Archive for February 4th, 2013

Be My Valentine Heart Pot Mitt

Be My Valentine Heart Pot MittValentine's Day is right around the corner. Are you looking for fun and functional gift that screams hot stuff? You need the Be My Valentine Heart Pot Mitt from the NeatoShop. This heart sha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/Be-My-Valentine-Heart-Pot-Mitt/

The Worst Swing Ever Is Somehow Fun

Louis Gan painted this image in Penang, Malaysia. The kids are happy, even though they won't be able to swing far. Presumably their slide is a straight drop.Link -via Street Art Utopia | Photo: Avinash Advanistreet...

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Diary of a Body-Snatcher

In the 19th century, medical education was making great strides, and professors needed cadavers for demonstrations and lectures. However, the only legal way to procure bodies was after criminal executions, and there were...

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The Solution to All Problems

If it moves and it shouldn't use duct tape. If it should move but doesn't, use WD-40. Consider your problem solved! Via +JD Ruckerduct tape, WD-40...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/The-Solution-to-All-Problems/

Giant Pine Cones Made from Shovel Blades

These beautiful sculptures by Canadian artist Floyd Elzinga are perfect for a large garden. They're made from the blades of shovels. Their great size expresses what he calls "the aggressive nature of seeds." You can view...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/Giant-Pine-Cones-Made-from-Shovel-Blades/

The Centrifuge Brain Project

[http://youtu.be/RVeHxUVkW4w] (YouTube link)In the mockumentary The Centrifuge Brain Project by Till Nowak, the Institute for Centrifugal Research builds its own thrill rides to see how they affect brain develop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/The-Centrifuge-Brain-Project/

Mark Summers: The Man Behind the Iconic Barnes & Noble Author Portraits

Edgar Allan Poe You've probably seen the wonderful portraits of famous authors at your local Barnes & Noble. Ever wonder who made them and how? Behance spoke with the man...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/Mark-Summers-The-Man-Behind-the-Iconic-Barnes-Noble-Author-Portraits/

What Blinded Mary Ingalls?

It was a jarring moment when generations of young readers got to the fourth book in the Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder and saw that it opened with the simple statement that her sister Mary had gone...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/What-Blinded-Mary-Ingalls/

Ice Skull

Ice SkullAre you dead tired of serving up boring rectangular ice cubes to your hipster friends? You need the Ice Skull from the NeatoShop. This frightentingly fabulous Ice Skull mold is easy to use and makes a 3" tall sk...

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Sheriff Tyrone Lewis Wishes You a Happy Valentine's Day

Photo: The Clarion-Ledger Dapper suit, chocolate, and law enforcement. What's not to like, girl? When Hinds County, Mississippi, Sheriff Tyrone Lewis wants to wish his constitue...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/Sheriff-Tyrone-Lewis-Wishes-You-a-Happy-Valentines-Day/

It's Not My Dog

[http://youtu.be/tIsa05fXfog] (YouTube link)How many different kinds of dogs are on YouTube? All of them! This compilation of canines makes a fine music video for the song "It's Not My Dog" by Bombay Monkey. -via b3ta do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/Its-Not-My-Dog/

Cookie Monster Suspected in Cookie Sculpture Theft

Last month, a gilded bronze sculpture of a giant cookie outside the cookie baker Bahlsen's office in Hanover, Germany, was stolen. This week, the culprit - all dressed up in Cookie Monster out...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/Cookie-Monster-Suspected-in-Cookie-Sculpture-Theft/

Pokémon Pancakes

Got to eat them all! Pancake artist Nathan Shields made 9 Pokémon pancakes. Hopefully he plans to make the full 151. Now how do I get syrup out of my Pokédex?LinkPokemon, pancakes, Nathan Shields...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/Pokmon-Pancakes/

Science Puts Fear in Fearless Person's Heart

Fearless? Not if science can help it! Science can scare anybody, even those who are born with a rare genetic disorder that make them fearless. But first, let's talk about the amygdala,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/Science-Puts-Fear-in-Fearless-Persons-Heart/

Folds

Folds is a game of origami. Can you fold the paper into the desired shape? Oh, it looks easy, but you only have a limited number of folds for each level, and it rapidly gets difficult just when you think you've...

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Interactive Display at a Children's Hospital

Children in the hospital need every distraction they can get. Enter artist Jason Bruges. He created an interactive display at the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. Animals appear on the wall with the touch of a fin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/Interactive-Display-at-a-Childrens-Hospital/

Pencil Eraser Hats

 Pencil Eraser Hats Is your favorite writing utensil failing to live up to your fashionable expectations? Dress your pencil for success with the Pencil Eraser Hats from the NeatoShop. This dapper set includes:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/Pencil-Eraser-Hats/

How To Be Daniel Radcliffe

[http://youtu.be/xlG5KCwKGEE] (YouTube link)"Sure, you're a famous movie star, but can you do this?" Daniel Radcliffe, who gained fame as the title character in the Harry Potter films, tells us how he keeps from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/How-To-Be-Daniel-Radcliffe/

Liquor Bottle Bouquet

Here's a great gift giving idea! Instagram user Justinerio received this intoxicating bouquet from her boyfriend. To make one, place styrofoam in the bottom of the basket, then shove in little bottles of liquor attached...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/Alcohol-Bottle-Bouquet/

Polka Dot Cake

The cake was pretty fancy on the outside, but it made everyone's eyes pop when they cut it! This polka dot cake was made by redditor reburn's wife for their daughter's birthday. The secret? Make cake pops first, then bak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/Polka-Dot-Cake/

What'chu Lookin' At?

Photo via Nugg is Nugg and Photojojo (Does anyone know the original source?) Answer: Oh, nutt'n. OK, you try.squirrel, camera lens...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/Whatchu-Lookin-At/

Cold War Tales: Operation Paul Bunyan

This article is republished from the book Uncle John's 24-Karat Bathroom Reader.The unoccupied Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea has been a tense place since the end of the Korean War in th...

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Homemade Red Velvet Twinkies

Chica Chocolatina made these beautiful Twinkies with red velvet chocolate cake mix and then filled them with a mixture of cream cheese, sugar and vanilla extract. Yummy! You can find her recipe at the link.LinkTwinkies...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/Homemade-Red-Velvet-Twinkies/

Super Bowl Trip Winner Denied U.S. Entry

Myles Wilkinson of Victoria, British Columbia, entered a fantasy football league contest and won an all-expense-paid trip to the Super Bowl! The excited football fan flew to Toronto Thursday, but when he changed planes t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/Super-Bowl-Trip-Winner-Denied-US-Entry/

Leprechaun Headband

Leprechaun HeadbandSt. Patrick's Day is right around the corner. Are you looking for a fun way to get your green on? You need the Leprechaun Headband from the NeatoShop. This delightful accessory makes you look like you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/Leprechaun-Headband/

This Is How Your Brain Works

[http://youtu.be/JiTz2i4VHFw] (YouTube link)There's fast thinking and there's slow thinking, and if your consciousness mistakes one system for the other, you might come to the wrong conclusions. Still, if we didn't use f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/This-Is-How-Your-Brain-Works/

What Do New Yorkers Complain About?

When people in New York City call 311 to talk to government services representatives, what are they complaining about? In Manhattan, it's probably noise. On Staten Island, it's probably litter. In the Bronx, people are a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/What-Do-New-Yorkers-Complain-About/

The Skull of Richard III

Photo: University of Leicester Since the discovery of a grave under a parking lot in Leicester, England, presumed to be that of King Richard III, we've been waiting for further news....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/04/The-Skull-of-Richard-III/






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