Archive for March 9th, 2014

Harley-Davidson's First Factory

In 1903, William S. Harley and Arthur Davidson built their first motorcycle--the first of what became a great American tradition. Their factory was a crude wooden workshop that measured just 10 x 15 feet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/Harley-Davidsons-First-Factory/

A Hairpiece That Plays Huey Lewis Songs By Request

(Video Link)A standard hairpiece has only one function- to hang out on top of your head and cover up your ever growing bald spot, keeping your scalp warm and covered.But the hairpiece found on this interactive site by Ol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/A-Hairpiece-That-Plays-Huey-Lewis-Songs-By-Request/

Sci-Fi Misquote

Sci-Fi Misquote by Stephanie Jayne Design Let the Doctor win. I am your doctor. Aren't you a little short for doctor? We can go on, but let's me just say you won't find a better hive of shirts and villai...

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The Vending Machine Incident

Robert McKevitt of Spirit Lake, Iowa, worked at a warehouse in Milford. One night, he put a dollar in a vending machine to get a Twix bar, but the candy would not drop. It teetered on the very end of the hook. McKevitt b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/The-Vending-Machine-Incident/

Rugs Made of Jeans Labels

The Scandinavian design company Kings of Sweden sells rugs made out of the brand labels of used jeans. That's a novel approach! They come in 2 sizes: 140 x 200 cm and 160 x 240 cm. They'd look great as o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/Rugs-Made-of-Jeans-Labels/

Custom Michonne Barbie Doll Fit For A Post Apocalyptic Toy Box

Many people feel that Barbie is an outdated icon of femininity, and that nowadays girls would rather be empowered by their abilities rather than just their good looks and material possessions.That’s why we need to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/Custom-Michonne-Barbie-Doll-Fit-For-A-Post-Apocalyptic-Toy-Box/

30 Rock Skating Commentary

[http://youtu.be/qtPnvRJ6YKY] (YouTube link)As a recreational skater, your worst nightmare would have to be a critique by professional skaters. The new TV show Late Night with Seth Meyers had Olympic commentator...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/30-Rock-Skating-Commentary/

Amtrak Offering Free Residency Program For Writers

Amtrak is hoping to bring the glory of the written word back on board their trains by offering a writer's residency program.Up to 24 writers will be chosen to ride for free for two to five days, with a sleeper car and de...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/Amtrak-Offering-Free-Residency-For-Writers/

"I May Have a Law Degree, But I Think Like a Criminal." - The Best/Worst Lawyer Ad Ever

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KfACTAOPa0](Video Link)When you watch this, you'll swear that it's a spoof--not a real ad televised by a licensed, practicing attorney.You'll be wrong. Dan Muessig is a criminal defense a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/I-May-Have-a-Law-Degree-But-I-Think-Like-a-Criminal-The-BestWorst-Lawyer-Ad-Ever/

One at a Time

[http://youtu.be/mDvskOPElkQ] (YouTube link)I believe I countered thirteen dogs here. But these aren’t your average dogs. At mealtime, they sit patiently and wait for their name to be called before coming to eat di...

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31 Random Movie Facts

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDulE7UWe94](Video Link)Clint Eastwood wore the same pancho through all three Dollars Trilogy moview without washing it. Arnold Schwarzenneger was paid approximately $21,429 per word in *e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/31-Random-Movie-Facts/

The Naked Towel Dance

[http://youtu.be/lUr3XbROoA8] Two nekkid guys dancing with towels. Need we say more? Here are Quebec-based performers Raphaël Dubé and Yohann Trepanier of Les Beaux Frères, performing "...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/The-Naked-Towel-Dance/

Enchanting Etch A Sketch Portrait from Pixar's Up

Jane Labowitch, an artist in Chicago, makes permanent images on Etch A Sketches. Her niece found this unusual heart-shaped Etch A Sketch at a thrift store. Labowitch knew just what to do with it. Here's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/Enchanting-Etch-A-Sketch-Portrait-from-Pixars-Up/

Ol' Ben's: The Best Drink if You Wanna Forget

Ol' Ben's by Warbucks Design Abandoned by your birth parents, stuck in a desert world and having your foster family killed and burnt to a crisp by the enemy is enough to drive anyone to drink. Thank goodne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/Ol-Bens-The-Best-Drink-if-You-Wanna-Forget/

The Almighty Star Trek Lit-verse Reading Order Flow Chart

TrekBBS user Thrawn constructed an intricate flow chart to help you navigate the many Star Trek novels by where they fit into the continuity of the Star Trek universe. The screenshot here is just a small corner...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/The-Almighty-Star-Trek-Lit-verse-Reading-Order-Flow-Chart/

A Donkey Powered Taxi For Newborn Lambs

Donkeys may be one of the most stubborn animals on four legs, but when it comes time for them to help a flock of cute little lambies get from the pre-Alpine hills to the plains Of Lombardy, Italy to do some grazing with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/A-Donkey-Powered-Taxi-For-Newborn-Lambs/

The Adventures of Business Cat

You should be following The Adventures of Business Cat, “the world’s wealthiest playboy business pet,” a webcomic by Tom Fonder and Rachael Robins of Happy Jar. Business Cat was born in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/Business-Cat/

Man Says Goodbye To His Dog With A Touching Short Film

(Video Link)Dogs are more than just our best friends- they’re our furry children, and a valued part of our family, so pet deaths tend to hit humans pretty hard.Every human handles the death...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/Man-Says-Goodbye-To-His-Dog-With-A-Touching-Short-Film/

The Jewishness of Dungeons & Dragons

(Photo: Janet Galore)In a fascinating article for Tablet, a Jewish magazine, Liel Leibovitz argues that playing Dungeons & Dragons is a good analogy for the Jewish religious experience:The f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/The-Jewishness-of-Dungeons-Dragons/

Doing Canadian Things

[http://youtu.be/--2qgENccqs] (YouTube link)We’ve posted many articles that highlight the differences between the U.S. and Canada, and we’ve posted even more about the difference between the U.S. and Britain....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/Doing-Canadian-Things/

Neatolinks: Cthulhu Trees and Burger Porn

Porn Burger Shows the Most Heavenly Burgers on Earth (Porn Burger)Superhero Poop is Available on Etsy...Because the Internet? (The Mary Sue)This Cologne Seriously Rocks (Incredible Things)This Abandoned Outdoor Movie The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/Neatolinks-Cthulhu-Trees-and-Burger-Porn/

The McDonald's Diet: Man Lost 56 Pounds Eating Only McDonald's Food

Image: John Cisna Move over, Jared - there's a new fast food diet in town! Meet John Cisna, a high school science teacher in Colo, Iowa, who lost weight and gained fame by eating only at McDonald'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/09/The-McDonalds-Diet-Man-Lost-56-Pounds-Eating-Only-McDonalds-Food/
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