Archive for April 27th, 2010

James Hance’s Fabulous Star Wars-Themed Paintings

James Hance is a Jacksonville-based artist who paints fabulous Star Wars-themed paintings. Check him out!I’m inspired by television and movies from my childhood. It’s funny how you watch some of those things toda...

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Wrinkled Ladies

(Youtube link) Anita Renfroe, who brought us Total Momsense, is back with her newest song. I've seen a lot of parodies of Beyonce's song "Single Ladies", but this is one I can really relate to! Link to Renfroe's site....

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Japan to Launch First Deep Space Vehicle Propelled by Solar Sails

Japan's space agency plans to launch the first deep space vehicle to be use solar sail propulsion: "Ikaros is a 'space yacht' that gets propulsion from the pressure of sunlight particles bouncing off its sail,"...

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Pet Tortoise Comes When Called

(YouTube Link) Taco the pet tortoise lives in an outdoor burrow. When his humans call him, he (she?) comes out and crawls into their hands. That's a well-trained tortoise! via Ace of Spades HQ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/27/pet-tortoise-comes-when-called/

Do Chimpanzees Understand Death?

Scientists have studied chimpanzees and other primates in captivity when long-time companions died. In Scientific American, Katherine Harmon examines the tentative answers of scientists to this question: *em...

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Remote-Controlled Snowplow

(YouTube Link) Rob Klinkey built this remote-controlled snowplow. Roboplow has a 50 inch blade, six powered wheels, and 660 amps of power. The blade can be pneumatically controlled in four directions. Lights and...

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Win Prizes with How Did You Know?

Neatorama is proud to be a co-sponsor of the latest How Did You Know? contest at mental_floss. You could win prizes from the Neato Shop, mental_floss, Motionbox, or Roku. It's a five-day trivia hunt, in which you'll be g...

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Air Traffic Over Europe

(YouTube link) This video shows how air traffic slowed to a halt over Europe as the volcanic ash wafted over from Iceland a couple of weeks ago. (vimeo link) And this video shows how traffic returned to norm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/27/air-traffic-over-europe/

Geocities-izer

For those of you lamenting the death of Geocities, or at least the look and feel of those websites, we have a generator for you! Enter the URL of any website, and the Geocities-izer will add proper graphics, motion, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/27/geocities-izer/

Gummi Bear Surgery

Watch as Instructables member fungus amungus demonstrates surgical techniques n Gummi bears. Witness tumor excision, heart transplants (shown), brain transplants, and progressively sillier experimental operations. As one...

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R.I.P. 3.5" Floppy Disk

The Sony Corporation, which created the 3.5 inch floppy disk in 1981, will cease production of the format next year: With the advent of CDs and later, DVDs, the use of the plastic floppys and its limited storage c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/27/r-i-p-3-5-floppy-disk/

Top Ten US Generals

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Salutes the Armed Forces. Presenting, in our humble opinion, our leading leaders of men and women at war.1. GEORGE WASHINGTON (1732-99)Born...

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