Archive for January 11th, 2014

Say Hello to the Worms of Your Nightmares

This isn't a photoshop. It's a picture of the giant gippsland, a worm that reaches up to nine feet in length don't worry, they don't usally grow longer than three feet long. Yeah, it's pretty much just alive for the sake...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/Say-Hello-to-the-Worms-of-Your-Nightmares/

A Living Time Capsule

Some living things can be held in a suspended animation of sorts and be "resurrected" long afterward. Plant seeds are the most common example, and the brine shrimp capsules that develop into "sea monkeys" are a familiar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/A-Living-Time-Capsule/

Helicopter Truck

(Photo: Advanced Tactics)The US military would like to have a drone vehicle that can quickly evacuate wounded personnel from a battlefield. The Black Knight Transformer is the response of Advanced Tactic...

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A Visit to an Underwater Art Museum

The last time we checked in on the MUSA underwater art museum, it was under construction. The concrete sculptures were set eight meters under water to act as a natural reef and to draw divers away from the delicate natur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/A-Visit-to-an-Underwater-Art-Museum/

Doctors Remove 2 cm Long Cockroach from Man's Ear

(Photo: ABC)Hendrik Helmer of Karama, Northern Territory, Australia woke up at 2:30 in the morning with a sharp pain in one of his ears--like something was burrowing into his head. He tried to flush it out with water, bu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/Doctors-Remove-2-cm-Long-Cockroach-from-Mans-Ear/

10 Animals Who Can Talk

Most of us find it impressive to see a dog that knows more than a handful of basic commands, but that's small potatoes compared to these amazing animals who can actually speak. Take N'kisi (the parrot above), for ex...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/10-Animals-Who-Can-Talk/

Dramatic Reconstruction of a YouTube Comment Faux Pas

[http://youtu.be/Lm-6RR4sLXw] (YouTube link)The UK comedy group Dead Parrot is up to the 5th episode of their YouTube Comment Reconstruction series (see episode one here). They wade into the cesspool of YouTube comments...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/Dramatic-Reconstruction-of-a-YouTube-Comment-Faux-Pas/

Frog Legs and Python Meat Pizza

(Photo: Evan Daniell)It’s called the Everglades Pie. Evan Daniell, the owner of Evan’s Neighborhood Pizza in Fort Myers, Florida, invented it. The Everglades Pie is a mixture of many creature...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/Frog-Legs-and-Python-Meat-Pizza/

A Burbank Deli That Encourages Animators To Draw On The Walls

Burbank is a magical place where animation comes to life, and when the hard working animators behind our favorite cartoon shows get hungry there’s only one place to go- Moore’s Deli.Owner Robert Moore once wo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/A-Burbank-Deli-That-Allows-Animators-To-Draw-On-The-Walls/

What Would Yellow Ranger Do?

Americans tend to ask people they've just met where they are from. If the person is obviously white, a simple answer like "here" or "New York City" will suffice. The question is just an icebreaker. But if you are not obv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/What-Would-Yellow-Ranger-Do/

A Public Library Will Begin Offering High School Diplomas

(Photo by Sheila Thomson)Public libraries have long been a means for people to educate themselves by making vast amounts of information available at low cost.The Los Angeles Public Library is going further in this direct...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/A-Public-Library-Will-Begin-Offering-High-School-Diplomas/

Toddler's Double Take

[http://youtu.be/FKSzfiJMOoo] (YouTube link)A man takes his toddler daughter to visit his identical twin brother for the first time. She knows what Daddy looks like and sounds like, but now there's suddenly two...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/Toddlers-Double-Take/

Thirst Aid

Thirst AidQuench your thirst for fun reusable drink containers with the Thirst Aid container from the NeatoShop. This fantastic reusable hydration pack looks like a saline drip pouch. Be sure to check out the NeatoS...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/Thirst-Aid/

Get In Shape: The Marvel Way!

Having trouble keeping your New Year's resolution? Well then let these Marvel heroes help inspired you to get moving with The Mighty Marvel Comics Strength and Fitness Book.All your favorites are here ready to help get y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/Get-In-Shape-The-Marvel-Way/

Formal Wedding Venue

A winter wedding makes a bride want to inciorporate  snow into the ceremony, but there's none in Florida. None? Au contraire, you can find snow if you look hard enough! Susanne Grieve and Jeff Rawso...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/Formal-Wedding-Venue/

The Lines on This Checkerboard Pattern Are Straight

Really! Watch this video to see how it works.[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKCSBkdEUXQ](Video Link)Wasn't that cool? This illusion was developed by Akiyoshi Kitaoka, a specialist in the field whos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/The-Lines-on-This-Checkerboard-Pattern-Are-Straight/

Horror Film Baby Announcement

[http://youtu.be/Wm8mkcGXUrU] (YouTube link)Engagements have become big public productions with hidden videographers to record it all. Weddings were already over the top, but now they aren't complete until you take pictu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/Horror-Film-Baby-Announcement/

Spoof Ads Imagine Louis C.K. As Calvin Klein Spokesman

Fans of comedian and show creator Louis C.K. are aware that his initials don't stand for Calvin Klein, but Louis gets asked that question so often he's sick and tired of explaining that there's no relation between his in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/Spoof-Ads-Imagine-Louis-CK-As-Calvin-Klein-Spokesman/

This Week at Neatorama

Did you survive winter storm Hercules and the polar vortex? It seems like all we talked about for several days this week was the bitter cold. Alex, Jill, and Zeon all live in sunny southern California, and John b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/This-Week-at-Neatorama-187/

Neatolinks: What You Need to Know About Getting Into Comic Con

I Think We Need A Neatorama Field Trip to These 5 Haunted US Hotels (Gogobot Blog)We Seriously Love This Doctor Who Interactive Timeline (Geekosystem)Better Understand Downton Abbey With Game of Thrones Referrences (Unre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/Neatolinks-What-You-Need-to-Know-About-Getting-Into-Comic-Con/

10 Evidence Based Wedding Vows

(Reluctant Groom Cake Topper now on sale at the NeatoShop)One of the best pieces of marital advice that I encountered while I was engaged was, "Take your wedding vows seriously."Samantha Joel has a similar idea. She's a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/10-Evidence-Based-Wedding-Vows/

Selling Shame: 40 Outrageous Vintage Ads Any Woman Would Find Offensive

Advertising has always invented problems that can be solved with your money and their product. This is especially true when targeting women. We are too fat or too skinny, we have bad skin, dishpan hands, and most of all,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/11/Selling-Shame-40-Outrageous-Vintage-Ads-Any-Woman-Would-Find-Offensive/
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