Archive for December 9th, 2013

Meme Trading Cards

Love the idea of baseball cards, but can't stand sports? Then perhaps these meme trading cards are more up your alley. The clever designs were creaated by artist Glen Brogan for the Gallery 1988 meme show last year....

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Holiday Mickey Mouse Birdhouse

Holiday Mickey Mouse BridhouseChristmas time is here again. Are you still looking for the perfect gift for your favorite Disney fan? Get them the Holiday Mickey Mouse Birdhouse from the NeatoShop. This beautiful hangable...

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The Spirit of Grace Hopper

The brilliant Grace Hopper was a mathematician who broke through the glass ceiling by joining the Navy Reserve in World War II. Her contributions to computer science are innumerable. She would have turned 107 years old t...

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12 Little Known Olympic Sports

(Photo: David Brandt)The 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris featured cannon shooting as a demonstration sport. Really! It was only a demonstration sport and was sadly not repeated in future Olympiads. The 190...

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Realistic Resin Sculptures Of Sea Creatures

Keng Lye creates sculptural works of art that look like snapshot images of sea life brought into the third dimension, so lifelike viewers expect them to start swimming around at any moment. But these colorful sea creatur...

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Chore (Roar Parody)

[http://youtu.be/toyN81wZzLw] (YouTube link)The Peterson Farm Bros are back with another song parody (or as they call this one, a "perrydy") rewritten about the life of a farmer. They previously did songs by PSY, LMFAO,...

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Gorgeous Avengers-Inspired Evening Gowns

Are you ready to be the belle of the ball in absolute geek style? If so, you might want to talk to unidentifiedspoon about turning one of her amazing Avengers dresses into a real gown.While we've seen a few Avengers dres...

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8 Wheeled, Double-Front Railroad Car

Depending on the source, this is a pair of either 1947 or 1953 Chrysler Imperials joined together end to end. Allegedly, it was used to transport workers on a narrow-gauge railroad that stretched for 25 miles between a g...

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How the F├╝hrer Stole Christmas

Hitler had a problem with religion. Judaism, of course, but also Christianity, because their Messiah was a Jew. And although he never aspired to replace religion with Nazism, he had a problem with Christmas. You can't as...

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Beautiful Spherical Kinetic Sculpture

“We wanted to make an object that could only be done through 3D printing.” I think that Toru Hasegawa of the New York City-based Proxy Design Studio overstates his case. It might be possible to make this kine...

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Delightful Animated Short - Big Game

(Video Link)Student films are looking pretty good these days, full of polished visuals and high definition detail, and this CG short created by six students attending The Animation School in Cape Town, South Africa is a...

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Terrifying Realistic Pokemon

Artist Yuuki Morita redefines Pokémon as more realistic monsters that might appear in a non-animated movie, and the results are nightmarish! Here is Blastoise, who is usually pretty cute even with weapons coming p...

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Thor Bust Bank

Thor Bust BankAre you looking for a powerful way to store your precious loose change? You need the Thor Bust from the NeatoShop. This mighty bank is shaped like your favorite Marvel comic character. Be sure to check...

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Extermi-Wed

Here comes the Dalek all dressed in death. Yes, the least emotional creatures in the entire Who-niverse are now in love and ready to tie the knot -or at least that's the background story I made up for these great Dalek w...

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Sesame Street: Lord of the Crumbs

[http://youtu.be/8nN9lNJuqG4] (YouTube link)Sesame Street continues their series on delayed gratification starring Cookie Monster -and their series of movie parodies we all can enjoy! The latest episode...

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Incredibly Detailed Plague Doctor Helmet Mask

Most cosplayers are dedicated to making their outfits, and all related accessories, look as realistic as possible, but costume fabricator Brian Cargile wanted to create something that looked fully functional yet totally...

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I'm Climbing Up the Christmas Tree Neow

[http://youtu.be/jckLWc1ilEI] (YouTube link)Christmas is a wonderful time for cats. They get: a tree in the house, toys dangling from the tree, shiny stuff, balls that roll around, boxes, wrapping paper, and ribbons. Wha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/09/Im-Climbing-Up-the-Christmas-Tree-Neow/

New Nerve Interface Lets a User Feel 20 Spots on This Artificial Hand

Igor Spetic lost his right hand in a workplace accident. In the below embedded video, he wears a blindfold, earmuffs and a revolutionary new prosthetic hand. He can’t see or hear anything—onl...

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Whodunit: Crazy Kate

The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad featuring Jonah Bixby, a twelve-year-old crime solver and son of a police detective. Can you solve the crime?[moreless more_text="Meet Jonah Bixby" less_text="Close Intr...

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Show Them How Much You Hate Them With A Greeting Card

There’s a thin line between love and hate, and it’s safe to say that everyone has hated, or been hated by, someone at some point in their life. So why hasn’t the greeting card industry jumped on this op...

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Prank: You've Been in a Coma for 10 Years

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfvPPPc_UTs](Video Link)Tom Mabe is a comedian who pulls great public pranks, such as tormenting a telemarketer and being the world's worst babysitter.But he's a good friend who practices...

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The Near-Perfect Murder Weapon

Arsenic was, at one time, a very popular way to murder someone. It was the most common poison to factor in 19th century British murder trials, but it is also a particularly difficult cause of death to determine. In fact,...

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They Are So Darn Addictive

(Video Link)It's so hard to quit smoking, but luckily, this little kitty has a good sponsor to help make sure she can't light up. Of course, like most addicts, she does put up a fight, but in the end, common se...

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Will Return Clock

Will Return ClockThe holidays are here. Are you looking for the perfect gift for the person who always seems to be out to lunch? Get them the Will Return clock from the NeatoShop. This fun clock looks like a "Will Return...

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Study: California Men Are Increasingly Talking in the Valley Girl Dialect

(Image from the movie Valley Girl, Atlantic Entertainment)Like, ohmygod you guys! Just gag me with a spoon ‘cause according to these dweebs, young California men are like totally talking like Valle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/09/Study-California-Men-Are-Increasingly-Talking-in-the-Valley-Girl-Dialect/

Atoms For Peace Music Video Featuring Mind Bending Visuals

(Video Link)Here’s a music video that represents an almost perfect synergy between band and filmmaker, a video that is so hypnotic to watch you’ll lose track of time as the rhythm flows and the visuals unfold...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/09/Atoms-For-Peace-Music-Video-Featuring-Mind-Bending-Visuals/

Plain Dressing

The following is an article from Uncle John's Fully Loaded 25th Anniversary Bathroom Reader.(Image credit: Flickr user Ted Eytan)The Amish and similar groups call themselves "plain people." Here's the plain truth abo...

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Strange Christmas Traditions around the World

(Photo: rumpleteaser)In Japan, it’s traditional to eat at Kentucky Fried Chicken on Christmas. It’s obviously not an ancient tradition. Rather, it is a marketing ploy that KFC made in 1974. A group of foreign...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/09/Strange-Christmas-Traditions-around-the-World/

I'm Dreaming of a Red Christmas

Ordinarily, snow flakes are a peaceful and relaxing sight, but when the snow flakes depict the different houses from Game of Thrones, it's guaranteed to be a very blood red Christmas. We all know that winter is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/09/Im-Dreaming-of-a-Red-Christmas/

Corgi on a Carousel

[http://youtu.be/LvqzubPZjHE] (YouTube link)Meatball (a wonderful name) the Pembroke Welsh Corgi loves to ride on a carousel. Well, he's not so much riding as he is using it as a treadmill! Meatball (such a perf...

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