Archive for January 1st, 2011

Extremely Narrow Buildings in Japan

Real estate development in densely-populated Japan can be expensive, so some architects have made good use of very narrow lots. Pictured above is one such project in Nagasaki. You can view several other very narrow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/01/extremely-narrow-buildings-in-japan/

Man Found his Double on Facebook

Graham Comrie of Aberdeen thought someone was impersonating him when he heard of a Facebook account of a Graham Cormie of Ellon, Aberdeenshire. Friends even thought Cormie was using Comrie's photos, since they looked so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/01/man-found-his-double-on-facebook/

Extreme Close-Ups of the Human Eye

Suren Manvelyan is a photographer and physics teacher. He's created a series of detailed images of the human eye called "Your Beautiful Eyes": The 34-year-old from Yerevan, Armenia, explains: 'It is quite natural...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/01/extreme-close-ups-of-the-human-eye/

Tim Liddy's Board Game Paintings

That's not a photograph of an old Battleship set, but a painting. St. Louis-based artist Tim Liddy makes strikingly realistic 1:1 scale depictions of old board games on sheets of copper. Jeffrey Hughes wri...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/01/tim-liddys-board-game-paintings/

Scientists Created Singing Mouse. No, Seriously.

Having cured cancer and other serious ailments, a team of Japanese scientists from the University of Osaka turned to the next most vexing scientific problem facing the world today, the lack of singing mice, and licked th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/01/scientists-breed-singing-mouse-seriously/

Dalek Projection Alarm Clock

Can't get up in the morning? Would the threat of extermination by a Dalek motivate you? Here's a nifty Dalek Projection Alarm Clock from the NeatoShop, shaped like the Supreme White Dalek that projects digital time and y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/01/dalek-projection-alarm-clock/

The Secret Companies of Zug

Forget New York, London, and Washington, D.C. The greatest concentration of economic power in the world is in teeny tiny little Swiss town of Zug (pop. 115,000).Well, at least on paper anyhow: Zug canton — ther...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/01/the-secret-companies-of-zug/

False Hope Syndrome: Why New Year Resolutions Fail

Did you make a New Year's resolution this year? Many people did, but - here's the bad news - despite their best effort, most will utterly fail. Why are New Year's resolutions so hard to keep? You can blame the False Hope...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/01/false-hope-syndrome-why-new-year-resolutions-fail/

Why Our Body Temperature is 98.6 °F: The Perfect Balance Between Fighting Fungal Infections and Eating All The Time

Ever wonder why our body temperature is 98.6 °F (37 °C)? Scientists at Yeshiva University discovered the answer.Turns out that our normal body temperature is the perfect balance of being warm enough to ward off f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/01/why-our-body-temperature-is-98-6-f-the-perfect-balance-between-fighting-fungal-infections-and-eating-all-the-time/

The V-Steam Bath: "Facial" For Her Private Area

Let's start 2011 with a steaming hot and very weird post. You know, a lot of people know about or even like taking steam baths, but have you heard of vaginal steam baths? Just think of it as a "facial" for her...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/01/the-v-steam-bath-facial-for-her-private-area/

This Week at Neatorama

Happy New Year! Let me make a prediction: 2011 is going to be the best year ever! I'm no skilled prognosticator, I just think optimism is a great way to start anything new. But first, let's look back at what you might ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/01/this-week-at-neatorama-32/

Happy New Year 2011, Neatoramanauts!

Laugh-Out-Loud Cats #1584 by ApeLad Happy New Year 2011, Neatoramanauts! I hope 2011 continue to bring you health, success, and happiness! It's been a while since our pal Adam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/01/happy-new-year-2011-neatoramanauts/
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