Archive for August 20th, 2006

Katamari-Like Giant Ball of Monitors and Cameras.

Jonathan Schipper built this ball from 215 closed circuit surveillance camera and 215 monitors, called "215 Points of View." As he rolls the 5.5 foot diameter ball with 800 pound mass of steel, glass...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/20/katamari-like-giant-ball-of-monitors-and-cameras/

MicroWorld: Fantastic Voyage with Scanning Electron Microscopy.

Flickr user Reciprocity has a fantastic narrative for MicroWorld photoset, where the scanning electron micrographs of various crystals serve as out-of-this-world settings of an exploration of some strange plan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/20/microworld-fantastic-voyage-with-scanning-electron-microscopy/

Your Own Backyard Waterslide.

With SlideScape's waterslide, you can have a fiberglass waterslide for your backyard pool - just like those water parks!Link - via Luxury Housing Trend...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/20/your-own-backyard-waterslide/

CosyCycle.

Ultimate Quadra-CYCLE's recumbent two-seater (plus a rumble seat) bike looks quite cosy ("Sit in a seat, not a seat post!"): Link - Thanks Andrew Other!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/20/cosycycle/

Thieves Scaled a Cliff to Steal Religious Icon.

Brazen thieves scaled a sheer cliff to steal a 700 year-old religious Icon of Mary from a monastery in southern Greece:The Icon of The Virgin Mary, which is credited with miracles, was reported missi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/20/thieves-scaled-a-cliff-to-steal-religious-icon/

Neat Infographics.

International Network Archive has a neat collection of infographics - this one details the breakdown of how many people the US government employs (1% of the entire US population!)Link - via Accordion Guy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/20/neat-infographics/

Chris Doyle's Flying Spaghetti Monster Lego Church.

Chris Doyle built a Flying Spaghetti Monster church out of Lego! LinkPreviously on Neatorama: Flying spaghetti monster | Amy Hughes' Lego Church...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/20/chris-doyles-flying-spaghetti-monster-lego-church/

Armor of God Pajamas.

Inspired by Ephesians 6:10-18, now you can arm your kids when they go to sleep with Armor of God pajamas. - A pajama set comes complete with (I kid you not):- Pajama top with breastplate of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/20/armor-of-god-pajamas/

Can You Tell the Time?

Hemmy.net has a neat collection of weird watches, where finding out the time is no trivial matter ... Link - via Blue's News...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/20/can-you-tell-the-time/

Teletubbies + MC Hammer = Weirdness.

Yes, it's weird: here's a teletubby dancing to MC Hammer's 2 Legit 2 Quit.Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Cynical Smirk...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/20/teletubbies-mc-hammer-weirdness/

Strange Candies.

Candy Addict has the top 10 list of gross candies. Here's no. 8 Sour Flush Candy:The candy in this is nothing special - it’s powdered candy (like Pixy Stix) and a lollipop. It’s all about the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/20/strange-candies/

Mysterious Triangle in Surprise, Arizona.

What's this giant equilateral triangle in the desert near the city of Surprise, Arizona for? Link | More weird locations at Google Sightseeing - via Two Blue EinsteinsUpdate 8/21/06: Neatorama reader Jim Voss...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/20/mysterious-triangle-in-surprise-arizona/

Can Aluminum Tinfoil Hat Really Block Alien Signals?

Ali Rahimi and colleagues at MIT decided to scientifically investigate the efficacy of aluminum tinfoil hats in blocking alien thought-control signals:Among a fringe community of paranoids, aluminum helmets se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/20/can-aluminum-tinfoil-hat-really-block-alien-signals/






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