Archive for December 19th, 2009

Mario in a Petri Dish

When microbiologists aren't curing diseases, they create works of art in petri dishes. In fact, they have an annual competition at the international Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) conference. This entry, ins...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/19/mario-in-a-petri-dish/

The Largest Pickup Truck in the World

(YouTube Link) In the 1990s, Seikh Hamad bin Hamdan Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates decided to build a giant pickup truck. The result was a truck modeled on the 1950s era Dodge Power Wagon (apparently an icon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/19/the-largest-pickup-truck-in-the-world/

Tooth Tattooing

If you're the sort of person who's always wanted an image of Amy Winehouse tattooed on your teeth, then I have some good news for you. Heward Dental Lab, a combination tattoo parlor and dental office, can do the job...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/19/tooth-tattooing/

Manual, Wooden Digital Clock

(YouTube Link) Artist Mark Formanek and his team of seventy assistants set up a huge wooden digital clock in a Rotterdam train station. It's completely manual and the digits must be changed every minute by the work...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/19/manual-wooden-digital-clock/

10 Most Influential Desks

The Toy Zone has a list of historical desks on which the owner helped shape the world. Pictured is the desk Charles Dickens used to write such classics as Great Expectations. Also see the work spaces of Shak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/19/10-most-influential-desks/

Quadruplets Accepted at Yale

High school seniors Kenny, Martina, Ray, and Carol Crouch, quadruplets from Danbury, Connecticut were all ecstatic when they found that all four were accepted into Yale University. The Crouches’ perfect b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/19/quadruplets-accepted-at-yale/

Is Stealing Wi-Fi Wrong?

Flip open and fire up your laptop, find an unsecured wi-fi signal and check your email ... have you just stolen wi-fi? It may be illegal in some places, but is it immoral? Can wi-fi be stolen?Here's an interesti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/12/19/is-stealing-wi-fi-wrong/




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