Archive for July 31st, 2007

Charley.

[http://youtu.be/dJQG6V1MOVY] Charley is a cute and obviously well-loved cat who has cerebellar hypoplasia. Push play or go to YouTube. -via Redditcat, cerebellar hypoplasia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/charley/

Ten rocks that look like faces.

These photographs of rocks that look like faces are pretty weird, but the last one is just amazing! Link -via Dump Trumpet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/ten-rocks-that-look-like-faces/

Star Trek Analytics.

Matt Bailey uses Star Trek to teach analytics. In this example, he tackles the “red shirt” phenomenon. Part of his data: * Yellow-shirt crewperson deaths: 6 (10%) * Blue-Shirt crewperson deaths...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/star-trek-analytics/

Hubble Captures Veil Nebula

The Hubble Space Telescope has caught just-released snapshots of the 1500-light-year-distant Veil Nebula, the remnants of a supernova, or star explosion, that happened a few as five thousand years ago. The Hubble...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/hubble-captures-veil-nebula/

Stackapolis - Fun With Building Blocks

Follow the blueprints and stack up the building blocks in the allotted time; the timer runs out quick so clever placement is the key. Link - via A Welsh View...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/stackapolis-fun-with-building-blocks/

The Simpsons Handbook

Matt Groening teaches you to create your own accurate renditions of Homer and co. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/the-simpsons-handbook/

A Close-Up Photograph Of A Rainbow.

A beautiful shot of a rainbow at Skogar in Iceland. Link - via Arbroath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/a-close-up-photograph-of-a-rainbow/

The Wheel of the Innocents.

Beginning in 1445, this grate located on the outside of the Ospedale degli Innocenti (Hospital of the Innocents) served as a drop-off point for the foundlings of Florence. This is what happened when a woman abandoned her...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/the-wheel-of-the-innocents/

Haier WasH2O, No Soap Needed

Hurray for mad science! The Haier WasH20 is a detergent-less washing machine! It works by breaking water molecules into its OH- and H+ ions components. The OH- ions acts as the cleaning agent by attracting and retain...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/haier-wash2o-no-soap-needed/

Caption Monkey 3: Rabbit!

Image Credit: Mikkel Elbech [Flickr]What is the bunny looking at? You, actually - yes, you who can win a free monkey drawing by Ape Lad of Hobotopia, simply by submitting the funniest caption.Here's the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/caption-monkey-3-rabbit/

I Wanna Grab Me Some ...

Yes, you can grab some Ässä candy, made by Finnish company Cloetta Fazer. I wonder if it tastes like ...Found at Finnish Food Network - via serious eats, thanks John!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/i-wanna-grab-me-some/

How to Fold a Shirt FAST!

We've actually featured on Neatorama this a long time ago (but the link had gone bad) - and it's so cool that I think we should feature it again: here's a neat Japanese trick on how to fold a t-shirt real fast.H...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/how-to-fold-a-shirt-fast/

Most Frightening Ice Cream Flavors Ever

Who Sucks blog has what probably is the largest list of the most frightening ice cream flavors from around the world (okay, mostly from Japan, but that's to be expected ...)This one is: Fish Ice Cream*/s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/most-frightening-ice-cream-flavors-ever/

Tiki Aquarium Case Mod

Bit-tech.net forum user "thechoozen" made this awesome Tiki aquarium case mod, and stocked the finished product with piranhas!Link - Thanks 0v3rcl0ck3r!Also check out Neatorama's Case Mod: The Ultimate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/tiki-aquarium-case-mod/

World's Largest Ketchup Packet

Here's the world's largest ketchup packet: Collinsville has partnered with the H.J. Heinz Co. to fill an 8-foot-tall, 4-foot-wide plastic pouch with 1,500 pounds of the tomato goop for a school fundraiser.&q...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/worlds-largest-ketchup-packet/

Matt Hoyle's Encounters

Neatorama reader Matt Hoyle told us about his new photography project, where he travelled across America to photograph people who have seen ghosts, monsters, and UFOs. The photo series, called Encounters, come with belie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/matt-hoyles-encounters/

The Neatest Virtual Sky Simulators

Haha.nu has the rundown of the 5 neatest free virtual sky simulators: Stellarium, Celestia, WinStars, Open Universe, and StarCalc.Link - Thanks kap!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/the-neatest-virtual-sky-simulators/

Wax Anatomical Models

"M" of Curious Expeditions wrote: Recently, Curious Expeditions visited the Museo delle Cere Anatomiche (Museum of Anatomical Waxes) in Bologna, Italy. We are working on a short documentary on wax anatomica...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/wax-anatomical-models/

Hypercolor Shower Tiles

Remember those the fad of the hypercolor t-shirt [wiki] that change colors with body heat? Here's something like it for your shower tiles: UltraBloom by Ultraglass, a "heat-reactive" glass that change color whe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/hypercolor-shower-tiles/

Ben Dova the Drunk Daredevil

In 1933, Ben Dova (yeah ...) the Drunk Daredevil performed his acrobatic act on the roof of New York's 56-story tall Chanin Building without nets, wires, or camera tricks.Links: YouTube clip | Article at The Human Marvel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/ben-dova-the-drunk-daredevil/

Forestiere Underground Garden

Forestiere Underground Garden (Photo Credit: Ron's Log [Flickr])In the comment section of our previous This Bold House post, Neatorama reader Laura told us about this gem of a home in Fresno, California: the Forestiere U...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/forestiere-underground-garden/

The Worst Prose of the Year.

The results of San Jose State University's 2007 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest are in. Jim Gleason of Wisconsin beat out thousands of entrants for the honor of having written the worst opening sentence for a novel. Hereâ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/the-worst-prose-of-the-year/

Cannes Lions Winners

A set of outdoor ads by Fischer America Comunicacao Total in Sao Paulo, Brazil, made for Panasonic, won the 2007 Bronze Lion awards for advertising. The piece, for a wireless DVD Theatre System, is captioned "Wires...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/cannes-lions-winners/

The Famous One Log House

The Famous One Log House was built from a tree from the Bronze age!: It was hollowed out in 1946 from a single log that came from a 2100 year old redwood tree. More photos: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/the-famous-one-log-house/

Tuttle Kids Play El Cumbanchero

Wow! Here are the Tuttle kids (Michael, Sullivan and Molly) play El Cumbanchero on mandolin and guitars. Hit "Play" or follow the link to the Youtube video: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/tuttle-kids-play-el-cumbanchero/

Man Walks Free After Sheep Refuses to Testify

A dutch man was taken to court for having sex with a sheep, but walked away free after the animal was unable to testify! Under Dutch law, bestiality is not a crime unless it can be proved the animal did not want to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/31/man-walks-free-after-sheep-refuses-to-testify/
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