Archive for December 7th, 2015

The World's Most Expensive Beef Costs $3,200 Per Steak and Lasts Forever

(Photo: Polmard)The Polmard family of France operates a cattle and beef business that claims to offer the finest beef in the world and that it can will remain fresh for decades.The family business dates back to 1846. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/The-Worlds-Most-Expensive-Beef-Costs-3200-Per-Steak-and-Lasts-Forever/

The 2015 Information is Beautiful Awards

The Information is Beautiful Awards exist to recognize outstanding achievement in data visualization. The awards for 2015 have been announced. The Gold Awards goes to Dov Friedman and Tynan Debold for a series of charts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/The-2015-Information-is-Beautiful-Awards/

Tribble the Cat Really Does Purr Just Like a Tribble

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSxXGCUqra4](Video Link)Imagining getting access to the soothing cuddliness of a tribble without being eaten out of starbase and home. Then you'd have Tribble the cat. He's an older cat r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Tribble-the-Cat-Really-Does-Purr-Just-Like-a-Tribble/

Self Soothing

Priorities, people. If you’re going to worry, worry about the truly awful things you shouldn’t even be thinking about. And there’s nothing like being alone with your thoughts, without distraction, to ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Self-Soothing/

The Drunk Series - Web Videos Written By And Starring Drunk People

First we had the various TV projects starring Dean Martin, then came The Gong Show, Baywatch and the even more incoherent Baywatch Nights, and a web series turned TV show where drunks talk about history.Now the televised...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/The-Drunk-Series-Web-Videos-Written-By-And-Starring-Drunk-People/

Hellboss - A Big Boss Battle That Will Scorch The Battlefield

Hellboss by Adam WorksThey started calling him Hellboss well before he was portrayed as such in a comic book series, but the man who prefers to be called Big Boss is fine with the demonic reference. He doesn't need any...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Hellboss-A-Big-Boss-Battle-That-Will-Scorch-The-Battlefield/

Chicken Lays an Egg inside an Egg

The Postlethwaite family lives in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK. They have 4 hens at home. One of them laid a massive egg weighing 5.9 ounces. When Emma, the mother in the family, cracked it open to fry it, there was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Chicken-Lays-an-Egg-inside-an-Egg/

Santa Speaks Her Language

A little girl goes to see Santa at the Cleveland Centre in Middlesbrough, UK. That’s a good-looking Santa Claus. The child’s mother mother explains she’s hearing impaired, but yes, she does know a littl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Santa-Speak-Her-Language/

Rediscovered Spanish Galleon May Contain $1 Billion in Treasure

(Photo by David Cordingly of "Action off Cartagena, May 28, 1708" by the painter Samuel Scott)In 1708, during the War of Spanish Succession, the Royal Navy attempted to degrade Spain's ability to wage wars by capturing o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Rediscovered-Spanish-Galleon-May-Contain-1-Billion-in-Treasure/

Zapatou’s Best of the Web 2015

The concept of “Hey, y’all, watch this!” has been elevated to an art form. Luc Bergeron (Zapatou) gives us a 21-minute compilation of the best internet videos from 2015. It’s absolutely beautiful,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Zapatous-Best-of-the-Web-2015/

Husbands Who Took Their Wives' Requests Too Literally

When husbands and wives ask each other for favors their requests are met with mixed results, but as a general rule when one of them takes that request too literally things can get mighty silly.(Image Link)Sometimes it's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Husbands-Who-Took-Their-Wives-Requests-Too-Literally/

They Might Be Giants Dives into the Messy World of Time Travel

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7EaBzYO154](Video Link)Oh, sure, it's simple enough when you travel back in time to, say, kill Hitler. But time travel rapidly becomes a confusing jumble of alternate realities and versi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/They-Might-Be-Giants-Dives-into-the-Messy-World-of-Time-Travel/

16 Canny Facts About The Jerk

The Jerk is one of those movies that seem entirely made of catchphrases, like Airplane! and The Princess Bride. “You mean I’m going to stay this color?” Fans know that those c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/16-Canny-Facts-About-The-Jerk/

Jello Biafra's Acting Demo Reel

Jello Biafra is best known as a spoken word performer and frontman for the band Dead Kennedys, but he's also a political activist, prankster, and owns his own record label Alternative Tentacles.Oh yeah, and I forgot to m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Jello-Biafras-Acting-Demo-Reel/

What’s a Species, Anyway?

The practice of introducing endangered predators to a new area of land has always been controversial, because the people who live there must deal with the consequences. The Red Wolf Recovery Program introduced four pairs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Whats-a-Species-Anyway/

The Force Is About To Awaken, So Gear Up For Movie Night At The NeatoShop!

BB The Snowdroid by OakenspiritThat war in the stars is about to return in a big way, when Episode VII hits the big screen just in time to make our holidays bright, which means time is running out to get geared up for mo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/The-Force-Is-About-To-Awaken-So-Gear-Up-For-Movie-Night-At-The-NeatoShop/

Furiosa The Animated Series - One Shiny And Chrome Cartoon Show

Furiosa The Animated Series by PoopsmoothieThe Imperator Furiosa is quite a character, with all the attitude and trademarks of a hero, so why is she playing second fiddle to Mad Max? It seems like Furiosa needs her own...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Furiosa-The-Animated-Series-One-Shiny-And-Chrome-Cartoon-Show/

Aleph Bass

Time to learn your aleph-bet! Hebrew letters form the foundation of this trippy psychedelic music video for the song "Aleph Bass" by the American Jewish alternative hip hop group Darshan (Eden Pearlstein and Shir Yaakov...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Aleph-Bass/

Sushi That Look Like Koi

(Photo: Grape)It's called nishikigoi no sugatazushi, which translates as "multicolored koi-shaped sushi." It's all the rage in Japan--and you can see why! These forms are both beautiful and tasty. My Modern Met tell...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Sushi-That-Look-Like-Koi/

Star Wars and Saturday Night Live’s Long History in 14 Sketches

Saturday Night Live has always been a comic mirror of American culture, and once the Star Wars franchise entered the picture in 1977, the show was already in its second season. The linked article presen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Star-Wars-and-Saturday-Night-Lives-Long-History-in-14-Sketches/

Mother of the Father of His Country

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Reader.Even extraordinary people suffer from ordinary problems. And having a difficult relationship with a parent is a pretty common...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Mother-of-the-Father-of-His-Country/

Ten Amazing Underwater Discoveries

Given that approximately 71% of the Earth's surface is water, and mankind has been navigating that watery surface as long as his species has existed, there are many mysteries that could be solved if the man-made items cl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Ten-Amazing-Underwater-Discoveries/

Why the Zuist Religion is Booming in Iceland

Americans are so used to the concept of separation of church and state that we forget how rare it is in the rest of the world. In Iceland, everyone pays a church tax, which goes to the religious organization you register...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Why-the-Zuist-Religion-is-Booming-in-Iceland/

Hipster Santa Arrives in Portland

(Photo: KOIN)He can use a computer, but prefers his vintage typewriter. The reindeer? He's replaced them with a bicycle. And the red suit is now a knitted sweater that he personally made from locally sourced wool. He sti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Hipster-Santa/

Science Explains How to Know If Someone Is Flirting With You

Humans are notoriously bad at detecting whether a potential romantic partner is dropping subtle hints of interest. Men overestimate the odds that women are flirting with them, while women underestimate the odds that a ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Science-Explains-How-to-Know-If-Someone-Is-Flirting-With-You/

Bizarre Cameos By Infamous Tyrants In Kids' Shows

Tyrants and despots and kids' TV shows- one of these things is not like the others, can you guess which thing just doesn't belong?Well, someone should have told the creators of Hey Arnold!, Animaniacs,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/07/Bizarre-Cameos-By-Infamous-Tyrants-In-Kids-Shows/
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