Archive for July 5th, 2013

The Guitarist Who Got Kicked out of Nirvana and Soundgarden, Then Joined the US Army Special Forces

Jason Everman had the honor of being hired and fired from not just one, but two famous bands. After drifting for a while with other bands, he enlisted in the Army:When he arrived for basic training at Fort Benning, his h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/The-Guitarist-Who-Got-Kicked-out-of-Nirvana-and-Soundgarden-Then-Joined-the-US-Army-Special-Forces/

The Sound of Coffee

[http://youtu.be/YmJN1WL_uLo] Like many of us, Diego Stocco (previously on Neatorama) makes himself a cup of coffee every morning. But this time, the musician and self-professed coffee lover decided to do it a bi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/The-Sound-of-Coffee/

A Visual History of the Explosion, From the Big Bang to Keith Moon

If you didn't get your fill of pyrotechics last night (it rained all night here), Wired has stories on 11 famous explosions in history for you. Some are tongue-in-cheek, but others cover events like the boom that extingu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/A-Visual-History-of-the-Explosion-From-the-Big-Bang-to-Keith-Moon/

Deathbed Regrets

You should be sorry for buying that flying potion! I would have sold you one for $25 and it would have come with a lifetime warranty.Link -via 22 Wordswebcomic, Channelate, Ryan Hudson...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Deathbed-Regrets/

Anti-Smoking Cage Helmet

Forget hypnosis or the nicotine patch! A 42-year old Turkish man named Ibrahim Yücel has devised a unique way to stop himself from smoking: wearing a helmet-like wire cage on his head. ─░bra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Anti-Smoking-Cage-Helmet/

Can Blind People Draw?

[http://youtu.be/P1IY6plQKGI] (YouTube link)The short answer: yes. But as Tommy Edison, the Blind Film Critic, explains, there are a few problems. First off, a blind person sees everything in 3D by touch. Second, he has...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Can-Blind-People-Draw/

Oreo-Stuffed Mini Cheesecakes with Homemade Dulce de Leche

I've never had all three flavors together--or even heard of their combination--but I can see how they would work perfectly together. Winnie put a lot of work into this treat, but it will be worth it for anyone who gets t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Oreo-Stuffed-Mini-Cheesecakes/

God Made A Dog

[http://youtu.be/lJ7AfSO2fKs] And on the ninth day, God looked down on His wide-eyed children and said 'They need a companion.' ... So God made a dog. Here's the sweetest clip about man's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/God-Made-A-Dog/

Personally, I'm A Bruce Wayne Girl Myself

Do you ::heart:: Batman? Then say it in style with this adorable acrylic Batman necklace by Etsy seller Figure8Knits. Not a big Batman fant? Don't worry, the shop also carries Superman, Night Wing and other designs and t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Personally-Im-A-Bruce-Wayne-Girl-Myself/

Evil Queen Cookie Jar

Evil Queen Cookie JarMagic mirror, on the wall who has the fairest Cookie Jars of them all?Famed is the beauty of the Evil Queen Cookie Jar from the NeatoShop. Over the dusty hills , nestled in a lonesome valley, in the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Evil-Queen-Cookie-Jar/

Measuring Your Dumbness With A Ruler

[http://youtu.be/3XM-4Qavh5k] (YouTube link)This is not a new trick; you may have even played this parlor game yourself. But now we can watch how weird it looks in slow motion! Besides that, we get an expert telling us a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Measuring-Your-Dumbness-With-A-Ruler/

Armed Tortoise

Redditor Gentronification writes, "My buddy's answer to his wife saying they needed a guard dog..." Excellent choice! But like all things in life, this could be improved with a bayonet.Linktortoises, knives...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Armed-Tortoise/

Ball of Whacks

Star Ball, Ball of Whacks (Multicolor and Red) by Roger Von Oech Here's a neat way to exercise your brain: the Ball of Whacks and the Star Ball by Roger Von Oech. Assemble these magnetic toys into hundr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Ball-of-Whacks-2/

Civil War Army Food

Civil War soldiers endured a lot of horrors: fighting fellow Americans, long waits for medical care, primitive living conditions, and the food. The food was awful, being limited to what a soldier could carry, and rations...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Civil-War-Army-Food/

Go Poochy, It's Your Birthday!

(Video Link)Like most great breakdancers, this pup was totally self taught. In fact, his owner claims to be embarassed by his dog's sweet dance moves. If this were my dog, we'd totally be on America's Got Talen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Go-Poochy-Its-Your-Birthday/

Shed of the Year 2013

Once again, Shedblog has announced the winner of the Shed of the Year contest. This year's winner belongs to Alex Holland from Machynlleth in mid Wales. It's a shed with a boat for a roof!The unique and beautifully craft...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Shed-of-the-Year-2013/

Homemade Beer and Baby Float

There's no better way to beat the summer heat than to go tubing down a lazy river. But it's not as pleasant if you have to constantly keep a beer and a baby in your hands. That's where Instructables member flyingguppy's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Homemade-Beer-and-Baby-Float/

Dog Beekeeping Suit

Dogs are employed as sniffers for all sorts of jobs. One specialty is a dog trained to detect disease in honeybees, particularly a nasty-sounding ailment called American foulbrood. Australian beekeeper Josh Kennett train...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Dog-Beekeeping-Suit/

If You Like Pina Colada...And Cheesecake Smoothies

That's right, pina colada cheesecake smoothies -with real coconut milk, pineapple juice and cream cheese. So if it's a smoothie, that means it's healthy...which means I can have about 20 of them right?John, fire up the o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/If-You-Like-Pina-ColadaAnd-Cheesecake-Smoothies/

Llamas: The Potato Chips of Pets

Susan Morgan with Lord Greystone, a miniature llama, at her farm in Hastings, Minn. Photo: Caroline Yang/The New York Times | More at NY Times gallery Forget dogs! Here comes the new hip pet:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Llamas-The-Potato-Chips-of-Pets/

Darth Vader Ice Tray

Darth Vader Ice TrayDefeat warm weather and lord over your drinks with the Darth Vader Ice Tray from the NeatoShop. These ice cubes are a wonderful way to deal a crushing blow to those who would dare to serve you warm dr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Darth-Vader-Ice-Tray/

10 Shocking Secrets of Flight Attendants

Heather Poole has worked for a major carrier for more than 15 years and is the author of Cruising Attitude: Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama, and Crazy passengers at 35,000 Feet. We begged Poole to reveal 10 workplace...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/10-Shocking-Secrets-of-Flight-Attendants/

Qatari Bank Issues Diamond-Studded Credit Card

Want a credit card that will show off how much money you have to burn? The Qatar National Bank issues one that comes encrusted with real diamonds:The invitation only QNB Private World Elite MasterCard credit card is an &...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Qatari-Bank-Issues-Diamond-Studded-Credit-Card/

Anyone Can Scale This Building

If you're in East London anytime before August 4, 2013, you can climb these walls without fear of falling. It's an optical illusion created by Argentinian artist Leandro Erlich called Dalston House. Here's how i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Anyone-Can-Scale-This-Building/

Snail Mail Surveillance

Last year, Leslie James Pickering, a bookstore owner and activist in Buffalo, New York, noticed something unusual in his mail, a confidential note reminding postal employees to copy all of his mail before deliver...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Snail-Mail-Surveillance/

Drusilla Plays Pool

[http://youtu.be/r2rK6ir5ZA8] (YouTube link)She may not use a cue, but she certainly understands the point of the game. And she looks good doing it! -via Tastefully Offensive cat pool, billiards, pool...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/Drusilla-Plays-Pool/

How to Make Pizza Roll-Stuffed Cupcakes

We've all experienced the discomfort of biting into a sweet cupcake and not finding a greasy industrial food-like product inside. But not if Becky McKay, the Cereal Baker, cooks for us!You may remember Becky's corn dog b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/05/How-to-Make-Pizza-Roll-Stuffed-Cupcakes/




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