Archive for March 19th, 2013

My Little Pony Cupcakes

I've been trying to match ponies to all 16 personality types in the Myers-Briggs typology, but I'm stuck as to which pony, if any, is an ENFJ (extroversion, intuition, feeling, judgment).* In the meantime, I'll munch on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/My-Little-Pony-Cupcakes/

Dora the Explorer: The Action Movie

Following up on the success of last year's hilarious parody, College Humor has filmed a three-part action movie parodying the children's TV show Dora the Explorer. Behold the first part of Dora the Explorer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Dora-the-Explorer-The-Action-Movie/

Creative Blocks

Grant Snider at Incidental Comics shows us the many blocks that block our lives. The last one is a welcome distraction from the others! Link -via Laughing Squid Grant Snider, Incidental Comics, blocks...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Creative-Blocks/

New Beauty Treatment: The Blood Facial

This is celebrity model Kim Kardashian. She's not getting a medical treatment, but a beauty treatment. The "blood facial" or "vampire facial" injects a person with his or her own blood. CBS News Miami explains how it wor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/New-Beauty-Treatment-The-Blood-Facial/

Parking Citation Nifty Note

Parking Citation Nifty NoteDoes the way people park endlessly annoy you? Do you wish you could quietly and anonymously berate people for their bad parking behavior? Now you can with the Parking Citation Nifty Note was fr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Parking-Citation-Nifty-Note/

Recreating Ghostbusters in the Basement

Ghostbusters Italia forum member Guusc72 has built an exact replica of the Ghostbusters set -in his basement! The details are all there, including Guusc72 and his friends hanging out in costume. He's the one beh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Recreating-Ghostbusters-in-the-Basement/

Baby Pears

Baby Pears, found at a supermarket in Beijing, China, is undoubtedly delicious. Problem is, you have to eat it before it wakes up and devour all of your family at night ... Link - vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Baby-Pears/

Radioactive Spider Bite

Peter Parker went on to become the famous hero Spider-Man. Teen-Spider developed an impressive comic book collection. Alas, fame eluded him, as this comic by Jim Benton illustrates.Artist's Website -via Blame It on the V...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Radioactive-Spider-Bite/

Google Graveyard

Google announced recently that its RSS aggregator Google Reader will be retired later this year. It's just the latest in a long line of Google products offered and then pulled, some living longer than others. They didn't...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Google-Graveyard/

Casanova Moth has a Mustache That's Irresistible to the Ladies

Mustaches always get the ladies. Just ask the newly found Australian pygmy moth. It didn't just get named by researchers the "Casanova" moth for nothing: Researcher...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Casanova-Moth-has-a-Mustache-Thats-Irresistible-to-the-Ladies/

The Iraq War: 2003-2011

The United States launched the Iraq War on March 19, 2003, ten years ago today. To mark the anniversary, Reuters has posted a collection of 45 news photographs of the war and its aftermath. Warning: some of the pictures...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/The-Iraq-War-2003-2011/

Tintina, the White Rock of Mars

Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS Meet Tintina, a piece of broken rock that the Curiosity Mars rover ran over (I've been waiting to be able to say that) on the Red Planet. The rock broke u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Tintina-the-White-Rock-of-Mars/

Forward

[http://youtu.be/X6jprOZ29wY] (YouTube link)Forward is a strange name for a video that runs backwards. Israeli artist Messe Kopp walked down a city street doing this and that and made a weird spectacle of himself. The ki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Forward/

Sweden Has Night Nurseries

Working parents rely on daycare facilities to take care of their children when they work during the day, but what happens if your job is at night? Not a problem in Sweden, where they have night...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Sweden-Has-Night-Nurseries/

Brainteaser: Twin Birthdays

(Image credit: Flickr user Angela Vincent)One day Kerry celebrates her birthday. Two days later, her older twin Terry celebrates his birthday. How could that be, when they were born a half-hour apart?When you've given...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Brainteaser-Twin-Birthdays/

Dr. Seuss Graduation Cap

 Dr. Seuss Graduation CapCongratulations! Soon it will be your graduation day. You'll be off to great places. You'll be off and away.But, before you head off on your next great adventure you will need to walk across...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Dr-Seuss-Graduation-Cap/

Europe’s Wild Men

The custom of dressing up as wild animals and monsters dates back to pagan rites surrounding the winter solstice in Europe. These traditions continue today, centered around festivals from midwinter to Easter, evoking the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Europes-Wild-Men/

A Brief History of Applause

Just who decided that we should slap our hands together to indicate that we like something?Scholars aren't quite sure about the origins of applause. What they do know is that clapping is very old, and very common, and ve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/A-Brief-History-of-Applause/

The Cat and the Accordion

[http://youtu.be/zz-F-NyB32A] (YouTube link)Ukrainian conductor and music professor Sergey Neverov plays the Russian folk song "A Thin Rowan Tree" while his cat naps nearby. Despite being asleep (or faking it), the cat s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/The-Cat-and-the-Accordion/

Something Blue

All she wants is to be swept off her feet by the man in the blue box. MamonaGirl's aunt made this Doctor Who plaque for a relative's wedding.LinkDoctor Who, weddings, TARDIS...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Something-Blue/

The “Name Number” for Geology, and for Other Professions

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.(Image: University of Edinburgh)A new way to compare the branches of scienceby Kevin Krajick, New York City, New York[EDITOR&r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/The-Name-Number-for-Geology-and-for-Other-Professions/

Jawa Birthday Cake

Photo: Fat Tony 1138/Flickr Utinni! Hide your valuables lest this cake is just a decoy. You never know with Jawas - like perhaps how they could've persuaded Flickr user Fat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Jawa-Birthday-Cake/

Matzoh Houses Are a Thing Now

Gingerbread houses are so passé. The new happening trend in culinary art is matzoh houses--miniature buildings made out of flat bread. You can see more at the link.Link -via Foodiggity | Photo: Lilymatzoh, matzo h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Matzoh-Houses-Are-a-Thing-Now/

Surprise Proposal on the Local News

[http://youtu.be/vpVPLO_KtRM] (YouTube link)Jillian Pavlica is a news anchor at Fox 54 in Huntsville, Alabama. Her boyfriend Vincent Ramos enlisted the help of her co-workers to make his proposal a "breaking news story"...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Surprise-Proposal-on-the-Local-News/

Keith Jennings's Tree Spirits

On Saint Simons Island, Georgia, you can meet the spirits that dwell in the trees. Artist Keith Jennings exposed their faces by chipping away the excess wood:Jennings first embarked on hisTree Spirits proje...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Keith-Jenningss-Tree-Spirits/

Chemical Avengers and More Funny T-Shirts

Chemical Avengers by Wirdou Chemical avengers, assemble ... covalently. Or ionically, depending on which ones you pick. Check out the newest Funny T-shirts and Science...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/19/Chemical-Avengers-and-More-Funny-T-Shirts/
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