Archive for January 14th, 2013

Clipping Your Fingernails in Space

[http://youtu.be/xICkLB3vAeU](YouTube Link)While few people are lucky enough to face the issue of how best to clip their nails in zero gravity, this video of Commander Chris Hadfield demonstrating his technique is a grea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Clipping-Your-Fingernails-in-Space/

Trust Fall

[http://youtu.be/wPOgvzVOQig] (YouTube link)Never trust a "trust fall," especially if you don't really understand it. This illustrates a recurring theme in parenting, in that we have a hard time figuring out all the deta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/10/Trust-Fall/

Winners of National Geographic Photo Contest 2012

This photograph of a tigress named Busaba was selected out of more than 22,000 entries from over 150 countries as the Grand Prize Winner and Nature Winner of the National Geographic Photo Contest for 2...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Winners-of-National-Geographic-Photo-Contest-2012/

Gandalf Problem Solving Flowchart

Flowcharts lay out the process for solving problems in a logical, step-by-step manner. According to this flowchart, the wizard Gandalf the Grey uses perfectly logical reasoning, at least according to the folks at the LOT...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Gandalf-Problem-Solving-Flowchart/

Storm Trooper Cake

Photo: Mike's Amazing Cakes At Mike's Amazing Cakes they make some amazing cakes. You need proof? Just look at the amazing storm trooper cake above! I don't know which is better, this cak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Storm-Trooper-Cake/

The Spider Who Couldn't Hide

[http://youtu.be/rLw-9dpHtcU] (YouTube link)This spider has an inflated perception of his capabilities. -via Daily of the Dayspider, sand spider...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/The-Spider-Who-Couldnt-Hide/

Underpants Sucker

Underpants SuckerAre you sick of people telling you that Valentine's Day is right around the corner? Does the thought of a heart shaped box of chocolates make you want to gag? Show your disdain for Valentine's Day and Va...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Underpants-Sucker/

Baseball Card from 1865

In 1865, the players of the Brooklyn Atlantics gathered around their manager for a photograph. Here's that photo mounted on a card. It's among the oldest baseball cards in existence. One lucky fellow in Maine found it at...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Baseball-Card-from-1865/

Grand Slam

One particular driver did not let the fact that Denny's does not a have a drive-through stop him from driving through a Denny's in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, this morning. Four people were injured in the crash, one seri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Grand-Slam/

Glass House Design

Photo: Carlo Santambrogio This is one glass house I would not mind living in, the only rule is no stones allowed. The house is a conceptual design by milano-based designer and architect Carlo San...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Glass-House-Design/

Study: Adding Nonsensical Math to a Paper Improves Its Perceived Quality

Is math not your strongest subject? Don't let that hold you back when it comes to scholarly publishing. Just shove some complex-looking mathematical expressions into your manuscript. This will improve your chances of get...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Study-Adding-Nonsensical-Math-to-a-Paper-Improves-Its-Quality/

Baby Bender

Photo: 9Gag Baby Bender may just be learning to bend, but that doesn't mean he isn't the cutest little Bender around. Unfortunetly, his best friend Timmy actually dressed up too but failed to make...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Baby-Bender/

Are Babies Born Good?

The process of leading children from birth to adulthood is a long and complicated journey. Sometimes just civilizing a toddler enough to get him to preschool seems like moving a mountain. But are we really working with a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Are-Babies-Born-Good/

Eating and Drinking Only Starbucks for One Year

Photo: 1 Year of My Life Beautiful Existence, a woman from Seattle, is going to eat and drink Starbucks for a year. Only Starbucks. I know what you may be thinking- is her name really Beautiful Ex...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Drinking-and-Eating-Only-Starbucks-For-One-Year/

And the Serpent Said unto the Woman, Ye Shall Not Surely Die

SOKRAM, a street artist in Spain, composed this painting, entitled Original Sin, for the DesOrdes Creatives Festival in Ordes, Spain. He makes excellent use of the windows and doors in this building to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/And-the-Serpent-Said-unto-the-Woman-Ye-Shall-Not-Surely-Die/

Coppola’s Original Cast List for The Godfather

Not sure how this was found, but it is supposed to be Francis Ford Coppola's notes about who to cast in The Godfather. I think he ended up making the right choices.All the actors who finally got the roles are on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Coppolas-Original-Cast-List-for-The-Godfather/

Vacuum Cleaner Homes

How did this place get so filthy? Maybe we're inside one of Frank Halmans's tiny homes. This Dutch artist built functional vacuum cleaners that suck dirt into houses and apartments with dollhouse scale furniture inside....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Vacuum-Cleaner-Homes/

Gollum Laplander

Gollum LaplanderWinter is here and boy is it cold! Are you looking for a way to keep your precious head warm? You need the Gollum Laplander hat from the NeatoShop. This fantastic hat looks like Gollum from The Hobbit. It...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Gollum-Laplander/

Trombone Alpine Skiing

[http://youtu.be/3m5QNhWencQ] (YouTube link)Sean Pawling figured skiing was just too easy, so he took his trombone along on a downhill run at Lake Tahoe. If you were going to shuss down a mountain while playing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Trombone-Alpine-Skiing/

Seaweed Chewbacca

Friends of redditor entreprenerds assembled this seaweed Wookiee on a beach in Queensland. There's one small error. Can you spot it?LinkChewbacca, Star Wars, seaweed, Wookiees...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Seaweed-Chewbacca/

Math Nerd Tip

You know this diner has been waiting for a long time to do this. The tip is below 15%, but maybe it was carry out or a buffet. I wonder if pie came with the dinner! Linktipping, math, pi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Math-Nerd-Tip/

Dollhouse Made Out Of An Acoustic Guitar

Miniaturist Lorraine Robinson of Fairy Meadow Miniatures decided to turn her daughter's first guitar into a home for her hifi lovin' dolls as a birthday present, and the results are music to the eyes!There's even a minia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Dollhouse-Made-Out-Of-An-Acoustic-Guitar/

I Can Explain!

[http://youtu.be/TUecGB5yZ0U] (YouTube link)You know when someone in a movie caught in a compromising situation and the first thing they say is "I can explain!"? It's because they are stalling for time to think of an exp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/I-Can-Explain/

A Lazy Snowdragon Resides At 148 Court Avenue

The folks who live at 148 Court Avenue were having a problem with burglars, so they brought in a large but lazy Snowdragon to guard their loot.Unfortunately he keeps running away the first chance he gets, dragging that t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/A-Lazy-Snowdragon-Resides-At-148-Court-Avenue/

Seijin No Hi: Japan's Coming of Age Day

The second Monday in January is set aside to welcome Japan's new adults, meaning those who turned 20 years old between last April and this coming April. On the holiday Seijin No Hi, the honorees dress in traditional kimo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Seijin-No-Hi-Japans-Coming-of-Age-Day/

Wanna Be A Hot Tamale?

Good looks and charm are one thing, but if you want to be a real hot tamale, you'd better smell like one and Etsy seller TamaleZoilsChicago can help with their tamale perfume. The real question now is how do you choose b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Wanna-Be-Hot-Tamale/

You Go, Girls: The Suffragettes

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into History Again.Old-fashioned laws permitted husbands to beat wives who refused to, ahem, submit to their spouse's demands. A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/You-Go-Girls-The-Suffragettes/

Those Wild College Hamster Parties

"Dude, let's all get smashed and see how many of us can fit into this little house. It will be awesome!" Well, hopefully they at least broke a hamster world record or something sort of productive.Linkhamsters, cute, pict...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Those-Wild-College-Hamster-Parties/

Lego Box Mini 4

Lego Box Mini 4 (sold separately)Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Are you looking to build a new life with a very special LEGO fan? Make your extra special Valentine's Day proposal with the LEGO Mini Box 4 fro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/14/Lego-Box-Mini-4/

Dead Accurate Dead Space Cosplay

Ya gotta be sick to set off exploring in the world of Dead Space, what with all those demonic alien Necromorphs out there waiting to chew on your limbs.The setting is stark, and so is the outfit worn by the protagonist I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/12/Dead-Accurate-Dead-Space-Cosplay/










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