Archive for January 11th, 2008

Crazy Cat Scan

In the game Crazy Cat Scan, you have to keep your eyed peeled during the scan to see what crazy objects the patient has swallowed. Also, be aware that the patient probably swallowed two or more things! Link -via Ursiâ€...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/11/crazy-cat-scan/

Snow Falls in Baghdad!

Snow fell in Baghdad this morning for the first time in over 100 years. "For the first time in my life I saw a snow-rain like this falling in Baghdad," said Mohammed Abdul-Hussein, a 63-year-old retiree from the New B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/11/snow-falls-in-baghdad/

Teenager Hacked Polish Tram System, Played it Like a "Giant Train Set"

An unidentified teenager, described as his teachers as a model student and an electronics genius, hacked a TV remote control so it control the Polish tram system like a "giant train set":Miroslaw Micor, a s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/11/teenager-hacked-polish-tram-system-played-it-like-a-giant-train-set/

CD Cover Meme

Here's a new fun Flickr pool for you: the CD Cover Meme. If you've always wanted to be in a rock band, here's your chance to design your own CD cover ... sort of.1. First, get the name of your band: this will be the fi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/11/cd-cover-meme/

Whatever Wall Clock

Score one for apathy. It's a clock for people who really don’t care what time it is. Link -via Gearfuse...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/11/whatever-wall-clock/

The World's Oldest Guitar

That's Frank Koonce holding what is believed to be the world's oldest surviving full-sized guitar (that thing is over 400 years old!)The guitar has been attributed to Belchior Diaz, a Portugese builder who probably m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/11/the-worlds-oldest-guitar/

The Neatest Treehouses in the World

Freshome blog has a neat article about the 8 most amazing tree houses in the world. I really like this one by Takashi Kobayashi, Japan's leading treehouse creators (how many treehouse creators are there in the whole worl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/11/the-neatest-treehouses-in-the-world/

The Furminator Gets Rid of a LOT of Fur!

Harry Sawyers of This Old House Magazine's Hardware Aisle section sent in this one: an aptly named dog (and cat) grooming tool called the Furminator.The "lab-rador tested" tool is not exactly a brush; rathe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/11/the-furminator-gets-rid-of-a-lot-of-fur/

PETA Requests Vegetarian Diet in Jail for Cannibalism Suspect

PETA (people for the ethical treatment of animals) has requested the man accused of murdering his girlfriend and possibly participating in cannibalism be placed on a vegetarian diet to keep him from being "involved in an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/11/peta-requests-vegetarian-diet-in-jail-for-cannibalism-suspect/

Infinite Path

Is it true that "paths are made by walking"? Well, these guys decided to find out. In order to determine whether the above phrase was actually true, we kept running in a park for 5 days. In the fast-forward...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/11/infinite-path/

Trivia: Camel Has 3 Eyelids

Camels have three eyelids to protect their eyes from blowing sand.Two of the eyelids (the upper and lower eyelids) have eyelashes. The third one is a thin membrane that they can see through in a sandstorm. Actually, cats...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/11/trivia-camel-has-3-eyelids/

Octopus loves his Mr. Potato Head

Louis the octopus has a favorite toy -a Mr. Potato Head! Louis is an 18-month-old giant Pacific octopus at Newquay's Blue Reef Aquarium in Cornwall, England. "We wanted an octopus-friendly toy which had a compartme...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/11/octopus-loves-his-mr-potato-head/

Quote: R.K. Milholland on Typos

"Typos are very important to all written form. It gives the reader something to look for so they aren't distracted by the total lack of content in your writing." - R. K. Milholland, author of Something Positiv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/11/quote-rk-milholland-on-typos/

Idaho Man Cuts Off Hand, Microwaves It

In Hayden Idaho, a man in his mid 20's whose name was withheld, who believed he bore the "mark of the beast" amputated one of his hands with a circular saw, then cooked it in the microwave then called 911. Accordi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/11/idaho-man-cuts-off-hand-microwaves-it/

Electric Cars Invasion

The demand for electric and hybrid cars is constantly increasing and a lot of new companies producing these vehicles have popped up. The people over at VentureBeat has compiled a nice list of 27 startups. Linkeco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/11/electric-cars-invasion/
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