Archive for October 12th, 2012

Garden Gate Made with Garden Tools

David, a gardener in Missoula, Montana, wanted to make his garden a bit more inviting. So he replaced the solid wood gate with one made with old gardening tools. It matches a trellis that he built with old rakes and hoes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Garden-Gate-Made-from-Garden-Tools/

Modern Stone Age Tools

Combining the best of both ages, Ami Drach and Dov Ganchrow gave stone knives and axes modern plastic handles:the set is a result of an experimental exploration of the realm of tool making. where stone and flint tools ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Modern-Stone-Age-Tools/

That's a Big Bed

NBA player Al Jefferson is 6'9" and 289 pounds. A regular bed just won't cut it, and NBA stars can afford to have beds custom-made. So Jefferson got a bed that's twelve feet long and ten feet wide! This picture is from h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Thats-a-Big-Bed/

Hot Nutella Cream Cheese Sandwich

This isn't a traditional grilled cheese sandwich. That's because Faith Durand's recipe calls for it to be baked in an oven rather than fried on a griddle. Other than that, this is a normal, healthy lunc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Cream-Cheese-and-Nutella/

Gorgeous Antique Microscope Slide Specimens

From left to right: Bicellaria grandis, section of cow's hoof, long section of fossilized coral, water scorpion (Nepa cinerea)19th-century naturalists packaged specimen slides — cross-sections or small, wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Gorgeous-Antique-Microscope-Slide-Specimens/

Batman Zombie Mask

Batman Zombie Mask - $44.95Can't decide what to be this Halloween? Are you torn between your favorite superhero and a zombie? Not to fear! The NeatoShop is here to help. Behold the Batman Zombie Mask. This great latex ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Batman-Zombie-Mask/

Rattlesnake and Rabbit Sausage with JalapeƱos

I've never eaten rattlesnake before, but I'd love to try it someday. I suppose that I could try to hunt them, but it might save time to just buy the meat online.Have you eaten it? What does it taste like?Link -via Nerdco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Rattlesnake-and-Rabbit-Sausage-with-Jalapeos/

Branding

[http://youtu.be/xsANhpOqYk4] (YouTube link)The final episode in the Max X series gets meta to the point of creepiness, as Max figures out that he's a brand -via b3taPreviously: More from Max X.Max X, sh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Branding/

Rainbow Waffles

How do you make these beauties? First, divide your pancake batter into six portions. Add gel coloring to each to produce different colors. Then use piping bags to arrange the colors in the waffle iron.Link -via Foodiggit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Rainbow-Waffles/

1970s Middle School Kids Look to the Year 2000

People in a space colony of the future (by Rick Guidice, 1977)In 1977, the Herald-Starin Steubenville, OH, asked the local citizenry to share their predictions for the year 2000. Predictably, a lot of answers ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/1970s-Middle-School-Kids-Look-to-the-Year-2000/

The Pulp Fiction Cover Art of Bruce Pennington

The Abominations of YondoBruce Pennington has been in the business a long time. His first sci-fi cover commission came in 1967, for the New English Library 1970 paperback edition of Robert Heinlein's Strange...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/The-Pulp-Fiction-Cover-Art-of-Bruce-Pennington/

Big Religion Chart

This is but a small slice of the Big Religion chart over at ReligionFacts that compare 43 belief systems found all over the world. Take a look and see if yours is there: Link - via T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Big-Religion-Chart/

Why Uninformed Opinion is Better

What's the point of having opinions? Scott Adams of Dilbert Comics explains it all in just 8 panels: Link - via CubicleBotopinion, Dilbert...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Why-Uninformed-Opinion-is-Better/

Please Move The Deer Crossing

[http://youtu.be/CI8UPHMzZm8] A caller to the Playhouse in the Morning show on Y94 radio station in Fargo, North Dakota, called in to complain about how the government is putting deer crossing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Please-Move-The-Deer-Crossing/

11 Creative Breakthroughs People Had in Their Sleep

Often sleep is exactly what we need to recover from overwork or writer's block or the inability to get anything done. And maybe if you're really lucky, the answer to what you're looking for will come while you sleep! Don...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/11-Creative-Breakthroughs-People-Had-in-Their-Sleep/

Drugs to Help Kids Become Better Students

Parents: if there's a magical pill that can turn your kids from bad students into good ones, would you give it to them? As a parent of a young child in first grade, I've been hearing a lot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Drugs-to-Help-Kids-Become-Better-Students/

Knights of Ni Plush Hat

Knights of Ni Plush Hat - $39.95Halloween is coming. Are you looking for an amazing hat that will strike fear into all who see it! You need the Knights of Ni Plush Hat from the NeatoShop. This sensational chapeau will ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Knights-of-Ni-Plush-Hat/

Is Life a Giant Computer Simulation?

That's not just the premise of many Hollywood movies, it's also a serious physics questions. And now, theoretical physicists have come up with a way to test whether we're all living inside...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Is-Life-a-Giant-Computer-Simulation/

The Spice is Right: Origins of Your Favorite Seasonings

A pinch of history here, a dash of fact there -the origin of seasonings always turns out perfect, any way you spice it.1. Pepper (Image credit: Flickr user Dennis Wilkinson)If you eat enough...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/The-Origins-of-Salt-Pepper-Other-Popular-Spices/

European Union Wins the Nobel Peace Prize

Congratulations to all Neatoramanauts from the European Union! You've all won the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize, which comes with $1.2 million in prize money: The European Union won the Nob...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/European-Union-Wins-the-Nobel-Peace-Prize/

Why the First Laptop Didn't Catch On

In 1979, designer Bill Moggridge built the first laptop computer. In 1982, it was introduced to the public as the GRiD Compass. It was heavy, and expensive, but the real reason businessmen didn't want it was something mo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Why-the-First-Laptop-Didnt-Catch-On/

Is the Most Beautiful Phrase in English "Cellar Door"?

It flows off the tongue and inspires curiosity about what lies beyond it. That's why there's a literary tradition of describing "cellar door" as the most beautiful phrase in the English language:The claim that cella...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Is-the-Most-Beautiful-Phrase-in-English-Cellar-Door/

Gangnam Busters

[http://youtu.be/82LCKBdjywQ] (YouTube link)It's the Ghostbusters theme, presented Gangnam Style! This mashup was created by FAROFF especially for Halloween. -via Buzzfeedghostbusters, Gangnam Style, mashup...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Gangnam-Busters/

LEGO Batcave

Carlyle Livingston II and Wayne Hussey used over 20,000 LEGO bricks to make this extensive cutaway Batcave! It was unveiled at the Emerald City ComiCon this past March, and then displayed at a couple other major events....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/LEGO-Batcave/

The First-Ever World Champion Squirrel Cook Off

Have you ever had jalapeño squirrel poppers? I haven't yet, maybe I will if I make it to next year's World Champion Squirrel Cook Off. The first one was just held in Bentonville, Arkansas:"It's what nature in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/The-First-Ever-World-Champion-Squirrel-Cook-Off/

The Real Bears

[http://youtu.be/myxwCEGcBYc] (YouTube link)What if polar bears really drank cola like they do in the Coke ads? This video from Center for Science in the Public Interest explains some of the consequences of drinking soda...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/The-Real-Bears/

A Party Rockin' Pumpkin Named DJ Pump

This is DJ Pump on the wheels of steel, keepin' it old school in the pumpkin patch as he scratches records and feels the grooves with his stem hands.He was brought to life by Andy Bergholtz, a sculptor who works with a v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/DJ-Pump-A-Party-Rockin-Pumpkin/

Zombie Teddy Bear

Zombie Teddy Bear - $49.95Feeling lonely? Don't let the holidays get you down. Try cuddling up with the Zombie Teddy Bear from the NeatoShop. This drop dead fabulous plush features vinyl bones, entrails and skull. His...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Zombie-Teddy-Bear/

Blackrock Billie

[http://youtu.be/KV7iDW8x2zU] (YouTube link)A rescue crew spent three hours trying to help a goat down from the cliff at Cornholme Craggs. From the YouTube page:It was Thursday 4th October 2012 and Billy had been stuck o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Blackrock-Billie/

Over 40 Fantastic Animal Halloween Costumes

If there’s anything cuter than an adorable critter, it’s an adorable animal in a costume and while you’re bound to see plenty of them this month, this collection of over 40 of the cutest costumed critte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/12/Over-40-Fantastic-Animal-Halloween-Costumes/










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