Archive for November 18th, 2010

Homeless Man Finds $3,300 in Cash, Returns It to the Owner

Dave Talley, a homeless man who lives in Tempe, Arizona, found a backpack containing $3,300 in cash. He turned it into a local social services agency: The temptation to keep the money was almost overwhelming, he said...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/18/homeless-man-finds-3300-in-cash-returns-it-to-the-owner/

Sheet of Ice Becomes Touchscreen

(Video Link) Researchers at Nokia's laboratory in Tampere, Finland, developed a touchscreen interface that can be used on blocks of ice: A near-infrared light source mounted behind the "screen" bathes it in invis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/18/sheet-of-ice-becomes-touchscreen/

Man Born Without Arms Shoots, Reloads Handgun

(Video Link) Michael, the cousin of YouTube user grtwhthunter4, was born without arms. Watch him shoot and reload a 1911 .45 ACP handgun using only his feet. via The Firearm Bloghandguns...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/18/man-born-without-arms-shoots-reloads-handgun/

QR Code Pancake

The hacker group NYC Resistor hosted a competition of QR coded foods. Pictured above is one entry, a laser-etched pancake. At the link, you can view a Flickr set of the contest submissions. Link via Make | Photo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/18/qr-code-pancake/

The Ultimate Corndog

The good people of Epic Meal Time, who previously brought us the greasiest sandwich in the world, recently created either the best or the worst corndog ever made (depending on your point of view). It's made of 18 sl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/18/the-ultimate-corndog/

One Human Brain Has More Switches Than All Computers on Earth

Researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine attempted to measure the computational power of the combined synapses in the typical human brain. Lead researcher Stephen Smith wrote: One synapse, by itself, is more li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/18/one-human-brain-has-more-switches-than-all-computers-on-earth/

200 Admit Cheating After Lecture

University of Central Florida business professor Richard Quinn delivered a lecture he hoped he would never have to. He had uncovered indications that many of the class of 600 seniors had cheated on an exam. Quinn said th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/18/200-admit-cheating-after-lecture/

Marooned: The Art of Being Shipwrecked

Are you sick and tired of finding yourself washed up on glitzy beaches and modern shores? Are you constantly being cast away on so-called "desert islands" that happen to come equipped with a Starbucks and a McDonalds...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/18/marooned-the-art-of-being-shipwrecked/

Storm Troopers in Love

Red and Jonny call themselves Star Wars geeks. They started taking self-portraits wearing Storm Trooper helmets on their honeymoon, and continue to do so. See them in both everyday and outlandish situations in a year...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/18/storm-troopers-in-love/

Bacon Pumpkin Pie

Someone had to do it sooner or later. It's a new way to add delicious bacon to your holidays -bacon Pumpkin Pie!In the spirit of fall here in the Pacific Northwest, here is a recipe of my friend Joe's own design! He soug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/18/bacon-pumpkin-pie/

Zombie Juice Water Bottle

Zombie Juice Water Bottle - $11.95 Check out the zombie juice water bottle new at the NeatoShop. It's an mmm... good gift for any fan of the living dead.  The NeatoShop carries a large selection of zombie items for a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/18/zombie-juice-water-bottle/

Tiny House Built in Single Parking Space

(Video Link)Fuyuhito Moriya, 39, lives with his mother in a custom-built home set on a lot that's only 30 square meters. It used to be a parking space. Moriya spent $500,000 constructing a compact three-story house on th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/18/tiny-house-built-in-single-parking-space/

Miata Decorated with Sharpies

Mike Niemann, a Mazda Miata enthusiast, painted his Miata with Sharpie markers. He spent 22 days and about $100 of markers on the project. Link via Dude Craft | Photo: Rygar Previously: The Painted Lamborghini...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/18/miata-decorated-with-sharpies/

The Red Dawn of the Wolverines

Depending on how much you follow the schedule of upcoming movie releases, you may or may not know that MGM was planning to release a remake of Red Dawn on November 24, 2010 (the picture above is from the set)....

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/18/the-red-dawn-of-the-wolverines/
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