Archive for May 14th, 2010

The Strongest Animal in the World

The copepod is just a single millimeter long. But for it's size, it's the strongest, fastest animal alive. The ability to escape or resist predators is a major evolutionary advantage: Together with researche...

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How Spitting Cobras Shoot for the Eyes

How do cobras shoot venom so accurately into a moving target's eyes? Bruce Young of the University of Massachusetts wanted to find out -which involved taunting a cobra into defensive action! By taunting cobras from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/14/how-spitting-cobras-shoot-for-the-eyes/

Florida's Top Twenty

How many cities in Florida can you name? If you can name the twenty biggest cities in Florida in five minutes or less, you deserve a star! If you get half of them, you'll be considered a winner. Try your hand in this L...

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How "Best Of" Posts are Selected

In case you occasionally get busy, you should check out the page where we index the best of Neatorama's exclusive articles to find posts you may have missed when they first appeared. Apparently, what it takes to get on...

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Get "Lost" in Hawaii

Lost fans have marked May 23rd as the ending of an era, when the final episode of the TV series will air. Executive producer Jean Higgins took some time to reveal some secrets -no, not how the show wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/14/get-lost-in-hawaii/

The Best And Worst Graduation Cakes

Buzzfeed has a collection of many, many cakes baked for a new graduate. Some will make you want to take cake-decorating lessons, and others will remind you how many different ways you can misspell "congratulat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/14/the-best-and-worst-graduation-cakes/

The Electric Brae

The Croy Brae or Electric Brae is a road in rural Scotland that can disorient drivers. Some people think that it's due to unusual variations in magnetism that pull cars uphill: The road appears to slope downward,...

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Marching to the Beat of a (Very) Different Drummer

Mental_floss takes a look at seven bands and their colorful drummers. Real or fictional, these musicians left their mark on our pop culture landscape. Keith Moon: The Who's Who of Drummers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/14/marching-to-the-beat-of-a-very-different-drummer/

Embroidered Wonder Bread

Catherine McEver has lately been embroidering slices of bread. How do you embroider Wonder Bread? Very, very carefully. How long do they last? I have a couple of slices that are over four years old that look j...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/14/embroidered-wonder-bread/

When Men Wore Hats

A man named Chalmers Butterfield took these beautiful photos of London in 1949 in deep, rich Kodachrome.  Here's one of Shaftesbury Avenue at Picadilly Circus.  You can see this one, and several others from the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/05/14/when-men-wore-hats/






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