Archive for October 17th, 2006

Cardboard Laptop Case.

Giles Miller of Farm Designs, a UK design studio, created this laptop case from old carpet and corrugated cardboards, complete with personalized logo (made by changing the angle of the corrugated boards): Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/17/cardboard-laptop-case/

Oops, Wynn Elbowed $40 Million Picasso Painting.

Oops of the day: Las Vegas bazillionaire Steve Wynn was showing "Le Rêve", a 1932 painting by Picasso, to his friends when he elbowed the $40 million artwork:[Wynn] began to tell the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/17/oops-wynn-elbowed-40-million-picasso-painting/

Web Rage.

Road rage is so 2005. Web rage is finally here (well, in Britain anyhow):An internet user has been found guilty of what police said was Britain's first "web-rage" attack.Paul Gibbo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/17/web-rage/

Bill "Crutch Master" Shannon Dances and Skates with Crutches.

Bill Shannon has bilateral hip deformity as a result of Legg Calvé Perthes, a disease that affects 1 in 1,200 children. This, however, didn't stop Bill, who dances and skateboards with his crutches.Bill...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/17/bill-crutch-master-shannon-dances-and-skates-with-crutches/

Suitcase Chair.

This fantastic chair from old luggage is made by John Knott of Bent Fabrication. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/17/suitcase-chair/

Witch DIY Papercraft Model.

From Yamaha Motor, two downloadable papercraft models for Halloween: Jack-O-Lantern and Witch (both PDF).Link - via Paper Forest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/17/witch-diy-papercraft-model/

Taliban Fighters Hide in Giant Afghan Marijuana Forest.

Taliban fighters are using giant Afghan marijuana forests for hiding. You read that right: marijuana forest."We tried burning [the marijuana forests] with white phosphorous - it didn't work,&quo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/17/taliban-fighters-hide-in-giant-afghan-marijuana-forest/

November takes a walk.

There are good cats and bad cats on video, but there’s something very appealing about November, who sticks with his treadmill routine longer than most humans. Hit play or go to YouTube....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/17/november-takes-a-walk/

Rideable Mechanical Tiger Sculpture.

Check out this amazing mechanical sculpture of a tiger, called "Shiva" made by Kezanti Art Gallery in Brugge, Belgium. Artist's Website | Forum Post | Flickr photoset by Daniel M. Perez - via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/17/rideable-mechanical-tiger-sculpture/

Punkin Chunkin.

It Punkin Chunkin time! The 2006 World Championship will be held November 3-5 in Sussex County, Delaware. Contestants build complex contraptions to shoot or fling pumpkins to amazing distances. Fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/17/punkin-chunkin/

How Many of Me?

HowManyOfMe.comThere are:210people with my namein the U.S.A.How many have your name? Enter your first name and last name, and the database will tell you how many people with your name live in the U...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/17/how-many-of-me/

Deep-Fried Computer.

Computer user Sc4freak experimented with “submersion-cooling” and made himself some French fries at the same time. He literally deep-fried his computer while using it! Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/17/deep-fried-computer/

In the Shadow of Saturn.

A fantastic Astronomy Picture of the Day photo of Saturn, taken by the Cassini spacecraft: In the shadow of Saturn, unexpected wonders appear. The robotic Cassini spacecraft now orbiting Saturn recently dr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/17/in-the-shadow-of-saturn/

Worst Family Feud Answers Ever.

Here's a few from the list of the 27 worst Family Feud [wiki] answers ever:Question: Besides San Francisco, name a city that begins with the word San.#1 Answer: San DiegoWorst Answer: Seattle*em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/17/worst-family-feud-answers-ever/

Fresh Milk Artwork Found at Thriftstore!

Neatorama reader johnsebastian sent in this oil on canvas artwork he found at a thriftstore in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, which is remarkably similar to the Fresh Milk post we had a couple of days ago.The painting...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/17/fresh-milk-artwork-found-at-thriftstore/

Weird Boat on Stilts.

Make Blog has the scoop on this strange boat docked near Ilwaco, Washington: Link - Thanks Chris Heenan!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/17/weird-boat-on-stilts/

Female Terra Cotta Warriors.

From Spluch:China's 2,000-year-old terra-cotta warriors are getting some female company thanks to a Norwegian artist who is living next door to the farmer who found the famous array of clay soldiers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/17/female-terra-cotta-warriors/

Jhoon Rhee "Might Makes Right" Martial Arts Ad.

Bully problem? People botherin' you? Call Jhoon Rhee, but first, watch this: Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - Thanks Scott!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/17/jhoon-rhee-might-makes-right-martial-arts-ad/
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