Archive for October 24th, 2007

The Great Pizza Orientation Test

Steven is impressed that we are able to order pizzas online. But what I've become obsessed with is that when you only want a particular topping on half of your pizza, they make you specify WHICH HALF. LEFT or RIG...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/24/the-great-pizza-orientation-test/

Creepy catacombs story

We've had a post here recently about the Paris catacombs. I spent an afternoon in the catacombs myself in 2001 - pictures here. In the spirit of Halloween, here's a creepy story about the catacombs on YouTube in two...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/24/creepy-catacombs-story/

Self Portrait Mirrors

If you don't want to go the hard way to find out how you would look with a mustache, Choe & Tomlinson offers an easier way with their self portrait mirrors. Choose from pirate, mustache, antlers and other designs....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/24/self-portrait-mirrors/

First Creatures Conceived in Space are Born

And so it has begun: Russian scientists confirmed that a cockroach has given birth to the first creatures ever conceived in space!A RUSSIAN cockroach called Nadezhda (Hope) has given birth to the first creatures ever...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/24/first-creatures-conceived-in-space-are-born/

Fish Ate Fish Four Times Larger Than Its Size!

Fisherman Dorson Wright of Grand Cayman got a strange catch the other day: a deep sea fish species appropriately named "Great Swallower" swallowing a fish four times its size! In the belly of the fish was anoth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/24/fish-ate-fish-four-times-larger-than-its-size/

Anesthesia Awareness: Waking Up During Surgery

Imagine this scary scenario: you're in the middle of a surgery when you suddenly wake up as the surgeons cut you open - you're aware (and terrified) but cannot communicate with the doctors.Fiction? No, that's a condition...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/24/anesthesia-awareness-waking-up-during-surgery/

Microsoft Windows Startup Screenshot and Sounds

YouTube user dihiddy uploaded a clip made from screenshots and startup sounds of all of Microsoft's operating systems, including some beta releases. I recognize a few of the old ones - good times!Hit play or go to Link [...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/24/microsoft-windows-startup-screenshot-and-sounds/

Non-lethal Mousetrap Made from Everyday Objects by Roger Arquer

Spanish industrial designer Roger Arquer used every day objects like drinking glass, bottles, and metal springs (with bits of cheese as bait, of course!) to create clever non-lethal mousetraps.Perfect for those who want...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/24/non-lethal-mousetrap-made-from-everyday-objects-by-roger-arquer/

Sloth on a Date

Lorenzo Fonda directed this viral video for Alfa Romeo. I don’t see the connection, but I enjoyed the strange movie of a sloth on a date. Link -via Metafilter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/24/sloth-on-a-date/

Paranormal Restraining Orders

If you are in an abusive relationship with a paranormal entity, such as zombies, Satan, Bigfoot, or aliens, just get a restraining order! Since the dawn of time, mankind has sought the means of keeping away supernat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/24/paranormal-restraining-orders/

Strange Things Caught while Fishing

Have you ever seen a conjoined twin fish? This pike was caught in the Missouri River in North Dakota. It’s part of Ten of the Strangest Things Caught While Fishing. http://www.anglingmasters.com/10-strangest-things-c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/24/strange-things-caught-while-fishing/

Eleven Days Awake

What would happen if you stay awake, say, oh for 11 days straight? Would you suffer brain damage or even die? Here's the story of a high school stunt that turned into a real scientific research into sleep depr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/24/eleven-days-awake/

Boy Called 911 on Drunk Driving Mom

This is crazy: an eight-year-old boy called 911 on his drunk-driving mom, while in the speeding car with his little sister! Thankfully, no one was hurt and police was able catch her based on the road information the boy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/24/boy-called-911-on-drunk-driving-mom/

Horror Movies Trivia Quiz

Are you a horror movie buff? Think you know your stuff? Test your trivia knowledge of classic and more recent horror movies with this 50 question quiz at Joytube: Link [Flash] - Thanks Evan!I freely admit I know...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/24/horror-movies-trivia-quiz/

Shawn Frayne's Windbelt Uses Resonance, Not Turbine, to Harness Wind Energy

Shawn Frayne has been thinking of harnessing wind power to generate electricity for a while. He wanted to create a cheap micro-generator powerful enough to charge small electronic devices like radios in third world count...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/24/shawn-fraynes-windbelt-uses-resonance-not-turbine-to-harness-wind-energy/

Nigerian Physics Student Built a DIY Helicopter Out of Junk!

A 24-year-old undergraduate physics student in Nigeria is building a helicopter out of old car and bike parts! Mubarak Muhammed Abdullahi, a physics student, spent eight months building the yellow model seen here, us...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/24/nigerian-physics-studnet-built-a-diy-helicopter-out-of-junk/

Mole Day

Gosh darn it! I missed Mole Day yesterday!What's Mole Day? It's not a day celebrating the burrowing mammal. Instead, if you remember your high school chemistry, it's a day that celebrates Avogadro's Number (approximately...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/24/mole-day/




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