Archive for January 13th, 2013

Peanut Butter Cup Oreo S'Mores

Izy calls her creation "s'moreos." They're made with milk chocolate, marshmallows and broken up peanut butter cups on a bed of crushed Oero cookies. Are you drooling yet? Just wait until you see the animated .gifs of the...

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Literary Puns

You can make a silly pun of out anyone's last name, as most elementary students can tell you, but the famous faces of literary figures gives them an extra kick. Timothy Leo Taranto has eight more of his visual puns based...

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Dubstep Cockatiel Drops Some Phat Beats

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGhVXgMoz4g](Video Link)This cockatiel who goes by the stage name Harvey is ready to bring some life to your party. If we can just get him and Marquese Scott together, we'd have quite a s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/13/Dubstep-Parakeet-Drops-Some-Phat-Beats/

How Ice Rinks are Made

Rob Cockerham happened upon a crew setting up an outdoor ice skating rink and took the opportunity to find out how it's done. It turns out the whole thing rests on a series of tubes.The ice was to be kept frozen with ver...

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How to Make Wooden Cows

Do you remember our post illustrating the traditional craft of woodturning? This object, which is owned by the Horniman Museum & Gardens in London, was made that way. To get a cow, just slice off a section.Link -via...

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How They Did It

Photographer Angus R. Shamal shows us a collection of behind-the-scenes shots that illustrate the lengths filmmakers had to go to give us a fantasy before computers came along and made it a matter of assembling pixels. T...

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Tabasco Jelly Belly

Tabasco Jelly Belly Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Are you looking for an irresistibly spicy treat for your sweet? You need the Tabasco Jelly Belly beans from the NeatoShop. The bean is flavored with Ta...

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Pneumatic Nail Driver Lamp

Aaron Jarry's elegant lamp is perfect for a workshop or living room. The body is a Bostitch pneumatic nailer mounted on a stained oak base. It comes with a nine-foot electrical cord in workshop orange.Link -via Technabob...

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Clever Cat Wins at Shell Game

[http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=GoXHVs65NFQ](YouTube Link)This beautiful white cat named Kido seems to have a special talent for winning at the shell game. Those who warn that the game cannot be won should bring Kido along...

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Cobra Sculpted out of 800 Pounds of Frozen Cow Dung

Meanwhile, in Siberia, winter provides inspiration for the arts. Mikhail Bopposov sculpted this huge fecal figure to mark the upcoming Year of the Snake in the Chinese calendar:Cattle-breeding is widespread among Yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/13/Cobra-Sculpted-out-of-800-Pounds-of-Frozen-Cow-Dung/

Now That's A Family I Can Get Along With

Granted, they all seem to be evil enemies of The Doctor, but if they're Whovians, I know we could all get along. Of course, if your family is a bunch of goodie goodies, you Etsy seller Epic Family Decals also carries som...

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Head Mirror Clock

Eric's custom clock is ideal for a doctor on a tight schedule. It's a vintage doctor's examination mirror that dates back to at least 1957. Eric put the clock mechanism, which is powered with an AA battery, behind the mi...

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Ten Most Bizarre Todd McFarlane Characters

Todd McFarlane wears many hats. Comic book artist, writer, toymaker and film animator, to name a few. But his otherworldly characters wear a lot of gear as well. Armor. Spikes. Horns, bones and tusks. Weird weapons. Evil...

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Cat Goes For A Ride On A Sheep

(YouTube Link)When cats are too lazy to walk themselves around the yard it's time for an intervention, but this sheep seems rather content with playing taxi.Maybe the cat has agreed to share his treats with t...

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Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough is a treasure, and not just to humans! The other side is illustrated by Rosemary Mosco of the comic Bird and Moon. Link -via Laughing SquidDavid Attenborough, Rosemary Mosco, Bird and Moon...

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Big Ben Snowglobe Ring

Mania's beautiful snow globe ring is perfect for the proud Londoner who doesn't need to wear gloves regularly. The glass sphere is three centimeters across and is fitted to an adjustable brass ring. Mania made a similar...

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Caramel-Coated Cheetos? Count Me Out!

Sweet, salty and cheesy? The first two sound great, but that last one -I'm not so sure there. What do you guys think -go or no go?Link Via That's Nerdaliciousfood, cheetos, snacks, chips, sweets, caramel...

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Love Bug Cupcake Decorating Kit

Love Bug Cupcake Decorating Kit (cupcake not included)Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Are you looking for a sweet way to tell someone you are wild about them? You need the Cupcake Decorating Kit from the...

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Live Action Toy Story

[http://youtu.be/5G0j_Huv2Fg] (YouTube link)We almost never post full-length feature movies here, because even ten minutes seems long for a video, but this is extraordinary. Teenagers Jonason Pauley and Jesse Perrotta wo...

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The Rose Drawn by an Earthquake

An earthquake that occurred approximately 30 miles underground and registered 6.8 on the Richter Scale shook the Earth's surface for about 30 seconds near Olympia, Washington on February 28, 2001. A pendulum that makes t...

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Alaska’s Abandoned Igloo City Hotel

Back in the 1970s, someone got the great idea to build a four-story igloo as a hotel about 20 miles from Cantwell, Alaska, on the highway between Fairbanks and Anchorage. It was never finished, due to problems with build...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/13/Alaskas-Abandoned-Igloo-City-Hotel/

New Out of the Box

(Video Link)Neatorama reader Stephanie recomended we take a look at her YouTube channel starring her pets, Tommy, Gracie and Leo and I'm glad she emailed because oh boy are her videos adorable. I'm particularly...

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Vincent Van Gogh's Self-Portrait as a Photograph

What would Van Gogh's 1889 self-portrait look like if it had been made with a camera? Tadao Cern used Photoshop to find out. He writes:The idea came spontaneously – I saw my friend that has ginger hair and beard an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/13/Vincent-Van-Goghs-Self-Portrait-as-a-Photograph/

The Truth About Rejection Letters

One of publishing's best-kept secrets is out.All rejection letters are written by badgers.This industry protects this sordid secret for countless reasons — not the least of which is the terrible conditions in the i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/13/The-Truth-About-Rejection-Letters/

Hobbit Pancakes

Are dwarves eating you out of house and home? Feed them these pancakes made by Nathan Shields of Saipancakes. Shields, I've noticed, is really improving as an artist.At the link, you can see photographs of his kids react...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/13/Hobbit-Pancakes/

Cub Tired

Two lions at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo,  Mfisha and Mr. Big, have become parents to five lion cubs. Three females and two males were born December 29, 2012. One female cub is receiving round-the-clock medical ca...

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