Archive for May 28th, 2013

Zombie Motivation: Don't Think of It as Cardio, Think of it as Zombie Survival Training

Motivate by Alan Bao Need a little motivation to get some exercise? How about a horde of zombies? As T-shirt designer Alan Bao said, don't think of it as "cardio." Think of it as &q...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/Zombie-Motivation-Dont-Think-of-It-as-Cardio-Think-of-it-as-Zombie-Survival-Training/

Plane Car (or is it Car Plane?)

It's 2013 and our flying car isn't here yet, but Jeff "Speedy Cop" Bloch has the next best thing. The 40-year-old Washington, D.C. police officer combined an old Cessna aircraft with a Toyota fan to creat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/Plane-Car-or-is-it-Car-Plane/

A (Literally) Balanced Diet

Pizza Margherita Talk about a balanced diet! Italian stylist Elena Mora and photographer Karsten Wegenerto created this photography series titled Ricettario: A Balanced Diet, featuring the i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/A-Literally-Balanced-Diet/

Son Born in Prison Bailed Out Mom After 19 Years

Vijay Kumari was granted bail, but the poor Indian woman couldn't pay the $180 needed to secure her release, so she sat in jail, forgotten by the system and everybody else. For 19 long years. But someone remembered her....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/Son-Born-in-Prison-Bailed-Out-Mom-After-19-Years/

London Comic Con Music Video by Sneaky Zebra

Sneaky Zebra (previously on Neatorama) went to MCM London Comic Con 2013 and came back with this music video (with music from Can't Stop Won't Stop): London Comic Con landed in May 2013 and bless...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/London-Comic-Con-Music-Video-by-Sneaky-Zebra/

Who Are You Calling An Old Bag? Luggage Tag

Who Are You Calling An Old Bag? Luggage Tag (sold individually)The summer travel season is almost here. Defend your well loved luggage against loss and theft with the Who Are You Calling An Old Bag? Luggage Tag from the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/Who-Are-You-Calling-An-Old-Bag-Luggage-Tag/

The Color of Bach

Play a Bach concerto, close your eyes, then envision a color. What color do you see? Stephen Palmer, a vision scientists from UC Berkeley, can predict what sort of colors you'd pick from the music you're listeni...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/The-Color-of-Bach/

Global Flight Paths

Man, that's a lot of frequent flyer miles! Canadian transportation planner Michael Markieta who works at engineering firm Arup in Toronto as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) consultant, crunched the data of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/Global-Flight-Paths/

Floor Charts: Ridiculously Funny Visual Aids from US Congress

Hidden in countless hours of C-SPAN footage of Senators and Congress members droning on and on are these snapshots of their visual aids. Thankfully, a C-SPAN producer named Bill Gray has compiled the most ridicul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/Floor-Charts-Ridiculously-Funny-Visual-Aids-from-US-Congress/

Burger King Employee Hid Robbers' Getaway Car

Dude, where's the getaway car? After two criminals robbed a local Burger King last week, they ran out of the fast food joint to realize that their getaway car was missing: As the men allegedly fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/Burger-King-Employee-Hid-Robbers-Getaway-Car/

The Happiest Nation on Earth

Photo: Michal Kowalski/Shutterstock With cute animals like koalas and rockin' economy, it's no wonder that Australia is a happy place. In fact, it has just been ranked as the world's happiest n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/The-Happiest-Nation-on-Earth/

Why Has Engineering Fallen From Grace?

You don't see many engineers in movies, said structural engineer Tristram Carfrae, and when you do, they're often "portrayed as socially inadequate mechanics, supporting the vision and ideas of others."...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/Why-Has-Engineering-Fallen-From-Grace/

Animal Sneezing

Ah, aaahh, aaaaahhh LOVE this video clip compilation of sneezing animals over at VideoSift. Who knew that turtles can sneeze? Linksneeze...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/Animal-Sneezing/

Surviving the World

I wonder how blogger would fare in Dante Shepherd's Surviving the World series, a nifty webcomic "lessons" he started back in 2008 (and has been going strong ever since! I can't believe we haven't featu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/Surviving-the-World/

What Happened When the Warden Forgot to Lock the Cell Doors in a Swedish Prison

Did you forget to lock your front door? Take heart, at least you didn't forget to lock the cell doors of prison inmates, like what happened to the warden of Norrätlje prison in Sweden:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/What-Happened-When-the-Warden-Forgot-to-Lock-the-Cell-Doors-in-a-Swedish-Prison/

8 Bizarre Candies Spotted at the 99 Cents Store

The 99¢ Only Stores are great places to pick up cheap stuff, but also the best for spotting the funniest, strangest brands. Here are 8 candies that I'd never heard of before this past weekend. Anyone every try any o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/8-Bizarre-Candies-Spotted-at-the-99-Cents-Store/

Moustachionery Notecards

Moustachionery NotecardsAre you looking for a stationery set that speaks of your undying love of mustaches? You need the Moustachionery Notecards from the NeatoShop. This fantastic collection includes 12 photographic not...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/Moustachionery-Notecards/

Guinness Book Tape Measure [no. 989 - @Aspersioncast]

What sort of tape measure does the guy from The Guinness Book of Records use to measure the worlds longest tape measure?— Aspersioncast (@Aspersioncast) May 3, 2013 Aspersioncast, Illustrator David Barneda, Guin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/23/Guinness-Book-Cartoon/

Brainteaser: Kinship

What's the closest relation the son of your father's brother's sister-in-law could be to you?Continue reading for the answer.<!--more-->[moreless more_text="Show Answer" less_text="Hide Answer"]You or your brother....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/Kinship/

Edward D. Cope, Heads Above the Rest, the First Electronic Publisher in Science

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.by Earle E. Spamer, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia This is an abridged version, ruined specially for the web. To read the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/Edward-D-Cope-Heads-Above-the-Rest-the-First-Electronic-Publisher-in-Science/

Propane Tank Benches

Propane--it's what American philosopher Hank Hill calls "God's gas." Sculptor Colin Selig takes the tanks that gas is stored in and turns them into benches. Some are conventional and still look like propane tanks. Others...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/Propane-Tank-Benches/

My Neighbor Totoro Donut

Shh! Wait quietly and we may meet the keeper of the donuts. Psycho Donuts made this Totoro with a chocolate covered raspberry filled chocolate donut.Linkdonuts, doughnuts, My Neighbor Totoro, Psycho Donuts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/My-Neighbor-Totoro-Donut/

Antique Guillotine Toy from the French Revolution

A toy guillotine could be morbidly funny in modern times, but this toy dates back to 1794, during the Reign of Terror phase of the French Revolution. 50 Watts quotes Karl Grober's book Children's Toys of Bygone...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/Antique-Guillotine-Toy-from-the-French-Revolution/

Now THAT is a Bad Day

[http://youtu.be/Wqg-zugZdI0] Having a bad day? Not compared to this scooter guy, you're not! Watch till the very end, mmkay? Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Arbroathbad day, scooter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/Now-THAT-is-a-Bad-Day/

Under Batman's Mask

Forget the League of Shadows, Batman has joined the League of Eye Shadow, and found it fabulous! From the fertile mind of Anna Stiffler of Chaos Life, here's something you don't know...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/Under-Batmans-Mask/

Our Foot is Home to 200 Species of Fungus

There's a fungus among us - actually, scratch that - there are many more fungi living on our body. More then 200 different species in our feet alone: In the first study of its kind, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/28/Our-Foot-is-Home-to-200-Species-of-Fungus/
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