Archive for May 14th, 2016

Before the Invention of Blogging

(John Atkinson/Wrong Hands)The last panel nails the blogging experience. Blogging is a fast, user-friendly way to get ignored in not only real life, but the online life as well. It's also a great way to never meet fascin...

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Cat-Operated Whack-a-Mole

Ingenius. Lam Qian made a whack-a-mole game for his cat that doesn’t require human operation. It didn’t take long for the cat to figure out the lever system. As soon as he lets go of the lever to pounce on th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/14/Cat-Operated-Whack-a-Mole/

The Bone Marrow Donut

(Photo: Matt Monster)It's a radical approach to chocolate-making: mix bone marrow chips into chocolate to make it taste richer. That's what the Doughnut Project bakery in New York City did with the assistance of a local...

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How Epic Fortunes Were Created During the California Gold Rush

Before the California Golf Rush, San Francisco had a population of about 500 people. There were no roads or bridges, and it took six months for goods to arrive by ship. The federal government had plans to build roads and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/14/How-Epic-Fortunes-Were-Created-During-the-California-Gold-Rush/

81-Year Old Grandpa Goes on Killing Spree in Virtual Reality

At 81, he's seen everything. Zombies aren't going to worry him at all. Even though he's surrounded by ever-growing hordes of the undead, the old man shoots and slugs his way to survival.[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/14/81-Year-Old-Grandpa-Goes-on-Killing-Spree-in-Virtual-Reality/

This Cat Really Enjoys Eating Birthday Cake

Birthday cake is a really big deal when we're little kids, but as we get older it tends to lose its appeal and ends up shoved to the back of the table behind all the presents.Decades later, when the presents stop being s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/14/This-Cat-Really-Enjoys-Eating-Birthday-Cake/

The Dumbest Thieves in Sweden

Two men try to rob a watch shop in Kista Galleria just outside Stockholm, Sweden. The store is closed, so they have to break in, but it’s an enclosed mall with plenty of people around, one who recorded the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/14/The-Dumbest-Thieves-in-Sweden/

I'm A Big Wizard - He's Much More Than Just A Peck

I'm A Big Wizard by UrsulalopezA small but powerful soul was Willow Ufgood, and a relative unknown too before he went on one big adventure that forever changed the world as we know it for the better. For you see, Willow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/14/Im-A-Big-Wizard-Hes-Much-More-Than-Just-A-Peck/

Dog Runs away from Home, Checks Himself into Doggie Daycare

(Photo: Fox 6)Riley, a 5-year old Golden Retriever in Belmont, North Carolina, has been coming to the Happy Dog Café dog daycare facility all of his life. He loves the place, as he can always meet and play with fr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/14/Dog-Runs-away-from-Home-Checks-Himself-into-Doggie-Daycare/

Making Victorian Nectar Drop Candy

Take a step back in time and watch how drop candy was made in the late 19th century. First, we are introduced to an old drop candy machine that has been restored. The recipe is also a very old one, with a flavor called n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/14/Making-Victorian-Nectar-Drop-Candy/

Simple Lessons Dogs Teach Us About Life

(Image Link)Dogs may seem like simpleminded creatures when compared to cats, but that's just an illusion because their minds are always working out ways to get food, get pets and get their friends to play with them.That'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/14/Simple-Lessons-Dogs-Teach-Us-About-Life/

The Future Is Here: Reese's Pieces inside Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

Never mind flying cars. This is what we've all been waiting for. Since the days of the old commercials promoting the idea of blending peanut butter and chocolate, the obvious next step has been to combine R...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/14/The-Future-Is-Here-Reeses-Pieces-inside-Reeses-Peanut-Butter-Cups/

The Glasgow Ice Cream Wars

In the 1960s, the city of Glasgow, Scotland, built new housing projects that were far from the downtown shopping district. With no transportation, the residents bought supplies any way they could. The ice cream trucks th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/14/The-Glasgow-Ice-Cream-Wars/

Penguins Don't Like Opera

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJlT_kyFRok](Video Link)Nick Allen, a professional opera singer from the UK, performs on cruise ships that visit Antarctica. During a recent trip there, he met a colony of penguins. He ga...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/14/Penguins-Dont-Like-Opera/
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