Archive for August 18th, 2006

Can Hot Dogs Cause Genetic Mutations?

Everyone knows hot dogs aren't exactly healthy for you - but scientists discovered that hot dogs may actually cause genetic mutations:Scientists note there is an up to 240-fold variation in levels of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/18/can-hot-dogs-cause-genetic-mutations/

The Million Dollar Lure.

From the website: The Million Dollar Lure is crafted in just over 3 pounds of glimmering gold and platinum, then encrusted with 100 carats of diamonds and rubies (4,753 stones to be exact)....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/18/the-million-dollar-lure/

Electrolux's Cool Concept Refrigerators.

Let's hope that the awesome concept refrigerators by Electrolux, part of their "War on White" or WoW design challenge, become a reality soon! From MoCo Loco:These concept fridge designs, based on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/18/electroluxs-cool-concept-refrigerators/

Molvania: A Land Untouched by Modern Dentistry.

Molvania: A Land Untouched by Modern Dentistry is a hilarious travel guidebook parody of the fictional country Molvania:Molvanian is a difficult language to speak, let alone master. There are four gender...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/18/molvania-a-land-untouched-by-modern-dentistry/

Scuba Diving Cat.

Meet Hawkeye, the world's only scuba diving cat! Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Mark James Murphy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/18/scuba-diving-cat/

The Onion Takes on Wikipedia.

Wikipedia spoof on The Onion, the Internet's parody newspaper, made me chuckle: Link - via Laughing Squid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/18/the-onion-takes-on-wikipedia/

Subway Stations from Around the World.

Metrobits has a neat little photo collection of subway stations from all over the world!This one above is the central part of the platform of the Komsomolskaya station built in 1952.Moscow's metro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/18/subway-stations-from-around-the-world/

Pearl Clouds Over Antarctica.

Matt Thompson took this amazing photo of a Nacreous (pearl-like) clouds above Antarctica. From the website:The above photo shows metallic nacreous clouds above McMurdo Station in Antarctica. Nacreous means pear...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/18/pearl-clouds-over-antarctica/

Monopoly Debit Card.

Still playing with Monopoly money? That's so, 2005. Now, you can play Monopoly with debit cards:Game makers Parker have phased out the standard multi-coloured cash in a new version.Players w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/18/monopoly-debit-card/

French Communion?

Translation: Cooked Jesus Slices. Found at Why Travel to France....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/18/french-communion/

Toxic Molly Doll.

This has got to be one of the weirdest dolls out there - Toxic Molly from the Living Dead Dolls series 9 by Mezco Toys. The box even has a little poem:With all the pollutantsthat she sucked inToxic M...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/18/toxic-molly-doll/

English Lesson.

From the same people that brought you the "Silent Library" slapstick comedy bit, here comes English Lesson.Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Snag Daily...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/18/english-lesson/

World's Largest Skate Park.

Photo: Mark LoseyBetcha didn't know that the world's most populous country has just built the world's largest skatepark:That may sound like a fantasy, but that's exactly what happened in New Jiangwan, Chin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/18/worlds-largest-skate-park/

Star Trek + Flintstones = Stone Trek.

Stone Trek is a fan art, Flash animated cartoon series produced by Brian Matthews and Jim Jenkins.It's fantastic! http://www.stonetrek.com/ | Stone Trek [wiki] - via Drikoland...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/18/star-trek-flintstones-stone-trek/

African Craft USB Drive.

Core77 wrote about USB drives made by local craftsmen in Sao Tome e Principe, a West African country:Sao Tome e Principe is a West African country with a population of about 150.000, located on the Guinea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/18/african-craft-usb-drive/

Jim Flora's The Day the Cow Sneezed.

Ward Jenkins of Ward-O-Matic has a neat review of Jim Flora's 1957 children's book "The Day the Cow Sneezed," complete with lots of fabulous Flora-esque illustrations.Check it out: Link | Jim Flora's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/18/jim-floras-the-day-the-cow-sneezed/

High Dynamic Range Photography.

HDR or High Dynamic Range [wiki] imaging is a digital graphics technique where multiple exposures are "blended" together to yield an image with a high dynamic range or large difference between light...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/18/high-dynamic-range-photography/




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