Archive for January 23rd, 2015

The World's Largest BBQ Pit Can Cook 4 Tons of Meat a Time, Is Hauled by Its Own Big Rig

(Photo: Texas BBQ Treasure Hunt)Check your pockets. Do you have $350,000 handy? If you do, then you can own the Undisputable Cuz, this gloriously huge portable barbecue pit now on sale on eBay. Terry Fol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/The-Worlds-Largest-BBQ-Pit-Can-Cook-4-Tons-of-Meat-a-Time-Is-Hauled-by-Its-Own-Big-Rig/

The Soviet Space Dogs Who Took Giant Leaps for Mankind

The tale of the canine cosmonaut Laika, the first living being to orbit the earth, is a tragic one. But she was not the first dog the Soviets sacrificed in their space program. And the two space dogs that followed Laika...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/The-Soviet-Space-Dogs-Who-Took-Giant-Leaps-for-Mankind/

Haggis Pops

Happiness is possible on this earth because these haggis pops are actually real! It's more portable than the world's largest haggis and surely just as tasty. Instructables member PenfoldPlant, the i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/Haggis-Pops/

Founder of Fark to Run for Governor

Lexington native Drew Curtis, who runs the website Fark.com, has thrown his hat into the ring for the 2015 gubernatorial race in Kentucky. The race is wide open, as Governor Steve Beshear is ineligible to run for a third...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/Founder-of-Fark-to-Run-for-Governor/

1 Up Princess - Itsa Floating Away!

1 Up Princess by FishbiscuitMario always finished levels by jumping on the flagpole then walking straight through the castle door, but something was different about the first level in UP world. Mario got through the lev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/1-Up-Princess-Itsa-Floating-Away/

Balloons With an Edge

A Brooklyn-based photographer calling himself “B. Balloonerman” shot this photo series of balloon animals that are a bit rougher around the edges than usual. The balloons, fashioned by Buster Balloon,&nb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/Balloons-With-an-Edge/

Reggie the Puppy-sitter

[http://youtu.be/zZlxFp5pBz8] (YouTube link)Reggie is a very patient and long-suffering cat. He’s well aware that these Australian terriers are puppies and don’t know any better, but he isn’t enjoying t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/Reggie-the-Puppy-sitter/

Six Charts That Explain Late, Flaky People

I know that I am never late or prone to blowing off plans made weeks ago with the best of intentions. I also know that no Neatorama reader could ever be characterized as su...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/Six-Charts-That-Explain-Late-Flaky-People/

Archer Has Incredible Ability to Hit Any Target from Any Position at Any Speed

Lars Andersen, the fastest archer in the world, is back with a mesmerizing video showing his apparently superhuman abilities with a bow and arrow. He has revived centuries-old techniques in positioning, such a holding th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/Archer-Has-Incredible-Ability-to-Hit-Any-Target-from-Any-Position-at-Any-Speed/

Pocahontas Ballerina

RYC-Behind the Lens snapped this photo of a great cosplay at Stan Lee's Comikaze 2014, a fan convention in Los Angeles. The Disney princess Pocahontas from the movie of the same name finds ballet calling...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/Pocahontas-Ballerina/

Mutant Pit Bull Terrier Specimen Discovered

[http://youtu.be/3PkIuO4N9c4]YouTube LinkRecently, the owner of a pit bull terrier was stunned to find it missing, with this terrifying mutant of the breed in its place. It's no wonder that there is wide...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/Mutant-Pit-Bull-Terrier-Specimen-Discovered/

German Man Wins Right to Pee Standing Up

A court case in Germany pitted a tenant against a landlord on the proper way for men to urinate. The landlord had confiscated €1,900 of his tenant’s €3,000 deposit due to damage to the marble bathroom flo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/German-Man-Wins-Right-to-Pee-Standing-Up/

20 Shower Thoughts That Will Blow Your Mind

You stand under the hot water for a couple minutes. It dances over your body. The steam rises and fills your nostrils. Your world is, for a brief moment, calm and peaceful. Now is the opportunity for enlightenment.That i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/20-Shower-Thoughts-That-Will-Blow-Your-Mind/

Four-Sided Paintings by Jacek Yerka

BoudoirJacek Yerka (previously) is a Polish artist who creates these fascinating four-sided paintings that keep the viewer's focal point constantly shifting. Aptly titled...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/Four-Sided-Paintings-by-Jacek-Yerka/

The Rise of Fake Engine Noise

You recall how Toyota added a recorded sound of an engine to its Prius models because people thought it was creepy and dangerous for a car to move silently when it was in electric mode. But apparently they weren’t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/The-Rise-of-Fake-Engine-Noise/

V8 ACCELERATE - Sci-Fi Speed Shop

V8 ACCELERATE by Scott NeilsonWhen Dale founded K's Motor Shop he had no idea what sort of people his humble hot rod shop would attract, but before he knew it Dale was neck deep in rolling alien trash cans looking for a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/V8-ACCELERATE-Sci-Fi-Speed-Shop/

20 Facts About Nuclear Accidents

Three Mile IslandAccording to The Guardian, working from data compiled by the International Atomic Energy Agency, there have been 33 nuclear accidents (and more minor incidents) since the first at Chalk...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/20-Facts-About-Nuclear-Accidents/

Richard Scarry's Busytown for the Modern Age

We're living in the future! There are no flying cars yet, but there are all sorts of new careers that you can prepare for. The children's book author and illustrator Richard Scarry became famous for his fictitious city o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/Richard-Scarrys-Busytown-for-the-Modern-Age/

The Real Values of 15 Movie Homes

[http://youtu.be/vH_9u41rILc]YouTube LinkThe interesting article linked below takes a look at homes used as sets for popular movies, estimating what they are worth in today's real estate market. Featured...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/The-Real-Values-of-15-Movie-Homes/

The Canine Sisyphus

[http://youtu.be/1u0hbj8nZ1w] (YouTube link)Can you teach the concept of futility to a dog? No, he’ll have to learn on his own. Buddy found a rock he particularly liked, but the sidewalk is not level and the rock i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/The-Canine-Sisyphus/

Whimsical Octopus Chandeliers

Philadelphia-based artist Adam Wallacavage (previously) makes delightful chandeliers and sconces with tentacled arms. It's a concept that almost seems like a logical progression of thought, whe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/Whimsical-Octopus-Chandeliers/

10 Interesting Things About Great Britain

We know enough about the royal couple, Will and Kate. England is majestic for at least ten other reasons.1. The Cabbies Are Smarter Than Google MapsLondon has the most informed cab drivers in the world—and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/10-Interesting-Things-About-Great-Britain/

The Problems with Superpowers

Your radiation experiments have finally succeeded! You now have superpowers. Congratulations. But before you try extraordinary feats, you should think about precisely what your powers do and do not do.Su...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/The-Problems-with-Superpowers/

Dear Kitten: Regarding the Big Game

[http://youtu.be/aBrSvHPY1NQ]YouTube LinkHave you ever looked at the ritual of Super Bowl parties and wondered what the big fuss was all about? If so, your'e not alone. In this amusing Ze Frank ad for Fr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/Dear-Kitten-Regarding-the-Big-Game/

King Tut’s Beard Broken, Glued Back on Crooked

The golden burial mask of Egypt’s King Tutankhamun was broken off during an attempted cleaning at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo sometime last year. Under orders to fix it quickly, curators used epoxy glue to reattac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/King-Tuts-Beard-Broken-Glued-Back-on-Crooked/

Haute Cuisine: Ants on Shrimp

(Photo: Robbie Swinnerton)The famous Danish chef René Redzepi has brought the entire staff of Noma, his restaurant in Copenhagen, to Tokyo. At his new location, he's offering his unique take on Japanese cuisi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/Haute-Cuisine-Ants-on-Shrimp/

Horror Rhapsody - Very, Very Frightning Me

Horror Rhapsody by Absolem StudioThey were tired of simply slashing their way through the local teen population, and those four fiends were looking for a new outlet for their supernatural frustration. They discovered th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/Horror-Rhapsody-Very-Very-Frightning-Me/

Monet Worth $12 Million is Repaired After Man Punches a Hole Through It

A man named Andrew Shannon visited The National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin on June 29, 2012. Once inside, Shannon walked up to a Monet painting worth $12 million and punched a hole clean through the canv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/23/Monet-Worth-12-Million-is-Repaired-After-Man-Punches-a-Hole-Through-It/




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