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The Quick 10: The Jungle Cruise

Welcome to part two of “my brain went on vacation three days ago even though my plane doesn’t leave until tomorrow.” (Here’s part one from yesterday). Today we’re visiting the Jungle Cruise. Everyone turn around and wave good-bye to the folks back on the dock… They may never see you again. But then again, you [...]

Slacklining at the Totem Pole

(YouTube link) Jen, who must be made of pure steel, walks a slack line at Tasmania’s sea stack known as the Totem Pole. After you marvel at his focus, strength, and balance (not to mention bravery), consider one other thing -how did they get up there in the first place? -via Metafilter

A Pizza Tour

Jen made little pizzas that resemble the flags of some of the countries she’s visited. Not only do they look like flags, they are topped with foods representative of that nation’s cuisine. She shows us how she created a few of them at Tiny Urban Kitchen. Link -via Everlasting Blort

Neatorama Update – October 2009

Cake Wrecks Book A couple of weeks ago, we featured Jen Yates’ new book Cake Wrecks: When Professional Cakes Go Hilariously Wrong, and promised to send a free book to a Neatoramanaut whose question got answered by Jen. Here’s her pick (and answer): From Avid Cake Wreck Reader Rebecca: “I read on your site that you [...]

Cake Wrecks: Interview with Jen Yates

Take cakes that are so bad they’re good, mix in a great sense of humor and what do you get? A madly popular blog phenomenon, and now, a book as well! Jen Yates, the founder of Cake Wrecks, one of my all time favorite blogs, has graciously agreed to do an interview about cakes, the [...]