Archive for February 18th, 2015

32 Sandwiches From Around the World

Pork chop bun, Macao |  Image: Ydolemw | Asian-marinated pork with sweet Portugese breadGained popularity worldwide after being featured by Anthony Bourdai...

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Why Do Mirrors Flip Objects Horizontally But Not Vertically?

That’s a good question! If you hold a sign up to a mirror, the words appear backwards, but not upside-down. Why? Dianna the Physics Girl explains.[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBpxhfBlVLU] (Video Link)Objects in...

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Adventure Meal - It'll Make You Smack Your Lips, Not Your Buns

Adventure Meal by Amanda FlaggDon't you wish your meal came with a side of danger and some extra mathematical sauce for dipping? Then you're hungry for an Adventure Meal, from Pendleton Farms! It comes with Jake's Doubl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/18/Adventure-Meal-Itll-Make-You-Smack-Your-Lips-Not-Your-Buns/

The 6th Annual Pawscar™ Winners

The American Humane Association has announced the winners of the sixth annual Pawscars™, the awards for animal acting and other cinematic achievements by animals. Picture above is Crystal, a capuchin monkey who was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/18/The-6th-Annual-Pawscar-Winners/

Teacher with Phobia of Young Children Lost Lawsuit Against School

Kids are scary. I know. I have three of my own. But if you have a phobia of young children, then perhaps you shouldn't be a teacher. That's what a woman named Maria Waltherr-Willard just found out as she lost her...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/18/Teacher-with-Phobia-of-Young-Children-Lost-Lawsuit-Against-School/

This Jar of Peanut Butter Costs $761

(Photo: unknown)This is Standard Reference Material No. 2387. It’s the finest peanut butter in the world—from a purely scientific point of view. The National Institute of Standards of Technol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/18/This-Jar-of-Peanut-Butter-Costs-761/

Bacon-wrapped Pizza

This deep-dish pizza is wrapped all the way around the crust with strips of bacon- three and a half feet of bacon! Little Caesars announced today that they will offer the Bacon Wrapped Crust Deep! Deep! Dish Pizza for a...

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Ninja Day Is an Actual Holiday in Japan

(Image: @dobi_yobi)For some people, Ninja Day comes only once a year. But I say: live every day like it’s Ninja Day.Brian Ashcraft of Kotaku explains that February 22 is Ninja Day because...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/18/Ninja-Day-Is-an-Actual-Holiday-in-Japan/

Coming Soon: A New Dr. Seuss Book

The beloved children’s book author Theodor Seuss Geisel, known as Dr. Seuss, died in 1991, but he’s got a new book coming out in July. What Pet Should I Get? is believed to have been written between...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/18/new-dr-suess/

80 Facts About the 80s

[http://youtu.be/QFqQwXNKn64]YouTube LinkIn the new episode of List Show by Mental Floss, John Green presents viewers with 80 facts about the big haired, new wavy, Aqua Netted 1980s. W...

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It’s Deep in New England

The Great Boston Blitz of 2015 (new blog post) - http://t.co/DNQyjIRXhF pic.twitter.com/hfySQuEmwa— Eric Fisher (@ericfisher) February 11, 2015 Boston now has 95 inches of snow, and other towns in Massachusetts ha...

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High-Tech Hello Kitty Toilet Seat

(Photo: AFP/Yoshikazu Tsuno)Coming soon to the Neatorama headquarters executive restroom: it's the Hello Kitty collectible electronic toilet seat! Sanrio, the company that owns the Hello Kitty brand, showed this ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/18/High-Tech-Hello-Kitty-Toilet-Seat/

Why Men Always Think Women Are Flirting With Them

Well, maybe not always, but men are much more likely to misinterpret a woman’s friendliness as flirting than women misinterpret men’s behavior. About 90% of American women report that a man thought s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/18/Why-Men-Always-Think-Women-Are-Flirting-With-Them/

Little Cthulhu - He Came From Beyond To Take A Bath!

Little Cthulhu by Raki MartinezCthulhu wasn't born a big, bad squidfaced monster- he started out looking pretty darn cute! With his wide eyes yet to pierce the veil of madness and his tender tentacles yet to have crushe...

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Back to the Future Hoverboard Stencil by JPS

Photo: JPS/Facebook It's 2015, so if you're asking "Where's my hoverboard?" then street artist JPS (featured previously on Neatorama) has got the answer: here it is! But before yo...

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Can You Find All 16 Hidden Faces?

Need larger? Embiggen this pic At first glance, you'd expect to see the faces of five people and another one in the painting for a total of six but this ad for LG's Viewty mobile phone tells us that...

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10 Fun Things You Can Do With Your Dog

Having a dog seems like a lot of fun when you're living a dogless life, but after a while all the stick fetching, leashed walking, rolling over and playing dead can start to feel mighty dull.That's why it's important to...

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Why Vaccines Work

[http://youtu.be/3aNhzLUL2ys] (YouTube link)What do scurvy and measles have in common? They are diseases we can defeat, as long as we take the proper steps to prevent them. This video from It’s OK To Be Smart goes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/18/Why-Vaccines-Work/

A Maze and Playground Made out of Snow and Ice

Karl-Johan Ekeroth and Christian Strömqvist of PinPin Studio are designers in Gothenberg, Sweden. They explain that they "take play seriously." In cooperation with the Icehotel, a hotel built of snow and ice every y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/18/A-Maze-and-Playground-Made-out-of-Snow-and-Ice/

Deskloop

[http://youtu.be/fSfnrRNUfs4] (YouTube link)In this short film by Evelien Lohbeck (previously at Neatorama), the computer’s fan sets off a chain reaction a la Rube Goldberg. But the action eventually retur...

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The Crazy Sides of Ten Famous Film Directors

Orson Welles, 1927 | Image: WikipediaCelebrated director Orson Welles was known for films such as Citizen Kane, The Magnificent Ambersons and The Lady from Shanghai. Yet in s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/18/Ten-Crazy-Sides-of-Famous-Film-Directors/

Woman's Reaction to "Fake Selfie" Marriage Proposal Is Precious!

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uH_Qu4ohdY0](Video Link)"What?! Oh my God! Yeah! Are you serious right now?! Is this for real?!" The look on this woman's face starting at the 0:17 mark is just perfect. Her boyfriend pre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/18/Womans-Reaction-to-Fake-Selfie-Marriage-Proposal-Is-Precious/

Jerry's Kid: the Story of Gary Lewis & the Playboys

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.Gary Harold Lee Levitch, the eldest son of comedian Jerry Lewi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/18/Jerrys-Kid-the-story-of-Gary-Lewis-the-Playboys/

Watch the King of Random Melt Metals and Rock

[http://youtu.be/JIlZsuRc9jQ]YouTube LinkWhen we last checked in with the King of Random, he was melting aluminum and molding it into ingots. This time, the King uses a mini ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/18/Watch-the-King-of-Random-Melt-Metals-and-Rock/

ICE PUNISHMENT - Time To Make Those Adventurers Pay

ICE PUNISHMENT by B4DW0LFFinn and Jake had smacked the Ice King's buns many times, but they went too far when they "accidentally" killed one of Simon's beloved penguin servants. Those psychos had been holding the Candy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/18/ICE-PUNISHMENT-Time-To-Make-Those-Adventurers-Pay/

Bag Wag Sing!

I laughed so hard that my wife asked me if something was wrong.Scott Meyer's Basic Instructions is a treasure. It should be one of your daily reads.Now make the appointment for me. Sometime Thursday morn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/18/Bag-Wag-Sing/

Dustin Yellin's Stunning "Window Sandwiches"

Dustin Yellin is a Brooklyn-based artist commissioned by the New York City Ballet to do a series of his glass sculptures shown here, which he calls "Psychogeographies" because “...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/18/Dustin-Yellins-Stunning-Window-Sandwiches/

How Pokémon Get Their Names

(Pickled Comics/Mike Royer)How many Pokémon are there? Um, a lot. Maybe 721, more or less? I can’t keep count.That’s a lot of Pokémon. If you’re a Pokémon manufactu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/18/How-Pokemon-Get-Their-Names/

Romanian Kids Parody the "Rich Kids of Instagram"

There's an Instagram account and Tumblr with the tagline "They have more money than you, and this is what they do." I'm sure few people realize the following, so allow me to break the ne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/18/Romanian-Kids-Parody-the-Rich-Kids-of-Instagram/
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