Archive for August 27th, 2006

The Rarest Calvin and Hobbes Cartoon.

Behold, the rarest piece of Calvin and Hobbes cartoon strip ever: the only one ever unreprinted, not even in the Complete Collection of Calvin and Hobbes.Link...

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Siggi Eggertsson's Quilt.

For his graduation project, Siggi Eggertsson, a student at the Iceland Academy of the Arts, created this quilt based on his childhood memories (and his love for basketball!). The quilt is 2 by 2.5 meters and w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/27/siggi-eggertssons-quilt/

Fire Ant Raft.

This living raft is made of thousands if not millions of fire ants - it is about one foot across in size. Kyle Pias, a BugGuide user who took this photo, wrote: This raft was seen floating in a flo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/27/fire-ant-raft/

Star Trek New Voyages: Star Trek Lives On!

More than four decades after Star Trek was cancelled after its third season, James Cawley and fans resurrect the series - by acting as Kirk, Spock, and McCoy and financing the cost of production themselv...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/27/star-trek-new-voyages-star-trek-lives-on/

Balancing Point.

What's more awesome than rock stacking? Rock stacking in reverse! Danny Brown and Aaron Knapp produced this short video that played in reverse and showed the magical "reverse destruction" of balanced...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/27/balancing-point/

Paris Metro Art.

Created by Antoine+Manuel, see more of their work: LinkRelated: Animals on the London Underground....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/27/paris-metro-art/

Geography Teacher Suspended for Displaying Foreign Flags in Classroom.

Geography teacher Eric Hamlin, was placed on leave by the principal Carmody Middle School in Colorado for refusing to take down several flags from other countries in his classroom:Eric Hamlin said th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/27/geography-teacher-suspended-for-displaying-foreign-flags-in-classroom/

Nukuoro Atoll.

Located just north of the equator is Nukuoro Atoll, one of 607 islands that make up the Federated States of Micronesia, a UN Trust Territory under US administration.About 900 people live on Nukuoro, whose...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/27/nukuoro-atoll/

Intelligent Design Poster.

Ishkur has a nice collection of irreverent posters, like this one above: http://www.ishkur.com/posters/Related: Demotivation posters...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/27/intelligent-design-poster/

Don't Even Joke in Burma.

From the website:Once imprisoned and now blacklisted by the government, the Moustache Brothers’ comedy troupe continues to push the country’s political envelope.Working in the gravel yard w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/27/dont-even-joke-in-burma/

Why Golf is Popular.

From the website:Ever wonder why golf is growing in popularity and why people who don't even play go to tournaments or watch it on TV?Here's why - in pictures, no less!: http://www.picturesonline.us/g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/27/why-golf-is-popular/

Smallest Dice in the World.

Einstein said that God does not play dice with the universe - but if he does, then he'd probably use the tiny die made by Iriso Seimetsu Co. of Japan: Billed as the smallest dice in the world, each...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/27/smallest-dice-in-the-world/

The Creative Bushido.

The introduction goes: "Year 2006. As the bubble era ended, the Japanese advertising industry entered an endless period of war, constant competition and strife for survival. The goal of each company,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/27/the-creative-bushido/

Kung Fu vs. Yoga, Who Will Win?

With bone crunching goodness: Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Fazed....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/27/kung-fu-vs-yoga-who-will-win/

Old Wine Bottle as Egg Holder.

What to do with that old wine bottle? Georg Riedel found the perfect answer: reuse it as an egg holder! LinkRelated: How to work out a price of a wine bottle by measuring its dimple depth....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/27/old-wine-bottle-as-egg-holder/

Radius 320 Seamless LCD.

One word: awesome! From the website:The Radius 320™ incorporates three 20.1" LCD panels into a continuous display system with a total resolution of 5.76 million pixels. With the individual panel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/27/radius-320-seamless-lcd/

Gurkha: Super Armored SUV.

From the website:It can stop a bullet from an AK-47, shrug off a roadside bomb, and it makes a Hummer look like a chick car.The $200,000 (U.S.) Gurkha is coming to a road near you — thanks t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/08/27/gurkha-super-armored-suv/
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