Archive for October 5th, 2014

A Slice of Pizza Science

[http://youtu.be/acwF1ubdENo]YouTube Link Pizza. Science. They are both wonderful as individual things. How do they measure up when combined? This PBS "It's Okay to be Smart" video gives us a little scie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/A-Slice-of-Pizza-Science/

Important PSAs from Jim Benton

The famous cartoonist Jim Benton spends most of his time entertaining readers with his funny takes on the human experience and raking in the piles of cash that result from doing so. But he also wants to give back. He car...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/Important-PSAs-from-Jim-Benton/

Behind the Scenes of a Hollywood Sex Scene

[http://youtu.be/CI8vry8ZOnQ]YouTube LinkHave you ever heard an actor or actress asked about how it felt to do a sex scene with some Hollywood heartthrob and they've griped about how difficult it was? Ho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/Behind-the-Scenes-of-a-Hollywood-Sex-Scene/

Self-fulfilling Neurosis

Someone once told me, “If you think you have a problem, you probably do.” I would add a corollary to that: If you obsess about a problem long enough, you’ll cause yourself one. In the latest com...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/Self-fulfilling-Neurosis/

Trailer For Horrifying New Film - Houses October Built

Every year around Halloween people flock to haunted attractions looking for a good scare. Haunts are becoming more extreme, and more disturbing, in an effort to outdo each other and up the fright factor for guests.All so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/Trailer-For-Horrifying-New-Film-Houses-October-Built/

Do You Like Airline Food? You Can Have It Delivered to Your Home

(Photo: TravellingOtter)Airline food is so commonly known as terrible that it's a proverbial example of an overused joke. Some people, though, really like it. But it usually only available on long flights. What do you do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/Do-You-Like-Airline-Food-You-Can-Have-It-Delivered-to-Your-Home/

Top Ten Insane Nicolas Cage Performances

I am sorry to inform you, but Nicolas Cage is one of the greatest actors of our time. I am not saying this because he is, technically, one of the greatest actors of our time. I am saying this because Nic Cage ensures ins...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/Top-Ten-Insane-Nicolas-Cage-Performances/

The Hero Of Fashion - A Legendary Sense Of Style

The Hero Of Fashion by Unlikely YuushaLink has always been a fashion forward kinda guy, and when all of his friends were busy trying to grow beards and walking around in nothing but dusty old robes he was putting togeth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/The-Hero-Of-Fashion-A-Legendary-Sense-Of-Style/

Why Does Star Trek's Dr. McCoy Wear a Pinky Ring?

Lately, I have been watching the original Star Trek series--something I have not regularly done since about 1988. I'm watching the show from start to finish. I noticed that on one early episode entitled "Mudd's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/Why-Does-Star-Treks-Dr-McCoy-Wear-a-Pinky-Ring/

Periodic Table of Elements Cake

Redditor YesImAtWork posted a picture of his nephew’s birthday cake, which recreates the periodic table of the elements. His nephew is six years old. How much does a six-year-old boy know about the elements? You mi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/Periodic-Table-of-Elements-Cake/

Restful

(Fowl Language/Brian Gordon)I'm always tired until I go to bed. Then I'm anything but. Perhaps because it's the perfect time to think and thinking is dangerous.webcomic, Fowl Language, Brian Gordon, slee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/Restful/

French Fries Around the World

Neato's own Miss Cellania wrote this delicious piece for Mental Floss entitled French Fries Around the World. The more examples I read, the hungrier I became. French fries are probably up there...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/French-Fries-Around-the-World/

Polyphonic Singing Is Weird and Amazing

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vC9Qh709gas](Video Link)This is Anna-Marie Hefele, a German singer whom blogger Marilyn Bellamy aptly describes as "a human theremin." She specializes in polyphonic singing, which means si...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/Polyphonic-Singing-Is-Weird-and-Amazing/

Trial by Ordeal or No Deal

The following is a list from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader History's Lists.No DNA. No fingerprints, No jury. For judges in medieval Europe, every trial was he said, she said. so they sometimes looked...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/Trial-by-Ordeal-or-No-Deal/

The First Baby Ever Born from a Transplanted Uterus

(Photo: The Lancet)3 years ago, I mentioned that researchers in Sweden were planning the world's first uterus transplant. This would have offered new options for women for whom fertility is a lost cause. Accordi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/The-First-Baby-Ever-Born-from-a-Transplanted-Uterus/

24 Sunsets in 24 Time Zones Captured in an Eight-hour Flight

The premise of this stunt is intriguing. Photographer Simon Roberts and pilot Jonathan Nicol took photographs of the sunset in every time zone for a project called Chasing Horizons. The purpose was to create an interesti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/24-Sunsets-in-24-Time-Zones-Captured-in-an-Eight-hour-Flight/

Robotic Butt Tests the Strength of Smartphones

Some owners of the new iPhone 6 report that it bends and even breaks when kept in back pants pockets. Consumer technology journalists are calling the scandal "Bendgate"--a reference to the Watergate scandal that brought...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/Robotic-Butt-Tests-the-Strength-of-Smartphones/

Milking Champion Sets New Record

In 2008, Gunther Wahl set the world record for milking a cow at two liters in two minutes. in 2012, Maurizio Paschetta smashed that record by getting four and a half liters. At the 2014 World Cow-milking Championship in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/Milking-Champion-Sets-New-Record/

Sleepy Nightmare - Jack And The Headless Jerk

Sleepy NIghtmare by WirdouJack's whole life has been a total nightmare, which is just how he's always wanted it to be, but when he heard the clop-clop-clopping of equine hooves, and a howling laughter that cut through t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/Sleepy-Nightmare-Jack-And-The-Headless-Jerk/

Taquito Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Amy of the food blog Oh, Bite It! has a great idea for dinner tonight. Her grilled cheese sandwiches are perfect for an elegant evening. To make one, first defrost 5 frozen taquitos. Line them up on a gr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/Taquito-Grilled-Cheese-Sandwich/

Halloween "Life Hacks"

Novelty store vampire teeth make for great napkin holders Some of these suggestions for fun Halloween décor are perfect whether you're hosting a party or wanting to make a space festive for the occas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/Halloween-Life-Hacks/

New Map Shows Sea Floor In Greater Detail Than Ever Before

             (Image: David Sandwell, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego)You know what is utterly terrifying in scope and takes up most of the Earth's surface? The ocean....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/New-Map-Shows-Sea-Floor-In-Greater-Detail-Than-Ever-Before/

Cat Logic

[http://youtu.be/K3p0EFtJIn8] (YouTube link)Cats don’t think the way people do, but anyone who has a cat can see how their internal thinking is consistent within a house cat framework. There are some universal ways...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/05/Cat-Logic/
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