Archive for April 24th, 2007

'Kryptonite' Discovered In Serbia.

Scientists have discovered a previously unknown type of mineral that have a composition similar to that of kryptonite, as described in the film Superman Returns. The large green crystals of kryptonite have a dev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/24/kryptonite-discovered-in-serbia/

Astronomers Find First Habitable Earth-like Planet Outside Our Solar System.

The new planet is about 50 percent bigger than Earth and about five times more massive. The new “super-Earth” is called Gliese 581 C, after its star, Gliese 581, a diminutive red dwarf star located 20.5 l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/24/astronomers-find-first-habitable-earth-like-planet/

The Staple-free Stapler

This nifty gadget automatically sews together up to five sheets of paper using only the paper itself. It's billed as the "environmentally friendly" alternative to the traditional stapler, and only costs abo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/24/the-staple-free-stapler/

WiigoBot.

What do you get when you combine Legos, robots, and videogames? WiigoBot is a Lego NXT Wii Playing Robot that can bowl a perfect game! Push play or go to YouTube. BattleBricks has more on Wiigobot with pictures and a l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/24/wiigobot/

Jews & Chinese Food.

The connection explained by Jesse Brown, a Canadian working in print, radio, television and film. The theories presented are pretty interesting. You can download it here....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/24/jews-chinese-food/

What does this sign mean?

I don’t know, either, but there are some suggestions in the comments at Flickr. Link -via Reddit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/24/what-does-this-sign-mean/

ROFLMAO! is the name of the video.

This updated version of the Mah Nà Mah Nà {wiki} song features WoW characters trying to pronounce l33t terms. Yes, I laughed! Push play or go to YouTube. -via Fuzzytopia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/24/roflmao-is-the-name-of-the-video/

Skulls in Culture.

Skulls in Culture takes a look at how mankind has regarded and portrayed human (and non-human) skulls through the ages. Skulls do more than just protect the brain — they also stimulate the mind. Often symbol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/24/skulls-in-culture/

Pre-Sliced Bananas.

Surprise your friends: no one expects to find a banana already sliced when they open the peel! Sara Thacher posted the technique she remembered from Mr. Wizard, with illustrations. Link -via Grow-A-Brain...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/24/pre-sliced-bananas/

World's Strangest Vehicles.

Dark Roasted Blend has a collection of the World’s Strangest Vehicles, inclding this three-wheeled high heel. There’s also a stretch Mini Cooper, which strikes me as an oxymoron. Link -via the Presurfer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/24/worlds-strangest-vehicles/

5 Scandals that Rocked Art.

Forgeries, thefts, and outright vandalism? That's right. Art history's about to get a whole lot more interesting.1. The Vermeer ForgeriesDisciples at Emmaus, a Vermeer forgery by Han van Meegeren (1936)Every age se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/24/5-scandals-that-rocked-art/






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