Archive for January 5th, 2007

Master of Headspin

Apparently breakdancing is back in style, but I get dizzy just watching it! Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/master-of-headspin/

Planning a Mad Tea Party?

Check out the wildly creative collection of teapots and tea paraphernalia at The Teapottery....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/planning-a-mad-tea-party/

Bruce BBQ Grill for Your Balcony.

Bruce BBQ: a Balcony Grill. What do you get when you cross those rectangular flower pot with a grill - why, the "Bruce" BBQ from Henrik Drecker Design. http://www.henrik-drecker.de/Henrik%20Drecker%20Design/bru...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/bruce-bbq-grill-for-your-balcony/

Frozen Waterfall

A waterfall at the foot of Flame Mountain with a 20 meters drop which has frozen over. It is located in Turufan, XinJiang province, China. http://www.ce.cn/xwzx/gnsz/gdxw/200701/02/t20070102_9971882.shtml [in Chinese...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/frozen-waterfall/

George Lucas Buys the First Darth Vader Car.

It's called the Darth Vader car because of the similarity of its finish and black shiny color with the Darth Vader mask, and because George Lucas bought the first one out of the factory! The Mosler MT900S costs $2...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/george-lucas-buys-the-first-darth-vader-car/

A Map of the Visible Universe.

In the image of the finest zoom in the map, you can see the closest stars to the Solar System. Alpha Centauri seems to be following the road to the centre of the galaxy taking the first detour to the right. http:/...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/a-map-of-the-visible-universe/

The Secret Life of Robots.

The Secret Life of Robots is a collaboration of more than a dozen filmmakers from five countries using various animation techniques: Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Miss Cellania...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/the-secret-life-of-robots/

Prisoner Chained to Wheelbarrow to Prevent Escape.

From English Russia:Some time ago in Russia they had chained prisoners to wheelbarrows they were working with, so that to make it hard for the to run away. If such a person decided to run he had to take the wheelbarr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/prisoner-chained-to-wheelbarrow-to-prevent-escape/

200 Calories Worth of Various Types of Food.

What does 200 calories look like? Here's a photo of the amount that represent 200 calories of any particular food.I was surprised that 4 Tootsie Pops will get you there! Link - via Scribal Terror...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/200-calories-worth-of-various-types-of-food/

Two-Faced Cow.

Yes, that's a two-faced cow and I ain't lyin':The calf breathes out of two noses and has two tongues, which move independently, farmer Kirk Heldreth said.There appears to be a single socket containing two ey...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/two-faced-cow/

"Faces" of Nature.

Yes, our brain is wired to recognize patterns as faces, but it's still surprising *how much* some plants and animals parts actually look like faces!Here's a large compilation of Faces found in Nature by Sandved Stock Pho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/faces-of-nature/

The Funniest Laugh Ever.

This guy's comedy routine can't compete with the guy in the middle - he's the videographer's dad and that's his real laugh.Anita of Say No to Crack found this the funniest YouTube clip I've seen in a long time. Highly re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/the-funniest-laugh-ever/

Live Action Web Browsing.

What would loading, scrolling, and double-clicking look like in real life? This New Year greeting may be a clue. Push play or go to YouTube. -via the Presurfer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/live-action-web-browsing/

Art Cars

A slideshow of 18 funky looking cars. http://www.artcarmuseum.com/Art_Cars/artcars.htm - via Szanalmas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/art-cars/

Colossal Squid.

This massive creature was found in Antarctic waters, and it is only two-thirds its estimated adult length. Its scientific name is Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni, but the scientists who have been examining it are cal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/colossal-squid/

Dirty Secret of the Indian Casino.

Here's our weekly Bizarro feature! Don't forget to visit Dan Piraro's website: Bizarro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/dirty-secret-of-the-indian-casino/

Mundane LifeFocus Cards.

Do your New Year's resolutions include organizing your life and making some new (good) habits? Or do you just want to record some mundane details of your daily life? Does checking things off a list make you happy?Then...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/mundane-lifefocus-cards/

Northern Ireland Propaganda Murals.

Here's a Flickr pool of Nortern Ireland political murals: Link [Flickr] - via BeaucoupKevin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/northern-ireland-propaganda-murals/

Extreme Vacuuming Robot.

This mother-of-all Roomba is a vacuuming robot made by Fuji Heavy Industries and Sumitomo. It actually won an award for Robot of the Year from the Japanese government. Link - via Need Coffee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/extreme-vacuuming-robot/

Thugware for Geeks.

Han Cholo designs ghetto-fabulous thugware for geeks. Like these pendants above: Link [Flash, creative but kind of annoying navigation] - via Planet Timbotron...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/thugware-for-geeks/

Traffic Reporter Caught Space Junk Bursting in Flames on Tape.

Traffic reporter Ken Clark of Fox 31 in Denver was doing a traffic report in a helicopter when the video camera captured a space junk of Russian rocket bursting into flames as it crashed to earth over North America.http:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/traffic-reporter-caught-space-junk-bursting-in-flames-on-tape/

Spider on Drugs.

Here're the *REAL* effects of drugs on spiders. LOL! Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - Thanks AC!Previously, probably the inspiration for the video: Webs of Spiders on Drugs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/spider-on-drugs/

Blue Origin Lifts Off (For a Little Bit, Anyhow).

Blue Origin is a private space venture company backed by Amazon.com's founder Jeff Bezos. The company wants to build cost-efficient rockets that carry passengers into space.The pic to the left is New Shepard, a vertical...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/blue-origin-lifts-off-for-a-little-bit-anyhow/

Cat Got Issued a Credit Card.

Messiah Campbell had good enough credit that he got issued a credit card with a AU$ 4,200 limit. Problem was, he's a cat!His Melbourne owner Katherine Campbell wanted to test the limits of her bank's identity screeni...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/cat-got-issued-a-credit-card/

Toaster Mutt

North Carolina sculptor Joel Haas has a delightful gallery of metal dogs he’s crafted. His latest work, the Toaster Mutt is not yet included, but is available for sale. This puppy’s expression can be chan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/05/toaster-mutt/
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