Archive for March 30th, 2015

Rube Goldberg's Passover Seder

[https://youtu.be/baQfqoZrEvI] (YouTube link)How would Rube Goldberg serve the Passover feast? In the most complicated way possible, of course! This seasonal device incorporates dominoes, fire, liquid, Tinker toys, origa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Rube-Goldbergs-Passover-Seder/

The Bit Wars 2.0- Pixels From Heaven

The Bit Wars 2.0 by RetroGamerAddictPixelated invaders from space started coming down in rows, launching rectangular laser beams at the Earth and breaking our stuff to an 8-bit beat. The Bit Wars had begun, and now it f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/The-Bit-Wars-20-Pixels-From-Heaven/

Police Officers Buy Family a Car Seat Instead of Issuing a Ticket

(Photo: ABC News)Officers Jason Pavlige and James Hodges of Fruitport Township, Michigan stopped a couple in a car. The mother was holding a 10-month old baby in her arms instead of securing her properly in a car seat. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Police-Officers-Buy-Family-a-Car-Seat-Instead-of-Issuing-a-Ticket/

What Really Happens When Someone Enters the Witness Protection Program

Longtime Department of Justice attorney Gerald Shur was the man behind the creation of the U.S. Marshall Service Witness Security Program (WITSEC). Shur has also co-written an informative book on the topic, ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/What-Really-Happens-When-Someone-Enters-the-Witness-Protection-Program/

A Baby Basically Looks Like a Pile of Rolls

Comedian Hamish Blake has a baby, an impressive array of baked goods, and too much time on his hands. The result last December was that he made a lifelike duplicate of his baby boy. I hope that he later...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/A-Baby-Basically-Looks-Like-a-Pile-of-Rolls/

Confessions of an Idiom

[https://vimeo.com/63083013] (vimeo link)What happens when the elephant in the room confronts the skeleton in the closet? That’s far from the only turns of speech that go head-to-head back-to-back in this sequence....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Confessions-of-an-Idiom/

79-Year Old Fashion Model Looks Better Than Men a Third His Age

(Photos: Tencent)This is Wang Deshun, a model and actor in China. He's 79 years old. But aside from the gray hair and beard, he doesn't look it at all. Shanghaiist reports that last Wednesday, during Chi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/79-Year-Old-Fashion-Model-Looks-Better-Than-Men-a-Third-His-Age-2/

Tower of Hammocks

It’s all fun and games until the guy at the top has to pee. Whether he climbs down over all the others or just tries to aim away, either could be a disaster. Even worse if he doesn’t wake up! There was also m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Tower-of-Hammocks/

Spread Some Smiles With These 30 Utterly Adorable T-Shirts (And Win One Too!)

Cuteness is a powerful thing, an irresistible force of happiness and warmth, able to thaw the frozen heart and bring a smile to the stoniest of faces. There are many grades of cuteness, but none more powerful than the ut...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Spread-Some-Smiles-With-These-30-Utterly-Adorable-T-Shirts/

25 Fun Bow Ties

Many men seem to be firmly seated in one of two camps: pro or anti bow tie. I've seen women who wear bow ties as well, particularly when they're sporting an androgynous look. For those who appreciate a fun bow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/25-Fun-Bow-Ties/

Turking For A Living

There are a legion of people out there who take surveys, undergo psychological tests, record search engine rankings and transcribe audio files for a living, taking whatever job comes up on the Mechanical Turk job list.Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Turking-For-A-Living/

This Business Card Can Start a Fire

Wildfire Experiential + Event is an event design and branding company in Canada. The owners, Kelly Thorpe and Bianca Knop, want you to think of their company as capable of setting your brand on fire. I mean that in a goo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/This-Business-Card-Can-Start-a-Fire/

Neat Facts About Easter

What the heck does "Easter" mean? Why do we celebrate a bunny that hides multi-colored Easter eggs? And why do we eat ham for Easter? There are so many strange questions around this spring holiday, but you can find the a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Neat-Facts-About-Easter/

Cowbell - She Won't Steer You Wrong!

Cowbell by ElladorWhen you hire Clarabelle as caller for a good old fashioned hoedown there's one instrument you know that cowgirl will be bringing along- the mighty cowbell. Clara's cowbell clangin' skills are legendar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Cowbell-She-Wont-Steer-You-Wrong/

Taxidermist Makes "Cute Forever Friends" with Dead Rats

(Photo: Adam Carter/CBC)Ankixa Risk is an artist and taxidermist in Hamilton, Ontario. She specializes in taking dead rats and posing them in human situations with appropriate clothing and props. Risk uses rats donated b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Taxidermist-Makes-Cute-Forever-Friends-with-Dead-Rats/

20 Things You Might Not Know About Community

The gang from Greendale Community College recently made their triumphant return to….wait, they’re not on broadcast TV anymore, are they?Nope. New episodes of Community are being shown on Yah...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/20-Things-You-Might-Not-Know-About-Community/

Whodunit: The Suicidal Schemer

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? (I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Whodunit-The-Suicidal-Schemer/

Problem: Drunk People Keep Falling on Train Tracks. Solution: Turn the Seats 90 Degrees

Spoon & Tamago reports that data scientists at the West Japan Railway Company analyzed 2 years worth of information of a recurring problem: drunk people at train stations walking right off the platfo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Problem-Drunk-People-Keep-Falling-on-Train-Tracks-Solution-Turn-the-Seats-90-Degrees/

Baby Clapping Before Birth

[https://youtu.be/mR6POuFfFNU] (YouTube link)What is the sound of an unborn baby clapping? There isn’t any, unless mom and the doctor sing along. Jen Cardinal underwent an ultrasound at 14 weeks in which they could...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Baby-Clapping-Before-Birth/

Knitted Full-Body Captain America Costume

(Photo: David Alvarez Photography)Cosplayer Fangirl Physics made this Captain America costume, which is made entirely of assembled knitted pieces. She doesn't carry the Captain's shield, but she has a pa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Knitted-Full-Body-Captain-America-Costume/

Wrong About Wright

The following is an article from Uncle John’s All-Purpose Extra Strength Bathroom Reader.Judging from what we’ve been told in history books, when the Wright Brothers invented powered fli...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Wrong-About-Wright/

Supercut: Fake Movies in Real Movies

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnFCfUq2Q5Q](Video Link)Movies sometimes show characters watching other movies--often completely fake. Some of these are clearly worthy of becoming feature films themselves, as illustrate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Supercut-Fake-Movies-in-Real-Movies/

Defending Darwin

James Krupa teaches evolution for non-biology majors at the University of Kentucky. This is more difficult than you might expect, he says, because so many of his students were taught that evolution is in direct oppositio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Defending-Darwin/

37 Absurd Kitchen Gadgets You Definitely Need in Your Life

It is inevitable that one day, you will need to produce and serve caramel-covered apples on such a large scale that it will be efficient if not necessary for you to purchase a machine built for that sole purpose. It will...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/37-Absurd-Kitchen-Gadgets-You-Definitely-Need-in-Your-Life/

Hench 4 Life - The Monarch's Minions

Hench 4 Life by KgullholmenSome people shoot for the moon, meaning they decide to blow up the moon and become the greatest super villain in the world, but for some there's nothing better than the life of a henchman. Asi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Hench-4-Life-The-Monarchs-Minions/

Ooh La La: Vintage Photos of Flight Attendants in their Uniforms

These days, they're called flight attendants, they wear buttoned up, full coverage outfits like suits and they're the mouthpiece of The People With the Cuffs on Terra Firma. But way back when, they were breezy, done up a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Ooh-La-La-Vintage-Photos-of-Flight-Attendants-in-their-Uniforms/

Artist Creates Stunningly Detailed Images by Burning Holes in Paper with Incense Sticks

Jihyun Park, an artist from South Korea, has a novel approach to pointillism. He burns holes in rice paper with lit incense sticks. When backlit, his works display amazingly rich images of clouds, landscapes, and trees....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/30/Artist-Creates-Stunningly-Detailed-Images-by-Burning-Holes-in-Paper-with-Incense-Sticks/




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