Archive for May 23rd, 2013

Spinning Chocolate Zoetrope

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bU8a1t99rQs](Video Link)When activated, this zoetrope at the Phillip Island Chocolate Factory in Melbourne, Australia shows ducks jumping in and out of the water. Note: for display purpose...

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BBQ Golf Tool Set

BBQ Golf Tool SetFather's Day is coming? Are you looking for the perfect gift for your golf loving Dad? Get him the BBQ Golf Tool Set from the NeatoShop. The tools in this fantastic 5 piece set feature golf club shaped h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/BBQ-Golf-Tool-Set/

LEGO X-Wing is the World's Largest LEGO Model

Forget the Force! The world's coolest Star Wars creation uses LEGO bricks and lots of it. The LEGO X-Wing is built with over 5 million bricks. It's the largest LEGO model ever built: The model of...

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The Chatelaine--An Antique Multitool for Women

A busy woman needs the tools of her work accessible. This was a challenge when fashions did not include many pockets. The chatelaine was a popular solution in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries:Like a customized Swi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/The-Chatelaine-An-Antique-Multitool-for-Women/

A Linguistic Dissection of 7 Annoying Teenage Sounds

This is what you get when a linguist's children reach middle school. Linguist James Harbeck gives us the phonetic analysis of the things teenagers say WAY too much, mainly to annoy parents, teachers, and even their best...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/A-Linguistic-Dissection-of-7-Annoying-Teenage-Sounds/

What Kind of Car Is on the First Superman Comic Book?

This is the cover of Action Comics #1, the first comic book to feature Superman. Jalopnik author Jason Torchinsky asks a question I've never considered before: what kind of car is Superman lifting? Torchinsky an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/What-Kind-of-Car-Is-on-the-First-Superman-Comic-Book/

Caffeine, the World's Most Popular Psychoactive Drug

Caffeine isn't just in coffees, teas, and sodas anymore - it's in energy drinks, food, and even chewing gums. But what's the cumulative impact of all that stimulant? Caffeine is, according to New...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/Caffeine-the-Worlds-Most-Popular-Psychoactive-Drug/

50 Common Misquotations

[http://youtu.be/gNi2qkLZp7c] (YouTube link)Some quotes are attributed to the wrong person. Some get their words garbled a little. And others were just made up and we don't know where they really came from. However, many...

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Abercrombie's Hollister in Trouble Over The Disabled

Photo: Nthach/Wikimedia Remember the brouhaha over the CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch public dissin' of fat women? Well, it seems that they don't like disabled people, either. A judge in Colorado is consid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/Abercrombies-Hollister-in-Trouble-Over-The-Disabled/

Tourist Rescued After Dining on Iceberg

Sunday afternoon, four American tourists in Iceland decided to picnic on an ice floe in the Fjallsárlón glacial lagoon. But that was not a great idea, as they discovered when the ice they were sitting on st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/Tourist-Rescued-After-Dining-on-Iceberg/

Ghostbrother

Ghostbrother by Donnie When you need a geeky T-shirt this summer, who you gonna call? How about T-shirt designer Donnie over at the NeatoShop? Check out his Behance page, then visit the NeatoShop f...

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What's This Giant Mysterious Structure Under the Sea of Galilee?

Image: Shmuel Marco Archaeologists are baffled with the discovery of a large, mysterious structure under the waters of the Sea of Galilee: The mysterious structure is cone shaped, made of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/Whats-This-Giant-Mysterious-Structure-Under-the-Sea-of-Galilee/

Cheese Socks

Cheese SocksDo your feet smell like cheese? Warn people about their pungent odor with the Cheese Socks from the NeatoShop. This deliciously fun pair of orange socks features the word CHEESE. Be sure to check out the...

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Sailboat Fountain

This lovely fountain is called Fuente del Barco de Agua, which means "water boat fountain." You can see it at Playa de la Malvarrosa in Valencia, Spain, or you can see plenty of photos at My Modern Met. Link -vi...

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Fake Psy

For two days, Korean pop sensation Psy was the toast of Cannes as he partied with stars, guzzled champagne, appeared on French media and even signed deals. Celebs like Naomie Harris even tweeted a photo of them p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/Fake-Psy/

What Graduation Means

When you see the many jokes about graduation, remember they are just jokes. Finishing your education is clearly an accomplishment to be proud of, when you consider the many folks who do not get the opportunity. As his da...

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Illustrated Recipe: Artwork Inspired by Marie-Antoine Careme's Extravagant Food

Prince of Whales by Kate Jenkins Marie-Antoine Carême, the world's first celebrity chef and founder of the concept of haute cuisine, continues to inspire us today, some 180 years after hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/Illustrated-Recipe-Marie-Antoine-Caremes-Extravagant-Food-Inspired-Artwork/

The Princess

[http://youtu.be/zdtD19tXX30] (YouTube link)Matt Clarke has started a YouTube series called Convos With My 2 Year Old. In it, he recreates conversations with his daughter Coco. I'm sure the words were exactly the same, b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/The-Princess/

Donut Sushi

Psycho Donuts calls it "Psycho Psushi"--a complete meal served in a bento box with edible chopsticks. I don't care if it's served raw!Linksushi, donuts, doughnuts, Psycho Donuts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/Donut-Sushi/

What Is It? game 277

It's once again time for our collaboration with the wonderfully entertaining What Is It? Blog. Do you know what the pictured item is? Can you guess? Or can you make up something totally wacky?Place your guess in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/What-Is-It-game-277/

These Sculptures Are Made Entirely of Wood

These sculptures are amazing! Tom Eckert, a professor of art at Arizona State University, carved these incredibly realistic sculptures of everyday objects. At the link, you can view more photos of his work as well as wat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/These-Sculptures-Are-Made-of-Entirely-Wood/

The Flintstones: A Modern Stone Age Family

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website.In 1960, ABC brought something new to the young medium of television: A full-length (30 minute)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/The-Flintstones-A-Modern-Stone-Age-Family/

Zoological Marketing

Never skimp on quality marketing. You may think that you can just do it yourself, but as John McNamee explains, terrible things go wrong when you don't think through product nomenclature.Linkkiller whales, whales, Pie Co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/Zoological-Marketing/

Doctor Who TARDIS Hooded Bathrobe

Doctor Who TARDIS Hooded Bathrobe (front and back shown)Father's Day is right around the corner. This Father's Day get your Doctor Who crazy Dad the Doctor Who TARDIS Hooded Bathrobe from the NeatoShop. This beautiful so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/Doctor-Who-TARDIS-Hooded-Bathrobe/

Volcanic Eruption as Seen from Space

Mount Pavlof, a volcano in Alaska's Aleutian Islands, is currently erupting. Astronauts on the International Space Station were in a great position to photograph it in action. Do you see that streak across the sky in the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/Volcanic-Eruption-as-Seen-from-Space/

5 Brilliant Clues Hidden in the Background of Movies

Cracked goes where no one else has time for to find clues hidden in the backgrounds of movies that tell you what's going to happen or what twist will eventually be revealed. Since I now have the endings to three movies I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/5-Brilliant-Clues-Hidden-in-the-Background-of-Movies/

Freddy Krueger's Sweater of Souls

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0q-lyXGa67g](Video Link)Fedoras are popular these days. I assume that's because Freddy Krueger, the demonic villain of the Nightmare on Elm Street horror moviee series, wore them....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/Freddy-Kruegers-Sweater-of-Souls/

Super Iron Bros

Super Iron Bros by Baznet There's my boys! Look good while you hunt for the Mandarin in this neat new shirt (no need to steal a poncho from a wooden Indian!) by Baznet. He's got a bunch of new T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/Super-Iron-Bros/






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