Archive for November 28th, 2006

Zombies Sue Minneapolis.

Newsflash! Zombies sue Minneapolis:The six adults and one juvenile who were arrested while impersonating the undead in July filed their lawsuit Thursday.The ragged group were arrested for "simulating weapons of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/28/zombies-sue-minneapolis/

The Irresistible Sirens of American Politics.

The three "irresistible sirens of American politics," as drawn by Nick Anderson of the Houston Chronicle, are intimately related to (you can even argue that they're the by-product of) one thing: pork-barrel pro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/28/the-irresistible-sirens-of-american-politics/

The Most Insignificant Moments in Gaming.

Tired of the top 10 coolest whatever list? (Neatorama's guilty of many of these things). Well, then head on to Something Awful forum's fantastic thread aptly called The Most Insignificant Moments in Gaming. Here, users...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/28/the-most-insignificant-moments-in-gaming/

"Robo-Rentacop" Patrols Tokyo Shopping Malls.

Japanese company Sohgo Security Services unveiled a new robot called Reborg-Q to patrol shopping malls in Tokyo. Pink Tentacle has the story:While on patrol, four cameras mounted in the robot’s head and shoulde...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/28/robo-rentacop-patrols-tokyo-shopping-malls/

"Miracle" White Buffalo Calf Struck Dead by Lightning.

A couple of months ago, we wrote a "miracle" newborn white buffalo, in Dave Heider's Wisconsin farm (which makes it a hallowed ground for Native Americans).Now, it seemed the story gets weirder and weirder: the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/28/miracle-white-buffalo-calf-struck-dead-by-lightning/

Tree bed.

I love this tree bed by Shawn Lovell Metalworks. The only problem is that my cats would be constantly climbing it to get to the bird's nest! Link -via Arbroath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/28/4540/

Stonehenge, According to 15th Century Text.

Art historian Christian Heck discovered a drawing of Stonehenge in 15th century text, which gave credit to Merlin for building the mysterious stone structure: In the Scala Mundi, the Chronicle of the World, Merlin i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/28/stonehenge-according-to-15th-century-text/

DIY Lucid Dreaming Device.

Lucid dreaming [wiki] happens when a person, who is asleep and dreaming, realizes that he (or she) is dreaming and continues to control the content of the dream. Apparently, it's possible to buy devices that induce lucid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/28/diy-lucid-dreaming-device/

Adam Orzechowski's Photos.

See more of Adam Orzechowski's whimsically (photoshop-ically?) fantastic photo art. I love this one of an iguana chinese water dragon playing a guitar! Link - via Ursi's Blog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/28/adam-orzechowskis-photos/

Baby Breakdancer.

This little boy sure can breakdance (just don't let your kids do it - they'll break something for sure). And, notice that the parents put in a dance floor in the middle of their living room?Hit play or go to Link [YouTub...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/28/baby-breakdancer/

Monster Christmas Stockings.

This Christmas, hang monster stockings for your cute little monsters, er kids: http://craftyrobot.com/monsterstockings.html...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/28/monster-christmas-stockings/

Crystal-Encrusted Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head.

From the website:Want fries with that? A security guard watches over a pair of crystal-encrusted Mrs. and Mr. Potato Head figures on display at the opening of the U.S. Potato Board’s “Healthy Mr. Potato H...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/28/crystal-encrusted-mr-and-mrs-potato-head/

The Eight Irresistable Principles of Fun.

The Eight Irresistable Principles of Fun is a colorful flash motivational speech on how to improve your life. Its got a lot of good points! Link -via Ursi’s Blog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/28/the-eight-irresistable-principles-of-fun/

The Monster Toy Museum

The page shows a bunch of themed toys and merchandising about monster movies, comics and the like. About this in the image, Frankenstein Soaky: During the 1960s, Colgate Palmolive sold liquid buble bath in plast...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/28/the-monster-toy-museum/

Math Nerds Gone Wild (And by Wild, We Mean Nuts)

1. Georg CantorGeorg Cantor's (1845 - 1918) brilliance is such that other mathematicians talk about him in reverent, almost mystical tones. The German mathematician David Hilbert (1862 - 1943) once said, "No one shall ex...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/28/math-nerds-gone-wild-and-by-wild-we-mean-nuts/






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