Archive for May 11th, 2006

Grizzly-Polar Bear Hybrid.

Hunters on Bank Island in Canada's Northwest Territory shot this bear that turned out to be the world's first grizzly-polar bear hybrid: Officials seized the creature after noticing its wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/11/grizzly-polar-bear-hybrid/

Star Wars Deleted Scene (Luke & Biggs)

Caption of the video clip: This is a rare deleted scene from "Star Wars: A New Hope". When Luke sees the Star Distroyer attacking Leia's ship hig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/11/star-wars-deleted-scene-luke-biggs/

World's Largest Digging Machine.

From the website: This is the largest digging machine (or trencher or rotating shovel) in the world. It was built by Krupp and is shown here crossing a road in Germany on the way to its de...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/11/worlds-largest-digging-machine/

Meet the Gallows Salesman.

Meet David Lucas, a farmer from Mildenhall, Suffolk, UK. He has been selling gallows to African countries with deplorable human rights records for about 10 years. The executio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/11/meet-the-gallows-salesman/

Mandala Sand Paintings.

Take a look at this time-lapse sequence of photos of Buddhist monks creating a mandala sand painting in 10 days, and then destroying it.Link (via Proceedings of the Athanasius Kircher Society)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/11/mandala-sand-paintings/

Volkswagen's New Car Storage Facility.

Volkswagen has a new storage facility in Wolfsburg, Germany - the multi-story parking garage can store the same number of car as a comparable facility in the US, but takes only 20% of the spac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/11/volkswagens-new-car-storage-facility/

Klaatu Barada Nikto Road Sign.

From the website: This was the first time I had attempted a prank like this, so I expected the control box to be locked, and the programming functions password-protected. I was wrong. Firs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/11/klaatu-barada-nikto-road-sign/

Man Survives Nails to Head.

Yet another reason why you should stay away from drugs: An Oregon man who went to a hospital complaining of a headache was found to have 12 nails embedded in his skull from a suicide attem...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/11/man-survives-nails-to-head/

World Stone Skipping Record.

Kurt Steiner of Emporium, PA is the world record holder for stone skipping. From the website: Not only did he outskip all other competitors, but no one had previously seen a skip in competi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/11/world-stone-skipping-record/

Meet Greg "Spook" Whidden, Hog Hunter.

Apparently, in the great state of Florida, hogs are a real problem: Hogs are anything but endangered. In Florida, they are something like the computer virus of the mammal world, known for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/11/meet-greg-spook-whidden-hog-hunter/

Mirage of a City.

A rare mirage of a city appeared off the shore of Penglai City, Shandong Provice, China: Thousands of tourists and local residents witnessed a mirage of high clarity lasting for four hours...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/11/mirage-of-a-city/






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