Archive for January 17th, 2008

The Internet Party

In this video, Google’s parents are out of town and she throws a party, and many popular sites show up. Wikipedia takes notes, eBay wants to make a deal, Something Awful and eBaum’s World get into a fight, Facebook...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/the-internet-party/

St. Guinefort the Dog.

According to Wikipedia:Saint Guinefort was a 13th century dog that received local veneration as a saint after miracles were reported at his grave. His story is a variation on the well-travelled 'fai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/st-guinefort-the-dog/

Gallery of Military Aircraft Cockpits

Code One Magazine, published by combat aircraft maker Lockheed Martin, has a special "Cockpit" issue. It features photos of cockpits from 32 military airplanes from the MB-2, the first US heavy bomber built in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/gallery-of-military-aircraft-cockpits/

It's Out of the Bag: Man Confessed Murder to Pet Cat

We've heard of criminals talking to stool pigeons before, but a cat? Here's the story of one David Henton, who was suspected of killing his lover but the police couldn't prove it. So they bugged his house, and found this...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/its-out-of-the-bag-man-confessed-murder-to-pet-cat/

Quote: Steven Wright on Black Holes

"Black holes are where God divided by zero." - Steven Wright, comedian (b. 1955)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/quote-steven-wright-on-black-holes/

Astrological Magazine Closed Due to Unforseen Circumstances

What? But Jupiter is in the 3rd house and Pluto is 21 degree from ascendant and is square to Venus! How could that be? Link - via Cynical-C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/astrological-magazine-closed-due-to-unforseen-circumstances/

Furniture by Stanislav Katz

Chest of Drawers by Stanislav KatzBook shelves with a built-in benchThere are two reasons why we feature Stanislav Katz's website:1. The amazing furniture that he made, like the curvy Chest of Drawers and the bookshelf w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/furnitures-by-stanislav-katz/

That Marketing Was Old and Tired, This is the New Marketing Hotness

The American Marketing Association has taken upon itself to redefine the word 'marketing.' I've always thought of marketing as a corporatespeak for selling. Silly me!Before the "upgrade," the word marketing was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/that-marketing-was-old-and-tired-this-is-the-new-marketing-hotness/

Trivia: Pit Bulls and Dog Attacks

In the United States, pit bulls make up less than 3% of the dog population but cause more than 50% of serious dog attacks.Most dog bites are from mutts (mixed breed), German shepherds and chow chows. Most fatal attacks a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/trivia-pit-bulls-and-dog-attacks/

Japanese HDR Photography

The Pink Tentacle blog has compiled a post with a series of beautiful pictures from the Japan HDR (high dynamic range) photo pool at Flickr. Linkjapan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/japanese-hdr-photography/

Amazing ant colony

This remarkable video segment from a Science channel show on ants came through Digg today:The structure covers 538 square feet and travels 26 feet into the earth. In it’s construction, the colony moved 40 tons of soi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/amazing-ant-colony/

Birth of an Orangutan

(YouTube link) From the documentary series on endangered species called Before It's Too Late. -via Arbroath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/birth-of-an-orangutan/

Sneaker Speaker

The Converse sneakers are making a comeback in the shape of a speaker, designed by 3F Studio. The Converse Shoe design by 3F Studio is a large model of a Converse shoe that has incorporated speakers for listenin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/sneaker-speaker/

The Lewis Hine Project

Photographer Lewis Hine {wiki} spent a decade documenting child workers for the National Child Labor Committee in the early 20th century. His famous photos helped to outlaw child labor in America. Joe Manning has spent c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/the-lewis-hine-project/

10 Smurfiest Facts About The Smurfs

The Smurfs celebrated their 50th birthday (or rather, "smurfday") a couple of days ago - and that inspired Neatorama to smurf up some fascinating facts about the little blue creatures.Here are ten of the smurfiest facts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/10-smurfiest-facts-about-the-smurfs/

Minas Tirith of Lord of the Rings in LEGO Goodness

A few days ago, we featured a fan-created model of Minas Tirith of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings made from candies. Now, here's the fabled fortified city in LEGO, created by Brickshelf user Astuanax. Pl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/minas-tirith-of-lord-of-the-rings-in-lego-goodness/

When Geeks Go to a War Protest

Thanks Bailey! Previously on Neatorama: Stop War Shadow Graffiti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/when-geeks-go-to-a-war-protest/

With Friends Like These: The Darkside of Facebook?

I don't have and probably never will have a Facebook account - so I don't know what all the hoopla is about. But I read Tom Hodginson's op-ed about the phenomenon that is Facebook with great interest. Tom wrote about the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/with-friends-like-these-the-darkside-of-facebook/

They Set Our Castle on Fire!

Before Lolcats became an Internet phenomenon, there was Married to the Sea. The comic, created by Drew and Natalie Dee, is basically irreverent and funny captions set to old prints. Somehow, it works!We've posted about M...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/they-set-our-castle-on-fire/

The Khmer Rouge Cafe and Other Political Ideology-Themed Restaurants

Seen at Trifter is a list of 7 political ideology and war-themed restaurants around the world. For example, this Khmer Rouge Cafe next to the once Khmer Rouge interrogation and torture chamber (better known as the Killin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/01/17/the-khmer-rouge-cafe-and-other-political-ideology-themed-restaurants/




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