Archive for September 7th, 2008

Raisin in Champagne

(YouTube link) Why did I spent so much time trying to make a raisin milkshake when I could've been doing something fun like this? It turns out that you can make raisins dance in any kind of carbonated beverage. Link t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/07/raisin-in-champagne/

Boue's Big Day

(Flickr link) If you've ever wondered what your dog does while you are at work, this may enlighten you. Flickr user Bill Binns made a video of what his dog did from 8AM to 5PM. Relax, the time-lapse video is only...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/07/boues-big-day/

Art from Pregnant Women's Bellies

Artist Tisha DeShields and her company Original Belly Works make decorative fiberglass shells from the protruding bellies of pregnant women. There's something especially beautiful about a very pregnant woman. But as my...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/07/art-from-pregnant-womens-bellies/

Home invasion victim assaulted with sausage; Dog eats evidence

[pic courtesy of Sausagefest] The Fresno Bee reports:A burglar who broke into a home just east of Fresno rubbed spices over the body of one of two men as they slept in their rooms and then used an 8-inch sausage to wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/07/home-invasion-victim-assaulted-with-sausage-dog-eats-evidence/

I'll Never Join the Dark Side of the Moon

What do you get when you mash up Star Wars with Pink Floyd? Here's a neat wallpaper, titled "I'll Never Join the Dark Side of the Moon" by James Lillis.Link: Wallpaper size (1600x1200, png format, 74KB...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/07/ill-never-join-the-dark-side-of-the-moon/

Green Bears!

Thes bears aren't early for St. Patrick's Day - it got its fur stained by algae: Three normally white polar bears at Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens in central Japan changed their color in July after swimming i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/07/green-bears/

1959 Fiat Millecento: A Classic Car that Gets 40 MPG

Think that you can only get great gas mileage if you buy a hybrid car? Here's Jay Leno talking about the 1959 Fiat Millecento, who got a whopping 40 MPG - the same as a Prius!This car was bought by a gentleman in Pen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/07/1959-fiat-millecento-a-classic-car-that-gets-40-mpg/

Batman Shadow Graffiti

Photo: Rosemary Travale [Flickr]Neatorama reader Rosemary Travale spotted this creative graffiti (technically graffito, I think) near the corner of Iriquois Shore on Trafalgar road in Oakville, Ontario, Canada:Some v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/07/batman-shadow-graffiti/

Teenage Boy Taunted for Wearing Eye Make-Up

Seventeen-year-old Orangeville, Ontario, Canada high school senior Sean Waring is fearful for his safety. So much so that he has taken different routes home every day so his followers won't know where he lives.Why? He sa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/07/teenage-boy-taunted-for-wearing-eye-make-up/

Bug Love: Fantastic Photos of Mating Insects

Photo: matteo86photonature [Flickr]Birds do it, bees do it, and the blue-tailed damselflies do it with the nimbleness of acrobats! Scienceray blog has an interesting gallery of mating insects:The incredibly elegant c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/07/bug-love-fantastic-photos-of-mating-insects/

TV Character Cubees

Marco Altini makes Cubeecraft (or also lovingly called "cubees") papercraft based on TV series characters. He has characters from 24, Alias, Dexter, Heroes, and many more TV series for you to download, print, c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/07/tv-character-cubees/

The Lamest Supervillains in Comic Book History

The International Society of Supervillains blog has the list of the 11 lamest supervillains in comic book history. For example, here's Asbestos Man:History:Chemist Orson Kasloff became a cri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/07/the-lamest-supervillains-in-comic-book-history/

The Oddest Book Title Ever

A big congrats to Greek Rural Postmen and Their Cancellation Numbers book. It has won the Diagram prize for oddest book title of the past 30 years: In The Bookseller's online poll to find the "Diagram o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/07/the-oddest-book-title-ever/
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