Archive for June 28th, 2013

When Googly Eyes Attack

As an adult, it's easy to forget just how fun googly eyes can be in the right hands, but Reddit user skelingtonking shows just how much fun can be created with one pair of googly eyes at one Target.Link Via Pleated Jeans...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/When-Googly-Eyes-Attack/

Rory vs. the Robot

[http://youtu.be/Ft2fLuz9mF0] (YouTube link)Golf phenomenon Rory McIlroy is challenged by a robot to a competition to see who can hit a golfball into a washing machine (as McIlroy famously did as a child). This video fro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Rory-vs-the-Robot/

Disease Map of the World

Artist Odra Noel, who trained as a doctor, combines art and science in The Map of Health, where she draws the map of the world using the cellular structures of various human tissues (and how they relate to variou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Disease-Map-of-the-World/

Vader's Little Princess

Vader's Little PrincessAre you Dark Lord looking for a book that truly captures the joys, trials, and tribulations of raising a daughter. Vader's Little Princess from the NeatoShop is for you. This irresistibly sweet boo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Vafers-Little-Princess/

Game of Thrones Minifigs

Etsy seller miniBIGS customizes LEGO mini figures. The latest set is the cast of characters from the HBO series Game of Thrones! You can order this set, and a couple of the figures are also available individuall...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Game-of-Thrones-Minifigs/

Tank Sushi

It looks imposing, but this tank is so poorly armored that it should break under your chopsticks. Brian Ashcraft of Kotaku tells us about this fishy tank:As pointed out by Naver, a sushi restaurant called&n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Tank-Sushi/

1960s Voting Literacy Test

The Supreme Court this week overturned a section of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. The federal government will no longer provide oversight in those states that previously required a voter to pass a "literacy test" in order...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/1960s-Voting-Literacy-Test/

Family Meal Time At The Caterpillar House

"So, Timmy, how was school today?" "Fine"Apparently, this conversation occurs between families of all species, as captured by Flickr user Beckie.Link Via Cute Overloadcaterpillar, pictures, photography, bugs, insects, be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Family-Meal-Time-At-The-Caterpillar-House/

NeatoShop Sale: Zoobies

Good Night Moon - Zoobies Storytime Pal On sale over at the NeatoShop: Save 20% on all Zoobies merch. They're plush toy, soft pillow, and warm blanket rolled into one. They're the perfect accompaniment...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/NeatoShop-Sale-Zoobies/

Let's Learn a Thing: Left-Handedness

[http://youtu.be/TlnQ_2SPD5k] (YouTube link)Jeff Wysaski of Pleated-Jeans is left handed. Most of us aren't. So he is going to let you in on some thing you should know about lefties.left handed, lefties...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Lets-Learn-a-Thing-Left-Handedness/

The Beautiful Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

In The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul, Douglas Adams argued that airports are inherently ugly. Libraries are, however, I think, innately beautiful. And some are more beautiful than others. The Beinecke Rare Book...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/The-Beautiful-Beinecke-Rare-Book-and-Manuscript-Library/

How to Bill Your Parents for Tech Support

If you're anything like me, you have to help you parents with technical support issues on a regular basis. You might not want to charge them anything (they did help feed and support you during your whole childhood, after...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/How-to-Bill-Your-Parents-for-Tech-Support/

The Right Way to Eat Dinner with Other People

You've been eating dinner all your life, but chances are, you've been doing it wrong. But don't worry, Joanna Goddard and Gemma Correll are here to rescue you with this nifty guide to how to eat dinner when you're a gues...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/The-Right-Way-to-Eat-Dinner-with-Other-People/

Buried Under the Cuteness

Kirk's Trouble with Tribbles and Spock's Trouble with Tribbles - by Mike Jacobsen Quick, transport the whole kit 'n caboodle of these cute Trouble with Tribbles T-shirt design by Mike Jacobsen into...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Tribbles-T-Shirts/

Anime Hair Party Glasses (Boy)

Anime Hair Party Glasses (Boy)Do your current glasses lack character? Get animated with the Anime Hair Party Glasses from the NeatoShop. This playful pair of party sunglasses are shaped like a cartoony anime face. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Anime-Hair-Party-Glasses-Boy/

Musical Peas

[http://youtu.be/brplGYBUch0] (YouTube link)Fool your cat into thinking the odd vegetables are producing sounds, and you have instant entertainment. How could TV ever be this amusing? Now, if we could only get people to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Musical-Peas/

Thief Leaves His Birth Certificate at the Scene of His Crime

If you're a thief and you want to make sure that you can be positively identified, then leave your birth certificate at the feet of your victim. According to police in Dorchester, Massachusetts, that's what one mugger di...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Thief-Leaves-His-Birth-Certificate-at-the-Scene-of-His-Crime/

Is There Any Point to the 12 Times Table?

Sometime in elementary school, most of us endured memorizing multiplication tables, up to 12 x 12. However, in the past few decades, people rely more on calculators, and metric measures and decimals have replaced shillin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Is-There-Any-Point-to-the-12-Times-Table/

Restaurant Scales Its Burritos Next to Babies

Gorditos, a Mexican restaurant chain in Seattle, offer massive, 4-pound burritos. Each is roughly the size of a newborn baby. To encourage the comparison, the restaurant offers free burritos to customers who let their ba...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Restaurant-Scales-Its-Burritos-Next-to-Babies/

Subtitles That Have Gone Awesomely Wrong

Buzzfeed has a collection of 27 screengrabs of various movies, cartoons, and TV shows with English translations that will make you laugh. Some of them make it obvious which is the translator's first language.And then the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Subtitles-That-Have-Gone-Awesomely-Wrong/

Custom Harry Potter Wedding Garters

Gryffindor, Slytherin, etc., whatever your loyalties, Etsy seller UniquelyYoursBridal can help you represent your house at your wedding with a custom made wedding garter. They also sell other great geek garters, includin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Custom-Harry-Potter-Wedding-Garters/

Pre-Madonna Prima Donnas: Artists Who Were Full of Themselves

They say a lot of artistic expression is motivated by self-loathing. But not for these folks! Long before the Material Girl ordered papa to stop preaching, these six puffed-up virtuosos knew darn well how to strik...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Pre-Madonna-Prima-Donnas-Artists-Who-Were-Full-of-Themselves/

Campfire Bars Are Like Frozen S'mores

Looking for an ultimate summertime treat? Then why not try combining the greatness of a s'more with an ice cream bar with these great Campfire Bars. Essentially, you just freeze marshmallow cream in graham crackers, then...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Campfire-Bars-Are-Like-Frozen-Smores/

Mitchiri Neko March

[http://youtu.be/lAIGb1lfpBw] (YouTube link)Want to cheer someone up? Send them this happy little parade of cats from the Japanese video game Mitchiri Neko. Keep your eye out for the cat eating spaghetti and the one play...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Mitchiri-Neko-March/

The Bicheno Blowhole

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Co0Jm6cll14](Video Link)Near the town of Bicheno on the Australian island of Tasmania is a geological oddity that will let you think that you're standing on a whale. The Bicheno blowhole i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/The-Bicheno-Blowhole/

Hoot Owl Flashlight

Hoot Owl FlashlightIs your favorite little night owl scared of the dark? Get them the Hoot Owl Flashlight from the NeatoShop. This rechargeable flashlight looks like a cute owl. Pump the side handle to charge the flashli...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Hoot-Owl-Flashlight/

The Child Prodigies Who Became 20th-Century Celebrities

In the early 20th century, when the development of intelligence tests coincided with the rise of tabloid journalism, the public became obsessed with child prodigies. Children who exhibited various special talents were ru...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/The-Child-Prodigies-Who-Became-20th-Century-Celebrities/

The Perfect Wiener Doghouse

Here's a great doghouse design by Bunker Arquitectura, an architectural firm in Mexico City. Or, absent a dog, a pet snake.Link -via Lustikdogs, doghouses...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/The-Perfect-Wiener-Doghouse/






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