Archive for January 22nd, 2013

Cooking with Snow

Photo: John Windmill/The Guardian Well, as long as it's not yellow snow, I guess! And why not? Snow is in great abundance in many parts of the country this winter: In...

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Heart Tongs

Heart TongsAre you looking to pick up the perfect Valentine's Day treat for your sweet? Let your love shine through with the Heart Tongs from the NeatoShop. This lucious kitchen gadget is perfect for serving up some food...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/Heart-Tongs/

How a Key Works

Whoa! This animation makes everything so clear, in a way that would be so difficult to explain in words. I watched it over and over, even though it was obviously worth sharing after only one go-round. Not that I ever tho...

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Erickson Air-Crane in LEGO

For Brickvention 2013, Australian LEGO master builder Ryan "The Brickman" McNaught built what is probably the largest helicopter ever made out of LEGO bricks. The 4 m (13)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/Erickson-Air-Crane-in-LEGO/

Nutella Rice Krispie Treats--And a Whole Lot More!

Mallow and Co. is a blog devoted to finding new and ingenious variations of the classic Rice Krispie treat. So far, Summer has made Nutella, blueberry muffin, apple cider, cherry pie and gingerbread versions--among many...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/Nutella-Rice-Krispie-Treats-And-a-Whole-Lot-More/

Dad's Hobby

A fairly new redditor shared some images her father created about twenty years ago that she recently came across. They are funny, some are even punny, and look like a lot of fun to create! It turns out her dad is actor a...

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How Did Holly the Cat Find Her Way Back Home from 200 Miles Away?

Well, my cat couldn't even find her litter box half the time, so it's doubly amazing to hear the story of Holly the cat, who made her way home from 200 miles away after getting lost on a fam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/How-Did-Holly-the-Cat-Find-Her-Way-Back-Home-from-200-Miles-Away/

14 TV Series that Eclipsed their Original Film Versions

"The movie was better" is what you often hear about a film that was later turned into a TV series. But sometimes that's just not so -usually because a continuing TV series gives us more time to spend with characters and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/14-TV-Series-that-Eclipsed-their-Original-Film-Versions/

Mike the Radioactive Fish

Photo: Tepco He's no Blinky, but Mike the Murasoi is one hot fish! Hot as in radioactive, that is. As part of its safety plan, Tokyo Electric Power's (Tepco) monitors seafood c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/Mike-the-Radioactive-Fish/

Hello Kitty KISS Tote Bag

Hello Kitty KISS Tote BagAre you looking for a bag that really rocks? You need the Hello Kitty KISS Tote bag from the NeatoShop. This bangin' bag features Hello Kitty wearing the iconic face paint of KISS. It is the purr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/Hello-Kitty-KISS-Tote-Bag/

Engraved Bench Vise

Beauty emerges from your workshop. Why not let beauty reside in it? Matthew Hagermann engraves everything from hammers to tattoo machines. I really like this old vise to which he added a bit of floral flair.Linkvises, en...

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The Lobed Comb Jelly

[http://youtu.be/bW3sqB7RTIc] (YouTube link)This jellyfish has a better light show than the Disco Clam! The Monterey Bay Aquarium tells us a little about the lobed comb jelly:Comb jellies are beautiful, oval-shaped anima...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/The-Lobed-Comb-Jelly/

Philosophical Sloth Tattoo

...and leave a good looking corpse. Prue Eggleston of Lampin Ink in Adelaide, Australia inked this sloth who was born to be wild.Linksloths, tattoos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/Philosophical-Sloth-Tattoo/

The 16 Strangest Perfumes & Colognes in the World

Just in case you want to carry that funeral home scent around with you all day, there's a cologne for that. I can't imagine that it smells like anything other than carnations, but even so it would remind one of a funeral...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/The-16-Strangest-Perfumes-Colognes-in-the-World/

Banana in Bloom

Anna Pleteneva's photostream is a delight to page through. Her works are crisp, balanced and clear. And every now and then, something really intesting pops up. Why is this work entitled Falling in Love...

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The Picture of Mary Grayeyes

This photo from the Library and Archives of Canada is currently captioned "Mary Greyeyes being blessed by her native Chief prior to leaving for service in the CWAC, 1942. Source: Library and Archives Canada/Department of...

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Bow Shock: Wave in Space

Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech This one is pretty cool: a wave in space called a "bow shock". This wispy yellow arc was created by the massive star Zeta Ophiuchi...

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Farts: A Spotter's Guide

Farts: A Spotter's GuideDo you have trouble identifying farts or who they came from? Learn the fine art of of fart identification with the Farts: A Spotter's Guide book from the NeatoShop. This insightful book features f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/Farts-A-Spotters-Guide/

Musicians' Occupational Hazards

(Image Credit: designfolk via Compfight cc)Recent studies have found that professional musicians often suffer from some very real -but very odd- ailments. Here are a few.FIDDLER'S NECKThe name m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/Musicians-Occupational-Hazards/

The Alcordion: An Accordion Perfect for Drinking Vodka While Playing Music

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHQqJDBjfSM](Video Link) And Ivan Zamotaev is the master of this instrument. Watch him play selections from Bach, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Star-Spangled Banner*/e...

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Why You Truly Never Leave High School

Science knows that our teenage years are extremely important in determining who we are. It's the time our bodies become adult and our brains rewire themselves to give us a sense of adult identity. It's also the time we l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/Why-You-Truly-Never-Leave-High-School/

Grown Man Refused to Eat When Forbidden to Play Video Games

Throwing tantrums when not allowed to play video games ain't exactly a new thing for parents, but there's a small twist in what the Yang family in Chongqing, China, is facing:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/Grown-Man-Refused-to-Eat-When-Forbidden-to-Play-Video-Games/

All 11 Doctors in Crochet

Here's my idea: an officially-sanctioned, professionally-written episode of Doctor Who in which all eleven incarnations of the Doctor meet. It would be produced in stop-motion animation using Allison Hoffman's b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/All-11-Doctors-in-Crochet/

Houdini Horse

[http://youtu.be/o5snVfeb_Kw] (YouTube link)Mariska is an all-access horse. The Friesian mare doesn't just open her door -she opens ALL the doors! Read more about Mariska at her blog. Link  -via Tastefully Offensive...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/20/Houdini-Horse/

The Future of Fashion

Yes, those are eyelashes. Fake ones (hopefully). The German fashion house SIOK sent this model down the catwalk at Berlin's Fashion Week:Seemingly a cross between eyelash extensions and Cousin It, the weird lashes were j...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/The-Future-of-Fashion/

Heart Lip Gloss

Heart Lip GlossYou could wear your heart on your sleeve. Or you could wear your heart on your keys and always have extra soft and kissable lips at your fingertips. The Heart Lip Gloss from the Neatoshop comes in an hinge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/Heart-Lip-Gloss/

Monster Chair

When he was a little boy, designer Jason Goh liked to play with his food (his favorite was the asian dish fish balls). His grandma told him that if he kept playing with his food, the fish balls would...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/Monster-Chair/

Creepy Stories of Grave Robbing

There's no resting in peace when a loved one cannot bear to let go. A recent case in Detroit of a man arrested for sneaking his father's body home before the funeral inspired a list of other cases of body snatching. Some...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/Creepy-Stories-of-Grave-Robbing/




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