Archive for September 16th, 2008

Lizard on a Wind Turbine

(Metacafe link) This lizard does this every day and really seems to like it. Sometimes he gets thrown off and is right back up there again. The Sabre Dance soundtrack makes it something special. -via Unique...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/16/lizard-on-a-wind-turbine/

Einstein Ring

An Einstein Ring is what you get when light is "bent" around a massive object (in a process called gravitational lensing).Albert Einstein predicted this in his general theory of relativity and was proven right...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/16/einstein-ring/

The Legal Kerfuffle Over Website Linking

Can someone stop you from linking to their website? That's what the Sheboygan city attorney did. The city ordered Jennifer Reisinger to remove a link to the city's police department website - and now, she is suing:Ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/16/the-legal-kerfuffle-over-website-linking/

Diving To Meet A Nautilus

[YouTube - Link] Imagine diving to the depths of the Oceans at night and meeting one of the oldest surviving species on the planet considered a "living fossil". Peter Ward, a paleontologist, did that very thing and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/16/diving-to-meet-a-nautilus/

Need help deciding who to vote for?

ABC News has a neat interactive quiz, designed to help you better understand where you actually stand on election issues. They present you with two quotes on a given topic, and you decide which you agree with more. At...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/16/need-help-deciding-who-to-vote-for/

Staff Needed

Chris saw this poster in a window on Ponsonby Road, Auckland, New Zealand yesterday morning. I have no doubts Murder Burger will fill all positions quickly, since this sounds like a really cool place to work! Link to F...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/16/staff-needed/

Cell Phone Towers in Disguise

A transmitter tower is not, in itself, pretty. So phone companies put cell transmitters in existing structures, in natural heights such as trees, or build towers that look like something else. Weird News Files has a ro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/16/cell-phone-towers-in-disguise/

Cyclist Collides with Black Bear

57-year-old Jim Litz was riding his bicycle to work in Missoula, Montana when he came over a rise and saw a 300-pound black bear right in front of him! He didn't even have time to brake, and ran right into the bear. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/16/cyclist-collides-with-black-bear/

Transportation-Inspired Cardboard Cat Houses

Cardboard may not be the best material for a cat house, but those furry little creatures sure love playing in such boxes. If you feel like spoiling your cat with a designers model, these three ones are now available f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/16/transportation-inspired-cardboard-cat-houses/

Why We Drink

(Current link) This video takes the long way around to answer a simple question, but it's an enjoyable trip! -via Swiss Miss...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/16/why-we-drink/

Doodling on the Kitchen Floor

Swedish artist Olle Hemmendorff (featured previously at Neatorama) didn't want wooden floors, but also didn't want to remove them, which would lower the value of the apartment. So he covered his kitchen floor with viny...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/16/doodling-on-the-kitchen-floor/

Anti-Theft Lunch Bag

Don't you just hate it when someone at work helps himself to your lunch? Here's the solution: Anti-Theft Lunch Bags are regular sandwich bags that have green splotches printed on both sides. After your sandwich is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/16/anti-theft-lunch-bag/

The Velociraptor and the Bunk Bed

I could survive for 1 minute, 6 seconds chained to a bunk bed with a velociraptor Created by Bunk Beds Pedia How long could you survive chained to a bunk bed with a velociraptor? It's a question I've pondered many tim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/16/the-velociraptor-and-the-bunk-bed/






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