Archive for August 7th, 2013

Care for a Fish Hot Dog?

(Photo: Itai News)What should we call it? A fish dog? A hot fish? Either way, in Japan, you can buy an ayu fish served in a long bun. You're supposed to eat the entire thing from head to tail.Hey, don't knock it. At leas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Care-for-a-Fish-Hot-Dog/

Scooby-Doo Meets Actual Zombies

Look who the zombies have treed on top of the Mystery Machine! A photo series by Jeff Zoet Visuals puts the Scooby-Doo gang in a zombie apocalypse. Getting out of this one won't be as easy as exposing someone who fakes g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Scooby-Doo-Meets-Actual-Zombies/

Star Trek Cat Tree

Instructables member hatstand4510 has created the perfect environment in which rival cats can hunt each other. Her cat tree takes the form of a Federation starship and a Romulan warbird.* Note that the warbird is current...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Star-Trek-Cat-Tree-2/

Shark at a Pub

Photo: Jimmy Agnew Now where did I leave that shark? You know it's Shark Week when people get so distracted with watching mockumentaries like Megalodon: The Monster Shark That Lives ("lives...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Shark-at-a-Pub/

The Alphabet- A to D

[http://vimeo.com/70435868] (vimeo link)Paul Rayment used the alphabet as an excuse to make a neat and funny neon animation. He says the other letters will follow in future videos. -via Everlasting BlortPaul Rayment, ani...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/The-Alphabet-A-to-D/

I Was An Adventurer Like You, Then I Took An Arrow to the Knee Tattoo

Sam Fiorino at Addicted to Ink in White Plains, New York tattooed this delightful take on the famous Skyrim meme showing a guard who took an arrow to the knee.Linkguard, arrow, knee, memes, skyrim, art, sam fiorino, tatt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/I-Was-An-Adventurer-Like-You-Then-I-Took-An-Arrow-to-the-Knee-Tattoo/

How a Gang of Harmonica Geeks Saved the Soul of the Blues Harp

Harmonica players both suck and blow, and they put up with a lot of jokes, too! Anyone can play a harmonica, but it takes skill and practice to make a nice tune come out of one.Of course, it doesn’t help if your ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/How-a-Gang-of-Harmonica-Geeks-Saved-the-Soul-of-the-Blues-Harp/

Chomp & Stomp Shark Bib and Booties Gift Set

Chomp & Stomp Shark Bib and Booties Gift SetShark Week may have jumped the shark, but that doesn't mean you can't still enjoy watching your favorite little fish jump and gobble things up. Gift your lovely little pred...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Chomp-Stomp-Shark-Bib-and-Booties-Gift-Set/

Cookie Monster Lip Makeup

Cookie Monster is trying to show some self control, but it's a constant struggle. Eva Senín Pernas, whose work we've featured previously, shows our blue friend after a bit of self indulgence. LinkSesame...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Cookie-Monster-Lip-Makeup/

Sharks on a Train

A sequel to Snakes on a Plane? No, because this is just one shark, spotted in New York this morning on the N train to Queens. Plenty of riders snapped pictures of the dead dogfish, including one guy who used pro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Sharks-on-a-Train/

The Amazing Paper Artwork of Jobe Brown

Jobe Brown is a master of papercraft, similar to, but not exactly origami. What makes his work particularly neat though is his subject matter -which tends to be almost exclusively related to geek movie and TV show favori...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/The-Amazing-Paper-Artwork-of-Jobe-Brown/

Nobel Thoughts: Murray Gell-Mann

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.by Marc Abrahams(Image credit: Flickr user World Economic Forum)Murray Gell-Mann is a Distinguished Fellow and Co-Chairman of the Science Board...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Nobel-Thoughts-Murray-Gell-Mann/

Peanut Butter Pop-Tart Brownies

...with ice cream and hot fudge! Christi Johnstone baked brownies over chocolate peanut butter Pop-Tarts, then covered the brownies with melted peanut butter, chocolate chips and broken peanut butter cup...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Peanut-Butter-Pop-Tart-Brownies/

Daft Punk Stands Up Colbert, Hilarity Ensues

Daft Punk was supposed to be the guest on The Colbert Report last night, but pulled out of the engagement.Instead Stephen found out a few days before that MTV/Viacom was pulling the plug on his special event bec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Daft-Punk-Stood-Up-Colbert-Hilarity-Ensues/

That's Not What I Meant When I Said Fly Away Birdie

You know, Margot is a real smart aleck sometimes. She likes to say "Polly want a cracker" as a racially-charged joke. You say she has bird seed in her bowl and she pretends to grow out of it. Well, at least she's cute.Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Thats-Not-What-I-Meant-When-I-Said-Fly-Away-Birdie/

The Sun's Magnetic Field is about to Flip

The polarity of the sun's magnetic field will flip in about three to four months, according to physicists at Stanford University. It is a big event, but it happens every eleven years as part of the normal solar cycle. So...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/The-Suns-Magnetic-Field-is-about-to-Flip/

Ray Donovan's LA

My wife and I started watching the new Showtime original, Ray Donovan. It's set in and around Los Angeles, staring Liev Schreiber as a tall, dark, handsome, former Southy who's now a big-shot Hollywood tough guy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Ray-Donovans-LA/

Here’s What Happens Inside You When a Mosquito Bites

[http://youtu.be/RLIYuXlUS3k] (YouTube link)Here you see the mouthparts of a mosquito enter a mouse's skin under a microscope. Eww!For a start, look how flexible the mouthparts are! The tip can almost bend at right angle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Heres-What-Happens-Inside-You-When-a-Mosquito-Bites/

Smart Clip Ultra

Smart Clip Ultra (sold individually)Back to school time is here. Make sure you prepared for whatever challenges may come your way with the Smart Clip Ultra from the NeatoShop. This great little multi-tool features: LED...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Smart-Clip-Ultra/

Fortune Cookie Baby Booties

Etsy seller Della made these adorable baby booties that are shaped like fortune cookies. They come with fortunes inside and are packed into a Chinese takeout box.Having a baby was a good experience. But an hour later, I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Fortune-Cookie-Baby-Booties/

Questions In Need of Answers - No. 4 - What Foods Have the Longest Shelf Lives?

I recently tweeted over on our Twitter account how honey is the only food that, if left as is, won't ever spoil. Let's pretend my wife and I were building a space in the garage to prepare for the apocalypse. (Just preten...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Questions-In-Need-of-Answers-No-04/

8 Shark Protection Patents

Plenty of brilliant and not-so-brilliant minds have worked on the idea of preventing shark attacks. This list of patented products range from the sensible to the ridiculous. Most sensible is a chemical pack attached to l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/8-Shark-Protection-Patents/

The World's Cutest Assassin

He may look like an adorable sleeping baby -but that's just how he gets close enough to murder his victims. Fortunately, someone spotted Little Boo here at PAX so you know what to look out for when it comes to killers.Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/The-Worlds-Cutest-Assassin/

Cat on a Skateboard

[http://youtu.be/Wk_-UN48tc0] (YouTube link)Didga is a confident and talented cat -and she rides a skateboard better than I ever did! This video has a too long, staged setup, so you can skip the first half if you like -t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Cat-on-a-Skateboard/

Deep Fried Spaghetti-Filled Meatballs

Why bother putting meatballs on top of spaghetti when you can just make meatballs with spaghetti and cheese inside? As if that weren't good enough, the entire thing is deep fried and then covered in a little pasta sauce....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Deep-Fried-Spaghetti-Filled-Meatballs/

How Teachers Can Use Neatorama

I teach a first year experience course to college students--a semester-long orientation to college life. When I do lesson planning for a class, I often begin with a search of Neatorama's archives. I look for neat videos,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/How-Teachers-Can-Use-Neatorama/

Football Helmet Warning Label

Football helmets always come with warning labels these days, because the companies that make them do not like being sued when football players suffer brain damage. But Schutt Sports goes a little further than the others....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Football-Helmet-Warning-Label/

A Walnut That Looks Like Chewbacca

(Photo: ripplin)From the forests of Kashyyyk comes the tough but meaty Wookiee nut. Now put it on your head. I'll try to knock it off with my bowcaster.Link -via Obvious WinnerStar Wars, Chewbacca, nuts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/A-Walnut-That-Looks-Like-Chewbacca/

Bad Chemistry: "Chemical Elements" of Breaking Bad Characters

How would you describe the characteristics of your favorite Breaking Bad characters? In this nifty post over at Shutterstock, stock artwork from various artists are used to create Bad Chemistry: The Character Ele...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Bad-Chemistry-Chemical-Elements-of-Breaking-Bad-Characters/

Bugs Bunny Backpack with Ears

Bugs Bunny Backpack with Ears (front and back shown)Whaddya know, it's back to school time. Hurry, hurry and get your Bugs Bunny Backpack with Ears from the NeatoShop. This fantastic wabbit backpack is great for toting l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/07/Bugs-Bunny-Backpack-with-Ears/




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