Archive for October 10th, 2008

The Stories Behind Three Classic Halloween Movies

I’ve said this a million times, but I’ll go ahead and repeat myself for the first-time Neatorama reader: I loooooove Halloween. Halloween is like Christmas at the Conradt household. If I could keep my house d...

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"Skullcrusher Mountain" by Jonathan Coulton

Singer/songwriter Jonathan Coulton was previously featured on Neatorama a year ago for his zombie song "Re: Your Brains." But I'm a softie for romantic ballads, such as Coulton's sweet but sad tale of unrequited love be...

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The Brokers Hands On Their Faces Blog

I don't know about you, but whenever there is some sort of financial crisis I've always been fascinated by those news photos of brokers with hands on their faces. Who are these people? Why are they in such distress? How...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/10/the-brokers-hands-on-their-faces-blog/

Don't Talk to Him, Honey, He's a CEO!

In 2006, Jeffrey Brown published a book of gag comics called I Am Going To Be Small. Matt Forsythe of Drawn! blog was reading it on the train home and found this eerily prescient comic - via Drawn!...

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Ice Bullets

If your killer drink needs something a little extra, how about ice cubes shaped like frozen AK-47 bullets? Here's the Bullet Ice Tray (available on pre-order) at Find Me a Gift: Link - via Boing Boing Gadgets...

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Pumpkin Canoe

I'm sure this is not new to some of you, but I've just learned that besides making pumpkin pie and those delicious roasted pumpkin seeds, pumpkin also makes a good ... canoe!While most families place a candle or ligh...

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Skype Phone Goes Retro!

Just because you're all into that fancy internet telephony and stuff, it doesn't mean that you can't enjoy it in a fully retro manner. Here's PAPPA*PHONE from Hulger: a solid walnut and brass phone that plugs directly in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/10/skype-phone-goes-retro/

Banksy in New York

Street artist Banksy has a show in a Manhattan storefront he named The Village Pet Store and Charcoal Grill, located at 89 Seventh Avenue South. Banksy designed a pet shop that includes fish sticks swimming in a fi...

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Progress Bars

(BlipTV link) Yes, we all like progress bars! I thought the idea of a progress bar for a road trip was fantastic, until I remembered that a road map will do that. A progress bar for a boring conversation wou...

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Doctor's Advice

Once upon a time, tobacco advertisers sought to counterbalance growing concerns about smoking with advice from medical experts, or models dressed as medical experts. See more ads at Weird News Files. http://weirdnewsfi...

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Scenes from the Gorilla Run

(YouTube link) A few weeks back you posted about the London Gorilla run. I work on behalf of the Gorilla Organization and wanted to thank you for sharing it on your blog, and to let you know we now have a post-run...

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Pool Mishaps

LolTV - Funny Compilation #15 - video powered by Metacafe This is funny. I nearly busted a gut watching those clips. Enjoy! Link: MetacafeFunny pool...

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James Kuhn, Face Painter Extraordinaire

Photos: Thank you very MUNCH!, Wish Bone, I Know I Forgot Something, and American Gothic, all by James Kuhn (hawhawjames)I am in awe with James Kuhn. The Michigan artist (and self-described drag queen, former nudist, bor...

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Traffic Tree Light by Pierre Vivant

Photo: squirmelia [Flickr]Thank God that's just a sculpture, titled "Traffic Tree Light" by Pierre Vivant - found via popurls...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/10/traffic-tree-light-by-pierre-vivant/

Physics Joke: A Neutron Walked Into a Bar ...

So, a neutron walked into a bar and said "I'd like a beer, please."After the bartender gave him one, he said "How much will that be?""For you?" said the bartender "No charge."...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/10/physics-joke-a-neutron-walked-into-a-bar/

Britain's Oldest Virgin is 105 Years Old: Sex is a "Hassle"

Clara Meadmore said that sex seemed a "hassle" and she's glad that she has done without it for all of her 105 years!Over the years many a centenarian has delivered their secret for a long life. Not...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/10/britains-oldest-virgin-is-105-years-old-sex-is-a-hassle/

Sleeping Giants: 5 Go-Getters Who Found Time to Nap

Call it a power nap. Call it a break. Whatever you call it, don't assume that somebody who sneaks in a few winks in the middle of the day can't also take care of business ... 1. Thom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/10/sleeping-giants-5-go-getters-who-found-time-to-nap/




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