Archive for March 17th, 2010

Surfing Alpaca

(YouTube Link) After seeing Australians teach kangaroos how to surf, Peruvian surfer Domingo Pianezzi decided to teach an animal native to his homeland how to surf: But the 44-year-old fancied a bigg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/17/surfing-alpaca/

Paintings of Molecules

Alexander Kobulnicky paints pictures of molecules. Pictured above is heme, which is one ingredient in hemoglobin.  The artist writes: We know that molecules form the basis of matter, of the human body and of...

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Pomplamoose pitches Musicans Wanted

Pomplamoose is helping YouTube spread the word about their new independent music initiative, Musicians Wanted. We love Pomplamoose, so we thought we'd help out by doing our part to spread the word. The basic idea: if you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/17/pomplamoose-pitches-musicans-wanted/

2010 Paralympics in Pictures

[caption id="attachment_30109" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward"][/caption] Pictured is Nathan Chivers (left), who has been Paralympian Bart Bunting's guide human...

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Is YOUR Mom on Facebook?

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_QePidL750][YouTube - Link]Wahtever happened to that wonderful old social networking site that was just for college students? Back of the Class produced a hair metal song about th...

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Steve Jobs Cheese Head

Why serve a cheese ball when you can serve Steve Jobs' head on a platter? Ken carved this from mozzarella cheese for his iPad launch party! See the process in pictures at The Cook's Den, with recipes for the other foods...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/17/steve-jobs-cheese-head/

9 Bizarre Green Foods

If you're not going to partake of green beer this St. Patricks Day, maybe you could celebrate with green food. But don't limit yourself to salad! There are plenty of green things to eat that you wouldn't think of eating...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/17/9-bizarre-green-foods/

Nano Trek

This is a really tiny Enterprise. This image won the prize for Best Ion MicroGraph in the 47th International Conference on Electron, Ion and Photon Beam Technology and Nanofabrication Bizarre/Beautiful Micrograph Contest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/17/nano-trek/

The Hardest Logic Puzzle Ever

There's a classic logic puzzle in which a person must take a fork in the road, one of which is safe, but the other is a deadly trap. Two men guard the fork, one of which always lies, but the other always tells the truth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/17/the-hardest-logic-puzzle-ever/

Manly Slang from the 19th Century

The Art of Manliness has a glossary of manly terms used over 100 years ago. Some terms survived well into the 20th century; I've used "a month of Sundays" myself. Others are strange but maybe you can guess the meanings,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/17/manly-slang-from-the-19th-century/

Dogs as Typefaces

This image matches typefaces with dogs that match their physical characteristics. It was created by the design firm of Günter Eder, Roman Breier, and Marcel Neundörfer in Vienna. What typefaces and dogs would you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/17/dogs-as-typefaces/

Persian Bear Skin Rug

Artist Lise Lefebvre created "Bear Hunter" -- a Persian rug that looks like a bear skin rug. It's made from wool, wood, glass, and plastic. We've previously featured Lefebvre's felted covers for household applian...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/17/persian-bear-skin-rug/

The 10 Uncanniest Irish Mythological Creatures

We are familiar with leprechauns, although the American version from the Lucky Charms package isn't quite the original. There are plenty of other creatures from Irish folklore you can learn about in this list. Have you e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/17/the-10-uncanniest-irish-mythological-creatures/

Succeed Blog

The opposite of FAILblog, Succeed Blog is all about the win in all things culture, pop or not. Here's a recent submission of a carefully carved watermelon, just in time for Spring..  http://succeedblog.org/.Politics...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/17/succeed-blog/






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