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The Surreal And Disturbing Paintings Of George Tooker

Some paintings transport the viewer to exotic and beautiful places, giving them a feeling of serenity and a sense of wonder, but if that's the feeling you're looking for then the paintings of George Tooker probably won't appeal to you.

However, if you appreciate both darkness and light, unafraid to embrace the horror and anxiety caused by human existence because they make us appreciate the serenity and beauty even more then take a trip into a Tooker painting.

George Tooker was born and raised in New York in the early 20th century, and his paintings reflect the uneasiness, alienation and depression felt by many in the wake of World War II, as people struggled to find their purpose in the post-modern world.

Read High Anxiety: The Surreal & Disturbingly Dreamlike Paintings Of George Tooker here


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Artist Illustrates Funny Conversations He Has Overheard

It's supposedly rude to eavesdrop on other people's conversations, but where are you going to hear inane rambling, deranged conspiracy theories or conversations so vapid they lower your IQ if you don't eavesdrop?

Writers, artists and other students of human nature love to eavesdrop because it gives them real life reference for their works, and illustrator Avner Geller has heard so many stupid and funny conversations he decided to start drawing them all.

Avner calls his project #ThingsThatIHear, and it all started with a real-life first world problem he overheard in the wild:

The idea for “#ThingsThatiHear” arrived when I was visiting a cookware store in Los Angeles. A young woman was looking at her phone and gave a big sigh, turned to her friend decisively and exclaimed, “He wants to go to Bali. But I say Fiji!” I couldn’t help but laugh. The absurdity of this “first world problem” was too much. From that moment on I started to catch all sorts of real-life conversations, that eventually turned into these illustrations.

The characters in the world of “#ThingsThatiHear” are people we all know: They are our office mates who complain to us about the daily grind. They are the awful online date we are trying so hard to forget. They are the people silently stalking our Facebook. More than anything they are the US when we think no one is listening.

See more from I Often Overhear People Say Funny Things, So I Started Illustrating Them here


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Hilarious Tweets With A Dark Edge

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Every internet user appreciates funny posts, and social media platforms like Twitter have made it easy to share the LOLz with your friends and family on a daily basis. But when the cute and silly tweets don't cut it anymore you need a share with a sinister edge, something that gives you an uncomfortable giggle, like this man-cat.

Text-only tweets can also get a bit tedious, but when the tweeter tries to get under your skin in 140 characters or less and succeeds it makes the effort worthwhile.

The best tweets are the hilarious yet dark, the tweets that make us giggle because they're so deranged, the ones that make you go "haha wtf was that?!" and cause you to feel a bit funny inside.

See 19 Tweets That Are Hilarious But Kind Of Dark here


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Darth Vader With A Regular Job

The Empire excels at taking planets by force, or destroying them outright should the planet's inhabitants choose not to submit, so their coffers are overflowing and their Sith commanders are paid well.

But had Darth allowed one more Death Star to be destroyed or failed to eliminate one more race of furry teddy bear creatures he may have been let go, forcing him to find a 9 to 5 and earn his credits like a lowly moisture farmer.

Photographer Michaël Massart imagined what Darth would look like if he had to take a severe pay cut and work some Joe job as a car wash worker, dishwasher or bus driver, and it seems even at his lowest point Darth still has henchmen.

Michaël does a good job of giving Darth and his two guards plenty of personality even though they're wearing full armor, and when he incorporates the lightsaber into the bit he does it just right.

See Photographer Reimagines What Would Happen If Darth Vader Faced Financial Crisis here


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Gordon Ramsay Sets A World Record For Longest Pasta Sheet Rolled In 60 Seconds

Gordon Ramsay isn't the highest paid chef in the world, nor does he have the most Michelin stars, but Gordon has one claim to fame that the other chefs don't- he has the world record for rolling the longest sheet of pasta.

This may not seem like a worthwhile endeavor for a chef of his caliber, but since Gordon may never be the highest paid chef or have the most Michelin stars he might as well put his energy into setting world records- because I've never seen him happier!

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Watch Dr. Hunter S. Thompson Burn His Christmas Tree

Hunter S. Thompson was an unconventional man to say the least, but he still liked to celebrate the holidays by putting up a Christmas tree just like an average Joe.

However, Hunter disposed of his tree in a way many of us wish we could but few would dare to attempt- by  incinerating it in a post-holiday blaze of glory in his fireplace.

Hunter demonstrated his Christmas tree disposal technique to TIME magazine writer Sam Allis when Sam visited Hunter's Colorado home in 1990, telling his secretary Deborah Fuller:

"Let’s give the journalist a memorable experience to write about. He needs to learn how to burn the creosote out of a chimney. We can’t run the risk of a chimney fire during the year.”

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Sam had this to say about the day he witnessed Hunter's version of Christmas cheer:

“I gave up on the interview and started worrying about my life when Hunter Thompson squirted two cans of fire starter on the Christmas tree he was going to burn in his living-room fireplace, a few feet away from an unopened wooden crate of 9-mm bullets. That the tree was far too large to fit into the fireplace mattered not a whit to Hunter, who was sporting a dime-store wig at the time and resembled Tony Perkins in Psycho. Minutes earlier, he had smashed a Polaroid camera on the floor.”

Hunter had decided to videotape the Christmas tree burning, and we later heard on the replay the terrified voices of Deborah Fuller, his longtime secretary-baby sitter, and me off-camera pleading with him, “NO, HUNTER, NO! PLEASE, HUNTER, DON’T DO IT!” The original manuscript of Hell’s Angels was on the table, and there were the bullets. Nothing doing. Thompson was a man possessed by now, full of the Chivas Regal he had been slurping straight from the bottle and the gin he had been mixing with pink lemonade for hours.

Read more about Fear & Loathing at Christmas at Dangerous Minds


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Demogorgon's Lair - Don't Even Think About Trying To Beat Dustin's High Score


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Most 80s kids spent their childhoods playing with toys, riding their bikes around town with their buddies and plunking their allowances into the coin slots of arcade machines. But when you're friends with a psychic on the run from a shadowy government organization who has also attracted the attention of a terrifying monster of myth and legend the games in the arcade just pale in comparison!

Turn your geeky wardrobe upside down with this Demogorgon's Lair t-shirt by Rustenico, it's just the thing to get strangers to give you compliments on your cool shirt wherever you go!

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Cyanide & Happiness Shows Us How To Lose Weight By Eating Pie

Everybody loves pie, and even those dessert hating weirdos out there like savory pies like chicken pot pie and shepherd's pie, but pie is also the leading cause of fatness and stupid diet-related New Year's resolutions so pie kinda sucks too.

But did you know there's an easy way to lose weight by eating pie?

This animated Cyanide & Happiness comic has all the details, and while their weight loss method may not work for everyone it's great for those who want instant results!

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Gorgeous Gravity-Defying Sculpture Made From An 80-Year-Old Wooden Escalator

The first working escalator was built and installed at Coney Island in 1896, and even though the steps on the first escalator were made of cast iron later models made by Otis used steps made of wood to reduce weight and production costs.

As rickety and scary as the ride would have been on a wooden escalator it also would have been visually appealing, and the rich, warm look of the wooden tread somehow looks far less terrifying than those metal fangs we have today.

Australian artist Chris Fox used an 80-year-old wooden escalator recently replaced by a metal one to create his amazing sculpture Interloop, and now those classic wooden stairs will roll on forever in the Wynyard Station of the Sydney Underground.

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Refreshing Facts About Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola is such a big hit around the world that some people refer to all colas as "Coke", and even though the syrupy brown beverage invented by druggist John S. Pemberton in 1886 is bad for your health it's still a classic taste people crave.

In fact, people like the taste so much they rallied to preserve the classic recipe when New Coke came out in 1986, and yet they kept selling New Coke as "Coke II" until 2002, hoping it would catch on because it was cheaper to make.

So what is the taste of Coke anyway?

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According to a recipe discovered by Atlanta historian Charles Salter, who found it among a pile of documents belonging to inventer John Pemberton, Coke contains lemon oil, nutmeg oil, vanilla, cinnamon caramel and coriander, among many others.

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And one could say Coke also knew the recipe for success when it came to making oddball digi-character Max Headroom a star in the 80s:

The bizarre, pseudo-animated Max Headroom character was created as a virtual television star in the UK by record company Chrysalis in 1985. Sensing his appeal for young consumers, Coca-Cola licensed Headroom that same year and made him the center of their ad campaign with a series of commercials directed by Ridley Scott. According to Coke, the spots helped Headroom gain a 76 percent recognition rating among teenagers.

Read 12 Refreshing Facts About Coca-Cola at Mental Floss

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Truly Messed Up Storylines From The Pages Of The Flash

Batsy isn't the only one who has witnessed, and done, some dark deeds in the DC Universe, because the Flash has quickly become one seriously dark dude!

(If you watch the CW show then you probably know some of these storylines already, but if not be warned there are spoilers ahead.)

Barry Allen has had his psyche damaged by a past he cannot escape (the death of his mother) and the earth shattering results of his actions (Flashpoint) but nobody got in to Barry's head like his nemesis Zoom.

Zoom made it his mission in life to take down the Flash no matter the cost, and as far as super villains without a conscience go Zoom ranks up there with the likes of Darkseid and the Joker in terms of body count.

But one kill in particular caused Barry to forego his heroic ethics and kill Zoom with impunity- the death of his wife Iris West.

Zoom murdered Iris because he was in love with her too, and because he had a psychotic infatuation with watching Barry suffer, but despite his anger the Flash let Zoom live- so Zoom showed up a few years later to kill Barry's new fiance on their wedding day.

Barry couldn't bear to see another woman he loved get killed by Zoom, so he took matters into his own hands- by snapping Zoom's neck before he could deliver the killing blow. It was a justifiable homicide, but it still took its toll on Barry's state of mind...

See 6 Flash Comics Way Darker Than Any Batman Story here


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What An Untouched 100-Year-Old Box Of Holiday Novelty Chocolates Looks Like Now

I've been a choco-gobbler since I was a kid, and I gobbled up novelty-shaped chocolate just like the rest, but some kids get a box of novelty chocolates and refuse to eat it because it looks cool.

Back in 1910 a little girl named Eileen Margaret Elmes received a tin full of Red Riding Hood themed novelty chocolates shaped like characters from the story, each of which was dressed in tissue paper clothing.

Eileen loved the little figures so much she refused to eat them, so she stashed them away and kept them relatively untouched throughout her entire life. She passed away in 2007 at 99-years-old, leaving her box of chocolates up for auction:

Inevitably, time has taken its toll on the chocolates made decades before sell-by dates were even invented. They display a white sheen of age that would put off the most ardent chocoholics but, when you open the box, the delicious smell of cocoa still fills your nostrils.And now, for the first time in a century, the chocolates have been publicly revealed at Hansons Auctioneers in Etwall, near Derby …The box of Little Red Riding Hood Pascall’s Chocolate Novelties will be sold on December 19 at Hansons Auctioneers, Heage Lane, Etwall, Derbyshire.

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Urban Explorer Ventures In To The Crooked Cottage, Left Untouched For 9 Years

The name "crooked cottage" conjures up images of fairy tale domiciles inhabited by witches and wolves, but in this story the Crooked Cottage earned its name when the foundation eroded, causing the cottage to lean.

This strange rural home in Hetfordshire, England once had a woman and her father living in it, but the old man died in 1971 and the old woman was taken to live in hospice in 2003, leaving the Crooked Cottage abandoned until 2012.

That's when photographer and urban explorer Toby Batchelor ventured into the abandoned home to find it untouched for 9 years, right down to the bed that was still made up and a calendar dating back to the 50s:

“The building itself was so tiny, like something out of a film,” Tony said. “It had only one upstairs room, and the whole building had began to be reclaimed by the elements. Locations like these don’t come up regularly, and this one was kept secret for a long time.”

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Comedian Demonstrates How Cats Act In The Middle Of The Night

Cats don't have to adhere to a 9 to 5 schedule like their poor overworked humans, and because they're free to do their feline thang whenever they want many cats think the middle of the night is the best time to get frisky.

This naturally bugs the hell out of their humans, who are trying to sleep so they can make the most of the daylight, but cats are too busy scurrying around the house, knocking stuff over and tearing up the couch to care how their humans feel.

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Comedian Gus Johnson put on a pair of ears and some whiskers so he could properly channel the spirit of a cat when they're at their most rambunctious- at 3 a.m. when their humans dare try to dream.

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A Cheat Sheet To Indian Restaurant Menus

Foodies who like to sample dishes from all over the world have at least some experience with Indian food, and once they've seen how many interesting and exotic flavor combos Indian restaurants have to offer they're hooked for life.

But bland and unadventurous eaters in the world are afraid to give Indian food a chance, usually because they're afraid of spice, don't dig curry or have been told some BS about it being unsafe without giving Indian food a chance.

Vindaloo

Vindaloo is a south Indian dish with many variations. The version you’ll likely see in an Indian restaurant will include some kind of meat base cooked with red chilies, vinegar, garlic, and sometimes potatoes. In India, the dish is known for its unmitigated spiciness. But at your neighborhood Indian joint, chances are the heat has been tamed. Unless you ask for it.

Maybe if they knew Indian restaurants serve up more than curry they'd give it a chance? The Takeout created a "cheat sheet" to Indian restaurant menus that takes all the mystery out of strange sounding dishes like Vindaloo, Chana masala and Rogan josh:

With most Indian dishes, you can select your choice of meat. When it comes to rogan josh, lamb is the only option. The key to its smoky and sweet taste is the base, which consists of onions that have been browned in oil or ghee (clarified butter) until essentially caramelized, as well as the heavy dose of bracing, warming spices like whole cardamom and clove. You might see on a menu that the dish has chilies, but don’t worry—the chilies used in rogan josh are usually mild ones. If you’re at a good Indian restaurant, your rogan josh might be finished with a touch of saffron—an expensive spice with a delicate, floral flavor.

Read A Cheat Sheet To Indian Restaurant Menus at The Takeout

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Rude And Offensive Christmas Cards For People On The Naughty List

Christmas cards usually have either a traditional or whimsical appearance in order to appeal to the masses, who want to give out cards that adhere to the classic ideas of Christmas so as not to rock the sleigh.

But what if you really hate the person you're sending a Christmas card to?

That's highly unlikely, since most people wouldn't waste the money or energy sending a mean card to their enemies, but what about those of us who are tired of all the cheesy Christmas crap and want something that better suits our lowbrow sensibilities?

Well, believe it or not, rude and offensive Christmas cards have been around for a really long time, but nowadays instead of hiding the dirt under a snowy layer of double entendre greeting card makers just let it all hang out.

See more Rude And Offensive Christmas Cards at Dangerous Minds (NSFW)


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Who Knew Dragons Poop Bricks Of Pure Gold?

Cracking up at the thought of someone pooping may seem a bit juvenile to most, but the image of a dragon crapping a brick of gold is just plain funny no matter your age or maturity level.

Seeing a centaur poop on a human toilet is similarly hilarious, especially when they struggle to wipe, but a merman sitting on a toilet is anticlimactic because they don't have a butt.

However, put all of these mythical poopers together and you've got the making of one fantastic commercial for the Squatty Potty!

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-Via Geeks Are Sexy


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Outdated Methods And Technology Still Widely Used Today

Humans genuinely dislike change, especially when it comes to changing the way we do things in our everyday lives, and even though we keep discovering new and better ways to do stuff the old ways refuse to die.

We constantly complain about how vending machines rip us off, how much those magnetic strips on our credit cards suck and how stupid and useless red light cameras are, and yet these outdated technologies refuse to die.

And speaking of outdated- why are we still using the same optical media we've been using for over thirty years?

But the one outdated tech that makes me wonder "why is this still a thing?" is the alkaline battery- they're terrible for the environment, a pain in the ass to recycle, and yet they outnumber rechargeable batteries ten to one at retail stores.

See 18 Widely Used Technologies You Didn't Know Are Obsolete here (NSFW language)


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The Time Builders Made An Exact Replica Of The Simpsons House

The Simpsons' home is one of the most iconic houses in television history, and the fact that the house is featured so prominently in every episode makes it instantly recognizable to anyone who's ever watched the show.

Which is why the Fox network decided it would make a great grand prize for some lucky Simpsons fanatic out there, so they hired homebuilders Kaufman and Broad (now KB Homes) to make an exact replica of 742 Evergreen Terrace.

The replica Simpsons house was built in Henderson, Nevada in 1997, but when the winner Barbara Howard was offered either the house or $75k cash she took the cash because the house was too far away from her family farm.

The original Simpsons replica home featured rooms decorated to look just like the original, a replica of Bart's Treehouse in the backyard and an El Barto tag on the side of the house painted by Matt Groening himself.

Sadly, the fact that Barbara didn't take the house meant it became just another piece of commercial property, and the new owners took it from totally toon-tastic to bland and boring when it was sold in 2001.

Here's a fun video via AV Club showing pop culture archaeologist Adam The Woo visiting the formerly fun home back in 2015:

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Popular Super Powers That Are Actually Totally Impractical

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Comic book nerds dream of having super powers because we believe these powers will make our lives better in some way, but when we really analyze what it means to have certain powers the cons far outweigh the pros.

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Now I wouldn't exactly call bone claws a super power, but I also wouldn't call them a practical thing to have around at the flick of a wrist, especially if you have pets or small children in your home.

Nightcrawler made teleportation look like a really cool power, but there would be too much pressure to get your jumps just right for it to be practical.

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And the classics super speed and super strength seem like they'd be handy on paper, but the human body isn't built to handle that kind of stress so using your power would mess you up but good.

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Read the AskReddit thread "What is a popular superpower that would actually be quite impractical if you tried using it in the real world?" here

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Can You Spot The Sheep Among The Santas?

Are you ready to stare at a picture full of objects to find one specific object again? Of course you are!

As usual this picture of something hidden among other things is brought to you by Hungarian artist Gergely Dudás, aka "Dudolf" aka the guy who has hidden a panda among snowmen and a cat among owls.

This time we're searching for something fleecy hiding in a sea of jolly fat men, so can you spot the sheep among the Santas?

-Via Mental Floss


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Why Can't I Sleep?

It used to take a steady supply of hard drugs, strong coffee or pills to get so strung out you couldn't sleep at night, but nowadays all you need is a computer screen or a smartphone to get totally cracked out.

Because if the endless content, constantly refreshing Instagram feed or all the cute cat videos shared by your aunt on Facebook don't keep you up at night the blue light generated from your screen damn sure will.

Plus, as this For Lack Of A Better Comic comic shows, having your smartphone sitting on your nightstand will keep you up at night too, especially when it beckons to you to pick it up and search for stuff online...

-Via Geeks Are Sexy


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Is It Safe To Eat Deli Meat With A Metallic Sheen?

Have you ever gotten a piece of roast beef that looked like it might be starting to go bad because it had an iridescent sheen on it that looked like something you'd see on the side of a fish?

That metallic shine may have put you off and caused you to throw away perfectly edible roast beef just to be safe, but as it turns out that metallic shine has nothing to do with the meat being old.

In fact, the iridescence is actually caused by an optical phenomenon called interference:

Optical interference happens whenever a light wave reflected off one surface encounters a wave reflected off another surface close by.

In the case of lunchmeat, two sorts of interference effects are possible.

The first is called thin-film interference. Some deli cuts, especially cured meats, are rich in fat and oil. If this fat seeps out, it can form a layer on the surface and change the situation from a simple single reflection to a double reflection—one off the front surface where the air meets the fat layer and another off the back surface where the fat layer meets the meat.

This type of interference is what gives oil slicks their hues of purple and green, and what gives bubbles that warbling rainbow shimmer.

The second interference effect is called diffraction. Diffraction occurs whenever light passes through a repeating grid of equally-spaced slits or bounces off a surface of equally-spaced reflectors. This structure—called a diffraction grating—produces many reflection points, meaning that instead of considering how just two reflected waves interfere, we must consider the sum of a great multiplicity.

What does this have to do with lunchmeat? Muscles are made up of proteins that bind into strands, and these strands in turn group into long fibers, each about one or two micrometers in diameter.

When a muscle is cooked and ultimately cut, this repeating structure of muscle fiber is exposed, forming a natural diffraction grating for visible light. Any mixture of light incident on the slice of meat will encounter these well-ordered fibers and reflect only certain colors out at certain angles.

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Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope Reenacted By Cats

We are just a week away from the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi and I'm so excited I feel like a kid who's caught Star Wars fever again, only with less action figures, less Ewok plushies and no Darth Vader Underoos.

In order to properly prepare for the premiere I've been watching all the Star Wars stuff, from the trailers to the interviews to the parodies, and even though this video is based on Episode IV rather than Episode VIII it's my favorite by far- because cats.

Star Wars: Episode IV- A New Hope. With Cats by YouTuber klusmanp is an amazing blend of costumed cat actors, nerdy humans, ridiculously low budget puppets and equally low budget special effects, so basically it's the awesomest!

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-Via Geeks Are Sexy

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8 Awesome Ways to Memorialize Your Baby's First Christmas

One of the great things about having a baby is that every occassion is a "first" and every first is special. The baby's first Christmas is particularly special, which is why you might want to go out of your way to buy something to remember the holiday and Etsy is full of cool (often custom) products to help you do just that. Here are 8 particularly fun ones:

Ornaments

No baby's first Christmas is complete without a special ornament to celebrate. This embroidered design by EmbroideredWorld is an especially charming way to mark the occassion.

A Special Outfit

Sure, you might not keep your kid's first Christmas outfit forever, but the pictures you'll take of them in the clothing will keep those memories alive forever. For little girls, this red and white tutu ensemble by PrincessKeepsakes is a fun, festive way to celebrate the season.

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Man Is Fired After Using His Potato Chip Bag To Skip Work And Play Golf

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We all want to ditch work every once in a while so we can go out and have some fun, and the more stressful and unrewarding the job the more we dream about bailing on our employer.

Some alleviate these urges to bail by taking a sick day, having someone cover their shift so they can spend a day away from the office or cashing in their vacation days.

But senior union delegate Tom Colella decided lying was the way to go, so he could spend his days golfing and still get paid. So he figured out a way to fool the company PDA he'd been issued that tracked his location at all times- by putting it inside a potato chip bag. 

Somehow the foil inside the bag masked the PDA's signal, allowing him to go off the radar and hit the golf course, and he used this trick to go golfing on the company's dime some 140 times over a two-year period.

Tom was fired immediately when his employer found out about his deception, and now Tom has all the time in the world to go golfing, that is, until he's so broke he can't even afford a bag of potato chips!

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Grandma Thinks She's Been Taking Care Of Three Kittens Until Her Grandson Notices One Of Them Isn't A Cat

Kids often give their grandmothers trouble for taking in strays like a crazy old cat lady, but this act of kindness really shows that she's a good person so they generally don't dissuade her from continuing to collect cats.

But when Eric Hertlein went to visit his grandma at her home in Kansas he saw something that caused him to be concerned about her cat collecting and her eyesight- because one of the strays she was taking care of wasn't a cat at all.

His grandma thought she'd been taking care of three stray cats, but one of them was an opossum imposter pretending to be a cat so he could live the sweet life indoors:

“She reassured me it was one of her cats,” he told The Dodo. “I told her it wasn’t what she thought it was.” The sweet woman even named him Tete, and though she was shocked to realize the truth, she didn’t mind too much at all. “Well, he hasn’t bothered me yet, so I’m OK with him being here!” she reportedly exclaimed.

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When You're Too Mature To Play

'Ever had one of those friends who was constantly making fun of you for enjoying the geeky side of life?

It's like they're afraid to embrace their geeky side because they might end up looking less "mature", which someone important to them claims to be the most important thing in life.

But, as this For Lack Of A Better Comic comic shows. people who spend too much time worrying about being "mature" and don't stop to have any fun often end up bored, alone and utterly boring to be around. How mature of them!

-Via Geeks Are Sexy


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Enjoy Cottage Living On The Lake With This Cozy 2-Story Houseboat

If you're going to give up your home on the range for a life at sea you might as well make sure your floating accommodations are just as comfortable and homey as your dirt-bound home.

And if you enjoy living in a cottage-style home then you'll love this charming 2-story houseboat rented out at Lee Ford's Marina on Lake Cumberland in Nancy, Kentucky.

It's got five bedrooms, a private deck for entertaining outside, two full bathrooms, a full kitchen and a nice living room for entertaining.

The Harbor Cottage Houseboat is nicer than any apartment I've ever lived in, and even though this model is staying on Lake Cumberland for the foreseeable future the folks at Lee's Ford Marina would be happy to build you the floating home of your dreams.

See more from Enjoy Cottage Living At Its Finest In A Gorgeous 2-Story Houseboat here


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An Awesome Compilation Of Incredible Street Performers

Buskers don't start performing on sidewalks because they're rich- they perform in public because they have an unusual talent that won't earn them a paycheck in an office but will earn them some serious coin on the streets.

The more fantastic or unusual your talent the more money people will give you when they see you doing your thing, and something tells me the street performers in this compilation make a pretty good living- because their performances are mind-blowing!

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This Viral Maniacs video compilation features some positively awesome street performers you'd love to see in person, but since you can't get out to see them all this video brings them to you!


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