Archive for February 26th, 2013

The 1950s’ Most Nauseating Jell-O Soaked Recipes

Postwar America in the late 1940s was ripe for "better living through chemistry" and new processed foods. The Jell-O company took advantage of this and developed recipes for the suburban housewife to show off her culinar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/The-1950s-Most-Nauseating-Jell-O-Soaked-Recipes/

The Sperm Smuggling Ring: How Palestinian Prisoners Are Becoming Dads

How far would you go to have your husband's baby? Are you smart enough or brave enough to try to break through one of the toughest prison systems in the world?Sure it sounds like a plot of some strange, future Oscar nomi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/The-Sperm-Smuggling-Ring-How-Palestinian-Prisoners-Are-Becoming-Dads/

Résumé Candy Bar

Nick Begley's mouth-watering résumé was completely successful:Begley created a dozen chocolate bar resumes that he used strategically."Some were sent to land me the interview, while others were used as a 'l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Resume-Candy-Bar/

Man Forced by Court to Walk While He Whistles

A lot of us like to whistles, but Robert "The Whistler" Smith of Portland loves it perhaps a little too much. He's been cited for disorderly conduct for whistling too loudly in one...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Man-Forced-by-Court-to-Walk-While-He-Whistles/

High School Basketball Player Passes Ball to Developmentally Disabled Player on the Other Team

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTaB-hPg0P4](Video Link)Mitchell Marcus, the basketball team manager for Coronado High School in El Paso, Texas, is developmentally disabled. He loves the game, but isn't able to play comp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/High-School-Basketball-Player-Passes-Ball-to-Developmentally-Disabled-Player-on-the-Other-Team/

Life Imitates Billboard

A car in Belgium crashed and flipped over right in front of a billboard featuring an image of a car in the exact same position. The billboard says (in French), "850 killed each year. And you? Not concerned?" No one was s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Life-Imitates-Billboard/

Vintage Easter Card Plate

Vintage Easter Card Plate (sold individually) Easter is right around the corner. Are you looking for a way to add a little holiday cheer to your home decor? You need the Vintage Easter Card Plates from the NeatoShop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Vintage-Easter-Card-Plate/

Grumpy Cat Harlem Shake

Since we've helped unleash Harlem Shake into the unsuspecting Interweb a while ago (sorry!), it has gone viral the world over. But the Harlem Shake hasn't reached its full potential until Gr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Grumpy-Cat-Harlem-Shake/

R³bots

R³botsis the name of a series of robot sculptures made by Marco Fernandes. They are constructed of electronic parts from computers, TVs, and other devices. The sculpture shown here is called #R³bot zeropointtwo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Rbots/

Tire Company CEO vs. France

Earlier this month, French industry minister Arnaud Montegourg wrote to Maurice (Morry) Taylor, the CEO of US tire company Titan International, asking him to consider buying a failed French...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Tire-Company-CEO-vs-France/

Guitar Made of Trees

Pedro Martin Ureta was crushed by the death of his wife. She loved guitar music, so he constructed a kilometer-long memorial to her on his farmland in Argentina in the shape of a guitar. Cypress trees make up the outline...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Guitar-Made-of-Trees/

Feast of French Fries

Via ya7oby via The Clearly Dope And not a single packet of ketchup in sight! Behold a McDonald's french fry party, South Korean style! Your turn, America!french fry...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Feast-of-French-Fries/

Twenty Years Ago: World Trade Center Bombing

On February 26, 1993, a truck full of explosives detonated in the garage of the World Trade Center's North Tower garage. The explosion ripped through several floors of the building and killed six people, one of them read...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Twenty-Years-Ago-World-Trade-Center-Bombing/

Timmy Muldoon and the Search for the Shadoweyes Bandit

[http://vimeo.com/54570764] (vimeo link)Thirteen-year-old Timmy Muldoon shows us his movie, starring himself as a cop who is haunted by his partner's unsolved murder. Take my word for it, it gets better as it goes along....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Timmy-Muldoon-and-the-Search-for-the-Shadoweyes-Bandit/

Skull Ring With Eyeball Necklace

Skull Ring With Eyeball NecklaceAre you looking for a gift that screams of your undying love and devotion? You need the Skull Ring With Eyeball Necklace from the NeatoShop. This unusual accessory set is the perfect way t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Skull-Ring-With-Eyeball-Necklace/

From Quacks To Quaaludes: Three Centuries Of Drug Advertising

Physicians and chemists who formulated drugs began writing of their wonders and publishing them in medical texts and newspapers in the late 1700s. From there, drug advertising took off as both doctors and the public were...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/From-Quacks-To-Quaaludes-Three-Centuries-Of-Drug-Advertising/

Abandoned Seminary in Scotland

St Peter’s Seminary near Cardross, Scotland, was used as a college only from 1966 to 1980. It was repurposed as a drug rehab clinic, which closed in 1987. Since then, it's been left empty and abandoned.Designed by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Abandoned-Seminary-in-Scotland/

Movie: The Movie: 2V

[http://youtu.be/ICMOybwDFN0] (YouTube link)When we posted Movie: The Movie, it seemed we would never need another movie, because it had it all. But wait, there's more! Now Jimmy Kimmel has a sequel to that masterpiece....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Movie-The-Movie-2V/

Is It Possible to Be Too Beautiful?

It's a terrible curse. But we all have our crosses to bear, so I've learned to accept mine. Science journalism tells us the ugly truth about beauty: there's such a thing as too much. James Hamblin writes in The Atlan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Is-It-Possible-to-Be-Too-Beautiful/

Biology of the Family Chiaceae (Chia Pets)

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.by Eric J. Weissberger, Institute of Marine and Coastal SciencesRutgers University, New Brunswick, New JerseyMembers of the family ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Biology-of-the-Family-Chiaceae-Chia-Pets/

Boba Fett KitchenAid Mixer

He's no good to me creamed. Give the bounty hunter what he is due--Captain Solo alive. Tommy Filth refurbished a KitchenAid mixer to look like the infamous Boba Fett. He writes:[...] I was taking it apart I got some insp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Boba-Fett-KitchenAid-Mixer/

Toughest Plumber You'll Ever Meet: Danny Trejo as Mario

deviantARTist Art-of-Bob deftly drew Danny Trejo, the actor of Machete and Desperado, as Mario, the toughest plumber you'll ever meet. Question is, who plays Luigi? Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Toughest-Plumber-Youll-Ever-Meet-Danny-Trejo-as-Mario/

Stuff To Do Pocket Notes

Stuff To Do Pocket Notes (sold individually)There is always so much to do and so little time or motivation to do it all. But, that doesn't mean you can't pretend that you care about the stuff you are supposed to do. Now...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Stuff-To-Do-Pocket-Notes/

One Times Square Under Construction

The building that would house the New York Times and give Times Square its name was under construction when this photograph was taken in 1903. Before the Times building went up, the area was known as Longacre Sq...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/One-Times-Square-Under-Construction/

Nature Calls, Captain America Answers!

[image removed] When nature calls Captain America, we betcha he pees red, white, and blue! Photographer Rick Findler took this photo of a Captain America cosplayer at the London Super...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/Nature-Calls-Captain-America-Answers/

A Gallery of Pavlov's Dogs

What kind of dogs did Ivan Pavlov use in his classical conditioning experiments? The dogs that learned to salivate to the sound of a bell weren't all purebreds -it turns out that Pavlov wasn't all that picky about his su...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/26/A-Gallery-of-Pavlovs-Dogs/




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