Archive for December 2nd, 2015

The Many Forms of Ramen

Instant ramen noodles will always mean “college” to me, because I haven’t eaten them since (but my kids like them). It was years later that I realized that some people put other things in them, or ate o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/The-Many-Forms-of-Ramen/

Juggling Unicyclist Rides off to Defend His Math Doctoral Dissertation

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KQQyMZqLIE](Video Link)This adorable video from 2009 shows a very proud father and his son. The dad has good reason to be proud! David, the young man in the video, was leaving home to de...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/Juggling-Unicyclist-Rides-off-to-Defend-His-Math-Doctoral-Dissertation/

My Skype Date With Those Curious Neo-Victorians

A couple of years ago, we brought you the story of Sarah A Chrisman, who lives a Victorian life in the 21st century. We got another update this year, when Chrisman published her book This Victorian Life. Now, Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/My-Skype-Date-With-Those-Curious-Neo-Victorians/

Talking Parrots in a Country with 520 Languages

(Photo: Drew Hinshaw/Wall Street Journal)Talking parrots are prized status symbols in Nigeria. But supplying them and distributing them to different markets profitably is a challenge. Sometimes, parrots speak un...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/Talking-Parrots-in-a-Country-with-520-Languages/

37 Facts About Fruit

[https://youtu.be/BiufGAnjEuE] (YouTube link)After five days of leftover turkey and dressing, you’re probably starting to crave an orange or banana by now. How about some facts about fruits to whet your appetite ev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/37-Facts-About-Fruit/

Pizzas Topped with Tiny Pizza Slices

(Photo: Vinnie's Pizzeria)Now can I get a pizza topped with tiny pizza slices that are themselves topped with even tinier pizza slices? Let's see how far we can take this idea.Vinnie's Pizzeria, a restaurant in Brooklyn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/Pizzas-Topped-with-Tiny-Pizza-Slices/

An Animated Look at Every Vehicle in the Original Star Wars Trilogy Drawn to Scale

[https://youtu.be/O6nLCXvQeRg]YouTube LinkSploid took the images of Toronto-based illustrator Scott Park and turned them into this fun animated video of every mode of transport in the original Star Wars trilogy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/An-Animated-Look-at-Every-Vehicle-in-the-Original-Star-Wars-Trilogy-Drawn-to-Scale/

EMPIRE - The Sith Lord's Iconic Style

EMPIRE by inkOne ArtHe took intergalactic conquest and soul shaking evil and made it into an art form, force choking the nonbelievers into submission and showing the universe that he's out to win the war no matter how m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/EMPIRE-The-Sith-Lords-Iconic-Style/

Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds, Hero of the Holocaust

(Photo: Yad Veshem)"We are all Jews here."Many non-Jews risked their lives to help Jews escape from the Holocaust. In 1953, Israel created the Righteous among the Nations program to honor these heroes. S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/Master-Sergeant-Roddie-Edmonds-Hero-of-the-Holocaust/

United State of Pop 2015 (50 Shades of Pop)

DJ Earworm has released his annual remix that combines all the top hits of the previous year into one megamix. Most of his year-end remixes used the top 25 songs, but this one contains the top 50.[https://youtu.be/rfFEhd...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/United-State-of-Pop-2015-50-Shades-of-Pop/

Fashion Trend: Glitter Armpits

(Photo: star947)What can you do with armpit hair? A better question is what can't you do with a full growth of armpit hair! The fashion world is finally taking up a long-neglected part of the body. You c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/Fashion-Trend-Glitter-Armpits/

Movie Wedding Super Vows

An astonishing number of movies have a wedding in them somewhere, some more memorable than others. From the first glimpse of the bride, to the objection by the poor-but-deserving ex, to the punches thrown, they wouldn&rs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/Movie-Wedding-Super-Vows/

John Stamos Takes to Posting Vintage Shots on Instagram

A photo posted by John Stamos (@johnstamos) on Nov 26, 2015 at 10:25pm PST John Stamos: for some girls of the 80s and 90s, he was the Tiger Beat poster boy that wouldn't quit. Stamos has been the stuff of fantasy fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/John-Stamos-Takes-to-Posting-Vintage-Shots-on-Instagram/

A Guide to This Year's Lifetime Christmas Movies

As someone who hasn’t watched the Lifetime channel since they stopped doing live surgery, I kind of got the idea that their original movies were somewhat homogenous. Apparently, I was right, and their Christmas mov...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/A-Guide-to-This-Years-Lifetime-Christmas-Movies/

This Pediatrician Has Mastered the Art of Calming a Crying Baby

Dr. Robert Hamilton Pacific Ocean Pediatrics in Santa Monica, California has been working at his craft for 26 years. He knows all about caring for children, including how to get upset babies calm. When they get painful i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/Pediatrician-Has-Mastered-the-Art-of-Calming-a-Crying-Baby/

Artisanal Star Wars Ice Cream

Ample Hills Creamery of Gowanus, Brooklyn, produces hand-made ice cream from organic, hormone-free milk they pasteurize on site. And now they’ve scored a collaboration with Disney to bring you two authorized Star W...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/Artisanal-Star-Wars-Ice-Cream/

The 50 Best Holiday Cookie Recipes from Epicurious

Image: Tim LewisMagazine and leading culinary website Epicurious compiled an article on their picks for their 50 best holiday cookie recipes from their large archive. So whether you'd like to get a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/The-50-Best-Holiday-Cookie-Recipes-from-Epicurious/

Drum Battle: Dave Grohl vs. Animal

Get ready for an epic drum battle between Animal and @foofighters' #DaveGrohl on a brand new episode of #TheMuppets tomorrow at 8|7c on ABC!A photo posted by The Muppets (@themuppets) on Nov 30, 2015 at 3:00pm PST T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/Drum-Battle-Dave-Grohl-vs-Animal/

Sunnyvale Boys - The Trailer Park Trio

Sunnyvale Boys by SilverBaXThey're the three best friends your car ever had, unless they've just stolen your car in which case you'll likely want to contact trailer park supervisor Jim Lahey to help you get your ride ba...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/Sunnyvale-Boys-The-Trailer-Park-Trio/

Streetside Vending Machine for Urban Farm Eggs

(Photo: Mitvergneugen)Pop Up City tells us that the Hühnerhof der Motte, an urban farm in Hamburg, Germany, has been operating for 30 years. To make its farm-to-table shipping process even faster, it added an egg ve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/Streetside-Vending-Machine-for-Urban-Farm-Eggs/

Why You Can’t Do That on Television Was One of a Kind

Neatorama is proud to bring you a guest post from Ernie Smith, the editor of Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. In another life, he ran ShortFormBlog.The early Nickelodeon show...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/Why-You-Cant-Do-That-on-Television-Was-One-of-a-Kind/

It's a Frog, It's a Kitty... It's a Fritty (or a Kog)

[https://youtu.be/i3kjP8BJkBc]YouTube LinkThis huge frog that a lady saved from a swimming pool thanked her by giving her a courtesy meow. But then, like a cat petted one more time than he was comfortable with, he let ou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/Its-a-Frog-Its-a-Kitty-Its-a-Fritty-or-a-Kog/

20 of the Most Surprising Numbers about Seinfeld

The sitcom Seinfeld ran from 1989 to 1998, had 180 episodes, and made a gazillion dollars. Jerry Seinfeld and many of his fans are obsessed with numbers, so it only makes sense that an article about the show wou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/20-of-the-Most-Surprising-Numbers-about-Seinfeld/

Hollow Inside--LOL!

(Chris Hallbeck/Minimumble)We used to have emotions. Then the emoticons came and decimated our feelings. The emojis merely finished the job.Oh, you can still feel . . . in a way. But you have to use the right app for it....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/Hollow-Inside-LOL/

Matted Rescue Kitten Turns Major Fluffball

When Sir Silas was found as an abandoned kitten on a Florida road, he was near death, matted and starving. Luckily for him, a Florida family adopted and cared for him until he was the picture of health. The transformatio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/Matted-Rescue-Kitten-Turns-Major-Fluffball/

Victoria's Secret Models At Their First And Last Runway Shows

Few could have foreseen how big the Victoria's Secret empire would become, especially since they started out below market leader Frederick's Of Hollywood, but nowadays they're a mainstay of the fashion world.Some Angels,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/02/Victorias-Secret-Models-At-Their-First-And-Last-Runway-Shows/




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