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Emergency Santa Kit

Emergency Santa Kit  Christmas is coming! Christmas is coming! Make sure are prepared for the big event with the Emergency Santa Kit from the NeatoShop. The set includes a Santa hat and 10″ long inflatable vinyl beard packed in a can.   Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more great Inflatable items.  Link

Emergency Meal Transport

Emergency Meal Transport – $19.95 Do you need a new and inventive way to hide your scrumptious lunch from coworkers? You need the Emergency Meal Transport (EMT) from the NeatoShop. This fantastic insulated lunch bag has a comfortable carrying handle, side mesh pocket, and a little window to put your name or business card. The Emergency Meal [...]

Emergency Inflatable Chicken

Emergency Inflatable Chicken – $7.95 Have you ever had one of those day where you really needed a chicken, but none were to be found? You need the Emergency Inflatable Chicken from the NeatoShop.  With this fantastic blow up poultry in a tin you will never be without a chicken again. Now it’s time to do [...]

Some Buses in China Have Emergency Bricks

Stop playing with that brick! It’s not a toy, but a tool. Buses in Xian and Harbin, China come equipped with brightly painted bricks that can be used by passengers to smash open windows in the event of an emergency. But if you think about it, there are so many possible uses for emergency bricks [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Ridiculous Reasons to Call 911

Erasmus Wolff / There are only a few situations that justify a call to 911—to report a fire, a medical emergency, or a crime in progress. There are, however, a lot of bad excuses for dialing dispatch. Here are ten. 1. The Jets aren’t in Winnipeg. It might have been criminal to a certain demographic that [...]

What Does “State of Emergency” Really Mean?

Governors up and down the East Coast are declaring states of emergency in advance of Hurricane Irene’s landfall. The words pop up in the news every few months, but what does the dire-sounding phrase “state of emergency” really mean? The answer varies a bit from state to state, but basically, declaring a state of emergency [...]

Emergency Reboot Button

Emergency Reboot – $11.95 Has the tranquility of your day been broken by a major computer malfunction? You need the Emergency Reboot button from the NeatoShop. Push the button, listen to the sirens blare, and feel the power of the robot voice directing you to reboot. With this fun little toy everyone in the office will [...]

Emergency Affirmation Button

Emergency Affirmation Button – $11.95 Are you feeling a little down? You need the Emergency Affirmation Button from the NeatoShop! Push the button and you will be instantly told that, “You are awesome!” Finally, you are given the appreciation that you so greatly deserve. Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more Office & Desk fun! Link

Real-Life Zombie Emergency Plans (and a giveaway!!)

Never fear, zombiephobes: actual zombie emergency plans are popping up across the world. Nevermind that the zombies you see in movies are totally fictional – respected instituions such as the University of Florida and even the Center for Disease Control have released tongue-in-cheek plans. A not-so tongue in cheek plan? New York’s. Just reading the [...]

InQuickER: Appointment-Based ER Visit

Old and busted: waiting half-a-day to see the doctor in the Emergency Room. The new hotness: InQuickER (get it?), a pay-to-be-seen-faster system that lets you make an appointment to go to the ER. Fees for the service, called InQuickER, range from $14.99 to $24.99 and are in addition to other costs for the emergency room visit. Officials [...]