Archive for March 27th, 2007

Preparing a Space Shuttle for Launch.

Two websites had a pretty cool (overlapping) collection of photos of the preparation and launch of the Space Shuttle. Link 1 | Link 2 - via digg, Thanks David R!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/27/preparing-a-space-shuttle-for-launch/

Wellington Grey's Cartoons.

Wellington Grey's cartoons gave me a chuckle - check out the archive here: http://www.wellingtongrey.net/miscellanea/archive/index.html - Thanks beajerry!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/27/wellington-greys-cartoons/

Edo Period Drawing of Kappa, a Mythical Creature in Japan.

Kappa is a mythical Japanese creature, known for its malicious tendencies:Their pranks range from the relatively innocent, such as loudly passing gas or looking up women's kimonos, to the more troublesome, such as st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/27/edo-period-drawing-of-kappa-a-mythical-creature-in-japan/

Scratchophone: Portable Turntable.

Thierry Alari built this portable records turntable called "Scratchophone"Link - via Martian ShakerWhy, there's even a video section of the Scratchophone in action : http://www.scratchophonic.com/?page_id=22&nb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/27/scratchophone-portable-turntable/

Newton's Laws of Graduation.

From Jorge Cham's fantastic PhD (Piled Higher and Deeper), a graduate student comic strip.Links: Newton's First Law | Second Law (above) | Third Law of Graduation (from 2001) - don't forget to check out Jorge's daily com...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/27/newtons-laws-of-graduation/

Burlesque Plush Doll.

Etsy seller jellibat's burlesque plush doll "Lita" is wrong. Cute. But wrong!Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/27/burlesque-plush-doll/

The Pillow Book.

That's a pillow that looks like a book - so you can fall asleep in comfort looking like you've been studying way too hard. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/27/the-pillow-book/

Nitrozac's Tech Art.

Here's art made for us geeks: technology-related paintings by Nitrozac. This one is titled "A Rose is a Rose is a Rose," featuring Kevin Rose, co-founder of the uber-popular website digg.Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/27/nitrozacs-tech-art/

Duck Feeds Koi.

This baby duck is feeding fish that are twice his size! I don’t know if its duck feed or fish food, but they seem to enjoy it. Just too cute not to share. Push play or go to YouTube. -via Videosift...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/27/duck-feeds-koi/

Curious Gorilla.

This mountain gorilla is checking out the camera strap of a photographer who's checking out gorillas. From Congo Rangers Blog, always a worthwhile spot to visit on the net....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/27/curious-gorilla/

Pyrats Movie

Ahoy! Me hearty. I must be loaded to the gunwales to share me booty with ye but since im not a scallywag I will retain the swashbucklin' but ye better grab yer grog for this one is a pearl. Thar she blows. http://w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/27/pyrats-movie/

Sentenced to death by sister

Father-of-three Simon Pretty is likely to die from Leukaemia within months unless he receives a transplant. His sister Helen, 43, is a perfect match but he says she has turned down the chance to save his life. Link - v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/27/sentenced-to-death-by-sister/

10 Sports They Don't Teach You in Gym

1. QuoitsThe West Saltoun Quoiting team on the Quoit Green, c. 1890 (Image Credit: David Scott, Bolton and Saltoun Parishes)When the pilgrims sailed away from England’s shores, they left behind religious ty...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/27/10-sports-they-dont-teach-you-in-gym/

Homemade Antigravity?

The guy in this video claims to have created a homemade device that levitates a card using only a Nokia cordless phone, batteries, a coke can, and a CD. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] Skeptical? Me too ... al...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/27/homemade-antigravity/
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