Archive for April 3rd, 2013

Watch Nonagenarians Run a 100 Meter Dash

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51hCZ066SU0](Video Link)Emiel Pauwels, 94, represents Belgium. Ilmari Koppinen, 95, runs for Finland. Depending on which news organization you consult, they ran either 60 or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/Watch-Nonagenarians-Run/

Game of Thrones on Facebook

I've never seen Game of Thrones, but I know enough about it just from being on the internet to find the characters' Facebook feed funny. This is only one entry from the post at Funny or Die. Not only do they sni...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/Game-of-Thrones-on-Facebook/

This Is a McDonald's

If not for the sign, would you have ever guessed that this building is a McDonald's restaurant? It was an exhibition building in Batumi, Republic of Georgia that ceased to be used for its original purpose. Architect Gior...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/This-Is-a-McDonalds/

7 Social Classes: Where Do You Belong?

New survey in the UK shows that the traditional social class categories of working, middle, and upper class are outdated - there are actually 7 social classes: The new classes are def...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/7-Social-Classes-Where-Do-You-Belong/

Population Bracketology

The U.S. Census Bureau made a March Madness-style tournament bracket for the populations of the 64 largest American cities (actually, their "metro areas," which is a little different). It's a tournament that New York alw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/Population-Bracketology/

Teatanic Tea Infuser

Teatanic Tea InfuserOn April 15, 1912 the RMS Titanic sank into the cold North Atlantic Ocean. Now you can commemorate this sad occasion with a spot of tea made with the Teatanic Tea Infuser from the NeatoShop. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/Teatanic-Tea-Infuser/

Pineapple-Stuffed Pizza Bacon Pockets

It's "like Hawaiian Style pizza, but without all the crust." That's how Instructables member crapsoup describes this marvelous mouth-sized bite of happiness. To make it less nourishing, crapsoup made it with turkey bacon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/Pineapple-Stuffed-Pizza-Bacon-Pockets/

World War Z Fan Art

World War Z fan art poster by Matt Ferguson When Don Thompson of Blurppy asked illustrators to come up with their own version of the upcoming Brad Pitt movie World War Z, they obliged...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/World-War-Z-Fan-Art/

The Worst Parade to Ever Hit the Streets of Boston

In Boston in 1774, tensions were building up that would lead to the Revolutionary War. The colonies were chafing under British rule, and the British were exerting their authority by clamping down on rebellious communitie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/The-Worst-Parade-to-Ever-Hit-the-Streets-of-Boston/

Hagfish Slime: Clothes of the Future?

That's slime from the hagfish. Take a good look, because you may be wearing it one day. Anna Rothschild of PRI's The World files this report over at the BBC about how hagfish slime may just be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/Hagfish-Slime-Clothes-of-the-Future/

Blocks

Photographer Fabien Nissels always has a model, now that he's constructed the "block man" for his series called Blocks. And he's fairly easy to pose, since he's made of disjointed blocks.So, to make it short, I took my f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/Blocks/

There's a Tiny Painting of a City in this Photo

Do you see it? Look closely.There it is! That tiny painting on a cactus spine is Hasan Kale's depiction of Istanbul. It's one of his many miniature paintings on butterflies, beans and other natural objects. Click on Cont...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/Theres-a-Tiny-Painting-of-a-City-in-this-Photo/

Odin at the Table

[http://youtu.be/4Ri5cszSKEg] (YouTube link)I think the original goal here was to create the illusion of a dog-headed person eating at the table with utensils and probably an overdubbed monolog. It turned out to be a les...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/Odin-at-the-Table/

The Stingy Tree

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein is the best children's book ever, but it's probably been a while since we all read it, so thankfully Dan Piraro of Bizarro reminded us:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/The-Stingy-Tree/

Video Game Manual or Religious Cult Literature?

Given an odd sentence out of context, can you determine whether it comes from the instructions for a video game or a fringe religion? You can probably score pretty well in this Lunchtime Quiz from mental_floss if you pla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/Video-Game-Manual-or-Religious-Cult-Literature/

Getting Buff

You have the internet and food. There's no longer a reason to go outside. Buttersafe advises you to stay healthy the indoor way.Link -via Pleated JeansButtersafe, webcomics...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/Getting-Buff/

Dig In Salad Server

Dig In Salad ServerSpring has sprung. Bring the outdoors in and plant a little happiness in your kitchen with the Dig In Salad Server set from the NeatoShop. This handsome two piece set features Acacia wood handles. One...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/Dig-In-Salad-Server/

Batman '66 Comic Series

DC Comics is set to release a series of graphic novels that bring back the Batman of the 1960s TV series. The series Batman '66 is written by Jeff Parker, with the first issue drawn by Jonathan Case. Joey Esposito talked...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/Batman-66/

Balki Bartokomous Weather Forecast

[http://youtu.be/JpoiO6BpILM] Balki Bartokomous doing the weather? Well, of course not, don't be ridiculous. Well, actually, we'll take that back. When meteorologist with the grown up hai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/Balki-Bartokomous-Weather-Forecast/

How to Get Girls Interested in Science

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.A personal insightby Professor Felicia Schmutzgarten[EDITOR’S NOTE: The author is a professor at a liberal arts college in the Un...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/How-to-Get-Girls-Interested-in-Science/

The Star-Nosed Mole

The star-nosed mole is a ferocious, deadly predator. With the 25,000 sensory organs on the 22 appendages of its nose, this mole can find any insect that has foolishly ventured into its underground dominion. The Smith...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/The-Star-Nosed-Mole/

Your Website's Weekly Google Analytics Data in Pretty Infographic

If you have a website, then you're probably familiar with Google Analytics, the free and incredibly useful web analytics service offered by Google. Well, our friends over at Visual.ly h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/Your-Websites-Weekly-Google-Analytics-Data-in-Pretty-Infographic/

Bubba Watson's Hovercraft Golf Cart

[http://youtu.be/z5u_2bGPdUY] (YouTube link)A hovercraft is great for golf because 1. it beats walking, 2. it won't damage the course like a regular cart, and 3. it's really cool. And from what I've seen, a big part of g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/Bubba-Watsons-Hovercraft-Golf-Cart/

Butterfly in a Human Skull

Photographer Marko Popadic took this marvelous photo of a butterfly inside the eye socket of a human skull. Titled Oko ("eye" in Croatian), the butterfly's wing looks eerily like an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/Butterfly-in-a-Human-Skull/

Why Is This Giant Pony Plush Not in My Home?

It's a nearly life-size Pinkie Pie! Elise's enormous pony plush stands 55 inches tall. No, alas, she does not support my an adult's weight. "That would have required her to have a solid frame inside of her, making her dr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/03/Why-Is-This-Giant-Pony-Plush-Not-in-My-Home/






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