Archive for April 25th, 2010

Eating a Camel Hump

In the United Arab Emirates, adventurous chef Anissa Helou got a chance to taste roasted camel hump. The tender hump full of stored fat is the choicest part of the camel, and you have to buy an entire camel to g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/25/eating-a-camel-hump/

Twaggies Needs Your Tweets

Got a tweet you think deserves a Twaggin'? Send it to Twaggies.com, because who doesn't like a visual? Yes, we know Phillip is spelled wrong... but that's how it was written in the original Tweet and so we wan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/25/twaggies-needs-your-tweets/

Chilling Out With Formal-Feathered Friends

International Penguin Day occurs on April 25, but don’t confuse this day, which marks the start of the Antarctic penguins migration period, with Penguin Awareness Day, which takes place on January 20. There seems t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/25/chilling-out-with-formal-feathered-friends/

The Prison Cell That Saved the Only Survivor of a Volcanic Eruption

Ludger Sylbaris of St. Pierre, Martinique was lucky enough to be arrested for getting into a drunken brawl. The prison cell that he was placed into saved his life when a volcanic eruption destroyed the city on May 8...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/25/the-prison-cell-that-saved-the-only-survivor-of-a-volcanic-eruption/

Jimi Hendrix Typography

Artist Kuba Czerniak created this typographical portrait of Jimi Hendrix that is composed of a quotation by Hendrix: When I was a little boy, I believed that if you put a tooth under your pillow, a fairy would...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/25/jimi-hendrix-typography/

Stephen Hawking: Avoid Contact with Aliens

Genius physicist Stephen Hawking thinks that it's likely that there's intelligent life in the universe beyond our solar system. And he advises that we should avoid contact with aliens: Such scenes are speculative...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/25/stephen-hawking-avoid-contact-with-aliens/

Multicultural Crayons

Photo: nathangibbs [Flickr]It may only be skin deep, but having only Barbie pink to color in the skin color in the drawings of people sure gets kind of annoying in today's modern, multiethnic society. Fear not! Crayola h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/25/multicultural-crayons/

BBQ Sword Spatula

Spring has sprung, and you know what that means: summer is going to be here soon! Get ready for BBQ season and unleash your inner d'Artagnan with this BBQ Sword Spatula from the NeatoShop: LinkSee also: BBQ Branding Iron...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/25/bbq-sword-spatula/

Caterpillar Warns of Danger ... With Its Butt!

Who ever says that scientists are boring? Here's an interesting finding about how caterpillar evolved a unique method of warning each other of danger:Some caterpillars drag their back ends along leaves to ward off in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/25/caterpillar-warns-of-danger-with-its-butt/

Angry People In Local Newspaper Blog

Like its name said, Angry People In Local Newspaper blog documents stories about people in small towns and cities who made newsprint because they're angry about something.It's a blog by a journalist with nom de blog Scar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/25/angry-people-in-local-newspaper-blog/

Cash Can Bring Relief From Pain. Literally.

Are you in pain? Forget aspirin - grab some money instead! Money may not buy you love or happiness, but apparently it can bring relief from pain.In a series of experiments, people who counted money felt less pain whe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/25/cash-can-bring-relief-from-pain-literally/

Retro iPhone Dock

This handy place to keep your iPhone looks just like the phones we used when I was a kid! Each base is cast and sculpted one at a time. USB cord not included, so consider it an art work. $195 from Etsy seller freeland st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/25/retro-iphone-dock/

Dave the Wonder Dog

(YouTube link) Dave may have had a terrible party in a previous life. He really hates that one particular song! -via The Daily Whatdog, happy birthday...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/25/dave-the-wonder-dog/

How NOT to Mail a Ferret

The package was en route from Appomattox, Virginia to Puerto Rico. At the post office in Lynchburg, Virginia, postal workers noticed the box was moving. They had to get a search warrant, and when they finally opened the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/25/how-not-to-mail-a-ferret/

This is Spinal Tape

This packing tape is printed with the image of a backbone, which leads to a great pun for a product name. http://www.copernicustoys.com/proddetail.php?prod=t-spine -via Boing Boing?pun, tape, spine...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/25/this-is-spinal-tape/

Champion Asparagus Eater

Joey Chestnut, one of the world's top-ranked competitive eaters (previously at Neatorama), won the asparagus eating contest at the Stockton Asparagus Festival in California. Chestnut, who now makes his home in San J...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/25/champion-asparagus-eater/

Space Monkey

(vimeo link) This dreamy space music video featuring a lovable monkey, will tug on your heart and soul. Created as a collaboration between World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Ben Lee and Leo Burnett, "Space Monkey" carrie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/25/space-monkey/
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