Archive for November 10th, 2007

The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

[https://youtu.be/K6DUFPNILvM] (YouTube link) The Edmund Fitzgerald {wiki} was a lake freighter that sank on Lake Superior on November 10, 1975. Gordon Lightfoot immortalized the incident in a song in 1976. Here is t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/10/the-wreck-of-the-edmund-fitzgerald/

Getting a Ride on the U2 Spy Plane

Jonathan Karl did something that very few civilians ever get to do: ride along on the U2 spy plane:The U2 goes to such a high altitute you you basically have to wear a spacesuit. I'm doing what they call the 'pre-bre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/10/getting-a-ride-on-the-u2-spy-plane/

Bride Sued for Wrong Wedding Flower Color

When lawyer and bride Elana Glatt was dissatisfied with the color (and freshness) of her centerpieces in her wedding, she did something that comes naturally to lawyers: she sued the florist!“The use of predomin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/10/bride-sued-for-wrong-wedding-flower-color/

The "Adolf" Pub

UK pub chain JD Wetherspoon opened a new pub named The John Masefield after the poet laureate, but may have to ditch its logo because it looks too much like Adolf Hitler!They based their sign on a picture of Masefiel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/10/the-adolf-pub/

Male Enhancement, c. 1930.

Nurse Myra has more to make you "Bubble Over With Joyous Vitality" and hazardous waste products....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/10/male-enhancement-c-1930/

Dangerous

I received this picture via email. The subject line was “Why trampolines are dangerous.” ~Thanks, Jan!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/10/dangerous/

LOLinator

You can turn just about any website into a LOLcats site with LOLinator. Enter the URL of the targeted site, and see the LOLcat version. You can even LOLinate an individual post, like this recent item at Neatorama. http:/...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/10/lolinator/

The Mafia Ten Commandments

When the Italian police arrested Salvatore Lo Piccolo, the purported head of the Sicilian Cosa Nostra mafia, they discovered the mafia-version of the Ten Commandments!1. No one can present himself directly to another...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/10/the-mafia-ten-commandments/

Disney Christmas Cards c. 1950

This is not to be missed: Earlier this year, Stephen Worth of the ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive blog posted a very neat gallery of scanned Disney Christmas cards from the 1950s. (The cards belong to the family of Cla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/10/disney-christmas-cards-c-1950/

Helloh, Bud: Why You Shouldn't Use Translation Engine to Address the Foreign Minister

A group of Israeli journalists created a diplomatic row when they decided to use a translation engine to send an email to the Dutch Consulate. They wanted to discuss an upcoming visit to the Netherlands, but ended up ask...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/10/helloh-bud-why-you-shouldnt-use-translation-engine-to-address-the-foreign-minister/

Darth Vader and Stormtroopers Invaded La Sagrada Familia

Image: David Arcos [Flickr]To celebrate Star Wars' 30th anniversary, Darth Vader and his cadre of stormtroopers invaded the iconic La Sagrada Familia church in Barcelona, Spain.Link (with embedded YouTube clip)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/10/darth-vader-and-stormtroopers-invaded-la-sagrada-familia/

An Honest Used Car Salesman!

This used care salesman from Ralph Williams' Bay Shore Chrysler Plymouth tells it like it is ... Why it's refreshing to hear a used car salesman finally tells the truth![Warning: NSFW language] Hit play or go to Link [Yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/10/an-honest-used-car-salesman/
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