Archive for November 30th, 2015

Cancer, Chemo, Radiation and … Dandelions

Olivier Bernard is a pharmacist in Quebec with a popular blog, Le Pharmachien. That’s where he posts comics that take complicated medical subjects and breaks them down into everyday language. Usually, that everyday...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/Cancer-Chemo-Radiation-and-Dandelions/

Having Trouble Napping at Work? You Need the Chin Rest Arm

(Photos: Thanko)Some people are born slackers. Everyone else, though, has to learn that skill through determined and sustained effort.Technology can help. In the past, we’ve seen padded napping desks, desk with bui...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/Having-Trouble-Napping-at-Work-You-Need-the-Chin-Rest-Arm/

2015 Salute to Cinema

It’s that time of year, when video artists, list makers, and bloggers look back over the previous year to bring us the highlights and lowlights. Here is the first of what will be many film tributes to 2015.[https:/...

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The Inexplicable World Of Asian Nazi Chic

The Nazis are still widely condemned and despised to this day, and yet their influence can still be seen over seventy years after Hitler bit that big schnitzel in the sky.There are Neo-Nazi hate groups, political organiz...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/The-Inexplicable-World-Of-Asian-Nazi-Chic/

The Bike Lane in the Sky

(Images: Steven Holl)The plan was an ambitious one. The Copenhagen Gate would provide a crossing between two skyscrapers at the mouth of one of Copenhagen’s harbors. People would be able to ride or walk across the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/The-Bike-Lane-in-the-Sky/

Kitten Has Snack Attack

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_yTa2TudJQ]YouTube LinkThis older clip shows an adorable, six-month old ginger tabby kitten named Jed who's developed a love of a certain kind of treats. He may not be able to voice how...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/Kitten-Has-Snack-Attack/

This Museum Asks Visitors to Trade Their Selfie Sticks for Pencils and Paper

(Photo: Rijksmuseum)You’re at the Rijksmuseum, a world-renowned art and history museum in Amsterdam. Is it time to extend your selfie stick and take a picture of yourself?The museum staff gently suggests that the a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/This-Museum-Asks-Visitors-to-Trade-Their-Selfie-Sticks-for-Pencils-and-Paper/

PSY’s New Songs

Will lightning strike twice for PSY? His new album 7 Things You Need to Know is out today. Two videos have been released from the album, and they both have some elements that made “Gangnam Style" so popula...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/PSYs-New-Songs/

Meet New York's Homeless Fashion Photographer

New York City has a homeless population made up of around 60,000 people who are virtually invisible to those who pass them by every single day, and their invisibility gives them a different view of city life.But there's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/Meet-New-Yorks-Homeless-Fashion-Photographer/

Milton's Revenge - Have You Seen My Stapler Spell?

Milton's Revenge by MannArtMilton had been relocated, ignored, handed more paperwork than he could ever possibly handle, ignored again, and made fun of, but the worst blow of all came when somebody stole his stapler. He...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/Miltons-Revenge-Have-You-Seen-My-Stapler-Spell/

Government Surveillance and the Third Amendment

The Third Amendment to the US Constitution gets less respect than the other amendments in the Bill of Rights. It has been used in Supreme Court cases fewer times than the rest, and on the surface, seems hopelessly antiqu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/Government-Surveillance-and-the-Third-Amendment/

Five Of The Eeriest Interruptions In Broadcast History

Back in the day Max Headroom, Vrillon from Ashtar Galactic Command and a disgruntled guy calling himself Captain Midnight were all able to hijack television broadcast signals to share their message, cryptic as they may b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/Five-Of-The-Eeriest-Interruptions-In-Broadcast-History/

The Daily Life of Darth Vader

D. Vader has a 365 project on the photo site tookapic, where he adds a selfie every day. It began on October 19th, so there will be plenty more to come before the 365 days are up. His profile reads:Sith Lord. Born and ra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/The-Daily-Life-of-Darth-Vader/

Archival Footage Of British Soldiers Tripping On LSD

We now know how risky it can be to try and do anything dangerous while on LSD, but back when the drug was still young it was tested on all kinds of people in all kinds of situations, from relaxed in a room to soldiers in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/Archival-Footage-Of-British-Soldiers-Tripping-On-LSD/

My High School Teammate, Kobe Bryant

 View image | gettyimages.comIn 1996, the news was full of how the NBA was considering drafting some hotshot kid right out of high school. A 17-year-old! Would the pros chew up and spit him out? Would he crash and b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/My-High-School-Teammate-Kobe-Bryant/

Reese's Peanut Butter Trees Simply Didn't Shape Up This Year

The Reese's Peanut Butter candy empire began with a cup, but nowadays that chocolate peanut butter goodness comes in all shapes and sizes, from tiny round bites to pumpkins and trees.People are fond of those festive shap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/Reeses-Peanut-Butter-Trees-Simply-Didn-t-Shape-Up-This-Year/

How to Avenge a Guy in 10 Days

What if Marvel made a romantic comedy? It could star the cast of The Avengers, since there are plenty of them! And more importantly, there are plenty of Avengers movies to take clips from in order to as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/How-to-Avenge-a-Guy-in-10-Days/

Get Free Worldwide Shipping During The NeatoShop's Cyber Monday Sale!

Beardy Baby by Boggs NicolasWhen Black Friday started to sound like something out of the Dark Ages, and internet sales began to soar, the stores introduced a new holiday sale for the 21st century- Cyber Monday, the most...

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8 Ways to Brighten Your Home

Winter can make our homes seem dark and oppressive but if you don't want to deal with a drab, cold-looking house, there are some things you can do. Over at Homes and Hues, we rounded up some great ways to make your home...

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The World’s Greenest Burgs

Let's look at some cities that take environmentalism seriously, courtesy of Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Attack of the Factoids.GREEN POWER TO THE PEOPLE Cities put an enormous strain on t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/The-Worlds-Greenest-Burgs/

Teddy Bear Picnic - What A Terrible Day To Be A Toy

Teddy Bear Picnic by DooomcatWhen the teddy bears came to the teddy bear picnic they were expecting to eat gummy berries, sip on chamomile tea and discuss any new rips, tears, repairs or button eyes they might have. Man...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/Teddy-Bear-Picnic-What-A-Terrible-Day-To-Be-A-Toy/

Anime Recommendations and Open Thread

(The No Face t-shirt on sale at the NeatoShop)Every few months, after watching more anime than is probably a good idea, I make viewing recommendations and ask Neatorama readers to suggest their own. Let's do it again!Whe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/Anime-Recommendations-and-Open-Thread-6/

10 Unsung Heroes Behind the Original Star Wars Movie

While we often think of Star Wars as George Lucas’ baby, it took a whole lot of different people with money, power, and/or talent to get that first movie to the silver screen in 1977. Almost forty years on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/10-Unsung-Heroes-Behind-the-Original-Star-Wars-Movie/

One Inmate's Perspective on Cooking in Prison

Uncle Paulie slices garlic for a prison feast in Goodfellas | Image: Warner Bros.When one thinks of inmates cooking in prison, an image that often comes to mind is the scene in Scorsese's Goodfellas, in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/One-Inmates-Perspective-on-Cooking-in-Prison/

Amazon Prime Air

They’ve been talking about it for months, and it looks like Amazon is serious about its drone delivery system called Prime Air. Jeremy Clarkson explains how it will work.[https://youtu.be/MXo_d6tNWuY] (YouTube link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/Amazon-Prime-Air/

The 365 Challenge: Artists Who Make Something Every Day for an Entire Year

(Photo: Cameron Butler/Washington Post)This is Devon "Bosco" Farr. He's a manager at BookPeople, an independent bookstore in Austin, Texas. Every day for the past year, Farr has eaten a taco.He's part of an emer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/30/The-365-Challenge-Artists-Who-Make-Something-Every-Day-for-an-Entire-Year/




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