Archive for October 5th, 2006

Canstruction: Sculptures from Cans.

Back in June 2006, the 10th Annual North American Canstruction Competition Awards Ceremony was held in Los Angeles. This sculpture won Best Use of Labels Award, it's the CHICK-Can of the Sea, designed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/05/canstruction-sculptures-from-cans/

Romance Novel for Nerds.

Yes, these are real books (not like the funny romance novels by Mark Longmire). It's the "Nerd" series by Vicki Lewis Thompson: http://www.vickilewisthompson.com/nerdnotes.html...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/05/romance-novel-for-nerds/

Weird Coffins.

American Inventor Spot has a list of 10 weird coffins. This one is the convertible entertainment center coffin - just loosen a few screws and voilà - it's a coffin.Link - Thanks Michelle!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/05/weird-coffins/

Fire Bible.

From the website:When was the last time your class saw how "HOT" God's Word is? Open this authentic looking "bible" and begin to share the scripture for the day as real flames are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/05/fire-bible/

The Flintstones Car for Sale.

Someone on eBay is selling the log car used in the movie The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, built by the special effect teams at Universal Studios. Link [eBay]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/05/the-flintstones-car-for-sale/

Walrus Peekaboo.

Photo: Vincent JanninkThat's Nikolai the Walrus, who apparently likes to play peekaboo with his zookeeper Bert van Santen, who has a surprise for Nikolai for the World's Animal Day. (Surprise, surprise, it's f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/05/walrus-peekaboo/

Accident-Prone Man Finally Died in an Accident.

From the website:Thomas L. Cook, who died at 54 when he was fatally hit by a car Sept. 11, spent much of his life recovering from the misadventures that plagued him even in the womb."He...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/05/accident-prone-man-finally-died-in-an-accident/

Elevator Floor Illusion.

Reminds anyone of that old James Bond movie the Spy Who Loved Me?Better pics here: Link - via Blue's News...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/05/elevator-floor-illusion/

Man Photographed Lightning Bolt Hitting Neighbor's House.

Kane Quinnell took this once-in-a-lifetime photo of a lightning bolt hitting his neighbor's house:After setting the camera for a four-second exposure he began shooting pictures, suspecting there was little...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/05/man-photographed-lightning-bolt-hitting-neighbors-house/

Native Cubans Valued Shoelace Tags More Than Gold.

Scientists from University College (isn't that redundant?) London, United Kingdom analyzing the graves of indigenous Cubans who traded with Columbus found that they valued shoelace tags more than gold:*e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/05/native-cubans-valued-shoelace-tags-more-than-gold/

Gaultier Chose Plus-Sized Models for Catwalk.

Fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier proved that big is beautiful by using size 20 models for his 30th anniversary show during fashion week in Paris.Link - via A Welsh ViewThis comes after the concern ove...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/05/gaultier-chose-plus-sized-models-for-catwalk/

Tourniquet on a Snake Bite is a Bad Idea.

Don't get your medical advice from the movies: The standard snakebite scene in many movies shows the victim applying a tourniquet to the limb and then cutting the wound and sucking out the ven...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/05/tourniquet-on-a-snake-bite-is-a-bad-idea/

Family Won a Morning of Disneyland All to Themselves.

The Spangler family of Randolph, Ohio won the marquee prize in Disney's "Year of a Million Dreams" celebration. They were chosen from 50,000 online entrants to win: a morning at the Magic Kingd...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/05/family-won-a-morning-of-disneyland-all-to-themselves/
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