Archive for August 22nd, 2008

Atlas, the Squirrel

Vicky Walker of Portchesther, Portsmouth, UK, found this squirrel in her backyard that looks just like ... Atlas! Hauling a hefty coconut into the air with consummate ease, the grey squirrel is going to extraordinary...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/22/atlas-the-squirrel/

Man Caught Record Fish with a Barbie Rod and Reel

A North Carolina man has just set a new state record for largest catfish, which he caught ... with his granddaughter's pink Barbie rod and reel!David Hayes doesn't usually fish with a pink Barbie rod and reel, but wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/22/man-caught-record-fish-with-a-barbie-rod-and-reel/

Is Disney's Copyright of Steamboat Willie's Mickey Mouse Still Valid?

Mickey Mouse has a tremendous recognition rate. Indeed, the cartoon mouse is the world's most famous personality - he's even better known than Santa Claus in the US!But did a mistake by Disney in the 1920s cause it to lo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/22/is-disneys-copyright-of-steamboat-willies-mickey-mouse-still-valid/

Black Bear Stole a Hubcap and Returned It to Another Driver

A black bear at Woburn Safari Park in Bedforshire, UK, has a knack for stealing hubcaps. But when the bear saw that Azra Noonari's car had its hubcaps stolen some weeks ago, it offered her its hubcap!"I saw it t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/22/black-bear-stole-a-hubcap-and-return-it-to-another-driver/

The 5 Most Badass U.S. Presidents of All-Time

From the cane-carrying lunatic to the "Devourer of Villages", Cracked.com counts down the 5 most badass U.S. presidents of all-time. Link - thanks Muppet!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/22/the-5-most-badass-us-presidents-of-all-time/

Miss Cellania's New House

A really big congratulations to Miss Cellania, who just bought a house! US housing crisis be damned - that's a really sweet dig, Miss C!Also, Miss C is celebrating her 3rd Blogiversary. Go and say hello! Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/22/miss-cellanias-new-house/

Woman Arrested Because of Overdue Library Books

Psst! Got an overdue library book? Didn't think that they could do anything about it? Well, think again - Heidi Dalibor of Grafton, Wisconsin, just got arrested for failing to return books she checked out from a library:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/22/woman-arrested-because-of-overdue-library-books/

Yoda Cat

What do you get when you combine Yoda and a cat? Apparently, this strange four-eared kitty: Link - Thanks Denita!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/22/yoda-cat/

Home Alone + I Am Legend = Legend Alone

Neatorama reader kinomozg sent us this excellent mashup of Home Alone with Will Smith's I Am Legend. The two movies surprisingly fit together well! Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - Thanks kinomozg!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/22/home-alone-i-am-legend-legend-alone/

Hanging by the Shoelaces

Paul Ives of Dartford, England, came home to find a man hanging in the window by his shoelaces! 32-year-old John Pearce, who was holding a hammer when found, tried to convince Ives that he became stuck while trying to st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/22/hanging-by-the-shoelaces/

Coign of Vantage

In the game Coign of Vantage, you are presented with a 3D cloud of pixels. Use your mouse to rotate it each way until you line it up to see the icon displayed in the corner. You are timed, if you care about scoring, bu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/22/coign-of-vantage/

5 Really Weird Things About Water

Water, good ol' H2O, seems like a pretty simple substance to you and me. But in reality, water - the foundation of life and most common of liquid - is really weird and scientists actually do...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/22/5-really-weird-things-about-water/

VideoSift Clips of the Week

(Links open in a new browser window/tab) The Scharzenegger Conspiracy How did Arnold act so convincingly in all those movies?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/22/videosift-clips-of-the-week-2/
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