Archive for September 24th, 2013

Sugar and Spice Socks

Sugar and Spice SocksWhat are big girls made of? Sugar and Spice and everything nice. That's what big girls are made of. The Sugar and Spice tube socks feature the text "Sugar" on one sock and "Spice" on the other....

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Hi! You've won a Nobel!

Imagine getting a call saying you've won a Nobel Prize! It could happen -if you are among the distinguished scientists, economists, doctors, authors, and peacemakers who were nominated. And some of those people...

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The Last Volkswagen Van Will Soon Roll off the Assembly Line

(Photo: Chris Sampson)The Volkswagen Type 2, which has been in production since 1949, has reached the end of the road. The last factory that manufactures them is shutting down that product line:The last Volkswagen "hippi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/The-Last-Volkswagen-Van-Will-Soon-Roll-off-the-Assembly-Line/

Police Car Wrapped in Plastic: Art or Vandalism or Public Disobedience?

Photo: Die Kunstagentin/Facebook - via Nerdcore Madrid-based Spanish street artist SpY went to Cologne, Germany, and decided to help the local police in keeping their car in mint condition. But is it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/Police-Car-Wrapped-in-Plastic-Art-or-Vandalism-or-Public-Disobedience/

Florida Man Tries to Pay Water Bill with Cocaine

Today's tale of adventure for Florida Man, the world's worst superhero, takes us to the town of Deltona. It was there that our intrepid friend tried to pay his water bill with an envelope of crack cocaine:Employees at th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/Florida-Man-Tries-to-Pay-Water-Bill-with-Cocaine/

Hogwarts Envelope Cookies Have Acceptance Letters Inside

Don't eat that envelope! Tina of Sugar Bean Bakers put something precious inside. She baked them for a friend who will feel very excited, then disappointed when she realizes that they're not real. So it's cute, but also...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/Hogwarts-Letter-Cookies-Have-Acceptance-Letters-Inside/

Dr. Seuss Dinosaur Toys

Whether you're a plain Sneetchiraptor or a Star-Bellied Sneetchiraptor, you'll love these dinosaur toys! Sillof, a brilliant custom toymaker whose work we've featured extensively, made them for a dinosaur-themed Best Wes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/Dr-Seuss-Dinosaur-Toys/

Conduct Us

[http://youtu.be/5_cbnBak8RI] (YouTube link)Improv Everywhere gave passersby a chance to conduct a symphony orchestra.For our latest mission, we put a Carnegie Hall orchestra in the middle of New York City and placed an...

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Don't Mess with Samurai Monkey

Actually, samurai monkey is part of Los Angeles-based photographer Hiroshi Watanabe's latest art series, titled Suo Sarumawashi, which is centered around the ancient Japanese artform of Sarumawashi or Monkey Danc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/Dont-Mess-with-Samurai-Monkey/

A Fan Art Tribute to Jim Henson

Muppet master Jim Henson would have turned 77 years old today, if he hadn't died in 1990. To remember the life of the man who gave us so much entertainment, mental_floss has posted a collection of fan art featuring Henso...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/A-Fan-Art-Tribute-to-Jim-Henson/

5 Surprising Things That Have Cow Parts in Them

Image: Dudarev Mikhail/Shutterstock So, you're a vegan and you're mad that you can't drink Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte. Well, maybe you want to skip this post because your day ain't going to get much be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/5-Surprising-Things-That-Have-Cow-Parts-in-Them/

Skull and Flower Tote Bag

 Skull & Flower Tote BagHalloween is right around the corner. Are you looking for a spooktacular bag to help you celebrate your favorite season? Accessorize with the Skull and Flower Tote Bag from the NeatoShop....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/Skull-and-Flower-Tote-Bag-2/

Naked and Scared Haunted House Challenge

ShocktoberFest is a spooky theme park operating in October (and parts of September and November) in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania. In addition to the various haunted house tours, they have hayrides, a midway, and a place...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/Naked-and-Scared-Haunted-House-Challenge/

Tis But a Scratch

Tis But a Scratch by Naolito It's just a flesh wound! I've had worse. 'Tis but a scratch! Even those with the biggest daddy issues will approve of this clever T-shirt by Naolito. Visit Naolito's o...

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The Ultimate In King of the Hill Tattoos

To be fair, I say that when it's the only King of the Hill tattoo I've ever seen, but it's hard to imagine one that could top this Bobby Hill piece featuring one of the greatest lines from the show.Unfortunately...

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World Gurning Champ Retains Title

A gurn is a funny distorted face, and gurning is what we often refer to as "making faces." In England there is a tradition of gurning competitions, the most famous being the contest at the Egremont Crab Fair in Cumbria....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/World-Gurning-Champ-Retains-Title/

Minion, You Need This Clap Trap Pillow!

If you ever played Borderlands, then you either love or hate Clap Trap. Either way, you'll love to punch or hug this Clap Trap pillow by Etsy seller Cyberscribe. The shop also sells other Borderlands characters like Mad...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/Minion-You-Need-This-Clap-Trap-Pillow/

Happy National Punctuation Day!

September 24th is National Punctuation Day, celebrated since 2004. At the National Punctuation Day official website, you can learn about different punctuation marks and their usage, submit a picture of bad punctuation, o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/Happy-National-Punctuation-Day/

The Settlers of Catan Cookbook

Friend of the blog Chris-Rachael Oseland has published a new cookbook! You've probably already seen many of her geektastic foods, such as Transformers pull-apart bread, the Captain America shield breakfast and 1-up mushr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/The-Settlers-of-Catan-Cookbook/

What Does the Fox Say: the Animated Story

[http://youtu.be/4KxM3b755XU] (YouTube link)The question originally posed by the Norwegian duo Ylvis gets a backstory. It turns out that the fox had to decide himself what to say! This interpretation is by Tommy and Mark...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/What-Does-the-Fox-Say-the-Animated-Story/

Finally Your Baby Can Look More Like Your Pug

Pug owners are a dedicated lot. Fortunately, they can still learn to love their own babies...as long as said youngsters start to take on the appearance of their beloved pooches. These crocheted pug hats by Etsy seller Ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/Finally-Your-Baby-Can-Look-More-Like-Your-Pug/

Hand-Drawn Atlas of the United States

Frances Henshaw was a 14-year-old schoolgirl when she drew a series of maps in 1828. There were only 24 states at that time; she reproduced 19 of them. Henshaw preserved her work in a book with information about each sta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/Hand-Drawn-Atlas-of-the-United-States/

Stopped Up

Stopped UpAre you looking for a fun way to plug up your favorite bottle of wine? You need the Stopped Up wine bottle stopper from the NeatoShop. This great wine bottle plug looks like a old-school sink or bathtub plug.Th...

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Prepare Your Kitty For Breaking Bad's Finale

Is your kitten a Heisenpuss? Or maybe a Jesse Purrman? Either way, Etsy seller ToScarboroughFair has you covered with her special, adorable handmade cat hats. Just make sure that your kitty doesn't start shilling nip on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/Prepare-Your-Kitty-For-Breaking-Bads-Finale/

The Difference Between Sperm and Sperm Whales

[http://youtu.be/U9g4gRWkFTs] (YouTube link)The physics of scale has a profound effect on locomotion. The way we move through the world seems so normal, but is very different from what a single-cell organism has to deal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/The-Difference-Between-Sperm-and-Sperm-Whales/

12 Weird Cheetos Variants

(Photo: James Lee)Cheetos--they're nature's perfect food. Still, people try to improve nature's design and have succeeded, advancing the culinary wisdom of humanity. Here are 12 unconventional ways to cook and serve Chee...

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Cool Candy Corn Treats For Your Next Halloween Party

Looking for a little variety to spice up your candy corn consumption this Halloween? Then check out We Do Fun Here's great collection of candy corn party favors. It's not all foods like the candy corn corn above though,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/Cool-Candy-Corn-Treats-For-Your-Next-Halloween-Party/

Funny Ferrets in Packing Peanuts

[http://youtu.be/P9VVa9NahSQ] (YouTube link)It's the ferret version of a ball pit! Simon and Garfunkel take advantage of a large carton with plenty of stuff to tunnel under. -via Laughing Squid ferret...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/Funny-Ferrets-in-Packing-Peanuts/

Supreme Executive Power

I thought we were an autonomous collective. I just can't keep up with the changes that John McNamee describes.LinkPie Comic, John McNamee, webcomics, King Arthur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/Supreme-Executive-Power/

Make It So Geek Quilters

We've seen plenty of cool geek quilts, but it's rare to see one that's actually queen size -especially when it's a pixelated quilt of Captain Picard. The squares are 2" big, meaning it took about 4500 squares to complete...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/24/Make-It-So-Geek-Quilters/








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