Archive for June 20th, 2013

A Table with No Legs

This tabletop seems to hover in midair, but it's actually attached to the arms of the four chairs, which swing out so that people can sit down. It's one of several similar designs by Ingo Maurer.Link(Photo: Establis...

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World of Warcraft Restaurant

[http://youtu.be/hiCJ7-pCQUc] Don't want to leave World of Warcraft to eat? Now you don't have to! A World of Warcraft-themed restaurant has opened in Beijing, China, so players who eat, sleep and breathe World o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/20/World-of-Warcraft-Restaurant/

Food Similies Illustrated

Easy as pie, warm as toast, cool as a cucumber. Designer Christine Kawasaki-Chan created and photographed food similies in actual food! See the rest of them at laughing Squid. Link Christine Kawasaki-Chan, food, food art...

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Pope Francis Lets Boy with Down Syndrome Take a Spin on the Popemobile

Photo: AP/Alessandra TarantinoWhile riding in his open air Popemobile, the Argentine Pope Francis saw a young man wearing Argentina's national soccer jersey. He stopped to speak to the boy, 17-year old Alberto di Tullio....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/20/Pope-Francis-Lets-Boy-with-Down-Syndrome-Take-a-Spin-on-the-Popemobile/

Sheep-eating Plant Ready to Bloom

The Royal Horticultural Society in Surrey, England, announced that its specimen of the plant Puya chilensis is ready to bloom, after being cultivated for 15 years. The flower is expected to last about a week onc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/20/Sheep-eating-Plant-Ready-to-Bloom/

Monsters University 16 oz Chillpak Water Bottle

Monsters Univeristy 16 oz Chillpak Water Bottle (front and back shown)Are you planning a fun summer outing with your favorite little monsters? Keep them cool and hydrated with the Monsters University 16 oz Chillpak Water...

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Street Art: Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

This funny piece of street art in Prague shows a man who either chose the wrong place to take a nap or suffered a terrible teleporation accident. The artist, Fra.Biancoshock, describes himself as "just a person who...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/20/Street-Art-Now-I-Lay-Me-Down-to-Sleep/

Together, Miss Utah and Miss South Carolina Are Surprisingly Coherent

What do you get when you combine two of the most confused beauty pageant answers in recent past? Individually they're incomprehensible, but together, Miss Utah and Miss Teen USA South Carolina are surprisingly co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/20/Together-Miss-Utah-and-Miss-South-Carolina-Are-Surprisingly-Coherent/

The Ping/Pong Breakup [no. 1009 - @DrTwittenheimer]

After the break-up, Pong went on to become an extremely influential video game. Ping, sadly, just tests internet connections in obscurity.— Dr. Twittenheimer (@DrTwittenheimer) April 6, 2011 ~Illustrated by:&nbs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/19/ping-pong-cartoon/

Shoplifting Dog

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiVhbQKdRQk](Video Link)A dog wandered into the Dollar General in Bedford, Kentucky. He played it casual for a while, moving from aisle to aisle. Then he found a dog toy, grabbed it and ra...

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10 People Who Hated Their Own Biopics

You would have to be excited to have Hollywood make a movie of your life. But then sometimes the finished product doesn't live up to the expectations of the subject. Some for good reason -they were made to be "the bad gu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/20/10-People-Who-Hated-Their-Own-Biopics/

Busted Bear

Busted Bear - by Alan Bao Busted! Ursine a lot of trouble now, polar bear! Alan Bao reminds us why the lesson of fidelity bears repeating in this cute Busted Bear T-shirt. Check out Alan's Website and Tumblr...

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Spider Furniture

Bruno Freire's designs for the Brazilian furniture brand Oficina Polvo are inspired by the forms of the spider. They give a homey feel, don't you think? I'd especially like the spider ceiling lamp for my kids' room....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/20/Spider-Furniture/

41 Historic Demises

[http://youtu.be/jg3bEM8kbK4] (YouTube link)As part of the "Summer Bummer" series from mental floss, John Green quickly takes us through a list of 41 peculiar, ironic, or notorious deaths. Notice how many of these cases&...

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Beautiful Quilled Map of the World

Amber Rousse assembled this beautiful map of the world with curled paper strips. It's functional, too: Ms. Rousse arranged mountain ranges to relative heights and showed major ocean currents. You can see process photos a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/20/Beautiful-Quilled-Map-of-the-World/

Refrigerator Bandit

Has this ever happened to you? If you have kids, you can reconstruct what led to this picture. A child wants that delicious dessert in the refrigerator. He is too short to reach it, because it was "put out of his reach."...

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I Heart Nerds Hello Kitty Hairpin Pack

I Heart Nerds Hello Kitty Hairpin Pack Are you looking for a smart way to keep the hair out of your face? Accessorize with the I Heart Nerds Hello Kitty Hairpin Pack from the NeatoShop. This stylish set features 4 h...

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Superman Takes the Ultimate Selfie

While he's at it, should Superman get an Instagram account? We want to know what the Man of Steel eats while he's eating it.-via Nerd Approved(Photo: unknown)Superman, selfies, Man of Steel...

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Stink Onions: U.S. Map of Literal Names

Tennessee, Idaho, Minnesota -to us, they are just place names, but in the Native American languages they were derived from, they meant something. Even names like York and Carolina that were imported from Europe...

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Diner Pays Tribute to Actor James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini, the actor who played Tony Soprano on The Sopranos, died yesterday. The famous final scene of the series was shot at Holsten's in Bloomfield, NJ. The diner honored Gandolfini by keeping his boot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/20/Diner-Pays-Tribute-to-Actor-James-Gandolfini/

Underwater Bowling Looks Awesome

(Video Link)When you first go scuba diving, the mere experience of breathing underwater is exciting enough. After that, you get the chance to really fall in love with the scenery, but after that, you've gotta s...

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What Is It? game 280

Now it's time for our collaboration with the awesome What Is It? Blog! What is this thing? You don't have to know to win!Place your guess in the comment section below. One guess per comment, please, though you can...

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R2-D2 Cake Plays Leia's Holographic Message

Marc Freilich gave his 6-year old son a birthday cake that sent the boy on a desperate mission. The center of the cake was a PVC pipe. Mr. Freilich placed a projector on the pipe and rigged it to display Princess Leia's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/20/R2-D2-Cake-Plays-Leias-Holographic-Message/

15 Utterly Adorable Babies Cosplaying

We’ve already featured some of the geekiest baby costumes around, but let’s face it, it’s hard to have too many adorable babies in cute costumes. With that in mind, here are 15 more simply precious cosp...

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File This Cocktail Under "Why, God Why?"

Just because you love a particular meal doesn't mean you want to enjoy that meal as a cocktail, but maybe I'm alone here. After all, bartender Phoebe Esmon has created a pho cocktail (for those who aren't familiar,...

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DIY Animal Corn Cob Holders

Mikesaurus at Instructables shows you how to make your own corn cob holders shaped like animals! It involves fitting plastic toys with plain cob holders, plus they are designed so they can be fitted together when not in...

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Zombie Evolution

Zombie Evolution by DarkChoocoolat It's a march of deadly progress! T-shirt designer DarkChoocoolat shows us the inevitable conclusion to the evolution of mankind. Better prep that Zombie Survival...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/20/Zombie-Evolution/

Port-A-Plant

Port-A-PlantDo you love plants, but shudder at the thought of being responsible for a living thing? You need the Port-A-Plant from the NeatoShop. This fantastic set comes with 3 punch-out paper pots, paper stems, and col...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/20/Port-A-Plant/

Better Collective Nouns for Animals

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mj06_3vFivE](Video Link)"A gaggle of goslings?" No, let's call a group of baby geese a "Ryan of goslings." Instead of a "drove of bulls," say a "load of bulls." Don't say a "cast of hawks,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/20/Better-Collective-Nouns-for-Animals/

I Think Bing Might Be A Little Biased

As The Next Web has discovered, when you type in the Bing search box "The xbox one is," you get one autofill answer -that it is amazing. Type in the same phrase on Google and here are your results: Oddly, when you l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/20/I-Think-Bing-Might-Be-A-Little-Biased/






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