Archive for March 17th, 2008

Coupe Le Cake.

IAM Clip COUPE LE CAKEUploaded by IAM Music video by IAM. Amazing special and sound effects. And pretty neat new dance move (the 'coupe le cake'). Click play or go to http://www.dailymotion.com/vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/17/coupe-le-cake/

The Sheep Incident

Thousands of sheep died one night in 1968 in Skull Valley, Utah. Army officials got busy drafting a denial. They had been testing Cold War chemical and biological weapons, one of which was called VX. VX was a trium...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/17/the-sheep-incident/

100 Best Last Lines from Novels

The scholarly journal The American Book Review has a list what it considers to be the best last lines from novels. A few samples: 7. He loved Big Brother. –George Orwell, 1984 (1949) 21. If I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/17/100-best-last-lines-from-novels/

Beauty Contest Winner: Not a Man, Not Yet a Woman

Xie Xiaoxing won "Best Camera Image" in the Fujian regional heat for Miss China contest. The contest organizers thought that Xie was a woman - but it turned out that he was a man ... on his way to become a woma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/17/beauty-contest-winner-not-a-man-not-yet-a-woman/

Doctor Used DIY Cordless Drill in Brain Surgery in Ukraine

Henry Marsh, a British neurosurgeon, visited a state hospital in Ukraine 15 years ago to give a series of lecture. What he saw was so appalling that he began volunteering his time to do surgery and teach the doctors ther...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/17/doctor-used-diy-cordless-drill-in-brain-surgery-in-ukraine/

Finding the most beautiful woman in Italy.

ItaliaUploaded by pocarisweater How can one find the most beautiful woman in Italy? A Japanese expert determined the following 4 steps: 1) Find a random woman on the street. 2) Ask that woman to int...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/17/finding-the-most-beautiful-woman-in-italy/

Torture Device or Bathroom Gadget?

The Lunchtime Quiz today at mental_floss is entitled Medieval Torture Device or Bed Bath and Beyond Gadget? I didn’t score very well at all, since they all seemed to be medieval torture devices to me. http://www.ment...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/17/torture-device-or-bathroom-gadget/

Sinbad the Liger

Liger - The most amazing home videos are hereThe largest cat in the world: half lion and half tiger, it dwarfs both its parents....

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/17/sinbad-the-liger/

Owl Threat Response

(YouTube link) One owl has a repertoire of responses to different threats. He can make himself big, make himself small, or just ignore the enemy. Although he was in no real danger, I felt sorry for the little guy. -vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/17/owl-threat-response/

The Leprechaun Brothers

(YouTube link) The YouTube entry says “Clearly the three best singers the Muppets have ever had to offer, together at last.” The Leprechaun Brothers perform Danny Boy in honor of St. Patrick's Day. -via Boing Boin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/17/the-leprechaun-brothers/

Fetch

(YouTube link) Jerry doesn’t have to wait for anyone to throw the ball. He has a computerized ball-launcher he can reload himself! -via Digg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/17/fetch/

Questionaut

Questionaut is a beautiful click game where you answer and collect elementary-level questions. From the picture, you may have guessed it’s from Amanita Designs (yes, the Samorost people). I wish I had all day to play...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/03/17/questionaut/




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