Archive for September 30th, 2012

7 Swordfighting Movies to See Before You Die

[youtube 3VTyPWvyAF8](Video Link) If you'd ask me for a movie with great swordfights, I'd immediately respond, "The Princess Bride." But James Rummel, a connoisseur of the genre, has others that you may not be...

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Leopard Paws Scarf

Leopard Paws Scarf - $24.95The weather is starting to change. Are you on the prowl for a new fierce and fabulous scarf? You need the Leopard Paws scarf from the NeatoShop. This dangerously fun accessory features a plush...

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10 of the Most Famous Photo Hoaxes Through History

Photographic evidence has been an act of faith since the 1830s! The first photo hoax was perpetrated by a competitor of Louis Daguerre, whom daguerrotype was named for. Then there was William Mumler, who made a living ta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/30/10-of-the-Most-Famous-Photo-Hoaxes-Through-History/

The Fall of the Dinosaurs

[http://youtu.be/2QGuOD1HMCQ] (YouTube link)They fell, alright, like dominoes! Oh yeah, these dinosaurs ARE dominoes, stacked with care by Flippycat. Two weeks to stack, mere seconds to see them come tumbling down. -via...

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Drawn to Facts No. 006: There is one strand for each kernel on an ear of corn

Fact: You know those annoying corn silk/hairs? Well there is one strand for each kernel on an ear of corn.Check out all of our illustrated facts here.Drawn To F...

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Terror in Düsseldorf!

The citizens are afraid. And they should be! A street artist named Rosalie made these huge resin sculptures that look like popular flexible sticky toys. The're taking over the city! You can see more photos of the in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/30/Giant-Sticky-Men-Toys-Climbing-Buildings/

Meet Wall-Ye, The Winemaking Robot

[youtube 1mxA0R3TQ2E](Video Link) This is Wall-Ye the robot. He's here to help you get wine more efficiently than ever before:The Wall-Ye V.I.N. robot, brainchild of Burgundy-based inventor Christophe Millot, i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/30/Meet-Wall-Ye-The-Winemaking-Robot/

Bike Matador

For its latest project, the Carmichael Collective placed a matador in the the bike lanes of Minneapolis to tease riders with a red cape. Then, presumably, he speared them. That's not shown in the photos and the video at...

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Monster Gator

Killed just outside of Lafayette, Louisiana in 2003, Believe It or Not! 10 dog collars and one dog harness were found inside the stomach of thi...

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Combination Dry-Erase Board and Clock

Il-Gu Cha's Trace of Time clock lets you combine your daily to-do list and your clock. You can set deadlines for your tasks by writing them on the face of the clock, which is made of whiteboard material. The hand has a b...

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Bronze Statue of the Zidane Head Butt in Paris

Remember the 2006 World Cup, when the whole world was watching France play Italy for the championship, and French player Zinedine Zidane drove his head right into Italy's Marco Materazzi? It's the lasting image of all th...

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Sensory Deprivation Skull Chair

Ever wished you could just shut out the world in a skull-shaped sensory deprivation chair, with cozy sheepskin (girl, unfortunately, not included)? What a silly question. Of co...

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Wicket Hat

Wicket Hat - $19.95Are you a wicked Star Wars fan? Behold the adorable Wicket Hat from the NeatoShop. This adorable hat quickly turns you into your favorite Ewok.The Wicket hat is more than a Halloween item. This cold we...

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What Happened to the Star Dust?

In 1947, the British South American Airways plane Star Dust took off from Buenos Aires, Argentina, with eleven people aboard, destined for Santiago, Chile. But it never arrived.The passenger list certainly does...

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Hello Kitty TIE Fighter

The Cute is strong with this one! Jason Chalker sculpted this custom TIE fighter for a Star Wars toy and art show that takes place next month in New York City.Link -via Worley Gig | Artist's WebsiteJason Chalker, TI...

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Electric Coffee Table

Now that is a geeky coffee table! Benjamin Miall Yates turned old circuit boards and other electronic components into a sprawling city of lights coffee table he called &qu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/30/Electric-Coffee-Table/

Skull Bone Transplanted Twice

Former Idaho beauty queen Jamie Hilton suffered brain swelling after a devastating fall in June. Doctors removed a large chunk of her skull to allow the swelling to heal, then replaced it a few weeks later. In the meanti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/30/Skull-Bone-Transplanted-Twice/

Vegetables as Weapons

Vegetables as weapons? Lettuce laugh! Japanese photographer Tsuyoshi Ozawa travelled the world to photograph people holding weapons made out of veggies, which he then cooked and se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/30/Vegetables-as-Weapons/

Hominid

[http://vimeo.com/37742808] (vimeo link)Insects with visible human skeletons do insect things in the unsettling animation Hominid, based on the series of photo composites by Brian Andrews under the same title. Link ...

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Pac-Man Propaganda

The Pac-Man propaganda posters by Joseph Baranowski rallies the troop to fight the Pac-Man menace: Link - via Ten Percent of Nothin' Pac-Man...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/30/Pac-Man-Propaganda/

5 Terrifying Animals That Could Save Your Life Someday

Sharks, vampire bats, crocodiles: the stuff of horror movies. Yes, these animals can kill you, but medical science is turning lemons into lemonade, so to speak. For example, the venom of a cobra:Well, scientists think th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/30/5-Terrifying-Animals-That-Could-Save-Your-Life-Someday/

Food on My Dog

Oh, humiliation - they name is ... Food on My Dog, a Tumblr blog by Andrew J. Small, featuring his dog Tiger (who, on the plus side, gets to eat most of the food that got put on her...

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Big Brother Arrives

[http://youtu.be/YiFh9DJJpPM] (YouTube link)Brothers Bailey Leonard and Meyers Leonard grew up close, especially after their father died. Bailey joined the Marine Corps. Meyers grew a foot taller and became a basketball...

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Strike a Pose Snap Happy

Strike a Pose Snap Happy - $14.95Are you looking for a way to snaz-up your party photos? You need the Strike a Pose Snap Happy set from the NeatoShop. This great grouping includes 14 disguises and props. Let your guests...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/30/Strike-a-Pose-Snap-Happy/

Pilot Proposes to Girlfriend While Pretending That Their Plane Is Crashing

[youtube kxTAjVGN4CE](Video Link) It's beautiful when romance and terror come together in one loving moment. Ryan Thompson, a pilot, wanted to convince his lady friend to say 'yes'. So, naturally, he created th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/30/Pilot-Proposes-to-Girlfriend-While-Pretending-That-Their-Plane-Is-Crashing/

The New Cat

[http://youtu.be/GjOBTstnW20] (YouTube link)Avery Ellis' cat has some trust issues. Watch the video first, then highlight the blank area for a comment from the YouTube page that will make you feel a bit better about this...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/09/30/The-New-Cat/






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