Archive for January 30th, 2013

Finding Romance and Other Things to do While Stuck in Traffic

Stuck in traffic? Don't fret ... think of it as a possibility for romance! That's what tennis club owner Alexander Erokhiny did during regular rush hours in Moscow: "When...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/Finding-Romance-and-Other-Things-to-do-While-Stuck-in-Traffic/

Eggo Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches

Sir, it would be imprudent for you to obstruct my possession of my Eggo waffle ice cream sandwiches. Leela of She Simmers made them with delicious mint chocolate chip ice cream. I shall not yield them without satisfactio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/Eggo-Waffle-Ice-Cream-Sandwiches/

Don't Put That In Your Mouth Toothbrush Case

Don't Put That In Your Mouth Toothbrush CaseBoth the CDC (yes we mean the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and your Mom agree on one fact. You shouldn't share your toothbrush. According to the CDC sharing a to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/Dont-Put-That-In-Your-Mouth-Toothbrush-Case/

How To Draw A Groundhog

With Groundhog Day coming up Saturday, sticking little hand-drawn groundhogs on your notes will surely make someone smile. Mark Anderson of Andertoons makes it easy for you with step-by-step instructions in his latest tu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/How-To-Draw-A-Groundhog/

MRI Music Video by Sivu

[http://youtu.be/_964dqQxQwY] MRI and singing don't usually belong in the same sentence, but it made complete sense to British musician Sivu. He has just released his first YouTube music video...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/MRI-Music-Video-by-Sivu/

Interplanetary Cessna

At Randall Munroe's What If? blog, where he researches the oddest questions from readers, he tells us what would happen to a typical airplane if it were flown on other planets and the larger moons in the solar system. Fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/Interplanetary-Cessna/

Spinal Staircase

Andrew McConnell's fresh staircase design was inspired by the backbone of a whale:[...] the Vertebrae Staircase is not simply mimicry of organic form but an exploration in shaping structure. Much of the design work...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/Spinal-Staircase/

The Game of Tag That Has Lasted 23 Years (and Counting)

In high school, then teenagers Brian Dennehy and friends started a game of tag. Fast forward twenty three years later - the guys are now in their forties - and the game is still on:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/The-Game-of-Tag-That-Has-Lasted-23-Years-and-Counting/

From Bomb Victim to Public Garden

Many historic buildings in London were damaged or destroyed by German bombs in World War II. Some were later demolished, and some were repaired and restored. An exception was the church of St. Dunstan-in-the-East. Origin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/From-Bomb-Victim-to-Public-Garden/

The Tongue Parasite

Look at who's come to say hello! It's our dear friend, Cymothoa exigua.Are you facing a lonely Valentine's Day? You'll never be alone again once Cymothoa exigua crawls into your mouth. This parasite will eat and replace...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/The-Tongue-Parasite/

Ladybug Bag

Ladybug BagValentine's Day is coming! Have you been bitten by the love bug? Get your ladybug loving sweetheart a gift she will really love. Get her the Ladybug Bag from the NeatoShop. This adorable purse makes a fantasti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/Ladybug-Bag-2/

Dog Fonts (Or is it Font Dogs?)

Image via Designboom Vienna-based studio Grafisches Buro released this clever match-ups of fonts and the dogs they embody (or is it the other way 'round?). Question is, what breed of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/Dog-Fonts-Or-is-it-Font-Dogs/

Student Project Helps Disabled Kitten

[http://youtu.be/kIGwMij6_fw] (YouTube link)Flipper was born with a twisted spine. She's not paralyzed, but her back end doesn't walk on the same plane as her front end. Vets at the Aspen Park Vet Hospital in Conifer, Co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/Student-Project-Helps-Disabled-Kitten/

Zimbabwe Has Only Got $217 Left in the Bank

Are you broke? Take heart, it can happen to anybody, including countries. Take, for example, Zimbabwe, which has been rocked by hyperinflation (its inflation rate is a staggering 89,700,000,00...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/Zimbabwe-Has-Only-Got-217-Left-in-the-Bank/

Dug the T. rex

There's a "lawn dinosaur" in Redwood City, California named Dug. His family dresses him up for special occasions. Dug has his own Facebook fan page where you can see more pictures, and his own subreddit, too!To answer yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/Dug-the-T-rex/

Highest Wave Ever Surfed

Photo: To Mane/Nazare Qualifica That little speck in the middle of the photograph is pro surfer Garrett McNamara surfing a humongous wave off the Praia do Norte beach in Nazare, Portu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/Highest-Wave-Ever-Surfed/

Enjoy the Silenc

Kenneth Aleksander Robertsen asks:How much of a language is silent? What does it look like when you take the silence out? His project, entitled "silenc", is an attempt to answer those questions. He chose a selection...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/Enjoy-the-Silenc/

Call Me Maybe on Bottles

[http://youtu.be/4A50UmcbZoE] (YouTube link)Recorded on the streets of Ferrara, Italy by The Bottle Boys, a band out of Copenhagen. -via Tastefully Offensive bottles, Call Me Maybe, bottle music, Bottle Boys...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/Call-Me-Maybe-on-Bottles/

Cat in the Hat Dr. Seuss Laplander Hat

Cat in the Hat Dr. Seuss Laplander Hat (front and back shown)Look at me! Look at me! Look at me now! This is a Cat in the Hat Dr. Seuss Laplander Hat. Wow!We know it is cold and your nose is all runny. But you can k...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/Cat-in-the-Hat-Dr-Seuss-Laplander-Hat/

Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining. And Bacteria. Lots of Bacteria.

Photo: Jeffrey Liao/Shutterstock Every cloud has a silver lining, and if atmospheric chemist Athanasios Nenes is correct, it has tons of bacteria as well. When Nenes collected air sam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/Every-Cloud-Has-a-Silver-Lining-And-Bacteria-Lots-of-Bacteria/

The Groundhog Oscillation: Evidence of Global Change

The following is an article from the Annals of Improbable Research.by Andrew J. Gerrard,* Christina M. Gerrard,* Mark A. London,* Keith A. Soldavin,* Timothy J. Kane,* and Alan Freed** *T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/The-Groundhog-Oscillation-Evidence-of-Global-Change/

Jupiter Embroidery

Do you recognize the pattern? It's the Great Red Spot of the planet Jupiter. Pardalote embroidered it in cotton and silk.Link -via CraftJupiter, embroidery...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/Jupiter-Embroidery/

Menswear Dog

Haute dog! Meet the best-dressed Shiba Inu we've met (he's actually better dressed than most of our human friends). Naturally, he's on Tumblr: Link - via GQdog, Shiba Inu, haute couture...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/30/Menswear-Dog/
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