Archive for November 3rd, 2015

The Evolution of the Children's Car Seat

(Photo: wwolff2nfd)This, believe it or not, is a car seat for children. It was the definition of car safety during the 1930s. But given that even seatbelts were not standard back then (and would not be for years to come)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/The-Evolution-of-the-Childrens-Car-Seat/

Settling.com

Finally, an honest dating service! When you’re ready to settle, check out settling.com. They’ll find you someone, anyone. When you're really, really, desperate.[https://youtu.be/Y95skbeliGI] (YouTube link)Thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/Settlingcom/

Giant Piano Made of Skateboard Decks

In the 1988 movie Big, Tom Hanks and Robert Loggia play on a giant electronic piano keyboard at a high-end toy store in New York City. Inspired by the scene, Russian artist and designer Roman Sviridov created th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/Giant-Piano-Made-of-Skateboard-Decks/

“KFC” Opens in Iran, Shuts Down

A restaurant called KFC Halal opened in Tehran to crowds of customers lining up to try their fried chicken. It didn’t last long. The eatery supposedly had all the necessary permits, but police shut it down after ju...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/KFC-Opens-in-Iran-Shuts-Down/

Victorian OUIJA PLANCHETTE - What Mysteries Will The Spirit Board Reveal?

Victorian OUIJA PLANCHETTE by Medusa DollmakerWhen you speak with spirits through the Ouija board you need to know two things- the board gives spirits permission to trespass upon the physical plane, and whoever uses the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/Victorian-OUIJA-PLANCHETTE-What-Mysteries-Will-The-Spirit-Board-Reveal/

Oxford University Study Tests The Boundaries Of Touching

You don't have to be antisocial or stand-offish to feel creeped out by a stranger's touch, especially when their hands land on specific spots that trigger our "stranger danger" reflex.Oxford University conducted the larg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/Oxford-University-Study-Tests-The-Boundaries-Of-Touching/

There Are Two Kinds of People

Lisbon, Portugal-based art director and illustrator Joao Rocha playfully illustrates the tendencies we all have in everyday affairs that invite good-natured ribbing from our friends, coworkers and family. Rocha's Tumblr,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/There-Are-Two-Kinds-of-People-2/

5 Star Trek Spin-Offs That Never Were

(Image: CBS)By now, you've heard the great news: CBS is planning a new Star Trek television series in 2017. New Star Trek has not been present on television since the glorious conclusion to the franchis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/5-Star-Trek-Spin-Offs-That-Never-Were/

Ladybird Books for Grownups

Ladybird Books has been publishing children’s books in Britain for 100 years. To celebrate their centennial, the publishing company is launching a series targeted at grownups called, not surprisingly, Ladybird Book...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/Ladybird-Books-for-Grownups/

Driver's Body Is Ejected Onto Freeway Sign In Fatal Rollover Crash

When the nightly news features a story about a fatal car accident they usually leave out footage of the deceased, using shots of the crashed vehicle for dramatic effect instead.(Image Link)But a fatal accident that recen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/Drivers-Body-Is-Ejected-Onto-Freeway-Sign-In-Fatal-Rollover-Crash/

Terms and Conditions Worth Reading

Robert Sikoryak uses Steve Jobs as the lead character of his graphic novel-in-progress called iTunes Terms and Conditions: The Graphic Novel. Yes, the text is the legalese in small print that no one reads because it woul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/Terms-and-Conditions-Worth-Reading/

Colorful Pictures of Computing in the 1970s and 1980s

As if their size didn't command enough of your attention, some of these computers and assorted machines of the 1970s and 80s are finished in (or made to coordinate with) the avocado green, bright orange and mustard yello...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/Colorful-Pictures-of-Computing-in-the-1970s-and-1980s/

Chicken Completes Agility Course

[https://youtu.be/ReC85qqSpHA] (YouTube link)Who would ever expect a chicken to maneuver an agility course? This chicken named Stripe did it, after only four days of training! With the proper incentive, of course. Yeah,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/Chicken-Completes-Agility-Course/

Artist Illustrates 29 Untranslatable Love Words

I remember kilig so well. I remember a particular moment of it when I saw my future wife across the room at our workplace early in our courtship. Kilig is a wonderful word, so it's sad that it doesn't exist in the Englis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/Artist-Illustrates-Untranslatable-Love-Words/

New Empathy Cards

Back in May, Emily McDowell brought us a collection of Empathy Cards that said things that are actually meaningful for cancer patients and their loved ones. Now she has unveiled a second set of designs that work for a va...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/New-Empathy-Cards/

Honnouji Fighting Club - All Members Receive This Really Cool T-Shirt!

Honnouji Fighting Club by PigboomThe Honnoujji Academy elite had no idea what to expect from the sexy girl with the living shirt and half scissor, but once her blade went to work on those Life Fibers used to create thei...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/Honnouji-Fighting-Club-All-Members-Receive-This-Really-Cool-T-Shirt/

Amazon.com Opens Its First Physical Store

(Photos: Amazon)The company opened for business in 1995 as an online bookstore. It was the electronic equivalent of the welcoming bookstore chain stores where customers could browse, sit, and, possibly, buy a book.Then A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/Amazon-Opens-Its-First-Physical-Store/

Get A Head Start On Your Holiday Shopping With Free Shipping From The NeatoShop!

Red Cup Season by OdysseyrocThe holiday season is upon us, whether we like it or not, but instead of stressing out about taking care of everyone on your list and spending hours at all the stores with all the crowds you s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/Get-A-Head-Start-On-Your-Holiday-Shopping-With-Free-Shipping-From-The-NeatoShop/

In This Hungarian Festival, Men Wear Monstrous Masks to Scare Away Winter

(Photo: olaszmelo)This is Busójárás, a traditional festival in Hungary that takes place toward the end of February. It began with the Croatian minority living in the town of Mohács in the sout...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/In-This-Hungarian-Festival-Men-Wear-Monstrous-Masks-to-Scare-Away-Winter/

Troubled Puppy Soothed by Hearing a Guitar for the First Time

[https://youtu.be/4D0QwX6x-1U]YouTube LinkAccording to her human Ahon Sarkar, Nyx the Bernese mountain puppy has been timid and anxious since being brought to her new home. In trying things to make...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/Troubled-Puppy-Soothed-by-Hearing-a-Guitar-for-the-First-Time/

Plucked from Obscurity: Anti-Hijack Device

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.An inventive, yet under-publicized deviceby Marina Tsipis, Improbable Research staffZoltan Egeresi of Santa Cruz, California, has inven...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/Plucked-from-Obscurity-Anti-Hijack-Device/

Cows Run with Joy When Meeting New Friends

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Whn4Jy0BmKU](Video Link)"Cows, like dogs and humans, experience joy." We are thus informed by Animal Place, an animal rescue sanctuary in Vacaville, California. On this 600-acre facility,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/Cows-Run-with-Joy-When-Meeting-New-Friends/

12 Feathered Facts About Charlie's Angels

A trio of crime fighting females was a strange and different concept for a TV show back in 1976, and TV executives didn't think it would fly. But the audience took to Charlie’s Angels quickly, and the orig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/12-Feathered-Facts-About-Charlies-Angels/

Couple Announces Pregnancy with Baby Bump Landscapes

Simon Schaffrath and his wife Saskia Repp live in Frankfurt, Germany. They’re expecting their first baby in November—a son that they’ve named Theo.Schaffrath is a photographer, so he put his skills to u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/Couple-Announces-Pregnancy-with-Baby-Bump-Landscapes/

Cheeky Message On Chipotle Cup Causes Controversy

When people visit a Chipotle restaurant they expect to find mediocre quality Mexican food, middle of the road pricing and a mild atmosphere.What they don't expect to find are sexual references printed on their soda cups...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/Cheeky-Message-On-Chipotle-Cup-Causes-Controversy/

Rod Serling on Censorship

Poor Lassie can have no more puppies because it made someone think about sex. Rod Serling talked to Mike Wallace about censorship on TV in 1959. Not much has changed -you can still lose sponsors if someone complains.[htt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/03/Rod-Serling-on-Censorship/






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