Archive for January 30th, 2007

Jumbolair: Where Rich People Live With Their Airplanes.

Jumbolair in Ocala, Florida, is an "airpark" where people live in homes with garages for ... airplanes! This one above is the house of actor John Travolta, who has a Boeing 707 in his garage.Fogonazos has the s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/30/jumbolair-where-rich-people-live-with-their-airplanes/

First Ever International Alchemy Conference.

The first ever International Alchemy Conference will take place in (where else?) Las Vegas on October 5 - 7, 2007.It's the largest gathering of alchemists in 500 years, and will feature workshops in transforming metals,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/30/first-ever-international-alchemy-conference/

Imagining the Tenth Dimension.

In his book, Imagining the Tenth Dimension, Rob Bryanton explains - in plain English - the weirdness of string theory and the tenth dimensional (where all possibilities for everything are contained) physics using a cleve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/30/imagining-the-tenth-dimension/

Tom Dor's Prime Time.

In this funny animated clip from Tom Dor, a magical "box" falls from the sky and disturb the peaceful lives of two prehistoric brothers. What kind of box? You'll have to watch to find out: Hit play or go to Lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/30/tom-dors-prime-time/

Climate Challenge Game, Where You Solve Global Warming.

Think you can solve global warming? In this game called Climate Challenge from the BBC, you're a president of the European Nations and have just 10 years to tackle the global climate change through instituting policies a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/30/climate-challenge-game-where-you-solve-global-warming/

Ancient Stonehenge Village Discovered.

Archaeologists have found an ancient settlement used by the builders of Stonehenge:Excavations at Durrington Walls, near the legendary Salisbury Plain monument, uncovered remains of ancient houses. ...In anc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/30/ancient-stonehenge-village-discovered/

The Naked Truth: Authors Who Write in the Buff

Writing takes a lot of focus - here are a few authors who got rid of all sorts of distractions, including their clothes, while writing: When Victor Hugo [wiki], the famous author of great to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/30/the-naked-truth-authors-who-write-in-the-buff/

Elk, With Porch Furniture.

Don't worry, she got it off. From Denver Channel via Jonco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/30/elk-with-porch-furniture/

World's Worst Mouse Plague: Millions of Mice Attack Australia.

This stunning home video captured the world's worst mouse plague, which happened in southern Australia in 1993.Warning: distrubing and icky images of, well, millions of rodents (doesn't this make you really want to see i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/30/worlds-worst-mouse-plague-millions-of-mice-attack-australia/

Feeding Frenzy: Fun Facts About Food and Binges.

Death by … Hetvägg?By the time Adolf Frederick [wiki] came to occupy the throne of Sweden in 1751, a long period of monarchy-weakening reforms called the Age of Freedom left him with very little po...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/30/feeding-frenzy-fun-facts-about-food-and-binges/

Sounds of the World's Animals.

Ever wonder how the dog sounds in French and Croatian? Well, this list of onomatopoeias lists animal sounds in several languages. Some have even sound files attached. Catherine N. Ball, Proffesor of Linguistics in Geo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/30/sounds-of-the-worlds-animals/

Thomas Jefferson's Doodles.

Billy Mavreas of yesway blog posted an excerpt of a 1937 issue of Life Magazine discussing Russel M. Arundel's book "Everybody's Pixillated" which features doodles of famous people. This one above is US Preside...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/30/thomas-jeffersons-doodles/

William Wegman's Alphabet Soup.

William Wegman [wiki] is an art photographer famous for his compositions of his Weimaraner dogs in costumes. This trailer is of his movie Alphabet Soup, featuring - you've guessed it - those cute (and very patient) dogs!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/30/william-wegmans-alphabet-soup/

Ancient Mirror Dropped During TV Show on Antique Artworks.

Oh, this has got to suck: A model was showing the ancient mirror to the audience when it slipped from her hands and fell to the floor.It shattered into pieces, shocking the audience - especially owner Chen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/30/ancient-mirror-dropped-during-tv-show-on-ancient-mirrors/






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