Archive for October 12th, 2013

Dorothy Ruby Slippers Socks

 Dorothy Ruby Slippers SocksSomewhere over at the NeatoShop, way up high there is a pair of socks that I heard of once in a lullaby. Over at the NeatoShop the socks are blue (and red) and these dreams socks that you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Dorothy-Ruby-Slippers-Socks/

The Walking Dead Zombie Ear Necklace

The Walking Dead is starting up again this Sunday and if that's still not enough reason to get you excited about these zombie-ear necklaces made by Semi-Sweet Designs, remember that Halloween is only a few weeks...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/The-Walking-Dead-Zombie-Ear-Necklace/

"Music For... What?" Weird Album Covers

During the golden age of the long-play vinyl record, or what we called LPs, you could put just about anything on one and sell it to someone. You are probably familiar with the tune "Music to Watch Girls By" which became...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Music-For-What-Weird-Album-Covers/

Edvard Munch's The Scream Cheese Brownies

Edvard Munch (1863-1944), a Norwegian Expressionist painter, is perhaps most widely known for his 1893 painting “The Scream.” This painting sold last year for a record $120 million.SugarWinzy’s ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Edvard-Munchs-The-Scream-Cheese-Brownies/

Robocabbie

Jensen Karp of Gallery 1988 (previously on Neatorama) commissioned this artwork above, titled Robocabbie, by Jason Edmiston for the gallery's Crazy 4 Cult show last year. Karp asked for an artwork with p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Robocabbie/

Make Your Own Giant Squid

An eight-foot-long giant squid pillow, that is! DIY has a pattern you can print, but you'll have to enlarge it to the specified dimensions. Complete instructions help you put it together, and you have plenty of time befo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Make-Your-Own-Giant-Squid/

NumBurst

My son and I have been consumed this weekend by a fun new iOS game called NumBurst. If you like brain teasers and card games, this one’s for you! With two free levels and two paid levels, there’s plenty to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/NumBurst/

Egg and Pancake's Precious Halloween Costumes

After I recently put up a post about animals that aren't cats dressing up for Halloween, reader Michelle sent a link to her seamstress friend's Facebook post showing her cats, Egg and Pancake, in their Halloween costumes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Egg-and-Pancakes-Precious-Halloween-Costumes/

Hanukkah and Thanksgiving Take Place at the Same Time This Year, So Celebrate Thanksgivukkah

(Photo: Myles Standish re-enactor at the Plimouth Plantation, via Thanksgivukkah)In 167 B.C., Antiochus IV Epiphanes, the ruler of the Seleucid Empire, tried to compel the Jews in Judah to give up their religious customs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Hanukkah-and-Thanksgiving-Take-Place-at-the-Same-Time-This-Year-So-Celebrate-Thanksgivukkah/

Age of Internet Empires

(View larger image here) Mark Graham (@geoplace) and Stefano De Sabbata (@maps4thought) of Information Geographies have released a map of featuring the websites most frequently visited by people in all th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Age-of-Internet-Empires/

Jim Henson's 1963 Muppet Computer

(video link)Meet computer H14, a Jim Henson creation from 1963. The film was commissioned by AT&T to be shown at a corporate get-together, to spread the word that the company's new computer systems that actually comm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Jim-Hensons-1963-Muppet-Computer/

Gonzo EZ-On Romper

 Gonzo EZ-On RomperHalloween time is here. Don't have the guts to dress up as your favorite Muppets character anymore? Not to worry. Go ahead and live vicariously through your children with the Gonzo EZ-On Romper fr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Gonzo-EZ-On-Romper/

Eat: The Restaurant Where Customers Are Required to Eat Their Food in Complete Silence

(Photo: Eat)Remember Eenmall? That’s the Dutch restaurant where customers have to sit at one-person tables. Eat, a restaurant in New York City, is a bit different. You may sit in groups, but no one is allow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Eat-The-Restaurant-Where-Customers-Are-Required-to-Eat-Their-Food-in-Complete-Silence/

Now You Too Can Be Choked by Darth Vader

You can provoke someone into choking you for free, but it’s just not the same as being choked to death by Darth Vader himself. Thankfully, there’s now an artist who’s willing to recreate that experience...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Now-You-Too-Can-Be-Choked-by-Darth-Vader/

Tonari by victorsbeard

Tonari by victorsbeard We love victorbeard's T-shirt design and are happy to announce that he has now joined the NeatoShop! Check out Victor's Facebook page then visit his NeatoShop catalog for more nift...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Tonari-by-victorsbeard/

Fannie Flambeaux

[http://youtu.be/mcDgOGC5Lcc] (YouTube link)Big Clive shares the unboxing and instructions for playing with the doll called Fannie Flambeaux from the Smokin' Pussies Gang. She comes with her own flamethrower! This video...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Fannie-Flambeaux/

Ohio Told Man That He Must Stay Legally Dead

When a dead man is found alive and well (and ahem, not a zombie), does he remain dead? He does, according to Ohio. Here's the strange story of Donald Miller, who was declared dead, then found alive, then told by a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Ohio-Told-Man-That-He-Must-Stay-Legally-Dead/

Dieting 100 Years Ago

How about some diet tips from the early 20th century? The Week has some excerpts from various books on the subject of dieting and nutrition. Most of them basically tell you to exercise, go outside, and don't eat so much....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Dieting-100-Years-Ago/

Baked Potato Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

BS in the Kitchen named this creation baked potato grilled cheese sandwiches, but they're really more like potato skin grilled cheese sandwiches (though they aren't made with only the skins) because the potatoes are slic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Baked-Potato-Grilled-Cheese-Sandwiches/

This Week at Neatorama

Let's see what happened in this day 521 years ago… Christopher Columbus landed on the shores of the New World, which gave us American history textbooks. Many of us were taught that Columbus "discovered" America, d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/This-Week-at-Neatorama-174/

Kermit Van Gogh

It’s not that easy being Gogh. James Hance, one of Neatorama’s favorite artists, composed this image of Kermit the Frog as Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh. Question: is this pre- or post-ear s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Kermit-Van-Gogh/

Playing a Cello Inside an MRI Scanner

Scientists love to to study the brain functions of people while they are performing various tasks, such as playing a musical instrument. Considering the configurations of fMRI scanners, this is not so easy to do. But a t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Playing-a-Cello-Inside-an-MRI-Scanner/

Godzilla Plush Slippers

Godzilla Plush SlippersAre you utterly exhausted from a long day of stomping around beautiful cities and scenic villages? Don't let monstrous activity destroy your spirit. Rest and renew your feet with the Godzilla Plush...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Godzilla-Plush-Slippers-2/

Japan's Amazing Straw Beasts

(Photo: hataimi3)(Photo: Kyo)In the rural areas of the Kagawa and Niigata Prefectures of Japan, it’s common to build huge sculptures out of straw. Using the same techniques traditionally used to build straw roofs,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/Japans-Amazing-Straw-Beasts/

YourFather

YourFather by In Stank We Trust Here's an offer you can't refuse: T-shirt designer In Stank We Trust has just listed his designs over at the NeatoShop. Check out his Facebook page, then visit his NeatoSh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/10/12/YourFather/






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