Archive for April 3rd, 2009

Cartwheel in the Sky

This is the magnificent Cartwheel galaxy, a stellar structure which measures more than 100,000 light years across. It was released to promote a 24-hour webcast from observatories around the world, marking the Inte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/03/cartwheel-in-the-sky/

MLK Assassination Aftermath

Tomorrow will mark the 41st anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. LIFE magazine has published a set of pictures taken of the scene at the Lorraine Motel directly after the shooting. The photogra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/03/mlk-assassination-aftermath/

Lego Space Shuttle

No, this is not a real space shuttle. It's made of Lego bricks! Two Japanese LEGOsmiths used a whopping 65,000 bricks and 1,590 man hours to complete the stunning diorama, which even simulates a launch with flashi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/03/lego-space-shuttle/

Tauntaun Sleeping Bag Update

You knew it would happen, just like it happened last year. Think Geek added several fake products to its lineup on April Fools Day and now everyone wants a Tauntaun sleeping bag. They've added this to the listing: A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/03/tauntaun-sleeping-bag-update/

Iridescent Ammonite Fossil

Photo: Christie'sIf you have $60K burning a hole in your pocket, you may want to mark your calendar: Christie's is auctioning this stunning 100-million-year-old iridescent ammonite fossils excavated from the Bearpaw Form...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/03/iridescent-ammonite-fossil/

Government: Dogs and Cats are Health Hazards

Fido may be cute - but according to epidemiologist Judy Stevens of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) injury center, it is also a walking and barking hazard to your health: America's dogs and c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/03/government-dogs-and-cats-are-health-hazards/

The Secret of Being Smart AND Popular In School

Can kids be smart and popular with their classmates at the same time? Apparently so: English researchers have found the secret of how high-achieving students can avoid being called "nerds." First: be attractive...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/03/the-secret-of-being-smart-and-popular-in-school/

Water Footprint

Biggify here: http://awesome.goodmagazine.com/transparency/web/trans0309walkthisway.htmlForget carbon footprint. Long before the Earth will suffer from a climate catastrophe due to global warming, humanity may perish fro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/03/water-footprint/

Pirate vs Ninja Mobile

It's the age-old question: are pirates tougher than ninjas?  Here's a mobile you can hang up and watch as the slightest breeze gets the action started.  The combatants go mano a mano with cutlass vs swor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/03/pirate-vs-ninja-mobile/

The Art of the Edo

A glimpse of the amazing artistic heritage of the Edo people of Nigeria.  Their exquisite bronze sculptures showcase the rich and ancient culture of this part of the world.  With this art, you can get a true fe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/03/the-art-of-the-edo/

Workplace Internet Leisure Browsing Spurs Productivity

Next time your boss catches you reading Neatorama instead of what your job description specifies, tell him/her about this study from the University of Melbourne. Dr Brent Coker, from the Department of Management and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/03/workplace-internet-leisure-browsing-spurs-productivity/

11 Extinct Animals That Have Been Photographed Alive

The Bubal Hartebeest was a magnificent, tough beast which was once domesticated by the ancient Egyptians as a food source and for sacrificial purposes. The creature was even mentioned in the Old Testament. Altho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/03/11-extinct-animals-that-have-been-photographed-alive/






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