Archive for April 16th, 2013

Zombie Snake

Thomas Scott found a rattlesnake in his garage. He bravely chased the snake outside and decapitated it. But that doesn't mean the end of the snake -yet. A snake head, even without its body, can bite and kill up to an hou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/Zombie-Snake/

Judge Holds Himself in Contempt of Court When His Cell Phone Rings in Court

Judge Raymond Voet of Ionia County, Michigan has a simple rule: if your cell phone goes off in court, you will be held in contempt of court and fined $25. He's consistent about enforcement. When his own cell phone rang,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/Judge-Holds-Himself-in-Contempt-of-Court-When-His-Cell-Phone-Rings-in-Court/

Resignation Cake

Chris Holmes had a good job as an immigration officer for UK Border Force, but his passion is making cakes. You can read on this cake how he made the decision to quit his job and devote himself to his bakery business Mr....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/Resignation-Cake/

Chewbacca Almost Appeared with Pants on Star Wars

Long before blogging even existed as a profession, Chewbacca advocated for and lived the pants-free lifestyle. This was over the objections of closed-minded studio executives who thought that pants should be mandatory in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/Chewbacca-Almost-Appeared-with-Pants-on-Star-Wars/

Women Who Graduated from Elite Universities Work Less

Photo: Shutterstock Decades after women fought to participate in the workforce and higher education, Professor Joni Hersch at Vanderbilt University noticed a strange counter trend: mo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/Women-Who-Graduated-from-Elite-Universities-Work-Less/

CRAPCHA

Would you be able to pass this test? CRAPCHA is an acronym for Completely Ridiculous And Phony Captcha that Hassles for Amusement. It is a parody of the annoying CAPTCHA codes that try to verify that you are not a bot. A...

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Octopi Salt & Pepper Shakers

Octopi Salt & Pepper ShakersCooking can be a challenge. Could you use a helping hand, or 8, with seasoning? Let the Octopi Salt & Pepper Shakers from the NeatoShop loose in your kitchen. This fantastic ceramic se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/Octopi-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/

Eyeball Shaving

Forget mascaras! To properly beautify your eye, you'd need to shave it. Here's the bizarre ancient Chinese art of eyeball cleaning: The bizarre practice is dying out in China, but cus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/Eyeball-Shaving/

Dove Hires a Forensic Sketch Artist to Draw Women as They See Themselves

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=litXW91UauE](Video Link)You're beautiful. Even if you don't see it, other people do.Only 4% of women around the world consider themselves beautiful. At Dove, we are committed to creating a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/Dove-Hires-a-Forensic-Sketch-Artist-to-Draw-Women-as-They-See-Themselves/

Brainteaser: Directions

(Image credit: Flickr user Eddy Van 3000)You have to get to the hospital. At a fork in the road, you meet Joe and Moe, a pair of identical twin boys. You can't tell them apart, but yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/Brainteaser-Directions/

Seating Preference of Subway Riders

Do you stand or sit down in a crowded subway train? Give up your seat to a pregnant woman or an elderly or do you pretend not to notice? Researchers from the New York City Transit Authority kno...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/Seating-Preference-of-Subway-Riders/

The Evolution of Music

[http://youtu.be/lExW80sXsHs] (YouTube link)The a cappella group Pentatonix gives us examples of popular music through the ages. As you'd expect, there are more examples from each time period as they get closer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/The-Evolution-of-Music/

Science Proves That Men Just Don't Get Women's Emotions

Ladies, if you ask a man to look into your eyes and he still doesn't get you, don't blame him. Blame his obviously inadequate brain, instead: ... new research suggest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/Science-Proves-That-Men-Just-Dont-Get-Womens-Emotions/

Wine Pairings for Fast Food

Most fast food establishments offer a depressingly limited wine list. You may have to supplement by bringing your own bottle inside the McDonald's. If you do so, make sure that you're choosing the right wine. Dominique Z...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/Wine-Pairings-for-Fast-Food/

Breaking Bad is The Simpsons New Couch Gag

[http://youtu.be/YKePrVPGK3g] What do you get when you mash up Breaking Bad with The Simpsons? This bit of genius: The Breaking Bad Couch Gag. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]The Simpsons, Brea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/Breaking-Bad-is-The-Simpsons-New-Couch-Gag/

One Scarf to Rule Them All

One ring to bring them all and in the night warm them. Let us hope that the blogger Big Rainbow Weirdo never has to cast her knitted scarf into the volcanic pit at Mount Doom. Link -via FYGNK (NSFW URL)knitting, sca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/One-Scarf-to-Rule-Them-All/

How is This Even Possible?

This vintage picture has been making the rounds of the internet in the past couple of days, but it was first posted three years ago by redditor jordanofthehill. His grandfather raised the animals from infancy and as they...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/How-is-This-Even-Possible/

Casual Friday Socks

Casual Friday SocksDo you wish everyday could be casual Friday? Now it can be with the Casual Friday Socks from the NeatoShop. This comfy pair of men's socks features a whimsical Hawaiian shirt design with peek...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/Casual-Friday-Socks/

Leonardo da Vinci Pancake

April 15th marked 561st birthday of the original Renaissance man, Leonardo da Vinci. Pancake artist Nathan Shields marked the occasion by making this pancake. The mathematician Leonhard Euler also had a birthday (his 306...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/Leonardo-da-Vinci-Pancake/

Hit Song

[http://youtu.be/Da4V5vKcGl8] (YouTube link)The Norwegian comedy group (and TV show) Kollektivet, which brought us ÆØÅ (Size Matters), are back. The premise here is that they are fighting a fascist gov...

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Don't Eat That, John! -- The French Toast Reuben Nutella Elvis Sandwich

Welcome to issue 1 of Don't Eat That, John!--Neatorama's new series of poorly-conceived culinary adventures. Today, I combined that classic New York City sandwich, the Reuben, with the South's own marvel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/The-French-Toast-Reuben-Nutella-Elvis-Sandwich/

How To Pour The Perfect Glass of Water

[http://youtu.be/k82N_bzDyiw] Thirsty? Pour yourself a glass of water. No, not like that, you rube! Bryce Chartwell of Last Parsnip explains why we've been doing it all wrong all this time....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/How-To-Pour-The-Perfect-Glass-of-Water/

An Afternoon with the Ace of Swords

Ben Marks of Collectors Weekly talked with Francis Boyd, who makes and repairs swords and teaches his craft to others. His shop has swords that are thousands of years old, and each has a story to tell -not necessarily a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/An-Afternoon-with-the-Ace-of-Swords/

Super Mario Bros. Lamp

Our favorite plumber is ready to journey down the pipes in this lamp by Etsy seller Trowe. The light is covered with a recycled glass insulator. Just yank on Mario's chain to turn it on and off.Link -via WalyouSuper Mari...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/Super-Mario-Bros-Lamp/

Lab Grown Kidney Successfully Transplanted Into Mice

Scientists took one step closer toward the holy grail of organ transplant, growing a functioning organ in vitro and transplanting them: In the latest work, Harald Ott of Massachusetts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/Lab-Grown-Kidney-Successfully-Transplanted-Into-Mice/

Flowchart: Time Travel in Movies

This fascinating flowchart by Mr. Dalliard contains many time travel movies sorted by plot twists and temporal philosophy, color coded by genre, and has spoilers that you probably won't understand if you haven't seen the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/16/Flowchart-Time-Travel-in-Movies/






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