Archive for September 14th, 2009

Save the horseshoe crabs! Just Flip 'Em!

Horseshoe crabs are cool for many reasons (trust me). So here's a campaign to tell people what to do if you find one on its back. Just Flip 'Em! There's even a theme song.Our Just flip 'em! program is designed to bri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/14/save-the-horseshoe-crabs-just-flip-em/

Patrick Swazye, RIP

Ah, it's been a sad few days. Two days ago, Nobel laureate Norman Borlaug - who some say is the most important man of the twentieth century (his discoveries led to much improved crop yields, thus saving a lot of the worl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/14/patrick-swazye-rip/

Venus, Jupiter and The Moon

Vincent Miu took Runner-Up in the 2009 Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest, Earth & Space category, with this entry. I imagine it's a long exposure shot grafted onto a single shot, but I'm not sure.  A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/14/venus-jupiter-and-the-moon/

Mammatus Clouds

Photo: Mark Gallagher Resembling something out of Independence Day, or the arrival of Cthulu, Mammatus Clouds are a meteorological phenomenon caused by sagging cellular accumulations produced in clouds of ice and wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/14/mammatus-clouds-2/

If You Printed the Entire Internet

Printing the entire internet is a ridiculous idea, but in the event that you actually wanted a printout of the entire internet today, then you would have to have started printing back in 1800BC. And if you wan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/14/if-you-printed-the-entire-internet/

Spacebook

Remember, your boss can see what you put on your Facebook page! This t-shirt design by Hogboy was not selected for printing, but I got a laugh out of it! Link -via GizmodoStar Wars, Facebook, Tshirt, darth vader, sto...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/14/spacebook/

The Queen Quiz

Three decades after I bought Queen albums, my children sing the same songs. You know the music, but how much do you know about the band Queen? Today’s Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss will show you! I scored 73%, altho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/14/the-queen-quiz/

Teenager builds robot to solve his Rubik's cube!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThMd9YR1MAg][YouTube - Link]Lithuanian twelfth grader Andrius Šutas built his own robot for Rubik's cube solving and does not hesitate to share secrets of the build (i. e. s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/14/teenager-builds-robot-to-solve-his-rubiks-cube/

Cat Found 3800 Kilometers Away

A purebred Himalayan cat wandered into a hospital in Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia about four months ago. With an owner nowhere to be found, a nurse adopted him. The nurse was recently transferred and could not take t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/14/cat-found-3800-miles-away/

Living Mad Max

Adrian Bennett has been obsessed with the Mad Max movies since 1982 when he was a teenager in England. In 2001 he built his own Interceptor, the car Mel Gibson drove in the film. Three years ago, he moved his fa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/14/living-mad-max/

America's Deadliest Jobs

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' National Census of Fatal Occupation Injuries, fewer people died on the job in 2008 than the previous two years. Still, some jobs are much more dangerous than others. Using sta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/14/americas-deadliest-jobs/

Bill Guffey, Google Street View Artist

If you look at his paintings, Bill Guffey may seem like the well-traveled artist. There are paintings of the landscape of Saint Martin la Plaine in France, houses in Anchorage, Alaska, and other far away places - but Bil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/14/bill-guffey-google-street-view-artist/

Lasagna-Eating Cat is the Real-Life Garfield!

Sofia Atrill's cat Humphrey is the real life version of the cat comic character Garfield: he eats only lasagna!Just like the character Garfield, Humphrey the cat refuses to eat anything else and consumes three portio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/14/lasagna-eating-cat-is-the-real-life-garfield/

Vintage Japanese Sonosheet Cover Art

In the 1970s, cheap sonosheets (phonograph records printed on thin, flexible sheets of vinyl) became quite the rage in Japan. Like all fads, these recordings have largely disappeared - but you can still gawk at the fanta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/14/vintage-japanese-sonosheet-cover-art/

Temple of Trash

In the Follydock IFCR festival in 2007, artists, designers, and architects came together in an abandoned part of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, to design "follies" or strange and playful structures that defy tradi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/14/temple-of-trash/

The Woman Who "Sees" Time

Space time continuum may be the stuff of Star Trek, but it's not mere fiction to Holly Branigan. The Edinburgh University psychologist can actually "see" time:"I thought everyone thought like I did, sa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/14/the-woman-who-sees-time/

Anthony Roussel's Wood Jewelry

Branch Bangle by Anthony Roussel, Photo: Rob PopperArtist and designer Anthony Roussel creates intricate jewelry from materials not usually associated with adornments - wood! This one above is a birch wood bangle - you c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/14/anthony-roussels-wood-jewelry/
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