Archive for October 1st, 2013

Custom Toothbrush Cleans Your Mouth in Seconds

Blizzident is the name of a custom-made full-mouth toothbrush that supposedly cleans all your teeth in just six seconds. Just put it in your mouth and grind your teeth a little, and you're done! It looks a bit like an an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Custom-Toothbrush-Cleans-Your-Mouth-in-Seconds/

Adorable Baby Laughs in His Sleep

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDB8RjdJ6qo](Video Link)He's cute, right? Maybe not. He could be laughing maniacally while dreaming of torturing his enemies. We aready know that babies delight in the suffering of other p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Adorable-Baby-Laughs-in-His-Sleep/

Bacon S'Mores

Jill and John love s'mores so much that I almost call a s'more intervention. Almost. Instead, I decided to join in on the fun, now that I found this bacon weave s'mores over at Nick Chipman of Dude Foods....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Bacon-SMores/

Knight Errant

If you're on a quest and you can't tell who the mark is, you're the mark. This knight should have known better. He's lucky to still have the horse.Mark Pain draws Pain Train, a great webcomic that I've j...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Knight-Errant/

Rocky In Real Life

[http://youtu.be/Gx0pMPRtbaw] (YouTube link)Everyone in Philadelphia knows Rocky when they see him! Dan Black recreated Rocky's famous run through the streets, gathering a mob of 100 or so kids, ending at the Philadelphi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Rocky-In-Real-Life/

Submarine Surfaces in the Middle of a Street

(Photos: URDesign)As a publicity stunt, the ad agency M&C SAATCHI created the distinct impression that a submarine had accidentally surfaced through a street in Milan, Italy. The sudden and dest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Submarine-Surfaces-in-the-Middle-of-a-Street/

Monster Work Gloves

etMonster Work GlovesHave angry villagers been making a mess of your castle? Don't attack the mess just yet. Make sure you have the proper tools for such a monster of a task with the Monster Work Gloves from the NeatoSho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Monster-Work-Gloves/

Librarian Shaming

Librarian Shaming is an online confessional for librarians who have fallen from grace. Oh, for shame! And some of them are so racy that I thought it best not to republish them here.Since my library direc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Librarian-Shaming/

Extinction Empathy Tattoos Commemorate the Extinction of Not-So-Cuddly Species

Photo: Samantha Dempsey Extinction is forever, and so is a tattoo, so why not combine them together? Design student Samantha Dempsey noticed that it's pretty difficult to get humans to notice...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Extinction-Empathy-Tattoos-Commemorate-the-Extinction-of-Not-So-Cuddly-Species/

The Lizard with Green Blood (Just Like Spock!)

Photo: Christopher Austin/Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science Mr. Spock, the green-blooded Vulcan on Star Trek, would've said himself this is fascinating. Louisiana State University bi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/The-Lizard-with-Green-Blood-Just-Like-Spock/

Extraordinary Collection of Counterculture Literature Up for Auction

Hundreds of books, objects, and ephemera from Beat Generation writers will go on the auction block on October 10th at PBA Galleries in San Francisco, including many inscribed and autographed items.They are from the colle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Extraordinary-Collection-of-Counterculture-Literature-Up-for-Auction/

Featured Costume: The Taco

Through the month of October, Neatorama will feature our readers' Halloween costumes of the past. The very first costume picture sent in was this tasty taco! Emily Towers' grandmother made this costume for her.My grandmo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Featured-Halloween-Costume-The-Taco/

Water Drumming

Wanna play the drum but don't got no, well, actual drums? That's not a problem for the women of the Baka people of Africa. As long as they've got the river, they've got drums: [http://youtu.be/C7ba1CNOLiI] Water...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Water-Drumming/

It Depends on How You Define "Incest"

A Nicholas County (West Virginia) deputy and a state policeman went to arrest 28-year old Kelcey Nicholas for violating his home confinement. They arrived to find Nicholas having sex with 21-year-old Lataura Jarrett. Nic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/It-Depends-on-How-You-Define-Incest/

Whatever You Do, Just Don't Call Emily Bear a Child Prodigy!

Emily Bear/Official Photo This. Is. Phenomenal. Emily Bear is an accomplished pianist and composer. She's composed over 350 pieces for the piano and six albums - including one produced by jaz...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Whatever-You-Do-Just-Dont-Call-Emily-Bear-a-Child-Prodigy/

Whodunit: Mrs. Krenshaw's Spare Key

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad featuring Sherman Oliver Holmes, a mysterious crime solver and great-great-grandson of Sherlock Holmes. Can you solve the crime?"I hate to bother you, Mr....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Mrs-Krenshaws-Spare-Key/

How's the US Government Shutdown Affecting You?

Chart: Keith Collins, Jennifer Daniel and Karen Yourish/The New York Times So. The government of the United States of America, the world's largest superpower, has shut down due to political bicker...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Hows-the-US-Government-Shutdown-Affecting-You/

Wizard of Oz Jigsaw Puzzle

Wizard of Oz Jigsaw PuzzleThere's no place like home to celebrate the 75th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz. Roll out the red carpet, slip into something comfy, and get cracking on this 1,000 piece jigsaw puzzle. This imp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Wizard-of-Oz-Jigsaw-Puzzle/

51 Sweet and Spooky Halloween Treats

Want something sweet for Halloween? Then you won't want to miss this fantastic holiday recipe round up from Sugar Kissed. The Oreo Cakester bats are a cute treat that couldn't be simpler, but if you're looking for someth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/51-Sweet-and-Spooky-Halloween-Treats/

Obamacare vs. The Affordable Care Act

[http://youtu.be/sx2scvIFGjE] (YouTube link)The TV show Jimmy Kimmel Live! did a segment illustrating what you've read elsewhere: that Americans don't like Obamacare, but they do like the Affordable Car...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Obamacare-vs-The-Affordable-Care-Act/

Does the Breakfast of Dali Beat the Breakfast of Champions?

Sure, Salvador's Breakfast might be a little hard to eat, but if you live in the surreal universe of Dali, melting crepes are hardly your biggest problem. DeviantArt user WildOrchidRain made this delightful creation for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Does-the-Breakfast-of-Dali-Beat-the-Breakfast-of-Champions/

The Forgotten Dynasty Of The Ryukyu Islands

The islands that are now the Japanese prefecture of Okinawa were once their own kingdom. The Ryukyu Kingdom was completely separate from Japan and had its own imperial dynasty. The small kingdom had no army, so it paid C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/The-Forgotten-Dynasty-Of-The-Ryukyu-Islands/

Cool Minimalist Posters Based On Classic Fairy Tales

Everyone knows classic fairy tales, especially the ones that Disney has taken on in their films, to the point that even one small picture can be used to identify the story in question. That's the brilliance of Christian...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Cool-Minimalist-Posters-Based-On-Classic-Fairy-Tales/

The Golden Goose Awards

[https://vimeo.com/74905870] (vimeo link)The United States funds scientific research that may seem useless on the surface. However, that's how science works -every new discovery adds to a body of knowledge that may one d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/The-Golden-Goose-Awards/

13 Geek Characters Reimagined As Classic Pinups

I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve always had a soft spot for cheesecake art from the forties and fifties and I’m certainly not alone. In fact, many modern artists take inspiration from this style an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/13-Geek-Character-Reimagined-As-Classic-Pinups/

An Interpretive Dance For Her Boss

[http://youtu.be/Ew_tdY0V4Zo] (YouTube link)Marina Shifrin quit her job producing viral videos at at Next Media Animation (the folks who make those crazy Taiwanese news animations), by posting a viral video of herself da...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/An-Interpretive-Dance-For-Her-Boss/

JoeJoe Just Loves Batman

We've seen plenty of pet capybaras on the internet by now (most famously Captain ROUS), but none of them have yet been nearly as geeky as the delightfully precious JoeJoe. He not only has posed in this cute little Batman...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/JoeJoe-Just-Loves-Batman/

Last Name Syndrome [no. 1032 - @WilliamAder]

It's just a matter of time before they add the word "Syndrome" after my last name.— Just Bill (@WilliamAder) January 1, 2012 Want it on a t-shirt? Click the shirts below!WilliamAder, Illustrator...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/29/Last-Name-Syndrome-no-1032-WilliamAder/

Princess Leia (Slave) Pet Costume

 Princess Leia (Slave) Pet CostumeHalloween is right around the corner. Are you still on the hunt for the perfect costume for your beloved canine companion? Behold the Princess Leia (Slave) Pet Costume from the Neat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Princess-Leia-Slave-Pet-Costume/

Man Named Fudge Charged with Stealing Ice Cream, Cakes

Conor P. Fudge took the concept of nominative determinism a little too seriously. The 25-year-old was caught on video surveillance cameras taking ice cream, cakes, and cash from a Cold Stone Creamery outlet in Iowa City,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/01/Man-Named-Fudge-Charged-with-Stealing-Ice-Cream-Cakes/




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