Archive for October 24th, 2013

Stephen King's Letter to His 16-Year Old Self

Stephen King has been remarkably candid in the past few years about his long foray into hard drugs and the destruction that they wreaked on his life. He’d like to have those years back.In 2010, he contributed to Jo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/Stephen-Kings-Letter-to-His-16-Year-Old-Self/

Robot Dance

[http://youtu.be/ngUOX2J7AZA] (YouTube link)An interesting dance from Robotboys featuring Poppin' John. They create their own special effects as they turn the human body into a glitchy machine. -via reddit dance, robot,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/Robot-Dance/

Sesame Street on "What Does the Fox Say?"

What does the fox say? Cookie Monster asked the resident fox on Sesame Street. He's a good sport about it, but Ylvis drew all the wrong conclusions.In his Confessions, Augustine explai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/Sesame-Street-on-What-Does-the-Fox-Say/

From Paris to New York

[http://youtu.be/8FuSvLHBC7E] (YouTube link)Casey Neistat left his hotel in Paris at 8AM, going to a wedding in upstate New York that was to start at 4PM sharp. Will he make it on time? Yes, by the skin of his teeth, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/From-Paris-to-New-York/

Wolfram Alpha Will Chart My Little Pony

Wolfram Alpha is a powerful computation engine with excellent taste in television. You can use it to perform complex calculations of immense value, such as the formula for charting a pony. I asked it to plot a curve for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/Wolfram-Alpha-Will-Chart-My-Little-Pony/

Resurrecting the Crypt Keeper

Collectors Weekly has an exclusive interview with Mad magazine illustrator Jack Davis. Davis drew for many of EC Comics' horror publications like Tales from the Crypt in the early 1950s. He talks about...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/Resurrecting-the-Crypt-Keeper/

Owl on Cauldron Midnight Owl Salt & Pepper Shakers

Owl on Cauldron Midnight Owl Salt & Pepper ShakersGuess whoo's coming to dinner? Invite the Owl on a Cauldron Salt & Pepper Shaker set into your home. This festive salt and pepper shaker features an owl perched o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/Owl-on-Cauldron-Midnight-Owl-Salt-Pepper-Shakers/

Nail Salon for Guys Wants to Put the MAN back in Manicure

A nail shop in Los Angeles is putting the "man" back in manicure. The HAMMER AND NAILS (hah! Get it?), which will open in November 2013, is unlike any other nail salon. The macho man cave decor with big...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/Nail-Salon-for-Guys-Want-to-Put-the-MAN-back-in-Manicure/

DED Talk: A TED Talk For Zombies

[http://youtu.be/aHxTKj6TdN8] (YouTube link)TED Talks cover just about any subject you can imagine, with varying quality. And now they aren't just for humans! Zombie Tim Martin of Reawakening gives tips to other zombies...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/DED-Talk-A-TED-Talk-For-Zombies/

The Great Showdowns

Can't we all just get a long? Illustrator Scott Campbell (AKA Scott C.) of Pyramid Car shows how all of us can come together and live in harmony in his series The Great Showdowns. "Since the beginning...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/The-Great-Showdowns-by-Scott-C/

Viewpoint

Sometimes you have to get rid of all the distractions and the extraneous BS and focus on the important things. Another bit of wisdom from Lunar Baboon.Lunar Baboon, viewpoint...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/Viewpoint/

Did the "Pepper Spray Cop" Deserve $38,000 in Workers' Comp?

John Pike, the former University of California police officer who became notorious for casually pepper spraying UC Davis student protesters two years ago, has received $38,059 in workers' compensation. Pike, who b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/Did-the-Pepper-Spray-Cop-Deserve-38000-in-Workers-Comp/

The World’s Least Erotic Sex Manual

The Married Kama Sutra is a new book by Simon Rich and Farley Katz. The modern update of the classic Kama Sutra is safe for work, and actually includes no sex at all, because, see, it's for married*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/The-Worlds-Least-Erotic-Sex-Manual/

Disney Imagineers Tested the Haunted Mansion Special Effects on the Unsuspecting Night Time Cleaning Crew

Note: We're happy to introduce a new experimental feature on Neatorama! Our NeatoFacto blog features self-contained "neat fact" graphics that's easily shareable on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/Disney-Imagineers-Tested-the-Haunted-Mansion-Special-Effects-on-the-Unsuspecting-Night-Time-Cleaning-Crew/

The Difference Between Hiroshima and Chernobyl

The cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan were devastated by atomic bombs in the summer of 1945. As soon as the war was over, both cities began rebuilding. Chernobyl was the site of a nuclear meltdown in 1986. Twenty...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/The-Difference-Between-Hiroshima-and-Chernobyl/

The Real Life Locations of 5 Horror Movie Locations

What do you think of when you watch Texas Chainsaw Massacre? I'm no psychic, but I'm willing to be it has nothing to do with food. But if you go to the iconic house where the Leatherface resided in the film, you won't fi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/The-Real-Life-Locations-of-5-Horror-Movie-Locations/

The Story of Shrek

Yes, there's a dog under all that. The crew at the veterinary clinic in Brantford, Ontario, nicknamed him Shrek because he looked like a swamp creature. Dean Gough found the dog in the rain near a pond in the woods. His...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/The-Story-of-Shrek/

Wonderland Passport Pocket Notebook

Wonderland Passport Pocket Notebook (sold individually)Does time keep catching up with you? Having a good head on your shoulders is not the only way to stay organized. Jotting things down can be helpful too. So hooray fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/Wonderland-Passport-Pocket-Notebook/

Caminito del Rey: The Most Dangerous Pathway in the World?

(Image credit: Flickr user kozzmen)The most dangerous pathway in the world? If that's a serious question, all it takes is a peek at the photographs to reveal the answer is "YES"! Caminito del Rey is a trail around the El...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/Caminito-del-Rey-The-Most-Dangerous-Pathway-in-the-World/

How to Make Humble Pie

In the United States, to “eat humble pie” means to apologize for one’s actions. But humble pie is also an actual dish that you can eat. Its origins are, appropriately, humble. Although there are fancy r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/How-to-Make-Humble-Pie/

Gotta Know 'Em All

The gathering of vast amounts of information was once a long hard slog, and it took the most dedicated to catalog a lot of it on one subject. In the age of internet, we only need one person to collate all the information...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/Gotta-Know-Em-All/

50 Fantastic Bacon-Laden Treats For Your Thanksgiving Dinner

I know, I know, Halloween isn't over yet, so it's still a little early to start thinking about Thanksgiving, but if you plan on making all 50 of these great bacon-enhanced Thanksgiving recipes courtesy of Buzzfeed, you'l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/50-Fantastic-Bacon-Laden-Treats-For-Your-Thanksgiving-Dinner/

What Is It? game 298

Now it's time for our collaboration with the awesome What Is It? Blog! What is this thing? You don't have to know to win!Place your guess in the comment section below. One guess per comment, please, though you ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/What-Is-It-game-298/

Othello Needs Some Moral Support

Reader Lorena Landeros is the most recent person to submit a picture of her pet in a Halloween costume to jill@neatorama.com. Unfortuantely, her adorable little adopted lab/husky/who-knows-what else, Othello, just d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/Othello-Needs-Some-Moral-Support/

The Strange Life of Benny Hill

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook. Who makes a person laugh is an entirely subjective thing. Like taste in dogs, c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/The-Strange-Life-of-Benny-Hill/

Gandalf Has Some New Looks

Oh Gandalf the Gray, you're looking pretty shoddy these days. Twitter user and Hobbit fan Denise recently Tweeted this picture of the epic Gandalf the Gray lint art she created on laundry day. Of course, we know what hap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/Gandalf-Has-Some-New-Looks/

Firefly-Class Camper

Garrett Finney used to work for NASA designing living spaces on the International Space Station. In 2009, he left to build lightweight campers. After a few years and a few models, he’s come up with this: the FireFl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/Firefly-Class-Camper/

Great Moments In Mustache History

[http://youtu.be/6z6VFJw5WTY] (YouTube link)Nick Offerman of the TV series Parks and Recreation takes you through the history of mustaches, or at least the highlights, in a new video. The whole point is to draw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/Great-Moments-In-Mustache-History/

Workaholics Bear Coat

Workaholics Bear CoatThe Workaholics Bear Coat is back by popular demand. Now you can make a fierce fashion statement and dress like your favorite cubicle dweller with the officially licensed Workaholics Bear Coat from t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/Workaholics-Bear-Coat-2/

This Is the Hardest Golf Shot in the World

(Photos: Legend Golf & Safari Resort)Mark Twain called golf “a good walk spoiled.” That critique doesn’t apply to the Nineteenth Hole at the Legend Golf & Safari Resort in South Africa. The only...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/24/This-Is-the-Hardest-Golf-Shot-in-the-World/










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