Archive for May 16th, 2016

The History of Constipation

People have been concerned about constipation for ages, at least as long as medical writing goes back, and probably further. The strange thing is that the condition is blamed on “modern living,” meaning diet,...

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Raiders Of The Lost Lamp - Where's Abu When You Need Him?

Raiders Of The Lost Lamp by Coinbox TeesAladdin had gotten pretty good at stealing stuff during the years he spent roaming the streets of Agrabah, but the stuff he stole from the marketplace wasn't very well guarded or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/Raiders-Of-The-Lost-Lamp-Wheres-Abu-When-You-Need-Him/

Slur, The World's Most Offensive Superhero

Slur says nothing, but he makes everyone uncomfortable whenever he starts fighting. He has to get with the times. This kind of comic style went out with the 60s.Nicholas Gurewitch updates his gloriously funny Perry Bible...

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Baby Rhinos

These baby rhinoceroses live at Care for Wild Africa Rhino Sanctuary in South Africa. Redditor Nkandla works there. He says they are fed milk every three hours, and make these noises when their milk is gone.[https://yout...

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Mini Camera Lets Blind People Read

(Photo: OrCam)The developers of OrCam want the 280 million people around the world with significant visual impairment to be able to read printed text. So they developed a camera that fits onto a pair of glasses. When the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/Mini-Camera-Lets-Blind-People-Read/

Stunning Drone Photos That Would Be Illegal To Take Today

Legislators didn't really know what to do about those mobile surveillance cameras we call drones when they first flew onto the scene, and many places are still lacking any sort of laws relating to pics taken by drones.As...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/Stunning-Drone-Photos-That-Would-Be-Illegal-To-Take-Today/

This Man Just Received the First Penis Transplant in the US

(Photo: Massachusetts General Hospital)Thomas Manning has every reason to smile. He didn't have a lot of hope after losing his penis to cancer. But after a 15-hour operation on May 8 and 9 in Boston, he now has a donor p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/This-Man-Just-Received-the-First-Penis-Transplant-in-the-US/

The Zippo at the Bottom of the World

You’ve read accounts of life at McMurdo Station in Antarctica, many of them right here. It seems that anyone who goes to McMurdo wants to write about it. I can understand why, as living in Antarctica is like nothin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/The-Zippo-at-the-Bottom-of-the-World/

Jet Fuel Tank Turned into a Robotic Megalodon

It came into the world as the drop fuel tank on a P-94 interceptor jet. Then it entered the "Trash Mahal"-- the workshop of artist Nemo Gould. He takes discarded objects and turns them into amazing moving sculptures, suc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/Jet-Fuel-Tank-Turned-into-a-Robotic-Megalodon/

Movies That Have Become Horrifying With Age

We watch movies like The Bad News Bears, Heathers and American Pie when we're younger and don't really pay attention to the subtext, which we later discover is all kinds of messed up.But lookin...

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Dadhood

(Zach Weinersmith/Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal)As luck would have it, I am wearing cargo shorts and just took off my phone holster, which I wore while taking my kids to a park.Zach Weinersmith, who is himself a fath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/Dadhood/

12 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Pharmacists

While pharmacists appear behind a counter in a store and serve customers like so many other people, they also have to have a good amount of education, follow a maze of regulations, and watch out for their customer’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/12-Behind-the-Scenes-Secrets-of-Pharmacists/

And Now For Something Completely Different - It's....

And Now For Something Completely Different by Tom TragerThe crew from the Flying Circus have split up and moved on to other projects, with one actually moving on to the great beyond, but their contributions to televised...

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Indian Woman Gives Birth To Her First Child At Age 72

Women are giving birth later in life than ever before, and advancements in medical science keep extending the age range which doctors deem safe for women to give birth.But even with our medical advancements and extended...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/Indian-Woman-Gives-Birth-To-Her-First-Child-At-Age-72/

Airline Makes Cat a Star

Krystal Scott and her family were evacuated from the Fort McMurray fires in Alberta last week. She went into labor during the process, and under the circumstances, the family’s cat Meow Meow had to be left behind....

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/Airline-Makes-Cat-a-Star/

Bubble Tea Served in Light Bulbs

(Photo: News 163)The rounded, almost spherical forms have a lot of aesthetic appeal. That's why Taiwan's latest café craze is bubble tea served in light bulbs.Bubble tea, which is a tea-based drink that has balls...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/Bubble-Tea-Served-in-Light-Bulbs/

5 Examples of Next-Generation Flooring Technology

My home project this year is replacing wall-to-wall carpets with some kind of hard floor. If I had the budget, I’d be tempted to install heated floors, but that’s just the beginning of the high-tech choices o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/5-Examples-of-Next-Generation-Flooring-Technology/

Alaskan Moose Plays A Jaunty Tune On The Neighbor's Wind Chimes

We hang chimes outside our homes so they'll catch the wind and play us a pleasant little song, but if you live in Alaska and hang up chimes you're actually asking for a personal musical performance by a moose.Who knew th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/Alaskan-Moose-Plays-A-Jaunty-Tune-On-The-Neighbors-Wind-Chimes/

Lily’s Surprise

Don has a couple of problems: his memory is poor, and his handwriting looks like a second-grader’s. Lily is a smart kid, but her execution needs a little work. For one thing, it helps to find out what Mom’s n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/Lilys-Surprise/

Supercut Of Matthew McConaughey Making Weird Noises

Matthew McConaughey may be know for his laid back "alright, alright, alright" line and the stoner persona he seemingly became after filming Dazed and Confused, but he's more than just a word said three times.He'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/Supercut-Of-Matthew-McConaughey-Making-Weird-Noises/

The Life and Times of Oney Judge

The following article is from Uncle John’s Factastic Bathroom Reader.George and Martha Washington owned hundreds of slaves over the course of their lives. The names of many are known, but most of the d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/The-Life-and-Times-of-Oney-Judge/

Color Coordinated

(It's the Tie)You can do this. Do you remember that time your wife told you to buy a specific shirt from the catalog for her birthday? She said she wanted magenta. Empty your mind except for the moment you selec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/Color-Coordinated/

Cosplay from the Ottawa Comic Con

Ottawa just wrapped up a weekend of Comic Con fun, and Geeks Are Sexy and photographer Patrick-Michel Dagenais were there to record the best cosplayers!The first gallery of 40 costumes are posted, and more will be added...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/Cosplay-from-the-Ottawa-Comic-Con/

Fibonacci Modulus - A Mathematical Equation Made Optical

Fibonacci Modulus by Henry SegermanThe Fibonacci sequence can be used to create all sorts of neat stuff, like this mind bending optic art pattern that will hypnotize people and make them stare deeply into your shirt bef...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/Fibonacci-Modulus-A-Mathematical-Equation-Made-Optical/

Man Uses 840 Rubik's Cubes to Create Giant Portrait of Girl to Confess His Love, Gets Rejected

There have got to be easier ways to get rejected. And from extensive experience, I can confirm that there definitely are.Tong Aonan of Shenyang, China wanted to express his romantic interest in his neighbor. So, over a 2...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/16/Man-Uses-840-Rubiks-Cubes-of-Girl-to-Confess-His-Love-Gets-Rejected/






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