Archive for June 24th, 2010

Super Mario Beatbox

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LE-JN7_rxtE] [YouTube - Link] Super Mario Bros is no doubt the most popular beatboxing song because of its universal appeal, but this rendition is undeniably impressive. I especi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/24/super-mario-beatbox/

Goat Bridge

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSBHpJmjk9k] [YouTube - Link] An awesome farmer in Ekton, Maryland created this twisted and towering goat bridge to give his goats access to two separate pens, and no doubt add s...

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"Crop Mobbing"

Social networking technology has contributed to the spread of a new group activity: crop mobbing.  In a modern-day equivalent of barn-raising, groups of young farmers and city-dwelling locavores descend on farms to...

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The Writer Who Couldn't Read

(YouTube Link) Howard Engel is an accomplished Canadian novelist. One day, he had a stroke and lost the ability to read -- that is, his brain could no longer process text as a fixed reference. But Engel found that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/24/the-writer-who-couldnt-read/

Finding Supermodels in Rural Brazil

Gisele Bündchen and Alessandra Ambrosio are just two of many Brazilian beauties that rose to become supermodels. But if you think that they accidentally stumble into the world of fashion and modeling, you'd be wrong...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/24/finding-supermodels-in-rural-brazil/

American Ethnic Food

(YouTube link) Simone Smith visited a gourmet supermarket in Berlin and found an American section among the ethnic foods! Now stop and guess what she found there before you see it. I imagine they stock it with "comfor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/24/american-ethnic-food/

What Is It? Game 142

From Bob Roger's CollectionW00t! It's time for another collaboration with the always-excellent What Is It? Blog. Can you guess what this strange object is used for?Place your guess in the comment section. One guess per c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/24/what-is-it-game-142/

Big Toe is Now a Thumb

Shannon Elliott of Long Island, New York lost the thumb and two fingers of her left hand in a fireworks incident. The 25-year-old recently underwent surgery to replace her thumb -with one of her big toes! "To me it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/24/big-toe-is-now-a-thumb/

Antarctica's Nudist Club

Those who work in the freezing weather of Antarctica are already members of a very exclusive club, but with an initiation stunt, they can join an even more exclusive club. The traditional "nudie run" takes a sli...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/24/antarcticas-nudist-club/

Sculptures Made from Cosmetic Supplies

Artist Laurel Roth made a set of peacock sculptures out of cosmetic supplies. The series is called "Birds of Paradise", and the above example was created using fake nails, nail polish, and barrettes. Last year, w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/24/sculptures-made-from-cosmetic-supplies/

Single-Serving Wine Glasses

It combines the classiness of a bottle of fine wine with the convenience of a drink pouch. James Nash debuted his design on a UK reality TV show in which inventors pitched their ideas: What's really great is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/24/single-serving-wine-glasses/

YouTube Adds Vuvuzela Button to All Videos

Pull up any YouTube video, and you'll see a button in the bottom right corner that looks like a soccer ball. Click on it, and a vuvuzela will play during the video. via Geekosystem | Previously: Vuvuzelasyoutube,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/24/youtube-adds-vuvuzela-button-to-all-videos/

Scanner Can Digitalize a 200 Page Book In One Minute

(You Tube Link) The system, developed by lab members Takashi Nakashima and Yoshihiro Watanabe, lets you scan a book by rapidly flipping its pages in front of a high-speed camera. They call this method book fli...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/24/scanner-can-digitalize-a-200-page-book-in-one-minute/

Leonine London

London has the largest litter of lions in the world. A magnificent pride their history goes back 120,000 years. There are colossal, legendary and living lions. Lions from one of the seven wonders of the world, f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/24/leonine-london/






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