Archive for July 7th, 2006

Homeless Chinese Farmer's Fantastic Robots.

Photo: Reuters / China DailyChinese farmer Wu Yulu likes making robots - has has made 25 robots in the past 26 years. Now, he is homeless and is forced to sell his home-made robots to pay off debts after his h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/07/homeless-chinese-farmers-fantastic-robots/

Kids and an Open Can of Paint, What Could Go Wrong?

Forget buying your friend's kids a drumset, buy 'em a gallon of paint instead! Found at Factum...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/07/kids-and-an-open-can-of-paint-what-could-go-wrong/

Strangest Skating Performance Ever: Evgeni Plushenko.

From the 2005 Winter Skating Championships in Lyon, France. The skater is Evgeni Plushenko [wiki] and the song is Tom Jones' Sex Bomb. I have no comment, you'd just have to see it ... Hit play or go to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/07/strangest-skating-performance-ever-evgeni-plushenko/

Kropserkel's Horse Head Pillow.

In addition to making top-notch costumes and replicas (don't miss the Lord of the Ring's Nazgul Armor, Cylon Centurion costume, and Brazil Information Retrieval Mask) conceptual art company Kropserkel also mad...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/07/kropserkels-horse-head-pillow/

Bible Diagrams.

Mark Poyser made some awesome diagrams of events, people, and places described in the Bible. That one above (too small to read, so visit the site) is the descendants of Adam as described in the Genesis. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/07/bible-diagrams/

Sunny the Horse Needs Sunscreen.

Sunny, a police horse in Humberside, UK, has a sensitive skin that makes him prone to getting sunburns. After asking for help on the Net, a chemist mixed 5 gallon of SPF 50 lotion, which the horse uses e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/07/sunny-the-horse-needs-sunscreen/

Push Pin Lamp.

From Hot Gadgets:Measuring in at 19cm x 19cm x 39cm our Push Pin Lamp adds a dash of color to all work spaces, or wherever you want to put it for that matter.The lamp has a cork bottom that is great for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/07/push-pin-lamp/

Volleyball + Trampoline = Bossaball.

What is bossaball?Bossaball is a ball game between 2 teams. It's a mix of volleyball, football, gymnastics and capoeira. The court is a combination of inflatables and trampolines, divided by a net.Lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/07/volleyball-trampoline-bossaball/

Monty Python Holy Grail in Lego.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail in Lego. Cardinal Fang put together the scenes of Monty Python and the Holy Grail in Lego. This one to the left is the fight with the Black Knight:Black Knight: Oh, ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/07/monty-python-holy-grail-in-lego/

Andrey Kuznetsov's Movie-Inspired Lubki.

Andrey Kuznetsov made fantastic lubki (singular lubok), a form of Russian folk arts, inspired by famous Hollywood movies!Link - via Metafilter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/07/andrey-kuznetsovs-movie-inspired-lubki/

Stephen Hawking Asked, Regular Folks Answered: How Do we Survive?

Physicist Stephen Hawking asked this question on Yahoo! Answers:How can the human race survive the next hundred years?In a world that is in chaos politically, socially and environmentally, h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/07/stephen-hawking-asked-regular-folks-answered-how-do-we-survive/

Ice That Sinks.

Yes, everyone knows that ice floats - but you can actually make heavy ice that sinks to the bottom by using heavy water.The key to the trick is heavy ice. Many terms shouldn't be taken literally...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/07/ice-that-sinks/

Jaques Rougerie's Sea Orbiter.

French architect Jaques Rougerie designed this floating rig that would look right at home in Jules Verne's story. So far, only a scale model has been built (this whole thing is from 2005), but the real...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/07/jaques-rougeries-sea-orbiter/






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