Archive for January 5th, 2015

Top Photoshop Disasters of 2014

The folks at Photoshop Disasters have compiled their favorite Photoshop failures of 2014. There are 23 images, all with links to the original posts, because there might be more to the picture than you se...

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Misconceptions About Exercise

[http://youtu.be/rEniG2uf35U]YouTube LinkHow often should you replace your running shoes? Does stretching prior to exercise prevent injury? If you're not sweating is it true you're not exercising at the...

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This Is a Fire Truck

According to internet rumor, this strange looking antique car is actually a fire truck. It's a 1941 Horch 853 Sport Cabriolet purchased in November 1945 by a firefighting team in Brno, Czechoslovakia. Car modders altered...

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Ten Neighbors from Hell

Detroit strip club owner Alan Markovitz was married to Lea Tuohy when their marriage hit the rocks. Tuohy was unfaithful with a man for whom she left the marriage. She and her new man moved in together. Markovitz's next...

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Maps: Where LEGO Washes Up

In February 13, 1997, the cargo ship Tokio Express hit a terrible wave while off the coast of Cornwall, UK. It tilted 60º, rocking the ship badly and sending 62 shipping containers into the sea. Inside thos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/05/Maps-Where-LEGO-Washes-Up/

Design a Maze for the Stanley Hotel

The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, has been in business over 100 years, but it became much more famous after novelist Stephen King stayed there and was inspired to write The Shining. The current owners e...

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Judge Accepts Shoes Instead of Cash for Suspect's Bail

(Unrelated photo by Kevin Wu)Police in Framingham, Massachussets arrested a man who owed $450 in court fees. He didn't have any money and certainly couldn't come up with that much cash. So Judge Douglas Stoddard sug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/05/Judge-Accepts-Shoes-Instead-of-Cash-for-Suspects-Bail/

Phil Noto's Retro Marvel Covers

Beginning in February 2015, Marvel Comics will feature 20 variant covers drawn by acclaimed artist Phil Noto. The covers, some of which are shown here, are done in a retro style. Announced at New Yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/05/Phil-Notos-Retro-Marvel-Covers/

Fantastic Time - This Comic Kicks Buns!

Fantastic Time by NaolitoThose radioactive rays from space had made their bodies all weird, but it was the kind of weird Finn Richards and his buddy Jake Grimmson could get used to. Jake was generally a pretty elastic g...

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Snowmobilers Rescue Moose Buried in Snow

Alaskans Marty Mobley, Rob Uphus, and Avery Vucinich were snowmobiling around Hatcher Pass last week, wary of the possibility of an avalanche. The men had noticed moose tracks and ski tracks in a particular area, but whe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/05/Snowmobilers-Rescue-Moose-Buried-in-Snow/

Batdog and Robin Foil a Burglar

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jr4bilktxW0](Video Link)Batdog and Robin are, respectively, Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund and some other dog. Really, who can keep track of the Robins? They die or retire so quickly. So...

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The Video for The End of the World

In 1980, Ted Turner launched a 24-hour cable news channel appropriately called Cable News Network, or CNN. He vowed to keep bringing us news until the end of the world. And CNN made preparations for just such an event. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/05/The-Video-for-The-End-of-the-World/

This Is the Check That Paid for Alaska

(Photo: US National Archives)It's Treasury Warrant #927. With it, the United States government purchased Alaska from the Tsar of Russia on March 30, 1867. The document instructs the Treasury to give Edouard de Stoeckl, t...

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Teacher Matches Kids, Doodle for Doodle

A teacher of the eighth and ninth grades in Thailand named John doesn't discourage doodling on tests and assignments. On the contrary, he encourages the behavior by responding to it with more doodling. The resulting draw...

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Poorly-Phrased Headline Calls for the Blood of the Irish

It's not as bad as the researchers who called for the blood of female virgins, but the headline editor of The Irish Times might have done a better job. Or, if he was acting out of a sense of Irish nationalism, h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/05/Poorly-Phrased-Headline-Calls-for-the-Blood-of-the-Irish/

Twelve Critters Who Are Experiencing Pure Bliss

(Image Link)The furry critters who live all around us are looking forward to a new year full of fun, food and friends, and they're so happy they can hardly contain themselves!Animals aren't generally very good at hiding...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/05/Twelve-Critters-Who-Are-Experiencing-Pure-Bliss/

Whodunit: The Brothers Ilirium

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? A...

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Self-Adjusting Belt Lets You Pig out in Comfort

(Photo: Mashable)Do you need to loosen your belt after a big meal? Or cut another hole after the holiday season? That's extra work and an unnecessary expenditure of calories that you've acquired into your portable fuel r...

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Upgrade Ordinary Squirrels With a Cyberman Feeder

(Video Link)If you are what you eat then it shouldn't be too surprising that squirrels are all a bit nuts. They're so nuts, in fact, that they don't even mind upgrading themselves into Cybermen just to get a few more tas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/05/Upgrade-Ordinary-Squirrels-With-a-Cyberman-Feeder/

Playghost - For Mature Moaners Only

Playghost by WirdouLittle Gus the ghost has been caught with a dirty magazine and had to be sent home from spook school, much to his parents dismay. They had raised Gus to be just like every other healthy spectral child...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/05/Playghost-For-Mature-Moaners-Only/

The Name’s the Same

The following is a list from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader History's Lists.The name's the same, but the personalities couldn’t be more different.FRANCIS BACON1. The first...

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Junk Food Landscapes

Fruit Loops Landscape (2012) by Cirej and Lochman Junk food has never looked so ... beautiful! In "Processed Views: Surveying the Industrial Landscape," artists and photographers Bar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/05/Junk-Food-Landscapes/

Cat is Crazy Over Olives

[http://youtu.be/au9RdDYPPNA] (YouTube link)I like olives, too, but this is ridiculous! Just a whiff of a can of olives makes this cat react rather strangely. She comes back for more, but really doesn’t know what t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/05/Cat-is-Crazy-Over-Olives/

Moon Lamp Named in Honor of Neil Armstrong

Constantin Bolimond, whose clever work we've previously seen in wine bottle design, developed the Armstrong. It's a lamp shaped like Earth's moon and named for the first man to set foot on that moon, Nei...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/05/Moon-Lamp-Named-in-Honor-of-Neil-Armstrong/

Couple Gets Married In The Costco Where They First Met

It’s easy to understand why a newly wedded couple would want to hold their reception inside a Costco- you're surrounded by food and booze in bulk, there are plenty of places to sit, and if you spill something on yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/05/Couple-Gets-Married-In-The-Costco-Where-They-First-Met/

Martian Wheel Damage

The Mars Curiosity rover has been exploring the surface of the red planet for two and half years now, and it shows. The rover’s wheels are displaying severe damage, developing holes and tears due to the rough Marti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/05/Martian-Wheel-Damage/






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