Archive for January 12th, 2013

Shelving the Body

Not just any bookcase will fit your head. That's why this one is custom made. Darragh Casey's Shelving the Body project requires users to stay shelved along with their belongings or else they'll fall down:Rather...

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Kerntype

Kerntype is a kerning game.Your mission is simple: achieve pleasant and readable text by distributing the space between letters. Typographers call this activity kerning.And of course, when it's done wrong it's called kem...

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Draw the DC Universe Book

Draw the DC Universe Book Have you always wished you could draw your favorite DC Universe characters? Now you can with the Draw The DC Universe Book from the NeatoShop. This fantastic book includes directions on how...

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Tunnel through the Swiss Cheese Alps

Paul Kos, a conceptual artist in San Francisco, works in many different media and with many varying themes. But it's this amusing piece that caught my eye. Tunnel is simply a toy train chugging through the holes...

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A Little Too Realistic Version Of Adventure Time

The character designs for Adventure Time are anything but realistic, with floppy noodle arms and minimally detailed faces, so artist Lora Zombie took it upon herself to shed a realistic light on Finn and Jake.Th...

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Soft Boiled Eggs Cooked in a Hot Spring

Onsen tamago is a simple Japanese dish, but you may not be able to make an authentic version of it at home. They're eggs slowly cooked in nature's crockpot--a hot spring:Hot springs or "onsen," dot volcanic Japan from ti...

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Travel Through Space With This TARDIS Ring

While you may never be able to fly away in the TARDIS, you can always let your heart float away with this beautiful ring made by C's Charms. If you aren't big on TARDISes though, you can always grab a golden snitch, trif...

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LMFAO Parody by Cats

[http://youtu.be/anUjL9VgooQ] (YouTube link)This parody of the LMFAO song "Shots" by cats (and a dog or two). If you're a cat owner, you'll get a kick out of the "go inside, go outside" motif. -via Buzzfeed LMFAO, song p...

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You Don't Actually Need the Windows Task Manager

Don't give up! If you get angry enough with your computer, eventually it will cooperate with you. Mr. Lovenstein shows us a handy tip to use when computers lock up.Link -via Daily of the DayMr Lovenstein, webcomics...

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Ten Elaborate Underground Homes

This luxurious house called Villa Vals is built directly into a hillside in the village of Vals in the Swiss Alps. A collaboration between architectural firms Christian Müller and SeARCH, it features four bedro...

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Psst! Wanna Buy a Launch Pad?

With the shuttle program over, NASA is hoping to recoup some of its investment and shed property no longer needed by selling it off. Several facilities are for sale.Among them: Launch Pad 39A, where shuttles were launche...

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Vintage Suitcase Cat Bed, Complete With Framed Pictures

Creating a fashionable bed for your finicky feline can be inexpensive without looking cheap, and your cat will never know the difference between designer and DIY. This fabulous cat bed, complete with purr-fectly awe...

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FreebookSifter

Do you use a Kindle or eReader? Then you probably know that many books are available at no cost, but often they are hard to find or you don't know what you're getting. But now our friends Michael Powell and Jürgen H...

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Time Teacher Boy LEGO Watch

Time Teacher Boy LEGO Watch Are you looking for a fun way to introduce time to your favorite little LEGO fan? You need the Time Teacher Boy LEGO Watch from the NeatoShop. The set comes with a buildable watch, demons...

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One Line Portraits from Science Fiction

Simple, crisp and clear: Christophe Louis (AKA Quibe) makes convincing portraits of characters from science fiction, comic books and anime using just one line each. You can view more at the link, but you should also chec...

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Steampunk Fantasy Short Film- The Wheel

(Vimeo Link)The Wheel is an extremely stylistic short film which was created by John Roberts, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the R3D Festival.Here's a bit about this ambitious indie short:This whimsical, visu...

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Deer Rescued from Ice

[http://youtu.be/B5-utOaf1wI] (YouTube link)A large mule deer became stuck on the ice over a frozen lake near the Coors Brewery in Golden, Colorado. The deer, which had been seen in the neighborhood before, couldn't get...

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Antique Camera Contains Undeveloped Film From World War I

<!--gallery(1)-->A camera collector from San Diego named Anton Orlov purchased a French stereoscopic camera at an antique shop. He soon discovered the camera contained eight undeveloped photographs shot in France d...

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Bacon-Topped Apple Pie

The Loveless Cafe of Tennessee has quite a few tasty dishes on its menu, but perhaps the most impressive to those who love the salty, crunchiness of bacon is the bacon apple pie seen above. If you can't make it to Nashvi...

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This Week at Neatorama

Have you had your flu shot? What I thought was a spate of post-Christmas colds turned out to be the worst flu season in recent history. The most common advice you hear for avoiding the flu is to get a shot and wash your...

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Is It Easter Yet?

Mister Whiskers is a big fan of Easter, and an even bigger fan of the Easter Bunny, so this year he's decided to get a head start on the egg-ceptional holiday by dressing up in bunny ears while he waits for his sugary tr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/11/Is-It-Easter-Yet/

Beluga Photobomb

LOL Beluga loves surprises. He sneaked up behind the children of redditor Capasin while they were at the aquarium. Linkbelugas, whales, photobombs...

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11 Bizarre and Dangerous Items Sold by Sears in 1902

Long before Amazon, there was Sears and Roebuck. If you lived anywhere the postal service delivered to, you could order everything from farm tools to lingerie to opium. The opium has since been dropped from the catalog....

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Interpretive Dance: Human Sushi

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fX77DRomJvw](Video Link)These ads work. I want sushi. Right now.The ad agency Try/Apt made three commercials for the Norwegian Seafood Council. They show dancers imitating the colors, shap...

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Dalek Doctor Who Beanie

Dalek Doctor Who Beanie Are you looking to add a fashion victory to your wardrobe? You need the Dalek Doctor Who Beanie from the NeatoShop. This adorable hat looks like your favorite extraterrestrial race of cyborgs...

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The Irresistible Allure of the Nylon Slip

The anonymous blogger and vintage lingerie collector at A Slip of a Girl tells us all about the history and the allure of the comfortable, cool, sexy nylon slip.I’ve always had a strong interest in lingerie from th...

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Bedpan Banjo

Stop for a bathroom break? A musician on tour doesn't have time. Marc Potter, maker of custom stringed instruments, found an additional use for a old bedpan. He says that it has a "crisp and metallic resonant old-time so...

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