Archive for July 5th, 2006

Cambodian Bamboo Train.

Fed up with horrible train service (it only runs once a week and at speed not much more than walking pace!), Cambodians have created their own rail service using trains made from bamboo: A tiny elect...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/05/cambodian-bamboo-train/

A Piece of Man's Skull Fell Off.

If you think you're having a bad day, at least a piece of your skull hasn't fallen off like Sambhu Roy's:Doctors say a large, dead section of 25-year-old electrician Sambhu Roy's skull came away Sund...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/05/a-piece-of-mans-skull-fell-off/

Turning Old TV Set into Aquarium.

Michael Khor of Victoria, Australia, turned an ancient 26" wooden TV set into this gorgeous aquarium. Link - via J-Walk Blog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/05/turning-old-tv-set-into-aquarium/

Witch School Moved Into Midwestern Town.

Hoopeston, Illinois, a small midwestern town known as the Sweet Corn Capital of the World got its first witch school:It's a humble beginning, Hubbard says. The school is adorned with a "Witch Sc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/05/witch-school-moved-into-midwestern-town/

Teen Built Submarine from Pig Trough.

14-year-old Swiss teen and naval enthusiast Aron Kreier spent 4 years to build his own pedal-powered submarine made from parts of a pig trough.Link to photo [article in German], News Article - via Fortrean Tim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/05/teen-built-submarine-from-pig-trough/

Jinnai Tomonori's Tetris Standup Comedy.

Jinnai Tomonori can make anything funny - even Tetris. It's probably funnier in Japanese, but you won't need a translation to figure out what's going on ...Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Unique Daily...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/05/jinnai-tomonoris-tetris-standup-comedy/

A DIY Wood PC Case for Just 22.4 Euros!

SuperMegaMau made his own PC case from wood for just 22.4 euros.The final result without components in it weighs about 6.6Kg (2.2 lb). There's no reason to buy cases :) The final price was 22.4 euros...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/05/a-diy-wood-pc-case-for-just-224-euros/

Mouse Hitching a Ride on Toad.

Mouse Hitched a Ride on Toad. Torrential monsoon rains and lightning storms hit northern India hard. This mouse was caught in a flood, until he jumped on the back of some toad who gave him a ride... From the w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/05/mouse-hitching-a-ride-on-toad/

Ghost Ship with Corpses Found in Barbados.

When the Barbados coastguard boarded a white ghost ship that washed up the shores of the island, they made a gruesome find: 11 petrified corpses of young men, huddled in piles in the small cabin. They also fin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/05/ghost-ship-with-corpses-found-in-barbados/

How Little Mister Apricot Got Stripped of His Title.

Last month, 4-year old Matthew Burgos won Little Mister Apricot pageant title in Stanislaus County. Then he did something that caused him to be unceremoniously stripped of the title by the Apricot Board...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/05/how-little-mister-apricot-got-stripped-of-his-title/

Stroke Gave Woman Jamaican Accent!

Linda Walker woke up from a stroke to find that her brain changed her Newcastle accent into something else: The 60-year-old may have Foreign Accent Syndrome, where patients speak differently after a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/05/stroke-gave-woman-jamaican-accent/

DIY Paper Model of a Pirate of the Caribbean Ship.

The Disney Experience has a very cool DIY paper model of the pirate ship Wicked Wench from the Pirates of the Caribbean ride in Disneyland.http://www.disneyexperience.com/wwench_model.html - via Boing Bo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/05/diy-paper-model-of-a-pirate-of-the-caribbean-ship/

500 lb. Rubber Band Ball vs. a Car.

What would happen if you unleash a 500 lb rubber band ball rolling down a hill onto a junker car?See for yourself: Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Cynical-C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/05/500-lb-rubber-band-ball-vs-a-car/

Benson Comic by Peter Durston and Tristram Baumber.

Neatorama reader Peter Durston wrote about his comic "Benson" and how it started: It all started in Australia in 2002, when the boredom of working at a call centre forced two guys to draw comics...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/05/benson-comic-by-peter-durston-and-tristram-baumber/
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