Archive for September 22nd, 2009

Slow Moscow

Slow Moscow from Andrey Stvolinsky on Vimeo. Here is an amazingly gorgeous slow motion captured video by Andrey Stvolinsky. The music by Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble helps give this video that added surreal noir fac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/22/slow-moscow/

The Graffiti Of Tenerife

Tenerife, the largest of Spain's beautiful Canary Islands is home to an enormous amount of unique street art. See a small selection of the awesome graffiti at Direct Villas Tenerife. Link (image credit: Flickr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/22/the-graffiti-of-tenerife/

Drill Instructors - Not So Scary Anymore

Slate has an interesting piece up on the current state of that Marine Corps Army indoctrinator, the fearsome drill instructor sergeant. I have it on good authority from my nephew, who is currently serving valiantly,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/22/drill-instructors-not-so-scary-anymore/

Banana Art

What happens when you take an ordinary piece of fruit and start to doodle on it? Banana Art! "Bananastein" shown here is just one of many examples. Link From the Upcoming ueue, submitted by Baierman.banana, Arts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/22/banana-art/

Booze Therapy: Giving Alcohol to Patients with Head Injury

Ever noticed that drunk people who cause accidents that kill others escape harm? Well, the secret of their luck may actually be the alcohol itself. Dr. Ali Salim and colleagues from the Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/22/booze-therapy-giving-alcohol-to-patients-with-head-injury/

Man Buried in His 1973 Pontiac Catalina

(YouTube Link) 90-year old Lonnie Holloway, of Saluda, South Carolina chose to be buried inside his old Pontiac Catalina. He was entombed with his collection of guns in the passenger seat and next to his wife (who...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/22/man-buried-in-his-1973-pontiac-catalina/

Bizarro - At the Atheist Cafe

This Bizarro comic panel made me chuckle. I'm sure you can start a flamewar simply by mentioning the A-word (indeed, Dan Piraro's blog post on this comic panel has quite a bit of comments), so why don't we just laugh a b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/22/bizarro-at-the-atheist-cafe/

A Quantitative Study of Ethnicity and Gender in Video Games

Dmitri Williams of the University of Southern California at Los Angeles, et al., conducted a census of video game characters and concluded that non-Whites and women were vastly underrepresented: Seasoned...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/22/a-quantitative-study-of-ethnicity-and-gender-in-video-games/

The World's Most Expensive Bottle of Liquor

British jeweler Donald Edge was asked to create a gold, pearl, and diamond-encrustled bottle of Chambord raspberry liqueur. His work is estimated to be worth $2 million and contains 1,100 individual diamonds. It will b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/22/the-worlds-most-expensive-bottle-of-liquor/

Men Are More Likely Than Women to Be Hit by Lightning

Natalie Avon writes in Popular Science that between 1995 and 2008, 82% of people in the US killed by lightning were male. The experts that she consulted agreed that this was due to behavioral, rather than biolo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/22/men-are-more-likely-than-women-to-be-hit-by-lightning/

Injured Woman Rescues Herself

Cynthia Blair-Hoover of Granby, Colorado crashed on the way to Denver when her car went off a cliff near Central City. Although the fall left the 52-year-old woman with eleven broken ribs, broken vertebrae, and a punctur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/22/injured-woman-rescues-herself/

The Rise and Fall of Big Hair

You think big hair was big in the 1980s? In the 18th century, ladies of a certain station took hairstyling to absurd lengths -or heights, actually. Social critics and caricaturists of the day had fun with the trend, as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/22/the-rise-and-fall-of-big-hair/

Hair Today...

The creations of celebrity hairdresser Charlie le Mindu were on display yesterday during London fashion week. At left is a sample from a gallery of 14 images assembled at The Guardian.  There are other entries in the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/22/hair-today/

Happy Elephant Appreciation Day!

September 22nd is Elephant Appreciation Day, celebrated since 1996. The official website has many suggestions for ways to celebrate the holiday, but you can use your imagination to honor elephants in your own way. Te...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/22/happy-elephant-appreciation-day/

15 Most Embarrassing Cakes

Whatever the occasion, someone will say it with a cake. Someone somewhere is probably very happy it was just a cold sore! See more embarrassing cakes at Stupid Idiots. http://bigstupididiot.com/2009/09/21/15...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/22/15-most-embarrassing-cakes/

Forkless Cruiser Bicycle

This working bicycle is also a work of art! The Forkless Cruiser is a graduation project by Olli Erkkila, a student at the Lahti Institute of Design in Finland. Link From the Upcoming ueue, submitted by oezi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/22/forkless-cruiser-bicycle/

Spider-Lizard: The Spiderman Copycat

Lizards in the shades of Spiderman's superhero outfit are turning out to be the latest craze in pets. Rock agamas (Agama mwanzae) are high maintenance animals, in need of special diets and strict temperature set...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/22/spider-lizard-the-spiderman-copycat/

Bacon Soap

Bacon Soap - $5.95 at the Neatorama ShopBacon - is there anything it can't do? Well, thanks to modern technology, we've got bacon belt to prop your pants up, bacon wallet to keep your money safe, bacon watch to tell time...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/22/bacon-soap/

The Breakfast Cats

For all fans of The Breakfast Club, and whether you love or hate cats, YTMND has a great post up, a video loop that further links humans and cats.  Presenting, The Breakfast Cats. Looks like they're crackin' sku...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/22/the-breakfast-cats/






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