Archive for December 19th, 2008

Chrysler's 1956 Highway Hi-Fi Phonograph

Just because you're driving in your car, it doesn't mean that you can't take your hi-fi music with you. Here's a Chrysler innovation: a phonograph for your car.In 1956 they teamed with CBS to create the “Highwa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/19/chryslers-1956-highway-hi-fi-phonograph/

Manly Christmas Decor

Decorating your house for Christmas doesn't necessarily mean giving up on the bachelor-chic theme for your macho home. Just take a look at these Manly Christmas Decor ideas from AskMen.This one to the left is the Front...

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Strange Christmas Trees

It's less than a week to go to Christmas, so it's time to trot out last year's fruitcake (hey, it's still good! Fruitcakes last forever) and this Neatorama's post: World's Most Unusual Christmas Trees.Are you re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/19/strange-christmas-trees/

Suing a Good Samaritan

Trying to be a good Samaritan (at least in California)? Beware: you could be sued for rendering "non-medical" help, instead. Carol J. Williams of the Los Angeles Times has the interesting legal development: *em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/19/suing-a-good-samaritan/

The Duggars' 18th Child

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar just got a new addition to their (already very, very large) family: their 18th child! And keeping with traditions (they name all their children starting with the letters J), here's Jordyn-Grac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/19/the-duggars-18th-child/

Shepherd Uses Photo of Wolf to Herd Sheep!

No sheepdog? No problem! This Chinese shepherd found that he could control his flock of sheep with a poster of a wolf! Du Hebing, of Xi'an, told Huashang Daily that he shot the picture by chance."After...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/19/shepherd-uses-photo-of-wolf-to-herd-sheep/

Legislatin' South Korea Style!

A photo of last minute Christmas shoppers raiding a local Walmart? No, actually those are members of the South Korean parliament trying to force their way inside a conference room in the National Assembly Building!Se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/19/legislatin-south-korea-style/

A Fat Albert Christmas Special

I wish present-day Christmas specials were this awesome. Christmas, TV, Video, stacy, fat albert...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/19/a-fat-albert-christmas-special/

The Ginormous Wheel

Not once, not twice, but eight different times has Popular Science or Popular Mechanics magazine declared that the future of travel is the monowheel. Wesley Treat collected the covers of these issues for a retrospective...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/19/the-ginormous-wheel/

Millennium Falcon Papercraft

Here is an incredible papercraft recreation of Han Solo’s famous ship. The detail is extraordinary and true to the movies. This is a great project for inmates with a science fiction passion or any young man who h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/19/millennium-falcon-papercraft/

Saved by Dolphins

Ronnie Dabal was fishing in Puerto Princesa Bay in the Philippines when a squall capsized his small boat. He avoided drowning by hanging onto a piece of styrofoam. 24 hours later, he woke up on the beach. He told a tale...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/19/saved-by-dolphins/

Human Towers

Every summer in Catalonia, Spain, teams of "Castellers" can be seen competing against each other to see who can build the highest human tower. See more pictures at Oddee. Link -Thanks, Emily! Catala...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/19/human-towers/

Food Safety Songs

Dr. Carl Winter takes popular songs and changes the lyrics to incorporate food safety instructions. The results are funny! I Want to Hold Your Hand by the Beatles becomes You Better Wash Your Hands, *em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/19/food-safety-songs/

Gay Penguins Turned Out to be the Best Parents in the Zoo

Remember the gay penguins that got ejected from their colony because they were trying to steal eggs from other penguins? Well, the zookeepers gave the couple two eggs laid by an inexperienced penguin mom ... and it turns...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/19/gay-penguins-turned-out-to-be-the-best-parents-in-the-zoo/

Species-scape

This infographic, titled Species-scape, purports to show various species at sizes relative to the number of known species in that group. Insects, represented by the fly, is the largest (at about 900,000 known species). I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/19/species-scape/

It's Not a Tumah! It's a Foot!

Dr. Paul Grabb thought he was removing a benign tumor from a newborn's brain. Instead, he found a tiny foot:Grabb said he could not tell whether the miniature limbs were from a benign stem cell tumor called a teratom...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/19/its-not-a-tumah-its-a-foot/

Sallie Mae to Father of Dead Marine: Pay Up!

Ian McVey wanted to serve his country, so he joined the Marines after college. He was supposed to go to Iraq, but died not long before his unit shipped out in a motorcycle accident.Ian's father, John McVey, had to settle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/19/sallie-mae-to-father-of-dead-marine-pay-up/

Guess the Ingredients of the Dragon, Tiger and Phoenix Soup, a Chinese Delicacy

Cat lovers in China are protesting China's cat meat industry. You red that right: cat meat industry. Apparently, cats are a hot commodity and that's not because people want them for pets: On Monday, the Southern Metr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/19/guess-the-ingredients-of-the-dragon-tiger-and-phoenix-soup-a-chinese-delicacy/




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