Archive for May 31st, 2013

The Ultimate Book Club Cupcakes

Victoria's Kitchen in West London made these amazing book cupcakes featuring a variety of modern and classic book titles. My question is, do the Twilight cakes taste like blood...or barf?Link Via Book Patrolfood, books,...

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Lentil Gets His Surgery

While he hasn't been featured on Neatorama yet, Lentil is a precious little French bulldog who was born with a cleft palate. He soon became an internet superstar (he now has over 80,000 Facebook fans) and generous donors...

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Cannibal! The Wine

The Alamo Drafthouse might just be the most famous independant theater chain in the world and that isn't going to change any time soon, especially now that they started making limited edition signature wines based on *em...

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Metal of Heaven: Ancient Egyptians Got Iron from Meteorites

The Gerzeh Bead, an ancient Egyptian iron bead derived from a meteor (c. 3300 BC) Photo: The Open University / The University of Manchester The name for iron in ancient Egyptian is "metal of heaven,&q...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/31/Metal-of-Heaven-Ancient-Egyptians-Got-Iron-from-Meteorites/

My Arc Reactor Belongs to Tony

Well, Tony does have an arc reactor near his heart, so maybe he can relate to this more than the more traditional version of the phrase. Etsy seller kayleeksauvey sells these in every women's size available, so for the l...

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The Cake Of Dragons

Better not light too many candles on this birthday cake or those eggs might hatch...and while that would make a pretty sweet birthday present for Reddit user Trustysidekick, it could also be a major party killer when the...

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Pizza Racer

Pizza RacerAre you hungry for a new way to serve-up your favorite meal. Get your meal off to a flying start with the Pizza Racer from the NeatoShop. This adorable double-bladed pizza cutter is shaped like a race car and...

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Electricity Usage in the United States, 1921

This map by General Electric shows, by relative size, the proportion of electrification among the United States:New York ranks first, having an electrical population (served by central stations) of 8,620,700, or 78.7 per...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/31/Electricity-Usage-in-the-United-States-1921/

There's No Justice for Dogs

Ah, the great dilemma of canine theodicy. John McNamee lays out the terrible problem that saddens all dogs.LinkPie Comic, John McNamee, webcomics...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/31/Theres-No-Justice-for-Dogs/

Chemical Reaction Caught in the Act!

Researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory got a neat surprise when they were trying to develop a new method of making graphene. They managed to capture a chemical reaction in the act, atom by atom,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/31/Chemical-Reaction-Caught-in-the-Act/

Ranch Dressing Soda Exists

Awesome! This is a great addition to the Lester's Fixins line, which includes sweet corn, bacon, buffalo wing and peanut butter and jelly flavors.But I prefer blue cheese soda. That's the right combination of creamy...

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Brainteaser: Colorful Clothing

(Image from the NeatoShop)Mr. Red, Mr. White, and Mr. Blue met at a coffee shop. One man was wearing a red suit, one a white suit, and one a blue suit. After a short while, Mr. White exclaimed, "Why, I just noticed that...

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Giant Hot Pink Slug

Photo: National Parks and Wildlife Services Photo: Michael Murphy Got slugs in your garden? Betcha not like this giant pink slug in Australia! National Parks ranger Michael Murphy sh...

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Masters of Their Domain

The Domain: Wife CarryingThe Master: Estonian "athlete" Margo Uusorg is probably the world's greatest wife carrier. At the annual Wife Carrying World Championship in Sonkajärvi,...

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Orange Recall

Orange Recall by Di.Jay Like Ahnold said, get your ass to Mahs, preferrably wearing this awesome Orange Recall T-shirt by Di.Jay. Check out more of the duo's awesome T-shirt designs over at their F...

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Happy Birthday Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman was born May 31, 1819, which means he would have been 194 today. Sometimes, when I see photos of him, I actually think he looks like he's 194, living the simple life in Portland or something. It would be sil...

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PBS Ads Terrify Us with Thankfully Fake Reality TV Shows

Don't get even more depressed! These promotional posters are for shows that don't exist. The ad agency CHI & Partners NY made them to promote programming on PBS. Because PBS doesn't have reality TV shows, right? Plea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/31/PBS-Ads-Terrify-Us-with-Thankfully-Fake-Reality-TV-Shows/

Iron Man Beanie Ballz Key Clip

Iron Man Beanie Ballz Key ClipThe summer travel season is almost here. Are you looking for a fun way to personalize your carry-on luggage? You need an Iron Man Beanie Ballz Key Clip from the NeatoShop. This fantastic bac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/31/Iron-Man-Beanie-Ballz-Key-Clip/

The Economist Who Wrote the Academic Paper "Why I Don't Have a Girlfriend" Got Engaged

Three years ago, Peter Backus of the University of Warwick released a paper explaining why, mathematically, it was almost impossible for him to find a girlfriend. His calculations were premised upon the Drake equation:Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/31/The-Economist-Who-Wrote-the-Academic-Paper-Why-I-Dont-Have-a-Girlfriend-Got-Engaged/

Batman Officiates at a Wedding

"I now pronounce you Robin and wife. You may interrogate the bride."-via Pleated Jeans(Photo: unknown)Batman, weddings...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/31/Batman-Officiates-at-a-Wedding/

Extreme Barbie Jeep Racing

This sport is, like, real! Participants race downhill in Barbie-branded Power Wheels cars. The competitions are cutthroat and few drivers even reach the finish line. But the winners gain glory to last fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/31/Extreme-Barbie-Jeep-Racing/

The Longest Running Gags In Movies and TV

Can you imagine going through a whole Marvel movie without seeing Stan Lee? Or a whole season of Doctor Who without someone asking "Doctor Who?" This list of the longest running gags on i09 will certainly make you nod yo...

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Sloths Even Look Chill While Eating

(Video Link)If the sloth motto is "live slow, die whenever," then Chewbacca here (yes, that really is his name) is an ideal sloth in every way. After all, why bother getting up to find and grab your food when y...

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11 of the Weirdest Fads Through History

If you think planking, condom snorting, the cinnamon challenge and other modern trends are a statement about the stupidity of modern man, then you need a history lesson. Amongst some of the stupidest trends in history ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/31/11-of-the-Weirdest-Fads-Through-History/

Mmmm Hop Dap A Doo Hop

Beer is great and all, but don't you ever wish it could better remind you of your favorite pop group of the nineties made up of three brothers? Well, now you can have it all with Mmmhops, a beer crafted by the boys of Ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/31/Mmmm-Hop-Dap-A-Doo-Hop/

The Saddest City in America according to Twitter

If you're sad and you know it, don't cry a tear. Tweet instead! A new study by researchers at the Vermont Complex Systems Center analyzed 80 million words from more than 10 million geotagged tweets in 2011 to find...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/31/The-Saddest-City-in-America-according-to-Twitter/

Kindergartener Read All the Books In Her School Library

Love to read? You ain't got nothing on 5-year-old kindergartener Sophia Moss. She has read so many of her school library's books that the librarian is going to have to order more just for her: &q...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/31/Kindergartener-Read-All-the-Books-In-Her-School-Library/
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