Archive for December 12th, 2015

Emergency Urine-Powered Socks

(Photo: Ioannis Ieropoulos, et al.)If you want to survive, you must immediately take off your socks and pee on them. No, right now!As we've noted in the past, urine can be used to fuel tiny electrical generators called m...

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Attack of the Poorly Made Clones

A business named Wholesale Clearance UK unearthed a shipment of bootleg figures from the movie The Phantom Menace. It’s no wonder that these toys were shipped off in a clearance lot. They were labeled, and...

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Rare Vintage Photos of Christmas in the Victorian Era

Woman returning home with a Christmas tree, 1895The Victorian era is generally regarded to be the years of Queen Victoria's reign, from 1837 to 1901. Shown here are a few selections from a fascinating collection...

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Dresses That Look Like Famous Hokusai Woodblock Prints

(Photo: Alena Akhmadulina)Hokusai (c.1760-1849) was a famous artist in the Edo period of Japan. Among other works, he created extraordinarily vivid woodblock prints of the sea, most famously The Great Wave off Kanaga...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/12/Dresses-That-Look-Like-Famous-Hokusai-Woodblock-Prints/

Peace Of Pie - Feed Your Mind

Peace Of Pie by Kellabell9With all the war and killing going on in the world it's nice to take a moment and enjoy something that everyone can agree on- a piece of pie. Perhaps if we rolled trucks full of bakers and piem...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/12/Peace-Of-Pie-Feed-Your-Mind/

Daddy Daughter Hair Factory

Philippe Morgese is a single father who worked hard to teach himself how to style his daughter’s hair. Doing a girl’s hair is something most men have no experience with, and it’s a great bonding experie...

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Woman Posts Uplifting Story About Walmart Experience, Walmart Proves She's Lying

People like to use their social media accounts to talk about uplifting things that have happened to them, but for some reason those who post the most uplifting stories are often the saddest people you'll ever meet.Case i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/12/Woman-Posts-Uplifting-Story-About-Walmart-Experience-Walmart-Proves-Shes-Lying/

Australian Darth Vader

(Photo: Dan Arnold/WireImage)Star Wars fans in Sydney, Australia gathered for a huge party to celebrate the release of Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Darth Vader (or a cosplayer--it can be hard to tell...

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The Stork Derby

Embed from Getty Images Canadian lawyer Charles Vance Millar was a multimillionaire when he died in 1926. He had no heirs, but his will found ways to dispose of his money that were unorthodox, to say the least. &n...

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Gorgeous and Unusual Skyscraper Proposal for Midtown Manhattan

This beautiful, fanciful skyscraper is a proposal by architect, professor and Assistant Dean at the Yale School of Architecture Mark Foster Gage. The design proposal, intended for 41 W. 57th Street, would certainly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/12/Gorgeous-and-Unusual-Skyscraper-Proposal-for-Midtown-Manhattan/

Ryan Gosling Plays Santa's Biggest Fan In "Santa Baby"

Santa Claus is the symbol of Christmas, the larger-than-life bearded guy with two lists that keep kids in line and a team of magical flying reindeer who help him deliver presents to kids around the world in one night.He...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/12/Ryan-Gosling-Plays-Santas-Biggest-Fan-In-Santa-Baby/

Pilot Writes School Excuses for 31 Students and a Teacher

When I was a kid, we took field trips to local factories and nature trails. A class in England took a trip to Cyprus! However, their return was knocked off schedule when an Easy Jet flight was delayed 20 hours due to fog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/12/Pilot-Writes-School-Excuses-for-31-Students-and-a-Teacher/

The Smoked Corpses of the Anga

(Photo: Michael Thirnbeck)Up until 1949, when a member of the Anga people of Papua New Guinea died, his relatives didn't bury or cremate the body. They smoked it--meaning that they cured the flesh. What those of us in th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/12/The-Smoked-Corpses-of-the-Anga/

30 Christmas Tree Ornaments That Speak to the Geek in All of Us

Ornaments in Glossy Pantone Colors | Image: BRIT.COFor people who put up a tree every year, ornaments can be the perfect gift. So varied are their styles that one can always find an ornament to fit the personali...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/12/30-Christmas-Tree-Ornaments-That-Speak-to-the-Geek-in-All-of-Us/
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