Archive for May 1st, 2013

Poutine-Flavored Soda

Seattle's Jones Soda is famous for its inventive soda flavors, such as turkey and bacon. Now they've produced one flavored like poutine, a Canadian dish consisting of gravy, French fries and cheese curd. This soda will,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Poutine-Flavored-Soda/

The Grate Fishermen of New York

If you dropped your valuables down the drain in Times Square, you may think that you've lost them for good, but not to the grate fishermen of New York. Meet Eliel Santos, who makes hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/The-Grate-Fishermen-of-New-York/

Employees Get Company Logo Tattoo in Exchange for Raises

Do you want a raise while working at the Brooklyn-based Rapid Realty? Then get inked with the company's logo:Lolli said about 40 have taken him up on his offer for a 15 percent raise if they get a tattoo of the company l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Employees-Get-Company-Logo-Tattoo-in-Exchange-for-Raises/

Two Chips

[http://vimeo.com/65102146] (vimeo link)You know how it goes, and you've probably been in this situation yourself at one time of another. When someone's had a little too much to drink and they try to tell a joke, everyon...

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Ice Cream Sushi

A sushi chain in southern Japan called Uokura sells vanilla and green tea ice cream wrapped and served like sushi. This, according to Kotaku's Brian Ashcraft, is unusual even in Japan. You can view more photos at the lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Ice-Cream-Sushi/

Animated GIFs of QI Trivia by Mr. Whaite

I don't know if the claims are true, but I love Mr. Whaite's (previously) animated gif that he made for Quite Interesting. If you love this, check out the res...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Animated-GIFs-of-QI-Trivia-by-Mr-Whaite/

Leopard Sunglasses

Leopard Sunglasses (sold individually)Summer is coming. Are you looking for a way to release your inner beast? Capture the Leopard Sunglasses from the NeatoShop. This spot on accessory is available in: blue, grey, orange...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Leopard-Sunglasses/

Jamestown Colony Resorted to Cannibalism

Americans all learn in school that Jamestown, Virginia, was the first permanent English settlement in the New World. We also learned that times were tough, especially the winter of 1609 in which almost 90% of the colony...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Jamestown-Colony-Resorted-to-Cannibalism/

Who's Been Stealing the Paper from the Printer?

[http://youtu.be/iimzzlxzCFE] Students in a music class were perplexed as to who has been stealing their sheet music from the printer, so they set up a sting of sorts. Find out who the culprit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Whos-Been-Stealing-the-Paper-from-the-Printer/

Brainteaser: Mystery Product

(Image credit: Flickr user Demi-Brooke)The person who made it had no use for it; the person who bought it didn't want it; and the one who finally ended up with it, never even knew abo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Brainteaser-Mystery-Product/

World's Smallest Movie is Made With Atoms

[http://youtu.be/oSCX78-8-q0] IBM researchers have created the world's smallest movie: it's literally made with atoms! The ability to move single atoms — the smallest particles of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Worlds-Smallest-Movie-is-Made-With-Atoms/

Arrested Development Quiz

You might love the TV show Arrested Development, but how well do you know the series and the characters? Take today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss and find out -then let us know that you're a real fan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Arrested-Development-Quiz-2/

Martha Stewart Looking For Love

Single, tall, educated and rich? You may be the man of Martha Stewart's dreams. Martha, the queen of domesticity, is looking for love online: You may recognize me from my pictures. Yes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Martha-Stewart-Looking-For-Love/

Screengrab

[http://vimeo.com/64686559] (vimeo link)Willie Witte presents a recursion video of his hands. There is no computer-generated images here, just obsessive editing. But the real question is, how did he take those pictures?...

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Creepy Things Little Children Say

A post at reddit asked the question "What is the creepiest thing your young child has ever said to you?" There are over 12,000 responses! And more are being added even now. Buzzfeed culled some of the weirdest to present...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Creepy-Things-Little-Children-Say/

Umberto Dattola's Long-Legged Furniture

Umberto Dattola's ENVI series consists of antique furniture modified for somewhat taller than average people. It debuted at last week's Milan Design Week. The sign in the background of the bottom photo says, "I have stor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Umberto-Dattolas-Long-Legged-Furniture/

Hundreds of Gallons of Urine

Police in Newtown, Connecticut, investigated a report of suspicious activity at a vacant house in Sandy Hook. What they found was certainly unusual, but not exactly criminal.Newtown Police Lieutenant Richard Robinson sai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Hundreds-of-Gallons-of-Urine/

Clover The Sock Monster

 Clover The Sock MonsterDo you hear that? I think it's the pitter-patter of little feet wearing something super sweet from the NeatoShop. Have you been endlessly hunting for that illusive practical, yet fun, gi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Clover-The-Sock-Monster/

Omelette

[http://vimeo.com/65107797] (vimeo link)This is a sweet film. In Omelette, a loyal dog does everything he can to help his depressed master, whatever the cost. Filmmaker Madeline Sharafian said,  I wanted to make som...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Omelette/

Google Glass? No, Thank You. I Want a Mac Monocle!

The Google Glass interface may be useful, but it isn't stylish. If you want hip-looking computer parts, then you shop at Apple. Tobias Lunchbreath suggests that Apple makes AR viewers that look like monocles which, you m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Google-Glass-No-Thank-You-I-Want-a-Monocle/

Snail Data Transport Is Faster Than ADSL

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.by Ami Ben-Bassat, Israel Revital Ben-David-Zaslow, Department of Zoology, Tel Aviv University Shimon Schocken, EfiArazi School of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Sluggish-Data-Transport-Is-Faster-Than-ADSL/

Kazuki Yamamoto's Amazing Latte Art

We've seen latte art before, but I'm really impressed by these 3D works. Kazuki Yamamato, an artist in Osaka, made them. They're the perfect caffeinated perk ups.Link -via Twisted Sifter | Yamamato's Twitter Feedlattes,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Kazuki-Yamamotos-Amazing-Latte-Art/

Chalkboard Manicure

We know how awful the sound of fingernails on a chalkboard is, but what if your nails were chalkboards? A new nail polish aims to do just that. The Chalkboard Manicure kit includes a layer of polish that, when dry, acts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Chalkboard-Manicure/

Reporter Almost Gets Hit by a Baseball While Taking a Selfie

While watching the batting practice before an Astros-Red Sox game in Boston, reporter Kelly Nash took a photo of herself. It was a lucky shot, but it was almost a very unlucky shot:"Producer Art Dryce had called out 'hea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Reporter-Almost-Gets-Hit-by-a-Baseball-While-Taking-a-Selfie/

The Decadent and Depraved Kentucky Derby

The Run for the Roses is this coming Saturday. For the occasion, the group Kentucky for Kentucky commissioned Louisville artist Rachael Sinclair to create a poster paying homage to Hunter S. Thompson's classic report "Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/The-Decadent-and-Depraved-Kentucky-Derby/

Which Muppet Would Have the Best Chance to Successfully Assassinate Hitler?

Redditor Tastybread's question, which I've rephrased slightly, is an excellent one. Some commenters suggest Lew Zealand, who is skilled in the use of the fish boomerang. Others propose Beaker just for his dark inner natu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/01/Which-Muppet-Would-Have-the-Best-Chance-to-Successfully-Assassinate-Hitler/
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