Archive for October 6th, 2006

Giant Jellyfish Attack Japan (Again).

Hard to believe that's an actual photo: it's this year's invasion of the giant jellyfish called Nomura's jellyfish. From Pink Tentacle:This crazy photo from the Yomiuri Shimbun shows a diver swimming among...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/06/giant-jellyfish-attack-japan-again/

Surfer Found New Monster Whale Fossil.

A teenage surfer in Australia noticed something sticking out of a boulder and discovered the fossil of a new family of whale species:Fitzgerald found that the fossil had specific features in the faci...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/06/surfer-found-new-monster-whale-fossil/

Man Trapped in Hole, Saved by Postman who Saw His Feet Sticking Out.

From the website:A pensioner was trapped upside down in a hole for four hours - finally being rescued by a passing postman who saw his feet sticking out.Albert Hughes, 70, was adjusting the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/06/man-trapped-in-hole-saved-by-postman-who-saw-his-feet-sticking-out/

Simpsons Duel, Star Wars Style.

Bart and Principal Skinner duels Jedi-style with peanut and shrimp attached to sticks (it'll make sense if you watch the video clip).Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via SF Signal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/06/simpsons-duel-star-wars-style/

Pepsi's Woe in China: Lost in Translation.

From the website: When Pepsi cola tried to expand their market into China, they had a terrible time. The product was good enough, but they just couldn't get their advertising slogans to work in the C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/06/pepsis-woe-in-china/

Tooth Loss = Memory Loss.

Dentists, psychologists, and neurologists in Sweden and Norway are cooperating on the Betula Project of aging, memory, senility and health.They discovered that there is a link between tooth loss and memo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/06/tooth-loss-memory-loss/

Christie's Auction: 40 Years of Star Trek.

An amazing collection of Star Trek props, costumes and models are being put on the auction block at Christie's - if you've got $20,000 to $30,000, you can bid on this Star Trek Enterprise: 2001-2005 bridge set...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/06/christies-auction-40-years-of-star-trek/

Huge Fire at North Carolina Hazardous Waste Plant.

Fire and explosions at a hazardous waste plant in Apex, North Carolina, forced the evacuation of about 16,000 people:People "are putting themselves in very grave danger by being near or around t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/06/huge-fire-at-north-carolina-hazardous-waste-plant/

Micro Submarine à la Fantastic Voyage.

You're looking at a microscopic "submarine" made by German micromechanics firm microTEC. The 4 mm length by 0.65 mm diameter sub is small enough to cruise through an artery, powered by a propeller th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/06/micro-submarine-la-fantastic-voyage/

Catmas.

Apparently, someone decided that the first Friday of October is "Catmas," where (some) bloggers post pictures of cats on their blog.Here's Neatorama resident cat, who has been part of our 404 Page No...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/06/catmas/

CornerShot: Shooting Around Corners.

From the website: Corner Shot Holdings, LLC, an American Israeli company, has tackled the problem with a unique solution: the Corner Shot, a weapon system that provides the ability to observe and engage a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/06/cornershot-shooting-around-corners/

Man Fights to Stop Alimony Payment to Ex-Wife, Who is Now a Man Herself, er Himself.

Lawrence Roach is fighting to stop alimony payments to his ex-wife, because the woman is now a man:Lawrence Roach says his ex-wife has had a sex change and is now living as a man with a new identity....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/06/man-fights-to-stop-alimony-payment-to-ex-wife-who-is-now-a-man-herself-er-himself/

PetPeek: Window for Dogs.

From the website: Dogs are curious, they want to know what’s happening out there!Help satisfy their curiosity and make it possible for them to have a peek.You can do just that wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/06/petpeek-window-for-dogs/

A Horse Walks Into a Bar ...

Jackie Gray is the new owner of a pub in Jarrow, Tyneside, UK and discovered that one of her regulars is a horse! She says she got a pleasant surprise when carthouse Peggy joined owner Peter Dolan for a pi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/06/a-horse-walks-into-a-bar/




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