Archive for November 15th, 2006

The Warholizer.

The Warholizer is a “Flickr toy” that will take your photo and turn it into a collection of filtered silkscreen-like images in tribute to the style of pop artist Andy Warhol. This image is me! Link -via Du...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/the-warholizer/

He Blames Global Warming for Ruining His Nap.

Reuters reports:Insomniac bears are roaming the forests of southwestern Siberia scaring local people, as the weather stays too warm for the animals to fall into their usual winter slumber. The furry mammals esc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/he-blames-global-warming-for-ruining-his-nap/

Zune Vs. iPod.

This pic by flickr user axb500 cleverly uses characters from the Mac ads (btw, Justin Long, the Mac guy, is reportedly fired nope, still workin') to compare Microsoft's Zune to Apple's iPod. Now, the web is abuzz with co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/zune-vs-ipod/

World Rock Paper Scissors Champion.

Bob Cooper (no, not the pirate), a 28-year-old sales manager from London, UK, beat 500 competitors to become the World Rock Paper Scissors Champion."I went through extensive training, read 'The Official Rock Pap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/world-rock-paper-scissors-champion/

Waterless KaionWAVE Washing Machine.

This egg-like appliance is the KaionWAVE washing system from Electrolux, which uses no water. Instead, it uses ultraviolet-C light to wash nano-coated fabrics.Appliancist's got the scoop: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/waterless-kaionwave-washing-machine/

Donut Shop Owner Eloped, Not Kidnapped.

From the website:A 31-year-old woman believed kidnapped from her El Monte doughnut shop was actually trying to elope with her ex-boyfriend in Las Vegas, according to police.Vanna Nou, also known as Lili Nou,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/donut-shop-owner-eloped-not-kidnapped/

Michel de Broin's Artwork.

Black Whole Conference, 2006: made from 72 chairs.Revolutions, 2003.Here are two examples of Michel de Broin's fantastic creations. Lots more at: Link (don't miss Entrelacement, 2001) - via NOTCOT....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/michel-de-broins-artwork/

The Beachless Sgt. Petsound

Clayton Counts mixed both albums, the Sgt. Peppers from The Beatles and the Pet Sounds from The Beach Boys. The resulting mixture, even being only noise, can be heard and sounds corr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/the-beachless-sgt-petsound/

At Qumran, Purity Led to Parasites.

The community of Essenes at Qumran is mainly known for producing the Dead Sea Scrolls. They lived very ascetic lives and were extremely fastidious about purity and cleanliness. Recent studies indicate that the more the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/at-qumran-purity-led-to-parasites/

OJ: If I Did It, Here's How It Happened.

It's hard to fathom how anyone can sink lower than this:In a new TV interview and book, O.J. Simpson discusses how he would have committed the slayings of his ex-wife and her friend "if I did it."Broug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/oj-if-i-did-it-heres-how-it-happened/

Giant Colonel Sanders Seen from Space.

Kentucky Fried Chicken's Colonel Sanders has been given a makeover, and to celebrate, KFC constructed a giant 87,000 square foot version in a Nevada desert that can be seen from space.Guardian Article | KFC Official webs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/giant-colonel-sanders-seen-from-space/

Ceramic Deer Attacked.

CBS Strange News reports: (AP) A ceramic deer came out the loser when attacked by the real thing. Ruth Hesselink of the town of Holland reported that the deer replica in her yard was destroyed in the attack that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/ceramic-deer-attacked/

Gold Egg.

It's made with 16.18g 24K gold and being sold in a jewelry shop in the capital city Jinan, Shandong Province, China. Link (in Chinese)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/gold-egg/

Flying alarm clock.

If you find yourself hitting the snooze button and falling asleep again, maybe you need the Flying Alarm Clock. The only way to turn it off is to catch it! The description of this product made me laugh. Link -via New L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/flying-alarm-clock/

The House of Bottles

Remember the House of Beer Cans? well... Here's the house of glass bottles. It's placed somewhere in Russia. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/the-house-of-bottles/

Dice Stacking Moves

Devilducky quote: Dice stacking is the art of scooping up dice in a dice cup and setting the cup down to build a vertical column of dice. Most people's initial reaction, when first seeing the dice stacked, is astonish...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/devilducky-dice-stacking-moves/

World's Most Expensive Animation Cels.

Your3DSource has a very neat list of world's most expensive animation cels (short for celluloid). This one is called "The Band Concert" and comes in at no. 1 as the most expensive ever: "The Band Conce...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/worlds-most-expensive-animation-cels/

Pinetop Perkins.

Pinetop Perkins with Seventh Hour Blues editor and publisher, Anthony Sapienza: For the December issue of Seventh Hour Blues, Sapienza spent twenty- four hours with the 93 year-old blues legend. Perkins, who once wor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/pinetop-perkins/

Skull Face Tattoo.

Definitely one of the most extreme facial tattoos I've ever seen. I'd like to see the guy go in on a job interview: Link - via Boing Boingzombies, tattoos, Rick Genest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/skull-face-tattoo/

bits2die4 Retro-Video Games Scarves.

b2d4 sells some awesome merino wool scarves, knitted with patterns reminiscent of retro 8-bit video games.This one, of course, is space invaders [wiki].Link - Thanks Michael!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/bits2die4-retro-video-games-scarves/

Dan Osman's Speed Climbing.

Here's Dan Osman [wiki] scaling a 400-foot sheer wall "Lover's Leap" cliff in just 4 minutes, 25 seconds.Yes, this is an old clip. The daredevil died in 1998, when something went wrong while he was performing a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/15/dan-osmans-speed-climbing/




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