Archive for August 22nd, 2013

Hipster Plumber

Hipster Plumber by Jason Etta This plumber has been saving the Princess before it was cool. Jason Etta reimagined our favorite Plumber as a hipster, and the result ain't bad...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Hipster-Plumber/

Fitting In Cardboard

[http://youtu.be/LwNJZUZFt-U] (YouTube link)Ze Frank explains how difficult it is to fit in. But just like this comic we had last week, those who feel like this might be surprised at how many of those cool, savvy folks a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Fitting-In-Cardboard/

In Japan, Statues of Colonel Sanders Are Dressed in Different Costumes

(Photo: Livedoor)Statues of Colonel Harland Sanders welcome customers at Kentucky Fried Chicken outlets across Japan. Many of them are costumed for different occasions. Brian Ashcraft of Kotaku rounded up dozens of photo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/In-Japan-Statues-of-Colonel-Sanders-Are-Dressed-in-Different-Costumes/

Schrodinger's Cat In A Box

In this delightful plush creation by Etsy seller bewildered, Schrodinger's cat is both alive and dead in the box. She made a variety of cats and eight such boxes and had her friends arrange two cats in each box, so even...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Schrodingers-Cat-In-A-Box/

Steve Jobs: History vs Hollywood

So, did you watch Ashton Kutcher's new movie Jobs? Just how accurate was it? The website History vs Hollywood specializes in fact checking Tinseltown's version of history. For example:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Steve-Jobs-History-vs-Hollywood/

Floral Watermelon Carvings

DeviantART member ShadowOfAdriana does impressive work with a knife and a watermelon. I wonder how she keeps them looking fresh during what must be a long cutting process.Linkwatermelons, sculptures...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Floral-Watermelon-Carvings/

Welcome to Kindergarten

Last week my favorite little guy started kindergarten. In his backpack, after the first day of school, I found this little pouch. Inside the pouch was:  Sticker Puzzle piece Cotton Ball Eraser Shiny Star S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Welcome-to-Kindergarten/

Rainbow Dash My Little Pony Striped Knee Socks

Rainbow Dash My Little Pony Striped Knee SocksAre you looking for a fun way to add a little pony power to your wardrobe. Dress for success with the Rainbow Dash My Little Pony Striped Knee Socks from the NeatoShop. This...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Rainbow-Dash-My-Little-Pony-Striped-Knee-Socks/

Catvengers Assemble!

Jenny Parks, whose Doctor Mew artwork has featured here before on Neatorama, is back with the best cat painting you'll see today. Catvengers, assemble! (which is probably harder to say than do, because, as Nick F...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Catvengers-Assemble/

Robbery Failure

[http://youtu.be/UwjSsqjNKuw] (YouTube link)We don't really know the whole story behind this piece of security video from Brazil, but we can assume it's a caper the perpetrators do not want to stay around for. -via Daily...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Robbery-Failure/

Racial Map of the United States

Image: Dustin Cable/Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service/University of Virginia Where are you in the map above? Demographic researcher Dustin Cable of University of Virginia plotted every person i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Racial-Map-of-the-United-States/

Twaggies Twitter Event

Our own David Israel, the founder of Twaggies, will be hosting a live Twitter event tomorrow with Go Comics, which syndicates Twaggies. You can be a part of it! Find the particulars at Facebook. Link Twaggies, Twitter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Twaggies-Twitter-Event/

The World's Largest Fast Food Burger

Yesterday, a woman dislocated her jaw while eating a mere tripple patty burger. Just imagine if she instead tried to eat this monstrosity that looks like a sandwich from Scooby Doo instead.This YouTube user BeauCh ordere...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/The-Worlds-Largest-Fast-Food-Burger/

Spider Mama

Sculptor Louise Bourgeois, who was also called Spiderwoman, left her mark in many places. Her 30-foot-tall sculpture of a spider, called Maman, has been installed permanently in Canada, Russia, Spain, Japan, Qat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Spider-Mama/

Anti-Cheating Devices: From the Ridiculous to the High-Tech

Back in 2010, we showed you this ingenious DIY anti-cheating device made out of manila folders: Fast forward to today and we're quite surprised to find that the trend of anti-cheating hats is still going o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Anti-Cheating-Devices-From-the-Ridiculous-to-the-High-Tech/

Puppies and Kittens on Adventures

All it takes is a few ordinary objects and surprisingly cooperative cats and dogs to create thrilling adventures. Miro Minarovic and Jiri Horut arranged and photographed our furry friends at play. You can see more i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Puppies-and-Kittens-on-Adventures/

Why Mobsters and Puns Don't Mix

Joy Cannon (previously on Neatorama) explains to us why puns and mobsters don't mix, y'know because wiseguys actually aren't all that wise ...mobster, pun, Joy Cannon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Why-Mobsters-and-Puns-Dont-Mix/

Sorry, This Seat Is Taken

I don't know who originally took this great photo or what the cutie's name is, but either way, he's just too damn cute to ignore. I can't help but wonder what he is watching on TV with such interest.Linkhedgehog, animal,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Sorry-This-Seat-Is-Taken/

Build Your Own Skeleton Cookie Cutters

Build Your Own Skeleton Cookie CuttersHumans are born with over 270 bones in their body. Lucky for you it doesn't take very many cookies to recreate a cookie version of the human skeleton. With the help of 6 bone shaped...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Build-Your-Own-Skeleton-Cookie-Cutters/

Sinkhole Swallows Trees

[http://youtu.be/yRhesBaRCME] (YouTube link)The Assumption Parish sinkhole in Louisiana has been growing for a year now. In this video, taken yesterday, you can see a clump of cypress trees being swallowed by the hole. F...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Sinkhole-Swallow-Trees/

Vending Machine Cooks, Then Serves Fresh French Fries in 90 Seconds

(Photo: Nicolas Maeterlinck/AFP)Belgians claim to have invented and perfected what we Americans call French fries. Belgians, though, call them frites and cook them in beef fat. They're also now available on demand i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Vending-Machine-Cooks-Then-Serves-Fresh-French-Fries-in-90-Seconds/

All Five Monster Cereals Coming for Halloween

General Mills normally brings back Count Chocula, Frankenberry, and Boo Berry breakfast cereals for Halloween each year. This year, they will be joined by Frute Brute, which was discontinued in 1982, and Yummy Mummy, whi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/All-Five-Monster-Cereals-Coming-for-Halloween/

The Adventure Time Engagement Ring

Jake could totally transform into an engagement ring, after all, his power allows him to change into any shape or size. Of course, it's still better to have a real ring that looks like Jake than a Jake that looks like a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/The-Adventure-Time-Engagement-Ring/

What Is It? game 289

The question is: what is it? It's time for our collaboration with the fascinating What Is It? Blog! Do you know what the object in this picture is? You can win even if you don't know! We don't kno...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/What-Is-It-game-289/

Mandy Patinkin Reflects on The Princess Bride and His Father

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDBPv3_NDYk](Video Link)The actor Mandy Patinkin is perhaps best known for playing Inigo Montoya on The Princess Bride. Here he is being interviewed by George Stroumboulopoulos. M...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Mandy-Patinkin-Reflects-on-The-Princess-Bride-and-His-Father/

It Ain't From There

Just because something is named after a place doesn't mean it came from there.Outback Steak House, the Australian-themed restaurant, was founded in Tampa, Florida. Irish Spring Soap is m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/It-Aint-From-There/

An Oasis in the Desert

Sorry, pup, but it's just a mirage. Anyway, you wouldn't want the water after you learn what humans have been doing to it.Linkwebcomic, Carolyn Hiler, A Zillion Dollars Comics...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/An-Oasis-in-the-Desert/

Animals Jumping on Trampolines

[http://youtu.be/gSjHCbS_u0Y] (YouTube link)Here's a video clip compilation of different animals playing on a trampoline. Let's see, we have plenty of dogs, some cats, goats, foxes, and a buffalo. Yah, really. With the p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Animals-Jumping-on-Trampolines/

How Many Problems Do I Have? [no. 1027 @LuvPug]

I'm not sure how many problems I have because math is one of them.— angieMcSugarButt (@LuvPug) April 13, 2013 LuvPug, Illustrator Kevin Coffee, math, dogs, puns...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/How-Many-Problems-Do-I-Have-no-1027-LuvPug/

Penguin Pen

Penguin Pen (sold individually)Get your school year off to a swimming start with the Penguin Pen from the NeatoShop. This adorable ballpoint pen is shaped like a penguin and features googly eyes and flapping wings. ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/22/Penguin-Pen/




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