Archive for March 1st, 2008

Puppy Screen Cleaner

Problem: Your monitor's screen is dirty.Old and busted solution:Wipes.The new hotness: This puppy will take care of your smudges!Link [Flash] - via Alexa Blog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/puppy-screen-cleaner/

Tic the Hamster Takes a Spin!

Augustin's hamster Tic took a spin on the hamster wheel and got more than it bargained for! Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] (fun starts at 0:31)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/tic-takes-a-spin/

Feb 14: Love Story Between a Giant and the Statue of Liberty

We've posted about Josef Lee's cheekily excellent comic Adam's Apple before. Well now, he's told us about his new creation, titled Feb 14: A quirky love story between a Giant and the Statue of Liberty. Like Cloverfie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/feb-14-love-story-between-a-giant-and-the-statue-of-liberty/

Letter Ice

We’ve seen ice trays that produce ice in all kinds of shapes. Here’s a set that makes ice in the shape of letters. But that’s not all- they are also baking pans! Made from silicone, they are oven safe and dishwas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/letter-ice/

HIV-blocking Gene Found

A gene that blocks the HIV virus and the onset of AIDS has been discovered by a research group at the University of Alberta. Stephen Barr, a molecular virologist in the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/hiv-blocking-gene-found/

MC Chris: Nrrrd Grrrl music video

Nerd Girl MC Chris is a "nerdcore" rap artist with a cute and funny "geeksta" music video on YouTube....

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/mc-chris-nrrrd-grrrl-music-video/

Tired? 70% of American Adults Not Getting Enough Sleep

Are you feeling sleepy all the time? It's probably because you aren't getting enough sleep. In fact, a new study by the CDC shows that 70% of American adults don't get enough rest:The study, which surveyed adults in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/tired-70-of-american-adults-not-getting-enough-sleep/

Castro on Retirement

Now that Fidel Castro has retired, what is he going to do? Here's a "modded" interview of Fidel by Hugh Atkin of Sledge Video:On RetirementFidel Castro: No, retirement plans were never that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/castro-on-retirement/

Mocha the Elephant Can Walk Again

Mocha the elephant lost one of her leg after she stepped on a landmine at the Thai-Myanmar border. But now, thanks to an artificial limb by Thai vets, the elephant can walk again. Metro has the scoop: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/mocha-the-elephant-can-walk-again/

Billy and The Kid

Meet Billy, a big-hearted boxer that befriended an abandoned kid named Lily: As the runt of triplets, Lily was abandoned by her mother because nanny goats can usually only care for two kids at a time.Farm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/billy-and-the-kid/

Woman Gave Birth to Baby Nearly Her Own Size

Stacey Herald, a 28 1/2-inch (72 cm) woman, had just given birth to an 18-inch (46 cm) daughter who wasn't much smaller than her mother!Pregnancy swelled Herald’s belly to comically large proportions, the woman...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/woman-gave-birth-to-baby-nearly-her-own-size/

Thought Bubble Barrettes

Melbell makes and sells hair barrettes in the shape of thought bubbles! There are lots of thoughts available, both geeky and non-geeky, or you can get your thoughts custom made. Link -via Everlasting Blort...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/thought-bubble-barrettes/

The Battlestar Galactica Last Supper

Pic: kiddrunkadelic14 [Flickr] (Biggify)We've posted a number of Last Supper posts on Neatorama before, but never this one: The Battlestar Galactica Last Supper!... and just like the Leonardo da Vinci version, there are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/the-battlestar-galactica-last-supper/

K-3PO Papercraft

No, that's not C-3PO. Rather, that's a papercraft of K-3PO, the protocol droid stationed at Echo Base's command center in Hoth.Link | The plan [PDF] at Blog@Papercraft [in Japanese]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/k-3po-papercraft/

Quote: Mark Twain on Patriotism

"Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it." - Mark Twain, humorist and author (1835 - 1910)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/quote-mark-twain-on-patriotism/

Mao Wanted to Send 10 Million Chinese Women to the US!

According to documents recently released by the State Department, Chairman Mao tried to solve China's population problem in 1973 by offering Chinese women to US envoy Henry Kissinger:"You know, China is a very p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/mao-wanted-to-send-10-million-chinese-women-to-the-us/

The Pioneer Anomaly: NASA Scientists Discovered Unexplained Forces Acting on Space Probes

NASA scientists are baffled when they discovered the "Pioneer Anomaly," where unexplained forces acting on spacecraft as they fly past Earth on their way out of the solar system:Mysteriously, five spacecraf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/the-pioneer-anomaly-nasa-scientists-discovered-unexplained-forces-acting-on-space-probes/

What Will DHL Deliver?

Is there a limit to what DHL can deliver? Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] to find out!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/what-will-dhl-deliver/

Mario Bar

For one night a couple of weeks ago, Christoffer "Chairman" Holmgård Pedersen had the idea of transforming the weekly Friday Bar of IT University of Copenhagen into ... Mario night!And of course, they're...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/mario-bar/

Flickrolled!

Photo: boyshapedbox [Flickr]We've showcased the Song Chart Meme before on Neatorama, but deep in that Flickr pool is this particular song chart. It's being called "Flickroll," which is the Flickr equivalent of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/flickrolled/

Man Poisoned by Ricin in Hotel Room

Wow, this is scary: a man got poisoned by ricin while staying in a Las Vegas hotel room and is now in critical condition.Deputy Chief Kathy Suey said the man called from the hotel asking for medical help on February...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/man-poisoned-by-ricin-in-hotel-room/

Alcohol Enhances, Not Drowns, Sorrow

Think that beer helps drown your sorrow? Think again: according to a new research at the University of Tokyo, alcohol actually help lock painful memory in place.The researchers, led by pharmacology professor Norio Ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/alcohol-enhances-not-drowns-sorrow/

Trivia: Americans Are Getting Bustier ...

Americans are getting bustier: In the 1970's the average bra size was 34B. Now it's 36C ... and climbing!Some statistics say that up to 85% of American women are wearing the wrong bra size. Indeed, Oprah Winfrey once did...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/trivia-americans-are-getting-bustier/

The Largest Oil Spills in History

The Exxon Valdez spill in Alaska was the worst oil spill in American history. It recently made news again as Exxon refused to pay the fine after 19 years. But did you know that even though 11 million gallons of crude lea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/the-largest-oil-spills-in-history/

Bill Clinton Endorses Barack Obama.

Well, not exactly ... but he might have wanted to give his wife some of the same advice he gave the American people in this video (from four years ago). Click play, or go to the Link [YouTube], to view Clinton's view...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/01/bill-clinton-endorses-barack-obama/
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