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Magnetic Implant to Hold iPod Nano

Tattoo artist Dave Hurban of Dynasty Tattoo in Newfield, New Jersey, likes to have his iPod Nano handy, so he decided to attach it to his wrist with magnets: Hurban explained that the technique he used to get the four magnets [...]

11 NaNoWriMo Books That Have Been Published

It’s November, of course, and while that means turkey, football and marathon shopping for some, it’s a month of being hunched over at a laptop slurping cup after cup of caffeine for others. Yep – it’s NaNoWriMo, AKA National Novel Writing Month. People who are crazy ambitious enough to accept the challenge aim to write 50,000 [...]

Doctor Who Nano-Recorder

The Doctor’s Nano Recorder – $38.95 Attention Doctor Who fans! Behold the Doctor’s Nano-Recorder from the NeatoShop. This fantastic voice-recorder with lights and sound effects is shaped like the Doctor’s Nano-Recorder. Get creative and record your own 10 second message. Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more fabulous Doctor Who items. Link

The Quick 10: 10 Gleeful Facts

Hi, my name is Stacy, and I’m a hardcore Gleek. I’ve had “GLEE!” written in my planner for months now, so I was glad when Tuesday finally came this week. To celebrate the season two premiere, here are a few fun facts I’ve learned about the show. Not that I’ve obsessively researched it, or anything… 1. [...]

Tata Swach

Ratan Tata was once inspired to build a cheap car when he saw a family of four balanced on a bicycle in his native India. Now that the Tata Nano “people’s car” is a reality, the business tycoon has unveiled an even more useful product for India and the world. Globally, over a billion people [...]

Spy Gadget Contest

On November 17, Make Magazine will be launching a spy gadget contest to coincide with the launch of the new Alex Rider book, Crocodile Tears. For those of you who are unaware, Alex is a young spy whose stories are told in a series of adventure books. To do his job, he is constantly using [...]

Help eradicate hunger, win prizes!

Everyone knows that hunger is a big problem world-wide. But did you know right here in the U.S. we’ve got our own serious problem? That’s why Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore made this video (with the help of non-celebs around the country), and why Mike Myers, Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Edge and a bunch of other [...]

Neatorama Update – September 2009

Hello everybody! I’m happy to be back blogging on Neatorama after being mostly absent last month (why? Here’s the very cute reason). Anyway, it’s good to be back! I’d like to update you on a number of going ons at the blog: Neatorama Update We’ve done some work under the hood (so to speak). The idea [...]