Archive for January 7th, 2013

Hollow Mountain, China

Qingdao, China, may be more familiar to you as Tsingtao, as in Tsingtao beer. The city was a German colony for a couple of decades around the turn of the 20th century, and one of the first things they did was brew beer....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Hollow-Mountain-China/

Email Signs of Fraud: "Nobody Will Find Out" and Other Tell-Tale Phrases

Are there tell-tale signs that your employees are conspiring to commit fraud? A study by consulting company Ernst & Young in collaboration with the FBI showed that there are 3,000 words...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Email-Signs-of-Fraud-Nobody-Will-Find-Out-and-Other-Tell-Tale-Phrases/

Duck Animal Nail Clipper

Duck Animal Nail Clipper Are you tired of your roommate stealing your precious personal hygiene items? Hide your nail clipper in plain sight with Duck Animal Nail Clipper from the NeatoShop. This tiny duck shaped na...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Duck-Animal-Nail-Clipper/

The World's Most Amazing Ice Formations

This is Birthday Canyon in Greenland. The striations in the 150-foot-deep ice walls of the canyon are the result of meltwater flow over a long period of time. The World Geography compiled a list of 11 wonders of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/The-Worlds-Most-Amazing-Ice-Formations/

Dog Sharing

There's ride sharing and bike sharing, so why not dog sharing? A new service called City Dog Share lets you swap dogs with complete strangers, or "test out" a dog to see if it's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Dog-Sharing/

Official Reprimand for Flatulence

Photo: Ghetto Genius What is worse, farting loudly at work or having an official reprimand sent to you detailing every time you have ever farted at work with dates and times? Wait you don't have t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Official-Reprimand-for-Flatulence/

Image HotSpotter - WordPress Plugin for Interactive Image Maps

Attention WordPress bloggers- I just wanted to take a moment to introduce you to a new WordPress plugin called Image Hotspotter, which makes available interactive image maps in your WordPress blog. Using a simple...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Image-HotSpotter-WordPress-Plugin-for-Interactive-Image-Maps/

Bunny Dresses

Dress your bunny rabbit in the latest bunny fashions from Annie Elle Bunnies! Annie was a little shy about sharing her bunny-dressing hobby, but got such a kind reception that she's opened an Etsy shop and already has pl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Bunny-Dresses/

Indiana Jones Trilogy as Maps

Andrew DeGraff, who made illustrated the Star Wars Trilogy with maps, is at it again: this time he explains Indiana Jones with maps. Take a look: Link - via Super Pun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Indiana-Jones-Trilogy-as-Maps/

The Nightmare Before Christmas Cake Pops

Photo: My Honeybunch Cake pops are so hot right now- especially themed cake pops. So what is better than The Nightmare Before Christmas cake pops? Nothing really. Jack Skellington looks l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/The-Nightmare-Before-Christmas-Cake-Pops/

Star Wars Taxidermy

Photo: Tauntr Star Wars taxidermy. If you are looking to start a Kickstarter campaign but have a limited imagination, then Tauntr has a good idea for you. Unfortunately these photos are photoshopp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Star-Wars-Taxidermy/

Snow Skull

Snow as an art medium can be made to express almost anything, until your fingers freeze off trying to finish the project. I love the gold tooth that probably started out as a Christmas tree ornament. Link snow sculpture,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Snow-Skull/

Crow's Blatant Theft Attempt

[http://youtu.be/RJJQPuwyXgc] (YouTube link)The crow does what it must to get this woman to put the pan down. And it has no intention of giving up! -via Daily Picks and Flicks crow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Crows-Blatant-Theft-Attempt/

Ted Baker Radio Cables & Clobber Bag

Ted Baker Radio Cables & Clobber Bag Are you resolved to get your travel toiletries in order?  You need the handsome Ted Baker Radio Cables & Clobber Bag from the NeatoShop. This functional zippered pou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Ted-Baker-Radio-Cables-Clobber-Bag/

The Beatles of Comedy

In an article coinciding with the release of a book containing all the scripts of the TV show Monty Python's Flying Circus, the Atlantic dissects the humor of the comedy troupe Monty Python. The most classic exa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/The-Beatles-of-Comedy/

Turkey Cake

Photo: Sarah Hardy As the holiday season passes by, one thing many of us will miss dearly is the turkey. People love turkey, but for some reason it has been decided that the bird is mainly a seaso...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Turkey-Cake/

How To Draw A Cartoon Polar Bear

Mark Anderson at Andertoons has a new tutorial on how to draw a polar bear. You can see the steps here, or all of them in order at his site. Put one on your next love note! Link Andertoons, Mark Andeson, polar bear...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/How-To-Draw-A-Cartoon-Polar-Bear/

Photograph of a Revolutionary War Soldier

The first photographic portraits were taken in 1839, but it took decades for the custom to become common. This is a portrait of Conrad Heyer, taken around 1852. Heyer may be earliest-born person ever photographed, as he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Photograph-of-a-Revolutionary-War-Soldier/

Cinderella's Carriage

There are plenty of companies out there that specialize in creating Cinderella-themed carriages for married couples and families. Of all the carriages I've seen, this is hands down my favorite.via I Love Creative Designs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Cinderellas-Carriage/

How Tide Became Illegal Currency

Talk about money laundering! Thefts of Tide liquid laundry detergent are becoming more and more common. Whether it's shoplifting, hijacking, or fencing, the profits are there, from the drug addict who needs a quick dolla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/How-Tide-Became-Illegal-Currency/

Freezer Art by Charlie Layton

Freelance illustrator and designer Charlie Layton began using the refrigerator/freezer in his Philadelphia apartment as a dry-erase board several months ago. He drew on the surface of the appliance while having his morni...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Freezer-Art-by-Charlie-Layton/

Deadmau5 Rides Through an Airport X-ray

[http://youtu.be/Hn-miulZ3Tw] (YouTube link)DJ Deadmau5 took the opportunity to ride through an airport baggage x-ray machine in Mexico. I have no idea if this is as dangerous as medical x-ray exposure or many times wors...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Deadmau5-Rides-Through-an-Airport-X-ray/

Inspiration Dice for Inventors

Mike of Atomic Shrimp is always trying to invent, alter, modify or improve things. He sometimes runs out of ideas, so he made these dice to help inspire him. The six six-sided address different aspects of an invention: m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Inspiration-Dice-for-Inventors/

Meet the Quokka

Not every animal in Australia is out to kill you. Meet the quokka, a marsupial that resembles a rodent and hops like a bunny, native to Rottnest Island and a few other islands off the southwest coast. I wonder i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Meet-the-Quokka/

Doctor Who Fourth Doctor Bathrobe

Doctor Who Fourth Doctor Bathrobe (front and back shown)Being a time lord can be exhausting. That's why when it's time to relax and regenerate we suggest donning your favorite Doctor Who Fourth Doctor Bathrobe from the N...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Doctor-Who-Fourth-Doctor-Bathrobe/

Evolution of Famous Actors by Jeff Victor

We spotted the art of Jeff Victor back in 2007 and we're glad to find out about his new art series, where he depicts the evolution of actors playing their most recognizable roles. Se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Evolution-of-Famous-Actors-by-Jeff-Victor/

Satchmo

The following is an article from the book Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Plunges into Music.Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong is best remembered for his gravelly voice, for his intrepid trumpet, and for introduc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Satchmo/

Adult-Targeted "SpongeBob SquarePants" Clothing Line Coming Soon

According to Brand Licensing Europe, Nickelodeon has interesting plans in store for Spongebob Squarepants sometime in 2013:For SpongeBob, a humorous adult-targeted clothing line is on the way, including ‘Keep Calm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Adult-Targeted-SpongeBob-SquarePants-Clothing-Line-Coming-Soon/

The History of Nintendo

[http://vimeo.com/54596361](Vimeo link) This cool and colorful video depicting the evolution of Nintendo gaming from its inception is the work of motion designer Anthony Veloso. From the beloved NES to the Wii U, th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/The-History-of-Nintendo/

Drunk and Disorderly Airline Passenger Taped to Seat

Photo: Andy Ellwood What to do when an airline passenger got drunk and become disorderly? New York businessman Andy Ellwood posted this photo of a man who had a wee bit too...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/07/Drunk-and-Disorderly-Airline-Passenger-Taped-to-Seat/




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