Archive for January 16th, 2011

Boston Debuts Ambulance for Obese Patients

Boston's emergency medical services department unveiled a new ambulance designed to help transport obese patients without injuring EMTs: Boston emergency services debuted a specialized ambulance designed to carry obes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/16/boston-debuts-ambulance-for-obese-patients/

The Ring of Fire

I fell into a burning ring of fire I went down, down, down And the flames went higher And it burns, burns, burns The ring of fire The ring of fire Japan's Hinode x-ray telescope satellite captured th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/16/the-ring-of-fire/

Toilet-Shaped House is Now a Toilet Museum

In 2007, we posted that Sim Jae-Duck of South Korea completed work on his toilet-shaped house. He's a leader in the toilet manufacturing industry, and so wanted to have a home that reflected his passions. Now he's turn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/16/toilet-shaped-house-is-now-a-toilet-museum/

Crocheted Urinary Tract

Sarah Louise Burns makes crocheted human organs, including thyroid glands, brains, smoker's lungs, and pancreata. Valentine's Day is coming up soon, so be sure to select a traditional gift like a beautiful urinary t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/16/crocheted-urinary-tract/

Dress Helps Cut Pollution

The sculpture above is the creation of Catalytic Clothing, a team exploring how textiles  might eliminate certain pollutants from the air. Called "Herself", this fashionably scientific prototype is sprayed with a co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/16/dress-helps-cut-pollution/

I Heart Nerds Socks

I Heart Nerds Socks - $9.95 Forget the sexy lingerie this Valentine's day!  Get her the I Heart Nerd Socks from the NeatoShop instead.  We all know that nothing is sexier than a girl with a great pair of socks. B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/16/i-heart-nerds-socks/

Hamburgers in North Korea

The first hamburger franchise opened in Pyongyang, North Korea last summer. The unfamiliar hamburgers have become such a hit that customers must make reservations, and the lines are still long. Samtaesung (Food) and Cool...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/16/hamburgers-in-north-korea/

Blackbeard's Sword?

The Queen Anne's Revenge was the flagship of Edward Teach, also known as Blackbeard. The ship was abandoned in 1718 when it wrecked on a sandbar off the coast of North Carolina. Archaeologists have been carefull...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/16/blackbeards-sword/

Death Wears Bunny Slippers: Life Inside a Nuclear Missile Silo

Various sources around the Internet indicate that this awesome unit patch worn by some USAF ballistic missile crews is completely real. Comfort, as well as anything that relieves boredom, is highly prized. That's w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/16/death-wears-bunny-slippers-life-inside-a-nuclear-missile-silo/

Crowded Train

(YouTube link) A one-car train pulls into a station in Poland. The passengers get out. They keep coming. Then you start to wonder where they all came from. According to the YouTube comments, this is typical in Polan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/01/16/crowded-train/






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