Archive for March 31st, 2013

The Wocka Wocka-ing Dead

The Wocka Wocka-ing Dead by Kenny Durkin The undead don't stand a chance against the deadly jokes of this comic bear turned Sheriff. Take a look at this and more funny parody designs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/The-Wocka-Wocka-ing-Dead/

The Story Of New York's Sidewalk Clock

Manhattan jeweler William Barthman and employee Frank Homm embedded a clock in the sidewalk in front of the jewelry store in 1899. The original clock was a proto-digital clock that displayed the hour and minutes without...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/The-Story-Of-New-Yorks-Sidewalk-Clock/

Greensboro: The Least Sexy City in the USA

Poor Greensboro. The city, third largest by population in North Carolina, has been voted as the least sexy city in the United States by dating website (or is it an escort service?)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/Greensboro-The-Least-Sexy-City-in-the-USA/

Easter Bunny Pulled Over by Cop

If the Easter Bunny didn't make it on time to San Diego earlier today, you can blame the California Highway Patrol. They pulled him over for traffic violation: The man, who wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/Easter-Bunny-Pulled-Over-by-Cop/

Retro Pockets Robot

Retro Pockets RobotAre you looking for a fun way to house your loose change or other small essentials. You need the Retro Pockets Robot from the NeatoShop. This delightful little pouch with zipper is made to look like an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/Retro-Pockets-Robot/

The Big Lebowski Toilet Seat

Somewhere out there, the Dude sits on his throne and takes it easy for the rest of us sinners. I take comfort in that. You, too, can experience that relief on this toilet seat painted by Valoree.Link and LinkThe Big Lebo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/iThe-Big-Lebowski-Toilet-Seat/

How Tall Can Mountains Be?

[http://youtu.be/jIWhzYq16Ro] (YouTube link)The guy from MinutePhysics has another YouTube channel: this one called MinuteEarth. In this episode, he tackles the limits of the Earth's altitude. -via Diggmountains, physics...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/How-Tall-Can-Mountains-Be/

Pizza is Coming

You can tell that Vinnie's Pizza in Brooklyn, New York, is a classy joint just by looking at its daily specials. Co-owner Sean Berthiaume's Special Bored tumblr documents the pop cul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/Pizza-is-Coming-2/

Bunny Napkin Folding

What an adorable treat for an Easter meal! Martha Stewart has instructions on how to fold starched cloth napkins into little lapine friends.Link -via Unconsumptionnapkins, napkin folding, bunnies, rabbits...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/Bunny-Napkin-Folding/

Houdini Octopus

[http://youtu.be/9yHIsQhVxGM] (YouTube link)Chance Miller recorded this incident of an octopus -a fairly big octopus- making its way back to sea by squeezing through a tiny hole. -via Daily Picks and Flicks octopus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/Houdini-Octopus-2/

The Easter Egg Hunt on the International Space Station

Cmdr. Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station tweeted, "Don't tell my crew, but I brought them Easter Eggs." The Easter Bunny delivers, no matter how far he needs to travel.Link -via Geekosystem | Ph...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/The-Easter-Egg-Hunt-on-the-International-Space-Station/

Happy Easter

Happy Easter from my family to yours. May your surgared up kids fall asleep early tonight. And, may we all not have nightmares of the scary pink cupcake monster shown in the last photo. Roar!!!Easter, cupcakes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/Happy-Easter/

Brainteaser: Nightclub Password

(Image credit: Flickr user Thomas Hawk)Uncle John took us out to an exclusive nightclub, and wouldn't you know it -Ol' Jay was the bouncer. "You can't come in unless you know the password!" he barked. Then a man came up...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/Brainteaser-Nightclub-Password/

Professional Sleeper is a Dream Job

Here's a dream job for ya: Hotel Finn in Helsinki, Finland, is seeking a professional sleeper to test the comfort of their rooms and blog about it. Sign me up, Finland! Hotel man...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/Professional-Sleeper-is-a-Dream-Job/

YouTube's Ready to Select a Winner

[http://youtu.be/H542nLTTbu0] (YouTube link)It's all so clear now -YouTube was a big, eight-year-long contest. And we'll have to wait ten years to find out who's the winner. But then again …when YouTube is schedul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/YouTubes-Ready-to-Select-a-Winner/

Angry Birds Wind Chimes

Angry Birds Wind Chimes (sold individually)Could your castle grounds use a little updating, but you can't afford to knock everything to the ground and start all over again? Why not add a touch of addictive fun to your ga...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/Angry-Birds-Wind-Chimes/

Doctor Who Fingernails

The man in the blue thumbnail needs a companion. Care to join him?Kayleigh O'Connor, a Neatorama favorite, brought the delights and horrors of the Doctor Who universe to her fingertips. The Silence face is espec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/Doctor-Who-Fingernails/

The Prank that Changed the Face of Medicine

When Elizabeth Blackwell applied to medical colleges in 1847, they rejected her left and right because she was a woman, and no woman had ever earned a medical degree from an American institution of higher learning. It wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/The-Prank-that-Changed-the-Face-of-Medicine/

Anime Fight Scene Photo Meme

Photo: Ryo Ichikawa Will the wonder that is Japan ever cease? First, the country gave us Dragon Ball Z. Then she gives us Kamehameha, a meme where people imitate anime fight...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/Anime-Fight-Scene-Photo-Meme/

Chocolate Eggs in Italy

In Italy, the custom of celebrating Easter with eggs and candy has evolved into the custom of giving gifts tucked inside chocolate eggs. There are mass-produced chocolate eggs with treats inside for children, and beautif...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/Chocolate-Eggs-in-Italy/

Game of Thrones Sigils for Popular Websites

Inspired by Game of Thrones, Caldwell Tanner imagined sigils and words for twelve popular websites, including Netflix, Google and DeviantArt. You can view them all at the link. If the House of Neatorama had a si...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/Game-of-Thrones-Sigils-for-Popular-Websites/

Two Science Martyrs Hand-in-Hand

The Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris has more than its share of celebrities: Jim Morrison and Oscar Wilde are the first that come to mind. But there is a strange story behind the monument pictured here that you may...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/Two-Science-Martyrs-Hand-in-Hand/

The End of the Pronoun Whom

In standard English grammar, the pronoun who is used as a subject and whom as a direct or indirect object. Here's an example:Who will decide to whom we will give the responsibility of carrying Alex's sedan chair today?In...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/The-End-of-the-Pronoun-Whom/

Yomico Morena's Tattoo Art

Venezuelan tattoo artist Yomico Morena is a master of the trompe l'oeil tattoo. His ink creates the illusion of wounds or the inner workings of the body, in addition to portraiture and other types of tattoos. See more of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/31/Yomico-Morenas-Tattoo-Art/




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