Archive for October 27th, 2012

Toddler Jesus in a Walker

Holy Mary and Joseph! Don't you know those things aren't safe?! Get Jesus out of that thing before he goes down a flight of stairs. Child safety standards in First Century Bethlehem (yes, Bethlehem, not Egypt) were obvio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/23/Toddler-Jesus-in-a-Walker/

Cupcake Scarf

Cupcake Scarf - $29.95 (sold individually)Are you looking for a way to sweeten up your wardrobe? Treat yourself to the deliciously fun Cupcake Scarf from the NeatoShop. This delightful knitted scarf looks like sprinkle c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/Cupcake-Scarf/

10 Old-Timey Medical Treatments Inspired by Your Nightmares

A hundred years ago, the state of medical knowledge was a bit thin by our standards, but it was much better than what came before. A list at Cracked makes us glad to live in the time we do, despite the price of health in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/10-Old-Timey-Medical-Treatments-Inspired-by-Your-Nightmares/

Man Sued Wife for Ugly Baby

I'm a firm believer that no babies are ugly, but a man named Jian Feng from China apparently believed that there are such a thing, and that his own baby is one. Because his wife is b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/Man-Sued-Wife-for-Ugly-Baby/

New Ghoulish Delights From Hoxton Street Monster Supplies

London's Hoxton Street Monster Supplies is a one stop shop full of all things deliciously dire, from several varieties of fear in a can, Bah Humbugs you can feed to old misers and Banshee Balls that make all the ghouls w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/New-Ghoulish-Delights-From-Hoxton-Street-Monster-Supplies/

MIT Style

[http://youtu.be/lJtHNEDnrnY] (YouTube link)Geeks love "Gangnam Style!" The MIT Korean Students Association dances all over campus, along with just about every other student organization, with special appearances by prof...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/MIT-Style/

Mickey Mouse and Friends Voltron

This, Neatoramanaut, is what happens when childhood memories collide. Behold, Chogokin King Robo Mickey Mouse and Friends, or what happens when Disney goes Voltron! Caleb Goellner of C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/Mickey-Mouse-and-Friends-Voltron/

Chroma Key

[http://youtu.be/clnozSXyF4k] The amount of green screens in film (also known as Chroma keying) and television really goes unnoticed. I used to think I could spot all the places in a film that there was CG, I guess...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/Chroma-Key/

Doc Ock Arms in Real Life

Ever need an extra pair of hands? So did Federico Parietti and Harry Asada of MIT. They've created a pair of semi-autonomous robot arms that you can wear: To demonstrate what the prot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/Doc-Ock-Arms-in-Real-Life/

Pro Tip: Don't Rob Banks Where the Tellers Know You By Name

Especially if you're on a first-name basis with them:During one robbery the teller actually recognized her, asking Heffernan, “Do you want to make a deposit Kerri?”No, Kerri wanted to make a withdrawal. But b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/Pro-Tip-Dont-Rob-Banks-Where-the-Tellers-Know-You-By-Name/

Fibonacci Cabinet

Inspired by the Fibonacci Series and the traditional Chinese medicine cabinet, Guangzhou, China-based design studio Utopia designed this gorgeous bamboo cabinet which proportion is b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/Fibonacci-Cabinet/

Ig® Nobel Limericks: World’s End, Sheep-Dragging, Robber Trap

Ig Nobel Achievements distilled into limerick formby Martin Eiger, Improbable Research Limerick LaureateThe Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that first make people laugh, then make them think. For det...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/Ig-Nobel-Limericks-Worlds-End-Sheep-Dragging-Robber-Trap/

Mini Filing Cabinet Card Holder

Mini Filing Cabinet Card Holder - $19.95Do you yearn for a better way to organize your business contacts? You need the Mini Filing Cabinet Card Holder from the NeatoShop. This nifty little card holder is shaped like a mi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/Mini-Filing-Cabinet-Card-Holder/

Best Football Move... ...Ever?

[http://youtu.be/joNHwnqVcq8] Oh my lanta. That was impressive. -Via Daily of the Dayfootball...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/Best-Football-Move-Ever/

Cane Toads Can Survive on Nothing But Fresh Cow Poop

Cow manure? Why, to the cane toads of Australia, finding some is like a trip to McDonald's! Researchers have discovered that the toads follow herds of cattle across the desert and replentish themselves on nothing but wha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/Cane-Toads-Can-Survive-on-Nothing-But-Fresh-Cow-Poop/

These Little Devils Sure Are Angels

(Video Link)If they stayed this cute their whole lives, their prey wouldn't even bother running away.Via I Can Has Cheezburgertasmanian devils, videos, cute, animals, zoos, babies...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/These-Little-Devils-Sure-Are-Angels/

Office Thief Caught

Office employees at an animal shelter in Swinoujscie, Poland, were noticing small amounts of money and supplies missing over the past year. All staff members were under suspicion, but a hidden camera revealed the true cu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/Office-Thief-Caught/

A Short Film About Maniac Pumpkin Carvers

(Vimeo Link)Pumpkin Maestros is an interesting look at the jack-o-lantern art studio Maniac Pumpkin Carvers, and these guys really live up to their name!Marc Evan and Chris Soria are highly skilled artisans who...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/26/A-Short-Film-About-Maniac-Pumpkin-Carvers/

This Week at Neatorama

Oy, I'm been so busy blogging about Halloween that I haven't even bought candy yet, and we will need tons of it on trick-or-treat night. You see many posts this time of year about the best and worst treats, always writte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/This-Week-at-Neatorama-125/

The Best TARDIS Dress Yet

What happens when Madame de Pompadour and the TARDIS become one? The Doctor must start shaking with excitement... and the result would probably look something like this.Link Via The Mary SueTARDIS, dress, fashion, madame...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/The-Best-TARDIS-Dress-Yet/

Little Green Men

Greg Christenson made a flying saucer costume for his tortoise Frankie. Do you want to see video of Frankie in it? Trust me: you do. Go to the link and watch it.Link -via DVICEtortoises, pet costumes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/Little-Green-Men/

Strange Halloween Traditions- Emma Crawford Coffin Races

Folks who live in Manitou Springs, Colorado have a strange way of celebrating Halloween each year- they dress up and race decorated coffins down the street.The Emma Crawford Coffin Races are a yearly tradition which is n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/26/Strange-Halloween-Traditions-Emma-Crawford-Coffin-Races/

Travel in 1967: The Quasar Unipower

For that stylish glass box look and a maximum speed of 20 miles per hour, you couldn't beat the Quasar Unipower. In 1967 and 1968, this car designed by Quasar Khanh and built in the UK was the ultimate ride for people wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/Travel-in-1967-The-Quasar-Unipower/

Sheldon The Big Bang Theory Plush Doll

Sheldon The Big Bang Theory Plush Doll - $14.95 (front and back shown)Attention The Big Bang Theory fans! Do you dream of cuddling up with you favorite The Big Bang Theory character? Now you can with the Sheldon The Big...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/Sheldon-The-Big-Bang-Theory-Plush-Doll/

Zombies vs Trick-Or-Treaters

I know the feeling. Come Halloween, I am not sure which I feel more connected to- my brain or my candy. Fine, fine, you're right. Take the brain but leave me my Rolos and Caramel Apple Pops. -Via Tasteful...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/Zombies-vs-Trick-Or-Treaters/

Archaeologists: Hadrian's Wall Was an Economic Boon to Ancient Britons

Hadrian's Wall is a 73-mile set of fortifications built across northern Roman Britain to protect it from raiding Picts. It was very costly to the Empire. But according to a 2008 article in the Telegraph, local C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/Archaeologists-Hadrians-Wall-Was-an-Economic-Boon-to-Ancient-Britons/

That's a Big Scarecrow

This scarecrow would scare off not only crows, but also children, monsters, and small planes! I don't know who made this scarecrow or where it was (the picture is at least three years old), but he did an awesome job buil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/27/Thats-a-Big-Scarecrow/




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