Archive for July 6th, 2006

Japanese Soldier Fought WW II Decades After It's Over.

In 1944, the Japanese Army sent then 23-year-old soldier named Hiroo Onoda to the small island of Lubang in the Philippines to lead a guerilla warfare.In 1974, nearly 30 years after the war was over, he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/06/japanese-soldier-fought-ww-ii-decades-after-its-over/

Sandals from Old Things...

When Make Blog put a post on sandals from old auto tire, that's creative!But when Neatorama puts out sandals from old water bottles, that's just sad...(Forgot where I got this pic - if anyone knows the story b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/06/sandals-from-old-things/

Cloning Oak Trees.

Life in New York City is tough on trees: compacted soil with high pH, pollution, and hot summer and cold winter make it hard for trees to flourish there.So, Cornell grad student Naalamie Amissah, Profess...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/06/cloning-oak-trees/

The Thief and the Cobbler's Chase Scene.

Blip.tv has this video clip of the Escher-like chase scene of Richard Williams' classic The Thief and the Cobbler.Fantastic! http://www.blip.tv/file/47759?file_type=mpeg4 - via Milk and Cookies...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/06/the-thief-and-the-cobblers-chase-scene/

Kenny Rogers and the Muppets Sing The Gambler.

Know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, know when to walk away, know when to run ...Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] via WFMU Beware of the Blog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/06/kenny-rogers-and-the-muppets-sing-the-gambler/

Wim Delvoye's Tattooed Pigs.

Wim Delyove Delvoye is a Belgian artist who is famous for having unconventional art projects (such as cloaca, a machine whose sole purpose is to digest food and produce feces).Wim has also been tattooing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/06/wim-delyoves-tattooed-pigs/

Jan Bollaert's Neo-Pop Art.

Jan Bollaert draws some very cool neo-pop art (with lots of flowers). This one is titled "The Little Butterfly". Link - via Xayide...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/06/jan-bollaerts-neo-pop-art/

Beautiful Water of Maldives.

From the website:A single boat seemingly floats in midair in the beautiful crystal clear beaches in the Republic of Maldives in the Indian Ocean.http://www.athousandandone.com/?p=21 | Lots more neat p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/06/beautiful-water-of-maldives/

World's Largest Laser: 500 Trillion Watt!

In 2009, when the National Ignition Facility reaches its full operative capability, it will have the most powerful laser in the world at 500 trillion watt.On final approach, 192 laser beams will zing into...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/06/worlds-largest-laser-500-trillion-watt/
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