Archive for July 27th, 2006

Fishing Chimp.

Meet Charlie, the fishing chimp, who last year learned to fish to kick off the Wildlife Festival in Lesitin, New York (he ended up catching two fish!)Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/27/fishing-chimp/

Disembodied Cuisine: Meat-in-a-Vat Art.

From the website: In the “Disembodied Cuisine” we will attempt to grow frog skeletal muscle over biopolymer for potential food consumption. A biopsy will be taken from an animal which will cont...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/27/disembodied-cuisine-meat-in-a-vat-art/

Don't Click It.

Dontclick.it is a thesis project of Alex Frank - behind its fancy flash interface is the basic question of the value/urge of clicking a mouse button as a mean to navigate the web.Link | Alex Frank's we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/27/dont-click-it/

Weird Signs.

This strange sign is one of many from Darren Barefoot's Hall of Technical Documentation Weirdness. Check 'em out: Link - via Darren Barefoot....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/27/weird-signs/

Culture of Repair.

Jan Chipchase posted a nice article on the culture of repairing broken things (rather than just tossing them as garbage) in various Asian cities like Chengdu, Delhi, Ho Chi Minh and African ones like Kampala a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/27/culture-of-repair/

Vintage Spiegel Catalog: Land of the Fembots.

From the website:All color. All wild. If you are of the Austin Powers age you will likely think these images are "Groovey baby!" Others of you will gasp and try to turn away. But you can't. The h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/27/vintage-spiegel-catalog-land-of-the-fembots/

Stephen Colbert: How to be an Expert in Anything.

Stephen Colbert spells out the secret of being an expert on anything in this Wired article. For example:PICK A FIELD THAT CAN'T BE VERIFIED. Try something like string theory or God’s will: R...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/27/stephen-colbert-how-to-be-an-expert-in-anything/

It's a Slam Dunk!

No, not George Tenet's slam dunk - these are two video clips of actual, awesome basketball slam dunks: Top 10 Slam Dunks of All Time: Link [YouTube] - via Bank LocaterA 720 dunk by "Air Up There": Hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/27/its-a-slam-dunk/

Scale Model of Mountain Range in China's Military Installation.

The Register wrote about a strange military installation in the remote village of Huangyangtan in China, found by the Google Earth community: Zooming in for a closer look, we have what appears to be a 900x...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/27/scale-model-of-mountain-range-in-chinas-military-installation/

Teenager Learned to Escape Alligator by Watching TV.

Sixteen year-old teenager Corey Workman is alive today because he learned to fight off an alligator attack from watching the Discovery Channel on TV: "At first it was just a reaction. I just kep...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/27/teenager-learned-to-escape-alligator-by-watching-tv/

Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon Synchronized with The Wizard of Oz.

Did Pink Floyd synchronize their song to The Wizard of Oz? See for yourself - long video though (43 mins).A comment on the video pointed out the similarities: Man, that effect is just freaky. If you don'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/27/pink-floyds-dark-side-of-the-moon-synchronized-with-the-wizard-of-oz/

Surfing a Monster Wave.

Hit play to see someone surfing a REALLY big wave or go to Link [YouTube] | Extreme: Surfing - via smidgt.se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/27/surfing-a-monster-wave/

Eric Staller's Conference Bike.

The famous ConferenceBike is a tricycle pedaled by 7 riders sitting in a circle. One person steers, while the others pedal - it's kind of like what a bike would look like if it were designed by a committee...L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/27/eric-stallers-conference-bike/

Richard Sarson's Circle Project Artwork.

Neatorama reader Richard Sarson wrote to us about his artwork: The Circle Project is a series of drawings created using a compass and coloured felt-tip (marker) pens. Produced between February and June 200...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/07/27/richard-sarsons-circle-project-artwork/






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