Archive for May 31st, 2006

New Species Discovered in an Israel Underground Cave.

While digging in a rock quarry, a team of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem scientists discovered a massive 2.5 kilometer long and 100 meters deep cave, since dubbed the "Ayalon cave", complete wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/31/new-species-discovered-in-an-israeli-underground-cave/

DIY Mosquito Trap.

DIY Happy has this guide on how to make your own mosquito trap using a 2-liter soda bottle.1. Cut the top of the bottle as shown2. Put 200ml hot water in the bottle, stir with 50gram brown s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/31/diy-mosquito-trap/

Semicolon's Dream Journal.

Photo by Noah Brier Craig Conley took it on himself to create a semicolon's dream journal. This is one entry:I dreamed I was blind and couldn't see if there was a conjunctive adverb.Then I had a n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/31/semicolons-dream-journal/

Carol Hummel's Tree Cozy.

As part of the Sculpture in the Heights in Ohio, Carol Hummel crocheted a cozy for this tree in front of the Cleveland Heights City Hall. The "tree sweater" was made from brightly colored ny...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/31/carol-hummels-tree-cozy/

How to Stack Empty Glasses into a Tower.

A neat little bar trick - how to make a tower of three empty glasses, stacked on top of each other:Firstly the glasses should be empty and indentical.Secret for successful trick: imagine a clock face...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/31/how-to-stack-empty-glasses-into-a-tower/

Ping Pong Acrobatics.

The craziest ping pong game I've ever seen! Wait for the summersault at the middle of the clip! Link [YouTube]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/31/ping-pong-acrobatics/

State of the Union Address Analyzer.

Brad Borevitz created this neat little program to analyze the State of the Union addresses given by US Presidents from 1790 to 2006:SOTU allows you to explore how specific words gain and lose prom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/31/state-of-the-union-address-analyzer/

International Space Station.

This cool overhead photo of the International Space Station (ISS), orbiting the space high above the Caspian Sea, was taken by the Discovery Space Shuttle crew.The ISS is the largest human-made object to orbi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/31/international-space-station/

Baby with Three Arms.

Chinese doctors are considering surgery for a two-month old boy named "Jie Jie" who has three arms:Neither of the boy's two left arms is fully functional and tests have so far been unable t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/31/baby-with-three-arms/

Tesla Downunder.

If you're into garage physics experiments, then this website's for you: Tesla Downunder. It has tons of cool pictures of awesome electronics, laser, ferrofluid and other DIY ex...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/31/tesla-downunder/

George W. Hart's Disk Combobulation.

From the website: This is Disk Combobulation I, an assemblage of thirty 3.5 inch floppy diskettes, slotted and slid into each other gluelessly, embodying a precise five-color pattern. Each...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/31/george-w-harts-disk-combobulation/

Origin of HIV Confirmed: Wild Chimp Virus.

Scientists have finally confirmed the origin of HIV: a chimpanzee virus called the SIVcpz, isolated from wild chimps in southern Cameroon, Africa.It is thought that people hun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/31/origin-of-hiv-confirmed-wild-chimp-virus/

Mouse Tail Challenges Laws of Genetics.

Geneticist Minoo Rassoulzadegan at the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis in France and colleagues discovered something very strange: an inheritance of genetic traits, mediated not by DNA, but...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/31/mouse-tail-challenges-laws-of-genetics/
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