Archive for April 9th, 2011

Tiger Giving Birth

(YouTube link) John Varty founded Tiger Canyons reserve in South Africa. His goal is to start a population of wild, free-range tigers outside their natural habitat. He began with two zoo-born tigers, and now has 15...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/09/tiger-giving-birth/

Cat and Dolphins Playing Together

(Video Link) This is astoundingly adorable! The cat and the dolphins seem to genuinely enjoy each others' company. via Super Punchcats, dolphins...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/09/cat-and-dolphins-playing-together/

Hungry

Crafter Moxie does a lot of great work, but this felted critter grabbed my attention and made me laugh. It's part of an ongoing series called "Hungry", featuring odd monsters finishing off human meals. Link via C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/09/hungry-2/

Baby Hummingbirds in a Nest

Alek Komarnitsky learned that hummingbirds had nested at a local golf course and took several high-resolution photographs. Here are the two babies, almost ready to leave the nest. The housefly on the branch gives y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/09/baby-hummingbirds-in-a-nest/

Musical Albums Re-imagined as Book Covers

Purple Rain as a science fiction thriller? Sure! London-based Graphic designer Christophe Gowans took twenty-six musical albums and depicted them as novels, aging them to indicate use. You can view the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/09/classic-musical-albums-re-imagined-as-book-covers/

Bench for Teens

Photo: PS GeschwillIf you can't beat 'em ... sit with 'em! That's what Mayor Dieter Moerlein of Eppelheim, a small town in Germany did by installing a park bench for teens who refuse to sit properly:The mayor of 17 y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/09/bench-for-teens/

Inflatable Crowd

Angel & Demonds - Prep 550 inflatablesForget computer and humans! If you want crowds in your next film, forgo the expensive CGI and rowdy extras ... inflate them instead! Joe Biggins of Inflatable Crowd Co., has supp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/09/inflatable-crowd/

Dream Lights

Dream Lights - $29.95No fireflies in your backyard? You can still get a jar of magical lights to brighten your (or your children's) nights with this clever solar-powered LED Dream Lights from the NeatoShop.The jar contai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/09/dream-lights/

Lynx Family

This photograph by Alana Schmidt comes with a story. While on general patrol on Highway 527, 45 kilometers south of Armstrong, Ontario, my partner and I came across what we thought was only one lynx. Once we pulled...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/09/lynx-family/

Baby Polar Bear Plays With Bucket

Remember the walrus and his stolen bucket? Well, Lolrus (actually, not a walrus but a really fat seal) may have kicked the bucket, but we're glad to report that a baby Polar bear at Aalborg Zoo in Denmark has now picked...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/09/baby-polar-bear-plays-with-bucket/

Bed Desk Combo

When Naoto Mitsumoto and Naoko Hamana of the architectural studio MihaDesign were asked to renovate an old apartment to give the owners more room for their kids in a very limited space, the duo came up with an ingenious...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/09/bed-desk-combo/

Members of Congress Spent 27% of Their Time Taunting Each Other

Debates are part of a healthy democracy but why does it seem like Congress has so much trouble working out a deal over the budget? (Or anything else for that matter)Harvard professor Gary King decided to take a look at h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/09/members-of-congress-spent-27-of-their-time-taunting-each-other/

Charcuteroulette

You may find a lot of flesh on Chattoulette, but you're guaranteed to find them on Charcuteroulette. It's a website dedicated to showing you random Charcuterie: Link - via Accordion Guychartroulette, charcuterie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/09/charcuteroulette/

Breakfast Beer

Martini may be the Breakfast of Champions, but most of us don't associate breakfast with alcoholic drinks. Well, New Zealand's Moa Brewery is set to change all that by launching the world's first "breakfast beer&quo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/09/breakfast-beer/

Thnx For Ur Money: Thief Sent Victim Flowers Using Her Own Credit Card

Talk about adding insult to injury: after a thief stole $2,500 from a victim, he or she sent flowers to her home!Oh, how brazen! NBC News has the video clip: Link (self-playing video clip)thief, flowers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/09/thnx-for-ur-money-thief-sent-victim-flowers-using-her-own-credit-card/

Did Scientists Find a Gay Caveman?

That's what archaeologist Kamila Remisova Vesinova claimed. Her team has found evidence of a male skeleton buried in a way normally reserved only for women of the Corded Ware culture in the Copper Age:The skeleton wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/09/did-scientists-find-a-gay-caveman/

Conservatives and Liberals Have Different Brain Anatomy

Lefty or righty? A new study links a larger anterior cingulate cortex (left) to politically liberal views and a larger right amygdala to conservatism. Image: R. Kanai et al., Current Biology, 21 (26 April 2011)W...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/09/conservatives-and-liberals-have-different-brain-anatomy/

Twin Babies Talking, As Acted By Adult Men in Diapers

(Video Link) The video of twin baby boys having a long conversation in gibberish captivated the people of the Internet about two weeks ago. Here, actors Michael Chiklis and Patton Oswalt duplicate the scene, sound...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/09/twin-babies-talking-as-acted-by-adult-men-in-diapers/

This Week at Neatorama

I hope you've had a great week! Here's a reminder: when you enter a contest at Neatorama, be sure to use a valid email address for your entry, and check your email. What if you win? We can't send a prize if we can't get...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/04/09/this-week-at-neatorama-46/




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