Archive for April 19th, 2009

Movie Trivia: Big Fish

I missed last week's Movie Trivia because I was on vacation, so I figured I'd make up for it today by doing a Tim Burton double feature. First up? Big Fish. If you haven't seen it, it's about William, a son (B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/19/movie-trivia-big-fish/

Movie Trivia: The Nightmare Before Christmas

Number two on the Burton double feature - The Nightmare Before Christmas. I know; it's neither Halloween nor Christmas, but I think this is one you can watch year-round. Nightmare dates...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/19/movie-trivia-the-nightmare-before-christmas/

Makita Drill Ad Made From 20,081 Drill Hole Pixels

Now this is a manly man's ad. Here's an advertisement for Makita power tool by Bennie Du Plessis of Saatchi & Saatchi in South Africa - if you look closely, the "pixels" are 20,081 carefully drille...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/19/makita-drill-ad-made-from-20081-drill-hole-pixels/

Slow Loris Loves Getting Tickled!

What can I say. It's Sunday, so here's a cute video clip of a slow loris who loves getting tickled (see how sad it gets when the tickling stops?) Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Arbroathslow loris, tickle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/19/slow-loris-loves-getting-tickled/

Multiple "Races" of Neanderthals

Researchers from the Universite de la Mediterranee-CNRS-EFS in France analyzed the DNA of Neanderthal fossils and found that the species might actually be composed of several "races":We tend to think of Nea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/19/multiple-races-of-neanderthals/

The Identical Twin Parking Ticket Loophole

Swiss twins Harold and Michael Lengen have found the perfect loophole to get out of paying parking tickets: Police say that in the last year alone the twins have collected 29 parking tickets on a car which they both...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/19/the-identical-twin-parking-ticket-loophole/

If Twitter Were Human, What Kind of a Person Would It Be?

If Twitter were human, what kind of a person would it be? And, more importantly, would you befriend such a person? Los Angeles Times columnist Meghan Daum has an opinion about what she dubbed the "Age of Oversharing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/19/if-twitter-were-human-what-kind-of-a-person-would-it-be/

Wombat Poo Paper

Those wily Tasmanians have hit upon a gem of an idea that lets them: a) get rid of stuff no one wanted (i.e. wombat poo)b) make lots of money doing it (make it into paper)c) from people they don't like (tourists)Crea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/04/19/wombat-poo-paper/






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