World’s Strangest

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Some Buses in China Have Emergency Bricks

Stop playing with that brick! It’s not a toy, but a tool. Buses in Xian and Harbin, China come equipped with brightly painted bricks that can be used by passengers to smash open windows in the event of an emergency. But if you think about it, there are so many possible uses for emergency bricks [...]

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Tauntaun

This is what the Empire Strikes Back would have looked like if it was released by stop motion animation pioneers Rankin Bass. The only thing I don’t like about this illustration is the thought of Rudolph the Tauntaun getting gutted by Hermey/Luke Skywalker and used as a meat sleeping bag, but at least he comes [...]

3D Sculpture by Yuki Matsueda

Stop that exit sign man! Japanese artist Yuki Matsueda created some nifty 3D art sculptures, including this one above – easily my favorite in the series. Link – via The Inspiration Grid and Buzzfeed

Brilliantly Stupid Sign Graffiti

From Pedobears chasing children to “Stop Hammertime,” some graffiti artists have a great sense of humor. Happy Place has a lengthy collection of these reinterpreted signs for your viewing pleasure. Link

The World’s First Stop Motion Video on a Fingernail

We’re seen plenty of stop motion videos on Neatorama before, but one constructed entirely on a fingernail is definitely a first. Kia had the ad created for its Picanto model, which is, of course, small. The video took 1,200 bottles of nail polish, 900 fingernails, two hours of painting per nail and 25 days and [...]

Stone Age Rest Stop

In Britain a super market chain was building a new store when they uncovered the remains of a seven thousand year old rest stop. Wouldn’t it have been weirder if they were going to build a highway rest stop? Archaeologists believe the remains of burned oak uncovered at the site of the first Sainsbury’s in [...]

Dead Stop Zombie Doorstop (Crawling)

Dead Stop Zombie Doorstop (Crawling) – $19.95 The Zombie invasion is in full swing here at the NeatoShop. We are excited to announce that the Dead Stop Zombie Doorstop (Crawling) has just broken into the warehouse. Our shelves are now filled with gruesome corpses. Do not panic! This crawling zombie is here to stop that annoying door [...]

A Cross-Country Film Pilgrimage

Last week a bunch of you shared really interesting stories about movies filming in your area of the country. Now you all have a chance to get a film crew out there to document your famous film location. Well, sort of. The A.V. Club just started a new video web series called Pop Pilgrims – which [...]

Boat Abandoned at Intersection

A motorist in Bülach, Switzerland, was towing a boat behind his vehicle and came to a stop at a stop light. When the car continued, the boat became unhitched and was left sitting at the intersection! One witness said: “As the car drove off, the boat just stayed there and the driver didn’t seem to even [...]

Wicked Witch of the East Door Stop

The Wicked Witch of the East Door Stop – $27.95 Do you know someone who is hard to shop for? The Wicked Witch of the East Door Stop from the NeatoShop, because even a real witch can appreciate a great pair of shoes. Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more Wizard of the Oz fun.