Archive for February 8th, 2009

Panama canal crossing timelapse

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vi19z4LEi0][YouTube - Link]A time-lapse journey through the Panama Canal from the Atlantic to Pacific Ocean onboard a cruise ship. - via cruisejournalsFrom the Upcoming ueue, subm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/08/panama-canal-crossing-timelapse/

Violent Death in the Insect World: Stunning Photography

Some amazing photography enables us to get up close as various insects meet their demise.  Includes various acts of dismemberment (including one in mid air) which are not for the faint hearted!Death in the domai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/08/violent-death-in-the-insect-world-stunning-photography/

56 year old woman becomes first to swim across the Atlantic

Jennifer Figge from Aspen, Colorado, accomplished a feat never done before by a female: swim across the Atlantic Ocean.  A decade earlier French swimmer Benoit Lecomte made the first known solo-Atlantic swim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/08/56-year-old-woman-becomes-first-to-swim-across-the-atlantic/

Improving the Neatorama Upcoming Queue

Hello, everyone! Yesterday, Neatorama user rellimz submitted a post to the Upcoming Queue, which subsequently got promoted to Neatorama's front page, about how the Queue is wreaking...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/08/improving-the-neatorama-upcoming-queue/

Carmina Burana with Lyrics

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUm6XUFV8_U][YouTube - Link]"Misheard" lyrics, that is... - via redditFrom the Upcoming ueue, submitted by Minnesotastan.Music, lyrics, humor, Carmina Burana...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/08/carmina-burana-with-lyrics/

Indoor Tree House In a Kid's Bedroom

The workmanship and time put into this kids bedroom creation is astonishing. It's surely any kids dream room, a great place to hide away and play, even when its wet and cold outside. The beautifully designed room feat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/08/indoor-tree-house-in-a-kids-bedroom/

How Infomercial Producers See the World

This short video by the geniuses at College Humor shows how the people who create products sold on informercials imagine a clumsier and stupider world. (Video Link)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/08/how-infomercial-producers-see-the-world/

Neato Calendar Page

One of my oldest online friends sent me a note: For Christmas I received a desk calendar "365 Wacky Web Sites." One of the pages, Feb 2, 2009 should be of interest to you. This was a complete surprise to me...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/08/neato-calendar-page/

Broken Picture Telephone

This online game is like the old telephone game, except with pictures. It starts with a post-it note describing a scene. The first player draws the scene. The second player only sees the picture the first player drew,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/08/broken-picture-telephone/

Space Battleship Yamato

Oh, I fondly remember watching the anime Space Battleship Yamato as a little kid, so it's a neat treat to find this replica of the Yamato (or Argo in the American dub of the series, retitled...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/08/space-battleship-yamato/

Flying Witch Weathervane

If you love the Wizard of Oz (or the trendier Broadway musical Wicked), then this is the weathervane for you: the wickedly awesome Flying Witch Garden Weathervane.It's $50, but that's the price of coolness: Link - via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/08/flying-witch-weathervane/

The "Nursing" Bra

Members of the Quilters of South Carolina created 49 crafty and humorous bras for Breast Cancer Awareness. These one-of-a-kind bras will be on tour till October '09, after which they will be auctioned off to raise money...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/08/the-nursing-bra/

The Cupcakes of Catan

Photo: QuintanaRoo [Flickr]How do you make the Klaus Teuber's maddeningly fun boardgame Settlers of Catan even more enjoyable? Play it with cupcakes!"What is Cupcakes of Catan?" you ask.Well, my...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/08/the-cupcakes-of-catan/

The Tower of Oreo

Think the Cupcake of Catan is awesome? You ain't seen nothing yet: Behold the Tower of Oreo!You know you’ve always wanted to do this…but you never did. One package of Double Stuf Oreos has thirty-six cook...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/08/the-tower-of-oreo/

Lost In A Sushi Moment

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySrsZuD4w0c][YouTube - Link]The effect of sending the camera around a Tokyo sushi restaurant via the conveyor, coupled with the music on this video, is quite a beautiful thing....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/08/lost-in-a-sushi-moment/

Is the UPCOMING QUEUE turning Neatorama into Fark.com?

Neatorama has is a gem among blogs. I've been coming daily for just over a year now. Each visit yielding a myriad of new interesting facts, trivia, cultural curiosities, offbeat artists..... Until now. The UPCOMING QUEUE...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/08/is-the-upcoming-queue-turning-neatorama-into-farkcom/




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