Archive for July 30th, 2013

"Shocking" 1950s Movie Gimmicks

In the 1950s, theater owners and movie promoters reacted to the popularity of TV by offering stranger and stranger gimmicks in theaters, like interactive "experiences." The master of such gimmickry was film producer and...

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Mickey Big Face Backpack

 Mickey and Minnie Big Face Backpacks (sold individually) Hey there! Hi there! Ho there! Are you looking for a backpack that's made for you and me?Mickey Mouse!Minnie Mouse!Come along, lets sing a song, and joi...

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Women Use Designer Goods to Ward Off Female Rivals

Just think of these as "deterrents" / Photo: Uluc Ceylani/Shutterstock Some men buy expensive car as a "hey, I'm rich" signal to potential mates, but how about women? A new study from the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/30/Women-Use-Designer-Goods-to-Ward-Off-Female-Rivals/

The Camp Gyno

[http://youtu.be/0XnzfRqkRxU] (YouTube link)This ad for a tampon delivery service features a 12-year-old who was the first at her summer camp to get her first period. The whole thing is quite funny and will no doubt bene...

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Top Misquoted Song Lyrics

"Hold me closer, Tony Danza" Wait, that's not how Elton John's Tiny Dancer goes? If you often "mishear" song lyrics, you're in good company. Music streaming service Spotify has compile...

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Sayings 2.0

Those old sayings we used to live by have been updated for the hi-tech world we live in, one by cousin Nab, and the rest by Doghouse Diaries. Link -via Tastefully Offensive Doghouse Diaries, old sayings, adages, tech...

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The Hogwarts House Colors Cake

This cake is great for house unification because you can't have a slice that represents just Slytherin or Hufflepuff. You can learn how to put together your own Hogwarts cake over at Bakingdom.Linkbakingdom, hogwarts, ho...

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Toby, the Learned Pig

In 1784, someone stumbled upon the idea of exhibiting a "Learned Pig," which could do math equations, spell, and later on even read minds. Many pigs were eventually exhibited like this, and they were either billed as a "...

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If You're Reading This, It's Already Too Late

Best Western. Forrest City, Arkansas, USA (2008) Comedian David Bussell has stayed in a lot of hotels over the years, and decided that he should leave a bit of something ... in form of a hidden message beh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/30/If-Youre-Reading-This-Its-Already-Too-Late/

Dancing Confuses Raccoon

[http://youtu.be/h8rnHXV7A8Q] (YouTube link)Dancing to Aretha Franklin is one of the joys of life, but it only befuddles this well-fed raccoon. When you think he might join in, it's more like "Please stop that. You're sc...

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Who Wants to Win a Baby?

After you marry that millionaire (whom you got from "Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire?" TV Show), it's entirely logical to start your family with yet another quiz show. Enter this TV game show fro...

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Whodunit: Bell, Booke, or Kendal?

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad featuring Sherman Oliver Holmes, a mysterious crime solver and great-great-grandson of Sherlock Holmes. Can you solve the crime?(Image credit: Flickr user TheeErin)*em...

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My Tennis Family Car Stickers

 My Tennis Family Car StickersAre you looking for the perfect gift for your favorite tennis lover? Get them the My Tennis Family Car Stickers from the NeatoShop. With the My Tennis Family Car Stickers they can proud...

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The Endurance of Science Fiction

If you read old science fiction tales about Martian invasions and trips to the moon, you may think that you're reading obsolete works. But Frank Herbert, the late author of the Dune series, wrote that the genre...

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Han Solo in Jello is Just the Beginning

Ruby turned six years old and had a-themed birthday party, with all the trimmings, from Yoda Soda to Pin the Buns on Leia. See many of the pun-tastic party foods and favors at Imgur. Link  -via Geeks Are SexyStar Wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/30/Han-Solo-in-Jello-is-Just-the-Beginning/

How to Make a Donut-Stuffed Cronut

Mad food scientist Becky McKay is your go-to person for insane food combinations, such as pizza roll-stuffed cupcakes and corndog-stuffed brownies. If there's a food product, she can stuff inside another one.Most re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/30/How-to-Make-a-Donut-Stuffed-Cronut/

Have You Ever Wondered What The Well From The Ring Tastes Like

When you watch The Ring, you're probably thinking, "gee, I'd love to try some of the water from that well." Well, you're in luck! Japanese burger chain Lotteria has introduced a new milkshake that they claim is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/30/Have-You-Ever-Wondered-What-The-Well-From-Ring-Tastes-Like/

Automotive Sand Technician

(Photo: Javier Tles)This clever ad for French automaker Renault lets you know that its service facilities are open all summer. Body work is pretty easy. Just slap on more sand.Link -via The Khoollsand sculptures, co...

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Islands Fighting Back Against Rats

Cleaning up the messes we make out of Mother Nature is a delicate business, lest we make things worse with the solution. Ships stop at many islands around the world, inadvertently introducing rats that ate native species...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/30/Islands-Fighting-Back-Against-Rats/

Questions In Need of Answers - No. 3

It's time for another Questions In Need of Answers. Rather than Google for these answers, we put them to the neatoramanaut community. Because you guys are way smarter than Google's algorithms...1. Our family recentl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/30/Questions-In-Need-of-Answers-No-3/

So What Has Maru Been Up To

(Video Link)It's been a while since we checked in with the internet's favorite happy kitty, so let's see how Maru's doing. Let's see some tail twitching, good. A little attack on the rug, very nice. A failed at...

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Bobbit Worm

Four years after buying the sea rock it lived in, redditor GCS_3 discovered that he had a bobbit worm in his saltwater aquarium. That explained why some of his fish had mysteriously disappeared. In the wild, bobbit worms...

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Manly Stroller Is, Sadly, a One-Off

That's a shame, because this stroller would not doubt sell well for drivers who take road performance seriously.This stroller was made for a very funny Skoda car commercial, which you can find below.Link -via Technabob[h...

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Note to Self

Note to Self (sold individually)Are you headed back to school? Keep yourself organized with the Note to Self mini notebook from the NeatoShop. This handy dandy notepad makes everyday list-making and note-taking feel fun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/30/Note-to-Self/

Just Text Me

[http://youtu.be/-BupZVOpRpw] (YouTube link)The song "Just Text Me" is attributed to "Keisha feat. Brandi," but the artist is Nicola Foti. The song illustrates the great divide between how young and old see social intera...

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5 Sitcoms You Might Not Know Were Based on Real People or Events

There are plenty of TV dramas based on real people or real events, but comedy is largely more imaginative and therefore, more often fiction. Even so, you’d be surprised how many of your favorite characters and plot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/30/6-Sitcoms-You-Might-Not-Know-Were-Based-on-Real-People-or-Events/

Hilarious Wedding RSVP Form

Katie Kerr and Chris Sabino may have a large wedding or a lot of friends and family heading to Yemen on short notice. If you do attend, remember to drink at least the value of your wedding gift.Link -via Dear Wendyweddin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/30/Hilarious-Wedding-RSVP-Form/

Belle Solo Is The Ultimate Hero For Little Girls

When I was a youngster, I related with Belle because we both always had our noses in books. I can't even imagine how excited I would have been to see Amy Mebberson's Belle Solo back then. Imagine, a princess hero th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/30/Belle-Solo-Is-The-Ultimate-Hero-For-Little-Girls/

Saltwater Taffy, the Lobster-claw Kitty

This cute kitten, named Saltwater Taffy, was born with radial agenesis, a condition in which the foreleg bones don't form properly. She was picked up by Philadelphia's Animal Care and Control Team and placed with a foste...

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Link in Different Cartoon Universes

Adventure TimeKing of the HillThe SmurfsRedditor TanBurn imagined Link from The Legend of Zelda as a character in several cartoons, including Family Guy, The Simpsons, Arc...

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