Archive for March 3rd, 2012

Swaddling Baby Sloths

(Video Link) This baby sloth has mange, so his caregivers shave his body, butter it with a mixture of sulfur and lard, then swaddle him in strips of cloth. He's one of 160 sloths at a facility in Costa Rica dedicate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/03/swaddling-baby-sloths/

Robotic Fish Accepted by Real Fish as Leader

Researchers at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University have created a robotic fish that have been accepted as leader by real fish: The researchers designed their...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/03/robotic-fish-accepted-by-real-fish-as-leader/

New Roller Coaster Is So Fast That It Rips the Arms off of Crash Test Dummies

Totally awesome or totally horrifying? The Swarm, a new roller coaster at Thorpe Park in Chertsey, UK is tearing up crash test dummies: The self-described "flight through apocalyptic devastation on Europe's tallest wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/03/new-roller-coaster-is-so-fast-that-it-rips-the-arms-off-of-crash-test-dummies/

Human Skin Struck by Lightning

It's been a month since Winston Kemp was struck by lightning, but the pattern of the electrical discharge is still visible on his skin. This is a Lichtenberg figure -- the branching pattern made by electricity. Kemp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/03/human-skin-struck-by-lightning/

Carrot Crescent Rolls

Beth at Hungry Happenings made these ingenious snacks with canned crescent roll dough. She wrapped the dough around horn molds and painted them with orange food coloring. After she baked them, she removed the molds,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/03/carrot-crescent-rolls/

Melted Mirror Balls

These groovy mirror balls were made by a Rotterdam-based art collective named Rotganzen. After a long night of spinning around at the disco, here they are relaxing on the floor. Link (Google Translate) -via Walyou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/03/melted-mirror-balls/

The IKEA House

If you love IKEA so much that you want to live in one, your dream is about to come true. Soon you can buy an IKEA house: The Swedish company hasn’t begun renting out i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/03/the-ikea-house/

SpeechJammer Stops People From Talking

You've got a cell phone jammer to jam those annoying people who talk loudly on their cell phones, but what about real life yakkers? Enter Japan and this diabol...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/03/speechjammer-stops-people-from-talking/

The Gray Divorce Revolution

Divorce rate in the United States is actually on the slight decline, except for one noteable segment of the population: people ages 50 and older. Divorce rate for baby boomers has doub...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/03/the-gray-divorce-revolution/

World's Largest Human Mattress Dominoes Record Toppled!

The world record for largest human mattress dominoes has been broken: you now have to assemble and then topple over 850 humans to claim the title World's Largest Human Mattress Dominoe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/03/worlds-largest-human-mattress-dominoes-record-toppled/

Martin Luther Insult Generator

"You are like mouse-dropping in the pepper." I couldn't agree more. The Sixteenth Century German theologian Martin Luther has a lot to say to you, it's all bad, and you deserve it. Click on the link to begin the tirade f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/03/03/martin-luther-insult-generator/




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