Archive for June 1st, 2015

An Interesting Look At Japanese Rebel Biker Culture

Japanese society has loosened up quite a bit in the last few decades, but even when their culture was at its most conservative there were always rebels raging loud and raising hell.One of the more interesting groups to r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/An-Interesting-Look-At-Japanese-Rebel-Biker-Culture/

The World’s Largest Whoopee Cushion Is Everything You Hope It Would Be

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ql1JG76EWY] (Video Link)A whoopee cushion is an inflatable device that emits a flatulent-like sound and, if properly filled, aroma. Using one on some unsuspecting fellow is a traditional...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/The-Worlds-Largest-Whoopee-Cushion-Is-Everything-You-Hope-It-Would-Be/

Total Recall Could Have Been Very Different

The movie Total Recall was released nationwide 25 years ago today. It was based on the Philip K. Dick story “We Can Remember It For You Wholesale,” which went through quite a few changes on its way t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/Total-Recall-Could-Have-Been-Very-Different/

Bill And Ted Square Off Against Lewis And Clark In An Epic Rap Battle

Bill & Ted aren’t the smartest, or most well read, guys on the block, but at least they had the good sense not to get on Genghis Khan’s bad side!Meriwether Lewis and William Clark are often thought of as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/Bill-And-Ted-Square-Off-Against-Lewis-And-Clark-In-An-Epic-Rap-Battle/

The Quarantine Islands

For hundreds of years before we learned to treat communicable diseases with antibiotics, the most effective treatment was quarantine. Oh, it wasn’t a great treatment for a sick patient, but it helped protect a comm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/The-Quarantine-Islands/

Using a Helicopter to Dry a Wet Ballfield

(Photo: DBU Baseball)Much of Texas has been drenched with rain for the past few weeks. That poses a problem at the Horner Ballpark of Dallas Baptist University. The field is too wet to be useful for regular play. So on F...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/Using-a-Helicopter-to-Dry-a-Wet-Ballfield/

9 Ways Japanese Schools Are Different From American Schools

Japan is known for having extreme work schedules, an extremely strange sense of humor that's  a bit out of sync with their (seemingly) reserved personalities, and they're known for going to extremes to blow off stea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/9-Ways-Japanese-Schools-Are-Different-Than-American-Schools/

Fictional TV Towns Where the Most Crime Occurs

Sometimes it’s the small towns that end up having the most crime, all out of proportion to the population. Where does this happen? TV, of course! If you live in a small community but happen to be a superhero, detec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/Fictional-TV-Towns-Where-the-Most-Crime-Occurs/

Better Call Gandalf - He's One Awe Inspiring Attorney

Better Call Gandalf by Mr.JungleWhen you're in way over your little halfling head and need someone wise and powerful to represent you in court you'd better call Gandalf. He's the lord of the attorneys with a magical ace...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/Better-Call-Gandalf-Hes-One-Awe-Inspiring-Attorney/

The Doodle Diary Of A New Mom

Being a new parent is a bit like surviving a major catastrophy- you’re always dirty, disheveled and tired, you live in fear of sickness and know that things can get downright nasty in the blink of an eye.New moms (...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/The-Doodle-Diary-Of-A-New-Mom/

Man and His Dog Do a Handstand Together

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEH5IKWANWk](Video Link)Dai Aoki, a dog trainer in Waterloo, New South Wales, Australia, does a pretty good handstand. And to improve the act, so does his dog! His Border Collie neatly li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/Man-and-His-Dog-Do-a-Handstand-Together/

Unique And Creative Recycling Projects

Getting crafty often entails making do with whatever materials you have on hand, and when you’re able to recycle old stuff into shiny, and useful, new stuff your skills as a crafter become a point of pride.Besides...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/Unique-And-Creative-Recycling-Projects/

You Can Wear This Table as a Skirt

It is a solution to the eternal shopper's dilemma: do you want to buy a table or a skirt? Hussein Chalayan offers Afterwords, a series of furniture designs that you can wear. It's an expression of the ex...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/You-Can-Wear-This-Table-as-a-Skirt/

9 Signs Cats Are Plotting World Domination

It’s no secret that cats are biding their time, waiting for just the right moment to take over. However, the fact that we are onto their machinations makes them no less adorable. Cole and Marmalade don’t even...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/9-Signs-Cats-Are-Plotting-World-Domination/

Couple Welcomes Their 100th Grandchild

(Photo: Phil Carson)I bet that Leo and Ruth Zanger of Quincy, Illinois have to send a lot of birthday cards! The couple has had 12 children during their 59 years of marriage. Those children have, so far, given them 53 gr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/Couple-Welcomes-Their-100th-Grandchild/

5 Obscure Looney Tunes Cartoons

Despite the popularity of Disney’s feature films the Looney Tunes beat Disney by a mile in the shorts department, because every self respecting toonhead grew up watching Looney Tunes shorts that were played on many...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/5-Obscure-Looney-Tunes-Cartoons/

Behind the Scenes: Yoda and Jim Henson

(Photo: unknown)According to Jim Henson: The Biography by Brian Jay Jones, George Lucas offered Muppets creator Jim Henson the role of Yoda. Henson declined, suspecting that he wouldn't have enough time for a pr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/Behind-the-Scenes-Yoda-and-Jim-Henson/

What It’s Actually Like To Buy A $500 House In Detroit

Over the past few years, you’ve probably heard about houses in Detroit selling for $10 and up. You’ve also seen pictures of houses that were abandoned during the ciry’s decline into bankruptcy. Now Detr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/What-Its-Actually-Like-To-Buy-A-500-House-In-Detroit/

Let's Go on a Desk Safari!

Mike Whiteside looked over his desk and noticed that the head of his co-worker in the next cubicle looked like it was part of the animal wallpaper on his screen. Thus Desk Safari was born. People take ph...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/Lets-Go-on-a-Desk-Safari/

Watcher - The Sacred And The Profanely Squidfaced

Watcher by evolvingeyeThey have existed since well before mankind, servants of eldritch forces watching and waiting for the right time to wake their squid faced masters from a millennia of slumber. Their visage fills hu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/Watcher-The-Sacred-And-The-Profanely-Squidfaced/

Whodunit: Which Dewdit Did It?

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? *e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/Whodunit-Which-Dewdit-Did-It/

Deleted Scene Reveals The Origins Of TOMORROWLAND

Tomorrowland is Disney’s latest amusement park attraction turned motion picture, and unlike that awful Haunted Mansion movie they released a few years back, they seem to have gotten the adaptation...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/Deleted-Scene-Reveals-The-Origins-Of-TOMORROWLAND/

You Can Win A Fitbit Surge or A NeatoShop Tee

Good news everyone! We're operating a contest with our friends at Today I Found Out and you can win a Fitbit Surge Fitness Super Watch or a NeatoShop tee. We'll be choosing five winners -one grand prize winner to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/Win-A-Fit-Bit-Surge-Contest/

What Color Is This Woman's Hair?

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uG-YAW9io4](Video Link)Sabrina Abu-Obeid, a musician in Florida, dyed her hair. What color is it now? That depends entirely what room of her home that she's in. As the lighting condition...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/What-Color-Is-This-Womans-Hair/

This Article is Okay

The following is an article from the book Uncle John’s Perpetually Pleasing Bathroom Reader.“Okay” is one of the most commonly used words in the world. But who came up with it? *strong...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/This-Article-is-Okay/

Terrifying Hamburger Lamp Stares at You as You Fall Asleep

You once tried to eat a hamburger, but it got away from you. It never forgot you. But that's all in the past, of course. Water under the bridge and all that. Now it just wants to be your friend. The hamburger nightlight...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/Terrifying-Hamburger-Lamp-Stares-at-You-as-You-Fall-Asleep/

11,000 Marbles

This marble run is awesome! How many should we send down this time? All of them! Well, actually they had 13,000 marbles, but only used 11,000. Did someone really count them? The action is hypnotizing.[https://youtu.be/Ux...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/11000-Marbles/

Fashion with a Bite: The Shark Purse

Etsy seller Iga Grygiel makes felt bags, purses, and backpacks in the shapes of animals and supernatural monsters. I especially like this one that looks like a Venus flytrap and this one that looks like Cthulhu.But...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/Fashion-with-a-Bite-The-Shark-Purse/

Fears

We carry our fears around with us everywhere we go. They can hide in the background, then overwhelm us when we least expect it, and they sometimes even comfort us. Occasionally, experience brings us new fears. That&rsquo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/Fears/

Weird Facts About The World's Most Popular Beers

Chances are you've never heard of the world's most popular beer, let alone tried it. The good news is that you're probably not missing much -while Snow is the most frequently sipped beer in China (and hardly available ou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/01/Weird-Facts-About-The-Worlds-Most-Popular-Beers/










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