Archive for November 20th, 2006

Written on money.

Stuff That People Write on Money is a picture essay of bills with handwritten notes. Click on each picture for more information and comments. It makes me wonder what went through someone’s mind at the t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/20/written-on-money/

"How the Other Half Lives."

Lisa at Exploding Aardvark has found an online version of Jacob Riis's 1890 study of the New York tenements, How the Other Half Lives, which includes his magnificent and historically priceless photographs. It's the wor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/20/how-the-other-half-lives/

Grow Your Own 1up Mushroom!

Get an extra live after growing your own green mushroom similar to those in Super Mario. The package reads: The packet claims that eating the 1up Mushroom will grant "immortal life beyond dreams of man." It also...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/20/grow-your-own-1up-mushroom/

Mario & Peach Wedding cake

Been quite a long time since this make it through the net but Neatorama never published it. A wedding cake with a retro Nintendo style. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/20/mario-peach-wedding-cake/

Yunessun Spa: Swim in Coffee, Tea, Wine or Sake!

This will wake you up: take a plunge into a pool of coffee!Coffee not your thing? How about green tea?Red wine pool.Why is that man laughing? Because he's swimming in sake!The Yunessun Spa Resort in Hakone, Japan, has 25...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/20/yunessun-spa-swim-in-coffee-tea-wine-or-sake/

Heated Dolphin Mouse Pad.

Straight from Japan: a USB powered, heated, dolphin-shaped mouse pad! http://www.thanko.jp/hotmousepad/ [in Japanese] - via SCI FI Tech...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/20/heated-dolphin-mouse-pad/

Crayon Sculpture.

Vietnamese artist Diem Chau created these awesome mini sculptures out of ... crayons!Link - via Make...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/20/crayon-sculpture/

Beer Goggles.

Scott Urban of Urban Spectacles of Wood made these funny-looking googles goggles out of beer bottles!Now, if only he makes them out of Coke bottles ...Link - via Boing Boing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/20/beer-googles/

Tracey Snelling's Tabletop Sculptures.

Tracey Snelling makes fantastically detailed "urban" sculptures and models, many of which are put on top of tabletops.I particularly like this one, the tabletop Chinatown.Link - via Jaf Project...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/20/tracey-snellings-tabletop-sculptures/

The Perfect Face for Comedy.

Scientists at the University of Stirling, UK, blended the features of the 20 top UK comedians to come up with the perfect face for comedy.They discovered that a round face with small forehead, a wide nose, and soft femin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/20/the-perfect-face-for-comedy/

Ostankino Tower Seen Above the Clouds.

The rare photos taken by Russian pilot Letchik Leha for the Moscow city Ostankino Tower [wiki] which stands above the clouds are really fantastic! Standing 1772 feet (540 metres) tall, it was the tallest free-s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/20/ostankino-tower-seen-above-the-clouds/

The Bear Who Loved Vodka.

Potopych, The Bear who Loved Vodka is a delightfully drawn animated short by Darren Price, based on a true story. Select the small size and it will load quite fast. Link -via Motiongrapher...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/20/the-bear-who-loved-vodka/

Rupert the Pet Rhino.

The Cellar Image of the Day has a fantastic compilation of the neatest and wierdest images on the Web (five year's worth!). I'm very proud to introduce a collaboration between Cellar IoTD and Neatorama, here's our first...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/20/rupert-the-pet-rhino-2/

World Toilet Expo.

Proving that there's an organization (and convention) for anything, World Toilet Expo just opened in Bangkok, Thailand. This year's theme: "Happy Toilet, Healthy Life". Links: World Toilet Expo | BBC News in Pi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/20/world-toilet-expo/

Moira Hahn's Japanese-Style Art.

This one above is called "A Three Hour Tour" (how cute!) Check out more excellent japanese-style paintings by Moira Hahn: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/20/moira-hahns-japanese-style-art/

Stone Bathtub.

Stone Forest in Santa Fe, New Mexico, makes some awesome bathtubs from natural boulders: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/11/20/stone-bathtub/
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