Archive for April 15th, 2016

Pretty Pig Donut

Dominique Ansel, the inventor of the cronut, is hard at work developing new and tasty pastries. Here's a religieuse (more refined people might be offended by the term "donut"), which means two filled choux pastries...

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This Alligator Eating Another Alligator May Give You Nightmares

Nothing like a big bucket full of nope to get you going in the morning and this video of a giant alligator eating another alligator is about as "nope" as it gets.(Video Link)Alex Figueroa was taking a relaxing morning st...

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Okaminoke - They're Both Wild At Heart

Okaminoke by MiskiThe day that free spirited girl they call the wolf princess met a sun god in wolf form named Amaterasu in the forest she knew they were a match made in the heavens. But the god wasn't familiar with lif...

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Guy Takes Sleeping Pills for the First Time, Accidentally Buys Live Yak

(Photo: Dave Hogg)Imgur member carefreedude has a friend who recently took sleeping pills for the first time. Before they put him to sleep, they lowered his inhibitions. He got online and bought a live yak.That's a $3,07...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/Guy-Takes-Sleeping-Pills-for-the-First-Time-Accidentally-Buys-Yak/

When Dogs Can Fly...Oh Wait, They Already Can

(Video Link)Remember that time when the New Zealand SPCA taught dogs to drive to show how smart pooches are and that yes, you can teach an older dog new tricks? Well those crazy kiwis are at it again and this time they'r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/When-Dogs-Can-FlyOh-Wait-They-Already-Can/

The Tragic History of RC Cola

Royal Crown Cola, or RC, is over eighty years old. It was an innovative brand that paired well with deep-dish pizza in Chicago and Moon Pies in the South. And RC Cola was still eclipsed by both Coca Cola and Pepsi. Yeah,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/The-Tragic-History-of-RC-Cola/

Meet the Neuropsychologist Who's Also a Master of the Bullwhip

Dr. Jessica Cain of Pepperdine University earned her Ph.D. in psychology at Boston University. But she jokes that, after 12 years of dedicated study, she's got her doctorate in bullwhip.Indiana Jones makes it look easy....

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/Meet-the-Neuropsychologist-Whos-Also-a-Master-of-the-Bullwhip/

From Farmer to Fashion Model

Started feb 27 2016 #carrotmanA photo posted by Carrot Man (@jeyrick.sigmaton) on Feb 24, 2016 at 6:41pm PST It only takes a couple of weeks to change someone’s life -if they are the subject of a viral social...

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Woman at Baseball Game Googles How Long It Will Last

Baseball is a game that consists of people standing on a field and, on rare occasions, throwing, hitting, or catching a ball. But mostly it's standing around. According to longtime baseball fan Tom Pettigrew, the typical...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/Woman-Googles-at-Baseball-Game-How-Long-It-Will-Last/

Before They Were The Flintstones, They Were The Flagstones

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mp03EEofu0o](Video Link)The Flintstones debuted in 1960. The series went through a lot of preliminary development. For example, the titular family was originally the Flagstones....

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/Before-The-Were-The-Flintstones-They-Were-The-Flagstones/

A Problematic Legal System

In the “might makes right” era, before the rule of law, there were no doubt some people who could manage to make a mockery of the system. Hafthor Julius Bjornsson comes to mind. Maybe this was why we changed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/A-Problematic-Legal-System/

Why Did The Chinese Government Launch Crude Oil Into Space?

China is now a fossil fuel guzzling machine we helped create, a golem powered by petroleum who is busy searching for fossil fuels to keep their engines running while we're trying to set the petrol aside.And now China's N...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/Why-Is-The-Chinese-Government-Launching-Crude-Oil-Into-Space/

Could You Outrun A Fart?

AsapSCIENCE investigates the questions we didn’t even think of to ask. Can you fart and run away fast enough to escape the smell?[https://youtu.be/p2OCDAHklQI] (YouTube link)They use chemistry, physics, and math (a...

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Bleed - The Bat Cowl Can't Protect Him From The Pain

Bleed by Cumix47Those who are willing to fight for what they believe in won't always get their way, but those who are willing to bleed can find comfort in the fact that they've moved past their mortality in pursuit of j...

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Why Solitaire, Minesweeper, FreeCell And Hearts Were Added To Windows

We've been wasting time playing Solitaire, Minesweeper, Hearts and FreeCell on our Windows PCs for decades, never knowing that those simple and addictive little games were secretly included to teach us stuff.Solitaire wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/Why-Solitaire-Minesweeper-FreeCell-And-Hearts-Were-Added-To-Windows/

Every Disney Song Ranked from Worst to Best

In today’s “list worth arguing over” department, Consequence of Sound has ranked 267 Disney songs from 55 animated movies. Each has a video and some trivia about the song. Songs at the bottom are forget...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/Every-Disney-Song-Ranked-from-Worst-to-Best/

Can The Powder inside An Etch-A-Sketch Be Used To Make Thermite?

We all know the Etch-A-Sketch as a toy we got as a kid and thought was pretty cool for a few days before it ended up at the bottom of the toybox.But I bet kids would see the Etch-A-Sketch as a whole lot cooler if they th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/Can-The-Powder-inside-An-Etch-A-Sketch-Be-Used-To-Make-Thermite/

Will Corgis Make Good Police Dogs?

In an experimental program, the Moscow Police canine unit will train a group of Welsh corgi puppies to do police work. According to state news agency RIA Novosti, two puppies are in training already, a two-month-old and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/Will-Corgis-Make-Good-Police-Dogs/

Guy Takes Fake Book Covers On The Subway And Freaks Out Fellow Riders

Most people play it cool and try to pretend like they're minding their own business while riding the subway, but in truth we're all furtively watching what others are up to while we ride.Knowing that eyes will be upon yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/Guy-Takes-Fake-Book-Covers-On-The-Subway-And-Freaks-Out-Fellow-Riders/

America’s Forgotten First Supermodel

The term “supermodel” didn’t come into vogue until the 1980s, when a few highly-paid models became known worldwide outside of the fashion industry. But 100 years ago, one woman’s face and body wer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/Americas-Forgotten-First-Supermodel/

The Joys Of Having A Vulcan Boyfriend

Vulcans don't know how to party down, throw caution to the wind or act impulsively, which is why they make perfect mates for lovers of logic and those overemotional souls seeking balance in their life.But before you be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/The-Joys-Of-Having-A-Vulcan-Boyfriend/

The Origins of 12 Neigh Sayings

(Image credit: Flickr user Martin Budden)Horses own the winner’s circle in English idioms. But where did these popular phrases originate?1. Hold your horses!800 BCEA line in Book 23 of Homer’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/Neigh-Sayings/

Ninja Tea Bags

Nae Design tells us that the Japanese company Yamasu sells tea bags with tags that resemble characters from an old Japan. You can brew your tea with sumo wrestlers, ninjas, samurai, or finely-dressed aristocrats.  -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/Ninja-Tea-Bags/

The Mystery of Empty Nose Syndrome

Brett Helling had surgery to correct a deviated septum in hopes that it would help his frequent sinus infections. Afterward, he suffered from an inability to feel himself breathe. He felt like he was constantly strugglin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/The-Mystery-of-Empty-Nose-Syndrome/

TMNINETY - Back Before Sewer Surfing Was Cool

TMNINETY by HugohugoMutant turtle themed flicks don't come much more classic than the 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, the far out sci-fi film that wrote the book on teenage ninja movies that Michael Bay threw o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/TMNINETY-Back-Before-Sewer-Surfing-Was-Cool/

Would You Like to Pay Your Rent with a Single Peppercorn?

(Photo: Go to Bermuda)That's what the Freemasons in Bermuda, a British Overseas Territory, do. In 1816, the Crown leased to the local chapter of the Freemasons a fine old building from 1620 called the Old State House. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/15/Would-You-Like-to-Pay-Your-Rent-with-a-Single-Peppercorn/






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