Archive for March 25th, 2009

Obituary of the Pillsbury Doughboy

Dear friends,Please join me in remembering a great icon of the entertainment community. The Pillsbury Doughboy died yesterday of a yeast infection and trauma complications from repeated pokes in the belly. He was 71.Doug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/25/obituary-of-the-pillsbury-doughboy/

How We Get Breakthroughs in Science

This panel from Zach Weiner's webcomic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal reveals what I've always suspected about physicists. If you've never read SMBC, you're missing out on a treat. Check it out.webcomic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/25/how-we-get-breakthroughs-in-science/

Jill Price: The Woman Who Can't Forget

Quick: what did you have for lunch yesterday? How about two days ago? If you remember, then you have a pretty good memory - but how about remembering everything you have seen and experienced throughout your life...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/25/jill-price-the-woman-who-cant-forget/

Man Confessed Murder on "Deathbed," then Got Better ...

Psst! If you're a criminal and you're considering a deathbed confession, make sure you're actually dying first. Here's what happened to a man named James Brewer, who thought he was dying and confessed to a murder ... onl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/25/man-confessed-murder-on-deathbed-then-got-better/

Reinterpreting Little Red Riding Hood

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y54ABqSOScQ][YouTube - Link]For a school assignment, Tomas Nilsson decided to create this animation of the story of the Little Red Riding Hood, in the style of Röyksopps Remin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/25/reinterpreting-little-red-riding-hood/

One Small Leap For Owl

...One Giant Leap For Owlkind! Steven Waterhouse of Plympton, Devon was walking along a nature trail near his home when he spotted this tawny owl on a fence post. He grabbed his camera and clicked just as the owl levi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/25/one-small-leap-for-owl/

The Einstein Quiz

Today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss revolves around the site's mascot, Albert Einstein. Think you know Einstein? I scored a miserable 40%, which, as a mental_floss blogger, I should be ashamed to admit. No doubt you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/25/the-einstein-quiz/

Why dogs chase their own tails: High Cholesterol

Veterinarians have discovered an interesting connection between dogs who chase their own tails and their blood cholesterol levels.  In a study published in the Journal of Small Animal Practice, researchers took bloo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/25/why-dogs-chase-their-own-tails-high-cholesterol/

Star Wars Cantina on Harp

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtYCOAFPPVc][YouTube - Link]12 years old Benjamin is playing this classic Star Wars music.From the Upcoming ueue, submitted by Christophe.Star Wars, harp, cantina...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/25/star-wars-cantina-on-harp/

Magazine Released as Tattoo

The Swedish tattoo magazine Tare Lugnt "published" its third issue as a tattoo! I can't find who the person tattooed is, but I suspect it might be Marc Strömberg. That's what you call a "limited edition"! Link to stor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/25/magazine-released-as-tattoo/

130-year-old Woman?

Sakhan Dosova of Karaganda in northern Kazakhstan has documents that say she will celebrate her 130th birthday on Friday. Census officials discovered that her documents all agree that her birthdate is March 27, 1879. Rec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/25/130-year-old-woman/

Chop Shops and Green Pancakes

Today brings another installment of the continuing adventures of sculptor Joel Haas in Taiwan, in which Joel has his name translated phonetically into Chinese, yielding a memorable, if embarrassing phrase. He then has...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/25/chop-shops-and-green-pancakes/

6 Greatest Art Fakers in History

The following reprinted from Uncle John's Giant 10th Anniversary Bathroom Reader. It's interesting to study the paintings of the great masters ... but sometimes it's even more fun to study the work of t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/25/6-greatest-art-fakers-in-history/

Cat Loves Fennec Fox

If you haven't gotten your daily cute animal fix yet, here it is. This little kitty just can't get enough of her little fox friend's ears. Link Via Cute Overloadcats, fennee fox, licking, interspecies love...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/25/cat-loves-fennee-fox/

Octomom Sculpture

Daniel Edwards {wiki}, the sculptor who brought you Pregnant Britney Spears and Dead Paris Hilton, has a new work out featuring "Octomom" Nadya Suleman. The statue is made of pink rubber and is entitled String of Babie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/25/octomom-sculpture/

Double A-bomb Survivor

Do you ever think bad luck follows you around? Tsutomu Yamaguchi was on a business trip to Hiroshima, Japan, on Aug. 6, 1945 when the US dropped the first atomic bomb on the city. He suffered serious burns and stayed ove...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/25/double-a-bomb-survivor/

'Spider-Man' Rescues Autistic Thai boy

A fireman in Bangkok, Thailand used an interesting approach to reaching out to an autistic boy. Fearful of his first day at school, the boy climbed out on a third-story ledge and refused to come inside.Despite teache...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/25/spider-man-rescues-autistic-thai-boy/

Making The Rubens' Tube

If you have some music that you want to see instead of hear, and if you have some bbq gas and plumbing supplies too. Well why not build a Rubens' Tube? If you're lucky you'll be treated to an amazing representation of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/25/making-the-rubens-tube/

Kelpmania: Stunning and Spectacular Kelp Photography

Kelp forests occur in cold, nutrient-rich water and are among the most beautiful and biologically productive habitats in the marine environment. The coast of California, in particular, is home to one of the most...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/25/kelpmania-stunning-and-spectacular-kelp-photography/




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