Archive for June 19th, 2013

Doctor Who Sale Over at the NeatoShop

Hello Neatoramanauts! Just a reminder that we've got tons of Doctor Who items on sale over at the NeatoShop. Save up to 40% on select items - hurry! Stock is limited. We ship internationally. US orders $75 and u...

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The Artist Inside Me

[http://youtu.be/UGfXV-JNt0Y] As Picasso once supposedly said, "All children are born artists. The problem is to remain artist as we grow up." Storyteller Angel Yau of Upright Citizens Brigade The...

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Why the Tomato Was Feared in Europe

After tomato plants were taken back to Europe from the New World in the early 1500s, people in various places considered the fruit poisonous for the next two centuries. The reasoning behind the fear of tomatoes came from...

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Impersonate!

If a dalek once thought it was a soufle-baking girl, then it's totally possible that one might one day believe it is The Doctor. When that day comes, Megan Murphy knows exactly how the impersonator will dress -no matter...

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Coke Bottles Made of Ice

Ice cold Coke in a bottle is wonderful, but the Colombia division of the ad agency Ogilvy & Mather has gone even further. It made and served bottles of Coke made of solid ice. I'd love to try that!You can watch a pro...

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This Is Why You Can't Have Nice Things, Mr. Fox

(Video Link)So this little fox may not have been smart enough to keep its head out of the jar, but at least he knew that these humans might just be kind enough to help him out of his predicament. While I'd li...

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Wedding Gift Spat Goes Public

Kathy and her boyfriend went to a wedding in Hamilton, Ontario. Not knowing the wedding couple that well, they presented a basket of food items as a gift. After the wedding, the bride texted Kathy to ask for a receipt be...

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Dolce and Gabbana Sentenced to Jail

Tis more serious than the fashion police! Fashion designers Dolce and Gabbana have just been found guilty of tax evasion by an Italian court and sentenced to more than a year in jail: Domenico Dolce and...

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Volume Control Chill Pacifier

Volume Control Chill PacifierWho says baby accessories have to be boring? Turn up the fun with the Volume Control Chill Pacifier from the NeatoShop. This hilarious silicone pacifier features a "volume knob" design. ...

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It's Movin' Season!

[http://youtu.be/5SIsHaMjF2g] (YouTube link)How many times have you moved house and used the "friend with a pickup" method instead of hiring professionals? I've done that, and now that I have a husband with a truck, it's...

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Obesity is Now a Disease

Image: Suzanne Tucker/Shutterstock Obesity is now officially a disease. The American Medical Association has formally declared obesity as a disease, a move that effectively defined one third of adul...

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Growing Up in Mom's Helicopter

My kids love to come to the NeatoHQ (for one, they get to roam the NeatoShop warehouse, which is filled with toys), but they'd probably still get jealous of five-year-old Malalai who practically grew up in her mo...

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An/The/An Index of Confusion

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.by Philip O’LearyBoston CollegeFor those working with the Celtic languages, the definite article looms large. The problems it cre...

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Dinosaur Pancakes

Pancake artist Nathan Shields is stepping up his game. Not only do his pancakes realistically depict dinosaurs, but one also comes with an articulated jaw!Why does the pteranodon say, "I know, I know"? Click on the link...

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A Castle’s Toilet Still Holds Parasites From Crusaders’ Feces

King Richard I of England invaded the island of Cyprus in the year 1191 as part of the Third Crusade. He ordered a castle built there, but it only lasted thirty years before an earthquake destroyed it, and it was never r...

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"You're Not Going to Like The Way This Looks. I Guarantee It!"

Chances are, you've ran across one of George Zimmer's famous Men's Warehouse commercial on TV. Well, not anymore: the founder and spokesman for the men's suit company has just got fired. The company anno...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/19/Youre-Not-Going-to-Like-The-Way-This-Looks-I-Guarantee-It/

Super Mario Bros. Levels on Skulls

German artist Tobias Wüstefeld reveals the terrifying reality of the Mario universe. His contribution to the We Love 8bit Art Show in Vienna placed Mario's adventures on animals skulls. You can view more photos in t...

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Tree Top Toilets

A subdivision just outside of Austin, Arkansas is in a tizzy about one neighbor who installed two toilets on poles high above the fence and signs that say "Trailer Park Coming Soon." Some residents complain that it has a...

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The Great Squirrel Stampede

Intrepid local heroes. Battles from long forgotten wars. The Great Squirrel Stampede of 1822. These are all historical events that deserve commemorating, and that's exactly what Hamilt...

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Sunglasses with Bow and Stars

Sunglasses with Bow and StarsAre you looking for the perfect warm weather accessory? The Sunglasses with Bow and Stars from the NeatoShop are sure to light up your life. This great pair of adult sunglasses features a sta...

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Geek vs. Nerd

Geeks and nerds will argue until the end of time about the difference between a geek and a nerd. After all, they are just words, and usage varies with context, community, and era. Burr Settles at Slackpropagation conduct...

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How to Make Ood Rolls

I've never thought of the Ood from Doctor Who as delicious, but I'll bet that Chris-Rachael Oseland's dinner rolls will make me want to get a secondary brain. She used Hawaiian bread dinner rolls for the skulls...

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A Tribute to Moe Howard of the Three Stooges

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website. This article was selected for what would have been Moe Howard's 116th birthday. Moe Howard, th...

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Family Roll Call

[http://youtu.be/EkPpCVBu5gs] (YouTube link)Macho, Rex, Maya, Dave, Bella, and George all come when their names are called. Twiggy, the cat, couldn't care less, as cats will. All the animals are from shelters or rescue g...

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Slanted Panna Cotta

Panna cotta is an Italian gelatin dessert. How did Rhiannon get hers in this visually striking slant? Click on Continue reading to find out.By pouring her gelatin into tilted glasses! It's a simple solution, but one that...

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Watermelon Oreos Are Perfect For Summer

What's more summery than watermelon? Watermelon Oreos, of course! Unlike some of the other odd Oreo flavors, Dinosaur Dracula says these ones are actually pretty good, though they taste more like watermelon Bubblicious t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/19/Watermelon-Oreos-Are-Perfect-For-Summer/

Star Trek Into Darkness Eye Makeup

Sahily's right eyelid looks just like the poster for Star Trek Into Darkness. Impressive! I can't wait for the sequel.Link -via When Geeks Wedmakeup, Star Trek Into Darkness, Star Trek...

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Back to Reality

Back to Reality by ntesign The way I see it, if you're gonna mash up pop culture references on a T-shirt, why not do it with some style? What you have to do is start at the absolute basic, like n...

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