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Pencil Nunchucks

We’ve featured the incredible pencil carvings of Dalton M. Ghetti before on Neatorama, but I’m blown away to find his latest creation: pencil nunchucks. From Dalton’s website: To create his sculpture, he holds the pencil in his hand under a strong [...]

18 Bizarre Self-Proclaimed Capitals of the World

Lots of places claim to be the world capital of something — animals, fruits, vegetables, consumer goods, other odds and ends. But sometimes, that something is really, really strange. 1. Pearsonville, California: Hubcap Capital of the World Image credit: Center for Land Use Interpretation While Pearsonville, California, only has a population of 17, it’s still the Hubcap Capital [...]

14 Great Examples of Geeky Fine Art

<p>Fine art is alive and well, and artists often incorporate the fun aspects of pop culture—particularly the geek side of the spectrum. </p> <h3>1. Headless Chicken</h3> <p><img class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-94093″ title=”headlesschicken” src=”http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/headlesschicken-565×460.jpg” alt=”" width=”565″ height=”460″/></p> <p>Internet Week New York asked artists and students if they could <a rel=”nofollow” target=”_blank” href=”http://www.canyoudrawtheinternet.com/”>draw the internet</a>. The results were quite eclectic, but [...]

The Dude’s Rug

If you’ve seen The Big Lebowski, you know that The Dude laments all throughout the movie the loss of an area rug that “really tied the room together.” For the currently running Quentin vs. Coen art show at the Spoke Art gallery in San Francisco, artist Maxim Dalton took that idea one step further – creating [...]

7 College Cheating Scandals

Note: As server migration week continues, we’re reposting a few oldies/goodies. Here’s one from May 2009. While Zack Morris and Mike Seaver may have made cheating look hilarious, there can be pretty sweeping repercussions. Just look at these epic college cheating scandals. 1. MBA Students Network a Bit Too Much Getting to know your classmates and learning how [...]

Guitar Lessons

Argentine illustrator Maxim Dalton created this poster with 35 well-known guitarists. How many do you recognize? Larger images are at his website, as well the names, and your opportunity to reserve a limited edition print. Link -via Popped Culture