Archive for December 16th, 2012

Dukes of Hazzard Transformer

Ben Cooper commissioned a custom toymaker to convert his Downshift figure into the General Lee. You might think that Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane would be in trouble now, but Cooper imagines this Transformer as a female Au...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/iDukes-of-Hazzardi-Transformer/

I'm Dreaming of a White Kiwi

A rare white kiwi was recently hatched at the Pahuka Mount Bruce National Wildlife Center in New Zealand. Despite the rarity, this is the third white kiwi born at the center!The chick hatched just prior to Department of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/Im-Dreaming-of-a-White-Kiwi/

The Most Horrific Daycare Ever

(College Humor Link)What do you do when your kid would rather speak in tongues and plot evil deeds than share a see-saw at playtime? Let the fine folks at the Horror Movie Daycare take them off your hands, they're used t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/The-Most-Horrific-Daycare-Ever/

Snowman Makes a Call

I see someone still uses public phone booths! -via Daily Picks and Flicks snowman, phone...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/Snowman-Makes-a-Call/

Jack Daniel's Tennessee Soap

Helen made this classy gift for a friend to welcome him to Tennessee. All she had to do was buy a soap bottle pump that fit the whiskey bottle, then fill the bottle with 80 proof soap.Link -via Kathleen GuyJack Daniels,...

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Eat Ramen Like A Man

[http://youtu.be/zB8RA0pSjnw] (YouTube link)This is so manly -except for the instant noodles part. But since it's an ad for instant ramen, you have to include the product. Starring Ryoo Seung-ryong with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/Eat-Ramen-Like-A-Man/

The Wonderful World of Interlibrary Loan

Over at Boing Boing, Cory Doctorow sings the praises of interlibrary loan:Denizens of BushcraftUK discuss Willie Sundqvist's "Swedish Carving Techniques," a rare tome that goes for £100 and more. Then one of them h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/The-Wonderful-World-of-Interlibrary-Loan/

Walter Whites Everywhere

Dozens of contestants showed up for a Walter White Lookalike Contest in Albuquerque.Last week dozens of wannabes showed up in Albuquerque for the event hosted by Steven Michael Quezada, who plays DEA agent Steven Gomez o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/Walter-Whites-Everywhere/

Fuzzy Face Picture Frame

Fuzzy Face Picture Frame Christmas is almost here. Are you still fretting over what gifts to get? An attractive frame always makes a handsome gift. Behold the Fuzzy Face Picture Frame from the NeatoShop. Simply inse...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/Fuzzy-Face-Picture-Frame/

Oh Grumpy Cat, Even Your Gingerbread House Looks Sad

One of Tard's loyal fans spotted this amazing gingerbread house at her local Whole Foods Market. I have to admit, I'm a little jealous. All my Whole Foods has is a lot of overpriced organic hoohah.Admittedly, I know we'v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/Oh-Grumpy-Cat-Even-Your-Gingerbread-House-Looks-Sad/

"Quiet Santas" Serve Kids with Special Needs

Spending a few minutes with Santa at a mall or a Christmas party is a great joy for young children. But for children with autism, a busy setting with bright lights and loud noises isn't fun. That's why there's an opportu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/Quiet-Santas-Serve-Kids-with-Special-Needs/

MathRun

Here's a math quiz that starts out deceptively simple and slow, but gradually becomes more difficult while you're telling yourself how well you're doing. Before you know it, you're scrambling to keep up! I got to one poi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/MathRun/

Have A Meal With Your Cockatiel

(Video Link)After posting "Have A Meal With Your Cocktail," Miss C replied saying she originally read it as "Have A Meal With Your Cockatiel." Since that idea sounded just as fantastic, here you go. Now we just hav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/Have-A-Meal-With-Your-Cockatoo/

Bobo and Nikita

[http://youtu.be/JXh8ZAQP_60] (YouTube link)Bobo is the older cat, and Nikita is the new kitten. The family may have brought Nikita in to give Bobo exercise as well as companionship. The folks at Daily of the Day compare...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/15/Bobo-and-Nikita/

Have A Meal With Your Cocktail

Psshhh...just a stalk of celery in your bloody Mary -how droll. Instead, have a burger, shrimp, cheese, sausage and all the savory garnishes you can imagine, this way you can have a whole meal with your cocktail.Link Via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/Have-A-Meal-With-Your-Cocktail/

Speeding Ticket for an Idling Car

In Baltimore, Maryland, a speeding ticket was issued to Daniel Doty based on a camera trap that noted he was traveling at 38 mph in a 25 mph zone. However, the pictures taken by the camera clearly showed that the car was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/Speeding-Ticket-for-an-Idling-Car/

Grumpy Cat Tattoo Is The Ultimate Way To Hate

Tardar Sauce, aka Grumpy Cat, has finally reached the ultimate point of internet stardom by becoming the subject of a tattoo.The person sporting this grumpy ink clearly knows how Tard feels, and has agreed to Hate Everyt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/Grumpy-Cat-Tattoo-Is-The-Ultimate-Way-To-Hate/

You'll Wanna Catch This Golden Snitch

Catching the golden snitch is a big accomplishment if you're in a quiddich match, but otherwise it's just sort of anti-climactic -that is, if it's not a golden snitch truffle. It might not be as challenging to catch thes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/Youll-Wanna-Catch-This-Golden-Snitch/

The Spruce Clamp

This is a great idea: a hall tree for your desk! The Spruce Clamp, made by Layer X Layer, clamps on the edge of your desk where you can hang wires, jewelry, glasses, reminders, and other clutter to keep it off the surfac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/The-Spruce-Clamp/

Hello Kitty Camo Clutch

Hello Kitty Camo Clutch Attention Hello Kitty fans! Are you tired of going to war with your tired old wallet? Replace it with the purr-fecly adorable Hello Kitty Camo Clutch wallet from the NeatoShop. This fantastic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/Hello-Kitty-Camo-Clutch/

A Neatorama Reader Nursery

Earlier last week I posted an article featuring some really great nerdy nursery themes, in the comments, LisaL mentioned that she had a Star Wars Muppets nursery, so I begged her to send pictures. She kindly obliged and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/A-Neatorama-Reader-Nursery/

NASA Johnson Style

[http://youtu.be/2Sar5WT76kE] (YouTube link)It has been 5 days since I posted the last "Gangnam Style" parody, as I promised not to unless it's awesome, which this one is! Produced by the students of NASA's Johnson Space...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/NASA-Johnson-Style/

The Discus Fish Nurses Its Young

The discus fish doesn't have mammary glands, but the parents secrete mucous and allow their young to eat it:Jonathan Buckley from the University of Plymouth, UK, explains that discus fish young feed on the mucus that the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/Discus-Fish-Nurses-Its-Young/

These Adopted Cubs Sure Are Talkative

(Video Link)When a tiger mom abandoned her cubs at a Russian zoo, Tallim, a white Swiss Shepherd, stepped in to nurse the cubs and serve as their surrogate mother. Let's just hope the job came with some ear plugs.Via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/These-Adopted-Cubs-Sure-Are-Talkative/

The Resemblance!

Some people come by a pop culture costume honestly. Redditor MissAshley214 posted a photo of her husband's grandmother, who doesn't need a lot of special effects to portray the cartoon character Maxine. Link Maxine, cosp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/14/The-Resemblance/

How to Make Bacon Pixie Stix

Anything and everything can be baconified...and should be! With bacon, dextrose powder and cornstarch, you can make pixie stix suitable for a meal. Follow the instructions of Instructables member and genius cani...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/How-to-Make-Bacon-Pixie-Stix/

How to Dress Like Waterfowl

In addition to being a most delicious breakfast cereal, Puffins are aquatic birds of the genus Fratercula.Yes, but how does one dress like these puffins? The Hairpin has that question covered.There are also tips for dres...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/How-to-Dress-Like-Waterfowl/

My Little He-Man

Ponyrific sercet powers were revealed to me the day I held aloft my magic sword and said "By the power of Grayskull!" Custom ponymaker Mari Kasurinen made these custom He-Man and Orko ponies.LinkHe-Man and the Masters of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/12/16/My-Little-He-Man/




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