Archive for November 27th, 2012

The Great Beaver Drop

In 1948, the Idaho Fish and Game Department hatched a scheme to relocate beavers by airdropping them into “generally inaccessible wilderness” areas. Before they could perform such a strange task, they had to...

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Walden in the Twenty-First Century

Henry David Thoreau wanted to "suck out all the marrow of life." I think that the latest version of Hootsuite is built to do that.Grant Snider of Incidental Comics imagines Thoreau writing Walden in our own age....

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/iWaldeni-in-the-Twenty-First-Century/

The Elevator Horror

[http://youtu.be/HoJveRDptDs] (YouTube link)The Brazilian TV show Programa Silvio Santos pulls an elevator prank that would have lawsuits flying in the US. It's terrifying to watch, and even worse for the unsusp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/The-Elevator-Horror/

Painting with Penicillin

In 1928, British biologist Alexander Fleming discovered the antibiotic properties of penicillin. That discovery has led to millions of human lives saved. But to Fleming, penicillin was more than a biological wonder. It w...

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Fooled by ‘The Onion’

The satirical website The Onion announced that North Korean leader King Jong-un had been named the Sexiest Man Alive. The story was picked up and reported in earnest in China's largest newspaper, The People's Daily. It w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/Fooled-by-The-Onion/

Hello Kitty Sweet 'Staches

Hello Kitty Sweet 'Staches - $3.95 (sold individually)Christmas is coming. Are you on the prowl for the purr-fect stocking stuffer for your favorite Hello Kitty fan? You need the Hello Kitty Sweet 'Staches from the Neato...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/Hello-Kitty-Sweet-Staches/

Keyboard Plate

Lunchbreak? What's that? There's no time to stop working. This design concept by Hella Jongerius offers a great way to work right through breakfast, lunch and dinner.I'd better talk to my library director because obvious...

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Cotton Candy Fudge

Becky, also known as the "Cereal Baker," won a Duncan Hines baking contest with this concoction. This highly efficient means of ingesting sugar and awesomeness consists of mostly white chocolate and cotton candy cake fro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/Cotton-Candy-Fudge/

I Am Bitterly, Bitterly Disappointed

Nick Crews (pictured left, Photo: SWNS) has become a cult hero and a viral sensation- particularly in Great Britain. Why? Because of a leaked email he sent to his kids explaining just how (brutally) disappointed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/I-Am-Bitterly-Bitterly-Disapointed/

Piano Duet with Elephant

[http://youtu.be/p5KoN54culM] (YouTube link)Peter the elephant likes to play. Maybe he should take some lessons. -via Arbroathelephant, piano...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/Piano-Duet-with-Elephant/

The Oatmeal on Internet Speed

The Oatmeal just gets me. I couldn't agree more. Warning - Second Half NSFW - Language Link | Via Daily of The DayThe Oatmeal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/The-Oatmeal-on-Internet-Speed/

He's Got A Lot On His Mind

There are those who think that only fuzzy critters can be cute. To those prejudiced persons, I'd just like to ask you to look this frog in his eyes and try to tell him he isn't cute. If you're able to do that, you're not...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/Hes-Got-A-Lot-On-His-Mind/

New Christmas Cocktail

I love pretty much every Holiday based on the food that it's associated with. Christmas? I love my Eggnog Sherry cake. Oh man oh man. You aren't living if you haven't had it. Well, okay, that may be a bit of an e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/New-Christmas-Cocktail/

Alternate Book Titles

Plenty of books have alternate titles. Sometimes they are working titles that got changed just before publication. Sometimes they are known in other countries by other names. And sometimes they get retitled when they are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/Alternate-Book-Titles/

Crossing The Atlantic

Photo: Robin Lovelock Maybe it's because I just saw the movie The Life of Pi, or maybe it's because I sailed as a kid- but I think this needs to be a bigger story. Today, November 27th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/Crossing-The-Atlantic/

Adventure Time Jake Bow Tie

Adventure Time Jake Bow Tie - $6.95Are the adventurous type when it comes to your choice of fashion accessories? Just in time for holiday parties, photos, and New Year's Eve we present to you the fabulous Adventure Time...

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A Phylogeny and Evolutionary History of the Pokémon

The following is an article from the Annals of Improbable Research. by Matan Shelomi1, Andrew Richards1, Ivana Li1, and Yukinari Okido2With the phylogenetic and evolutionary relationships of the kingdoms Animali...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/A-Phylogeny-and-Evolutionary-History-of-the-Pokemon/

After Winning the Nobel Prize in Physics, Niels Bohr Was Given a Perpetual Supply of Beer Piped Directly into His House

[youtube okJnQIjELY4](Video Link)The people of Denmark were justifiably proud when one of their own, Niels Bohr, won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922. The famous Carlsberg brewery marked the occasion by giving him...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/After-Winning-the-Nobel-Prize-in-Physics-Niels-Bohr-Was-Given-a-Perpetual-Supply-of-Beer-Piped-Directly-into-His-House/

She's Got the Whole World On Her Nails -Make That the Whole Universe

Not only are they pretty and sparkly, but the gorgeous variety of backgrounds make these nails resemble a variety of space images showing galaxies from far, far away.Linknails, fashion, space, galacies, stars, universe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/Shes-Got-the-Whole-World-On-Her-Nails-Make-That-the-Whole-Universe/

Nine Ways To Bide Your Time Waiting for The Hobbit

The first film of The Hobbit trilogy hits theaters on December 14th. Lord of the Rings fans have been waiting for years to get their Tolkien movie fix, and some of them are getting pretty antsy at this...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/Nine-Ways-To-Bide-Your-Time-Waiting-for-The-Hobbit/

Caviar Vending Machine

You'll need a lot of quarters when using this vending machine. It and others like it in the Burbank, California area offer caviar and other luxury foods:Beverly Hills Caviar has unveiled its first touch-screen vending ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/Caviar-Vending-Machine-2/

Cheetahs in Slow Motion

[http://vimeo.com/53914149] (vimeo link)At 1200 frames per second, the first minute of this video only covers one second of the cheetah's run! Greg Wilson shot high-speed footage of five cheetahs from the Cincin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/Cheetahs-in-Slow-Motion/

Deer Attacks Two Men, Steals Their Cigarettes

Don't approach wild deer, as these two men in East Texas did. Deer are wild animals. Especially when they're going through nicotine withdrawal:Rose approached the deer and he says the deer seemed friendly. But t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/Deer-Attacks-Two-Men-Steals-Their-Cigarettes/

Who Would Win a War Between All the United States?

With quite a few states offering petitions to secede from the union, the question arises as to how strong the states would be as individual nations. What if they all seceded and then declared war on each other?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/Who-Would-Win-a-War-Between-All-the-United-States/

Trailer For All Superheroes Must Die

(YouTube Link)All Superheroes Must Die is an upcoming indie film that has been described as Kick Ass meets Saw, and from the look of this trailer fans of both franchises will be lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/Trailer-For-All-Superheroes-Must-Die/

Can You Make A Candy Run In 12 Parsecs?

With these tasty Millennium Falcon truffles, you certainly can because these babies' have a few surprises left in them, sweetheart.Linkmillennium falcon, food, truffles, candy, chocolate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/Can-You-Make-A-Candy-Run-In-12-Parsecs/

Katniss Everdeen The Hunger Games Collector Figure

Katniss Everdeen The Hunger Games Collector Figure - $42.35The shopping wars have begun. Are you on the hunt for the perfect gift for your favorite Hunger Games fan? You need the Katniss Everdeen The Hunger Games Collect...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/Katniss-Everdeen-The-Hunger-Games-Collector-Figure/

Black Friday at the Dollar Store

[http://youtu.be/2a5pWMZxlIA] (YouTube link)Improv Everywhere staged a Black Friday shopping mob at one of Manhattan's 99 cent stores. A hundred agents got in line before the store opened, setting up tents to make it loo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/Black-Friday-at-the-Dollar-Store/

7 Neatest Gifts for Photographers

Are you trying to focus in on the perfect gift for your favorite amateur paparazzo? Look no further! The NeatoShop has everything you need. Here are our top 7 gift suggestions for all the shutterbugs in your life. 1...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/7-gifts-for-photographers/

All I Need Is Love

[http://youtu.be/U6ttXzJq42Y] (YouTube link)The Muppets have the Christmas spirit! Here they sing on Cee Lo Green's new song "All I Need is Love" from the album Cee Lo’s Magic Moment. -via Uproxx Christmas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/27/All-I-Need-Is-Love/








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