Archive for May 11th, 2013

The Modern Motorcycle Diaries

[http://youtu.be/85VErvTqgWc] (YouTube link)Alex Chacon took a year and a half for a motorcycle ride. He left home in Texas, traveled to the southern tip of Argentina, and then back north to Alaska! In this video, you'll...

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Shoes Inspired by Disney Villains

Israeli fashion designer Kobi Levi makes brilliant shoes. We've previously featured his shoes that look like stuck gum and slides. His latest project was inspired by three female villains of classic Disney princess movie...

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Cronut: Donut and Croissant Hybrid

It's a marriage made in sugar heaven! The genius bakers over at Dominique Ansel Bakery have combined donut and croissant into a new culinary creation. Behold, the cronut (or if you want to app...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/11/Cronut-Donut-and-Croissant-Hybrid/

Kattenstoet: The Festival Of Cats

Ypres, Belgium, stages the Festival of Cats on the second Sunday of May every three years. The festival harkens back to a time in which cats were tortured and destroyed because they were believed to be witches or incarna...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/11/Kattenstoet-The-Festival-Of-Cats/

9 Film Frames

Inception Like it names implies, the tumblr blog 9 Film Frames aims to capture the gist of a movie in just 9 frames. See if you agree with their picks: Link - via PetaPixel...

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Corgi-thulhu

"In his house at R'lyeh, dead Cthulhu waits dreaming. Dreaming of belly rubs." But I'm scared of Jenny Fontana's monstrosity. Will I wake him from his slumber by petting him? Is that a risk worth taking?Link -via Ian Bro...

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Human Fat Soap

Photo: KarenCarvajal/Facebook It's like art imitating Fight Club. Miami-based artist Orestes de la Paz not only put his heart and soul into his latest artistic endeavor, but also his...

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The Worst Movie Moms Ever

[http://vimeo.com/65866358] (vimeo link)You'll probably see a lot of mushy videos about wonderful mothers this weekend for Mothers Day. How about a supercut of horrible moms that will make yours look saintly in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/11/The-Worst-Movie-Moms-Ever/

Mini Moonshine Jar Shot Glass

Mini Moonshine Jar Shot GlassAre you exhausted from a hard day of clan feuding? Kick back and relax on the front porch with the Mini Moonshine Jar Shot Glass from the NeatoShop. This tiny mason jar is perfect for those w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/11/Mini-Moonshine-Jar-Shot-Glass/

Teenager Develops App That Blocks TV Spoilers on Twitter

The best part of last night's episode of Downton Thrones was when Dexter fused with the TARDIS. RT if you agree! Oh, you haven't seen it yet? Sorry for the spoilers. But now there's an app for that:Lamere i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/11/Teenager-Develops-App-That-Blocks-TV-Spoilers-on-Twitter/

How Sesame Street Got Its Name

The Childrens Television Workshop worked on a new show for a long time to ensure its quality before putting it on the air in 1969. Everything was finally in place, except the show still didn't have a name. A promo sketch...

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A More Effective CAPTCHA

Well, that would do it. A spambot wouldn't have decided to major in philosophy or buy into that Jamba Juice franchise on credit.LinkCAPTCHAS, Toothpaste for Dinner, webcomic, Drew Fairweather...

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Is It Wrong to Eat Lion Taco?

Taco Fusion sure knows how to create a roaring controversy, and they ain't lyin'! The Tampa, Florida eatery is offering tacos with (perfectly legal) exotic meats in their "Safari" menu l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/11/Is-It-Wrong-to-Eat-Lion-Taco/

Homemade Popsicles

Here's a list you might want to bookmark for the hot months ahead: 33 Super-Cool Popsicles To Make This Summer. Shown is the Grapefruit And Strawberry Greyhound Poptail, made from grapefruit juice, strawberries, and vodk...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/11/Homemade-Popsicles/

Sketch of the Emancipation of Jefferson Davis's Slaves

Jefferson Davis, the first and last President of the Confederate States of America, advocated a paternalistic approach to slaveholding. He believed that white rule over black slaves was beneficial and benevolent toward b...

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New York Guarded By Superheroes

As the Sun sets in New York City, a group of real life superheroes takes to the streets. These costumed crime fighters go by names of Dark Guardian, Spyder, Spector, and Snipe.  They patrol the gritty streets with h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/11/New-York-Guarded-By-Superheroes/

The Knight in Shining Armor Proposal

[http://youtu.be/xpscp2ypmRY] (YouTube link)Mark Crayford of Swindon, Wiltshire, England, went for an elaborate proposal plan to ask Tracey Badenski to marry him. He bought a ring, ordered a suit of armor from Germany, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/11/The-Knight-in-Shining-Armor-Proposal/

Guinea Pig Wig

Like it said on the tin, Guinea Pig Fashion is a website where you can buy haute couture for your cavy. We can't wait till they make a teeny runway for these cute rodents to strut th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/11/Guinea-Pig-Wig/

This Week at Neatorama

If you've been paying attention, you probably know that Mother's Day is tomorrow. If not, HEY! MOTHERS DAY IS TOMORROW! It would be a bit embarrassing if you forgot, and your mom would know, because mothers always just k...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/11/This-Week-at-Neatorama-154/

Pony Faces A My Little Pony Seatbelt Belt

Pony Faces - My Little Pony Seatbelt BeltWhat's the best way to hold up your pants? With friendship and magic of course.Attention My Little Pony fans! Behold the adorable Pony Faces - My Little Pony Seatbelt Belt from th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/11/Pony-Faces-A-My-Little-Pony-Seatbelt-Belt/

Superhero Facebook "Like" Icons

Jaime Calderón redesigned Facebook's iconic Like icon for popular superheroes. You can see more at the link. My favorite--and I think the cleverest--is the one for The Flash.Link -via TechnabobFacebook, superheroe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/11/Superhero-Facebook-Like-Icons/

This is a Book-Shop

The Albion Beatnik shop in Oxford, England, has this sign in a window. Respect! The text is a reworking of This is a Printing Office by Beatrice Warde. Link -via Buzzfeedbookshop, bookstore, Beatrice Warde...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/11/This-is-a-Book-Shop/

How to Make Ice Cream Bread

Katrina recommends getting one 1.5 quart carton of ice cream, but I'd suggest two because you'll probably eat one while preparing this dish. It's surprisingly simple to make: just ice cream, flour and sprinkles. Mix them...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/11/How-to-Make-Ice-Cream-Bread/
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