Archive for October 28th, 2012

Skeletal Rocking Chair

This isn't your grandmother's rocking chair. Unless you have a totally awsome grandma. This chair, which was recently offered at auction, was probably carved in Russia in the Nineteenth Century. Unfortunately, I can't af...

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Eyelid Tattoo

Image from Tattoo22 I wouldn't let anybody come near my eyes with a buzzing needle running at a few thousand RPM but apparently that's not a problem for some people! Indeed, some peop...

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Things You can Serve in a Pumpkin

Pumpkins are quite useful as both baking dishes and serving dishes, if you don't mind a little pumpkin flavor in your recipe. They come in all sizes, and are quite impressive to your guests! Check out this list of 21 dif...

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Cat Sits Like a Human, Also Watches Cartoons Like a Human

[youtube Z_jozRqq2lc](Video Link)I'm not sure what he's doing with the touchpad on the computer.Unfortunately, the video cuts out right before he asks for a beer and logs into Twitter.-via Yababooncats...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/28/Cat-Sits-Like-a-Human-Also-Watches-Cartoons-Like-a-Human/

Playing Cupid is a Tough Job

... especially if your aim is a bit off as this cute animation by Simon Bau, Clémentine Choplain, Marie Ecarlat, Benoît Huguet, Julien Soulage. With original soundtrack by Damien...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/28/Playing-Cupid-is-a-Tough-Job/

Turkey Baster

 Turkey Baster - $9.95Turkey time is almost here. Are you ready to cook that huge bird to golden perfection? You need the Turkey Baster from the NeatoShop. This Turkey baster shaped like ... a turkey comes with Engl...

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Sculpture of H.P. Lovecraft with Tentacles

Lee Joyner's bronze bust of horror writer H.P. Lovecraft is ready to slither off its base. It's one of many sculptures he's made of the Cthulhu mythos.Link | Artist's WebsiteHP Lovecraft, Cthulhu, sculptures, portraits...

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Cat Scratches Self with a Hedgehog

[http://youtu.be/PB_4bXC2Gag] Hedgehogs are good for one thing, at least to a cat: Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]cat, hedgehog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/28/Cat-Scratches-Self-with-a-Hedgehog/

Fire Station Fire

A fire station in Lanzhou, Gansu province, China, was gutted by a fire recently, causing chagrin for the local fire department. It was first announced as a "training exercise," but later fire officials had to admit that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/28/Fire-Station-Fire/

Librarians Found a Gun in a Donated Book

Image: Valparaiso Police Department Hiding a gun inside a hollowed-out book seems like something you'd only find in mystery books or at the movies, so employees at an Indiana public l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/28/Librarians-Found-a-Gun-in-a-Donated-Book/

Hello Kitty Sushi Tattoo

Cute? No, not at all. I prefer Hello Kitty to be cooked throughly for safety reasons. Stacey Martin of Dovetail Tattoo in Austin, Texas inked this design and a matching one you can view at the link. At Foodbeast, you can...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/28/Hello-Kitty-Sushi-Tattoo/

Puzzle Keyboard

Tired of boring ol' QWERTY? Perhaps you want to try something more challenging (and some say more efficient) Dvorak? Or the French AZERTY and the Portuguese HCESAR...

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What is the "7" in 7UP?

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website.What is the "7" in 7UP? We'll never know for sure. The soft drink's creator, Charles L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/28/What-is-the-7-in-7UP/

The Kindle of 1935

This was the future of leisure reading as imagined in a 1935 issue of Everyday Science and Mechanics. It's a microfilm reader mounted on a pole:It has proved possible to photograph books, and throw them on a scr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/28/The-Kindle-of-1935/

Synchro Cat

[http://youtu.be/lc-av7za1iQ] (YouTube link)Kitty see, kitty do! What? Have you never seen a woman dancing with her cat before? -via Daily PIcks and Flicks cats, dance...

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Elegant S'Mores

For a special dinner, the Consumed Gourmet prepared the kind of s'more you can't make out of stuff in your pantry. It consists of sanguinaccio dolce, graham cracker, sorghum marshmallow with meringue and lard shortb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/28/Elegant-SMores/

Baby Artist Big Dreamzzz Layette Set

Baby Artist Big Dreamzzz Layette Set - $28.95Are you looking for the perfect outfit for a true work of art? Dress your little masterpiece in the Baby Artist Big Dreamzzz Layette Set from the NeatoShop. This adorable outf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/28/Baby-Artist-Big-Dreamzzz-Layette-Set/

Drawn to Facts No. 010: Crickets' ears are located on their front legs, a little below their knees

 Fact: Crickets' ears are located on their front legs, a little below their knees.Check out all of our illustrated facts here.insects, Drawn To Facts, human body...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/28/Drawn-to-Facts-No-010-Crickets-ears-are-located-on-their-front-legs-a-little-below-their-knees/

Extremely Silly Photos of Extremely Serious Historical Figures

It's always nice to catch a glimpse of VIPs doing things everyday normal people do. This image of Tsar Nicholas II playing airplane made me wonder whether the guy supporting him was really a "friend" or a subject forced...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/28/Extremely-Silly-Photos-of-Extremely-Serious-Historical-Figures/

Rolling Stones Whisky

To mark the fiftieth anniversary of the formation of The Rolling Stones, Japanese distiller Suntoy will release 150 bottles of a special whisky. It's a mix of malts taken from casks that have aged since major milestones...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/28/Rolling-Stones-Whisky/

Halloween Awakening

[http://youtu.be/aQd0ELH7SNI] (YouTube link)There are many stop-motion video of pumpkins carving themselves, but this one has a twist. Five years after we first posted this video, it still makes me smile.  pumpkin,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/28/Halloween-Awakening-2/

Men vs. Women Pie Chart

I sat here at my computer for about 20 minutes while I thought about posting this. Just trying to figure out how I was going to attack it. What quick-quip I would come up with to grab your attention. Inst...

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The Highest Credit Score in the US

The highest possible credit score is 850. But apparently, no one ever gets that score. Tom Pavelka of Westlake, Ohio, recently was congratulated by a credit bureaus for having a credit score of 848, which "ranks higher t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/28/The-Highest-Credit-Score-in-the-US/

The Painted Faces of Valeriya Kutsan

Some of her designs are simple, as this one is, and some of them are complex. But all of Valeriya Kutsan's facepaint designs in her series "Weird Beauty" are stunning. Link -via Flavorwire | Photo: Alexand...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/28/The-Painted-Faces/

Crescent Shaped Air Traffic Control Tower in Abu Dhabi

Photo: Michael Renner/Flickr All large airports have Air Traffic Control (ATC) towers, and most of them, well, look just like any ol' air traffic control towers. But it does...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/28/Crescent-Shaped-Air-Traffic-Control-Tower-in-Abu-Dhabi/

Nintendo Rhapsody

[http://youtu.be/ESq27B9YI4Q] (YouTube link)Yes, it's a song about Nintendo video games set to the tune of "Bohemian Rhapsody." It get exceedingly silly in parts. By Pat The NES Punk and Brentalfloss. -via Daily of the D...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/28/Nintendo-Rhapsody/




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