Archive for February 11th, 2008

Scientist Valentines

David Friedman of Ironic Sans got the best collection of Valentine's Day cards EVAR: the Scientists Valentines featuring Charles Darwin, Sir Isaac Newton, Carl Sagan, Marie Curie and Albert Einstein.See the whole collect...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/02/11/scientist-valentines/

Beer Cake

Neatorama reader Jared Thornburg recently had a birthday, and his girlfriend got a cake made for him that combined the two best things in the world: beer and cake. I'm not sure about his choice of Helleman's Heileman's O...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/02/11/beer-cake/

Wakamaru Robot

Jeff Simmermon went to the "Robotopia Rising" exhibit at the Kennedy Center, Washington. D.C. and wrote a neat blog post about it.There was a particularly interesting robot called the Wakamaru:The Wakamaru...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/02/11/wakamaru-robot/

Spongebob Squarepants Voice Actors Dubbed Over Classic Movies

The cast of Spongebob Squarepants made a neat little video clip for last week's Annie Awards for animated movies. In the clip, Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, Carolyn Lawrence and Rodger Bumpass dub over scenes from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/02/11/spongebob-squarepants-voice-actors-dubbed-over-classic-movies/

Kissing Cousins as a Reproductive Strategy: Does Marrying Your Cousin Give You an Evolutionary Advantage?

Researchers at the deCODE Genetics company in Iceland combed through more than 150 years of data and found that "kissing cousins" produce more children and grandchildren than unrelated couples: For women bo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/02/11/kissing-cousins-as-a-reproductive-strategy-does-marrying-your-cousin-give-you-an-evolutionary-advantage/

Heart-Shaped Tumor

I see Miss Cellania's Valentine pig born with a heart-shaped mark and raise her this heart-shaped tumor.Link (warning: gross factor is HIGH) - Thanks carl!valentine...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/02/11/heart-shaped-tumor/

Six Attractions You'll Never See at Disneyland (unless you already did)

I'm going to Disneyland in two weeks! I've been there before; my husband hasn't. We're both Disney freaks – especially anything Haunted Mansion-related. Some Disneyland attractions are classics and have been a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/02/11/six-attractions-youll-never-see-at-disneyland-unless-you-already-did/

Pig Born with Valentine Hearts

We already have the Easter bunny and the Thanksgiving turkey, why not a Valentine pig? Valentine the Gloucester Old Spot piglet was born ten days ago at Byford's Farm in Taynton, Gloucestershire. Farmer Eric Freeman said...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/02/11/pig-born-with-valentine-hearts/

Super Sprayer

Featured in a previous post, artist Brandon McConnell uses cans of spray paint along with a cooking pot's lid and a few pages torn from a magazine to create this breathtaking piece of art. More from him on his webs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/02/11/super-sprayer/

The Sun Gun

During World War II, Nazi scientists worked at a secret lab in Hillersleben to develop weapons of mass destruction. One of these proposed weapons was the Sun Gun, a space station that would focus the sun’s rays on the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/02/11/the-sun-gun/

Cheap Bagpipes

(Live Leak link) How police are dealing with departmental budget cuts which have left them without proper bagpipes. -via Arbroath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/02/11/cheap-bagpipes/

Dignity Village

Dignity Village in Portland, Oregon was founded by 8 homeless people. In 2001, city officials granted them rights to live on a selected plot without interference. Now with a population of about 60, the community has a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/02/11/dignity-village/

PostSecret - A Valentine Video

(YouTube link) A Valentines Day music video from PostSecret. This week’s secrets are all about love, both sweet and heartbreaking. http://postsecret.blogspot.com/2008/02/sunday-secrets.html -via Viral Video Chart...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/02/11/postsecret-a-valentine-video/

10 Fascinating Facts About Edison

Edison with his phonograph (1877). To "hear" Edison bit into his phonograph so the sound vibration traveled through his teeth to his inner ear.You only have to look around you to see things that Thomas Alva Edison invent...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/02/11/10-fascinating-facts-about-edison/

Inversed Earth Map

What would the world be like if the oceans were land and the land were oceans? This world map takes that idea and runs with it! The picture here is just a detail; see the entire inversed world at Vladstudio. Link -via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/02/11/inversed-earth-map/
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