Archive for December 12th, 2014

Hundreds of Beautiful Works of Trench Art

(Photo: Imperial War Museum)During World War I, soldiers were not always fighting. Sometimes, during idle moments, they might work on crafts using materials at hand. Some of these surviving works demonstrate impressive...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Hundreds-of-Beautiful-Works-of-Trench-Art/

Storytime

[http://youtu.be/yqqOZPcfAIM]YouTube LinkThomas Sanders walks around town inventing stories about the people he sees going about their lives. Sometimes the main characters are a little freaked out by his...

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Lisa Pierce’s Wacky Animal Menorahs

Hanukkah is an annual Jewish celebration of the reconsecration of the Temple during the Maccabean Revolt. The traditional nine-branch menorah plays an important role in marking the occasion.Lisa Pierce’s me...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Lisa-Pierces-Wacky-Animal-Menorahs/

Gingerbread Bakery Makes an Impressive Resume

Chef Thomas Keller owns the renowned Bouchon Bakery in Napa, California. Oliver Bernardino is a 23-year-old pastry cook in Vancouver who idolizes Keller and would love to work for him. Instead of sending a letter or a re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Gingerbread-Bakery-Makes-an-Impressive-Resume/

This Cat Birthday Party Is the Worst Ever

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxMgWzupsQU](Video Link)Nine MSN reports that the birthday girl is named Princess Lolita. She and everyone else at this party is having a miserable time. There's some sort of pudding to e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Cat-Birthday-Party/

Slut-Shaming, Eugenics, and Donald Duck: The Scandalous History of Sex-Ed Movies

The first attempts at sex education in the U.S. over 100 years ago were to reduce the incidence of venereal disease (now called STDs). The medium of movies proved to be a valuable tool for disseminating information, alth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Slut-Shaming-Eugenics-and-Donald-Duck-The-Scandalous-History-of-Sex-Ed-Movies/

10 Breaking Bad Easter Eggs You May Not Have Noticed

Breaking Bad was a show with remarkable depth and sophistication executed carefully with great attention to detail. You may been riveted to the screen during all five seasons, but I’ll bet that a few of th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/10-Breaking-Bad-Easter-Eggs-You-May-Not-Have-Noticed/

Seven-foot-long Gummy Snake

Vat19, who brought us the gummy peppers, offers a 26-pound gummy candy in the form of a python. The Gummy party Python measures 84 inches long and packs in 36,000 calories. Of course, you don’t want to eat it all y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Seven-foot-long-Gummy-Snake/

Ultimate Dog Prank: Collar-Mounted Laser Pointer

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xqs-kQre2E8] (Video Link)The humans, of course, just laugh and play while the dog fiercely attacks the enemy, Red Dot.Red Dot must be destroyed. It is close—so close—but it al...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Ultimate-Dog-Prank-Collar-Mounted-Laser-Pointer/

Color Me Puzzled

This cool CMYK jigsaw puzzle contains 1,000 pieces in 1,000 different colors. Creator Clemens Habicht claims the puzzle is less difficult to master than most puzzles. He explains,"The idea came from enjoying the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Color-Me-Puzzled/

The Gävle Goat Timeline

Every year since 1966 the people of Gävle, Sweden, erect a huge straw goat for Christmas. The traditional Gävle Goat went up the the last weekend in November this year. The big question is: will it survive unti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/The-Gvle-Goat-Timeline/

Red Elk Rider - Two Companions, One Big Adventure

Red Elk Rider by Barrett BiggersHe'd heard tales of a savage girl in the wilds, who ran with wolves and claimed to commune with spirits, but meeting up with a wild woman was the least of Ashitaka's problems. He was an o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Red-Elk-Rider-Two-Companions-One-Big-Adventure/

Alton Brown's Method of Cutting Raw Potatoes to Make Mashed

[http://youtu.be/ZDuzKBhpTtk]YouTube LinkIn this video, Alton Brown demonstrates what he believes to be the perfect shape in which to cut raw potatoes prior to them being cooked and mashed. Of course, ev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Alton-Browns-Method-of-Cutting-Raw-Potatoes-to-Make-Mashed/

Terrible Real Estate Photos

Terrible Real Estate Photos (previously featured at Neatorama) is a website full of shots that defy all realty rational thought and reason. Toilets smack dab in the middle of the kitchen. People wearing reflective gear w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Terrible-Real-Estate-Photos/

Clips From Classic Movies Which Aren't Available On DVD

It’s hard to believe that there are still hundreds, if not thousands, of movies out there which have yet to make it onto DVD, or any digital format for that matter, when so many stinkers have already gotten their o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Clips-From-Classic-Movies-Which-Arent-Available-On-DVD/

Car Enters Garage Through the Roof

George Strother and his wife, of Escondido, California, thought they felt an earthquake early Wednesday morning. It was only when an Escondido police officer knocked on their door that they found out a car had cr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Car-Enters-Garage-Through-the-Roof/

Santa Claus is Real

Santa Claus is an extremely busy man this time of year, what with corporate and TV appearances, meeting children at schools, public and private parties (which he charges big time for), and hospital visits (which are free...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Santa-Claus-is-Real/

Benjamin the Lovable Pygmy Goat

[http://youtu.be/NpXN48kJ88k]YouTube LinkThis adorable pygmy goat named Benjamin is just five weeks old, but he's got years worth of personality, according to his owner Tom. Benjamin was born with a twin...

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6 Products That Can Only Be Made in One Place

Champagne is a lie! Your sparkling wine doesn’t have to come from France to be authentic. Here are six products that can really only be produced in one place on the globe.1. Cowichan Sweaters*/stro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/6-Products-That-Can-Only-Be-Made-in-One-Place/

Gift Wrap in a Snap

[http://youtu.be/fh_Rg6e4SY8]YouTube LinkThis may sound strange, but I actually like to wrap gifts. I'd rather wrap a gift than put it in a gift bag. But sometimes, if my December is hectic, I end up wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Gift-Wrap-in-a-Snap/

Guinea Pig Commuters on an Overpass

(Photo: @toma_san)Nagasaki Bio Park is a botanical garden and zoo north of the Japanese city of Nagasaki. Many guinea pigs call it home. If you visit there, you might want to move in with them!When it's time to move from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Guinea-Pig-Commuters-on-an-Overpass/

Double Take

[http://youtu.be/CBO1m4Hr-xA]YouTube LinkLandon is introduced to twins, and it seems that he can't believe his eyes! Women will probably keep you confused all your life, buddy. Best get used to it. -Via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Double-Take/

Turtle Cosmology (Teach The Controversy) - The Truth Is Really Out There!

Turtle Cosmology (Teach the Controversy) by Amorphia ApparelIt's common knowledge that our world resides on a disc which is held aloft by elephants riding on a giant turtle's back as he hurtles through space at an alarm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Turtle-Cosmology-Teach-The-Controversy-The-Truth-Is-Really-Out-There/

Instead of Presents…

Did your family ever pull that “Instead of buying toys this year…” business with you? If you’re talking to a young child, you better be talking about going to Disneyland, where you’re sure...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Instead-of-Presents/

Slinky Juggling Exists and This Man is the Master of It

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=742pnTiedko](Video Link)Wherever this man wants his slinky to go, it goes. It's not telekinesis (presumably), but the work of a master juggler. He can move his slinky so quickly that his...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Slinky-Juggling-Exists-and-This-Man-is-the-Master-of-It/






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