Archive for July 13th, 2015

How to Make a Watermelon Cake

(Photo: Rakuten) Rocket News 24 calls this marvelous cake a Baumkuchen. It’s popular in Japan, but originally from Germany. From the inside and outside, it’s a remarkable facsimile of a real...

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Adam Savage and Chris Hadfield’s Spacewalk at Comic Con

Adam Savage of Mythbusters has made it a tradition to walk the floors of Comic Con without being recognized due to an awesome costume. He wore a spacesuit last year. This year, he takes it up a notch by wearing...

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The Dark Crystal - Two Gelflings Versus The World

The Dark Crystal by Vincent TrinidadThere's a legend told of a planet called Thra, and a magical crystal capable of giving the planet an eternity of lush life or destroying it outright. A brave Gelfling named Jen sought...

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These Milkshakes Have Completely Earned the Name of “Freakshow”

(Photo: Christines2) That’s what the bakery Pâtissez in Canberra, Australia calls its extreme milkshakes that are as big as your head and filled with everything they can think of to stuff inside. If it’...

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Justin Bieber’s Butt in LEGO

We don’t do nearly as much celebrity news as other sites, but when a celebrity meme goes LEGO, we are on it! Singer Justin Bieber posted a photograph of himself on Instagram showing his bare butt, on a boat, admiri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/13/Justin-Biebers-Butt-in-LEGO/

Suicide Squad Trailer Released

[https://youtu.be/PLLQK9la6Go]YouTube LinkWarner Bros. has just released the Suicide Squad trailer that they presented this weekend at Comic-Con San Diego. Here we get a better idea of The Joker...

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Cat Is Underwhelmed by Shell Game

If you want to score any money on the street with this classic con, then you've got to improve your skills. Hamlet the cat knows exactly where the pill is. You're wasting his time and you'll waste your money if you try t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/13/Cat-Is-Underwhelmed-by-Shell-Game/

Tips for First-Time Wheelchair Pushers

Latent Existence speaks from experience on how to push a wheelchair, and more importantly, how to treat someone who is in a wheelchair.Today my sister used a wheelchair for the first time. (We share the same inherited mi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/13/Tips-for-First-Time-Wheelchair-Pushers/

What If Game of Thrones Was a 1977 TV Movie?

The blog Flashbak takes us way back to the golden age of made-for-TV movies: the late 1970s. Back then, it was possible to attract big stars for widely-watched movies made for broadcast.Who would have been cast f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/13/What-If-Game-of-Thrones-Was-a-1977-TV-Movie/

Biking Down the Bobsled Run

[https://youtu.be/CdvW71UE94I] (YouTube link)The 1984 Winter Olympics were held in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. A lot has happened since then, and the city is now in  Bosnia-Herzegovina. Thirty years later, some of the tra...

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Cat Bread

Lou Lou P's Delights is a bakery in Leeds, UK. When carefully shaped and decorated, its loaves of bread look like cats!Our fluffy friend is a mommy cat. So last year, Lou Lou P made a batch with kittens! -via That's...

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Teens React to Encyclopedias

One of my uncles used to curl up with a volume of the World Book encyclopedia and just read it cover to cover. It took years, but he eventually read them all-and enjoyed it! Yeah, that was a long time ago. The Fine Broth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/13/Teens-React-to-Encyclopedias/

Airplane Hanger

Kolja Clemens calls her design Tempelhof after the old airport of West Berlin. It commemorates the Berlin Airlift of 1947-48. The hangers are shaped like the C-47 Skytrains that delivered essential suppl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/13/Airplane-Hanger/

Vigilante Training Camp - Death Is For Quitters

Vigilante Training Camp by RyanAstleIf you're looking to lose some weight and get into shape you should probably hit the gym, but if you're looking to get Queen cut then you've gotta pay a visit to the Vigilante Trainin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/13/Vigilante-Training-Camp-Death-Is-For-Quitters/

Trash Cat

Cats love to cause chaos by overturning your wastebasket and knocking things off shelves and tables. They get even worse when you aren’t looking![https://vimeo.com/130695665] (vimeo link)Not to be confused with Gar...

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Circular Bicycle

We're not getting anywhere. Pedal faster! Faster!In 2003, artist Robert Wechsler made this novel tandem bike that would be perfect for a group ride to . . . well, nowhere, I suppose. It's made from 9 sal...

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A Presidential Candidate Named Limberbutt McCubbins Wants Your Vote

Who says being a mute, thoroughly furry being with a smaller brain than that of other U.S. Presidential candidates is a disadvantage in the race? One Democratic Party candidate from Louisville, Kentucky, specifically, fe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/13/A-Presidential-Candidate-Named-Limberbutt-McCubbins-Wants-Your-Vote/

Snake Back Dress

Roberto Cavalli designed this eye-catching evening gown. The back is held together by a golden-colored metal snake.It looks even more impressive from further back as an accent to an otherwise sedate desi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/13/Snake-Back-Dress/

Whodunit: Hand in the Cookie Jar

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? (*...

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This Baseball Team Has a Batdog Instead of a Batboy

The Charleston RiverDogs is a minor league baseball team in Charleston, South Carolina. The team employs Titus to retrieve bats from the home plate after batters have dropped them. He does a fine job contributing to...

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Old Hollywood’s Greatest Scandal

Movie star Clark Gable had an amazing string of paramours in his life, but one tryst was elaborately covered up from 1935 until the year 2000. Today it’s common knowledge that actress Loretta Young gave birth to Ga...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/13/Old-Hollywoods-Greatest-Scandal/

The Oldest Known Song Dates Back 3,400 Years

In 1988, Robert Fink published an article in Archaeologica Musica describing how a scholar was able to translate tablets from the ancient Levantine city of Ugarit. These tablets, which date back to about 1,400 B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/13/The-Oldest-Known-Song-Dates-Back-3400-Years/

11 Times When An Original Actor Was Replaced By A Fake Shemp

(Image Link)Poor Shemp- your name is forever associated with the worst era in Three Stooges history (even though plenty of good shorts came out of that era), and when you passed away they had to use a stand-in to complet...

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Women Are Swooning for This Handsome Gorilla

(Photos: AFP/Reuters)On the left is American actor George Clooney. On the right is Japanese gorilla Shabani. Both have sent many female hearts aflutter with their rakishly good looks. The BBC calls Shabani the "m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/13/Women-Are-Swooning-for-This-Handsome-Gorilla/

Mad Ash - What A Lovely Day To Catch 'Em All

Mad Ash by KuitsukuAsh had to pass through a desert land on his way to the Johto region, and as soon as he stepped foot on the sand he knew something was terribly wrong. The pocket monsters he encountered in this arid r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/13/Mad-Ash-What-A-Lovely-Day-To-Catch-Em-All/

Stage Name Origins

The following is an article from the book Uncle John’s Perpetually Pleasing Bathroom Reader.You didn’t think his mother named him “Kid Rock,” did you? SLASH (Gun...

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Acclaimed Economist Decides That He Doesn't Know What He's Talking about, Will Now to Teach about Korean TV Instead

(Image: My Girlfriend Is an Agent, University of Wisconsin)Dr. Uwe E. Reinhardt of Princeton University is an expert on the economics of health care. He's a widely-sought speaker on the topic and has published r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/13/Acclaimed-Economist-Decides-That-He-Doesnt-Know-What-Hes-Talking-about-Will-Now-Teach-about-Korean-TV-Instead/

The Dentist Cat

[https://youtu.be/RSDqb-R58Es] (YouTube link)Open wide and say “Aah!” Dr. Cat is looking for cavities. What he finds shocked him. -via Tastefully Offensive cat, dentist...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/13/The-Dentist-Cat/

The 11 Greatest Accountants in Science Fiction and Fantasy

(Image: Fox)In the universe of The Tick, Arthur is a pudgy and socially awkward accountant who leaves that line of work to become a superhero. Or at least a sidekick. His moth suit, which permits him to glide th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/13/The-11-Greatest-Accountants-in-Science-Fiction-and-Fantasy/

Here's What Sterling Archer Thinks About Comic-Con

Archer is a big fan of drinking, womanizing and doing “spy stuff”, pretty much exactly in that order.However, Archer isn’t a fan of Comic-Con, and he has no problem telling poor Pam how stupid it is to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/13/Heres-What-Sterling-Archer-Thinks-About-Comic-Con/




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