Archive for August 14th, 2009

Brain Cupcakes

Looking for something delicious and creepy? Try these fantastic brain cupcakes. The flavor sounds blissful, combining chocolate brains, raspberry cake and cream cheese frosting. If only they posted the recipe. Lin...

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Cat With A High School Diploma

Better Business Bureau employee Kelvin Collins wanted to learn more about diploma mills and make a point about their uselessness, so he helped his cat Oreo receive a high school diploma from a diploma mill high school....

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A Motorcycle With a Tank Engine

The Panzerbike is a German-built motorcycle with the engine of a T-55 tank inside. That's a diesel V12 with 620 HP. The bike is 19 feet long, 9 feet wide, and weighs nearly 5 tons. Actually, it's more like a tract...

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Human Skin Rug

It's like a bear skin rug, but with a human. Artist Chrissy Conant made this self-portrait: "Chrissy Skin Rug” represents my relationship to my parents. The rug is a silicone rubber cast of my bare skin. I pos...

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Zombie Studies Finally Gets the Scholarly Respect It Deserves

Four statisticians at the University of Ottawa and Carleton University have published an article in the peer-reviewed journal Infectious Disease Modelling Research Progress on the subject of zombie epidemiology....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/14/zombie-studies-finally-gets-the-scholarly-respect-it-deserves/

The Rolling Stones on the Accordion and Other Covers

(YouTube Link) Urlesque has compiled videos of unique accordion cover songs, including variations on the works of Britney Spears, Duran Duran, and Black Sabbath. Here's a video of YouTube user mattdallow playing "P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/14/the-rolling-stones-on-the-accordion-and-other-covers/

Corralling Carp with Noisy Bubbles

Invasive Asian carp are populating the Great Lakes and forcing native species out of their traditional habitats. Scientists are taking steps to contain the invaders without affecting other species. They've developed an u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/14/corralling-carp-with-noisy-bubbles/

Leaving

Leaving is a video game based on a true story. William David, a developer for Ubisoft, decided the best way for him to quit would be through the same medium, but in a rather different style. The combination of st...

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50 Amazing Ramen Noodle Recipes

A sign of a tightened economy, ramen noodles are more popular than ever. Still, they can get boring after a while. From Rasmussen College, here are 50 ways to dress up ramen noodles in salads, soups, main dishes, breakfa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/14/50-amazing-ramen-noodle-recipes/

The Live Album Quiz

In this Lunchtime Quiz from mental_floss, you'll be given eight musical artists on the left and eight titles of recorded-live albums on the right. Cam you match them all up? Most of these albums were really big hits. M...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/14/the-live-album-quiz/

Five-Wheeled Car

(YouTube Link) Esslam Zahra of Egypt mounted a retractable fifth wheel on the back of his car, set at a right angle to the other four wheels, in order to pivot into tight parking spots. Via The Presurfercars, Ess...

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Food Face Kid's Dinner Plate

Food Face Kid's Dinner Plate - $11.95 eachIf your kid doesn't find dinner time enjoyable, maybe this will help make meals fun: Food Face Kid's Dinner Plate. The plate has a picture of a face that your kid can decorate wi...

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