Archive for October 17th, 2010

Chilean Miner Has Second Mistress

Do you remember the formerly trapped Chilean miner whose wife and mistress learned about each other while he was underground? It turns out that Yonni Barrios has been cheating on his mistress: Yonni Barrios, who was...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/17/chilean-miner-has-second-mistress/

Your Musical Taste Displayed as a Wall Hanging

Andy, who lives in Zurich, is a big fan of electronic music. As an expression of his individual musical taste, he created a colorful wall hanging charting his listening activities over the course of a year. Here's...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/17/your-musical-taste-displayed-as-a-wall-hanging/

This Week at Neatorama

I just flew in from Vegas, and boy, are my arms tired! I've been at Blog World Expo 2010, a trade convention of sorts for bloggers this weekend, which you will hear more about when I collect my wits. Meanwhile, that's wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/17/this-week-at-neatorama-25/

I is for It: A Ghoulish Alphabet

Granny Grimm's Ghoulish Book of Grammar is an ongoing series by artist Nik Holmes. It's a great way to educate young children about the letters of the alphabet and the monsters that come out at night. New entries a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/17/i-is-for-it-a-ghoulish-alphabet/

Dog Regains Sight after Facelift

Molly, a shar pei, had a medical condition that caused her skin to rub against her eyes. She underwent surgery to correct this problem: Richard Marks, the vet who carried out the surgery last week, said the dog was s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/17/dog-regains-sight-after-facelift/

Spain Holds National Siesta Competition

Hundreds of people in Spain are participating in championship matches in the grueling sport of competitive napping. The National Association of Friends of the Siesta is hosting the event in order to promote the practice...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/17/spain-holds-national-siesta-competition/

Champagne Should be Poured Like Beer - into a Tilted Flute

French physicists at the Université de Reims have studied the best way to pour champagne; their surprising discovery is that it should be poured into a tilted long-stemmed glass rather than into an upright one.  The go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/17/champagne-should-be-poured-like-beer-into-a-tilted-flute/

Assembly Instructions from Hell

This amusing diagram is floating through the Internet this weekend. Do you think that you could complete the assembly process? Which tools will you need? via Joe Carterinstructions...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/17/assembly-instructions-from-hell/

Stunning Fractal Art

A fractal is a fragmented geometric shape that, when split into parts, each part is roughly a smaller copy of the whole, a property called self-similarity. And it makes some damn wild images when you start injecti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/10/17/stunning-fractal-art/
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