Archive for January 16th, 2007

The Sky at Night 50 Years On The Air

Sir Patrick Moore presents this BBC program The Sky at Night since 1957. After 650 programs on air, he only missed one because of an illness. The Sky at Night is the longest running show with the same pressenter in t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/16/the-sky-at-night-50-years-on-the-air/

The Man With 101 Voices

Remember Jared M. Gordon's Man of a 100 Voices before on Neatorama? Here's another one who did 101 voices in less time! Link [Youtube video] - via nikochan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/16/the-man-with-101-voices/

At a Glance, an Animated Music Video.

Here's an animated music video called "At A Glance," one of the finalists of the aniBoom award (an online animation competition). Hit play or go to Link [Flash] - Thanks Jasmine!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/16/at-a-glance-an-animated-music-video/

The Longest Train in the World.

This train, which carries iron ore from Zouerate to the coast at Nouadhibou, Mauritania, is the longest train in the world. It's 1.86 mile or 3 kilometer long! Try to avoid getting stuck waiting for the train to cross!Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/16/the-longest-train-in-the-world/

North Korean Propaganda.

Fed up with ads for handcreams and fizzy drinks? Just look at what the citizens of North Korea see on their way to work:Stylistically, these posters poise somewhere between the classic Russian and Chinese propaganda...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/16/north-korean-propaganda/

Four Seals of Buddhism in Equations.

Neatorama reader Dan Stevenson wrote:A number of years ago, my father, an economist and Tibetan Buddhist, converted the Four Seals of Buddhism into economic formulas. The Four Seals are:1. All phenomena are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/16/four-seals-of-buddhism-in-equations/

Cute Diaper-Wearing Elephant Statue.

If the elephant is wearing diaper, how did the poop got out? Must be a "poosplosion" (which, being a dad of a 5-month-old, I'm quite familiar with!). Found at buhny [flickr] - via Say No to Crack....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/16/cute-diaper-wearing-elephant-statue/

Top 15 Fountains of the World

A collection of 15 great fountains from around the world. Unfortunately, there are no descriptions to accompany the images. Link - via Linkfilter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/16/top-15-fountains-of-the-world/

Troop of One Hundred.

From the video caption:This is a clip from 'Troop of One Hundred', taken from a Japanese comedy/prank show, where a 100 people chase after random strangers and you see their reactions. Totally harmless but their reaction...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/16/troop-of-one-hundred/

Inflate-A-Potty.

It's genius! Here's the Inflate-A-Potty, a portable potty that inflates in seconds and uses a regular kitchen trash bags as liners!Link - via OuthouseRag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/16/inflate-a-potty/

Angus Mark Bungay's Art Mask.

Angus Mark Bungay creates some weird yet very interesting art masks and other sculptures. This one to the left is called Leathered Clown Head. Link - via The Seven Deadly Sinners...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/16/angus-mark-bungays-art-mask/

Love Poem Generator.

Want to express your love in a poem but too dumb (like me) to write one? Take heart! Here's the love poem generator. Why, I composed this one especially for you, gentle Neatorama readers ...I wrote this letter especi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/16/love-poem-generator/

Melting Greenland Ice Sheet.

Photo: Roger J. Braithwaite, The University of Manchester, UKThat's the photo of a meltwater stream in the Greenland ice sheet. Found at Scientist, Interrupted - via Itinerate Surfer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/16/melting-greenland-ice-sheet/

37 Fads That Swept The Nation.

Ant Farms Who knew infestation could be this much fun? Inspired by the events at an outdoor barbecue, "Uncle Milton" Levine modified a clear plastic tissue box into a prototype for the ant farm. An...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/16/37-fads-that-swept-the-nation/

Will a Robot Build Your Next Home?

The video above shows the process by which robots may soon be able to build homes for 1/5th the cost of current construction methods, in under 1/100th the time, with almost no human intervention. Hit play or go to l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/16/will-a-robot-build-your-next-home/

Makoto Nagano.

Makoto Nagano is a 33 year old commercial fisherman. He is a very strong, agile, and attractive man. And he is a champion of the Japanese TV show Viking: the Ultimate Obstacle Course Challenge. Ninja Warrior. {Wiki} In...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/16/makoto-nagano/






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