Archive for October 28th, 2013

Great Pics of The Week: Let's Just Be Cool Here

This week's Great Pics of the Week is all about playing it cool, or at least thinking you are. Are you too cool for school? Because these great pictures sure are and they can teach you to become cool too.Keep Calm and Hi...

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Real Men Wear Pink

Move over, Jesse, it looks like Walter White is the real PINKman here! Is the lung cancer patient showing support for Breast Cancer Awareness month? That's probably not the reason for the getup, as you can tell from the...

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Glow in the Dark Pathway Lets You Walk on Stars

Photo: Philip Mynott Walking on stars is now as easy as walking on the paved pathway, thanks to a new surfacing material called STARPATH by UK company Pro-Teq Surfacing. Our new Homes & H...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/Glow-in-the-Dark-Pathway-Lets-You-Walk-on-Stars/

The Chemistry of Fear

[http://youtu.be/e5jA2b9eEpE] (YouTube link)We know what fear is and what is feels like. The excited rush that fear brings is what attracts us to horror films, roller coasters, and spooky haunted house -things we know wo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/The-Chemistry-of-Fear/

Ninja Beanie

Ninja BeanieDon't let cold weather sneak up on you. Protect your head from sinister chills with the Ninja Beanie from the NeatoShop. This elite hat has a wool exterior with button, and felt embellishments. Be sure t...

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Biologically Speaking, When Is the Best Time of Day to Drink a Cup of Coffee?

Your word for the day is chronopharmacology. This is the study of the relationship between medication and the body’s natural rhythms. Steven Miller, a doctoral student at the Uniformed Services University of the He...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/Biologically-Speaking-When-Is-the-Best-Time-of-Day-to-Drink-a-Cup-of-Coffee/

Star Wars Blooper Reel

[http://youtu.be/OgLl0_mqLtc] (YouTube link)You thought Storm Troopers were clumsy, inept, and altogether incompetent? Take a look at them before the worst was edited out! A long-lost collection of outtakes from the orig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/Star-Wars-Blooper-Reel/

Insomnia

Do you remember the American Gothic/Breaking Bad mashup that we posted last year? The artist who painted it, Brian DeYoung, also made this striking depiction of insomnia. Can this woman find an adapter?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/Insomnia/

The Scariest Jack-o-Lantern of Them All

Everybody panic! Megan MacKay carved the scariest Jack-o-Lantern you've ever seen! Be cautious when you share this image; it might induce nightmares and melancholy in certain sensitive people. I know I may have to take a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/The-Scariest-Jack-o-Lantern-of-Them-All/

Microscopic Things or Space Aliens?

Entries to the 2013 Nikon Small World photomicrography competition are wonderful (as always, see our previous coverage of this fantastic competition), but some of this year's submissions got us wondering: are those truly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/Microscopic-Things-or-Space-Aliens/

Halloween in Charts and Graphs

It’s okay to be a psychopath. It’s just essential to be discreet about it except on Halloween (or Devil’s Night). Then you can go crazy.The webcomic The Gentleman’s Armchair explains the character...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/Halloween-in-Charts-and-Graphs/

Whodunit: A Halloween Homicide

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad featuring Sherman Oliver Holmes, a mysterious crime solver and great-great-grandson of Sherlock Holmes. Can you solve the crime?[moreless more_text="Meet Sherman H...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/Whodunit-A-Halloween-Homicide/

10 Amazing Staircases That Take It To the Next Level

Photo: Carlos Eguiguren - via Platforma Arquitectura This minimalist, handrail-less spiral staircase by renowned Chilen architect Cazú Zegers is one of 10 amazing staircases that really take it to t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/10-Amazing-Staircases-That-Take-It-To-the-Next-Level/

George R.R. Martin's Mr. Men

Mr. Ned StarkMr. Joffrey BaratheonLittle Miss Arya StarkThe Mr. Men series is a collection of children’s books by British cartoonist Roger Hargreaves. He published them starting with Mr. Tickle in 1971 unt...

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The Cost of Living (just a little longer)

New York magazine has an extensive article of the cost of new cancer drugs. The example they use is Zaltrap, which the FDA approved for treatment of advanced colon cancer, for patients in whom more standard treatments ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/The-Cost-of-Living-just-a-little-longer/

Mummy Plush

Mummy PlushAre you frightened of things that go bump in the night? Try calming your nerves by climbing into bed with your Mummy and pulling the sheets over your head. Sometimes a Mummy's love is all you need to make ever...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/Mummy-Plush-2/

School Bans Slang Terms Including "You Woz" and "Innit"

(Photo: Neil Griffiths)Innit a shame? The Harris Academy, a school in south London, UK, has forbidden its students from using certain words and phrases while at school. The purpose of the new rule is to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/School-Bans-Slang-Terms-Including-You-Woz-and-Innit/

Fun Gets Stuff Done

Neatorama is proud to present a guest post by cartoonist Stephen McCranie, who gave us Mal & Chad and their Fill in the Bubble Frenzy. It's an excerpt from his new graphic novel Brick by Brick, a book...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/Fun-Gets-Stuff-Done/

How to Get on a Train in Venezuela

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nV_Pgyn_xQ](Video Link)Allegedly, this video shows boarding time on a subway in Caracas. Is it typical? I don't know, but Jalopnik commenter rafaelgonz2099 thinks so:As a guy who lives in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/How-to-Get-on-a-Train-in-Venezuela/

Kim Jong Un Costume

Redditor joowee used the opportunity of Halloween to impersonate Glorious Leader Kim Jong-un. Pretty good likeness, wouldn't you say? This simple getup won a costume contest.We had a costume contest at work earlier in th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/Kim-Jong-Un-Costume/

The Street Art of Mark Jenkins

Mark Jenkins is a street and installation artist in the Washington, D.C. area. He’s most popularly known for this human-shaped street art sculptures. They’re so realistic that one (with a pol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/The-Street-Art-of-Mark-Jenkins/

How a Dentist Makes a Jack-o'-Lantern

Redditor Bob223 writes, “My friend's dad is a dentist. This is his pumpkin for Halloween.” It works for me. Going to the dentist can be a scary experience! But it looks like braces were effec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/How-a-Dentist-Makes-a-Jack-o-Lantern/

Pumpkin Killing

[http://youtu.be/ZpblkKZBJc8] (YouTube link)Tennessee YouTube member hickok45 showed us how to carve a jack-o-lantern with a handgun (twice), and how to chop down a Christmas tree with a shotgun. This year, he presents t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/Pumpkin-Killing/

Elaborate Sixteenth Century Strongbox

I can’t verify these claims, but according to various tumblr blogs, this photo shows a strongbox made in Nuremberg in around 1540. It’s made of sheets of forged iron riveted together. In addi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/Elaborate-Sixteenth-Century-Strongbox/

The Legend of Lincoln's Ghost

The following article is republished from Uncle John's Ahh-Inspiring Bathroom Reader.Here's a trivia question you can use to win a bet: Who was the first president to claim he saw Lincoln's ghost? Answer: Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/The-Legend-of-Lincolns-Ghost/

The Knife by Maria Lujan

Image: Maria Lujan - via Behance and indulg Maria Lujan thinks big in life ... and in death. In this artwork series titled "The Knife," Lujan collaborated with Wolfgang Krug to create a series of p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/The-Knife-by-Maria-Lujan/

Grenade Coin Purse

Grenade Coin Purse (front and side view shown) Are you on a mission to hunt down and find the perfect coin purse? Capture the The Grenade Coin Purse from the NeatoShop. This dangerously fun bag features a carabiner-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/Grenade-Coin-Purse-2/

Kidney Transplant Patient Marries His Organ Donor

You hear about people donating a kidney to their spouse, but this story has that backward. Kyle Froelich lived with a fatal kidney disorder since he was twelve years old. By the time he was 19, he desperately needed a ki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/Kidney-Transplant-Patient-Marries-His-Organ-Donor/

Not-So-Super Powers

I was once in a role-playing game in which one player had a character with a weird but ingenious superpower. It was the psychic ability to make an opponent lose control of his bowels. Although this was not a conventional...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/Not-So-Super-Powers/

Don't Lose Your Head Over This Cuteness

A few years ago, the Marie Antoinette costume was the hotness for human costumes, but I have yet to see a dog dressed as the world's most famous headless heiress. That is, until now. Thanks to reader Stella Mask...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/28/Dont-Lose-Your-Head-Over-This-Cuteness/




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