Archive for May 28th, 2009

Star Wars Alphabet

Set your kids on the path to Star Wars fandom early by teaching them the ABCs using Star Wars characters! This Flickr set by illustrator Michael Fleming made me smile. Link -Thanks, Bairman! Star Wars, alpha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/28/star-wars-alphabet/

Fast Food of South and Central America

You read about fast foods of Europe and Asia and Australia, now in the third part of the series, HealthAssist takes a look at fast food from South and Central America. For example, in Panama: Fondas are one of the m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/28/fast-food-of-south-and-central-america/

Contact Lens Enables Transplant

A new procedure to help people with damaged corneas is showing promise in three patients so far. A team from the University of New South Wales in Sydney takes stem cells from the patient's good eye and cultures them in a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/28/contact-lens-enables-transplant/

Bullet Removed After 42 Years

65-year-old Hou Guoying recently had a bullet removed that had been lodged in her face for 42 years! She was shot accidently during the Cultural Revolution in China in 1967. The bullet apparently hit her when it ri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/28/bullet-removed-after-42-years/

School Lunch From Around the World

I personally liked school lunch. But looking at these pictures, it seems like my school may have been the exception to the rule. This collection has 26 different school lunches from six countries.Korea: Kimchi, a f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/28/school-lunch-from-around-the-world/

Reznor Helps Transplant Patient

Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails is doing something special during the band's final tour. By offering special concert packages and encouraging donations, they have raised over $850,000 to help Eric De La Cruz get heart tr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/28/reznor-helps-transplant-patient/

Spray Paint Can Lamp

Your spray can empty after a hard night graffitying? Don't toss the can! Remember the environment, and recycle it into something cool.That's what artist Jake Rankin of Portland, Oregon, does: he takes spent Krylon cans a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/28/spray-paint-can-lamp/

Did Crazy Cavemen Make Those Cave Drawings?

Photos: otisarchives2 (left), modcult (right)Are cave paintings signs of intelligence of ancient cave dwellers or are they just scribbles of crazy cavemen? Take a look at the two photos above. The one to the left is a pa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/28/did-crazy-cavemen-make-those-cave-drawings/

The Jewish Origin of the Vulcan Salute

Here's a trivia for all you Trekkers to talk about during the previews of the new Star Trek movie. Did you know that the Vulcan salute - you know, the "live long and prosper" hand signal invented by Leonard Nim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/28/the-jewish-origin-of-the-vulcan-salute/

LOL Fat Cats

by Rande DaykinMove over, LOLcats! There's a new meme in town. Here's LOL Fat Cats: Link (Now, why didn't I think of this?) - via Nag on the LakePreviously on Neatorama: Top 15 Amazingly Fat Catsmeme, lol cat, fat cat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/28/lol-fat-cats/

God's Debt Cancellation Plan

Morris Cerullo in a poster advertising for his "Mission to London" (Photo: LoopZilla)Loan modification and debt cancellation are hot businesses right now. So hot that God himself apparently decided to get in on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/28/gods-debt-cancellation-plan/

Tonka the Tortoise

Tonka the tortoise was found in San Mateo County in California after it had been attacked by a dog that had bitten off one of her legs.  Rescuers were afraid she would never be able to move normally until one of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/28/tonka-the-tortoise/

VideoSift Clips of the Week

(Links open in a new browser window/tab) Blues Brother crashing through City Hall Mashed together by Sifter YouDieJoe, a perfect mix of Blues Brothers and the reality of an angry dude...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/28/videosift-clips-of-the-week-27/

Countries Least Affected by Recession

Digital Inspiration features a map illustrating the countires least affected by the global recession, as ranked according to a survey conducted by Servcorp for the Herald Sun.Australia takes the top spot followed by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/28/countries-least-affected-by-recession/

Internet Meme Scenery

Andy Baio of waxy.org blog posted 23 photos of backgrounds from various internet memes. Like Garfield without Garfield, the result is strangely disconcerting. Would you still recognize what these Internet memes a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/28/internet-meme-scenery/

Why Does My Body Do That?

Yawns? Hiccups? Goosebumps? Shivers? They all happen for a reason.  Kimberly Fusaro of Woman's Day spoke with Eric Plasker, author of The 100 Year Lifestyle to find out why our bodies do peculiar things. Ta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/28/why-does-my-body-do-that/

NASA Photos: The Disappearance of the Aral Sea

In a series of photos taken by NASA, you can observe the dramatic disappearance of the Aral Sea in a relatively short period - between 2000 and 2009. In a series of dramatic photos, NASA has been able to capture...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/05/28/nasa-photos-the-disappearance-of-the-aral-sea/
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