Archive for January 10th, 2015

The Last US Navy Frigate Begins Its Last Patrol

(Photo: US Navy)In 1977, the United States Navy launched the Oliver Hazard Perry, the lead vessel in a class of frigates. American shipyards built 51 for the US Navy and 16 more for friendly nations, including A...

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10 Weird Museums From Around The World

Juergen Horn of the travel project For 91 Days took a little time over the holidays to reflect on the four years he and Mike Powell have been traveling the world, staying in each city for only three months. That’s...

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Conjurer & Halflings - A Boy And His Magic Tiger Toy

Conjurer & Halflings by Nertee DesignsTheir favorite conjurer and halfling had come back to the big screen, so to celebrate they took an imaginative trip through the woods. Calvin loved the fact that he could play i...

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Every Year, These Brothers Build a Giant Snow Sculpture on Their Front Lawn

(Photo: Bartz Snow Sculptures)Every winter for the past few years, Austin, Trevor, and Connor Bartz of New Brighton, Minnesota have built a huge snow sculpture of a sea creature on their front lawn. Last year, we saw the...

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Ignition Sequences

[https://vimeo.com/106008423] (vimeo link)Bethan Ellerton is spinning balls of flaming steel wool. The sequence is running backwards so that the sparks seem to be flying at her instead of away from her. Don’t try t...

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This Jellyfish Looks Like a Fried Egg

(Photo: Vassil)This is a Phacellophora camtschatica, a creature commonly known as the fried egg jellyfish. It commonly has a 3 foot wide bell and stinging tentacles that often reach 20 feet long. It feeds on zoo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/10/This-Jellyfish-Looks-Like-a-Fried-Egg/

Is This the Sort of Thing You’re Looking For?

The BBC ran the Island Blogging project in northern Scotland from 2003 to 2010. One blogger, calumannabel, posted a challenge for more contributions of news and everyday life in 2005, asking the question Is there...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/10/Is-This-the-Sort-of-Thing-Youre-Looking-For/

This Man Is Toasting Marshmallows over a Live Volcano

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOIy8yD-f1g](Video Link)Simon Turner of Christchurch, New Zealand visited the Marcum Crater on the island of Ambrym, which is part of the Pacific islands nation of Vanuatu. To relax in th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/10/This-Man-Is-Toasting-Marshmallows-over-a-Live-Volcano/

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Self-Driving Car

[http://youtu.be/DYTV4d-Gn0s]YouTube LinkMercedes-Benz throws its hat into the self-driving car ring with the F 015 Luxury in Motion research vehicle, their new self-driving concept car. Built for four p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/10/Mercedes-Benz-Unveils-Self-Driving-Car/

Fantastic Job Position: Science Fiction Librarian

(Image: Lucasfilm)Not all librarians are Jedi like Jocasta Nu. But a lot of us are a bit Force-sensitive, which comes in handy when peering into a patron's mind during a reference interview or intuiting the best resource...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/10/Fantastic-Job-Position-Science-Fiction-Librarian/

How Dr. Seuss Created Green Eggs and Ham

[http://youtu.be/jUkfO-TAOLY]YouTube LinkThis video from the Fig. 1 series by the University of California lends insight on how celebrated children's author Theodor Seuss Geisel, also known as Dr. S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/10/How-Dr-Seuss-Created-iGreen-Eggs-and-Hami/

This Is a Triangular Elevator

Redditor felibb writes, "I took a ride in a triangular elevator today." That's fascinating! I've never seen one before. Wherever this elevator is, it's not the only one. Here's a video of another triangu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/10/This-Is-a-Triangular-Elevator/

24 Things You Might Not Know About Goodfellas

The year 2015 means, among other things, that Martin Scorsese’s film Goodfellas is turning 25 years old. The movie was based on the life of mob informant Henry Hill and his relation to the Lucchese crime f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/10/24-Things-You-Might-Not-Know-About-Goodfellas/

Invisible Plane Owners Workshop Manual - Superheroic Transportation Guide

Invisible Plane Owners Workshop Manual by Gordon Brebner DesignsIf you're going to own a piece of cutting edge aviation technology the least you can do is maintain the vehicle to the best of your ability, although you'l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/10/Invisible-Plane-Owners-Workshop-Manual-Superheroic-Transportation-Guide/

Score: Bed Banished Bulldog Pup 1, Bednapper Cat 1

[http://youtu.be/qjVEVfj7tg8]YouTube LinkJohn Farrier posted the first battle in this bed war two days ago. At the time, Pixel the French bulldog was having little luck getting his cat h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/10/Score-Bed-Banished-Bulldog-Pup-1-Bednapper-Cat-1/
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