Archive for November 17th, 2006

This Is Not a Jellyfish

It's a glass sculpture, part of a collection of amazingly lifelike glass sea creatures created by Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka in the 1880's. In that era, according to the Design Museum: Aquaria and natural h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/17/this-is-not-a-jellyfish/

The lovely kissing disease GIANT microbe

They are furry microbes in a perfect hubbing size. Some are really lovely like the Kissing disease in the image. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/17/the-lovely-kissing-disease-giant-microbe/

Presidential Oddities.

George Washington was a consistent disappointment to his mother, Mary. She complained frequently to anyone who would listen that he was lax in supporting her and, much to his embarrassment, once begged t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/17/presidential-oddities/

What are Prince Charles' Medals For?

The Prince of Wales last saw active service 30 years ago, so what are his collection of 31 medals for? 1: Order of Merit, civil version2: GCB3: Queen's Service Order (New Zealand)4: Queen's Coronation medal5: Queen's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/17/what-are-prince-charles-medals-for/

Nagi Noda

Nagi Noda is a video designer who has been called “one of the most influential woman in Japan.” She was the brains behind the Poodle Exercise video entitled "FITNESS VIDEO for being appraised as an EX-FAT G...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/17/nagi-noda/

Twin Ritual.

From ScienceShots: Anthropologists working in eastern Austria have uncovered the bodies of three infants buried by hunter gatherers 27,000 years ago. Two appear to be twins because they were buried togethe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/17/twin-ritual/

You Call That a Knife? THIS is a Knife!

From The Smoking Gun:In a Crocodile Dundee-like moment, a Florida convenience store clerk repelled a machete-wielding robber by pulling out her own machete from behind the store's counter, a faceoff captured by a sto...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/17/you-call-that-a-knife-this-is-a-knife/

Rakku Shoe Wheel.

Tired of having no storage for his family's shoes, Danilo Torro thought that there has to be a better way. And so, the Rakku Shoe Wheel (holds 30 pairs of shoes!) was born: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/17/rakku-shoe-wheel/




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