Archive for February 14th, 2010

Ten Out-of-the-Ordinary Valentine’s Day Customs

Giving chocolates, roses, and diamonds are only the current customary gifts for Valentines Day. At other times and places, the holiday entailed very different activities for finding or expressing romantic love. Or some o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/14/ten-out-of-the-ordinary-valentines-day-customs/

Logorama

Logorama is an Oscar-nominated short film by François Alaux and Herve de Crecy about a world populated entirely by corporate logos. The peace of daily life in this world is shattered when a deranged, murdero...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/14/logorama/

World's Smallest Valentine

This valentine, made out of palladium atoms, is eight nanometers across. It formed spontaneously this week while researchers Zhiwei Wang and David Pearmain of the University of Birmingham’s Nanoscale Physics Resea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/14/worlds-smallest-valentine/

Guitar Kitteh Uses Guitar For Free Scratches

(YouTube Link) Hi! We're Neatorama, and we're in the adorable cat video business. Currently at bat is Guitar Kitteh, who used a guitar as a scratching post while one of his servants (YouTube user FlashDams) was pl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/14/guitar-kitteh-uses-guitar-for-free-scratches/

A Statistically Accurate And Consequently Unromantic Love Song

(YouTube Link) "If I Didn't Have You (I'd Have Somebody Else)" is an amusing song by Tim Minchin. It points out that, contrary to the wisdom that there's one perfect romantic parnter out there, if he wasn't with th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/14/a-statistically-accurate-and-consequently-unromantic-love-song/

The Victorian Version of Craigslist

Missed connections, looking for marriage, let's meet, in addition to rooms for rent, cars for sale, and job openings. Sounds like Craiglist, but these kinds of ads have been around in newspapers as long as there have bee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/14/the-victorian-version-of-craigslist/

Lost Valentines

Artist Alexandria Neonakis created Valentines inspired by the TV show Lost. At the link, you'll find her deviantART gallery, which also contains valentines for The Office, Left 4 Dead, and Te...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/02/14/lost-valentines/






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