Archive for September 8th, 2007

Archaeologists Abuzz with Ancient Beehive Find

Photo: Amihai Mazar / Hebrew University of JerusalemArchaeologists discovered a 3,000-year-old beehive as well as other evidence for an ancient beekeeping industry in Israel:Archaeologists digging in northern Israel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/08/archaeologists-abuzz-with-ancient-beehive-find/

Minuscule: The Insect Race

Minuscule is a fantastic animated series created by Thomas Szabo and Hélène Giraud of French studio Futurikon. The series revolve around the daily lives (and crazy shenanigans) of insects, and are like a cr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/08/minuscule-the-insect-race/

Tank Limo

Why ride a boring ol' limousine to your wedding when you can ride ... a Tank Limo, by UK company Tanks-A-Lot (really!): Link - via Blue's News...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/08/tank-limo/

Chimps Can Control Urges by Reading Magazines

Chimps are impulsive animals - they can suddenly throw a hissy fit with loud screeches and throwing things. But recently, a new study suggests that they also know how to control their urges and avoid temptation: by readi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/08/chimps-can-control-urges-by-reading-magazines/

The Maiden Incan Mummy

A well-preserved Incan mummy named "la Doncella" or "the Maiden" is on display for the first time in a museum. The serene look of the mummy belies the gruesome condition of her death: stranded on top...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/08/the-maiden-incan-mummy/

Oops, Street Painter Misspelled School

Photo: Jill McLane Baker/Kalamazoo GazetteIt's as if it were done by Neatorama:A street near Northwood Elementary in Kalamazoo, Mich., has the word 'school' misspelled on the pavement. Crews were expected to correct...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/08/oops-street-painter-misspelled-school/

Look at that Horse!

Apparently they don't have intelligence requirements to host a TV shopping network. Maybe his producer is confused and it really is a horse ... just a REALLY ugly one. Click play, or go to the Link [YouTube], to see...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/08/look-at-that-horse/

Monty Python Day

This weekend, fans from around the world will attend the third Monty Python Day at Doune Castle {wiki} in Scotland. The 14th Century keep was made famous as Castle Anthrax in the 1975 classic film Monty Python and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/08/monty-python-day/

The Paper House

It's Day 55 of Neatorama reader Rich B.'s Great American Roadtrip, and here's where he is at: the Paper House in Pigeon Cove, Massachusetts.Elis F. Stenman, with the assistance of his family, began the construction o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/08/the-paper-house/

World Record for Snapping Bananas In Half WITH BARE HANDS!!!

Will wonders never cease? Here's the world record of number of bananas snapped in half in one minute WITH HIS BARE HANDS!!! OMG!!!!1!!!Chuck Norris would be proud: Hit play or go to http://video.google.com/videoplay?doc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/08/world-record-for-snapping-bananas-in-half-with-bare-hands/

Pillow Spoon Rest

After a long and hard day's work in the kitchen, your spoon wants to rest, so lay down its weary head and keep your kitchen counter clean with this pillow spoon rest...Link - via Crib Candy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/08/pillow-spoon-rest/

DIY Video Game Pixel Art T-Shirt

Hacker Zen blog has the DIY guide on how to make a video game pixel art t-shirt using a few household items and acrylic paint:http://www.hackerzen.com/06-2007/make-video-game-pixel-art-t-shirt - via Craftzine...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/08/diy-video-game-pixel-art-t-shirt/

Amazingly Lifelike Insect Origami

Those aren't real ants attacking an walking stick insect - rather they're the amazingly lifelike origami (technically kirigami, I think as the paper was cut) creations of a Japanese artist named Taketori.Link to Gallery...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/08/amazingly-lifelike-insect-origami/

Seam Carving

This is an amazing program for image editing. I can't wait for this to be included in a version of photoshop. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/08/seam-carving/




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