Archive for April 17th, 2014

The Plastic Foods of Kappabashi

Juergen Horn and Mike Powell are exploring Tokyo for 91 days, and bringing us reports on what they find. One thing that impressed them was the plastic food in every restaurant.We love plastic food. When deciding between...

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If Hayao Miyazaki Films Were Like Other Anime

Hayao Miyazaki is the master filmmaker responsible for anime classics such as My Neighbor Totoro and Princess Mononoke. He has a fairly consistent style of storytelling and animation. If you watch a fai...

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One Precious Peanut To Rule Them All

Security Trinket by Adam KofordLittle round-headed cartoon characters are usually pretty darn cute, but add just a hint of morbidity and a fall from grace backstory beloved by fantasy fic fans and the once cutesy...

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Sad Desk Lunch

When you feel like the leftovers you took to the office for lunch aren’t the greatest, turn to the blog Sad Desk Lunch and see what other office workers are eating. It might make you feel better. O...

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Cuppaday, The Daily Art Project That Uses Ordinary Paper Cups

A daily, ongoing project is great way to stimulate a creative mind. Paul Garbett, an artist in Sydney, Australia, gets creative every day by altering ordinary paper cups. He calls the project Cuppaday. O...

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Have You Hugged Your Chicken Today?

[http://youtu.be/pdxo1mZeY68] (YouTube link)Aww, all this hen wants is a little love! It just makes you want to run out to the barnyard and hug a few chickens, doesn’t it? Chicekens can be really neat birds -just a...

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This Pizza Cake Could Become a Reality

Boston Pizza, a Canada-based pizzeria company, is holding an online contest offering to produce one of several innovations that the company has developed. You can view the site here, which is currently l...

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Creepy Easter Cakes

There are plenty of different ways to sculpt the figure of a bunny, and they are all used for Easter cakes. But not all of those cakes come out looking like a nice, playful, innocent spring harbinger. In fact, there are...

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20 Creative IKEA Furniture Hacks

IKEA furniture is cheap, easy to assemble and therefore endlessly modifiable, which makes it the best place to shop when you’re looking for a custom furniture creation for your pad.There are all kinds of ways diffe...

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Comedy Club Wish Fulfilled After Man’s Death

Kevin Dorothy wanted to perform on the comedy club stage at the Pavilion Bar in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Unfortunately, he died at age 53 before he got the chance to do so. But his friends made it happen*/stron...

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Gangs Story - The Photographs Of Yan Morvan

Outlaw motorcycle clubs have been riding free and freaking out the norms since World War II, when a bunch of servicemen back from the war decided to take a ride on the dark side of life.French photographer Yan Morvan has...

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20 Things You Might Not Know About Kill Bill: Vol. 1 & 2

It was ten years ago this week that Kill Bill Vol. 2 was released, completing Quentin Tarantino’s tale about a vengeful woman. The first movie came out in 2003, and was originally intended to be all in one...

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Nerd Culture Stereotypes Are Way Older Than You Think

(Image Via Cosplayer SK)(Image Via LAG)There’s a popular misconception that nerd culture began in the 1970s with the rise of fandom conventions, adult comic book collectors and science fiction productions reaching...

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Elements Of Sci-Fi - Stone Wars

Stone Wars by PunkstheticThe fourth element of style is timelessness, but what's the fifth element of fashion? Why, wearing this Stone Wars t-shirt by Punksthetic, of course! With a timelessly modern sci-fi style, and a...

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Flying Firefighter

[http://youtu.be/3foofqItjHI] (YouTube link)A Russian fire department found a unique way to pass the time. How many fire hoses does it take to levitate a flying carpet? And what could possibly go wrong? I have to wonder...

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Blade Runner-Themed Engagement Shoot

When Krissy Myers got engaged to Ken Wheaton, she knew just the theme that she wanted for her engagement shoot. Paul Hillier photographed them in the rough cyberpunk world of Blade Runner. You can see mo...

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Google’s Software Outsmarting Itself

They say when you build a better mousetrap, someone will come along and build a better mouse. That seems to have come true, except in this case, the builders are the same company.You are familiar with reCAPTCHA, the secu...

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Guy Poses For Selfie Too Close To Tracks, Conductor Kicks Him In The Head

(Video Link)Selfie addicts should take note of this cautionary video when posing for pics near large moving vehicles, realizing that if you only get kicked in the head you got off easy.The careless poser in t...

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Cannabis Under The Microscope

Neatorama is happy to bring you some of the interesting images from the book Cannabis Under The Microscope: A Visual Exploration of Medicinal Sativa and C. Indica by Ford McCann. The ebook is available for all K...

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Dad Recreates Classic Album Covers With His Two Sons

Some dads really like to get creative with their kids, either building stuff for them or doing fun stuff with them, and thanks to the internet they’re able to share their fun projects with the world.Lance Underwood...

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The Original Predator Look

[http://youtu.be/A1GfUoB0kog] (YouTube link)The original design for the alien in the movie Predator was not the look that ended up in the film. It was not amenable to an actor actually walking around it, much le...

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Help Us Pick A Contest Winner By Letting Us Know What to Write About

At the start of this month, we asked you guys to go on Pinterest and tell us what to write about for a chance to win $50 worth of NeatoShop merchandise. While we got some great feedback on Facebook, not too many of you p...

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What Is It? game 323

Hey look! It's time for our collaboration with the wonderful What Is It? Blog! Do you know what the object in this picture is? It doesn't really matter if you do, because we are looking for the funniest guesse...

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Comedians On Psychedelic Drugs

(Video Link)The mind of a comedian works in very strange ways, and it takes a perfect level of functional insanity to stand up in front of a bunch of strangers and tell jokes. It’s a tough gig, and thos...

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Let's Go To The Off World Colonies

Off World by SynaptyxAre you starting to feel like there are just too darn many androids lurking around the big city? Maybe it's time to board a runner for a vacation in the stars, or start a new life in the Off W...

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A Minimalist Vacation Home Inside A Concrete Rock

270 square feet isn't much space to live in, but when we're talking vacation homes on the coast of Spain, it's just enough. And this gorgeous minimalist home isn't going to leave you wanting since it comes equipped with...

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A Few Facts You May Not Know About Mickey Rooney

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook.Sadly, the passing of movie legend Mickey Rooney (on April 6th) truly brought th...

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Neatolinks: One Hundred Dollars For A Grilled Cheese?

7 of the World's Most Awesome Toads (WebEcoist)11 Citizen Science Projects That Need Your Help (Mental Floss)10 Animal "Facts" That Are Anything But (TopTenz)The $100 Grilled Cheese Sandwich (The Consumerist)Image: These...

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Bunny Snake Is Ready for Easter

DeviantART member NocturneJewel loves her pet snakes. She dresses them appropriately for different holidays, including Halloween, St. Patrick's Day, and Easter.Pictured above is Crescent, her 9-year old...

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Meet Little Miss Sunshine

[http://vimeo.com/89058823] (vimeo link)The hen they call Little Miss Sunshine was a egg-layer in an industrial egg farm before she was rescued and retired to Edgar's Mission Farm Sanctuary. Now she’s a star, havin...

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