Archive for July 5th, 2007

Just so you know.

Do you think this might discourage a hijacking? -via Bits and Pieces...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/just-so-you-know/

Window blows at 20,000 feet.

Flight nurse Chris Fogg was transporting a patient on June 27th when the plane window exploded. The twin-engine piper turboprop was cruising at 20,000 feet at the time! Fogg was sucked halfway out the window, with only h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/window-blows-at-20000-feet/

Octosquid.

What seems to be a new species of squid has been found in Hawaii. The creature was retreived from a deep-sea water filter at the Natural Energy Laboratory. According to Richard Young, an oceanography professor at...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/octosquid/

You Hum It, We Play It.

In Anton Hecht's world, regular people become part of the art performance. In his first video clip featured on Neatorama, titled Blinking Ballet, Anton captured random people in Newcastle, UK, dancing to Prokofiev's Danc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/you-hum-it-we-play-it/

Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo.

The Brooklyn Museum has a very neat online exhibition of One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, a woodblock prints depicting life in the mid-19th century Tokyo, created by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858).Definitely wort...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/hiroshiges-one-hundred-famous-views-of-edo/

Trevor, the Mentos Intern.

College student Trevor is currently doing a stint at the Mentos US Headquarter in Erlanger, Kentucky, as an intern - but not just any intern: a Mentos intern.You can see him live on webcam, call him up,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/trevor-the-mentos-intern/

How to Marry a Billionaire.

From the website:Work hard, take risks, maybe build your own business. That's the traditional route to financial success. Of course, there's another highly traditional path to acquiring wealth that isn't talked about...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/how-to-marry-a-billionaire/

LOLMetal.

Although you might be tired of internet image macros, death metal or black metal band publicity photos lend themselves to some pretty strange captions. The link at the end of the article will take you to more images. L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/lolmetal/

Amputee Tiger.

A rare Sumatran tiger foiled poachers by escaping from a trap and surviving without his foot. The tiger was photographed in March and May by motion-sensor cameras in the Tesso Nilo national park. In normal circums...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/amputee-tiger/

Aerial Archology.

Aerial Archaeology in Northern France has low-altitude photographs of the land and the often confusing images left by past residents. Clues to ancient land registries, past structures, and landscapes changes can often...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/aerial-archology/

The Cupcake Table

Can't stand the thought of having a traditional table in your home? Maybe the cupcake inspired "Birthday Table" from Jelio might be just the ticket. http://www.jellio.com/products/birthday.html - via Popgadget...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/the-cupcake-table/

Traveler’s Phrase Book T-Shirt.

If you don’t speak the language, you can point to the symbols on this shirt to ask where to find what you need! Ladies may achieve faster results. Link -via Nag on the Lake...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/travelers-phrase-book-t-shirt/

Dead Body Guy.

Chuck Lamb wants to play a dead body in your next movie or TV show, so he posted an online resume and gallery. He’s had some success, with four movies listed in his imdb page. He also has a list of the “To...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/dead-body-guy/

The Ultimate Knot

How to tie a knot that is close to impossible to untie. Link [Metacafe]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/the-ultimate-knot/

What is It? Game 28.

Today's collaboration with What is It? Blog brings us this strange contraption - first one to guess what it is wins a free Neatorama T-Shirt!Place your guess in the comment section - one guess per commen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/what-is-it-game-28/

Car Runs on Giant Screws.

Check out this 1970 Russian armored military vehicle, which runs on a pair of giant screws! Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] | More info at Fulgerica...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/car-runs-on-giant-screws/

Man Changed Middle Name to Childhood Hero: Megatron.

Check out the story of how Jason Michael Burrows changed his middle name to "Megatron" (for real!): Link [Flickr] - via reddit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/man-changed-middle-name-to-childhood-hero-megatron/

Clever Puzzle-Solving Orangutans.

Orangutans are really smart - either that or they've read Aesop's Fable.Faced with a vertical transparent tube, a quarter filled with water, in which a peanut floats tantalizingly beyond reach, what should you do? Fi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/clever-puzzle-solving-orangutans/

Richard Ankrom's Freeway Sign.

Composite photo of Richard Ankrom in action. (Photo Credit: Jim Payne)In 2001, artist Richard Ankrom had so much trouble navigating a particularly confusing stretch of L.A. freeway that he decided to make his own freeway...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/richard-ankroms-freeway-sign/

Hunting and Killing Whales With Their Bare Hands.

For the fishermen of Lamalera, a remote village in Indonesia, the way of life hasn't changed for hundreds of years: they still hunt and kill whale with their bare hands:Hunts are led by the Lamafa (boat captains), wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/05/hunting-and-killing-whales-with-their-bare-hands/






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