Archive for September 14th, 2011

Beast of Arrrggghhh Plush Hat

Beast of Arrrggghhh Plush Hat - $39.95 Are you a Monty Python fan in search of the perfect fall hat? You need the Beast of Arrrggghhh Plush hat from the NeatoShop. This legendary hat is perfect for going on quests. B...

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NYC's Bike Share System

Starting next summer, a partnership between New York City and Atla Bike Share will set up ten thousand bicycles for public use. Membership cards for the year will be priced lower than a monthly MetroCard, and the fir...

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Star Wars Totem Pole Tattoo

I'm not sure what it means, but I like the idea of Star Wars characters on a totem pole. This tattoo by an artist named Chris 51 won best of show at the Norwich Body Art Festival in the UK. http://fyeaht...

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1:1 Model of a '69 Mustang. Each Part Has Been Duplicated in Paper.

Jonathan Brand's latest work is One Piece at a Time, a full scale replica of a 1969 Ford Mustang in paper. And that's not just the exterior. He duplicated in paper every single part -- even the internal comp...

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Edible Harry Potter Wands

BrittLiv, the crafting maestro who brought us the dead Kenny doorstop and the pixelated trashcan, is now making edible art. She's created wands like those in the Harry Potter movies, but these are made out o...

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Lamborghini Model Costs 12 Times More than the Real Thing

Robert Gülpen, a model maker from Germany, made a 1:8 model of the Lamborghini Aventador that's worth more than twelve times the value of the real car. This platinum and gold mockup studded with precious stones will...

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11 Things You Won't Believe Governments Have Banned

On the surface, it seems ridiculous that governments would try to ban things like video games, certain clothing and hairstyles, or reincarnation without government permission. Weird, huh? Every one of these bans has a re...

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Scientists to Create Inorganic Life

It's probably a bit too soon to welcome our new inorganic life overlords, but that doesn't mean that scientists in Scotland aren't trying hard! They're busy at work to create self-repl...

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If Kermit and Miss Piggy Had a Child

An artist with the moniker J-RYU refers to this piece as "Forbidden Love Child." Well, forbidden only in the eyes of some people. If you're in Los Angeles on Friday, you can see it at the Toy Art Gallery's "Brain Evo...

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Living with the Consequences: Safe Driving PSA

(Video Link) If you drive just 5 MPH slower, you can shave 100 feet off your stopping distance. But are you willing to accept the consequences of doing so? This funny PSA from The Midnight Show explains to you in bl...

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Eel Swims Up Guy's (*Squirm*) ... Oh, I Can't Even Finish This Sentence!

Gents, feel free to skip this story about a Chinese man who got a bit more than he bargained for at this unusual Chinese spa: Thinking that the eels would make him look te...

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Not In Love Anymore? Hire Break-Up Agents to do the Dirty Work of Breaking Up

Like the song goes, breaking up is hard to do, so what do you do when your paramour becomes a parasite? I mean, who you gonna call? The Chinese Lovebusters, of course! Here's how those...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/09/14/not-in-love-anymore-hire-break-up-agents-to-do-the-dirty-work-of-breaking-up/

Restaurants That Partner with Groupon Got Bad Reviews

Poor Groupon. First, it had to restate its earnings from a "gross profit" of $270 million to an actual loss of $413 million, then the wheels of its IPO wagon starte...

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Who Wants To Be a Thousandaire?

After a two-year absence, the site Damn Interesting is back, with a post about the notorious game show contestant Michael Larson. In 1984, Larson won $110,237 in cash and prizes on the show Press Your Luck -an a...

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An Immune System Trained to Kill Cancer

A team of doctors and medical researchers at the University of Pennsylvania tried a bold new experiment on three leukemia patients who seemed to have no hope left. One of them was 65-year-old William Ludwig. Doctors rem...

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The Super Nineties TV Quiz

This flash game will test your knowledge, or memory, of TV shows from the 1990s. Select from the 72 squares and you'll get a screenshot for each plus some theme music to jog your memory. The square will sprout a chec...

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Body Parts Sushi Gummy Candy

Body Parts Sushi Gummy Candy - $3.95 Halloween is right around the corner. Are you looking for the perfect sweet treat to go with your zombie costume? You need the Body Parts Sushi Gummy Candy from the NeatoShop. This...

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A Slice of Life

(YouTube link) Terry Border of Bent Objects presents his "first good sized" animation. It's a love story! Link -via Everlasting Blort Previously: An interview with Terry Border.love, bread, anima...

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Booked Hotel is 12,000 Miles Away

South Africans Michael and Sunette Adendorff went to New Zealand, but had trouble finding the Majestic Hotel, where they had made reservations. They inquired at a chemist's shop for help, but found there is no hotel at a...

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Divorce Hotel

Divorce Hotel is not a particular place, but a service available to splitting couples in the Netherlands, in which they can go to a hotel for three days to work out an agreement. It's the brainchild of Jim Halfens, who i...

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The Best of Humans of New York

(YouTube link) This collage of 200 street portraits, taken by photographer Brandon Stanton, is combined with the song  "Empire State of Mind" to create a love note to the city. The Humans of New York Project is an...

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The Top Ten Places for Chocolate

Excerpted from the book Food Journeys of a Lifetime, NatGeo Traveler's new food section brings us a list of the best places in the world to find chocolate -or should that be the places in the world to find the *...

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Cute Baby Crocodiles

What's so cute about a crocodile? Their babies! Believe it or not, mother crocodiles are caring and nurturing to their young, despite belonging to an ancient group of reptiles. Baby crocs even "talk" to their mothers...

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The 6 Weirdest Kid’s Shows Ever

Sure Fraggle Rock, The Smurfs and most other kid’s shows are a little strange, but these are nothing compared to the Teletubbies. If you really want to know just how bizarre children’s prog...

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Get Back To Work, Mr Panda!

(Video Link) I know pandas are lazy, but this guy makes recreation into an art. I think we could all take a lesson from him on how to kick our shoes off after a hard day at work. LinkCute, videos, animals, pandas,...

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The World's Most Patient Pup

(Video Link) It's one thing for a dog to balance a treat or two on its nose, but this retriever balancing a massive Jenga pile of dog biscuits is just plain amazing. Via Cute OverloadCute, videos, animals, puppies,...

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A Stormtrooper A Day

Photographer Kristina Alexanderson has a great project she's been participating in this year. Every day, she takes a picture of her stormtrooper toy in a different pose. While this picture of the toy with a Lego vers...

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Adorable Kitty Hats

Etsy seller ToScarboroughFair makes utterly adorable hats for kittens, but I think the truly amazing thing about her shop isn't her extensive collection of fashions, but how great her model is. Visit her shop for more de...

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TARDIC: Time And Relative Dimension In Cats

This is not only an awesome TARDIS replica, it's also one of the geekiest kitty playhouses you'll ever see. And I'm sure that as far as kittens are concerned, it's far bigger on the inside than on the outside. Lin...

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