Archive for October 3rd, 2006

Thousand-Hand Bodhisattva Dance.

Here's the video tape of the Thousand-Hand Bodhisattva performed by the 21 members of the China Disabled People's Performing Art Troupe, previously posted on Neatorama.Fantastic! Hit play or go to Link [YouTub...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/03/thousand-hand-bodhisattva-dance/

That Was Me: Background Strangers in Photo.

Al Findlay has a strange website called "That Was Me" with the strange purpose of identifying background lurkers that accidentally (or not) got into the photo.This one is taken by EdT, who co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/03/that-was-me-background-strangers-in-photo/

Recycled Hairband from China: Made from Rubber?

What's so unusual about these recycled hairband from China?Hint: when they say "made from rubber" they may mean something else.Link - Thanks rouf!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/03/recycled-hairband-from-china-made-from-rubber/

Giant Things with Girls, a Recurring Old Movie Theme.

The premise of the website is simple: post pictures of giant things (gorillas, monsters) from old films carrying the girl victim.Suprisingly, this is a recurring theme in a lot of movies! http://www.gian...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/03/giant-things-with-girls-a-recurring-old-movie-theme/

Discworld Cake.

Jane Fisk made this amazing Terry Pratchett's Discworld [wiki] cake for her daughter's wedding (if you like that, you should check out her dragon wedding cake!): Link - via Boing Boing, Thanks Deni...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/03/discworld-cake/

Korean Robin Hood: Splitting an Arrow in Two.

See this Korean archer hitting a soy bean and then splitting an arrow in two from a distance of 30 m (about 33 yards).Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - Thanks rouf!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/03/korean-robin-hood-splitting-an-arrow-in-two/

Girl Swallowed Cobblestones in Anger.

I can easily imagine doing stupid things out of anger, but swallowing stones isn't one of them:A girl from Foshan, China, swallowed down more than 20 cobblestones in a moment of anger after a big qua...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/03/girl-swallowed-cobblestones-in-anger/

Ping Pong Pixel in Action.

We've featured Jonathan den Breejen and Marenka Deenstra's Ping Pong Pixel on Neatorama before, but here's a video clip of the machine in action: Hit Play or go to Link [YouTube] - Thanks Yayo!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/03/ping-pong-pixel-in-action/

Six-Sided Harmonica.

From the website:Made by the renowned Hohner instrument company founded in Germany in 1857 and manfucturer of harmonicas used by such Blues luminaries as Howlin Wolf, Little Walter, and Junior Wells, this...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/03/six-sided-harmonica/

Flintstones Themesong (and Funiculi Funicula) in Hand Fart.

I guess by posting something like Cecil Dill's "musical hands" previously on Neatorama, I deserve it when people submit their weird musical videoclips. Like this one by Bruce Gaston and Jim Rotondo o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/03/flintstones-themesong-and-funiculi-funicula-in-hand-fart/

Three-Year-Old Boy Bought Car on eBay.

Jack Neal, a 3-year-old boy, was so good at using the computer that he bought a £9,000 pink Nissan Figaro on eBay when his parents left the computer without logging out!Mrs Neal, of Sleaford, L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/03/three-year-old-boy-bought-car-on-ebay/

Dancing Yoda.

This one is quite old, but if you haven't seen it, it's worth a minute of your time (or not, don't get mad at me if you don't like it!): an easter egg from Start Wars III: Revenge of the Sith DVD, featuring a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/03/dancing-yoda/

Tilt-Shift Fakes on Flickr.

Neatorama reader Jim Perry suggested this Flickr group photo pool called "Tilt-shift miniature fakes", which reminded me of a Boing Boing post a while ago on a step-by-step how-to "fake" the effect of expensive til...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/03/tilt-shift-fakes-on-flickr/

Scale Models of Cities.

Photo: Natalia GrishkinaTinselman blog has an awesome collection of links of scale models of the cities of the world. This one above is the scale model of Moscow, which was made by artist Efim Deshalyt in 1976...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/03/scale-models-of-cities/

Chess Toiletgate.

Ah, can't believe I went out of town and missed the biggest news in the role of gastrointestinal ailments in competition since Joel "GI Joe" Sherman (that's GI for gastrointestinal; Sherman's k...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/03/chess-toiletgate/

DIY Jackson Pollock.

Unleash your inner Jackson "Jack the Dripper" Pollock [wiki] with this neat Flash website by Miltos Manetas and Stamen: Link - Thanks Moni A.! (Hint: change drip color by clicking your...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/03/diy-jackson-pollock/

Darwin Bell's Sign Language.

Darwin Bell drives around San Francisco taking photos of words from signs on the street with his Polaroid camera, which he then puts together into phrases, both worn-out cliches and witty personal stat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/03/darwin-bells-sign-language/
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