Archive for May 5th, 2013

Everyone Loves Mr. Balls!

Wait, before you condemn the picture above, you should know that Mr. Balls is a mascot for the Associação de Assistência às Pessoas com Câncer, a Brazilian non-profit that helps people wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/Everyone-Loves-Mr-Balls/

You Will Admire My Child

You have admitted that this marvelous fruit of my loins is cute. That is insufficient. For such a child has never been born into the human race. Behold my child and wonder.Linkwebcomic, Lunarbaboon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/You-Will-Admire-My-Child/

Star Wars Infomercials

[http://youtu.be/c_TIsjjDuLY] (YouTube link)Here we have a compilation of late night infomercials from a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Just dip it in carbonite! Only $19.95 (plus shipping and handling). Produc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/Star-Wars-Informercials/

From Beauty to Zombie

Photo: David Walter Banks/The Wall Street JournalLike the NeatoShop T-Shirt said, Zombies Were People Too. Actually, in case of The Walking Dead, they were beautiful people. Take actress Xan Angelovich, for inst...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/From-Beauty-to-Zombie/

LEGO Imperial Volkswagen Walker

It's called the AT-AT-WV. Mark Stafford's Hoth-bound battle machine is reminiscent of the old Volkswagen vans, complete with a pop-up roof for overnight stays in the field.Link -via NerdcoreLEGO, Star Wars, AT-AT, Volksw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/LEGO-Imperial-Volkswagen-Walker/

Cheese and Onion Chocolate Bars are a Hit

A limited edition run of Tayto chocolate bars with cheese and onion inside sold out quickly in Ireland, but 24 of the bars are going to Australians -thousands of whom entered a raffle for a chance to eat one!The bars are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/Cheese-and-Onion-Chocolate-Bars-are-a-Hit/

Early Earth Smelled Like Rotten Egg

If you think that Early Earth, without industrial pollutants from humankind whatsoever, smelled fresh and natural, you'd be in for a rude and stinky surprise.Scientists have determined that billions of years ago, Earth s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/Early-Earth-Smelled-Like-Rotten-Egg/

Lion Hooded Bathrobe

Lion Hooded BathrobeHave you been hunting for the perfect robe for your favorite mostly nocturnal animal. Capture the Lion Hooded Bathrobe from the NeatoShop.This sunny-yellow terry bathrobe looks like a cheerful lion. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/Lion-Hooded-Bathrobe/

Chocolate Eggs Filled with White Chocolate Mousse

Mary, a chef in PoznaƄ, Poland, whipped cream cheese, cream and white chocolate into a delicious mousse. She served it in chocolate eggshells. There are only six of them, so, sorry, I won't share.Link (Translation)choco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/Chocolate-Eggs-Filled-with-White-Chocolate-Mousse/

The Colorful Life of Antonia Larroux

If you can discern anything at all from her obituary, Antonia Larroux had a non-stop sense of humor. Her paid obituary ran in the New York Times Friday and Saturday, although Larroux lived in Mississippi.Waffle House los...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/The-Colorful-Life-of-Antonia-Larroux/

Hybrid Flu Virus: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Photo: Zhang et al./Science Some strains of the flu virus, like the H5N1 bird flu virus, are highly lethal but aren't easily transmitted from humans to humans, whereas others are very...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/Hybrid-Flu-Virus-What-Could-Possibly-Go-Wrong/

Champagne Cork Darth Vader

Don't underestimate the power of good champagne. In the hands of a skilled craftsman like sjroth, an ordinary champagne cork can become a terrifying Sith. The helmet is made of sculpey and the lightsaber is powered by a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/Champagne-Cork-Darth-Vader/

Music Video Shot Entirely Through the Reflection of an Eye

[http://vimeo.com/64040383]James Wallace and the Naked Light's song "To the River" is beautiful, but the reason it's here on Neatorama is because its music video is quite unusual: it's shot entirely through the reflectio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/Music-Video-Shot-Entirely-Through-the-Reflection-of-an-Eye/

Comic Sans Confession

Behold, a modern confession written on a bathroom stall, with a response that surprises no one. This is one of The 24 Most Important Things Ever Written In Bathroom Stalls, which are funny but contain some NSFW words. It...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/Comic-Sans-Confession/

Abercrombie & Fitch: No Fat Women, Please!

Fashion retailer Abercrombie & Fitch stocks large clothes for men (their T-shirts go up to 2XL sizes), but why not for women? Because it doesn't want fat women wearing its clothes, of course:Abercrombie doesn't even...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/Abercrombie-Fitch-No-Fat-Women-Please/

Frogs Playing Pool and Other Oddities at the Frog Museum

François Perrier loved frogs. From 1848 to 1860, he collected and preserved 108 of them engaging in decidedly non-batrachian behavior, such as attending school, marching in formation and riding squirrels. They're...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/Frogs-Playing-Pool-and-Other-Oddities-at-the-Frog-Museum/

Robinsons Ad

[http://youtu.be/gVY220ECU2A] (YouTube link)Robinsons is a British drink company. The juice in this ad is concentrated, and putting water into it is normal, so don't let that distract you too much. You'll probably want t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/Robinsons-Ad/

Money Shredding Alarm Clock

If you can't wake up in the morning, perhaps this is the alarm that will get you up and out of bed ... by threatening to hit you where it hurts if you snooze back asleep: in the pocketbook. Beh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/Money-Shredding-Alarm-Clock/

That's Why Lip Balm

That's Why Lip BalmThey say apples don't fall from pear trees. That's why you have decided to embrace the fact that you are your Mother's Daughter with the That's Why Lip Balm from the NeatoShop. This deliciously fun app...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/Thats-Why-Lip-Balm/

What to Really Eat on Cinco de Mayo

Many Americans look at Cinco de Mayo as a celebration of Mexico, with tacos, margaritas, and piñatas. That's barely more authentic than celebrating St. Patrick's Day with green beer. But the holiday is not Mexico'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/What-to-Really-Eat-on-Cinco-de-Mayo/

Fresco from 1494 Has the First Known Depiction of Native Americans in European Art

In 1494, two years after Christopher Columbus arrived in the New World, the Italian painter Pinturicchio composed a fresco in the Vatican's Apostolic Palace. While cleaning it, an art restorer discovered what appear...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/Fresco-from-1494-the-First-Known-Depiction-of-Native-Americans-in-European-Art/

A Bad Lip Reading of The Walking Dead

[http://youtu.be/jR4lLJu_-wE] (YouTube link)The Bad Lip Reading folks have finally gotten around to dubbing the TV show The Walking Dead. It's funny enough to start with, with talking zombies and all, but when t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/A-Bad-Lip-Reading-of-The-Walking-Dead/

Printed Ear

Can you hear me now? Princeton University researchers have used off-the-shelf 3D printing tools to create a functional ears that can "hear" radio frequencies that humans cannot norma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/05/Printed-Ear/




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