Archive for August 24th, 2015

Bruce Campbell Fills in for the Weatherman

Actor Bruce Campbell is currently promoting his film Ash vs. Evil Dead, the latest production in the long-running Evil Dead horror/comedy franchise. While attending Worldcon in Chicago, he hung out with...

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How Captain Matthew Webb Made Swimming Cool

Matthew Webb was born to swim, in a time and place in which few people went into the water willingly. He was born in Engladn in 1848 and became a merchant seaman at the age of 12. His took his greatest pleasure in rescui...

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Modular Wood Furniture for Cats

Last year, cat lovers were ecstatic to see the CATable, a desk designed specifically for cat owners. Recently, the company that designed it offered a new furniture set that offers even more options for cats who need the...

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IKEA Puns

IKEA names all their products, using a system that only made sense to the guy who instituted it. If you don’t know any Scandinavian languages, they seem completely random, and you’ll never know how they are s...

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Engineer Builds a Complete, Hidden Hacking Kit

And you've got to admit that the design is absolutely perfect. The hacking kit pictured above has a pen testing drop box, a wireless router that can run continuously, an open network jack, a USB keystroke recorder with b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/24/Engineer-Builds-a-Complete-Hidden-Hacking-Kit/

The Sad Truth About Today's World, Illustrated

Some people make societal and political statements with music, videos or the written word, but Steve Cutts makes these statements with comic illustrations.But don't let the word “comic” fool...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/24/The-Sad-Truth-About-Todays-World-Illustrated/

A Loaf of Bread That Looks Like David Hasselhoff Naked

And it's completely intentional! No, this loaf of bread did not miraculously emerge from the oven looking like the famous photo of David Hasselhoff naked except for two shar pei puppies. The great baker/artist Lou Lou P...

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Dove Of Death - Patience My Tail Feathers, I'm Gonna Kill Something!

Dove Of Death by WhartonThere's a popular misconception that doves are peace loving creatures, a rumor that was most certainly started by those war hatin' hippies, but in actuality doves can be quite brutal. They like t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/24/Dove-Of-Death-Patience-My-Tail-Feathers-Im-Gonna-Kill-Something/

10 Seriously Weird Jobs

(Video Link)People always think it's weird when I tell them I'm a blogger. Half the time they either don't understand what that means or how anyone actually makes money doing it. That being said, I'd hate to try to expla...

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Scary 3D Hand Art

Natalie Nakles, a medical student, uses her in-depth knowledge of human anatomy to create terrifyingly realistic body art. She appears to dissect her own left hand with markers and pen. When placed against a black backgr...

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Mad Max Ancient Mythology

Just what we needed- Mad Max: Fury Road rendered in ancient Egyptian-style! This work, called Complete Mad Max Mythology, is from Japanese artist Takumi. If you’ve seen the movie, you&rsqu...

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Celebrity Feuds That Lasted Entire Careers

The life of a celebrity seems really far removed from the norm, and that detachment from normalcy makes it easy to assume celebrities have their own tight knit club of rich people who entertain normal people for a livin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/24/Celebrity-Feuds-That-Lasted-Entire-Careers/

Playful Bear Rolls down a Hill

Like a young child, this bear is easily entertained. Visitors to Denali National Park in Alaska recently spotted a resident bear idly rolling down a hill. It looks like fun! Let's go out and join him.[https://www.youtube...

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Snorri the Cat Burglar

STOLEN: the other brown clog and a crispy white leather work glove. Night of 8/10. How is Snorri not the most popular cat on the Internet? He is so reliable. #pairs #snorri #snorrithecat #catburglar #shoethief #portl...

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They Recycle Everything But The Badgers In The Big Field

What do you get when you combine pastoral images of the English countryside, cheap props bought on Ebay and a selection of audio snippets sourced from TV and old tapes?You get a rather strange video called Badgers*/e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/24/They-Recycle-Everything-But-The-Badgers-In-The-Big-Field/

Whodunit: The Flat Motorist

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? (I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/24/Whodunit-The-Flat-Motorist/

Grown Man Dresses as the Royal Baby for a Week

(Photos: AP/Mashable)Prince George of Cambridge is the son of Prince William and Duchess Catherine as well as the great-grandson of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. At the age of 2, he was declared the 49th best...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/24/Grown-Man-Dresses-as-the-Royal-Baby-for-a-Week/

It's Hip To Be Square When You're Wearing One Of These 30 Pixel Perfect T-Shirts

They all said pixel art would become a thing of the past, a relic of the gaming industry left to gather dust with the cartridge consoles.But pixel art is still alive and just as square as ever, with gamers happy to play...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/24/Its-Hip-To-Be-Square-When-Youre-Wearing-One-Of-These-30-Pixel-Perfect-T-Shirts/

Bring Down The Vault Hunters - Post Prequel Propaganda

Bring Down The Vault Hunters by AutoSaveIf you've come to Pandora in search of wealth and adventure you might as well turn around and head back home, because a whole bunch of glory loving vault hunters have already swep...

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How to Relax: Get Blasted with -260° F Air

(Photo: Emily Andrews/New York Times)Anastasia Garvey is a model and actress. When she needs to relax, she goes to a spa that offers a unique service: cryotherapy. This means that she stands in a tank that blast...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/24/How-to-Relax-Get-Blasted-with-260-F-Air/

War Wizardry

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Reader.To help win World War II, the Allies used every skill they could come up with— including illusion, trickery… and...

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It's a Zoo out There

(Lunarbaboon)That's the terrible thing about dating in a small circle of people. If you break up you still have to see each other every day. This bear's best option is to break out of the zoo and not let...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/24/Its-a-Zoo-out-There/

The Best Books Assigned in High School

Ernest Hemmingway is a great author, one of the handful of writers commonly assigned to high schoolers that I actually enjoyed reading. I'm sure many of you other heavy readers feel the same -books are great, but assigne...

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These Black-Footed Ferret Babies Are Absolute Charmers

Image: Mehgan Murphy, Smithsonian's National ZooThe black-footed ferret litter shown above isn't just cute and cuddly; it also represents great strides in bringing the species back from extinction. Black-fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/24/These-Black-Footed-Ferret-Babies-Are-Absolute-Charmers/

Cleverly Designed Olive Oil Bottles

Gino Haddad operates Gino's Garden, a brand of gourmet olive oil. In a mere six hours, he picks Lebanese olives, presses them, and bottles the perfect oil that results. His product is very fresh, so he wanted a package t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/24/Cleverly-Designed-Olive-Oil-Bottles/

Breaking the Fourth Wall

The cinematic term “breaking the fourth wall” is when an actor turns and addresses the audience directly. That “fourth wall” is the one between the character and the viewer. It violates the suspen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/24/Breaking-the-Fourth-Wall/
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