Archive for April 3rd, 2008

The Masai Warriors' Guide to Britain

A group of Masai warriors are going to be running the London Marathon this year, which could be enough to get a mention here, but it gets better. To avoid any potential culture clash problems (so funny in films, so u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/04/03/the-masai-warriors-guide-to-britain/

The Mr. T Miracle

I pity the fool who doesn't believe Mr. T can work miracles!! In an interview with Empire he describes what happened when he visited a young boy who was in a coma: "His family put toys around him and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/04/03/the-mr-t-miracle/

Five Races That Make Running Fun (and one that might kill you)

I've just gotten into running in the past nine months or so. I went for my first run on my birthday last year – July 21. I mean, I worked out before that – I used to be a big fan of the elliptical. But I r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/04/03/five-races-that-make-running-fun-and-one-that-might-kill-you/

The Money Quiz

The Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss is on American money. How well do you know the faces on your money? I got 11 out of 12 right; I only missed a bill that I’d never seen before. To be honest, there are s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/04/03/the-money-quiz/

I’m Walking

(Revver link) I’m Walking is an ad for a seal to certify Germany’s organic farm produce. Six chickens take part in a wacky hurdle race. Written and produced by Bodo von Braunmuehl. See a hi-res version at...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/04/03/im-walking/

Placenta Beauty Products

People will do anything to look younger and more attractive, including eating, drinking, and applying placenta, also known as afterbirth. Japanese company Nihon Sofuken sells placenta products for the anti-aging market...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/04/03/placenta-beauty-products/

Self-inflicted Sports Injury

(YouTube link) Russian tennis player Mikhail Youzhny became angry when he hit into the net during his third round match Monday against Nicolas Almagro at the Sony Ericsson Open in Key Biscayne, Florida. He reacted by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/04/03/self-inflicted-sports-injury/

Apple vs. the Big Apple

New York City's GreeNYC campaign has a logo that looks like an apple. It makes sense, as the city is known as The Big Apple. But Apple Inc. says it infringes on their trademark. The computer company has filed in injunct...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/04/03/apple-vs-the-big-apple/

Picturesque Review of the Costume of the Portuguese

A Franciscan friar and a lay brother, as seen before the abolition of their Order.BibliOdyssey blog has a neat post about a charming set of gouache sketches from a 1836 book titled "Picturesque Review of the Costume...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/04/03/picturesque-review-of-the-costume-of-the-portuguese/
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