Archive for January 13th, 2007

Welcome To Sealand!

The Swedish file-sharing website "The Pirate Bay" is planning to buy its own nation in an attempt to circumvent international copyright laws. This "micronation" called Sealand has a rather interesting history. It...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/13/welcome-to-sealand/

Rickshaw Vespa.

Here's a rickshaw Vespa, custom made by Indoscooter! http://www.indoscooter.com/vespa10.html - via The Wasp and the Beetle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/13/rickshaw-vespa/

Hellholes, a Web Mini Series.

Hellholes is a web series from AtomFilm Studios, directed by Efram Potelle and Kyle Rankin, about a guy who discovered that his mobile home is a portal to hell.There are two "webisodes" now. Update 1/14/07: Oka...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/13/hellholes-a-web-mini-series/

Laurent Perbos' Artworks.

See more weird sports-themed art made by Laurent Perbos: Link - via VVORK...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/13/laurent-perbos-artworks/

River Rock Doormat.

This clever doormat from Acacia won't wear or fade, because it's made from polished river rocks! (Maybe the rocks will pop out though...) Link - via smidigt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/13/river-rock-doormat/

Hans-Peter Feldmann's David in Pink.

Found at anArchitecture, who wrote that the 6-meter tall pink replica of Michelangelo's David was used as a landmark for "The Eighth Square" exhibition of the Museum Ludwig in Cologne, Germany....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/13/hans-peter-feldmanns-david-in-pink/

Pizza Chains Accepts Pesos, Gets Death Threats Too...

Pizza Patron, a pizza chain restaurants located near the US border with Mexico, just wanted to drum up business by posting a sign that it now accepts the pesos: Many Pizza Patron customers have pesos “sitting i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/13/pizza-chains-accepts-pesos-gets-death-threats-too/

Canadian Coin Bugged.

From the website:They say money talks, and a new report suggests Canadian currency is indeed chatting, at least electronically, on behalf of shadowy spies.Canadian coins containing tiny transmitters have mys...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/13/canadian-coin-bugged/

Soviet Bus Stops.

A fantastic collection of Soviet-era bus stop by Christopher Herwig at Polar Inertia: Link - via Presurfer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/13/soviet-bus-stops/

V-J Day, Times Square, 1945 Tattoo.

As you can see, the tattoo represents the image by Alfred Eisenstaedt from 1945 posted before on Neatorama. CONTENT WARNING: If you follow the link, be warned that it may be hard to watch. The website contains s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/13/v-j-day-times-square-1945-tattoo/

Smart Animals.

animaux intelligentsUploaded by JohnnyLoule Featuring a dog, a bird and a Badger who use tools. Link - via i-pets...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/13/smart-animals/

Ballpoint Pen Chandelier

This chandelier is made entirely from Bic ballpoint pens. It's not known how many pens were required to make the chandelier. It was designed by Enpieza Design Studio and only 12 were made. Link. via Militant Platypus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/13/ballpoint-pen-chandelier/

This Could Be the Face of Dante.

The BBC reports:Dante died in 1321 shortly after finishing Paradise, the last book of the Divine Comedy. His bones were moved to the northern town of Ravenna in 1509 by monks who feared they might be stolen from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/13/this-could-be-the-face-of-dante/

Stalin, The Original Man of Steel.

The Basics: Joseph Stalin [wiki] is stirring proof that if you get into an organization at its very beginning, you can rise to great prominence even if you happen to be an evil, tyrannical murderer whom no one ever liked...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/13/stalin-the-original-man-of-steel/

Big Family Rocking Chair

Hal Tayler, a custom rocking chair maker doesn't like when someone is left out. So he built this chair to serve them all. - via smartstuff...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/13/big-family-rocking-chair/

Update: Giant Rabbit off to North Korea

This 22 lb giant rabbit from Germany, higlighted by Neatorama last week, will soon be on its way to a new home - North Korea. The Communist state has determined that Karl Szmolinsky's prize winning rabbits are the a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/13/update-giant-rabbit-off-to-north-korea/






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