Archive for September 26th, 2007

Dog Logic Flowchart

Khoi Vinh knows how his dog Mister President thinks. He contructed this flowchart to show how he (and other dogs) think. Makes plenty of sense to me! http://www.subtraction.com/archives/2007/0918_think_like_a.php -via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/dog-logic-flowchart/

Volkswagen Polo - Small but tough

This ad must be a spoof. It's obviously set in the UK, but I can't imagine Volkswagen would release a tv ad like this. Personally, I like the sentiment......

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/volkswagen-polo-small-but-tough/

Biomimetic Butterflies

flight404.com's cool algorithm-generated butterfly designs. Not as beautiful as real butterflies, but interesting nonetheless. Link to flight404 blog post here Link to high-rez 1 1/2 min. QuickTime movie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/biomimetic-butterflies/

Quote: Elbert Hubbard on Stupidity

"Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped." - Elbert Hubbard, writer (1856-1915)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/quote-elbert-hubbard-on-stupidity/

The Staggering Stories of Ferdinand de Bargos

Ah - the wonders of YouTube! Here's an old tv show I never thought I'd see again. Originally produced by the BBC back in the late 80's early 90's it was a mash-up of newsreel archive footage with a fictional comic stor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/the-staggering-stories-of-ferdinand-de-bargos/

The Happiness of Men and Women

Princeton economist Alan Krueger and four psychologists found that men and women dislike pretty much the same activities like paying bills, but one thing really stood out:Men apparently enjoy being with their parents...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/the-happiness-of-men-and-women/

Trivia: First US Penny's Motto? Mind Your Own Business!

In 1787, the Continental Congress of the United States authorized the official penny, with the motto:"Mind Your (Own) Business"Read more about it here: Mind Your Own Business [wiki]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/trivia-first-us-pennys-motto-mind-your-own-business/

R2-D2 Pepper Mill

Oooh, here's the R2-D2 Pepper Mill. All you have to do is twist its head (dome?) and it'll crap pepper!http://mgrsti3030s.seamlesstech.biz/templates/frmTemplateR.asp?CatalogID=14149&SearchYN=N&subFolderID=177 - via techn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/r2-d2-pepper-mill/

Peeing While Walking

We all know this: when you got to go, you got to go. But usually, by the age of four most of us managed to control the urge. But not this guy:Bad: Urinating on the sidewalkReally bad: In...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/peeing-while-walking/

Rat Slippers

The Star Wars slippers we recently posted on Neatorama too cute for you? Try these on for size: the rat slippers!Actually, just a clever ad for foot cream. More at 2wenty 4our: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/rat-slippers/

Steve Irwin’s Last Research Paper

Those who only knew “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin from TV may forget that he was always involved in serious wildlife research. Just yesterday, a research paper was published listing Irwin as one of the autho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/steve-irwins-last-research-paper/

Michel Gondry Creates RAZR Commercial

Visionary director Michel Gondry has created a new commercial for Motorola's RAZR phone. The filmmaker, well known for his work with Beck and Bjork, takes us to a place we could only wish our phones took us. There is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/michael-gondry-creates-razr-commercial/

Where Vehicles Are Left To Die

What happens to all of those huge hulking ships, planes, trains and construction vehicles that are just too expensive to properly disassemble? Well, in many places of the World a little back-handed passing of money...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/where-vehicles-are-left-to-die/

School Integration in Little Rock

15-year-old Elizabeth Eckford was the first black student to attend a white school in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957. Journalist Will Counts took this picture of Eckford’s entrance, with student Hazel Bryan shout...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/school-integration-in-little-rock/

Star Wars Slippers

Keep your feet toasty warm this winter in slippers that resemble Darth Vader or Yoda! A sweet geeky gift from Think Geek. Link -via Dump Trumpet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/star-wars-slippers/

One Semester of Spanish Love Song

Does he get points for effort? No? Maybe he should take another semester! Push play or go to YouTube. -via Cynical-C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/one-semester-of-spanish-love-song/

Godzilla/Mazinger/Voltron Combine To Form A Super Figure

This t-shirt design is pretty cool (vote for it by following the link above, if you're so inclined), but I'd rather have the toy. The shirt reminded me of one of the first posts at my own site - - Toy Lab:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/godzillamazingervoltron-combine-to-form-a-super-figure/

DIY Miniature Stove (video)

"Now you can make a tiny stove even MacGyver would be proud of." Link [metacafe]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/diy-miniature-stove-video/

Man Completed Trek in the Footsteps of Genghis Khan

Australian man Tim Cope had just completed a 6,200 mile (10,000 km) journey on horseback from Mongolia to Hungary, following the footsteps of Genghis Khan. And boy did he find adventure along the way:Both he and the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/man-completed-trek-in-the-footsteps-of-genghis-khan/

Gruesome X-Rays

Miss C wrote a gruesome yet interesting article on our pal mental_floss blog about some very disturbing X-rays. Like this one:Gavin Docherty was hit by a nail gun in a workplace accident. His co-worker immediately dr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/gruesome-x-rays/

Rare Albino Ratfish Looks as Ugly as it Sounds

Scientists found a rare albino ratfish and declared it still as ugly as the normal ones:"They're pretty ugly," said Jon Reum, a University of Washington doctoral student who spent his summer working on the mari...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/rare-albino-ratfish-looks-as-ugly-as-it-sounds/

Naked Criminal Tried to Rob a Store

This has got to be one of the strangest robberies and dumbest criminals ever:A 24-year-old man was arrested in Pennsylvania for holding up a convenience store wearing nothing but a hat.CCTV footage showed Ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/naked-criminal-tried-to-rob-a-store/

Quote: Liberal and Conservative

"A liberal is a person whose interests aren't at stake at the moment." - Willis Player, businessman (1915-1981)A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits." - President Woodrow Wilson (1856-1...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/quote-liberal-and-conservative/

Man Woke Up During Autopsy

Venezuelan man Carlos Camejo, 33, was declared dead after a traffic accident and was taken to the morgue. During the autopsy, Carlos woke up!"I woke up because the pain was unbearable," Camejo said, accordi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/man-woke-up-during-autopsy/

Couple Named Baby Wrigley Field, after the Cubs' Stadium

Paul and Teri Fields, fans of the Cubs baseball team, decided to name their baby boy Wrigley. That's right, Wrigley Fields, as in the Cubs home stadium! Link Previously on Neatorama: Couple Tried to Name baby "@&quo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/couple-named-baby-wrigley-field-after-the-cubs-stadium/

The Real Moe

Meet Rich Hall [wiki], a comedian and writer who was the inspiration for Moe Szyslak, the barman from The Simpsons: He said he has always thought the cartoon landlord - who is obsessed with Homer's wife Marg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/the-real-moe/

Trivia: Coin Toss is Not Random

If you flip a coin, you'll have equal chance (50-50) of getting head or tail, right? Wrong. Stanford math professors proved that a flipped coin will land as it started 51% of the time.source: Persi Diaconis, et al. Dynam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/trivia-coin-toss-is-not-random/

Best Friends Forever

There is nothing more touching than a picture of two of the cutest baby animals in nature living it up together. Two baby tigers and two baby orangutans both abandoned have become the best of friends at an Indonesi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/26/best-friends-forever/




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