Archive for September 24th, 2015

Avery Catches a Fish

Avery is out fishing with her dad with her pink Barbie fishing pole. Not only does she catch a fish, it’s a 5-pound, 20 inch bass! And she did it all by herself.[https://youtu.be/KXYpJupNLSA] (YouTube link)Both fat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/Avery-Catches-a-Fish/

Japan’s Fruit-Shaped Bus Stops

(Photo: Impossible Isn’t Kitchible)In 1990, Osaka, Japan held a huge exhibition called the Travel Expo to promote tourism. For 6 months, 23 million people visited the pavilions. Towns and cities far away from Osaka...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/Japans-Fruit-Shaped-Bus-Stops/

Don’t Miss the Lunar Eclipse

People across most of North America and Europe, a large part of Africa, and all of South America will be able to follow the total lunar eclipse this Sunday night and Monday morning. The earth will move directly between t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/Dont-Miss-the-Lunar-Eclipse/

Eyebrow Styles to Consider

(Pie Comic/John McNamee)Sometimes I wear a combination of the Hitler and the Natural. If I’m feeling goofy, I’ll style my ‘brows into the Anaconda. But usually they keep growing back into the 666, no ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/Eyebrow-Styles-to-Consider/

Steampunk Cervical Collar

Redditor Penguinz90 underwent spinal fusion and has to wear a collar for six weeks. She decided to dress it up a bit, and in the process, made it unobtrusive, steampunk, and downright cool. Now it looks...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/Steampunk-Cervical-Collar/

Not Ready for a Real Baby? Get a Pet Baby Instead!

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbR5T7-Np7g] (Video Link)In a way, getting a pet is good preparation for eventually having children. They both require great care and attention, are expensive, and can endanger themselves...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/Not-Ready-for-a-Real-Baby-Get-a-Pet-Baby-Instead/

Some Syrupy Sweet Facts About Kool-Aid

Kool-Aid used to sell their soft drink mix by offering to send a giant anthropomorphic pitcher of brightly colored drink crashing through the wall of your house if you drink the mix with extra “Oh Yeah!”.This...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/Some-Syrupy-Sweet-Facts-About-Kool-Aid/

Kit Kat Croissants

Japan loves Kit Kat bars. There are at least 15 different flavors of that candy bar available there. And now people in that nation can enjoy it in a new form: croissants. Pronto, a restaurant chain, is offering crescent...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/Kit-Kat-Croissants/

The Duck Without Fear - Hell's Oven Is Ready For The Next Entree...

The Duck Without Fear by Matthew McCray MediaDarkwing had given up crime fighting, retiring the cape and floppy hat and settling down for a new life of peace and Sudoku puzzles, but when the city started quacking his na...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/The-Duck-Without-Fear-Hells-Oven-Is-Ready-For-The-Next-Entree/

A Collection Of Cleverly Designed Products With Hidden Functions

(Image Via Fusion Tables)The 21st century has proven to be an exciting time for design, and nowadays you can find products that are as simple or complex as you like, products that run the gamut from pure form to full fun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/A-Collection-Of-Cleverly-Designed-Products-With-Hidden-Functions/

Strunk & White: Grammar Police

When you hear the term “grammar police,” you probably don’t picture real law enforcement officers. What if those cops really did enforce proper grammar? Juliana Gray and Erica Dawson imagined j...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/Strunk-White-Grammar-Police/

24 Animals Named for Celebrities

(Photos: Jason E. Bond, TDKR Chicago 101) On the right is comedian Stephen Colbert. On the left is the Aptostichus stephencolberti, a spider species found in California. The resemblance is striking, don't y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/24-Animals-Named-for-Celebrities/

The Most Dangerous Roads on Earth

(Video Link)Driving always presents at least some measure of risk, but it's one thing to have to worry about idiots that can't merge and a whole different matter to worry about the road itself. This great TopTenz list sh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/The-Most-Dangerous-Roads-on-Earth-2/

Art Deco-Inspired Disney Movie Posters

Illustrator David G. Ferraro's series of art deco-style Disney movie posters are so pretty one wonders if this isn't the best possible style in which to create such artwork. The vivid jewel tones, geometric shapes, symme...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/Art-Deco-Inspired-Disney-Movie-Posters/

28 Interesting Facts about Inventors

[https://youtu.be/_HKVXoK7lHw] (YouTube link)John Green returns to the mental_floss List Show this week to tell us about inventors. They can be a wacky bunch, because you have to think outside the box to think up somethi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/28-Interesting-Facts-about-Inventors/

Fan Creations So Good They Were Adopted By The Original Creators

Back in the early days of geekdom the grand creators didn't take fan submissions seriously, and they saw the more obsessive fans as a nuisance rather than a source of new content.But as the presence of pop culture grew e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/Fan-Creations-So-Good-They-Were-Adopted-By-The-Original-Creators/

Activewear

“Activewear” is the marketing term for sports or exercise clothing. Everyone wears activewear, but few are actually active. You know who you are.[https://youtu.be/CYRENWT8lz8] (YouTube link)There are two basi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/Activewear/

At 500 Years Old, This Butcher Shop is Britain's Oldest Family-Owned Business

(Photo: RJ Balson and Son)They're not precisely sure when their business was founded. But RJ Balson and Son has on file a business license granted in 1515. And for that entire 500-year period, this butcher shop in Bridpo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/At-500-Years-Old-This-Butcher-Shop-is-Britains-Oldest-Family-Owned-Business/

Supercut Of Every Person Superman Killed In The Movies

Superman is seen as the golden boy of the superhero world, the ultimate good guy who claims to refrain from killing his enemies at any cost.But when all those fists and x-ray beams are flying through the air there's boun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/Supercut-Of-Every-Person-Superman-Killed-In-The-Movies/

Nothing Can Stop The...Dance! - Secret Hobbies Of Supervillains

Nothing Can Stop The...Dance! by SpudmunkeyHe's a force to be reckoned with, a seemingly indestructible marvel that keeps tearing up the city and giving those superfolks a run for their money. But beneath the muscles, b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/Nothing-Can-Stop-TheDance-Secret-Hobbies-Of-Supervillains/

12 Acts of Genius Ripped From the Tabloids

Forget Brad and Angelina. It’s time to put the spotlight back where it belongs—on history’s biggest nerds! Whether it’s sex, drugs, or the propensity for climbing trees in a three-piece suit,&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/12-Acts-of-Genius-Ripped-From-the-Tabloids/

A Pizza Fit for the Pope

(Photo: Gabi Porter)Pope Francis is visiting New York City on Thursday. There will be this example of that city's most famous food waiting for him. Chef Tony Salihaj of Bleecker Street Pizza in the West Village comp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/A-Pizza-Fit-for-the-Pope/

Woman With "The Perfect Bottom" Earns a Living Trying on Jeans

(Photo: Seven for All Mankind)Pictured above is Natasha Wagner--or, more precisely, the part of her body that earns her hefty paychecks. 14 years ago, fashion consultants discovered that Wagner has the ideal butt for tes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/Woman-With-The-Perfect-Bottom-Earns-a-Living-Trying-on-Jeans/

Redditors Share Their Weird Eating Habits

Image: Jim.hendersonDo you have any unusual eating quirks? Most people have at least one. I've been teased before due to my penchant for sometimes taking apart and rearranging my sandwiches. I've seen some...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/Redditors-Share-Their-Weird-Eating-Habits/

All Aboard the Dog Train!

Eugene Bostick, 80, of Fort Worth, Texas has a big heart for abandoned dogs. Since he retired 15 years ago, he's been picking up dogs that people leave behind on the street. He takes them to the vet, has them spayed and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/All-Aboard-the-Dog-Train/

Pop Culture Icons Unmasked

Alex Solis (previously at Neatorama) is a Chicago-based illustrator who, with his series "Icons Unmasked," draws parallels between characters from popular culture with these mashup illustrations. Some of the pairings are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/09/24/Pop-Culture-Icons-Unmasked/






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