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Archive for December, 2012

Pandacillin? Giant Panda May be New Source for Antibiotics

Giant pandas may look cute and all, frolickin’ in the wild and chewin’ bamboo leaves and such, but they may just be the latest warrior in our fight against drug-resistant superbugs. Turns out, researchers in [...]

NeatoShop Contest Results: Life in the Year 2013

Tomorrow, we begin a new year! Last week, I asked Neatorama’s psychic readers to make predictions about life in the year 2013. Here are our three winners, along with their prizes: The Professor won our Micro-Max 19-in-1 multitool for this prediction: Apple accidentally patents the art of patent-trolling, creating a whirlwind of patent-trolls suing patent trolls. This [...]

Classic Games Cake

Nicole of Cake Haute Couture made a cake featuring five different classic video games: Donkey Kong, Pac-Man, Frogger, Tetris, and Pong -one on each side, and on the top, too! See more pictures at That’s Nerdalicious! Link -via Laughing Squid

Pig Tooth Fair Pillow

Pig Tooth Fairy Pillow This little piggy went to the NeatoShop. This little piggy wanted a good home. This little piggy was a Tooth Fairy Pillow. This little piggy knew you needed one. And so this little piggy traveled wee, wee, wee all the way to your loving home.     Be sure to check out the [...]

Predator And Xenomorph Share A Moment

Sometimes cruising the galaxy looking for your next kill can get you down, and all you really want is a big old hug. Even races which are at war with each other can find time to talk about peace and embrace in the fact that they’re both disgusting alien creatures to the human eye! Link

The Missing Links: ’12 & ’13

On Tap For 2013 What notable, or completely trivial, anniversaries will take place in the coming year, and how will they be covered? * Innovations Ahead in ‘13 The Smithsonian offers up a list of creative thinkers that will make waves soon. * The Year 2012 in Horrifically Annoying TV Ads Flo always seems to make these lists. * Words Set [...]

How to Make Your Own Marshmallows

You guys, you guys, you can make marshmallows at home! In this video from America’s Test Kitchen, senior editor Louise Emerick shows you how it’s done. In short: you need a mixer, several forms of sugar, and some speed. Warning: Video may cause you to require marshmallows immediately. For a slightly different approach, [...]

Cherry Pie Jello Shots

Michelle’s jello shots are wrapped around a real graham cracker pie crust. They were pretty easy to make. Just pour black cherry jello and flavored vodka into pie crusts, then chill overnight. She’s made similar jello shots with a pumpkin pie flavor. Link -via Foodbeast


(YouTube link) What an ingenious idea! Clocks have been powered by gravity for centuries, so why not lights? The investment fund for this project already has about six times what they asked for. -via Viral Viral Videos