Archive for April 18th, 2014

Charcoal Cheese Is Made of (Guess What) Charcoal

(Photo: Manor Farm Shop)It's not just a name referring to the color. The Michael Lee Fine Cheeses Company in West Yorkshire, UK, really makes cheese made with charcoal. The company describes it as a "creamy, mature chedd...

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You Win Or You Die

You Win or You Die by Tom TragerWar may seem like a game, with knights and pawns taking to the battlefield to wage war for the throne, but in this game there are no winners, only survivors. Four noble houses will...

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Bloody Ludlow

Sunday is the 100th anniversary of the Ludlow Massacre in the coal mining region of Colorado. In the fall of 1913, 11,000 miners went on strike, protesting dangerous work conditions and low pay. Evicted from company hous...

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Pharrell Williams's "Happy" without the Music

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPWgRbBTBwA](Video Link)Clap along if that's what you want to do. But it will seem a bit odd, especially to people around you.Pharrell Williams's smash hit song "Happy" has seen many creat...

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The Bonnie & Clyde Ambush Museum

May 23rd will mark the 80th anniversary of the ambush in which Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were gunned down by police in Lousiana. In Gibsland, Louisiana, the son of one of those police officers runs a museum called T...

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Filling up the Tank

It too me a couple seconds to realize what is going on in this image by Ricardo Ramirez.Wonder Woman is refueling her invisible jet.-via Comics AllianceWonder Woman, Ricardo Ramirez...

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Pharrell Williams's "Happy" Created with 6-Second Vine Videos

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87OAf5siak4](Video Link)Last month, we saw a clever trombone player use sampling and looping playback to perform Pharrell Williams's hit song "Happy" by himself. Rob Scallon used Vine to c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/18/Pharrell-Williamss-Happy-Created-with-6-Second-Vine-Videos/

How to Have An Easter Egg Hunt For Cats

[http://youtu.be/IPRj7AaB740] (YouTube link)Watch these cats try their paws at an Easter egg hunt -they look confused at first, but there’s catnip and cat treats all over the place! And toys to play with! And these...

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Star Trek: The Next Generation Easter Eggs

(Image: unknown)The senior officers of the Enterprise-D are ready for the annual Easter egg hunt. Everyone looks happy about it, except for Worf. That's because he's afraid that Riker will once again get the mos...

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College Professor Suspended Over GOT Quote on Daughter's T-shirt

Francis Schmidt is an art and animation professor at Bergen Community College in New Jersey. He is also a Game of Thrones fan, as is his family. In January, Schmidt posted a picture of his 7-year-old daughter do...

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Who Killed Piggy Palmer? - Muppets Dressed As Twin Peaks Characters

There have been all kinds of strange examples of Muppets mashup art making their way onto the interwebs, from the kinda freaky look of Muppet zombies to the extremely terrifying Muppets as real people, but the latest mas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/18/Who-Killed-Piggy-Palmer-Muppets-Dressed-As-Twin-Peaks-Characters/

A Princess & A Guy Like Me?

James Hance gives us a peek at a painting in progress called "A Princess & A Guy Like Me?" You have to admit, these two seem made for each other, even if they are from two different worlds. You can s...

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Hermit In A Half Shell - Dragon Power

Master of Turtles by TheducHave you ever wondered who trained the kung fu fighting rat that trained those mutant turtles in the art of ninja combat? It was that kooky old hermit with the turtle shell on his back,...

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The Ultimate Cosplay Hero - Captain Patch-It

A new hero has emerged on the swag littered floor of fandom conventions, a selfless superstar who brings much needed supplies to cosplayers weary from a day of posing for pictures and pushing through crowds.He is Captain...

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22 Fun Facts About Clueless

The 1995 film Clueless was a favorite coming-of-age film for a large section of the internet generation. It made an entire cohort think of “Cher” as a different person from who the rest of us think o...

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Peeps Versus A Red Hot Ball Of Nickel

(Video Link)Sugary snacks have been an Easter tradition ever since a human-sized rabbit crawled out of a cave and laid a giant pink chocolate egg, or something like that, and one of the most iconic Easter sna...

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5 Legendary Art Trials

Taking masterpieces to court is a tradition as old as the legal system. So is letting them off the hook.1. India Balks at Arundhati Roy’s MatchmakingReleased in 1997, Indian writer Arundhati Roy’s *e...

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1-Sided Die

A 4-sided die is a pyramid. A 2-sided die is a coin. What's a 1-sided die? It's a Möbius strip. No matter how you throw it, the die will always land on its only side. Awesome Dice developed it for role-playing games...

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Dancing on a Street Corner

[http://youtu.be/BuCfD7mRt_8] (YouTube link)Andrew Wilcox lost a basketball game to his brother, for the first time ever. They had a bet on the game that the loser had to dance on a street corner in Provo, Utah, to whate...

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Adorable Friendship Between A Farmer And His Pigs

Old MacDonald may have had a farm, which was home to lots of very repetitive animals, but there's one thing he didn't have- the kind of loving relationship shared between farmer Otchan and his beloved pigs.The hog wild J...

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Reservoir to be Drained Due to Urination (Again)

The Mount Tabor Reservoir in Portland, Oregon, has been taken offline because a man was seen on security video urinating into it Wednesday morning about 1AM. Two other men were seen trying to scale the fence, one success...

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This Man Runs Marathons with a 93-Pound Refrigerator Strapped to His Back

(Photo: Tony the Fridge)Because marathons just aren't hard enough, Tony "The Fridge" Pheonix-Morrison of Hebburn, UK, runs them while carrying a refrigerator.It began as an attempt to get sponsors for a charity run for c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/18/This-Man-Runs-Marathons-with-a-93-Pound-Refrigerator-Strapped-to-His-Back/

ALT/1977: We Are Not Time Travelers

Alex Varanese designed a very peculiar ad campaign based on a very particular premise.What would you do if you could travel back in time? Assassinate Marilyn Monroe? Go on a date with Hitler? Obviously. But here's what I...

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Why Fly When You Can Ride?

Between Trees by Michael RenoufWhy flap your wings all day when you've got a sweet set of wheels sitting in your tree stump garage? The clever bird on this Between Trees t-shirt by Michael Renouf doesn't need to f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/18/Why-Fly-When-You-Can-Ride/

Abechan The Mynah Bird Speaks Perfect Japanese

(Video Link) (Video Link)Many people find learning the Japanese language, both written and spoken, to be quite a daunting task, but the little chatterbox of a mynah bird in this video named Abechan i...

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16 Fun DIY Easter Decorations to Spruce Up Your Holiday

I don't know about you guys, but I can't believe Easter is finally here. I know it is late this year, but it still seems like it snuck up on us. If you're trying to figure out how to make your home a little more holiday...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/18/16-Fun-DIY-Easter-Decorations-to-Spruce-Up-Your-Holiday/

The Kindergarten Tribes

I kiss my son goodbye and I stand at the fence watching him as he enters into the kindergarten school yard. I hope for another wave, but he pays no more attention to me. He drops his backpack near the place he is suppose...

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A Pringles Can Pipe Organ

Although it may look like a salty version of the Iron Throne (and not by coincidence), this is actually a functional pipe organ made of cans of Pringles potato chips. Fall on Your Sword, an art collectiv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/18/A-Pringles-Can-Pipe-Organ/

Target Practice: Easter Candy

[http://youtu.be/WAExnkOcIJA] (YouTube link)Richard Ryan, who posts shooting videos under the YouTube channel RatedRR, lets loose with a .50 caliber rifle on hundreds of marshmallow Peeps, chocolate bunnies, and plastic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/18/Target-Practice-Easter-Candy/

Brilliant Truck Design Concept: A Full-Length Bed

I've owned a full-size pickup truck only once, but I really enjoyed it. It was nice to be able to casually toss materials in the back and drive them around. It had a long bed--about 7 feet, I think--which helped.But some...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/04/18/Brilliant-Truck-Design-Concept-A-Full-Length-Bed/




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