Archive for December 1st, 2011

It's Growing Across the Heart of America

If they can take and hold North Dakota, Twilight fans will split the country in two. The booklovers' website Good Reads crunched some numbers and discovered this trend. Oh, Twilight fans have been d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/01/its-growing-across-the-heart-of-america/

Your Favorite Websites' Office Art

Can you judge a workplace by the art they decorate their office with? That's hard to say. Buzzfeed has a mega-post of artworks and decorations found in website offices from all over. Find out what Playboy, College Hu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/01/your-favorite-websites-office-art/

SpaghettiOs Pizza

Why? Because life is short. Live it to the fullest. Also, that's all that's in the pantry. While hunkered down in his home in New York City during Hurricane Irene, Adam Kuban made do with his available resources to c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/01/spaghettios-pizza/

New Additions in the Household Cleaning Aisle

I didn't know that these came in easy-to-carry sizes. But artist Neil Wax has made your life a little bit easier by packing negative emotions, like self-pity, angst, anxiety, and more. You want to give someone blame?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/01/new-additions-in-the-household-cleaning-aisle/

A Bridge, a Speedboat and a Frisbee: The Ultimate Frisbee Trick Catch

A bridge, a speedboat, and Brodie Smith. That's what it takes to make the world's most insane frisbee trick catch. Check it out: Hit play or go to YouTube [Link]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/01/a-bridge-a-speedboat-and-a-frisbee-the-ultimate-frisbee-trick-catch/

Stephen Hawking's Response to a Request for a Time Travel Formula

In 1995, the now-defunct pop culture, music, and fashion magazine The Face asked physicist Stephen Hawking for a formula for time travel. Letters of Note has a photo of the fax that he sent in response. He p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/01/stephen-hawkings-response-to-a-request-for-a-time-travel-formula/

Braille Handrails at a Zoo

Akanksha Jain would like to make a zoo in Ahmedabad, India accessible to visually impaired visitors. One cool feature that she's designed is a handrail with Braille descriptions of animals and their environments, as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/01/braille-handrails-at-a-zoo/

People and Their Fish Twins

Ted Sabarese had a great idea for a photoshoot: people paired with fish that look like them. There are four more at the link. Now when you tell someone that he has a face like a fish, you'll have to be more specific....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/01/people-and-their-fish-twins/

Can You Solve This Paper Puzzle?

Ed Barbeau, a retired math professor at the University of Toronto, made this object from a single rectangular piece of paper. Can you figure out how he did it? Check the solution at the link. Link -via Boing Boing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/01/can-you-solve-this-paper-puzzle/

Turtle Eggs Communicate With Each Other to Coordinate Hatching

It's often said that timing is everything, but for Australia's Murray short-necked turtles, hatching together is a matter of life or death. The turtle eggs coordinate their hatching...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/01/turtle-eggs-communicate-with-each-other-to-coordinate-hatching/

Former Sheriff Put in Jail Named After Him

Colorao lawman Patrick Sullivan, a former "Sheriff of the Year," found himself in jail named after him when cops arrested him for offering meth for sex: *e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/01/former-sheriff-put-in-jail-named-after-him/

How to Lose $2400 in 24 Seconds

(vimeo link) It's a short film. And you'll probably see the ending coming. We're sorry, Kurtis Hough. -via redditcamera...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/01/how-to-lose-2400-in-24-seconds/

12-hour Cat Rescue Attempt Fails

A pregnant cat named Puss Puss had been missing for three days in the village of Moelfre in North Wales. She had escaped while being transported to a foster home by an animal charity worker. Then someone heard a meowing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/01/12-hour-cat-rescue-attempt-fails/

No Parachute Freefall

(YouTube link) Stuntman Greg Gasson doesn't wear a parachute when he jumps out of a plane. He doesn't even wear shoes! Instead, he grabs a packed parachute with his hands. Don't try this at home -or anywhere! -via B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/01/no-parachute-freefall/

This Cubicle Feels Bigger Inside

DeviantART member deezoid felt a little cramped in his office cubicle, but knew just how to improve it. Now it's a TARDIS! LinkDoctor Who, cubicle, office, tardis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/01/this-cubicle-feels-bigger-inside/

Toucans

Need a toucan? There are plenty of them reprinted from the 1806 publication Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux de Paradis et des Rolliers, Suivie de celle des Toucans et des Barbus (Natural History of the Birds...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/01/toucans/

Bizzle's Snack

(YouTube link) Bizzle had a hard day, what with people telling him he has the face of a dog and all. So he came home and treated himself to a snack of Dunkaroos. This trick has been done a lot, but rarely this well....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/01/bizzles-snack/

What Is It? game 203

It's time to play a game in collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog! Do you know what this thing is? Place your guess in the comment section below. One guess per comment, please, though you can e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/01/what-is-it-game-203/

5 Inaccurate “Historical” Stories That Ended Up In History Books

From George Washington and his cherry tree to Sir Walter Raleigh’s chivalry towards Queen Elizabeth, we have all heard our share of historical myths that do more to illustrate the person in question’s persona...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/01/5-inaccurate-historical-stories-that-ended-up-in-history-books/
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