Archive for June 8th, 2008

Indian School Named Monkey God As Chairman

The recently opened Sardar Bhagat Singh College of Technology and Management in India decided that they wanted someone really famous and powerful to be their leader.So the school officials named Hanuman, the Hindu monkey...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/08/indian-school-named-monkey-god-as-chairman/

Giant Cheese Grater Room Divider

The giant cheese grater room divider above is an art piece called "Paravent," created by London-based Lebanese artist Mona Hatoum: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/08/giant-cheese-grater-room-divider/

Dog Held for Ransom? It's a Civil Matter, Said Cops

File this under Whaat?: Someone is holding Kelly Myers' lost dog Tinkerbell for ransom ... and when she called the police, they refused to help her: The alleged kidnapper called the dog's owner Friday morning. But wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/08/dog-held-for-ransom-its-a-civil-matter-said-cops/

Garfield + Markov Chain = Garkov

We've posted about the Internet phenomenon of Garfield Minus Garfield, where the fat orange cat is removed from Jim Davis' comic strip (resulting in a bizarre yet strangely coherent depiction of Jon Arbuckle as a schizop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/08/garfield-markov-chain-garkov/

Is Giraffe Kosher?

If you've ever wondered, the rabinnical authorities in Israel have just ruled that giraffe is actually kosher to eat:The giraffe belongs to the family of grazing animals that have cloven hooves and chew the cud, ther...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/08/is-giraffe-kosher/

Hyper-Aggressive Parenting: 25 Snow Whites, No Dwarfs and No Witch

It's not fair that one girl gets to play Snow White, Japanese parents pressured teachers, so the school decided to modify the play slightly: 25 Snow Whites, no dwarfs and no wicked witch!Actually, the "25 Snow White...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/08/hyper-aggressive-parenting-25-snow-whites-no-dwarfs-and-no-witch/

How One Bus Stop Encapsulates The American Immigrant Experience

I have used the Chinatown bus dozens of times to travel between Boston and New York City. It's a terribly-kept secret that for $10-15, you can get limited luggage space on an uncomfortable, aging bus with a driver that s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/08/how-one-bus-stop-encapsulates-the-american-immigrant-experience/
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