Archive for September 18th, 2012

Gangnam Maybe

Michael Simmons mashed up the summer's biggest hit songs, "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen and "Gangnam Style" by PSY. The video will probably be produced before morning. Link  -via TIMEmashup, Gangnam Style, Cal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Gangnam-Maybe/

David Chambon's Dew-Covered Insects

Like Ondrej Pakan, David Chambon takes amazing pictures of ordinary insects covered with fine layers of dew. They don't seem to mind a bit.Photographer's Website -via Colossalphotography, dew, insects, David Chambon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/David-Chambons-Dew-Covered-Insects/

Here’s Why We Can’t Get Jobs

Unemployment can make it harder to get a job. That sounds strange, but it's a truism in the placement and recruiting industry. Once you spend any amount of time without a job, getting one at all become more difficult. Ev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Heres-Why-We-Cant-Get-Jobs/

Dalek Purse Will Exterminate Your Shopping List

Though it's not as roomy as a TARDIS handbag, this felt purse by Etsy seller krukrustudio will carry everything you need as you purge the universe of everything that is not Dalek. Just beware of the Oncoming Storm o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Dalek-Purse/

Superman Seatlbelt Belt

Superman Seatlbelt Belt - $23.95It's a seatbelt! It's a fashion accessory! Yes, it's the super Superman Seatlbelt Belt from the NeatoShop. This amazing belt is able to keep sagging pants anchored with a single click. &nb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Superman-Seatlbelt-Belt/

Napping with a Friend

[http://youtu.be/lkv0PAzYG-U] (YouTube link)The cat is just trying to get comfortable. I think he eventually succeeded. -via The Daily Whatcat, baby...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Napping-with-a-Friend/

From Death Comes Life

Photo: Ireena Eleonora Worthy/Flickr Photographer Ireena Niewenhuis-Worthy snapped this gorgeous photo of a tree that grew out of a dead log in the waters of Fairy Lake, British...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/From-Death-Comes-Life/

Ruby Slippers 2.0 Come with GPS Navigational Assistance

There's no place like home. But what if you don't know how to get there? Wizard Dominic Wilcox designed shoes that will lead the way. Just click your heels together:After uploading your required destination to the shoes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Ruby-Slippers-20-Come-with-GPS-Navigational-Assistance/

Why Men Refuse to Ask for Directions: Blind Panic

Photo: Shutterstock Why do men refuse to ask for directions? Tristan Gooley, author of The Natural Navigator, has a theory: It is a scenario familiar to lon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Why-Men-Refuse-to-Ask-for-Directions-Blind-Panic/

Name That Supporting Cast

Today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss is a lot of fun whether you know the answers or not. For each question, you're given the cast of a movie, minus the star. Can you name the film for each cast? All I will say about m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Name-That-Supporting-Cast/

The Littlest Trick-or-Treater

Aww, the little fella can't wait for Halloween! He even has his candy basket ready. Instructables member psychsurf is going to have fun escorting him around the neighborhood (presumably he's too young to trick-or-treat b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/The-Littlest-Trick-or-Treater/

Do You Hear Russian Folk Music?

Laugh-Out-Loud Cat #2065 It's been a while since we featured the adventures of Pip and Kitteh, the original Laugh-Out-Loud Cats by our pal Adam Koford (who also illustrated...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Do-You-Hear-Russian-Folk-Music/

The Tiniest Golden Girl In the World

Just look at that little Sofia from The Golden Girls. The author of Pop Muse's little baby is so darn cute, she'd look good as any TV character.Linkbabies, cute, halloween golden girls, costumes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/The-Tiniest-Little-Golden-Girl-In-the-World/

Two-Fluid Snap Off

At what point does a drop of fluid pinch off into two droplets? University of Chicago professor of physics Sidney Nagel snapped the photo of such an event: How does one fluid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Two-Fluid-Snap-Off/

Restrooms Users Watched from Street

The public facilities at the Standard Hotel in New York City offers a breathtaking view. But don't assume that those floor-to-ceiling windows can't be looked into as well!  Restroom users at the Boom Boom Room club...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Restrooms-Users-Watched-from-Street/

Skull Tealight Lamp

Skull Tealight Lamp - $19.95Halloween is right around the corner. Are the spirits calling upon you to add a little personality to your lifeless decor? You need the Skull Tealight Lamp from the Neatoshop. This devilishly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Skull-Tealight-Lamp/

Male Orcas Are Mama's Boys

Photo: David Ellifrit Centre for Whale Research He may be a 20-foot long, 13,000 lb. killing machine, but he's also a mama's boy! Scientists have discovered that male killer whales are coddled...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Male-Orcas-Are-Mamas-Boys/

Finding an Optimal Seating Chart

by Meghan L. Bellows, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Princeton University, and J.D. Luc Peterson, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton UniversityEDITOR’S NOTE: The authors submitte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Finding-an-Optimal-Seating-Chart/

Larry, Curly and GMO

Get it? Well, GMO or Genetically Modified Organism - is on the news again, thanks to California's Proposition 37, which is on the ballot for the November 2012 election. The propositi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Larry-Curly-and-GMO/

30,000 Bottle Caps Decorate Her Home

Oh, look! She's got folk art murals all over her house! But look closer -those pixels that make up the murals are common bottle caps! Olga Kostina, of the Siberian village of Kamarchaga, Russia, collected the bottle caps...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/30000-Bottle-Caps-Decorate-Her-Home/

Delightful Halloween Bento Boxes

The kids lucky enough to've received these Halloween bento boxes probably didn't appreciate the fact that they're beautiful works of food art, or how much time and energy was spent creating each one, but at least we get...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Deliciously-Creepy-Halloween-Bento-Boxes/

Humans Arrogantly Insist That Dog Move off Train Tracks

[youtube im1wweOz4qY](Video Link)I really don't care if you're going to be late for work. I'm chillaxing on this spot and I'll move when I'm ready.-via Blame It on the Voices...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Humans-Arrogantly-Insist-on-Dog/

Pop Art Tribute To Monet Made From Plastic Balls

What better place to set up an art installation paying tribute to Claude Monet than the beautiful town of Le Havre, where the forefather of impressionism spent his childhood?The installation is called Pergola, and it's m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Art-Installation-Tribute-To-Monet-Made-From-Plastic-Balls/

Job Swapping Changes Honeybee DNA

Honeybees in a hive have fairly identical genes. The queen is the mother, a very few drones are the fathers, and those drones are closely related to each other anyway. But "epigenetic" changes in the DNA, those that swit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Job-Swapping-Changes-Honeybee-DNA/

That's One Patient Pup

(Video Link)It must be a toy if it moves so nicely when you swat at it. That puppy sure is kind for not getting mad though.Via I Can Has Cheezburgercute, videos, pets, cats, dogs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Thats-One-Patient-Pup/

I Was a Teenage Monster Movie

Do you recognize the actor under the werewolf makeup? You might be surprised to know which familiar TV actor starred in the cheesy monster movie I Was a Teenage Werewolf, the subject of our feature article today...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/I-Was-a-Teenage-Monster-Movie-2/

Melting Chocolate Lamp

Your dentist will love this lamp because you'll break a tooth if you try to eat it. Nemo's lamp appears to be made from slowly melting chocolate that is disappointingly inedible.Link -via Flavorwire | Designer's Web...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Melting-Chocolate-Lamp/

Sad Portraits Of Celebrity Impersonators

What is it about this portrait series by photographer Nicolas Silberfaden that makes them so touching?Maybe it's because we only see impersonators when they're in character, and these photos show them as the vulnerable h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Portraits-Of-Sad-Superhero-Impersonators/

Cross-eyed Pirate Cat

Redditor PaintedTears loves her cross-eyed cat, and has him all ready to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day. She says he can see just fine to do all the things cats need to do. LinkUpdate: The cat's name i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Cross-eyed-Pirate-Cat/

11 of The Weirdest Burgers Ever

Happy National Cheeseburger Day everyone! In honor of the holiday celebrating one of the world’s most popular foods, here are a few of the strangest hamburgers ever grilled up and served on a bun.1. Nutburger from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/18/Of-The-Weirdest-Burgers-Ever/










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