Archive for March 11th, 2014

Ph.D. Models

Online clothing retailer BetaBrand has released a catalog of its spring collection, modeled entirely by women with Ph.D.s or who are Ph.D. candidates. You can see the clothing here, and if you click on individual items,...

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We Finally Have a Name for Scooby-Doo's Speech Disorder

Ruh-roh! Why does Scooby-Doo speak so strangely? Being a dog is probably a contributing factor. But Kyle Hill of Discover magazine says that the famous mystery-solving dog also has a speech sound disorde...

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Dalek Head Discovered In UK Pond

Volunteers were busy cleaning up a pond near Beaulieu, Hants in 2009 when one of the volunteers, sales executive Marc Oakland, shifted a tree branch and saw humanity’s worst fear come to the surface.Marc had discov...

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Canada Invents a High-Protein Sports Drink with Beer

(Image: VAMPT)Among some runners, there's a tradition of running and drinking beer. It's not just fun. It may actually be an effective way to replace lost nutrients. Linda Poon of NPR explains:They're fu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/11/Canada-Invents-a-High-Protein-Sports-Drink-with-Beer/

An Honest Trailer for Frozen

[http://youtu.be/Zb5IH57SorQ] (YouTube link)Screen Junkies has another honest trailer, this time for the biggest Disney film in, like, forever, Frozen. Even if you haven’t seen the film (and I have not), y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/11/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Frozen/

Winter Storm Vulcan Hitting the American Northeast

(Image: AccuWeather)It is spring yet? No. It's not even close--at least in the American northeast and Great Lakes region. That area is under the death grip of a brutal winter storm that the Weather Chann...

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What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Let us count the ways that some Photoshop editor failed in this swimsuit catalog entry spotted by blogilates at Target. The arm to the right is noticeably skinnier than the left. The shoulder to the right is pointy; the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/11/Whats-Wrong-With-This-Picture-3/

Doctor Who Dogs

The Eleventh DogtorThe Tenth DogtorThe Seventh DogtorThe Fourth DogtorWho's your favorite Dogtor? I'd usually go with David Tennant, but the Sylvester McCoy's Bassett Hound is really charming. Christie illustrated all 13...

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Not Your Everyday View

It looks like a group of tourists are tempting fate by spelling out a message to those at the upper levels of the Eiffel Tower. Fortunately, it is not so. Redditor -ruff- took two earlier photos and combined them, tweake...

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Super Mario Bros. on Four Monitors

You don't need to scroll. Just move your eyes. Twitter user Morikuma_Works, an engineer in Japan, made good use of extra monitors by showing the entire Mario world 1-1 in one easy view.I've got 2 monitor...

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This Dog is In-Bread but Cute Enough to Eat!

Image: imgur - via reddit Is this dog in-bread? The pure-bread is the toast of the town! He's so cute you can just eat him up ... unless you prefer beagel or a baguette hound, of course.bread...

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Margery Kempe ~Author of a Medieval Autobiography

Margery Kempe, born in 1393, was neither royalty nor a noblewoman. But we know about her because she dictated her autobiography to a scribe and one copy still exists. It is the oldest known autobiography in English. And...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/11/Margery-Kempe-Author-of-a-Medieval-Autobiography/

Photographer Dresses Babies as Popular TV Characters

Daenerys Targaryen from Game of ThronesWalter White from Breaking BadFrank Underwood from House of CardsKaren Abad, a photographer in California, created paper backdrops from scenes of famous t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/11/Photographer-Dresses-Babies-as-Popular-TV-Characters/

Obama Between Two Ferns

Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: President Barack Obama from President Barack Obama Forget the confrontation with Putin over Crimea! President Barack Obama faced his greatest challenge yet: an int...

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Man Trapped in Bathtub Smashed by Car

[http://youtu.be/IAlYsFfPG5s] (YouTube link)Gary Dean Melton was taking a peaceful bath at his home in Oklahoma City Sunday afternoon when he suddenly found himself in a traffic accident. A Volkswagen driven by Jeremy St...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/11/Man-Trapped-in-Bathtub-Smashed-by-Car/

Book Lovers Pose And Complete Scenes From Book Covers

Indie bookseller and Los Angelean Emily Pullen had time to kill at work, and a camera in tow, so she decided to take some whimsical photos of people posing behind book covers, completing the cover scene and bringing them...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/11/Book-Lovers-Pose-And-Complete-Scenes-From-Book-Covers/

Reuben Sandwich Cone

The Reuben sandwich is the world's greatest sandwich. It is heaven between two slices of bread, which is perhaps why my French Toast Reuben Nutella Elvis Sandwich was such a hit.The finest Reuben that I've eaten was abou...

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The Magician Killed by an Autopsy

Washington Irving Bishop was a renowned mentalist of the late 19th century. Today he is remembered more for his death than his exhibitions. Bishop considered the Spiritualism of the age to be superstition, and campaigned...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/11/The-Magician-Killed-by-an-Autopsy/

One Dog's Incredible Life Saving Transformation

A driver in Canada spotted what looked like a pile of trash squirming around on the side of the road, so they decided to get out and take a look. They discovered that the strange, indiscernible pile of stuff was actually...

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Elephants Can Tell the Difference Between Human Languages

You’ve been told that an elephant never forgets. That memory can save their lives, particularly when it comes to knowing which humans are a threat and which aren’t. University of Sussex professor of animal be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/11/Elephants-Can-Tell-the-Difference-Between-Human-Languages/

Would You Eat Cheese Made from Pig Milk?

(Photo: Woodley Wonder Works)I can answer with an unhesitating yes, but apparently some people are wary of the idea. The acclaimed Chef Edward Lee has developed an obsession with pig milk. To his knowledge, there is litt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/11/Would-You-Eat-Cheese-Made-from-Pig-Milk/

Working LEGO Computer Keyboard

[http://youtu.be/SEEzQKJfNE0] (YouTube link)The ultimate homemade nerd keyboard, made of LEGO bricks! Jason Allemann used the guts of an old generic keyboard he salvaged from someone’s trash, and built a frame and...

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You Could Win $100 Worth of NeatoShop Goodies

Here at Neatorama, we work hard to keep our social media accounts alive and interesting. We also work hard to provide you great stuff whether in the form of general awesomeness (Neatorama), fantastic goodies you can brin...

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Dolphin Swims to Diver to Ask for Help

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2gvgkHSyKFE](Video Link)Keller Laros was diving off the coast of Kona, Hawaii on January 11, 2013. A bottlenose dolphin swam up to him and hovered. Laros could spot the problem immediatel...

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Do the Origins of Surgeons' Aggressive Behavior Lie in Tadpole Cannibalism?

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.(Image credit: Flickr user U.S. Air Force) by Bethany Morgan, Josie Morgan, Helena Morgan, and Richard MorganColwyn Bay, North Wales, U.K.*/...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/11/Do-the-Origins-of-Surgeons-Aggressive-Behavior-Lie-in-Tadpole-Cannibalism/

Neatolinks: The Game of Grump

These 12 Pictures of Pets As Youngsters and Adults Is Simply Heart Melting (Oddee)On the Other Hand, These Celebrity Statues Are Utterly Horrifying (Mental Floss)Five Other Places You Can Spot Game of Thrones Actors Bein...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/11/Neatolinks-The-Game-of-Grump/

10 Hardcore Female Military Leaders From History

Women have been fighters ever since fighting was invented, but were rarely ever allowed, much less invited, to participate in wars and revolutions. But there were always some who took it upon themselves to do what needed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/11/10-Hardcore-Female-Military-Leaders-From-History/

Herb Williams's Crayon Nature Scenes

This is Call of the Wild, the latest sculpture series by Herb Williams. From his studio in Nashville, Tennessee, he experiments with different media. For the past decade, he's used crayons. In a 2008 int...

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Out Of This World Fashion Designs

Far out fashion is all the rage on the runways and catwalks of the world, but if you’re a model wearing one of Enid Almanza’s sci-fi inspired fashion accessories you’d better have someone help you strut...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/03/11/Out-Of-This-World-Fashion-Designs/

Every Building Is a Facade

French photographer Zacharie Gaudrillot-Roy took photos of ordinary buildings, then digitally erased everything but the front walls. The result is a world filled with facades and devoid of depth. He explains its meaning:...

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