Archive for September 22nd, 2007

The Richat Mystery Structure

In the area of Oudane, Mauritania there is a mysterious geological structure that has been speculated to be the product of either a Meteorite or a very unique leftover of an eroded Volcano. Did you know that this am...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/22/the-richat-mystery-structure/

Bangkok's Ghost Towers.

Like most of Asia, Thailand experienced exuberant economic expansion in the early to mid Nineties. Construction in Thailand's capital exploded, creating hundreds of new skyscrapers within a few short years. However...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/22/bangkoks-ghost-towers/

"The Beautiful Spotted Negro Boy"

George Alexander was a black child with a skin pigmentation disorder known as piebaldism. For much of his short life he was exhibited for show, described as ‘the Beautiful Spotted Negro Boy’ and â€...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/22/the-beautiful-spotted-negro-boy/

Mom Drove Kids To, From Burglaries!

Here's a picture of the dedicated mother:Police continue to look for Lakechia Woodard, 36, for driving her 12-year-old son and three friends to a house off Flat Shoals Road where they stole 14 rifles.The rif...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/22/mom-drove-kids-to-from-burglaries/

Alien Coffee Table

Here's a coffee table guaranteed to be a conversation piece for you: Alien furniture, hand crafted made from used car parts, tools, and scrap metal! Link - via Born Rich, thanks Naveen!A perfect companion for yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/22/alien-coffee-table/

Quote-a-Day: Cicero on the Law

"The strictest law often causes the most serious wrong." - Cicero, Roman statesman and philosopher (106BC-43BC)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/22/quote-a-day-cicero-and-the-law/

10 Mario Fun Facts!

Here are 10 things you may not know about our favorite video game character Mario: Mario was first seen in the video game Donkey Kong, but he was called "Jumpman." He was also a carpenter then, not a plumber. Mario was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/22/10-mario-fun-facts/

Fun Pigeon Facts: Super Vision

Funny British TV quiz show Quite Interesting hosted by Stephen Fry, covered before on Neatorama here, also has a weekly column on Telegraph. Today's column, about strange animal facts, is particularly ... well,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/22/fun-pigeon-facts-super-vision/

Trivia: Marilyn Monroe, Artichoke Queen

In 1947, Marilyn Monroe became the first Miss California Artichoke Queen in Castroville, California, the Artichoke Capital of the World!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/22/trivia-marilyn-monroe-artichoke-queen/

Anatomical Coffee Set ca. 18th Century

Joanna Ebenstein of Morbid Anatomy told us about this fantastic find: a set of 18th century coffee set featuring a rather macabre art: anatomical illustration! Way to wake yourself up in the morning!Link (click on the pi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/22/anatomical-coffee-set-ca-18th-century/

Man Survived Spectacular 310 mph Drag Racing Fireball Accident

Australian carrot grower turned part-time drag racer Phil Lamattina survived what is one of the most spectacular drag racing crash.Disaster strikes at 500 km (310 mi.) per hour. Seen here in slow motion, Phil Lamatti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/22/man-survived-spectacular-310-mph-drag-racing-fireball-accident/

Skull Facial Tattoo Update

Above is an updated picture of 'Zombie', the young Montreal gentleman previously featured here on Neatorama for his radical facial skull tattoo. The tattoo has developed to encompass his entire cranium and has crept down...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/22/skull-facial-tattoo-update/

The Crooked House

The Crooked House pub in England will make you stagger after only one drink... or none at all! The foundation of the building has shifted over time due to underground mining. Buttressing stopped the damage, but there i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/22/the-crooked-house/

Thereminbot and Thumpbot

Watching somebody play a theramin is weird enough, now here’s a robot playing the theremin! The Thereminbot is named Lev, and his friend on percussion is a thumpbot. Here they perform Gnarls Barkley...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/22/theraminbot-and-thumpbot/

What a Famous Thing to Say: 6 Quotable Lines and How to Use 'Em

The great thing is, when you drop these lines at your next cocktail party and people ask, "Where's that from?" you're actually going to know!1. "Rule a large country as you'd cook a small fish&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/22/what-a-famous-thing-to-say-6-quotable-lines-and-how-to-use-em/






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