Archive for March 7th, 2010

The Giant Stone Mushrooms of Beli Plast

The village of Beli Plast in Bulgaria is home to some strange looking giants that look like stone mushrooms.  They are limestone boulders which have been weathered away over the millennia, but the locals have a much...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/07/the-giant-stone-mushrooms-of-beli-plast/

Every Alfred Hitchcock Cameo (Minus Seven)

(YouTube Link) Filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock made cameo appearances in all of his movies. YouTube user royvanderzwaan, a collector of Hitchcock films, assembled (almost) all of these cameos into one video. via Nerd...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/07/every-alfred-hitchcock-cameo-minus-seven/

Forge That Made Hindenburg Souvenirs is Destroyed By Fire

The Wendell August Forge in Grove City, Pennsylvania, has been in business since 1932.  Among its notable products were ashtrays made for the Millionaires Flight of the Hindenburg. The flight was jointly organized by t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/07/forge-that-made-hindenburg-souvenirs-is-destroyed-by-fire/

Underskin Body Map

Sam Loman created a map of the human body's systems using the style of a subway map. The different systems are color-coded as both anatomy books and trains maps are. http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Underskin/433072 -via L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/07/underskin-body-map/

Jamaican Musher to Compete in Iditarod

The Iditarod dogsled race begins this Saturday in Anchorage, Alaska and spans 1,100 miles. 27-year-old Newton Marshall is among the 70 entrants and will represent his home country, Jamaica. Marshall used to train in Jama...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/07/jamaican-musher-to-compete-in-iditarod/

My Father's Garden

(vimeo link) There's a lot going on in a small garden pond! Mirko Faienza blends beautiful macrophotography and music in My Father's Garden. -via Metafilter nature, insects, mecrophotography...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/07/my-fathers-garden/

Crochetdermy

Artist Shauna Richardson produces trophy animals by crochet! She has been commissioned to produce three giant crocheted lions to be displayed at the 2012 Olympic games in London. http://www.dazeddigital.com/view/default....

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/07/crochetdermy/

Woman Saves Husband from Crocodile

Lawrence and Kerryn Munro were walking with their dogs along the White Umfolzi River in South Africa. When they stopped to dip their feet in the water, a ten foot long crocodile grabbed Lawrence by the ankles! Mr Mu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/07/woman-saves-husband-from-crocodile/

Revenge of the Fallen Nabs Three Razzies

[caption id="attachment_1509" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="via Dark Matters"][/caption] Pre-Oscar night means Razzie awards, and although Megan Fox was denied an acting award, Michael Bay scored a hat tric...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/07/revenge-of-the-fallen-nabs-three-razzies/

Boing Boing Video Game Quiz

Our friends over at BoingBoing.net published my Video Game Quiz today. If you're a hard-core gamer, or just like strolling through the short history of video games, take a walk down yonder and then come back and let...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/07/boing-boing-video-game-quiz/
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