Archive for July 21st, 2007

Make Ready to Fail!

Ben Franklin's Pennsylvania Gazette , like any good eighteenth-century document, makes liberal use of the "long s" -- the one that looks like an f -- amusingly in this case. The difference between a long s and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/21/make-ready-to-fail/

The art of living in small spaces.

Claire Wolfe has tips for living small. And she has the experience. For the last three years I’ve shared a one-room cabin with a pack of dogs and one outnumbered but boldly unflappable cat. The cabin has an e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/21/the-art-of-living-in-small-spaces/

Virtual Paper Squirrel.

Just drag and drop various articles of clothing on the naked squirrel. Minutes of fun! Link -via Larry Hnetka Goes HMmmm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/21/virtual-paper-squirrel/

Newborn Pandas.

Panda breeding has come a long way in the past few years. This gallery is a compilation of various baby pandas showing their development over their first year. Pandas are several months old before they achieve their bl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/21/newborn-pandas/

Sant'Ignazio's Dome

When Cardinal Ludovisi wanted to cap his church, Rome's Sant'Ignazio di Loyola a Campo Marzio, with a towering dome, the story goes, neighbors objected to its blocking their enjoyment of light and air. So he commissio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/21/santignazios-dome/

How Jeans Are Made

Ever wonder how jeans are made? And why they're so cheap? Here's how a garment factory make 'em:It takes about 1.6 meters of denim fabric, several hundred meters of sewing thread, 6 rivets, 1 or 5 jeans buttons, 4 la...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/21/how-jeans-are-made/

The Fly Slayer, Kung Fu Master

Here's a story of Hu Shulin, a Chinese martial artist/business man who dedicated his life battling his mortal enemy: flies.Hit play or go to Link [LiveLeak] - via Arbroath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/21/the-fly-slayer-kung-fu-master/

Lil' Werner

Cartoonist Aaron Diaz of Dresden Codak drew this brilliant physics cartoon above.If you didn't get that, check out Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle [wiki] | Philipp Lenard [wiki]. Previously on Neatorama: The Unpredict...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/21/lil-werner/

Hidden Bible Reference in In-N-Out Food Wrappers and Cups

If you live in California, you've probably eaten at the insanely popular In-N-Out burger chain. But did you ever notice that they print discreet Bible references on their cups and wrappers?Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/21/hidden-bible-reference-in-in-n-out-food-wrappers-and-cups/

DIY Glowing Green Lantern Ring

Instructables user Honus has the step-by-step guide on how to make your very own resin-cast, glowing (with LED) Green Lantern ring!Link - via Need Coffee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/21/diy-glowing-green-lantern-ring/
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