Archive for February 7th, 2013

Scientists Predict Which Cities Around the World Will be Underwater in 100 Years

Image: emin kuliyev / Shutterstock.com Living in Sydney, Tokyo or Buenos Aires? If you think that your home are underwater (price-wise) now, just wait till 2100: it may be underwater...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Scientists-Predict-Which-Cities-Around-the-World-Will-be-Underwater-in-100-Years/

The Dead Walking Dead Quiz

Three days until the TV series The Walking Dead returns after a three-month absence! To get you ready, mental_floss presents a quiz that will clue you in on just how much you've already forgotten about seasons o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/The-Dead-Walking-Dead-Quiz/

Horseshoe-Shaped Hotel

The new Sheraton Hushou Hot Spring Resort in China looks especially lovely when it's lit up at night. MAD Architects designed it to look like a horseshoe. How long do you think it will be until a daredevil pilot tries to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Horseshoe-Shaped-Hotel/

Heart Coin Purse

Heart Coin PurseThis Valentine's Day give someone your whole heart with the Heart Coin Purse from the NeatoShop. This beaustiful and functional felted bag features a big heart and a whimsical pom-pom zipper pull.  &...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Heart-Coin-Purse/

Growing Up Gamer Girl

Image: Samuel Deats Are you a gamer girl? Maddy Myers is, and she wrote an interesting article over at The Phoenix about growing up playing video games against boys: the violence, the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Growing-Up-Gamer-Girl/

Calvin and Hobbes in Our World

With a bit of skilled photo manipulation, redditor nite4awk placed Calvin and Hobbes in the real world. The results are delightful. You can view 7 more images at the link.Link -via Nerd ApprovedCalvin and Hobbes, Photosh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Calvin-and-Hobbes-in-Our-World/

New Wedding Trend: You're Not Invited

You may be really happy that a friend is planning her wedding, and you might even have a gift picked out -but then comes the news: you didn't make the cut for the guest list. Trend-watchers are seeing more and more weddi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/New-Wedding-Trend-Youre-Not-Invited/

Living in Cages

Photo: Vincent Yu/AP If you think your house is small, consider this: for some of the poorest people in Hong Kong - one of Asia's wealthiest cities - a home is a 16-square feet metal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Living-in-Cages/

Wookie Monster

It isn't the first time this joke has been made, but there's something very appealing about the image. Does anyone know who created it? Link -via Geeks Are Sexycookie monster, wookiee, wookie, Star Wars, Muppet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Wookie-Monster/

Water Lock

Water wasters beware! Your days of wasting water (or worse, hot water) is numbered thanks to this device by Philip Hwang and colleagues. Behold, the Water Lock: From reddot desig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Water-Lock/

Surprise Parking Violation

Hila Ben-Baruch parked her car on the street outside her home in Tel Aviv, Israel. Later the same day, she was shocked to find that her car had been towed away, and the parking spot was now designated as a handicapped pa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Surprise-Parking-Violation/

Bee Fuzzy Friends Slippers

Bee Fuzzy Friends SlippersValentine's Day is almost here. Are you looking for the perfect gift for the person who makes your heart go buzz buzz buzz? You need the Bee Fuzzy Friends Slippers from the NeatoShop. This super...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Bee-Fuzzy-Friends-Slippers/

Scientists Found Bacteria in Lake Under Half a Mile of Antarctic Ice

Photo: Alberto Behar/JPL/ASU Under a half-mile of Antarctic ice, there's a cold and dark lake sealed off from the rest of the world for hundreds of years - and when scientists drilled...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Scientists-Found-Bacteria-in-Lake-Under-Half-a-Mile-of-Antarctic-Ice/

Axe Cop Toys

It's been three years since we first told you about Axe Cop, the collaboration between then-5-year-old Malachai Nicolle who made up the stories and his comic artist brother Ethan Nicolle. The idea went from webcomic to p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Axe-Cop-Toys/

Here's a Good Reason Not to Eat Your Vegetables: They Can Kill You!

Veggie haters, rejoice! There's finally scientific proof that your fastidious avoidance of eating leafy greens is paying off. You see, instead of being good for you, vegetables are actually...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Heres-a-Good-Reason-Not-to-Eat-Your-Vegetables-They-Can-Kill-You/

Orphan Bats

[http://youtu.be/bbTWWWtFFUs] (YouTube link)See what goes on at the Australian Bat Clinic and Wildlife Trauma Center. Trish Wimberley cares for orphaned baby bats that need 24-hour care. It's a tough job, but infinitely...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Orphan-Bats/

This Is a Chapel

This simple but beautiful structure is a quiet place on the grounds of a convent in Lucca, Italy. The design firm, Pietro Carlo Pellegrini Architetto, calls it the Wall of Memory:The wall of memory originated from the wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/This-Is-a-Chapel/

Jay Newman's Brainteasers

Supersleuth and Bathroom Reader Institute stalwart Jay Newman has a batch of simple yet compelling puzzles. See if you can figure them out before you peek at the answers!(Image credit: Flickr user Giedre Zitkaus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Jay-Newmans-Brainteasers/

Julia Harrison's Beautiful Carved Facial Features

They almost seem alive, but the facial features that Julia Harrison makes are actually carved into wood. Her craftsmanship is perfect and, in many pieces, fits seemlessly into the grain of the wood. Harrison lives in Sea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Julia-Harrisons-Beautiful-Carved/

Valentine's Day Box of Chocolates Lip Gloss

Valentine's Day Box of Chocolate's Lip GlossValentine's Day is right around the corner. Are you looking for a sweet treat for your sweet? You need the Valentine's Day Box of Chocolate's Lip Gloss from the NeatoShop. Each...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Valentines-Day-Box-of-Chocolates-Lip-Gloss/

What is It? game 263

Hey look! It's time for our collaboration with the ever-entertaining What Is It? Blog! Do you know what the object in this picture is? Guess and win a t-shirt from the NeatoShop! But first, read the rules:Place your gu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/What-is-It-game-263/

Sriracha Fish

Bite into this bit of morning glory by an unknown chef. Just have a glass of milk handy to put out the fire once you're done.-via Foodbeast | Photo: unknowneggs, sriracha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Sriracha-Fish/

Ziggy Stardust Action Figure

DeviantART member Katyok customizes dolls. This one of David Bowie in his Ziggy Stardust phase is awesomely detailed!  Ziggy's outfit is made to resemble the glorious Kansai Yamamoto design as portrayed in the famou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Ziggy-Stardust-Action-Figure/

Melting Chocolate Lamp

After you turn on Alexander Lervik's "The Poetry of Light", there'll be nothing but darkness until the lamp burns holes through the chocolate shell. Eventually, a gooey, sweet-smelling mess fills the resevoir. Don't burn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Melting-Chocolate-Lamp-2/

Death Star Lollipops

Surely this is Darth Vader's favorite candy, despite the difficulty of licking them through his mask. Priscilla of Designer Lollipops makes lollipops by hand in the shape of the Death Star from Star Wars! They a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Death-Star-Lollipops/

Tenth Doctor Pinafore and More

We love the work of the creative and prolific DarlingArmy. Her latest pinafores are inspired by Doctor Who, but she's also made some that are modeled on Boba Fett, Deadpool and characters from Fullmetal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Tenth-Doctor-Pinafore-and-More/

Lack of Snow Affects Iditarod

Many sled dog races that are qualifiers for the annual Iditarod have been cancelled or postponed this winter due to lack of snow.The John Beargrease sled dog race, a trek of some 400 miles in northern Minnesota, postpone...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Lack-of-Snow-Affects-Iditarod/

Zombie Body Parts Tote Bag

Zombie Body Parts Tote BagOwning a zombie can be very rewarding, but it can also be hard work. They are always chasing after people with brains, they have a tendency to shed body parts, and it can seem like they never sl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/Zombie-Body-Parts-Tote-Bag/

A Garden in the Men's Room

The Catherine Ferguson Academy is a school for young mothers. What do you do with a men's room in an all-female school? Use it for a garden! What a great place to grow your own food.Link -via Gardens in Unexpected Places...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/07/A-Garden-in-the-Mens-Room/




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