Archive for June 14th, 2009

Laugh with Your Fingers

Laugh with Your Fingers is a soundboard of laughs; all different, but all apparently from the same guy. Press them all as fast as you can and create your own laugh track! Link -via the Presurferlaugh, soundboard...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/14/laugh-with-your-fingers/

Fallen Princesses

Photographer Dina Goldstein gives a preview of a series featuring Disney princesses portrayed in their later lives, or what happened after "happily ever after". The complete series will go on exhibit in October. Link -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/14/fallen-princesses/

Secret Russian Army ... of Cats!

For years, Russia's Hermitage museum has employed a secret army to protect over three million works of art dating back to Peter the Great. Recently, the identity of this secret force has come to light: cats!Although...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/14/secret-russian-army-of-cats/

Robotic Ferret Sniffs Out Drugs, Weapons and Illegal Immigrants

Coming soon to a seaport near you: a robot dubbed the "cargo-screening ferret" that will detect drugs, weapons, explosives and even illegal immigrants hidden in cargo containers.Recent advances in both lase...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/14/robotic-ferret-sniffs-out-drugs-weapons-and-illegal-immigrants/

The Time Bomb That Can Wipe Out The World's Wheat Crop

It's not bad enough that soon we'll run out of bluefin tuna, now scientists are saying that we may also lose wheat. The stem rust fungus could wipe out 80% of the world's wheat as it spread from Africa.Enjoy your bread w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/14/the-time-bomb-that-can-wipe-out-the-worlds-wheat-crop/

Raining Tadpoles in Japan: A Modern Biblical Plague in the Making?

Is it a prank or is it a modern-version of the Biblical Plagues? You decide:About 70 more dead tadpoles have been found in Ishikawa Prefecture, local officials said Friday, as the mystery over how they came to be in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/14/raining-tadpoles-in-japan-a-modern-biblical-plague-in-the-making/

Snake Charming School for Kids

When other kids are going to kindergarten, the children of the nomadic Indian tribe of Vadi are also going to school of sorts. Except that the ABCs aren't in the curriculum - instead, these kids are learning to be snake...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/14/snake-charming-school-for-kids/

Sushi: The Culprit of the Urban Tapeworm Problem?

Before you eat that oh-so-delicious piece of salmon sashimi, consider this: sushi (as well as undercooked fish) may be contributing to the growing problem of urban tapeworm ...Once the bane of rural Japanese villager...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/14/sushi-the-culprit-of-the-urban-tapeworm-problem/

Leonardo da Vinci's Nude Mona Lisa

Did Leonardo da Vinci paint a nude version of the Mona Lisa? Maybe so, according to a newly revealed painting, hidden for a century within the walls of a private library:The lady in the portrait does not exactly rese...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/14/leonardo-da-vincis-nude-mona-lisa/

Saudi Princess Refuses to Pay $25 Million Shopping Bill by Claiming Diplomatic Immunity

It's good to be a princess! You can run up a £15 million (US$24.7 million) shopping bill and then refuse to pay it due to "diplomatic immunity"!One of the most senior members of Saudi Arabia's royal f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/14/saudi-princess-refuses-to-pay-25-million-shopping-bill-by-claiming-diplomatic-immunity/

Why Whales Beach Themselves: It's The Bends!

Why do whales beach themselves? A new study may have answered the question that baffled scientists for decades: it's the bends ... A new study offers evidence to support the theory that beaked whales get the bends wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/14/why-whales-beach-themselves-its-the-bends/

Go Directly to Jail: 4 Brilliantly Bungled Crimes

They Should Have Stolen a Watch First Long before he was an outlaw country crooner, Merle Haggard was a real outlaw - albeit a bad one. At the rebellious age of 20, Haggard and a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/14/go-directly-to-jail-4-brilliantly-bungled-crimes/






X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
 
Learn More