Archive for August 10th, 2013

8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (with Kittens!)

[http://youtu.be/Qo0lbWhHLys] (YouTube link)The name of the British TV game show 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown made more sense when host Jimmy Carr brought in two baskets of kittens. They were quite a distract...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/8-out-of-10-Cats-Does-Countdown-with-Kittens/

Deep Fried Chocolate Covered Strawberries

All food products--and quite a few non-food products--can be improved with the application of chocolate and a few minutes in a deep fryer. Elizabeth LaBau shows us one example of this obvious truth. I want to eat these s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/Deep-Fried-Chocolate-Covered-Strawberries/

Why Do People Keep On Stealing This Politician's Campaign Sign?

Austin Head is running for city council in Phoenix, Arizona, but he's up against other candidates with more money and name recognition. So he's trying a bit of clever marketing to get himself "ahead" of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/Why-Did-People-Keep-On-Stealing-This-Politicians-Campaign-Sign/

Grumpy Catbus

Will Grumpy Catbus give Mei and Satsuki a ride to the hospital? No! My Neighbor Totoro ends differently in Tim Doyle's version, which is entitled "Out of Service."Link -via Super PunchMy Neighbor Totoro, anime,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/Grumpy-Catbus/

The 90-Year-Old Paperboy

We don't know whether Martin Teel of Christopher, Illinois, delivers newspaper on Easy Street, Middle Road, or Hard Way, but we do know that he's proof that you're never too old to deliver the newspaper. You see, he's 90...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/The-90-Year-Old-Paperboy/

Catch the Falling Stars: Perseid Meteor Shower 2013

Every year in August, the Perseid meteor shower gives us a light show like no other, as our planet travels through the debris left by comet Swift-Tuttle. Peak visibility should be in the middle of the night Sunday night...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/Catch-the-Falling-Stars-Perseid-Meteor-Shower-2013/

Washing Machine Escapes!

[http://youtu.be/-paU5Jxotfc] It's a clean getaway! YouTube Link - via Arbroathwashing machine...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/Washing-Machine-Escapes/

How to Create the Illusion on Instagram That You Have a Girlfriend

Sure, you could go out and find a real girlfriend, but...well, how realistic is that? Keisuke Jinushi, a professional photographer, shows us a method with a greater likelihood for success. First apply makeup and nail pol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/How-to-Create-the-Illusion-on-Instagram-That-You-Have-a-Girlfriend/

This is How You Die

[http://vimeo.com/70255969] (vimeo link)Would you want to know? In this video by Michael Mohan, a machine tells people how they are going to die. It does not say when. They still can't see it coming. An...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/This-is-How-You-Die/

Derpy Dash My Little Pony Reversible Backpack

Derpy Dash My Little Pony Reversible Backpack (shown both ways)Back to school time is here. Can't decide which My Little Pony character best fits your personality? You need the Derpy Dash My Little Pony Reversible Backpa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/Derpy-Dash-My-Little-Pony-Reversible-Backpack/

Tiny Hamster House has Hidden Passages and Secret Doors

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTG5CBKsCLc](Video Link)YouTube user heibonkinoko built an amazing house for his hamster. He calls it the "Ninja Mansion", perhaps because there are hidden escape routes everywhere. It's a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/Tiny-Hamster-House-has-Hidden-Passages-and-Secret-Doors/

Power Corrupts ... the Brain

Photo: Minerva Studio/Shutterstock "Power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely." We're sure you've heard the saying, attributed to English historian Lord Acton, before, and chances are, y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/Power-Corrupts-the-Brain/

1946 Alcatraz Menu

This printed menu for a week in September of 1946 doesn't look half bad. Lots of courses, three square meals, different offerings every day -at Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary in San Francisco. Of course, anyone who has ev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/1946-Alcatraz-Menu/

A Custom Cabinet for a Taxidermied Ostrich

The auction house Christie's is marketing this find for the bird inside, but I'm more impressed by the existence of a cabinet built specifically for a taxidermied ostrich. I should build my own, even if I never have an o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/A-Custom-Cabinet-for-a-Taxidermied-Ostrich/

Say No To Drugs

Say No To Drugs by Harebrained Design Magic mushroom? Just say no, kids! Harebrained Design tells us exactly why you shouldn't eat any ol' thing that come across you in the Mushroom Kingdo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/Say-No-To-Drugs/

Death Star Butt Painting

Like Wedge Antilles famously said in Star Wars, "Look at the size of that thing!" He's referring to the Death Star, of course, before Red Leader infamously told him to cut the chatter. Via Obvi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/Death-Star-Butt-Painting/

A Brief History of Ice Cream Truck Music

(Photo: Paul Lowry)When did ice cream trucks begin serenading us with their siren song of relief from the summer heat? Dave Shumka writes that the music long predates actual ice cream trucks: So how did the chime box be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/A-Brief-History-of-Ice-Cream-Truck-Music/

A Cappella Alligator

[http://youtu.be/5ilG-JQH27k] (YouTube link)Sometimes, an alligator just has to sing! According to an Arabic translator at reddit, the lyrics are Saudi YouTube member Temsa7LY 2 bragging about getting 100 million views o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/A-Cappella-Alligator/

How the Internet Ecosystem Works

It's a beautiful, natural cycle: ideas move from the offline world, then to the online world, then back again. Caldwell Tanner and Will Stephen explain how the internet works as an ecosystem. You can view the rest of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/How-the-Internet-Ecosystem-Works/

This Week at Neatorama

Where does the time go? It was eight years ago, August 9, 2005, that Alex published the very first post on his new blog, Neatorama. And eight years later, the link is still good! (However, it co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/This-Week-at-Neatorama-165/

Light Up Skull Bottle Stopper

Light Up Skull Bottle StopperAre you looking for a spooktacular way to liven up your next soiree? Add the eye-catching Light Up Skull Bottle Stopper from the NeatoShop to your table decor. The metal bottle stopper featur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/Light-Up-Skull-Bottle-Stopper/

Better Children's Book Titles

We've featured Dan Wilbur of Better Book Titles, who "improved" book covers through clever Photoshoppery, before on Neatorama. This time around, Dan focused on improving children's books. I'd say he nai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/Better-Childrens-Book-Titles/

Meanwhile, in Alaska: A Bear Riding a Sea-Doo

(Photo: Morrison Guide Service)Graham Morrison spotted a young bear crawling on a jet ski near the base of his fishing guide business in southwestern Alaska:Morrison said that the young bear climbed onto the watercraft i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/Meanwhile-in-Alaska-A-Bear-Riding-a-Sea-Doo/

Always Angry

Always Angry by Alberto Arni That's Alberto Arni's secret, Cap. He's always ang ... ready to come up with great pop culture mash up T-shirt designs, like this "Always...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/10/Always-Angry/
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