Archive for April 9th, 2007

World's Youngest Surfer?

Jaylan Amor is only two years old, but is already surfing the waves outside of Brisbane, Australia and has secured multiple endorsements from surf shops. To catch a wave, his dad paddles him out to sea, then the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/09/worlds-youngest-surfer/

Jesus of Peeps.

Janet Galore just finished her art project, called Jesus of Peeps, a mosaic using peeps as pixels! Link - Thanks Janet!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/09/jesus-of-peeps/

Did Todd Goliath (Goldman) Steal His Art?

Neatorama reader Lady Cooper wrote: Todd Goliath of David and Goliath tees was recently caught directly stealing art from Dave Kelly (Shmorky on Something Awful). He didn't just copy the image, he traced it! The full...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/09/did-todd-goliath-goldman-steal-his-art/

Pillow Fight Too Violent for Canada?

Neatorama reader photosapience told us about this banned ad showing Toronto Blue Jays slugger Frank Thomas pillow fighting with his kid.The Television Bureau of Canada pulled the ad (no reason given, may be too violent?)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/09/pillow-fight-too-violent-for-canada/

Darwin Monkey Business

"Anis del Mono" was (and still is today) a well known brand of anisette in Spain. The name translates to "Monkey Anisette." When Darwin came out with his (now proven) theory of evolution, the whole world made him...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/09/darwin-monkey-business/

Another Homemade Retro IP Phone

This one is really cool: It's a pity that it only works for IP calls. You can read all the steps to get this wonderful phont up and running at Instructables: Link - via Make...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/09/another-homemade-retro-ip-phone/

One Way to Get a Job in Germany ...

Today's collaboration with Cellar Image of the Day (hey, better late than never!) is this giant suggestive poster for a job fair in German: Link - via Boing BoingBe sure to check out Cellar Image of the Day for more fun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/09/one-way-to-get-a-job-in-germany/

The Saw Lady

Michelle commented on the Joshua Bell post that Saw Lady had a busker’s response to the Washington Post article. I think you should read that article and more! Saw Lady is Natalia Paruz, who plays the m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/09/the-saw-lady/

Formulating the Perfect Sandwich.

According to The Sun, scientists have determined the precise formula for the perfect bacon sandwich. The research was done at Leeds university, where four scientists spent 1,000 hours testing over 700 varietie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/09/formulating-the-perfect-sandwich/

Penguin on a Treadmill.

To add to our growing collection of “animals on treadmills” videos, here is a penguin on a treadmill. It may seem cruel, but it’s part of a legitimate experiment. Scientists at Birmingham University...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/09/penguin-on-a-treadmill/

Zagreb Excavator.

When you are up the creek without a paddle, you might use your steam shovel to propel the barge! This video is entitled Загребущий экскаватор, which ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/09/zagreb-excavator/

Slovenian man swims the Amazon

After 9 weeks and 3,272 miles of exhaustion, sunburn, delirium and piranhas, Martin Strel, a 52-year-old Slovenian, successfully completed a swim down the Amazon River. That's almost as long as the drive from Mia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/09/slovenian-man-swims-the-amazon/

Quake lifts Solomons island ten feet out of the sea

In an instant, the grinding of the Earth's tectonic plates in the 8.0 magnitude earthquake forced the island of Ranongga up ten feet. It's sad the fragile coral reef is going to die, but what a reminder of how pow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/09/quake-lifts-solomons-island-ten-feet-out-of-the-sea/

Ten Horrible Deep Sea Creatures.

This Viper Fish lives about a mile deep in the ocean, which is fine with me. It’s one of Ten Horrible Deep Sea Ceatures listed at Odd Week. Link -via the Presurfer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/09/ten-horrible-deep-sea-creatures/




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