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Yellow Scream

(YouTube link) Yellow Scream is a half-hour documentary about painting screams with yellow paint, by Korean artist/comic Kim Beom. Here is what information we get from the YouTube page: “The technique to this painting is to incorporate the sound of screams into the brush strokes,” states the narrator in Kim Beom’s video Yellow Scream (2012). “A brush [...]

Reindeer Kitchen Brush

Reindeer Kitchen Brush – $9.95 Nothing says happy holidays like a sink full of dirty dishes. This holiday season let Santa’s favorite reindeer give you hand with the cleaning with the Reindeer Kitchen brush from the NeatoShop. This adorable soft bristled brush is there is help you clean even after the rest of your family went to [...]

Starry Night Man

I don’t know if I’m inspired to pick up a paint brush or a joystick, but I definately need a frame to hang it up at home. Link via Geekologie

Sock Monkey Kitchen Brush

Sock Monkey Kitchen Brush – $9.95 (sold individually) Is your old kitchen brush driving you bananas? It is time to bring some fun retro style back into your sink with the Sock Monkey Brush from the NeatoShop. The mundane task of washing the dishes just got a whole lot more exciting! This adorable brush is available in [...]

17 Euphemisms for Sex From the 1800s

While shoe-horning these into conversation today might prove difficult, these 17 synonyms for sex were used often enough in 19th-century England to earn a place in theĀ 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, a book for upper-crust Britons who had no idea what the proles were talking about. 1. Amorous congress To say two people were engaged in [...]

Brush Acme Pen

Brush Acme Pen – $64.95 Are you looking for a fun graduation present for your favorite Art Major? You need the Brush Acme Pen from the NeatoShop. This gift is a stroke of genius! Be sure to check out all the fabulous Pens & Pencils available at the NeatoShop!

Pistol Bayonets

James R. Rummel of Hell in a Handbasket has a post about early handgun bayonets. The Elgin Pistol Cutlass (above) was a single-shot pistol available in the U.S. in various calibers starting in the 1830s. It’s basically a built-in machete that served to clear away brush while tramping out in the wilderness: Instead the guns were [...]

Bacteria Assassin Ninja Toothbrush Sanitizer

The New Year holiday and that little bit of extra time off from work is a good time to get cleaned up, reorganized, and ready for a bright new year. I’ve been in the zone myself. After putting away all the Christmas decorations, I’m cleaning places that weren’t seen for the past month. The bathroom? [...]

world largest recordbreaking paintbrush

Chinese artist He Wenjun took that to an extreme when he decided to make some very, very big art – and has been declared a world record breaker for creating the largest paintbrush in the world. world largest record-breaking paintbrush He used the massive 12ft, 115lbs brush to create traditional calligraphy in a special exhibition in Nanchong, [...]