Archive for September 15th, 2012

10 Memorable Quotes from Video Game History

Just like movie buffs and bookworms, avid gamers have favorite memorable quotes that only others with shared interests will recognize. And though I disagree that number one on this list is more memorable than number five...

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Catnapped!

[http://youtu.be/8wxGH7aq780] What happened to all the milkmen? People just don't disappear ... can they? Behold the diabolical scheme of Bertrum Thumbcat, the feline evil genius who wanted to...

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Action Abstraction: Abstract Superheroes by David Leblanc

David Leblanc, Action Abstraction No. 17: "...Unbound!"As a boy, like many others, artist David Leblanc was fascinated with comics. When he was older and studying art at UMass/Dartmouth, he began incorp...

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Back Off!

Only at Walmart (where else?), as spotted by People of Walmart. Phew! People of Walmart, fart...

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Pumpkin Poop

So that's what they call candy corn these days! Makes it less appetizing, and that means more for me! Link -via WTFPinterest candy corn, pumpkin poop...

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Fantasmagorik Superhero by Nicolas Obery

French designer Nicolas Obery recreates your favorite superheroes and science fiction characters like you've never seen them before. His black and white Fantasmagorik style is a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/15/Fantasmagorik-Superhero-by-Nicolas-Obery/

Fisherman Reels in Live Grenade

In proper grenade fishing, you're supposed to throw grenades, not catch them. Tell that to Matt Tucker, who was fishing in a lake near Springfield, Missouri:He noticed an old sock near his lure and pulled the odd bit of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/15/Fisherman-Reels-in-Live-Grenade/

Eyeball Light Up Bottle Stopper

Eyeball Light Up Bottle Stopper - $12.95 (sold individually)Halloween is right around the corner. Are you worried that ghouls and goblins after your favorite bottle of liquid courage? Keep an eye on your precious bottle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/15/Eyeball-Light-Up-Bottle-Stopper/

Face Genes Control Human Facial Shape

What did the suspect look like? With the discovery of five genes involved in facial form, perhaps one day the police won't need eyewitnesses or surveillance cameras - all they'd need is a litt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/15/Face-Genes-Control-Human-Facial-Shape/

The Manliness Rap Battle

[http://youtu.be/_EzDRpkfaO4] (YouTube link)Even in modern-day Suburbia, a human male's instinct to assert dominance can pop up when you least expect it. Rhett and Link demonstrate an episode of one-upmanship in rap form...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/15/The-Manliness-Rap-Battle/

Let it Bean: The Beatles Abbey Road Recreated with Breakfast Food

Photo: Paul Baker/Frank PR Ah, a day in the life of a food sculptor. Paul Baker was commissioned by Beefeater Grill to recreate a famous photo using food from the restaurant's menu. S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/15/Let-it-Bean-The-Beatles-Abbey-Road-Recreated-with-Breakfast-Food/

Enormous Puffball

Judith Huf spotted this gigantic puffball fungus while photographing butterflies at the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center in Wisconsin. She put her hat and glasses on it to give you a sense of its size.Link -via TYWKIWD...

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The Doomed Star Eta Carinae

Boom! You're looking at the doomed binary star Eta Carinae which looks like it's exploding. The two lobes are actually hot gaseous matters and dust which are moving outwards at about 1,500,000...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/15/The-Doomed-Star-Eta-Carinae/

Hello Kitty Handgun

It has hearts, inlaid Swarovski crystals and a cool camouflage pattern. In short, this customized Sig Sauer P226 by TJ's Custom Gunworks has everything a man would want to keep in his holster. Maker's Websi...

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4 Kinds of Urine You Can Buy Right Now

Most people have no shortage of urine, but others require a packaged alternative for... whatever reason. Science, probably. Conveniently, Holytaco has roundedup some useful sources for procuring urine that is not your ow...

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McDonalds in a Mansion

This is a McDonalds outlet in New Hyde Park, Long Island, New York. McDonalds didn't set out to make one of their restaurants this beautiful. The Georgian mansion called The Denton House is over 200 years old -or at leas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/15/McDonalds-in-a-Mansion/

Got Me a Beard

[http://youtu.be/KlgbKIswpzI] (YouTube link)The Beards is an Australian band that produces songs about facial hair. Really. Here's their latest music video, "Got Me a Beard," which tells the story of a man who left a gir...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/15/Got-Me-a-Beard/

The New Tablet

The great thing about new gadgets and their popularity is that it makes replacement components for my dinosaur desktop all that much cheaper. Comic from The Doghouse Diaries. Link -via Geeks Are Sexytablet, gadget, compu...

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Cat Sunglasses

Cat Sunglasses - $7.95Are you on the prowl for the purr-fect pair of sunglasses for the Fall season? Now is the time to get in touch with your feline side with the very sassy Cat Sunglasses from the NeatoShop. These glas...

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This Week at Neatorama

One of the things we're trying to do with the new Neatorama is get your feedback on the kind of posts you like to see, so we can bring more of those type to you. There are several ways you can let us know your p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/15/This-Week-at-Neatorama-119/

The Kalamazoo Promise

In 2005, Kalamazoo, Michigan, went from a somewhat below-average place to live to a powerful magnet of a city in just one day. Seven years later, the New York Times magazine looks at how the hope of higher education has...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/15/The-Kalamazoo-Promise/

Bob-bob Goes to Disney World

Ethel Maze of Circleville, Ohio, took a group of 18 disabled veterans and volunteers to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. She hadn't planned to take her cat Bob-bob, but there he was, stowed away in her suitcase whe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/15/Bob-bob-Goes-to-Disney-World/

Wine Cork Portraits By Scott Gundersen

Somebody must have told Scott Gundersen to put a cork in it when he started his artistic career because he's been working almost exclusively in corks ever since.Scott creates giant sized mosaic portraits from photo refer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/15/Wine-Cork-Portraits-By-Scott-Gundersen/

The Cinema Ninjas Will Scare You into Setting Your Phone to Silent

You're in a movie. Your phone rings. And just as you get to the part of the conversation where you explain that you're at the movies and it's totally rude to talk on your phone right now, a ninja comes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/15/The-Cinema-Ninjas-Will-Scare-You-into-Setting-Your-Phone-to-Silent/

Sorry, Giant George: Zeus Is Now the World's Tallest Dog

[http://youtu.be/wJwnsKDrtwE]Zeus is 44 inches tall, just like my 7-year-old. But Zeus is only three, and standing on his hind legs, measures 7 feet 4 inches tall. If there were an all-dog basketball league, Zeus would b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/15/Sorry-Giant-George-Zeus-Is-Now-the-Worlds-Tallest-Dog/

International Delicacies That Will Leave You Squirming (And Suddenly Not Hungry)

Americans, by global standards, have a pretty bland diet. We're traditionally unadventurous, at least when compared gastronomically to the rest of the world. Take, for instance, baby mice wine, shown above. Newborn mice...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/15/International-Delicacies-That-Will-Leave-You-Squirming-And-Suddenly-Not-Hungry/






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