Archive for June 4th, 2013

Calvin and Hobbes Retirement Cake

I can't think of a better concept for a retirement party cake than one that illustrates the final Calvin and Hobbes strip. Keira's Cakes of Glasgow, UK made this cake showing the two friends riding off to new adventures....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/Calvin-and-Hobbes-Retirement-Cake/

Why Finnish Babies Sleep in Cardboard Boxes

For 75 years, the Finnish national government has provided newborn babies with a cardboard box containing essential baby care gear, such as diapers and clothes. The box itself comes with a thin mattress that permits it t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/Why-Finnish-Babies-Sleep-in-Cardboard-Boxes/

Science: The Sun Will Not Set on the British Empire for At Least Thousands of Years

At its height in the early Twentieth Century, the British Empire spanned a fourth of the world. That is why it was said that the sun never set on the Empire: it was always sunny in at least one part of Britain's possessi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/The-Sun-Will-Never-Set-on-the-British-Empire-Even-if-Theres-a-Solar-Eclipse/

Ghostly Seal in the Kelp Forest and Other Amazing Underwater Photos

Best Overall Kyle McBurnie, California Harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) in a kelp forest at Cortes bank, near San Diego, CA. Since 2005, the University of Miami Rosens...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/Ghostly-Seal-in-the-Kelp-Forest-and-Other-Amazing-Underwater-Photos/

A Year and a Half at the Secret Pond

[http://vimeo.com/67464852] Stefan Kordiuk captured the changing of the seasons at the same location over a year and a half in this gorgeous time-lapse clip. But how did he manage to place his camera at the exa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/A-Year-and-a-Half-at-the-Secret-Pond/

Two Toned Round Glasses

Two Toned Round GlassesDo you wish you could impersonate your favorite celebrity and impress the sexy ladies? Now you can with the Two Toned Round Glasses from the NeatoShop. This stylish pair of glasses will make you wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/Two-Toned-Round-Glasses/

Divided We Grow

Like the shirt on the NeatoShop said, Biology is the only science where multiplication and division mean the same thing. (So, what sound effect comes to mind as you watch the clip above?) Animated GIF via natu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/Divided-We-Grow/

Faberge Fractals

What do you get when you mash up fractal with Fabergé egg? This gorgeous fractal art from Tom Beddard of subblue (previously on Neatorama), aptly titled Fabergé Fractals. Simply gorgeous! Link - vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/Faberge-Fractals/

This Fence Is Delicious: Om Nom Nom

You may not be able to intentionally create a design like this in your home for Halloween, but it still looks pretty impressive when it happens on its own. I have to wonder though, is the tree trying to escape or do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/This-Fence-Is-Delicious-Om-Nom-Nom/

Cruise On Little Kitty

(Video Link)I don't know about you guys, but I would love to see cat boarding catch on as the next cat meme, just like "in breading" did a few years ago. Of course, unlike skateboarding videos, I would hate to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/Cruise-On-Little-Kitty/

Fish, Fish, Fish

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.compiled by Alice Shirrell Kaswell,Improbable Research staffFrank Fish is a Professor of Biology at West Chester University in West Che...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/Fish-Fish-Fish/

I Choose You Pika-Cone!

Pokemon may be great in battle, but what about in the ice cream shop? Well, Redditor zghira94 found these little cuties in the wild, and they do look decidely delicious.Link Via Geeks Are Sexyice cream, food, pokemon, pi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/I-Choose-You-Pika-Cone/

Who Knew Camel Babies Are So Darn Cute?

Adult camels may not be hideous, but they certainly aren't the cutest critters in the world. Their babies who can't even stand yet, on the other hand, are pretty high up there on the cute list -especially when they are c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/Who-Knew-Camel-Babies-Are-So-Darn-Cute/

How to Make Electroluminescent Converse

Looking to add a little pizzazz to your footwear? Then check out this awesome post on how to hack your Converse to have light up stars -well, if you're good at that sort of thing (I personally couldn't do it). You can ev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/How-to-Make-Electroluminescent-Converse/

The Father's Day Happy Meal

Brownies, cupcakes and cookies, now that's how a Happy Meal perfect for telling your dad Happy Father's Day. Bakerella has all the instructions you need to make these tasty treats for your pop.Linkfood, sweets, brownies,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/The-Fathers-Day-Happy-Meal/

Drawing With Tetris

(Video Link)Every time I think I'm good at a game, I see a video like this and realize that I just plain suck. Well, at least we can still appreciate the artwork. Via BoingBoingvideo games, art, tetris, fu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/Drawing-With-Tetris/

Creepy Horse Man Dashboard Wiggler

Creepy Horse Man Dashboard WigglerAre you a huge fan of the Creepy Horse Man? Now you can invite this internet sensation into your life, and car, with the Creepy Horse Man Dashboard Wiggler from the NeatoShop. This great...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/Creepy-Horse-Man-Dashboard-Wiggler/

Grumpy Cat Says "No" to Teen Drinking

It's only a matter of time before a new celebrity takes up a cause, so it's hardly surprising that Grumpy Cat has officially taken her first public stance. At least Tard chose something positive.Linkgrumpy cat, tard, fun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/Grumpy-Cat-Says-No-to-Teen-Drinking/

Win a Stack of 80 Bathroom Reader Books

If you stack all of the Bathroom Readers ever published, you'd get ... an amazing prize that you can win from our partner Uncle John: It’s true that we have a love for reading in the bathroom year-round. But...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/Win-a-Stack-of-80-Bathroom-Reader-Books/

Whodunit: The Missing Monet

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad featuring Sherman Oliver Holmes, a mysterious crime solver and great-great-grandson of Sherlock Holmes. Can you solve the crime? Image: Luisa Fumi/Shutte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/Whodunit-The-Missing-Monet/

Landspeeder Stroller

I could really enjoy a stroller with repulsorlifts. It would make pushing two kids easier. Elliott Serrano spotted this one at the Denver Comic Con modeled after the landspeeder from Star Wars.Link-via Nerd Appr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/Landspeeder-Stroller/

Visit the "Prison Cafeteria" to Eat Just Like a Prisoner

There's a cafeteria at the Abashirishi Prison Museum in northern Japan. There you can eat just like a convict. Rocket News 24 sentenced a correspondent to visit and report back:Perhaps Kuzo’s biggest apprehens...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/Visit-the-Prison-Cafeteria-to-Eat-Just-Like-a-Prisoner/

Things Your Dog Doesn't Want You To Know

Man's best friend has been - gasp - keeping secrets from us for centuries! These secrets would likely not see the light of day if it were not for 11 courageous canines that revealed them to the world in this tell-all bo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/Things-Your-Dog-Doesnt-Want-You-To-Know/

The German Language Drops Its Longest Word: Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz

Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz means "law for the delegation of monitoring beef labelling." This 63-letter word is no longer a part of the German language:Professor Anatol Stefa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/The-German-Language-Drops-Its-Longest-Word-Rindfleischetikettierungsberwachungsaufgabenbertragungsgesetz/

Pair of Melons Sells for $17,500 in Japan

A lovely pair of melons was auctioned off last Friday in Japan. They're Yubari melons, which are considered to be the finest available in that country:In a country where a single apple can cost more than $5 and a present...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/Pair-of-Melons-Sells-for-17500-in-Japan/

Licking the Death Star Lollipop

Licking the Stars by yanmostees How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Death Star? I find your lack of this awesome T-shirt by yanmostees disturbing. Rectify the situation by visiti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/04/Licking-the-Death-Star-Lollipop/




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