Archive for January 18th, 2013

Breakfast Bacon Burger

In his laboratory, Nick of DudeFoods has been experimenting with BacoBurger, a combination of ground beef and ground bacon. He's used it to make this: the Breakfast BacoBurger. To make you're own, you'll need a waffle ir...

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Super Mario Bros. Desktop Calendar Wallpaper

The princess may be in another castle, but we got what we're looking for! Hungarian designer Roland Szabo nailed it with this Super Mario Bros. desktop calendar. You can download this,...

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Desk Egg

Desk EggHas this rotten economy eaten up your precious nest egg? Don't let a messy desk fowl-up your dream of an early retirement. Get organized and stay focused with the Desk Egg from the NeatoShop. This eggscellent pap...

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Playing with the Cats

[http://youtu.be/sVVGFO5Rimc] (YouTube link)YouTube member BONKx4 has lots of videos of his cats, Sgt. Grumbles and SoySauce. This one was picked up by GoPro, as it shows the kitties playing from a variety of camera POVs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/Playing-with-the-Cats/

A Detailed Legal Analysis of Bilbo's Contract in The Hobbit

In one of the more comical scenes in The Hobbit, the dwarves present Bilbo with an employment contract. Like Neatorama employment contacts, Bilbo's alarmingly waives the dwarves of liability for lacerations...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/A-Detailed-Legal-Analysis-of-Bilbos-Contract-in-The-Hobbit/

5 Audacious Sports Cheats (And How They Got Caught)

By now, you've probably heard about Lance Armstrong admitting to doping on The Oprah Winfrey Show that aired yesterday. But Armstrong's is hardly the most entertaining of sports cheating stories. A few from hist...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/5-Audacious-Sports-Cheats-And-How-They-Got-Caught/

Beaming Mona Lisa to the Moon with Laser

Why is the Mona Lisa smiling? You would too if your image is beamed to the moon with laser! NASA scientists digitized the famous painting and sent it almost 240,000 miles away to the L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/Beaming-Mona-Lisa-to-the-Moon-with-Laser/

Dollhouse with a Fallout Shelter

Eartha Kitsch found a dollhouse for sale at eBay that was manufactured in 1962. That was the year of the Cuban Missile Crisis and shortly after the construction of the Berlin Wall. Americans were naturally concerned with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/Dollhouse-with-a-Fallout-Shelter/

Berlin Bank Robbery Tunnel

It's straight out of the movies! Earlier this week, police discovered that robbers had dug a 100-foot long tunnel into the safe deposit room of a Berlin bank. They looted the safety boxes wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/Berlin-Bank-Robbery-Tunnel/

Meeting 9,000 Penguins

Satellite images can tell researchers where penguins nest even when the birds are hard to see,  because they leave a lot of penguin poop. One such image pointed to a huge, previously unknown colony of thousands of E...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/Meeting-9000-Penguins/

Googly Eye Suckers

Googly Eye SuckersAre you a sucker for a wacky lollipop? Set your eyes on the fabulous Googly Eye Suckers from the NeatoShop. This great set is perfect for the person who always dreamed of being eye candy.Googly Eye Suck...

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The Mick Jagger Flower

Pic: The Soul is Bone - via Geekologie Now this is a plant that blooms like Jagger! You're looking at Psychotria elata or "hot lips," though there's definitely an u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/The-Mick-Jagger-Flower/

Fletcher's First Snow

[http://youtu.be/UW1j7lzX0dw] (YouTube link)Fletcher had never seen snow before. He is surprised and puzzled, but immediately takes full advantage of the fun things you can do with snow. Taste it! Dig it! Throw it! Run i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/Fletchers-First-Snow/

The Piano and Violin House

This magnificent building graces Huainan, China. The transparent violin contains a staircase that leads to an exhibition center in the piano. The Hefei University of Technology built it in 2007. It'd be a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/The-Piano-and-Violin-House/

Great Scott! DeLorean Hovercraft in San Francisco

[http://youtu.be/jh8RX4xDs_k] - via Ubergizmo It's 2013 and the Hoverboard from Back to the Future we've been promised is nowhere to be seen. But at least we can console ourselves with this bit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/Great-Scott-DeLorean-Hovercraft-in-San-Francisco/

Edible Horror

Emmylou Cakehead organized an all-cake promotion for the DVD release of the movie The Helpers. The pictures you are about to see recreate a grisly murder scene -all done in edible cake (well, a few items are coo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/Edible-Horror/

New Look and Logo for American Airlines: Hot or Not?

So. The perennially beleaguered American Airlines, which has been operating under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection since late 2011, has shown a glimmer of profit in the last quarter of last ye...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/New-Look-and-Logo-for-American-Airlines-Hot-or-Not/

How the Knife and Fork Gave Us an Overbite

Bee Wilson wrote Consider the Fork, a history of the technology of cooking and eating. The way we prepare and consume food has greatly changed over time and those changes have had an impact on the human body. Fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/How-the-Fork-Gave-Us-an-Overbite/

Foot in the Door Doorstop

Foot in the Door Doorstop The economy is tough right now. We know it's a dog eat dog world out there. Now is the time to open the door to new opportunities and get your Foot in the Door Doorstop from the NeatoShop....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/Foot-in-the-Door-Doorstop/

Motorist Arrests Policeman for Driving Drunk

Russell George was driving in Prestbury, South Africa, when he noticed a police van swerving. The officer would come to a stop and start off again, leading George to believe the driver was drunk.George decided it would b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/Motorist-Arrests-Policeman-for-Driving-Drunk/

Felix Salazar's Amazing Coral Reef Photographs

Felix Salazar, a photographer in Los Angeles, gets very close to his subjects. His images of the mysterious lifeforms found in coral reefs will mesmerize you with their colors and shapes. You can view many more at the li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/Felix-Salazars-Amazing-Coral-Reef-Photographs/

10 U.S. Vice Presidents: A Celebration of Almost-Great Men

In the words of Vice President John Nace Garner, the vice presidency "isn't worth a pitcher of warm piss." That may be true, buit the characters who've held the job are definitely worth a few good pages of trivia. Jo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/10-US-Vice-Presidents-A-Celebration-of-Almost-Great-Men/

Disco Clam

[http://youtu.be/4kLkYUgfR7Y] Disco didn't die, it just moved ... into this Disco Clam who has its own far-out strobe-light show! Meet the Wakatobi Disco Clam, the only bivalve known...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/Disco-Clam/

Ingenious Invention: Tire Chains That Deploy with the Flip of a Switch

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwLCOqIUvsU](Video Link)Brilliant! Apparently these things have been around since the 70s, but I've only now heard of On-Spot tire chains. These gadgets have short lengths of steel chain a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/Ingenious-Invention-Tire-Chains-That-Deploy-with-the-Flip-of-a-Switch/

Strange Fruits: Now That's Fruit Art!

We've told you about Sarah Illenberger's food art before on Neatorama, but the German artist has new ones for her art series aptly titled "Strange Fruits." Check 'em out:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/18/Strange-Fruits-Now-Thats-Fruit-Art/






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