Archive for January 6th, 2007

This Celery Sucks.

Some clever people at Duda Farm Fresh Foods have figured out how to grow hollow celery that you in turn can use as your fancy dictates. Sounds Bloody Marylicious to me. From Iconoculture via Cool Business Ideas...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/06/this-celery-sucks/

Faces of the Dead in Iraq

The New York Times has posted pictures of every US service member that has died in the Iraq war. Each little square represents one person and collectively makes up the image of one of the service members. The square...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/06/face-of-the-dead-in-iraq/

Chinese Traffic

If you think the traffic in your area is bad, try travelling around Xiamen in South China. Due to a massive increase in the sale of cars, it is becoming almost impossible to drive around the city. Link - via Nothing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/06/chinese-traffic/

Seeking Nirvana by Unusual Methods.

Reuters has a short video clip on the very weird ways to achieve Nirvana practiced by Hindus for the Allahabad holy bathing festival (Ardh Kumbh Mela festival [wiki])http://today.reuters.co.uk/tv/videoChannel.aspx?storyi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/06/seeking-nirvana-by-unusual-methods/

Latte Art Video.

Here's a video clip on how to create those cute latte art - hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via The New Shelton Wet/DryPreviously on Neatorama: Latte Art...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/06/latte-art-video/

Roller Skating Robot.

Japanese company Systec Akazawa has created the this cute roller skating robot called Plen.Link [in Japanese, with movie goodness. Warning: website has an annoyingly upbeat background music] - via technabob...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/06/roller-skating-robot/

Avatar Plays Virtual Ping Pong.

German scientists have designed a virtual reality system that allows humans to play ping pong against an avatar:While most virtual reality environments support slow- or medium-speed user interaction, the new table te...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/06/avatar-plays-virtual-ping-pong/

Fish Therapy.

From the website:You've heard of the figurative phrase "cat got your tongue". How about the literal phrase "fish got your skin"? That's what Residents of southwestern Chongqing are exper...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/06/fish-therapy/

Eiffel Tower made from 7464 Matches

A guy from the Ukraine, Alexandr Pashkevich, used over 7,000 matches to build this 1 meter tall model of the Eiffel Tower, complete with over 15,000 details seen on the real monument. Check out English Russia for al...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/06/eiffel-tower-made-from-7464-matches/

Lakes of Liquid Methane in Titan.

Radar imaging data from the Cassini flyby confirmed the existence of oceans and lakes of liquid methane on Saturn's moon Titan:The lakes, darker than the surrounding terrain, are emphasized here by tinting regions of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/06/lakes-of-liquid-methane-in-titan/

Gorgeous Temple in West Bengal.

The picture above is an artist's rendition on what the Sri Mayapur Vedic Temple and Planetarium in West Bengal, India, will look like. Link - via digg....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/06/gorgeous-temple-in-west-bengal/

Diamond Star.

A while ago, astronomers have discovered a star made of 10 billion trillion trillion carats of diamond! The huge cosmic diamond - technically known as BPM 37093 - is actually a crystallised white dwarf. A white dwarf...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/06/diamond-star/

Last Words of Famous People.

A huge compilation of famous last words. Here are Darwin's last words:"I am not the least afraid to die."Charles Darwin's study of the diversity of animal species led him to conclu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/06/last-words-of-famous-people/

Santa on Bologna.

Apparently kids really love this! Found at swissmiss.See also: another example of face on processed meat....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/06/santa-on-bologna/

Socalled "Human Centipede" Music Video.

Montreal artist Socalled (Josh Dolgin) turned himself into a 'human centipede' in this weird music video (oh yeah, did I mention that he turned traditional Jewish music into hip-hop?)Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - *e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/06/socalled-human-centipede-music-video/

Polyorama Box.

Remember the "endless landscape" or polyorama we had before on Neatorama? Here's something like it, in form of square boxes:a 2 inch square die-cut and scored box on heavy card (400gsm) it comes flat with l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/06/polyorama-box/

Do It Yourself Pong Watch

Remember Atari's Pong game from the 70's? Pong was the first home video game system, and one of the most fun (if simple) 2 player tennis games ever. Make Magazine has created designs for DIY enthusiasts to create y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/06/do-it-yourself-pong-watch/






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