Archive for December 7th, 2013

How a Road in Canada Was Named after a Pillaged American Town

(Photo: Dalhousie University)Dalhousie University is a college in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Castine Way is a road that runs through campus. It’s named after the town of Castine, Maine. This is a reference to an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/How-a-Road-in-Canada-Was-Named-after-a-Pillaged-American-Town/

Sock Monkey Jack in the Box

Sock Monkey Jack in the BoxAre you crazy for old fashioned toys. This Christmas share you love of two wonderful toy classics with the Sock Monkey Jack in the Box from the NeatoShop. Turn the candle of the delightful toy,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/Sock-Monkey-Jack-in-the-Box/

Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark

[http://youtu.be/MwQ6HIQV0YQ] (YouTube link)When we saw the first trailer for Sharknado, we thought shark movies had finally jumped the shark, so to speak. What could they possibly come up with next? Now we know...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/Mega-Shark-vs-Mecha-Shark/

5 Awesome and Geeky Ice Sculptures

Live long and stay cool -at least, that's what I take away from this awesome Star Trek ice sculpture. If you're more of a Star Wars fan though, then you'll probably prefer this Chillennium Falcon structure instead.While...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/5-Awesome-and-Geeky-Ice-Sculptures/

Mouse Decorates Christmas Tree

[http://youtu.be/4fUmW0R2_iw] (YouTube link)Brösel the mouse decorates her Christmas tree. She is a clicker-trained mouse, but when she first saw the tiny tree and decorations, she started playing with them spontane...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/Mouse-Decorate-Christmas-Tree/

"Wrecking Ball" Christmas Tree Ornament

Miley Cyrus came in like a wrecking ball this year, especially with her controversial music video for the song "Wrecking Ball." It sets the perfect ambiance for the Christmas season, don't you think? So make one of *stro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/Wrecking-Ball-Christmas-Tree-Ornament/

On the Vampire Trail in Scotland

After Shannon Moore Shepherd spent time in Paris researching the origins of Bram Stoker's Dracula, she visited her husband's family in Scotland, where she once again found herself tracing Stoker's travels. The author had...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/On-the-Vampire-Trail-in-Scotland/

This 16-Year Old Girl Is a Monster Truck Driver

(Photo: Leah Millis, The Chronicle)Though she’s only 16 years old, Rosalee Ramer of Watsonville, California is already a successful monster truck driver. She’s very smart, having scored...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/This-16-Year-Old-Girl-Is-a-Monster-Truck-Driver/

Star Warhols

Dutch artist Vincent Vermeij, also known as Chungkong (previously at Neatorama) created a series of posters that put Star Wars characters into the classic Andy Warhol soup can art theme. Of course, they...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/Star-Warhols/

McDonald's Will Sell Poutine in Its Canadian Restaurants

(Unrelated photo via Joe)Poutine is a Québécois dish consisting of gravy and cheese curd over French fries. It’s popular in Canada, where it’s eaten as fast food and a comfort food. McDonald&rsq...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/McDonalds-Will-Sell-Poutine-in-Its-Canadian-Restaraunts/

WIND

[http://vimeo.com/80883637] (YouTube link)In this fictional place, it's windy -very windy! People have learned to cope with it in strange and funny ways in their everyday lives. This video is Robert Löbel's graduati...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/WIND/

Enjoy The Convenience Of Christmas Tinner

Preparing a holiday meal is a pain in the neck, and often results in the cook(s) being reduced to a frazzled, grumpy mess. But is it worth all the hassle and bad vibes? Wouldn’t you love to simply crack open a tin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/Enjoy-The-Convenience-Of-Christmas-Tinner/

GameMaxx Prank Gift Box

GameMaxx Prank BoxDon't pack your fabulous gifts in ordinary holiday boxes. This holiday season hide those perfect purchases in the GameMaxx Prank Box from the NeatoShop. This fabulous box makes it looks like you are giv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/GameMaxx-Prank-Gift-Box/

Have A Happy Christmas With This Hogwarts Gingerbread Cake

We've already featured a few cool cakes from the Bake Christmas Wish Fundraiser for the Make A Wish Foundation (like the Hogswatch and Frozen ones), but when they are all so fantastic looking, it's hard not to keep posti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/Have-A-Happy-Christmas-With-This-Hogwarts-Gingerbread-Cake/

Blowing Bubbles

[http://youtu.be/6Ga5D6uwPWU] (YouTube link)Ted and Mary in Manitoba made a video to show us what it's like blowing bubbles at -45°. When it's all said and done, that's the least impressive part of the video...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/Blowing-Bubbles/

If Tim Burton Animated Doctor Who

A stop-motion animated Doctor Who directed by Tim Burton? I want to see that! Alas, it's just a dream right now. But perhaps these sketches could inspire Mr. Burton and the BBC to make a deal.Michael Ken...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/If-Tim-Burton-Animated-Doctor-Who/

Lucky Crab Avoids Cooking Pot

Some fishermen in Britain caught a huge edible crab and decided to give it to a sick friend. The friend didn't have a pot large enough to cook the crab and stuck it in the refrigerator. Five days later, the family checke...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/Lucky-Crab-Avoids-Cooking-Pot/

The First Scientific Paper Published in Elfish and Dwarfish

Dan Lunt is a climate scientist at Bristol University in Bristol, UK. He created a computer model of the climate of Middle-earth from J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. Writing under the name Radagast...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/The-First-Scientific-Paper-Published-in-Elfish-and-Dwarfish/

Inside The Mind Of The Pyro

(Video Link)The Team Fortress video game franchise is full of quirky characters trying their darndest to blow each other to bits in ferocious multiplayer combat, and the in-game characters don’t come much...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/Inside-The-Mind-Of-The-Pyro/

This Week at Neatorama

It's been just over a week since Thanksgiving, and I'm surprised that all those leftovers are gone. The only thing that's left is the portion of turkey I put away in the freezer. Most of the family loves leftove...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/This-Week-at-Neatorama-182/

50 Weirdest Christmas Gifts Under $15

This Christmas, don't just get presents for your loved ones that make them go "wow". Get them some things that make them say "Whaaaaa!!?" instead! Make it a Christmas to remember - anyone can get cute...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/50-Weirdest-Christmas-Gifts-Under-15/

A Spoonful of Sugar

Meg Favreau came into possession of a vintage recipe booklet that was actually an advertising scheme for Lydia E Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound. Sprinkled among the candy recipes were graphic -and sometimes terrifyin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/A-Spoonful-of-Sugar/

5 Generations in One Photo

(Photo: John Owen 92, Gerald Owen 67, Steven Owen 40, Chris Owen 21, Connah Owen 6 months)My family has a treasured photograph of my eldest daughter's hand, my wife's hand, her mother's hand and her grandmother's ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/5-Generations-in-One-Photo/

Freud Watch

Freud WatchWhat time is it? Hmm... what would Freud think about you asking that question.This holiday season get your favorite Freudian the Freud Watch from the NeatoShop. This stylish watch features a thought bubble wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/Freud-Watch/

Advent Calendar of Excuses for Not Leaving Your House

Jeff Wysaski at Pleated-Jeans has so many reasons to stay inside and not go anywhere that he made an advent calendar of them. Personally, I don't need any excuses along the lines of "There's something I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/07/Advent-Calendar-of-Excuses-for-Not-Leaving-Your-House/






X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
 
Learn More