Archive for August 2nd, 2013

Bar Server Uses His Prosthetic Leg as a Bottle Opener

(Photo: Brittany Sowacke/RedEye)Chicago bar server Levi Kane lost a leg in a motorcycle accident 4 years ago. His modified his prosthetic replacement to make his work a bit easier and more fun:It’s an idea that was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Bar-Server-Uses-His-Prosthetic-Leg-as-a-Bottle-Opener/

This is How Grandpa Rolls

Via reddit and Twisted Sifter This goes to show that old skaters never die, they just get pulled by a wheelchair. You go, grandpa! skateboard, wheelchair, grandpa, old man...

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The United States of Americute

Amber Alves's map shows 48 contiguous and happy states. The smallest, Rhode Island, measures 5/8 of an inch across.(Perhaps Alaska and Hawaii were too depressed to participate.)Link -via MakeAmber Alves, plushes, maps...

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How Do You Say "Meh" in Your Language?

[http://youtu.be/LCcZqcPOlNM] The best definition of the word "meh" that I've come across is comparing it as a "verbal shrug" - The word has plenty of usage on the Interweb (see: Words that the I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/How-Do-You-Say-Meh-in-Your-Language/

Wolverine, a Film by Woody Allen

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOTc7DHhMIs](Video Link)He didn't ask for his claws or his neuroses. Now how can he manage a conversation with a woman without awkward stabbings? Here is Woody Allen's Wolverine,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Wolverine-a-Film-by-Woody-Allen/

The Story Behind Saving Mr. Banks

The Tom Hanks movie Saving Mr. Banks is about Walt Disney and his campaign to secure the film rights to Mary Poppins from its author, P.L. Travers. The film comes out in December, but we know something...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/The-Story-Behind-Saving-Mr-Banks/

Teenage Mutant Ninja Zombies

Teenage Mutant Ninja Zombies Braaaaiinns? Nope, Kraaaang! That's what we'd imagine a horde of Teenage Mutant Ninja Zombies would utter while they roam the storm sewers of New York in search for the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Zombies/

Cruella Figurine

 Cruella Figurine (sold individually)Curella de Vil, Cruella de Vil, this figure will spruce up your house like no other evil thing will. The curl in her lips. The ice in her stare. This little statue is truly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Cruella-Figurine/

Tard Don't Care, She Hates It: The Grumpy Cat Shorts

Grumpy Cat shorts? Tard hates them, but for once, who could blame her? I wouldn't want my mouth on someone's butt crack either. If you want to make your own, you can learn how at the link, but why you would want to tortu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Tard-Dont-Care-She-Hates-It/

It's National Ice Cream Sandwich Day!

Today is a day to celebrate nature's perfect food: ice cream sandwiches. To mark the occasion, Foodbeast's Dominique Zamora rounded up 20 delightfully decadent recipes, including this one made with grilled banana bread....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Its-National-Ice-Cream-Sandwich-Day/

One Second in Every Nation

[http://youtu.be/-pdZhbsyOSw] (YouTube link)Graham Hughes set out in 2009 to visit every country in the world without flying. By the end of 2012, he'd visited 201 countries and a couple dozen territories. You can find ou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/One-Second-in-Every-Nation/

Medieval Yoda

Long ago, in a kingdom far, far away, a young Jedi knight forsook his lightsaber and speeder bike for a lance and a sturgeon. Erik Krawkkel, a medieval book historian, spotted this image in a Fourteenth Century English d...

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Frozen Corn

His wife left him in charge of labeled the corn harvest for the freezer. He thought labeling them was silly because the cobs were in clear plastic. But he did it anyway. Linkcorn, fun with labeling, puns...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Frozen-Corn/

4-Car Train Covered with Crocheted Yarn

(Photo: Hi-Fructose)Olek, the famous yarn bomber whose work we've featured previously, engaged in her boldest ever public crocheting project:At the beginning of July, rogue crocheter Olek consumed herself with her larges...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/4-Car-Train-Covered-with-Crocheted-Yarn/

Enter the NeatoShop's Dream Picnic Pin to Win Contest!

Did you know August is National Picnic Month? In order to help you celebrate in style, we've put together an all new Pin to Win contest that can help you win all you need to put together a dream picnic with up to $100 in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Enter-the-NeatoShops-Dream-Picnic-Pin-to-Win-Contest/

Captain Mal Is Looking Cuter Than Ever

Twitter user yamel115 Tweeted this picture of her son cosplaying as Captain Mal inside a Serenity stroller last Halloween. Now that's a dedication to your kid's costume.Linkcaptain mal, serenity, firefly, nathan fillion,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Captain-Mal-Is-Looking-Cuter-Than-Ever/

Bear Steals Dumpster -Twice

[http://youtu.be/KusRen6B_20] (YouTube link)You often hear of bears taking things from dumpsters, but this one just took the whole thing! The Edelweiss Restaurant in Colorado Springs had a security camera traine...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Bear-Steals-Dumpster-Twice/

Nutella Cheesecake Lasagna

Do you need to know more, or are you already licking your monitor? JB made her sweet concoction with graham crackers, brownie mix, Nutella, chocolate pudding, cream cheese, Cool Whip and chocolate chips.Link -via Kitchen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Nutella-Cheesecake-Lasagna/

Pink Elephant Socks

 Pink Elephant SocksLook out! Look out! Pink Elephant Socks on parade. There here! Pink Elephant Socks on parade. Now you can adorn your feet in technicolor pachyderms with the Pink Elephant Socks from the Neat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Pink-Elephant-Socks/

Stowaway Survived 3 Weeks Without Food or Water

An illegal immigrant from the Philippines who stowed away on a container ship will be allowed to stay in the United States. A female cat apparently wandered into a shipping container in Manila, which was loaded and cross...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Stowaway-Survived-3-Weeks-Without-Food-or-Water/

The Force Is Strong With These Two

(Video Link)Parkour videos have been a little overdone throughout the last few years, but when videos like these involve two dudes dressed like Jedis running through a scene that could be straight out of Tattoo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/The-Force-Is-Strong-With-These-Two/

The U.S. Military Today

The makeup of the U.S. armed forces has changed considerably since the days of the draft. The all-volunteer military is a self-selected group that must must pass higher entrance requirements than ever before. Various rep...

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Hobbit Hole Camping Trailer

In a hole in the trailer there lived a redditor. Not a nasty, dirty, wet trailer, but a comfortable trailer with a bed, a kitchen and quaint curtains. You can see more photos of samm1t's amazing, scratch-built travel tra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Hobbit-Hole-Camping-Trailer/

Snap Your Joy

[http://youtu.be/7_XSQfi8cos] (YouTube link)Don't just tell people to smile for a picture -make them think of happiness! The group Soul Pancake set up a giant camera and invited passersby to "Snap Your Joy." Those pictur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Snap-Your-Joy/

Because Bread Sandwiches Are So Passe

BLTs are great...with the exception of the bread part. So why not spruce up your next sandwich by switching out the boring old sourdough with a delectable seared scallop? Plus, this might be the only way you can get away...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Because-Bread-Sandwiches-Are-So-Passe/

Study: Online Psychotherapy Is as Good as Face-to-Face Psychotherapy

Researchers at the University of Zurich treated two groups of depressed test subjects, one online and the other in person. They found that online therapy was as effective--if not moreso--than face-to-face encounters:&ldq...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Study-Online-Psychotherapy-Is-as-Good-as-Face-to-Face-Psychotherapy/

The Perfect Record: 19-0

How did Harriet Tubman lead so many slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad? With careful planning, plenty of luck, and a little opium.“I never run my train off the track, and I never lost...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/The-Perfect-Record-19-0/

Happy Birthday to Xiao Liwu

(Video Link)The San Diego Zoo's youngest panda just turned one a few days ago. To celebrate, his keepers made him a giant ice cake built around bamboo  and covered in carrot shavings. While the cake was about two fe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Happy-Birthday-to-Xiao-Liwu/

Cthulhu Pie

Or maybe you could just call it an octopi. I can't find the baker or photographer, but I found a song about it. It looks dreadfully delicious.  -via Nag on the Lake Update: The artist/baker who made...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/02/Cthulhu-Pie/

Penguin Pull Along Bag

Penguin Pull Along BagIs your favorite preschooler headed back to school? Send them to class in style with the Penguin Pull along Bag from the NeatoShop. This adorable backpack looks like a sophisticated little penguin.T...

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