Archive for December 22nd, 2015

Always Buy the Men’s Version

Check out the price difference between these two scooters at Target! It may be a particularly egregious example, but the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs found an average 7% average cost difference in product...

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The Great Toy Robbery

What we have here is a classic animated Western story -featuring Santa Claus! Directed by Jeff Hale in 1963, The Great Toy Robbery is brought to you by the Film Board of Canada.[https://youtu.be/fqI8Axe_nPk] (Yo...

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15 Coolest Lunchboxes of the 80s

(Photo: eBay)I was never cool, but I think that I did have one of these beauties. Yes, a top-end pop culture lunchbox was the way to impress other kids back in the 80s. Not just any lunchbox would do. Why have a lunchbox...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/15-Coolest-Lunchboxes-of-the-80s/

The Best of Gary the Stormtrooper

Robot Chicken gave us a lot of Star Wars silliness over the past few years. One of the funniest characters is Gary the Stormtrooper, voiced by Donald Faison of Scrubs. This compilation gives us his best...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/The-Best-of-Gary-the-Stormtrooper/

Orange Cream Scented Duct Tape Is a Real Product

(Photo: Amazon)What tools do you need? At a minimum, you need WD-40 to make it move and duct tape to make it hold still. But what if you want whatever you are trying to fix to smell nice, too? Then Duck Tape brand duct t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/Orange-Cream-Scented-Duct-Tape-Is-a-Real-Product/

13 Surprising Facts About Cast Away

Cast Away, starring Tom Hanks, opened nationwide 15 years ago today. It was a simple premise: a FedEx employee survives for four years alone on a deserted island when his plane crashes. For much of the movie, Ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/13-Surprising-Facts-About-Cast-Away/

Movie Title Drug Deal

The Fine Brothers have teamed up with POYKPAC Comedy to bring us a drug deal. In the same style as the Movie Title Breakup last year, the entire story is told using only movie titles. There are plenty to choose from. Hoo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/Movie-Title-Drug-Deal/

Student Recreates Her Mom's Italian Travel Photos 30 Years Later

Children often wonder what it would be like to walk in their parents' footsteps, to go where they have gone and see what they saw before family life grounds them.For most of us that idea of retracing our parents' footst...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/Student-Recreates-Her-Moms-Italian-Travel-Photos-30-Years-Later/

Holiday Traditions Around the World, Charmingly Illustrated

Jewelry designer Vashi commissioned a series of twenty images from illustrator Marie Muravski about holiday traditions from different countries, with a special emphasis on romantic customs. In Japan, Christmas is for lov...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/Holiday-Traditions-Around-the-World-Charmingly-Illustrated/

Memphis Kings - Elvis Versus The Harlem Globetrotters

Memphis Kings by Bobby BernethyMemphis is home to many things its citizens are proud of- the Blues and the birthplace of Rock 'N' Roll, delicious food, sweet Southern hospitality and Graceland. But there's one thing tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/Memphis-Kings-Elvis-Versus-The-Harlem-Globetrotters/

A Fancy Flight to Abu Dhabi

Brian Kelly, The Points Guy, runs a travel blog. He paid $32,058 for a one-way ticket from New York to Abu Dhabi on the inaugural flight of the A380 Residence flight from Etihad Airways. What do you get for what would be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/A-Fancy-Flight-to-Abu-Dhabi/

The Five Dates We'll All Go On, Illustrated

Most dates have certain key elements in common-the fancy restaurant that charges way too much, the dater who only agreed to go out with you for a free meal, the awkward conversation or, even worse, coming face-to-face...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/The-Five-Dates-Well-All-Go-On-Illustrated/

National Geographic’s Best Photos of the Day From 2015

Clinton Berry took this closeup of a penguin with a GoPro camera near Casey Station in Antarctica."I studied the movements of the penguins for weeks," Berry writes. "They walked in the same area almost every day. We woul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/National-Geographics-Best-Photos-of-the-Day-From-2015/

Not Sure How To Feel About This Girl's Gross Out Food Videos

(Video Link)I'm not sure whether these strange videos posted on Facebook by Showry are foodporn or postmodern feminist comedy made with a South Korean sense of humor in mind, but they definit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/Really-Not-Sure-How-To-Feel-About-This-Girls-Gross-Out-Food-Videos/

Five Incredible Superyacht Concepts from 2015’s Monaco Yacht Show

The Monaco Yacht Show is like your everyday average boat show, except it caters to the richest of the rich who can afford to spend millions on a luxury craft that requires a full-time staff. Designers and manufacturers p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/Five-Incredible-Superyacht-Concepts-from-2015s-Monaco-Yacht-Show/

Science Explains Why Cats Are Always Knocking Over Our Stuff

Cats are nimble and said to always land on their feet, with extremely quick reflexes and the ability to squeeze into any space where they can fit their whiskers.They're obviously not clumsy animals, so why are they alway...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/Science-Explains-Why-Cats-Are-Always-Knocking-Over-Our-Stuff/

When Tipping Was Considered Deeply Un-American

Tipping is a subject that everyone has something to say about. Some folks are disturbed about a weird employment system in which waiters seem to be independent contractors paid mostly by direct consumers instead of their...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/When-Tipping-Was-Considered-Deeply-Un-American/

Celebrate LAIKA's Tenth Anniversary With This Beautiful Behind-The-Scenes Reel

If you're wondering what cutting edge stop motion animation looks like you should watch the films made by LAIKA, but if you want to see how each film is made you'll have to watch all of the DVD bonus features.However, in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/Celebrate-LAIKAs-Tenth-Anniversary-With-This-Beautiful-Behind-The-Scenes-Reel/

Inventions to Match Up Matching Socks

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research, now in all-pdf form. Get a subscription now for only $25 a year!(Image credit: Flickr user Jeremy Richardson)Tiptoeing towards a solution t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/Inventions-to-Match-Up-Matching-Socks/

SpaceX Lands a Rocket

Many of us watched the Apollo launches and wondered how many millions of dollars were chucked into the sea as the spaceships shed their rocket stages. It couldn’t be helped, the fuel was burned and the weight had t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/SpaceX-Lands-a-Rocket/

Zelda Ugly Sweater - Made With Triforce Infused Fabric

Zelda Ugly Sweater by DandingerozIt's dangerous to go out alone and uncovered, especially when it's storming outside and the winds of battle are in the air, so take it from Link and keep your torso properly covered. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/Zelda-Ugly-Sweater-Made-With-Triforce-Infused-Fabric/

100 Years of New Year’s Eve Style

Mode has another installment of their 100 years series, with a loo at holiday menswear. New Year’s Eve is the time for parties and breaking out a special fancy look, which has changed quite a bit over the last cent...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/100-Years-of-New-Years-Eve-Style/

The Surreal Shoe Sculptures of Costa Magarakis

Costa Magarakis says that his work "can be expressed as a gothic wonderland illuminating the gray area between truths and lies." His inner mind juxtaposes against the real world to form surreal scenes of people, technolo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/The-Surreal-Shoe-Sculptures-of-Costa-Magarakis/

Star Wars Crawl Creator

You can make your very own Star Wars opening crawl, just by typing in what you want to say, or even copying and pasting text from somewhere else. In this one, I used the text from this morning’s feature ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/22/Star-Wars-Crawl-Creator/




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