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Alien vs. Predator Wedding Cake

Eventually, the Alien and the Predator patched up their differences. Really, all that fighting was just awkward sexual tension. Then they met for coffee. Then they went on a date. You can figure out the rest. Tracey of the Little Cherry and Black Cherry Cake Company made this adorable wedding cake for them. Link | Bakery Website

Why Are the Best Competitive Eaters So Skinny?

ALLISON JOYCE/Reuters/Landov Mostly so they don’t die. In 2011, Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas won the first-ever Women’s Division of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest by downing 40 dogs in one sitting. That’s 12,360 calories consumed in 10 minutes … not to mention 800 grams of fat, 1,400 milligrams of cholesterol, and 920 grams of [...]

The Birth Of Black Widow

The Avengers are such an iconic team of superheroes that it seems fitting for them to be celebrated by working them into an iconic painting. Argentinian artist Julian Totino Tedesco shows his love for the classics and comic books with his piece The Birth Of Black Widow, which is based on Botticelli’s masterpiece The Birth Of [...]

Black Patent Leatherette Hello Kitty Backpack

Black Patent Leatherette Hello Kitty Backpack – $44.95 (sold individually) Attention Hello Kitty fans! Behold the very chic Black Patent Leatherette Hello Kitty Backpack from the NeatoShop. This wonderful backpack is made of shiny black patent faux leather and features a subtle embossed Hello Kitty design. This delightful bag looks even better in person. Be sure to [...]

When Film Colorization Goes Wrong

(YouTube Link) First motion pictures went talkie, then everybody got on board the color train, leaving those black and white gems to gather dust because later generations found the lack of color “uncool”. This video shows a side-by-side comparison of the black and white original versus the colorized version of “Smile Darn Ya, Smile” Here’s how this [...]

100-Year-Old Color Photos of Pre-Revolution Russia

Have you ever wondered what Russia looked like shortly before the revolution, but aren’t satisfied with black and white photos? Well then, you owe Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii a debt of thanks. While color film was still years away from development, the chemist-turned-photojournalist developed his own solution to capture the vivid colors of his native home. Using [...]

Edward Gorey’s The Black Doll

Edward Gorey’s The Black Doll - $44.95 Edward Gorey fans will be excited to learn that a small number of the highly collectible limited edition Edward Gorey’s The Black Doll are now available at the NeatoShop. A life-long friend of Edward Gorey’s made The Black Doll for him in 1942.  Gorey visited her while she was [...]

Picture Match Black Cat Socks

Black Cat Socks – $3.45 Do you love picture matching games? Yes! Well, you are going to love these  picture matching Black Cat Women’s Ankle Socks from the NeatoShop. Keeping your feet toasty and warm has never been so fun! Meow! Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more fantastic Picture Matching Socks and Crazy Footwear! Link

Johnny Cash’s To-Do List

The Man in Black wanted to keep organized, so he kept a regular to-do list. Very smart. Also, his choices are smart. But is it really necessary to write down #5? Would he have forgotten otherwise? Link -via Ace of Spades HQ | Image: Julien’s Auctions Previously: The Johnny Cash Project

Hey You! What Song Are You Listening To?

Filmmaker Tyler Culler wandered the streets of New York with a camera, asking passersby what they were listening to on their headphones. Many answered — and many of the answers are surprising. Enjoy this little slice of New York life: After the jump, the track list from Cullen’s YouTube post. Tracklist: 1 The Bee Gees: More Than A [...]