Archive for July 31st, 2010

These Are Their Stories

Different artists were invited to illustrate one-line episode summaries of the TV show Law and Order. All are interpreted independently: confused, straightforward, humorous, or artfully. This one by comic ar...

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Switched at Birth with a Happy Ending

Dimas Aliprandi of Joao Neiva, Brazil always wondered why he didn't look like his sisters. When he was 24, he finally could afford a DNA test which proved he was not the biological child of his parents. His parents were...

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New York City from Above

The Denver Post photo blog has a wonderful collection of aerial photographs of New York City. I had trouble selecting just one to tease you with. Link -via Laughing Squid (Image credit: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)phot...

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81-year-old Sweethearts

(YouTube link) Jack and Betty were high school sweethearts who went their separate ways 62 years ago. He ended up in California; she lived in Virginia. They reconnected by internet, and Jack traveled to meet Betty aga...

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Lisa Simpson's Wedding

The years fly by so fast, don't they? This is from the episode "Lisa's Wedding" {wiki} which aired in 1995. -via redditWedding, The Simpsons...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/31/lisa-simpsons-wedding/

Astrophysical Toothpick Sculptures

Artist Franceska McCullough makes toothpick sculptures that are inspired by geometric forms and astrophysical patterns. Pictured above is "Ganymede and Callisto Pod", in reference to the two largest moons of Jupiter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/31/astrophysical-toothpick-sculptures/

Scientists Regenerate Rabbit Skeleton Joints

Researchers at Columbia University have regrown the destroyed joints of rabbits by shaping a scaffolding that encourages bones to heal in particular forms: In research published this week in The Lancet, the researcher...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/31/scientists-regernate-rabbit-skeleton-joints/

Dancing Swedish Police Officer

(YouTube Link) This police officer in Malmö, Sweden, has become an internet sensation. He seems to think that he's a good dancer. Do you agree? via Urlesquesweden, dancing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/31/dancing-swedish-police-officer/

What Do You Get When You Cross a Donkey and a Zebra? A Zedonk

A male zebra and female donkey at the Chestatee Wildlife Preserve in Dahlonega, GA, producing a rare "zedonk" foal a week ago: C.W. Wathen, the preserve's founder and general manager, said the foal has a zebra's insti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/31/what-do-you-get-when-you-cross-a-donkey-and-a-zebra-a-zedonk/

Keyboard Man

(YouTube Link) Here's actor Ron Livingston from Office Space re-enacting the famous Keyboard Cat video. His imitation of the cat's motions is perfect. via The Presurferkeyboard cat, Ron Livingston...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/31/keyboard-man/

Cougar Soap

If you're hunting for a gift for a women of a certain age who's on top of her game, then look no further than this.Behold, the "prize" winning, cedar and amber scented Cougar Soap from the NeatoShop. After all,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/31/cougar-soap/

Get Into Med School Without Those Pesky Science Courses

Hard sciences and MCAT are the gauntlets that pre-med students have to pass before going to medical school, right? I mean doesn't it make sense that doctors should know these kinds of stuff?Apparently not - at least for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/31/get-into-med-school-without-those-pesky-science-courses/

City Officials to Outlaw Rolling One's Eyes

After vanquishing crime and other weighty city matters, the officials of Elmhurst, Illinois, turned their legislative might to quash another pesky thing: they want to outlaw rolling one's eyes.Elmhurst officials are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/31/city-officials-to-outlaw-rolling-ones-eyes/

Pet Psychic

Is your cat missing? Forget Ace Ventura, the Pet Detective - it's a job for the pet psychic because the clue to finding lost pets may just be in its past lives:The reality of this group of mostly women (who prefer th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/31/pet-psychic/

iPad Owner: Selfish Elite?

Got an iPad? You're a selfish elite! Criticize Apple? Then you're an independent geek.That's the conclusion of a new study of the psychological profile of iPad owners and iPad critics:Consumer research firm MyType co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/31/ipad-owner-selfish-elite/

30+ Excellent Comic Con Costumes From 2010

Comic Con is one of my favorite things to cover on all the blogs I write for because I love going any way and everyone is incredibly nice. Some of the best things to cover are the outrageous and amazing costumes worn by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/31/30-excellent-comic-con-costumes-from-2010/

This Week at Neatorama

Wow! This past week, we had more "Neatorama only" feature articles than I can remember ever in one week. In case you missed anything, here's an easy way to find them. From Stacy Conradt we got Snack Break: Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/31/this-week-at-neatorama-14/

Iron Man Origami

Origami Iron Man by Brian Chan, Photo: J0nB0n [Flickr]How can origami, the ancient Japanese art of paper folding be improved? Add a dash of geekery! Here's a neat list of the geekiest origamis on the Web: LinkIron Man, o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/31/iron-man-origami/

Hip Hip Array!

Hip Hip Array - $9.95, modeled by Ana LiliaIf you get that, you're a computer geek for sure! From the NeatoShop, here's the Hip Hip Array T-shirt: LinkSee also: Science T-Shirts | Computer Science T-Shirts | Funny T-Shir...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/31/hip-hip-array/

Is This Young Abe Lincoln?

Neatoramanaut Ivan C. emailed us a photo he found in a photo album several years ago, and thought that it looked like young Abraham Lincoln:The photo has brought a heated debate for over 5 years now over this photo....

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/31/is-this-young-abe-lincoln/

10 Things You Didn't Know About Ray Bradbury

Quick: what do you know about the famous science fiction author Ray Bradbury? If you're stuck with just Fahrenheit 451, you've got to read this.Veronica Mittnacht of Flavorwire took nuggets from Sam Weller's Listen to th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/31/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-ray-bradbury/
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