Archive for June 12th, 2007

Cardi-Cat Has 26 Toes!

Alison Thomas' cat Des has 26 toes - seven on each of his front paws and six on the back ones:One expert said cats with extra toes were common in the area around the old county of Cardiganshire and were sometimes known a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/12/cardi-cat-has-26-toes/

GlowFur: Fake Fur that Glows in the Dark.

Nothing say pimpin' more than being your own light source and glowing in the dark. You can do just that with GlowFur, a faux fur clothes that uses a "special internal lighting technology" to give you t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/12/glowfur-fake-fur-that-glows-in-the-dark/

Oded Ezer's Hebrew Typography Art: Tybrid.

Israeli typographer Oded Ezer, whose work Typosperma was featured on Neatorama before, had come up with a new project: Tybrid, using Hebrew letters.Link - Thanks Oded!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/12/oded-ezers-hebrew-typography-art-tybrid/

Levitating Light Bulb.

We've featured Jeff Lieberman's levitating light bulb before. He has since made the 2.0 version:This is a revised version of earlier work. This bulb now operates at much higher wireless transfer efficiency [ie is bri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/12/levitating-light-bulb/

Napoleon's Sword Auctioned Off.

A gold-encrusted sword that Napoleon wore into battle 200 years ago was sold for $6.4 million:The intricately decorated blade is 32 inches in length and curves gently -- an inspiration Napoleon drew from his Egyptian...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/12/napoleons-sword-auctioned-off/

Elvis Reese's Peanut Butter and Banana Cream Cups.

Cybele from the always delicious Candy Blog sent this one in: her review of Elvis Reese's Peanut Butter and Banana Cream Cups (The "King" size, of course!)The packaging for this variety features Hawaiian El...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/12/elvis-reeses-peanut-butter-and-banana-cream-cups/

Death Eater Art.

In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, followers of the evil bad guy Lord Voldemort are called Death Eaters - to conceal their identity, they wear masks, like these ones featured in the Death Eater Art:Link - ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/12/death-eater-art/

100 Most Endangered Sites.

The World Monuments Watch is keeping track of the world’s most endangered cultural landmarks. The sites may be imperiled by politics, war, environmental degradation, financial straits, or a combination of factors....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/12/100-most-endangered-sites/

93 Million Wangs.

85% of the 1.3 billion citizens of China share only about 100 family names. There are 93 million people with the surname Wang! To alleviate the confusion, the Chinese government is considering new naming rules. Unde...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/12/93-million-wangs/

Rough Beetle Sex.

Yes, that's a beetle penis, and it's part of the cringe-inducing phenomenon known as "sexually antagonistic co-evolution." Cosmos reports: Male seed beetles have spectacularly harmful penises covered i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/12/rough-beetle-sex/

Talk to a Dying Glacier.

If you could talk to a glacier, what would you say? British artist Katie Paterson thought that some people may actually want to hear the sounds of a dying glacier, and say something back in return. To facilitate su...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/12/talk-to-a-dying-glacier/

10 Mind-Boggling Psychiatric Treatments

Nobody ever claimed a visit to the doctor was a pleasant way to pass the time. But if you're timid about diving onto a psychiatrist's couch or paranoid about popping pills, remember: It could be worse. Like getting...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/12/10-mind-boggling-psychiatric-treatments/
X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
 
Learn More