Archive for September 23rd, 2012

Amigurumi Tattoo Machine

This cute little fellow made by Ohioja wants to ink you up. It won't hurt a bit. You want your girlfriend's name on your arm? Great idea! Now hold still.Link -via Craftcrocheting, amigurumi, tattoos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/Amigurumi-Tattoo-Machine/

The Human Beggar Zoo in China

When beggars began to turn up in droves at a local religious festival, Chinese officials came up with a rather unusual - and some say cruel - solution, a human cage: Accordin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/The-Human-Beggar-Zoo-in-China/

The Glove and Boots Wedding Proposal

[http://youtu.be/lWJpJLJSPU8] (YouTube link)We've had a couple of Glove and Boots videos here before. This one is a bit different, as the puppets Fafa and Mario were recruited to produce a personal marriage proposal. How...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/The-Glove-and-Boots-Wedding-Proposal/

Drawn to Facts No. 005: A full-grown pumpkin has about 15 miles of roots

Illustration by: Jacob HanoverFact: A full-grown pumpkin has about 15 miles of roots.Check out all of our illustrated facts here.Drawn To Facts, Jacob Hanover, pumpkins, food...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/Drawn-to-Facts-No-005-A-full-grown-pumpkin-has-about-15-miles-of-roots/

The Man Who Moved a Mountain

Dashrath Manjhi lived in the little village of Gahlour, Bihar, India. The nearest medical facility was in Gaya, which was only about 8 km away as the crow flies, but 50 km away by road due to a mountain. Manjhi's wife, F...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/The-Mountain-Man/

Smart Casual Phone

So, Neatoramanauts. Did you get a new smartphone? Perhaps the new iPhone 5? Well, however stylish your smartphone is, I betcha it's not as clever as this smart-casual phone as drawn by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/Smart-Casual-Phone/

Boo Spooky Straws

Boo Spooky Straws - $2.95 (sold individually)Halloween is coming! Are you on the hunt for some frightfully fabulous Halloween Entertaining items? You need the Boo Spooky Straws from the NeatoShop. These delightful straws...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/Boo-Spooky-Straws/

Optical Illusion House

I'd love to play in a house filled with balloons, but this is not it. Artist Ciaran Brennan painted this house so that from the right angle, it looks like there are gaping holes with balloons pouring out of them:Painting...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/Optical-Illusion-House/

The Hobbit, a Feature Length Movie Made by London Schoolboys

[http://youtu.be/KMPQ-msBRO8] Suck it, Peter Jackson! A team of schoolboys from Tower House prep in southwest London have released their own feature-length version of The Hobbit:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/The-Hobbit-a-Feature-Length-Movie-Made-by-London-Schoolboys/

But I Wanted Showdare!

Maybe it's just me, but I want to know if they taste different depending on how the chef pronounces them.Link Via That's Nerdaliciouschowder, simpsons, food, cartoons, art, signs, funny...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/But-I-Wanted-Showdare/

The Apology Van

Photographer Tom Wilkinson snapped a photo of this apology van, parked up next to a busy roundabout outside Shildon, County Durham, England, with the text: Linda I'm sorry...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/The-Apology-Van/

Effective Tree Cutting Method

[http://youtu.be/99eA8wAvehU] (YouTube link)This guy gets the award for the most efficient lumberjack ever. You might not believe that seeing him chop away with an axe at the beginning, but stay with it. -via the Presurf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/Effective-Tree-Cutting-Method/

Dirty Secrets of Internet Data Centers

Photo: Ethan Pines/The New York Times Quick: what industry uses 30 billion watts of energy (the equivalent of the output of about 30 nuclear power plants), wastes 90% of that and poll...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/Dirty-Secrets-of-Internet-Data-Centers/

Gangnam Kim Jong Style

[http://youtu.be/_cG7ZVBXQII] Agree that this is the best Gangnam Style parody in the world or they'll will dispatch an elite team of North Korean assassins forthwith.Gangnam Style, North Korea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/Gangnam-Kim-Jong-Style/

Campfire Cologne Makes You Smell Like Burning

Are you looking for a way to smell more like a camper and less like an apartment renter/part time yoga class attendee?You're life is missing the smell of the great outdoors- a campfire made from twigs and branches you ga...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/Campfire-Cologne-Makes-You-Smell-Like-Burning/

Conveniently Peeled Bananas

The European supermarket chain Billa uses a slogan urging more "common sense." Then at least one store in Austria offered bananas for sale as you see here: peeled and packaged in styrofoam trays with plastic wrap.  ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/Conveniently-Peeled-Bananas/

Dinosaurs On The Wedding Cake!

Maybe the cake is actually a space ship! I am impressed that they made this so soon after the episode came out, but I can't help but wonder if the sand and rocks are some kind of candy.Link Via That's Nerdaliciouswedding...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/Dinosaurs-On-The-Wedding-Cake/

Insta-Tux

Insta-Tux - $14.95Be prepared for any formal occasion with the Insta-Tux from the NeatoShop. This fantastic kit includes a ruffled shirt front and matching bow tie. The ruffled shirt front easy attaches to any button dow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/Insta-Tux/

Breakbad Mountain

[http://youtu.be/lcnnGKP8FYE] (YouTube link)Creative editing once again takes a story out of context and makes into something completely different. In this case, the TV show Breaking Bad become a tender love sto...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/Breakbad-Mountain/

The Snookiville Law and Other Legislation Named for Famous People

It is an uncomfortable truth that Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi is famous. (I'm sorry.) Equally uncomfortable is that, as a result of her reality-TV fame, a new law was recently proposed in New Jersey that would give locations...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/The-Snookiville-Law-and-Other-Legislation-Named-for-Famous-People/

They Say Raccoons Are Bandits for a Reason

(Video Link)That's the problem with cat doors -you never know who's coming in or out of them, or what they're going out of your house with.Via Pets Ladyvideos, cats, raccoons, animals...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/They-Say-Racoons-Are-Bandits-for-a-Reason/

Synchronized Flushing of One Million Toilets Planned in Zimbabwe

Severe drought conditions in Zimbabwe have caused a number of issues for larger cities, including blocked sewers (thanks to dry supply dams). To help alleviate the stinky situation, the city of Bulawayo has adopted an in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/Synchronized-Flushing-of-One-Million-Toilets-Planned-in-Zimbabwe/

Nutella Banana Sushi

You had me at Nutella, Inspired Housewife. Are crepes too frilly-sounding for your fam? Then roll a banana up with some Nutella inside of a crepe accentuate with a little bit more Nutella on top and voila -now it's Nutel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/Nutella-Banana-Sushi/

Mind-Controlled Tail

The geniuses at Neuroware previously made cat ears leap from anime to reality. Now they're back with an even more ambitious project: a tail that wags based on your mood. If you're happy, it wags vigorously. If you're ups...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/Mind-Controlled-Tail/

The World's Most Expensive Hotel Suites

Got a spare stack of hundreds lying around and don't feel like sleeping in your own bed tonight? The good news is that you can resolve both of these fist-world problems at the same time. The bad news is that you might ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/The-Worlds-Most-Expensive-Hotel-Suites/

Emmy Speech Master Class

[http://youtu.be/dyFfo4UdzN0] (YouTube link)The most important performance of an actor's career is the Emmy Awards acceptance speech. So of course you must take lessons to get it right. Parker Posey stars in this short f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/23/Emmy-Speech-Master-Class/
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