Archive for November 16th, 2006

Circoripopolo Goes Artistique.

Sit back and watch what the the Belgian comic duo Circoripopolo do to your browser. It will be OK! Entertaining, even. http://www.circoripopolo.be/comicduo/ -via Metafilter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/circoripopolo-goes-artistique-2/

"Reconstruction"

Lewis Tardy assembled this remarkable sculpture, called "Reconstruction," from "titanium craniomaxillo facial reconstruction plates and screws from Stryker Orthopedics and some scrap metal." Via Medgadget...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/reconstruction/

No Dentist? Try Superglue!

Gordon Cook (yes, British) explains his unique brand of DIY dentistry:Gordon Cook, 55, has used the bizarre "DIY dentistry" technique on a loose crown for the last three years - with each fresh application...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/no-dentist-try-superglue/

The Talking Robot Bank.

Kind of like the shiny piggy bank we featured before on Neatorama, but with the ability to "urge you with encouraging phrases to meet your savings goal"http://www.sharperimage.com/us/en/catalog/product/sku__GC0...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/the-talking-robot-bank/

Football During the Great 1950 Thanksgiving Storm.

In 1950, one of the heaviest snowstorm ever, hit Ohio hard (20 to 30 inches of snow, winds to 40 mph, snow drifts up to 25 feet deep).But that's not enough to stop the Ohio State - Michigan football game. Not with the Bi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/football-during-the-great-1950-thanksgiving-storm/

Broken Voice Comics.

Neatorama reader David AJ Berner wrote about his website Broken Voice Comics:These comics are designed to appeal to grown-ups [with] solid stories with credible characters, interesting set-ups and (for those who like...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/broken-voice-comics/

David Mach's Matchhead Sculptures.

David Mach made this awesome sculpture of a rhino's head using thousands of matchheads! http://www.davidmach.com/works/rhino.asp?status=3...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/david-machs-matchhead-sculptures/

Feed Me Seymour Hat.

From Reuters Oddly Enough:A model displays an outfit by Belarussian designer Andrei Varashkevich during a Belarussian Fashion Week show in Minsk November 14, 2006.Photo: REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko. Feed Me Seymour...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/feed-me-seymour-hat/

Chivalry is Dead (Probably Drowned).

Found at Factum. This reminds me of the Husband of the Year Award - via Miss Cellania...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/chivalry-is-dead-probably-drowned/

Virtual Reality Helps Treat Phantom Limb Pain.

Scientists at the University of Manchester, UK, has developed 3D virtual reality computer graphics to combat phantom limb pains suffered by amputees:By putting on a headset, patients will see themselves with two limb...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/virtual-reality-helps-treat-phantom-limb-pain/

Mysterious TeePee.

What is this mysterious cone-like object? A hat for a little gnome? A festively wrapped Hershey's Kisses chocolate?Find out here: http://www.bebabean.com/products/pptp.aspx - Thanks Tiffany!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/mysterious-teepee/

Al Jazeera's English Language Channel.

Al Jazeera launched an English language channel. If you live in the US, the only place to watch it is on the Internet. Whether you agree with it or not (Al Jazeera has been the conduit of choice for terrorists, or whethe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/al-jazeeras-english-language-channel/

Up on the Roof.

This is the Sirocco, Bangkok's outdoor high-rise restaurant. Says Newley Purnell of Gridskipper: Patrons sit at tables and crowd around a circular bar implausibly perched on an outcropping some 64 stories above th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/up-on-the-roof/

Apples and Oregano Oil Mean Produce Protection.

Researchers have improved upon an edible coating for fresh fruits and vegetables by enabling it to kill deadly E. coli bacteria while also providing a flavor-boost to food. Composed of apple puree and oregano oil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/apples-and-oregano-oil-mean-produce-protection/

VeinViewer.

The VeinViewer by Luminetx lets medical professional visualize where the veins are before they start sticking. Looks cool, too! Link plus images and video...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/veinviewer/

More Can Art.

Saw the post about can art and need more? Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/more-can-art/

World's Deepest Pool.

The world's deepest pool is at Nemo 33 in Brussel, Belgium. It is 33 m (36 yard) deep. Link - via digg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/worlds-deepest-pool/

History of the Folding Chair.

DesignBoom has the illustrated history of folding chairs, from ancient Egyptian folding chairs to very modern creations: Link - via Make...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/history-of-the-folding-chair/

Sponge + Drink Coasters = SpongeCoasters.

Designed by Felix de Pass, the SpongeCoasters not only protect the surface the drink is on, it is also handy for any nearby spill!Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/sponge-drink-coasters-spongecoasters/

Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, in Technicolor.

This video clip from the movie "Dixiana," made in 1930, is the only known color footage of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson [wiki].Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Bifurcated Rivets....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/bill-bojangles-robinson-in-technicolor/

Japanese Car Mod.

Crazy, huh? See a couple more photos of these Japanese gangster car mods: Link - via Look At This ...Related: Pimp My Ride Nightmare...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/japanese-car-mod/

Foot in the Door.

A perfect gift for anyone who has ever taken a low-paying job just to get a foot in the door: a "foot in the door" door wedge!Link - via Presurfer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/foot-in-the-door/

A Scary Tiger Head.

Don't be frightened, this tiger won't attack you. The head of a tiger made of 'turnip lamps', hollowed-out large white turnips decorated with transparent ornaments lit up by a candle burning inside, is paraded d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/a-scary-tiger-head/

Giant Crabs are invading Norway

It's not part of the Cold War. Those red king crabs about two meters wide where introduced in the artic ocean to farm them because of their delicious meat. Some of them scaped overseas and came to Norway if you ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/giant-crabs-are-invading-norway/

Definition of Stupidity: Robbing a Surveillance Camera Store.

Good news for robbers: the store is packed with goods! Bad news: the store sells security cameras, so naturally, they've got 25 different cameras recording the robbery! Worse news: The robber was turned in by his own mot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/definition-of-stupidity-robbing-a-surveillance-camera-store/

That "If" Must be a Typo.

That "If" Must be a Typo. Previously on Neatorama: OJ: If I did It, Here's How It Happened....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/that-if-must-be-a-typo/

Helmick and Schechter Sculpture.

This one is called "Jurisprudents," made with over 3,000 small head sculptures:Using traditional methods, the artists sculpted twelve life-size portraits of ordinary American citizens-representing twelve me...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/helmick-and-schechter-sculpture/

Banned Cartoon: Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs.

Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs [wiki] was directed by Bob Clampett and released in 1943 by Warner Bros Pictures under the Merrie Melodies series. The animation is an all-black parody of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale (an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/banned-cartoon-coal-black-and-de-sebben-dwarfs/

Gold Camera.

Minox DC 1011 Carat is blinged out with gold and diamonds. If you have to ask how much, you can't afford it.http://www.binoculars.com/products/minox-dc-1011-carat-10mp-diamonds-and-gold-53436.html - via smidigt.se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/16/gold-camera/




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