Archive for July 16th, 2013

Girl Scout Cookie Popsicles!!

Samoas, and all the rest of the Girl Scout line up are great, but on a hot day, you don't want a cookie, you want a frozen treat. Besides, Girl Scout cookie season is long over and even the official ice cream flavors are...

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Ten Steps For Buying A Used Car Without Getting Screwed

Jalopnik asked its readers for tips on buying used cars. The best of them have been compiled in a list every inexperienced car buyer should learn. Here's a sample:Something to look for is a car that was purchased at the...

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Potty Training Fruit Snack

Jill of Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons is now potty training her third child. She made this cute and tasty snack to encourage him. To make your own, all you need is a banana, a pretzel stick and chocolate chips.Or you co...

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What it's Like to Have a Brother with Autism

[http://youtu.be/QHC0FzywHGY] (YouTube link)Spencer Timme hears the question frequently, and answered with a video. His older brother Mitchel is his best friend. The song is "Always Gold" by Radical Face. But not the one...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/16/What-its-Like-to-Have-a-Brother-with-Autism/

Organization is for the Unimaginative Sticky Notes

Organization is for the Unimaginative Sticky NotesAre you looking for the perfect gift for your favorite disorganized friend? Tell them you love them just the way they are with the Organization is for the Unimaginative S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/16/Organization-is-for-the-Unimaginative-Sticky-Notes/

Photogenic Fireflies

Japanese photographer Yume Cyan captured this gorgeous long-exposure photo of twinkling fireflies in the forest near Nagoya, Japan, titled the Last Dance of the Fairies. Take a look at more of Yume's photos over at Col...

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How to Become the British Monarch

[http://youtu.be/BUY6HGqYweQ] (YouTube link)With a new royal heir due any minute, C.G.P. Grey explains to us how one would ascend to the British throne, with examples from history. I love how the closed captioning calls...

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The Comic Con Nail Art Challenge

Nail blog Peace Love and Lacquer is hosting a Comic Con week nail art challenge amongst a number of nail art blogs and Dipped in Lacquer has already managed to create these Mario nails, which are  sure to impress an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/16/The-Comic-Con-Nail-Art-Challenge/

A Journey Into Our Food System's Refrigerated-Warehouse Archipelago

The vast majority of the food in your home depends upon a complicated, energy-dependent infrastructure called "the cold chain." Frozen, fresh, refrigerated, or preserved, at some point, getting that food from the point o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/16/A-Journey-Into-Our-Food-Systems-Refrigerated-Warehouse-Archipelago/

Hotel Takes Special Requests from Guests Very Seriously

The staff at The Woodlands Resort north of Houston, Texas is serious about giving its guests exactly what they want. Redditor DecentDudeDustin gave specific instructions when reserving a room. The staff carried them out...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/16/Hotel-Takes-Special-Requests-from-Guests-Very-Seriously/

Carried Like A Baby

[http://youtu.be/lVrKeKAQ1Hs] (YouTube link)Well, this is silly, but silly is what comedian Mark Malkoff specializes in. In this video, he finds out what it's like to be a baby in New York City and be carried around in a...

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Courtney Timmermans' Hunting Trophies

Most animal trophies are made from taxidermied animals killed during a hunt, but artist Courtney Timmermans make hers out of BB gun bullets. The ball bearing creations form her Urban Herd exhibition, which seems a p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/16/Courtney-Timmermans-Hunting-Trophies/

The Incredible Victorian-style Fashions of Africa’s Herero People

The Germans moved into the area of what is now Namibia in southwest Africa in 1882, eventually occupying and displacing the Herero people and the Namaqua people, taking their land and their cattle, too. The original resi...

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Why Matthew Inman Runs Horrifically Long Distances

Matthew Inman of the webcomic The Oatmeal runs. But he doesn't just jog around the park. He runs marathons and ultramarathons. He once ran a 50 miler that lasted 11 hours and caused him to lose 7 pounds and his toenails....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/16/Why-Matthew-Inman-Runs-Horrifically-Long-Distances/

Whodunit: The Unsafe Safe House

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad featuring Sherman Oliver Holmes, a mysterious crime solver and great-great-grandson of Sherlock Holmes. Can you solve the crime?For all the help Sherman Holmes...

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Kissing Turtles Salt & Pepper Shakers

Kissing Turtles Salt & Pepper ShakersAre you looking for a fun way to bring your kitchen decor out of its shell. Fall in love with the Kissing Turtles Salt & Pepper Shakers from the NeatoShop. This turtle-tastic...

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The Library Bench

Depending on your perspective, Chat Travieso's bench says 'library' in either English, Chinese or Spanish. He calls his little library in New York City, which is open to the public, "Word Play." Travieso hopes it will br...

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Dental Chair for Sale

Doc Holliday is most famous for his friendship with gunslinger Wyatt Earp and for his participation in the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. But he was also a dentist, having earned a degree from the Pennsylvania College of D...

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It's Batty How Cute This Little Guy Is

You wouldn't want poor little Kumba to have to hang out all alone, would you? Well, don't worry, she has plenty of friends who like to dangle around with her, even if they can't fly the way she can.Link Via Cute Overload...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/16/Its-Batty-How-Cute-This-Little-Guy-Is/

10 Lifehacks from 100 Years Ago

From the 1880s to the 1940s, manufacturers put stiffening cards into cigarette packs, sometimes decorated with advertising, art, or trivia. A couple of companies put tips for better living on their cards (which are highl...

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14 Great Geek Bouquets And Boutonnieres

We cover a lot of geeky wedding stuff on Neatorama, but if you just can’t get enough nerdy wedding pictures (whether or not you’re in the midst of planning a wedding), here are some fantastic bouquets and bou...

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Intestines Necklace

Japanese fashion designers Masaki Momoko and Tokura Rina created their shop, dubbed "Cheesy's" because they were "eager to make accessories that they themselves wanted to wear." I sympathize. It's not always easy to find...

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Honey, Honey...Oh Jabba Jabba

You are my cakey guy and you got me wanting you...for dessert at least. This confectionary creation was crafted by the masters over at Toxic Sweet Shop.Linkcake, food, jabba, dessert, star wars, toxic sweet shop...

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Bueren Mountain

Bueren Mountain (Montagne de Bueren) is not really mountain, but that's what they call this staircase in Liège, Belgium. It has 374 steps! But it's not the biggest staircase in a list of 12 Amazing Stairc...

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Princess R2-D2

Amy Ratcliffe of Fashionably Geek saw this princess at the Course of the Force, a relay race in Southern California that uses a lightsaber for a baton.Since Disney now owns Star Wars, it would be easy to retcon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/07/16/Princess-R2-D2/

Girrebra

Girrebra by Anthony Moreno | More Mixed Up Animals T-Shirts Here's a T-shirt that'll make people do a double take! Anthony Moreno cleverly combined some hybrid animals for his Mixed Up Animal T-s...

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