Archive for April 28th, 2013

Narco-Torpedoes and Frogmen

Drug smugglers are a creative bunch. They've used anything from carving Jesus statues out of cocaine to using puppies as drug mules and building their own submarines. Now, French and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Narco-Torpedoes-and-Frogmen/

Steven Spielberg's Obama

[http://youtu.be/ZyU213nhrh0] (YouTube link)Steven Spielberg's followup to the hit movie Lincoln will be Obama, starring Daniel Day-Lewis. In this clip, debuted at the White House Correspondents Dinner...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Steven-Spielbergs-Obama/

This Book Measures Less Than 1 Millimeter Across

(Photo: Joshua Bright for The New York Times)This book, according to collector Neale Albert, is the smallest in the world. Alex Vadukul of The New York Times describes it while recalling his visit to Mr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/This-Book-Measures-Less-Than-1-Millimeter-Across/

Boomerang Cat

[http://youtu.be/M_Y8S78G7w0] (YouTube link)A young girl plays with her cat. The cat must really enjoy it, as it keeps coming back. She will never get rid of this cat. -via Arbroathcat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Boomerang-Cat/

Burger Insulated Lunch Bag

Burger Insulted Lunch Bag Has your lunch bag left you feeling cold? Grill up some mealtime fun with the Burger Insulated Lunch Bag from the NeatoShop. This deliciously fun bag looks like a yummy cheeseburger. B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Burger-Insulated-Lunch-Bag/

Crocheted Oreo Blanket

My wife crochets, so she could probably make this blanket designed by Lisa James. I don't, so I'll just cover myself with actual Oreo cookies instead. My approach, I suspect, will be more fun.Link -via Makin'ologycrochet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Crocheted-Oreo-Blanket/

Meet The Man Too Handsome for Saudi Arabia

Remember the story we told you about how 3 men from UAE was kicked out of Saudi Arabia for being "too handsome"? Well, meet Omar Borkan Al Gala, a poet, model, actor and photographer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Meet-The-Man-Too-Handsome-for-Saudi-Arabia/

Downed Luftwaffe Aircraft during the Battle of Britain

The Battle of Britain was Germany's first major defeat in World War II, and it convinced Germany not to invade the islands. But it was long and hard -raging from July through October in 1940.The first major campaign to b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Downed-Luftwaffe-Aircraft-during-the-Battle-of-Britain/

Mayor of Reykjavik, Iceland Voting in an Election While Dressed as a Jedi

Jón Gnarr is a comedian and mayor of the capital city of Iceland. Yesterday, that nation held an election. According to redditor shawtay, he cast his ballot while dressed a Jedi. Gnarr won the mayoral office in 20...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Mayor-of-Reykjavik-Iceland-Voting-in-an-Election-While-Dressed-as-a-Jedi/

Meet Maedir Eugster, Balance Master

[http://vimeo.com/62422161] Meet Maedir Eugster, a 58-year-old "balance master" of Rigolo Swiss Nouveau Cirque who can balance anything - and by anything, we mean a feather...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Meet-Maedir-Eugster-Balance-Master/

Graduation Announcement

This graduation announcement was posted by redditor alyak72 in anticipation of the rest of her life. Sadly, school can't last forever. Link  -via Happy Place (Image credit: J Michael O'Day)graduation, unemployment,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Graduation-Announcement/

Captured by Google Glass

Google Glass, Jacob Andrews explains, won't change the Internet. It'll just carry the online experience to its inevitable conclusion.In the future, you will never be offline.LinkGoogle Glass, augmented reality,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Captured-by-Google-Glass/

His and Hers Birth Control Kit

Tumblr user Ajax All Purpose Blog picked up this 1950's novelty His and Hers Birth Control Kit. I think they've got the basics right! Link - via Archie McPhee's Endless Geyser of Awe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/His-and-Hers-Birth-Control-Kit/

Brainteaser: Gold and Silver

(Image credit: Flickr user Mark Herpel)I dig out tiny caves, and store gold and silver in them. I also build bridges of silver and make crowns of g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Brainteaser-Gold-and-Silver/

Enormous Bedpan Collection

Eric Eakin of Bay Village, Ohio has a huge collection of bedpans. Almost 200! He writes:I have urine-specimen bottles from Canada; novelty bedpans used for advertising; bedpan ashtrays; bedpan-themed get-well cards; teen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Enormous-Bedpan-Collection/

Bacon and Eggs Toe Socks

Bacon and Eggs Toe SocksSpring is here. Are you a hungry for a style update? Add some flavor to your wardrobe with the smoking hot Bacon and Eggs Toe Socks from the NeatoShop. This deliciously fun pair of knee-high toe s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Bacon-and-Eggs-Toe-Socks/

Sanremo Coffee

[http://youtu.be/F9AOg6caaz8] (YouTube link)In order to make a cup of coffee, first you must assemble a deluxe coffee machine, then throw some ingredients around to a dubstep beat, and then make coffee. At least that's w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Sanremo-Coffee/

Riding Down a Dam Wall

Photo: Russell Cheyne Daredevil cyclist Adam Flint, who once bungee jumped on a bike, rode down the wall of the Lawers Dam on Lochan na Lairige in Scotland. Now that's a "dam&quo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Riding-Down-a-Dam-Wall/

Yeonju Sung's Food Outfits

Hungry? Just snack on your own clothes until you can find a meal. Korean artist Yeonju Sung made women's outfits out of food, mostly vegetarian fare. I'll wait until she makes one out of Twinkies.Link (Translation) | Art...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Yeonju-Sungs-Food-Outfits/

Cartoon Kevin

Cartoonist and animator Kevin McShane spend two years drawing himself in the style of other cartoon artists. See all 100 drawings at his site. Try to guess whose style each follows, and find out if you're right by enlarg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Cartoon-Kevin/

Who's The Coward Now?

Who's The Coward Now by Di.Jay Weeee! We're happy to welcome T-shirt designer duo Di.Jay to the NeatoShop! Check out their nifty designs over at their Facebook page,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Whos-The-Coward-Now/

Cell Cake

Nicole Williams made this cake for a biology course. Is it tasty? It is biologically accurate? I can provide a confident answer to the first question.Link -via Kitchen Overlordcells, bakes, Nicole William, microbiology...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Cell-Cake/

Yoda and Friends

The Yoda we recall from the original Star Wars trilogy was infinitely more realistic than the CGI Yoda in the prequels, even though we knew he was a Muppet, controlled by the masterful Frank Oz. This photo is on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/28/Yoda-and-Friends/
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