Archive for November 24th, 2013

12 Sequels We're Glad Never Happened

I don't know about you guys, but I could certainly live without seeing the crew from The Breakfast Club getting back together ten years after they met in detention on that fateful day. Similarly, I'm pretty glad...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/12-Sequels-Were-Glad-Never-Happened/

Khan As A Service

Khan As A Service, or KHANAAS for those in the know, is a microsite that prides itself in providing a way to "express general disdain towards someone when they screw up." That, or a fun way to spend a f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/Khan-As-A-Service/

Can We Talk This Out?

Are we seriously doing this again, Apollo? It’s like that long drive to my parents’ house all over again. Whatever it is, just tell me. Really—I want to know. Come on, Apollo—wait, where are you g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/Can-We-Talk-This-Out/

Rob Ford: The Movie

[http://youtu.be/RUY6lDja-DE] (YouTube link)Toronto mayor Rob Ford is constantly in the news for smoking crack, cavorting with prostitutes, and making a mockery of city government. The question is: who will play him in t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/Rob-Ford-The-Movie/

Cereal TIE Fighter

Brock Davis, one of our blog’s favorite artists, made a Star Wars TIE fighter using nothing but 2 Crispex, 2 Cheerios and a bit of frosting as an adhesive. It’s the Cereal TIE Fighter*/s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/Cereal-TIE-Fighter/

For All Those People Who Think Helen Mirren Is A Beautiful Older Woman

Just wait until you see her when she was 25...va va voom! Oh, and 26 year-old Clint Eastwood, how you doin?Whether you're older and just get a great sense of nostalgia from seeing these celebrities when they were younger...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/For-All-Those-People-Who-Think-Helen-Mirren-Is-A-Beautiful-Older-Woman/

Fort Blunder: The Fort That America Accidentally Built in Canada

(Photo: Squelle)The War of 1812 ended in a draw between the United States and Britain. But it could have ended badly for the United States, particularly in the second half of 1814.  So after the war, President Madis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/Fort-Blunder-The-Fort-That-America-Accidentally-Built-in-Canada/

Dog-operated Washing Machine

[http://youtu.be/zzF888HFg7E] (YouTube link)Disability assistance dogs have been trained to strip beds, help a person with dressing and undressing, and even loading washing machines. Now they can even turn the machine on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/Dog-operated-Washing-Machine/

The Christmas-Themed Yamulke

Yes, it does look a little like the Target logo, but this brilliantly fashionable yamulke is actually Christmas themed -you know, so when you're done combining Thanksgiving and Hanukkah into Thanksgivukkah, you can start...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/The-Christmas-Themed-Yamulke/

Spanish Alphabet Blocks

Spanish Alphabet BlocksThe holiday are almost here. Give your favorite pint-sized scholar the gift of language with the Spanish Alphabet Blocks from the NeatoShop. This fun educational toy has 30 wood embossed blocks. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/Spanish-Alphabet-Blocks/

Vintage Photos of Dressed-up Pets

Putting animals in human clothing has been a source of humor for …well, a long time. We really don't know who thought of it first, but as soon as photography got to the point that you didn't have to hold a camera'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/Vintage-Photos-of-Dressed-up-Pets/

Band of Brothers Suit Up to Protect Bullied Kid

Image: WCVB TV Danny Keefe, a 6-year-old boy at the Mitchell Elementary School in Bridgewater, Massachussetts, is disabled because of a brain hemorrhage at birth and has a speech impediment problem....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/Band-of-Brothers-Suit-Up-to-Protect-Bullied-Kid/

Sony Patents the SmartWig

We’ve moved from desktop to laptop to tablet computers. The trend is toward mobile computing, especially computers that you can wear. That’s the premise of Google Glass and its competitors.Here’s Sony&r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/Sony-Patents-the-SmartWig/

Overworked First Grader Wrote a Letter to Senator

First grade is tough. No more story circle. No more nap time. Six-year-old Sophie Mullins, a first grade student at Gauley River Elementary in Craigsville, West Virginia, thought that she and her classmate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/Overworked-First-Grader-Wrote-a-Letter-to-Senator/

Jack

[http://vimeo.com/76364379] (vimeo link)Jack English lives in a cabin he built himself deep in the Ventana Wilderness in California. Now 93 years old, he lives exactly the way he wants to: self-sufficient and close to na...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/Jack/

Interview: Beth Evans, Cartoonist

Beth Evans is a cartoonist in Chicago. I discovered her work a couple months ago and have been following it ever since. She draws piercingly insightful cartoons that I can immediately relate to, suc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/Exclusive-Interview-Beth-Evans-Cartoonist/

The Ships that Sail Through the Clouds

Luigi Prina is an 83-year-old Italian architect who has been building model airplanes since he was a child. He won his first national model airplane competition at age 16. In the years since then, his hand-crafted flying...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/The-Ships-that-Sail-Through-the-Clouds/

Pictures of Owners With Their Terminally Ill and Elderly Pets

One of the worst things about having a pet is having to let go of it when it gets old or sick. These creatures are our best friends and some of the only creatures in this world who truly do love us unconditionally and sa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/Pictures-of-Owners-With-Their-Terminally-Ill-and-Elderly-Pets/

Caminandes

[http://youtu.be/JOhiWY7XmoY] (YouTube link)This hapless little llama is the star of an experimental animated video series called Caminandes from the Blender Foundation, inspired by legendary animator Chuck Jones. From t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/Caminandes/

Making Every Bob's Burger of the Day

If you love the TV show Bob's Burgers than you know that the Burger of the Day sign is one of the best running gags on the show. Aside from delightfully terrible puns, they also often have bizarre ingredient com...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/Making-Every-Bobs-Burger-of-the-Day/

Angry Birds Plush Head Christmas Stocking

Angry Birds Plush Head Christmas StockingChristmas is coming and it's time to wreck the halls. Start by hanging your Angry Birds Plush Head Christmas Stocking from the NeatoShop. This fantastic stocking features a plush...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/Angry-Birds-Plush-Head-Christmas-Stocking/

The Neuroscientist Who Discovered He Was a Psychopath

Neuroscientist James Fallon knows what a psychopathic brain scan looks like, because he's studied the differences in brain activity between normal brains and those of people with various anomalies and impairments. While...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/The-Neuroscientist-Who-Discovered-He-Was-a-Psychopath/

Hell's Angles

What do you call an angle that's adorable? Acute angle! Oh, how I love math puns, like the one by Bizarro above. Why? Because math puns are the first sine of madness. View more Math...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/Hells-Angles/






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