Archive for March 28th, 2006

The Toraja Way of Death.

From the website: The Toraja way of death is a fascinating mix of ritual, custom and spectacle. For the Toraja, the dead are as much a part of society as the living. At Lem...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/28/the-toraja-way-of-death/

World Population by Year 2300 Visualized by Country.

From the website: By 2300 the United Nations forecasts that the global population will be just under 9 billion. World population is expected to rise, peak and then decline...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/28/world-population-by-year-2300-visualized-by-country/

Malcolm Cochran's Field of Corn.

To salute Sam Frantz, the inventor of hybrid corn, the city of Dublin, Ohio, commissioned an Malcolm to create a field of corn ears - from concrete!Link (via Bits...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/28/malcolm-cochrans-field-of-corn/

Man Kissed Cobra 51 Times in 3 Minutes.

Shahimi Abdul Hamid, a 33-year-old Malaysian man, set a new world record by kissing a cobra 51 times in the head in 3 minutes. The cobra kisser said he originally planned to k...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/28/man-kissed-cobra-51-times-in-3-minutes/

Erika Barcott's Tree Sweater.

From the website: Outside our building is a sorry little sidewalk tree. At the height of summer, it had about five leaves. A dead glowstick has been dangling from its branc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/28/erika-barcotts-tree-sweater/

Hisashi Tenmyouya's Kanagawa Low Riders.

Hisashi Tenmyouya's artwork is that of traditional Japanese style of drawings but with very modern subjects, blended with a large dose of irony and humor. Link (via Drawn)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/28/hisashi-tenmyouyas-kanagawa-low-riders/

Golden Rock.

Kyaik-htiyo Pagoda on Golden Rock. From the website: The golden rock is a large boulder of granite, which is supported by an extremely small area of contact with the rock bene...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/28/golden-rock/

The Buzz on Snakes on a Plane.

Snakes on a Plane is probably the only movie ever given an award by Wired for "the worst film of 2006", based on just the title and the premise of the movie. That same t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/28/the-buzz-on-snakes-on-a-plane/

Can Art.

A neat collection of art made from soda and beer cans: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/28/can-art/

How Jack Asses Came to California.

Blame the Gold Rush for bringing all those jack asses to California, as seen from this 1849 Gold Rush handbill.Seriously though, for more vintage images on politics, visit Teaching Politic's g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/28/how-jack-asses-came-to-california/
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