Archive for December 31st, 2007

Planet Earth

(YouTube link) Isn’t it beautiful? -via Living the Scientific Life...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/31/planet-earth/

The 10 Best Rollercoasters on Earth

Pro Traveler lists ten of the biggest, fastest, and scariest rollercoasters in the world. Just imagine, someone had to ride all these and more in order to rank them. Have you ridden any of these? Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/31/the-10-best-rollercoasters-on-earth/

World’s Biggest Building Coming to Moscow

Crystal Island, the world’s biggest building, is set to be built in Moscow within five years. The plans are for a 27 million square foot interior! The cost? Four billlion dollars. The statistics for the project...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/31/worlds-biggest-building-coming-to-moscow/

Dinner for One

[https://youtu.be/zVd_VLO9xcc] (YouTube link)Every New Year in Germany and Scandinavia, it’s a tradition to watch Dinner for One, a comedy sketch written by British author Lauri Wylie for the theater in th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/31/dinner-for-one/

Handel's Hallelujah Chorus Performed by Bearded Nuns with Flashcards

[YouTube Link] An amusing rendition of the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel's Messiah, performed by the Turtle Creek Chorale from Dallas, TX. 3 minutes, 53 seconds long. Via Gord...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/31/handels-hallelujah-chorus-performed-by-bearded-nuns-with-flashcards/

2007: The Year in Cats

Neatorama had a lot of stories and videos about cats in 2007. Here are some of the more popular ones, in case you missed them or want to see them again. January Goliath is a twenty-pound cat who got wedged in a dog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/31/2007-the-year-in-cats/

Norwegian Army Promotes Penguin

A king penguin living at the Edinburgh Zoo in Scotland has been promoted to the rank of honourable regimental sergeant major by the Norwegian Army. Retired Major Nils Egelien of the Royal Norwegian Guards said: "It...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/31/norwegian-army-promotes-penguin/

Rainforest M&M's

Nicole Cotroneo at Girl Eats World is in St. Lucia, and has a delightful account of eating cocoa fresh from the tree in the Venus Rainforest Preserve. Link -via Grow-A-Brain...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/31/rainforest-mms/

The Matrix Fight Club

(YouTube link) A mashup of video from The Matrix and audio from Fight Club. They mesh so well, these movies must have more in common than I thought! -Thanks, kinomozg!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/31/the-matrix-fight-club/

A Look Inside the Tokyo Traffic Control Center

The "Trends in Japan" blog got the chance to stop by the Tokyo Traffic Control Center and get an in-depth look at how traffic operates in Tokyo minute-by-minute. Seated in the middle is the Commander of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/12/31/a-look-inside-the-tokyo-traffic-control-center/






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