Archive for November 1st, 2008

Lost in Translation

All road signs in Wales must have text in both English and Welsh. Sometimes they don't exactly agree. Swansea Council emailed a request for a Welsh translation for this sign. The reply came back in Welsh, and was duly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/01/lost-in-translation/

Splitter

Splitter is a flash game based on simple physics. Your object is to get the smiley face to the brown spot by cutting through wood or strings, then letting gravity take its natural path. I got to level 11 before I decid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/01/splitter/

Flood Collapsing A Road

via videosift.com A really interesting video that shows the process of a road being destroyed by a surge of water perhaps caused by the drainage under the road being blocked by the tree from what I gather. It's a lit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/01/flood-collapsing-a-road/

Owl Snoozin' in a Tree Branch

I just couldn't resist this one: a tawny owl was spotted snoozing inside a hollowed-out tree branch in Christchurch Park, Ipswich, England.After a hard night terrorising the local vole population, this little owl is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/01/owl-snoozin-in-a-tree-branch/

Shopping Channel Mishap

In Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe show, here's a poor shopping channel host who Poor Charlie Brooker. The BBC's Screenwipe show host was only trying to sell a television on QVC UK when a silly show came on! Hit play or go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/01/shopping-channel-mishap/

Vampire Moth

Photo: Sharon HillAs if the vampire bats aren't scary enough, scientists have just found a previously unknown population of vampire moths! The similarity between this species and a purely fruit-eating species seems to in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/01/vampire-moth/

Soup Kitchen ... for Dogs!

The worldwide economic woes aren't just limited to humans so Claudia Hollm has opened the Berlin's first soup kitchen ... for dogs!A soup kitchen exclusively for dogs has opened its doors in Berlin providing pets of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/01/soup-kitchen-for-dogs/

Boatsheds

Photo: Juliet DoyleJuliet Doyle took some interesting photos of boatsheds in the island of Lindisfarne (or the Holy Island), England. The sheds are made from upturned fishing boats and used for storage by the island's fi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/01/boatsheds/

The Pramulator by John Knott

What do you get when you cross a classic Airstream with a baby carriage? Behold The Pramulator by artist John Knott aka Bent Fabrication. It's made from hand-shaped aluminum panels and antique baby stroller parts. It's a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/01/the-pramulator-by-john-knott/

Donkey Kong Jenga

Some games just go unusually well mashed up together. Like Jenga and Donkey Kong, for instance. It's so obvious that I'm surprised this hasn't been done before! Link - via Wonderland...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/01/donkey-kong-jenga/

Banksy Graffiti Doubles Derelict Pub's Value

A derelict pub in Liverpool, England, just saw its value more than doubled because it has a Banksy graffiti: A bizarre bidding frenzy has broken out over a derelict pub... because it is adorned with Britain's most va...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/01/banksy-graffiti-doubles-derelict-pubs-value/
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