Archive for January 12th, 2008

As seen on T.V.

My husband was sick last weekend - as in, up at 4 a.m. hugging the Porcelain Goddess sick (and not because of alcohol). So we were up at an ungodly time of the morning. He was dying a slow death and I was flipping chan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/12/as-seen-on-tv/

Leopards Run Free

Sirius and Pitou had lived in a 20 foot cage in a Monaco zoo for the past ten years. But after a five year campaign, they were set free last week to live in a wildlife reserve in South Africa. The leopards were given to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/12/leopards-run-free/

Hail to the Chef: 4 American Presidents Who Loved to Eat

Feeding an appetite for power rarely fills a guy's belly. These four pudgy heads of state were as happy raiding the pantry as they were creating policy.Grover Cleveland: The Glass is Always Half EmptyLarge, jovial...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/12/hail-to-the-chef-4-american-presidents-who-loved-to-eat/

Trivia: Kangaroo Rat Never Has to Drink Water

Kangaroo rats can last longer without water than camels.In fact, a kangaroo rat never has to drink water. Instead, its body can manufacture water by metabolizing foodstuff....

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/12/trivia-kangaroo-rat-never-have-to-drink-water/

Cool Kung Fu Trick (Video Lesson)

In this video you'll learn how to shoot through a bottle cap with your index finger. Link [Metacafe]trick...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/12/cool-kung-fu-trick-video-lesson/

Chihuahuas on Wheels

Venus, Carmen and Pablo were born without front legs due to a genetic defect. The North Shore Animal League in Port Washington, New York took custody of the three chihuahuas from a shelter in Virginia, and outfitted them...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/12/chihuahuas-on-wheels/

Quote: Will Rogers on the Advancement of Civilization

"You can't say that civilization don't advance, however, for in every war they kill you in a new way." - Will Rogers, actor (1879 - 1935)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/12/quote-will-rogers-on-the-advancement-of-civilization/

Awesome Levitating Train

Have a look below if you want to try to figure out how it works, or simply kick off your shoes, hit play and enjoy the ride. The core of the bearings consists of a magnetic rail and super-conducting bulks, cool...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/12/awesome-levitating-train/

Twins Separated at Birth Ended Up Marrying Each Other!

Lord Alton of Liverpool spoke of an example of why UK laws covering human fertility and adoption should be changed. Here's the strange case of a twin, separated at birth, who ended up marrying each other:"They w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/12/twin-separated-at-birth-ended-up-marrying-each-other/

Shaggy Dog Story Archive

I'm going to share with you a fantastic website that has been around for a long time: Alan B. and Brian Comb's Shaggy Dog Story Archive.The website has over 2,000 shaggy dogs, feghoots, yarns, and groaners. We can quibbl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/12/shaggy-dog-story-archive/

Batman Crossing

From Flickr user ben_templesmith, here's Dadadada dadadada ... the Batman Crossing! via Loris Z...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/12/batman-crossing/

Demolishing a Building From the Bottom Up!

The old 15-floor P&O Building in downtown London is being torn down to be by a new tower But unlike your usual building demolition, the process here is backwards: they're dismantling it from the bottoms up!The lo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/12/demolishing-a-building-from-the-bottom-up/

Custom LEGO Minifigs

Rocketeer and Syndrome (from The Incredibles) by xuerenI'm truly diggin' Brickshelf user xueren's collection of custom LEGO minifigs - there are hundreds of characters whos likeness are lovingly sculpted in LEGO. http://...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/12/custom-lego-minifigs/

Chu Enoki's Futuristic City Made From Old Drill Bits and Machine Parts

Photo: Keizo KiokuYou're looking at Japanese artist Chu Enoki's artwork called RPM-1200, a diorama built from junk metal, old drill bits and spare machine parts polished into gleaming, shiny spires of a futuristic city....

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/12/chu-enokis-futuristic-city-made-from-old-drill-bits-and-machine-parts/

Chained to His Desk

We've posted about Terry Border's Bent Object blog before, but he's come up with tons of new creations. If haven't seen it before (and if the picture above isn't obvious), Terry makes simple yet creative sculptures out o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/12/chained-to-his-desk/






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