Archive for August 17th, 2007

Tracking Multiple Objects

Professor Lana Trick of the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, studies attention and working memory. One of her research is on object tracking.See how good you are at tracking multiple objects with this fun (but very...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/17/tracking-multiple-objects/

Flushie's Summer Vacation

Flushie the talking toilet tells us how happy he is to "get out of the (out)house" in this cute lil' propaganda, ... er, issue ad about sewage pollution:Why every year I dump over 860 billion gallon of raw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/17/flushies-summer-vacation/

Bizarro: The Real Story Behind The Ten Commandments

Here's our weekly collaboration with Dan Piraro - for more of his comics, check out: Bizarro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/17/bizarro-the-real-story-behind-the-ten-commandments/

Mystery of the Giant Baby Photo

Joanna Ebstein of Morbid Anatomy wrote to us:I found this enigmatic and slightly terrifying photo at a Flea Market on a trip to Ohio last weekend. weekend. I can not figure out what is going on here, or where. I am l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/17/mystery-of-the-giant-baby-photo/

Blast from the Past: Old Candy Ad Jingles

How much of these top 10 candy jingles/ads do you remember? What a blast from the past! I have to be honest: I hated these commercials growing up. They would always come on while I was watching TV with my parents, an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/17/blast-from-the-past-old-candy-ad-jingles/

Sasquatch Captured

But, it's not what you think. From the CBC News: Mounties in eastern Manitoba have nabbed a strange, hairy monster that has been stalking campgrounds in and around the Whiteshell Provincial Park for the p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/17/sasquatch-captured/

All Cacti Have Leaves

If you think that most cacti are leafless plants, think again: scientists had just discovered that all cacti actually have leaves, though most are small enough that you'd need a microscope to see them:Leaf s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/17/all-cacti-have-leaves/

Happy Birthday, CD!

Today is the 25th birthday of the Compact Disc. The first CD was manufactured at Philips factory near Hanover, Germany, on August 17, 1982. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/17/happy-birthday-cd/

Boba Fett Cuts Loose

I always knew there was more to the "Fett". Youtube Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/17/boba-fett-cuts-loose/

Identical Quadruplets.

Karen Jepp of Calgary, Alberta has given birth to four daughters, a rare instance of identical quadruplets. The babies were conceived without fertility drugs, and were delivered two months early. The odds of identical...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/17/identical-quadruplets/

Armed and Luminous.

Curious Expeditions has discovered a pair of very unusual lighting fixtures in a Serbian church: Lighting the frescoed walls of Ružica Church, a small chapel built into the side of Kalemegdan fortress,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/17/armed-and-luminous/

Dubai Ice Bar

'Chillout' is the Middle East's first ice lounge. The $17 cover charge gets you one drink and the rental of a hooded parka, woolen gloves and insulated shoes. I prefer my drinks "on ice" not "in ice" personally....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/17/dubai-ice-bar/

Liquid Kiss Sculpture

About this sculpture (according to a comment posted on Flickr): The pottery, named Yuanyang II, is one of the collections of Hong Kong Museum of Art now displaying at the Central Concourse of Hong Kong Internation...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/17/liquid-kiss-sculpture/

Museo Della Specola

Strong content, but they're not real (all are wax sculptures): The video depicts the Specola Museum [wikipedia] in Bologna University where sculptors made lifelike models of human anatomy. Link - via Morb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/17/museo-della-specola/

Pop-up Book Music Video

You may dislike this song ("OK" by Shitdisco), but you should watch the video nonetheless and look at the neat and original the special effect! Hit play or follow the link to Youtube. Link - via Paper Forest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/17/pop-up-book-music-video/

4 Utopian Communities That Bombed Miserably

Every once in a while a proud little community will sprout up just to let the world know how Utopia should be run. With chins raised almost as high as ideals, the community marches forth to be an example of perfect...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/17/4-utopian-communities-that-bombed-miserably/

VideoSift: Spanning Time

One of the neatest things about VideoSift is how the website enables its users to group videos into "collectives" of niche topics. We've covered some of these collectives before, such as the Evolution in Action...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/17/videosift-spanning-time/






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