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I Need a Name

There’s a woman who’s going to be contributing to our site. She’s quite good and I’m quite excited. When she asked if she could write under an alias, I wasn’t sure. Then I remembered “Miss Cellania” is not a birth name and decided it was OK. But I had one condition—we get to name her. That’s too [...]

Dull and Boring, Together At Last!

Huzzah! Dull and Boring are together at last! Remember the Neatorama story posted by Miss Cellania that told us the village of Dull in Perthshire, Scotland proposed [...]

You Can Sleep When You’re Dead

Strong coffee and Miss Cellania’s cattle prod keep me going, post after post. So I endorse this sentiment by artist Stevie Scott of Wild at Heart Tattoo in Brisbane, Australia. Link -via That’s Nerdalicious!

Specially Designed Chair Jams the Door, Just Like in the Movies

Miss Cellania is coming! Quickly, block the door! Unlike in the movies, that’s actually possible with Daniel Ballou’s Who’s There Chair. A notch in the backrest fits around a doornob. The back is made of steel and has rubberized leveling feet to hold the door in place. Link -via Gizmodo

From the Golden Days of Ventriloquism: Children Entertainment of Yore

From the Golden Days of Ventriloquism, via the fantastic Fengtastic and Miss Cellania, may we present to you a preview of tonight’s nightmare? Why, you’re welcome.

The Longest You’ve Waited in Line for Something

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else’s reply, whatever you want. On to this week’s topics of discussion… Gemenacom / Shutterstock.com 1. In Miss Cellania’s Weird Week in Review today, she mentioned that people have been lined up for Best [...]

Prehistoric Product Development Focus Group Examines the "Wheel" Concept

(Video Link) Yes, it’s round, which doesn’t sell well with male customers, but we can make it work! We just have to pitch it the right way. Click on the link to submit your own design idea, and then watch it be brutally rejected. Link (warning: auto-sound) -via Miss Cellania Previously: The Stop Sign, If It Were Designed [...]

The Halloween Costume You’re Most Proud Of

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else’s reply, whatever you want. On to this week’s topics of discussion… 1. Two years ago, we asked for pictures of your best Halloween costumes. Let’s do that again! If you’re particularly proud [...]

The Late Movies: Awesome & Elaborate Marriage Proposals

About a week ago, a guy named Jamin proposed to his girlfriend Valerie at Downtown Disney with a Marvels Dance Company flash mob. The video, showing both the flash mob and Valerie’s reactions, quickly shot around the Internet, racking up more than 610,000 views in just one week. After we watched the video, we started [...]

Duffy Swing Table

Tired of trying to vacuum around your dining room table chairs? Have roughly 5,000 pounds sterling to spare? Then the Duffy Swing Table might be for you! Although the design is rather cool, Miss Cellania points out that it would be mighty painful to bump into the table if someone happened to hit you from [...]