Archive for June 5th, 2009

Now on Satellite: Penguin Poop!

Scientists have found a new way to track colonies of penguins in the Antarctic by satellite. Normal satellite imaging doesn't show penguins well because of their natural camouflage. So instead, British penguin-trackers a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/05/now-on-satellite-penguin-poop/

Hammer Pants Flash Mob

One minute you're shopping for skinny jeans in a trendy hipster store and the next, you're in the midst of a flashmob wearing Hammer Pants, dancing to U Can't Touch This.Sure, it's a viral for A&E's Hammerti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/05/hammer-pants-flash-mob/

Top 10 Coolest Places to Swim

Super Tight Stuff blog has a nifty list of ten of the coolest places to swim around the world. Whether it is the Yangbajain hot springs in China, Jellyfish Lake in the island nation of Palau, or Bioluminescent Bay in Pue...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/05/top-10-coolest-places-to-swim/

Petrin Tower Panorama

Prague Skyline from Petrin Tower - Gigapixel in PraguePanoramic photographer Jeffrey Martin of 360 Cities took this 2 gigapixel panorama stitched together from "a few hundreds shots" taken with a camera with a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/05/petrin-tower-panorama/

Crayon Rings

What better way to teach your tots fashion sense and art at the same time than with these beauts? Behold the Crayon Rings, made by Timothy Liles out of washable (a must!) crayons. It's available at The Future Perfect, th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/05/crayon-rings/

Iconic Neon Signs From Around the World

Photo: Roadsidepictures [Flickr]Love 'em or hate 'em, there's no denying that neon signs have become a big part of the urban landscape. Take, for instance, the iconic Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign above was designed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/05/iconic-neon-signs-from-around-the-world/

Knitted Lab Rat Dissection

Photo: CraftyHedgehogSure it's a little bit morbid, but at least it's creative (remember that line?) Etsy user Emily Stoneking created this knitted lab rat and put it on a real dissection tray that we all surely remember...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/05/knitted-lab-rat-dissection/

Albino Animals

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klOCj4e0yfw][YouTube - Link]This YouTube clip shows some of the more unusual albino animals in the world. Cute or creepy? You be the judge (wait for it ... wait for it ...) See...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/05/albino-animals/

National Doughnut Day

Today is indeed a high holy day: National Doughnut Day. Its origins lie in the distribution of free doughnuts to American soldiers during the First World War, and then acquired greater fame with the sponsorship of the S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/05/national-doughnut-day/

Vintage Canned Meat Advertisements

Old advertisements are always interesting. But, combine old advertisements with canned meat, and you have a winner.Tell her if she finds SPAM to buy it at once!LinkFrom the Upcoming ueue, submitted by notorio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/05/vintage-canned-meat-advertisements/

Very Cool Dragon Cake

Tired of commercialism?  Make your own cake!  This sleepy dragon with Dragon Eggs (for a 4 year old's birthday party) is very fun... and all homemade! If you're doing your own party, the matching dragon il...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/05/very-cool-dragon-cake/

Most Toothpicks in a Beard

Imagine sticking 2,222 toothpicks in your beard!George Gaspar makes history by sticking 2222 toothpicks in his beard, a new world record. Gaspar's achievement beat previous record holder BeardPick by 222 toothpicks....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/05/most-toothpick-in-beard/
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