Archive for June 2nd, 2007

Star Wars: Family Guy's Version.

A 10 minute preview of the upcoming one hour special of Family Guy's version of Star Wars. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/02/star-wars-family-guys-version/

A View From Above.

Belgian photographer Laurent Malbecq has an awesome photoset on Flickr entitled A View From Above. Link -via Dump Trumpet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/02/a-view-from-above/

New York Rises.

New York Rises: Photographs by Eugene de Salignac is a collection of photographs taken by Salignac as photographer for the New York City Department of Bridges/Plant and Structures from 1906 to 1934. The photos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/02/new-york-rises/

Local Harvest.

Local Harvest is a locator service for foods grown nearby. You can find farmer’s markets, groceries, and restaurants that sell or serve locally-grown organic produce or grass-fed meats by entering your city or zip...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/02/local-harvest/

Belgium Declares War Against .... Hairy Caterpillar!

The Belgian army has declared war against ... hairy caterpillar! Here's the story:A mini-platoon of soldiers will be deployed to the Belgian forests to tackle a plague of hairy caterpillars that are causing allergy o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/02/belgium-declares-war-against-hairy-caterpillar/

Dying in the Emergency Room's Lobby.

Don't piss off the emergency nurse at King-Harbor Hospital, you may end up dying in the emergency room lobby:Turning to Rodriguez, the nurse said, "You have already been seen, and there is nothing we can do,&quo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/02/dying-in-the-emergency-rooms-lobby/

The Pedagogic Museum.

Think school is hard now? The Pedagogic Museum in Montevideo, Uruguay, showed what school was like back in the days:And what a different time it was, education-wise. Students rarely carried high-caliber revolvers to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/02/the-pedagogic-museum/

Elephants Can "Hear" with Their Feet.

Stanford researcher Caitlin O'Connell discovered that elephants can hear with their feet:She was supposed to find ways to keep elephants out of farmers' fields. While observing them, she started to notice certain odd...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/02/elephants-can-hear-with-their-feet/

American Movie Poster in Belarus.

EnglishRussia has a neat collection of handdrawn American movie posters in Belarus. This one is of Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler (what likeness!) in 50 First Dates. Link - Thanks Dougall!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/02/american-movie-poster-in-belarus/

Tigers and Chicks, Together At Last!

We had tiger and piglets before, but the zookeepers in china found something new: a group (a streak? an ambush?) of tiger cubs had befriended some newborn chicks! Workers at Zhejiang Wenling Zoo in Taizhou city put t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/02/tigers-and-chicks-together-at-last/

The Coral Castle.

Just one day before his wedding ceremony, Ed Leedskalnin was dumped by his girl. Heartbroken, he set out on a lifelong quest to create a monument on his lost love ... for the next 28 years, Ed carved a fantastic castle o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/02/the-coral-castle/

ConferenceBike, the Video Clip.

We've featured Eric Staller's ConferenceBike before (You know, a tricycle pedaled by 7 people - kind of what a bike would look like if it were designed by a committee :)). Now, they've got a video clip of the ConferenceB...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/02/conferencebike-the-video-clip/

Screamin' Bean.

Every now and then, there comes a short, funny, and mindless Flash game that will entertain you for a couple of minutes. Like this one called Screamin' Bean by Simon Panrucker (screaming by Paul MacMahon). The premise of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/02/screaming-bean/

United Shapes of America.

Artist Kim Dingle made this oil painting from maps drawn by teenagers in Las Vegas who were asked to recreate the outline of the United States without looking at a map. The only thing they all seem to have in common is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/02/united-shapes-of-america/

The Crossing.

In The Crossing, use your mouse to help the fawns cross the river. Catch falling objects to extend play. Yes, it eventually gets harder. Pleasant art and music. Link -via Ursi’s Blog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/02/the-crossing/

Mr. Deer Goes to Court.

Security cameras captured the action as a young deer made a dash into the New Brunswick legislative press gallery in Fredericton Thursday. Push play or go to Live Leak. Link to story. -via Arbroath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/02/mr-deer-goes-to-court/

Misspelling Bee.

You don’t have to be a spelling genius to work at a spelling bee. Link -via Reddit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/02/misspelling-bee/






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