Archive for March 31st, 2009

Chocolate Covered Peeps

I know most people love Peeps or hate them - no grey area. I'm one that loves them, but I like to cut a little slit in the package and let them get stale for a few days. Mmm, crunchy Peeps. For those of you that like a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/31/chocolate-covered-peeps/

Cake Wrecks: University of Kentucky Wildblobs

Cake Wrecks causes me to cringe all of the time, usually at gross spelling errors and colors that should never be used on a cake. But when one actually makes me laugh out loud, I know I have to share it with you guys....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/31/cake-wrecks-university-of-kentucky-wildblobs/

Study Says: Spanking Brings Couples Closer Together

To be fair, there may be other ways to explain their conclusions - and you might not need the clamps, harnesses and whips to replicate that kind of closeness (simply cooking a meal together might do the trick as well)....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/31/study-says-spanking-brings-couples-closer-together/

Never Take Your Dungeon Master with You on a Blind Date

Funny Videos | Funny Cartoons | More Video Clips (Atom Films Link) A short film by Atom Films user The555 about a man who decides to bring along his dungeon master to mediate a blind date. Clearly, he botched an in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/31/never-take-your-dungeon-master-with-you-on-a-blind-date/

Don't Worry Folks: That Flash Over Virginia Was Just ... Russian Rockets?!

To be fair, the Russians aren't attacking. In fact, the US military knew this was coming and expected it. Debris from launched spacecraft and rocketry regularly fall back into the atmosphere. Stilll, residents who didn'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/31/dont-worry-folks-that-flash-over-virginia-was-just-russian-rockets/

The Rattleback (Wobblestone) Phenomenon

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJzRuprW_cc][YouTube - Link]A rattleback or wobblestone is an object with a smooth bottom that can be spun like a top. Unlike conventional tops, however, the rattleback has an asym...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/31/the-rattleback-wobblestone-phenomenon/

Family Tree by Bobby Neel Adams

In his art series Family Tree, photographer Bobby Neel Adams take portraits of family members (father/son, mother/daughter and so on) tear them down the middle and gluing them back together (no photoshop manipul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/31/family-tree-by-bobby-neel-adams/

Zimbabwean Dollar: World's First Trillion Dollar Ad Campaign

To protest the hyperinflation that has rendered the Zimbabwe currency worthless and to raise awareness of the dire economic situation there, the Zimbabwean Newspaper created an ad campaign featuring huge posters, wall mu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/31/zimbabwean-dollar-worlds-first-trillion-dollar-ad-campaign/

Best Cities in the World to Live In (For Guys)

Our pal AskMen has a neat (and somewhat controversial) list of the 29 Best Cities to Live In (if you're a guy), based on various criteria such as sports & entertainment, power & money, dating & sex, fashion a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/31/best-cities-in-the-world-to-live-in-for-guys/

Movie Trivia: The Wizard of Oz

There's so much behind-the-scenes info on The Wizard of Oz, I couldn't possibly touch on all of it in one Neatorama post. I just picked some of my favorites, but if I missed your favorite bit of Oz-related triv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/31/movie-trivia-the-wizard-of-oz/

10 Timelines From The Terminator Universe

These ten different timelines, which are all affected whenever someone uses a time machine, can be confusing (as all time travel stories are), but reading them may help you prepare for the new movie Terminator: Salva...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/31/10-timelines-from-the-terminator-universe/

Music Tidbits: The Melvins

The Melvins were named after a much-despised Thriftway supervisor of band member Buzz Osborne. The group started in the early 80’s by the members who attended school together in Montesano, Washington. Throughout...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/31/music-tidbits-the-melvins/

10 Real Life Mad Scientists

Throughout history there have been a few lost souls who have taken the beauty of science and instead of honoring it, twisted it and contorted it into something evil.  Science, we are informed by conscientio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/31/10-real-life-mad-scientists/

Glass Botany

Preserved plants don't look much like their living counterparts after they are flattened and dried. The Harvard Museum of Natural History instead has displays of plants made of glass! Leopold Blaschka and his son...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/31/glass-botany/

Blackbeard Relics Found

A ship discovered off the coast of North Carolina in 1997 has been identified by experts as the Queen Anne's Revenge, a ship used by the pirate Blackbeard. The ship was originally named Le Concorde befo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/31/blackbeard-relics-found/

Peacock Feather Wedding Dress

This wedding dress valued at 1.5 million dollars is made from 2009 peacock tail feathers! It was unveiled at a recent wedding expo in Nanjing, China. Link -via J-Walk Blog peacock, feathers, wedding gown...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/31/peacock-feather-wedding-dress/
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