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Fleams, c. 1850

Yes, these are fleams. What’s a fleam, you ask? Why, just step right up, my friend, and I will tell you. Fleams are the latest thing in bloodletting. Are your humours out of balance? Got too much blood in your body? Put those leeches away. They’re positively medieval! Fleams are the answer. Baldness? Impotence? Bloating? Chicken [...]

The Nobel Winners Who Foiled the Führer

As the Nazis swallowed Europe, two scientists fought back with the only weapon they had: chemistry. Getty Images When the Third Reich took control of Germany, Danish physicist Niels Bohr (pictured) transformed into something like Oskar Schindler in a lab coat. From his Institute for Theoretical Physics in Copenhagen, the Nobel laureate aided and protected Jewish scientists, [...]

Bill Nye Words of Wisdom

Old Billy (sic) Nye is filled with all sorts of wisdom. Remember that great video he was in about Creationism? Yeah, he is awesome like that. I will tell you growing up I loved his show and I still do love science – I was Biology major through a large part of college. I will [...]

Weeping Angel Barbie

Ken, don’t stop looking at her. Don’t blink! Just slowly back away while maintaining eye contact. Sarah Franz-Wichlacz turned a Barbie doll into a horrifying predator from Doctor Who. Link -via Dude Craft

The Missing Links: Free Hot Pockets in Jersey

Photography That’s Part of This Nutritious Breakfast Cerealism uses crunchy breakfast treats to create interesting photographic landscapes. * Cory Booker Has Some Good News & Some Bad News The popular mayor of Newark got the citizens of his hurricane-ravaged city a bunch of free food. But they’re Hot Pockets. Relevant: Because it’s still funny. * Don’t Put [...]

Edward Scissorhands Plush

Edward Scissorhands Plush – $11.95 Don’t be shy. Come over here and check out the very adorable Edward Scissorhands Plush from the NeatoShop. Despite his appearance he is actually perfect for cuddling up with on cold snowy nights.  Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more fantastic Plush Toys.  Link

Good Samaritan Cleaner

Don’t call I find you. I can’t tell if that is a threat or a promise from a good Samaritan. They will clean your house whether you want them to or not! -Via Presurfer

The Missing Links: The Election As A Graphic Novel

Susan B. Anthony Voted 140 Years and 1 Day Ago And after she did so, she was arrested. Go vote. * Second Place Is First Loser How do you get over losing a Presidential election? Walter Moldale, Michael Dukakis and Bob Dole offer their personal experiences on shaking off the defeat. * The 2012 Presidential [...]

R2-D2 Vespa

Don’t underestimate that little scooter. He’s saved the rebellion more than once. Morgan, a Geekologie reader, rides this glorious Vespa: This was done with adhesive vinyl, some meticulous cutting and a 12-pack of beer. It gets a lot of looks and thumbs up, and often times while I am sitting at a stop light someone crossing [...]

The Late Movies: Halloween

It’s Halloween, in case you hadn’t noticed. Let’s look at my favorite Halloween-ish videos! Tim Burton – “Vincent” From 1982, narrated by Vincent Price. An amazing tribute to Edgar Allan Poe. It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown – Trick or Treat I was always the kid who got the rock. Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – “I Put a Spell [...]