Archive for December 22nd, 2014

Can You Guess the Gift?

TheNapman says his cat has figured out what his Christmas gift is. He also figures that the cat will lose interest in it the moment it’s unwrapped. The only solution is, of course, to leave it wrap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/Can-You-Guess-the-Gift/

Amputee Singer Rocks Modern Prostheses

Latvian pop singer and model Viktoria Modesta recently released her first music video and became known as the world's first amputee pop singer. Seen in her video and in promotional shots wearing several cool, futuristic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/Amputee-Singer-Rocks-Modern-Prostheses/

Pizza--The Food for Every Occasion

(Maximumble/Chris Hallbeck)Hot pizza is wonderful for supper. Cold pizza is a great breakfast (especially since there's no work involved). No matter what the event or occasion, pizza can fill the pizza-s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/Pizza-The-Food-for-Every-Occasion/

Pup Does a Jig When He Sees His Human

[http://youtu.be/P-8v-_kaZ38]YouTube LinkThere's a lack of information on this video's info page to tell me the circumstances of it, but this place looks to me to be a doggie day care, or perhaps a train...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/Pup-Does-a-Jig-When-He-Sees-His-Human/

British Government Declares This Public Urinal a Historical Landmark

(Photo: BBC)This majestic structure in Clifton, UK is a monument to a bygone era of British culture. Once upon a time, it was common for British cities to feature public urinals like this one. It's a simple structure of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/British-Government-Declares-This-Public-Urinal-a-Historical-Landmark/

The Drunkest Days in America

The arrival of December heralds the beginning of “the Drinking Season.” BACtrack, a company that makes smartphone-enabled breathalyzers, compiled data on 300,000 blood-alcohol content (BAC) tests in the U.S....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/The-Drunkest-Days-in-America/

If Rudolph Took Place Today

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWMZGCgNO6w](Video Link)The 1964 television special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a treasure of storytelling and stop-motion animation. Watching it every Christmas was a cher...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/If-Rudolph-Took-Place-Today/

RC Flying Christmas Tree

In a few days/months, it'll be time for you to take down your Christmas tree. In the meantime, anchor it down so it doesn't fly away. Otto Dieffenbach's tree might. He's the marketing director of Flyguy Promotions, a com...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/RC-Flying-Christmas-Tree/

Photographer Spends 20 Years Documenting How We All Dress Exactly Alike

You are a unique person--just like everyone else! To show your individuality, wear the latest fashions--just like everyone else! Dutch photographer Hans Eijkelboom demonstrates our herd mentality in his new book titled *...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/Photographer-Spends-20-Years-Documenting-How-We-All-Dress-Exactly-Alike/

How to Decorate a Blue Christmas Tree

Trees come in all colors, and it just takes a sense of humor to turn a blue one into Cookie Monster! Redditor enhydra-lutris did just that, with a couple of styrofoam balls and a pillowcase for his mouth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/How-to-Decorate-a-Blue-Christmas-Tree/

Astronaut Bear - An Interstellar Ursine Adventure

Astronaut Bear by Mike JacobsenOne lucky little bear went for a float amongst the stars, and when ground control checked in he told them he was ready for a major award...in the form of a triple scoop ice cream cone! The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/Astronaut-Bear-An-Interstellar-Ursine-Adventure/

Kids Adorably Failing at Hide and Seek

Better count to more than ten if you're playing hide and seek with these kids. They may need a little time to perfect their games. Remember when a well-draped blanket fort seemed to be the crucial factor in between you a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/Kids-Adorably-Failing-at-Hide-and-Seek/

R.I.P. Joe Cocker

[http://youtu.be/bRzKUVjHkGk] (YouTube link)Joe Cocker is remembered best for singing “With a Little Help From My Friends,” which closed out his set at Woodstock in 1969, and for the love song “You Are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/RIP-Joe-Cocker/

12 Bizarre Christmas Products

Christmas is the king of commercialized holidays, the one time of year when we buy-buy-buy and give-give-give, but some of the crazy holiday themed crap some companies come up with takes the spirit of giving straight ove...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/12-Bizarre-Christmas-Products/

Office Christmas Party

[http://youtu.be/kOPHkWcbSho] (YouTube link)Back when I had an “office” job, Christmas parties were great, mainly because that was a bit of time we weren’t working. And there was food. Then one year the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/Office-Christmas-Party/

Gamers Hold Massive In-Game Vigil for Dying Player

There are those who say that the online life is an empty one--that relationships that are mediated by an internet connection aren't real. A recent event on Final Fantasy XIV, an online role-playing game, evidenc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/Gamers-Hold-Massive-In-Game-Vigil-for-Dying-Player/

Rhino Calf's Big Bottles Bringing the Brawn

Now for something ridiculously cute. This three-week-old greater one-horned rhino calf (the largest of the rhino species) is already a big boy. He requires a lot of nourishment. When the calf was not gaining as much weig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/Rhino-Calfs-Big-Bottles-Bringing-the-Brawn/

Star Wars Landspeeder Cat Bed

Roxy's Dream is a maker of custom pet furniture--especially geeky pet custom furniture. The company is named for the owner's late cat, Roxy. It produced this cat bed that looks like a high mileage landspeeder....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/Star-Wars-Landspeeder-Cat-Bed/

Orangutans are “Persons” in Argentina

A court case involving Sandra, a 29-year-old orangutan in Argentina may have ramifications for other apes, or even other non-primates. An animal rights group filed a writ of habeas corpus on behalf of Sandra, alleging th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/Orangutans-are-Persons-in-Argentina/

20 Facts You Might Not Know about Patton, Both the Man and the Movie

General George S. Patton (1885-1945) was a great American general who led armies to victory in north Africa, Sicily, France, and Germany during World War II. He had a larger than life personality and was, at times, as co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/20-Facts-You-Might-Not-Know-about-Patton-Both-the-Man-and-the-Movie/

Creative Tip Jar Incentive Signs

Those who work for tips are at the mercy of their customers. Sometimes, particularly during slumps in the economy, it pays to do whatever you possibly can to put the public in the mood to part with their hard-earned mone...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/Creative-Tip-Jar-Incentive-Signs/

What Do You Want To Do Tonight? - A Mousy Mastermind

What Do You Want To Do Tonight? by WirdouDoctor Horrible Brain is cursed, which doesn't seem surprising considering he chose to become a supervillain rather than finding honest work as a lab rat or trash picker, but his...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/What-Do-You-Want-To-Do-Tonight-A-Mousy-Mastermind/

Arcangelo's Lord of the Rings Pipes

Arcangelo, a woodworker from Italy, does amazing fantasy-inspired work. We've previously featured his pipe that looks like that of Thorin Oakenshield, a character in The Hobbit movies. He's made more Lo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/Arcangelos-Lord-of-the-Rings-Pipes/

Hearing Impaired Girl Delighted That Santa Knows Sign Language

[http://youtu.be/PvVY9V2S68M]YouTube LinkSix-year-old Sadie Adam has been hearing impaired since birth. In previous years, when Sadia visited Santa, any communication she had with him required a sign lan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/Hearing-Impaired-Girl-Delighted-That-Santa-Knows-Sign-Language/

16 Very Strange Christmas Ornaments You Can Buy

What in the world is this? It’s a watermelon, terrified because he is falling, no doubt thinking about the big mess his splat will leave on the floor. It’s a glass Christmas tree ornament available at eBay, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/16-Very-Strange-Christmas-Ornaments-You-Can-Buy/

The Repentance of Ebenezer Scrooge

(Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal/Zach Weinersmith)O Ghost of Christmas Future! I shall heed your kind counsel. Please continue to instruct me in the ways of generosity. May I suggest sending me a year'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/22/The-Repentance-of-Ebenezer-Scrooge/






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