Archive for February 8th, 2013

Hello Kitty Strawberry

I don't want to overreact here, but I think that nature is trying to tell us something. Something terrifying. I just hope that redditor @ebi_25 spotted this warning in time. Link -via Foodbeaststrawberries, Hel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/Hello-Kitty-Strawberry/

Pigeon Hitches a Ride

[http://youtu.be/8B00GKDv-Zg] Heck, it's faster than flying! Here's a video clip of a pigeon hitching a ride on a car. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] and let me know if you'd do the same thin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/Pigeon-Hitches-a-Ride/

Super Mario Bros. Kimono

This striking kimono, assuming Google Translate is working, is worn by a lady named Tamara. No doubt it demonstrates her capacity in the game. She will rescue the Princess herself without Mario's help.Link (Translation)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/Super-Mario-Bros-Kimono/

Coffee Enemas

There's no wrong way to consume coffee. Well, actually, scratch that. There is definitely ONE wrong way. Meet Mike and Trina, a couple who get their caffeine fix at the wrong end of the digest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/Coffee-Enemas/

The Red Elephants of Kenya

You probably thought that elephants are gray -except sometimes in a Disney movie they may be pink. But this elephant is red! No, it's not Photoshop. Plenty of elephants in Tsavo National Park in Kenya are red. Find out w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/The-Red-Elephants-of-Kenya/

We All Descended From Rats

Illustration (L): Carl Buell); Photo (R): S. Goldberg, M. Novacek/AMNH If people who do not believe in evolution got mad at the notion that humans descended from apes, then they'd absolutely lo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/We-All-Descended-From-Rat/

Pacifier Bottle Opener

Pacifier Bottle OpenerAre you looking for the perfect gift for someone who tends to nurse their drink? Get them the Pacifier Bottle Opener from the NeatoShop. This essential bar tool is shaped like a soothing binky. ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/Pacifier-Bottle-Opener/

9 Little Translation Mistakes That Caused Big Problems

Most languages cannot be translated word-by-word because context, shading, and usage vary, and even those change over time. This can give us a laugh when using mechanical translations such as Babelfish, but are oh-so-imp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/9-Little-Translation-Mistakes-That-Caused-Big-Problems/

Nail Olympics

Photo Alessandra Tarantino/AP Unusual nail art? Pardon us if we say that they, well, um, "nailed" it. Competitors go talon-to-talon (or is it mano-a-mano?) in trying to outd...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/Nail-Olympics/

I Didn't Realize That You Were Different

StoryCorps brings us another wonderful story of family love, from Bonnie Brown and her teenage daughter Myra.Bonnie is intellectually disabled with a low IQ. For the past 18 years she’s worked at the same Wendy&rsq...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/I-Didnt-Realize-That-You-Were-Different/

Curiosity Mars Rover Found Shiny Metal "Protuberance"

The Curiosity Mars rover has found yet another strange looking object on the red planet. This time, a small shiny protuberance that was spotted by an enthusiast who sent it to Universe Today:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/Curiosity-Mars-Rover-Found-Shiny-Metal-Protuberance/

The Funniest Traffic Jam Outside of Hollywood

[http://youtu.be/mK3jFZZhQcY] (YouTube link)The car was small, but the road was tiny. A motorist in Naples, Italy, tried to turn around and avoid parked cars on both sides, but became stuck sideways in the street. Cars w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/The-Funniest-Traffic-Jam-Outside-of-Hollywood/

Oscilloscope Desk

Ittaesti's new computer desk is built around the case of an old oscilloscope. His whole office looks gorgeous--especially the desk lamp! I want one of those.In his photostream, you can find Ittaesti's cute robot sculptur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/Oscilloscope-Desk/

Mistrial Declared When Victim's Eyeball Falls Out

A punch during bar brawl in 2011 caused John Huttick to lose his left eye. Huttick sued Matthew Brunelli in Philadelphia over the incident. Then he lost the eye -again!Huttick, 48, was on the witness stand Wednesday, wee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/Mistrial-Declared-When-Victims-Eyeball-Falls-Out/

Giant Glow in the Dark Googly Eyes

Giant Glow in the Dark Googly EyesAre you looking for a fun way to keep an eye on things at night? You need the Giant Glow in the Dark Googly Eyes from the NeatoShop. This eye poppingly fun set of eyes comes with an adhe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/Giant-Glow-in-the-Dark-Googly-Eyes/

Banana Sea Monster

Venture not to this puddle, for here be dragons. This neat piece of street art, allegedly in Germany, shows the dangers present when you travel into deep, distant waters.-via Lustik | Photo: unknownbananas, street a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/Banana-Sea-Monster/

How Flappers Made Makeup Mainstream

Smithsonian's Threaded blog is publishing a series on the flappers of the Roaring Twenties. The introduction post explains some of the reasons young women changed their style so dramatically as the 1920s dawned. Part two...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/How-Flappers-Made-Makeup-Mainstream/

Rent-A-Boyfriend for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is coming, and with that, millions of young and single women in China are going to face the pressure of being unmarried: "I'm pretty old - I'm almost 30 - but I'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/Rent-A-Boyfriend-for-Chinese-New-Year/

Caught Red-handed

[http://youtu.be/3EVzoolYugA] (YouTube link)This three-year-old has read the manual: Deny, deny, deny, even when confronted with overwhelming evidence, deny again. Who are you gonna believe, me or your lyin' eyes? His mo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/Caught-Red-handed/

Grilled Cheese Sandwich That Is 100% Cheese

If you're a die-hard cheese lover, then the bread in a grilled cheese sandwich is just an obstacle. Nick of DudeFoods found a solution to this problem after he discovered juustoleipa, a Finnish cheese known in English as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/Grilled-Cheese-Sandwich-That-Is-100-Cheese/

Yoga on Trial

In the years before World War I, America faced a terrifying enemy on the home front: yoga.On the morning of Tuesday, may 3, 1910, New York City's newspapers carried fresh headlines about a midnight police raid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/Yoga-on-Trial/

The Wattle Cup Caterpillar

"Don't hate me because I'm beautiful." We don't, Wattle Cup Caterpillar. But we are a bit envious of the splendor that this creature in Australia's Karawatha Forest sports. You can view more photos at the link.Link -via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/The-Wattle-Cup-Caterpillar/

Sandal Socks

Sandal SocksDo you love the look of wearing socks with your sandals? Brace yourself! Now you can wear sandals on your socks even when you are not wearing shoes with the Sandal Socks from the NeatoShop. This fantastic pai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/Sandal-Socks/

Windless Kite-flying

[http://youtu.be/rnI5iwsyM9U] (YouTube link)Spencer Watson competes in the Open Individual Indoor Unlimited competition at the 12th Annual Windless Kite Festival. This is a new thing to me -sort of like dance mixed with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/Windless-Kite-flying/

The Perfect Chair for Inception

You can try to sit on the upper level, but Jiwon Choi actually means for her chair to be turned over and used as a bench. It's called "Chair+Chair=Bench."Link -via Core77chairs, Jiwon Choi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/The-Perfect-Chair-for-Inception/

Couples That Drink Together Stay Together

Proven by science: couples that share the same drinking habits actually tend to stay together, except when both are heavy drinkers: Researchers reviewing data collected from 19,977 ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/Couples-That-Drink-Together-Stay-Together/

Competitive Wood Planing

Watch and marvel at what these craftsmen can do. The wood plane is a tool that woodworkers use to reduce flat surfaces. In Japan, the use of the wood plane is a competitive sport by masters of the craft. At the link, you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/08/Competitive-Wood-Planing/
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