Archive for January 24th, 2007

Gladiator Relief Recovered from Theives.

Italian police have unearthed the hidden cache of a group of grave robbers, recovering ancient Roman marble reliefs depicting stunningly lifelike gladiators locked in mortal combat. The 12 panels were found...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/24/gladiator-relief-recovered-from-theives/

Amazonian Peoples Use GPS to Protect Their Land.

Members of the Sipaliwini of south-central Suriname plan a mapping expedition that will use global positioning system (GPS) technology to define their ancestral territories. Native Indian groups throughout the A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/24/amazonian-peoples-use-gps-to-protect-their-land/

Fun Facts About The End of the World.

Whether it's two billion years from now, when the Sun will no longer provide enough heat to support life on earth, or two hours from now in a nuclear holocaust, life on earth will inevitably come to an end. All religious...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/24/fun-facts-about-the-end-of-the-world/

Tiki Aquarium.

This Tiki Aquarium is a perfect companion for the Tiki Fireplace we've seen on Neatorama before!http://aquarium.withsense.com/withsense_item.php?id=ocean-aloha-tiki - via Boing Boing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/24/tiki-aquarium/

Stuffed Chimeric Duck Mouse.

Instructable user canida posted a step-by-step guide on how to make your very own stuffed chimeric duck mouse. It's. Just. So. Wrong!Link - via Make, Thanks Eric Y.!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/24/stuffed-chimeric-duck-mouse/

Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater Done With Half Life Engine.

A Half Life user Kasperg has created a navigable model of Frank Lloyd Wright's Kaufmann House (or better known as Fallingwater) using a Half Life Source Engine!Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Fimoculous...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/24/frank-lloyd-wrights-fallingwater-done-with-half-life-engine/

Recycled Vinyl Record Wallet.

These recycled vinyl wallets, made from actual album cover and vinyl record, lets you put your money where your music is! Link - via Attu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/24/recycled-vinyl-record-wallet/

Photos of Game Boy Around the World.

Oh, come on, when you're that age, what did you care about where in the world you were as long as you had a toy (like this boy could care less as long as he's got that Game Boy!). Link [Flickr photoset] - via swissmiss...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/24/photos-of-game-boy-around-the-world/

Vintage Car Cigar Lighter.

That's a car cigar lighter from the 1930s! The model comes complete with a cigar cutter above the heating filament.Link: History of Car Cigarette Lighters - via Information Junk...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/24/vintage-car-cigar-lighter/

Plane Crashed Next to Flight School Sign!

Ah, the irony: a pilot practicing take-offs and landing crashed into a tree at the Meadowland Airport in El Paso County, Colorado, next to a Flight School sign! (The pilot survived with just cuts and bruises)It's true -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/24/plane-crashed-next-to-flight-school-sign/

Brookelynn Morris' Felted Fruits.

Yes, those are felt made to look like fruits by Brookelynn Morris. Craft, the fantastic blog for the DIY crowd, has got the scoop: Link | Photo [Flickr]See also: Jane Bolsover's Knitted Garden...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/24/brookelynn-morris-felted-fruits/

Does Urban Sprawl Make Us Fat?

Lawrence Frank, a professor of urban planning at the University of British Columbia, thinks so. Science News Online has the story:In the first of the 2003 reports, researchers analyzed data from a nationwide survey i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/24/does-urban-sprawl-make-us-fat/

Buried Car: 1957 Plymouth Belvedere Buried as Time Capsule for 50 Years.

Fifty years ago, a brand new 1957 Plymouth Belvedere was buried under the lawn of the Tulsa County Courthouse (as a time capsule - this kind of thing is popular back then), to be dug up this June 15 as part of the celebr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/24/buried-car-1957-plymouth-belvedere-buried-as-time-capsule-for-50-years/

Jen Wang's Dance of the Flight Attendant.

Jen Wang is a fantastic comic artist - she can make the most routine thing on an airplane, the safety demonstration given right before takeoff, look like a dance of the flight attendants!Link | Jen's Website - via DrikoL...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/24/jen-wangs-dance-of-the-flight-attendant/

Detroit Man Wants to Make His Own Personal UFO.

Thirty years ago, Alfie Carrington of Clinton Township, Detroit, got obsessed with science fiction and set out to build his own personal UFO. Never mind that he didn't know a lick of computer or engineering!Inspired...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/24/detroit-man-wants-to-make-his-own-personal-ufo/
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