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Would You Do The Dewdriver?



How do you turn Mountain Dew into a morning beverage? Just add orange juice, of course. While Taco Bell is calling their creation Mountain Dew A.M., I prefer Dewmosa or Dewdriver.

Would you enjoy a Mountain Dew A.M. or do you think it would be disgusting? I don't think it would be too bad.

Link Via The Consumerist

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That's One Way to Kill Your Thirst



The best thing about this video is that he not only likes to drink the water sprayed at him, but that he grabs the gun to insist it be shot into his mouth. Crazy kitty.

Via I Can Has Cheezburger

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The 16 Funniest and Coolest Video Game Mods Ever

Gamers will game, but sometimes they crave more stimulation, and sometimes personalized character attributes still leave a lot to be desired. That’s why mods are so darn cool. And while most modifications are designed to actually improve the game by making it play better or look more awesome, sometimes they’re created with other purposes in mind. Here are some of the silliest and coolest gaming mods around.

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You’ll notice the game with the most over-the-top stupid and funny mods is Skyrim, and there’s a good reason for that –it’s one of the best selling PC games ever. As if it’s popularity weren’t enough, there’s also the fact that Bethesda encouraged fans to make their own mods, whereas many game companies discourage such actions. In fact, there are so many funny Skyrim mods that I left out a few good ones, like the famous Monocled Mudcrab, so there would be more room for those on other games. That being said, if I left out your favorite, please feel free to vent in the comments.


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Perhaps the most famous, and in my opinion, the best, Skyrim mod was the one by FancyPantz that turned the fearsome dragons into WWE superstar Randy “Macho Man” Savage.


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For the Bronies out there though, their preferred dragon mod was certainly the one by zdzichorowerzysta that turned the dragons into an adorable My Little Ponies.


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Alternatively, those that were so inclined could also play as Pinkie Pie the My Little Pony by picking up the armor pack created by Circuit Board.


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For those that prefer using their ponies as, well, ponies, there’s always the mod by zdzichorowerzysta that turns all the games horses into lovely rainbow My Little Ponies.
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Keep Warm With The Death Star Fire Pit



Yes, it's a fake picture, but darn it...we definitely need to make this real. Maybe if enough blogs cover this awesome picture, Think Geek will step up and add it to their already impressive collection of Star Wars goods. Or maybe Alex can make it real and add it into the Neatoshop.

Link Via Geekologie

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Alton Brown As A Time Lord



If you're a fan of Alton Brown, you probably already knew he is a serious nerd. But did you know he happens to be a huge Doctor Who fan? On his Twitter account, he confessed that he's always wanted to play as a Time Lord with an American accent. I don't know about you guys, but I'd be down with Mr. Brown being The Doctor.

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An In-N-Out Shooter's Sandwich



A Shooter's sandwich consists of a hollowed out sourdough loaf that has been filled with the meats and cheese of choice and then pressed overnight until it can be sliced like a pie. Serious Eats decided to make their own Shooter's sandwich with 16 In-N-Out burger patties and the result looks heavenly the serious fans of the burger chain -although I wouldn't be content unless mine also had their famous Spread all over it.

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A Bicycle Built for Eleven



Sadly, all of these wonderful men couldn't actually ride on a bike together...not unless they want to create a paradox.

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I Don't Know What That Wet Stuff Is, But I Like It!


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He seems like he can't decide if it's fun or scary -either way, barking seems like a good response.

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Who Knew Leopards Were Such Goof Balls?


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Is it just me or is Cheetaroh a confusing name for a critter that is a leopard, not a cheetah? Maybe he's silly because he's going through an identity crisis.

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Children's Books You Don't Wanna Read To Your Kids


Heinrich Hoffman's 1845 Struwwelpeter might be  classic German children's book, but it's not the kind of book you'd want to get anywhere near your own lovely little ones. That's because it's filled with horrific nightmares and gory tales of terror. In the tale above for example,
"The Story of Little Suck-a-Thumb" informs tots that A.) a vengeful tailor will lop off your appendages with hedge trimmers; and B.) your parents will shrug nonchalantly when it happens.

Read the rest of the scary stories at the link.

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Aziz Ansari Understands Us Net Nerds


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Seriously, how many of you can relate with this? I guess he knows the audience he's advertising his comedy downloads to.

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She's In A Sticky Situation



Notice something weird about that doily? Well, that might be because it is a bit sticky, that's because it's made out of used chewing gum. Maybe it's just me, but I certainly wouldn't be so happy posing with it. As for how it's made:
A few months ago Helen Avagyan was sitting at her house, chewing gum, when she realized she could make something beautiful with the chewed pieces. She started rolling them into thin lines and then dipping them in cold water to freeze them and so they wouldn’t stick to her hands. “It takes me a lot of time to make the pieces because I have to chew all that gum first,” she says.

Well, at least it's her used chewing gum, I guess.

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Drink Your Watermelon With Some Salt This Year



Japan has release watermelon sodas before, but this year, the newest flavor on the block is Salty Watermelon. Sounds risky to me, I've noticed people ever love watermelon with salt on it, or they think it's just plain disgusting. Being someone from the later group, I certainly wouldn't be a big fan of this new brew.

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10 Amazingly Old Things That Still Work



Alex recently shared the story of a light that was still going after 77 years, but if you think that's impressive, then behold the one above that's been going for 111. For more creations that have lasted amazingly long, check out this interesting Oddee article.

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Now That's Some Sweet Fast Food



It may look like French fries with ketchup, but this is actually a tasty dessert featuring krinkle-cut pound cake and raspberry syrup. Yummy!

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Kicking It Old School In Skyrim


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MC Dovahkiin, a.k.a. Big Dragonborn, is so much more G than Lil' Wayne it's ridiculous. Of course, the best MC in this video is by far the shortie dressed as Aela.

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Real Cats Pee Like Men


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Someone needs to install a urinal into his litter box to make this process even easier for the little guy.

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Portal Gas Masks Help You Breathe Easier


DeviantArt user TwoHornsUnited based this cool gas mask design on the gun from the popular game. In case you were wondering, it doesn't actually work, but that certainly doesn't make it any less cool looking.

Link Via io9

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The Alien Chestburster Red Shirt Cake



I know the chestburster covered in blood is supposed to look horrifically disgusting, but given that it's cake, my mind automatically starts thinking about raspberry syrup and that just makes me hungry.

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10 Hilarious Pictures of Animals in Clothing



Sure cats and dogs in costumes are pretty darn funny, but horses and geese? Now that's just plain "redonkeyless." That's why this Oddee article is just so darn fun.

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Why Do Paper Cuts Hurt So Much?



We've all had them and wondered, "how the heck can this stupid thing hurt so darn much?" While you probably already know that most paper cuts occur on your finger tips and that they have more nerves than most other areas of your body, you've probably still wondered why a knife cut in the same spot seems to hurt less. Well, Mental Floss can help fill you in:
Well, the blade of even a fairly dull knife tends to be more straight and sharp than the dull and flexible edge of a piece of paper. When a knife cuts your skin, it leaves a relatively clean cut compared to paper, which will flex a little and do more microscopic damage to the skin.

There's more to the story, of course, but you'll have to visit the link to read about all of that.

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The Hidden QR Pint Glass



Guinness created this brilliant QR code pint glass in a cool marketing effort. When you scan it, "it tweets about your pint, updates your facebook status, checks you in via 4 square, downloads coupons and promotions, invites your friends to join, and even launches exclusive Guiness content."

Wow, that's a lot of networking right there. What's even cooler is that when there's nothing in the glass, you can't see the code at all. When you add a light beer into the glass, you can't scan the code because the background isn't dark enough. But when you add Guinness (or another beer that dark), you can actually use the code.

Link Via BoingBoing

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Why Dogs Chase Car Bumpers


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Somewhere some sick person is training puppies everywhere that if they chase car bumpers, they'll get a delicious treat. I hope you're happy with yourself you monster.

Just joking, Maymo's owners are very loving and even have their own YouTube channel dedicated to her.

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Ariel From The Little Mermaid As The Doctor



If you love Disney princesses and Doctor Who, then you'll definitely dig artist Lar deSouza's take on Ariel as Tom Baker's version of The Doctor. I particularly love seeing Flounder play the role of k-9. Unfortunately, deSouza says he isn't going to be turning it into a series as even the idea of doing all of the Doctors as princesses is exhausting to him. Well, maybe a little Neatorama love will get him to change his mind.

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Feed Shelter Pets By Answering Trivia Questions



Wanna help feed animals in shelters but don't have any extra cash to donate? Then check out Freekibble.com or Freekibblecat.com and answer one of their daily trivia questions. Even if you answer wrong, ten pieces of kibble or kitty food will be donated to a shelter in need.

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Hi-Yo Silver Away!


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This kitty certainly loves other critters, even horses. Now if only they could actually learn to do this while on the road, they could make their owners a fortune.

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6 Lies Your School Taught You About America's Founding



I know that Cracked has a reputation of exaggerating theories as though they are all truth, but they do try to maintain a nugget of truth. To that end, this article about the founding of America and the many lies we've been taught about it are all pretty fascinating.
 In the decades between Columbus' discovery of America and the Mayflower landing at Plymouth Rock, the most devastating plague in human history raced up the East Coast of America. Just two years before the pilgrims started the tape recorder on New England's written history, the plague wiped out about 96 percent of the Indians in Massachusetts.

If that is true, it certainly explains a lot. In fact, many of their other list items in the article fit in with this idea.

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25 Seriously Awesome Bento Boxes



Yes we've already featured a few of these cool bentos, but they're so great that it never hurts to revisit them, and the ones we haven't shared are certainly worth a long look.

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Now That's A Spacy Ring



Not only is this ring gorgeous, it also features a lovely rendition of the planets. Better still, it actually is made from meteorite, gold and gemstones! This would be an ultimate wedding ring for any astronomer.

Link Via BoingBoing

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Maru's New Toupee



Maru's shedding, but with a kitty so adorable, even his lost hair is simply precious, which is why it made so much sense to turn it into a series of adorable wigs for him.

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