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Elephant-Poop Coffee Goes for $50 a Cup

If the infamous civet-poop coffee is too mainstream for your caffeine-intake needs, good news is here from the hills of Thailand, where a small herd of elephants are in full-time production of Black Ivory Coffee, the latest in weird gourmet food and drink. From Newser: Trumpeted as earthy in flavor and smooth on the palate, the [...]

Director Christopher Nolan Discusses Making His First Film, Following

Last night, director Christopher Nolan visited the IFC Center in New York City to screen his own restored print of his first film, Following. After showing the film (as well as one of his early shorts, Doodlebug), Nolan and incoming Village Voice film critic Scott Foundas discussed the film’s restoration, the challenges behind making Following—and [...]

Mickey and Minnie Mouse Red/Black Patent Leather Embossed Handbag

Mickey and Minnie Mouse Red/Black Patent Leather Embossed Handbag – $64.95 Tired of your unexciting and downright ho hum purse? It’s time to replace it with the very delightful Mickey and Minnie Mouse Red/Black Patent Leather Embossed Handbag from the NeatoShop. This handsome bag is both playful and stylish. Mickey and Minnie Mouse Red/Black Patent Leather Embossed [...]

The Claptrap Groom’s Cake

He may not be able to move, but this cake, by Black Sheep Custom Cakes, looks so real that it’s easy to imagine him saying “look at me, I’m dancing! I’m dancing!” Link Via When Geeks Wed

25 Unfortunate Local News Interviewee Descriptions

True story: One of my friends was once interviewed by the local news during a Black Friday shopping spree. The caption under her name simply read “Woman,” which we laughed about for a few minutes and I never remembered until I came across this post. It seems local news interviewees are often labeled unflatteringly, as [...]

Black Anatomical Heart Pencil Holder

Black Anatomical Heart Pencil Holder – $19.95 (sold individually) Are you looking for a wickedly fun place to store your favorite pencils, pens, and paintbrushes? You need the Black Heart Pencil Holder from the NeatoShop. This beautiful vessel is handcrafted in the USA. The container can also be used as a bud vase.  Be sure to check [...]

Black Cat Appreciation Day

Today is Black Cat Appreciation Day. Why? Because, as organizer Wayne Morris says, Black Cats are frequently the last to be adopted and are often put to sleep. I came up with this idea in the hope that opinions could be changed and the Black Cat would be a welcome addition in everyone’s home! Black cats [...]

Spot The Skull In These Optical Illusion Artworks

These black and white illustrations by Istvan Orosz are masterpieces in their own right, but the fact that there is a skull hidden in each piece makes them an optical delight! If you’re having trouble finding the skull try looking at a smaller sized version of each piece and the grinning face of death should be [...]

My Little Flesh Wound

I’ve had worse. The Black Knight always triumphs! That’s why Beckie Forcier made this My Little Pony figure as a Father’s Day gift. Link

The Decapitating, Rat-Eating Clocks of the Black Forest

As the full title says, these are not your grandmother’s cuckoo clocks! Justin Miller has been fascinated with cuckoo clocks of the Black Forest since he was a child. He tells us about the origins of clocks with automatons, and how they became associates with the Black Forest region of Germany. Shown here are clocks [...]