Archive for August 7th, 2006

Pet Hen Laid a Gigantic Egg.

The Pascoe family's pet chicken Gertie laid an egg - a big, big egg:The one-year-old bird normally lays an egg a day but had not done so for almost 48 hours and was looking listless.Kasha said: &q...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/07/pet-hen-laid-a-gigantic-egg/

Simon Pulsifer, King of Wikipedia.

I love Wikipedia, but not as much as Simon Pulsifer, who is Wikipidia's most prolific author:Today Mr. Pulsifer, 24, is known internationally as the world's most prolific author on the on-line encycloped...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/07/simon-pulsifer-king-of-wikipedia/

Meat Hat.

Mark Twain himself said: "One always look neat, in a hat made from meat."So, here they are: meat hats. Link - via growabrain...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/07/meat-hat/

Nick Kim's Nearing Zero Cartoon.

Fantastic science cartoons by Nick Kim - You've gotta see more: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/07/nick-kims-nearing-zero-cartoon/

Let's ALL Go to the Beach!

If you think your beach is crowded, at least you're not on this beach in the northern China: Somewhere under that lot, there's a beach. This was the astonishing scene yesterday in the northern Chinese reso...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/07/lets-all-go-to-the-beach/

Tap Open ANY Locked Door.

Do you feel safe behind locked doors? Think again: Barry Wels explains an unbelievable security flaws in locks and why you can open almost any locked door by using a bumpkey in seconds with no skills at all.Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/07/tap-open-any-locked-door/

Sam I Am: How a N.Y. Butcher Became America's Most Famous Face.

Mascots. You gotta love ‘em. They can make an intimidating team seem cuddly (Miami and its adorable dolphins), turn losers into lovable underdogs (Chicago Cubbies, anyone?), or make backwater minor-leaguers m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/07/sam-i-am-how-a-ny-butcher-became-americas-most-famous-face/

Muscle Car BBQ Grill.

Neatorama reader Steve Barker of Muscle Car BBQ Grills told us about his awesome custom-made grills, shaped like a muscle car engine block complete with exhaust ports that let smoke comes out, powder coated gr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/07/muscle-car-bbq-grill/

Male Praying Mantids Avoid Hungry Females So Not to be Eaten.

Female praying mantids like to eat their mate - so, male praying mantids evolved so they are able to assess the risk of cannibalism and be more cautious in the presence of hungry females!“We kn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/07/male-praying-mantids-avoid-hungry-females-so-not-to-be-eaten/

Vampire-like Sea Spider.

From the website:Weird spider-like creatures that live at the bottom of the ocean and use a 'straw' to suck on their prey are baffling scientists.Link | Sea Spider [wiki] - via digg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/07/vampire-like-sea-spider/

Hopping Across Continents.

Turned out that global warming wasn't all bad - 10,000 years ago, somewhere between 1,500 and 4,500 metric tonnes of carbon was released into the atmosphere over the course of several thousand years causing th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/07/hopping-across-continents/

Writing on Water.

Researchers at the Akishima Laboratories in Japan developed a device that uses waves to write on water:The device, called AMOEBA (Advanced Multiple Organized Experimental Basin), consists of 50 water wave...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/07/writing-on-water/
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