Archive for July 3rd, 2010

Pizzacone

Pizzacone is a new Manhattan restaurant where you can buy the contents of a pizza stuffed into a cone: The dough cones are shipped to Pinto daily from a Connecticut bakery, and each Pizzacone is made to order...

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Miss World and the Angry Brigade

This is an interesting story that includes beauty queens, feminists, terrorists and even Bob Hope. There were two separate protests at the Royal Albert Hall on 20 November 1970. One of them, the iconic flour-bomb d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/03/miss-world-and-the-angry-brigade/

Livingstone Letter from Bambarre

Nearly 140 years ago, famed explorer David Livingstone was stuck in a remote village in present-day Congo, suffering from a particularly nasty disease that consumed his flesh and skin. Most of his expedition had either d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/03/livingstone-letter-from-bambarre/

Remote Control Zombie

Remote Control Zombie - $23.95 This is like me every morning: this Remote Control Zombie walks and moans on your command. All you have to do is push a button on the brain-shaped...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/03/remote-control-zombie/

Bow Hunters Wed in Tree Stand, Clad in Camo

When Marvin Hunter and Kim Silver of Martelle, Iowa, got married, they decided to incorporate their love of bow hunting into the wedding ceremony:The bride looked lovely, if a little hard to see against the wooded ba...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/03/bow-hunters-wed-in-tree-stand-clad-in-camo/

Artist Turned Menstruating Lungs Into Art

Artists get inspirations from many things in life, but it's probably safe to say that Lorraine Ashley's inspiration is quite unique.You see, Lorraine suffers from a rare medical condition called catamenial pneumothorax....

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/03/artist-turned-menstruating-lungs-into-art/

The Blues Brothers Got the Nod From the Catholic Church

Fire up the Bluesmobile, Blues Brothers fans! We're going for a ride in celebration of a very good news: three decades after the release of the movie, The Blues Brothers got the nod from the Catholic Church.Call it &...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/03/the-blues-brothers-got-the-nod-from-the-catholic-church/

Tree-Climbing Dog

(YouTube Link) Nissa, a Border Collie owned by YouTube user Epic1, will stop at nothing to get her frisbee back. via Bits & Pieces | Previously: Tree-Climbing Colliedogs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/03/tree-climbing-dog/

Wave Rock

Wave Rock is an unusual landform in southwestern Australia. It looks like a giant wave of water that is about to crash. This feature was caused by the erosion of soft rock below the harder top. It measures 14 mete...

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Sculpted Pencil Leads

Artist Dalton Ghetti sculpts pencil leads. The work is very challenging, and he often works on multiple projects, so it can take him a decade to finish a single piece. From a 2007 article about him in The New Y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/03/sculpted-pencil-leads/

8 Historic Symbols That Mean The Opposite of What You Think

The symbolism of historic icons usually gets simplified over the years, and often co-opted by groups with their own agendas. Along the way, the actual history gets lost, which is the point of this Cracked article 8 Histo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/03/8-historic-symbols-that-mean-the-opposite-of-what-you-think/

This Week at Neatorama

During this holiday weekend in the USA, you may be looking for something to read in between picnics and parades. We've posted a lot of links for you this week, so just in case you've found it hard to keep up, he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/03/this-week-at-neatorama-10/

The Keep Austin Weird Festival

(YouTube link) The annual Keep Austin Weird Festival took place just last weekend in Austin, Texas. Who better to show us what it's all about than Zach Anner? This is the third part of his Zach Anner Rolls Over Au...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/03/the-keep-austin-weird-festival/

Chivalry in Russia

(Live Leak link) Heavy rains in St. Petersburg flooded the streets. What's a woman to do? This act of chivalry not only kept them dry, but also made the women recording the video squeal with delight. There's also a bo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/03/chivalry-in-russia/

Zeughaus Museum: The Worlds Most Extensive Collection of Historical Weaponry

Home to close to 30,000 pieces of historical weaponry, the Zeughaus Museum in Graz Austria represents the area's rich military heritage. The museum's collection includes guns, swords, and armor, including this complete...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/03/zeughaus-museum-the-worlds-most-extensive-collection-of-historical-weaponry/

5 Neat Facts About The Declaration of Independence

The original Declaration of Independence To help you celebrate the Fourth of July a few years ago, we posted a list of 5 Obscure Facts About the Declaration of Independence, namely:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/03/5-neat-facts-about-the-declaration-of-independence/

Bedbugs Attack Hollister

For parents, shopping at the trendy Hollister (owned by the nosebleed-expensive Abercrombie & Fitch) has always seem like someone is sucking their blood ... but in New York that may just be literally true:Hollist...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/03/bedbugs-attack-hollister/

"Virginity Test" Freed Convicted Rapists in Vietnam

Acupuncturist Pham Thi Hong managed to free three convicted rapists with her Virginity Detectin'® method:"They all had small red spots on the back of their ears," said Hong, 54. "The spots should h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/03/virginity-test-freed-convicted-rapists-in-vietnam/






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