Archive for January 8th, 2013

Is This Video from 1926 the World's Oldest Dashboard Camera Footage?

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zY0H6m31kVE](Video Link)Dashboard mounted cameras--they're not just for protecting Russian drivers from insurance scams. On April 24, 1926, Fire Chief John Kenlon of the Brooklyn Fire Depa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/08/Is-This-Video-from-1926-the-Worlds-Oldest-Dashboard-Camera-Footage/

The Murky History of Foosball

A few people claimed to have invented foosball in the 1930s. That has to be wrong, as it was patented in Britain in 1923. However, that patent lapsed, and the game may have been invented much earlier anyway.The world wou...

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Hideous Pokémon

Well, they are monsters, after all. Kelsey Wailes, known across the internet as Eat Toast, reminds us that occasionally anime is unrealistic. I'm jealous: the Pikachu was given away at a Secret Santa event.Gallery -via I...

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Starcraft 2 Cookies

Photo: Nerdache Cakes Starcraft 2 is a popular game, or so I am told. The most interesting thing about this community is that it's a group of people that love to do things- from musical parodies t...

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Scrabble Fridge Magnets

Scrabble Fridge MagnetsCan't get enough of your favorite word game? You need the Scrabble Fridge Magnets from the NeatoShop. This fantastic set includes over 100 magnetic tiles for creating your own fridge-tastic masterp...

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Rabbit Chases a Cat up a Tree

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ey3sYVXmm7Q](Video Link)I can believe it. One of my pet rabbits once shocked me by ripping the door off her cage with her teeth when she wanted to get out. I should have tried to shoo her...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/08/Rabbit-Chases-a-Cat-up-a-Tree/

Dexters Laboratory and The Big Bang Theory

This is a pretty interesting picture, and it spawned all types of speculation and fanfiction about Dexter's Laboratory being a prelude to The Big Bang Theory. I was going to mention the questionability of Dexter being Le...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/08/Dexters-Laboratory-and-The-Big-Bang-Theory/

Spam and Peanut Butter Cookies

Did Becky McKay ruin delicious Spam by adding yucky cookie dough to it? I haven't tried them, but her cookies sure look good. She candied the Spam by baking it with brown sugar. Next, she baked it into a standar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/08/Spam-and-Peanut-Butter-Cookies/

Go Dog, Go!

[http://youtu.be/RWw7MhLyztw] (YouTube link)The dog zips through an agility course so fast that his handler can't keep up. That's a good dog! -via Buzzfeedcanine agility, obstacle course, dog agility...

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Custom Made Steampunk Nerf Batman Blaster Pistol

Custom made costume accessories don't come much cooler than this modded Steampunk Batman Nerf blaster pistol, which was created by Nerfenstein.This sweet Steampunk styled blaster would be the perfect accessory for an alt...

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Lion Cub Reaches Out to Little Girl

Seven-year-old Malan Selleck-Castaneda loves to go to the Denver Zoo, where her mother Teresa has held a membership for eight years. The lion cubs, donated to the zoo by the royal family of Qatar, are Malan's favori...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/08/Lion-Cub-Reaches-Out-to-Little-Girl/

An Honest Trailer for Inception

[http://youtu.be/8BfMivMDOBI] (YouTube link)Screen Junkies have done it again, by giving Inception the Honest trailer treatment. This might contain spoilers; I can't tell. -via Laughing SquidInception, honest tr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/08/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Inception/

Neil deGrasse Tyson Gets Hate Mail

Photo: Emerson York Somewhere, mixed among all the fan mail from fanboys and geek-loving girls everywhere, Neil deGrasse Tyson gets hate mail. Not just ordinary hate mail though, hate mail from ki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/08/Neil-deGrasse-Tyson-Gets-Hate-Mail/

Cheese Origins

The world is full of different cheeses, each with their own history. Challenge yourself and find out how much you know about cheese in today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss. All you need to know is which country each ch...

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The Vela Pulsar Imitates The Phantom

Photo: NASA The Vela pulsar is a neutron star. What's a neutron star you ask? Well, it's basically a compact star (like a white dwarf or a black hole) that results from the collapse of other garga...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/08/The-Vela-Pulsar-Imitates-The-Phantom/

Merciless Dragon Hanging Paper Decor

Merciless Dragon Hanging Paper Decor Are you looking for a quick way to add a little life to your boring home decor? You need the Merciless Dragon Hanging Paper Decor from the NeatoShop. This fantastic set allows yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/08/Merciless-Dragon-Hanging-Paper-Decor/

Star Trek: TNG Test Footage

[http://youtu.be/_lvG0jm0B5Y] (YouTube link)Costume, hair, and makeup test footage is necessary, but with the right music, can be super creepy. But at least we get a look at a some of the "looks" that might have been on...

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Why We Blink

Photo: WikiMedia Sometimes the most basic things remain unknown to us. For example, why do we blink?“Many people have extensively investigated the eye movement, but most of them did not care...

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Record Heat Puts New Colors on the Map

Photo: Australia Bureau of Meteorology It's so hot in Australia right now, they had to add two new colors to the weather forecasting chart. Deep purple and pink can now be seen on the map as Austr...

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Extermi-Cake!

Mike's Amazing Cakes recently made this amazing creation for Irene's 16th birthday. I don't know about you guys, but I would love to have something like this for any birthday celebration.Link Via Between The Pagesfood, c...

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Baby Koala and Mom

Planckendael Animal Park in Belgium is home to this adorable new baby Koala. Dad and Mom are Goonawarra and Guwara, respectively. The gender of the baby is still unknown. Once the gender is determined, the baby will be g...

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These Dolls Are Unbelievably Realistic

Most dolls based on movie characters tend to feature the proper facial structure of the actors, but the mass production paint jobs leave the dolls looking pretty generic by the time they're released. If you want a doll t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/08/These-Dolls-Are-Unbelievably-Realistic/

Disney Themed Paper Sculptures

Matt Hawkins of Custom Papertoys knows that 2d animation and paper sculptures have a lot in common, like implied dimensionality and eye pleasing contour lines, so turning a toon into a paper sculpture just makes sense.Hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/08/Disney-Themed-Paper-Sculptures/

The Greek Island of Old Age

The Greek Island of Ikaria got its name from Icarus, who flew too close to the sun. But what sets this island apart is the fact that its inhabitants live an average of ten years longer than the rest of Europe. Scientists...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/08/The-Greek-Island-of-Old-Age/

Care For A Cup of Mom's Robot Oil?

Looking to get your Futurama drink on? Then try chugging some of Mom's Old Fashioned Robot Oil as instructed by The Insatiable Geek. Fortunately, their version shouldn't be so deadly for humans as most real oil as it's j...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/08/Care-For-A-Cup-of-Moms-Robot-Oil/

LEGO Tells Boy to Listen to His Father

Seven-year-old Luka Apps used his Christmas money to buy the LEGO Ninjago Ultrasonic Raider set. Despite his father's warning, he put some of the minifigs in his pocket when they went out. And he lost one. So he emailed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/08/LEGO-Tells-Boy-to-Listen-to-His-Father/

Chair Cell Phone Holder

 Chair Cell Phone HolderValentine's day is right around the corner. Are you looking for the perfect gift for your beloved cell phone? Get her the Chair Cell Phone Holder from the NeatoShop. This Comfy seat is the pe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/08/Chair-Cell-Phone-Holder/

Headlight Eyepatch

Sometimes even the saltiest sea dog has to go on land. But no self-respecting pirate should go without this Headlight Eyepatch. (What kind of headlights do pirates use? Yaargon, of c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/08/Headlight-Eyepatch/

Bouncy Bouncy Bouncy

(Video Link)Bulldogs are so short and so heavy, it's hard for them to actually get any air while jumping. Fortunately for this guy, he's got an owner with a trampoline to help him get his bounce on.Via Pet's La...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/08/Bouncy-Bouncy-Bouncy/

Love Me Tender: Elvis Presley's First Film

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. This article was selected for publication on January 8th, the anniversary of Elvis' birth in 1935....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/08/Love-Me-Tender-Elvis-Presleys-First-Film/








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