Archive for September 25th, 2008

Chinese Workers Pushed an Airplane Off the Runway

Come on, we've all joked about having to go out and push a broken airplane, but the Chinese actually did it: when a faulty plane was stuck in a Zhengzhou airport, they sent 30 people to push it off the runway! It to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/25/chinese-workers-pushed-an-airplane-off-the-runway/

Wearable Airbag for the Elderly

Japan's growing elderly population has created a niche marketing opportunity for ... personal airbags! Here's a BBC video on an airbag that you wear: The device is strapped around the body and inflates in 0.1 seconds...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/25/wearable-airbag-for-the-elderly/

Woman Hauled to Court for Failing to Pay Child Support Bill of 63 Cents

Kathleen Threatt was hauled to court for failing to pay child support 12 years past its due date ... it was for 63 cents!Threatt called the court thinking it was a misunderstanding, because not only are her children...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/25/woman-hauled-to-court-for-failing-to-pay-child-support-bill-of-63-cents/

Bacon Won Hog-Calling Contest

Jolee Bacon, that is. The Northern Idaho woman took first place Saturday at the Nez Perce County Fair's hog-calling contest:She has raised several champion pigs for 4-H contests. Bacon says she calls pigs every morni...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/25/bacon-won-hog-calling-contest/

World's Smallest Man Meets World's Leggiest Woman

That's He Pingping, who at 2 feet and 5.37 inches tall is the world's smallest man, underneath Svetlana Pankratova, the world's leggiest woman:The two met, with He standing at Pankratova's knees, the publicize the re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/25/worlds-smallest-man-meets-worlds-leggiest-woman/

VideoSift Clips of the Week

(Links open in a new browser window/tab) The Greatest Slam Dunk Ever When Julian Wright of the Kansas University basketball team took...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/25/videosift-clips-of-the-week-7/

Visual Migraine

Known Johnson experienced a visual migraine, which is when the blood vessels in the visual center of the brain are affected, causing weird vision sensations. He then created a flash animation to show others what the ex...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/25/visual-migraine/

Ping Pong Balls Saved Her Life

2-year-old Mackenzie Argaet was born with biliary artresia. Her liver developed cirrhosis and she received a liver transplant. Dr Albert Shun, from The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Australia, performed the surgery....

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/25/ping-pong-balls-saved-her-life/

The Salad that Looks Back at You

Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories is already starting to get into the Halloween spirit! They have a recipe for insalata caprese, an Italian dish, with instructions for eyeballs made of olives. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/25/the-salad-that-looks-back-at-you/

Entertainment Redneck Style

It was just another hot and slow day on a the construction site when someone had a brilliant idea. Although it looks like fun, you have to trust the operator to enjoy this ride. Link: YouTubeFun, Ride, mechanical...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/25/entertainment-redneck-style/

What is it? Game 76

This week's collaboration with What is it? blog brings us this strange object. Can you guess what it is for?Place your guess in the comment section. No prize this week, so you're playing for fame and glo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/25/what-is-it-game-76/




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