Archive for February 10th, 2013

Mickey Mouse Lunch Bag

Mickey Mouse Lunch BagAttention Romero Britto fans. Now you can have lunch with your favorite pop artist with the Mickey Mouse Lunch Bag from the NeatoShop. This vibrant bag combines Britto's iconic style with everyone's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/Mickey-Mouse-Lunch-Bag/

Florida Man: the World's Worst Superhero

There's Batman, Spider-Man, Superman, and of course, Florida Man. Florida Man is in the news constantly, with headlines enshrined in a Twitter feed dedicated to "the world's worst superhero." Link  -via Metafilter F...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/Florida-Man-the-Worlds-Worst-Superhero/

Keyboard Rubik's Cube

[http://youtu.be/eeOCuVbDmQk] Miguel Alonso has figured out the key to creating a unique Rubik's cube. The only problem? Once you enter the game, there's no ESC. It completely CTRLs you....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/Keyboard-Rubiks-Cube/

Girl Scout Thin Mint Cupcakes

The Crumbs Bake Shop chain, in cooperation with the Girl Scouts, is selling cupcakes inspired by and made with Thin Mints, the greatest cookies on Earth. There are eleven days left in the sale, so if you're not already s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/Girl-Scout-Thin-Mint-Cupcakes/

Better Names for Winter Storms

The biggest weather events have names that seem quite innocuous, considering the destruction. Hurricane Sandy reminded us of the Olivia Newton-John character from Grease. Winter storm Nemo brings up a cute littl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/Better-Names-for-Winter-Storms/

World's Most Unfortunate Butt Dial

PROTIP: When smuggling a cell phone in your butt to prison, turn it off. Or you'd get the most unfortunate butt dial ever: A prisoner at Welikada jail in Colombo, Sri Lanka, got into tr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/Worlds-Most-Unfortunate-Butt-Dial/

Thousands of Spiders Suspended in Midair

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GE5SpOTWIew](Video Link)They're everywhere! Spiders are falling out of the sky! There's one on your shoulder right now!These spiders have spun webs across telephone wires. Just stay inside...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/Thousands-of-Spiders-Suspended-in-Midair/

5 Obsessive Weirdos Who Made the World a Better Place

Cracked has another list of interesting historical figures who did some bizarre things that led to the world as we know it. For example, we assume that the food we eat doesn't have a lot of dangerous additives, but it wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/5-Obsessive-Weirdos-Who-Made-the-World-a-Better-Place/

Awesome Party Beards

Awesome Party BeardsParty hats are so 2012. This years hip parties are all about sporting colorful paper facial hair. Now you too can celebrate in style with your very own set of Awesome Party Beards from the NeatoShop....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/Awesome-Party-Beards/

What Happens if You Put a Red Hot Nickel Ball On Top of an Ice Block?

[http://youtu.be/w0o5xVkzo54] How do you get over a million YouTube views in just a couple of days? 1. Heat a nickel ball with a blowtorch until it's redhot 2. Put it on top of a block of ice...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/What-Happens-if-You-Put-a-Red-Hot-Nickel-Ball-On-Top-of-an-Ice-Block/

Screaming Monkey Pipe

The screaming monkey trying to bite your face off sets just the right mood for a quiet evening with a pipe. This one was carved by A. N. Filimonov, a Russian craftsman who makes custom pipes featuring many animal designs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/Screaming-Monkey-Pipe/

Love at First Sight?

[http://youtu.be/Z9CW3n1Ah4s] (YouTube link)Might as well skip all the "getting to know you" rigamarole and go ahead and negotiate how many children you'll have. Ha! My kids will tell you that it was love at first sight...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/Love-at-First-Sight/

Forget Smartphones: Cuddlebot has Smart Fur

Forget smart phones, here comes smart fur! Anna Flag and Karon MacLean at the University of British Columbia have created Cuddlebot, a furry animal-like machine that intelligently re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/Forget-Smartphones-Cuddlebot-has-Smart-Fur/

The Propeller-Driven Camera and 11 Other Photographic Oddities

The Williamson Aeroplane Camera doesn't have a propeller so that it can fly. Users of this World War I-era camera would attach it to the bottom of a plane. During flight, the movement of the propeller advances the film.T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/The-Propeller-Driven-Camera-and-11-Other-Photographic-Oddities/

Flowchart: Are You Good at Following Flowcharts?

Flowcharts are supposed to help you in making step-by-step decisions to reach a particular goal. Now here's a flowchart from College Humor to help determine whether you know what you're doing when you read a flowchart. I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/Flowchart-Are-You-Good-at-Following-Flowcharts/

The Harlem Shake

Move over, Gangnam Style. You're being replaced with this dance move that's coming back in style (after first gaining popularity back in the early 2000s). Here's the Harlem Shake: [ht...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/The-Harlem-Shake/

Kitty Sleeping Mask

Kitty Sleeping MaskCould you use a good cat nap? Let the Kitty Sleeping Mask from the NeatoShop help you get your Zzz's. This purr-fectly adorable cat shaped mask fits most children and adults. It is made from super...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/Kitty-Sleeping-Mask/

Modern Churches That Look Like Chickens

You'll never again be able to drive past a church built in the 70s without seeing a chicken. This Facebook meme requires only googly eyes, a beak and a red comb. For some reason, they make me hungry.Link -via Lustikchurc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/Modern-Churches-That-Look-Like-Chickens/

Caffrey the Two-legged Cat

[http://youtu.be/PFi-Je8KO7k] (YouTube link)A four-legged animal can often get along well on three legs. When a pet only has the use of two legs, its owner can add wheels to the animal's back or front. But what if a cat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/Caffrey-the-Two-legged-Cat/

Which Would You Choose: Prom or Water Balloon Fight?

When Cincinnati's Withrow High School principal Sharon Johnson found that high school seniors were planning a massive water balloon fight at lunch, she made them choose between that and prom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/Which-Would-You-Choose-Prom-or-Water-Balloon-Fight/

John Karlin, The Psychologist Who Designed the Telephone

John E. Karlin died two weeks ago at the age of 94. He was a pioneer in the field of using psychology in product design. Specifically, he was responsible for devising many elements of the telephone:Telephone company exec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/John-E-Karlin-The-Psychologist-Who-Designed-the-Telephone/

Dave Enjoys the Hockey Game

[http://youtu.be/gAmNoFO_fag] (YouTube link)The Anaheim Ducks are playing the St. Louis Blues. Dave, being a cat, is a Ducks fan. You may think that Dave is a strange name for a cat, but this one wears it well. Besides,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/Dave-Enjoys-the-Hockey-Game/

Feeling Bad? Snort This Skull

According to the miasma theory of disease, many illnesses are caused by foul odors. These can be avoided by sniffing medicinal vapors, such as vinegar:Vapours from a vinegar-soaked sponge in the bottom were inhaled throu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/Feeling-Bad-Snort-This-Skull/

Diamonds Are A Sperm's Best Friend

In a petri dish, sperms become sluggish. Indeed, "poor sperm performance" is a common problem in IVF or in vitro fertilization. Turns out, the polystyrene in the petri dish is toxic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/10/Diamonds-Are-A-Sperms-Best-Friend/




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