Archive for November 17th, 2012

Fennec Foxes Are Fantastically Fascinating

Image Via Apex Design [Flickr]While it's easy to think that the fennec fox's giant eyes and massive ears were all part of a genius plan to make them too utterly adorable to resist -the reality is that this utmost cutenes...

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Polygamists in 'The Rock'

Rockland Ranch in Utah is home to a community of fundamentalist Mormons who practice plural marriage. They carved their homes out of a solid rock sandstone cliff beginning 35 years ago. The homes are not like living in a...

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AT-AT Walker Skirt

Who says a poodle skirt needs to feature a poodle? Why not have something cooler, like, say a AT-AT. Yeah, now that's styling and geek-friendly.Linkfashion, clothing, skirts, star wars, geek, at-at...

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Steven Spielberg

You probably know quite a bout about Steven Spielberg, the director of Jaws, Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T., Schindler's List, and the new movie Abraham Lincoln. But there are still surprising t...

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Plastic Chairs at Play

Can you spare a lift to a chair who's down on his luck? This plastic chair is one of many partially melted and reshaped by Bert Loeschner. With small alternations, he has anthropomorphized them into creatures that play,...

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Tard Wishes You A Meh Christmas

I hate the Christmas creep as much as the next guy, but I don't think anyone hates it as much as Tard. Nevertheless, now is the perfect time to start buying up your Tardar Sauce Christmas cards, as the first design in th...

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The Mesmerizing Colors of the Australian Rainforest

Nature photographers Stanley and Kaisa Breeden have discovered the wondrous beauty of a rainforest in northern Queensland. They've shared their work with the world, revealing the amazing range of natural colors of the wi...

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The Weirdest Foods Inspired By Marvel Comics

Cup of Spidey anyone? How about Avengers Hamburger patties? Ok fine, Howard the Duck chicken fingers then? Well, there has to be some kind of Marvel foodstuff you'd enjoy on this list.Linkfood, marvel, gross, weird, spid...

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The Day the President Moved Thanksgiving

[http://youtu.be/LLsgUBcoI8w](YouTube link)This is more of a true story than it appears. In 1939, Franklin Roosevelt changed Thanksgiving from the last Thursday in November to the next-to-the-last Thursday, in order to g...

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Patent Vinyl Lips Handbag

Patent Vinyl Lips Handbag - $49.95Attention ladies! Are you looking for the perfect place to store you Inflatable Mistletoe and Mints? You need the Patent Vinyl Lips Handbag from the NeatoShop. This adorable purse c...

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Vintage Superheroes and Villains

Today's superheroes aren't that bad. But they aren't like the superheroes of the past. No movie deals, no merchandizing--just work. The historic company Foto Marvellini, now operated by descendants of the original owners...

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Not Impressed

U.S. Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney visited the Oval Office on Thursday, along with other members of the gold-medal-winning U.S. team. Here, Maroney shows the president how to do that face that made her a meme right aft...

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Killer Whale Hunts a Swimming Dog

[youtube C8V97_DKfhw](Video Link)A diver off the coast of New Zealand spotted four killer whales and quickly scrambled onto the rocks for safety. A nearby Labrador Retriever was not as attentive. One whale closed in...

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Furiosity

In the game Furiosity, the object is apparently to click and turn all the blocks into a different color for each level. It only begins to get difficult about level four, and then it gets very difficult for furth...

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Veggieducken--The Vegetarian Turducken

Although I perfer a succulent platyturpig, some meatlovers enjoy a turducken for Thanksgiving. That's a chicken shoved inside a duck which is in turn shoved inside a turkey. This is a clever vegetarian alternative. The v...

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Better Check Your Rads

Zachariah Cruse is quite the props designer. In fact, he was able to not only make a Pipboy from Fallout 3, but he was even able to make one with a working screen. Now that's impressive!Linkfallout, pipboy, video games,...

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Gotham High

[http://youtu.be/4BjTsjgk3Lg](YouTube link)The prequel everyone's been waiting for: Gotham City's super heroes and villains in high school! Which future Dark Knight Trilogy character will get the girl in this teen romanc...

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Honey Boo Pug

Little Pork looks surprisingly good in drag. In fact, I think he's got just as good of a chance at winning a pageant as Honey Boo Boo does.Link Via Bah Hum Pugcute, dogs, funny, honey boo boo, costumes, halloween...

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This Week at Neatorama

Neatorama is growing bigger and bigger, and today we are proud to announce three, count 'em, THREE new sub-blogs for your entertainment! In the coming weeks, these sub-blogs will start to have plenty of new cont...

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Eternal Flame Falls

Eternal Flame Falls is not your typical waterfall. This geological oddity outside of Buffalo, New York has a channel of natural gas leading up to its base. When lit, you can see a plume of flame four to eight inches tall...

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Inflatable Misletoe

Inflatable Mistletoe - $9.45Are you looking for a fun way to add a little instant cheer to your home or office? You need the inflatable Mistletoe from the NeatoShop. This Quick and easy decoration includes a hang tab and...

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Hubble May Have Spotted Most Distant Galaxy Ever

Light detected by the Hubble telescope and NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope is believed to have come from the most distant galaxy yet. The galaxy is called MACS0647-JD, and from our perspective, is seen between the B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/17/Hubble-May-Have-Spotted-Most-Distant-Galaxy-Ever/

The Most Amazing Hearses in the World

At a carshow in Madrid last February, visitors got to see ornately crafted classic hearses. This one, known as La Llorana--"The Weeping Woman," is built on a 1928 Latil truck chassis. You can view others at the link.Link...

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Best Selling Science Fiction Books of All Time

Are you a science fiction fan (not that space fantasy Star Wars baloney) like I am? Then maybe you will like this super awesome infographic of the best selling Sci Fi books of all time! Ender's Game is p...

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Exit Sign Art

You'd be surprised at how many artworks and installations either use exit signs or are inspired by them.About a year and a half ago, Daniela and I popped into the Charles Bank Gallery on the Bowery and were welcomed by A...

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It's A Big Decision

(Video Link)"Should I munch on this one delicious piece of kibble or should I save it?" Poor little mango, she has so many hard choices in her life.Via Cute Overloadcute, animals, videos, dogs, corgis...

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Retna + Louis Vuitton

Using street art as advertisement or promotional material is becoming more and more popular these days. Sometimes this is good, sometimes this is very very bad. Here we have an especially good example of how this...

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