Archive for November 24th, 2009

Make Terrariums, Planters From Light Bulbs

Instructables has connections to instructions on how to hollow out a light bulb, cleaning the kaolin powder off and making planters and terrariums out of them!  For the latter tip, check their comments section.  Link.L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/make-terrariums-planters-from-light-bulbs/

The World’s Most Luxurious Airlines

If you could afford the best, which airline should you fly? First class is pretty spiffy on all of them, but some airlines take the concept of luxury to the upper limits. Take a look inside the top-tier accommodations...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/the-worlds-most-luxurious-airlines/

NatGeo's Humanly Impossible: "Human Blockhead" Jason Rydelek Hammers 4-Inch Nail Into His Nose

Jared Rydelek has a rather unusual talent: he can hammer a 4-inch nail into his nose without hurting himself or even sneezing.In National Geographic's two-part special Humanly Impossible, Jared explains:When I was a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/natgeos-humanly-impossible-human-blockhead-jason-rydelek-hammers-4-inch-nail-into-his-nose/

Curb Your Enthusiasm's Seinfeld Reunion

What have Jerry, George, Kramer and Elaine (from Seinfeld - if you don't know that already, stop reading now. It wouldn't make sense to you) been doing over the past 11 years?Jimmy Greenfield of Chicago Now's Arts &...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/curb-your-enthusiasms-seinfeld-reunion/

The Muppets take on Queen

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgbNymZ7vqY][YouTube - Link]This new muppet clip - made with 70 different muppets - takes on one of the greatest rock hits of all time; Bohemian Rhapsody. The clip stays true to th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/the-muppets-take-on-queen/

Man Weds Virtual Girlfriend

Remember the digital pet game Tamagotchi? Well, Japan now has the next step in virtual relationship, a Nintedo DS video game called Love Plus where nerdy males can have their very own anime girlfriends.Lisa Katayama, Boi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/man-weds-virtual-girlfriend/

Nun Robbed in Parking Lot

A man asking for money approached two nuns in a California parking lot.  When the nuns refused to give him money the man made off with sister De Leon's purse instead. This guy is on Santa's naughty list for sure. S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/nun-robbed-in-parking-lot/

Per Capita Wine Consumption Chart

Image:Alexandre Suannes From the cartography blog Strange Maps comes this Portuguese-language chart of per capita wine consumption around the world, shaped like a bundle of grapes. It was created by Brazilia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/per-capita-wine-consumption-chart/

Cylon Birthday Cake With Functional Eye

Image: willito, screenshot by SciFiWire YouTube user willito has a video of Battlestar Galactica cake that has a shifting, glowing red eye. YouTube Link via DVICEcakes, Battlestar Galactica, Cylon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/cylon-birthday-cake-with-functional-eye/

Venetian Blind Font

Photo: Andrew Byrom Designer Andrew Byrom has developed a font derived from Venetian blinds opened and closed at various angles and lengths. Byrom, a native of Liverpool, UK, studied design at the Cumbria Institute o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/venetian-blind-font/

Know Your Enemies' Weaknesses

Image: Olly Moss Artist Olly Moss, previously featured on Neatorama for his parody of Shepard Fairey, has created a poster summarizing the weaknesses of foes that you regularly encounter. Whether you're fighting Pok...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/know-your-enemies-weaknesses/

Mother Squirrel Saves Her Baby

A mother squirrel was caught on camera protecting her baby from the jaws of a large black dog. The first image shows the dog about to start pouncing and playing with the baby as the mother looks on, but then the rest of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/mother-squirrel-saves-her-baby/

Snow White Images Made out of Apples

Photo: Prudence Staite Food artist Prudence Staite, previously featured on Neatorama, recently recreated scenes from the movie Snow White using fourteen different types of apples to express different colors,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/snow-white-images-made-out-of-apples/

National Geographic's International Photo Contest 2009

[caption id="attachment_27723" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Photo: Michael Johnson"][/caption] The Big Picture blog is showcasing 25 entries in this year's photography contest that National Geographic host...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/national-geographics-international-photo-contest-2009/

Howard the Combine Kitty has a Home

Howard, the kitten whose front paws were amputated after an assumed encounter with farm machinery, has a home. The kitten was adopted by the family of Kyle and Bryce Billingslea, the two boys who originally found the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/howard-the-combine-kitty-has-a-home/

The Voice of Florence Nightingale

(YouTube link) Pioneering professional nurse Florence Nightingale {wiki} was already 70 years old when she recorded this snippet for Thomas Edison and posterity in 1890. This recording has been redubbed to different f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/the-voice-of-florence-nightingale/

Brain Scan Used in Murder Sentencing

For the first time, evidence from an fMRI was introduced as evidence for the defense during the penalty phase of a murder trial. Brian Dugan was convicted in Chicago of the rape and murder of a ten-year-old. Dugan's scan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/brain-scan-used-in-murder-sentencing/

10 Quirky Sporting Events

Even if you’re not a particularly athletic person, there’s a sport out there for you. Whether you’re an avid ironer or are known for launching your cell phone 300 feet after dealing with an exceptionally annoying...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/10-quirky-sporting-events/

Behind Every Great Man ...

Behind Every Great Man Is A Woman Rolling Her Eyes - $9.95, modeled by Katie "Behind every great man, there's a great woman" isn't exactly right. This T-shirt is closer to the truth: Behind every great...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/behind-every-great-man/

Original King Kong Model For Sale

Christie's auction house in London is offering the original articulated model of King Kong as part of a pop culture sale. This is the model that was used in the stop-animation sequence in which Kong climbed the Empire St...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/original-king-kong-model-for-sale/

Trying For Twins After 14 Children

39-year-old Sara Foss of Derby, England is already the mother of 13 children and is expecting her 14th. She says as soon as the new baby is born in April, she'll try to get pregnant again. Foss vows to keep on having bab...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/trying-for-twins-after-14-children/

Homemade Thrill Ride

(video link) A piece of farm machinery gets adapted for recreation. Whee! Whatever you do, don't try this when you've been drinking. -via Wooskhomemade, ATV, thrill ride...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/homemade-thrill-ride/

Is This Man Fully Alert and Communicating - or Not?

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHnCvjBkxJY] YouTube link. The story of Rom Houben was posted earlier today on Neatorama, and is being carried on every major online news site - a Belgian man paralyzed for 23 ye...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/11/24/is-this-man-fully-alert-and-communicating-or-not/






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