Archive for March 22nd, 2007

The People History.

Neatorama reader Steve Pearson wrote about The People History, a website about history as remembered by ordinary people, sort of like a massive online social diary.This entry is titled Jack Tapley Remembers the Frosty...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/the-people-history/

Icon Story.

An oldie but goodie: Icon Story by Maso Digital Studio tells us what happens to our desktop icons when we're not watching!Link [Flash] - Thanks Rob Larson!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/icon-story/

Thousands of Supermassive Blackholes.

A survey of the Bootes constellation by the Chandra X-Ray Observatory revealed thousands of supermassive blackholes!A new wide-field panorama reveals more than a thousand supermassive black holes in the centers of ga...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/thousands-of-supermassive-blackholes/

Strange and Useless Invention: Automated Banana Peeler.

This Belgian man invented a machine to ... peel a banana! Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Fresh Creation...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/strange-and-useless-invention-automated-banana-peeler/

Kid Wins Big Money with Smelly Shoes.

Smelly shoes? Don't throw 'em away - enter the rotten sneaker contest and win big bucks!Thirteen-year-old Katharine Tuck's sneakers are equal opportunity offenders. They smell as bad as they look. Now, the Utah seventh g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/kid-wins-big-money-with-smelly-shoes/

The "Inci-Dental" Tourist.

Don't have dental insurance? Need a root canal? Apparently, dental work is so cheap in China that you can get both a vacation and dental work for the same price or less.http://www.incidentaltourist.com/ - via Miss Cellan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/the-inci-dental-tourist/

Maserati Adorned with Shattered Glass.

Italian artist Luca Pancrazzi "decorated" this Maserati Quattroporte with 1,763 lbs of shattered glass, in the name of art! Link - via A Welsh View...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/maserati-adorned-with-shattered-glass/

Should Zoo Kill Rejected Baby Polar Bear?

Germany animal activists are campaigning to ... kill a baby polar bear being reared by the Berlin Zoo after its mother rejected it!Here's the activists' point of view:The zookeeper, who has watched the hand-rearing o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/should-zoo-kill-rejected-baby-polar-bear/

Pencil Carvings.

Mizuta Tasogare and Kato Jado created some really mind-blowingly awesome pencil carvings! http://www.infofreako.com/jad/enpitsu-e.html - via Say No to CrackSee also: Pencil Art by Jennifer Maestre and Carved Crayons by P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/pencil-carvings/

MagnoGrip Magnetic Wristband.

Where to put that lug nut, screw, or nail where you won't lose 'em? On your wrist, of course, with the MagnoGrip magnetic wristband!Link - via Random Good Stuff...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/magnogrip-magnetic-wristband/

Fish Dyed with Dangerous Poison in China.

Chinese authorities found that these yellow croakers can cause you to croak yourself - they're dyed with a poisonous yellow pigment! Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/fish-dyed-with-dangerous-poison-in-china/

Chairman Mao Cufflinks.

The East is Red sells cufflinks with the likeness of Chairman Mao: Link - via growabrain...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/chairman-mao-cufflinks/

Whale Islands.

This engraving from a 1621 historical fantasy shows St. Brendan celebrating Easter mass on the back of a whale. You can read more about the rare book that contains this engraving, and see some more examples of  its...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/whale-islands/

What is It? Game 16

This week's collaboration with What is It? Blog brings us these items. Can you guess what they are? For clues as to how big they are (and for other items for guessin'), check out: What is it? Blog.No pri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/what-is-it-game-16/

Unintentionally Funny Comic Panel.

Our pal YesButNoButYes has a really funny list of the Top 15 Unintentionally Funny Comic Book Panels: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/unintentionally-funny-comic-panel/

Sleeping Pupply Looks Like Chicken.

Percy, the French bulldog puppy likes to sleep on its back! Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/sleeping-pupply-looks-like-chicken/

Bad, Bad Toys.

Here's a funny list of Toys that Should Not Exist: Link - via diggOriginal thread at SomethingAwful: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/bad-bad-toys/

Super Mario Theme Song in Trombone.

The Trombone section of the Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra performed .. the Super Mario Theme music!Flamin' Libs got the video: Link - via Boing BoingPreviously on Neatorama: Super Mario Bros. theme song played with g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/super-mario-theme-song-in-trombone/

This Little Neck Tumor? Nah, I Feel Fine!

Some men really, really hate going to the doctor:A man from China is to finally have a huge tumour removed today after discovering it 17 years ago.Huang Liqian, 58, first discovered a bizarre growth on the b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/this-little-neck-tumor-nah-i-feel-fine/

Batman's Onomatopoeia.

Argentinian website Batmania has a webpage dedicated to the onomatopoeia found in the 1960s TV series Batman.Link - via AQFL...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/batmans-onomatopoeia/

Does Today Suck (Historically)?

In his new blog, BoBo C. Tiberius examines the day in history and rates whether it's good or bad based on its "historical performance"! http://www.doestodaysuck.blogspot.com/ - Thanks Mollye!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/does-today-suck-historically/

"Wanted" Cowboy Animation.

Here's a cute short animation with a surprising ending, by Tobias von Burkersroda, Paul Schicketanz and Max Stöhr, courtesy of AniBOOM: The Evil Hairy Bill "Stinky Boots" kidnaps the beautiful Lady Lol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/22/wanted-cowboy-animation/






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