Archive for November 1st, 2006

Whiskey the Turnspit Dog

Say hello to Whiskey the Turnspit Dog.  He won't say hello back, because he is (rather badly) taxidermied:Turnspit dogs were in use until the middle of the 19th century as a tool to save cooks in large households t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/01/whiskey-the-turnspit-dog/

Inventions for Lazy People.

Oh, the horrors of the past. Although it's hard to fathom why people bothered to go on living, there was once a time when folks had no choice but to sit up straight in their chairs, fiddle with buttons and zippers, climb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/01/inventions-for-lazy-people/

Earliest New World Autopsy

The AP reports on an interesting moment in medical history: A team of forensic anthropologists from the United States and Canada confirmed that the skull of a man buried on [St. Croix] island over the winter of 1604-0...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/01/earliest-new-world-autopsy/

Mangaka America by SteelRiver Studio.

Mangaka America is an art, interview plus tutorial book on American Manga artists. Now I profess that I don't know much about comics, much less Manga: but the artworks (many never-before-seen) are fantastic!This one abov...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/01/mangaka-america-by-steelriver-studio/

Hawaiian Pom-Pom Crab.

Scientists possibly found 100 new species from an expedition to the French Frigate Shoals in Hawaii!Read more: EurekAlert Press Release | Census of Coral Reefs | Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Multi-Agency Education Proje...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/01/hawaiian-pom-pom-crab/
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