Archive for September 20th, 2006

World's Most Valuable Comic Books

1 & 2. Action Comics #1 (June 1938) and Superman #1 (1939) This is it, the comic book Holy Grail, the one that introduced the world to Superman. The cover bears the famous - if somewhat crude - drawing of Su...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/20/worlds-most-valuable-comic-books/

Jeffrey Micheal Harp's Hippopotamouse.

Billing his work as Authentic Works of Victorian Surrealism, Jeffrey didn't disappoint: he photoshopped like it's 1850s.See more examples of Victorian Surrealism here: Link - via Metafilter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/20/jeffrey-micheal-harps-hippopotamouse/

Airspeed of an Unladen Swallow? Ask Encarta Bot!

O'Reilly editor and author Brian Jepson was outsmarted by the Encarta bot. If you don't get this joke - you're most likely Gen Y or younger ....Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/20/airspeed-of-an-unladen-swallow-ask-encarta-bot/

Animal Mugs.

As if this one isn't funny enough, Hemmy.net has 6 more animal mugs: Link - via AQFL...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/20/animal-mugs/

Bus Station Under the Table Sculpture.

This bronze sculpture is a bus station shelter made to look like a table - it was made by David Cerny [wiki] of the Czech Republic. See more pics at David's website: Link - Thanks Blurb!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/20/bus-station-under-the-table-sculpture/

Selling Garbage as Art.

Justin Gignac sells garbage. But not just any garbage, special New York City garbage all packaged up in a plastic box, signed, numbered, and dated - all for $50 (and all in the name of art).So, what have we le...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/20/selling-garbage-as-art/

The Muppet Matrix.

Starring Kermit the Frog, Rowlf, Miss Piggy, and other Muppet Characters (complete with Statler and Waldorf, the two crotchety Muppet critics!) Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Blue's NewsRelated: Muppet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/20/the-muppet-matrix/

700 Hobo Illustrations.

Cartoonists everywhere made pictures of every single one of John Hodgman's 700 hobo names. This one is #84 Mickey Assistant Manager, created by Ape LadLink | The Master List | 700 Hoboes [Flickr group] - vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/20/700-hobo-illustrations/

Vintage Japanese Products.

Honda Zook scooterTomy Omnibot 2000 Personal RobotSubaru Micro Pickup VanProduct Design Database maintains a large number of past products (some successful, most not) of various Japanese companies (carmakers a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/20/vintage-japanese-products/

Electricity from Seaweed.

Who needs those stinkin' coal if you've got seaweed? Japanese researchers have developed a biomass fermentation system that uses seaweeds to generate electricity!A test facility constructed in Yokohama fir...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/20/electricity-from-seaweed/

Hands Free Transporter.

Ulrich Kahlert invented this hands free Segway-like transporter, that allows the rider full use of his hands while riding the vehicle (perfect for camera operators, etc.)Link [Flash]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/20/hands-free-transporter/

Fluttua: (Almost) Floating Bed.

Daniele Lago designed this (almost) floating bed, called "Fluttua": Link - via MoCo LocoRelated: Janjaap Ruijssenaars' Magnetic Floating Bed | Jeff Huff's Floating Bed | Max Longin's Floating Bed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/09/20/fluttua-almost-floating-bed/
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