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What Is It? Game 257

W00t! It’s time for another collaboration with the always-excellent What Is It? blog. Can you guess what this strange object is used for? Put your guess in the comment section below (click the +). One guess per comment, though you can enter as many guesses as you’d like. Please do [...]

National Geographic’s New Phenomena

National Geographic has opened a new science blog section of their extensive website called Phenomena, with four blogs by science writers you probably already know. Not Exactly Rocket Science by Ed Yong, formerly of Discover magazine. Here’s his welcome post. Laelaps by Brian Switek, formerly of ScienceBlogs. Here’s his first Phenomena post. The Loom by Carl Zimmer, [...]

Windows95 Tips

Welcome to Windows95! I bet you don’t remember all these little-known tips and tricks for getting the most out of your operating system. There’s an entire Tumblr blog of them at Windows 95 Tips, Tricks, and Tweaks. Link -via Metafilter

Where Pumpkins Come From

The blog Pregnant Chicken rounded up a whole slew of pumpkins and Jack O’Lanterns that were arranged and carved in such a way as to illustrate a pumpkin giving birth. Many of them appear to be from obstetrician’s offices and maternity wards, because they need Halloween decorations, too! Be warned that as funny as they [...]

Look Who’s On Instagram Now!

That’s right, neatorama has created an IG account! So if you’re in the mood for neato images each day, be sure to follow us! We promise to follow back. That’s a good deal, right? Hey, maybe we’ll even ask you if we can put some of YOUR images on our blog one day. If, of course, [...]

Beer Keyboard

44 cans of beer on the keyboard, 44 cans of beer … We bloggers know that we shouldn’t drink and blog, but this new keyboard from Robofun Create sure makes it hard! Behold, the Beer Keyboard, which is built with cans [...]

Hair Barrels

The single-purpose tumblr blog Hair Barrels sees surfing opportunities in every celebrity’s haircut. Especially Conan O’Brien. His mane is like the Pipeline in Hawaii. Link -via David Thompson

What Is It? game 246

Here it is, our collaboration with the always amusing What Is It? Blog! Tell us what this object is, if you know. If you don’t, make a wild guess! Place your guess in the comment section below. One guess per comment, please, though you can enter as many as you’d like. Post no URLs or weblinks, [...]

Halloween Fun

Have you been keeping up with the Neatorama Halloween blog? I’ve been checking it every day, and I may have to go more often, because there is a ton of Halloween stuff posted! Recipes for Halloween treats both spookily artistic and simple for family projects, plenty of Halloween costumes to admire or emulate, and then [...]

Food on My Dog

Oh, humiliation – they name is … Food on My Dog, a Tumblr blog by Andrew J. Small, featuring his dog Tiger (who, on the plus side, gets to eat most of the food that got put on her [...]