Archive for June 16th, 2013

Graduation Cake with a Bonus

Redditor bluesberry's mother ordered a graduation cake. She said something to the effect of "put a cap on her head." And apparently they heard that just a little wrong. Still, the finished product is a work of art! Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/Graduation-Cake-with-a-Bonus/

What Baseball Sounds Like to the British

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKY5fmDGVLs](Video Link)It's an exciting day at the cricket field! Or are we playing rounders? I'm not sure. Like a lot of Americans, I find these sports really confusing.What would a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/What-Baseball-Sounds-Like-to-the-British/

Is Spaghetti and Meatballs an Italian Dish?

It seems like a silly question, as we tend to think of spaghetti and meatballs as an Italian feast. But like many Chinese-American recipes, what we eat in the U.S. is quite different from what you'll find in the old coun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/Is-Spaghetti-and-Meatballs-an-Italian-Dish/

Cape and Tiara Luggage Tag

Cape and Tiara Luggage TagThe summer travel season is almost here. Are you ready to get out there and contribute your unique gifts to the world? Don't sell yourself short. With a cape and a nice tiara you probably could...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/Cape-and-Tiara-Luggage-Tag/

Tabloids for Dads

Alex Watt of College Humor wants to make it clear: you father has no respect for what you call "culture." And what are you sitting around for? Go get a job. But first read another tabloid cover at the link.Link -via Plea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/Tabloids-for-Dads/

Finally You Too Can Hang Out With Totoro

Forget having Totoro as a neighbor -he's way cooler as a roommate as LadyKatka discovered after she made her own giant Totoro that weighs 14.8 pounds. I bet he's a great roommate -he'll listen to all of your complaints a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/Finally-You-Too-Can-Hang-Out-With-Totoro/

Knitted Sarlacc Hand Puppet

Kids love to play with hand puppets. Why not introduce them to this friendly guy from Tatooine? Pandacatification knitted and stuffed this puppet in which your hand will be slowly digested over a thousand years.Link -via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/Knitted-Sarlacc-Hand-Puppet/

Cows with Portholes

The post about the cow's digestive tract in sculpture reminded me of cannulated cows. Surprisingly, we've never posted about them before. The sculpture has to be a more pleasing sight, but researchers can watch a real co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/Cows-with-Portholes/

Cheesy Beef Poutine Pizza

Looking for poutine in all the wrong places...or, at least you are if you're looking for it outside of Canada. If you do happen to live in Canada, you have your choice of tasty poutine dishes, including this Pizza Hutt c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/Cheesy-Beef-Poutine/

Great Advice from TV Dads

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_DJNtAiWEs](Video Link)"Dad, what should I do?" Dad will tell you what's right, even if your father is Archie Bunker, Ned Stark, Homer Simpson, Andy Taylor, Cliff Huxtable or Don Draper.-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/Great-Advice-from-TV-Dads/

Brainteaser: Legs

Two legs have I, and this will confound.Only at rest do they touch the ground.What am I?Continue reading to see the answer.<!--more-->[moreless more_text="Show Answer" less_text="Hide Answer"]A Wheelbarrow.[/morele...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/Brainteaser-Legs/

Cellograff: How to Graffiti A Mural Without A Wall

Want to practice your tags but don't want to commit a felony by vandalizing property? Then head to the forest with a few rolls of cellophane. Bam -instant disposable walls you can spray paint as much as you want.Linkcell...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/Cellograff-How-to-Graffiti-A-Mural-Without-A-Wall/

Octopus-Flavored Soda

Takoyaki is a Japanese variety of battered and fried octopus. There's a soda that tastes just like it. Master Blaster of Rocket News 24 tried it as well as other flavors including salted watermelon, corn potage and curry...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/Octopus-Flavored-Soda/

Is Your Dad a Geek Dad?

Maybe a better question would be, "Are YOU a Geek Dad?" This chart is spot on, but quite age-specific. My dad was real geek, but predated most of the references. He certainly played a mean game of chess. Link -via Bits a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/Is-Your-Dad-a-Geek-Dad/

By the Shore Seashell Lip Gloss

By the Shore Seashell Lip Gloss (sold individually)Summer is almost here. Make moisturizing your lips as fun as a day at the beach with the By the Shore Seashell Lip Gloss from the NeatoShop. This delightful little lip g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/By-the-Shore-Seashell-Lip-Gloss/

He May Be Stinky, But He's Still Adorable

(Video Link)If you're enjoying a barbecue for Father's Day, hopefully you will enjoy your steaks, corn, hamburgers or other grilled treats at least half as much as little Peanut here enjoys his tasty corn.Via Cute Overlo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/He-May-Be-Stinky-But-Hes-Still-Adorable/

A Baby's Blackboard Adventures

This little boy began his adventures at only five days old. He's already seen and done more than many adults! For her series "Blackboard Adventures," Anna Eftimie used a chalkboard to add excitement and variety to this b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/A-Babys-Blackboard-Adventures/

World Record Domino Chain -of Books!

[http://youtu.be/Np450xMSncE] (YouTube link)The Seattle Public Library lined up 2,131 books and knocked them all over to kick off their summer reading program. It took all day to get the books to fall just right.At aroun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/World-Record-Domino-Chain-of-Books/

The Walking Dead In Cross Stitch

We've seen plenty of great cross stitch on Neatorama, but I don't think I ever seen a cross stitch that looks as amazingly detailed as this totally intricate Walking Dead one. Cross Stitch Ninja must have spent a lot of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/The-Walking-Dead-In-Cross-Stitch/

5 Great Pieces of Fatherly Advice

For Father's Day, let's hear some fatherly advice on learning, love, friends, worry and patience from a few famous fathers: On Learning by Einstein "That is the way to learn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/5-Fatherly-Advice/

Twins with Rubber Bands

[http://youtu.be/rZGlxcKJEz8] (YouTube link)Twin babies play with rubber bands. Doesn't sound all that exciting on the surface, but their joy and laughter make you smile and watch the whole thing. (via Daily Picks and Fl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/Twins-with-Rubber-Bands/

1:1 Scale Tauntaun Rug

The taxidermist, Malaki Heller, did lose some of the skin while preparing this rug for Autumn Massey. But the head retained its full size. The rug perfect for cold nights on Hoth.Link -via Amy RatcliffeStar Wars, ta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/11-Scale-Tauntaun-Rug/

Beakerful of Science

Beakerful of Science by Naolito Go science! Check out this neat-O Beakerful of Science T-shirt by T-shirt artist extraordinaire Naolito. 'Tis perfect for your chem grads! Visit Nao...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/16/Beakerful-of-Science/
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