Archive for January 9th, 2008

How to Win a Fist Fight

We've featured a number of how-to's on Neatorama, but never this (until now anyhow): how to win a fist fight by Joe Peacock of Mentally Incontinent.Well, yes - the best way to win a fist fight is not to get into one, but...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/09/how-to-win-a-fist-fight/

Warning Illustrations

The Japanese appliance company Amandana has added whimsical warnings to their normal product warning illustrations. You cannot control your girlfriend with a remote control. You cannot fly your calculator as a kite. You...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/09/warning-illustrations/

Edible Googly Eyes

Most food items an be made more appealing with the addition of googly eyes, and now you can eat them, too! Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories made them and posted the instructions. And as a bonus, there’s the recipe for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/09/edible-googly-eyes/

Yasgur’s Farm

Have you ever thought about owning a piece of real estate history? On August 15, 1969, a farmer named Max Yasgur addressed one of largest assemblies ever to gather when he addressed the crowd at the Woodstock Mus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/09/yasgurs-farm/

I authored an emotional, organic Neatorama post that got decimated back in the day (but post-9/11). Sweet!

Every year, Lake Superior State University publishes a list of overused words from the year before. I tried to see how many I could use in a sentence (the title of this post) but I didn't get too far. I would add the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/09/i-authored-an-emotional-organic-neatorama-post-that-got-decimated-back-in-the-day-but-post-911-sweet/

Trivia: Fear of Cat

Ailurophobia is the irrational fear of cats.Some famous sufferers include Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Napoleon Bonaparte, and Benito Mussolini....

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/09/trivia-fear-of-cat/

World's Highest Bungee Jump

The Macau Tower is an icon of Macau and one of the most advanced towers on the planet. At a height of 338 meters (1108 feet) high the tower doubles as an urban playground and place for people of all ages and abil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/09/worlds-highest-bungee-jump/

Quote: Cicero on Law

"The strictest law often causes the most serious wrong." - Cicero, Roman statesman and philosopher (106 BC - 43 BC)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/09/quote-cicero-on-law/

15 details to help you throw a Lost party

 The wait is almost over, you guys. Yes. Lost is back on January 31. I know not everyone is into Lost, but the people that are *really* are. I include myself in that statement. There is a group of six of u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/09/15-details-to-help-you-throw-a-lost-party/

Hello, Neighbor! A Tale of Sweet Revenge.

Part of the fun of the Interweb is that you re-discover "oldies but goodies," like this story from 2006 about a neighborly dispute that ended up with ... er, just read:A city councilman in Utah, Mark Easton...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/09/hello-neighbor-a-tale-of-sweet-revenge/

The $27,000 Mac

I've always thought that Apple's motto should be "damned the cost, full speed ahead." Their machines are always more expensive than comparable PCs (well, they probably perform better though my experience dealin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/09/the-27000-mac/

Say It Ain't So, Hanan!

Hanan Levin of Grow-a-brain is thinking of calling it quits and shutting down his blog: This weekend, Grow-a-brain passed the 12 million hits mark, according to its stats counter. Since February of 2003 I’ve be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/09/say-it-aint-so-hanan/

Rude Callers Are Stressin' Out Indian Call Center Staff

Are you frustrated when you called a company and found out that you've been routed to an Indian call center?Well, your frustration's nothing to what's afflicting those on the other end of the line: heart attacks, ulcers,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/09/rude-callers-are-stressin-out-indian-call-center-staff/

SnuzNLuz Alarm Clock Robs You Blind Everytime You Snooze

It seems like every year we see alarm clocks with new methods to wake you up, like requiring you to "defuse" a bomb, solve a puzzle, go hide and seek, just using plain ol' loudness.Well, this one takes the old...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/09/snuznluz-alarm-clock-robs-you-blind-everytime-you-snooze/

Clinton, McCain Won New Hampshire Primaries

It was a nailbiter for Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, but she finally beat Barack Obama in the New Hampshire primary. According to polls (and pundits), Clinton was trailing Obama as much as 10% as late...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/09/clinton-mccain-won-new-hampshire-primaries/

Fluorescent Pig Gives Birth to Glowing Piglets

One of the three Chinese pigs bred in 2006 (previously at Neatorama) has given birth to eleven piglets after mating with a normal boar. Two of the piglets inherited the gene for Green Fluorescent Protein from the mother...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/09/fluorescent-pig-gives-birth-to-glowing-piglets/
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