Archive for May 20th, 2008

If Gradius was a text adventure

The video shows level one from Gradius. Don't worry, it advances slow enough to read everything. I've played Gradius so many times that my mind filled in the appropriate music as the volcanoes erupted. Via these...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/20/if-gradius-was-a-text-adventure/

Man Nesting in a Rotterdam Tower

High on the Rotterdam Weena Tower, Benjamin Verdonck is nesting. Literally. Here's a strange art project called "the Great Swallow" involving a nest, a man, and a giant egg (yes, why do you think he's nesting?)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/20/man-nesting-in-a-rotterdam-tower/

8 Golden Rules and 1 Not-So-Golden One

The following is an article from Uncle John's All-Purpose Extra-Strength Bathroom Reader. Did you know that there's a version of the Golden Rule in most (maybe all) major religions? Here are eight trans...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/20/8-golden-rules-and-1-not-so-golden-one/

Sand Fountain

This blurry YouTube video shows a strange phenomenon in Saudi Arabia: a 9-meter (~30 feet) tall sand fountain or geyser near the city of Al Ahsa. Notice that the sand don't mound up, as if there is a giant hole underneat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/20/sand-fountain/

Saudi Woman Divorcing Husband for Sneaking a Peek to Look at Her Face

Here's a nother strange news from Saudi Arabia: a woman wants a divorce, because her husband tried to look at her face after 30 years of marriage!After 30 years of marriage, cynics might say most husbands and wives w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/20/saudi-woman-divorcing-husband-for-sneaking-a-peek-to-look-at-her-face/

Caption Monkey 30: Panda Rolling in Snow

Photo: kjdrill [Flickr] Today's Caption Monkey game from Neatorama and Hobotopia is special: it's the last Caption Monkey with Adam "Ape Lad" Koford's Meet the Laugh-Out-Loud Cat as a prize. B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/20/caption-monkey-30-panda-rolling-in-snow/

Crazy Instructional Books

There’s an instruction guide for every human activity imaginable. Some are quite unnecessary, others are written in fun. And some people even buy them! See the list of The 10 Craziest How-To Books You Never Knew Exis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/20/crazy-instructional-books/

Six Micronations You Can Join (Petoria, anyone?)

Admit it – you've thought about what life would be like if you ruled your own country. I would make an awesome Queen, just for the record. Diet Coke would flow from kitchen faucets, scientists would put all of the vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/05/20/six-micronations-you-can-join-petoria-anyone/






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