Archive for December 15th, 2014

Taste the Rainbow one Color at a Time with a Color-Sensitive Skittle Sorter

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKqUffCPEWo](Video Link)Standard Skittles candies come in red, yellow, orange, violet, and green. Do you have a favorite? To the best of my knowledge, they all taste the same. But if you'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/Taste-the-Rainbow-one-Color-at-a-Time-with-a-Color-Sensitive-Skittle-Sorter/

Spectacular Entries in Sony World Photography Awards 2015

White fallow deer, Eifel National Park, Germany | Image: Georg MayThe gorgeous photos seen here are entries in the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards Competition. The contest has four sections, depending on the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/Spectacular-Entries-in-Sony-World-Photography-Awards-2015/

The Greatest Film Rating Ever

Why is the 1989 monster flick Godzilla vs. Biollante rated PG? It's not for foul language or frightening situations, but "Traditional Godzilla Violence." Besides being a great band name, Traditional Godzilla Vio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/The-Greatest-Film-Rating-Ever/

Cats vs. Christmas Trees: a Supercut

[http://youtu.be/Pj2ceEcpbgg] (YouTube link)Your Christmas card from Tastefully Offensive is a compilation of the funniest clips of cats in their annual battle against that most tempting toy/hiding place/enemy, the Chris...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/Cats-vs-Christmas-Trees-a-Supercut/

Hilariously Inappropriate Kids Toys

Buying a kid a toy for Christmas can be a kind and thoughtful gesture, but it can also lead to death by embarrassment and utter humiliation, depending on the toy and it’s *ahem* overall shape.It’s probably be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/Hilariously-Inappropriate-Kids-Toys/

Star Wars Rebels Giveaway Winners

A few weeks ago, we received this mystery box filled with Star Wars Rebels goodies from our pals over at Hasbro - so we ran a NeatoMail and NeatoShop exclusive giveaway to reward our loyal subscribers and custome...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/Star-Wars-Rebels-Giveaway-Winners/

Pop Danthology 2014

[http://youtu.be/OOHYCZLmbyc] (YouTube link)Daniel Kim’s annual year-end mashup is here! Pop Danthology 2014 blends the top songs of the year into a smooth dance mix. You’ll find an alphabetical listing of th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/Pop-Danthology-2014/

10 Ways to Offend People in Other Countries

(Photo: Brooklyn3012)Practice has paid off and you're now good at offending people in your own country. But what about other nations and cultures? What may work in your own culture may not successfully offend people in o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/10-Ways-to-Offend-People-in-Other-Countries/

Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me - A Superheroic Love Affair In Sin City

Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me Kill Me by Legendary PhoenixTheirs was a secret love affair on a superheroic scale, the bat and the cat who stopped to chat and ended up doing a whole lot more than that while standing all hero...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/Hold-Me-Thrill-Me-Kiss-Me-Kill-Me-A-Superheroic-Love-Affair-In-Sin-City/

A "Shake It Off" Parody for Hanukkah

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoHp2Rq8sMI](Video Link)Tuesday is the first day of Hanukkah, an 8-day Jewish holiday celebrating a miraculous event during the Maccabean Revolt. To mark the occasion, the musical group S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/A-Shake-It-Off-Parody-for-Hanukkah/

20 Houses Crazy With Christmas Cheer

Source: crazy frankenseinDriving around and checking out Christmas light displays is a popular pastime during the holiday season. One thing that's interesting is the sense of individuality in each display. Every des...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/Twenty-Houses-Crazy-With-Christmas-Cheer/

Mongooses in a Ball Pit

[http://youtu.be/Hyaps5xYUP4] (YouTube link)There is no end to the strange things people will think up- and share on the internet. A ball pit in a wading pool is an enrichment activity for the mongooses at the Houston Zo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/Mongooses-in-a-Ball-Pit/

Child's Chair Unfolds into a Dollhouse

Koichi Suzuno and Alicja Strzyżyńskaby designed this simple but clever piece of children's furniture. It's a dollhouse, a child-sized chair, and a storage container. Fold and unfold it as needed. You can see more photo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/Childs-Chair-Unfolds-into-a-Dollhouse/

A Letter to the Tooth Fairy

Her father found a letter that redditor judokitten had written to the Tooth Fairy years ago, on the occasion of losing a tooth and not getting the expected reward. She tells the story in the comments:Ful...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/A-Letter-to-the-Tooth-Fairy/

Dogs And Cats Destroy Christmas

Dogs and cats really don't know what to make of Christmas- we put a tree up in the house that they're not allowed to climb in, chew or pee on, then we surround the bottom of the tree with enticingly wrapped presents and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/Dogs-And-Cats-Destroy-Christmas/

Beautiful Photo: Polished Meteorite

Redditor Proteon posted this photo of a gorgeous polished meteorite sphere. Another user explained that it was a type of meteorite called pallasite, which is "a mixture of iron-nickel metal and olivine,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/Beautiful-Photo-Polished-Meteorite/

Whodunit: A Timely Alibi

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad.  These mysteries are from The Little Giant® Book of Whodunits by Hy Conrad and Matt LaFleur. Can you solve the mystery before you read the solution? (I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/Whodunit-A-Timely-Alibi/

Second Trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road Packs a Punch

[http://youtu.be/GfwdWEa5GN8]YouTube LinkBack in July we featured the first trailer of Mad Max: Fury Road, which was shown at Comic Con San Diego. Trailer number two was recentl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/Second-Trailer-for-iMad-Max-Fury-Roadi-Packs-a-Punch/

Every Episode of Every Star Trek Series Ever, Ranked

If you’ve ever said you read Playboy for the articles, this would be the article to read. Jordan Hoffman took on the monumental task of ranking 695 Star Trek episodes -from The Original Series...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/Every-Episode-of-Every-Star-Trek-Series-Ever-Ranked/

9 Lives - The Feline's Fatal Flaw

9 Lives by tomburnsAs the saying goes "curiosity killed the cat", but what the saying doesn't explain is which one of the nine lives were lost by curiosity and which can be chalked up to the cat in question biting off m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/9-Lives-The-One-Fatal-Flaw-In-Felines/

Kind Tortoise Flips Over His Buddy

Each of us, at some point in our lives, is a tortoise flipped over on his back, unable to right himself. We need some kind person to flip us back over. We need this tortoise, who helped a companion in need at a zoo in Ta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/Kind-Tortoise-Flips-Over-His-Buddy/

The Myth of the 12 Days of Christmas

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Fast-Acting Long-Lasting Bathroom Reader. (Image credit: Xavier Romero-Frias)Secret codes and urban legends- Uncle John’s idea of a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/The-Myth-of-the-12-Days-of-Christmas/

Panda: The Action Movie

Michael Bay Gifs is my new favorite subreddit. It's filled with inexplicable explosions digitally added to ordinary footage. Redditor PhoneDojo offers this wonderful contribution. If you ache to fill the Transformers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/Panda-The-Action-Movie/

9 Surprising Facts About Flatulence

If you’ve been around a while, you’ve probably read an awful lot about farts here at Neatorama. Still, there’s always something new to learn. Flatulence is a natural process of a healthy functioning phy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/9-Surprising-Facts-About-Flatulence/

Ten Crazy Chinese Government Jobs

Chinese prisoners who are made to work for the government are hardly hammering out license plates or braille books. If you go to the pen in China, you may just find yourself forced to do menial work — in a vid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/Ten-Crazy-Chinese-Government-Jobs/

This Dog Hates Pineapple!

[http://youtu.be/cR3SvL2SmDo] (YouTube link)Stella the pit bull has never seen a pineapple before. And she doesn’t like it, no, not one bit. Jolene Creighton, who dared to purchase the demon fruit, assures us that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/This-Dog-Hates-Pineapple/

Don't Text and Joust

He was preceded in death by Sir Read-A-Book-on-the-Steering-Wheel-While-Driving-down-the-Freeway. Dave Coverly of Speed Bump offers a warning that all jousters--especially teenage knights of dubious judg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/15/Dont-Text-and-Joust/
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