Archive for November 28th, 2008

Aerial Battle of Eagles

Photo: Jose Hernandez / National Geographic MagazineNational Geographic Magazine has just announced the winners of their 2008 International Photo Contest. Amongst the fantastic entries is this particularly amazing shot b...

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Ju Duoqi's Vegetable Art

Mona Tofu by Ju DuoqiChinese artist Ju Duoqi, 35, specializes in a unique art medium: vegetables! (well, technically digital veggies - but who cares?). Behold her masterpiece above, the veggie Mona Lisa ("Mona Tofu&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/28/ju-duoqis-vegetable-art/

Blonde, Black Miniskirt and a Sticky Situation ...

When Anadel Carrizales pulled over to help a blonde in a black miniskirt whose car appeared to have broken down on a Mexican highway, he thought that he was his lucky day ... but all he got was a super sticky situation:*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/28/blonde-black-miniskirt-and-a-sticky-situation/

Titanic Expedition Was a Cover For Secret Navy Missions

Robert Ballard, the explorer who found the wreckage of the Titanic, has just revealed that the expedition was actually a cover story for the US Navy about two lost nuclear submarines:The Navy was not interes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/28/titanic-expedition-was-a-cover-for-secret-navy-missions/

The Couch Doctor

Meet Sal Giangrande, the self-styled "Couch Doctor" of New York. Sal has a pretty unique business niche: he saws and re-assembles couches for people who couldn't fit their old couch into their new apartments bu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/28/the-couch-doctor/

VideoSift Clips of the Week

(Links open in a new browser window/tab) Wouldn't It Be Cool if US CEOs Were Like This? Here's a story of how the CEO of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/28/videosift-clips-of-the-week-13/

UK's Oldest Newlyweds: Combined Age of 179!

Congratulations to John Dawkins and Penny Cooper, who got married last week and therefore set a new UK record for oldest newlyweds!Three months ago 90-year-old Penny Cooper made a leap-year proposal to 89-year-old Jo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/28/uks-oldest-newlyweds-combined-age-of-179/

Papua New Guinea Village Women Killed All Male Babies to Avoid War

Here's one gruesome way of avoiding a tribal warfare adopted by two villages in Papua New Guinea: kill every male babies born!By virtually wiping out the 'male stock', tribal women hope they can avoid deadly bow-and-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/28/papua-new-guinea-village-women-killed-all-male-babies-to-avoid-war/

How NOT to Sign Your Graffiti

Here's a tip for all you graffiti "artists": when tagging public buildings, do not - I repeat - do not sign it with your online identity!Here's a story of one Melanie Brockway, who used her MySpace profile in h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/28/how-not-to-sign-your-graffiti/

Rickrolling Macy's Parade

Rickrolling was taken to the largest audience yet Thursday at the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City. Instead of a performance by the characters of “Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends,” on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/28/rickrolling-macys-parade/

Of White Whales and Dark Energies

No one really knows what dark energy is, but it fills the universe. We wouldn't even have the concept if it weren't for the men who hunted sperm whales in the 19th century. If that's not intriguing enough, the story also...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/28/of-white-whales-and-dark-energies/

Whack-A-Mouse

(Live Leak link) Kitties love their arcade games. I especially enjoyed the sound effects. -via Arbroath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/28/whack-a-mouse/

Polar Bears Won't Mate -for good reason!

Zoo keepers at the Kushiro Municipal Zoo in Hokkaido, Japan were puzzled as to why their two polar bears didn't show any interest in breeding. The two had been together since June, when the zoo brought in Tsuyoshi to mat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/28/polar-bears-wont-mate-for-good-reason/

Chicken Image Stabilizer

Photographers, you don't need to spend a lot of money on an image stabilizer -just use a chicken's head! According to the video, motion processors use an inertial measurement unit, which senses motion (rate, type a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/11/28/chicken-image-stabilizer/
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