Archive for September 5th, 2006

Ten Fascinating Facts about Iraq Overlooked by the Media.

Iraq is a big, diverse country at perhaps the most complicated juncture in its history. And while the major media outlet focus on the latest Baghdad bombings and the country's slow crawl toward democracy, it's up t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/05/ten-fascinating-facts-about-iraq-overlooked-by-the-media/

Jason Huang's LovePixel.

This gigantic 10,000 by 10,000 pixel art depicting life in a virtual city, called LovePixel, was lovingly (and laboriously) drawn by Jason Huang.Link (warning: huge graphic files) - via Presurfer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/05/jason-huangs-lovepixel/

Adam Stennett's Mouse Art.

Adam Stennett is a good painter - heck, he's quite an amazing painter, actually. His paintings have the same photorealistic quality found in Ralph Goings' artwork.The only thing is: Adam paints mouse - yep, th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/05/adam-stennetts-mouse-art/

Hail of Birds Hit Boat.

From the website:Several hundred black, gull-like shearwaters died after flying into a crabbing boat that steamed through the early morning darkness in Unalaska Bay on Wednesday morning, said Forrest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/05/hail-of-birds-hit-boat/

Mars Society Seeks Volunteer to Play Martian Exlorers.

The Mars Society is looking for a few good men and women to spend four months in the remote Canadian arctic, just 900 miles from the North Pole, in bulky faux spacesuits!This won't be an extended vac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/05/mars-society-seeks-volunteer-to-play-martian-exlorers/

Julian Beever's Chalk Art.

Julian Beever is an amazing chalk artist who draws 3-D illusions in city streets. See more of his work at the official website: Link | BBC Article | Julian Beever [wiki] - Thanks Jim Santo!Pre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/05/julian-beevers-chalk-art/

Sulphur Shelf Mushroom.

Neatorama reader Spluch wrote: This picture of a type of mushroom called Sulphur Shelf (also known as Laetiporous Sulphureous, chicken of the woods, the chicken mushroom and the chicken fungus) resembles t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/05/sulphur-shelf-mushroom/

Weird Food: Ten Things That Make You Want to Puke.

The American Inventor Spot has the Top Ten List of Things to Make You Puke. Here comes the champ at no.1:"These large and powerful insects are as adept at swimming as they are at flying. Eaten as a de...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/05/weird-food-ten-things-that-make-you-want-to-puke/

Giant Wasp Nests in Alabama.

Neatorama reader Jeremiah wrote:Giant yellowjacket nests have continued to perplex experts. Some of the nests have up to 70 queens and house over 100,000 yellowjackets. One of the most unusual gigant...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/05/giant-wasp-nests-in-alabama/

DIY Official Seal.

(Yes, yes - this went around the Intarweb a few weeks ago. We slacked off in posting it promptly!) Make your own official seal: http://www.says-it.com/seal/index.php - Thanks Spluch!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/05/diy-official-seal/

People Posing with Fish.

Too weird to pass up: flickr user atlasman has a photoset of people posing with his fish!Link - Thanks Cody!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/05/people-posing-with-fish/






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