Archive for November 17th, 2007

Road Runner's Death Scenes

Death Scene: While Waiting for a Train to Pass, the Roadrunner is Fatally Clubbed with a Stop Sign (2003)In the Looney Tunes cartoon, the Road Runner always managed to survive death traps set by Wile E. Coyote. But not i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/17/road-runners-death-scenes/

Cops Opened a Tattoo Parlor to Catch Criminals

Police in Augusta, Georgia hit upon a brilliant idea to catch gangbangers: just open a head shop / tattoo parlor and watch criminals walk in to sell their illegal weapons! The tattoo parlor was the brainchild of Rich...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/17/cops-opened-a-tattoo-parlor-to-catch-criminals/

Bacon-Wrapped Turkey

Thanksgiving is just around the corner but it's not too late to try and persuade whoever is making your dinner this year to try this recipe: bacon-wrapped turkey!Link - via YesButNoButYes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/17/bacon-wrapped-turkey/

What is Your Blog's Reading Level?

Critics Rant created the Blog Readibility Test, an online tool to check what level of education is required to understand your blog. The tool is easy to use: just plug in your blog's URL to find out.Apparently, to unde...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/17/what-is-your-blogs-reading-level/

Lamponi's Lamps

Italian artist Maurizio Lamponi Leopardi started out as a mechanical engineer, but ended up working as an artist creating lamps wonderfully shaped like whimsical household objects.Link - via Inhabitat and Make...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/17/lamponis-lamps/

"Who's on First?" With Yoda and JarJar Binks

It's the classic Abbott and Constello sketch about baseball, but with Master Yoda and JarJar Binks from Star Wars. [YouTube Link] Hat tip to Ken Hagler...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/17/whos-on-first-with-yoda-and-jarjar-binks/

Ferdinand Cheval's Ideal Palace

Photo: Sad Tomato One day, French postman Ferdinand Cheval tripped over a stone when he was out walking. He was so inspired by bizarrely-shaped stone that he went back the next day to the same spot and began collectin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/17/ferdinand-chevals-ideal-palace/

Eric Joisel, the Origami Master

Hit the Play button to watch the awesome wet folded paper artwork of Eric Joisel, who is considered one of the best paper folders in the world. Links: Eric's website - via Paper Forest Previously on Neatorama:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/17/eric-joisel-the-origami-master/

Chewbacca Backpack

Remember the Yoda backpack we featured previously on Neatorama? Well, if you prefer carrying something more fuzzy than an old green unknown tridactyl species, then this is the bag for you: the chewbacca plush backpack!Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/17/chewbacca-backpack/

Proven by Science: Messy Beds Are Actually Healthier!

Attention slobs! Tired of getting hassled by your parents/spouse/roommate for not making up your bed in the morning? Well, tell them that science has proven that messy beds are actually healthier:Research su...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/17/proven-by-science-messy-beds-are-actually-healthier/

Oprah helps hoarding woman remove 75 tons of garbage from inside her 3,000 sq. foot home

The Oprah Show featured a two part series on the "Secret Lives of Hoarders" this week, and featured two empty-nesters named Sharyn and Marvin. In addition to 75 tons of garbage (that's 15 industrial sized dumpsters), th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/17/oprah-helps-hoarding-woman-remove-75-tons-of-garbage-from-inside-her-3000-sq-foot-home/




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