Archive for October 26th, 2006

Keep the Beach Clean Ads.

BCNeta, an organization that deals with trash management in Barcelona, Spain, put out this public-service ads, shaped like giant speech bubble, to remind people to keep the beach clean! Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/26/keep-the-beach-clean-ads/

Camouflage Class in NYU, 1943.

From the archives of the Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection, is this photo of a camouflage class in New York University in 1943,:... where men and women are preparing for jobs in the Army...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/26/camouflage-class-in-nyu-1943/

105-Year-Old Woman Fulfilled Citizenship Dream.

Photo: Richard Hartog / LATSona Babai, a 105-year-old mother of 10 from Iran, pledged her allegiance to the flag yesterday and became a US citizen. Asked what she would do as a new citizen, Babai replied: "I'm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/26/105-year-old-woman-fulfilled-citizenship-dream/

Largest Image on the Web: 8.6 Gigapixel Photo!

The image is the "Vita di Cristo" or Christ's Passion, a fresco on the partition ("Parete Gaudenziana") of the Santa Maria delle Grazie Church in Varallo Sesia, Italy, painted by Gaudenzio Ferrari in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/26/largest-image-on-the-web-89-gigapixel-photo/

Computerless Email Printer.

This printer will connect to the Internet and automatically print your emails (supposedly spam-free) without any need of a computer!From Hammecher Schlemmer: http://www.hammacher.com/publish/73357.asp# - via Metafilter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/26/computerless-email-printer/

Useless or Even Dangerous First Aid Myths.

From Ririan Project, a list of ten first aid mistakes you don't want to do (or have done to you!). For example:#5. Slapping a Raw Steak on a Black Eye In the movies, you always see someone p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/26/useless-or-even-dangerous-first-aid-myths/

Kakophone: DIY Ringtone.

The Kakophone is an online ringtone generator for your cell phone (mobile phone, for the rest of the world).Generating your own music is quite simple: just a few clicks (of mysterious buttons, although I suspect you'll g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/26/kakophone-diy-ringtone/

Warning Signs from the Future.

A clever set of warning signs you'll likely to encounter in the far future, made by Flickr user Arenamontanus: http://www.flickr.com/photos/87547772@N00/sets/72157594323393196/ [flickr]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/26/warning-signs-from-the-future/

Homer Simpson's Jobs.

Did you know that Homer Simpson has had over 100 jobs in addition to being a Nuclear Plant Safety Inspector?This includes:Ambulance driverActivist - Marijuana legalizationActor (5x)Agent (3x)Amateur-Division Professi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/26/homer-simpsons-jobs/

Band-Aid Skateboard Deck.

Check out this awesome hand-painted skateboard deck, lovingly made to look like a band-aid (familiar, no doubt, to any skateboarder!) Link [flickr] - via Make...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/26/band-aid-skateboard-deck/

Star Wars Paper Masks.

Too cheap to go and buy your kids costumes for Halloween? Why, just print a Star Wars paper mask, cut out the eye and nose holes, tie a piece of string and voilà! http://www.starwars.com/kids/activity/crafts/f2004...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/26/star-wars-paper-masks/

Slowing Down the Chipmunks Reveal Actors' Voices.

Do you remember Alvin and the Chipmunks? Then you probably know that a recording can be speeded up to make it sound squeaky like Alvin, Simon, Theodore.But, do you know that if you slow down a Chipmunk recording, you can...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/10/26/slowing-down-the-chipmunks-reveal-actors-voices/






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