Archive for October 12th, 2008

Baby Tasmanian Devil

Yulgilbar was born last month at the Healesville Sanctuary in Australia, the first Tasmanian Devil born there since 1995. Over the weekend, she took her first steps outside her mother's pouch. See a gallery of adorable p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/12/baby-tasmanian-devil/

Edgar Allan Poe paper toy

Get into the Halloween season by dressing up your desk with this Edgar Allan Poe paper toy by Brian Gubicza. You can download the template here, and buy something from Brian's Etsy store here. Previously on Neat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/12/edgar-allen-poe-paper-toy/

Pee ... If You Dare!

Photo: Whole Wheat Toast [Flickr]Apparently, this is located at the Hunter's Point Shipyard studios in San Francisco ......

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/12/pee-if-you-dare/

Man Writes With Own Tears

Everyone has a special talent. Ru Anting's is writing ... with his own tears: Ru Anting, 56, of Luoyang, Henan province, sucks up the water with his nose and then sprays it through his tear ducts. [...]... w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/12/man-writes-with-own-tears/

Budweiser + Clamato = Beer for Breakfast?

Who says that you can't have beer for breakfast? Here's a new Budweiser product that will either have you abuzz with anticipation or shiver in disgust: beer + clamato!Link(Apparently mixing beer and clamato is already a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/12/budweiser-clamato-beer-for-breakfast/

Double Arm Transplantee Happy with New Arms

Karl Merk, a German dairy farmer who lost both of his arms in an accident, underwent the world's first double arm transplant surgery several months ago (posted here on Neatorama). Now, he has spoken out for the first tim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/12/double-arm-transplantee-happy-with-new-arms/

Guitar Machine

(YouTube link) A busker in Bath, England plays the fiddle and accompanies himself on a guitar controlled with his feet! Check out the marvelous contraption that makes it possible. -via Arbroath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/12/guitar-machine/

The Ghetto Wedding Dress

We've featured a lot of strange (and strangely bad) wedding dresses on Neatorama, but never - I repeat - never have I seen anything like this.Behold, the ghetto wedding dress (all the best to the couple, by the way): Lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/12/the-ghetto-wedding-dress/

Mail Puzzles by Harriet Russell

For her degree from the Glasgow School of Art, Harriet Russell decided to do a little postal experiment to find out exactly how far would the men and women at Royal Mail were willing to go to deliver mail:To put them...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/12/mail-puzzles-by-harriet-russell/

The Eyeballing Game

So, how good do you think you are at eyeballing things? Can you tell if you're looking at a right angle? How about finding the center of a circle? Seems easy, right? Well, maybe not.Here's a fun little Flash game to test...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/12/the-eyeballing-game/

Why We Tip

Paul Wachter wrote an interesting article for The New York Times on the curious customs of tipping: how it came to be and why we tip (even if the service is bad).Economists have struggled to explain tipping. Why tip...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/12/why-we-tip/

Yourself in LEGO

For a mere $60,000 (through Neiman Marcus - that alone explains the price), LEGO artist extraordinaire Nathan Sawaya will make a life-size replica of you ... in LEGO!http://www.brickartist.com/large-sculptures/life-size-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/12/yourself-in-lego/




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