Archive for December 22nd, 2008

Coolest Book Covers of 2008

Readerville Journal has been picking the coolest and most clever book covers since 2000; here's this year's installment. Did your favorite book make the list? I haven't actually read any of the books on the list, but I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/22/coolest-book-covers-of-2008/

Toronto Igloo

What to do with all the snow that piles up in a city? Some folks in Toronto made snow bricks and covered a TTC shelter (a streetcar stop) to make it into an igloo! See more pictures at BlogTo. Link -Thanks, Jerrold...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/22/toronto-igloo/

Icon Watch

This watch reminds me of something -I just can't put my finger exactly on what it is... Available from the Museum Of Modern Art (MOMA). Link -Thanks, Cary Groneveldt! watch, icon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/22/icon-watch/

Face Detection Camera Ad

Face detection technology is a popular feature in digital cameras. Nikon's latest ad campaign focuses on the feature, bragging that the Nikon S60 can detect up to 12 faces. The ad are both funny and creepy! The other t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/22/face-detection-camera-ad/

9 Most Brazen Ponzi Schemes in History

I'm sure you've all heard of Bernard Madoff's $50 billion Ponzi scheme that fooled even the most financially savvy investors. But what do you know about Ponzi or pyramid schemes? Here's a quick (and fun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/22/9-most-brazen-ponzi-schemes-in-history/

Santa's Reindeer

Can you name all nine of Santa's reindeer? Can you do it (and spell them correctly) in two minutes or less? That's the challenge today in the mental_floss Lunchtime Quiz! Yes, I know one of them has a controversial spe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/22/santas-reindeer/

Blood from Mosquito Linked to Crime Suspect

A car stolen from Lapua, Finland was examined for evidence that might lead to the identity of the thief. A mosquito found inside was send to the lab and the human blood inside the insect had DNA that matched a man whose...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/22/blood-from-mosquito-linked-to-crime-suspect/

Christmas in Hollis Light Display

Can you tell I'm in the holiday spirit? I'll try to work in some non-holiday-related posts sometime today... promise. Anyway, this holiday display is set to the Run-DMC holiday classic, and here's a link to the actual...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/22/christmas-in-hollis-light-display/

Icy Hill

(Live Leak link) December 15, 2008, South Waterfront neighborhood, Portland, Oregon. Looking from our condo we can see cars attempting, and most failing, to climb up a hill to get out of the neighborhood. I decide...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/22/icy-hill/

5-year-old Hosts Cooking Show

Julian Kreusser has his own TV show on Portland Community Media called "The Big Kitchen with Food." Justin wanted to cook on TV since he was four years old -which was only last year! Viewers love him, says Portland...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/22/5-year-old-hosts-cooking-show/

Pictures of the Year 2008

Many times we've linked to The Big Picture features from the Boston Globe here at Neatorama. Now they've collected the best photographs of the year in a three-part series featuring the most amazing images from all over...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/22/pictures-of-the-year-2008/

Purple Squirrel

It's easy to tell Pete the squirrel from all the other squirrels. He's the purple one! Teachers and pupils at Meoncross School in Stubbington, Hants, were amazed when they saw the creature through the window during...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/22/purple-squirrel/

A He-Man and She-Ra Christmas

By the power of Greyskull, I wish you all Happy Holidays! LinkChristmas, Video, stacy, heman, shera...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/12/22/a-he-man-and-she-ra-christmas/
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