Archive for November 6th, 2012

One Grumpy Cat

I woke up at 5:00 AM to go hiking with my dog since this whole daylight savings time has thrown my biological clock for a loop. This was my face. Only kidding, why it's Tard the Grumpy Cat of course! Yes...

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Bowling Pin Lamp

This lamp modified by Etsy seller RenegadeVintage was originally a bowling arcade game. Those aren't pins but markers that fold back when hit by balls. Now the assembly is a lamp that provides ambient light perfect...

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Did You Get a Sticker?

This Twaggie was made when Matt Lassen illustrated a Tweet by Ethan Trex. I didn't get a sticker as a reward for voting. I got to stand in line for 30 minutes while the smell of delicious soup made everyone hungry, just...

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Flintlock Alarm Clock

This mechanical marvel built in Austria sometime between 1715 and 1725 is handy alarm clock. When the alarm is activiated, the clock rings a bell and triggers a flintlock mechanism. That latter part doesn't fire a gun, b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Flintlock-Alarm-Clock/

Cats vs. Laser

[http://youtu.be/8whTWQ-RHkk] (YouTube link)This dramatic footage was obtained by placing the camera and the laser pointer in a box together and pulling the box around with shoe strings. Yeah, it's a GoPro ad, but well w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Cats-vs-Laser/

Is Extreme Couponing Worth It?

If you've seen the TLC's TV show Extreme Couponing, then you know the drill: extreme couponers dragged supermarket cart (or even carts) full of stuff worth hundreds of dollars, then checked...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Is-Extreme-Couponing-Worth-It/

Exhaustively Detailed Hobbit Dollhouse

Every detail of Maddie Brindley's Bag End is perfect. Every miniaturized item is Hobbit-appropriate, right down to the decorations and writings. You've got to see it to believe it--and you should.Link -via Nerd BastardsH...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Exhaustively-Detailed-Hobbit-Dollhouse/

Clumsy Cook Turkey Mask

Clumsy Cook Turkey Mask - $34.95Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Are you looking to give your favorite novice chef a little lighthearted ribbing? You need the Clumsy Cook Turkey Mask from the NeatoShop. This hila...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Clumsy-Cook-Turkey-Mask/

Abandoned Zoo Turned Into Street Art Gallery

(YouTube Link)The ruins of an abandoned zoo in Torino, Italy have been given new life, repurposed into a Street Art Museum by the Border Land Project.It's now home to many amazing works of graffiti art, some of which fea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Abandoned-Zoo-Turned-Into-Strange-Graffiti-Gallery/

If Harley Quinn Joined The Circus

Etsy seller Hollymessinger is both a geek and an amazing seamstress, so it makes sense that her shop designs featuring a great selection of comic-inspired designs including this gorgeous Harley Quinn dress.Link Via Graci...

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Helpful Jackson

[http://youtu.be/gdhTxLEMsCE] (YouTube link)Jackson is an Australian shepherd mix. That means part Australian shepherd and all awesome! I mean really, my pets still won't close the refrigerator after they get th...

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Nelson Mandela: Release

Nelson Mandela was arrested on the spot in which this sculpture sits in 1962. He spent 27 years in custody on Robben Island before becoming the President of South Africa. Titled Release, the sculpture is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Nelson-Mandela-Release/

Neil deGrasse Tyson Found Planet Krypton

We all know that Superman came from the Planet Krypton, but where exactly was that planet located before it exploded? Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was asked by DC Comics to find it:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Neil-deGrasse-Tyson-Found-Planet-Krypton/

Skull Watch, c. 1640-1650

This spooky watch, which measures under two inches across, was made by Swiss watchmaker Isaac Penard (1619-1676). If I had one, I'd love for people to ask me for the time just so I could see their reactions when I pull i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Skull-Watch-c-1640-1650/

Megatron for President

Megatron, leader of the Decepticons (or wide receiver for the Detroit Lions if you prefer) is throwing his hat into the political ring. Somewhere in there is a bad joke about all politicians being Decepticons...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Megatron-for-President/

On Space Time Foam

Argentinian artist Tomas Saraceno was inspired by the spacetime foam theory of quantum mechanics to create his artwork On Space Time Foam, which lets participants walk on a giant floating...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/On-Space-Time-Foam/

Dazzling Street Art By Shida

The amazing mural works of Australian street artist Shida aren't lacking in style or detail, and they certainly don't look like every other painting slapped on a wall.Shida excels in the use of color, intricate linework...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Dazzling-And-Dizzying-Street-Art-By-Shida/

Who Came in Third?

The more presidential election cycles you live through, the harder it becomes to recall who lost -even among the major parties. Today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss adds another level of difficulty. Can you remember wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Who-Came-in-Third/

Kermit Plush Slippers

Kermit Plush Slippers - $19.95Are you exhausted from a long day of movin' right along in search of good time and good news? It's time to get footloose and fancy free in the Kermit Plush Slippers from the NeatoShop. This...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Kermit-Plush-Slippers/

Sock It To Me?

[http://youtu.be/w0gYhuUzx8Q] (YouTube link)In 1962, Richard Nixon quit politics after losing the California governor's race. His poor showing in the 1960 presidential election is often blamed on the televised debates th...

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Quantum Physics Experiment Shows Light Behaving as a Wave and a Particle Simultaneously

Damn you, quantum physics! Just as we got used to the mind-boggling fact that light can act as either a wave OR as a particle, a new quantum physics experiment has shown that it can...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Quantum-Physics-Experiment-Shows-Light-Behaving-as-a-Wave-and-a-Particle-Simultaneously/

Cute Game of Thrones Cosplay

Not all of Game of Thrones is depressing. There are funny moments mixed into the brutality, like when Daenerys Targaryen eats a raw horse heart. Laura Pliskin submitted this photo to Fashionably G...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Cute-iGame-of-Thronesi-Cosplay/

Swirling Op-Art On The High Trestle Trail Bridge

By day the High Trestle Trail Bridge in Des Moines, Iowa looks pretty normal, aside from the tilted steel beams above the footpath, but at night the bridge lights up and blows minds.Here's more on this brightly glowing b...

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Bringing a Bazooka to a Bonfire

[http://youtu.be/g9a-o4dE4m8] Lighting a bonfire with a homemade bazooka? A brilliant and spectacular way to almost kill yourself and everyone you know. There is a metaphor about overkill somewhere in there but thes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Bringing-a-Bazooka-to-a-Bonfire/

Super-endorsements

J. Caleb Mozzocco's blog Every Day is Like Wednesday has a couple of pages of posts on the topic of who comic book characters, mostly superheroes, would vote for. Shown here is only a part of a comic strip. You have to r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Super-endorsements/

Have You Ever Wanted to Wear Your Favorite Muppet Band Member?

Floyd, Janice and Doctor Teeth are all available in these fantastic knitted hats by Wattlebird. Whichever you prefer, they are all simply wonderful.Link Via Makemuppets, hats, knitting, geeky, cute, fashion, style...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Have-You-Ever-Wanted-to-Wear-Your-Favorite-Muppet-Band-Member/

The Future Is Safe Thanks To Manborg

(YouTube Link)The studio behind schlocky 80s style sci-fi flick Manborg must have heard us crying in our glasses of moloko plus about how good modern special effects look, and how dull many of today's genre film...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/The-Future-Is-Safe-Thanks-To-Manborg/

Dog Gets in Trouble, Sent Home with a Note from the School Principal

Duke, a Labrador Retriever, is gonna get it for sure! When I was a kid, nothing was worse than getting sent home by the principal. And that's what happened to him. During the day, Duke routinely escaped his yard...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Dog-Gets-in-Trouble-Sent-Home-with-a-Note-from-the-School-Principal/

Someone Get Him to the Garage

(Video Link)This little pink Cadillac might not run all that great, but it certainly looks amazing, especially with someone as handsome as Maru behind the wheel.Via I Can Has Cheezburgercats, animals, videos, maru, cute...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Someone-Get-Him-to-the-Garage/

Cookie Monster Scarf Hat

Cookie Monster Scarf Hat - $44.95Are you hungry for a new look? You need the Cookie Monster Scarf Hat from the NeatoShop. This deliciously fun hat features your favorite Sesame Street character. The bottom of this adorab...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/06/Cookie-Monster-Scarf-Hat/








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