Archive for July 28th, 2007

More Microwave Fun

What will happen if you put marshmallows, glue, cake, foam, soap, eclair, parfait, eggs, gummy worms, jelly legumes, deodorant, crispy dessert bar, tomato, football, gelatin cups, xmas lights, breath mints, pineaples...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/28/more-microwave-fun/

Virtual Visit to The Père-Lachaise Cemetery

The Père-Lachaise Cemetery [wiki] is one of the most famous in the world. It is the final resting place for many historical figures - for example, take a look at the tomb above: the much-kissed grave of Oscar Wilde....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/28/virtual-visit-to-the-pere-lachaise-cemetery/

Laminar Flow.

From Wikipedia: Laminar flow, sometimes known as streamline flow, occurs when a fluid flows in parallel layers, with no disruption between the layers. In fluid dynamics, laminar flow is a flow r...

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Travis Pastrana Double Backflip

On August 4, 2006, at X Games 12 [wiki] in Los Angeles, Travis Pastrana [wiki] became the first rider to land a double backflip in competition. Hit the Play button or follow the link to Youtube video to watch the ju...

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The Cairo Toe.

An artificial toe found on an Egyptian mummy may be the oldest working prosthesis in existence. The leather and wood toe dates from between 1069 and 664 BC, and shows wear, meaning it was used during the person’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/28/the-cairo-toe/

Major Expansion at Area 51

The top-secret military reservation at Groom Lake, Nevada, long thought to be the Air Force's test site for experimental aircraft (so experimental that it was reverse engineered from UFOs, if you buy the wildest conjec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/28/major-expansion-at-area-51/

Video Effect of Helicopter in Flight.

This is a real video of a helicopter in flight. I'm sure most readers will immediately pick up on how it stays aloft, but it initially caught me off guard. Click play, or go to the Link [metacafe] to see the video....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/28/video-effect-of-helicopter-in-flight/

Cthulhu Origami

Found at Power Word Fold, who has another Cthulhu origami....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/28/cthulhu-origami/

White Dwarf: Bicycle-Powered Blimp

That's a bicycle-powered blimp built by Bill Watson in 1985:It's the White Dwarf, built by Bill Watson and others for the comedian Gallagher in about 1984. This beautiful and innovative pedal-powered was used by Gall...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/28/white-dwarf-bicycle-powered-blimp/

Miss Hell Hole Swamp

We've seen the Miss Klingon Empire and Miss Jumbo Queen before - here is a list of other unusual beauty pageants at Suburban Turmoil: LinkAnd yes, the photo to the left is from Miss Hell Hole Swamp in Jamestown, South Ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/28/miss-hell-hole-swamp/

Reality Desktop

Our computer's desktop uses elements from real life to signify function (for example, the trash can icon for "delete"). This clip shows what a "real life" desktop would look like, if it were inspired...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/28/reality-desktop/

Torture Museum Ad

You've got to hand it to those creative advertising people - this human billboard is an excellent ad for The Torture Museum in Amsterdam.Found at seaspace - via Advertising for Peanuts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/28/torture-museum-ad/
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