Archive for July 24th, 2007

Fishy Movies.

The folks over at Bounty Fishing have created a great series of Photoshopped movie posters all starring ... fish! My favorite was the Die Hard poster, but all seven are pretty creative. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/24/fishy-movies/

US Obesity rate 1985-2004.

CNN has a flash map showing how the percentages of overweight and obese people have changed over the past couple of decades. Link -via Fark...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/24/us-obesity-rate-1985-2004/

Five Ballpark Promotions That Went Wrong.

Baseball parks are always looking for a way to sell more tickets, but sometimes a great idea turns out to be a disaster, often because of overwhelming response, sometimes because of unforeseen consequences. Read about fi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/24/five-ballpark-promotions-that-went-wrong/

Driving to Mongolia in an Ice Cream Truck.

. Ryan Walker and two companions are driving to Mongolia in an ice cream truck as part of the Mongol Rally. They are also delivering ice cream along the way. The Mongol Rally is a charity event limited to 200 team...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/24/driving-to-mongolia-in-an-ice-cream-truck/

Worlds Worst Taxi Rides.

Travelers beware! You could run into “express kidnapping” in Mexico, extortion roadblocks in Nigeria, or amateur retirees in Russia. Forbes has tips for avoiding such problems in this slideshow. http://www.fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/24/worlds-worst-taxi-rides/

Luxury Seats for Business-Class Fliers.

United Airlines has unveiled their new international business class seats. They recline to form a 6’4” bed! Of course, each has its own video screen and stereo setup. Link -via J-Walk Blog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/24/luxury-seats-for-business-class-fliers/

The s-bots Swarm-Bots.

The swarm-bots are coming! The swarm-bots are coming! Here's an article about the creation of Roderich Groß, Marco Dorigo and colleagues: robots that can assemble themselves into a bigger entity to perform a certai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/24/the-s-bots-swarm-bots/

The Gods Hate Kansas

Creationism aside, turns out the Gods hate Kansas. Yes, that's a real book by Joseph Millard (1964, cover painting by Jack Thurston):THE GODS HATE KANSAS by Joseph MillardINVASION FROM THE STARSIt began with...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/24/the-gods-hate-kansas/

MultiCam, Now That's Camouflage!

We've seen examples of funny military camouflage before, here's an actually brilliant one: MultiCam by Crye Precision.You can see just how effective the camouflage is: there is a guy slightly left to the middle of the pi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/24/multicam-now-thats-camouflage/

Pug Vader

Definitely one of the cutest dog costumes ever: "Pug Vader" with its puppy dog eyes imploring you to please, please take the stupid helmet off its head! Do Not Want! Found at Cute with Chris....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/24/pug-vader/




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