Archive for June 24th, 2006

Japan's Futuristic Underground Flood Tunnel.

A neat collection of photos of Japan's futuristic flood prevention system called G-CANS [wiki] in Edogawa:The G-Cans project (Shutoken Gaikaku Housui Ro, means drain outer Tokyo metropolitan area.) is an u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/24/japans-futuristic-underground-flood-tunnel/

Joel Sartore's Close Encounter.

A very cool photo from the talented Joel Sartore: Separated from them by a yellow wire he thinks is an electric fence, Whopper the trained bear impresses some Boy Scouts. His trainer dreams of sett...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/24/joel-sartores-close-encounter/

Nick Koudis' Photography.

This one's titled "Learning to Cook the French Way". Take a look at Nick's other fantastic photos: http://www.koudis.com/portfolio/index.htm#18 - via KingBoy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/24/nick-koudis-photography/

Made in China.

If you think your job sucks, at least it's not this. See larger photo: Link - via grow-a-brain...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/24/made-in-china/

Doomsday Illustrated: the Meteor Scenario.

What would happen if a large meteor hits the earth? This Japanese animation illustrates this doomsday scenario in terrifying clarity.The earth's crust of 10km in thickness where ground in the earth is comp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/24/doomsday-illustrated-the-meteor-scenario/

RIP Harriet, the Tortoise who Knew Darwin.

Harriet, who became famous for (probably) being studied by Charles Darwin, died at the age of 175.Senior vet Dr John Hangar told Australia's ABC that Harriet, a Giant Galapagos tortoise, had died of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/24/rip-harriet-the-tortoise-who-knew-darwin/

Desk-truction.

This ad for Vodafone lets you destroy various office desks (so you can be mobile and work anywhere, of course!): http://mobileoffice.vodafone.co.uk/desks/ - via Milk and Cookies...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/24/desk-truction/

World's Shortest Hunger Strike.

Saddam Husein ended his hunger strike after missing just one meal....The former Iraqi leader had refused lunch on Thursday in protest at the killing of one of his lawyers by gunmen, but the spokesman...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/24/worlds-shortest-hunger-strike/

Wooden Bike in Kashgar, China.

Remember the tree branch bike previously on Neatorama? Here's another cool wooden bike: Flickr user Kenpower snapped this photo of a working wooden bike with unconventional "handle bar" on his trip t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/24/wooden-bike-in-kashgar-china/

Gary McKinnon: the UFO Hacker.

Gary McKinnon hacked into NASA websites looking for evidence of UFO and found this:I had remote control of their desktop, and by adjusting it to 4-bit color and low screen resolution, I was able to b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/06/24/gary-mckinnon-the-ufo-hacker/






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