Archive for November 21st, 2014

Rainbow Cat

Twitter user @smellyghostgirl writes, “my stepdad makes sundials that make a rainbow go thru ur house when the sun hits it and.”* Rainbow Cat brings a technicolor grumpiness to everyone he me...

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Ten Places You Definitely Don't Want to Go Swimming

Mumbai, IndiaI know a lot of people in our Neatorama readership are concerned about environmental issues, nature and conservation. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world shares our priorities. This article hig...

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Life Is A Joke - Laugh Now, Cry Later

Life Is A Joke by SaqmanThe clown prince of crime took to the stage and announced his retirement from supervillainy, stating that his entire career as a crook had been one big joke. The crowd gasped, their faces locked...

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How to Make Doritos-Flavored Mountain Dew at Home

“Oh my God!”“What?!”“Do you have to make a mess?”“Science is generally very messy. Yes, you should know that. You can’t make an omelet unless you break a few eggs.”Wi...

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Ten of the World's Ridiculously Decadent Homes

Sometimes wealthy people build monuments to their success that are so ostentatious they border on obscenity. This collection of ten such homes lists some contenders for most over-the-top architectural displays of wealth....

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How to Make Girl Scout Cookie Shots, Get Drunk

Girl Scout Cookies—especially Thin Mints—are delicious! They do, however, have low alcohol content. That’s in sharp contrast to Andrea Romano and Laura Vitto of Mashable, who created this video showing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/21/How-to-Make-Girl-Scout-Cookie-Shots-Get-Drunk/

Japanese Pet Owners Discover IKEA Doll Beds Are Cool For Cats

Kitty beds don’t have to cost a fortune, especially because most cats would rather hang out in a cardboard box than on some fancy bed, but if you’re looking for purr-fect style on a budget you can’t do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/21/Japanese-Pet-Owners-Discover-IKEA-Doll-Beds-Are-Cool-For-Cats/

The Jimmy Kimmel and Freddie Wong Martial Arts Battle

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKvkBQukTgU] (Video Link)Late night TV show host Jimmy Kimmel and action filmmaker Freddie Wong are mortal enemies. It’s not that they hate each other so much as they are rivals when...

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Objects and Installations by Tony Spyra

The work of a good conceptual artist will surprise you with something you’d have never considered, then upon reflection you find that it makes total sense in some way. That’s the impression I get from Austria...

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Bank’s Ads Are Hilariously Transparent

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=178a3bl-2vU] (Video Link)“Hello. I’m an actor.” The man in the grey suit doesn’t pretend that he works for Nordnet, a Scandinavian bank. He makes it clear that he&r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/21/Banks-Ads-Are-Hilariously-Transparent/

"Lammily" Doll Comes With Stretchmarks, Cellulite, Scar and Acne Stickers

Approximated figure proportions of Barbie (l), and Lammily, (r)Traditional Barbie dolls have been under attack for years regarding what people deem their unrealistically tiny waistline and figure. Digital artist...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/21/Lammily-Doll-Comes-With-Stretchmarks-Cellulite-Scar-and-Acne-Stickers/

Photographer Reveals The Many Dead Ends Found In Brooklyn

For some Brooklyn is the New York borough that represents a new beginning, for others it’s a stop in the middle of their NY story, but there’s one thing Brooklyn has waiting for anyone who lives there- lots o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/21/Photographer-Reveals-The-Many-Dead-Ends-Found-In-Brooklyn/

A Teenager Replies

[http://youtu.be/YUVS68VfqVA] (YouTube link)Will Reid has made a name for himself by creating instructional videos for his teenagers, laying out the basics for simple tasks like replacing the toilet paper roll. Now it&rs...

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The Feral Cats Who Call Disneyland Home

There’s a hidden population lurking around Disneyland unchecked, a group that owns the park at night and keeps the Magic Kingdom rodent free.(Image Link)They’re the feral cats who call Disneyland home, and th...

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Gigawatt The Time Former - An 80s Kid's Dream Come True

Gigawatt The Time Former by NinjainkTraveling through time in a slick automobile equipped with Home Energy Reactors is pretty cool, but when your vehicle is capable of transforming into a walking, talking time former ro...

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A Visual Guide to All 37 Villains in the Batman TV Series

Although I haven’t watched the show since I was a kid, I thought I remembered the Batman TV series perfectly, because I never missed an episode. It is not so. I was very young then. I recall many of the vi...

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Father Explains Photographer Job To Son With A Potato Head Wedding

Kids often have a hard time grasping the concept of their parents doing something besides parenting for a living, finding it difficult to understand what it means to be an accountant, an administrative assistant, or a we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/21/Father-Explains-Photographer-Job-To-Son-With-A-Potato-Head-Wedding/

Raiders of the Lost Ark Nazi Face Melt Candle

[http://youtu.be/m83JcNoNQ-4]YouTube LinkWho doesn't remember and love the scene from Raiders of the Lost Ark in which the ark is opened and the Nazis are confronted with the face-melting truth...

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Half Naked Winnie The Pooh Banned From Playground

Officials in Tuszyn, Poland, have a problem with Winnie-the-Pooh. They met to select a new macot for the municipal playground. They rejected the idea of using literary stuffed bear Winnie-the-Pooh on the grounds that he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/21/Half-Naked-Winnie-The-Pooh-Banned-From-Playground/

At 73 MPH, This Is the Fastest Backhoe in the World

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wjZfXlG3IY](Video Link)This is the JCB GT--the fastest backhoe in the world. It's a product of JCB, a British manufacturer of heavy equipment. The company built it to advertise its produc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/21/At-73-MPH-This-Is-the-Fastest-Backhoe-in-the-World/

Nixon in China: The Opera

Just 13 years after President Richard Nixon’s resignation, a heroic opera about him seemed like a sure flop. Today, it’s part of the global repertoire. Opera houses don’t usually have to prot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/21/Nixon-in-China/

The SpongeBob SquarePants Minivan Is the Full Glory of Bikini Bottom

(Photos: Toyota)The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, the next SpongeBob SquarePants movie, will come out in 2015. To promote it, Toyota created this custom Sienna minivan. We’ve previously seen a Spon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/21/The-SpongeBob-SquarePants-Minivan-Is-the-Full-Glory-of-Bikini-Bottom/

Why Do Rivers Curve?

[http://youtu.be/8a3r-cG8Wic] (YouTube link)Oh! Oh! I know this one! My father taught geology and geography, and this is one of the few lessons I remember learning as I sat through his summer classes as a young kid. It w...

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What’s the Best Item to Carry with You during Time Travel?

(Time Machine Manual t-shirt now on sale at the NeatoShop)Rhett Allain, a physicist, offers a few items to consider for your packing list. I’ll give you a moment to retrieve your own list so that w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/21/Whats-the-Best-Item-to-Carry-with-You-during-Time-Travel/

Maple Leafs Fans Sing the U.S. Anthem

[http://youtu.be/mHSaHRd4Q48] (YouTube link)We make jokes about Canadians, and Canadians make jokes about Americans, but deep down, we love each other. Kind of like siblings. Tuesday night, the Toronto Maple Leafs hosted...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/21/Maple-Leafs-Fans-Sing-the-US-Anthem/

PAKKU-MAN - Legend Of The Ghost Hunter

PAKKU-MAN by BeastPopThey didn't have the technology to depict the Pakku Man legend the way it actually played out, so they had to settle for a pie shaped main character and a bunch of pixelated ghosts, but the true sto...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/21/PAKKU-MAN-Legend-Of-The-Ghost-Hunter/

German Scrabble

(Bonkers World/Manu Cornet)The German language is famous for its long compound words. But last year, it dropped its longest word: rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/21/German-Scrabble/




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