Archive for May 10th, 2008

World's Worst Moms

Just in time for Mother's Day, TIME magazine has the list of the Best and Worst (Fictional) Moms Ever. Of course, the "Best Mom" list is filled with all sort of wonderful (booring!) mothers, so let's focus on t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/10/worlds-worst-moms/

The Boy Who Couldn't Sleep: Boy Stayed Awake 24 Hours A Day for Years

Rhett Lamb is often cranky like any other 3-year-old toddler, but there's one thing that makes him completely different: he has a rare medical condition in which he can't sleep a wink. Rhett is awake nearly 24 hours...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/10/the-boy-who-couldnt-sleep-boy-stayed-awake-24-hours-for-years/

The Woman Who Can't Forget

We go from the boy who can't sleep to the woman who can't forget. Here's the story of AJ, an extraordinary 40-year-old married woman who remembers everything (and not just all the bad things her husband did!):McGaugh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/10/the-woman-who-cant-forget/

Cyclone Nargis Wiped Out an Entire Burmese Village

Image: Geoeye/CRISP-Singapore, Caption by Holli Riebeek.The two images, taken by the Ikonos satellite, showed how a village in Burma (Myanmar) was completely wiped out by the Cyclone Nargis:This tiny village was loca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/10/cyclone-nargis-wiped-out-an-entire-burmese-village/

Scientists Make Munch-O-Bot: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

If robots suddenly develop a taste for human flesh, you can blame Gaëlle Arvisenet and his team of ENITIAA in Nantes, France. They're developing a robotic mouth:The artificial mouth comprises a 600mL container,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/10/scientists-make-munch-o-bot-what-could-go-wrong/

Corporate Logos, Remixed

Waitaminute! Something ain't right here :) Well, Brazilian graphic artist Mario Amaya created a bunch of mashed-up logos of the world's largest corporations that look just as great (and in some cases better) than the o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/10/corporate-logos-remixed/

Joy of Home Ownership: Buried Mystery in the Backyard

Our pal Carl of the Warehouse was digging in his backyard early one morning, and found this a mystery buriedSoon I realize it's not a simple concrete paver. It looks almost like brick. Then like a brick wall. What's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/10/joy-of-home-ownership-buried-mystery-in-the-backyard/

Facial Symmetry = Beauty = Good Genes?

It's long been known that an attractive face is highly symmetric - but now, Anthony Little of the University of Stirling, Scotland, and colleagues have gone one step further: they are attractive because they advertise ge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/10/facial-symmetry-beauty-good-genes/

Trivia: Woman Struck by Meteorite

Ann Hodges was the only human ever struck by a meteorite and lived to tell about it.Ann was napping on her couch one fateful day in November 1954 when a grapefruit-sized meterorite crashed through the roof of her house,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/10/trivia-woman-struck-by-meteorite/

Couple Left Dead "Grandma" Decomposing on Toilet, Told Kids She'll Come Back to Life

Juneau County sheriff's deputy arrested Tammy D. Lewis and Alan Bushey of Necedah, Wisconsin, for two felony counts of causing mental harm to a child. See, the two left the body of a 90-year-old woman decomposing on the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/10/couple-left-dead-grandma-decomposing-on-toilet-told-kids-shell-come-back-to-life/

Journal of Cartoon Over-analyzation

Remember the know-it-all who ruined your Sunday morning cartoons by over-analyzing it? Well, he now got a blog: Are there existential dilemmas in Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends? Does Brad Bird’s oeuv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/10/journal-of-cartoon-over-analyzation/

Furniture Made from Shredded Paper

Belgian designer Jens Praet created this little cabinet called "One Day Paper Waste" from shredded paper waste:I was so shocked about the enormous office waste and amount of shredded documents, that I wante...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/10/furniture-made-from-shredded-paper/

Giant NES Controller Table: Fun and Functional!

Kyle Downes of Ultra Awesome blog made a giant NES controller coffee table/storage place. What's so neat about it is that the controller actually works! (Imagine hitting a 3.5 inch / 90 mm wide A and B buttons repeatedly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/10/giant-nes-controller-table-fun-and-functional/

Quote: Groucho Marx on Man's Best Friend

"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read." - Groucho Marx, comedian and actor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/10/quote-groucho-marx-on-mans-best-friend/
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