Archive for August 21st, 2013

Dog Saves Cat with Blood Donation

Rory, a cat in Tauranga, New Zealand, was in sad shape after eating rat poison. In fact, he was dying. The only thing that could save him was a blood transfusion.It was Friday night and no labs were open to check his blo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/Dog-Saves-Cat-with-Blood-Donation/

Drink Like A Monster With Godzilla Sake

Do you like to stumble around smashing buildings when you're drunk? Maybe fight Mothra for a while? Then drink like your spirit monster with the Godzilla shochu that's sure to leave you feeling like a 200 foot tall...

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Magneto and Professor X Learning How to Use a Bow

Patrick Stewart received a bow for Christmas. He's finally getting around to using it. Here he is with Ian McKellen at a party. Who should his in-character target be?LinkPatrick Stewart, archery, Ian McKellen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/Magneto-and-Professor-X-Learning-How-to-Use-a-Bow/

28 Foods Named After People

[http://youtu.be/T04R6PEX5Eg] (YouTube link)Who knew German chocolate cake wasn't German? It was named after an American named German! The Kentucky Hot Brown sandwich is named after the owner of the Brown Hotel, not the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/28-Foods-Named-After-People/

Chewbacca Lunch

That's 'cause droids don't eat TIE fighters whole when they lose. Wookiees are known to do that. So let the Wookiee eat this delicious lunch by Beau Coffron.LinkStar Wars, Chewbacca, bento, Beau Coffron...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/Chewbacca-Lunch/

13 Awesome Vintage Photos of Cats

Nothing like sitting back, watching TV with your little kitty curled up at your feet -especially when that kitty happens to be a mountain lion. Check out these 12 other amazing vintage photos of cats that Mental Floss ro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/13-Awesome-Vintage-Photos-of-Cats/

Conjoined Books

(Photo: Antiqbook)Erik Kwakkel, a medieval book historian, calls this binding technique "dos-à-dos"--meaning "back to back." He writes that it is:[...] a type almost exclusively produced in the 16th and 17th...

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Court Clerk Fired After Helping Exonerate a Man Wrongfully Convicted of Rape

In 1984, Robert Nelson was convicted of rape in Kansas City, a crime that he insisted he did not commit, and was sentenced to 50 years. Nelson had requested DNA testings, but the judge denied his motions because...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/Court-Clerk-Fired-After-Helping-Exonerate-a-Man-Wrongfully-Convicted-of-Rape-mpfz/

Jack Skellington Tote Bag

Jack Skellington Tote Bag Tim Burton's the Nightmare Before Christmas is turning 20. Celebrate your love affair with the Pumpkin King with the Jack Slellington Tote Bag from the NeatoShop. This fun and functional ca...

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Why Does Ketchup Pour So Slowly? Maybe It's Rodent Fur!

Good things come to those who wait, Heinz used to say about their ketchup. But in Brazil, the ketchup may be slow pouring for an entirely different reason: Brazilian health officials have banned...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/Why-Does-Ketchup-Pour-So-Slowly-Maybe-Its-Rodent-Fur-spfz/

Science, Religion, and the Big Bang

[http://youtu.be/q3MWRvLndzs] (YouTube link)Minute Physics gives an incredibly concise overview of what we know, and what we don't know, about the beginning of the universe. Of course, the most tantalizing part is the po...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/Science-Religion-and-the-Big-Bang/

Eggs-Stir-Milk-Bake!

For all these years, because of their accent, we've misunderstood the Daleks. FeathersOfAnAngel reveals that all the Daleks want is to bake for us! LinkDoctor Who, Daleks, embroidery...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/Eggs-Stir-Milk-Bake/

Biting Off More Than She Could Chew

Nicola Peate tried to eat a  a "triple-patty" burger at Almost Famous Burgers in Liverpool, England. It didn't go so well, as the effort left her in pain -which just got worse. By the next morning, it was so bad tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/Biting-Off-More-Than-She-Could-Chew/

26 Music Genres Used in One Song

(Video Link)Not only does this song manage to incorporate 26 different musical genres, but they even do so alphabetically with one genre per letter. Even if you're pretty into music, there are probably still a...

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Queen Victoria's Underwear

Andrew Evans is still traveling, as National Geographic's Digital Nomad. This week he is in Calgary, Alberta, where he visited the the Glenbow Museum. Evans got a private tour of some of the museum items that are not on...

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The Oldest Known Globe to Depict the Americas Is Made of Ostrich Eggs

(Photo: Washington Map Society)This globe, which dates back to 1504, may be the oldest in the world to show both the New World and the Old. Meeri Kim writes in The Washington Post:The globe, about the size of a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/The-Oldest-Known-Globe-to-Depict-the-Americas/

Supreme Court Hasn't Yet "Gotten to Email"

Photo: Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States - via Wikipedia Many of the justices of the Supreme Court of the United States - the final interpreter of federal constitut...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/Supreme-Court-Has-Yet-Gotten-to-Email-spfz/

Thieves are Thirsty for The Hoff

Children of the 80's know that the Hoff is hot, but they might not know that thieves are also hot for him. As part of their ad campaign for iced coffee, Cumberland Farms created a life-sized cutout sign fe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/Thieves-are-Thirsty-for-The-Hoff-mpfz/

'Bama Fan

Alabama fans are famous for their rabid loyalty and their witty shirts, but this one goes the extra mile. This shirt answers the question, "How many football stories can you rhyme with 'Tide' and fit on your back?" Link...

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Miss Calculated Sassy Pageant Sash

Miss Calculated Sassy Pageant SashDo you know a smart-aleky girl, or guy, who has a pesky habit of underestimating things. Make a calculated decision to reward them for their amusing behavior with Miss Calculates Sassy P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/Miss-Calculated-Sassy-Pageant-Sash/

I Used Grumpy Cat Soap Once -It Was Terrible

Actually, I have never actually used this soap, but I do have to assume it can't be great if it makes Grumpy Cat that disappointed. File this under: why is this named after this meme? According to the maker, it actually...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/I-Used-Grumpy-Cat-Soap-Once-It-Was-Terrible/

Top 3 Most Stylish Comic Book Heroes

This sponsored post is written by Kieran from Thread.com, a FREE, online personal shopper service for men. Get your invite here and make sure you're never in danger of looking like T...

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The Magic Beard

[http://youtu.be/zEYCPc9P-Q0] (YouTube link)See this beard? Ain't it weird? Don't be feared -it's just Ben Garvin in a supremely silly stop-motion video starring his magical beard. -via Daily Picks and Flicks beard, stop...

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At 19 Feet, 6 Inches Long, These Are the Longest Dreadlocks in the World

(Photo: Asha Zulu Mandela)Asha Zulu Mandela of Atlanta, Georgia holds the Guinness World Record for the longest dreadlocks in the world. The official measurement is 19 feet and 6 inches, but she claims to have one strand...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/At-19-Feet-6-Inches-Long-These-Are-the-Longest-Dreadlocks-in-the-World/

Civil War Reenactment on Twitter

The Lawrence Massacre, also known as Quantrill's raid during the Civil War took place 150 years ago today. Pro-slavery forces from Missouri attacked the town of Lawrence, Kansas, because its citizens were anti-slavery. H...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/Civil-War-Reenactment-on-Twitter/

The Weirdest Baseball Promotional Nights From 2013

I've got a fever and the only solution is 1,500 cowbells being played at once during the Bowie Baysox game -and that's only one of the weirdest baseball promotions from the year. Seriously, if anything, accountant n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/The-Weirdest-Baseball-Promotional-Nights-From-2013/

In Defense of the Word "Like"

Oh my, how times change. A decade ago, proponents of the proper use of English were bemoaning the use of the word "like" as an annoying filler in the language of younger people. In fact, that's how I first found Neatoram...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/In-Defense-of-the-Word-Like/

Hokey Religions and Ancient Weapons Are No Match for True Love

(Photo: unknown)Perfect for wedded geeks! Except that in the scene, Han says "I love you" and he's the one who disdains lightsabers. And Leia, who says, "I know" certainly has no reason to be a fan of Death Stars.*But ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/Hokey-Religions-and-Ancient-Weapons-Are-No-Match-for-True-Love/

The Fears and Phobias of Famous People

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook. Okay, let's level with each other. Is there anyone out there reading t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/The-Fears-and-Phobias-of-Famous-People/

Down to the Sea

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7VjqC7ToFY](Video Link)You may remember "Pendulum", an emotionally powerful short film by the Japanese comedian Tekken. This is his most recent venture: a tale of boy and his father. As w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/21/Down-to-the-Sea/




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