Archive for February 7th, 2007

Cartilage Woven with Stem Cells

Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have created a three dimensional woven scaffold that could be impregnated with a recipients own stem cells to create functional cartilage. From the article: In la...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/cartilage-woven-with-stem-cells/

Star Wars AT-AT Made With Lego.

Brickshelf user Roguebantha has a neat Star Wars' AT-AT made out of Lego. http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?f=232267...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/star-wars-at-at-made-with-lego/

1ltr Fiji= 26 Ltrs Water + 1 Kg Oil + 1lb Co2

Fiji water is the second best selling bottled water in the US but shipping water all the way from Fiji comes at a cost. Pablo Päster, who is a sustainable engineer, has done a thorough and exhaustive study and has...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/1ltr-fiji-26-ltrs-water-1-kg-oil-1lb-co2/

The Beck Wheeler.

This toy has a removable bear-face that can be unbuttoned to expose a multi-eyed creature, it's also limited to just 20 pieces. Found at Clutter Magazine ....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/the-beck-wheeler/

Glow-in-the-Dark Fabric Coating.

That's EnerGlo, a waterproof glow-in-the-dark coating that can be applied to fabrics like nylon and polyester.Because it's waterproof, the fabric can be used for a wide variety of sportswear, like skiing jacket and swimw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/glow-in-the-dark-fabric-coating/

Ultraman: Actually, Lots and Lots of Ultramen.

Jeff Sewell wrote the Ultra[man] FAQ, which tells us everything we want to know about Ultraman [wiki]:What Is Ultraman?Ultraman is the generic name for a series of Japanese live-action television shows produced between 1...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/ultraman-actually-lots-and-lots-of-ultramen/

Everything You Wanted To Know About Rats.

Do you have a story about rats? I've got a few. So what the hell is going on with rats. Well, we have answers. We hooked up with Jerry Langton, a rat expert, to give you everything you wanted to know about rats.*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/everything-you-wanted-to-know-about-rats/

Free Prickie Badges

Over on my Blog I am running a sweet little contest - you can win one set of awesome Prickie Badges valued at $64.75. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/free-prickie-badges/

Napoleon Dynamite Lip Balm.

There was nothing more disheartening than when Napoleon's lips " hurt real bad" and Kip wouldn't bring his lip balm to school. Don't fret, this will never happen to you again. You can have your very own Vanilla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/napoleon-dynamite-lip-balm/

Letters to Marc Jacobs.

I am e, sadly not affiliated with Marc Jacobs in any way. I'm just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love me. Emi Guner loves fashion designer Marc Jacobs [wiki] . A lot. Click here for m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/letters-to-marc-jacobs/

Valentine's Day Hater's Top Ten List.

Hate Valentine's Day? Here's the top ten reasons why Valentine's Day sucks at YesButNoButYes: 9. I have a stalker. You’re desirable, alright. To a psycho who won’t take no for an answer. He/she thinks bec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/valentines-day-haters-top-ten-list/

Right Place.

Right Place is the winner of the Best Short Film at Cannes 2006, directed by Kosai Sekine. It's about an Japanese convenience store clerk with OCD that finally found the "right place" for himself.Hit play or go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/6154/

Arachnophobia City! Thousands and Thousands of Spiders.

The stuff of nightmares: thousands and thousands of spiders (or daddy long legs, or harvestmen, or whatever they are!). Found at Something Awful...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/arachnophobia-city-thousands-and-thousands-of-spiders/

"Beer Goggles" Formula.

After having completely solved all tough medical problems like cancer, scientists turned their attention to working out a formula to calculate how "beer goggles" affect a drinker's vision.Here's what they come...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/beer-goggles-formula/

A Gem of a Cab Driver.

Chowdhury Osman is one honest cab driver. The Queens taxi driver tracked down a passenger and returned a bag full of diamonds, after he was given just 30-cent tip for the ride!http://www.nydailynews.com/front/v-echo/stor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/a-gem-of-a-cab-driver/

Attempted Murder ... with Wasps!

This is a strange plan to kill someone:A 50-year-old Stanislaus County woman has been arrested for trying to hire family friends to murder her ex-husband by putting wasps in his car, according to detectives....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/attempted-murder-with-wasps/

Snake Massage.

From the website:Spa owner Ada Barak gives a snake massage treatment, where she lets loose the reptiles on the body of customer Liz Cohen, at her spa in the northern communal village of Talmey El'Azar Feb. 1, 2007. B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/snake-massage/

March of the Emperor

The first comment in the previous post, Real-life Happy Feet reminded me of this amusing French TV spot, which capitalized on the name of the movie La Marche de l’empereur, or March of the Emperor*/...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/march-of-the-emperor/

Real-life Happy Feet.

How baby penguins learn to walk. This is excerpted from the 2005 documentary March of the Penguins, known in the original French as La Marche de l'empereur. Just plain cute! Push play or go to YouTube...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/real-life-happy-feet/

Nardwuar vs. James Brown.

Nardwuar the Human Serviette [wiki] is a Canadian celebrity interviewer and musician from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He legally changed his name in 1986, and argues that "no one refers to Iggy Pop as 'J...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/nardwuar-vs-james-brown/

Academy Award Cookies.

Eleni’s NYC makes fantastically decorated cookies for all occassions. For the Academy Awards, there are several sets available: Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Picture, and Hollywood Quotes. Pricey, but they will...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/academy-award-cookies/

Joggling.

Joggling is a term for jogging while juggling. Really. Perry Romanowski is a long-distance joggler who publishes training tips and stories about his quest to joggle 44 marathon races in his blog Just Your Average Joggl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/joggling/

Political Interference in Science.

The Union of Concerned Scientists has published The A to Z Guide to Political Interference in Science. You can view the list alphabetcally, by issue area, by timeline, or by agency. You can also locate each listed issu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/political-interference-in-science/

Sending Mail with Coins Instead of Stamps.

What happens if you send a mail with the appropriate postage value in coins, rather than in stamps? Monkeyfaq has the answer: http://monkeyfaq.com/mail/index.html - via RedditSee also: Postman Delivers "Map-Addresse...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/sending-mail-with-coins-instead-of-stamps/

Fence Plowing.

Apparently, plowing into fence is the latest teen craze:Five Deer Park, N.Y. teens have been arrested since October for "fence plowing," the latest rage among certain Long Island youths, according to Suffol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/fence-plowing/

Archaeologists Discovered Skeletons of Couple Locked in Loving Embrace.

Archaeologists at Mantua, the city of Romeo and Juliet, discovered the skeletons of a couple locked in a loving embrace: Yesterday at Mantua, in an amazing echo of that heartrending story, archaeologists revealed the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/07/archaeologists-discovered-skeletons-of-couple-locked-in-loving-embrace/






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