Archive for October 7th, 2008

Practical Latin

Visne saltare? Viam Latam Fungosam scio. That's how you say "Do you want to dance? I know the Funky Broadway." in Latin. Courtesy of MIT, you can learn how to say handy Latin phrases such as: Is that a scrol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/07/practical-latin/

Transformer BBQ Logo

In the world of competitive barbecue, the team that calls itself Transformer BBQ stands above the rest... at least for its logo! It makes sense. The pig transforms into dinner! Link -Thanks, raphael!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/07/transformer-bbq-logo/

Google's Mail Goggles

Have you ever had an episode of drunk emailing that backfired on you? Once sent, an email message cannot be "unsent" when you sober up. A new Gmail feature from Google may prevent that from happening again. When...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/07/googles-mail-goggles/

Name the Baby

If you're not too busy playing online games today, you can help Jason Morrison and his wife name their baby! My wife and I are expecting, and thus we have to pick a name for our new baby. We’ve perused baby name w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/07/name-the-baby/

The 9 Phases of Dating

Matthew Inman, who created 9 Reasons Not to Date a Tyrannosaurus Rex and 10 Reasons It Would Rule to Date A Unicorn, has illustrated The 8 Phases of Dating. I think this may apply to marriage, too. Link -Thanks, Ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/07/the-9-phases-of-dating/

Let's Learn Judo with Vladimir!

Vladimir Putin, the "world's most manly leader," has yet another display of his masculinity: a new "Let's Learn Judo with Vladimir" DVD!Today he presented the instructional judo DVD that shows him...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/07/lets-learn-judo-with-vladimir/

Monkey Waiters Serve Beer at Japanese Restaurant

If the service is bad at this Japanese restaurant because the waiters are monkeying around that's because ... they're monkeys!Here's the story of Yat-chan and Fuku-chan, two macaque monkey pets that serve customers hot t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/07/monkey-waiters-serve-beer-at-japanese-restaurant/

Tourist Went Skinny Dipping in Japan's Imperial Palace Moat

There was a bit of excitement in the usually stodgy Imperial Palace in Tokyo: a fat and naked tourist went for a skinny dip in the palace moat!The man, believed to be in his 40s, jumped into the moat and started thro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/07/tourist-went-skinny-dipping-in-japans-imperial-palace-moat/

Moral Dilemma of Artificial Insemination: What to do with "Leftover" Embryos?

Frozen human eggs at a fertility center. Photo: Mark Boster / LA TimesAfter successfully conceiving a daughter through in vitro fertilization, Gina Rathan and her husband Cheddi was faced with a moral dilemma they didn't...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/07/moral-dilemma-of-artificial-insemination-what-to-do-with-leftover-embryos/

Radiation Therapy Cures Chicken of Cancer

When Eve the chicken got cancer, her owner didn't warm up the oven and prepare her for dinner. Instead, they spent £1,400 on radiation therapy to cure her! The couple, who are self-employed accountants, took he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/07/radiation-therapy-cures-chicken-of-cancer/

Rent Dodger Lives Here

In these tough times, it's easy to forget that the economic crisis isn't limited to the United States. In England, many property owners were frustrated with tenants who do not pay their rent, so one real estate agency de...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/07/rent-dodger-lives-here/

YouTube Sensation Funtwo Tracked to New Zealand

So you think you know pop culture (or more exactly, YouTube pop culture). Quick, what's the most popular fan-made music video on YouTube? It's Canon Rock, a rendition of Pachebel's classical music played by Jeong-Hyun Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/07/youtube-sensation-funtwo-tracked-to-new-zealand/

Dog Fur Sweaters and Coats

Photo: Erwan FichouPhotographer Erwan Fichou has a really neat gallery of photos he took of people wearing sweaters and coats made from ... their pet dogs' fur! Link (click on Dogwool) - via If It's Hip, It's Here, thank...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/07/dog-fur-sweaters-and-coats/

Caption Monkey: A Wheelbarrowful of Orangutans!

Hooray (and a barrel of simians!) - it's time for this week's Neatorama and Hobotopia's Caption Monkey game. But first, the story of the wheelbarrowful of orangutans. From the Daily Mail:Orphaned by Man's folly, [the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/07/caption-monkey-a-wheelbarrowful-of-orangutans/




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