Archive for February 3rd, 2014

Gone in a Split Second

Isn’t this a great picture? Flickr user John&Fish explains that the puppy stepped on a Taiwan Blue Magpie’s nest, sparking a confrontation. I can’t imagine even seeing a bird like this in t...

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World Traveler Gets a Fill-in Tattoo of Every Nation He's Visited

Bill Passman is a world-wide backpacker. One day, while sitting in a bar in Honduras, he spotted a woman with a world map outline tattoo. She told him that she planned to add a red dot in every nation that she visited.Pa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/World-Traveler-Gets-a-Fill-in-Tattoo-of-Every-Nation-Hes-Visited/

Name A New Chip

Lay’s is holding a contest called Do Us a Flavor, in which anyone can submit an idea for a new chip flavor. There’s a million dollar grand prize! Well, you know how internet users love to have fun with this k...

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Cunning Jeopardy! Contestant Uses Game Theory to Win

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9RG8nEereo](Video Link)One way to win on the game show Jeopardy! is to know just about everything that Alex Trebek asks. That was the approach that the famous Ken Jennings took.A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/Cunning-Jeopardy-Contestant-Uses-Game-Theory-to-Win/

Dead Man Fights One Last Boxing Match

Photo: Ricardo Arduengo/AP Christopher Rivera Amaro entered the ring for one last time and even in death, the boxer looked formidable. After his death, his family wanted to show Amaro as a box...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/Dead-Man-Fights-One-Last-Boxing-Match/

The Big Lebowski Re-Imagined As A CGI Kung Fu Flick

(Video Link)The Dude abides whether he’s kicking back with a White Russian, or kicking butt in a school for kung fu, and the characters created by the Coen Brothers for their classic film The Big Lebo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/The-Big-Lebowski-Re-Imagined-As-A-CGI-Kung-Fu-Flick/

Peecycling

Photo: Abe Noe-Hays/Rich Earth Institute You care about the environment, you say. You compost your organic wastes and recycle the rest. But what about your pee? Do you peecycle? No? What kind of a treehugger...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/Peecycling/

Casino's Law

[http://youtu.be/jr2gdPY-88w] (YouTube link)You most likely didn’t see the most over-the-top Super Bowl ad, unless you were watching a Savannah, Georgia, TV station. This takes lawyer ads to a whole new level. A lo...

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How Fast Can You Read?

Staples has created a pretty nifty online test where you can compare your reading speed to the national average. The test times you while you read a few passages, then asks you some questions to gauge your compre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/How-Fast-Can-You-Read-2/

Chimpnology

[http://youtu.be/CBBvXth-O_g] (YouTube link)The Infinite Monkey Theorem states that if you give a monkey a keyboard and an infinite amount of time, eventually he will “almost surely” produce something along t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/Chimpnology/

Dreaming Alice by Edwoody

Dreaming Alice by Edwoody "We're all mad here," said the Cheshire Cat. "I'm mad. You're mad ..." We're all mad for this wonderful Dreaming Alice T-shirt by NeatoShop artist Edwoody....

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Aspirations for the Future

Hey, we all have hopes and dreams for our children’s future. Most parents are smart enough to keep them in the family, lest we are proven to be embarrassingly wrong. But some parents don’t know when to keep t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/Apirations-for-the-Future/

The Tell-Tale Heart Pendant Choker

The Tell-Tale Heart Pendant ChokerDo you love with a love that is more than love? Don't go mad searching for the perfect Valentine's Day gift for your beloved Edgar Allan Poe fan. Gift her The Tell-Tale Heart Pendant Cho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/The-Tell-Tale-Heart-Pendant-Chocker-2/

Magic Eye Music Video

[http://youtu.be/2AKtp3XHn38] Remember the Magic Eye books from the 90s? If you've been waiting for someone to make it in video form, your wait is over. The Young Rival has released the music video to its s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/Magic-Eye-Music-Video/

A Postmortem of the Most Famous Brain in Neuroscience History

The most famous brain in neuroscience? That would belong to Henry Molaison, who died in 2008. His curious relationship with neurosurgeons began in 1953, when he underwent brain surgery to relieve frequent chronic seizure...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/A-Postmortem-of-the-Most-Famous-Brain-in-Neuroscience-History/

A Peacock Made of Candy

Judith G. Klausner is the artist behind the Oreo Cameos you might recall. That’s not the only way she plays with her food. The artist also made a “stained-glass” peacock, not with glass, but with gummy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/A-Peacock-Made-of-Candy/

Whodunit: The Vampire on the Balcony

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?The witch and the young Sherlock Holmes had just lef...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/Whodunit-The-Vampire-on-the-Balcony/

Smitten

[http://youtu.be/aE_gN8fA2xE] (YouTube link)It must be getting close to Valentines Day, because love is in the air! Simon’s Cat spots a lovely lady cat and immediately tries to impress her with his hunting prowess....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/Smitten/

Antique Rocking Bath Tub

On Oct. 24, 1901, 63-year old schoolteacher Annie Edson Taylor climbed into a barrel and plunged over Niagara Falls. She was the first known person to do so and survive. Emerging from the barrel, she advised against atte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/Antique-Rocking-Bath-Tub/

Nyan Cat Ferrari

DJ/musician Deadmau5 posted this picture of his Farrari 458 with its new look at Facebook. You have to wonder about the thinking process involved when he decided that the internet meme of 2011 would be t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/Nyan-Cat-Ferrari/

Raiding the Bird Feeder

[http://youtu.be/M97KzfOBn4Y] (YouTube link)The first rule of installing a backyard bird feeder is that you must place it where the cat can’t get to it. This cat is going to great lengths to prove there ain’t...

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Oreo Creme-Filled Bundt Cake

One of The Spatularettes, a blogging/cooking duo in Pennsylvania, made a sixtieth birthday cake for her father. He loves Oreos, so she made a cake that looks like an Oreo inside and out. She used dark co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/Oreo-Creme-Filled-Bundt-Cake/

What Not to Do in a Morgue

Simon Winchester tells a story about working in a morgue when he was 18 years old. His job was to remove certain parts from dead bodies for pathology investigations before sending them to the funeral home. He was young a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/What-Not-to-Do-in-a-Morgue/

My Little Pony Car: Drifting Is Magic

As we've seen on two previous occasions, painting a car with ponies always makes it look cooler. But David Adams's pony car isn't just for show. It's made for drifting, that is, intentionally oversteerin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/My-Little-Pony-Car-Drifting-Is-Magic/

The Tallest Man in the World

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Fast-Acting Long-Lasting Bathroom Reader.You may think being the tallest guy in the room's a great thing. Here’s the story of a man who probably w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/The-Tallest-Man-in-the-World/

Radio Shack: The Phone Call

[http://youtu.be/oUwwZHdx6SU] (YouTube link)For years, Radio Shack was the butt of jokes, in that they were stuck in the ‘80s. The company took that joke by the horns in their Super Bowl ad, which features every &l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/Radio-Shack-The-Phone-Call/

Gynecological Board Lifts Ban on Treating Men

(Female Reproductive System 3D Model now on sale at the NeatoShop)Last September, the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology issued a directive that its certified specialists could not treat men. The board made cert...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/Gynecological-Board-Lifts-Ban-on-Treating-Men/

Amazing Olympic Facts

[http://youtu.be/fOyO6l75GU8] (YouTube link)AsapSCIENCE is getting into the Olympic spirit with a video on Olympic trivia, from the oldest and youngest Olympians to the composition of the medals. In addition, they are ki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/Amazing-Olympic-Facts/

Euclid Watch

Euclid Watch Amaze and mystify your mathematically challenged friends with your grasp of Euclidean geometry and your snazzy fashion sense with the Euclid Watch from the NeatoShop. This brilliant watch features movin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/Euclid-Watch/

Star Trek: The Next Generation Valentine's Day Cookies

Hey girl, lovin' you is my Prime Directive. Mike of Semi Sweet Designs made these cookies for the Trekkies that you love. They're nicely detailed with luster dust on the insignia pieces and disco dust fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/03/Star-Trek-The-Next-Generation-Valentines-Day-Cookies/










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