Archive for August 5th, 2006

Jessica Banks and Amanda Parkes' Curiously Strong Robot Altoids.

From the website:Curiously Strong transforms 250 individually passive objects into a single living machine. The piece plays on the sequential movement of a typical domino chain and is implemented with actu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/05/jessica-banks-and-amanda-parkes-curiously-strong-robot-altoids/

World's Youngest Drummer.

Meet Julian Pavone, the world's youngest drummer:While standing only 31” tall and weighing in at 27 pounds, 16 month old Julian is certainly a star in the making. Playing the drums while sittin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/05/worlds-youngest-drummer/

Redneck Anti-Terrorist Training Camp.

As always, Texas is safe from terrorists, thanks to the redneck anti-terrorist training camp there!Found at Dave's World Famous Redneck Photos | Previously on Neatorama: Redneck Hot Tubs | Redneck Yacht | Redn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/05/redneck-anti-terrorist-training-camp/

Display Video on Air, Like Star Wars, with Heliodisplay.

Check out IO2Technology's Heliodisplay, which can display images in the air like R2D2 in Star Wars. At $20K, it sure is an expensive toy right now ...Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via blog.PCNews Technolo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/05/display-video-on-air-like-star-wars-with-heliodisplay/

Bruce Shapiro's Art Machines.

Bruce Shapiro is my new robotics hero: he built this awesome sand machine called a stratograph, where he used sand to amazingly detailed paint imagesAnd another machine called Sisyphus III to "plot"...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/05/bruce-shapiros-art-machines/

1000Tentacles.

Yep, that scary old closet really do have monsters...Check out more whimsically fantastic artworks from illustrators Leong Wan Kok and pH Khor at their website: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/05/1000tentacles/

Eureka! Hidden Archimedes Text Revealed.

Scientists used X-Ray fluorescence to discover hidden text written by Archimedes:"When the X-rays hit an iron atom it emits a characteristic radiation, it glows," says Dr Bergmann. "Wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/05/eureka-hidden-archimedes-text-revealed/

Shuttle Harness.

I've always wondered how the space shuttle gets strapped on those rocket boosters - turns out NASA's got one gigantic shuttle harness!Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/05/shuttle-harness/

Married to the Sea.

Married to the Sea's David Drew and Natalie must win image caption contests all the time! Check out their website for more irreverent (and sometimes risqué) comics: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/05/married-to-the-sea/

Crab with Three Claws.

Fisherman Jeff Brown caught a crab, later named Claudette, with three fully functional claws!The aquarium believes Claudette's ability to re-generate lost limbs became confused and, rather than repla...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/05/crab-with-three-claws/

Gender-Bending Pollution Changes Fish Sex.

Something's weird going on in England:A third of male fish in English rivers are changing sex due to 'gender-bending' pollution, alarming research shows.Experts say female hormones from the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/05/2859/

Match Strikes a Pose.

A fantastic image by photographer Tibor Foldes, found here: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/05/match-strikes-a-pose/

Katja Hunold's Chocolate Ring.

Katja designed and made these chocolate-shaped rings that look good enough to eat! Too bad they're not made from real chocolate...Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/05/katja-hunolds-chocolate-ring/
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