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Why Airline Food is So Salty

That’s a scanning electron micrograph of dissolved salt by Signe Emma, who used it to illustrate the reason airline food (remember that? You’d have to travel abroad to eat airline meals nowadays) is so salty: At 30.000 feet the cabin humidity drops [...]

Lake Pepto-Bismol

Those two dots are actually boats on Lake Retba in Senegal. The pink water, which made it look like the boats are floating on a Pepto-Bismol lake, got its color from the extremely high [...]

Hulk vs. Wolverine Salt & Pepper Shakers

Hulk vs. Wolverine Salt & Pepper Shakers – $13.95 Are you looking for a fun way to release your inner decorating beast? Spruce up your kitchen table with the Hulk vs. Wolverine Salt & Pepper Shaker set from the NeatoShop.  This fantastic set is made from glazed ceramic.  The two shakers are held together by magnets. Be [...]

The Boat Coffin

Perfect for the Old Salt who fancies a burial at sea, here’s the Boat Coffin by Sebastian Errazuriz (previously on Neatorama): Link

Salt Staircase

John Farrier posted about Motoi Yamamoto’s amazing salt labyrinth before, but that’s just one of many cool salt artwork that the artist has made. Check out this crumbling salt staircase called Utsusemi: Link [...]

Sumo Wrestlers Salt & Pepper Shakers

Sumo Wrestlers Salt & Pepper Shakers – $9.95 Is cooking a full contact sport in your house? Make sure your table reflects your style with the Sumo Wrestlers Salt & Pepper Shakers from the NeatoShop. This fantastic salt and pepper shaker set is perfect for those who love sitting down to a traditional sumo meal of [...]

Command Insignia Salt & Pepper Shakers

Command Insignia Salt & Pepper Shakers – $13.95 Attention Star Trek fans! Get in command of your seasonings with the Command Insignia Salt & Pepper Shakers from the NeatoShop. This salt and pepper shaker set is really too beautiful to ignore. Your friends will find your taste in tableware fascinating. Be sure to check out the NeatoShop [...]

From Pennies to Chocolate: 11 Examples of Creative Flooring

1. Pennies Photo from NotCot.com If you’re like most people, you probably have cans and jars full of unused pennies. If you have, say, 480,000 or so, then why not do what the Standard Hotel in New York City did with them in their restaurant? Make a copper floor. 2. Wooden Type Photo by Flickr user Kris Arnold (wka) The [...]

Dietribes: Soy Sauce

• Originating over 2,500 years ago, soy sauce was likely a way to “stretch” salt, a historically pricey find. Lucky us, it has remained popular despite the increased availability of its featured ingredient! • Making soy sauce is now highly-automated, of course, but it used to be made by hand through a rather painstaking process. “One 19th century [...]

Skull & Crow Salt And Pepper Shakers

Skull & Crow Salt & Pepper Shakers – $14.95 Halloween is coming up soon. Are you on the lookout for a perfectly creepy salt & pepper shaker set for your kitchen table? You need the Skull & Crow Salt & Pepper Shaker from the NeatoShop.  There was nevermore perfect salt & pepper shaker for your next [...]