Archive for October 23rd, 2013

What Is the Most Philosophical Thing You Have Heard a Child Under the Age of 5 Say?

What pearls of wisdom or profundity have you heard very young children say? Redditor keeril asks this question. Here are some of the best responses:Pinkpickuptruck learned that the feeling of being...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/What-Is-the-Most-Philosophical-Thing-You-Have-Heard-a-Child-Under-the-Age-of-5-Say/

How Many Countries Are There?

[http://youtu.be/4AivEQmfPpk] (YouTube link)I know! I know! there's 193! But wait, where did that figure come from? No, wait, it's 204! Or maybe not... It all depends on how one defines a country, and moreover, who does...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/How-Many-Countries-Are-There/

6-Year Old Runs a Half Marathon in under 3 Hours

Keelan Glass of Abilene, Texas is just 6 years old, but she can probably outrun most of us. She completed a half marathon—that’s 13.1 miles—in 2 hours, 47 minutes and 30 seconds. It&rsq...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/6-Year-Old-Runs-a-Half-Marathon/

Real Life Postman Pat and His Black and White Cat

[http://youtu.be/Nn7sD431doA] YouTube clip - via Arbroath Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night will prevent your loyal postman from delivering mail, but a friendly black and white cat can most...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/Real-Life-Postman-Pat-and-His-Black-and-White-Cat/

Sharknado Cat Hat

It’s not enough anymore to just dress up your cat as a Disney princess or Twilight character for Halloween. Costuming is so competitive these days and Halloween parties aren’t so much a chance to hav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/Sharknado-Cat-Hat/

Gender of Countries in Russian

Redditor atrubetskoy created this map of nations as their names are used in the Russian language. In Russian, nouns are either feminine, masculine, or neuter, and if it is a plural, the noun loses its gender, except in a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/Gender-of-Countries-in-Russian/

Photo: Woman Holding Her Own Heart in Her Hands

(Photo: Penny Smith)Although it doesn’t have the same effect as holding up the heart of one your enemies, this is still pretty badass. But dealing with hardship with good spirits has always been Pe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/Photo-Woman-Holding-Her-Own-Heart-in-Her-Hands/

Ben & Jerry's Anchorman Ice Cream: Scotchy Scotch Scotch

If you love scotch - Scotchy Scotch Scotch like Ron Burgundy of Anchorman and you want it to go down, down into your belly - well, you're in luck. Ben & Jerry's, which is kind of like a big deal in th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/Ben-Jerrys-Anchorman-Ice-Cream-Scotchy-Scotch-Scotch/

Skeleton Touch Gloves

Skeleton Touch GlovesKeep your hands protected from bone chilling cold while you text with the Skeleton Touch Gloves from the NeatoShop. This frightfully fun pair of knitted gloves features a skeleton hand design that gl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/Skeleton-Touch-Gloves-2/

The Ride of Kick Buttowski's Life

Electrician Helen Stevens got in her work van in Melton, Leicestershire, England, and sped off to another job in another town. She did not know that a cat was on her van's roof! Stevens got up to 70 mph on the highway wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/The-Ride-of-Kick-Buttowskis-Life/

This Is How to Get Into Character for Halloween

(Video Link)When sitting on the bench, this costume actually looks rather wolflike and fairly uncreepy. When the wearer is actually moving around though, the effect is pretty horrifying in a werewolf kind of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/This-Is-How-to-Get-Into-Character-for-Halloween/

Words That Are Different in British English and American English

It has been said that Britain and America are two countries forever divided by a common language. It should also be said that neither Britain nor America are actually countries; but you know the saying refers to the U.K....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/Words-That-Are-Different-in-British-English-and-American-English/

LED Stickman Costume

[http://youtu.be/GkBDRUO8hAo] (YouTube link)Visual Burrito (Royce Hutain) made a Halloween costume for his 22-month old daughter, using LED technology to make the child easy to see in the dark. I'm sure you'll agree that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/LED-Stickman-Costume/

5 Fun Facts about Mole Day

The Scientific Mole T-Shirt by Nathan Mazur from the NeatoShop Today, October 23 (or 10/23, as it's written the American way), from 6:02 am to 6:02 pm, is Mole Day. No, it's not a day for freckles, spi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/5-Fun-Facts-about-Mole-Day/

Two Cats and a Big Bass Drum

Halloween greeting cards have been around for a long time, although it's not a holiday meant for sentiment. Not that it matters; people have always loved sharing funny pictures, even when those pictures had to be sent th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/Two-Cats-and-a-Big-Bass-Drum/

38 Sweet Facts About Candy

[http://youtu.be/HrIk0lG8fso] (YouTube link)Have you purchased candy to give to trick-or-treaters for Halloween yet? Of course you have, because you know Halloween tends to come at the end of the month, when you're out o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/38-Sweet-Facts-About-Candy/

You Know You Want One: Loaded Nacho Grilled Cheese Sandwich

What's better, loaded nachos or grilled cheese sandwiches? It's a hard decision as each has its benefits, but now you don't have to decide thanks to the heavenly blend between the two dubbed the "Loaded Nacho Game Day Gr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/You-Know-You-Want-One-Loaded-Nacho-Grilled-Cheese-Sandwich/

Solve This Pzzlr: Bicycles

Neatorama presents our collaboration with Pzzlr, a site where you can always find a riddle to exercise your brain. Can you solve this one?This solution is not allowed. (Image credit: Flickr user Gwydion M. William) Ai an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/Solve-This-Pzzlr-bicycles/

I Now Pronounce You Victim And Wife

What's more romantic than a stroll in the country with your fiance? Well, if you're this couple who was photographed by Brandon Gray, apparently getting murdered by Jason is the epitome of romance. At least, I assume tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/I-Now-Pronounce-You-Victim-And-Wife/

Mad Scientist Cookie Cutters

Mad Scientist Cookie CuttersAre you mad about baking? Brew something dangerously delicious this Halloween with the Mad Scientist Cookie Cutters from the NeatoShop? This devilishly fun set includes: Skull Cookie Cutter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/Mad-Scientist-Cookie-Cutters/

A Cappella Disney Medley

[http://youtu.be/hfvehnyCQKU] (YouTube link) This medley will either take you back to your childhood, or else take you back to the time when you had young children at home. Peter Hollens and Alex G perform a string of an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/A-Cappella-Disney-Medley/

This Bowl of Ramen Is Actually a Cake

Would you like a piping hot bowl of noodles on a chilly day? This dish won’t provide you with one, but you’ll probably still be satisfied because it's a cake. Ochikeron started by putting a layer of sponge ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/This-Bowl-of-Ramen-Is-Actually-a-Cake/

Lucrative College Majors

NPR's Planet Money asked Georgetown's Center on Education And The Workforce to compile a graph on how much money people with various college majors can expect to earn. This graph includes bachelor's and advanced degrees,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/Lucrative-College-Majors/

Gracie and Leo Fight Off Spooky Spiders

(Video Link)We've featured videos from Gracie, Leo and Tommy before, but usually they're such happy, cheerful affairs, even Tommy's previous Halloween video was filled with lively fun. This time it's a real hor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/Gracie-and-Leo-Fight-Off-Spooky-Spiders/

Coexistence of Vampires and Humans Is Possible: Proofs Based on Models Derived from Fiction, Television, and Film

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.by Wadim Strielkowski (Charles University, Prague), Evgeny Lisin (MPEI, Moscow), and Emily Welkins (University of Strasbourg)Our paper describes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/Coexistence-of-Vampires-and-Humans-Is-Possible-Proofs-Based-on-Models-Derived-from-Fiction-Television-and-Film/

Oh The Super Hu-Manatees

We've previously featured Joel Harris' great superhero manatees last year, but he's been at it again and now he's added a whole series of X-Men manatees to the collection, like Storm...and Wolverine. It's about time thes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/Oh-The-Super-Hu-Manatees/

Baby Lemur and Kid Goat

[http://youtu.be/7ZPSvb-4Nh0] (YouTube link)The little goat gets a bottle of milk and Charlie the brown lemur wants his share! Nope, the goat drinks ALL the milk, so Charlie wants to teach him a lesson. Meanwhile, the ki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/Baby-Lemur-and-Kid-Goat/

The Octopus Tree of Oregon

(Photo: The Turducken)You may try to find an endangered Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus in this tree, but I doubt that you’ll be successful. The Octopus Tree is a Sitka spruce located near the Cape...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/The-Octopus-Tree-of-Oregon/

Gold Grows On Eucalyptus Trees

Scientists have found gold in eucalyptus tree leaves. Well, they knew microscopic gold particles were in the tree leaves, but recent experiments prove that the gold came from the ground underneath instead of bei...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/Gold-Grows-On-Eucalyptus-Trees/

Zippo Cars

(Photo: Zippo)During World War II, American soldiers commonly carried Zippo lighters in their pockets. After the war, Zippo company founder George G. Blaisdell wanted to spread the brand name across the country. To help...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/23/Zippo-Cars/






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