Archive for April 7th, 2010

Alex on Brevity Comic by Guy & Rodd

Thanks to Guy and Rodd, I can now cross that pesky "get made into a cartoon" off my bucket list! This Brevity comic panel ran yesterday on April 6, 2010. Woohoo! Thanks, guys! (How did they know I love tic-tac-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/07/alex-on-brevity-comic-by-guy-rodd/

Boy From Taiwan Nails Whitney Houston Classic

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8p209Cgy_cg][YouTube - Link]Li Yu Chun nails this incredible version of Whitney Houston's classic song, 'I Will Always Love You.' It happened on Taiwan's version of 'American Idol,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/07/boy-from-taiwan-nails-whitney-houston-classic/

Steampunk Command Station

A few months ago, we featured Bruce and Melanie Rosenbaum's amazing steampunk house. The Rosenbaums have continued to steam up their residence, most recently with this fully-functional desk: Everything decked...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/07/steampunk-command-station/

The Hoba Meteorite

[Ed. Note: The following was created by our resident Neatoramanaut Alex Zavatone. He'll be contributing posts soon, and this is actually his first submission. Zav is preparing for another trip to Africa, so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/07/the-hoba-meteorite/

The Birth of Squidward

Ukrainian artist Elena Emelyanova re-imagined Sandro Botticelli's 15th Century painting The Birth of Venus with SpongeBob SquarePants characters. This image is a digital version of a gouache original...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/07/the-birth-of-squidward/

Did A 6 Year Old Commit Suicide ?

A medical examiner in Oregon has concluded that a 6 year old girl committed suicide after being sent to her room. The police disagree with the finding and view it as an accident. The question has become whether a small c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/07/did-a-6-year-old-commit-suicide/

Jet Blue Ad Pokes Fun At Spirit Airlines

Get ready, Spirit Airlines is going to charge you for carry on luggage starting in August.  But don't worry, Jet Blue's ad department has a suggestion for you:  Invest in their "Extrago Sherpa Shirt"  if you plan on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/07/jet-blue-ad-pokes-fun-at-spirit-airlines/

American States That Might Have Been

If history had swung in a slightly different direction, we may have spent fourth grade memorizing the capitals of Sylvania, Deseret, Texlahoma, and Forgottonia. I would be living in Transylvania! American pioneer Da...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/07/american-states-that-might-have-been/

Quarantine Rapper is Back

(YouTube Link) Christiaan Van Vuuren created a viral video two months about about his experiences in quarantine for drug-resistant tuberculosis. He's still there, and has had plenty of time to hone his video editin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/07/quarantine-rapper-is-back/

Atomic Cookies

This picture shows what hydrogen atoms might look like if we could see them. The chart above shows the appearance of a single hydrogen atom in a few of its lowest excited states. In each of those states, the electro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/07/atomic-cookies/

Swan Parade

(YouTube link) Every Easter in Stratford, Ontario you can see the swans returning to the Avon River in style. They are escorted from their winter quarters in a fenced area to the water by a parade of bagpipers! The St...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/07/swan-parade/

55 Tricks of Jason Bourne

Jason Bourne, a foreign service officer played by Matt Damon in several movies, is a wonderful character who uses really awesome tricks and tools to carry out missions. In this article, the Bourne movie series is dissect...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/07/55-tricks-of-jason-bourne/

University Offering Master's Degree in Vampiric Literature

Would you like to get course credit for reading Anne Rice? The University of Hertfordshire is offering a new master's program that focuses on vampires in fiction: In a bid to make the most of that interest, Georg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/07/university-offering-masters-degree-in-vampiric-literature/

NeatoShop's Wish List Wednesday

Hello Neatoramanauts! Happy Wednesday! I'm excited to announce our first NeatoShop's Wish List Wednesday - here's your chance to get free stuff simply by wishing for them! Two easy ways to win: Go to the NeatoSh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/07/neatoshops-wish-list-wednesday/
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