Archive for October 22nd, 2012

Jedi vs. Sith Battle Chest

Jedi vs. Sith Battle Chest - $54.95Does an epic battle between good and evil rage inside your little one? You need a force strong enough to quell the conflict. Behold the Jedi v.s Sith Battle Chest from the NeatoShop. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/Jedi-vs-Sith-Battle-Chest/

The Best Wildlife Photography of 2012

There were more than 48,000 entries in the Veolia Environmental Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition, but only 100 winners. Luciano Candisani won the category of Behaviour: Cold-Blooded Animals with hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/The-Best-Wildlife-Photography-of-2012/

Helen Keller Experiences Dance

[youtube ZqJL5uSZznU](Video Link)Helen Keller may have been blind and deaf, but that didn't mean that she couldn't experience the world of dance. Late in life, she visited the dance studio of famed choreographer Mar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/Helen-Keller-Experiences-Dance/

James Bond(s) By the Numers

No one kills like Pierce Brosnan, drinks like Daniel Craig or seduces like George Lazenby. The Economist crunched the numbers on James Bond actors by their most Bondian actions. Which do you consider to be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/James-Bonds-By-the-Numers/

The UK's First Klingon Wedding Was as Authentic as Possible without Actually Going through the Kal'Hyah

[youtube yXF_D-cjoJI](Video Link) Jossie Sockertopp and Sonnie Gustavsson journeyed from their native planet of Sweden to Destination Star Trek in London. There they wed Klingon style, just like Worf a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/The-UKs-First-Klingon-Wedding/

The Giant Spiders Are Back!

[http://youtu.be/K5vogtKL-Ps] For those of you who don’t remember, we did a post about giant spiders invading Seattle not too long ago. Well, that is only partially true- it only looked like that. In a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/The-Giant-Spiders-Are-Back/

Watermelon

Neatoramanaut Marcelle took this photo of delicious, refreshing, seasonal watermelons. -Thanks, Marcelle!watermelons, pumpkins...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/Watermelon/

South Korea Develops “Supergun”

Good thing the U.S. is friends with the South Koreans (it’s the North that gives us all kinds of grief). This is because they have developed this unmanned "Total Security Solution", a gun named the Super Aegis. Arm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/South-Korea-Develops-Supergun/

The Pork Elixir

Oink! Check out Josh Ozersky as he takes you on a walking tour of the best pork BBQ in NYC's Chinatown. I'm definately adding these restaurants to my to-do list next time I get to the Big Apple.And if you're still in the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/The-Pork-Elixir/

The Smallest Graveyard In Manhattan

Nick Carr was intrigued by a tiny fenced yard that turned out to be the smallest (and one of the oldest) cemeteries in the city. How did this little triangular patch in Manhattan come to be? That called for some research...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/The-Smallest-Graveyard-In-Manhattan/

Unlock the 007 in You!

[http://youtu.be/RDiZOnzajNU]Unsuspecting train passengers in Belgium had 70 seconds to win exclusive tickets to see the new Bond flick, Skyfall. I think it’s pretty great guerrilla marketing, but then again I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/Unlock-the-007-in-You/

Owl in Tree Salt & Pepper Shaker

Owl in Tree Salt & Pepper Shaker - $14.95Are you looking for a Salt & Pepper shaker that's a real hoot? Feast your eyes on the Owl in Tree Salt & Pepper Shaker from the NeatoShop. This clever set features a l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/Owl-in-Tree-Salt-Pepper-Shaker/

Turtle Man

That's one superhero that won't make it to the big screen! Dan Piraro of Bizarro made me chuckle with Turtle Man (Not a hero in a half shell, this one - but come to think of it, prob...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/Turtle-Man/

Who’s on the Left?

You know the pairs, but do you know which is which? That's the challenge of today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss. You'll be given eleven famous duos, and all you have to do is determine which one is one the left. Simpl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/Whos-on-the-Left/

Raised by Monkeys

A British housewife named Marina Chapman claims, after being kidnapped and subsequently abandoned at the age of five in the Columbian jungle, that she was raised by a colony of capuchin monkeys. She alleges that she spen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/Raised-by-Monkeys/

The Whale That Speaks Human

Image: U.S. Navy Ever heard of the whale that speaks human? Meet NOC, a white beluga whale that "talks" just like you and me: For years, NOC was part of the U.S. Navy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/The-Whale-That-Speaks-Human/

How to Pick Up Girls

[http://youtu.be/xyXplN23ALM] (YouTube link)For the literal-minded amongst you. -via Daily of the Dayworkout, pun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/How-to-Pick-Up-Girls/

Vote for the Most Annoying Halloween Costume Idea

Which costume idea is the most trendy and fleeting? The most overused? The hardest to figure out? The list of possibilities is a lot longer than what you see here. Vote for the costume idea you believe is the lamest at R...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/Vote-for-the-Most-Annoying-Halloween-Costume-Idea/

Squishy Edible Eyeballs

[http://youtu.be/J1ltW_XJ6mk] (YouTube link)You probably won't be able to recreate these eyeballs just by watching the video, because the products shown won't be familiar outside Japan, and they glossed over the all-impo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/Squishy-Edible-Eyeballs/

Wonderful Life with the Elements

The following is a review of Wonderful Life with the Elements: The Periodic Table Personified. Remember dozing off in high school chemistry class? If you think that the Periodic Table...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/Wonderful-Life-with-the-Elements/

Biking the Hiawatha Trail

When you read about the huge cost (in money and lives) of building railroads through the roughest parts of America, you have to wonder what it would be like to travel those routes. The guys at For 91 Days found out when...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/Biking-the-Hiawatha-Trail/

High School Chemistry is a Blast

[http://youtu.be/-hf7O0bVbyo] (YouTube link)I'm not sure what they were trying to do here, or what was supposed to happen, but there's a good reason for wearing goggles in chemistry class. -via Daily Picks and F...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/High-School-Chemistry-is-a-Blast/

The Big Bang Theory Soft Kitty Plush Slippers

The Big Bang Theory Soft Kitty Plush Slippers - $29.95Attention The Big Bang Theory fans! Are you looking for the perfect way to cozy up with your favorite show? You need The Big Bang Theory Soft Kitty Plush Slippers fro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/The-Big-Bang-Theory-Soft-Kitty-Plush-Slippers/

The Massive Mad Hatter Tea Party

The Free Art Society staged the third annual Massive Mad Hatter Tea Party in Tompkins Square Park in New York on Saturday. Hillary Reinsberg took plenty of pictures of creatively costumed characters from the world of *em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/The-Massive-Mad-Hatter-Tea-Party/

Oscar and Tiki Dress for Halloween

C Merry has a dog named Oscar Madison. Oscar was rescued from the streets and his back legs don't work, so he gets around on a set of wheels. Now, how do you dress up a dog on wheels for Halloween? Merry was inspired to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/Oscar-and-Tiki-Dress-for-Halloween/

Combat Creatures

In February, we introduced you to Jaimie Mantzel and his Greatest Toy in the Universe. At the time, the toy didn't even have a name, much less a manufacturer. But things move fast, and the company Wow! Stuff is shipping...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/Combat-Creatures/

Mondo's Universal Monsters Art Show

Mondo is the Alamo Drafthouse poster company that creates limited edition screen printed posters with re-envisioned artwork that'll knock your bolts off!They've been wowing folks with fresh designs from artists such as M...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/Mondos-Universal-Monsters-Art-Show/

Burger King Pumpkin Burger

Only available in Japan, and only for a limited time. Unless it's a big hit, of course.Starting next Friday, and for a limited time only, Burger King Japan customers can treat themselves to a seasonal BK Pumpkin Burger &...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/Burger-King-Pumpkin-Burger/

The Most Amazing Juggler in the World Needs Only One Ball

[youtube Dze9jG7wsao](Video Link)Halfway through this performance, Mister Babache picks up a second ball. But that's only after wowing you with just one. Is this really just CGI? If this performer didn't already hav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/The-Most-Amazing-Juggler-in-the-World-Needs-Only-One-Ball/

A Real-Life Ghost Story

The following is an article from Uncle John's Endlessly Engrossing Bathroom Reader.Are you scared of the dark? Do you sleep with the light on? Do you hear noises in other parts of the house when you know you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/22/A-Real-Life-Ghost-Story/










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