Archive for November 24th, 2012

The Last Laughing Death

Fifty years ago, Dr. Michael Alpers went to Papua New Guinea to investigate kuru, a horrible sickness that killed many of the native Fore people, and no one knew why. He ended up devoting his life to solving the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/The-Last-Laughing-Death/

World Record Setting Guinea Pig Long Jump

(Video Link)Sure, everyone thinks their pet is special, but only Truffles holds the world record when it comes to the guinea pig long jump. Meanwhile, the only records my pooch might be able to master is the wo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/World-Record-Setting-Guinea-Pig-Long-Jump/

Star Wars and Star Trek Money Origami

Origami artist Won Park is a specialist in the use of folded money. His whole gallery is filled with science fiction goodness, including space battle scenes from Star Wars and Star Trek. I'd love to see...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/Star-Wars-and-Star-Trek-Money-Origami/

Rockin' Out with Spoons

[http://youtu.be/POvLaziUsTo] All this dude needs to rock are a pair of spoons. Check him out playin' the spoons and rockin' out to Insomnia by Faithless: Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/Rockin-Out-with-Spoons/

Fine Art A La Tard

If you think memes are too lowbrow, then perhaps you'll enjoy this Tard the Grumpy Cat fan art by Gaston Zubeldia.Linktard, grumpy cat, fan art, cute, memes, funny...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/Fine-Art-A-La-Tard/

Duckvengers, Assemble!

Loki-chan specializes in modifying and making custom rubber ducks, including ducks from Doctor Who, Neon Genesis EvangelionPokémon and My Little Pony. Here are the Duckve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/Duckvengers-Assemble/

Cupcake Stand

Cupcake Stand - $39.95Are you looking for the perfect sweet treat to your favorite cupcake lover? This holiday season give them the adorable Cupcake Stand from the NeatoShop. This delightful ceramic cake platter features...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/Cupcake-Stand/

To Stay Awake

Anna Sumner craved sleep, and therefore figured she must need sleep. She slept more and more from the time she was a teenager until it interfered with her job as a lawyer, sometimes for days at a time. After Sum...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/To-Stay-Awake/

Worf Cooking While Data and Captain Archer Clean Dishes in Captain Picard's Kitchen

Daniel Stewart, son of Star Trek actor Patrick Stewart, had a birthday party in his father's apartment. Michael Dorn cooked while Brent Spiner and Scott Bakula cleaned up. Daniel Stewart tweets, "My birthday cat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/Worf-Cooking-While-Data-and-Jonathan-Archer-Clean-Dishes-in-Captain-Picards-Kitchen/

Delightfully Dark Fairy Tale Illustrations

Fairy tales often contain extremely dark subject matter, including murder, incest, cannibalism, black magic and suicide. However, just because the plots are grim doesn't mean the artwork can't be beautiful. Feast your ey...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/Delightfully-Dark-Fairy-Tale-Illustrations/

The Death Experience Room: To Be Reborn, First You Have to Die

Various methods of treatment involve being "reborn," but don't you have to die first to be born again? Perhaps this will help: a psychotherapy in Shenyang, China, simulates death for pat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/The-Death-Experience-Room-To-Be-Reborn-First-You-Have-to-Die/

More Disgusting Fried Foods From the Texas State Fair

Why bother with eating the actual chicken meat when you can just enjoy the fried skins instead?If that's not enough fried nastiness for you then I'm sure you'll find something to trigger your gag reflex over at Serious E...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/More-Disgusting-Fried-Foods-From-the-Texas-State-Fair/

The Store Mannequins Are Watching You

The creepy store mannequins sure are getting creepier! The new "EyeSee" mannequins by Italian company Almax have cameras inside their eyes that can track customers as they shop:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/The-Store-Mannequins-Are-Watching-You/

The Predatrooper

If this guy had been in the Emperor's service, the rebellion would have been over within a week. Pop culture artists Bill McEvoy and Gregory P. Rodriguez painted this image with acrylic on wood panel for last year's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/The-Predatrooper/

Your Very Own Ecce Homo

The art story of the year can be yours forever! This 12cm Ecce Homo mini-munny is "lovingly hand-painted using acrylics and waterproof when dry." Artist Joanna Zhou sells them in her Etsy shop MemeGifts. Adorabl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/Your-Very-Own-Ecce-Homo/

A Gathering Of Wookiees

Think all Wookiees look alike? Check out this shag-tastic photo from the set of Star Wars Episode III. Revenge of The Siths taken by Keith Hamshere in 2005 and see if you can spot all the differences b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/23/A-Gathering-Of-Wookiees/

Socks that Eat Your Feet

The Tsarina of Tsocks made a pair of "tshark tsocks" that appear as sharks eating her feet! One is gorging on her leg from bottom, the other has apparently eaten everything but her toes! What's more, she also made little...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/Socks-that-Eat-Your-Feet/

Vinderalls

Vinderalls - $11.95Are you looking for a quick way to dress down your favorite expensive bottle of wine? You need the Vinderalls from the NeatoShop. This great cover looks like a pair of comfy overalls. It is perfect for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/Vinderalls/

Adorable Photos and Videos of Critters and Kiddos Enjoying Fall Foliage

You’ve heard of Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, but for those who like cute things, this is by far more fun! It’s time for Neatorama’s Leaves of Squee.DogsThis might just be the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/Adorable-Photos-and-Videos-of-Critters-and-Kiddos-Enjoying-Fall-Foliage/

This Week at Neatorama

We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday (or as they say in Canada and the rest of the world, "Thursday")! And we hope you either avoided or survived the Black Friday crowds at the shopping centers. Today you sho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/This-Week-at-Neatorama-129/

R.I.P. Larry Hagman

Larry Hagman, the actor who brought us two enduring TV characters among other roles, died yesterday of cancer at at Medical City in Dallas. He portrayed astronaut Major Anthony Nelson on the 1965-1970 TV series I Dre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/RIP-Larry-Hagman/

These Cookies Might Make A Difference

Want to help someone stop smoking? Well, maybe you should try giving them lung cancer cookies to remind them just how terrible the habit can be for their bodies.Linkcigarettes, cookies, food, lung cancer, gross, cancer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/These-Cookies-Might-Make-A-Difference/

Baby Yawns in the Womb

Well, it's nice and warm in the womb, so you'd forgive the baby if it yawns. Using 4D ultrasound, scientists have captured the fetal yawn and suggested that it may be related to brain develo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/Baby-Yawns-in-the-Womb/

A Video Game Wedding

When a man and a woman love each other very, very much, they may just get married and if they also happen to love video games, they might have some video game influences at their wedding.While Jane & Neil had a lot o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/A-Video-Game-Wedding/

Snoopy Christmas Cookies

Our favorite beagle is ready for Santa's arrival in these sugar cookies made by Alayna, the Pink Apron Baker. This design and others were inspired by A Charlie Brown Christmas. Snoopy's house is painted with roy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/Snoopy-Christmas-Cookies/

Kitten Found In Lincoln Statue

Kittens love Abraham Lincoln - that is a known fact. So it's no wonder this three-week-old kitten ended up inside a statue of Lincoln at the President's Hall of Fame in Clermont, Florida. What is surprising is th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/Kitten-Found-In-Lincoln-Statue/

The Mona Bacca

Chewie is wearing a dress, but I'd advise against laughing at him. It's not wise to upset a Wookiee.Stefano Gentile painted this image of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa. Check out her website, which is filled wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/24/The-Mona-Bacca/
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