Archive for February 2nd, 2014

10 Epic Russian Wedding Photos

It's important to start your married life on the right hoof. The humor site Sad and Useless has posted a pic dump with dozens of photos of "traditional" Russian weddings, and I dare say that ever...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/10-Epic-Russian-Wedding-Photos/

Crocheted My Little Daleks

Extermination is magic! Destroy Equestria with these six crocheted Daleks by DeviantART member Country Geek Crochet. From left to right, they are Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Pinkie Pie, Twilight Sparkle, Apple...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/Crocheted-My-Little-Daleks/

Let Us Dilute That For You

It pays to read the ingredients on product labels. My daughter was looking for a breakfast cereal with no sugar in it, and we found out quickly that you’re not going to find any such thing in the cereal aisle. Over...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/Let-Us-Dilute-That-For-You/

Patrick Stewart Celebrates Super Bowl Victory With One-Handed Push Ups

Best friends Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen recently found themselves on opposite sides of the Super Bowl. Captain Picard roots for the Seattle Seahawks and Gandalf supports the Denver Broncos. Of course, they're...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/Patrick-Stewart-Celebrates-Victory-With-One-Handed-Push-Ups/

Understanding Curling

The Winter Games begin this week, and we look forward to becoming experts in such sports, as we do once very four years. Let’s see, there’s the skating events: figure skating, speed skating, and hockey. There...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/Understanding-Curling/

Klingon Valentine's Day Cards

Klingon love poetry can come later. First, you have to carefully broach the topic of love with a potential mate as the encounter could turn deadly. Here's where NeatoShop artist Matt Wiley's cheeky Klingon Va...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/Klingon-Valentines-Day-Cards/

No One Can Take a Joke

(Chris Hallbeck/Minimumble)Kids need to learn to take a joke. What could be a better occasion than the child's birthday party? Once he's done crying, he'll laugh, too.-via Pleated Jeanswebcomic, Maximumb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/No-Once-Can-Take-a-Joke/

Cats and Washing Machines

[http://youtu.be/j0dAWzdAsKE] (YouTube link)Front-loading washing machines are a gift to a cat. It’s almost like a television, and just dares them to catch the spinning socks and shirts as they go 'round and 'round...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/Cats-and-Washing-Machines/

Pitcher Plants Glow under UV Light to Lure Insects to Their Doom

(Photos: Rajani Kurup et al.)Many carnivorous plants use tasty nectars, appealing scents and bright colors to attract insects into their traps. Scientists at the Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Inst...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/Pitcher-Plants-Glow-under-UV-Light-to-Lure-Insects-to-Their-Doom/

Name My Daughter

Stephen McLaughlin and his wife are expecting a baby girl this spring. He put up a website to let internet users suggest and vote on names for the poor little girl. The front-runner so far is Cthulhu All-Spark McLaughlin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/Name-My-Daughter/

Did You Know: George Takei Grew Up in Japanese American Internment Camp during World War II

[http://youtu.be/oUrpIFp7EMA] Here's something I didn't know about Star Trek star George Takei: he and his family were sent to live in a Japanese internment camp during World War II. Takei wrote in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/Did-You-Know-George-Takei-Grew-Up-in-Japanese-Internment-Camp-during-World-War-II/

Cat Came Home in a Bear Trap

A cat in Royal Oaks, California, came home dragging a huge illegal bear trap he triggered. Scruffy’s right front paw was trapped, but he made it as far as the family’s driveway before he was found and taken t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/Cat-Came-Home-in-a-Bear-Trap/

11 Strange and Fancy 20-Sided Dice

For thousands of years, people have used dice in many different games. But the 20-sided die is perhaps most often used today in tabletop role-playing games. They're symbols of good times spent with friends exploring exot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/11-Strange-and-Fancy-20-Sided-Dice/

Kirk Wine Stopper

Kirk Wine StopperValentine's Day can be a lonely holiday. Cheer yourself up by sharing a bottle of wine with an old friend. The Kirk Wine Stopper from the NeatoShop features Captain James T. Kirk from Star Trek: The Orig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/Kirk-Wine-Stopper-2/

Laura Piñeiro’s Thimble Sculptures

Now, when I see a thimble, I'll think of a helmet. Laura Piñeiro, an artist in western Spain, is inspired by needle crafts. She makes helmets out of thimbles, swords out of needles and sculpt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/Laura-Pineiros-Thimble-Sculptures/

Baby Basketball Player

[http://youtu.be/VJhglpBhqKo] (YouTube link)This little guy is only 15 months old, but he manages to sink a half-dozen baskets in a row! He’ll be dribbling by the time he’s two… oh? I see, he already d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/Baby-Basketball-Player/

Dog Poo Fairies Invade Houston

(Photo: Kriser's)Kriser's is a chain of all-natural pet food stores. The company is opening one in Houston, Texas. Along with the store, the company is bringing its trademark Poo Fairies to the city. These magical creatu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/Dog-Poo-Fairies-Invade-Houston/

New Tumblr Blog Showcases Virtual Paintings In Video Games

Video game developers have been adding colorful visual elements and amusing details to engage gamers and make the world feel more complete since the dawn of gaming.Chief among these added details are the virtual painting...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/New-Tumblr-Blog-Showcases-Virtual-Artwork-In-Video-Games/

6 More Weeks of Winter Weather

Punxsutawney Phil, the groundhog who lives in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, emerged from underground and was frightened back in by his shadow this morning. The groundhog's handler, Bill Deely, said that means six more week...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/6-More-Weeks-of-Winter-Weather/

Yoga Skepticism

Dan Piraro/Bizarro ComicsCats look down upon us. Everything we do confirms their suspicions that we're incompetent.Yes, that's a slice of pie in the background. It's one of the common symbols in Dan Pira...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/Yoga-Skepticism/

Who’s Daft Punk?

Have you ever wondered what the two guys who make up Daft Punk look like under those helmets? There are some photographs available on the internet, but while they look good, they aren’t nearly as interesting as you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/Whos-Daft-Punk/

A Bill to Make the High Five the Official Greeting of Missouri

(Photo: Brian Kelly)Courtney Allen Curtis (left), a member of the Missouri House of Representatives, has proposed a bill that will make the high five the official greeting of the State of Misso...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/02/A-Bill-to-Make-the-High-Five-the-Official-Greeting-of-Missouri/






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