Archive for February 24th, 2009

Google's Cafeteria Doesn't Suck

As if we needed another reason to be insanely jealous of people who work at Google, here's one more: not only is the food there free, their cafeteria doesn't suck. Not by a long shot. The Google people periodically b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/24/googles-cafeteria-doesnt-suck/

The World's Smallest Manned Helicopter

The GEN H-4, designed by the Japanese, is apparently the world's smallest manned helicopter. It weighs in at a waifish 155 pounds and can be yours for one easy payment of $35,000.LinkFrom the Upcoming ueue, submitted b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/24/the-worlds-smallest-manned-helicopter/

Government: You're Cleared of Child Abuse, But It's Too Late to Have Your Children Back

Mark and Nicky Webster's children were taken away by UK's social services after doctors found small fractures in their son's leg, mistakenly thought as caused by physical abuse but later found to have a rare medical caus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/24/government-youre-cleared-of-child-abuse-but-its-too-late-to-have-your-children-back/

Cancer-sniffing Dog Saves Owner's Life

Maureen Burns in Rugby, England has a 10-year-old mixed breed collie named Max who probably saved her life.  Max started actingly strangely, sniffing his owner's breath and rubbing against her right breast. ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/24/cancer-sniffing-dog-saves-owners-life/

Electronic Embroidery Kit

How cool is it to have a light up needlework project sold complete with the lights, wiring and battery to make it work? Way too cool, that's how cool. LinkArt, weird, crafts, lights, embroidery, cool...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/24/electronic-embroidery-kit/

Un-Bee-lieveable Artwork

This is some incredible artwork by Hilary Berseth, and a few thousand helpers...Artists from Rodin to Warhol to Mark Kostabi have outsourced the construction of their work. Hilary Berseth goes them one better:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/24/un-bee-lieveable-artwork/

Mini City of Sweetness

Artist Meschac Gaba imagined a city of sugar, and then built it.  He filled it with instantly recognizable landmarks from around the world, such as the Taj Mahal, the Eiffel Tower, the Sydney Opera House, the Lond...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/24/mini-city-of-sweetness/

Caption Monkey 56: Family Photo

Photo from: Black is the New Black blog (I won't pretend to know my Japanese monster, so can someone point out what it is?)Oops - I've been so busy that little did I notice we haven't posted a Caption Monkey game in a wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/24/caption-monkey-56-family-photo/

Neatorama Update - February 2009

Hello everyone! Just a little update on the going ons in the world of Neatorama:Mystery Sale: Thank you to everybody who participated! This was our third and best Mystery Sale ever! Due to the high volum...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/24/neatorama-update-february-2009/

Gaping Hole Halloween Costume

Evan Booth created this awesome "gaping hole" costume for Halloween using a travel DVD player with video feed from a digital camera strapped to his back.I don't know what is more awesome, Evan's wig or the gapi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/24/gaping-hole-halloween-costume/

Wall of Coca-Cola Cans

Xander of Colaplaza is an avid collector of Coca-Cola cans. He now has over 8,000 different Coke cans. Check out his Wall of Coke Cans here: http://colaplaza.com/index.aspx?PageID=7 Previously on Neatorama: 25 Strangest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/24/wall-of-coca-cola-cans/

Mini Moscow

LiveJournal user Makzer posted a fantastic set of photos from a 1:500 scale model of the Russian capital of Moscow. Every year since 1986, workers wipe dust from each building and keep the model updated whenever new buil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/24/mini-moscow/

Fail Sticker

Design studio Go Media has just released "the most usable sticker for real-life FAILS". Behold, the Fail Sticker. Oh, I can think of many uses for this little puppy!Link - via Zoomdoggle and Urlesquefail, sti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/24/fail-sticker/

Li'l Che by Chip Zdarsky

Photo: chipzdarsky [Flickr]Chip Zdarsky created this set of illustrations of every hipster's favorite political deity figure: Look out, it's Li'l Che! (Shouldn't it be chequito?) Link - via Warren Ellislil che, Che Gueva...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/24/lil-che-by-chip-zdarsky/

"Oo De Lally" in 13 Languages

The 1973 Disney animated film Robin Hood has been translated into languages all over the world, which has to be a difficult job because so much of the story is told through songs. Andy Baio at Waxy has collected...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/24/oo-de-lally-in-13-languages/

World Pancake Stack Record

That's a lot of pancakes! 672 of them, to be exact, and a pair of chefs at a Scottish hotel think the stack of pancakes may get them into the Guinness Book of World Records. Sean McGinlay and Natalie King of Glasgow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/24/world-pancake-stack-record/

"Poor Man's Meal" - a Depression-era recipe

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OPQqH3YlHA][YouTube - Link]91-year old Claire shows how she cooked meals during the Great Depression.  Nothing special - potatoes and hot dogs - but her commentary does make...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/24/poor-mans-meal-a-depression-era-recipe/

Goose vs. Dog and Man

[YouTube - Link] Here's something you don't see too often...a Canada goose trying to pick on a sweet natured dog in a boat. I have no idea why this goose seems to have a thing for the dog though it maybe protecting...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/24/goose-vs-dog-and-man/




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