Archive for May 16th, 2006

55-Gallon Drum Luxury Sink.

"Kyle" bathroom sinks look like 55-gallon drums. The name's a misnomer, for sure. Since the base costs $1,790, and the basin $840, I would call them: "expensive-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/16/55-gallon-drum-luxury-sink/

Brazilian Stonehenge.

Brazilian archaeologists have discovered an Stonehenge-like stone structure in the Amazon:A total of 127 large blocks of stone were found driven into the ground on top of a hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/16/brazilian-stonehenge/

Sato Shintaro's Twilight Zone (Tokyo and Osaka at Night).

From the website: These shots were taken in the streets of Tokyo and Osaka at night , and in them I have avoided the more aesthetically pleasing locations such as seaside a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/16/sato-shintaros-twilight-zone-tokyo-and-osaka-at-night/

Double Amputee Conquered Everest.

Mark Inglis, a double amputee who lost his legs to frostbite 23 years ago, reached the summit of Mt. Everest, making him the first ever double amputee to do so.Way to go, Mark!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/16/double-amputee-conquered-everest/

Fake Chinese Chip Scandal.

Chen Jin became China's national high-tech hero overnight when he "invented" China's first homegrown computer chip dubbed "Hanxin".Turned out, he simply scratc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/16/fake-chinese-chip-scandal/

Koranic Tuna.

A tuna caught at Vanga, near Tanzania border and sold to a Kenyan man, is making a stir because it had the Koranic writing "Wallahu khayru razikiyna" (God is the greates...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/16/koranic-tuna/

Glasswing Butterfly.

Martina Koloska took this amazing picture of the Glasswing butterfly (Greta oto), as seen 'round the Net. Link | More Pics (Thanks Riga!)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/16/glasswing-butterfly/

Suntory's Blue Rose.

Florigene, a company owned by Japanese brewer Suntory (remember the Suntory Time whiskey commercial from the film Lost in Translation [wiki]?), has developed the world's first "blue rose&q...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/16/suntorys-blue-rose/

Google Fashion?

Neatorama reader Y.Y. Qian wrote: Interesting, there is a fashion house named Google in a chinese city, but selling nothing to do with Google products (e.g even Google T-shirt).Intere...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/16/google-fashion/

Steve Oedekerk's Thumb Wars: The Phantom Cuticle.

I missed this one when it came out in 1999 (and Neatorama wasn't around then, anyways).YouTube link [video] | O Entertainment website (via PistolWimp, Thanks Yayo!)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/16/steve-oedekerks-thumb-wars-the-phantom-cuticle/

Claire Joyce's Glitter Art.

Neatorama reader Garth Johnson wrote: If you like gum painting, you'll love the glitter paintings of Claire Joyce. She paints using nothing more than Elmer's Glue and sprinkled glitter on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/16/claire-joyces-glitter-art/

Life-Size Bread Sculpture a Hit with Pigeons!

Costanza Puente's latest work is a life-size self-portrait statue made from bread, on public display in the park of Chile's Catholic University Extension Centre. Understandably...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/05/16/life-size-bread-sculpture-a-hit-with-pigeons/
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