Archive for June 18th, 2006

Lighthouse Swallowed by Sand.

In 1899, the Danes set out to build the Rubjerg Knude Lighthouse [wiki] on the North Sea shores in Jutland, Denmark. The lighthouse was built on top of a cliff and towers about 66 yards above sea level. Light...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/18/lighthouse-swallowed-by-sand/

Cybermen Are Making a Comeback.

Cybermen [wiki], the enemies of Doctor Who, are making a comeback (and a makeover, apparently!):Producer, Phil Collinson says: "The villainous Cybermen are as much a part of Doctor Who heritage...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/18/cybermen-are-making-a-comeback/

Spaghetti Ice Cream.

No, there's no spaghetti in spaghetti ice cream, it just looks like that.Spaghetti Ice Cream is a fun look-a-like that you, your friends and family will love to make and eat. There is no spaghetti in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/18/spaghetti-ice-cream/

Camouflaged Outdoor Urinal in World War I.

This photo is interesting in many ways: It's a photo taken of a soldier peeing outdoors (most likely without his knowledge)It's a *color* photo taken in World War I (French army's HQ)The urinal is painted in c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/18/camouflaged-outdoor-urinal-in-world-war-i/

Nyein Chan Su's Energy of Lightness.

For this installation art, Burmese artist Nyein Chan Su wrote:A heavy, solid, spiny and dangerous object hangs over the fragile balloons below. When the rope is released, the object will fall and c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/18/nyein-chan-sus-energy-of-lightness/

Fish Girl Optical Illusion.

Is it a fish or a girl? Tilt your head to the left: the word even changes from "Fish" to "Girl".Link - via Starspirit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/18/fish-girl-optical-illusion/

Joan Fontcuberta's Miracle of Cephalopodization.

From the website: The cephalopods, formless, tentacled animals, are a significant incarnation of the monsters that tend to symbolize the spirits of the infernal regions. Their ink represents darkness. But...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/18/joan-fontcubertas-miracle-of-cephalopodization/

Watch Out for Sitting Hippos.

I hope this is just a clever photoshop job ... Found at Bits & Pieces....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/18/watch-out-for-sitting-hippos/

Shumidor Gets Rid of Shoe Odors.

Michael Kurtzer designed an "ionic" shoe deodorizer that keep your shoes dry and clean, thus preventing odor-causing bacteria from growing - he called it the Shumidor. We like the name!Link -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/18/shumidor-gets-rid-of-shoe-odors/

Wesley Fleming's Glass Insects.

Glass sculptor Wesley Fleming made very life-like insects from glass. This one above is a Hercules Beetle.Link: Wesley's Gallery...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/18/wesley-flemings-glass-insects/
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