Archive for January 3rd, 2014

Wonder Woman Fleece Cozy

Wonder Woman Fleece CozyStay warm, cozy, and looking as beautiful as Aphrodite with the Wonder Woman Fleece Cozy from the NeatoShop. This fantastic blanket with sleeves makes you look like your favorite superheroine. Las...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Wonder-woman-Fleece-Cozy-2/

Chain Reaction of DUI Arrests

(Photo: Scott Davidson)Police arrested a woman in Readington Township, New Jersey for drunk driving. They took her back to the police station. She called a friend to come pick her up.When that friend arr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Chain-Reaction-of-DUI-Arrests/

Making Puns with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

How many common idioms have the word "rock" in them? Redditor MariettaLittlelamb has (or actually had) a life-size cardboard cutout of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. She took a series of photographs that illustrate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Making-Puns-with-Dwayne-The-Rock-Johnson/

Town Councilman Writes Resignation Letter in Klingon

I cannot say qapla' (success), but neither can I say jey (defeat). Sometimes the best victory is to walk away from a bad situation. That may be how David Waddell is looking at it. Until four days ago, he was a town counc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Town-Councilman-Writes-Resignation-Letter-in-Klingon/

Disney Princess Lingerie

The Japanese retailler Bellemaison is offering Disney Princess lingerie. No, it's not for children, but for grown up Disney Princess fans. So far, only four versions are offered: Bell (sic), Cinderella,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Disney-Princess-Lingerie/

Man Arrested for Assault with a Banana

Police in Pasco County, Florida arrested a man accused of assaulting his girlfriend with a banana. It was a complicated case. She accused her boyfriend of throwing a banana at her. He, on the other hand,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Man-Arrested-for-Assault-with-a-Banana/

Octopus Chandelier

This awesome stained glass octopus chandelier was made by Mason Parker of Mason’s Creations. Each of the tentacles is detachable, and the entire octopus is four feet across. You can adjust the lighting by illuminat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Octopus-Chandelier-2/

Does Being Cold Make You Sick?

[http://youtu.be/RWiOhlqEDz4] (YouTube link)"You'll catch your death of cold!" Grandma says when you show up with just a sweater on in the winter. So you once again explain to her that you aren't allowed to wear a coat i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Does-Being-Cold-Make-You-Sick/

Building the Perfect Snowman

Building a snowman is a traditional method of showing off your stamina and abilities, and a way to celebrate having enough snow to do it. If you do it right, a snowman will last long after the rest of the snow has melted...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Building-the-Perfect-Snowman/

The Extraordinary Voyage of the CSS Shenandoah

(The Monitor vs. The Merrimac by Louis Prang & Co.)During the American Civil War, the US Navy blockaded Southern ports and largely cut the Confederacy off from the rest of the world. But the South d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/The-Extraordinary-Voyage-of-the-CSS-Shenandoah/

Stuck in a Washing Machine

Eleven-year-old Trinity Rhoades of South Jordan, Utah, played a game of hide and seek with her sister and cousins Tuesday. Trinity decided to hide in the washing machine, but once in, she couldn't get ou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Stuck-in-a-Washing-Machine/

Crab Tries to Steal a GoPro Camera

[http://youtu.be/YJLJxnDvq3M] (YouTube link)Diederick Ryan set a GoPro camera near a crab's burrow to see what would happen. The curious crab emerged and took a liking to the camera. Ryan barely made it before his camera...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Crab-Tries-to-Steal-a-GoPro-Camera/

Mighty Marvel Calendar From 1975 Works For 2014

If you’re tired of putting up calendars featuring cute animals, last year’s big trends or the same old classic works of art and photography then we have good news for you- the Mighty Marvel Calendar for 1975...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Mighty-Marvel-Calendar-From-1975-Works-For-2014/

Untold Stories from the Beatles' Legendary North American Tours

The 50th anniversary of the Beatles coming to America is this year. To mark the occasion, a huge two-volume chronicle of The Beatles’ official American tours by Chuck Gunderson will be published this month, called...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Untold-Stories-from-the-Beatles-Legendary-North-American-Tours/

Hot Cocoa and 3 Musketeer Brownie Bites

What's better than a brownie? How about a one with a Hot Cocoa 3 Musketeers baked right in the middle? Inside BruCrew Life has the recipe and it looks utterly fantastic.I hadn't even heard of Hot Cocoa 3 Musketeers yet,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Hot-Cocoa-and-3-Musketeer-Brownie-Bites/

The President Of France Is Bad At Shaking Hands

Poor President Francois Hollande, he’s beloved by the citizens of France and yet can’t seem to get a handshake from anyone else he meets!He’s always left hanging when he reaches out to take the hand of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/The-French-President-Is-Bad-At-Shaking-Hands/

TARDIS Coasters

TARDIS CoastersAre uncivilized beings leaving rings on your table? Exterminate the behavior with a set of TARDIS Coasters from the NeatoShop. This fabulous set of 4 coasters look like your favorite piece of advanced tech...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/TARDIS-Coasters-2/

Should Wealthy Students Be Required to Do Low-Wage Jobs?

An article at The Atlantic looks at a program at L'Ecole de Gouvernance et d’Economie, an expensive private economics college in Rabat, Morocco. Students are required to complete an internship at a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Should-Wealthy-Students-Be-Required-to-Do-Low-Wage-Jobs/

Cute Ceramic Figurines Wearing S&M Gear

Nobody ever thinks about what cute cartoon characters do in their off time, when they’re not running around chasing each other with mallets or serving as mascots for fast food restaurants, but if you believe artist...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Cute-Ceramic-Figurines-Wearing-SM-Gear/

Mosley in the Snow

[http://youtu.be/7-feD8YMUIM] (YouTube link)What could we bring you today that would make you smile instantly? How about a greyhound frolicking in the snow while wearing his Batman pajamas? Although in his everyday life...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Mosley-in-the-Snow/

Strange Visions Of Human-Animal Hybrids From The 1930s

Surely some mad scientist has been hard at work trying to splice animal and human genes in order to create an army of ravenous rabbit men, or lazy three toed sloth people, but nothing currently known to science looks as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Strange-Visions-Of-Human-Animal-Hybrids-From-The-1930s/

What Made The Strange Web Towers In The Amazon

(Image credit: Troy Alexander/Perunature.com)A few months ago, we showed you this strange structure found and photographed by graduate student Troy Alexander in the Peruvian Amazon. As far as we knew, no one had ever see...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/What-Made-The-Strange-Web-Towers-In-The-Amazon/

8 Amazing Sci Fi Inspired Houses and Rooms

Think your pad is pretty futuristic because you managed to link it up with your iPhone? You've still got nothing compared to these amazing homes and rooms featured on Homes and Hues. From Stargate to Star Trek to Doctor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/8-Amazing-Sci-Fi-Inspired-Houses-and-Rooms/

My Little Raptor- A Series About Cute Critters Who Like To Eat Ponies

They're cute, in a flesh eating, mouth full of fangs kind of way, and they're the answer to all those who are totally over the whole Bronie trend.The My Little Raptor series by artist Cherry Garcia shows us that just bec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/My-Little-Raptor-A-Series-About-Cute-Critters-Who-Like-To-Eat-Ponies/

Decoding Einstein's Brain

The physicist's gray matter has been sitting in a cookie jar for half a century. What does it really reveal about human genius?After suffering an aortic aneurysm on April 13, 1955, Albert Einstein became the sub...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Decoding-Einsteins-Brain/

Neatolinks: Nic Cage, Zombies and Gummies

The Best Regional Dialect Quiz Yet (The New Yorker)This Nic Cage Fan Art Might Just Haunt Your Dreams (Mental Floss)Gummies Take on the Battle of Minas Tirith (That's Nerdalicious)Zombie Snowflakes Want to Fall on Raw Fl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Neatolinks-Nic-Cage-Zombies-and-Gummies/

Economy of Effort

(Maximumble by Chris Hallbeck)But the DVD rack is, like 10 feet away. Why go to all that trouble? You're not being lazy--just efficient. Be proud. This is good for humanity.When Winston Churchill was ask...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Economy-of-Effort/

LOL My Thesis

A new Tumblr blog asks graduate and undergraduate students to submit their thesis in one sentence. Some cannot keep it to strictly one sentence, but that's all right, as long as it's short. The thing is, ask anyone about...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/LOL-My-Thesis/

Clever Popeye Tattoo

When I was 5, my father told me that if I ate my spinach, I'd grow strong like Popeye. It never happened, but I now tell my kids the same thing. It's a tradition!Here's a clever tattoo inked by Alina Fokina, an artist in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Clever-Popeye-Tattoo/

Why I Am Like a Cat

[http://youtu.be/gzKMfeteU70] (YouTube link)Jeff Wysaski of Pleated-Jeans explains how he is similar to a cat. I can relate to some of this -especially the part about hating vacuum cleaners. You get the feeling that he w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/Why-I-Am-Like-a-Cat/






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