Archive for April 20th, 2013

Sparkle Stache Shwings Lace-Up

Sparkle Stache Shwings Lace-UpAre you looking for a quick way to make your old tennis shoes look more debonair? Add the Sparkle Stache Shwings Lace-Up mustache to them. This great pair of sparkly mustaches is a great way...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/Sparkle-Stache-Shwings-Lace-Up/

How Parenting Advice has Changed

Raising a baby means getting advice from those who supposedly know more than you do -and in the 19th century, there were no shortage of experts to sell you a book. But even the most commonly-followed advice seems strange...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/How-Parenting-Advice-has-Changed/

The Super Kiss

In the sky above a golden Metropolis, Superman embraces Lois Lane. Daniel Irizarri Oquendo's illustration takes inspiration from both the Man of Steel and Gustav Klimt's romantic painting The Kiss.Link -via Comi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/The-Super-Kiss/

Fujitsu FingerLink

[http://youtu.be/I2l0qklSzks] Let your fingertip do the scanning! Check out this new technology from Fujitsu, where engineers added touch system to the good ol' scanner in their new FingerLink system: Hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/Fujitsu-FingerLink/

A History of "Trial By Ordeal"

Once upon a time, "trial by fire" was a literal trial, with literal fire. The idea was that if an accused criminal were subjected to mortal danger, such as a fire, divine intervention would save the truly innocent. These...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/A-History-of-Trial-By-Ordeal/

The Big Duluth's Frightening Ceramics

Remember that they're not real. If though these mugs and jugs by The Big Duluth look like they're staring at you, even moving occasionally, they're not real. The twitching is just your imagination.Link -via Ian BrooksRon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/The-Big-Duluths-Frightening-Ceramics/

TV Reporter in Wedding Gown

During the deadly earthquake that hit Ya'an, a rural area in China's southwestern province of Sichuan, a television reporter who was getting married left her wedding to report on the disaster....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/TV-Reporter-in-Wedding-Gown/

Expensive Railroad

This editorial in the Ulster Gazette of Armagh, Northern Ireland, complains about the expense of planning, consulting, and debating the railroad upgrade. The person who wrote this headline really should be given a bonus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/Expensive-Railroad/

Saudi Deported Men for Being "Too Handsome"

There's handsome and then there's so handsome that you get deported: ... at the festival in the capital Riyadh, several Saudi religious police men stormed the UAE pavilion on Sunday...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/Saudi-Deported-Men-for-Being-Too-Handsome/

Demonic Bread

Get the exorcist here right now. Twitter user korpi_miomo made cheesebread, presumably using a recipe from a culinary grimoire. This was the horrifying result.Linkbread...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/Demon-Bread/

The 10 Greatest Fictional Cities of Film & Literature

Back in my radio days, I'd often refer to the nearby town of Squalor to indicate that tales of fictional rednecks were indeed fictional. Some of the more familiar fictional cities from movies and literature are fantastic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/The-10-Greatest-Fictional-Cities-of-Film-Literature/

Rainbow Dash My Little Pony Knee Socks

Rainbow Dash My Little Pony Knee SocksAttention My Little Pony fans! Are you  looking for a truly magical pair of socks. Behold the Rainbow Dash My Little Pony Socks from the NeatoShop. This fantastic pair of knee h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/Rainbow-Dash-My-Little-Pony-Knee-Socks/

BRB GOIN 2 JAIL

A 26-year-old man in Oregon found out the hard way that you're not supposed to text during jury duty: When prosecutors were playing a video-taped interview with the defendant, Judge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/BRB-GOIN-2-JAIL/

Sloth Disney Princesses

The next step: get actual sloths and dress them up this way. Phillip Light's drawings have given us all the inspiration we'll need. You can find his images of Sleeping Slothy, Slothahontas, Beauty and the Sloth, Musloth,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/Sloth-Disney-Princesses/

Bagram Batman

The U.S. Army uses Bagram Batman, based on The Dark Knight, in training videos. He's one tough character! Woe to the soldier who forgets his safety messages.Bagram Batman may not be the hero the men and women of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/Bagram-Batman/

The World Pizza Dough Tossing Championship

(Photo: Marco Vasini/Associated Press)How well can you sling pizza dough? Maybe if you practice hard and have a lot of natural talent, you can be as good as Mexico's Juan Ramirez Hermosillo, pictured above. He was among...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/The-World-Pizza-Dough-Tossing-Championship/

Where Unibrow Rules the Land

Photo: David Farley "A symbol of bravery and strength... And for women, it's a symbol of virginity and purity." That's what the Azeris think of unibrows, and that is why the si...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/Where-Unibrow-Rules-the-Land/

Edwardian London and Cork

[http://youtu.be/lQV1_B63LTM] (YouTube link)This footage was filmed around 1900 in the cities of London, England, and Cork, Ireland. However, it doesn't look like any 100-year-old film you've seen, because it's been alte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/Edwardian-London-and-Cork/

Batman, Master of Disguise

It was the utility belt that gave him away. Sometimes the glasses aren't enough to throw people off, as this comic by Dan Piraro illustrates.LinkBatman, Superman, Bizarro Comic, Dan Piraro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/Batman-Master-of-Disguise/

This Week at Neatorama

We've reached the end of a stressful event-filled week. It started off with the Boston marathon, which became a crime scene when two bombs exploded, killing three people and injuring over a hundred. Then...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/This-Week-at-Neatorama-150/

Old Victrola Provides an Amp for an iPhone

Erik Johnson loves the way his old hand-cranked gramaphone amplifies sound. He found a way to feed the sounds produced by his iPhone through it:So I’ve been thinking about how my old Victrola works by passively amp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/Victrola-Provides-an-Amp-for-an-iPhone/

Headless Horseman's Jar

Headless Horseman's Jar by Naolito Haroo! Check out this awesometastic Headless Horseman's Jar T-shirt design by Naolito, now available over at the NeatoShop. Check out Naolito's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/Headless-Horsemans-Jar/

Klimt: The Kiss Mugzie Travel Mug

Klimt: The Kiss Mugzie Travel MugHave you fallen out of love with your old travel mug? Embrace the Klimt: The Kiss Mugzie Travel Mug from the NeatoShop. This beautiful drink container features The Kiss by Austrian painte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/Klimt-The-Kiss-Mugzie-Travel-Mug/

Death Star Pregnancy

That's no moon! Now witness the birthing power of this fully armed and operational baby station.-via The Mary Sue(Photo: unknown)Death Star, pregnancy, Star Wars, costumes, cosplay...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/20/Death-Star-Pregnancy/






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