Archive for December 5th, 2006

Pencil Art.

Found at Lunatic Marks (does anyone know the artist?) - see more: LinkUpdate 12/6/06: The artist is Jennifer Maestre, and this is her website: Link - Thanks Toby Fraley!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/pencil-art/

Adriana Bertini's Condom Dress.

Brazilian artist Adriana Bertini took thousands of quality-control-rejected condoms and turned them into dresses and skirts! These colorful clothes were shown at the "Dress Up Against AIDS: Condom Couture," an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/adriana-bertinis-condom-dress/

Mathias Temmen's Wooden Cubes Art.

Neatorama reader Mathias Temmen wrote:Reading your blog has become a daily habit to myself. So I noticed the wooden pixel puzzle set you posted recently. I am experimenting with wooden cubes, painting them with acryl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/mathias-temmens-wooden-cubes-art/

HairyMail.

Neatorama reader Eli just sent us a HairyMail: Link | HairyMail website - uh, Thanks Eli, I guess....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/hairymail/

How Rich Are You?

Every year we gaze enviously at the lists of the richest people in world. Wondering what it would be like to have that sort of cash. But where would you sit on one of those lists? Here's your chance to find out.*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/how-rich-are-you/

Rapping Your Fast Food Order at the Drive-Thru.

Ah, this is what the Interweb is for: rappin' your fast food order at the drive-thru. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/rapping-your-fast-food-order-at-the-drive-thru/

The Southern Tamandua.

This cute animal is the southern tamandua (Tamandua tetradactyla) or the lesser anteater. From BBC News In Pictures: The rainforest's wildlife ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/the-southern-tamandua/

Dino Egg Fossilized During Act of Division!

From the website: The first fossils of half-billion-year-old clusters of soft-shelled eggs have been found preserved in a strange new way in south China — some of the eggs were even caught in the act of dividi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/dino-egg-fossilized-during-act-of-division/

Rolled Up Newspaper Sculpture.

Found at My Human Computer - via Make.Update 12/6/06: Neatorama reader Erin Z wrote that this is part of the Spring Street Project over at Wooster Collective - Thanks Erin!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/rolled-up-newspaper-sculpture/

World's Longest Diary.

Kircher Society has a neat entry on Robert Shields of Dayton, Washington, who probably holds the world record of longest diary:For twenty years, Robert Shields of Dayton, Washington, has kept a written record of abso...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/worlds-longest-diary/

Lou Reimuller's Mannequin Guitar.

Lou Reimuller converted this girl mannequin into a playable electric guitar! Link - via Boing Boing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/lou-reimullers-mannequin-guitar/

Say Hello to the Goodbye Weapon.

It's a new weapon called the Active Denial System, by the US Air Force:The crowd is getting ugly. Soldiers roll up in a Hummer. Suddenly, the whole right half of your body is screaming in agony. You feel like you've...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/say-hello-to-the-goodbye-weapon/

What Can I Buy For ... Pounds?

Burning a Hole is a store that's categorized by the amount of money you want to spend. The website lists products you can buy for £1, £2, £5, £10, ... £10,000 and even more! For example, you can "ex...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/what-can-i-buy-for-pounds/

Godzilla-Shaped Building in Tokyo.

It's only an idea on paper. But it would be great to have a building shaped like Godzilla shadowing the skyscrappers over Tokyo. Even though I hate huge cities, I would pay just to take a photo f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/godzilla-shaped-building-in-tokyo/

Scented Ads in San Francisco Bus Stops.

There are now scented ads (like those perfume ads in magazines) in bus stops in downtown San Francisco! Arcade Marketing Inc., in tandem with the California Milk Processor Board, is putting up a new type o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/scented-ads-in-san-francisco-bus-stops/

Al Hirschfeld Draws Paul Newman.

When Al Hirschfeld was 99 years old, he drew Paul Newman in caricature (the process took 8 hours!). Here's a clip from the documentary film The Line King by Susan Dryfoos. Link [YouTube video]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/al-hirschfeld-draws-paul-newman/

Yesterland: Discontinued Disneyland Attractions.

Yesterland contains a whole bunch of attractions that Disney removed from its park. I wish I could see The World According to Goofy. This one to the left is the Pirate Ship Restaurant: The Pirate Ship Resta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/yesterland-discontinued-disneyland-attractions/

Partners in Predation.

> Why is this moray eel smiling? He has a grouper for a hunting buddy. Eurekalert reports on some fascinating evidence of cooperation between these two very different marine species:In an article published today i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/partners-in-predation/

Scared of Santa.

Has there ever been a child who wasn’t frightened the first time he met Santa? Sometimes Santa isn’t too happy about it, either. Of course, parents want to have a photo of the event. For years, people hav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/scared-of-santa/

10 Famous Monkeys* in Science.

*Technically, chimp and gorillas, too, but "monkeys" sounds funnier.It's a common theory that, given enough time (and food ... and ink ribbon), a million monkeys on a million typewriters will eventually bang out the work...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/10-famous-monkeys-in-science/

Wooden Pixel Art

Woodpixel comes with 100 wooden "pixel" cubes, which has 6 sides with different tone of wood. You can compose your favorite 8-bit video game character using wood - it's days of endless fun! Link - via Coudal Partn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/wooden-pixel-art/

Skip Bertrand Frog Sculptures at Frogland.

This frog sculpture by Skip Bertrand is just one example of all things frog found at Frogland, a website dedicated to the animal....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/skip-bertrand-frog-sculptures-at-frogland/

Malfunction Junction.

Malfunction junction [wiki] is nickname given by drivers to freeway interchanges (that look like tangled spaghetti) that are confusing, dangerous or both. There are a lot of malfunction junctions in the world...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/05/malfunction-junction/
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