Archive for September 12th, 2008

Presidential Election TV Ads

(source link) Living Room Candidate is a site that documents political ads for every presidential election dating back to 1952. This ad is from 1956. Link -Thanks, Brian!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/12/presidential-election-tv-ads/

Transparent Underground

[YouTube - Link] Here's a really neat commercial that I guess is about enticing more folks to use the Metro in Madrid more often. If I could stare up into the World above me like this I would certainly love to use...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/12/transparent-underground/

Eadweard Muybridge and the Insanity Defense

Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904) is chiefly known as the groundbreaking photographer who invented the zoopraxiscope, the earliest form of motion picture. Less well known but no less interesting is the fact th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/12/eadweard-muybridge-and-the-insanity-defense/

Mail Order Husbands

Need a hubby of quality? Through Mail Order Husbands, you can snag a top-tier bachelor like this one. Link via The Presurfer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/12/mail-order-husbands/

Word Fragments Game

If I don't turn away now, I could be doing this all day! This game asks you so assemble parts of words. You can select the difficulty level. Your score will be measured in words completed, number of errors, and time sp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/12/word-fragments-game/

Album Covers Made of Food

Jacket Lunch Box is a blog by a Japanese artist who recreates album covers with food in a bento box! Link to slideshow. Link to blog (in Japanese). -Thanks, Andrew! ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/12/album-covers-made-of-food/

How To Escape A Hurricane By Car

With hurricane season in full force, Jalopnik has some tips that might come in handy for those living near the coasts. Evacuating from a hurricane involves more than just getting into your car and driving away from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/12/how-to-escape-a-hurricane-by-car/

Metallica Rendered in LOLcats

A group of submitters at 4chan set the lyrics to Enter Sandman by Metallica to pictures of appropriate LOLcats! Cute Overload has the collection. Link -via b3ta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/12/metallica-rendered-in-lolcats/

Where the Single People Are

Maybe you've seen the classic map that shows how single women are concentrated on the East coast of the US, and single men outnumber women on the West Coast. Here's a version you can adjust for age! Of course, if you a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/12/where-the-single-people-are/

78-year-old to Celebrate Bar Mitzvah

Bernie Marks is practicing singing the Torah for his Bar Mitzvah, the Jewish ceremony that marks the symbolic passage to manhood. But at 78, Marks is a bit past the traditional age. When he was 13, he was living in a Pol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/12/78-year-old-to-celebrate-bar-mitzvah/

How to Make a Glass Cat

(YouTube link) He makes it look simple. I'm sure it's not. -via the Presurfer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/12/how-to-make-a-glass-cat/

10 Things About the Large Hadron Collider You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask

Photo: Maximilien Brice, CERN 1. Why is it called the Large Hadron Collider? The first one is easy: Large because it is really big. The LHC is a large circular tunnel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/12/10-things-about-the-large-hadron-collider-you-wanted-to-know-but-were-afraid-to-ask/




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