Archive for August 23rd, 2009

Lucky the Legless Turtle

Lucky is a turtle living in Petaluma, California. On July 31st, Lucky was attacked by what his owner Sally Pyne believes was a raccoon. A veterinarian amputated what was left of Lucky’s front legs. But Lucky can wal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/23/lucky-the-legless-turtle/

8-Bit Trip

(YouTube Link) 8-Bit Trip is a stop motion LEGO video tribute to classic video games. It was created by the Swedish band Rymdreglage after 1,500 hours of work. Via Boing BoingLego, stopmotion, Rymdregla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/23/8-bit-trip/

Squid Drawn from 150 million-year-old Ink

Scientists found the fossil of an ancient squid of the species Belemnotheutis antiquus at a dig near Trowbridge, England, when they reopened an archaeological site that had been abandoned for 170 years. Inside t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/23/squid-drawn-from-150-million-year-old-ink/

Punctuation Hero or Vandalizing Grammar Nazi?

Stefan Gatward has been wrestling with inner turmoil ever since the Birmingham city council began removing the apostrophes from the city's signs this January. Finally, his frustration was too much to bear, and Stefan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/23/punctuation-hero-or-vandalizing-grammar-nazi/

Rescue Train Crashed in Front of a Train Wreck

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YErZjCtmEgY][YouTube - Link]Croatian rescue workers were taken by surprise when a service vehicle dispatched to assist them with a train wreck lost control and crashed in nearby th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/23/rescue-train-crashed-in-front-of-a-train-wreck/

Saving The Tamarins By Making Them Into Pets

Tamarins are considered highly endangered in the wild yet they are an increasingly popular pet amongst those who wish to purchase a NHP (Non-Human Primate). Do you want to help save the Tamarins? Why not adopt one as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/23/saving-the-tamarins-by-making-them-into-pets/

Breakthrough Means Artificial Life Could Be Here "Within Months"

Another step in the quest to create life has been made, as scientists successfully transformed one bacteria into another by replacing it's DNA with a related species'. Now, scientists are setting their sights on creating...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/08/23/breakthrough-means-artificial-life-could-be-here-within-months/






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