Archive for September 19th, 2007

The Adventures of Mr. Fly.

In this photo essay in JPG Magazine, Mr. Fly takes on a number of different jobs to support his 173 wives and 2,184 children. Link -via Dump Trumpet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/19/the-adventures-of-mr-fly/

History of the Batman Logo

A history and analysis of the Batman logo, from 1939 to the present, by Todd Klein. Part: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 - via kottke.org...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/19/history-of-the-batman-logo/

LOLsecretz

Tagged as “The meeting of the internet’s most famous memes -PostSecret and LOLcats." Some of these are too funny to be sad; others are too sad to be funny. Link -via Reddit Also see Lolthulhu and Icanh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/19/lolsecrets/

Aquarius Mission 2007

The Aquarius Mission 2007 began Monday and will continue through September 23rd. Aquarius is an underwater ocean laboratory in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. World renowned sponge biologists Dr. Niels...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/19/aquarius-mission-2007/

Steepest Streets

Deputydog takes an in-depth look at the four steepest streets in the world. All present a challenge for walkers, runners, and cyclists. Pictured is Canton Avenue in Pittsburgh, which has a 37% grade. http://deputy-dog....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/19/steepest-streets/

Train in a Bangkok Market

This marketplace in Bangkok shares space with a commuter train. This illustrates how crowded the city is. Push play or go to Break.com. -via the Presurfer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/19/train-in-a-bangkok-market/

The Power Up Food Pyramid

Vote for this design at Threadless by following the link below: (I post daily Threadless picks here, including the recent, excellent E=MC Hammer.)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/19/the-power-up-food-pyramid/

Reconfigurable Desk Grows Along with Kid

Mahmoud Akram designed this kid's desk with three built-in sizes so as your child grows, the desk grows as well! Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/19/reconfigurable-desk-grows-along-with-kid/

"Starbucks" in Goa, India

Here's a "Starbucks" cafe in Goa, India: Link [Flickr] - via IZ Reloaded...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/19/starbucks-in-goa-india/

Double Amputee Too "Able Bodied" To Compete in the Olympics?

Oscar "The Blade Runner" Pistorius [wiki] (aka "The Fastest Man on No Legs"), a South African paralympic runner is a double amputee world record holder in the 100, 200 and 400 meter events.Oscar wante...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/19/double-amputee-too-able-bodied-to-compete-in-the-olympics/

Prehistoric Dental Hygiene: Even Neanderthals Brush Their Teeth!

If your children don't want to brush their teeth, just tell them this: even Neanderthals did it! Two molar teeth of around 63,400 years old show that Neanderthal predecessors of humans may have been dental hygiene fa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/19/ancient-dental-hygiene-even-neanderthals-brush-their-teeth/

LED Boomerang

Photo: Michael MurphreeIn the incredible night shot above, Eric Darnell throws his latest creation, a foam boomerang called the Scimitar outfitted with LED lights. From a Popular Mechanics article on the Science of Boome...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/19/led-boomerang/

Crocs and Escalators a bad Combination?

Word from CNN is that wearers of a popular clunky, soft-soled clog are getting their toes caught in escalators. Reports are popping up in Japan, Singapore, and the United States. Four-year-old Rory McDermott g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/19/crocs-and-escalators-a-bad-combination/

10 Most Amazing Temples in the World

More than a quarter of all people in the world belong to Eastern religions, which include Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Taoism. These people worship in temples, which are architecturally as diverse as the religions ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/19/10-most-amazing-temples-in-the-world/






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