Archive for October 9th, 2013

New Profession: Chicken Veterinarian

(Photo: Matt Seppings)If you have dogs or cats, you can go to a general practice small animal veterinarian for pet medical care. If you have snakes, parrots or, as I once did, rabbits, then you can track down a trained e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/New-Profession-Chicken-Veterinarian/

Pumpkin Teeth

Boo! Put the bite back to your Jack O' Lantern with these pumpkin teeth! They're a set of 16 plastic teeth (in various styles: Glow-in-the-Dark Buck Teeth, Glow-in-the-Dark F...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/Pumpkin-Teeth-2/

Ministry of Silly Walks Watch

Ministry of Silly WalksDoes your silly walking interfere with your ability to be on time? Get the kind of support you need to plan your schedule accordingly with the Ministry of Silly Walks watch from the NeatoShop. This...

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Name That Blue

How well do you recognize color? Or, to put it another way, how well do you recognize brand colors? Blue is used so much in the internet, that Colin Gourlay constructed a quiz that asks you to identify shades of blue tha...

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"I Have a Treadmill Bed" and Other Lifehacks by John Hodgman

(Photo: Erik Abderhalden)John Hodgman his a highly accomplished author, comedian, actor and public speaker at the tender age of 42. How does he manage to be so productive? In an ongoing series, the blog Lifehacker asks v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/I-Have-a-Treadmill-Bed-and-Other-Lifehacks-by-John-Hodgman/

Goose and Honda: A Love Story

Louise is a Toulouse goose that lives on Laura Grace Weldon's farm. She was a rescue goose, abandoned in a nature preserve. Louise led a relatively peaceful life on the farm with her friend Al the duck, until the day she...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/Goose-and-Honda-A-Love-Story/

Our Lady of Perpetual Car Problems

Ford and Mustang tattoos Facebook page shares this photo of a tattoo of Our Lady of Guadalupe, car mechanic's version. I sympathize. As a recent fellow sufferer of perpetual car problems, I was also temp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/Our-Lady-of-Perpetual-Car-Problem/

Breaking Bad, the Opera

The characters of Breaking Bad will live on in music. Composer Sung Jin Hong, aritistic director of the One World Symphony, will write a mini-opera inspired by both the "Ozymandias" episode of the AMC TV series...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/Breaking-Bad-the-Opera/

Passenger with No Flying Experience Lands Plane after Pilot Falls Ill

(Photo: a different Cessna 172 via Huhu Uet)John Wildey, 77, and his friend, a pilot, were on an excursion in a Cessna 172 out of Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, UK. The pilot collapsed in the middle of the flight. Wilde...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/Passenger-with-No-Flying-Experience-Lands-Plane-after-Pilot-Falls-Ill/

Magneto and Professor X Going out for a Bit of the Old Ultraviolence

It's best friends forever Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen. They're wearing their characteristic bowlers. Perhaps they're setting a new fashion. But maybe, as Neatorama commenter spam-me-harder suggests,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/Magneto-and-Professor-X-Going-out-for-a-Bit-of-the-Old-Ultraviolence/

Confucius Says, Take This Harvard Class. It Will Change Your Life.

Confucius (c. 1770) from The Granger Collection/New York/Wikipedia Michael Puett, Harvard professor of Chinese History, described a society where narcissim and self-centered behaviors were on the rise, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/Confucius-Says-Take-This-Class-It-Will-Change-Your-Life/

Can We Survive The Sun's Death?

[http://youtu.be/YHin6lk4KqU] (YouTube link)The sun, if it follows the usual life cycle of stars, will get hotter and expand before it burns out. We've got a lot of time before that happens, but is there anything we can...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/Can-We-Survive-The-Suns-Death/

Doctorama

Doctorama by Nertee Designs Two of our favorite TV series in one T-shirt? Shut up and take my money! Nertee Design came up with this cool mash up of your favorite time traveler/pizza delivery boy, availa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/Doctorama/

Wolverine Half Mask

 Wolverine Half MaskAre your keen animal senses telling you that winter is coming? Make sure you are prepared to do battle with the cold with the Wolverine Half Mask from the NeatoShop. This fantastic knitted mask l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/Wolverine-Half-Mask/

Fire Station Burns Down

It happened in Pennsylvania, it happened in China, and now it's happened in Germany. Around 70 volunteer firefighters in Saterland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, responded to a fire call and arrived to find their own...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/Fire-Station-Burns-Down/

The Pulpy Venture Bros.

If you love The Venture Bros., then you know that Henchmen 21 and 24 are some of the most hilariously inept characters on a show filled with bumbling fools. For those that find that level of stupidity impressive, Justin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/The-Pulpy-Venture-Bros/

It's Just a Cat

[http://youtu.be/Dp_8h-AbQ98] (YouTube link)In the latest movie supercut from Slackstory, we see a string of scenes in which tension builds until something jumps out at you, screaming like a banshee! It's just a cat. Nev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/Its-Just-a-Cat/

18 Great 90s-Inspired Halloween Costumes for Girls

From Daria to Clueless to Gwen Stefani, this great Buzzfeed article has all kinds of great ideas for girls who grew up in the 90's and those who just happen to love the decade. Two of the costumes are technicall...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/18-Great-90s-Inspired-Halloween-Costumes-for-Girls/

New Words That Oxford Dictionaries Is Considering

Oxford Dictionaries, the publisher of the Oxford English Dictionary, has developed a reputation as the arbiter of whether a word is real or not. So if you care about the development (or degeneration) of the English langu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/New-Words-That-Oxford-Dictionaries-Is-Considering/

Write the Name of a Gas

I found this picture in an image collection at The Chive called It’s nearly impossible to argue with kid logic. I believe 7-year-old Elijah had a perfectly good answer on number ten, yet the teacher marked it wrong...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/Write-the-Name-of-a-Gas/

SpaghettiOs Cupcakes With Velveeta Frosting and Goldfish Cracker Dust

If you read our food posts regularly, you probably know that we simply love snack foods and sweets, so of course we exploded with happiness when we saw Food Beast's newest recipe that combines SpaghettiOs, Velveeta and G...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/SpaghettiOs-Cupcakes-With-Velveeta-Frosting-and-Goldfish-Cracker-Dust/

30 Life Hacks Debunked

[http://youtu.be/3fQlYYZQBM4] (YouTube link)You often see lists of "life hacks" to make you more efficient, creative, or productive -or just to make life easier. Honestly, I don't want my life "hacked," I just need tips...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/30-Life-Hacks-Debunked/

This Guy Saved A Drowning Wallaby

Mick Hussin was on vacation in New South Wales when he saw a baby wallaby being chased by a pack of dogs. The joey ran right into a creek, where it quickly started drowning in the current. Fortunately, Hussin is a f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/This-Guy-Saved-A-Drowning-Wallaby/

Solve This Pzzlr: Family Reunion

Neatorama presents our collaboration with Pzzlr, a site where you can always find a riddle to exercise your brain. Can you solve this one?At a recent family reunion there was one grandmother, one grandfather, two father...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/Solve-This-Pzzlr-Family-Reunion/

Drakul's Mirror

Drakul's MirrorHalloween is approaching. Are you looking to feed your holiday spirit? Capture the Drakul's Mirror necklace from the NeatoShop. This mesmerizing piece was handcrafted in England and features a bat clutchin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/Drakuls-Mirror/

How to Make a Cucumber Move Like a Snake

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_olE_Gz6lFU](Video Link)Hiro Terada is a master sushi chef. He’s a true artist and a master of his craft. Watch him make hundreds of rapid, perfect cuts into a cucumber. After soakin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/How-to-Make-a-Cucumber-Move-Like-a-Snake/

Big News In Anti-Poaching Efforts

First the bad news. Not only has poaching increased drastically over the last decade, it turns out that much of the money made from poaching is funnelled directly into terrorism.Now, the upside. That means that becaue th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/Big-News-In-Anti-Poaching-Efforts/

Don't Make a Grown Man Cry: Men Who Have Cried in Their Movies

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook. In the film A League of Their Own (1992), Tom Hanks, as baseball manag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/Dont-Make-a-Grown-Man-Cry-Men-Who-Have-Cried-in-Their-Movies/

I Love The Way You Look So See-Through

Does "Hey baby, how it's it haunting?" sound like your kind of pick up line? If so, you'd probably better head over to GhostSingles.com where you can find the ghost of your dreams -or your nightmares.Well, actually, that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/I-Love-The-Way-You-Look-So-See-Through/

17th Century Pocket Watch

(Photos: Columbia University)This unusual antique is called a diptych dial—a type of sundial. Skilled craftsmen produced them from the Sixteenth through the Eighteenth Centuries, usually in Nurembe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/09/17th-Century-Pocket-Watch/




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