Archive for September 22nd, 2008

A Little Housecleaning: de-Trolling Neato

I went out of town for a few days and was surprised to come back and find that the blog has caught some comment trolling sniffles. You guys are usually very good, so what happened?Anyways, it's time for a little housecle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/22/a-little-housecleaning-de-trolling-neato/

Who Will Be the Next US President?

All right, it's time to let out some political steam here on Neatorama. I know that we haven't posted a lot of political stuff (it's not what the blog is all about, anyhow) but based on the comments these past few days i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/22/who-will-be-the-next-us-president/

Ambient Awareness

Facebook and Twitter help you keep track of every move made by your friends. But is this a good use of your time? ABC News talked to Clive Thompson, who wrote about the phenomena for the New York Times, what he calls "...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/22/ambient-awareness/

Bambi Cupcakes

Andrea Canalino is an artist based in Houston, Texas. One of her latest creations is the "Twinkle Twinkle Baby" Bambi cupcakes installation. Link - geekadelphia via who killed bambi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/22/bambi-cupcakes/

Chester A. Arthur

Chester A. Arthur was the underrated 21st president of the United States. You you know anything about him? You would if you read the mental_floss article about him Satturday! Now he's the subject of today's Lunchtime Q...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/22/chester-a-arthur/

Skiing Tot

Seeing a toddler ski is precious, but this kid is serious! 2-year-old Gustav Legnavsky of Wanaka, New Zealand will compete in the halfpipe event at the junior nationals next week. He will be the youngest skier at the com...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/22/skiing-tot/

Over-the-top Stretch Limousines

Stretch limousines are nothing to write home about anymore. So limousines services are going the extra mile to stand out. Dark Roasted Blend takes a look at some of the crazier limousines, with a peek inside some. Yes,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/22/over-the-top-stretch-limousines/

Old Words

As new words are included in dictionaries, old words are sometimes dropped, not for room, but because they are no longer in use. Compilers of the Collins Dictionary have a list of words they are considering dropping from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/22/old-words/

Relative Size

(Metacafe link) You might think the earth is big, but watching this may make you feel small! The music is Rubber Bullet by Stakka and K Tee. -via Digg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/22/relative-size/

Ghost Towns

If you want to visit a ghost town for Halloween, make your plans now! Cult Case has an overview of seven of them, including Helltown, Ohio. Also known as Boston, Ohio, many ghostly encounters have been reported in t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/22/ghost-towns/






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