Archive for July 23rd, 2007

Statetris - Tetris With a Twist

Statetris lets you play Tetris with the United States of America. Link - via haha.nu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/23/statetris-tetris-with-a-twist/

My Faux Paws.

My Faux Paws is a bridal shop for dogs. http://www.myfauxpaws.com/bridal.htm -via Everlasting Blort...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/23/my-faux-paws/

Fully Functional Warthog.

The wizards at WETA made this awesome Warthog for Neill Blomkamp’s upcoming series of Halo Shorts. Um. The dudes at WETA made a Warthog. I don’t mean that they made a big plastic thing that looks lik...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/23/fully-functional-warthog/

Online Media God - The 400+ List

400+ tools for photographers, videobloggers, podcasters and musicians. Link - via Beta Alfa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/23/online-media-god-the-400-list/

Motorcycle Jump Over 3 Running Helicopters

Stuntman attempts to jump over three fully powered helicopters with his motorcycle. http://www.flicklife.com/0367913e81ac1eb050ae/Guy_jump_3_running_helicopters_on_motorcycle.html [FlickLife] - via Videofebe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/23/motorcycle-jump-over-3-running-helicopters/

Plush DRD.

DRD (Diagnostic Repair Drones) are little characters from the sci-fi series Farscape. They are produced from the space ships called Leviathans for repairing and keeping up maintence. These robots are up to 14 inche...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/23/plush-drd/

Ripped from the headlines, or a plot from Scooby Doo?

Which strange stories are actual recent news items, and which are plots from the cartoon series Scooby Doo? I scored 80% on this mental_floss quiz, not because I’m a Scooby fan, but because I read all the weird...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/23/ripped-from-the-headlines-or-a-plot-from-scooby-doo/

The Laws of Cat Physics.

Law of Cat Acceleration A cat will accelerate at a constant rate, until he gets good and ready to stop. Law of Cat Embarrassment A cat's irritation rises in direct proportion to her embarrassment times the amo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/23/the-laws-of-cat-physics/

Where confiscated items go.

As you go through airport security, you find out that the scissors in your purse are too big. You can leave the security line and mail them, or take them to your car (which could be quite a hike), but youâ€...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/23/where-confiscated-items-go/

Music and Life.

A recording by philosopher Alan Watts, {wiki} set to animation by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone. Push play or go to YouTube....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/23/music-and-life/

Could you solve the perfect murder?

This quiz doesn’t require you to have a degree in forensics, and you won’t be graded, but each question links to a full explanation of a different aspect of forensic science. The quiz is a companion piece t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/23/could-you-solve-the-perfect-murder/

Monkey on a Goat on a Tightrope

Today's collaboration with Cellar Image of the Day brings us this amazing photo of ... a goat and a monkey on a tightrope! Apparently, the pair perform in a zoo in Nanning, southern China.Link - Be sure to check out Cell...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/23/monkey-on-a-goat-on-a-tightrope/

Origin of Familiar Phrases

The following is reprinted from Uncle John's Absolutely Absorbing Bathroom Reader STUMP SOMEONE Meaning: Ask someone a question...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/23/origin-of-familiar-phrases/

Why Long Hair and Helicopter Don't Mix

If you can't read the text, here it is:The "hairball" you see is hair - human hair. This happened March 27th at Holloman to an Army Civil Service Aircraft Maintenance Technician. He was literally "scal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/23/why-long-hair-and-helicopter-dont-mix/

Midget Autopia

Yesterland has a neat story on a retired Disneyland ride Midget Autopia:It’s the only Autopia where every car has two steering wheels. But Mom or Dad can’t sit next to you. This Autopia is for kids only....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/23/midget-autopia/

Cheeseburger Art: Yum!

Step 1. Buy cheeseburgersStep 2. Put something on top of said cheeseburgersStep 3. Take photo - voilà: Art.Step 4. Eat cheeseburgers and enjoy tax deduction ("art supply")Check out more of William Hundle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/23/cheeseburger-art-yum/

Octopus in Ur Playground, Brainwashing Ur Kidz

It's a massive global conspiracy to get children used to the idea of giant octopus overlord. It started in Japan, where giant cement octopi are posing as playground equipments .... Link - via Scribal Terror...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/23/octopus-in-ur-playground-brainwashing-ur-kidz/

How Pushing Heavy Objects Can Be Bad For Your Back

We know that we should "lift with our legs," but what about pushing heavy objects?Granata and Bennet found that when cocontraction was not incorporated into the model, the forces on the back were indeed muc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/23/how-pushing-heavy-objects-can-be-bad-for-your-back/




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