Archive for November 21st, 2009

My, what a Dirty Fox!

(YouTube link) A cat spruces up a fennec fox. -via YesButNoButYes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/21/my-what-a-dirty-fox/

Stained Glass d20

John F. Talarico of the podcast show Bloodthirsty Vegetarians created two 20-sided dice out of stained glass and black and copper patina. The orange one is called "Fire." There are more detailed images in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/21/stained-glass-d20/

Wonder® Bread Wonder® Woman

Emily Berezin made a woman from eleven loaves of Wonder® Bread and the bags they came in. The result is, of course, Wonder® Woman! See more pictures in her Flickr set. Link - via twitter From the Upcoming ueue...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/21/wonder%c2%ae-bread-wonder%c2%ae-woman/

Beaver Recipes

Mmmm, beaver! Bug Girl posted these beaver recipes from a 1960 pamphlet entitled Good Eating from Woods and Fields, which also includes instructions for cooking muskrat. Link -Thanks, ersatz soubriquet! S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/21/beaver-recipes/

She Saved the Puppies!

British citizen and experienced sailor Laura Hughes and her friend John Cochrane were battling gale force winds off the Turkish coast when a rope got caught in her boat's propeller and killed the engine. She sent a Mayda...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/21/she-saved-the-puppies/

Merriam-Webster's Top Words of 2009

The folks who bring you the Merriam-Webster dictionary select their top words of the year not by how trendy or new they are, but by which words are the most looked up in their online dictionary. This year, nine of the to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/21/merriam-websters-top-words-of-2009/

Symphony of Science

Remember A Glorious Dawn, the awesome auto-tuned Carl Sagan (and Stephen Hawking) video clip that went viral? What could be better than that? Well, John Boswell of Symphony of Science made another song, this time featuri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/21/symphony-of-science/

Medieval Tron

It's no wonder that Neatorama reader Guy won the recent Bent Objects caption contest - turns out he's one of the guys behind Brevity, a darn funny syndicated comic strip. This one above, titled Medieval Tron, is my favor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/21/medieval-tron/

Al Farrow's Guns & Ammo Reliquaries

Trigger Finger of Santa GuerraWhen I die and become Saint Neatorama, I'd like sculptor Al Farrow to make me a reliquary to treasure one of my body parts. Presumably my blogging pinkie. Al has made some 40 unusual reliqua...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/21/al-farrows-guns-ammo-reliquaries/
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