Archive for August 3rd, 2007

The Psychology of Swearing

I'm excited to start a new collaboration with ABC World News Webcast. from time to time, we'll feature a fun-filled, bite-sized video clip from the website. Like this one:Ever F#@$*! wonder why we curse in the first plac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/the-psychology-of-swearing/

The Upside-Down House

This upside-down house can be seen in the village of Szymbark in northern Poland. The house was created by Daniel Czapiewski to describe the former communist era and the present times in which we live. Link -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/the-upside-down-house/

40 Amazing Sand Sculptures

STATiC has put together a collection of 40 amazing sand sculptures. http://static.iftk.com.br/mt/2007/07/top_40_best_sand_sculptures_40.html - via Hemmy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/40-amazing-sand-sculptures/

Green Tea Party

Alex introduced us to Smirnoff's hilarious Tea Partay video last November - a work with extra significance for me having spent most of my life in coastal New England living alongside those preppy dorks. Behold the seq...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/green-tea-party/

Man Undergoes Vasectomy to get iPhone

News from Gizmodo is that one of their loyal readers underwent a vasectomy to get an Apple iPhone! Mr Johnson, an Apple fanboi, simply had to have the iPhone. His shopping budget was spent already so he hatched a pla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/man-undergoes-vasectomy-to-get-iphone/

A flood of oil.

A fuel truck delivered 397 gallons of oil to the home of Nyoka Young in New Windsor, New York. The problem was that Young did not order the oil, and in fact has no oil tank. She was not home at the time, so the delive...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/a-flood-of-oil/

Walking Tour.

This Japanese animation is cute and sappy, and it made me cry. Link -via the Presurfer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/walking-tour/

Twins of different colors.

Twin tiger cubs were born May 31st at the Tianjin Zoo in China. Because of a very rare genetic occurance, one tiger cub is yellow and the other is white! Link -via Fark...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/twins-of-different-colors/

The United Countries of Baseball

This map, caught by Flickr user littlebudapest, apparently adorns a wall at the Niketown store in San Francisco's Union Square (or at least did during the All-Star Game last month). It divides the United State...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/the-united-countries-of-baseball/

zineBarbershop of Horrors

From the awesome mental_floss magazine, here's the Top 5 Barbershop of Horrors, listing some of the weirdest haircuts throughout history.1. Mohawks Mohawk leader Joseph Brant with a scalp lock Moh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/barbershop-of-horrors/

Death by Computer

Word from Shangai Daily is that a 20 year old student got electrocuted by his computer! Mr Wu reportedly opened the casing of his computer's CPU to prevent it from overheating because he didn't want to switch on the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/death-by-computer/

Your Personal Moon.

It’s a big, moon-shaped lightbox you can use indoors or outside. Go to English Russia for more intriguing photos of Your Personal Moon in use. Link -via Reddit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/your-personal-moon/

VideoSift: Top Videos

Let's take a look at the actual "Top Videos" feature on VideoSift.com - true to its nature of being a "sifter" of the best clips from various online video sites, VideoSift makes it ea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/videosift-top-videos/

Noah's Ark Diorama

Den Holmes of Den's Model Model Ship built this nifty diorama of Noah's Ark, depicting the Biblical scene where Noah led the animals out of the ark. Link - Thanks Den!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/noahs-ark-diorama/

"Spider-Lamb," a Seven-Legged Lamb

Photo: Susan Sandys / Ashburton GuardianNew Zealand farmer Dave Callaghan found a seven-legged lamb in the field of his farm - unfortunately, the newborn calf sheep had to be put down because it was suffering:Veterin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/spider-lamb-a-seven-legged-lamb/

Statetris: Europe

Remember Statetris, the Tetris game played with the states of the USA? Here's the European version (much harder!)Link - Thanks Raymond!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/statetris-europe/

Ozzy's Mr. Crowley on a Violin

Here's Ozzy Osbourne's Mr. Crowley played by two violins: if you can't see the embedded video above, go to Link [YouTube] - Thanks J. Tithonus Pednaud!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/ozzys-mr-crowley-on-a-violin/

Poodle Handbag

Fashion designer Judith Leiber created this oh-so-awesome crystal-studded, poodle-shaped handbag, perfect for those evening galas where you can't take the real Fifi!Link | Judith's website - Thanks Olga!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/poodle-handbag/

The Coloring Book of Death

Len Peralta of Monster by Mail fame, who drew the Neatorama Zombie for us, had just released a ghastly coloring book, called AARGH! The Incredibly Ghoullish, Frighteningly Creepy Coloring Book of Death.Anything that's ti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/the-coloring-book-of-death/

The Staircase by Leandro Erlich

Argentinian artist Leandro Erlich is a master at creating roomful of illusions, like this piece above called The Staircase (2005).Previously on Neatorama: Leandro Erlich's Bâtiment. See also his work calle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/the-staircase-by-leandro-erlich/

Wisconsin Hunter: Seven-Legged Hermaphroditic Deer was Tasty!

Talking about seven-legged animals, check out this story, where Wisconsin hunter Rick Lisko hit a deer with his truck and found something strange about it: The young buck had nub antlers — and seven legs. Lisko...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/03/wisconsin-hunter-seven-legged-hermaphroditic-deer-was-tasty/




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