Archive for April 12th, 2013

The Coroner Report of Weekend at Bernie's

Just how plausible is Weekend at Bernie's, the 1989 classic comedy featuring a dead guy and his two partying employees? Kyle Hill wrote an analysis of the movie from the perspective of a cor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/The-Coroner-Report-of-Weekend-at-Bernies/

The Laziest TARDIS Cake Ever

Inexcusably sloppy work. TARDIS should be written in all capital letters! Go back to the kitchen and re-ice the cake.-via That's Nerdalicious! | Photos: unknownTARDIS, Doctor Who, cakes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/The-Laziest-TARDIS-Cake-Ever/

MiG Monuments

During the Cold War, the Soviet Union produced thousands upon thousands of fighter planes like the MiG series. Those planes don't last forever, and eventually each is taken out of active service. What to do with so many...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/MiG-Monuments/

Brownie Pan Pizza

You can buy a brownie pan that gives you delicious extra edges. But you can also bake a lot more than just brownies with it. Stephanie Parker used hers to bake a pizza with extra extra crust. You can find the recipe for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/Brownie-Pan-Pizza/

Secret Chamber of the Old Faithful

How does the Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone National Park work? Researchers analyzing seismic data found the answer: it has a secret chamber! In the early 1990s, researchers lowered a camera...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/Secret-Chamber-of-the-Old-Faithful/

Screen Grab

[http://youtu.be/LpHpm_b0vRY] (YouTube link)Simon's Cat and the Kitten are alone in a room with a TV playing. Cat owners can probably guess what happens. This is exactly why flat screens should be mounted on a wall. -via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/Screen-Grab/

Frida Kahlo Paper Dolls

 Frida Khalo Paper DollsAre you a Frida Kahlo fan looking for a subtle way to give rise to and inspire a new generation of Frida Kahlo fans? You need the Frida Kahlo Paper Dolls from the NeatoShop. This fantastic bo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/Frida-Kahlo-Paper-Dolls/

Why Mister Rogers Always Told Viewers He Was Feeding His Fish

Part of Fred Rogers's routine on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood was feeding his fish. After recieving a letter from a blind little girl, he was careful to verbally tell viewers when he fed them:Dear Mister Rogers,P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/Why-Mister-Rogers-Always-Told-Viewers-He-Was-Feeding-His-Fish/

US Northeast Megalopolis from Space

Can you see your house from up there? A crew member of the International Space Station snapped this fantastic photo of the Atlantic coast of the United States: Large metropoli...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/US-Northeast-Megalopolis-from-Space/

Wonderfully Geeky Pop Culture-Inspired Posters for NASA Expeditions

Astronauts may have the best jobs in the world, but deep down inside they want to be movie stars, too, just like the rest of us. NASA releases posters for each expedition, and the modern ones tend to feature the crew in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/Wonderfully-Geeky-Pop-Culture-Inspired-Posters-for-NASA-Expeditions/

Marriage vs. Ph.D.

At first I laughed when I read this Marriage vs. the Ph.D. comparison, drawn by Jorge Cham of PhD Comics back in 2010. Then I cried because it's true: Link - via EcoEvomarriage, PhD,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/Marriage-vs-PhD/

Sports Balls Replaced with Cats

Do you want to see sports balls replaced with cats? Then Sports Balls Replaced with Cats is the blog for you. Don't worry! It's all Photoshop work. At least, I think it is.Link -via Blame It on the Voicesbasketball, ball...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/Sports-Balls-Replaced-with-Cats/

7 Incredible Real-Life Jetpacks

It's 2013 -where's my jetpack? Well, it's right here, in a roundup of real inventions that allow a single person to hover in the air. The reason you don't have one is because you can't afford it -and you'd probably kill...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/7-Incredible-Real-Life-Jetpacks/

Stephen Hawking: "We Won't Survive Another 1,000 Years Without Escaping Our Fragile Planet."

Photo: NASA/Paul E. Alers/Flickr Time is ticking, my friends. Speaking at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, the 71-year-old theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking said that &...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/Stephen-Hawking-We-Wont-Survive-Another-1000-Years-Without-Escaping-Our-Fragile-Planet/

16-Year Old Can Speak 23 Languages

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BxtXvDhSb0](Video Link)16-year old Timothy Doner of New York City started learning Hebrew to better understand Israeli rap music. Now he can speak 23 languages, including Hindi, Arabic, L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/16-Year-Old-Can-Speak-23-Languages/

Look How Quickly the U.S. Got Fat

Watch this CDC map change from 1985 to 2010 -and get more colorful along the way. It shows the percentage of people medically defined as obese. Obesity was once an odd condition, but for the U.S. it just gets more common...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/Look-How-Quickly-the-US-Got-Fat/

Eccentric Bow Ties from Recycled Materials

Wonder Lee's bow ties are wonderful! They're made with recycled materials that reflect highlights of pop culture. I wonder if I could make my own tie with an 8-track tape.Link -via Recylartties, bow ties, upcycling...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/Eccentric-Bow-Ties-from-Recycled-Materials/

Donut Coin Purse

Donut Coin Purse (front and back shown)Do you crave a deliciously fun place to store your loose change? Feast your eyes on the Donut Coin Purse from the NeatoShop. This sweet zippered coin purse is printed with the graph...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/Donut-Coin-Purse-2/

The Three Stooges Drilling Company

[http://youtu.be/-l4FOL_UPB0] (YouTube link)I'm not familiar with the process of drilling a water well, but I don't think it's supposed to go like this. The visual punchline comes at about 1:40. -via Arbroath water well,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/The-Three-Stooges-Drilling-Company/

Innocent Looking Kitchen Implements Combine into a Still

What can you do with Francesco Morackini's Prohibition Kit? Besides cooking food, serving it and watering plants, you can distill liquor. Here's what they look like when combined:Mr. Morackini writes:Because of its legis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/Innocent-Looking-Kitchen-Implements-Combine-into-a-Still/

Sex & Death in the Afternoon: An Oral History of the American Soap Opera

Come with us now, on a long and twisty journey; a search for tomorrow and a look back on the days of our lives. Romance! Love! Agony! Adultery! Angry aliens! The American soap opera has seen them all, and much mor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/Sex-Death-in-the-Afternoon-An-Oral-History-of-the-American-Soap-Opera/

Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Cone

How do you make a chocolate chip cookie ice cream cone? Nick of DudeFoods found that his waffle cone maker wasn't up to the task. But he pressed on with his research and tried to cook the cone around a metal cone mold. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/Chocolate-Chip-Cookie-Cone/

Happiness is a Warm Bun

This is Bear. The Texarkana Humane Society is trying to help her find a new home, on a farm or a place with a high fence. Bear knows how to enjoy life, and has found ultimate bliss in this hamburger. Link -via reddit dog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/Happiness-is-a-Warm-Bun/

Naming Taco Bell Foods

Would you eat a "Mexagon"? Maybe. Neatorama readers became excited about eating a Hexaflexamexagon, after all. But the Mexagon didn't fly at Taco Bell. A lot of consumer research goes into naming new products at the fast...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/Naming-Taco-Bell-Foods/

Baby Birds Blackmail Mom for More Noms

Photo: Vishnevskiy Vasily/Shutterstock Gimme more noms or else! New research shows that young pied babbler birds blackmail their parents to get more food by behaving dangerously:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/Baby-Birds-Blackmail-Mom-for-More-Noms/

Zombie Hunter

Zombie Hunter T-Shirt Prepare for the zombie apocalypse in style with this Zombie Hunter T-shirt by Chris Murphy over at the NeatoShop: Link More Zombie T-Shirts:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/12/Zombie-Hunter/




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