Archive for April 7th, 2013

The Fashion March of Progress

"Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months" -- Oscar Wilde. Still, flippers could be useful under certain conditions. Cartoonist Sarah Andersen should give them a chance....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/The-Fashion-March-of-Progress/

Adventure Finn

Adventure Finn Geeky T-shirt fans rejoice! BazNet, one of my favorite geeky T-shirt designers have joined the NeatoShop. Find this nifty "Adventure Finn and the Kingdom of The Cr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/Adventure-Finn/

Chameleon Riding a Bicycle

A fish may not need a bicycle, but a chameleon? Why, that worked out quite well, as CuteOverload reader Linsay E. wrote: "This is Porkey, she’s an African Pygmy Chameleon....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/Chameleon-Riding-a-Bicycle/

Romanian Man Sues Bishop and Priests for Failing to Exorcise Flatulent Demons from His House

Madalin Ciculescu, an attorney in Romania, was plagued with foul-smelling demons in his house who constantly turned his electrical gadgets on and off. So he hired four local Orthodox priests to exorcise them. In his laws...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/Romanian-Man-Sues-Bishop-and-Priests-for-Failing-to-Exorcise-Flatulent-Demons-from-His-House/

Machiavellian Mom

Photo: Ethan Pines/The Wall Street Journal Tiger Mom has finally met her match. Meet Suzanne Evans, author and self-professed Machiavellian Mom, who used the maxims of Niccolò...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/Machiavellian-Mom/

Undead Fred Cookie Cutters

Undead Fred Cookie CuttersAre you dying to find a way to liven up your favorite cookie recipe? March on over to the NeatoShop for the Undead Fred Cookie Cutters. This great set includes 3 zombie shaped cookie molds. They...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/Undead-Fred-Cookie-Cutters/

Life on Other Planets

The science fiction magazine Fantastic Adventures shows us a glimpse of life on other planets from their 1939-1940 issues. While the alien designs are quite strange, they are meant to illustrate the different co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/Life-on-Other-Planets/

Why Are Zombies So Popular?

Z is for Zombie T-Shirt by Amanda Flagg | More Zombie items over at the NeatoShop Why are zombies so popular? Blame the recession, disease pandemic, terrorists, an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/Why-Are-Zombies-So-Popular/

7-Year Old Cancer Patient Scores 69-Yard Touchdown

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Jmisv1Spck](Video Link)7-year old Jack Hoffman has been fighting brain cancer for 2 years. He's a big fan of the Nebraska Cornhuskers. The team has been helping Jack and his family throug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/7-Year-Old-Cancer-Patient-Scores-69-Yard-Touchdown/

Agafia's Taiga Life

Remember the Lykov family, who lived isolated in Siberia's taiga forest for 40 years until they were found in the 1970s? The only family member left today is Agafia Lykov, who still lives in a cabin in the same wildernes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/Agafias-Taiga-Life/

Old Grumpy Cat

And get off my catnip lawn! This Bizarro comic by Dan Piraro pokes fun at how cute cats rule the Interweb (and how we're all wasting our time online instead of outdoors), but I can't...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/Old-Grumpy-Cat/

Bender Wood Stove

Yeah, well, I'm gonna build my own wood stove. With blackjack. And hookers! That's what Halftroll did, welding together a model of Bender B. Rodriguez from Futurama. You can read a complete description and view...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/Bender-Wood-Stove/

Brainteaser: How _____ Got to Japan

Tsingtao circa 1911 (Image source: Zenodot Verlagsgesellschaft mbH)See if you can fill in the blank before you get to the end of the clues.Clue #1: In 1897 the German government was able to coerce the Ch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/Brainteaser-How-Got-to-Japan/

"When I was Your Age, I Had to Scale a Cliff to go to School"

[http://youtu.be/hrHLA5G_VC0] Did you have to walk to school back way back when? In the snow? Uphill? Both ways? Well, imagine what these children in China get to tell their own children one da...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/When-I-was-Your-Age-I-Had-to-Scale-a-Cliff-to-go-to-School/

Hot Pink Tesla Batmobile

As an April Fools Day prank, Sergey Brin, one of the founders of Google, took the Batmobile out for a ride. It's a Tesla--an electric car. The fake eyelashes are a nice touch.Link -via WiredBatmobile, Batman, Sergey Brin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/Hot-Pink-Tesla-Batmobile/

Memorial for a Drunk Monkey

Clonakilty, Ireland, is a town of less than 5,000 people, but it knows hospitality, and it knows how to draw tourism. A new monument unveiled today honors an incident of the town's hospitality in 1943. An American B-17 b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/Memorial-for-a-Drunk-Monkey/

Iced Chocolate Ice Tray

Iced Chocolate Ice TrayDo you know someone who is crazy about chocolate? Be sweet and get them the Iced Chocolate Ice Tray from the NeatoShop. This deliciously fun tray makes ice cubes shaped like pieces of chocolate.&nb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/Iced-Chocolate-Ice-Tray/

Water Map by Julia Kononenko

We're not sure how the Water Map basin by Julia Kononenko is supposed to work (wouldn't all that water just spill over through the channels on the side?), but we're pretty sure that it's a nif...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/Water-Map-by-Julia-Kononenko/

Dogs Playing "Dueling Banjos"

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SleYHOcLjOg](Video Link)Molly and Smoke are good, but not professional caliber. They need to sharpen up before they're ready to tour. -via Yababoondogs, Dueling Banjos, banjos, bluegr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/Dogs-Playing-Dueling-Banjos/

Make Your Own Plant Clones

Ars Technica has a tutorial on one of my favorite gardening methods because of the science involved. That and because it's really neat. Learn the technique and you'll have many more plants than you thought you could affo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/Make-Your-Own-Plant-Clones/

Scientists Built the Dream-Reading Machine

What did you dream about last night? Don't lie - science can tell! Researchers from Kyoto, Japan, have built a dream-reading machine that can pluck images straight out of you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/Scientists-Built-the-Dream-Reading-Machine/

Baseball Marshmallows

These marshmallows are perfect for watching a game on a chilly day. And best of all, Mary Beth's recipe requires only one step: marking lines with a food coloring pen.Link -via Tasteologiebaseball, marshmallows...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/07/Baseball-Marshmallows/
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