Archive for October 20th, 2012

Mr. Cat

[http://youtu.be/rmuj7KJV-2w] (YouTube link)What happens when a cat becomes YouTube famous. Which is what might have been, if producer TomSka had a camera ready that one day a cat walked in while he was playing a video g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Mr-Cat/

Bicycle Chain Knife Handle

Instructables member Vitizop doesn't provide much explanation, but it looks like he welded a length of bicycle chain to knife blade to replace the original handle. He later wove paracord around the handle to make it easi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Bicycle-Chain-Knife-Handle/

Mickey and Minnie Mouse Red/Black Patent Leather Embossed Handbag

Mickey and Minnie Mouse Red/Black Patent Leather Embossed Handbag - $64.95Tired of your unexciting and downright ho hum purse? It's time to replace it with the very delightful Mickey and Minnie Mouse Red/Black Patent Lea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Mickey-and-Minnie-Mouse-RedBlack-Patent-Leather-Embossed-Handbag/

The Downside of a Nobel Prize

Scientists are mostly a humble bunch, as they spend a big part of their lives in search of knowledge or teaching it to others without much hoopla. And while incompetent people often don't know they are incompetent, profe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/The-Downside-of-a-Nobel-Prize/

Little Girl Writes Threatening Letters to Tooth Fairy Demanding Payment

Even as a child, Annisa, now 32, liked to keep her records straight. She had some open accounts with the Tooth Fairy and wanted to close them. So Annisa wrote a series of increasingly aggressive letters to her.The Tooth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/19/Little-Girl-Writes-Threatening-Letters-to-Tooth-Fairy-Demanding-Payment/

Ketchup Counterfeiting Scheme

Photo: Dover Code Enforcement Department When officials busted into an abandoned warehouse in Dover, New Jersey, they discovered an unusual counterfeiting operation. No, not luxury goods...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Ketchup-Counterfeiting-Scheme/

The Most Popular Pages in Medieval Manuscripts

How can you know which pages in a medieval manuscript were the most popular? Kathryn Rudy of the University of St. Andrews reasoned that the finger smudges left by readers would be a good indicator:Using a device that me...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/The-Most-Popular-Pages-in-Medieval-Manuscripts/

Oskar the Blind Cat Playing on the Bed

[http://youtu.be/S8pFoDoknBQ] (YouTube link)Oskar the Blind Cat is all grown up now, and gets around as well as a sighted cat. He has even learned to open a door! -via I Can Has Cheezburger Previously: m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Oskar-the-Blind-Cat-Playing-on-the-Bed/

Bouncing a Drop of Water on Water

[http://youtu.be/KZ5ZLPWasrM] Here's a nifty party trick, courtesy of physics: how to bounce droplets of water on the surface of water. Physics Buzz Blog explains: Typi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Bouncing-a-Drop-of-Water-on-Water/

Blood Ivory

Despite a global ban on the ivory trade, elephants are still being killed just for their tusks. In most developed countries, the use of ivory (outside of antiques) is about as chic as clubbing a baby seal. So who is buyi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Blood-Ivory/

Zombie Wedding

Larger image at imgur When Josiah Moore got married, he and his lovely bride had their photographer snap a shot of everyone in their best zombie pose. Then, with a little b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Zombie-Wedding/

Two Reasons to Use Facepaint

[youtube -b8CwNHAx54](Video Link) When members of the band Young Rival wanted to get the internet's attention, they knew just what to do. They approached facepainting artist James Kuhn and asked him to create m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Two-Reasons-to-Use-Facepaint/

Lazy Cat Costume Ideas

From the marvelous webcomic Pusheen. Link -via I Can Has CheezeburgerPusheen, Halloween, cat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Lazy-Cat-Costume-Ideas/

Big Deal Playing Card Notepad

Big Deal Playing Card Notepad - $7.95Are you worried that your important notes are getting lost in the shuffle. Stop playing the hand you are dealt and get the Big Deal Playing Card Notepad from the NeatoShop. This great...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Big-Deal-Playing-Card-Notepad/

An Artist's Descent Into Alzheimer's

Credit: Galerie Beckel Odille Boïcos When William Utermohlen learned in 1995 that he had Alzheimer's disease, the artist embarked on an artistic project unlike any other he'd don...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/An-Artists-Descent-Into-Alzheimers/

We Are Never Ever Gonna Cook Together

[http://youtu.be/5y_Kd9ZoA6Q] (YouTube link)Taylor Swift's song "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" gets the Breaking Bad treatment in this parody from Teddie Films. May contain spoilers if you aren't caug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/We-Are-Never-Ever-Gonna-Cook-Together/

Banana Boat Sunscreen Recalled After People Burst Into Flames

Most people use sunscreen to prevent burns, but unfortunately, that's exactly what some people get after applying a line of Banana Boat spray-on sunscreen: they burst into flames! Fro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Banana-Boat-Sunscreen-Recalled-After-People-Burst-Into-Flames/

Heart of Glass: The Art of Medical Models

Farlow’s Scientific Glassblowing is a small company that makes high-end anatomical models for medical research. Veins, arteries, and other biological systems are made of glass to give a clear look, and sometimes th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Heart-of-Glass-The-Art-of-Medical-Models/

Comfy Cushioned Couch Looks Like Solid Wood

You may be pleasantly surprised when you first sit on this couch by Front Design. It's padded, but covered with a photorealistic print of untreated wood.Link | Designers' Websitecouches, benches, Front Design...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Comfy-Cushioned-Couch-Looks-Like-Solid-Wood/

Supercut Of TV Show Characters In Halloween Costumes

(Vimeo Link)TV shows love to create holiday themed episodes, and the best of the bunch are the ones which air around Halloween because we get to see our favorite characters all dressed up for a night of trick-or-treating...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Supercut-Of-TV-Show-Characters-In-Hilarious-Costumes/

This Week at Neatorama

Hi y'all! This week Neatorama welcomed a new author, Broderick Ives Engelhard. That's a mouthful, so you can just call him Brody. He's a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, and has his own art blog called Iv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/This-Week-at-Neatorama-124/

Honest Movie Trailer for Paranormal Activity

[http://youtu.be/HdZW2b0FzPc] (YouTube link)Now that Paranormal Activity 4 or 5 or whatever is in theaters, Screen Junkies gives the series the Honest Trailer treatment. Ha! -via Daily of the Day honest trailer,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Honest-Movie-Trailer-for-Paranormal-Activity/

Cartoonists Watch Star Trek

Malachi Ward and other cartoonists are watching all five live-action Star Trek series and sharing their reactions. Bad news for Beverly Crusher: her shields are down and Picard has closed his range.Link -via Tor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Cartoonists-Watch-iStar-Treki/

Yelp Strikes Back

Watch out you sneaky Yelpers, the website is now out to get you.  Apparently people have been using Yelp to make a quick buck. Users will rise to the rank of “elite reviewer” then people will pay them to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Yelp-Strikes-Back/

Tarot Card Plate

Tarot Card Plate - $9.95 (sold individually)Are you looking to add a little magic to your dull and dreary home decor? Fate is in your favor. Observe the beautiful Tarot Card Plates from the NeatoShop. These fascinating...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Tarot-Card-Plate/

The Demanding World of High-End Competitive Horseshoe Throwing

At the highest level of every sport, you will find completely dedicated athletes. Brian Simmons is the one of them. He's the greatest horseshoe thrower in the world:This is what Simmons is thinking about as he stares dow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/The-Demanding-World-of-High-End-Competitive-Horseshoe-Throwing/

Robot Walks Tightrope

[http://youtu.be/P5j619mdesM] (YouTube link)Watch this constantly-balancing robot walk a tightrope. That's one less way we'll be able to escape their wrath when they take over. I, for one, welcome our new robot overlords...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Robot-Walks-Tightrope/

Gastrointestinal Cufflinks

Do you have an excessive fascination with human organs? Etsy seller Beth Croce can fulfill your needs. She makes pendants and cufflinks that look like uteri, panceases and more.Link -via Street Anatomycufflinks, organs,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Gastrointestinal-Cufflinks/






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