Archive for November 23rd, 2006
Guess What These Are and Win FREE Neatorama T-Shirts!
This week, Neatorama is collaborating with "What is it?", a fantastic blog of guess-the-weird-objects, edited by Rob. What is it? has hundreds of unusual objects for you to identify. It's hours and hou...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/23/guess-what-these-are-and-win-free-neatorama-t-shirts/
Speedflying Mt. Eiger.
Its a serious slope when you go up by helicopter instead of ski-lift. Its steep when you have to wear a parachute to schuss down. And its a treat when you can watch by helmet-cam from the comfort of y...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/23/speedflying-mt-eiger/
The great escape attempt!
Its Thanksgiving Day in the US, and a flock of wild turkeys has been sighted trying to make an escape by... train. These turkeys were noticed yesterday waiting on a station platform in Ramsey, New Jersey, about 20 mile...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/23/the-great-escape-attempt/
Mark Frauenfelder's Art Show at Roq La Rue.
If you read Boing Boing daily like most bloggers on the planet, then you already know that its founder Mark Frauenfelder is an accomplished illustrator.Here are Mark's paintings, shown at Roq La Rue gallery in Seattle, W...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/23/mark-frauenfelders-art-show-at-roq-la-rue/
New Laparoscopic Surgery Techniques Lets Doctor "See" Tumors.
Dr. Steven Palter created a new laparoscopic technology that enables surgeons to "see" tumors and other pathologies as if they had x-ray vision: The new “keyhole” surgery technique enables surge...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/23/new-laparoscopic-surgery-techniques-lets-doctor-see-tumors/
Homeless Anti-Santa in Rio de Janeiro Asks You for Gifts.
Nothing really "neat" about this post, except to remind everyone how good they have it compared to this anti-Santa Claus....Neatorama reader özi wrote: the hairy christmas fairy reminded me of pretty m...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/23/homeless-anti-santa-in-rio-de-janeiro-asks-you-for-gifts/
Oded Ezer's Typosperma.
Oded Ezer has an idea: a new kind of transgenic organism composed of half sperm and half letter, to create a new kind of typography. (Yes, it's an imaginary creature.) What do the spermies above spell?Link - Thanks O...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/23/oded-ezers-typosperma/