Archive for September 6th, 2009

Man Allegedly Builds Homemade Submarine

Photo: China Daily Tao Xiangli, a Chinese inventor, is reported to have built a functional submarine: Amateur inventor Tao, 34, made a fully functional submarine, which has a periscope, depth control tanks, ele...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/06/man-allegedly-builds-homemade-submarine/

Spectacular Light Painting From Light Art Performance Photography

We've featured a number of light graffiti or light painting before on Neatorama, but Jan Wöllert and Jörg Miedza of Light Art Performance Photography took the concept to a whole 'nother level. Behold their spec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/06/spectacular-light-painting-from-light-art-performance-photography/

2 Out of 5 Californians Are Jobless

Out of a job? If you live in the Great State of California, you're in good company: two out of five working-age Californians do not have a job! “The current recession stands apart from prior downturns for both the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/06/2-out-of-5-californians-are-jobless/

The Lucky Luke Effect: How Zooplanktons Eat in a Vast Ocean

Stop and think about this for a second: how does a zooplankton eat in such a vast ocean? Turns out, it's not a trivial task: copepods, a type of zooplankton, filter a volume of water approximately 1 million times their o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/06/the-lucky-luke-effect-how-zooplanktons-eat-in-a-vast-ocean/

Oh Snap! Cheese Board Disguised as a Giant Mousetrap

Oh, Snap! Mousetrap Cheese Board and SlicerSomebody finally built a "cheddar" mousetrap! Here's the perfect "bait" to entice people to come to your next party: a giant 9" x 5" beechwood chee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/06/oh-snap-cheese-board-disguised-as-a-giant-mousetrap/

Strategic Gorilla Sex May Explain Human Monogamy

Stony Brook University primatologist Diane Doran-Sheehy discovered something intriguing about the sneaky mating behavior of female gorillas that may explain human monogamy: how female gorillas use strategic sex to her ad...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/06/strategic-gorilla-sex-may-explain-human-monogamy/

World's Largest Bottle of Whiskey

The world's largest bottle of whiskey was unveiled yesterday in Britain: Dru McPherson and Mike Drury made the monster malt to put the village of Tomintoul, Banffshire, on the map. The giant 1½metre bottle hol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/06/worlds-largest-bottle-of-whiskey/

Moon Rock in Dutch Museum is actually Petrified Wood

The Dutch National Museum recently admitted that one of its most prized possessions, a rock supposedly from the moon, is actually a piece of petrified wood.Rijksmuseum spokeswoman Xandra van Gelder, who oversaw the i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/06/moon-rock-in-dutch-museum-is-actually-petrified-wood/

Sew a "Where the Wild Things Are" Hat!

Jessy Ratfink shows us how to make an adorable "Where the Wild Things Are" hat (With whiskers and pointy ears.). Make one for your child to wear for Halloween, or wear it for Halloween yourself, or better yet,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/06/sew-a-where-the-wild-things-are-hat/

10 Amazingly Geeky Origami Models

Origami, the age-old discipline of folding paper into amazing figures, has its own masters, and as this post demonstrates, these geniuses can truly transform paper into any form they desire.Origami – the traditiona...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/06/10-amazingly-geeky-origami-models/

Raindrop Melody Maker

Click on the raindrops to make a melody, which will loop for you in this interactive page from Lullatune. Click the green clock for a metronome if you like. I managed to make a pleasant tune and played it for quite som...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/06/raindrop-melody-maker/

Midnight Snacks Will Make You Fat

How much weight you gain may depend on when you eat, according to a new study that looked at the timing of meals in mice. Scientists at Northwestern University fed two groups of mice the same amount of high fat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/06/midnight-snacks-will-make-you-fat/






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