Archive for December 17th, 2006

What is it?

Can you guess what it is? (No fair "guessing" if you already know!) Update: It's a snowflake. Tracy wins!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/what-is-it/

The Boston Typewriter Orchestra.

What can you do with typewriters now that no one uses them for documents? Play music on them! The Boston Typewriter Orchestra has CDs, concerts, and television appearances behind them, but they haven’t let it go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/the-boston-typewriter-orchestra/

Patrick Blanc's Vertical Garden.

Botanist Patrick Blanc does his gardening on walls, man! Very cool: Link - via Valley-DazePatrick Blanc, vertical garden, living walls...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/patrick-blancs-vertical-garden/

Ku Klux Klan Lamp.

There's nothing funny about the KKK and the hateful things that they did, okay? So no hate mails but here's an interesting historical oddity: a Ku Klux Klan Lamp. It is powered by two large 150 watt bulbs that turn a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/ku-klux-klan-lamp/

Monk's Finger Stunt.

This video clip purportedly show Shaolin monk Hal-tank performing something that only he could do in the entire world: holding himself upside down with 1 finger. Fake or not? You decide: Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/monks-finger-stunt/

Vacuum Shoes.

These are vacuuming shoes that allow you to shuffle around the house and clean your floor at the same time - at this time it's just a concept by Electrolux.Link - via Gizmodo and Slashgear...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/vacuum-shoes/

Guy Caught Dancing (Badly) at Best Buy.

I suppose you can call that dancing, maybe we can call it an outbreak of foolish moment caught on security camera and now forever immortalized on the Net.Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Say No to Crack...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/guy-caught-dancing-badly-at-best-buy/

Daniel Jansson's Artwork.

If you recognize this Farrah Fawcett pose, then I suppose you're chuckling right now (and thinking, gosh I'm old). Anyhoo, check out more of Daniel's trippy artworks: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/daniel-janssons-artwork/

Jesus Forsakes Trinity Bible College.

When University of Minnesota Morris football team soundly defeated their rivals at the Trinity Bible College 67 to 0, some smart*ss at the school newspaper (who is now probably going to hell) gleefully wrote this:Found a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/jesus-forsakes-trinity-bible-college/

Amalgamated Order of Real Bearded Santas.

From the website:In the begining the original ten Santas decided to get together, to look at some photos that were taken during the filming of a commercial they had all appeared in. They met on the third Sunday in Ja...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/amalgamated-order-of-real-bearded-santas/

Bulbed Egg Maker

This strange device is Simon Rhymes' invention: the Bulbed Egg Maker, a machine that uses high-powered halogen light bulbs to cook the egg.http://news.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,30100-13546612,00.html - via Miss Cellania...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/bulbed-egg-maker/

Salt and Pepper Shakers Shaped Like a Barbell!

Fred's Lift & Shake is a clever salt and pepper shaker shaped like a barbell!See more fun stuff here: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/salt-and-pepper-shakers-shaped-like-a-barbell/

Moonstruck Lamp.

Moonstruck is a beautiful ambiance lighting made by Austrian company feinedinge. The sphere is perforated by hand, so when the bulb inside is turned on, it throws a gorgeous pattern of light onto your walls.http://pureau...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/moonstruck-lamp/

When a Leopard Changes Its Spots from Predator to Caretaker.

Here's what happened when a female leopard killed a mother baboon, only to find the baboon's day-old baby: Legadema, as she has been named by the camera crew who took these moving shots, carefully carries the baby ba...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/when-a-leopard-changes-its-spots-from-predator-to-caretaker/

The Marilyn Monroe Building

Yansong Ma of the Beijing-based architecture firm MAD created this stunningly curvaceous building for the a new 50-storey condo in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.Everyone's heard of the Bilbao Effect, but what about th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/the-marilyn-monroe-building/

Chair Made From Human Hair

Photo: Phil Smith & Ronald ThompsonFormer hairdresser Ronald Thompson created this chair, called the "Stiletto Chair", out of 4.5 lbs of human hair cuttings!Thompson, who has styled the locks of many Mi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/chair-made-from-human-hair/

Hen Lays Teensy Tiny Egg!

From the website:A hen lays a mini egg on November 20 at Mr. Chen's home in Zhoukou, Central China's Henan Province. The red-shell egg is just 1.3 centimetres long and 1 centimetre wide.Link - via Random Citatio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/hen-lays-teensy-tiny-egg/

Stalin Looked Just Like Borat!

Stalin looked just like Borat, except he killed lots and lots of people. Links: Stalin in exile [wiki] - via digg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/stalin-looked-just-like-borat/

Star Wars Nutcrackers.

Hammacher Schlemmer has these limited edition Star Wars nutcrackers made by Steinbach, Germany. The ability to say that Darth Vader cracks your nuts will set you back $350. For Yoda, it's $250. Link - via eduyayo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/star-wars-nutcrackers/

Das Rad: Time as Seen by Rocks.

Das Rad (The Wheel) is a short German animation on the passage of time, as seen from the perspective of ... rocks! It was made in 2003 by Chris Stenner, Arvid Uibel, and Heidi Wittlinger.Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/das-rad-time-as-seen-by-rocks/

Top 50 Music Videos of 2006.

Here they go again, this year's top 50 music videos by DoCopenhagen: Link [a bunch of YouTube videos]The pic, of course, is OK Go's Here it Goes Again, which swept through the Interweb just a while ago....

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/17/top-50-music-videos-of-2006/
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