Archive for August 7th, 2010

How to tell the Birds from the Flowers...

A roar of welkome through the welkin Is certain proof you'll find the Elk in; But if you listen to the shell, In which the Whelk is said to dwell, And hear a roar, beyond a doubt It indicates the Whelk is out. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/07/how-to-tell-the-birds-from-the-flowers/

Paramedic Saves Baby's Life by Improvising Incubator with a Plastic Bag

Sophie Thomlinson weighed under 2 pounds when she was born in the back of an ambulance in the middle of a blizzard. There was no incubator in the vehicle, but it was necessary to keep her warm until they arrived at the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/07/paramedic-saves-babys-life-by-improvising-incubator-with-a-plastic-bag/

"Bohemian Rhapsody" in Sign Language

(YouTube Link) Interpreter Sam Farley is having a lot of fun presenting Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" in American Sign Language. While driving. via Geekosystem Previously: 15 Unique Bohemian Rhapsody Covers T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/07/bohemian-rhapsody-in-sign-language/

Surfers Rescue Beached Great White Shark

Surfers in Australia found a 10-foot great white shark stranded on a beach. They carefully dragged it back into the ocean. Photographer Ruth Fahey reported: “As it was threshing about, they tried first to dig the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/07/surfers-rescue-beached-great-white-shark/

The Tiger Oil Memos

Edward Mike Davis, CEO of the defunct Tiger Oil Company, was known for his blunt and direct communications. He often sent out memos to his employees expressing his feelings in no uncertain terms. The blog Lette...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/07/the-tiger-oil-memos/

Insect Sushi

Japanese chef Shoichi Uchiyama has developed a line of sushi recipes that use insects, rather than fish, as the primary source of protein. He believes that carefully-selected insects are not only healthy and tasty,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/07/insect-sushi/

Marriage Proposal on your Favorite Blog

Unfortunately, in this case it isn't Neatorama. Kristjan asked The Daily What to post his proposal to Alexandra on the form of a meme comic. Only a portion of it is shown here. Commenters are waiting not-so-patiently to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/07/marriage-proposal-on-your-favorite-blog/

Cancer Patient Completes Marathon

Brian Fugere had already run the Boston Marathon once when he was stricken with a cancer called synovial sarcoma in 2005. He had part of lung removed and began chemotherapy at Kaiser Walnut Creek Hospital in California....

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/07/cancer-patient-completes-marathon/

This Week at Neatorama

See? Stephen Colbert endorses all the Neatorama sites! Or is he targeting us in some manner? Who knows! Let's see what happened this week. Jill went to Comic-Con and took lots of cosplay pictures...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/07/this-week-at-neatorama-15/

The 20 Most Intimidating Fictional Sharks of All Time

In their tribute to Shark Week, BroBible compiled a list of sharks that appeared in literature, films, and TV shows, ranked from the ridiculous to the nightmare-inducing. If you can identify the shark pictured here f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/07/the-20-most-intimidating-fictional-sharks-of-all-time/

Wine Monkey

Wine Monkey - $9.95Invited to a party? Don't monkey around and arrive empty handed! Slip a Wine Monkey from the NeatoShop onto your bottle of wine (red, white, or even chimpagne) and break the ice with this clever bottle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/07/wine-monkey/

The Pho King Challenge

The Twin Cities' Pioneer Press reporter John Brewer is a big guy. And he likes to eat. But he may have just met his match in the Pho King Challenge:Pitting diners against massive bowls of the Vietnamese beef noodle s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/07/the-pho-king-challenge/

Wikipedia Explains Rap Music

The problem with rap today is that mere mortals can't possibly understand the lyrics of the song. Thankfully, Wikipedia's WikiProject Songs comes to our rescue. Aaron Lefkove of The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/07/wikipedia-explains-rap-music/




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