Archive for August 23rd, 2012

Deadpie

Get it? It's a pie that looks like the Marvel comics anti-hero Deadpool. So:Deadpie. Anna made this delicious but unstable pie. You can find her recipe at the link.Link -via That's Nerdalicious!Deadpool, pies...

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Lando Calrissian: He'll Fight for You

[youtube -Q6C18lVDVg](Video Link)Have you been injured by a Jedi? Do you have an unresolved workers' comp claim? The law offices of Lando Calrissian are here for you. He'll bring you justice and the settlement that...

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The Pageant of Letters

The Pageant of Letters was a Greek comedy about the alphabet from about 400 BCE. The premise of the play was that four new letters (eta, xi, psi, and omega) were being added to the Greek alphabet, and some folks...

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Cobra Bites Man, Man Bites Back and Kills Cobra

Like the Captain says, "If someone tries to kill you, you try and kill 'em right back." A man in Nepal understood this rule and took revenge on a snake that bit him:Nepali daily Annapurna Post sa...

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Resourcefulness

[youtube 8CztAaAWu6E] (YouTube link)Kids in Cameroon made a steerable toy car with stuff they had. Give them all an "A" in elementary engineering! -via ArbroathCameroon, homemade toys...

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Portraits Of Musicians Made From CDs

Why throw all those old, scratched CDs away when you can make awesome works of art with them!This detailed portrait of Bob Marley was created by Mirco Pagano and Moreno De Turco, and it's made out of discarded Bob Marley...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/23/Musician-Portraits-Made-From-CDs/

A Collection Of Boba Fett Helmet Variants For Make-A-Wish

These awesome variant Boba Fett helmets were charitably created and donated to the Make-A-Wish foundation by special effects companies and designers such as WETA and Sideshow Collectibles.The many themed Fett protectors,...

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Scary Cute Animated Short - The Colors Of Evil

(Vimeo Link)Animators Phillip Simon and Alyse Miller aim to change your perception of evil with this wickedly cute animated short entitled The Colors Of Evil.Watch as the gates of Hell are thrown open, and a dem...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/23/Scary-Cute-Animated-Short-The-Colors-Of-Evil/

A Tim Burton Inspired Pokemon Menagerie

These crude yet utterly adorable sketches are by Vaughn Pinpin, who decided to show the world what Pokemon would look like if they were drawn by Tim Burton.The only thing that would make this series better would be if Ti...

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Bazinga Snuggler

Bazinga Snuggler - $29.95Attention The Big Bang Theory fans! Are you looking for a great way to curl up on the couch and watch your favorite television show? You need the Bazinga Snuggler from the NeatoShop. This fantast...

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The First Tarzan Yell

[youtube OvEPfFnp0Wo] (YouTube link)This clip is from the 1929 film Tarzan the Tiger. It was not the first Tarzan film, but the first with sound. Frank Merrill did his best to illustrate vocally what Edgar Rice...

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New Words Added the The Oxford Dictionary Online

The folks at Oxford have added some new, modern words. Not to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) itself, but to the Oxford Dictionary Online, which is what most of us use, anyway.Let’s set the scene. Your OH has d...

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The Reunion Box

[youtube mWMo3sP1Buk] (YouTube link)A family in Arlington, Virginia, had their chimney capped, unaware that a raccoon and her babies had a nest inside. The United States Humane Society came and removed the raccoon and tw...

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The Games Continue

The Paralympics begin in London with the Opening Ceremony on August 29th, and will run through September 9th. If you're not familiar with the Paralympics, prepare yourself by reading an article by coach Danny West at Kur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/23/The-Games-Continue/

You Listen to Me Mister!

(Video Link)Meet Bub. Bub looks a little different from other kitties, but it's the noises he make that really set him apart. Heck, I can't even tell if he's happy or angry, but however he feels, one thing's for sure -he...

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Lobster is Cheap, Except in Restaurants

Fishermen are hauling in a bumper crop of lobsters this year. The harvest started early and remains big. Wholesale prices are way down right now.It’s clear that if you walk into a fish store that the price of l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/23/Lobster-is-Cheap-Except-in-Restaurants/

What Is It? game 239

Once again, it's time for our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog! Do you know what the object in this picture is? You can win even if you don't know!Place your guess in the comment section be...

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12 Hilariously Clever Tip Jars

You don't have to find Nemo, just save him by throwing some money into his jar so he can breathe. Not a bad ploy for getting a few extra tips is it? For more clever tip jar ideas, don't miss this great Oddee article.Link...

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Pixel Rain

[vimeo 47033483] (vimeo link)Is it confetti? Is it snow? No, Pixel Rain is a beautiful cloud of LEDs falling from the sky at at a Black Keys performance. The stunt was a collaboration between the Moment Factory and Air F...

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These Dogs Have Some Serious Napoleon Complexes

The Carmichael Collective has a delightful photo series featuring naughty pooches with real behavioral issues all dressed up as Napoleon. Not only are the pictures just precious, but the descriptions of the dog's misdeed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/23/These-Dogs-Have-Some-Serious-Napoleon-Complexes/

Adam Savage's Toolbox

Adam Savage of Mythbusters prizes efficiency. Over his years as a special effects artist, he built and rebuilt his toolboxes until they made every tool he needed immediately accessible:I wanted...

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Just Watch Out For Rolling Barrels

Sure it looks cool, but just try putting something on your shelves -they're bound to get knocked over over when the hairy ape at the top notices a plumber trying to get up there.Seriously though, I can't help but be jeal...

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The Embarrassing Magical Mystery Tour Party

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website.In 1967, the Beatles filmed their only made-for-TV movie. It was called Magical Mystery Tou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/23/The-Embarrassing-Magical-Mystery-Tour-Party/

Celebrate Your Occasion With A Cthulhu Balloon

Redditor Frostbite795 was at a Bar Mitzvah when he asked the balloon animal guy to make him a cthulhu. This is what he came up with -pretty amazing if you ask me.Link Via BoingBoingcthulhu, funny, balloon animals, balloo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/23/Celebrate-Your-Occassion-With-A-Cthulhu-Balloon/

Plastic Utensils Sculptures by Carlos Bonil

La Herramienta Correcta ("The Right Tool") All photos: carlos.bonil/Flickr Take a closer look: the bones of each sculptures by Carlos Bonil are actually made from disposable...

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Drunk Driver Pees into Breathalyzer Equipment, Fails Sobriety Test

If you're going to fail a sobriety test, you might as well do so with panache, as one man in Christchurch, New Zealand did:After Thompson recorded a breath-alcohol reading of 1137mcg/L at the police station, a police off...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/23/Drunk-Driver-Pees-into-Breathalyzer-Equipment-Fails-Sobriety-Test/

Jail's Gardening Scheme Backfires when Prisoners Grow Pot

A jail in western France allowed prisoners to maintain a garden to grow their own food. Alas, the prisoners decided to diversify their crops:The plants, which had reached a height of around 80cm (two and a half feet) bef...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/23/Jails-Gardening-Scheme-Backfires-when-Prisoners-Grow-Pot/

Scientific Weight Loss Tips

[youtube HA00ZctGz50] (YouTube link)These diet tips have been vetted by scholarly journals and the scientific community at one time or another. Still, your mileage may vary. -via The Daily What Geekdiet, science...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/08/23/Scientific-Weight-Loss-Tips/
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