Archive for February 20th, 2007

Thylacine Video.

This is video from 1933 of the "last Tasmanian tiger," the thylacine. Thylacines, now extinct, were carnivorous marsupials that inhabited Tasmania until they were wiped out by a human campaign of extermination that laste...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/thylacine-video/

The Guy Lafleur Disco Album.

Guy Lafleur [wiki] is a former professional ice hockey player and is popularly regarded as one of the greatest and most popular players ever to play professional ice hockey. Between 1971 and 1991, he played for t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/the-guy-lafleur-disco-album/

Tasmanian Devils Face Extinction.

Discovery Channel reports:A mutant cancer which causes facial tumors on Australia's Tasmanian devil has brought the carnivorous marsupial to the brink of extinction, a leading researcher has said. Local pop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/tasmanian-devils-face-extinction/

Lysol Douche.

This 1948 ad touted Lysol's "effectiveness and safety" as a "personal feminine hygiene" product, in addition to its use as a regular household cleaner!See more lysol douche ads here: Link [flickr]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/lysol-douche/

Adopt-a-Gizmo

Lovely monster Gizmo comes to you. With big ears and goggle eyes, lovely Gizmo is well reproduced. If you break the promises... Don't worry, this Gizmo will never turn to a furious monster. He will be your sweet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/adopt-a-gizmo/

The Super Mario Brothers Rubix Cube.

Prepare to be addicted. For more info click here. Found at Tokyomango....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/the-super-mario-brothers-rubix-cube/

MacGyverisms: Complete List of MacGyver Episode Tricks.

Here's a list of tricks used by MacGyver in each episodes of the TV show. I still remember the pilot episode when he used chocolate to stop an acid leak in a brand new factory that was crumbling down. For example:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/macgyverisms-complete-list-of-macgyver-episode-tricks/

A Postcard Delivered 90 Years Late

This postcard arrived ninety years late and after both lovers had passed away. It was sent when Pte. Butler was serving in the Great War. The postman searched for the descendants of the sender and receiver, and foun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/a-postcard-delivered-90-years-late/

Wooden VW Beetle Car

Twenty thousand small, handmade oak wood pieces cover this real, drivable Volkswagen Beetle as if they were scales on a wooden fish! Some words from the owner: "It wouldn't be very good to stay in the rain"...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/wooden-vw-beetle-car/

World's Geekiest Crossword Puzzle at mental_floss.

In order to solve this downloadable mental_floss crossword puzzle [pdf], you'll need to know a bit of Klingon, Elvish, Furbish, and Esperanto.I had to look up what Furbish is: it's the language of Furby [wiki], the artif...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/worlds-geekiest-crossword-puzzle-at-mental_floss/

Ub Iwerks' Cartoon Mashup.

Glyph Jockey has an interesting music video mashup: Flip the Frog cartoon by UB Iwerks with Howlin' Wolf's "Killing Floor":Ub Iwerks' "Fiddlesticks" is in the public domain. I am reading Neal Gabl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/ub-iwerks-cartoon-mashup/

Playmore Mine Toy by Kenn Munk.

This custom toy, titled "Playmore Mine" by Kenn Munk (yes, a wordplay on Claymore Antipersonnel Mine [wiki]) is just one of many custom toys you can browse through at Custom Toy Lab - Thanks Tahir!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/playmore-mine-toy-by-kenn-munk/

Genetically engineered humans have already been born.

It's hard to believe but genetic engineering on humans has already begun. In March 2001, a New Jersey reproductive facility announced that they had created genetically altered children. Found at CBC's The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/genetically-engineered-humans-have-already-been-born/

Close Calls in the Nuclear Age.

The Badger Detonation: a 23 kiloton nuclear explosion fired on April 18, 1953 at the Nevada Test Site, part of Operation Upshot-Knothole.There’s a formula for fun: Arm two superpowers to the teeth with thousands of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/close-calls-in-the-nuclear-age/

Step-by-Step Guide to Putting on a Kimono.

Putting on a kimono is one heckuva production! There're like 60 steps to the whole thing: http://www.transbride.freeola.net/transformal/Articles/Kimono/Page2.htm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/step-by-step-guide-to-putting-on-a-kimono/

The Antichrist (That's Me) is a Good Guy, Said Preacher with 666 Tattoo.

From the website:The minister has the number 666 tattooed on his arm. But Jose Luis de Jesus Miranda is not your typical minister. De Jesus, or "Daddy" as his thousands of followers call him, does...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/the-antichrist-thats-me-is-a-good-guy-said-preacher-with-666-tattoo/

Mac Genius by Day, Homeless by Night.

Andy Bussel is a university student who works Mac Genius at the Apple Store. He is also homeless by choice:"Even though I had a good job, I was tired of living paycheck to paycheck and not making any headway wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/mac-genius-by-day-homeless-by-night/

Top 10 Neatest Bowling Tricks.

YesButNoButYes has videos of ten very cool bowling tricks (who knew there were even such things as bowling tricks?) Link - via GorillaMask...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/top-10-neatest-bowling-tricks/

Old Guy Grows Horn on His Head, Likes It.

From the website:Saleh Talib Saleh used to dream that he would grow horns on his head. He dismissed them as mere fancy at first, but then, at the ripe old age of 78, a horn did indeed begin to grow on the left side o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/old-guy-grows-horn-on-his-head-likes-it/

Bah Bah Baby Sheep

Isn't that the cutest fuzzy thing you have ever seen?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/20/bah-bah-baby-sheep/






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