Archive for August 15th, 2009

USB Microscope

Granted, it's not as useful as the USB missile launcher, but this 150x microscope could come in handy around the office. It's currently available only in Japan, so you may have to content yourself with the missile l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/15/usb-microscope/

A Human-Powered Hovercraft

The Steam Boat Willy, a hovercraft powered only by pedal power, was built by Chris Roper and his friends at a University of London flight club.  Weighing in at only 56 pounds, its lift fan can produce 17 c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/15/a-human-powered-hovercraft/

One-Cent Hotel Rooms in Venice

An advertising mistake will costs thousands of euros for the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Venice, Italy. An online advertisement posted a room price as one-hundredth of a euro per night instead of 150 euros ($213). Before the a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/15/one-cent-hotel-rooms-in-venice/

Dinosaur Twitter

I've had some fun today with this generator that marries random Twitter updates with the graphics from Dinosaur Comics. The generator was created by Idefex, who enlarged upon an idea from Bing. Hit the link, then refre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/15/dinosaur-twitter/

Bob Dylan Picked Up by Police

Legendary musician Bob Dylan had a brush with the police last month in New Jersey. Long Branch police officer Kristie Buble responded to a call about an "eccentric-looking old man" in a residential neighborhood. Buble ap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/15/bob-dylan-picked-up-by-police/






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