Archive for July 14th, 2012

7-11's Mashed Potato Dispenser

How you feel about this device will probably vary greatly depending on how you feel about 7-11's other food. For example, if you think chili that slowly drips out of a vending machine is a great addition to your hot...

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The 120 Stars Of Super Mario 64

This fun little vector art montage (half of which can be seen above) was created by deviantARTist kitsovereign, paying homage to the characters and fun to be found in the classic game Super Mario 64. As an extra...

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Because We Can't Get Enough Maru

(Video Link) Maru tends to be typecast as the box-loving cat, but he has plenty more interests than just boxes. For example, he also love bags and grass. Via Cute Overloadcats, Cute, videos, pets, Maru...

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This Fish Hook Is Also a Gun

There's a tiny hole in the bottom of the shaft of this fish hook. When a fish yanks on the hook, it discharges a 4mm centerfire cartridge and, hopefully, shoots the fish. These unusual guns were produced in the la...

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The World's Smallest Art Museum

No, it's not some fly by night operation. Filip Noteradaeme's Homeless Museum of Art is an established enterprise. Since 2003, it's appeared at various locations around New York City. The clientele is highly selectiv...

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How to Make Your Own Dalek Dress

(Video Link) Yes, Comic Con costume photos will be coming later this week, but if you just can't wait to enjoy some great cosplay, you can always follow these instructions to make your own great Dalek dress. Via Th...

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My Little Pony Shotgun

I'm having trouble tracking down information about this shotgun. So far, I can find just one mention on Equestria Daily. It's not the first working MLP firearm we've seen. Last week, we saw a Smith & Wesson 1911...

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Famous Dishes from Literature

Graphic designer Dinah Fried had a great idea for a photo series: meals from famous works of fiction. Pictured above is one from The Catcher in the Rye. Others at the link include Moby Dick and ...

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Liquid Nitrogen is Not a Toy!

Photobucket user dedmonton built this for a prop-building competition at Mad Lab. It looks like a winner to me! Link -via Geeks Are Sexyprop, sculpture, fingers, keyboard, liquid nitrogen...

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Woman Robs Convenience Store with Curling Iron

It's a gripping true crime story that will curl your hair. A woman in Kingsport, Tennessee walked into a convenience store and robbed it. She was armed with a (presumably cool) curling iron concealed in her hoodie:...

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Raccoon and Cat

(YouTube link) Banjo the raccoon acts like a lot of people, and just wants to cuddle a cat, whether the cat feels like receiving such attention or not. However, Buddy the cat is a patient soul. -via Metafilter cats, r...

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The Praying Mantis Life Cycle in Pictures

Follow the life cycle of a typical praying mantis, from the mating of the parents (as horrific as that can be for males) to adulthood. Different species are shown, too, at Environmental Graffiti. Link (Image cred...

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1890s Problems

Apparently there's a new meme centered around this vintage-looking photograph that may or may not actually be old. But some of the words that have put into her mouth are priceless! See some of the best of them at Ple...

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The 33 Most-Watched Cat Videos Ever

(YouTube link) It's been five years since we first posted Corey William's "The Mean Kitty Song" in 2007. It now has racked up over 64 million views at YouTube, which places it at #3 on the list of the 33 most-watched...

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Hello Kitty Heart Charm Watch

Hello Kitty Heart Charm Watch - $34.95 What time is it? It's Hello Kitty time! Are you looking for the purr-fect watch? You need the super adorable and ever sophisticated Hello Kitty Heart Charm Watch from the NeatoS...

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How to Catch a Kangaroo

(YouTube link) Not quite as difficult as I had imagined. -via Geekosystem kangaroo...

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Awesome Street Name

What genius thought this up? Redditor ComputerSavvy looked it up and found there are four streets in the United States named Haviture Way. Now, where is the sign that says Ididitmigh Way? Link sign, pun, str...

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Voodoo Doughnut Bacon Maple Ale

Though it may sound like a silly name, this ale was inspired by the store named Voodoo Doughnuts. They feature a very popular doughnut made with bacon and maple syrup. Makes perfect sense, doesn't it? Then there's th...

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Sex in the Olympic Village

What happens when you put 10,000 excited, young, attractive, healthy athletes together in one place without parents or journalists? You're exactly right. Home to more than 10,000 athletes at the Summer Games and 2,700 a...

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Happy Birthday, Spongebob Squarepants!

According to his driver's license, the Bikini Bottom resident is 26 years old today. Linkbirthday, SpongeBob SquarePants...

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Don't Eat Raw Crawfish

Doctors in the St. Louis area were puzzled by nine cases of paragonimiasis, a rare condition in which a parasite infects a patient's lungs. The cases were unrelated to each other and spread over several years -and a furt...

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Walking Dead Season 3 Preview

(video link) If you've been following the AMC TV series The Walking Dead, then this preview will blow you away. If you haven't been following it, then be warned this contains violence and gore. The new season...

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This Week at Neatorama

ComiCon in San Diego is happening this weekend, and our roving geeks reporters Jill and Zeon will be soaking up the atmosphere (eww) to pass along to Neatoramanauts who are interested. No word on what costumes they'll be...

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Comedy Video - Unlikely Dark Knight Quotes

(YouTube Link) This collection of unlikely Batman quotes are brought to you by Chicago's own Octavarius, a group of folks known for bringing the funny. You're unlikely to hear Batman say any of these lines...

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This Is One Sharp Looking Ruler

This machete shaped ruler by Palehorse is strictly for hardcore measuring, and not for settling schoolyard arguments. It has a deadly cool style and the lovely warmth of natural wood, one sharp looking inch at a t...

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World Class Junk Tin Box

World Class Junk Tin Box - $10.95 Attention all you globetrotting explorers! Are you looking for the perfect place to store your most prized and worthless possessions? You need the World Class Junk Tin Box from the Ne...

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No Females in The Aliens Game? There's a Petition for That

You'd think every game made these days should offer a female character, especially if it's based on a movie where the main protagonist is a woman. For some reason though, Gear Box's Aliens: Colonial Marines decided n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/14/no-females-in-the-aliens-game-theres-a-petition-for-that/

Jaw Dropping Shark Attack Bench

Forget about that boring old park bench, plant your keister on this shark bench...if you dare! This shark attack bench is on display at a shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand, and it was clearly installed to drum up...

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The Founding Avengers

Granted the 4th of July may be over, but as I mentioned in the last post, Comic Con is going strong, so it's still a good time to share this delightful artwork spotted at the Trader Joe's in San Rafael, CA. Link V...

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Fan Made G.I. Joe Video Game

(YouTube Link) It's hard to believe that this G.I. Joe video game is fan made, and available to download for free! Attack Cobra Island plays like a classic sidescrolling arcade brawler, and even t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/07/14/fan-made-g-i-joe-video-game/




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