Archive for December 21st, 2006

Real or ILM?

Those artists at Industrial Light and Magic sure can make us wonder whether is a scene in a movie is real or fake. Go to their website and take the little quiz to see if what your eyes are telling you is or isn't tru...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/21/real-or-ilm/

Would You Like to Ride A Croc?

If you visit the village of Paga on your next trip to Ghana, you can do just that. According to ABC News Travel, via Strange Ark: The people of Paga swim joyfully and wash clothes in the same village pond that 110...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/21/would-you-like-to-ride-a-croc/

Bob Dob's Video Game Artwork.

In Bob Dob's "Rough Night Out", Mario and Luigi are showing their true colors: http://bobdob.com/art34.php - via Capn Design...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/21/bob-dobs-video-game-artwork/

NYSE Trading Data as 3D Art

Kamila Richter and Pavel Nƒõmec's I Deal Solution project visualizes trading data from the New York Stock Exchange in 3D art: the sphere size corresponds to stock price, color to change, vibration to relative...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/21/nyse-trading-data-as-3d-art/

Einstein's Fish Puzzle

Here's a puzzle from Coudal Partners, titled "Whose Fish?" supposedly created by Albert Einstein: This brainteaser, reportedly written by Einstein is difficult and Einstein said that 98% of the people in th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/21/einsteins-fish-puzzle/

How to Draw Superman.

Here's a neat video clip on how to draw the Man of Steel , Bruce Timm [wiki] style, using Photoshop: Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/21/how-to-draw-superman/

Word Shoot: Type Faster or Die!

This sure beat those typing tutor games ... type the word next to your enemies as fast as you can, before they kill you.Link [Flash game] - via Alert (but not alarmed)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/21/word-shoot-type-faster-or-die/

The Million-Dollar Blog Post

Gifter.org is an online experiment in social giving. Gifter will donate a dollar to charity for every comment you leave expressing your wish for the world at The Million Dollar Blog Post. They are also looking for dono...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/21/the-million-dollar-blog-post/

What is It? Game 5.

This week's collaboration with What is It? Blog brings us this object - obviously, it's shaped like a duck, but what is it for?For 7 more objects for your guessing pleasure, please visit What is It?Update 1/11/07: It's a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/21/what-is-it-game-5/

Giant panda no longer endangered

The giant panda, long a symbol of the world's endangered species, is no longer threatened with extinction, according to China's foremost expert. After a record 31 births in captivity this year, Zhang Hemin, the di...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/21/giant-panda-no-longer-endangered/

Mastheads of The Times Newspaper

Here are the various masthead versions of The Times newspaper, from 1785 till today. Link - via Subtraction...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/21/mastheads-of-the-times-newspaper/

Secret of the Perfect Golf Swing Revealed by Physics

Physicists have finally worked out the secret of the perfect golf swing: What happens when a golf-loving researcher injures a shoulder and can't play for three months? Rod White, a metrologist (measurement scientist)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/21/secret-of-the-perfect-golf-swing-revealed-by-physics/

Japanese Man Survives 24 Days of Cold Weather by Hibernation

Mitsutaka Uchikoshi, 35, went missing for 24 days while going climbing with his friends at Mount Rokko, western Japan. He survived in cold weather without food and water by falling in to a state of "hibernation"...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/21/japanese-man-survives-24-days-of-cold-weather-by-hibernation/

Magnet Polyorama by Alice Angus

Remember the polyorama posts we had before on Neatorama? You know, a series of cards that can be placed in any order, thus forming an "endless landscape" ...Here's another one: a series of paintings by Alice An...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/21/magnet-polyorama-by-alice-angus/
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