Archive for July 11th, 2006

Steam Powered Internet Machine.

In a field near Sandwich in Kent, UK, local model maker Alan Gibbs fires up his steam engine which then powers an Apple Mac computer:At a table, curator Rob Tufnell is using an Apple Mac powered by the eng...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/11/steam-powered-internet-machine/

Child Bride of Afghanistan

Photo: Stephanie Sinclair / NY TimesFrom a very interesting NY Times article by Barry Bearak and Stephanie Sinclair:The drought has since passed, but the poverty remains, as does the widespread custom of early...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/11/child-bride-of-afghanistan/

Tank + Motorcycle = Hyanide.

German designers Oliver Keller and Tillman Schlootz designed this concept vehicle called Hyanide for the 2006 Michelin Challenge Design:Named for its supposed resemblance to a crouching hyena, the Hyanide...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/11/tank-motorcycle-hyanide/

Ground to Ground Lightning Bolt.

From Earth Picture of the Day:The above photo showing a bizarre arc of lightning was captured near in southeastern France, near Menton, on May 10, 2006. Since the ground is charged opposite that of a cloud...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/11/ground-to-ground-lightning-bolt/

Twins Rule Poland.

Identical twin brothers rule a country, for the first time ever in modern days:Polish President Lech Kaczynski has appointed his twin brother, Jaroslaw, as prime minister, the president's office has said....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/11/twins-rule-poland/

Joy of Parenthood.

From flickr user megamommatron's photostream:oh, the wretched. the worst thing about this whole debacle, as my husband later informed me, is that i TOLD Violet to "go play with the peanut butter."...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/11/joy-of-parenthood/

US Army Air Corps Pilot Radio Communication Experiment cir. 1925.

This photograph, being auctioned at eBay, depicts two US military pilots dressed up in strange, Flash Gordon-like helmets and goggles performing some sort of communication experiment. We think.Link [eB...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/11/us-army-air-corps-pilot-radio-communication-experiment-cir-1925/

Meteorite Guitar Pick.

You can now buy a guitar pick made from 4.5 billion years-old meteorite: The world's first custom guitar pick made from 4.5 billion year old meteorites. Oh, and by the way, they sound GREAT on any gu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/11/meteorite-guitar-pick/

Self-Stirring Coffee Mug.

Why use a $0.99 spoon when you can spend $30 to get a self-stirring coffee mug? This Hammacher Schlemmer mug has a propeller at the bottom that can stir the content of the mug at 3,000 rpm at a touch of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/11/self-stirring-coffee-mug/

Kevin Tiell's Photography.

Kevin took some very cool photos of pinball machine, as seen from (kind of) the point of view of the ball. http://www.kevin.tiell.com/p1/p1.html - via Waxy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/11/kevin-tiells-photography/

Keyboard Food Tray.

Duck Young Kong designed this prototype keyboard food tray for those of us who work and eat at the same time:Home workers spend a lot of time at their worktables. They even eat their meals in front of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/11/keyboard-food-tray/

Scott Scheidly's Artwork.

Check out more of Scott's cartoon-tastic artworks: Link - via Mira y Calla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/11/scott-scheidlys-artwork/

Cricket Pacman.

Wim van Eck built this pacman game, where a human player can play against real crickets, for his graduation project.In his project he build a Pacman game, in that the player can play Pacman against real cr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/11/cricket-pacman/

One Lucky Corvette Thief.

Watch as this Corvette thief tried to get away from the cops, driving as fast as 165 mph, when he slammed into a big rig, was thrown out of the car, and lived to tell about it (and go to jail for it).Lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/11/one-lucky-corvette-thief/






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