Archive for April 14th, 2015

Christopher Eccleston Finally Reveals Why He Left Doctor Who

If you couldn't tell just by reading the blog, it's fair to say that most of the writers on Neatorama are big fans of Doctor Who. So, like most Whovians, we've been left to wonder what exactly caus...

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Puppy Push-Ups

I've always wondered why I find push-ups so detestable compared to other exercises — perhaps the answer is that I don't have a pup pushing up with me. Eric Ko, a dog trainer at the Dogaroo Dog Training Center&...

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Boy Uses Cow to Ask Girl to the Prom

(Photo via WSMV)Trevor Hotchkiss of Litchfield, Connecticut wished to go to the prom with Aziza Radwan. Naturally, he needed a cow to make his request. Thankfully, he had one at home. He placed the cow i...

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Explore the Physical Graffiti Building

Led Zeppelin is promoting the release of the remastered, 40th anniversary edition of the album Physical Graffiti with an interactive video. In the video, you can go inside through the windows of 96 and 98 St. Ma...

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The Mad Bunny King Destroys His Kingdom

(Video Link)The brave John Farrier previously brought us footage of Wallace the Mad Bunny King, but we had no idea how crazed this king had become. After watching the Game of Thrones premiere, Wallace went into...

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The Story Behind a Hoard of Gold Double Eagle Coins a Man Found Buried in His Back Yard

Image: Portable Antiquities SchemeA man named Terence Castle was digging a pond in his back yard in 2007 when he found the proverbial pot at the end of the rainbow. A treasure of 80 gold U.S. Double Ea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/14/The-Story-Behind-Hoard-of-Gold-Double-Eagle-Coins-a-Man-Found-Buried-in-His-Back-Yard/

A Totally Exhaustive Guide to the Food of Seinfeld

Are those pretzels making you thirsty? Will you only eat a marbled rye from Schnitzer's? Do you secretly wonder if horses actually love Beef-A-Reeno? If so, you're probably a Seinfeld fan (and if not, those last thr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/14/A-Totally-Exhaustive-Guide-to-the-Food-of-Seinfeld/

Master Seduction Technique: Butt Strings

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1mLaIb8VRM] (Video Link)The twelve-wired bird-of-paradise is a bird in New Guinea. The male is noted for having twelve wire-like filaments on his hindquarters. The male waves his wiry re...

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FRIDAY THE 13TH: FORCEFUL ENTRY - Know Any Good Knock Knock Jokes?

FRIDAY THE 13TH: FORCEFUL ENTRY by BeastPopJason isn't very good at knocking before he enters, in fact he prefers to skip the formalities and simply walk right through the front door before letting his axe greet everyon...

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How Ingrown Toenails Work

(The Awkward Yeti/Nick Seluk)We all know someone like Ingrown Toenail. The best that you can hope for is that he’ll just stay still and not break anything. But that never happens. Then you have to...

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Plans to Build the World’s Largest Surfboard

(Photo: Andrew Augustus/WPRO News)Pictured above are Bob Steel and John Barnitt of mouldCAM, a boat building company in Bristol, Rhode Island. They are standing next to the two halves of what will be the largest...

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A Suspicious Neighborhood

No, you shouldn’t be suspicious of this neighborhood -it is suspicious of you! This is a picture of Liar's Bridge in Sibiu, Romania. The legend is that if you tell a lie while standing on it, the bridge wi...

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The Insect Ecology of an Abandoned Prison

It’s an art installation that is a science museum within a historical museum. Greg Cowper is a curatorial assistant in the department of entomology at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. He also h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/14/Recording-the-Insect-Ecology-of-a-Prison-Reclaimed-by-Nature/

Avengers Family Feud

[https://youtu.be/VSYjs5RnlRo] (YouTube link)The show Jimmy Kimmel Live! staged a celebrity version of The Family Feud starring the actors who portray the Avengers in Marvel’s movie series. Watch...

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Company Sets New Minimum Wage: $70,000 a Year

A study a few years back told us that money doesn’t buy happiness, except for people earning under $75,000 a year. The conclusion of the research was that money only contributes to emotional well-being up to the po...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/14/Company-Sets-New-Minimum-Wage-70000-a-Year/

Cougar Wants to Stay Under House

Despite efforts, mtn lion P-22 still thought to be hiding in crawl space under Los Feliz home http://t.co/c57ZXpAff0 pic.twitter.com/EifpeBbbZp— KTLA (@KTLA) April 14, 2015 Two workers went underneath a home in th...

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Rowing Team Attacked by Fish

[https://youtu.be/yC-PSvlbogg] (YouTube link)A rowing crew from Washington University in St. Louis was practicing in Creve Coeur Lake when they rowed through a school of Asian carp. The invasive species didn’t like...

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Christian Bale Based His Patrick Bateman on Tom Cruise for American Psycho

Image credit: Georges BiardWhen Christian Bale, an actor who is always dead serious about preparing for his roles, prepped to star as the lead in American Psycho, he used the pers...

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Ski Patrol Puppy

[https://youtu.be/oZ5oNwCtEos] (YouTube link)Jake is a 10-week-old puppy who’s already got a job! He’s in training to become a Vail Ski Patrol dog. Like humans, puppies learn best when they are young, but Jak...

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Knifehead - Beauty Is Only Skin Deep

Knifehead by Adam worksKaiju come in all kinds of crazy shapes and drastically different sizes, from tiny and almost cute to giant and gruesome, and the only way to effectively deal with them is by studying their anatom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/14/Knifehead-Beauty-Is-Only-Skin-Deep/

Cheese Ball Crust Pizza

Cheese balls are more than just a breakfast food or a dessert topping. Nick Chipman of DudeFoods proves that they can make a great pizza crust, too! He made a pizza with them as a base b...

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Trouble Underfoot: Shoes and Schizophrenia

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.A closer look at a medical research reportby Bertha Vanatian, AIR staffDo shoes cause schizophrenia? Jarl Flensmark of Malmo wants to k...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/14/Trouble-Underfoot/

Man Shaves Half His Beard Off, Fills in the Empty Space with Other Objects

This is Adrian Alarcon, a photographer and art director in Sao Paulo, Brazil. One of his recent projects is called the Fifty Fifty Selfie Barber Shop. For it, he grew a beard for 4 months. Then he shaved off half of it....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/14/Man-Shaves-Half-His-Beard-Off-Fills-in-the-Empty-Space-with-Other-Objects/

Baggage Handler Wakes Up in Airplane Cargo Hold After Takeoff, Screams Until Plane Turns Around

A baggage handler for Alaska Airlines fell asleep in the cargo area of the plane Monday and began yelling and pounding on the walls when he awoke. Passengers and crew of Alaska Airlines Flight 448 bound fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/14/Baggage-Handler-Wakes-Up-in-Airplane-Cargo-Hold-After-Takeoff-Screams-Until-Plane-Turns-Around/

This Kid Has His Priorities Straight

Redditor dcebulsk is a fifth grade English teacher in South Korea. He tasked his students with composing personal bucket lists. Some had grand plans for themselves, such as world travel or high-paying careers.This child...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/14/This-Kid-Has-His-Priorities-Straight/

An Unfair Monday

Has this ever happened to you? Some bosses demand 21st century output while adhering to 20th century workplace customs. That’s not the way to keep your best workers around. While CommitStrip is a webcomic a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/14/An-Unfair-Monday/

Bowler Hat Colander

If you're a member of the Pastafarian religion, for which wearing a colander is traditional, or you just like to look snazzy, then the bowler colander is for you. After wearing one for the first time, you may have found...

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