Archive for October 18th, 2007

Ellen's Doggie Trouble: The Darker Side of Pet Adoption

Meet Iggy - the dog at the center of the Ellen DeGeneres dog adoption brouhaha. For you who don't know anything about it (like me before this morning, since I don't watch much TV), here's the story from LA Times: Igg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/18/ellens-doggie-trouble-the-darker-side-of-pet-adoption/

Hello Kitty AK-47

You can be the cutest mercenary on the block with this Glambo Signature Series Hello Kitty HK-AK-47! Link -via Cynical-C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/18/hello-kitty-ak-47/

Norilsk, Russia: One of the Most Polluted Places on Earth

Last month, Blacksmith Institute, an organization dedicated to fighting pollution in the world, released their annual list of the Top 10 Most Polluted Places.Take for instance, this place: Norilsk, Russia: An industr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/18/norilsk-russia-one-of-the-most-polluted-places-on-earth/

Identical Twin Bathroom Mirror Prank

Oh what fun you can have with an identical twin! Here's a neat prank where the bathroom mirror has been replaced with a regular glass and a set of identical twins are placed in rooms opposite of each other...Hit play or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/18/identical-twin-bathroom-mirror-prank/

Voodoo Pops

Revenge is a dish best served sweet now that Voodoo Pops are on the market. Grab a pop, choose your victim and take a bite from the designated spot on the little man to work your magic. Be forewarned, attacking someone...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/18/voodoo-pops/

Kitten in the Wash

A ten-week-old kitten named Molly survived a 20-minute cycle in a washing machine! Bethany Hall saw her kitten scratching against the washing machine door. Even so, the door wouldn’t open for several minutes while the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/18/kitten-in-the-washhttpwwwneatoramacomp12252previewtrue/

Hang Gliding Everest

Think climbing Mount Everest is an adventure? It is! But on May 24, 2004, Angelo D'Arrigo surprised a group of climbers on Everest by flying overhead in a hang glider! Read about it at Foganazos (with video)....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/18/hang-gliding-everest/

Gyotaku

Gyotaku is the Japanese art of making fish prints on delicate rice paper. This artform reproduces the exact features and characteristics of actual, individual fish. In Japanese, "gyo" translates to "fish" and "taku...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/18/gyotaku/

What is it? Game 41

This weeks' collaboration with What is it? Blog brings us this strange contraption - can you guess what it is for? For more clues, check out What is it? Blog.Place your guess in the comment section - ple...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/18/what-is-it-game-41/

Brainscannr - Free Brain Scans for Everyone!

Where's your head at? Brainscannr will tell you. Simply type in your name and it then constructs the emotional contents of your brain from a variety of symbols. Japan Probe explains:Ken Y-N of What Japan Thin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/18/brainscannr-free-brain-scans-for-everyone/

Say It Ain't So, Watson!

Uh oh. Nobel Prize winner James Watson [wiki] - yes, the Watson from the Watson and Crick DNA double helix structure discovery fame - has just stirred a controversy for claiming that black people are less intell...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/18/say-it-aint-so-watson/

Early Humans Threw Themselves a Beach Clambake Party!

Archaeologist Curtis Marean of Arizona State University and colleagues discovered that early humans threw a themselves a clambake beach party 164,000 years ago! Marean figured the early people, probably women, had to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/18/early-humans-threw-themselves-a-beach-clambake-party/




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