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Cocaine is in the Air

Photo: Shutterstock Drugs. It’s not only found on money anymore. Turns out all you have to do to inhale some cocaine in Rome is to go outdoors and take a breath: A study of psychotropic [...]

15 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in October

Need a reason to celebrate this month? Look no further than the list below. October 1st: National Homemade Cookies Day Getty Images Take a knee, Little Debbie, today we only want our tasty circular treats fresh from the oven. If you aren’t a master of the chocolate chip, take the day to make a little mess [...]

Macaroni and Cheese Bologna Tacos in Tomato Sauce

When you stand on the edge of a culinary cliff, you may feel some dark urge to jump. Don’t. This is what happens. A contributor to No Pattern Required found an ancient grimoire of bologna recipes from Oscar Meyer. Alas, she foolishly opened it. Link -via That’s Nerdalicious!

Black Magic in Roman Curses

Photo: Museo Archeologico Civico di Bologna There ain’t no curse like black magic curse! Newly deciphered tablets revealed the use of black magic in 1,600-year-old Roman curses: One of the curses targets a Roman senator named Fistus and appears [...]

Precariously Leaning Towers of the World

“QUANTUM SHOT” #772 Link – article by Simon Rose and Avi Abrams The World’s Other Leaning Towers (apart from the one in Pisa) Many people are familiar with the Leaning Tower of Pisa, one of the most famous buildings in the world. Construction began on the Tower in 1173 and took place in three [...]

Rolls Royce Hearse

Charon will require more than a single coin for this ride. Rolls Royce will soon offer a hearse based on its Phantom model. The 23-foot aluminum car debuted at a recent funeral home expo in Bologna, Italy. Link -via Born Rich | Photo: Auto Guide

Cold fusion confirmed in E-Cat test

Andrea Rossi’s cold fusion energy catalyzer has been successfully demonstrated in a recent test. The demonstration took place in Bologna, Italy on Oct…

Cool Non-Literary Uses for Books

I know you Neatoramanauts are a smart bunch, so I know most of you would rather read a book than destroy it. That being said, there are still far too many books in this world that are destroyed or contain terrible stories. Even if you like a book, you might end up with a copy [...]

Making Exotic Cars: Behind-the-Scenes Photos

“QUANTUM SHOT” #676Link – by Avi Abrams See How Dodge Viper, Maserati, Bentley, and Other Supercars are Made – on National Geographic Channel’s “Ultimate Factories” this month We’ve seen how Morgan cars are made (by hand, out of wood!), and now it’s time to showcase new episodes of the Ultimate Factories, covering the making of Maserati, Mercedez-Benz, [...]

10 Neat Facts About Ferrari

Quick: what comes to your mind when I say “Ferrari”? A line of gorgeous (and exorbitantly priced) supercars? Formula One racing? How about mule-shoeing, World War I flying ace, and the H1N1 virus? Let’s take a look at Neatorama’s Top 10 Neat Facts About Ferrari: 1. A Ten-Year-Old Boy’s Love of Racing Enzo Ferrari, racing for [...]