Archive for November 4th, 2015

High School Restroom Pass

In many American high schools, if you’re caught in a hallway during class, you need something to prove that you have permission to be out of the classroom. In these schools, teachers can give out hall passes, or &l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/High-School-Restroom-Pass/

Report: Yeti Sightings Are Down

(I Heart Yeti t-shirt on sale at the NeatoShop)It used to be common for people in Bhutan to see the yeti--the legendary hairy man-like beast of the Himalayas. But not anymore. In recent years, sightings of yeti have plum...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/Report-Yeti-Sightings-Are-Down/

Student Takes A First Class Trip Around The World For $300

Avid travelers are always dreaming of taking a trip around the world, and yet this globetrotting adventure is financially well out of reach for most.With the cost of airfare, hotel, food, drink and any unexpected expense...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/Student-Takes-A-First-Class-Trip-Around-The-World-For-300/

The Quest for Wisdom

(Pie Comic/John McNamee)The old joke goes something like this:An angel appeared to three fishermen and says to one of them, "I'll grant you whichever of three blessings you choose: wisdom, beauty, or ten million dollars....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/The-Quest-for-Wisdom/

13 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Tattoo Artists

Tattoos are more mainstream than ever, to the chagrin of tattooed hipsters who were once happily ahead of the curve. Anyone can ink a tattoo, but if you want it to look better than a jailhouse tat, you want to go to a pr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/13-Behind-the-Scenes-Secrets-of-Tattoo-Artists/

Willow the Mini Pig Discovers Her Love of Leaves

[https://youtu.be/WKXKzbcYOJk]YouTube LinkWillow is an acutely adorable miniature pig who has found a new love in life: leaf piles! The enthusiastic noises she makes and her deliriously happy spins and j...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/Willow-the-Mini-Pig-Discovers-Her-Love-of-Leaves/

16 Stories You Might Not Know about the Titanic

The RMS Titanic was a floating city with almost every amenity from dry land that could be desired at sea. For example, the Titanic had its own daily newspaper called the Atlantic Daily Bulletin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/16-Stories-You-Might-Not-Know-about-the-Titanic/

MMA Fighter Tries To Knock Down The Mountain From Game Of Thrones

The man who plays The Mountain on the TV series Game Of Thrones is an Icelandic actor, and World's Strongest Man title holder, named Hafthor Julius Bjornsson.He's a 6 foot 9 inch tall beast of a man who weighs 4...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/MMA-Fighter-Tries-To-Knock-Down-The-Mountain-From-Game-Of-Thrones/

Procaffeinated - He Never Has A Second Cup Of My Coffee...

Procaffeination by TheducSometimes it's hard to crawl down from your tree without proper motivation, but when the smell of fresh brewed espresso hits their nostrils even the most slothful creatures in the world will cli...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/Procaffeinated-He-Never-Has-A-Second-Cup-Of-My-Coffee/

The Many Lives of Maria Rasputin, Daughter of the 'Mad Monk'

Who knew that Rasputin, advisor to Tsar Nicholas II, had a daughter who became a circus performer -and then an American? Maria went from a young village peasant to a life of education and high society in St. Petersburg....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/The-Many-Lives-of-Maria-Rasputin-Daughter-of-the-Mad-Monk/

Finally! City Builds Sidewalk Lanes for Fast Walkers

I walk fast. This is because I am a decent human being, unlike all of the people who waddle in front of me at 1 mile per hour, like they have nothing to accomplish in their lives except be obstacles to human progress.The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/Finally-City-Builds-Sidewalk-Lanes-for-Fast-Walkers/

The Foo Fighters Play Cesena

You recall that a group of 1000 Italians musicians got together to play The Foo Fighters’ song “Learn to Fly” in order to convince the group to come play in Cesena, Italy? They did just that Tuesday nig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/The-Foo-Fighters-Play-Cesena/

40 Brilliant Lifehacks from Disney Movies

Do you have high air conditioning bills, cracked nipples, knotted hair, and bad luck with Tinder? Then everything you need to learn to make daily life work can be found in Disney animated movies. For 75 years, Disney ani...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/40-Brilliant-Lifehacks-from-Disney-Movies/

26 Things You Didn't Know about Barbie

[https://youtu.be/viKJ7pCwW3M] (YouTube link)You may have played with Barbie dolls when you were young, but they don’t come with this much trivia! John Green returns in this week’s mental_floss List Show to t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/26-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-Barbie/

The "Science" Behind The Plague Doctor's Mask

The strange bird-like look of the classic 17th century plague doctor mask, often seen during the Carnival Of Venice, has captured the imagination of artists who see it as equal parts creepy and visually compelling.But di...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/The-Science-Behind-The-Plague-Doctors-Mask/

An Honest Teaser for The Force Awakens

Screen Junkies does the Honest Trailer series, but for this project, they had to go with “honest teaser” instead, because the movie isn’t even out yet! Yes, they’ve gone and tackled Star Wars:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/An-Honest-Teaser-for-The-Force-Awakens/

Department of Energy Issues New Rule: Don't Put Highly Enriched Uranium in Your Pocket

(Image: Fox)Now they tell us!The US Department of Energy, which oversees how nuclear materials are handled in the United States, found that, on occasion, nuclear materials workers had placed highly enriched uran...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/Department-of-Energy-Issues-New-Rule-Dont-Put-Highly-Enriched-Uranium-in-Your-Pocket/

The Strange Realities Of Working In A Fake Colonial Town

Working in a fake colonial town drives employees batty, which isn't surprising since employees are method actors stuck in a place where they have to be "on" at all times and no trace of the modern world can be seen.But e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/The-Strange-Realities-Of-Working-In-A-Fake-Colonial-Town/

Can a Cuttlefish Blend in with a Tacky Living Room?

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgDE2DOICuc](Video Link)The cuttlefish is a master of camouflage. It has the ability to seemingly disappear into any natural background. But what about unnatural environments? A badly dec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/Can-a-Cuttlefish-Blend-in-with-a-Tacky-Living-Room/

Chuck Norris Approved - The Seal That Punched A Thousand Faces

Chuck Norris Approved by ImmortalizedWearing this Chuck Norris Approved seal on your chest is liable to chang your life for the better, because nobody messes with Chuck! When people see that you're officially approved t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/Chuck-Norris-Approved-The-Seal-That-Punched-A-Thousand-Faces/

Chico Marx: The "Italian” Marx Brother

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.“There are three things my brother Chico is always on- a phone, a horse or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/Chico-Marx-The-Italian-Marx-Brother/

Intricate, Delicate Egg Carvings Show 20 Years of Life inside Prison

Gil Batle, 53, spent over 20 years in California prisons for fraud and forgery. He has a natural gift for drawing, which he developed as a self-taught tattoo artist in prison. He's now out and living in the Philippi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/Intricate-Delicate-Egg-Carvings-Show-20-Years-of-Life-inside-Prison/

Flushable Wipes Aren't Flushable

Once again, Adam Ruins Everything. In the last decade, the toilet paper industry has spent millions convincing Americans they need to use moist wipes in addition to toilet paper. That may be all well and good (although e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/Flushable-Wipes-Arent-Flushable/

Unique Niche Window Designs Expand the Indoors Outside

(Photos: Aldana Ferrer Garcia)Aldana Ferrer Garcia, an architect from Argentina, calls her design line "More Sky." The purpose is to provide more outside space to urban apartment windows by pushing out the exterior wall...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/Unique-Niche-Window-Designs-Expand-the-Indoors-Outside/

Mayhem in the Land of Oz

Police were called to the scene of a fight on Halloween in Innisfil, Ontario. The South Simcoe Police department posted a wonderful report on the incident on Facebook.Sometimes, our officers see things that are hard to b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/Mayhem-in-the-Land-of-Oz/

Bacon Cannoli

Bacon cannoli: it's quite possibly the answer. The answer for bacon fiends, enthusiasts of classic desserts with inventive twists and lovers of sweet and savory combinations. Make an easy bacon "shell," stuff it with the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/04/Bacon-Cannoli/




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