Archive for October 3rd, 2013

Watch a Cyclist Come within Inches of Getting Run over by a Train

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2BQFpp8P0s](Video Link)When the barrier comes down across the road, just think of it as a suggestion. That appears to be what this bicyclist was thinking. According to Br...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Watch-a-Cyclist-Come-within-Inches-of-Getting-Run-over-by-a-Train/

New Crop of Pirates Fans

As the Pirates go against the Cardinals in the playoffs, the folks in Pittsburgh are getting excited about the postseason play. St. Clair Hospital in Pittsburgh presents its newest Pirates fans, displayed in the "Baby Bu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/New-Crop-of-Pirates-Fans/

Heisenberg vs. Batman in Breaking Bad Rises

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWNDRtZSI-w](Video Link)There's a poison flowing through the streets of Gotham--a new, deadlier form of meth. A mysterious mad genius is responsible and only another madman can take him do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Heisenberg-vs-Batman-in-Breaking-Bad-Rises/

Treehouse of Horror XXIV

[http://youtu.be/CtgYY7dhTyE] (YouTube link)The couch gag opening of The Simpsons "Treehouse of Horror" episode this weekend was created by Guillermo del Toro and is three minutes long. You may have to watch it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Treehouse-of-Horror-XXIV/

Ram Mask

Ram MaskDo love ruminant  mammals? Don't be sheepish. We encourage you to express your love of livestock with the Ram Mask from the NeatoShop. This great latex mask is shaped like a rams head and features white fur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Ram-Mask/

Star Wars Reads Day: A Force for Literacy

This Saturday, over 600 public and school libraries and 1,000 booksellers in the United States are promoting reading by celebrating Star Wars Reads Day. Other libraries in Austria, Australia, Ge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Star-Wars-Reads-Day-A-Force-for-Literacy/

Stay-at-Home Mom Quits Marina Shifrin Style

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uI9zuvGtqTs](Video Link)A few days ago, Marina Shifrin quit her job at Next Media Animation with a dance video that immediately went viral. Two days later, her boss and former co-work...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Stay-at-Home-Mom-Quits-Marina-Shifrin-Style/

The Secrets of Nacho Cheese Doritos

Nacho Cheese Doritos are the powerhouse of chips, known for being particularly addictive. Once you start eating them, there's a tendency to continue until they are gone. Then you can lick your fingers. What's the secret...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/The-Secret-of-Nacho-Cheese-Doritos/

Drive Thru Skeleton Prank

[http://youtu.be/FXgokniKNE4] (YouTube link)Workers at fast-food restaurants have seen just about everything now. When a car comes through being driven by a skeleton, they don't faint, they don't scream, they just get th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Drive-Thru-Skeleton-Prank/

Origins and Meanings of 9 Pirate Words and Expressions

[http://youtu.be/vgdBdmi_e0U] Arr! Avast, landlubber! Scuttlebutt has it that our pal Today I Found Out has created a new video clip explaining the origins and meanings of 9 pirate words and expression. If you don't...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Origins-and-Meanings-of-9-Pirate-Words-and-Expressions/

Giraffe Cups

The Giraffe is a functional coffee cup that's also an art piece. Each cup stands on three long legs, which is not only a conversation-starter, but makes reaching a cup on a low coffee table easy, too! Designed and handcr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Giraffe-Cups/

25 Cool Alternatives to Carving Pumpkins

Tired of the plain old jack-o-lantern you carve every year? Well, you could grab some of our great Neatoshop pumpkin decorations or you can try to make something different with one of these 25 cool pumpkin ideas from A S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/25-Cool-Alternatives-to-Carving-Pumpkins/

Why Do We Eat Popcorn at the Movies?

Popcorn and movie theaters seem to go together naturally. Popcorn is easy to make, easy to eat with your hands, can be made without a huge kitchen, and the smell makes people want to buy it. Back in the mid-1800s, the po...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Why-Do-We-Eat-Popcorn-at-the-Movies/

Fashion Logos Made From Images of Their Founders

The Netherlands-based artist Mike Frederiqo has recreated the logos of haute couture using cartoon images of their founders. Chanel, Yves Saint-Laurent, Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren, Marc Jacobs and fashion mag Vo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Fashion-Logos-Made-From-Images-of-Their-Founders/

Happy Virus Appreciation Day! Save 20% on All Giant Microbes from the NeatoShop

Happy Virus Appreciation Day, Neatoramanauts! What? You didn't know that today, October 3, 2013, is Virus Appreciation Day? Why, it's the perfect occassion to have a sale on virus plushies over at the NeatoShop!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Happy-Virus-Appreciation-Day-Save-20-on-All-Giant-Microbes-from-the-NeatoShop/

Iron Man Laplander Hat

Iron Man Laplander HatCold weather is approaching. Don't stand idly by as your head and ears are blasted by the strong and dangerous forces of nature. Suit up and protect yourself from chills with the Iron Man Laplander...

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Marvel Families

Family Assemble! by Andry Rajoelina As a follow up for his incredibly cute and very popular series Justice League Families we covered before on Neatorama, cartoonist Andry "Shango" Rajoelin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Marvel-Families/

Every Day of World War II in Europe Mapped

[http://youtu.be/WOVEy1tC7nk] (YouTube link)EmperorTigerstar made a map showing the allegiance or occupation of Europe for every day of World War II. Watch the slow, steady, ominous growth of Nazi-controlled territory. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Every-Day-of-World-War-II-in-Europe-Mapped/

Overly Attached Cuttlefish

(Photo: Jennifer Andrews)You're being awfully foward, Cuttlefish. We've just barely started this job interview!-via Knitqueerembroidery, cuttlefish...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Overly-Attached-Cuttlefish/

What Is It? game 295

Hey look! It's time for our collaboration with the wonderful What Is It? Blog! Do you know what the object in this picture is? It doesn't really matter if you do, because we are looking for the funniest gue...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/What-Is-It-game-295/

Pumpkin Lasagna For The Fall Win

For some people, pumpkin lattes are enough to satisfy that need for fall flavors, but for the rest of us, we need some actual pumpkin to make the most of the season. And, of course, it's a great option for your Halloween...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Pumpkin-Lasagna-For-The-Fall-Win/

How Different Cats Are Spending Autumn

[http://youtu.be/VwTSwdl9Jso] (YouTube link)There are so many things to enjoy in the fall. Cats are experts at enjoyment, so it seems a good idea to illustrate the joys of autumn with cats! This pleasant interlude is bro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/How-Different-Cats-Are-Spending-Autumn/

14 Costumes Only Children Can Pull Off

To be fair, I don't think that all of the 14 costumes in this Buzzfeed list really are only good on children, but there are certainly a few that would look mighty silly on an adult -like this Nintendo costume, or the gno...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/14-Costumes-Only-Children-Can-Pull-Off/

Could Your Brain Be Hacked?

[http://youtu.be/V43t_S7VGJA] (YouTube link)The answer is yes, your brain can be hacked. AsapSCIENCE explains how, as far as the current technology indicates. Biomedical engineering can do amazing things, such g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Could-Your-Brain-Be-Hacked/

What Do You Want to See At A Convention?

If you're a regular reader, you probably know that we do a fair amount of convention and cosplay coverage here, usually from Comic Con and its sister convention, Wonder Con. This weekend, I'll be attending the new San Di...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/What-Do-You-Want-to-See-At-A-Convention/

"A Horse With No Name" -What Does That Mean?

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook. Rock music is one of the great art forms of the twentieth century. But...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/A-Horse-With-No-Name-What-Does-That-Mean/

Coffin Dip Bowl

 Coffin Dip BowlHalloween is right around the corner. Are you planning a spooktacular Halloween bash? Add some new blood to your holiday entertaining with the Coffin Dip Bowl from the NeatoShop. This frightfully fun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Coffin-Dip-Bowl/

Someone's Ready For Moving Day

I can hear the discussion now:Hey honey, have you packed up the dishes? Yes. What about the kid's toys? Of course. The dog? Sure did. Wait, why is he in bubble wrap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Someones-Ready-For-Moving-Day/

Vegetarian Specials

The word "vegetarian" apparently means something different to the person who designed this menu. At first it looks as if they think chicken is not real meat, but then you see pork and steak, too. Maybe it means "has vege...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Vegetarian-Specials/

Potty-Mouthed Humans

Kelly Angel can cuss like a feline sailor. She just doesn't know it.Kelly has, by the way, a short and lovely explanation of why she won't do risque artwork:No, it will make disappoint my grandma (she'll...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/03/Potty-Mouthed-Humans/








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