Archive for August 23rd, 2006

Worst Cars Ever Made.

AutoMotoPortal has the list of 5 worst cars ever made - this one is the Peel Trident (1964-1966):Is it a toy? Is it a spaceship? No, although it looks like it just popped out of the Cartoon Network channel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/worst-cars-ever-made/

Fast Food Song.

Quite possibly, nay - I'm certain, that this will be the worst song you'll hear today. I apologize in advance for those who click play (but with this description, who can resist?)Sung by Fast Food Rockers: Hit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/fast-food-song/

Poodle Disguise for Doberman Dogs.

Attention Doberman owners: are you tired of people looking at your "dangerous killer" dog in fear? Well, why not disguise your doberman as a poodle with this costume?http://www.users.bigpond.com/dani...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/poodle-disguise-for-doberman-dogs/

Not So Little League.

From the website: Aaron Durley towers over the competition at the Little League World Series.The 13-year-old first baseman for Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, stands an imposing 6-foot-8 and w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/not-so-little-league/

Bamboo Bicycle Frame.

Brano Meres' Bamboo Framed Bicycle. Brano built this bicycle using bamboo as frame rods. Apparently, it worked quite well:When I built this bamboo frame, I was interested in how would it differ from my car...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/bamboo-bicycle-frame/

Weird Vintage Ads.

Eat Liver has a neat collection of some of the weirdest advertisements from the past century: http://www.eatliver.com/vintage-ads/ - Thanks ben!See also: Vintage Drug Ads previously on Neatorama...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/weird-vintage-ads/

Mosquito Screen for Your Garage.

This is probably one of the strangest home products I've seen in a while: a mosquito screen for garages! (Why not just close the doors?) http://www.garagedoorscreens.com/home.htm - Thanks Frank Pac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/mosquito-screen-for-your-garage/

Jerry Boyle's Holier Than Thou Statue Controversy.

Each year, Washburn University sponsors an outdoor sculpture contest and displays winning entries around campus for several months. In 2003, Colorado artist Jerry Boyle's bronze sculpture titled Holi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/jerry-boyles-holier-than-thou-statue-controversy/

Harrod Blank's Camera Van.

Harrod Blank had a dream in which he covered his car with cameras, then drove around town to take pictures of people on the streets. Two years later, with help of his friends, Harrod completed the Camera Van (...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/harrod-blanks-camera-van/

Spectacular Case of Elephantiasis.

Norwood Matt of Stuff on Fire found this video clip of a man afflicted by a severe case of elephantiasis. Elephantiasis [wiki] is a syndrom caused by thickening of the skin and underlying tissue caused by obst...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/spectacular-case-of-elephantiasis/

Knitting Things with Human Hair.

Dutch artist Chrystl Rijkeboer has a weird choice of art medium, she knits things out of human hair! Link - via Arbroath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/knitting-things-with-human-hair/

Jason Ertel's Photography.

Found at Jason Ertel's fantastic photoblog: These Fleeting Moments - via Ectoplasma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/jason-ertels-photography/

Giant Camera Obscura Shaped Like a Camera.

The Giant Camera behind the Cliff House in San Francisco, a landmark building, is a camera obscura [wiki] shaped like a giant camera!For more fun camera obscura facts, visit Jack & Beverly Wilgus'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/giant-camera-obscura-shaped-like-a-camera/

Sonic Boom Sweetheart Alarm Clock.

Yesterday, we featured the Siren Alarm Clock, and we thought that was quite the thing. But Shiny Shiny proved us wrong: the blog found an even louder alarm clock: the Sonic Boom Sweetheart Alarm Clock. I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/sonic-boom-sweetheart-alarm-clock/

Math Genius to The Fields Medal: No, Thanks!

Russian mathematics genius Grigory Perelman won The Fields Medal (the "Nobel prize of math" as Alfred Nobel failed to include a math category, complete with $1 million award) for solving one of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/math-genius-to-the-fields-medal-no-thanks/

Tortoise Foot Stool.

Horchow home decoration catalog (of Neiman Marcus) has this super-awesome tortoise foot stool (it'll set you back $729!). Still, very cute. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/tortoise-foot-stool/

Robot Toilet Paper Holder.

Made by the Japanese Airyusa, this Robotan Toilet Paper Holder will set you back $35!http://www.audiocubes.com/product/Airyusha_Robotan_Toilet_Paper_Holder.html - via Ubergizmo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/robot-toilet-paper-holder/

Keyboard Organizer.

Low on desk space? Obsessed with organizing? Don't have a desk drawer? You're in luck: now you can get a keyboard organizer from myKeyO and store all your junk inside your keyboard!http://www.keyboard...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/keyboard-organizer/

Cool Pirate Tree House.

Avast, me hearties! Have ya $18,499.99? If so, Costco's got one heckuva pirate tree house for you! http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=11165003&whse=BC&Ne=4000000&N=4000486&Mo=47&No=0&Nr=P_Catalog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/cool-pirate-tree-house/

Kamikuzu Gallery of Paper Guns.

Someone's really into making paper models of guns. This one above is a paper model of a Heckler & Koch submachine gun.Link | Translated Page - via Paper Forest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/kamikuzu-gallery-of-paper-guns/

Kirlian Photography.

In 1939, Armenian photographer Semyon Kirlian accidentally discovered that if an object on a photographic plate was subjected to a strong electric field, an image was created on the plate.Kirlian then claimed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/23/kirlian-photography/






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