Archive for November 6th, 2010

10 Bizarre Weapons of the Allies During World War II

Listverse has pictures and descriptions of ten strange weapons developed by the Allies during World War II. Among them were sound mirrors, some of which still dot the British coast: They are the long-for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/06/10-bizarre-weapons-of-the-allies-during-world-war-ii/

100 Abba Songs In 10 Minutes

(YouTube Link) The top hits of one of the most commercially successful acts in the history of popular music. Twelve years of pure pop condensed into ten minutes. LinkABBA...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/06/100-abba-songs-in-10-minutes/

Fingernail Loss Is Astronauts' Biggest Complaint

Did you think drinking your own urine was bad? To truly test whether you have the right stuff, imagine ripping out your own fingernails, on purpose. A couple of astronauts have done this before going into orbit, beca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/06/fingernail-loss-is-astronauts-biggest-complaint/

Namco Arcade Game Quiz

"Pac-man's skeleton" by Le Gentil Garçon, in collaboration with François Escuilié, palaeontologist David Israel's latest BoingBoing quiz: something that should tax even the hardest-core ret...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/06/namco-arcade-game-quiz/

Roman Multitool

The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, UK, holds a Roman multitool that dates back to the 3rd Century C.E. When unfolded, it has a fork, spatula, pick, spike, and knife blade. Link | Photo: Fitzwilliam MuseumRoman...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/06/roman-multitool/

Edward Horsford's Popped Water Balloons

Edward Horsford takes photographs of water balloons being popped. The results create the impression of water hanging in midair: "My camera is really the least important part of the shots," Horsford writes in an e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/06/edward-horsfords-popped-water-balloons/

The Russian Village of Paris

In 1815, Cossacks returning from the Napoleonic Wars established a village in what is now the Chelyabinsk oblast of Russia. They named it Paris, and their descendants later erected a miniature Eiffel Tower. At the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/06/the-russian-village-of-paris/

This Week at Neatorama

Don't forget to set your clocks back tonight! Daylight Saving Time ends in the US, with the exception of... oh, just read about it in Neatolicious Fun Facts: Daylight Saving Time. Here are the other Neatorama exclusives...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/06/this-week-at-neatorama-28/

Tasmanian Tiger Pelt Found at Garage Sale

What do you do with the pelt of an extinct animal? Get it appraised, of course! Bill Warren of Fallbrook, California picked up an unidentified animal skin at a garage sale for $5, and found that it belongs to a Tasmanian...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/06/tasmanian-tiger-pelt-found-at-garage-sale/

Darth Vader's Hawaiian Vacation

Even the Dark Side takes a break every now and then, and Darth Vader's choice of getaway is Hawai'i! Jill Ulander caught a series of photographs of the Dark Lord kicking back on the Big Island. Link -via BuzzfeedStar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/06/darth-vaders-hawaiian-vacation/

A Quantum Leap for Solar Power?

After two decades of research into alternative energy, engineer Lonnie Johnson has developed an energy-producing device called the JTEC, which could double our current efficiency in converting solar power into electricit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/06/a-quantum-leap-for-solar-power/

Radio Controlled Flying Shark

To be more precise, it's a flying, radio controlled scale model of shark. Sadly, it's not actually a shark that flies that you can control at will. The Flying Shark from Nitro Planes has as a 33 inch wingspan a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/06/radio-controlled-flying-shark-2/




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