Archive for December 23rd, 2011

A Book That Teaches You How To Speak Wookiee

(YouTube Link) This endearing little children's book will bring out the Wookiee in your family tree, and comes complete with sound unit so you can hear the proper pronunciation of words in Wookinese Wookian Wookiee la...

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Dark Knight Rises Trailer, Sweded Edition

(YouTube Link) Everybody's getting ready to see what the new Batman movie will be like, some are hoping it fails while others (myself included) pray that it's as good as the first two or better. The folks that made t...

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A Pair Of Impaled Snowmen

Here's another snowman crime scene sure to make Calvin and Hobbes very happy. They're impaled on the Ellifrett Structure at the University of Wyoming, and I can't think of a more festive way to greet the students dur...

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How Animators Send Some Holiday Cheer

(YouTube Link) The holidays are in full swing, and everyone wants to share good tidings with one another in their own unique way via the interwebs. The animators in this group are no different, and they have a particu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/23/how-animators-send-holiday-cheer/

Darth Vader Sculpted from Recycled Metal

He's more tableware now than man. Alain Bellino sculpted this Darth Vader bust out of old pieces of metal, including silver spoons for the eyes and cabinet hinges on the mask. http://www.behance.net/gallery/Darth-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/23/darth-vader-sculpted-from-recycled-metal/

Things That Should Not Be Leashed

BuzzFeed brings us this silly little gallery full of chuckle-worthy images of bizarre things on leashes. Some of them are questionable in terms of strangeness (people leash their kids all the time, right?) while othe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/23/things-that-should-not-be-leashed/

16th Century Memento Mori Rosary

From the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, here's a 16th century memento mori rosary carved out of ivory featuring man on one side and skeleton on th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/23/16th-century-memento-mori-rosary/

The Lego Dalek

The Addis family loves Legos...a lot. As in, this 100,000 brick Santa Dalek isn't their only massive Christmas creation. Every year they make an equally impressive creation ranging from giant nutcrackers to mail boxe...

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Anthony Bordain's A Krampus Carol

(Video Link) I'm not sure how many No Reservations fans we have here at Neatorama, but if you caught Bordain's Christmas special, you'll not that this animation was lacking from the final cut. That's because...

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59-Year Old Woman Who Had Never Held a Hockey Stick Before Wins a Truck with One Amazing Shot

(Video Link) Brenda Hewlet had zero experience with hockey, and even had trouble walking out on the ice. But she still made a shot that would challenge master players. From 114 feet, she drove the puck into a hole t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/23/59-year-old-woman-who-had-never-held-a-hockey-stick-before-wins-a-truck-with-one-amazing-shot/

15 Absolutely Adorable Holiday Treats

To be fair, not all of these adorable treats are all that Christmasy, but those that are will certainly put a holiday smile on your face. LinkChristmas, Food, cupcakes, treats...

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The Dalek Advent Calendar

I would love having one of these in my house except that I couldn't help but feel like I was counting down the days to my own EXTERMINATion rather than Christmas. Link Via CraftzineChristmas, Fun, holidays, Doctor W...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/23/the-dalek-advent-calendar/

Fat Cats Hate Christmas

(Video Link) While that headline could be used for an article about modern-day Scrooges, I meant it quite literally. This fat kitty hates being dressed as Santa and its reactions are quite funny. Via BuzzFeedFunny,...

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Plastic Bag Tree

Photo: Tilen Sepic From The Miha Artnak, here's Pomlad je sed zime or The Rise of the Fall, an art project in Slovenia, in which a tree is recreated with hundreds of...

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This Is One Creepy Little Joker Doll

Who would have thought that the deranged version of the Joker from the Dark Knight films would make a great getup for a little boy doll? Apparently someone from WorldBox, an Asian toy manufacturer who also thought it...

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A Christmas Tree Made Out Of Bacon

(YouTube Link) The guys from Epic Meal Time are no strangers to bacon, in fact, it's safe to say that their entire career rests on the back of those sizzling strips of pork. But this time they have stepped up their g...

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What People Wanted For Christmas In 1975

Concluding our look back at retro Christmas wishes, we check out the groovy gear people were digging back in 1975. Unlike previous decades, which were mostly about the toys, this one's all about stylin' and profilin'...

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22-Pound Marzipan Dead Pig Is a Gift for Two Young Children

A far better choice than Barbie dolls, don't you think? Jonas Laberg had to come up with a gift for two girls, aged five and seven. So, as you might expect, he made the form of a creepy dead pig out of twenty-two pou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/23/22-pound-marzipan-dead-pig-is-a-gift-for-two-young-children/

Inside the American Girl Doll Company

Thanks to my beautiful little girl, me and my wallet are very familiar with the American Girl doll company. (If you're not familiar with it, thank your lucky stars - an American Girl doll,...

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Enormous Eye of Sauron Back Tattoo

[Photo deleted by request of owner] What's most impressive is the shading of the background (assuming that's not just back hair). The husband of Boards.ie member whoopsadaisydoodles acquired this tattoo, no doubt to i...

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Every (Significant) Bat-Suit Ever

A huge chart by Ben Moore illustrates 35 different incarnations of the Bat Suit -Batman's crime fighting costume. See all of it at Screen Rant. Link -via The Daily What Geekinfographic, chart, Batmn, batsuit...

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In-Flight Conversation Between the Two Crying Babies That Sat Behind You

Flying home for the holidays? Did you, perchance, sit near two bawling, crying babies? Well, comedian Simon Rich did. And he recorded the in-flight "conversation" between t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/23/in-flight-conversation-between-the-two-crying-babies-that-sat-behind-you/

Did Neanderthals Have High-Pitched, Nasal Voices?

(Video Link) What did Neanderthals sound like when they spoke? Apparently like Monty Python actor Terry Jones whenever he plays a female role. According to anthropologist Bob Franciscus, Neanderthals had, compared t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/23/did-neanderthals-have-high-pitched-nasal-voices/

Man Orders Beer, Robs Bank, Returns to Bar to Finish Beer

Do you remember that coworker who was always on break? He's now turned to crime: Authorities say a Tampa Bay area man ordered a beer at a bar, left to rob a nearby bank then came back to finish his beer. [...]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/23/man-orders-beer-robs-bank-returns-to-bar-to-finish-beer/

Santa Cat Makeup Lady Is Cute, Frightening

(Video Link) In full makeup, YouTube user AwakenRain looks just like a cat. But that's not what's so unsettling about this video. It's that she sounds just like a cat at the same time. -via Fashionably G...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/23/santa-cat-makeup-lady-is-cute-frightening/

What's on TV: 81 Christmas Marathons and Specials

TV Line has a schedule of Christmas movies, specials, and marathons for today through Sunday. The marathons provide relief for those who like TV but need a break from relentless holiday cheer. And you're going to nee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/23/whats-on-tv-81-christmas-marathons-and-specials/

Apathetic Christmas Lights

Yeah, we could put up some pretty light display this year. But why bother? It's a lot of work, and for what? Joe in Tuscaloosa, Alabama spotted this expression of apathy in his neighborhood. Link -via Blame It on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/23/apathetic-christmas-lights/

Action Figure Nativities

The blog Hey! Look at My Toys! is hosting a contest for Christmas nativity scenes made from toys and action figures. The nine finalists are presented for voting. At first, I wanted to use a picture of the scene featu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/23/action-figure-nativities/

The Best Christmas I Ever Had

(YouTube link) Darren Hayes shares the story of a truly memorable Christmas from his childhood. He grew up to form half the musical duo Savage Garden. The song is the instrumental version of "Bloodstained Heart" fro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/23/the-best-christmas-i-ever-had/

Cat Helps Buddy Down the Ladder

(YouTube link) Surely you can spare eleven seconds for a cat video today? Six-month old Bella decides to go down from the loft. The older cat, Kimba, decides to give her a hand. -via Blame It On The VoicesCat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/12/23/cat-helps-buddy-down-the-ladder/




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