Archive for April 29th, 2007

World's Smallest Dog?

This Chihuahua, measuring only 4 inches tall and 18 ounces, is likely to be the world's smallest dog. The dog's owner, Jenny Gomes, says that Dancer will likely be named the world's smallest living dog in the Guines...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/29/worlds-smallest-dog-2/

Talking Through One's Nose.

While driving in the car 7 years ago, this teen found out that he could "talk" through his nose. Believe it, or not ... you be the judge. Click play or go to the link [youtube] to see his unique skill. via Random...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/29/talking-through-ones-nose/

#1 Flight Attendant Retires.

Iris Peterson, who has been hailed as the #1 Flight Attendant in the airline industry, is retiring after 60 years on the job at United Airlines. The 85-year-old Peterson began her career in 1946, when flight attendants w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/29/1-flight-attendant-retires/

Baby Crying Contest.

How better to celebrate a new life than to thrust your baby into the arms of a 400 lb sumo wrestler then force him or her to cry? On April 28th in Japan, 84 babies born in 2006 were subjected to the Baby Crying Cont...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/29/baby-crying-contest/

1764 Illustration of a Fetus at Nine Months.

Jan van Rymsdyk drew this in red chalk in 1764, and it was later published in William Hunter's The Anatomy of the Human Gravid Uterus in 1774. Check out Gail's fascinating write-up on this drawing to learn the whole...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/29/1764-illustration-of-a-fetus-at-nine-months/

Spider-Man: The Broadway Musical.

Spider-Man superfans rejoice, Marvel Studios has confirmed that a musical based on the Spider-Man comic book figure is currently in production. There's no official open date yet, but casting starts this summer. I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/29/spiderman-the-broadway-musical/

Using Tigers as Props for Art and Charity.

Arnd Drossel built this giant steel cage and is rolling it 220 miles through Germany to raise money for psychiatric patients (how fitting). On his way, he rolled the ball into this tiger safari park as a publicity s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/29/using-tigers-as-props-for-art-and-charity/

The World's Largest Homemade Cheeseburger.

This is almost certainly the World's largest homemade cheeseburger. That is, until someone sees this video and decides to make a larger one. Weighing in at 31 lbs, the Post Falls, Idaho cheeseburger was enough to f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/29/the-worlds-largest-homemade-cheeseburger/

6 People on a Motorcycle.

I don't know whether this is a record but these six guys managed to get on a motorbike to take a ride. They speak Spanish in the clip but they only say "Six people!", "Come on!" and so on. Link to youtube video -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/29/6-people-on-a-motorcycle/

215 Free MP3s from the Wu-Tang Clan

The Wu-Tang Clan are giving away 215 MP3 songs on their official website. A great mix of tracks from 2003-2005, there are also some rarities like demo tape versions and live recordings. Link - via MetaFilter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/29/215-free-mp3s-from-the-wu-tang-clan/

Gabriel Harvey (1550-1631) on the Cause of Earthquakes.

The Dover Straits earthquake, which occurred on April 6, 1580, was the subject of a letter from Gabriel Harvey to the poet Edmund Spenser. The following excerpt appears in an article by Douglas Northrop in Philological Q...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/29/gabriel-harvey-1550-1631-on-the-cause-of-earthquakes/

Anatomy of the Heart.

Anatomy of the Heart lets you zoom in on a human heart graphic, rotate and move it to see the different parts, and takes you through a basic tutorial on the heart and circulatory system. Link -via digg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/29/anatomy-of-the-heart/

Scotty Launched into Space.

James Doohan, who portrayed Scotty in the original Star Trek series and several movies, has finally reached outer space. Doohen died in 2005. Part of his ashes, along with those of Mercury astronaut Gordon Cooper and 2...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/29/scotty-launched-into-space/

Manuel Libres Librodo Jr.

Manuel Libres Librodo Jr. is a photographer from the Philippines living in Thailand. His gallery has thousands of photographs all kinds of people from different cultures, but he obviously loves to take pictures of beau...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/29/manuel-libres-librodo-jr/




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