Archive for May 2nd, 2006

Sand Art.

Watch the sand particles take cool shapes when the plate underneath is vibrated (Thanks Sergi!)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/02/sand-art/

DIY $100 "Furo" Japanese Hot Tub.

From the website: The brochure on the nightstand explained that it is called a furo. Furo is the Japanese word for a single-person hot tub.The term "low tech" doesn't be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/02/diy-100-furo-japanese-hot-tub/

104-Year-Old Woman Married 33-Year-Old Man!

From the website:Nor Che Musa said although there was a huge gap between his age and that of his bride Hukuntoh, he wasn't embarrassed introducing his wife to others.*em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/02/104-year-old-woman-married-33-year-old-man/

Elmar Weiss' Windmill Beard.

It's that time of the year again: the International German Beard Championships. From the website: The competition allows 16 categories of beards, the most popular one being freestyle becau...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/02/elmar-weiss-windmill-beard/

Massive Star Wars Collection.

Ng Hak Beng collects over 400 Star Wars action figures and 50 vehicles in the past 28 years. Check out his massive collection: Link (via Fosfor and Unique Daily)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/02/massive-star-wars-collection/

Pink Pig Grill from Traeger Grills.

If you can't live without this awesome pink pig grill, then all you have to do is shell out $1495 and it's yours!http://www.traegergrills.com/novelty2.htm (via J-Walk Blog)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/02/pink-pig-grill-from-traeger-grills/

Japanese Teddy Bear Gun.

A Japanese company called Sunamiya has developed a gun-shaped party cracker that shoots out a teddy bear. The teddy bear would then parachute down. Developers hit on the idea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/02/japanese-teddy-bear-gun/

Willoughby the Six-Legged Cat.

From the website: The operator of a local private shelter for cats says she's astonished by her latest charge - an affectionate six-legged orange tabby she's named Willoughby...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/02/willoughby-the-six-legged-cat/

235-Carat South African Diamond.

South African diamond company Nare Diamonds Ltd. uncovered a huge 235-carat diamond (the size of a hen's egg), just weeks after launching its operations: The mine was shut down three years...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/02/235-carat-south-african-diamond/

Venice in Lego.

Ueba has these amazing pics of Venice, re-created with Lego bricks: Link (Thanks Yayo!)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/02/venice-in-lego/

Claes Oldenburg's Knife Ship.

From the website: The Knife Ship became the protagonist of the performance held in Venice on the Campo dell'Arsenale, September 6, 7 and 8, 1985. With its corkscrew and bl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/02/claes-oldenburgs-knife-ship/

Will Bullas' Paintings.

This one above is titled "Court of Appeals". See more of Will Bullas witty word-play paintings: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/02/will-bullas-paintings/

Jesus on Peruvian Sand Dune.

This latest Jesus sighting - an image in a Peruvian sand dune - is brought to you by Google Maps. (via The Register)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/02/jesus-on-peruvian-sand-dune/

Open Cluster NGC290: Stellar Jewel Box.

Hubble Space Telescope took this amazing picture of Open Cluster NGC290, located about 200,000 light-years away in a neighboring galaxy called the Small Cloud of Magellan. Link (via Starspirit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/02/open-cluster-ngc290-stellar-jewel-box/

Nanotube Biosensor Layered Like Lasagna.

Yuehe Lin and Guodong Liu of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a technique to force a variety of enzymes to self-assemble layer-by-layer on a carbon nanotube. In the fut...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/02/nanotube-biosensor-layered-like-lasagna/

Stephen Colbert at the White House Correspondents Dinner.

From the website: A blistering comedy “tribute” to President Bush by Comedy Central’s faux talk-show host Stephen Colbert at the White House Correspondent Dinner Saturday...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/02/stephen-colbert-at-the-white-house-correspondents-dinner/

A Day Without Immigrants.

On May 1, 2006, dubbed "A Day Without Immigrants" (in reference to the movie "A Day Without A Mexican", a million people across the United States protested a proposed bill...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/02/a-day-without-immigrants/




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