Archive for June 12th, 2009

Japanese Men in Underwear Run Around with Giant Computer Screen Cursor

I'm not really sure how to describe this website, but it is maddeningly addictive.  Click the link and then move your mouse around. There's automatic sound, so you may want to turn your speakers down a bit. Maybe so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/12/japanese-men-in-underwear-run-around-with-giant-computer-screen-cursor/

60th Anniversary of Nineteen Eighty-Four

George Orwell's classic dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four was released sixty years ago this week.  It's doubleplusgood.  To say otherwise is crimethink and will result in being sent to a joycamp. You can r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/12/60th-anniversary-of-nineteen-eighty-four/

High School Course in ... Domestic Security

Remember our post about boy scouts trained in anti-terrorism? In one high school in Maryland, you can even take courses in domestic security - but before you cry foul, consider this: it may simply be a good career move f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/12/high-school-course-in-domestic-security/

Why do We Get Tip of the Tongue Moments?

We've all experienced the tip of the tongue moment where we wanted to say something but just couldn't remember the word. But what causes this momentary lapses in vocabulary? Psychologist Jennie Pyers of Wellesley College...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/12/why-do-we-get-tip-of-the-tongue-moments/

Banksy's Secret Exhibition: Banksy Versus Bristol Museum

After years of pulling stunts on museums around the world, the guerrilla artist Banksy has gone legit. Somewhat. He's pulled off his most audacious stunt yet: a secret exhibition in Bristol's City Museum and Art Gallery....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/12/banksys-secret-exhibition-banksy-versus-bristol-museum/

For Sale: Saliva From Pretty Girls Taken When They Were Sleeping

We've seen many strange things for sale on eBay (our pal Urlesque blog even has a regular feature called Today in eBay about the strangest things sold on the popular auction site), but this one is really, really weird: d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/12/for-sale-saliva-from-pretty-girls-taken-when-they-were-sleeping/

Rare Yellow Lobster is 1 in 30 Million

A rare yellow lobster was caught off the coast of Canada and given to Nathan Nickerson, owner of the Cape Cod restaurant Arnold's Lobster and Clam Bar.  Yellow lobsters get their name from their appearance of ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/12/rare-yellow-lobster-is-1-in-30-million/

96-Year-Old Grad Student: All-Nighters Work!

A 96-year-old Taiwanese man finished a master's degree program in Philosophy after being told "he was too old to continue as a volunteer at a local hospital." Known as "Grandpa Chao", this old man was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/12/96-year-old-grad-student-all-nighters-work/




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