Archive for March 25th, 2013

How Much is a Fart Worth?

Matthew Inman at The Oatmeal tells a story about a fart. If it causes one person to act more human and less judgmental, that's all fine and dandy. It's well worth reading just for the humor, even if it does have a messag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/How-Much-is-a-Fart-Worth/

Social Media Eye Chart

Are you seeing 20/20 when it comes to social media? I know I don't - I would've flunked this Social Media Eye Chart from Bizarro Comics by Dan Piraro.Bizarro, social media, eye chart...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Social-Media-Eye-Chart/

Keep Calm and Dig On Garden Flag

Keep Calm and Dig On Garden FlagSpring is here and there is work to be done. The battle against weeds and debris has just begun.Are you looking for a way to keep your troops morale high as they march off into the garden?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Keep-Calm-and-Dig-On-Garden-Flag/

How To Draw A Cartoon Baby Chick

Learn how to draw this simple cartoon baby chick, and you'll be ready to draw one in wax on your Easter eggs, and it's also good for for decorating notes and correspondence between now and Easter! Get the step-step-instr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/How-To-Draw-A-Cartoon-Baby-Chick/

Hitchhiking around America via Private Plane

If you see a woman standing by the runway sticking out her thumb, you're probably looking at Amber Nolan. She's a travel writer who wants to visit all 50 states in the United States. That isn't unusual, but her mode of t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Hitchhiking-around-America-via-Private-Plane/

Which Way?

It's not the journalist who's jerking you around here, it's the folks who originally named these streets. A commenter saw this and recognized it as Lake Jackson, Texas. I looked it up and found the revitalization project...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Which-Way/

Jelly Bean-Stuffed, Cadbury Creme Egg-Dipped Peeps

It's not like stuffing a turkey* because peeps don't have a roomy interior once you've gutted them. But Becky McKay used melted Cadbury creme eggs to help seal the jelly beans in. You can find her recipe at the link.Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Jelly-Bean-Stuffed-Cadbury-Creme-Egg-Dipped-Peeps/

Found in a Bag of Mulch

Nadtacular cut open a bag of mulch and found this. Alive. He decided to raise it as a pet. The animal survived, and you can see the rest of the pictures in an album following the critter's first five weeks. In case you d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Found-in-a-Bag-of-Mulch/

Beautiful: RC Airplane Dances to Classical Music

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVPWed52ovI](Video Link)Nando Te Riele can demonstrate his master piloting skills without even leaving the ground. Watch this Dutch RC airplane pilot move, nay, dance his plane th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Beautiful-RC-Airplane-Dances-to-Classical-Music/

Starfleet Logo Over London

The combination of quadrotors, LEDs, and GPS can make for an impressive light show! That was the case for the Starfleet logo from the Star Trek universe, which showed up over the Tower Bridge in London as a prom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Star-Trek-Logo-Over-London/

Race Car Driver Forgets That He Switched Teams, Pulls into Wrong Pit Stop

British race car driver Lewis Hamilton worked for the McLaren team for several years, but he recently joined the Mercedes team. In the rush of the recent Malaysian Grand Prix, without thinking, he pulled into the pit box...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Race-Car-Driver-Forgets-That-He-Switched-Teams-Pulls-into-Wrong-Pit-Stop/

Sriracha Chocolate Bunny

Chocolate Easter bunnies aren't just for children! Sugar Plum Chocolates is offering an 8-ounce solid dark chocolate rabbit infused with the taste of Sriracha Sauce. For discriminating adult tastes! Link -via Laughing Sq...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Sriracha-Chocolate-Bunny/

Dream Job: Full-Time Barbecue Editor

Last week, Texas Monthly, a magazine about life in paradise, hired Daniel Vaughn for a newly-created position. Vaughn quit his job as an architect to become the only full-time critic of barbecue for any magazine...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Dream-Job-Full-Time-Barbecue-Editor/

T-Bone Steak Noteblock

 T-Bone Steak NoteblockAre you having a tough time finding the perfect notepad to jot down all your juicy culinary ideas? You need the T-Bone Steak Noteblock from the NeatoShop. This deliciously fun pad is shaped li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/T-Bone-Steak-Noteblock/

Prince Rupert's Drop

[http://youtu.be/xe-f4gokRBs] (YouTube link)YouTube channel Smarter Every Day examines a Prince Rupert's Drop, which is a quickly-cooled glob of glass, and the strange physical properties of them. Slow-motion video shows...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Prince-Ruperts-Drop/

Alexey Menschikov's Subtle Street Art

The best street artists need only add a few touches to the pre-existing environment to bring out striking images. These three pieces by Russian artist Alexey Menschikov are good demonstrations of this ability.Menschikov'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Alexey-Menschikovs-Subtle-Street-Art/

Star Trek Madness

Hulu is offering every episode of every Star Trek series free for the rest of the month -with the caveats that it's only available in the U.S. and you have to sit through unstoppable ads breaks. But the promotio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Star-Trek-Madness/

Car Crashes onto Roof

Robert and Galina Wynn were driving through Glendale, California when they lost control of their car and crashed not through, but on top of a neighbor's home: "As soon as we hit the corner, the airbags deployed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Car-Crashes-onto-Roof/

Cat Walks Dog

[http://youtu.be/RnrCki4Cmzw] (YouTube link)Dafna Kopelis told her cat to take the dog the rest of the way home. And that's exactly what happened! Well, it's not difficult to convince a cat that he's the boss, but it tak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Cat-Walks-Dog/

Easter Peeps Donuts

Psycho Donuts warns:Before eating the eggs below, make sure to eat the Peep on top first - these peeps are known to protect their nest eggs at any cost! That's good advice for eating this Easter treat made with Cadb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Easter-Donuts/

John Williams: Scoring the Force

The following is an article from the book Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Plunges into Music.  (Image credit: Flickr user Alec McNayr)After Uncle John saw Star Wars (12 times), he though he knew all...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/John-Williams-Scoring-the-Force/

"This Is among the Best Boiled Sheep Heads I Have Ever Had."

Don't you hate it when someone serves you an improperly boiled sheep's head? Össur Skarphéðinsson, Iceland's Minister of Foreign Affairs, does. Fortunately, the boiled sheep's head served at a recent part...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/This-Is-among-the-Best-Boiled-Sheep-Heads-I-Have-Ever-Had/

Graphic Designer of the Year

Kasper Stromman won the coveted Graphic Designer of The Year, which he promptly celebrated by designing the best sweatshirt the world has ever seen. Naturally, Comic Sans is involved. Linkgrap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Graphic-Designer-of-the-Year/

He Bought a Firetruck

Gabriel always wanted a firetruck, since he was a little boy. He never grew out of that infatuation with firetrucks, so at age 32 (and a half), he bought one.If we based decisions on practicality, we'd all drive Taurcede...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/He-Bought-a-Firetruck/

Curly Pop Sock Monkey

Curly Pop Sock MonkeyAre you having one of those weeks lives? Bring the fun back to your day with the Curly Pop Sock Monkey from the NeatoShop. This strangely addictive toy features the iconic sock monkey. When you squee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Curly-Pop-Sock-Monkey/

Researchers Figure out How to Get Rid of an Earworm

Sometimes my wife complains of an earworm--a song that's stuck on a repeating loop in her head. I respond by loudly playing the Lexx theme song a lot. Later, she'll say that that song is stuck in h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Researchers-Figure-out-How-to-Get-Rid-of-an-Earworm/

Game of Cats

Here's more evidence that there is a cat picture available for any purpose whatsoever. The characters from the HBO series Game of Thrones are matched with the feline version of the character. Link -via Geeks Are Sexy Gam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/03/25/Game-of-Cats/






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