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The Missing Links: Teddy Roosevelt’s Gridiron Glory

Behold the World of 2000 Why do visions of the future always dwell on flying things? Flying cars. Hoverboards. And, in this case, winged humans. * The Greatest Shot in the History of Paralympic Table Tennis Watch it here. * Become A Filmmaker for Only $15 The amazing screenwriter Charlie Kaufman is looking to produce his first animated film, [...]

NeatoShop Labor Day Special: Mystery Bonus!

Zombie Survival Kit Messenger Bag Happy Labor Day, Neatoramanauts! We’re happy to announce our Labor Day Special: Mystery Bonus on NeatoShop Exclusive items (some of which are listed below): Zombie [...]

Zombie Mount Rushmore Letter and Key Holder

Zombie Mount Rushmore Letter and Key Holder – $34.95 Spring is finally here. Are you dying to find a way to spruce up and organize your living space? You need the Zombie Mount Rushmore Letter and Key Holder from the NeatoShop. Nothing screams homey like decorating with zombies. Let zombified  George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt, [...]

Five Interesting Tributes to Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan on Mount Rushmore? Absolutely, if Grover Norquist has his way. As Chairman of the Reagan Legacy Project, Norquist believes that all 50 states should have a landmark of some kind named after the Gipper. At least 27 states already have something – streets, elementary schools, post offices, even an airport. But some of [...]

Hilarious Stephen Colbert LEGO Sculpture

LEGO artist/designer Nathan Sawaya, known for his life-sized LEGO sculpture of Conan O’Brien and amazingly detailed gray brick version of Mount Rushmore, has unveiled his newest brick-terpiece: a bust of Stephen Colbert! Check out these and other awesome LEGO sculptures at the link. Link -via Urban Vinyl Daily ego-sculptures-by-nathan-sawaya

Tyger, Burning Bright

LinkScroll down for today’s pictures & links. Tyger, Burning Bright Could this be the essence of magical realism? Dreamy, mesmerizing, brilliant… Produced by Guilherme Marcondes, of “Trattoria”, Brazil; based on a well-known William Blake’s poem: Link Today’s pictures & links: Walk Like a Dinosaur Spotted on the way to Mount Rushmore, South Dakota: (image credit: Matthew Franklin Jenkins) ———— Jungle Tree Island Tomás Sánchez is [...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Henry Kissinger

© Bettmann/CORBIS You probably know Henry Kissinger as a Nobel Peace Prize winner and former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State. Let’s take a look at five things you might not know about the German-born political scientist and diplomat (pictured above with Pele in the Giants Stadium locker room before a New York Cosmos game [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Movies Shot on Location

There’s a movie filming in town right now – it’s called Smitty and stars Mira Sorvino and Peter Fonda. I’m sure you Manhattanites and Los Angeleans are quite unimpressed, but it’s pretty unusual here in Des Moines. But not as unusual as it used to be – a couple of years ago Iowa approved legislation [...]