Archive for September 7th, 2009

Tower Made of Living Trees

Architects from the University of Stuttgart in Germany constructed a treehouse with a difference. The nine meter tall structure is made from living trees! Some of the hundreds of White Willow trees are planted in the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/07/tower-made-of-living-trees/

Gypsy Life

Roxy Freeman never went to school until she was 22 and decided to go to college. She found the lifestyle that went with her studies to quite a challenge, and very different from the Gypsy life in which she was raised.*em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/07/gypsy-life/

Why It’s Called Pi

It all makes perfect sense now. I don’t know the original source for this image. If I find who did it, I’ll celebrate by calculating the area of a blackberry pie. -via Diggpie, math, pi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/07/why-its-called-pi/

The 10 Weirdest Places To Be Born

When a baby wants to come into the world, he/she doesn’t care if the mother is ready. If her due date is still some time away, the mother may be anywhere. There are also cases where circumstances get in the way, as in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/07/the-10-weirdest-places-to-be-born/

Solar Powered Roadway Lights

The U.S. Department of Transportation granted $100,000 to the Idaho-based startup Solar Roadways to build a prototype roadway composed of solar cells and glass. The accumulated energy could, hypothetically, be used to l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/07/solar-powered-roadway-lights/

Fifty Things Being Destroyed By the Internet

Matthew Moore of The Daily Telegraph has a list of fifty technological or cultural features being eroded or eliminated by the Internet. Here are a few samples. What would you add to the list? 1) The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/07/fifty-things-being-destroyed-by-the-internet/

Will He Jump?

Don’t worry about the guy perched on the fourth-story ledge of a building in Vienna. People stop and wonder, but he won’t jump. That’s just art. With a small A. The building houses investment and real estate office...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/07/will-he-jump/

The United Steaks of America

What better for a Labor Day cookout than a steak in the shapes of the USA? Philadelphia artist Dominic Episcopo took photographs of states that look good enough to grill. Link -via the Presurfermeat, usa, photographs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/07/the-united-steaks-of-america/

Pool-Playing Pup

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHiiG3-yU7k][YouTube - Link]This dog named Halo has a talent for pool. - via cuteoverloadFrom the Upcoming ueue, submitted by Marilyn Terrell.dog, pool...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/07/pool-playing-pup/

Spider Named for David Bowie

German arachnologist Peter Jaeger has discovered 200 species of spiders in the past decade. Now he has named one of his finds after singer David Bowie. The new species, a large yellow spider in Malaysia, is called He...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/07/spider-named-for-david-bowie/

11 Firsts In Internet History

Have you ever wondered what the first item sold on eBay was? Or who ran the first banner ad on the internet? Or what the first spam massage tried to sell? 11Points has those firsts and more, including this picture, which...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/07/11-firsts-in-internet-history/

Learn Something Every Day

Submit a fact to the website Learn Something Every Day and you may see it turned into a brightly-colored poster. There’s a new fact posted each day. They don’t even have to be factual facts, since Mel Blanc was *...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/07/learn-something-every-day/




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