Archive for November 12th, 2006

Is This 3 Ton Ox the Heaviest in the World?

From the website: A three-ton ox rests in an enclosure in Weishanzhuang, Daxin District, Beijing November 11, 2006. The ox is able to have over 100-kg (110 pound) fodder, twice fold that of others in the same...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/a-3-ton-ox-challenges-for-the-world-record/

Non-Newtonian Liquid Pool.

A non-Newtonian fluid is a fluid in which the viscosity changes with the applied strain rate. As a result, non-Newtonian fluids may not have a well-defined viscosity. - From Wikipedia I think this explains the 'Wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/non-newtonian-liquid-pool/

The QWERTY Keyboard Monument in Russia

In the Russian city of Ekaterinburg, there is a monument for QWERTY keyboard. In the close-up photo you can see that the keys also are marked with cyrilic characters. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/the-querty-keyboard-monument-in-russia/

Talking Across the Sea.

Acoustic mirrors were used in the British coast for early detection of incoming planes over the channel. They are parabolic concrete structures in which the focus is occupied by a person who listens the sounds emited...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/talking-across-the-sea/

Square Pupil.

Did you know that the freshwater shrimp Macrobrachium amazonicum has a square pupil? Well, now you do, courtesy of Alex H. Griman whose photo won 11th place in the 2006 Nikon Small World microscopy photo contest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/square-pupil/

Saddam Hussein's Death Sentence.

Steve Sack of the Star Tribune captured Saddam Hussein's death sentence perfectly in his OpEd cartoon....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/saddam-husseins-death-sentence/

Hello World Programs.

A very funny (and true) compilation of various "Hello World" programs from high school level up to CEO. Link - via digg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/hello-world-programs/

Gold Christmas Tree.

Ginza Tanaka, the artist who made the 24-karat gold rocking horse for Japan's newborn prince, is back with this gold Christmast tree.The tree, valued at $850,000, is made with 21 kg of gold.Link [in Japanese] - via BornR...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/gold-christmas-tree/

Tangram Shelves.

Remember those tangram [wiki] puzzle kids used to play with? Now, you can have them back as shelves! Link - via coolhunter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/tangram-shelves/

Clock + Whiteboard = TaskWatch.

This cleverly designed whiteboard by Art. Lebedev Studio has a clock built in the center of it. Scheduling for today's activities is as simple as scribbling on board!Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/clock-whiteboard-taskwatch/

Scrap Wood Furniture.

Dutch artist Piet Hein Eek builds art furnitures out of scrap wood - this one above is a crib made from used planks! Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/scrap-wood-furniture/

Elvis the Penguin has Blue Shoes.

From the website:Elvis lives at the Antartic Centre in Christchurch, and he and 16 of his penguin pals have been given shoes to stop their flippers from hurting.Link | A cuter photo at Scribal Terror...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/elvis-the-penguin-has-blue-shoes/

Tea Partay.

Straight outa Cape Cod comes this parody for Smirnoff, featuring a bunch of white guys rappi ... oh just watch the clip will you. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/tea-partay/

Bagvertising.

This clever "bag-vertising" said "Reach out to children with autism." Found at How Advertising Spoiled Me....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/bagvertising/

WWI VD Poster.

This 1916 French VD poster reads: Soldier, The nation is counting on you. Save all your strength for her. Avoid the seductions of the street where the sickness which is more dangerous than war lies in wait for you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/wwi-vd-poster/

Giant Cake Clock.

This eye-catching cake with a clock on the top measuring 2 m in height, 2.7 m in diameter and 870 kg in weight was created by 400 students from a culinary institution in Osaka, Japan. Link to Xinhua (in Chi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/giant-cake-clochard/

Soap Opera Fantasy Leagues.

Pick your favorite soap opera characters, and predict what they will do in upcoming episodes. From Reuters: The Walt Disney Co.'s SoapNet announced the Web-based fantasy site on Friday at its annual Super Soap Wee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/soap-opera-fantasy-leagues/

How Would the Internet Look Like if it Were a Town?

If the World Wide Web were a city, it would probably look like something like this ... http://www.irony.com/article_worldwideweb.html...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/how-would-look-the-www-if-it-were-a-town/

Mega Machu Picchu.

Scott Howard took 400 photos of the Peruvian site of Machu Picchu and stitched it all together to form this marvelous 1500 megapixel photo. LinkSee also: Largest Digital Picture: Christ's Passion Fresco...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/mega-machu-picchu/

Office Space, Recut as a Thriller.

This one's going 'round the Net, done by What the Maynard: Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/office-space-recut-as-a-thriller/

Virgin Mary and Jesus on a Gold Nugget.

From the website:A search for gold in the Arizon desert has turned up something that's inspirational as well as valuable. Burton Klatt, of Sun City, has been digging for the yellow stuff for years and has cases showc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/virgin-mary-and-jesus-on-a-gold-nugget/

Dog Lips.

Finally, a rubber lips toy that will have your dog grinning from ear to ear!Link - via Presurfer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/dog-lips/

Kiwi!

[http://youtu.be/sdUUx5FdySs]What does a flightless bird dream of and willing to die for? Kiwi! one of the cutest and most poignant animation I've seen. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via reddit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/12/kiwi/
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