Archive for December 31st, 2006

Girls of the NES.

Syd Lexia (a twentysomething slacker with a bachelor's degree in philosophy and more free time than he cares to admit - it says so on his about page) rates the 23 girl characters of the NES according to hotness and of co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/31/girls-of-the-nes/

A Suitcase Full of Vintage Photos.

Neatorama reader Holli wrote:I'm posting to Flickr the contents of a suitcase full of photos I bought at a yard sale. I've got, literally, hundreds of black-and-white snapshots of a family living here in suburban D.C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/31/a-suitcase-full-of-vintage-photos/

Teen Fights to Keep Bullet in Forehead.

A search warrant has been issued for a bullet lodged in a teenager's head! Here's the story (only in Texas!):Prosecutors say the 9mm bullet became lodged in the soft fatty tissue in Mr Bush's forehead in a shootout w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/31/teen-fights-to-keep-bullet-in-forehead/

Underwater Spa at Huvafen Fushi Hotel.

Huvafen Fushi is a small luxury hotel in North Malé Atoll, Maldives. The resort is quite remote: you can only reach it by seaplane or speedboat, but once you're there, they have everything including the world's on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/31/underwater-spa-at-huvafen-fushi-hotel/

Funky Felt Scarf Shaped Like Leaves.

Why wear a bland scarf when you can put on this funky felt collar made by Candy Thief? Available from Etsy: Link - via Stylehive...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/31/funky-felt-scarf-shaped-like-leaves/

Landscape Gardening in Birmingham.

With a twist. These Buddhist monks are making rubble for Eileen Sullivan's patio. From the Daily Mail via Arbroath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/31/landscape-gardening-in-birmingham/

Helmut Smits' The Real Thing.

In some countries, it's easier to get a bottle of Coca-Cola than drinking water. So, in this art installation called The Real Thing, Helmut Smits created a filter purification system to create drinking water from soda!Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/31/helmut-smits-the-real-thing/

Inflatable Club House.

Too lazy or inept to build a treehouse for your kids? Just get them this inflatable club house! http://www.beachcomber.com/Gadget/Winter/snobunk.html - via Luxury Housing Trend...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/31/inflatable-club-house/

"Pin Up" Typography.

UK Design company Taylor Lane created this twist of pin-up girl calendar by making all of the naughty images using typography!Link [font "nudity", I suppose]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/31/pin-up-typography/

Nepal Buddha Boy Found (with a Sword!)

Ram Bahadur "Buddha Boy" Bomjan, who disappeared 10 months ago when fans distracted his meditations, was found by hunters in a jungle. This time, he's armed:Apart from his customary long hair, Bomjan was al...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/31/nepal-buddha-boy-found-with-a-sword/

New York "Sim" City.

Elliot of the New York City Journal is building an incredibly detailed model of New York city using the Sim City 4 Engine. Check out the progress on his blog: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/31/new-york-sim-city/

The Real Rocketeer.

This Jet Man is Yves Rossy, a former swiss military pilot who jumps out of an airplane wearing a strange jet propelled engine strapped to his back. Rossy uses the rocket he designed himself to fly for 4 minutes b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/31/the-real-rocketeer/

Wooden Skyscraper Tower.

This 38-meter tall "skyscraper" in Arkhangelsk city is made from wood: It is a wooden multi-stored building. It looks like a real skyscraper in Arkhangelsk city. All the houses in the town are mainly two- th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2006/12/31/wooden-skyscraper-tower/






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