Archive for November 16th, 2012

I'm Going to Be Late Getting Home from Work Today

"And the daycare center charges ten dollars for every minute that I'm late for pickup! Why does this always happen to me?"John Brosio injects monsters and animals into everyday life, usually not to human benefit.Artist's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Im-Going-to-Be-Late-Getting-Home-from-Work-Today/

Grandfather Becomes Famous Modeling Women's Clothing

Seventy-two year old Liu Xianping was just trying to help out his granddaughter and her clothing store, Yuekou. He posed wearing the shop's fashions, and has become an internet sensation in China. You have to admit he's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Grandfather-Becomes-Famous-Modeling-Womens-Clothing/

How It's Made - Hot Dogs

[http://youtu.be/2NzUm7UEEIY] That's it folks, I am never eating another hot dog again. Thanks internet, you already ruined chicken nuggets for me. I grew up hearing that urban myth "they just throw all the scr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/How-To-Make-Hot-Dogs/

Two-Person Roller Coaster Costume

(YouTube Link)Some thrill seeking Halloweenies from Bogota, Colombia put together this two-person roller coaster costume and brought the thrill of the theme parks into their everyday lives.Not only is this a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Two-Person-Roller-Coaster-Costume/

Great Horned Owl Folkmanis Hand Puppet

Great Horned Owl Folkmanis Hand Puppet - $49.95Hoo's got great Owl items? We do! If you quietly come to the NeatoShop you will notice the Great Horned Owl Folkmanis Hand Puppet perched in the New Items section. This beau...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Great-Horned-Owl-Folkmanis-Hand-Puppet/

7 Things You Should Know About Sign Language

If you don't know sign language, you might not realize that it's far more than translating spoken or written words. Sign language has its own grammar and rules, and it employs more than just hands. And it's different in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/7-Things-You-Should-Know-About-Sign-Language/

Miss Xuxu

Meet Miss Xuxu of Melbourne, Australia. Possibly the world's cutest dog. Photographed by Thai Hoa Pham, you can catch more photos here. The picture on the bottom left just kills me... what a cute little puppy....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Miss-Xuxu/

Steamboat Han

If Star Wars had been made in 1928 by Walt Disney, it'd probably look like Steamboat Willie. Brendan Tobin imagined this alternate reality for the now Disney-owned franchise. I can't wait to see Han Sol...

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Meet the 750-leg Millipede

There are around 10,000 species of millipedes, but the one with the most legs of all is Illacme plenipes. It was thought to be extinct, but 17 living specimens were discovered in the past seven years ago in San...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Meet-the-750-leg-Millipede/

James Earl Jones Reads The Raven

(YouTube Link)The guy who gave Darth Vader his voice reads Edgar Allen Poe's classic poem The Raven, and his booming baritone has ruined all further readings of the poem forevermore.When James Earl J...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/15/James-Earl-Jones-Reads-The-Raven/

The Internet Mourns Twinkies

You've probably heard by now that Hostess, the company that manufactures Twinkies, HoHos, and Wonder Bread is going out of business. They filed for bankruptcy in January, and filed a court request for liquidation this we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/The-Internet-Mourns-Twinkies/

Energy from a Single Orange

Every time you bite into an orange, you are tasting the results of the sunshine that went into the plant. The same sensation comes with other fresh ripe fruits and vegetables. In the orange battery, citric acid reacts wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Energy-from-a-Single-Orange/

Dumb Ways to Die

[http://youtu.be/IJNR2EpS0jw](YouTube link)This too-cute public service announcement is an ad for Metro Trains Melbourne. They eventually include some warnings about the danger of trains. Stay safe. -via Pleated-Jeansani...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Dumb-Ways-to-Die/

Movember Guitar

In our continuing coverage of Movember, we see here a moustache guitar. Really guys I didn't plan on writing this much about Movember but how can I ignore something this awesome. Just check out this guy rocking...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Movember-Guitar-2/

The 10 Greatest Historical Literary Cameos on Time-Traveling TV Shows

Science fiction shows that feature time travel love to get famous people from history to make appearances. And actors love to play famous historical figures that are out of their element. Flavorwire ranked the top ten su...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/The-10-Greatest-Historical-Literary-Cameos-on-Time-Traveling-TV-Shows/

Axolotl Mini Squishable Limited Edition

Axolotl Mini Squishable Limited Edition - $19.50 (sold individually)Are you looking for a salamander you can really cuddle up with? You need the Axolotl Mini Squishable Limited Edition from the NeatoShop. This delightful...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Axolotl-Mini-Squishable-Limited-Edition/

Diving Pig Bacon

Have you heard that certain meats taste much better when their respective animals live stress free lives? I am sure you have. But what about when their respective animals live diving lives? A farmer in C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Diving-Pig-Bacon/

The Friskies Awards

Friskies cat food held a competition for the best cat videos on the internet. Over 1400 videos were submitted, and the grand prize was awarded in a ceremony Wednesday night in Los Angeles, featuring cat music and a balle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/The-Friskies-Awards/

Ocelittle

It's an ocelot! For those of you who haven't heard of an ocelot, they are dwarf leopards from the Central America / Texas / South America region. For the artistic or wealthy they can be pets, Salvador Dali had on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Ocelittle/

Squirrel Trap

[http://youtu.be/KfIapoLHjgA](YouTube link)Squirrels dancing to trap music. Who knew the little rodents were so hip! -via Daily of the Day squirrels...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Squirrel-Trap/

Sweet Note

Redditor spoonpie tucked a note in her second-grade son's lunchbox. She later found it amended. Kids can be stubborn! Linklunchbox, kid, note...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Sweet-Note/

Why Coke Cost A Nickel For 70 Years

Coca-Cola began to be sold in glass bottles in the last years of the 19th century -for five cents, the same price the fountain servings had been for years. Those bottled Cokes sold for a nickel until 1959! Oh, it wasn't...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Why-Coke-Cost-A-Nickel-For-70-Years/

Congrats to Kermit and Piggy!

Funny that they chose to use the Vegas-style sign...I just don't see these two having a Vegas wedding -I think they would go somewhere a little classier, but I could be wrong.Link Via When Geeks Wedmuppets, kermit, piggy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Congrats-to-Kermit-and-Piggy/

Kittens and Ducklings

[http://youtu.be/J6MYf6ZXY40] (YouTube link)Quick, get the insulin! You might die from the sweetness of 18 ragdoll kittens from four litters playing with day-old hatchling ducks. And then they put that song on top. Feel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/15/Kittens-and-Ducklings/

Honesty or Reverse Psychology?

The Hans Brinker Budget Hotel in Amsterdam is a $22-a-night hostel that fills up every night, possibly due to its strange advertising strategy. The website admits that its accommodation are not luxurious, or even satisfa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Honesty-or-Reverse-Psychology/

Bicycle Taxidermy

If you're a bicyclist, these are probably either really cool or really disturbing at first glance. Regan Appleton doesn't mow down bicyclists and collect their handlebars as trophies. He memorializes treasured bikes by m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Bicycle-Taxidermy/

Mistletoe Headband

Mistletoe Headhand - $11.95Are you hoping to get someone special under the mistletoe this year? Don't leave anything to chance and get the Mistletoe Headband from the NeatoShop. This adorable headband, paired with some d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Mistletoe-Headband/

History Transformed in Exam

If you are in charge of finding graphics for any serious purpose, you might want to slow down and pay attention when you grab something from an internet search. In Australia's year 12 student history exam, a question inv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/History-Transformed-in-Exam/

Lil' Bub Loves Her Rubs

(Video Link)Before the internet, people assumed cats with genetic deformities were sort of sad...now we know they are some of the cutest cats in the world. Just look at Tard, who has a genetic defect in his low...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/Lil-Bub-Loves-Her-Rubs/

The Who's Tommy

Rock and opera weren't supposed to mix. But in the late 1960s, the Who's Pete Townshend dared to fuse the styles. The unlikely offspring was a deaf, dumb, and blind kid named Tommy, who changed the musical landscape fore...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/16/The-Whos-Tommy/








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