Archive for February 25th, 2009

Photo Evidence of Tacky Weddings

Some of you might be familiar with Cake Wrecks, a site that mocks botched baked goods. This site is sort of like Cake Wrecks for weddings. If you think the camo tuxes are something, wait til you see the Hello Kitty d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/25/photo-evidence-of-tacky-weddings/

Obama Look-Alike in Indonesia

Ilham Anas of Indonesia has become famous for his resemblance to President Barrack Obama.  What first started out as a joke, when his friends posted pictures of him on the internet, has turned into his 15-minutes of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/25/obama-look-a-like-in-indonesia/

British Angler Catches Largest Freshwater Fish Ever

Ian Welch of Aldershot, Hampshire (U.K.), caught the biggest freshwater fish by rod in Thailand, a record 55 stone (770 pound) freshwater ray! It took 90 minutes to land, 13 men to heave it out of the water... a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/25/british-angler-catches-largest-freshwater-fish-ever/

Knitted Burger

I <3 this knitted burger by Etsy seller nillakitty (she's selling the pattern, not the burger itself).Our very own Jill Harness found this and other fun burger-related items, as posted on her neat article at InventorS...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/25/knitted-burger/

Long Hours at Work May Lead to Dementia

Hard work never hurt anyone, or so the adage goes, or did it? According to the latest research by Marianna Virtanen from the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, long hours at work can harm your brain:Long worki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/25/long-hours-at-work-may-lead-to-dementia/

3 Little Words That Stopped Foreclosure: "Produce The Note"

For homeowners caught in the nation's housing collapse, having their homes foreclosed is like a nightmare that they can't fight ... or can they? Chris Hoyer, a Tampa, Florida, lawyer told homeowners that there are three...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/25/3-little-words-that-stopped-foreclosure-produce-the-note/

The Miracle Liquid: Electrolyzed Water

The miracle liquid can clean your toilet and is powerful enough to kill anthrax spores and oh, you can drink it because it's just ... water. Here's the skinny on the miracle liquid known as electrolyzed water:It turn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/25/the-miracle-liquid-electrolyzed-water/

Fish With a Transparent Head: The Video Clip

Remember the post about Micropinna microstoma, the fish with a transparent head? In that post, Neatorama reader sniggitysnags told us about the existence of the video clip by Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Insti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/25/fish-with-a-transparent-head-the-video-clip/

BMW Z4 Used as a Paintbrush

What happens when you give an artist a canvas the size of a football field and two BMW Z4's? You don't have to wonder: South African artist Robin Rhode had the pleasure of using the cars as paintbrushes. His creative r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/25/bmw-z4-used-as-a-paintbrush/

If Your City Were Nuked

CarlosLabs, a design firm based in Sydney, created a Google Maps mashup of cities around the world and what they would look like if hit by various nuclear devices.  You can choose your city and then a weapon (Fat Ma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/25/if-your-city-were-nuked/

Most Unfortunate Names

Parents may think they are showing their sense of humor when they name their baby, but how would YOU like to go through life with a name like Terry Bull, Paige Turner, Justin Case, Barb Dwyer, or Anna Sasin? Those are so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/25/most-unfortunate-names/

Elton vs. Billy

To promote their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame giveaway (in which you can win a trip for two to the induction ceremonies), mental_floss is featuring rock and roll quizzes. Today's Lunchtime Quiz challenges you to identify...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/25/elton-vs-billy/

Multiverse

(vimeo link) It looks like a portal to another dimension, or maybe a time-travel machine. Multiverse is an art installation in a 200-foot-long tunnel between buildings in the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/25/multiverse/

Mermaid's Dream Comes True

When she was a child, Nadya Vessey's legs were amputated below the knee due to illness.  One time, another child asked what happened to her legs, and she replied that she was a mermaid.  She couldn't get th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/25/mermaids-dream-comes-true/

Rare Cheetah in Algeria

Did you know that cheetahs lived in Algeria?  Not too many of them.  This is one of the first-ever camera-trap photos of an extremely rare Saharan subspecies taken in late summer of 2008. The International Un...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/25/rare-cheetah-in-algeria/






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