Archive for January 27th, 2014

90 Farting Cows Start Fire in Germany

This is what happens when you put too many well-fed cows in one shed. Maybe it was cold outside, but close quarters do not stop cows from farting. And the gas from 90 cows can be dangerous.High levels of the gas had buil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/90-Farting-Cows-Start-Fire-in-Germany/

Functional Batarang Boomerang

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A03sFj7Ifm4](Video Link)Victor Poulin makes boomerangs in unusual forms, including the glaive from Krull, axes, dragons and cats. Unlike previous batarangs that w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Functional-Batarang-Boomerang/

Heart Tongs

Heart TongsValentine's Day is right around the corner. Serve up some love with the Heart Tongs from the NeatoShop. This sweet serving tong is shaped like a heart.  Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more great K...

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ReTech Book Lamp

We all know that what's inside the book can often be very illuminating, but little did we know that the physical book itself can brighten up our life until we see these wonderful book lamps by ReTech....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/ReTech-Book-Lamp/

Thanks a Lot, Brain

We have to talk, brain. This is happening far too often. The alarm clock works. It's always worked. There's no reason to check it every half hour after 4 AM.Like you did today. And the day before.If you have stuff stress...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Thanks-a-Lot-Brain/

6 Insane Easter Eggs Buried in Famous TV Shows

We’ve discussed modern television, in which in-jokes, foreshadowing, and easter eggs can make binge-watching a whole season at a time on Netflix enjoyable on a whole new level. However, there appears to be almost a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/6-Insane-Easter-Eggs-Buried-in-Famous-TV-Shows/

Take A Video Tour Of Japan's Cat Cafes

(Video Link)YouTuber Sharla in Japan is a Canadian student attending school in Japan and sharing all of her amazing discoveries with the world by posting videos online. Her latest cultural exploration deals w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Take-A-Video-Tour-Of-Japans-Cat-Cafes/

How to Test the Brakes on a Tank

According to internet rumor, the video below the Royal Netherlands Army testing the brakes on one of its Leopard tanks.Who are these 23 people in front? Interns?[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AS9jXVoWluk](Video Link)-v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/How-to-Test-the-Brakes-on-a-Tank/

Paint Swatch Art Installation

Artist Madiha Siraj probably had the same problem as me when it comes to deciding what color to paint the walls: there's just too many darned choices! But instead of giving up all hope, she decided to turn lemon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Paint-Swatch-Art-Installation/

The Phobia List

The Phobia List has hundreds (or thousands, I didn’t count them) of named phobias. If you are afraid of anything at all, it probably has a name here somewhere. Use the reverse list to find what you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/The-Phobia-List/

Dear Netflix: Break Up Letter for Products You Used to Love

Is it time to sever a long-term relationship with that product you used to love, but now love to hate? Design consultancy company Altitude asked its team members to write a break up letter directed at on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Dear-Netflix-Break-Up-Letter-for-Products-You-Used-to-Love/

Most Poorly Planned Wedding Ever

[http://youtu.be/HTMigu5ubj8] (YouTube link)Since she was a little girl, she’s dreamed of the perfect wedding. When the time came, there were some financial limitations, so she had to give up parts of that dream, b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Most-Poorly-Planned-Wedding-Ever/

Female Avengers

Canadian artist Drake Tsui (DeviantART member Quirkilicious) titled this work We Can Do It. This lineup of Avengers are all existing comic book characters: Spider-woman, American Dream, Mockingbird, X-23...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Female-Avengers/

Mouse Exercises

[http://youtu.be/fPVZzm1I-tM] (YouTube link)When they explained to this mouse how to use the exercise wheel, he didn’t quite understand the instructions. But he was game to give it a try! -via Arbroathmouse, exerci...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Mouse-Exercises/

Unlocking Secrets of the Grand Canyon's Age

How old is the Grand Canyon? Scientists haves been working on the answer for decades. Some believe the canyon is fairly young, in geologic terms, having been carved out by the Colorado River in the past five millions yea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Unlocking-Secrets-of-the-Grand-Canyons-Age/

Awesome Poster Art For 300 - Rise Of An Empire By Alex Pardee

The film 300, based on the Frank Miller/Lynn Varley graphic novel of the same name, is full of battles, bloodshed and masculine bravado as befitting a film about ancient Sparta and the Battle of Thermopylae. Fra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Awesome-Poster-Art-For-300-Rise-Of-An-Empire-By-Alex-Pardee/

Genius Gets Free Lunch for a Year from Airline

This scheme would never pay off with an American airline, but it was well worth it for an unnamed man in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China. He bought a first-class ticket for a flight, then went to the airport and sho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Genius-Gets-Free-Lunch-for-a-Year-from-Airline/

DDP Wants To Teach You How To Do Yoga Like A Pro Wrestler

(Video Link)A professional wrestler seems like the last guy you’d want teaching you how to do something calming and low impact like Yoga, but that hasn’t stopped former WCW star Diamond Dallas Pag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/How-To-Do-Yoga-Like-A-Professional-Wrestler/

Love Monster

Love MonsterValentine's Day is coming. Have you been bitten by the love bug? Release your inner love monster with the Love Monster cupcake decorating kit from the NeatoShop. This deliciously fun kit includes cupcake wrap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Love-Monster/

Whodunit: Death at the Door

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad featuring Jonah Bixby, a twelve-year-old crime solver and son of a police detective. Can you solve the crime?(Image credit: Flickr user AtavicArt)Detective Carol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Whodunit-Death-at-the-Door/

Tony Stark's Notes in Iron Man 2 Contained Real Science

The directors of Iron Man 2 put a lot of thought into the science of their story. They attended to even small details, such three discovered by redditor blueintegral as s/he watched the movie. During the movie,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Tony-Starks-Notes-in-Iron-Man-2-Contained-Real-Science/

The Midnight Plan├ętarium Watch

Van Cleef & Arpels introduces a watch that keeps time on a astronomical scale. In fact, you’ll be carrying an entire planetarium around on your wrist. The Midnight Planétarium is part of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/The-Midnight-Plantarium-Watch/

Can You Find All The Easter Eggs In This 20 Gigapixel Image?

Digital image quality keeps improving by leaps and bounds, and some day the megapixel may be replaced by its bigger brother the gigapixel in standard digital camera technology.Microsoft Research used their considerable t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Can-You-Find-All-The-Easter-Eggs-In-This-20-Megapixel-Image/

Tiny Husky Puppy Knows Commands

[http://youtu.be/C9-7R-v4wtU] (YouTube link)Remmy (short for Remmington) is only eight weeks old in this clip. As the runt of the litter, he was already tiny for his age -only two and a half pounds at this stage. But he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Tiny-Husky-Puppy-Knows-Commands/

Finally Lonely Earrings Have A Purpose

When a woman loses an earring, its mate is pretty much abandoned and useless. But architectural artists Lauren Sagar and Sharon Campbell found a clever use for old, lonely earrings: decorating a chandalier...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Finally-Lonely-Earrings-Have-A-Purpose/

Beware Of Giant Pigeons When You Leave The Car Wash

(Video Link)French prankster Remi Gaillard recently released video footage of his latest prank- a crappy stunt that involves dressing like a giant pigeon and ruining some guy's day outside a car wash.It’s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Beware-Of-Giant-Pigeons-When-You-Leave-The-Car-Wash/

Wikiality Check

The following is an article from Uncle John's Fully Loaded 25th Anniversary Bathroom Reader.We live in an age when you can alter “reality” with the click of a button.ELEPHANTS*/stron...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Wikiality-Check/

Neatolinks: Athletes, Tactical Dinosaurs, Bubbles and Super Heroes

Watch Bubbles Immediately Freeze in the Air (Geekosystem)If Super Heroes Were Hipsters (Geek Girls)Everyone Needs A Tactical Raptor (Geekologie)You Won't Believe What Some Athletes Eat to Compete (Scribol)Image: Se7en Ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Neatolinks-Athletes-Tactical-Dinosaurs-Bubbles-and-Super-Heroes/

Package Deal

My wife told me that tonight we will watch Sherlock. I was not asked; I was informed.It's okay. One must make compromises in any relationship, as cartoonist Beth Evans tells us.P.S. Be sure to c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Package-Deal/

NFL Helmets Get The Haute Couture Treatment

Super Bowl season is upon us, those two weeks a year when everyone pretends to like football even if they’d rather be watching golf, and the advertising world revolves around making those big game bucks, so it&rsqu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/NFL-Helmets-Get-The-Haute-Couture-Treatment/




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