Archive for October 21st, 2012

Enormous Hoop Skirt

Eventually, women pushed back against extreme fashions. But not before the grandmother of Cathy Rozman wore an entire parade float:My grandmother, Mary Svetich Rozman, was 16 years old when she was Queen of the May...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/Enormous-Hoop-Skirt/

Rod Stewart Was Never a Gravedigger

Before he became a famous singer, Rod Stewart held a series of odd jobs. After he dropped out of school at fifteen, Stewart worked as a screen printer printing wallpapers. It was an o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/Rod-Stewart-Was-Never-a-Gravedigger/

Robot Dancing Gangnam Style

[youtube kmeJvkN4ntI](Video Link)When robots begin taking over our memes, they've gone too far. This presumptuous robot named CHARLI has been taught by turncoat human programmers to dance Gangam Style. Psy, as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/Robot-Dancing-Gangnam-Style/

The Weirdest Dog You've Ever Seen

Photo: National Geographic Channel No, actually that's not a dog. Herpetologist Brady Barr (previously on Neatorama) of Nat Geo WILD's Dangerous Encounters with Brady Barr is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/The-Weirdest-Dog-Youve-Ever-Seen/

Drawn to Facts No. 009: Your foot is the same size as the distance between your wrist and elbow

 Illustration by: Tucker CullinanFact: Your foot is the same size as the distance between your wrist and elbow.Check out all of our illustrated facts here.Dr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/Drawn-to-Facts-No-009-Your-foot-is-the-same-size-as-the-distance-between-your-wrist-and-elbow/

Bandits Attack Village, Villagers Set Bandits on Fire

In 2009, twenty bandits in India experienced a catastrophic victim selection failure when villagers fought back and slaughtered them:About 20 robbers raided a remote village in Jharkhand state late on Wednesday, but they...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/Bandits-Attack-Village-Villagers-Set-Bandits-on-Fire/

Re-Grow Your Celery

That bunch of celery you bought at the grocery store? It might turn into an eternal supply of celery if you have any gardening luck at all. Sheryl at Chickens in the Road cuts off the bottom end of the whole bunch and pl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/Re-Grow-Your-Celery/

How McDonald's Makes Their French Fries

Previously, McDonald's Canada explained how they make their burgers look so good in ads. Now, they unveiled the secret behind how they make their fries: [http://youtu.be/2w_OxdmoiDQ] Hit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/How-McDonalds-Make-Their-French-Fries/

Skeleton Bride and Groom Paper Mache

Skeleton Bride and Groom Paper Mache - $23.95 (Bride and Groom sold separately)Are you looking for a way to celebrate your everlasting love? You need the Skeleton Bride and Groom Paper Mache dolls from the NeatoShop. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/Skeleton-Bride-and-Groom-Paper-Mache/

Repeating History

A look into the nature of the past from Doghouse Diaries. If you're not familiar with George Santayana, you can find out more about him at Wikipedia, including more quotes. And no matter how you view history, it's still...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/Repeating-History/

Why Aren't Insects as Big as Humans?

The short answer is because it would scare the pants off of us. But if you must know the real scientific answer, well, nobody knows actually: The short answer is, res...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/Why-Arent-Insects-as-Big-as-Humans/

Vintage Halloween Postcards

Flickr user riptheskull has a great account name, and a wonderful collection of Halloween ephemera. Check out the collection of Halloween greetings people could send to each other on postcards 100 years ago. There are ov...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/Vintage-Halloween-Postcards-2/

Cheese Monster

[http://vimeo.com/51368444] Well, everyone likes cheese, even monsters. So, for Cheese in Paris ad campaign by the Centre National Interprofessionnel de l’Economie Laitière, a Fren...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/Cheese-Monster/

Father and Daughter Locked in Nasty Election Fight for President of Their House

Redditor Aspirin742 and his 6-year old daughter are currently neck-and-neck in the polls to be elected President of their house. The campaigns have resorted to nasty smears that should disgrace both candidates, except th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/Father-and-Daughter-Locked-in-Ugly-Nasty-Election-Fight-for-President-of-Their-House/

Cocaine is in the Air

Photo: Shutterstock Drugs. It's not only found on money anymore. Turns out all you have to do to inhale some cocaine in Rome is to go outdoors and take a breath: A st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/Cocaine-is-in-the-Air/

How to Make Spring-Loaded Coffin

A coffin box, some fake bugs and a few springs and you have what it takes to make your own creepy trick coffin that's a perfect Halloween trick.Linkbugs, coffin, creepy, funny, gross, tricks, pranks...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/How-to-Make-Spring-Loaded-Coffin/

Miami Vice

[http://vimeo.com/51184657] (vimeo link)Cosmic neon animation illustrates the music video for the song "Miami Vice" by Fancy Mike. If you remember the '80s TV cop series Miami Vice at all, you probably remember...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/Miami-Vice/

Mouth-to-Snout Saves Baby Tapir

The Denver Zoo had a scare on September 3rd when its Malayan tapir went into labor. It was the first tapir birth for the zoo.  Rinny, the zoo's female tapir, was having trouble while giving birth to a calf last mont...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/Mouth-to-Snout-Saves-Baby-Tapir/

The Story of Elvis Presley's "Hound Dog"

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website.The classic song "Hound Dog" was released in 1952 and was number one on the charts for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/The-Story-of-Elvis-Presleys-Hound-Dog/

Spready Bear

Spready Bear - $11.95Looking for a way to give your favorite little chef some culinary independence? Get the Spready Bear from the NeatoShop. This adorable koala shaped sandwich plate comes with a smiling mouth shaped sp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/Spready-Bear/

Cat Special Forces

[http://youtu.be/PyuYGnGzMKI] (YouTube link)YouTube cat mixer ignoramusky offers a compilation of cats whose reach exceeds their grasp. The use of the tune "Ride of the Valkyries" makes this compilation all the more effe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/Cat-Special-Forces/

The Cosplay of Nightmares

The power of the darkside compels you...to change his diaper.Linkfunny, photos, cosplay, darth vader, star wars...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/The-Cosplay-of-Nightmares/

A Series of Tubes

This is a series of tubes at the Google Data Center in The Dalles, Oregon. But it's not the internet; rather, these pipes carry water in and out of the center. They are painted in coordinating Google colors to indicate w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/A-Series-of-Tubes/

This is What Happens When Your Sheep Watches Rocky Horror Show

(Video Link)Really, you should keep your sheep from watching any movie with memorable characters like that...he is, after all, a sheep. But hey, at least he looks fabulous!Via Geekosystemsheep, animals, videos, cute, fun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/This-is-What-Happens-When-Your-Sheep-Watches-Rocky-Horror-Story/

10 Funny and Weird Cat Halloween Costumes

Pets Lady's Halloween coverage of animals in costume has been pretty great, but this Cthulhu cat photo from their list of spooky cat costumes just might be my new favorite cat costume of all time...and that's saying a lo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/10-Funny-and-Weird-Cat-Halloween-Costumes/

How to Drink a Rainbow

In this experiment, you can literally "taste the rainbow," especially if you use Skittles. What you do is make colored water of different densities by dissolving Skittles. A microwave helps. Then you carefully layer the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/How-to-Drink-a-Rainbow/

Twist to Reload this Unique Antique

This is the Percival & Smith Repeating Magazine Pistol, patented in 1850. If I understand the description correctly, the cylinder in the front holds 24 bullets and the cylinder in the back holds powder and primer. To...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/21/Twist-to-Reload-this-Unique-Antique/

Turn Your Toddler Into A Young Tom Selleck

Photo: CheezburgerPhoto: piquantdesigns/EtsyMillenials may not know the name, but anyone who grew up around or before the 80s knows the name Tom Selleck, aka Magnum P.I. aka the man with the sexy moustache.Everyone shoul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/18/Turn-Your-Toddler-Into-A-Young-Tom-Selleck/






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