Archive for February 12th, 2016

Man Skipped Work for Six Years Unnoticed

Joaquin Garcia of Cadiz, Spain, was a civil servant assigned to supervise the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant. By Garcia’s account, he was the victim of political bullying and found himself assigne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Man-Skipped-Work-for-Six-Years-Unnoticed/

Unicorn Hair Goes Full Unicorn with a Proper Horn

Always go full unicorn.A couple months ago, I blogged about the hair coloring trend called unicorn braids. I showed them to my 7-year old daughter, expecting that she’d be impressed. Nope. “There’s no h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Unicorn-Hair-Goes-Full-Unicorn-with-a-Proper-Horn/

Crazy In Love - She's Simply Batty About That Clown!

Crazy In Love by DooomcatSome couples drive us crazy with their displays of affection, but Harley and Mister J drive us crazy the old fashioned way- with Joker Gas! They're quite loving considering their unstable states...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Crazy-In-Love-Shes-Simply-Batty-About-That-Clown/

Poison's "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" Played By An Actual Rose Bush

When rockers are in a melancholy mood they turn to songs like Poison's "Every Rose Has Its Thorn" for comfort, but sometimes even Bret Michael's sweet voice can't make us feel again.We need something that literally sting...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Poisons-Every-Rose-Has-Its-Thorn-Played-By-An-Actual-Rose-Bush/

The Deadpool Poutine Chimichanga

The Philadelphia restaurant Cantina Dos Segundos has introduced a fusion recipe to celebrate the new Deadpool movie: the Deadpool Poutine Chimichanga. Deadpool is known for his love of chimichangas, and this one is super...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/The-Deadpool-Poutine-Chimichanga/

Snoop Dogg Stars in Burger King Training Video

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FA9EVqDDat8](Video Link)Burger King is preparing to unveil its new line of hotdogs. To ensure that its staff is ready, the company produced this video on the hotdog production process. Ra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Snoop-Dogg-Stars-in-Burger-King-Training-Video/

Nine of the Most Isolated Towns on Earth

Longyearbyen, Norway | Image: Bjørn Christian Tørrissen Have you ever good naturedly teased a friend who lives in an isolated area for "living in the sticks?" Or has anyone accused you of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Nine-of-the-Most-Isolated-Towns-on-Earth/

Beware The McDonald's On Dorset

It seems some people don't like McDonald's very much, and whether the hate is directed at their food, their corporate practices or their head clown Ronald it's a hate that burns hotter than the inside of a cherry pie.But...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Beware-The-McDonalds-On-Dorset/

Professor Offers Hilarious Extra Credit Questions on Exam

Today, the web is laughing at a set of extra credit questions attributed to an unknown statistics professor.* This one at the top is my favorite. Almost certainly some anxious student is going to jump on his desk and yel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Professor-Offers-Hilarious-Extra-Credit-Questions/

Deadpool Delivers A Heartfelt PSA About Testicular Cancer

Deadpool wouldn't make a very good spokesman for gun control, mental health or anger management, but when it comes to matters of the heart or groin Deadpool's got ya covered.He's that rare combination of lover and fighte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Deadpool-Delivers-A-Heartfelt-PSA-About-Testicular-Cancer/

Who Marries Whom, By Profession

I'm a librarian and I married another librarian. Other good possibilities for me were truck drivers, paralegals, and middle school teachers.That's what this chart by Bloomberg Business indicates. Adam Pearce and Dorothy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Who-Marries-Whom-By-Profession/

Simon’s Cat Logic: Do Cats Fall in Love?

Is your kitten smitten? Simon Tofield has animated his cat in love with the neighbor cat before, but it’s not quite romance and flowers for felines. At least not the way humans do it.  [https://youtu.be/SUktj3...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Simons-Cat-Logic-Do-Cats-Fall-in-Love/

Bad Girl Scout Cookies

Most people love Girl Scout Cookies, and those who do generally have their favorites. In this comic, Gemma Correll serves up a few of her least favorite types of Girl Scout treats. Who knew the range of depth and complex...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Bad-Girl-Scout-Cookies/

All Of Space And Time - Portrait Of A Blue Police Box In Flight

All Of Space And Time by MelissaSmithWhen you've traveled through all of time and space you learn to appreciate the small stuff, like a picnic in Queen Elizabeth's private park, a Christmas without the Cybermen attackin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/All-Of-Space-And-Time-Portrait-Of-A-Blue-Police-Box-In-Flight/

Four Legitimate Flaws in The Godfather

Not often do we get a critique of a 44-year-old film, but rarely do we see a movie like The Godfather. And it doesn’t even seem like an old movie. Maybe it’s the timeless conflict of greed vs. loyalt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Four-Legitimate-Flaws-in-The-Godfather/

Nigerian Astronaut Lost in Space Needs $15 Million to Come Home

(Image: SpaceFacts.de)The classic scam spammed out to millions of people for the past 20 years or so is that a Nigerian prince needs help getting access to his massive supply of money. He needs just a bit of cash--a few...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Nigerian-Astronaut-Lost-in-Space-Needs-15-Million-to-Come-Home/

The Walking Dead Death Poll

We usually do a poll like this before a finale, but as we approach the mid-season premiere of The Walking Dead, we’ve been told that there will be a major purge of characters. Series creator Robert Kirkman...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/The-Walking-Dead-Death-Poll/

Rare 1912 Photographs of Titanic Survivors

This collection of RMS Titanic survivor photographs is an interesting visual account of the ship's tragic happenings in the early morning hours of April 15th, 1912. The photos document the time after the ship co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Rare-1912-Photographs-of-Titanic-Survivors/

The Wishing Well

Well, well, well. I mean, I’d like to grant your wish, but sometimes I get two wishes that are in direct opposition, and at the end of the day, a well’s got to pay the bills, you know? I’m sure you unde...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/The-Wishing-Well/

What Is the Species Distribution in the Star Wars Universe?

(Image: EPFL)In the Star Wars expanded universe, there are (or were, until Disney eliminated it) over 20,000 characters on 294 planets. What is the species distribution? Researchers at the prestigious research i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/What-Is-the-Species-Distribution-in-the-Star-Wars-Universe/

Hay, Blinken!

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.Abraham Lincoln may be the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Hay-Blinken/

Here's What to Do If Both Pilots Die on Your 737

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqcXstB7UJ0](Video Link)Do yourself a favor and download this video as an MP4 file and load it on your smartphone. There will be a test and you must get a passing score--which is any land...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Heres-What-to-Do-If-Both-Your-Pilots-Die-on-a-737/

An Artist's Fond Illustrations of Life Before and After Owning His Golden Retriever

Returning homeThose of us who own pets know that along with the joy and laughter they bring to our daily lives, we occasionally have to suffer inconveniences or make sacrifices in order to have them with us. Joh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/An-Artists-Fond-Illustrations-of-Life-Before-and-After-Owning-His-Golden-Retriever/

Questionaut

Amanita Design, the folks who brought us the maddening Samorost, defies you to try Questionaut. The premise is that you need to fill your balloon with gas, but you have to answer general knowledge questions to get it. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Questionaut-2/

Blue Mite Returns - Oh, And Arthur Is Back Too...

Blue Mite Returns by Harebrained DesignThe Dark Knight has returned time and time again, and each time people get all excited and eat up every minute of the new production, so when is the Blue Mite going to return? Some...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/Blue-Mite-Returns-Oh-And-Arthur-Is-Back-Too/

How to Make a Light-Up Lightsaber Cake

Lorenzo Wood made this amazing cake inspired by Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. The very lucky Alexander got a cake that actually lights up! Wood placed strings of Arduino-controlled LEDs on the cake b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/How-to-Make-a-Light-Up-Lightsaber-Cake/

26 Facts About the Science of Love

[https://youtu.be/5h2vVSYiZkI] (YouTube link)The mental_floss List Show tackles an appropriate topic as we approach Valentines Day: love! But this isn’t just love, it’s the latest scientific findings about lo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/12/26-Facts-About-the-Science-of-Love/




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