Archive for January 10th, 2013

Business Idea: Rent Out Cars in Long-Term Parking at Airports

FlightCar's business model would allow people who leave their cars at airport parking lots to rent them out for a few days:Owners can post details of the airport they will be departing from, how long their car will be av...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/Business-Idea-Rent-Out-Cars-in-Long-Term-Parking-at-Airports/

3D Dino Treats

What's better than baking cute little dinosaur cookies? Baking the separate parts of the dinosaur so that you can connect the pieces and build an edible 3D dinosaur! Here are the details from Suck UK:Cookie cutters in th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/3D-Dino-Treats/

Nineteenth Century Eight-Legged Walking Doll

An action figure from a horror movie? No. Although it looks freakish without its dress, this antique doll dated to the early Nineteenth Century appeared to walk on two legs when properly clothed. Link -via The Museu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/Nineteenth-Century-Eight-Legged-Walking-Doll/

The Incredible Bubble Lake: Lake Abraham

Photo: Chip Phillips Lake Abraham is a man-made lake on the North Saskatchewan River in western Alberta, Canada. Lake Abraham was created in 1972 and named after Silas Abraham, a nineteenth centur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/The-Incredible-Bubble-Lake-Lake-Abraham/

The World's Fastest Drive-Through Service

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5b15BAUxpPQ](Video Link)YouTube user UniversalSwing placed his order at McDonald's, paid for it and received his food...in just eleven seconds.Now that's customer service!-via Dai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/The-Worlds-Fastest-Drive-Through-Service/

TARDIS Play Tent

I wish I had a TARDIS play tent when I was a kid! However, since this tent is 61" tall and I'm a fairly short adult, I could still get one today and be just as satisfied now as I would have been then. Even better, This c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/TARDIS-Play-Tent/

Cop and Robber Salt & Pepper Shakers

Cop and Robber Salt & Pepper Shakers Is dangerously bland food plaguing your kitchen table? Stop criminal under-seasoning with the Cop and Robber Salt & Pepper Shakers from the NeatoShop. This frightfully fu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/Cop-and-Robber-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/

Low-waist Pants for Long Legs

I'll take those in an extra-long size, please. I'll need them to deal with the warped floor. There are actually several views of these pants at vendor Romwe, at least until the pictures go viral. From Photoshop Disasters...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/Low-waist-Pants-for-Long-Legs/

How Blind People Use Instagram

[http://youtu.be/P1e7ZCKQfMA] Youtube Link You would think things like blind people and Instagram would go together like eggs and ketchup. They shouldn't, it's just wrong- right? Here to prove you wrong is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/How-Blind-People-Use-Instagram/

Robotic Spider Dress

[http://youtu.be/Aybs6rmcjk8] (YouTube link)The dress by fashiontech designer Anouk Wipprecht and engineer Daniel Schatzmar is creepy enough even without the ultra artful video presentation. From the YouTube description:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/Robotic-Spider-Dress/

Giraffe Made Out of Books

In 2009, artist Jean-Michel Rubio designed a 6 feet tall giraffe made out of 3000 paperbacks and had it installed on the Canebière in Marseille, France. In 2010, the giraffe was used as a terminal book exchange. A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/Giraffe-Made-Out-of-Books/

Snowman Pretzels

Frosty the Snowman was a jolly happy soul--and delicious! For each snowman pretzel, Beth Klosterboer joined two pretzel rings together with CandiQuick and covered the joint with a fruit roll-up scarf. She then filled the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/Snowman-Pretzels/

Smurfs Arrested for Assault

Last week it was Oomps-Loompas; this week Smurfs. Four men painted blue and dressed as Smurfs entered a store in Pascoe Vale, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia.A 37-year-old Pascoe Vale man was buying cigarettes at a conv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/Smurfs-Arrested-for-Assault/

Charles the Labra-Lion

[http://youtu.be/ouk-n7tYyd0] Youtube Link Charles has a problem, Charles thinks he is a lion. Or rather other people seem to think he is a lion. In Norfolk, Virginia people panicked when Charles got...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/Charles-the-Labra-Lion/

The Earth via Social Media

Commander Chris Hadfield (previously at Neatorama) has been posting some fascinating "big lens" photographs taken from the ISS to his Twitter and Google+ feeds. The places the space station passes over show not only the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/The-Earth-via-Social-Media/

Cactus Couch

Thanks, but I'll just stand.Maurizio Galante's Canapé Cactus Couch is a clump of round cushions covered in realistic-looking cactus fabric. Galante made a set of roughly spherical ottomans to match it.Link | Desig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/Cactus-Couch/

Panda Cub Ready to Greet His Fans

[http://youtu.be/Cwd16f-iAMo] (YouTube Link) When we last checked in with Xiao Liwu, the panda cub at the San Diego Zoo, he was showing new dexterity during his 20th medical exam. Now the cub is six m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/Panda-Cub-Ready-to-Greet-His-Fans/

Penguin Measuring Cups

Penguin Measuring Cups Are you looking for a sweet and unique treat for your favorite penguin lover? You need the Penguin Measuring Cups from the NeatoShop. This beautiful set features 3 nesting penguins that double...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/Penguin-Measuring-Cups/

The Legacy of an Enduring Photograph

Aspiring photojournalist Todd Robertson took this picture during a KKK rally in Gainesville, Georgia, on September 5th, 1992. It came close to never being published.Back at the newspaper office, Robertson was told his ph...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/The-Legacy-of-an-Enduring-Photograph/

This Image Is Not Distorted

There is nothing wrong with your computer. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. Robert Lazzarini, an artist in New York City, is controlling transmission.The images in the above gallery are not distorted. Instead, Lazza...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/This-Image-Is-Not-Distorted/

High Tide

[http://youtu.be/hbzwzrZXUKA] (YouTube link)This time-lapse video was taken at Hall's Harbour, Nova Scotia during the spring tide. The Bay of Fundy has the world's most extreme tides, which can rise 16 meters (the worldw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/High-Tide/

Melting Bookcase

Go home, bookcase. You're drunk.This rubbery-looking bookcase is made from firm oak plywood. It's one of many wonderful, oddly-shaped bookcases made by Scott Blackwell. This Dali-esque piece, Blackwell would like for you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/Melting-Bookcase/

Watch Bailey Bowl

[http://youtu.be/PqEb2Zu5Rr4] (YouTube link)When you see the bowling pins set up outside, your first thought is that you're going to see a cat chasing a laser right right through them. But no, Bailey is a border collie,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/09/Watch-Bailey-Bowl/

Fallen Redwood Tree Remains Imposing

This photo illustrates just how much the massive coast redwood trees in Northern California dwarf a human in terms of size. This fallen tree is located in Humboldt Redwoods State Park. The 53,000-acre park features...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/Fallen-Redwood-Tree-Remains-Imposing/

"Abacus" by Fancy

[http://youtu.be/n5a-KIHu7bc] (YouTube link)Every year, Garry puts together a video for the family Christmas party. This Christmas, he included Dean's music video because Dean's American girlfriend Lauren was visiting. N...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/Abacus-by-Fancy/

15 Weird Contraptions from Dr. Kellogg's Sanitarium

John Harvey Kellogg--yes, one of the Kellogg brothers behind the cereal company--invented corn flakes, advocated vegetarianism and...well, let's just say that he had some weird views about sex. Not especially unusual vie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/15-Weird-Contraptions-from-Dr-Kelloggs-Sanitarium/

What Is It? game 259

Once again, it's time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog! Do you know what the object in this picture is? You can win even if you don't know!Place your guess in the comment section...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/What-Is-It-game-259/

Conjoined Jeep

Sorcery! What wicked magic spawned this abomination?! According to internet rumor, this Jeep Wrangler is owned by a diplomat living in Rabat, Morocco. It's not Photoshopped. At the link, you can watch a video of it drivi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/Conjoined-Jeep/

Zombie Cupid

Zombie CupidYou can run and you can hide, but Valentine's day will find you. Accept your fate and start looking for a fun ways to express your undying love for someone. Might we suggest the drop dead adorable Zombie Cupi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/Zombie-Cupid-2/

Waropoly: How History’s Most Popular Board Game Helped Defend The Free World

Park Place, Boardwalk, and a hidden map with a secret escape route? For Allied POWs during World War II, Monopoly© games came equipped with real-life "get out of jail free" cards. During World War II, the B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/Waropoly-How-Historys-Most-Popular-Board-Game-Helped-Defend-The-Free-World/




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