Archive for April 1st, 2014

This My Little Pony Tattoo Neatly Summarizes the Brony Mentality

Fluttershy is my favorite pony. I'm not alone in that sentiment. Lots of bronies identify with Fluttershy, the gentle pegasus whose Element of Harmony is kindness. My Little Pony tattoos are common. But this one...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/This-My-Little-Pony-Tattoo-Neatly-Summarizes-the-Brony-Mentality/

True Facts About the Octopus

[http://youtu.be/st8-EY71K84] (YouTube link)Ze Frank is back with his True Facts series, and it’s about time we learned a little something about the octopus. To be honest, if you’ve paid attention, you’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/True-Facts-About-the-Octopus/

A Hobbit Hole You Can Really Live In

It's not just a hole in the ground. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole. No, Ashley Yeates built a real hobbit-hole and that means comfort. He's a professional landscape designer. It really shows, as you can see from the above...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/A-Hobbit-Hole-You-Can-Really-Live-In/

I Like My Toast on the Dark Side

Check out this awesome toaster shaped like Dark Vader’s head! Its heating elements are shaped like Vader’s helmet on one side and the Star Wars logo on the other. Or it might be some...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/I-Like-My-Toast-on-the-Dark-Side/

Be Excellent To Each Other

Be Excellent to Each Other by Retro Review Greetings, my excellent friends. It's about time that NeatoShop artist Retro Review travel back in time to create this awesome T-shirt that's top of the world....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/Be-Excellent-To-Each-Other/

Silly Walk Road Sign Brings Monty Python to Norway

(Photo: The Local)It looks like the art collective Kreativiteket has blown its chance to acquire a government grant to develop its silly walk. Its members put up this sign at a pedestrian crossing in &Os...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/Silly-Walk-Road-Sign-Brings-Monty-Python-to-Norway/

Arthur

Some fantasies may portend more than you’re ready for. A little advice about the future could have saved King Arthur from a lot of grief. Did he get the proper information ahead of time? No. Sure, Merlin confided t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/Arthur/

This Is Gold-Embossed Toilet Paper

(Photo: Reuters/Michael Dalder)According to a Metro article published a day before April Fools' Day, German designer Fitz Loibl has created toilet paper embossed with gold. He offers a wide vari...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/This-Is-Gold-Embossed-Toilet-Paper/

The Birth of the Lightsaber

[http://youtu.be/6YdBvWauNwA] (YouTube link)Let's discuss “…chivalry and honor and that sort of thing.” George Lucas tells the story of how the light saber was invented for the Star Wars saga....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/The-Birth-of-the-Lightsaber/

This Man Built a Motorized Model Tank from Amazon.com Boxes

Upuaza Touryou, a user of the NicoNico video hosting site, ordered an electric motor and a remote controller from Amazon.com, then built a tank from those parts and the boxes that they came in! Check out the impr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/This-Man-Built-a-Motorized-Model-Tank-from-Amazoncom-Boxes/

Funny You Should Ask

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.by Marc Abrahams, Improbable Research staff“Gender Differences in Receptivity to Sexual Offers” should be a screamingly famous resea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/Funny-You-Should-Ask/

Urged on by His Mom, Man Impulsively Buys Tank

(Photo: Jimmy Johansson)Back when I was in high school, after the fall of the Soviet Union, there was a lot of cheap Soviet military equipment available on international markets. I briefly schemed to somehow acquire a T-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/Urged-on-by-His-Mom-Man-Impulsively-Buys-Tank/

Introducing Samuel Adams HeliYUM

[http://youtu.be/0Tby91aTGF4] (YouTube link)Samual Adams Beer is proud to introduce a new brew with an innovative feature: it’s infused with helium! The helium gives it amazing effervescence and a light flavor. It...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/Introducing-Samuel-Adams-HeliYUM/

That Day When a Professor Pranked the AP

After blogging for nearly 9 years, this is still my reaction every April Fools' Day. This day is a minefield for bloggers for obvious reason. But the pain can last even after the day of shenanigans is over, becau...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/That-Day-When-a-Professor-Pranked-the-AP/

25 Things You Might Not Know About The Shining

You may have seen The Shining many times since it came out in 1980, but you still get a chill down your spine when you see it again. The Stanley Kubrick version of the Stephen King novel is a classic. However, t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/25-Things-You-Might-Not-Know-About-The-Shining/

Ninja Turtle

Ninja by louisros Cowabunga, dudes - all that's missing is pizza! NeatoShop artist louisros took a break from building the Technodrome to bring us this nifty design of a ninja turtle. Or is it a turtle n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/Ninja-Turtle/

Photographer Makes Fun of Outrageous San Francisco Rent Prices

Can you afford to live in San Francisco? Unless you can live in a mailbox, you might have a hard time finding an affordable apartment. Scot Hampton, a photographer who lives in that fair city, created a series of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/Photographer-Makes-Fun-of-Outrageous-San-Francisco-Rent-Prices/

Watch This RC Car Go 188 MPH

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5HJX7CJyOQ](Video Link)RC racing enthusiast Nic Case built a radio-controlled car that can reach 188.87 miles per hour. It's called the Bullet--and it certainly moves like one! Watch the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/Watch-This-RC-Car-Go-188-MPH/

Cheeteau: The Cheetos Perfume

This is just what we all wanted: a perfume with the scent of Cheetos! Cheeteau by Chester has a seductive ad that calls it “The scent of hunger.” It will make you smell like a basement dwelling video game gee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/Cheeteau-The-Cheetos-Perfume/

15 Facts You May Not Know About Diablo

Diablo is the kind of video game that has tons of crossover appeal, attracting more than just fans of action role-playing games and dungeon crawlers, and the button mashing, monster smashing frenzied melee fight...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/15-Facts-You-May-Not-Know-About-Diablo/

Airborne Circle of Life

[http://youtu.be/UfcyGPHP0Ak] (YouTube link)Families have singalongs on car trips to pass the time, and don’t you wish you could get something like that going on a bus or plane? Even if you could get people to sing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/Airborne-Circle-of-Life/

When an Elephant Falls on You

Redditor 12345123451234 (which is probably a throwaway account) posted this picture of a baby elephant who fell down while being petted. Although he probably weighs several hundred pounds, it doesn’t look like he m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/When-an-Elephant-Falls-on-You/

Stunning 3D Tattoos Appear to Leap off the Skin

"Sir, there is a multi-legged creature crawling on your shoulder." If that's not true, you'll be able to convincingly fool people with this tattoo. Lippo, an artist in Fronisone, Italy, inked these amazing tattoos. They...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/Stunning-3D-Tattoos-Appear-to-Leap-off-the-Skin/

Rosetta Stone Klingon

[http://youtu.be/nn1VjbJtx-4] (YouTube link)It’s about time they offered a Rosetta Stone set to learn Klingon! And who better to endorse the product than Michael Dorn? (In case you're just joining us, he played Wor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/Rosetta-Stone-Klingon/

This Artificial Marble Makes for Real Beauty

If you're designing a new structure in an area that requires all new buildings have the appearance of a stone facade, but you want to build something different, what do you do? If you're Wiel Aerts Architects, you j...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/This-Artificial-Marble-Makes-for-Real-Beauty/

How to Make Your Cat an Internet Celebrity

Have you ever looked at cats on the internet and wished that you, too, could have a famous cat and reap the benefits of internet celebrity? What have those cats got that your cat doesn’t? After all, your cat is cut...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/How-to-Make-Your-Cat-an-Internet-Celebrity/

Pizza in the Wild

We're all used to seeing pizzas, but generally only in restaurants and our homes. We may even occasionally see them at pizza farms. But it's not often that we get to view elusive wild pizzas before they are harvested by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/Pizza-in-the-Wild/

The World's Largest Bow Tie Consists of 250 Yards of Fabric

(Photo: Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune)Anyone can look dapper in a bow tie--provided that you're not otherwise naked. But if you want to look extra fancy, then you should wear a big bow tie. The bigger the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/The-Worlds-Largest-Bow-Tie-Consists-of-250-Yards-of-Fabric/

Doh! Zombies!

Doh! Zombies! by Warbucks Design Don't have this awesome D'oh! Zombies! T-shirt? Don't have a cow, man - just head on over to the NeatoShop to get one! Warbucks Desig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/Doh-Zombies/

15 Absolutely Horrible Child Rulers

Let’s all be glad that the young despots in this list are all fictional. Inspired by Joffrey Baratheon of the TV series Game of Thrones, the A.V. Club looks at other conflicts caused when those who are too...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/01/15-Absolutely-Horrible-Child-Rulers/










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