Archive for February 11th, 2006

Saddam Shark Banned in Belgian Town.

A town in Belgium has banned the artwork of David Cerny called Saddam Hussein Shark (inspired by Damien Hirst's shark).The mayor of Middelkerke, Michel Landuyt, said the work coul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/02/11/saddam-shark-banned-in-belgian-town/

3 Foot, 37 Lb. Woman Gave Birth.

Eloysa Vasquez, who is 3 feet tall, weighs 37 pounds before being pregnant and suffers from osteogenesis imperfecta, gave birth to a baby boy. Judging from her son's long fing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/02/11/3-foot-37-lb-woman-gave-birth/

Twin Embryo Removed from Man's Back After 35 Years.

Doctors removed a growth from a 35 year old Igor Namyatov that turned out to be the embryo of his unborn twin brother. Igor's neighbors thought it was an alien, instead! Namyatov’s f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/02/11/twin-embryo-removed-from-mans-back-after-35-years/

How Spiders Climb.

Andrew Martin from the Institute of Technical Zoology and Bionics in Germany, and colleagues, discovered the secret to a spider's climbing ability:Martin said: "We found...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/02/11/how-spiders-climb/

Mademoiselle et Fromage!

Neatorama reader PT Ford said: In celebration of the french national cheese day, which is april 8th, the association of regional cheeses in france has released a calendar of c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/02/11/mademoiselle-et-fromage/

Harold Edgerton's Atomic Bomb Detonation Photos.

From the website: Automatic Camera situated 7 miles from blast with 10 foot lens. Shutter speed equaled 1/100,000,000 of-a-second exposure. Joshua tree's near base get vaporized in just mi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/02/11/harold-edgertons-atomic-bomb-detonation-photos/

Egyptian Tomb Found in Valley of the Kings.

Archaeologists from the University of Memphis discovered an intact tomb in the Valley of the Kings - the first since the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922.Bob Partridge, of the Ancien...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/02/11/egyptian-tomb-found-in-valley-of-the-kings/

"No Toking Sign" Business Booming in Amsterdam.

Fed up with gangs of youth smoking pot in public, the Amsterdam authorities put up No Toking signs around the city, and found that they're stolen the next day.So, they decided to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/02/11/no-toking-sign-business-booming-in-amsterdam/
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