Archive for October 26th, 2011

Growing Old Goth

Most people grow out of their teenage lifestyles, but for some, growing up goth means growing old goth. Louise Tickle wrote a fascinating article over at The Guardian about ho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/growing-old-goth/

The Bushman of San Francisco

(Video Link) David Johnson is a highly successful street performer ($60K per year) who hides behind a bush on busy sidewalks in San Francisco. When people walk by, he jumps out and surprises them. It works because t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/the-bushman-of-san-francisco/

NYPD Blames Occupy Wall Street for a Jump in Gun Crimes

Did Occupy Wall Street cause gun crimes to jump higher in New York City? That's what the NYPD is sayin': Four high-ranking cops point the finger at Occupy Wall Street prot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/nypd-blames-occupy-wall-street-for-a-jump-in-gun-crimes/

Wedded Bliss

redditor shifty35 spotted this picture frame at a Target. Should I mention where? No, I really shouldn't. -via redditphoto frame, cousins...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/wedded-bliss/

Edible Spray Paint

You can spray a coat of gold (or silver, or red, or blue) on your food, and still eat it! Each can of this tasteless color coating will cost you €24,80, but hey, that covers shipping, too. Link -via BuzzfeedFood, P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/edible-spray-paint/

Cross Stitch Skillet

To Lithuanian artist Severija Incirauskaite, everything is an appropriate target for her needle. She cross stitches images onto car doors, old shovels, watering cans, and more. She'd probably stitch a pattern on to y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/cross-stitch-skillet/

Porsche Engine Cylinders Recycled as Wine Bottle Coolers

Sports car maker Porsche offers wine bottle chillers that are taken out of old 911 G-series air-cooled engines. Can you find one from a '73 Vega? No, which is a pity, because nothing cools like an aluminum engine blo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/porsche-engine-cylinders-recycled-as-bottle-cooler/

Burger King in Japan Offers All-You-Can-Stuff-Down-Your-Throat Burgers for Half an Hour

Faster, faster! We're at the 24-minute mark! Don't stop; you can breathe later! If you order a Whopper set meal, you can order as many extra Whoppers as you can eat within a 30-minute period The Whopper is Burger K...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/burger-king-in-japan-offers-all-you-can-stuff-down-your-throat-burgers-for-half-an-hour/

The Rich Gets Richer and The Poor Get a Little Bit Richer

The rich get richer and the poor get poorer seems to be the proverb of the times, but just exactly how much richer did the rich get in the past 30 years? According to a newly re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/the-rich-gets-richer-and-the-poor-get-a-little-bit-richer/

North Dakota: Where The Jobs Are

Psst! Wanna job? There's a place in the United States that actually can't get enough people to hire. The catch? You have to live in North Dakota ... kidding! Actually its a bi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/north-dakota-where-the-jobs-are/

The Ultimate Battlefield 3 Simulator

(YouTube Link) The British television show The Gadget Show has created a simulator for Battlefield 3 that will appeal to those who feel the game isn't realistic enough. Featuring a treadmill floor, project...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/the-ultimate-battlefield-3-simulator/

Forget Bilingual Education, Here Comes Biliterate Education!

Bilingual education is the third rail of public education politics. On one hand, proponents argue that kids should learn in whatever language is most accessible to them. On the other...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/forget-bilingual-education-here-comes-biliterate-education/

Santo vs. Las Momias

Until about fifty years ago, the town of Guanajuato, Mexico, had a grave tax. If you didn't pay, your loved ones were dug up and displayed in a museum! The climate is very arid, so the disinterred were already mummies. I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/santo-vs-las-momias/

When Worlds Collide

When Worlds Collide - $14.95 Ding dong! The witch is dead! Wait! What? That's not right. Dorothy didn't arrive in a spinning TARDIS. The NeatoShop is happy to bring you another of artist Mike Jacobsen's fabulous draw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/when-worlds-collide/

Superconductivity Is Very Cool

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ws6AAhTw7RA] (YouTube link) On the 100th anniversary of the discovery of superconductivity, researchers at Tel Aviv University demonstrate how a superconductor will float in a lo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/superconductivity-is-very-cool/

Pumpkin Vampire Kitty

(YouTube link) No, I don’t want to wear a pumpkin on my head. No. Never. What? What’s that? You’ll let me eat chicken if I wear it? Hmm… What? You’ll hand feed it to me? As much as I want? Gimme that pumpk...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/pumpkin-vampire-kitty/

Buried MiG-25 Foxbat Jet

While searching for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, US Forces found some pretty interesting things in the desert, like this MiG-25 Foxbat interceptor. It was hidden underground with its wings removed. Military p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/buried-mig-25-foxbat-jet/

60 Elvises Have Left the Building

An Elvis tribute at the Holiday Inn in Rochester, Kent, England was held Saturday night to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. An unplanned event was added when a malfunctioning smoke machine set off a fire alarm,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/60-elvises-have-left-the-building/

60 Years of Teeth That Talk Back

Those funny false teeth that move on their own -it seems like they've been around forever. But they were the invention of Eddie Goldfarb in the 1940s. They were called Yakity-Yak Talking Teeth. Collector's Weekly has...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/60-years-of-teeth-that-talk-back/

Craving Candy

Admit it, you've experienced this scenario yourself at one time or another, haven't you? From the webcomic Loading Artist by Gregor Czaykowski. Link -via The Daily Whathalloween, candy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/craving-candy/

The Effect of Television on Sexual Behavior

by Jennifer A. Zimmerman Psychology Department Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York This study investigates what effect, if any, watching television has on people’s sexual behavior.Left: Figure 1. A page...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/26/the-effect-of-television-on-sexual-behavior/






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