Archive for January 31st, 2009

Image Printing on a Guinness

Printing an image on your latte is so 2008. Here's what OnLatte decided to do with their Latte Art Printer: make images on a Guinness!LinkFrom the Upcoming ueue, submitted by Lee.guiness, printing, latte printer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/31/image-printing-on-a-guinness/

Watch a master make noodles by hand

Today's shocking news that Kung Fu Panda had won 15 "Annie" Awards and shut out WALL-E led me to explore the DVD. The extras include a bonus video of Danny Yip, executive noodle chef at Mr. Chow making noodles by ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/31/watch-a-master-make-pasta-by-hand/

Female Merit Badges

There's something delightfully fun about these semi-retro and slightly-sexist female merit badges created by Artist Mary Yeager. My female merit badges illustrate female "rites of passage" as well as the myriad phys...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/31/female-merrit-badges/

The World's First Openly Gay Prime Minister

Johanna Sigurdardottir, an Icelandic MP, was elected Prime Minister of Iceland this week. She is the first openly gay prime minister in world history. The 66-year-old politician lives with her partner, Jonina Leosdotti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/31/the-worlds-first-openly-gay-prime-minister/

How's 2009 Been Treating You So Far?

So, the first month of 2009 is almost over and it seems that so far the new year has been nothing but bad economic news after bad economic news.Last week, the folks at the US watched as big companies cut more than 100,00...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/31/hows-2009-been-treating-you-so-far/

What Do Locusts Want?

Most of the time, desert locusts live a solitary existence.  But when they experience a sudden spike in serotonin, a neurotransmitter found in all animals, it's time to swarm! Scientists at the University of Oxford...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/31/what-do-locusts-want/

Dog or Seal?

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WzL_tu46mg][YouTube - Link]This dog must think that it's a seal - here's a YouTube clip of the dog skillfully juggling a basketball on its nose. (According to its owner, the dog w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/31/dog-or-seal/

The Artwork of Sarah King

Writers may use words to weave a work of literary art, but Sarah King did something else with them: she shapes them into wonderful illustrations! Don't Panic Magazine has a nifty interview with Sarah: *...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/31/the-artwork-of-sarah-king/

Six Things You Should Know About Minnesota

Think you know Minnesota? The Coen Brothers movie Fargo may make it seem that Minnesotans are yokels, but the truth is, Minnesota is far, far weirder. Joshua Post Lee of The Black Table explains the things yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/31/six-things-you-should-know-about-minnesota/

Spin-Offs Spinning Out of Control

These days, TV, music and book spin-offs are a pretty slick business - but it wasn't always like that! Here's a list of some pretty badly thought out spin-offs from the mists of time:So Neil Simon writes a success...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/31/spin-offs-spinning-out-of-control/

Angry Senator: Let's Cap Wall Street Idiots' Salaries

Senator Claire McCaskill is angry at the Wall Street "idiots" who are giving out $18 billion in bonuses in 2008. So angry that she has just introduced a bill to cap their pay: An angry U.S. senator introduc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/31/angry-senator-lets-cap-wall-street-idiots-salaries/

Let's Panic Like It's 2009!

Forget the Year of the Ox, according to Bruce Sterling of Seed Magazine, 2009 is the Year of the Panic. He lists 7 reasons why; for example, let's take look at insurance:4. Insurance and building codes. Every year, i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/31/lets-panic-like-its-2009/

Cops vs. Krispy Kreme: Where's My Free Donuts?

A police officer in Brisbane, Australia, got into hot water for trying to claim ... free donuts from a local Krispy Kreme:A Brisbane police officer got into a holey row with Krispy Kreme staff, demanding to be served...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/31/cops-vs-krispy-kreme-wheres-my-free-donuts/

Mrs. Bobbie Knows her Computers

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sn-e1g4vOak][YouTube - Link]Just watch this video to get an idea of how my husband’s mind works.  Here it is:Jonathan’s video with Mrs. Bobbie. - via thetowellsFro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/31/mrs-bobbie-knows-her-computers/

Google May Harm Your Computer?

What's up with Google? Has anyone else seen this? Every single search I do on Google now returns "This site may harm your computer," even when I search for ... Google! Update: Seems like this bug was fixed a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/31/google-may-harm-your-computer/
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