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R.I.P. John Fairfax, A Man Who Rowed Across the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans When He Wasn’t Doing Even More Extraordinary Things

John Fairfax of Henderson, Nevada died at the age of 74. He was the most interesting man in the world: At 13, in thrall to Tarzan, he ran away from home to live in the jungle. He survived there as a trapper with the aid of local peasants, returning to town periodically to sell the jaguar [...]

Pirate in the White House

Here is our president, obviously consulting with an expert in talking like a pirate. Or maybe Obama is seeking an endorsement from the Pirate Party. Link -via Buzzfeed

Talk Like a Pirate and Get Free Doughnuts

If you needed some motivation to get into the spirit of Talk Like a Pirate Day (September 19), Krispy Kreme has just the thing -free doughnuts! Krispy Kreme is celebrating by giving away a free glazed doughnut if you talk like a pirate or wear an eye patch. If you dress up in full pirate regalia, [...]

How To Draw A Cartoon Pirate

One of the biggest made-up holidays we love to celebrate on the internet, if not in real life, is Talk Like a Pirate Day, which is this Wednesday! You don’t have to be an “Arrr-tist” to leave your mark with a little pirate cartoon. It’s easy to draw, thanks to a tutorial by Mark Anderson [...]

Pirate’s Grog Barrel Water Bottle

Pirate’s Grog Barrel Water Bottle – $39.95 (sold individually) Being a pirate is thirsty work. Make sure you stay properly hydrated with the Pirate’s Grog Barrel Water Bottle from the NeatoShop. This fantastic water bottle is perfect for taking on wonderful adventures in search of buried treasure.  The Pirate’s Grog Barrel Water Bottle is proudly handcrafted by [...]

Modern Day Pirates Have Their Own Letterheads

Piracy sure has come a long way from the days of Blackbeard. For one, modern day pirates have letterheads (or is it lettarrrrheads?). Ben Berkowitz of Reuters came upon a correspondence from a pirate group [...]

Skeleton Key Necklace

Skeleton Key Necklace – $9.95 Are skeletons and pirates the key to your beloved’s heart? Get them the amazing Skeleton Key Necklace from the NeatoShop. This fantastic accessory is handcrafted to look like a key composed of a tooth, bone, and skull. It makes a wicked fun gift for any pirate lover. Be sure to check out [...]

Pirate Clock

Pirate Clock – $39.95 Ahoy Matey! Father’s Day be June 17th. Be ye still lookin’ fer th’ perfect gift fer yer pirate lovin’ Dad? Ye need the Pirate Clock from th’ NeatoShop. This nautical gentelman o’ fortune themed mantel clock be handcrafted. Be sure t’ check ou’ th’ NeatoShop fer more great Father’s Day gift ideas an’ Pirate fun! Link   

Plush Ball And Chain

Plush Ball And Chain – $13.95 Let’s face it, kids can sometimes have trouble embracing their parents life style choices. Are you worried that you children won’t follow in your pirate footsteps? Make sailing the seven seas more appealing with the Plush Ball And Chain from the NeatoShop. This great introductory pirate toy is both fun [...]

Pirate Skull Door Knocker

Pirate Skull Door Knocker – $24.95 (sold individually) Ahoy! Are ye a landlubber looking for a way to release your inner pirate? You need the Pirate Skull Door Knocker from the NeatoShop. This handcrafted door knocker is shaped like a deathly pirate’s skull. Shiver me timbers! Ye may get your sea legs yet. Be sure to check [...]