Archive for March 24th, 2006

Left-Handed Snails Are Impossible for Crabs to Eat.

Gregory Dietl of Yale University and colleagues found that snails with left-handed cones are impossible for predators to eat.They found the crab is unable to open left-handed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/24/left-handed-snails-are-impossible-for-crabs-to-eat/

Mac Weakley's Monster Bass.

Mac Weakly caught a 25-pound, 1-ounce bass that would have been a world record.But Weakley and his crew, longtime buddies Mike “Budda” Winn and Jed Dickerson, knew something was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/24/mac-weakleys-monster-bass/

Artist Painted Panda on a Single Strand of Hair.

Chinese micro-painter Jing Ying Yin Hua spent 10 days to create an image of a giant panda on a single strand of human hair!Link (via J-Walk Blog)This reminds me of another micro-a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/24/artist-paint-panda-on-a-single-strand-of-hair/

Liars Actually Tend to Stay Still Not Fidget.

The conventional wisdom of the twitchy nervous liar who touch his nose and play with his hair is bunk.Samantha Mann and colleagues monitored 130 volunteers as they were asked to l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/24/liars-actually-tend-to-stay-still-not-fidget/

Niagara Falls Daredevils.

Niagara Falls Daredevil Museum has a neat collection of photos, barrels, and other memorabilia from people who took the plunge. This one above is of Bobby Leach: The infamous Bobby Leach p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/24/niagara-falls-daredevils/

Hotel Charges by the Pound.

Jürgen Heckrodt, the owner of a three-star hotel Ostfriesland in Norden, Germany started to charge his guests by the pound. "I had many guests who were really huge a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/24/hotel-charges-by-the-pound/

Man Ran From Police, Got Stuck in Mud and Died.

Police stopped Shawn Leflore, 33, for having an expired registration sticker. Shawn decided to run instead - he ran off road and got stuck in the mud, where he died of exhaustion...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/24/man-ran-from-police-got-stuck-in-mud-and-died/

Turkmenistan President: Read My Book and Go to Heaven, Guaranteed!

Turkmenistan's president-for-life Saparmurat Niyazov announced on state television that anyone reading his philosophical work three times would be assured a place in heaven. &...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/24/turkmenistan-president-read-my-book-and-go-to-heaven-guaranteed/

Baby Bugs Communicate Hunger by Stinking Up.

Edmund Brodie of Indiana University and Mathias Kölliker of University of Basel, Switzerland discovered that baby insects signal their mom that they're hungry by stinking up....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/24/baby-bugs-communicate-hunger-by-stinking-up/

Igloos World Record.

Two hundred and forty people in Switzerland set a world record of making 100 igloos in 12 hours by hand. When lit up at night, the igloos look very beautiful. http://www.iglupr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/24/igloos-world-record/
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