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Paul Gauguin, Sans Pants, Playing a Harmonium

It was 1895, and in the studio of Alphonse Mucha. That’s all the context that we have. We don’t know why Post-Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin took off his pants. But we should not be surprised. William-Adolphe Bouguereau would live for another ten years, but the Academic traditions of realistic representation and wearing pants were already [...]

Hacked TV Remote Control Auto-Mutes Snooki

Matt Richardson has developed a deep loathing for certain celebrities and hates to hear them speak in any context. So he’s hacked his TV remote to automatically mute the volume whenever certain words appear in the closed captioning system: Richardson combined a couple of Arduino circuit boards with an infrared LED light — that little red [...]

DIY Anti-Cheating Device

There’s no context (or credit) to this image we found over at Arbroath today, so it’s your job, dear Neatoramanauts, to supply the explanation. Funniest explanation wins T-shirt of your choice from the NeatoShop (may we suggest selecting one from the Science and Funny T-shirt categories?). Please remember to write your selection alongside your entry, [...]