Archive for June 30th, 2013

Dental Conversations

I've never understood why dental hygenists try to have conversations with patients. Neither has Claire Jarvis of Infinite Nap. Maybe we could use hand signals.Linkwebcomic, Infinite Nap, Claire Jarvis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/Dental-Conversations/

The Unipiper Does Game of Thrones

[http://youtu.be/N11xS9Xq-Us] (YouTube link)Our old friend Brian Kidd, better known as the Unipiper, caught the Game of Thrones bug! In this video, he's a fire-breathing dragon playing the show's theme song whil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/The-Unipiper-Does-Game-of-Thrones/

Ms. PacMan Shoes Will Have You Running From Ghosts In Style

At $186 a pair, these Ms. PacMan shoes by Tilted Shoes may be a little expensive, but they're certainly stylish. And if your storyline while wearing these shoes is anything like Ms. Pacman's storyline, you'll meet your t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/Ms-PacMan-Shoes-Will-Have-You-Running-From-Ghosts-In-Stle/

Clever Medieval Bookmark Could Be Useful Today

This flexible bookmark design could be useful for large tomes even in modern times. Medieval book historian Erik Krakkel explains how it was used:As with our own bookmarks, it tells you where you are in the book: th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/Clever-Medieval-Bookmark-Could-Be-Useful-Today/

Magic Automaton

[http://youtu.be/m9daxtL90XY] (YouTube link)What sorcery is this? Swedish artist Per Helldorff made this cup-and-ball automaton called The Gambler that takes the place of a carnival huckster. Keep your eye on the ball! F...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/Magic-Automaton/

Kleptomaniacs Take Things Literally [no. 1014 - @squidbite]

It’s hard to explain puns to kleptomaniacs because they always take things literally.— squidbite (@squidbite) June 27, 2013 ~Illustrated by: Colin Graham~squidbite, Illustrator Colin Graham, puns, thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/Kleptomaniac-cartoon/

Angry Hello Kitty Backpack with Ears

 Angry Hello Kitty Backpack with Ears Attention Hello Kitty fans. Let everyone know that you sweet, yet also very dark and mysterious, with the Angry Hello Kitty Backpack with Ears from the NeatoShop. This grea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/Angry-Hello-Kitty-Backpack-with-Ears/

Trials Bike Rider Completes an Obstacle Course Designed by a Child

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sv3xVOs7_No](Video Link)In this impressive, high quality production, trials bike champion Danny MacAskill recreates a young boy's obstacle course made of toys. You can find behind-the-scen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/Trials-Bicycle-Rider-Completes-an-Obstacle-Course-Designed-by-a-Child/

Are You Breaking the Law?

That's right -patriotic Canadians will not hoard food! If you do, the police won't come after you -at least not today. During World War I, you could be levied with a stiff fine or even prison time. This is one o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/Are-You-Breaking-the-Law/

The Giving Nails

The giving tree has made many a youngster cry as the tree gives her all just to please the boy she loves. In tribute of one of the saddest children's books around, Sincerely Stephanie created these fantastic nails based...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/The-Giving-Nails/

Money Laundering ... with Soap!

Despite its name, there usually isn't any actual washing involved in money laundry, so it's natural that Costa Rican investigators got suspicious of a new money laundering scheme which involves soap. Lots and lot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/Money-Laundering-with-Soap/

Why Mace Windu Had a Purple Light Saber

[http://youtu.be/ubyo5eZz_Jc] (YouTube link)Mainly because Samuel L. Jackson said so. He explains how he came to use a purple light saber in the Star Wars prequels when he appeared on The Graham Norton Show*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/Why-Mace-Windu-Had-a-Purple-Light-Saber/

How to Explain Game of Thrones to Someone Who Hasn't Watched It

"Take the fifty most murderous, duplicitous, treacherous, and violent people in the world...Now, put them in a room with one seat and make them play musical chairs to the death." Scott Meyer has perfectly summarized the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/How-to-Explain-Game-of-Thrones-to-Someone-Who-Hasnt-Watched-It/

Time Capsule of Chevrolets

The Lambrecht Chevrolet Company sold cars in Pierce, Nebraska for 50 years, and then owners Ray and Mildred Lambrecht retired in 1996. Only now are they disposing of the remaining inventory, which has been sitting untouc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/Time-Capsule-of-Chevrolets/

Atheist Monument

When a courthouse in Bradford County, Florida, got a monument based on the Ten Commandments, American Atheists advocacy group sued to get it removed. But during court-ordered mediation, all parties settled that t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/Atheist-Monument/

Baking Cookies Inside a Car

Photo: Charlotte Dewey/National Weather Service If you live in the Western half of the United States, then you don't need me to tell you that it's been hot lately. When the latest hit wave brought tr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/Baking-Cookies-Inside-a-Car/

Brusha Brusha Brusha Baby Batties

(Video Link)Animal Advocates of Los Angeles rescues ill and abandoned animals to release them back into the wild. Here are a few Western Red Tree bats getting a nice post-dinner brushing. I don't know about y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/Brusha-Brusha-Brusha-Baby-Batties/

Totoro with Leaf and Soot Sprite Cell Phone Bag

Totoro with Leaf and Soot Sprite Cell Phone BagAttention Totoro fans. Invite your good friend Totoro to look after your cell phone while you are out and about with the Totoro with Leaf and Soot Sprite Cell Phone Bag from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/Totoro-with-Leaf-and-Soot-Sprite-Cell-Phone-Bag/

Dating Advice from Pokémon

But are there 151 girls or 649? Supposedly the number keeps increasing every year, but it's hard to tell. Can you catch 'em all? Or even just one?Linkwebcomic, Invisible Bread, Pokemon, dating...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/Dating-Advice-from-Video-Games/

St. Sweeper

St. Sweeper is driving out the bunnies and dirt devils! This 8-foot-tall aluminum sculpture is the latest creation from Joel Haas. He tells how the saint came about:St. Sweeper was commissioned as a combination birthday...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/St-Sweeper/

You Have My Sword, And My Bow, and My Cupcakes

Wir Machen Cupcakes of Munich made these incredible Lord of the Rings cupcakes in celebration of the release of The Hobbit. I don't know about you guys, but I'd be wary of the one featuring The One Ring...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/You-Have-My-Sword-And-My-Bow-and-My-Cupcakes/

Medieval Pet Names

The next time you have the occasion to think up a name for a new pet, you could go back, way back, to medieval times and use one of the names people used back then. Many dog and cat names made it into historical records....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/Medieval-Pet-Names/

TARDIS Octopus Necklace

Here's a TARDIS ideally designed for deep sea exploration. Etsy seller Deidre specializes in tentacled jewelry and other small objects. This one comes with no fewer than four sonic screwdrivers.Link -via TechnabobTARDIS,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/TARDIS-Octopus-Necklace/

Eric Strand's Double Marathon

[http://youtu.be/Yjpfly3gIbo] (YouTube link)Several thousand runners participated in Grandma's Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota, last week. Eric Strand wanted to scope out the route ahead of time. Or else he thought it wasn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/Eric-Strands-Double-Marathon/

Little Joker

Little Joker by Donnie Let's put a smile on that face ... and this gruesomely cute (right?) T-shirt by Donnie on your body. Visit Donnie's official webpage and Behance page then visit his NeatoSh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/30/Little-Joker/






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