Archive for May 29th, 2015

From Donation Bin to Sotheby's: How a Rare 19th-Century Bible Almost Got Away

John Marks volunteers with the group Friends of Knight Memorial Library, and found himself pricing donated books for a vintage book sale to benefit Knight Memorial Library in Providence, Rhode Island. Last year he priced...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/29/From-Donation-Bin-to-Sothebys-How-a-Rare-19th-Century-Bible-Almost-Got-Away/

Farmer Is Breeding Pigs with More Ribs

(Photo: Edwin)Look at the barbecue photo above and imagine a better future--if such a thing is even possible!Jeff Braun, a farmer in Mount Gambier, South Australia, has bred pigs for the past 30 years. Pigs are unusual i...

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Royalty - Cross The Drawbridge And Take Your Place On The Throne

Royalty by Wooded IllustrationsYou've been walking around with the blood of the royals pumping through your veins all this time and yet you haven't had a t-shirt that reflects your regal heritage. Well, all that's about...

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Duck is Excited to See Jonny

[https://youtu.be/40_c5ELI6do] (YouTube link)Jonny has a pet duck named Nibbles. But Jonny has to go to school and leave Nibbles at home. When Mom goes to pick Jonny up at the bus stop, Nibbles goes along and is ecstatic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/29/Duck-is-Excited-to-See-Jonny/

7 Tricks For Appearing Smarter Than You Are

Are you looking for a way to alter people’s perception of your intellectual capacity? Tired of people thinking you’re “not the brightest bulb in the box” simply because you don’t wear glasse...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/29/Tricks-For-Appearing-Smarter-Than-You-Are/

Swimming Through Millions of Jellyfish

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dA6Y9uSE5zc](Video Link)In the Pacific island nation of Palau, there's a seawater basin called Jellyfish Lake. Approximately 13 million jellyfish live in its waters. Most of them are Gold...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/29/Swimming-Through-Millions-of-Jellyfish/

Free Hugs? Let's Try Free Slaps Instead!

Perhaps you've occasionally seen a man standing on the street corner offering free hugs. Don't judge me because I'm lonely.The Japanese comedy troupe Guts and Death offers a different take on the practice. Its members st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/29/Free-Hugs-Lets-Try-Free-Slaps/

China's Top 10 Fake Foods

(Image Link)Even though China has contributed all kinds of good things to the world, from fireworks to pasta, the country has become known as the home of fake- fake products, fake companies and the place to go when you w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/29/Chinas-Top-10-Fake-Foods/

MIT’s Cheetah Robot Lands the Running Jump

MIT’s Biomimetic Robotics Lab created the Cheetah. Now it has become the first four-legged robot to “see” and jump over hurdles in its path while running. When you think of the many instant calculations...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/29/MITs-Cheetah-Robot-Lands-the-Running-Jump/

Matsumoto's Astonishingly Good Balloon Art

Japanese balloon artist Matsumoto is a master of his craft. These aren't ordinary twisted balloons, but impressively realistic depictions of animals and anime characters. Someday, I want to see a video in which he d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/29/Matsumotos-Astonishingly-Good-Balloon-Art/

Stayin' Alive With The Electric Knife Orchestra

Most orchestras merely bore you to death, or bore through your skull with cymbal crashes and French horn blasts, but this deadly mechanical orchestra of knives can slice you to bits as it lulls you into a musical coma!(V...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/29/Stayin-Alive-With-The-Electric-Knife-Orchestra/

20 Excellent Scientists in Mainstream Film and TV

Who are the best pop culture scientists? Meaning, the ones that are smart, accurately portrayed, and are not trying to take over the world. Den of Geek ranks twenty of them on intelligence and ethics, plus how t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/29/20-Excellent-Scientists-in-Mainstream-Film-and-TV/

10 Of The More Quotable Kramer Moments On Seinfeld

Cosmo Kramer may not be the best employee, or the best neighbor, but he’s aces when it comes to doling out bad advice, dressing like a hipster dufus and spouting super quotable sayings.You probably shouldn’t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/29/10-Of-The-More-Quotable-Kramer-Moments-On-Seinfeld/

12 Great Pieces of Avengers-Themed Home Decor

Can't get enough Marvel movie merch to satiate your obsession? Then head over to Homes and Hues, where we rounded up 12 awesome pieces of home decor inspired by The Avengers. From light switch covers to cutting boar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/29/12-Great-Pieces-of-Avengers-Themed-Home-Decor/

I Made This One Week Friends Light

I've just completed my latest crafting project: an acrylic edge LED light inspired by the anime series One Week Friends.One Week Friends is an endearing 12-episode romance. It's about Yūki Hase, an anx...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/29/I-Made-This-One-Week-Friends-Light/

Ultraviolence Raiders - Bezoomny Ballers

Ultaviolence Raiders by Buby87Sports have become mega brutal since the world went to orange hell, and the only people still interested in participating in these bloodsports are the gangs that used to roam the city ruini...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/29/Ultaviolence-Raiders-Bezoomny-Ballers/

Being An Artist Is A Lot Like Playing Skyrim

Many artists live a unique lifestyle that their 9 to 5 friends don't comprehend, and as a result creatives can sometimes feel like lone Dovahkiin, out of sync with the "normal" world and constantly seeking new artistic a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/29/Being-An-Artist-Is-A-Lot-Like-Playing-Skyrim/

Norwegian Navy Beard Application

According to internet rumor, this photo shows a form that sailors in the Royal Norwegian Navy fill out if they wish to grow beards. A sailor completing this form will explain why he wants one, then draw a picture of what...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/29/Norwegian-Navy-Beard-Application/

Misconceptions About Disney

[https://youtu.be/nHtJ9bi6DfU]YouTube LinkDisney: it's such an institution that it's not surprising urban legends, rumors and other debatable truths often surround its legend. From Walt himself (what wer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/29/Misconceptions-About-Disney/

This Is a Wheelchair for a Goldfish

This mysterious photo is circulating the internet. Redditor leability describes it as a wheelchair for a goldfish that has trouble staying upright. The dorsally-mounted cork presumably encourages proper...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/29/This-Is-a-Wheelchair-for-a-Goldfish/

Baby Elephant's Collapse is No Trouble His Herd Can't Handle

[https://youtu.be/d-GdNAnVweE]YouTube LinkIn this sweet footage that reinforces everything animal lovers know and like about the caring family and herd behavior of elephants, a calf seems to have problem...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/29/Baby-Elephants-Collapse-is-No-Trouble-His-Herd-Cant-Handle/






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