Archive for January 11th, 2011

Man Sneezes out Bullet

Darco Sangermano, 28, was in Naples during that city's New Year's Eve festivities. He was shot in the head with a .22 caliber bullet. Later, at the hospital, he sneezed it out: The bullet, a .22 caliber, entered the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/11/man-sneezes-out-bullet/

9 Developments That Prove We Really Are Living In The Future

You hear about new technical developments every day, but until you see them together, it's hard to imagine how far we've come in the last few years. Jetpacks, virtual reality, body scanners, personal submarines... all th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/11/9-developments-that-prove-we-really-are-living-in-the-future/

Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite in Firefly

There's a rumor going around that a little model of Han Solo frozen in carbonite appears in every episode of the space western Firefly. Supposedly, actor Nathan Fillion (Capt. Malcolm Reynolds) is a big *em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/11/han-solo-frozen-in-carbonite-in-firefly/

Insects Created from Human Hair

When I was five, I asked my mother what hair was made of. She attempted to explain it to me in a way that I could understand, but eventually said "protein". "What's that?" She tried to explain protein, and used pea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/11/insects-created-from-human-hair/

Life-Sized Human Model

Some assembly is required, so go get the glue. Artist Wayne Chisnall made a 12-piece kit model of himself entitled "And When I'm a Man." It'll be on display at the "States of Reverie" exhibit at the Scream Gallery...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/11/life-sized-human-model/

Test Pattern TV Cover

When Jason Loper downsized into a small condo, he wanted it well-decorated to make good visual use of the limited space. So he made a felt TV cover that looks like a classic test pattern. Link via DVICE | Photo:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/11/test-pattern-tv-cover/

Celebrity Home Libraries

Judy Berman of Flavorwire rounded up photographs of luxurious libraries in the homes of celebrities, such as Diane Keaton's, which is pictured above. Karl Lagerfeld's is astoundingly packed from floor to ce...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/11/celebrity-home-libraries/

Sailor Daleks

deviantART user Dezychan writes "This is exactly what it looks like, and no, I have no shame in making this." Nor should he. This image could only be improved upon by including Tom Baker (the Fourth Doctor) as Tuxe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/11/sailor-daleks/

Porcelain Skateboard

Seattle-based artist Charles Wing Krafft made this skateboard out of porcelain. It's full-sized, so you could presumably ride it. Krafft has made other unusual subjects out of porcelain, such as guns and grenades....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/11/porcelain-skateboard/

Sand Collection, Up Close

Mouser Williams collects sand from different parts of the world. He photographs his samples using a macro lens to get up close and personal, labeling their composition. This lovely sample is called Star Sand. This s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/11/sand-collection-up-close/

The Aftermath of Destroying the Death Star

(YouTube link) Talk about unintended consequences! This video shows what would more likely happen to Endor at the end of Return of the Jedi if the normal laws of physics applied to the Star Wars un...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/11/the-aftermath-of-destroying-the-death-star/

Sharktopus Plush

The monster from the Sy-Fy movie has been enshrined in plush! This is a one-of-a-kind Sharktopus was hand-made by Suzannah Ashley. See more pictures at her website. Link -via Laughing SquidToy, octopus, craft, shark,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/11/sharktopus-plush/

Probo the Robot

(YouTube link) Scientists at Vrije University in Brussels, Belgium have developed a robot that looks like a cartoon elephant. Probo has fully articulate features and a flexible trunk that can display a variety of re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/11/probo-the-robot/

Woman Discovers World's First Orange Alligator

A woman in Venice, Fl, has discovered what appears to be the world's first orange alligator. Sylvia Mythen was returning home from work when she snapped this picture to send to her grandkids. While some biologi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/11/woman-discovers-worlds-first-orange-alligator/

Piano-Playing, Blues-Singing Dog

Tucker, a one and a half year old Schnoodle, plays the piano and sings along at least three or four times every day. In spite of all of his practicing, his owner says, he really isn't getting any better at it. Hit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/11/piano-playing-blues-singing-dog/

Earliest Winery Yet Found in Armenia

Archaeologists have announced the discovery of the world's oldest winemaking facility. The winery was found in an Armenian cave near the village of Areni -the same cave where the oldest shoe ever was found last year....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/11/earliest-winery-yet-found-in-armenia/

Bodybuilders Have Tiny Testes

by Emeritus Professor Sam Shuster, MD, PhD, FRCP Consultant, Dept of Dermatology, University of East Anglia, U.K. This piece of work presented itself by accident. As a retired clinical scientist, I waste time worryin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/11/bodybuilders-have-tiny-testes/

Satanic Gecko is First Animal Baby of 2011

Photo: Ken Bohn / San Diego Zoo I'm a sucker for New Year baby - you know, like Timeo Goede, who had excellent timing to be born at 11:11 AM on 1/1/11 (Don't mom and baby look so heav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/11/satanic-gecko-is-first-animal-baby-of-2011/
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