Archive for June 12th, 2011

Spock & Captain Kirk Star Trek Salt & Pepper Shakers

Spock & Captain Kirk Star Trek Salt & Pepper Shakers - $12.95 Attention Star Trek fans! Behold the Spock & Captain Kirk Star Trek Salt & Pepper Shakers from the NeatoShop. With the Spock & Capta...

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A Cappella Nickelodeon Theme Songs

Back in 2007, the University of Michigan G-Men did this awesome medley of Nickelodeon songs of yore. I was pretty delighted when I heard the Salute Your Shorts song and the Hey Dude song - I'll let...

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Sanzhi Pod City

Oh, how I wish these weren't abandoned. Sanzhi Pod City in Sanzhi District, New Taipei City, Taiwan, looks like something straight out of the Jetsons. The complex of pod apartments was built in 1978... or, almost bui...

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Famous Authors' Favorite Drinks

It's no secret that some notable authors were also notable imbibers. I'm not going to name any names, but I know a fair number of people who prefer the Hemingway approach to writing. While I can't recommend that route...

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The Love Boat in LEGO

LEGO artist Ryan McNaught's largest project to date is a 250,000-piece Pacific Princess from The Love Boat. McNaught writes: It has 450 minifigs enjoying a fabulous cruise and the best holiday th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/12/the-love-boat-in-lego/

Baby Duck Can't Stay Awake

(Video Link) Nibble the duckling wants to stay awake, but can't quite do it as he lies in Audrey's lap. Cue: awwwwww. -via Geekosystemducks...

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Hello Kitty Nautical Tattoo

We've posted clever Hello Kitty tattoos before, such as Hello Kitty Jesus, Hello Kitty Hannibal Lecter, and Hello Kitty Darth Vader. Here's a unique take on the motif: the outline of famous cat as the canvas for a na...

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Que: The BBQ-Scented Perfume

(Video Link) It is, of course, important to be specific about what sort of barbecue this perfume smells like. Less civilized areas (meaning those outside of Texas) create true culinary abominations and label them as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/12/que-the-bbq-scented-perfume/

The World's Shortest Man

Move over, Edward Nino Hernandez, there's a new smallest man in town. Junrey Balawing of Zamboanga del Norte, who turns 18 today, measures only 24 inches from head to foot lying down and just over 23 inches standing up....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/12/the-worlds-shortest-man/

John Heartfield's Anti-Nazi Photomontages

Before the advent of Photoshop, being a photmontage artist was a fairly complicated endeavor. For John Heartfield, a German citizen who chose to speak out against the National Socialist Party through his work, it was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/12/john-heartfields-anti-nazi-photomontages/

DIY Magnetic Silly Putty

(YouTube link) As far as at-home science experiments go, this one is both kid-friendly and non-explosive. It's a great way to illustrate non-Newtonian flow and magnetic attraction to kids, but it's also cool enough...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/12/diy-magnetic-silly-putty/

A Group of Little-Known Lemurs

Thanks to the animated film, Madagascar, most children and their parents are familiar with the Ring-Tailed lemur. But there are many species--most endangered--that deserve a little attention, too. BTW, "grou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/12/a-group-of-little-known-lemurs/

Grenade Mug

Grenade Mug - $9.95 Are you still looking for that perfect Father's Day gift?  Get Dad the Grenade Mug from the NeatoShop.  This hilarious mug is a great gift for any problem solver Dad who is seriously tired of com...

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Elvis Presley and His Animals

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website.(Image credit: Flickr member ilovememphis) At the age of two, little Elvis Presley cri...

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Too Soon to Tell

There's a story that Zhou Enlai, the premier of Communist China from 1949-1976, was once asked for his impressions of the long term effects of the French Revolution. Zhou famously responded that it was "too soon to tell"...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/06/12/too-soon-to-tell/

Pantone Procession

One more degree of difficulty, and this picture might have been a candidate for the What Is It? game. It's a graduating class that really called for an overhead shot. They are the Graphic Design Majors of the...

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