Archive for December 5th, 2010

Bill Watterson's Cartoons from College

Bill Watterson is now famous for his Calvin & Hobbes cartoons. But several years before that strip began, he was a contributor to the student newspaper of Kenyon College. There he studied political science...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/12/05/bill-wattersons-cartoons-from-college/

3-Barrel Pole Cannon Fired after 500 Years

(Video Link) The folks at Springfield Arsenal in Lorton, Virginia acquired a 16th Century cannon that would be fitted onto the end of a pole. It has three barrels. Presumably the musket nipple on the side of each...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/12/05/3-barrel-pole-cannon-fired-after-500-years/

New Camera Offers 360° Panoramic View in 3D

The Electrical Engineering Institute at the École Polytechnique Fédéral de Lausanne, Switzerland, has developed a camera that can see 3D images in all directions. The design is based on insect eyes, which are hem...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/12/05/new-camera-offers-360%c2%b0-panoramic-view/

The World of Competitive Grocery Bagging

(Video Link) People who bag groceries for a living have to work quickly and efficiently without breaking anything. Not everyone is good enough to make it as a bagger, but some are superb at the task. And they can...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/12/05/the-world-of-competitive-grocery-bagging/

Snorkeler

The Photo of the Day at National Geographic is a snorkeler in Thailand -or is it a reverse mermaid? The photograph was submitted to My Shot by Nick Kelly. Link -Thanks, Marilyn! photograph, illusion, underse...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/12/05/snorkeler/

I Just Boldly Went Baby Snapsuit

I Just Boldly Went - $17.95 The I Just Boldly Went Baby Snapsuit from the NeatoShop is guaranteed to generate a few chuckles among your holiday guests. Once the laughs stop make sure to ask who among them is brave eno...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/12/05/i-just-boldly-went-baby-snapsuit/




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