Archive for April 1st, 2010

Simpsons Book Contest Winners!

Congrats to Erin Von Dollen, JC Castaneda, Jayme Temple and Virge Castillo! We got a couple hundred entries with all the correct answers and chose you four at random. Stay tuned for more fun contests coming soon, and don...

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Brass Pegasus Automaton

(YouTube Link) Sculptor Keith Newstead made this lovely brass pegasus automaton. He writes of its metal work: As they had been cut from 1mm brass they were quite heavy and I was worried that the whole brass...

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The Muppets Sing "Stand By Me"

(YouTube Link) We've heard the Muppets sing "Ode to Joy", "Dust in the Wind", and "Bohemian Rhapsody". In the most recent Muppet music video, a monstrous bunny rabbit and his smaller friends sing the Ben E. King so...

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Doctor Who Lego-spective

Photo: TheBritishBafoon With the new Doctor Who series just days away, Flickr user TheBritishBafoon (Andrew Cookston) has built a bricktacular countdown celebrating the Doctors of days gone by.  The pictoral em-bri...

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10 Crazy Medical Inventions That Never Caught On

Mark of the blog Life Support has pictures and descriptions of ten unusual medical inventions that were either pointless or dangerous to anyone who would use them. Among them is the 1935 Old Age Rejuvenator Centrifu...

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Dukes of Hazzard Cave Painting

Brandon Bird's "Two Warriors Come Out of the Sky" presents The Dukes of Hazzard as a cave painting. It was created with acrylic paint and dirt on canvas. We've previously featured his Seinfeld/Bruce Lee remi...

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Icelandic Chef Serves Dinner Cooked on Volcano

When Icelandic chef Fridgeir Eiriksson learned that the Fimmvorduhals volcano was erupting, he decided to use the opportunity to cook a luxurious meal using the volcano's heat: On Tuesday, Eiriksson and three mate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/01/icelandic-chefs-serve-dinner-cooked-on-volcano/

NeatoShop: Neatorama's New Online Store

Hello Neatoramanauts! I'm happy to announce that we've launched NeatoShop, the new version of our online store (for real! It's not an April Fools' Day joke :)NeatoShop is powered by a new shopping cart system developed R...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/01/neatoshop-neatoramas-new-online-store/

Polluted Glass

Polluted Glass - set of two ($14.95) at the NeatoShop | More Fun DrinkwareIf you like drinks that are so strong that they're practically poison, this is the glass for you: Polluted Glass, shaped like a 'lil 55-gallon dru...

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Non-Foolery on April Fools’ Day

On its face, April Fools’ Day seems like a lighthearted opportunity to play practical jokes and pranks on your friends and coworkers, but it’s easy to see the problem with having such a wacky day filled with...

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