Archive for August 20th, 2013

The Difference between Who and Whom

You use who for a subject and whom for an object. Matthew Inman explains at length using delightfully horrifying examples. You can read them all at the link.I like Mr. Jenkins. He's a ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/The-Difference-between-Who-and-Whom/

This Pooch Masters the Might of Mjolnir

As one of Earth's Mightiest Heroes, little Thor the corgi might be short in height, but he's huge in adorability. I don't know about you guys, but I imagine Loki in this scenario as a little black chihuahua. Linktho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/This-Pooch-Masters-the-Might-of-Mjolnir/

An Honest Trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness

[http://youtu.be/6B22Uy7SBe4] (YouTube link)Screen Junkies presents another Honest Trailer, and this time they've teamed up with the guys from How It Should Have Ended to describe the latest Star Trek film, whic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Star-Trek-Into-Darkness/

Man Has Stroke, Loses the Ability to Feel Sad

Malcolm Myatt, 68, had a stroke. It affected the frontal lobe of his brain--the part of the brain that governs emotions. As a result, he's lost the ability to be sad: Experts have confirmed that it is not uncommon for s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Man-Has-Stroke-Loses-the-Ability-to-Feel-Sad/

Transformers Pull-apart Bread

Chris-Rachael Oseland made a batch of Fougassee bread in the style that is designed to be pulled apart into individual servings. But these are extra special, because instead of a traditional leaf pattern, they are made i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Transformers-Pull-apart-Bread/

Nintendo 64 Controller Pillow

Donna Marie Evans loves the classic Nintendo 64 controller, so she made a gaming pillow in its shape.I'll bet that with a bit of wiring, this plush could be made playable.Linkpillows, plushes, Nintendo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Nintendo-64-Controller-Pillow/

Snifty Scented Pen

Snifty Scented Pen (sold individually)Do you know someone who thinks it stinks that summer is over and that they have to go back to school? Show them that getting back into the classroom can be sweet with a fragrant Snif...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Snifty-Scented-Pen-3/

16 Ways to Make Your Peanut Butter Sandwich Way Better

Sure, a classic PB&J is always tasty, but sometimes you want a little more excitement in your pb sandwich, whether that means tossing out the j all together and adding in some pickles and potato chips in its place, o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/16-Ways-to-Make-Your-Peanut-Butter-Sandwich-Way-Better/

Requiem for Romance

[https://vimeo.com/35699279] (vimeo link)While the phone call tells the story of a breakup, the visuals show a classic martial arts movie that illustrates, minute by minute, the emotions in the audio. Jonathan Ng's water...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Requiem-for-Romance/

Rich Door, Poor Door

All men are created equal but some are more equal than others. So it's natural, of course, that they have separate entrances. Manhattan real-estate developer Extell, which is building a new luxury apartment complex in N...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Rich-Door-Poor-Door-mpfz/

Opening Lines of Emily Dickinson Poems That Would Make Great Pickup Lines

Lizzy Straus of The Hairpin thinks that these should not be used as pickup lines, but I'm at a loss to understand why. Here's a sampling:185 – A wife at daybreak I shall be311 – I know some l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Opening-Lines-of-Emily-Dickinson-Poems-That-Would-Make-Great-Pickup-Lines/

Questions In Need of Answers - No. 6: Which TV Characters Do You Miss Most?

Let's clarify something straight away with this week's question: When I ask which characters you miss most, I don't necessarily mean characters whose shows have finished, been cancelled or characters who've died. It coul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Questions-In-Need-of-Answers-No-6-Which-TV-Characters-Do-You-Miss-Most/

Ridiculously Short Soccer Player Optical Illusion

Photo: Yves Heman/Reuters At 5' 6", French soccer player Mathieu Valbuena is one of the shortest players in Europe's pro soccer circuit, but the photo above by Reuters photographer Yves Heman su...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Ridiculously-Short-Soccer-Player-Optical-Illusion/

The 2013 iPhone Photography Awards

Yes, there are awards for pictures taken with an iPhone ...which include the iPod, too. In fact, the awards have been bestowed annually since 2007! Shown here is the 1st place Photographer of the Year winning entry, from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/The-2013-iPhone-Photography-Awards/

Hey Girl Makes Your Internet Photos All Gosling All The Time

Hey Girl, I heard you like Ryan Gosling. But if your REALLY like him, you wouldn't want to look at pictures of anything besides him. Fortunately, the Hey Girl Chrome extension does just that for you. In fact, here's a bi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Hey-Girl-Makes-Your-Internet-Photos-All-Gosling-All-The-Time/

Pandas on Slides

[http://youtu.be/GSll00VCljg] (YouTube link)One panda on a slide is like a slow-moving little kid in a playground. Two or more pandas on a slide are like a bowling alley. That is, a bowling alley in which both the balls...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Pandas-on-Slides/

NeatoShop T-Shirt Giveaway Winners

The Iceman Cometh by Matt Parsons - won by Alejandro Hinojosa Walt and Jesse by Baznet - won by Parth Kothari Jack's Nightmare b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/NeatoShop-T-Shirt-Giveaway-Winners/

Hello Kitty with Red Bow Seatlbelt Belt

Hello Kitty with Red Bow Seatbelt BeltAre you a grown adult who is obsessed with Hello Kitty? Let your love of the adorable feline truly embrace you with the Hello Kitty with Red Bow Seatbelt Belt from the NeatoShop. Thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Hello-Kitty-with-Red-Bow-Seatlbelt-Belt/

In Japan, Airport Baggage Carousels Have Rolling Advertisements

I love the blog RocketNews24. It's filled with delightful photos and trivia from Japan. Recently, it rounded up pictures of baggage carousel ads. These are sculptures that baggage handlers put out between airplane passen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/In-Japan-Airport-Baggage-Carousels-Have-Rolling-Advertisements/

What Religion Does Your Member Of Congress Identify With?

Despite the variety of colors, most of the 435 members of the House of Representatives identify themselves as Christian, with the biggest group being Catholic. However, there are 31 different religious affiliations liste...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/What-Religion-Does-Your-Member-Of-Congress-Identify-With/

The Cast of Family Guy As Game of Thrones Characters

Admittedly, Lois, Meg and Peter don't immediately come to mind when you think of characters that are like those in Game of Thrones, but Stewie, on the other hand, could easily fill in for Joffrey. Redditor&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/The-Cast-of-Family-Guy-As-Game-of-Thrones-Characters/

Side-by-Side Bike

[http://youtu.be/s1oTTT03Oy4] (YouTube link)A couple in Poland were spotted riding a bike side-by-side down the street. This kind of bicycle is called the Sociable; get a look at the front end of one at Wikipedia. It see...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Side-by-Side-Bike/

(Fortune) Cookie Monster

Poor Cookie Monster. He's lost his appetite for wisdom and lucky numbers in this cartoon by Dan Piraro.Linkfortune cookies, Cookie Monster, Sesame Street, webcomic, Dan Piraro, Bizarro Comics...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Fortune-Cookie-Monster/

Basic Driving Lesson

This friendly reminder was erected by the Arlington County Police Department just outside Washington, D.C. The article frames it as an example of wasted tax dollars, but it is more likely that the people who program the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Basic-Driving-Lesson/

Was Your Babe Born to Ride?

Why put your little one on a rocking horse when you could put them on a rockin' chopper instead? This wooden rocker by Etsy seller The Wooden Horse is a great modern twist on the classic kid's toy.Linkmotorcycle, wood, r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Was-Your-Babe-Born-to-Ride/

Do Hamburger and Salmon Cause Cancer?

The following is an article from the magazine The Annals of Improbable Research.by Stephen Drew, Improbable Research staff. Top image credit: Flickr user Charlie Kindel.Hamburger and Salmon are highly c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Do-Hamburger-and-Salmon-Cause-Cancer/

Scandal: Double Stuf Oreos Don't Have Double the Creme

(Photo: Jono Martin)We've been lied to all of our lives.Dan Anderson, a high school math teacher in New York, conducted a scientific study and found that Double Stuf Oreos actually contain only 1.86 times the creme of a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Scandal-Double-Stuf-Oreos-Dont-Have-Double-the-Creme/

The End of the Rainbow

That pot of gold is obviously somewhere in Brooklyn. Do you reckon there may be a bank right where it ends? Link (Image credit: Scott Beale)rainbow, Brooklyn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/The-End-of-the-Rainbow/

Thor Cape Socks

Thor Cape SocksDo not insult your feet with puny ordinary socks. Make your ancestors proud with the Thor Cape Socks from the NeatoShop. This legendary pair of crew socks is destined to take your style to new heights.&nbs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Thor-Cape-Socks/

Superman Beard

(Photo: unknown)The Superman beard controversy is about to get even more perplexing. Also: Clark Kent is about to blow his secret identity.-via Obvious WinnerSuperman, beards, facial hair...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/20/Superman-Beard/




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