Archive for November 23rd, 2013

Russian Resourcefulness

[http://youtu.be/MK6419y4N4Q] (YouTube link)Just yesterday we had a post about Lake Baikal, the deepest lake in the world, and now we have a video from there! A Honda SUV that had ventured out on the frozen lake crashed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/Russian-Resourcefulness/

Knit Hulk Doll Has Bruce Banner Inside

A friend of Tumblr blogger Buff Dolls knitted a set of Avengers dolls. My favorite is this ingenious Hulk doll. In the comic book, the monster lies within Bruce Banner. But in this doll, Dr. Banner is in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/Knit-Hulk-Doll-Has-Bruce-Banner-Inside/

The Towers of Kaiping

The almost-2000 stone towers of Kaiping County in China are not exactly ancient -the oldest are barely over 100 years old. But the Diaolou, as they are called, are beautiful and impressive.During the Qing Dynasty of late...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/The-Towers-of-Kaiping/

Pig Drumming

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acjGnLR7mFE](Video Link)Your bacon isn't just a meal. It's a musical instrument! In this video, Mary and her bacon Einstein show you how to perform the "pig hit," the "pig roll," and the "...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/Pig-Drumming/

The First Ever “Selfie”

The word "selfie" may be a 21st-century invention, but self-portraits go back to the beginning of photography. Metal plater and amateur chemist Robert Cornelius was mentioned in The Wonderful World of Early Photography a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/The-First-Ever-Selfie/

Cream Stew Cheetos

There's nothing quite so perfectly comforting on cool winter days as a thick, chunky stew. But sometimes you just want a snack, not a whole meal -especially if you're munching on the go. The good news is Cheetos has you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/Cream-Stew-Cheetos/

Royals A Cappella

[http://youtu.be/I1Xe15-Ayf4] (YouTube link)The organization Support A Cappella held a music education seminar at which the Florida State University AcaBelles performed "Royals" in their sweet angelic voices -and that in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/Royals-A-Cappella/

Grater is Greater: Butter Shredder Makes For Better Butter!

What's the greatest thing since sliced bread? How about butter that doesn't ruin your toasted sliced bread when you try to spread it? Behold, shredded butter! Japan company Metex created this amazi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/Grater-is-Greater-Butter-Shredder-Makes-For-Better-Butter/

Hello Kitty British Backpack

Hello Kitty British BackpackAttention Hello Kitty fans. London is calling. Your beloved Hello Kitty is spending time across the pond in the Hello Kitty British Backpack from the NeatoShop. This great bag is made of sturd...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/Hello-Kitty-British-Backpack/

The Dog Ate My Homework: Here's Proof

An Englewood, Colorado, student named Payton built a volcano as a school project. It was made of chocolate candy pinned to a foam base. Her dog Reggie couldn't resist, and ate the whole thing. Reggie was taken to a veter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/The-Dog-Ate-My-Homework-Heres-Proof/

The Boxcar Library: A Bookmobile for a Logging Camp

(Photo: Kurt Wilson/The Missoulan)It was 1917. Miss Ruth Worden, a librarian at the Missoula Public Library in Missoula, Montana, wanted to bring a world of knowledge and literature to lumberjacks at logging camps in her...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/The-Boxcar-Library/

Adam Koford's Down with the Laugh-Out-Loud Cats

We are excited to see that Adam Koford (Ape Lad), one of Neatorama's favorite artists, has a new book out! Down with the Laugh-Out-Loud Cats is the third book featuring the characters Kitteh and Pip from Hobotop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/Down-with-the-Laugh-Out-Loud-Cats/

Dramatic Reconstruction of a YouTube Comment Flame War

We all know that YouTube comments are the cesspool of the Interweb. Google decided to try to clean it up by requiring Google+ accounts in order to comment on the world's largest video clip site, a move that proven to be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/Dramatic-Reconstruction-of-a-YouTube-Comment-Flame-War/

Study: Men with Attractive Wives More Satisfied in Marriage

(Image: Reluctant Groom cake topper now on sale at the NeatoShop)Well, obviously, if you love your wife, you’re more likely to find her beautiful. But the study results published in the Journal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/Study-Men-with-Attractive-Wives-More-Satisfied-in-Marriage/

Sofles - Limitless

[http://youtu.be/Pv-Do30-P8A] (YouTube link)Four graffiti artists, a warehouse interior, and an unlimited amount of paint. The warehouse in Brisbane was scheduled to be demolished, so street artists Sofles, Fintan Magee,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/Sofles-Limitless/

These Animals Are All Just A Bunch of Turkeys

What's the turkey say? Apparently, meowbble and goof according to this fun Foodbeast article filled with all kinds of cats and dogs all decked out in their best turkey costumes. If you still haven't started feeling the v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/These-Animals-Are-All-Just-A-Bunch-of-Turkeys/

Ward's First Year

[http://vimeo.com/78393869] (vimeo link)Ward Miles was born three and a half months premature. You'll first see him at four days old, the first time his mama Lyndsey got the chance to hold him. You can see her joy, fear,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/Wards-First-Year/

Future Career: Google Glass Concierge

Google Glass lets you stay connected to the internet continuously. You could also use it to stay connected to a personal assistant who sees what you see and feeds you information through your screen or earpiece. Writer A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/Future-Career-Google-Glass-Concierge/

This Week at Neatorama

We've got some week coming up! Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins at sunset on Wednesday, which is followed by Thanksgiving on Thursday, and Black Friday starts sometime Thursday and lasts all weekend. I'm a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/This-Week-at-Neatorama-180/

Santa's Reindeer Measuring Cups

Santa's Reindeer Measuring CupsThe holidays are almost here. Are you planning on celebrating with 25 days of festive feasts? Enlist the help of your favorite reindeer with the Santa's Reindeer Measuring Cups from the Nea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/Santas-Reindeer-Measuring-Cups/

Champagne Vending Machine

(Photo: Moët & Chandon)Moët & Chandon, a French champagne producer, is responsible for this vending machine at a Selfridge’s department store in London. For about $29 dollars, you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/Champagne-Vending-Machine/

Grandma and Vincent

Redditor sarcasticflower's grandma was in the hospital with a broken hip, and her cat Vincent visited her every day. I can imagine the logistics involved in such a caper, as I have snuck cats into hospitals before, just...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/Grandma-and-Vincent/

Dog and Bird Are Friends

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qoaEBb4IN4Q](Video Link)This is one of the strangest animal videos that I've ever seen.My first thought was that the Australian magpie in this video is badly injured--that it can't escape...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/23/Dog-and-Bird-Are-Friends/






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