Archive for October 20th, 2011

147 Highly Interconnected Companies That Rule The World

That's not just a pretty picture above. My friends, say hello to the 1,318 highly interconnected transnational companies (with a core of 147 "super-entities") that rule the w...

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Apparently You Can Fry an Egg in a Waffle Iron

I had no idea, but now I must try it! Jessica Segarra made a croque madame, which is a grilled ham and Swiss cheese sandwich with a fried egg on top. She cooked it with the waffle iron open so that the yolk wouldn't...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/20/apparently-you-can-fry-an-egg-in-a-waffle-iron/

Drug Smugglers' Newest Creative Scheme: Parking Lot Smuggling Tunnels

If you're wondering why the roads in Nogales, Arizona, near the border with Mexico are riddled with square, symmetrical patches, the answer is that those are the visible remnants of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/20/drug-smugglers-newest-creative-scheme-parking-lot-smuggling-tunnels/

Shakespeare Insult Kit

Thou pribbling fat-kidneyed maggot-pie! You make me sick! Get out of here! -via Blame It on the Voices | Image: unknown P.S. Also available in gum form!William Shakespeare, insults...

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Sculptures from Welded Chains

Yeong-Deok Seo creates simply amazing nude figurative sculptures by welding chains together. The variety of textures that he can make with different types of chains is stunning. This one, assuming that Google Transla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/20/sculptures-from-welded-chains/

Chocolate Gladiator Bikini

It's like Mad Max 2 was produced by the Food Network! Cindy Fabre, Miss France in 2005, wore this costume made out of chocolate for the chocolate industry's recent trade fair in Aix en Provence: They used mor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/20/chocolate-gladiator-bikini/

IQ Can Actually Fluctuate

Does IQ truly measure your intelligence or is it just another achievement test, much like the SAT, with fluctuations in scores as you gain knowledge? Maybe more the latter, according to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/20/iq-can-actually-fluctuate/

TARDIS Teapot

Etsy seller Rebekka Ferbrache made this adorable little teapot. Do not try to stuff more than three cups of liquid inside. Link and Video -via The Mary Sueteapot, etsy, Doctor Who, tardis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/20/tardis-teapot/

Steampunk Trick-or-Treating Buckets

The standard orange trick-or-treating bucket is going to clash with your clever steampunk Smurfette Captain America in a utilikilt costume. But no worries: Yami Guru has you covered with his steampunk buckets. htt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/20/steampunk-trick-or-treating-buckets/

CSI: Legoland

(YouTube link) The Lego version of CSI is a lot like the real thing, bad puns and all, but the gore is plastic. -via Laughing SquidTV, Lego, crime, animation, CSI, drama...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/20/csi-legoland/

Surprise! Welcome Home From Jail Party Ended up in 5 Stabbings

Go directly to jail. Don't pass go, do not collect your "welcome home from jail party" party favors. That's what happened when a welcome home party for a teen who got release...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/20/surprise-welcome-home-from-jail-party-ended-up-in-5-stabbings/

Can You Tell Psychopaths Simply by the Words They Use?

Maybe so, according to psychologists studying convicted murderers. In a new study of previously diagnosed psychopaths and non-psychopathic murderers, the researchers were able to dis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/20/can-you-tell-psychopaths-simply-by-the-words-they-use/

Caution: Exotic Animals

A Zanesville, Ohio, man who owned a large private menagerie of tigers, lions, bears and monkeys opened the cages to many of the exotic animals then killed himself in his home Tuesday. Around 5:30pm, his neighbors began...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/20/caution-exotic-animals/

The 8 Most Wildly Irresponsible Vintage Toys

We've posted about some extremely unsafe toys here. the one that came to mind immediately when I saw the title of this Cracked post was the Atomic Energy Lab, and it's included. But the others are just as shockingly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/20/the-8-most-wildly-irresponsible-vintage-toys/

Animals Reflected in Water

I wouldn't exactly call it narcissism, but animals like to look at their reflections just like people do. And when a photographer is there to capture the moment, you get double the subjects! See 16 photographs of anima...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/20/animals-reflected-in-water/

The Proof is in the Pudding

(YouTube link)Flula Borg is German buts lives in Los Angeles and finds that English idioms make no sense. If you are at work, be warned that the audio has the word "bastard." Continue to see more of Flula...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/20/the-proof-is-in-the-pudding/

What Is It? game 198

It's once again time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog. Can you guess what the pictured item is? Can you make up something interesting? Place your guess in the comment section belo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/20/what-is-it-game-198/

9 Creepy Places to Visit For a Good Scare

If you’re the kind of person who finds commercial haunted houses boring and instead loves traveling to macabre places, then you’d better start booking your tickets because we’ve compiled some of the creepiest and s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/20/9-creepy-places-to-visit-for-a-good-scare/






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