Archive for October 20th, 2007

The Awakening: Statue of a Giant Swallowed Whole by Earth

In 1980, J. Seward Johnson Jr. created "The Awakening," a 100-foot statue of a giant embedded in the ground, as if he was being swallowed by the Earth.The statue consists of five separate pieces buried...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/20/the-awakening-statue-of-a-giant-swallowed-whole-by-earth/

This Ladder is Perfectly Safe and So Easy Any Idiot Can Use It!

Next to stupid criminals, I loooove stupid home shopping hosts making a fool of themselves. Here's an example of Harold trying to sell a Flex-O-Ladder. See what happens: Hit play or go to Link [Break.com video] - Tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/20/this-ladder-is-perfectly-safe-and-so-easy-any-idiot-can-use-it/

"There's Something in the Water" Animated Clip

Take a look at this awesome viral ad/animation clip titled "There's Something in the Water" for V Water, done by 20:20 London.http://www.behance.net/Gallery/V-WATER-viral-animation/43975 [Flash video] - Tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/20/theres-something-in-the-water-animated-clip/

Ten Most Amazing Lost Cities: Machu Picchu

Oddee has a neat article titled "10 Most Amazing Lost Cities." On the left is Machu Picchu, which translates to "Old Peak," a pre-Colombian Inca city built almost 600 years ago and abandoned shortly a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/20/ten-most-amazing-lost-cities-machu-picchu/

Dumbledore Was Gay, Said JK Rowling

After a reading of her seventh and final book, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows" in New York, author J.K. Rowling revealed that Albus Dumbledore was gay! One fan asked whether Albus Dumbledore, the he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/20/dumbledore-was-gay-said-jk-rowling/

Man Turned Trevi Fountain Red in Protest

Someone threw a bucket of red paint into Rome's Trevi Fountain, and turned the tourist attraction bright red!Experts said the baroque fountain was not permanently damaged and the marble statues depicting the sea deit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/20/man-turned-trevi-fountain-red-in-protest/

Playing Fetch ... with a Cat!

Who says you can't play fetch with a cat? Meet Fitzy, the Fabulous Fetching Feline who will chase a ball and bring it to you, just like a dog would!Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - Thanks Catherine Danielson!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/20/playing-fetch-with-a-cat/

Candy Bar Comparison Chart

Before you eat that Halloween candy, check out this candy comparison chart that Jared of A Calorie Counter put together. He wrote:Basically, it's a side-by-side comparison of almost 70 popular types of candy and choc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/20/candy-bar-comparison-chart/

Pirate Birthday Cake

It's no surprise that Michelle Wibowo's cake and sugarcraft are so structurally amazing - she has a degree in architecture! Just take one look at her portfolio and you'll understand why this award-winning lady is definit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/20/pirate-birthday-cake/

The Real Robinson Crusoe

In 1704, Alexander Selkirk was left on a small island hundreds of miles off the coast of South America when he argued with his captain about the seaworthiness of the ship. He was right about the ship, but Selkirk spent f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/20/the-real-robinson-crusoe/

Hey Mama

6-year-old Bentley Green sings a tribute to his Mama and all the single moms on the block. Push Play or go to YouTube. Hear more at Green’s MySpace page. -via My 2 Second Shelf Life...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/20/hey-mama/

Middle East Skyscraper to Use 100% Renewable Energy.

The Burj Al-Taqa Energy Tower was designed to utilize 100% renewable energy. If completed as planned, these 68-story towers (in Riyadh, Dubai, and Bahrain) will receive air conditioning from sea water cooled air and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/20/middle-east-skyscraper-to-use-100-renewable-energy/
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