Archive for April 2nd, 2013

Burning Calories

That's the way I burn calories, too! Just think of all the weight you don't gain because you can't eat that pizza. This Twaggie was illustrated by David Barneda from a Tweet by Lois Lane. Catch the funniest illu...

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Weird Eye Charts

You're probably familiar with the Snellen Eye Chart at your eye doctor's office. I once memorized it, thinking that would stop the optometrist from prescribing me some badly needed b...

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Wait, Was That Slutty? Hand Sanitizier

Wait, Was That Slutty? Hand SanitizerAre you guilty of participating in questionable behavior? We are not here to judge. Go ahead and wipe your hands and your conscience clean with the Wait, Was That Slutty? Hand Sanitiz...

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The Newest Photo Meme: Vadering

If you aren't strong enough in the Force to choke someone, then Vadering is the next best thing. This rapidly growing photo meme shows one person jumping up in the air while the other (presumably) pretends to hold him or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/02/The-Newest-Photo-Meme-Vadering/

Brainteaser: Seven-letter Word

(Image credit: Flickr user CR Artist)Ol' Jay burst into the BRI during a winter storm. "Man, it's really coming down out there, but this stormy weather reminds me of a seven-letter word. Each time you remove one letter,...

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Airline Begins Charging Passengers Per Kilo Instead of Per Seat

Do you want to fly on Samoa Air? You'll now be charged by your weight instead of the number of seats that you need. Company executive Chris Langton explained:There is no doubt in my mind that this is the concept of the f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/02/Airline-Begins-Charging-Passengers-Per-Kilo-Instead-of-Per-Seat/

Happy Dog

This is one happy dog. He's happy because someone is throwing chicken nuggets at his face. Wouldn't that make you happy, too? See the full sequence of six images of this happy dog. Link -via Buzzfeeddog, chicken nuggets...

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Doctor Puppet

[http://youtu.be/kWLD_dZUKvk] (YouTube link)Doctor Puppet is an animated webseries featuring the characters from Doctor Who, in stop-motion form. The first episode is entitled The Red X. The second episode is av...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/02/Doctor-Puppet/

Finding Dory

Disney has officially announced the expected sequel to the 2003 hit Finding Nemo, and it makes so much sense because it's called Finding Dory. Ellen DeGeneres will star as the voice of Dory, the charact...

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The Internet Commenter's Wish

You know those commenters who take several minutes out of their day to not only complain about how you wasted 30 seconds of their time, but imply that those precious 30 second are worth more than any admission price or t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/02/The-Internet-Commenters-Wish/

The Secret World of Garbagemen

If you don't know a sanitation worker personally, and have never done the work yourself, you probably don't know much about the guys who take away the rubbish. New York University anthropologist Robin Nagle spent years r...

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The Sonar Cloak

Photo: L. Sanchis et al The rings you see above don't exactly make the small ball inside invisible to the eye, but it does make it undetectable to sonar: José Sán...

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Incredible Backyard Treehouse

This is a guaranteed way to get the grandkids to visit! Steve and Jeri Wakefield of Dallas, Texas, had the world's best treehouse built around the pecan in their backyard nine years ago, when their two grandsons were pre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/02/Incredible-Backyard-Treehouse/

Superman Cookie Jar

Superman Cookie JarDo strange visitors and villainous individuals keep stealing your cookies?  Protect your snacks with the Superman Cookie Jar from the NeatoShop. No one will suspect that this mild-mannered cookie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/02/Superman-Cookie-Jar/

Museum Offers Snacks That Look Like Famous Works of Art

The San Francisco Museum of Art has a restaurant called the Blue Bottle Coffee Bar. You may remember its cake modeled after a Piet Mondrian painting. That's only one of several snacks that it offers that look like famous...

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Elderly Men Should Ride Women's Bikes

A Swedish study tells us what common sense should have already: the elderly, both men and women, should ride women's-style bicycles. The upper crossbar that adds stability to high-speed bikes contributes to accidents whe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/02/Elderly-Men-Should-Ride-Womens-Bikes/

Skeleton Absinthe Spoon

This awesome absinthe skeletal spoon comes from Crazy Pig Design features the slogan "Absinthe Perd Nos Fils" (or "Absinthe kills our sons"). It's a special order...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/02/Skeleton-Absinthe-Spoon/

Star Wars Casting News

Speculation about the first Star Wars movie to be made by Disney offered April Fools Day pranksters opportunities to cast anyone they wanted. ReadJunk announced the news that Justin Bieber would portray Han Solo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/02/Star-Wars-Casting-News/

Crocheted Tortoise Cozies

Nothing makes you feel good quite like a snazzy outfit. Katie Bradley's four tortoises are the best dressed in town, thanks to a wide assortment of crocheted cozies. Link -via Crafttortoises, cozies, crocheting, Kat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/02/Crocheted-Tortoise-Cozies/

Disco Ronan the Sea Lion

[http://youtu.be/6yS6qU_w3JQ] (YouTube link)Ronan the sea lion is said to be the first non-human mammal to keep a musical beat without other cues. Sure, humans and birds can do it, but they also sing. Ronan was trained t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/02/Disco-Ronan-the-Sea-Lion/

27 Fantastic Photos of Cosplay At WonderCon 2013

While many people were heading the their family's house for Easter or Passover last weekend, plenty of nerds, including myself, skipped the holidays and instead celebrated pop culture at WonderCon, the smaller cousin of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/02/X-Fantistic-Photos-of-Cosplay-At-WonderCon-2013/

Advice to Your Younger Self

The Fifty-Ninth Rule of Acquisition says, "Free advice is seldom cheap." The most valuable advice is that which you could give to your younger self. The cartoonists at Doghouse Diaries have a few specific tips to offer.*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/02/Advice-to-Your-Younger-Self/

Curse of the Werechihuahua

Anyone who has a yip yip dog (or has a neighbor who has them yip yip dogs) will undoubtedly relate to this Bizarro comic panel by Dan Piraro. chihuahua, werewolf, Bizarro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/02/Curse-of-the-Werechihuahua/

George Washington's Whiskey: Not the Best

The curators of George Washington's estate at Mount Vernon periodically sell whiskey made from the first president's recipe. Whether you'd want to drink it is your own decision, because in its day, Washington's whiskey w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/02/George-Washingtons-Whiskey-Not-the-Best/

Top Secret Pocket Tin

Top Secret Pocket Tin Box Looking for a place to hide your most precious secrets. Put them in the Top Secret Pocket Tin Box from the NeatoShop. No one will suspect that this little tin houses anything strange or mys...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/02/Top-Secret-Pocket-Tin/

Cops Bark Like Dogs to Get Suspects to Surrender

Two car theft suspects were holed up in a house in New Haven, Connecticut. Police surrounded the house, but couldn't persuade them to give up. Then officers threatened to send in the dogs:Police hostage negotiators threa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/02/Cops-Bark-Like-Dogs-to-Get-Suspects-to-Surrender/

2013 Festival of Colors

[http://youtu.be/04k6guPY-AQ] (YouTube link)The Utah Kirishnas Holi celebration, the Festival of Colors, took place this past weekend in Spanish Fork, Utah. Devin Supertramp produced a video of the highlights, including...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/02/2013-Festival-of-Colors/




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