Archive for April 5th, 2006

Jin Yin Hua's Portraits of American Presidents on Human Hair.

Micro-artist Jin Yin Hua has painted portraits of US presidents on a single strand of human hair no more than half an inch in length! Above are the magnified portraits of the last four preside...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/04/05/jin-yin-huas-portraits-of-american-presidents-on-human-hair/

I/O Brush.

The I/O Brush is a cool graphic tool that allows you to take color, texture, and movement of any object and draw with that characteristics - kind of like the real life version of the eyedroppe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/04/05/io-brush/

Albrecht Dürer's The Revelation of St. John: 12. The Sea Monster and the Beast with the Lamb's Horn (1497-98).

The Web Gallery of Art has a fantastic collection of European painting and sculpture from the 12th to the mid 19th century. The website also has a very useful search feature.Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/04/05/albrecht-drers-the-revelation-of-st-john-12-the-sea-monster-and-the-beast-with-the-lambs-horn-1497-98/

Sensationalization of Violence and Crimes in the 19th Century.

"Was He a Man or a Monster?" is an exhibition by the New York State Historical Association and the Cooperstown Graduate Program, about the merchandising and sensationalizing of murde...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/04/05/sensationalization-of-violence-and-crimes-in-the-19th-century/

World's First Monowheel?

From the website: "In 1869 the craftsman Rousseau of Marseilles built this monocycle, which perches the cyclist on the inside of a 2 1/2 yards-high wheel. As there is no...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/04/05/worlds-first-monowheel/

Alcohol Stunts Plant Growth, But not Its Flowers.

William Miller, the professor of horticulture and the director of Flower Bulb Research Program (apparently there is such a thing) and Erin Finan at Cornell University discovered that liquor wi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/04/05/alcohol-stunts-plant-growth-but-not-its-flowers/

Giant (300 Billion Miles Across) Alcohol Gas Cloud.

Astronomers using the UK MERLIN radio telescopes discovered a giant cloud - 300 billion miles across - composed of alcohol! Dr Harvey-Smith, principal investigator for the stu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/04/05/giant-300-billion-miles-across-alcohol-gas-cloud/

Ten Most Endangered Birds in America.

The Audobon Society has released a list of 10 Most Endangered Birds in America:At number 1 sits the Ivory-billed Woodpecker: Once this species made most of the southeastern Un...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/04/05/ten-most-endangered-birds-in-america/
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