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Dramatic Kitty

Such a drama queen. A cute, cuddly, funny noise making- drama queen. Great. I have now stumbled onto the cat videos part of the internet, and I wanted to get work done today! -Via The Presurfer

The One That Started Them All Snow White

The One That Started Them All Snow White – $94.95 (front and back shown) Mirror, mirror on the wall who has the fairest collectibles of them all? The NeatoShop of course. Behold the charming The One That Started Them All Snow White statue. This highly detailed, Jim Shore designed, sculpture features amazing hand-painted details. The piece [...]

Enormous Hoop Skirt

Eventually, women pushed back against extreme fashions. But not before the grandmother of Cathy Rozman wore an entire parade float: My grandmother, Mary Svetich Rozman, was 16 years old when she was Queen of the May at the May Day parade in Calumet, Michigan in 1917,” writes Cathy Rozman from Plymouth. “The trick to this float is [...]

Queen Elizabeth II in Hyperspace!

What do you give a queen who has everything for her Diamond Jubilee? How about a territory in hyperspace? That’s exactly what Oxford University mathematician Marcus du Sautoy gave Queen Elizabeth II: he named a [...]

Church Guards the Ark of the Covenant

A small church in Aksum, Ethiopia, claims to have the Ark of the Covenant. It is written in Ethiopia’s ancient book of kings that the son of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba (Menelik, conceived during a royal one night stand) brought the Ark from Israel. It is now kept at The Chapel of [...]

If Disney Villains Had Won

It seems like fan art is all “Disney, Disney, Disney!” these days, but once in a while a worthy collection of images presents itself, like this series by Justin Turrentine that imagines what the ending of popular Disney movies would have looked like if the villains had won. Cruella gets her spotted coat, Ursula has one [...]

Queen Victoria, Artist

Among the Queen’s talents was a gift for art. Victoria’s notebooks were filled with sketches and watercolors: From her subtle yet rich watercolors to her seemingly austere but remarkably expressive black-and-white ink sketches (with a style reminiscent of Wendy MacNaughton’s), the drawings complement her observations of daily life and capture everything from members of the Royal Family [...]

Evil Queen Bust

Evil Queen Bust – $84.95 Mirror, mirror on the wall who has the most divine Disney villain statute of them all? We do! Feast your eyes on the Evil Queen Bust from the NeatoShop. This stunning collectible piece features the Evil Queen from Snow White.  Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more enticing Collectibles.  Link

Music History #8: “New York Mining Disaster 1941″

“New York Mining Disaster 1941 (Have You Seen My Wife, Mr. Jones)” Written by Barry and Robin Gibb (1967) Performed by Bee Gees Getty Images The Music When the Bee Gees debut US single was released in April 1967, a lot of people thought it was The Beatles masquerading as another band. Even the name Bee Gees was [...]