Archive for December 15th, 2013

Zombie Bento

(Photo: Yamakawa Firefly)Are you going to eat this meal or is it going to eat you? Don't take any chances and dig in right away. Stab it in the brain with a chopstick.You can find English-language instructions on how to...

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Superman Be The Hero Apron

Superman Be The Hero ApronAre you looking for a super gift for the super man in your life? You need the Superman Be The Hero Apron from the NeatoShop. This fantastic full-length apron makes the wearer look like their fav...

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Two Cats, One Banana

[http://youtu.be/T-5Mb6pt1XE] (YouTube link)Shorty and Kodi really enjoy giving a banana -and each other- a hard time. Good thing the banana is made of fabric (and possibly catnip), because if it were a real banana, it w...

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15 Great Gifts of History

Not sure if your friend is talking about you behind your back? Well then perhaps he or she could use a great Seal of the United States with a bug in it, like, say the one the Soviet Union gave U.S. Ambassador Averell Har...

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Buffering

Go, video, go! You can do it! Keep loading ahead of the playback. Failure means that I won't get to watch this My Little Pony episode without being interrupted. Push it!There's drama in everyday life, as illustr...

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The Pneumatic Burger Delivery System

You may think you're receiving your food in a timely manner when dining at fast food restaurants, but now that this pneumatic tube burger delivery system has been introduced by C One Espresso cafe in New Zealand it seems...

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The Santas Are Closing In

It's a hard time of year for people with claustrophobia, as Dan Piraro of Bizarro Comics illustrates. There are Clauses everywhere and rooms tend to get smaller and air in shorter supply wherever they go...

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Ugly Sweaters Aren't Just For Christmas Anymore

Dreidel, dreidel, dreidel, I made you out of wool, I put you on a sweater and now I look the fool. It seems ugly sweaters aren’t just for Christmas anymore, so now we have two chances a year to embarrass ourselves...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/15/Ugly-Sweaters-Arent-Just-For-Christmas-Anymore/

2013, Illustrated

Mario Zucca created a collage of news stories and pop culture events of 2013 commissioned by Beutler Ink. He posted a map to explain the references, along with process shots and details, but before you c...

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Man Fills out Job Application at a Store, Shoplifts on His Way out, Gets Arrested When He Comes in for an Interview

(Crime Scene Bandages now on sale at the NeatoShop)Last month, a man walked into a Sports Page sporting goods store in Marshalltown, Iowa. He asked for a job application, filled it out and turned it in. Then, according t...

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10 Incredible Real-Life Mad Scientists

Extreme intelligence often comes with extreme eccentricity, as you are well aware. After all, the archetypical mad scientist of the movies has its real-world precedents. Any list of mad scientists has some that you are f...

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The 50 Most Popular Toys From The Last 50 Years

Toys are as intrinsic to the holiday season as eggs are to the nog, and for the last fifty years toys have been a big deal in the consumer market, fueling a frenzy that results in over 30 billion toys being sold each yea...

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Poodle Knit Baby Hat and Socks

Poodle Knit Baby HatPoodle Knit Baby Socks Being a baby can be ruff. Doggone it! There are just so many cute things to wear.Give your favorite baby a sweet holiday treat with the Poodle Knit Baby Socks and The Poodl...

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Santa Hugging a Shark

(Photo: Shizuo Kambayashi/Associated Press)This shark clearly made Santa's nice list! On Wednesday, a member of the staff of the Sunshine International Aquarium in Tokyo dressed as Santa Claus and embra...

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Animating the AT-ATs

[http://youtu.be/6bRUKncunwA] (YouTube link)Award-winning special effects artist Dennis Muren tells us how Industrial Light & Magic made the Imperial Walkers in The Empire Strikes Back actually walk, while w...

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In Other News: Dogs Still Love Peanut Butter

Yes, dogs still love peanut butter and they still look hilarious while eating it. For those who need proof of this, and for those who appreciate this simple fact, the Instagram series titled #peanutbutterseries is a must...

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The Living Shoes Of The Future

Shoes are always getting scuffed up, worn and generally beaten to heck as we wear them during our daily routines, so multidisciplinary designer and researcher Shamees Aden decided to bioengineer self-repairing and terrai...

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Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team Takes on NFL Alumni

[http://youtu.be/gtJzW3LpKIM] (YouTube link)The Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team, a group of athletes who lost limbs in Iraq and Afghanistan, played a scrimmage against a group of retired NFL players in November. So...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/15/Wounded-Warrior-Amputee-Football-Team-Takes-on-NFL-Alumni/

In 1814, This Massive Warship Cruised Lake Ontario

This is a painting of HMS St. Lawrence. With 112 guns, it was the largest warship ever seen on the Great Lakes and the largest Royal Navy vessel to ever sail entirely on fresh water.After Napole...

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The Saber Cats of Los Angeles

Pictured above is a recreation of Smilodon fatalis, the species of saber-toothed cat that is the mascot of the Page Museum in Los Angeles. At one time, several species of sabercat roamed North America, but they...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/15/The-Saber-Cats-of-Los-Angeles/

4 Movies and TV Shows That Lied Their Way Into Creation

Imagine Aqua Teen Hunger Force (or Aqua Something You Know Whatever) actually being a detective show like Scooby Doo only with more weird things occuring during the episode and the main characters...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/15/4-Movies-and-TV-Shows-That-Lied-Their-Way-Into-Creation/

When the Actors in Planet of the Apes Donned Their Makeup, They Spontaneously Segregated Themselves

(Photo: 20th Century Fox)Here's a fascinating story from the filming of the 1968 science fiction film Planet of the Apes. In that movie, there are 3 ape species: chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans. When the ac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/15/When-the-Actors-in-Planet-of-the-Apes-Donned-Their-Makeup-They-Spontaneously--Segregated-Themselves/

This Bunny Loves His Baths

(Video Link)What's more relaxing than a nice warm bath after a long, stressful day? Pretty much nothing, right?Well, believe it or not, bunnies feel the same way...or at least, this bunny does -especially when...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/15/This-Bunny-Loves-His-Baths/




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