Archive for April 17th, 2013

The Bard Bar

The Bard BarHow do you make a fruit and nut bar even more satisfying? Why you just add some scathing Shakespearean insults.Behold the Bard Bar from the NeatoShop. This all natural fruit and nut bar is perfect for any Sha...

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Apartment Resident Leaves Water Tap On All Winter, Creates Ice Mountain

Wen Hsu of Jilin, China didn't want his water pipes to freeze. So, just as many people around the world, he turned on the tap. And left it on...all winter:Wen Hsu, 58, had lived on the seventh floor of the property sched...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Apartment-Resident-Water-Tap-On-Creates-Ice-Mountain/

9 Adventure Travel Hoaxes

It's much easier to tell a story about a trip or an expedition that you didn't take than to actually make the trip. But the tallest tales are figured out to be hoaxes eventually. For example:Frederick Cook almost certain...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/9-Adventure-Travel-Hoaxes/

Dog Wants A Kitty

[http://youtu.be/kI4yoXyb1_M] Snake, guinea pigs, mice, gerbils, parrots, newts, hamsters, hermit crabs? Oh, come on! This dog wants a kitty. A KITTY! Here's the cutest video clip you'll see today...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Dog-Wants-A-Kitty/

Hilarious Unfinished Movie Scripts

Writer and comedian Gavin Speiller has brilliant ideas for movies. He's not able to finish them, though. He's more of a big picture sort of guy. This one, for example, is about a cash-strapped baseball team desperate for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Hilarious-Unfinished-Movie-Scripts/

Alien Xenomorph Embryo in a Jar

Bring back life form. Priority One. All other priorities rescinded. Chinese sculptor yanchuan1111 didn't nuke it from orbit. Rather, he completed the mission and brought us this: Lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Alien-Xenomorph-Embryo-in-a-Jar/

11 Organisms Scientifically Named After Fictional Characters

This dinosaur was named the Godzilla lizard: Gojirasaurus quayi. But Gojirasaurus is far from the only species named for fictional characters. There are species, both existing and extinct, named after B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/11-Organisms-Scientifically-Named-After-Fictional-Characters/

Rage of Thrones

[http://youtu.be/1CLCOvZOh1o] Axis of Awesome, who told us that you only need four chords write hit songs, is back. This time, they tell all of us who've jumped on the Game of Thrones...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Rage-of-Thrones/

Batman Arrested for Burglary

Last month we told you the story of the Bradford Batman, who delivered a wanted man to a police station in England. He's back in the news, this time on the other side of the law!Following the earlier incident, Batman was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Batman-Arrested-for-Burglary/

People Are Happiest When They Have More Sex Than Their Peers

So. How much sex do we really want? More, of course! But how much more? A new study by University of Colorado, Boulder, sociologist Tim Wadsworth revealed that more sex is re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/People-Are-Happiest-When-They-Have-More-Sex-Than-Their-Peers/

Nutella Cream Pie with Oreo Crust

Doesn't that title sound heavenly? Amy Brown, the Project Princess, has the complete recipe and assures you that the pie tastes much better than the picture looks. That only shows how difficult food photography really is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Nutella-Cream-Pie-with-Oreo-Crust/

Darkroom Timer Watch

 Darkroom Timer Watch Are you looking for the perfect gift for your favorite photography enthusiast? Behold the Darkroom Timer Watch from the NeatoShop. This beautiful watch features glow-in-dark numbers. Even...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Darkroom-Timer-Watch/

Cat Music Video

[http://youtu.be/6D0lEm0z1n8] (YouTube link)This cat sings and plays the guitar. And purrs. If this isn't what the internet is all about, I don't know what is. -via Buzzfeed singing cat, animation...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Cat-Music-Video/

Wedding Present: Mother Gives Her Son a Lamp with Everything She Found in His Pockets While Doing His Laundry

The mother of redditor justgrant2009 chose a brilliantly original wedding present. As he grew up, she collected everything that he left in his pockets. At his wedding rehearsal dinner, she presented them to him sealed in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Wedding-Present-Mother-Gives-a-Lamp-with-Everything-She-Found-in-His-Pockets-While-Doing-His-Laundry/

Le Petit Prince

You might recall Jan von Holleben's photo series Dream of Flying, in which she placed children into surreal action sequences horizontally. Slovenian photographer Matej Peljhan uses the same technique for photos of 12-yea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Le-Petit-Prince/

Medieval Batman and Aquaman

Samuel Lee of Prince Armory crafted these fantastic medieval Batman and Aquaman custom leather suits of armor. We are duly impressed! Link - via Fashionably Geek...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Medieval-Batman-and-Aquaman/

A Sloth and His Cat

[http://youtu.be/VACbH_S5ZFo] (YouTube link)Prince the sloth loves his cat Daisy. Daisy seems to really enjoy an extremely slow ear scratch. It's a match made in heaven! -via Daily Picks and Flicks sloth, cat, interspeci...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/A-Sloth-and-His-Cat/

Street Art: No Peeking!

The Russian street artist Pavel Puhov, also known as P183, died last week at the age of 29. We featured his ingenious work last year. Ernest Zacharevic painted this image in his honor on a wall in Kuala Lumpur.Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Street-Art-No-Peeking/

Coconuts

[http://vimeo.com/64059860] (vimeo link)The folks from The Perennial Plate visit a family-run coconut plantation in Sri Lanka, where we find out way more than we ever knew about coconuts. Every part of the tree is used,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Coconuts/

Firefly Wedding Gown

For their wedding--their Big Damn Wedding--Flickr member bittenby and her husband dressed as Captain Mal Reynolds and Inara Serra from Firefly. The ceremony was conducted in front the TARDIS by Princess Leia. Ye...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Firefly-Wedding-Gown/

Crime and Punishment—A Personal Meditation

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.by Harold P. Dowd (with a "w," not a "u")In the once-classic novel by Tolstoyevski, a brash young ethnobotanist violates the civil rights...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Crime-and-PunishmentA-Personal-Meditation/

Camouflage Cupcakes

Those My Little Pony cupcakes are a tasty treat to haul up to your treestand, but their bright colors may attract the attention of your prey. You're better off with a snack that blends in with your surrounding e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Camouflage-Cupcakes/

80's Block Sunglasses

80's Block SunglassesSpring has sprung into action. Now is the perfect time to upgrade your sunglasses. Behold the 80's Block Sunglasses from the NeatoShop. These pixelated looking glasses are the height of nerd chic. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/80s-Block-Sunglasses/

Man Called 911 to Complain about Mom

Sometimes it helps to talk to someone and vent about your parents, but just don't call 911, mmkay? Vincent Valvo, 19, was arrested for calling 9-1-1 twice to complain that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Man-Called-911-to-Complain-about-Mom/

Doctor Who Posters on Sale

Doctors Collage - Doctor Who Poster Get 'em while they're hot! All Doctor Who posters are on sale for 20% off at the NeatoShop. Once they're gone, they're gone ... unless y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Doctor-Who-Posters-on-Sale/

Jackie Robinson on Sesame Street

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKSKQc9DmI4](Video Link)Jackie Robinson was a baseball player who helped integrate that sport and is the subject of the new movie 42. In 1969, during the show's first season, he a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Jackie-Robinson-on-Sesame-Street/

Flash Hedgehog

Flash Hedgehog by Donnie What's faster than Flash and Sonic? Illustrator Bruno "Donnie" Clasca has the the answer with this mash up Flash Hedgehog, available at th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/17/Flash-Hedgehog/
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