idea so obvious, it's a wonder it took this many years for someone to execute it. But Girl talk's cat pulled it off! The song is "Shine" by Collective Soul. -via Buzzfeedcol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/Collective-Soul-Cat/

If College Were Like a Video Game

Wouldn't college be easier if only it were more like video games? Susanna Wolff, Caldwell Tanner, and Jesse Eisemann have got you covered in this College Humor post: Linkcollege, video game...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/If-College-Were-Like-a-Video-Game/

Hard Boiled Punisher Fan Film

[youtube bWpK0wsnitc](Video Link) Dirty Laundry, starring Thomas Jane and Ron Perlman, is the greatest Punisher fan film ever, and possibly the best fan film in any franchise I've ever seen. Watch it n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/Hard-Boiled-Punisher-Fan-Film/

Bacon Costume

Bacon Slice Costume - $29.95Halloween is right around the corner Are you looking for a costume that will make you look smokin' hot? You need the Bacon Slice Costume from the NeatoShop. This polyfoam costume is designed t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/Bacon-Costume-3/

1893 Snowball Fight

Those must have been some icy snowballs! These three Princeton students were photographed after the annual freshman-sophmore snowball fight in 1893. You can imagine that the picture was requested as a "trophy" for the ot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/1893-Snowball-Fight/

"Handedness" in Fish

Look closely at the two scale-eating cichlid fish Perissodus microlepis above. See how their mouths are slightly asymmetric? For example, the mouth of the fish on the left curves slig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/Handedness-in-Fish/

Gangnam Style Wedding

[http://youtu.be/0yr7FW1S5e0] (YouTube link)Stefani and Jeremy got married on September 2nd, Gangnam-style! When you have a cousin with a video production company, things just fall into place. Stefani and Jeremy are on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/Gangnam-Style-Wedding/

New Species of Monkey Discovered

Photo: Maurice Emetshu Oh, hello humans! Meet Cercopithecus lomamiensis or the Lesula, the newest primate species discovered by science. The monkey has been known locally in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/New-Species-of-Monkey-Discovered/

For Your Height Only

If weird movies are your thing, you should check out this review of a 1981 James Bond parody film called For Your Height Only. For the essentials: this is a Philippine action movie starring the midget novelty...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/For-Your-Height-Only/

The Toothbrush that Saved the International Space Station

Photo: @Astro_Suni It's like Apollo 13 all over again! When astronauts Sunita Williams and Akihido Hoshide encountered a "sticky" bolt outside the International Space Statio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/The-Toothbrush-that-Saved-the-International-Space-Station/

James Cameron Sets the Record Straight

Sure, Jack could've fit onto that same plank that Rose was floating on in the freezing North Atlantic. Now James Cameron himself responds to the meme and explains how that didn't make any difference to the story. &ldquo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/James-Cameron-Sets-the-Record-Straight/

The Nicholas Cage Couch

No matter where you go he'll always have his eyes on you. I don't care how much you like Nicholas Cage, it would still be horrendously creepy to sit on this thing.Linkcouches, nicholas cage, movies, actors, creepy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/The-Nicholas-Cage-Couch/

Meow Compilation

[http://youtu.be/DrLH1h78KhI] (YouTube link)Watch four minutes of the greatest cats moves ever caught on video in this collection. They are strong, graceful, tough, funny, and occasionally embarrassed. -via The Daily Wha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/Meow-Compilation/

Shocktails Set of 4 Skull Shot Glasses

Shocktails Set of 4 Skull Shot Glasses - $12.45Are you looking for a wickedly fun way to serve up cocktails at your next party? You need the Shocktails Skull Shot Glasses from the NeatoShop. This frightfully beautiful se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/Shocktails-Set-of-4-Skull-Shot-Glasses/

A Treehouse for 1 Person and 78 Birds

In a nature preserve named after Momofuku Ando, the inventor of instant ramen, you can find this birdhouse complex. In the front, there are 78 individual units for birds. In the back, accessible with a ladder, there...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/A-Treehouse-for-1-Person-and-78-Birds/

The High Price of a Degree in LSD

In 1965 and '66, author Ken Kesey and his friends, called the Merry Pranksters, held a series of parties called "acid tests." LSD, which was not outlawed in the U.S. until 1968, flowed freely at these parties in San Fran...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/The-High-Price-of-a-Degree-in-LSD/

Game On Little Doggies!

It's football season and even those of us who aren't excited for the game can still enjoy these adorable dogs who are all geared up to watch their favorite teams.Linkdogs, pets, animals, cute, football...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/Game-On-Little-Doggies/

What Is It? game 242

Once again, it's time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog! Do you know what the object in this picture is?Place your guess in the comment section below. One guess per comment, please, though yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/What-Is-It-game-242/

Timey Wimey Jell-O in A Jar

Nothing like a little Doctor Who Jell-O to get you pumped up for the next episode. If you you want to make your own galaxy in a jar, Bakingdom has the recipe.Linkdoctor who, food, jell-o, galaxy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/13/Timey-Wimey-Jell-O-in-A-Jar/








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