Archive for January 30th, 2014

How Much Snow Will Cancel School?

The decision to cancel school due to snow is not taken lightly, because schools have to complete a certain number of instruction days in a year. It’s usually a combination of school district topography, road condit...

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Doctor Walks 6 Miles through the Snow to Perform Emergency Brain Surgery

The winter storm that hit the American South has been particularly bad in Birmingham, Alabama. The city simply doesn't maintain the infrustructure necessary to deal with this kind of weather, which has placed a stra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/Doctor-Walks-6-Miles-through-the-Snow-to-Perform-Emergency-Brain-Surgery/

R.I.P. Colonel Meow

Colonel Meow, the fierce-looking fluffy Persian/Himalayan cat who took the internet by storm in the fall of 2012, passed away on Wednesday evening. No cause of death was given.  Colonel Meow held th...

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Hello Kitty Plush Pouch

 Hello Kitty Plush Pouch (sold individually)Are you looking for the purr-fect little pouch for the true Hello Kitty fan? Get them the Hello Kitty Plush Pouch from the NeatoShop. This adorable coin bag is part of the...

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Head Shots

Jon Burgerman, an artist in New York City, created a new photo series called Head Shots. He used digital editing to make violent movie posters even more bloody. Here he is being dispatched by Legolas and...

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Taylor Swift Attacked At Grammys By Street Fighter Ryu

(Video Link)You’ve probably heard all the gossip about the 2014 Grammys by now- Pharrell’s ridiculous Arby's looking hat, the godawful outfit worn by Madonna, Trent Reznor’s middle finger to t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/Taylor-Swift-Attacked-At-Grammys-By-Street-Fighters-Own-Ryu/

Philip K. Dick Never Saw Blade Runner and Ridley Scott Never Finished Reading the Novel it was Based on

You have probably heard of a movie that's been called the Bible of science fiction, Blade Runner. Set in a dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, the movie centered on cops, known as Blade Runners, that specializ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/Philip-K-Dick-Never-Saw-Blade-Runner-and-Ridley-Scott-Never-Finished-Reading-the-Novel-it-was-Based-on/

LEGO to Produce Ecto-1 Set

LEGO CUUSOO has announced their next fan-designed LEGO set: a LEGO Ghostbusters ECTO-1 submitted by Brent Waller of Brisbane, Australia. The LEGO company has reached an agreement with Sony pictures to re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/LEGO-to-Produce-Ecto-1-Set/

Who Will Win the Super Bowl? Teddy Knows

(Video Link)Last year and the year before, Teddy Bear the porcupine managed to correctly identify the winner of the Super Bowl based on his choice of corn from two containers. This year, it's between the Bron...

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The Rock Star With the Hot Wheels

Dave Schools is the bass player of the band Widespread Panic, but he’s got hobbies that have nothing to do with music. Oh yes, he has an extensive vinyl collection, but he is also proud to have every Wacky Package...

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The Most Patient Man in Italy is a Professional Queuer

Photo: Bowery men in a bread line in New York City, Bain Collection (Wikimedia Commons) A wise man once told me that half of life is showing up. The other half is waiting in line. The economic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/The-Most-Patient-Man-in-Italy-is-a-Professional-Queuer/

Friday the 13th PS4 Controller

Care for some 2-player mode against Jason Voorhees? You can try it with this custom PlayStation 4 controller made by redditor scourge_of_carpathia. S/he jokes "I'm glad Crystal Lake [the setting of the f...

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There Ain't No Such Thing as a Free Lunch: School Teaches Deadbeat Kids a Lesson by Seizing Their Meals

No lunch for you, deadbeats! It's a tough economy out there, so it's understandable that the parents of forty kids at the Uintah Elementary School got behind paying the lunch balance at school. The s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/There-Aint-No-Such-Thing-as-a-Free-Lunch-School-Teaches-Deadbeat-Kids-a-Lesson-by-Seizing-Their-Meals/

Sgt. Reckless, Korean War Hero

[http://youtu.be/YIo3ZfA9da0] (YouTube link)In 1952, a young Korean sold his beloved race horse Ah Chim Hai (Flame in the Morning) to the U.S. Marines so he could purchase a prosthetic leg for his sister, who lost hers t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/Sgt-Reckless-Korean-War-Hero/

Fairies Can't Fly When It Rains

Fairies Can't Fly When It Rains by Retro Review The thousand years or raindrops summoned by my song are my tears. NeatoShop artist Retro Review explains how to play the song and save the princess, so sav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/Fairies-Cant-Fly-When-It-Rains/

Artist Makes Everyday Objects Look Like Simple Line Drawings

Viewing the world in three dimensions is a state of mind, one which artist Cynthia Greig works to deconstruct with her series of photographs depicting everyday objects seemingly converted into 2D drawings.With a simple c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/Artist-Makes-Everyday-Objects-Look-Like-Theyre-2D/

Bubblegum Donut

Actor Ted Raimi (Joxer on Xena and O'Neill on SeaQuest DSV) tweeted out this photo of a marvelous donut. He encountered it while in Portland, Oregon for the Wizard World convention.It's...

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An Absurd Device to Add Dialogue to Silent Films

The motion picture industry was in full swing years before synchronized sound was developed. Many engineers were working on adding sound to movies, but one of the strangest ideas came from romance novelist and amateur en...

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19 Adorable Mutts That Are Too Cute to Handle

How do you make a teddy bear that walks around and cuddles you back? By breeding a chow chow with a husky.How about a dog that looks like a miniature Jersey cow that wants to fetch your slippers? Just blend a corgi toget...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/19-Adorable-Mutts-That-Are-Too-Cute-to-Handle/

Skull Knuckleduster Purse

Skull Knuckleduster PurseAre you looking for a frightfully fun Valentine's Day gift for your sweet? Get your precious the Skull Knuckleduster Purse from the NeatoShop. This drop dead gorgeous clutch features tiny skulls...

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Mario Acting As The Anti-Hero In Other Video Games

Mario is such a universally recognized character that it’s surprising he doesn’t appear in more video game crossovers, but that probably all comes down to licensing and money.However, fans of that super power...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/Mario-Acting-As-The-Anti-Hero-In-Other-Video-Games/

Tinderella: A Modern Fairy Tale

[http://youtu.be/bLoRPielarA] (YouTube link)My daughter asked me why we don't have balls anymore. What? After determining that she meant fancy dance parties like in the story of Cinderella, I explained that they fell out...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/Tinderella-A-Modern-Fairy-Tale/

Journey to the Mountaintop

Let us go to the wise man on the mountain. Surely his insight will guide us properly on the inward journey to peace and a sociology degree.Walk with Claire Jarvis of Infinite Nap and pick up some coding...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/Journey-to-the-Mountaintop/

Someone Isn't A Bears Fan

(Video Link)No word on how she feels about the Super Bowl Shuffle, but we certainly know that Ellie can't stand Dick Butkus. It's possible she just hates the Bears in general, but it could just be Butkus she...

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What Is It? game 312

It's Thursday, so you know what it means, Neatoramanauts: it's time for the What Is It? Game, brought to you by the always amusing What Is It? Blog.What is this thing in the pictures? Your guess is as good as mine! N...

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Don't Use Two Pieces of Furniture When You Can Just Use One

I'm a big fan of Alton Brown and one of his major beliefs is that you should never buy a tool with only one function. While he's specifically talking about kitchen utensils, it's a philosophy that can apply to many other...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/Dont-Use-Two-Pieces-of-Furniture-When-You-Can-Just-Use-One/

Tractor Square Dancing

(Photo: Team Farmall)How good are you at driving a tractor? Good enough to make it dance? These farmers can. They participate in the sport of tractor square dancing. Troupes, such as the above Team Farma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/Tractor-Square-Dancing/

A Few Facts You May Not Know About Franklin D. Roosevelt

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.  This post is in honor of the 132nd anniversary of Franklin Roosevelt’s b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/A-Few-Facts-You-May-Not-Know-About-Franklin-D-Roosevelt/

Neatolinks: The Dark One Has Risen -on Your Wall

Are You Ready to Study Beyonce (Incredible Things)Obama Reading Minecraft Fanfic (Topless Robot)Cthulhu Wallpaper? Need! (Unreality Mag)In Space, No One Can Hear Flies Scream (Geekosystem)Image: Karma Karma Karma X-Ray C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/Neatolinks-The-Dark-One-Has-Risen-on-Your-Wall/

Official Lyrics Video

[http://youtu.be/VE-Me_cMdfs] (YouTube link)Barely Political made a video for their Key of Awesome series to mock the videos of new songs that don’t have videos ready yet. But there’s more than that to this o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/Official-Lyrics-Video/








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