Archive for August 16th, 2011

Men's Slipper Genie

Men's Slipper Genie - $9.95 Do you have trouble getting your husband to help around the house? Stop nagging and get him the Men's Slipper Genie from the NeatoShop.  Now every time he shuffles to the fridge to get ano...

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Solitaire Win Sculpture

The art group Skrekkogle took the graphic of dancing cards that you see when you win computer solitaire and rendered built it. A thousand card faces were printed and laminated onto black foam, then positioned as you...

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Kitten Dropped into Landfill by Hawk

A tiny black and white kitten was found at a dump in Nanaimo, British Columbia, and taken to the local SPCA shelter. He had been dropped there by a red-tailed hawk! "He was dropped by the hawk from not a great height, s...

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Full Moon Odyssey Mattress

This five-foot diameter mattress is from Korean designers Lily Suh and Zoono of i3lab. The image of the moon is by astrophotographer Chin Wei Loon. There's also a glow-in-the-dark pillow to go with it. Link -via Laug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/full-moon-odyssey-mattress/

Mean People Make More Money

Psst! Want to earn more money? The secret to earning more money in the workplace is ... to be mean. That's right: a new study found that agreeable workers earn significantly l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/mean-people-make-more-money/

Weekend Hunting Trip

There's nothing quite like a weekend away from the family to spend with your buddies at the cabin. We might as well get a picture so we can remember these good times when we get too old go out regularly. Link -via reddit...

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How Marty McFly Met Doc Brown

One of the authors at mental_floss asked managing editor Jason English a question he couldn't answer, so he asked the readers. “Is it ever explained why Marty hangs out with Doc Brown? He’s just in Doc’s house to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/how-marty-mcfly-met-doc-brown/

Scientists Make Artificial Skin from Spider Silk

Researchers at the Hannover Medical School in Germany have developed artificial skin made from spider silk. When formed into a fine mesh, the silk from the golden silk orb weaver spider (left) can be grafted onto the hum...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/scientists-make-artificial-skin-from-spider-silk/

Mayor Gives Ex-Wife 20-Ton Boulder as a Gift

The mayor of Acton Vale, Quebec, wanted to give his ex-wife a special birthday present, so he had a 20-ton rock left in her driveway. It painted with a greeting and topped with a pink ribbon. Isn't that romantic? Maybe h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/mayor-gives-ex-wife-20-ton-boulder-as-a-gift/

My Neighbor Mister Rogers

*clap*clap*clap* This simple but brilliant print was made by Dann Matthews, whose Star Wars hieroglyphics we've featured previously. Link -via Uniblogmy neighbor totoro, Fred Rogers...

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Radial Guitar

Yoshihiko Satoh has been working with his conjoined guitars motif for a while now, including some beautiful guitars arranged in arches and circular patterns. I want to see Slash (yes, I know -- he isn't real, but don...

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On the Horizon

Joeri Bosma, a Dutch teenager, decided to spend every day of the seventeenth year of his life taking photographs. Here's a self-portrait taken on August 3, inspired by the song "Horizon" by I Am Oak. I love the way t...

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The Bear-o-dactyl of Urbino

Titian's Venus of Urbino is a fine painting, but it's lacking something. Two things, really: bears and pterodactyls. Sam Spratt has now remedied that problem. Thank you, Mr. Spratt. http://www.samspratt.com/...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/the-bear-o-dactyl-of-urbino/

Did Butch Cassidy Live Long Enough To Tell His Own Tale?

As a mythic figure of the Old West, they don't come much bigger than Butch Cassidy. The outlaw became a legend in his own time, and was thought to have died in Bolivia in 1908. But new evidence, in the form of a manuscri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/did-butch-cassidy-live-long-enough-to-tell-his-own-tale/

SPAM Lip Glaze / Balm

Spam Lip Glaze / Balm - $1.95 Are you looking for delicious way to keep your lips supple and soft? You need the toasted meat-flavored SPAM Lip Glaze / Balm from the NeatoShop.  This lip balm will make sure your mouth...

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Robotic Hand Made By High School Kid

If you're upset about the state of education in America, here's a ray of hope in the form of a robotic hand. Created by Colorado high school student Easton LaChappelle, this mechanical marvel was ingeniously printed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/robotic-hand-made-by-high-school-kid/

40,000 Watt Car Stereo System Gives New Hairdo

In what looks like some kind of truck that is outfitted with 40,000 watt stereo a young woman finds out exactly what some thumping base can do to your hair. Would hate to car pool with the guy who drives that.  Her...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/40000-watt-car-stereo-system-gives-new-hairdo/

12 Incredible Snapshots of Animals Silhouetted Against the Sun

Oh, now this is a great bunch of photographs, all a bit reminiscent of the opening shot in the Disney movie The Lion King. Great beasts in silhouette against a sunrise (or sunset, or in one case, the moon) w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/12-incredible-snapshots-of-animals-silhouetted-against-the-sun/

Surprise! This is Your Wedding Day!

(YouTube link) Shawn spent an entire year getting ready to throw a surprise wedding for Colleen, and make everything exactly the way she wanted it to be. No detail was overlooked. Shawn even brought her bedroom furn...

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10 Worst Fake Video Games From Science Fiction

The vision of the future from the past (retro-future) is usually a funny and interesting topic. That's why this list of video games from old science fiction films and television shows is so great. In the future we wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/10-worst-fake-video-games-from-science-fiction/

16 Unassuming-but-Lethal Poison Plants

While many types of plants contain levels of toxins for defense from insects and other predators, this list of plants are extremely lethal to humans. When foraging for plants to eat in the forest, be sure not to have...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/16-unassuming-but-lethal-poison-plants/

Charles Bronson Lookalike Not Allowed To Visit Notorious Prisoner

Steve Swatton has been campaigning for years  for the release of a "notorious" prison inmate Charles Bronson. Now that he would like to visit the bank robber Swatton is being prohibited by prison officials who may b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/charles-bronson-lookalike-not-allowed-to-visit-notorious-prisoner/

The World's Largest Big Mac

Behold, the world's largest Big Mac. The 14-foot-tall sandwich lives in the North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, McDonald's, which also serves as the official Big Mac Museum. It was created for the Big Mac's 40th anniversary...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/the-worlds-largest-big-mac/

Teddy Roosevelt's Diary the Day His Wife Died

Teddy was just 25 when his first wife, Alice, died of Bright's Disease two days after the birth of their daughter. After her death, he never spoke of his wife publicly again and even deferred his daughter's questions...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/teddy-roosevelts-diary-the-day-his-wife-died/

DIY Embroidery iPhone Case

Love your iPhone, but wish it had a homier feel? Never fear - now you can use your best needlework skills to cozy up your case. For just $18, you get an embroidery-friendly case, plus embroidery thread in the appro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/diy-embroidery-iphone-case/

The Cingulate Cortex Does Everything

by Gregory J. Gage†, Hirak Parikh†, Timothy C. Marzullo†† † University of Michigan, Department of Biomedical Engineering †† University of Michigan, Neuroscience Program Here we explain most of the myst...

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30 Hilarious Ron Swanson Portraits

While not everyone likes Parks & Recreation, practically all of those who do love the character of Ron Swanson.That's why there's so many awesome artworks based on him you can find 29 more of them over at BuzzFee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/30-hilarious-ron-swanson-portraits/

Plant Markers That Look Like Gravestones

I love gardening, but I'm not very good at it, which is why I absolutely adore these cute graveyard plant markers. After all, this way you can leave them up after you manage to kill off your poor plants with your not...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/plant-markers-that-look-like-gravestones/

10 Disturbing Ads Featuring Kids

If you want to make an attention-grabbing ad, you have to do something really outrageous these days. That being said, these 10 ads on Oddee -all featuring kids- are utterly disturbing. Linkkids, marketing, ads, ch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/10-disturbing-ads-featuring-kids/

Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt #17 - With Geeks Are Sexy

Hello everyone! We're excited to kick off the Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt #17, in collaboration with our friends over at Geeks Are Sexy. For those of you who haven't played before, the Tok...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/08/16/tokyoflash-treasure-hunt-17-with-geeks-are-sexy-2/




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