Archive for May 19th, 2013

A Fact of Life

This graph makes a lot of sense. You can spot the exact point in which puberty begins. This graph was created in a hurry by redditor rstarr13. The age axis is a little wonky, but in reality, the first ten years of your l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/19/A-Fact-of-Life/

Abraham Lincoln vs. George Washington: Who's Hotter?

It's got to be the beard. Or perhaps the stovepipe hat (which may actually be a fake). Or his poetry. Or his vampire-fighting prowess. But there's no argument that Lincoln is hot (much to the consternation of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/19/Abraham-Lincoln-vs-George-Washington-Whos-Hotter/

Cambrian Fossil With Scissor-Like Claws Is Named For Johnny Depp

If you discovered a new species of prehistoric arthropod fossil with scissor-like appendages, what you you name it? Name it Kooteninchela deppi, in honor of the actor who played Edward Scissorhands!“When I first sa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/19/Cambrian-Fossil-With-Scissor-Like-Claws-Is-Named-For-Johnny-Depp/

Whales Socks

Whales SocksAre you looking for a fun way to celebrate your favorite marine mammal? You need the Whales Socks from the NeatoShop. This delightful pair of socks with whale motif will go swimmingly with any outfit. Be...

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Fire Extinguisher Bottle Holder

It's an emergency! Reach for a bottle of the good stuff! Studio Ferre's upcycled fire extinguisher holds a liquor bottle for truly desperate times.Link -via Recyclartfire extinguishers, upcycling...

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Machinarium Robot Cake

Machinarium is a beautifully-designed game by Amanita Design (the folks who brought us Samorost). This cake is a faithful reproduction of the robots in the game, with details so fine that it appears the lights are glowin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/19/Machinarium-Robot-Cake/

Arthropod Pancakes

Pancake artist Nathan Shields polled his Facebook friends, asking them to identify their favorite arthropods. Although my favorite is the spicy Cajun crawfish, I'll admit that the tongue-eating louse has a certain appeal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/19/Arthropod-Pancakes/

Dr. Unk Charged with Driving Drunk

In a strange case of nominative determinism, a Worthington, Ohio, doctor was arrested for drunk driving. Elizabeth Unk was arrested after striking a bicyclist with her vehicle.Unk, 38, is charged with one count of vehicu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/19/Dr-Unk-Charged-with-Driving-Drunk/

Batman Mustache

It's the mustache Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs right now.Whom am I kidding? We all need the Batstache.Link -via The Mary Sue(Photo: unknown)mustaches, Batman...

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Chinese Government Commands Chinese Tourists To Be Polite

The Chinese have now surpassed Americans and Germans as the world's top international spenders and are becoming one of the most significant global tourism markets. As the throngs of Chinese tourists venture out into the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/19/Chinese-Government-Commands-Chinese-Tourists-To-Be-Polite/

Words that the Internet Gave Us

The Interweb isn't all lolcats and fail memes, in fact it has given us a few new and very interesting words. Tom Chatfield wrote about them in his new book Netymology: ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/19/Words-that-the-Internet-Gave-Us/

The Best of Trek on The Joy of Tech

To celebrate the premier of Star Trek Into Darkness, the artists behind The Joy of Tech assembled their best Star Trek cartoons. At the link, you can find their slideshow hosted by a reasonable facsimile of J.J....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/19/The-Best-of-Trek-on-The-Joy-of-Tech/

Cardboard Box Assembler

So this is what living in M.C. Escher's Relativity feels like! Play the Cardboard Box Assembler flash game by Fernando Ramallo and Miguel Ángel Perez Martínez: Link [Flash game]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/19/Cardboard-Box-Assembler/

Bearded Dragon Ballet

[http://youtu.be/JvNXMN_MUZg] (YouTube link)Is it ballet or morning calisthenics? This juvenile bearded dragon is said to be "waving," which some say is a dragon sign of deference to a superior, but I think this critter'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/19/Bearded-Dragon-Ballet/

Pixel-8 Necktie

Pixel-8 NecktieAre you looking for a fashion accessory that supports your geeky lifestyle? you need the Pixel-8 Necktie from the NeatoShop. This fantastic costume necktie looks like it is made from pixels. This makes a w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/19/Pixel-8-Necktie/

Spider-Man Donut

With great flour comes great delectability. To welcome the Big Wow Comicfest in San Jose, California, which starts this Saturday, Psycho Donuts is offering Spider-Man donuts. How do you think a Spider-Man donut should be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/19/Spider-Man-Donut/

The Strange Story of Marie Antoinette's watch

Famed Swiss watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet made a beautiful and complex watch for Marie Antoinette. The works were mostly gold, and its value is hard to estimate not only because of its history, but because of its work...

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Star Trek Into Darkness Fan Made Movie Posters

By Rodolfo ReyesTo celebrate the release of Star Trek Into Darkness, the art blog Blurppy invited fans to create their own movie posters. You can see the rest of the collection at the link.Link -via Geek ArtBy M...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/19/Star-Trek-Into-Darkness-Fan-Made-Movie-Posters/

Rev Sings Along

[http://youtu.be/lPnU0x8I2Bk] (YouTube link)When his favorite song, "Make You Feel My Love" comes on, Rev wakes up and has to sing along with Adele! This dog may not pronounce all the words correctly, but he sure has an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/19/Rev-Sings-Along/

How to Make Dessert Tacos

You've already enjoyed normal, healthy tacos. Now it's time to enjoy a heavy dessert. Christi Johnstone lightly baked chocolate shells and draped them over kitchen spoons to harden. Then she filled them with ice cream, c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/19/Dessert-Tacos/

Nutella Lawyers Hate It When Fans Love Nutella

Sara Rosso loves Nutella. In fact, she loved it so much that seven years ago, the hazelnut chocolate spread superfan founded World Nutella Day, a celebration of all things Nutella. Ov...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/19/Nutella-Lawyers-Hate-That-Fans-Love-Nutella/

How to Survive Wild Animal Encounters

Wild animals are not your friends. They would be quite content to kill and even eat you. How will you survive? Liam Gooley illustrated helpful guides that show you how to keep safe if you meet dangerous creatures, such a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/19/How-to-Survive-Wild-Animal-Encounters/






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