Archive for May 14th, 2015

Panoramic Coffee Cups

A video posted by Adrian Hogan (@adehogan) on Apr 24, 2015 at 11:19pm PDT This is really clever! Adrian Hogan, an artist in Tokyo, has a new take on coffee cup art. While sitting at café terraces, he draws la...

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Three Lanes Going Up

Redditor bakesnorlax posted this picture of a school staircase with new “lanes” for designated students. It might make things go easier for a while, at least, but wait- what about the student...

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"Ultron Funk": An Avengers Parody of "Uptown Funk"

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erEeoLnnyS8](Video Link)Need some excitement on a Saturday night? Ultron will funk you up. Filmmakers Angie Griffin and Chad Nikolaus, who are known as the Screen Team, offer this parody...

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Autocorrect Gets Profound

The big question... pic.twitter.com/t5ln2nNJzi— Telegraph Letters (@LettersDesk) May 14, 2015 Lidl is a supermarket. It’s an understandable autocorrect, one that David Lavelle and his daughter will always...

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Biological! - It's Time For A Lesson In Adventure Science!

Biological! by FishbiscuitAdventurers are made of very special stuff, supercharged bits that float around inside the body and get all mathematical, turning an ordinary person (or dog) into a real hero. The biologicals t...

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Little Boy Sees a Pay Phone for the First Time

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K98px_-Pj7g] (Video Link)I tell my daughters, who are 4 and 6, that when I was their age, all phones were connected to walls with cables. The only thing you could do with them is talk to...

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Swineapple: Hollowed-Out Pineapple Stuffed with Ribs Wrapped in Bacon

On Facebook, Josh Bush of LaPorte, Texas (because, of course, Texas) shared photos of a hollowed-out pineapple stuffed with two pounds of boneless country style ribs, wrapped in bacon.It's...

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Rescued Baby Bunny's Milk Gives Him Get Up and Go

[https://youtu.be/0VSQy9ANMzg]YouTube LinkThis sweet baby bunny named Red is a rescued wild Cottontail. When his handler feeds him his milk, Red is like Popeye getting a spinach infusion. He becomes the...

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This Fiddle is 12 Feet Tall

(Photo: Jean-Pierre Dalbéra)It’s called the octobass or octobasse. French violinmaker Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume invented it in 1849 or 1850. He wanted to add a very low tone to orchestral performances. The oct...

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The True Story of Biggs Darklighter

Biggs Darklighter was a rebel fighter in the movie Star Wars. He was Luke Skywalker’s friend from Tatooine and his wingman during the attack on the Death Star, who came to an unfortunate end. He had little...

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The Deadliest Jobs in America

The United States Department of Labor keeps records of the number of people who die at work and the cause of their deaths. The latest records of that information, which are based on statistics from the last seven years e...

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30 Strange Scholarships

[https://youtu.be/TmofuX0-kuk] (YouTube link)Are you tall? Left-handed? Can you make a great peanut butter sandwich? Is your last name Zolp? Then you might want to consider some of the ways these odd attributes can get y...

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21 Extremely Awkward Band and Musician Photos

There's nothing like a rock band in terms of sex appeal. Even the hairiest of hair bands seemed to have groupies, however misguided. Can you imagine the groupies that populated darkened dive bar hallways in search of som...

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Here's What Grand Theft Auto 2 Would Look Like In Real Life

The original Grand Theft Auto games left a lot to be desired in terms of visual interest and storyline, especially when compared to GTA 3 and beyond, but they did have one thing going for them- a unique, police chopper s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/14/Heres-What-Grand-Theft-Auto-2-Would-Look-Like-In-Real-Life/

Twenty

Oh, help me, I’ve found another simple but addictive game that I will have to practice until I’m good at it. In Twenty, you stack tiles that have the same value until they get to twenty. It&r...

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Ten ‘Where Are They Now’ Stories Of Infamous Criminals

[https://youtu.be/qJm3lXkPZyM]YouTube LinkOn December 8, 1963, 19-year-old Frank Sinatra Jr., son of legendary singer Frank Sinatra, was kidnapped from his hotel room after performing a show in...

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Brother's Bond - The Alchemy Of Family

Brother's Bond by NtesignThe Elric brothers stand back-to-back in a fight, or more precisely back to armor plated thigh since Edward's a bit shorter than his baby brother Alphonse, and they don't back down from any chal...

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Fisherman Doesn't Need No Stinking Rod and Reel

[https://youtu.be/Oa7tEYiy14I]YouTube LinkAll this man needs is a tiny bit of bait and his two hands in order to make the catch of the day. Don't bother or underestimate him with your fancy fishing tools...

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Laugh, Because It’s So True

This is exactly why you have to put a little time between finding out what your kid did and confronting him about it. Parenting experts will tell you it’s because you need to cool off in order to deliver calm, rati...

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Does This Teen Have The World's Longest Tongue?

Our bodies come in all shapes, sizes and shades of skin color, and every human body is totally unique with its own unique set of strengths, weaknesses and quirks.We all know someone who is double jointed, extremely stron...

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The Bats and the Bees

Conducting research in the world's newest country yields a new genus and unimaginable dangers.By DeeAnn Reeder of Bucknell University, as told to Jed Lipinski.SOUTH SUDAN, 2013—On our way into the Banganga...

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New Yacht Features Underwater Room

Now, especially for those of you readers to whom money is no object, feast your eyes on this new and fabulous yacht developed by the Kleindienst Group. This two-level wonder called the "Floating Seahorse" features a...

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Sandwich Shop Map Shows That We’re Living in a Subway Empire

Flowing Data created several charts of sandwich chains across the 48 contiguous US states. This one makes it clear: the Subway company rules the land with a lettuce-covered fist. You can see the other charts here...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/14/Sandwich-Shop-Map-Shows-That-Were-Living-in-a-Subway-Empire/

A Nine-Year-Old Reviews Avengers: Age Of Ultron

Even though Marvel movies like The Avengers and Captain America are rated PG-13, advertising related to movie merchandise try to appeal to a younger demographic when they make action figures, Happy Meal toys and other me...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/14/A-Nine-Year-Old-Reviews-Avengers-Age-Of-Ultron/

This 3-Cent Bill Is Legal Tender in the United States

(Photo: US Post Office)In a fascinating article at io9, Esther Ingils-Arkell tells us about United States fractional currency. During the American Civil War, the Trent Affair almost drew the UK into decl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/14/This-3-Cent-Bill-Is-Legal-Tender-in-the-United-States/

A Collection Of Library Barcode Fails

There are many difficult aspects to a career in library science, but the easiest part of a librarian’s job has to be sticking barcodes and other tracking labels on book covers and spines without obscuring the title...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/14/A-Collection-Of-Library-Barcode-Fails/
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