Archive for September 2nd, 2006

Pluto Protest: Size Doesn't Matter.

From the website:Size doesn't matter.That was the message as friends and colleagues of the late Clyde Tombaugh, the astronomer who discovered Pluto, gathered on the New Mexico State Universi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/02/pluto-protest-size-doesnt-matter/

Stephen Kim's Martini Glass Pipe.

Yes, that's what you get when you cross a martini glass, a drinking straw, and a smoking pipe: Link (a flash website, click on project and then the martini glass pipe icon)....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/02/stephen-kims-martini-glass-pipe/

Henson Phase.

From the website:In computing time scales, the Henon Phase is an ancient strange attractor. A point is moved through two dimensional space based on the following transformational equations:xn+1 =...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/02/henson-phase/

International Space Station Toilet.

Urinal.net has a large collection of urinal photos, and a neat Top 10 Urinals List. This is the toilet in the HabLab mock-up of the International Space Station.Link | Don't miss the urinals at the Rhei...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/02/international-space-station-toilet/

Unusual Cell Towers.

From the website: Wireless carriers are in a heap of tower trouble. On one hand, they serve fickle customers who will switch providers at the first sign of spotty cellular coverage. On the oth...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/02/unusual-cell-towers/

Baby Toupee.

Don't like your baby bald? Baby Toupee to the rescue (soon anyhow): http://www.babytoupee.com/ - via Random Good Stuff...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/02/baby-toupee/

Ai Kijima's Artwork.

Ai Kijima's artwork is a collage made from cut up clothing materials. This one is titled "Night is Young" and is made from recycled curtain, pillow case, bed sheets, clothes, apron, handkerchief, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/02/ai-kijimas-artwork/

PodBrix.

This PodBrix minifig is a handcrafted sculpture by artist Tomi - too bad it's sold out. http://podbrix.com/itemdetails.php?PID=1786109705...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/02/podbrix/

What Time is it in Mars?

The span of a martian day is very close to that of Earth, except there is an extra 39 1/2 minutes. So, a normal quartz clock can't keep up with Martian time, but this one (to the left) can!Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/02/what-time-is-it-in-mars/

Hanoch Piven's Artwork.

I quite like Hanoch's use of everyday objects like donuts and trash can to make this Homer Simpson image. http://www.theartworksinc.com/folio/piven/piven.htm | Hanoch's website...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/02/hanoch-pivens-artwork/

Leandro Erlich's Illusion Art.

How does Argentine artist Leandro Erlich create this illusion of people hanging outside a building in this 2004 installation called Batiment? Answer: http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/arts/sites/artes_mundi/pa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/02/leandro-erlichs-illusion-art/

Milky Way Over Germany.

Jens Hackmann took this amazing photo of the Milky Way over Weikersheim in southern Germany. http://epod.usra.edu/archive/epodviewer.php3?oid=322784See also: Milky Way over Utah | Milky Way over Arizona...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/02/milky-way-over-germany/

A Very Pink Katydid.

Found at Bug Guide: a pink katydid (Amblycorypha)! Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/02/a-very-pink-katydid/
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