Archive for March 17th, 2013

The Tongue-Mounted Toothbrush

Think about where your hands have been today. Why would you use them to clean your teeth? This invention by Adel Elseri and Said Fayad abandons the common toothbrush design for a radical new one. The two inventors r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/The-Tongue-Mounted-Toothbrush/

Strange Meow

[http://youtu.be/wq8C-vlW_DI] (YouTube link)Pickles the kitten has a really strange meow. Maybe her mother was frightened by a billy goat while she was pregnant. Ya think? -via Daily Picks and Flickskitten, cat meow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/Strange-Meow/

Flying Leprechaun in Chicago

Wait, leprechauns can fly? Well, they can with flyboards. This one was spotted in the Chicago River, which was dyed green for St. Patrick's Day. Can you catch him?Link -via Geekosystem | Photo: unknownSt Patrick's D...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/Flying-Leprechaun-in-Chicago/

Fire Hydrant Planets

Adam Kennedy was inspired by the rusty round spheres atop older fire hydrants in San Francisco, because they displayed patterns that look like planets. So with Photoshop and other effects, he makes them into images of ex...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/Fire-Hydrant-Planets/

How China Becomes Smarter: Through Education and Genetic Engineering

First, China decided to become a manufacturing giant, then an economic and military superpower. So you shouldn't be surprised that their next plan is to improve the actual Chinese people the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/How-China-Becomes-Smarter-Through-Education-and-Genetic-Engineering/

1964 Volkwagen Ad

One more reason to buy a Volkwagen: it's cheap to fix when your wife wrecks it! The ad copy actually says, "Women are soft and gentle, but they hit things." Is that why insurance companies charge more to cover male drive...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/1964-Volkwagen-Ad/

Baby Elephant Wants to Wrestle

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvVpUGQdJWo](Video Link)Will the baby elephant play with Arthur? Yes, he will! Watch him rough house with the human like an excited toddler.-via Yababoonelephants, baby animals...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/Baby-Elephant-Wants-to-Wrestle/

Bee Happy Dancing Flower

Bee Happy Dancing Flower (sold individually)Could your desk use a little springtime cheer? You need the Bee Happy Dancing Flower from the NeatoShop. This sunny little flower dances from side to side. He is solar powered....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/Bee-Happy-Dancing-Flower/

Picasso's Women in Real Life

Picasso famously said once that it took him four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child. We don't know how long it took Spanish photographer Eugenio Recuen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/Picassos-Women-in-Real-Life/

A Taste of Potato History

Ireland's Great Famine in the mid-19th century led to the demise of farms, starvation, and many Irish emigrating to other countries. The most common potato affected was the Lumper, a popular potato at the time because it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/A-Taste-of-History/

Leprechaun Ice Cream Cones

You won't get wishes if you capture these leprechauns, but you will get a tasty treat for St. Patrick's Day. To make Jill's ice cream cones, you'll need cake frosting, white heart candies, Twizzler strings and yellow, gr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/Leprechaun-Ice-Cream-Cones/

L'Enfant Exterieur (The Outer Child) by Cristian Girotto

Like the T-shirt on NeatoShop said, Inside Every Older Person Is a Younger Person Wondering What The Hell Happened. In his art series L'Enfant Exterieur (The Outer Child), Paris-based...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/LEnfant-Exterieur-The-Outer-Child-by-Cristian-Girotto/

DNA Explained

[http://vimeo.com/60747882] (vimeo link)For an episode of the BBC Explainer series, Territory Studio designed this animated video to accompany an explanation of DNA as we now understand it, narrated by molecular biologis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/DNA-Explained/

Sea Cucumber Eats Through Its Anus

California Sea Cucumber (Parastichopus californicus), California, USA, Pacific Ocean. Photograph by Gerald and Buff Corsi, Visuals Unlimited/Getty Images Remember the turtle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/Sea-Cucumber-Eats-Through-Its-Anus/

Brainteaser: The Dishonest Bellhop

Three men decide to share a hotel room for the night. The desk clerk charges them $30. They each pay $10. After they go to their room, the desk clerk realizes the room is only $25, so he gives the bellhop $5 to take t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/Brainteaser-The-Dishonest-Bellhop/

The Greatest Playground Slide Ever Descends from a Jetliner

According to Jalopnik reader TTYYMMNN, this is a Tupolev Tu-124 in Ukraine. You would not be able to stop me from riding this slide all day long.Linkplaygrounds, slides, jetliners, Ukraine...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/The-Greatest-Playground-Slide-Ever-Descends-from-a-Jetliner/

GoPro Array Effects

[http://youtu.be/a1oDxu_7W8g] (YouTube link)The effect that became known as "bullet time" astonished us in the film The Matrix. Since then, you've seen it used in movies, TV, and advertising. Now it's in the rea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/GoPro-Array-Effects/

The Picnic Park Office

Photo: Stiff + Trevillion Most company's cafeteria doesn't look like this, but if you're a hip juice and fruit smoothie company like Innocent in London, UK, you better have a deliciou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/The-Picnic-Park-Office/

Zombie Ear Keychain

Zombie Ear KeychainZombies are were just the most super helpful people. They will go to great lengths to pick your brain and are always willing to lend an in ear in your time of need. Isn't it time you let a NeatoSh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/Zombie-Ear-Keychain/

Strumpfhosentanz

(Live Leak link)I'd never heard of strumpfhosentanz until this morning. It translates to "sock trousers dance." There are a lot of YouTube videos of this dance, usually featuring men who can't keep their pantyhose hitche...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/Strumpfhosentanz/

Vincent van Gogh's Grumpy Cat

Is it a wondrous, starry night? No. Grumpy Cat is unimpressed with this painting by Aja, an artist in Schenectady, New York.Link and Artist's Website -via Ian BrooksGrumpy Cat, Vincent van Gogh, Starry Night...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/Vincent-van-Goghs-Grumpy-Cat/

How to Get a Haircut in Space

[http://youtu.be/2HnWG19CFDE] Last month, Miss Cellania told us how Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield makes himself a sandwich in space. Today, let's take a look at how he gets a hair...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/How-to-Get-a-Haircut-in-Space/

Cannibals of the Past Had Plenty of Reasons to Eat People

Why do people turn to cannibalism? There's desperation for food, and there are the psychotic murders, and… well, in other times and other places, cannibalism has been used for other purposes, not all of them nefar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/17/Cannibals-of-the-Past-Had-Plenty-of-Reasons-to-Eat-People/
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