Archive for May 12th, 2008

Rescued Baby Squirrel

(YouTube link) I found him on a busy road. He had either fallen out of the nest or had been forced out by dead parents, either way his was in a pretty bad way when I found him. Weak, bewildered, staggering around...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/12/rescued-baby-squirrel/

Nanohealing Gel

A new material developed by Arch Therapeutics can stop bleeding almost instantly. The material consists of naturally occurring amino acids that have been engineered to form peptides that spontaneously cluster toget...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/12/nanohealing-gel/

Seven U.S. Presidential Nicknames (at least, ones we can print)

George W. Bush has plenty of nicknames, including some for whether you are a supporter or not. Dubya/W., of course, Bushie, Shrub. And obviously Bill Clinton didn't escape his two terms un-nicknamed – Slick Willi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/12/seven-presidential-nicknames-at-least-ones-we-can-print/

Fun for the whole neighborhood!

A family in Alaska built a safe and sturdy playground for their young children in their backyard. They finished it on Saturday evening, and Sunday morning they snapped pictures from an upstairs window. Follow the link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/12/fun-for-the-whole-neighborhood/

Neatorama Online T-Shirt Store

Neatoramanaut T-Shirt, now available at Neatorama's Online Store Neatoramabot T-Shirt O RLY? T-ShirtBad Chewie T-Shirt W00t! I'm excited and happy to anno...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/12/neatorama-online-t-shirt-store/

Pine Needle Bear by Richard Carpenter

Photos: Richard CarpenterxoxoxoBruce, a regular at the Cellar Image of the Day forum, posted a series of fascinating photos of this pine needle bear sculpture by Richard Carpenter. The pine needles were gathered off the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/12/pine-needle-bear-by-richard-carpenter/

Man's Wound Looks Like The Virgin Mary

Marc Lipton was riding his motorcycle when he lost control and slid about 50 feet along the road. He believed that he lived to tell the tale because The Virgin Mary protected him from further injury.And he's got the woun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/12/mans-wound-looks-like-the-virgin-mary/

Princess Pauline, the Smallest Woman in History

Look down at the man's feet: that was a not a child, but a grown woman named Pauline Musters. At 1 foot 11.2 inches, Pauline is the smallest mature woman ever recorded:Born on February 26, 1876 in Ossendrecht in the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/12/princess-pauline-the-smallest-woman-in-history/

Thief Took Own Mugshot

Here's a really strange tale of one really stupid criminal: a group of three women were partying at a Bensalem bar when 31-year-old Andre Smith kept on interrupting and even jumping in their photos.When the women left, S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/12/thief-took-own-mugshot/

500 Kroner Bill Brought to Life

Photo: glennkarlsen [Flickr]Glenn Karlsen brought the image on a 500 Kroner bill of Sigrid Undset, a Norwegian novelist and Nobel Laureate, to life through the magic of photoshoppery. Fantastic work! Embiggen the photo h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/12/500-kroner-bill-brought-to-life/

Nintendo Duck Hunt Lamp

Craftster member fluffypants put together this awesome lamp using a Nintendo light gun and an old Nintendo's Duck Hunt cartridge.Ah, I remember the precious hours I wasted on that game (and I quite remember the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/12/nintendo-duck-hunt-lamp/

X-Files: I Want to Believe, the Official Trailer

What? There's a new X-Files movie coming out? I must be living under a rock. The title is X-Files: I Want To Believe, though I think what they meant was X-Files: I Want You To Spend $10.50 On Tickets, $15 on Crappy P...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/12/x-files-i-want-to-believe-the-official-trailer/

Skybridge in Langkawi, Malaysia

photo: peter.macdonald [Flickr]Behold the Skybridge in Langkawi, Malaysia, which is held up by one thin support column set at an angle! Deputy Dog blog has the story and more pics: http://deputy-dog.com/2008/05/05/gephyr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/12/skybridge-in-langkawi-malaysia/

Music Lawsuits

Today’s Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss is about the strange legal battles over rock and roll music. How well do you remember these? I was surprised to score as well as 63%. http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/1...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/12/music-lawsuits/

Blind Bowler's Perfect Score

78-year-old Dale Davis lost his sight due to macular degeneration 11 years ago. He only has a sliver of peripheral vision left. He fell in love with bowling for a second time after his sister dragged him back to the bowl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/12/blind-bowlers-perfect-score/

Secret Rooms

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to discover a secret room in your house that you didn’t know about? It happens, and sometimes it’s not so wonderful. One couple found a room that had been sealed up because of harmful mol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/12/secret-rooms/

Kittens in the Wall

Last Friday evening, the news editor of The Gadsden (Alabama) Times, Greg Bailey heard a noise behind the stove in his house. The whole family heard the noises, which his wife Helen identified as a cat. The noises were t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/12/kittens-in-the-wall/

5 Scientific Laws and the Scientists Behind Them

"Eureka!" Archimedes screamed, then he ran outside naked ...Every high school physics student knows about Fourier’s Law of Heat Conduction and Hooke’s Law of Elasticity. But not many know...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/12/5-scientific-laws-and-the-scientists-behind-them/
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