Archive for May 24th, 2009

Tattooed Equation

We've featured quite a few science tattoos on Neatorama, but this is one for the books! Do you know what these equations represent? Find out at The Loom. Link science tattoos...

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Terminator Timeline

Now that Terminator Salvation is in theaters, Cracked has attempted to create a timeline that explains how the various time-travel plots work. Some things to remember: 1. Time travel in a Terminator movi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/24/terminator-timeline/

Cast, Away!

If you managed to break a bone and got yourself in an arm cast, chances are you'll have a permanent marker and a couple of friends' remarks written all over it. But when illustrator Taylor White broke her wrist in &qu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/24/cast-away/

When Mockingbirds Attack

A study led by Doug Levey at the University of Florida in Gainesvile revealed that mockingbirds can recognize and remember individual humans after seeing them only a few times, and will attack humans they deem threatenin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/24/when-mockingbirds-attack/

Archie Finally Chooses Between Veronica and Betty

After almost 70 years, Archie, the perpetual teenager will finally choose which girl he really wants and will propose in an upcoming issue:Archie Comics’ official blog confirmed the epochal news, digging into its c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/24/archie-finally-chooses-between-veronica-and-betty/

In Microgravity, a CD Player Becomes a Gyroscope

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdAmEEAiJWo][YouTube - Link]NASA International Space Station Science Officer Don Pettit demonstrates how a spinning CD acts as a stabilizing gyroscope in microgravity.  When t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/24/in-microgravity-a-cd-player-becomes-a-gyroscope/

How Seahorses Evolved To Swim Standing Up

Peter Teske and Luciano Beheregaray of Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, have just solved one of nature's most enduring mysteries: how seahorses evolved to swim standing up ...Seagrasses, which thrive in sha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/24/how-seahorses-evolved-to-swim-standing-up/

Psst! There's a Real Estate Boom (Yes, a Boom) in Phoenix, Arizona

After the big real estate bust in Phoenix, Arizona, a new trend is afoot: a boom in the market for foreclosed homes, where investors buy properties then lend it back to the (former) owners turned renters:With this sw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/24/psst-theres-a-real-estate-boom-yes-a-boom-in-phoenix-arizona/

Colin: a Zombie-Flick Made With $70 and Facebook Volunteer Zombies

[YouTube Clip]Marc Price of Nowhere Fast Productions sparked a media frenzy with his first feature film: a low-budget a zombie flick titled Colin. And when Marc said low-budget, he meant low-budget. The whole...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/24/colin-a-zombie-flick-made-with-70-and-facebook-volunteer-zombies/

Send Nothing or Else!

Have you ever received a disconnect notice for owing a balance of $0.00? Rich and Alisa got one from Comcast. They're not quite sure how best to resolve the problem. The entire letter is posted at Consumerist. Commenters...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/24/send-nothing-or-else/






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