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Simon the Reversible Baby Rattle

  Simon the Reversible Baby Rattle – $24.95 The holiday season is here! Are you still looking for a perfectly unique gift for the extra special baby in your life? You need Simon the Reversible Baby Rattle from the NeatoShop. This darling baby rattle easily transforms from a hedgehog to a Dodo bird and back. Now you [...]

Nut Again

(YouTube link)   Simon’s Cat tries to catch a squirrel, but he’s not the skinny, agile, outdoor cat he thinks he is! Artist Simon Tofield teaches us to draw the squirrel, too. Continue reading for a short tutorial.   (YouTube link) -via Laughing Squid


(YouTube link) Animator Simon Tofield posted a video about his cat in October and named it Springtime. It will make sense after you watch it. -via Irene’s Internet Previously: More videos featuring Simon’s Cat.

The Late Movies: Simon & Garfunkel’s Concert in the Park

31 years ago today, Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel reunited for a concert in Central Park. It was September 19, 1981, and the concert was free — the plan was to use TV and home video royalties from the performance to renovate Central Park itself, which was in bad shape at the time. [...]

The First Annual Cat Video Film Festival

The first ever Cat Video Festival was held Thursday in Minneapolis. A good time was had by all. From thousands of submissions, the festival selected the 76 best cat videos, and Buzzfeed has them all for those who could not attend. Most have been posted here at Neatorama over the years, but you might want [...]

The UK’s National Cat of the Year

The British feline charity Cats Protection named Jessi-Cat, from Davyhulme, Greater Manchester, their Cat of the Year. Jessi-Cat’s owner, 7-year-old Lorcan Dillon, has an anxiety disorder called selective mutism, which makes it difficult for the youngester to express himself. Jessi-Cat was just the therapy he needed, and Lorcan has learned to express himself to the [...]

The Late Movies: Paul Simon’s Concert in Central Park, 21 Years Later

Twenty-one years ago today, Paul Simon put on a massive concert in Central Park. The performance on August 15, 1991 focused on material from his albums Graceland, Rhythm of the Saints, plus an assortment of Greatest Hits of his previous work, including Simon & Garfunkel material…but without Garfunkel. The resulting double-album has been [...]

21 Links Between Unexpectedly Shared TV Universes

It’s almost as if the writers worked on different TV shows, or knew each other, or something. You know they do, but a lot of small things go unnoticed until you read about them. But you probably noticed that detective John Munch has popped up in a lot of different TV series. Richard Belzer’s sarcastic, conspiracy-loving [...]

Manos: The Hands of Fate, the Video Game

Manos: The Hands of Fate, which has the unenviable title of being the worst movie ever made, is coming back … as a retro video game: According to FreakZone’s site, "MANOS honours bad [...]

11 Eye-Opening NASA Wakeup Calls

NASA has been waking up astronauts using music since the Apollo Program. Sometimes those wakeup calls get pretty weird. 1. STS-111 – “I Got You Babe” from Groundhog Day On June 19, 2002, the crew of the Space Shuttle Endeavour awoke to a tinny rendition of “I Got You Babe” by Sonny and Cher, taken [...]