Archive for November 8th, 2006

Smells Fishy.

A [fish and] chip shop owner [in the UK] is being investigated - because of a complaint that his shop smells of fish and chips, a council said today. A spokeswoman for Wakefield Council said they were obliged...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/smells-fishy/

Ski Gloves Jacket.

Belgian fashion designer Martin Margiela spent 103 hours to make this jacket entirely from ski gloves!http://www.ozoux.com/eclectic/archive/2006/11/06/maison-martin-margiela - via Make...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/ski-gloves-jacket/

Snorkel for Asthmatics.

Is your asthma preventing you from snorkeling? Well, fear no more - there's a snorkel gear developed just for asthmatics! A Snorkel built to carry an inhaler could open up a whole new undersea world for asthmatics.*/...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/snorkel-for-asthmatics/

Glowing Power Cord.

This power cord, called Power Aware, by Static! helps visualize personal energy consumption as it glows and pulses with varying intensity of light as current flows through it.Link - via NOTCOT...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/glowing-power-cord/

Shocking Roulette.

From the website:A truly electrifying game of chance! Select the number of players, put your finger in one of the four slots, and let it "spin." Lights and sounds start out fast and gradually slow down (jus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/shocking-roulette/

Padded Kangaroo.

This padded kangaroo, part of Project Fairy Tail by Eva Broekhuijse, will help organize your kid's room!http://www.evabroekhuijse.nl/PORTFOLIO.htm - via Cribcandy....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/padded-kangaroo/

Burger Record Returns to the United States.

Cellar Image of the Day never ceases to amaze me. Here's their pick: a 105 lb cheeseburger, a new world record for world's largest burger, cooked and consumed at the Clinton Station Diner in New Jersey. And so, the world...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/burger-record-returns-to-the-united-states/

Yantra Mandir: Sculpture Garden / Astronomical Observatory.

In the 1700s, Maharaja Jai Singh II of India decided to build a sculpture garden / observatory for astronomy. The result is the Yantra Mandir [wiki] / Jantar Mantar observatory, where the sculptures are ancient scientifi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/yantra-mandir-sculpture-garden-astronomical-observatory/

"Cadow" Boxing.

Found at themot.org, dunno who made it, though!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/cadow-boxing/

Disturbing Dog Technologies: the Doggie Bag.

From Alice Hill's Real Tech News, 5 er 7 Disturbing Dog Technologies. Here's one:1. The Doggie Bag Puppy PurseHollywood starlets love to be seen with unltra tiny dogs popping out of their ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/disturbing-dog-technologies-the-doggie-bag/

Chris Blarsky's CPU Mod.

This awesome case mod (a true fabrication, actually) was built by Chris Blarsky for Computer Power User magazine.Link | CPU Mag - Thanks Chris!See also: Neatorama's Ultimate Case Mod page....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/chris-blarskys-cpu-mod/

Hunt for Giant Snails in Barbados.

Those come in huge groups and can finish off all the agricultural resources of the area. Neighbours organize teams and hunt them in the night. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/hunt-for-giant-snails-in-barbados/

"Court to Review Nuisance Monkeys"

NOT an election-related story, thankfully . . . The BBC reports: India's Supreme Court is to review the fate of 300 monkeys captured roaming on the streets of the capital, Delhi. The court had ordered tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/court-to-review-nuisance-monkeys/

Coin Ring.

If you have lot of patience, you too can make a ring out of a coin: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/coin-ring/

Donkey's Milk.

Before dairy farms became popular, donkeys were used to provide milk for babies whose mothers couldn't nurse them:Doctor Parrot, who ran the nursery at the Hôpital des Enfants Assistés, describes in deta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/donkeys-milk/

Nick Koudis' Photography.

We've featured Nick Koudis' fantastic photos before, but it's time to do so again: http://www.koudis.com/main.html...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/nick-koudis-photography-2/

Plitvicka Waterfalls.

Jack Brauer took this amazing photo of gorgeous waterfalls at the Plitvicka Jezera National Park in Croatia. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/plitvicka-waterfalls/

Shigeo Hirose's Robots.

Shigeo Hirose of the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, is one of the pioneers of robotics. He's been working in robotics for 35 years and has built some of the coolest looking robots, like this grappling arm to the l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/shigeo-hiroses-robots/

Underwater Dancing.

From Reuters Oddly Enough (a fantastic blog, btw):Seventy-four scuba divers dance to set the world record for an underwater dance class at Sydney’s Olympic Park Aquatic Centre October 27, 2006. The divers were...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/underwater-dancing/

Leonardo Portrait in Nails

Albanian artist Saimir Strati, 40, works on a portrait of Leonardo Da Vinci using industrial nails at the International Centre of Culture in Tirana. He is attempting to produce the world's largest three-dimension...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/leonardo-portrait-in-nails/

ClipBandits.

The internet has made the world a smaller place. We can communicate with people all over the world, make friends with similar interests, and even find long-distance love. Another use for the internet is creative collab...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/clip-bandits/

Ekaterina Rozdestvenskaya: Art to Photos.

Neatorama reader Allen wrote:As an addition to the post about impressionists copying from photos: here's a reverse effort by a Russian photographer, Ekaterina Rozdestvenskaya, to stage scenes from paintings as photog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/ekaterina-rozdestvenskaya-art-to-photos/

According to Robot, Humans Taste Like Bacon.

Researchers at the NEC System Technologies and Mie University, Japan, have designed a robot that can taste and identify different foods and wines:At the end of the robot's left arm is an infrared spectrometer. When o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/according-to-robot-humans-taste-like-bacon/

Geek's Knuckle Tattoo.

From Knuckle Tattoos, where you can find more examples of these type of tattoos: Link - via Yahoo! Pick...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/geeks-knuckle-tattoo/

Robley's Eccentric Collections: Maori Heads.

From The Human Marvel:Much of what we know of the Maori today comes from the studies and documentations made by Major-General Horatio Gordon Robley. While in New Zealand, Robley befriended the Maori there and used hi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/robleys-eccentric-collections-maori-heads/

Oxycyte: Better than Blood?

Better than blood?Oxycyte is the newest product in a family of compounds known as artificial blood. The search for a synthetic substitute for human blood began at least as early as the 19th century, when doctors actu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/08/oxycyte-better-than-blood/




X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
 
Learn More