Archive for November 13th, 2006

Digging for Diamonds: For $6, it's Finders Keepers!

Whenever Bob Wehle could get away, he would go to the Crater of Diamonds in Arkansas, plunk down $6, and dig for diamonds.His friends razzed him. His wife rolled her eyes. Until, that is, he found a 5.47-carat canary yel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/digging-for-diamonds-for-6-its-finders-keepers/

The Other White Meat.

Yum.... Waitaminute, what's this dish again?I never would have guessed what this white meat dish is made from ...Find out what it is at w.y.'s blog: LinkUpdate 11/14/06: Neatorama reader Lyndon reminded me that we've fea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/the-other-white-meat/

Galvanized Steel Pipe Menorah.

Yes, that's a galvanized steel pipe menorah.Link - via Cribcandy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/galvanized-steel-pipe-menorah/

Steam-Powered Rolling Balls.

I-Wei Huang, who we had featured before for making those gorgeous steam-powered RC tank, has made a steam-powered rolling ball contraption from Bandai Spacewarp toy. Link (don't miss the video!) - via Make....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/steam-powered-rolling-balls/

Parasite-ridden Ancient Toilet Provides Clues to Dead Sea Scroll Sect.

Scientists dug up a toilet of an ancient Jewish sect, who had bizarre toilet habits that left them riddled with parasites. This bizarre habit happened to be described in the Dead Sea Scroll, so naturally the scientists t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/parasite-ridden-ancient-toilet-provides-clues-to-dead-sea-scroll-sect/

Fatboy Slim's Domino Effect Music Video.

Another domino effect clip (using CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, boxes, etc), this time from Fatboy Slim's Champion Sound music video.Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - Thanks Simon Powell!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/fatboy-slims-domino-effect-music-video/

Swimming with Polar Bears.

You can (almost) swim with polar bears in the Polar Bear Habitat & Heritage Village in Ontario, Canada.Link - via Fogonazos, Thanks aberron!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/swimming-with-polar-bears/

Medieval Crane.

How did they lift the huge stones to build the cathedral hundreds of years ago, before the invention of the crane?Jeffrey Martin took this VR photo of a replica of a medieval crane, built without power tools (or even scr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/medieval-crane/

elgooG

ElgooG is a Google mirror... by mirror I mean that the whole page is flipped horizontally and even you must typeyour search from right to left. Link - Via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/elgoog/

Weird Dating Mail.

Anytime you sign up with a dating service, you get tons of useless inquiries for every possible match. At least that’s what I’ve heard. A friend of mine has launched a new site called Weird Dating Mail to s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/weird-dating-mail/

Vintage T-Shirts.

Vintage T-Shirts, a collection of more than 500 authentic tees from the '70s and '80s, is a book by Lisa Kidner and Sam Knee. This book documents the history of the ubiquitous T-shirt through the history of rock-and-roll...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/vintage-t-shirts/

Angry Gods.

1. Artemis: The Angry Bathing God.The ultimate definition of a woman scorned, Artemis, the Greek goddess of the hunt, of nature, and of chastity, had a temper notorious even by the standards of her fellow anger-p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/angry-gods/

Amateur.

Lasse Gjertsen is no musician, but he can sure edit video! -Hi play or go to Link [YouTube] via ArbroathLasse Gjertsen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/amateur/

The Google Book.

FAR! FAR away, the Google lives, in a land which only children can go to. It is a wonderful land of funny flowers, and birds, and hills of pure white heather. The Google has a beautiful garden which is guarded n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/the-google-book/

Domino Effect with £10,000 Coins.

Suddenly, all those thousands of falling dominoes tricks don't seem so cool anymore when compared to the £10,000 coins domino effect! Hit play or go to http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=6316230189185734167 [...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/domino-effect-with-10000-coins/

Your Name in Hieroglyphics.

Yes, that's "Neatorama" in hieroglyphics. Here's how to generate your own: http://webperso.iut.univ-paris8.fr/%7Erosmord/nomhiero.html...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/your-name-in-hieroglyphics/

Harvest Moon.

David Haworth took this amazing photo of the reddish orange harvest moon. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/harvest-moon/

Animals That Are Better Than You.

It's so depressing to see all the animals that are better than us. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via ArbroathUpdate 11/13/06: It's from the Australian comedy show called "“The Ronnie Johns Show" - Thanks A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/animals-that-are-better-than-you/

Which Tastes Better, Cat Food or Dog Food?

A while ago, we featured a story on Adam Scott trying to live on monkey chow. Today, we'll go to JimmerUK who's testing which is better tasting, cat food or dog chow. Link - via A Welsh View...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/which-tastes-better-cat-food-or-dog-food/

Mutation Leads to Super Dense Bones.

From the website:In 1994, an athletic man we'll call John was involved in a car crash. He was uninjured, and X-rays of his spine showed no fractures. They did, however, reveal unusually dense bones. John's radiologis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/mutation-leads-to-super-dense-bones/

Rusty the Narcoleptic Dog.

Remember the fainting goats? Now, we have Rusty, the narcoleptic dog! Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/rusty-the-narcoleptic-dog/

On the MOOve.

Found at Bits & Pieces.Update 11/13/06: It's a dutch milk company Melkunie's ad for a milkshake. See the video! Thanks Kees de Vries!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/on-the-moove/

Elephant Poop Catcher.

No matter how bad your day is, be thankful that you're not an elephant poop catcher! Found at Miss Cellania....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/elephant-poop-catcher/

Artificial Stomach.

UK Scientists invented this computer-controlled model to simulate human digestion in an effort to reveal the mechanism how the ingested food is broken down and nutrients absorbed in the gut. The device, made fro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/artificial-stomach/

The Barney Timeline.

Quick! How many Barneys do you know? There are probably more than you can remember right off hand. To help you along, you can consult the The Barney Timeline. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/13/the-barney-timeline/




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