Archive for December 10th, 2013

Bear Plate

Bear Plate (sold individually)Can't bear the thought of serving holidays snacks on an ordinary plate? You need the Bear plate from the NeatoShop. This irresistibly cute serving tray features a plate with a bear in the mi...

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Wildest Things in the World

[http://youtu.be/tE1HDSipRxU] (YouTube link)Steve Irwin talks about how wonderful his job is and how passionate he is about wildlife. He always did, but this time it's set to music! Melodysheep, who gave us the Symphony...

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Sleep Well, Kiddo

The endless cycle of this animated .gif by Maximumble perfectly describes the Sisyphean task of getting a stubborn young child to go to sleep. Yes, eldest daughter of mine: I'm talking about you.But if y...

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Downloadable Game Of Thrones House Sigil Snowflake Patterns

If you’re lucky enough to live in a place where the snowflakes fall all winter long then you probably won’t see the need to print your own, but if you live in the land of perpetual sunshine, or you’re s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/10/Downloadable-Game-Of-Thrones-House-Sigil-Snowflake-Patterns/

Second Grader's Cure for Playground Loneliness: The Buddy Bench

(Photo: Paul Kuehnel/Daily Record/Sunday News)If you’re feeling left out, how do you get connected? How do you even tell others that you feel isolated? It’s hard enough to deal with this as an adult. But...

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The 1929 Rocket Car

Daniel D. Hungerford and his brother Floyd of Elmira, New York, were fascinated by rockets and their promise for the future. After all, the Wright Brothers had flown in an airplane for over twenty years, and rockets were...

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500 Years Ago Today, Machiavelli Finished Writing The Prince

Niccolò Machiavelli is most famous for The Prince, his seminal text on politics, war and statecraft. The Prince has educated many leaders, schemers and criminals for five centuries. In a December...

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Love Actually 2

[http://youtu.be/RwLS51mQCvQ] (YouTube link)Official Comedy made a trailer for the sequel to the 2003 movie Love Actually. What they did was base the sequel on the work that all the actors in the first movie hav...

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Edible Art Supplies That Look Like Paint Tubes And Pencils

If you’ve ever revealed to friends and family that you’re a budding artist (or in some cases merely expressed an interest in art) you’re probably expecting to receive a bunch of art supplies this year,...

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What Dogs Dream of For Christmas

(Video Link)A whole pile of bones, a comfy bed and, more importantly, a human to feed the bones to you so you don't have to move around in the bed. Now that's a perfect fantasy for any pooch.Oscar the Boston Te...

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Scientists Identify a Piece of the Planet Mercury for the First Time in Human History

(Photo: Yale News)This is NWA 7325, a meteorite that allegedly fell to Earth in southern Morocco in early 2012. Scientists think that it came from the planet Mercury. We have about 70 meteorites from Mar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/10/For-the-First-Time-in-Human-History-A-Piece-of-the-Planet-Mercury/

Garfield Plush Head Christmas Stocking

 Garfield Plush Head Christmas StockingThis holiday season celebrate your love of the adorable lasagna eating cat who hates Mondays with the Garfield Plush Head Christmas Stocking from the NeatoShop. This fabulous s...

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First Godzilla Trailer

[http://youtu.be/ECUbuBrbP1g] (YouTube link)The first trailer for the next Godzilla film, from Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures, is out today. Yes, you will get to see the monster, but the suspense leading up...

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What An Artist Remembers From Star Wars

If you tried to put everything you remember from Star Wars on one page, how much of the series do you think you'd actually cover? When it comes to artist and Star Wars fan John Hendrix's take on the fra...

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Researchers at MIT Invent the World's Toughest Tongue Twister

(Image: NeatoFrog T-shirt)It’s “pad kid poured curd pulled cold.”Can you say that? How fast? How fast can you say it 10 times? That was the test developed by psychologists at the Massachusetts Institute...

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Pants on Fire

[http://youtu.be/1z59cE0chqo] (YouTube link)When you're stealing gasoline, use some common sense and don't light a cigarette. An unnamed 26-year-old man was arrested in Millicent, South Australia, after he allegedly punc...

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Odd Complaints About A Female Ninja Themed Restaurant In Tokyo

Geeks who dream of being served big bowls of ramen by female ninjas will suddenly find their lives complete when they visit the Men no Sato (Noodle Village) themed restaurant in Tokyo’s Akihabara district.With a su...

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Poke'Mecha

LEGO artist Stormbringer mashed up Pokemon and giant robots to produce Poke'Mecha, a series of large-scale LEGO sculptures!I've created a new form of Pokemon battle, where giant mechs known as Poke-Mecha, engage in large...

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Thomas The Tank Engine Takes Over Skyrim

(Video Link)Back when Skyrim was new, we posted all kinds of goofy stuff from the game, but now that it's a few years old, you just don't see that much new stuff come out about the game. Even so, it's still a...

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The Glorious Sport of Mutton Busting

(Photo: Sam Battles)Promoter Tommy Giodone calls it “the toughest sport on wool.” For the past 18 years, he’s rented ewes from ranchers and offered kids between the ages of 4 and 7 the...

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Next Life

[http://youtu.be/MB8ZZcp9uCM] (YouTube link)Grandma is dying, but she has a plan. If it was just a silly plan, that would be enough to leave her grandson with a smile and fond memories. However, this goes a little furthe...

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Beer Bites Snack Bowl

Beer Bites Snack Bowl (sold individual)Are you looking for a sophisticated gift for the beer drinker on your Christmas list? Get them the Beer Bites Snack Bowl from the NeatoShop. This elegant plate is shaped like a beer...

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The Little Known Poster Art Of Maurice Sendak

The works of Maurice Sendak have delighted young and old alike for generations, and his artwork looks as fresh and timely today as it did when it came out decades ago. Sendak created artwork for all sorts of reasons, lik...

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Río Secreto

Juergen Horn and Mike Powell are moving to a new place for 91 days at a time, and in that amount of time, you have to pack in a lot of exploring and sightseeing! After leaving Iceland, they are now in Yucatan, Mexico, wh...

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13 Weird and Terrible Christmas Ornaments

At the Neatoshop, we have some great Christmas ornaments available, including some delightfully weird ones like rubber chicken or bacon ones, but if you still can't get enough, don't miss this great InventorSpot article...

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Great Works of Girls und Panzer Fan Art

A few months ago, on a whim, I decided to watch some anime. I started with Howl's Moving Castle and My Neighbor Totoro, neither of which I had seen before. Then I watched Highschool of the Dead...

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WestJet Christmas Miracle

[http://youtu.be/zIEIvi2MuEk] (YouTube link)As far as advertising stunts go, this one is a winner. For 250 WestJet passengers on two flights, one from Toronto to Calgary and the other from Hamilton to Calgary, it was an...

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Simplified Origami

If you’re really daring, you can also make a map of Wyoming. But these models by cartoonist Gemma Correll are a good place to start.Once you’ve graduated beyond them, you may also wish to try...

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20 Surprising Facts You Might Not Know About Die Hard

Die Hard is the Christmas movie for people who are sick of Christmas movies. It established Bruce Willis as a serious action star, and made walking on broken glass a part of our nightmares. But how much do you r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/10/20-Surprising-Facts-You-Might-Not-Know-About-Die-Hard/




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