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Circuit Board Fossils and Other Amazing Sculptures by Peter McFarlane

It was hard to determine which of Peter McFarlane’s pieces to feature because his entire gallery is filled with ingenious works like these. His particularly striking circuit board fossil sculptures are a commentary on “obsolete, but formerly cutting-edge technologies.” Gallery and Artist’s Website -via Colossal

Ouch! Cutting Board

Ouch! Cutting Board – $24.95 Feeling the need to seek a little magical revenge on someone? You need the Ouch! Cutting Board from the NeatoShop. This deliciously fun beechwood cutting board is designed to look like a voodoo doll. It includes built-in knife storage and a “backstabbing” knife. Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more [...]

Alan Turing Monopoly Board

Sixty years ago, William Newman designed an alternate Monopoly game for Alan Turing. Now a version of that game is for sale!   In this special edition of Monopoly, the squares around the board and revised Chance and Community Chest cards tell the story of Alan Turing’s life along with key elements of the original hand-drawn [...]

Neatorama ‘Pin To Win’ Contest

This is going to be FUN for Pinterest members (established and new)! And maybe something we do pretty frequently, depending on how many of you get involved. So here’s how it works: 1) Put together a wishlist board of items from the Neatoshop – stuff you really want, badly (minumum 5 items, but no max) 2) Be [...]

The Late Movies: Geeking Out on “The Edge’s” Guitar Rig

Today in 1961, Dave Evans (known as “The Edge” of U2) was born. In the 51 years since, The Edge has become known for his layered, echoing guitar lines. He famously developed an ultra-complex guitar rig, involving a massive pedal board, a series of rack-mounted effects processors, a stunning array of pedals, and [...]

Mini Masters Board Book Set

Mini Masters – $19.95 Are you looking for the perfect gift for your favorite geeky baby? You need the Mini Masters board book set from the NeatoShop. This fantastic set includes 4 art board books featuring masterpieces by Vincent Van Gogh, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, and Edgar Degas. Marie La Petite Danseuse Doll modeled after Degas’ Little [...]

The Politics of Competitive Board Gaming Amongst Friends

Jay Cheel’s friends play Settlers of Catan. Soda is poured, chips prepared, the board laid out, and then…a ruckus ensues. In this documentary, Cheel reveals the fractured relationships within one group of friends who play, fight, and eat snacks. Sample exchange: Gerry: “I remember screaming, and I’m not sure if I was intelligible or [...]

Don’t Knick His Face!

Sure it’s a cutting board, but I still couldn’t help but feel bad if I cut poor Mario. That being said, it’s still a great take on Mario’s delightful 8-bit self. Sure $110 is a lot for a cutting board, but I’m sure a lot of work went into hand-making this detailed creation. Link Via Nerdalicious

Palette Cutting Board

Palette Cutting Board – $13.95 They say cooking is an art. We think it is time you embraced your inner artist with the Palette Cutting Board from the NeatoShop. This great cutting board, shaped like a painter’s palette, is sure to inspire genius. Now get out there and create a culinary masterpiece. Be sure to check out [...]

The Noisy Jelly Kit

The Noisy Jelly Kit combines a board game, food preparation, and musical instruments. What? First, you make your own jelly (gelatin) shapes (we in the US would say “jello”). With this noisy chemistry lab, the gamer will create his own jelly with water and a few grams of agar agar powder. After adding different colours, the [...]