Archive for January 17th, 2015

1-Horse Power Ice Cream Churn

(Photo: Farm Collector)Alpha Ag Inc., a family-owned business in Illinois, makes low-tech but effective farming equipment. It’s known for its line of horse treadmills. They give horses a good workout, but they&rsqu...

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A Slight Amendment

And lastly for today, The Lady magazine 1977 rejects an advertisement for language reasons: pic.twitter.com/KF44WxPiC2— Kate Long (@volewriter) January 15, 2015 In 1977, The Lady magazine accepted payment...

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Researchers Build a Saw Blade with Shark Teeth

Ostensibly, they did this to advance human knowledge of science. But let's be serious: the made their saw blade mostly because a saw of shark teeth would be totally awesome.But awesomeness alone does not...

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Misconceptions About Getting Sick

[http://youtu.be/hD0vYCIB280]YouTube LinkMental Floss presents the latest in their ongoing video series on misconceptions about various topics. This episode concerns getting sick. Want to hear their take...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/17/Misconceptions-About-Getting-Sick/

Winosaur - A Saurian Vintage From Long Ago

Winosaur by ALCESAThere have been many theories about what wiped out the dinosaurs, but new evidence proves once and for all what did those terrible lizards in- alcoholism. Turns out those lumbering monsters were fond o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/17/Winosaur-A-Vintage-From-Long-Ago/

Detailed Map of Middle-Earth Drawn on Starbucks Cup

Stopping for second breakfast at a Starbucks, a customer drew this richly detailed and precise map of Middle-Earth on his cup. Redditor Carpe_Natem (that’s Latin for “seize the buttocks”) was on hand to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/17/Detailed-Map-of-Middle-Earth-Drawn-on-Starbucks-Cup/

Ski Bungee Ramp

[http://youtu.be/F1i7eplMT7s] (YouTube link)How’s this for a thrill: combine skiing, zip lining, and bungee jumping! The Bun J Ride at Tignes Ski Resort in the French Alps does just that. You have a ski jump ramp w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/17/Ski-Bungee-Ramp/

The Green Bay Packers Have Become Obsessed with Settlers of Catan

(Image: Kyle T. Webster)The Green Bay Packers are a football team in Green Bay, Wisconsin. They play football for a living. But for fun, a group of them play the board game Settlers of Catan--at every possible moment. It...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/17/The-Green-Bay-Packers-Have-Become-Obsessed-with-Settlers-of-Catan/

Magnificat

This cat has the strangest, humanlike face with eyes that look as if they can see right through you. We don’t know whose cat this is, and the earliest appearances of the photograph are in various languages I cannot...

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Cop Caught on Camera Lip Synching Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off"

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XFBUM8dMqw](Video Link)Police cruisers in Dover, Delaware have continuously running cameras that record what's going on inside. Whoever is driving the car is always on camera. Supervisor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/17/Cop-Caught-on-Camera-Lip-Synching-Taylor-Swifts-Shake-It-Off/

Heroic Cat Saves Infant Abandoned in Freezing Temperatures

 In Obninsk, Russia recently, an infant boy was abandoned outside in 30-degree weather. But thanks to a cat named Masha who cuddled up to him in the box in which he was left, the baby survived several hours in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/17/Heroic-Saves-Infant-Abandoned-in-Freezing-Temperatures/

Comic Strips with Superheroes

(Rob Peters)The Line It Is Drawn is a regular feature at Comic Book Resources. It invites professional comic book artists to draw eccentric and funny takes on pop culture. This week, artists redrew popular comic strips w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/17/Comic-Strips-with-Superheroes/

Tiny Homes for the Homeless

The recession of 2008 caused a steep rise in the number of homeless people, and the recovering real estate market has made it difficult for those with few resources to get back into a home of their own. One response is t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/17/Tiny-Homes-for-the-Homeless/

Dad Puts on Pants While Holding a Baby

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jRIJ4wAENs] (Video Link)There comes a time in every man’s life when he must wear pants. It is not a good time, but it is inevitable. Slide them on.We’ve previously seen a man...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/17/Dad-Puts-on-Pants-While-Holding-a-Baby/






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