Archive for May 16th, 2013

Twister Champion

Twister Champion by Naolito Well, this is just fantastic! T-shirt designer extraordinaire Naolito illustrates how Mr. Fantastic is a natural champ at the game of Twister. View his designs over at...

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Pet Psychic Tells What Your Cat is Actually Thinking

What is your cat thinking about? Dan Piraro of Bizarro Comics exposed the dark secret of pet psychic in this comic panel. Whaddayasay? Nailed it? Linkpet psychic, psychic, gullible, cat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Pet-Psychic-Tells-What-Your-Cat-is-Actually-Thinking/

The Ultimate Spaceship Face-off

If you could arrange a race between famous science fiction spaceships, who would win? Would it be the Milliennium Falcon, the Jupiter 2, Serenity, the Enterprise, or some other ship? F...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/The-Ultimate-Spaceship-Face-off/

Painting of Topless Bea Arthur Sells for $1.9 million

You might know her as "Maude "or perhaps as your favorite Golden Girl, but I doubt most of you know Bea Arthur the muse. This cropped image above shows a portion of the 1991 painting by artist John Currin. The full pictu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Painting-of-Topless-Bea-Arthur-Sells-for-19-million/

A Drinkable Calendar Made of Compressed Tea Leaves

To keep up, you'll have to drink at least one cup a day. This calendar designed by the German ad agency Kolle Rebbe for the tea company Halssen & Lyon has 365 shingles of dried, compressed tea. Consume one off each d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/A-Drinkable-Calendar-Made-of-Compressed-Tea-Leaves/

This is Water

[http://youtu.be/xmpYnxlEh0c] Three years before his death, author David Foster Wallace gave a commencement address to the 2005 graduating class of Kenyon College. In that speech, titled "This is Water,"...

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Thursday, I'm done with you! [no. 982 - @catherinefaas]

Now for a special treat! Twaggies illustrator extraordinaire, David Barneda, has put together this fun little doodle showing how he made the Thursday Fail Twaggie above. If you like it, maybe we'll do it more often.....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Thursday-Fail/

Measurement Conversion Spatula

Measurement Conversion SpatulaCould you use a little help reading that critically acclaimed international cookbook? You need the handy dandy Measurement Conversion Spatula from the NeatoShop. This great little cooking to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Measurement-Conversion-Spatula/

Fried S'mores

Fried S'mores is an easy recipe that goes something like this:1. Make s'mores.2. Dip in pancake batter.3. Fry.4. Stuff your face. If you'd like the complete recipe, Carleyy has it for you at Instructables. Link  -vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Fried-Smores/

Study: Retirement is Bad For Your Health

If you're tired of being a working stiff and look forward to retirement, here's a study that will spoil your day: according to British think tank Institute of Economic Affairs, retirement is harmful to your health....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Study-Retirement-is-Bad-For-Your-Health/

Brainteaser: Touch This

(Image credit: Flickr user Voxphoto)You're at a cocktail party with your date. Strangely enough, there's something in the room that everyone can touch -and so can you, but only with your left hand. What is it? Continue r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Brainteaser-Touch-This/

Scientists Managed to Clone Human Embryos

Donor egg held by pipette prior to nuclear extraction. Image: OHSU Photos/Flickr A significant, and undoubtedly controversial, milestone in stem cell therapy was reached yesterday. Scientists at the Oregon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Scientists-Managed-to-Clone-Human-Embryos/

Monkey Eats a Macaroni

[http://youtu.be/TDhR-C-g9aE] (YouTube link)The pygmy marmoset (Cebuella pygmaea) is the smallest monkey in the world. They are about five to six inches tall, not including the tail. This one is eating a piece o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Monkey-Eats-a-Macaroni/

Night's Watch The Wall

Night's Watch The Wall by Wirdou Night gathers, and now my watch begins. T-shirt designer Wirdou has released another excellent Game of Thrones-inspired design, this time, mashed up with a bit of rock 'n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Nights-Watch-The-Wall/

Mustache Transplant

Mustache-challenged? Do you feel like less of a man because you cannot grow a proper upper lipholstery? Fear not! Head over to Turkey, where you can get a mustache transplant:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Mustache-Transplant/

Old Fridge

It used to be a hipster, but now it's not cool at all. This abandoned refrigerator was spotted on the streets of Glasgow, Scotland. Link refrigerator...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Old-Fridge/

Dont' Be A Glasshole

[http://youtu.be/FlfZ9FNC99k]Mashable has a brilliant new video up today that takes a look at the funnier side of Google's new Glass product and how it could be used by certain "less than upstanding types" to cause troub...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Dont-Be-A-Glasshole/

What's Beneath Iconic Buildings in Moscow?

What lies beneath Moscow's most iconic buildings? These clever print ads are commissioned to promote the Shchusev State Museum of Architecture in Moscow, Russia. Via Web Urbanist...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Whats-Beneath-Iconic-Buildings-in-Moscow/

Zoe Zebra Picnic Lunch Box

Zoe Zebra Picnic Lunch BoxAre you looking for a fun and functional lunch box for your favorite wild animal. Behold the Zoe Zebra Picnic Lunch Box from the NeatoShop. This great lunch unzips to become a place-mat. The lun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Zoe-Zebra-Picnic-Lunch-Box/

Racial Tolerance Around the World

The map above is based on information from the World Values Survey, which does ongoing research. The data from a single question was used to gauge racist attitudes around the world. Two Swedish economists used the data f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Racial-Tolerance-Around-the-World/

Lox-Ness Monster

Here's the perfect bait to catch the elusive Loch Ness monster. Behold the Lox-Ness Monster (Nessie can't possibly resist!), made by Sandwich Monsters. 'Tis but one of 17 fantastic photos of wonderful sandwich cr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Lox-Ness-Monster/

Did Groucho Really Say That?

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website.It is, without question, one of the most oft-quoted anecdotes in the history of comedy. It goes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Did-Groucho-Really-Say-That/

Mineo Mizuno's Living Sculptures

Mineo Mizuno, an artist in Brooklyn, grows moss in lovely patterns on stones. He calls his enchanting series "Coexistence." Wouldn't they look lovely in a backyard garden?Link -via Urban GardensMineo Mizuno, moss, sculpt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Mineo-Mizunos-Living-Sculptures/

Fowl Play: Who Killed the Giant Inflatable Rubber Duck?

Photo: Shelly Hayashi/Facebook The giant inflatable duck, made by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman (previously), was swimming happily in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour until it someone, o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Fowl-Play-Who-Killed-the-Giant-Inflatable-Rubber-Duck/

Ring of Fire

[http://vimeo.com/66223828] (vimeo link)They say to never look at a solar eclipse, because you'll hurt your eyes as badly as looking into the sun …because you are looking into the sun. But you don't have...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Ring-of-Fire-2/

Giant Clothespin Gravestone

The clothespin gravestone marked the grave of W. Jack Crowell, who owned the National Clothespin Company, the last wooden clothespin manufacturer in the United States (today it produces plasti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Giant-Clothespin-Gravestone/

Merida Reverts to Original Form

Disney has quietly reversed its decision to give Merida from the movie Brave a new look as she joins the group known as the Disney Princesses. The official Princess website has replaced the newer artwork with im...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/16/Merida-Reverts-to-Original-Form/






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