Archive for April 15th, 2006

Weird Animals: Toad with Tail and Lizard with Two Tails.

Toad with Lizard Tail. This toad with a 16-inch lizard-like tail was caught in Kampung Bekoh, Malaysia. Chiew Ah Chan said she was cleaning the house at about 8.30am yesterday when she sa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/04/15/weird-animals-toad-with-tail-and-lizard-with-two-tails/

Solar Cooking.

A fantastic resource for those who are looking to (or are forced to) use the power of the sun to cook their food. From the website: Where are solar ovens being used the most?*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/04/15/solar-cooking/

Molly the Cat Freed after Being Trapped for Two Weeks Inside Building Wall.

Molly, the cat who was trapped for 2 weeks inside a 19th century building in New York, was finally found and freed!Rescuers finally drilled a hole in the wall of the 157-year-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/04/15/molly-the-cat-freed-after-being-trapped-for-two-weeks-inside-building-wall/

Fantasy Coffins from Ghana.

Why be buried in a boring coffin, when you can get handmade coffins that look like a Mercedes Benz, lobster, onion, shoe, beer bottle, even a cigarette?From the website: For the Ga tribe i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/04/15/fantasy-coffins-from-ghana/

Jerry Nickel's Wooden Cadillac.

From the website: There’s little doubt that this car is one of a kind. Nickel got the idea to build a wooden car from an article in a 1955 issue of Hot Rod magazine....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/04/15/jerry-nickels-wooden-cadillac/

Typing to One Million.

Les Stewart from Mudjimba, Australia, holds the world's record of typing all numbers from one to one million in words (not numbers). He began in 1982 and finished with the entry "one mill...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/04/15/typing-to-one-million/

Blind Man Set New Record for Downhill Skiing.

Kevin "Cannonball" Alderton, 34, a former soldier who lost his sight when he was attacked in the street, has set a new world record for downhill speed skiing: 100.94 mph...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/04/15/blind-man-set-new-record-for-downhill-skiing/

Ipfini's Programmable Soda.

Ipfini, Inc. has created a unique liquid container called the Choice-Enabled Packaging. This container has "buttons" on the side of the container's surface that release...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/04/15/ipfinis-programmable-soda/

Face Illusion.

Can you spot the face? For more illusions, checkout Vurdlak's blog: Link (Thanks Vurdlak!)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/04/15/face-illusion/

Connie Cheng and Leonardo Bonanni's Intelligent Spoon.

Connie Cheng and Leonardo Bonanni of the MIT Media Lab made this "smart" spoon: The spoon is equipped with sensors that measure temperature, acidity, salinity, and v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/04/15/connie-cheng-and-leonardo-bonannis-intelligent-spoon/

Chad Hurley and Steve Chen's You Tube.

This is the story about YouTube - the Internet's TV-killer. A year ago, co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen were in between jobs, a pair of twentysomething geeks running up big credit c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/04/15/chad-hurley-and-steve-chens-you-tube/




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