Archive for May 4th, 2006

Laser Weapons Research at Starfire Optical Range.

From the website: The Bush administration is seeking to develop a powerful ground-based laser weapon that would use beams of concentrated light to destroy enemy satellites...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/04/laser-weapons-research-at-starfire-optical-range/

Livermore's Centennial Light: World's Longest Burning Lightbulb.

This lightbulb is 105 years old and has been burning continuously since 1901! From the website: # Installed: First installed at the fire department hose cart house in 1901. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/04/livermores-centennial-light-worlds-longest-burning-lightbulb/

Best Prisons.

Forbes has compiled another list, this one of best places to go to prison:The days of "Club Fed"--think golf courses and lobster bakes--are long gone. But minimum securi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/04/best-prisons/

Chris Doane Photography.

This one is captioned: A cowboy in the bareback horse competition narrowly escapes injury seconds into his ride at the 1999 Chesaning, MI., Benefit Rodeo.Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/04/chris-doane-photography/

James Lileks' Matchbook Museum.

Among the many neat things at his website, James has a very cool collection of vintage matchbooks. This one is captioned: Most of the matches in the 170-220 series come fro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/04/james-lileks-matchbook-museum/

Make Your Own Badge.

At OfficerStore.com, you can buy police equipments, such as batons, handcuffs, tire spike systems, and even real-lookin' badges.The Internet is a wonderful place for cops wanna-be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/04/make-your-own-badge/

Kendall Anderson's Abandoned Places Photos.

This one is from Toronto Don Valley Brickworks, titled "Spider Ducts": a surreal photo of tunnel of ducts in an abandoned industrial plant.See more photos of "abandoned building...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/04/kendall-andersons-abandoned-places-photos/

Top Knots Wedding Photos.

This one above is by Thomas Hart Shelby, titled "Just Married". See more winning photos of PDN Top Knot 2006 Wedding Photography Contest: Link (via grow-a-brain)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/04/top-knots-wedding-photos/

The Final Salute.

Caption of the photo above: The night before the burial of her husband's body, Katherine Cathey refused to leave the casket, asking to sleep next to his body for the last time. The Marines...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/04/the-final-salute/

Webcomic Tattoo.

Webcomic Tattoos has a lot of cool photos of webcomic tattoos - check it out: http://www.qwantz.com/tattoos/ (via virtualbloodhoun)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/04/webcomic-tattoo/

King Tut's Missing Penis Not Really Missing Afterall.

King Tutankhamen's penis - long thought to be missing, turned out to be there all along...From the website: Photographed intact by Harry Burton (1879-1940) during Howard Cart...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/04/king-tuts-missing-penis-not-really-missing-afterall/

Super Kamiokande Back in Action.

In early April 2006, University of Tokyo's Institute for Cosmic Ray Research announced the near completion of the Super-Kamiokande, an underground neutrino detection facility: *em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/04/super-kamiokande-back-in-action/
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