Archive for January 25th, 2007

Saturn Photo Contest Results

The picture above, showing Saturn's moon Dione with the gas giant in the background, was the runner-up in NASA's recently completed Cassini photo contest. For frequent readers of Neatorama, the winning picture shoul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/saturn-photo-contest-results/

The Scream Cake.

Flickr user Runawaykitty found this Scream Cake on a travel to Oslo, the city where Edvard Munch grew up. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/the-scream-cake/

Poutine: Fries with Cheese Curds and Gravy.

Poutine photo from: mandyf [Flickr]Here's a "neat" Québécois dish: Poutine [wiki] (pronounced poo-teen). It's basically french fries, cheese curds, and hot gravy. Supposedly, poutine was invented...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/poutine-fries-with-cheese-curds-and-gravy/

Nic McGinnis' Internet Choir Project.

Neatorama reader Nic McGinnis wrote:I’m trying to put together something I call the ’internet choir project’. The idea is to create a choir sample using submissions of people singin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/nic-mcginnis-internet-choir-project/

Sook Jin Jo's Color of Life.

Korean artist Sook Jin Jo's installation called "Color of Life" (1999) in Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, is composed of 70 metal barrels that allows people to crawl right through (maybe like a giant game of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/sook-jin-jos-color-of-life/

A Fun Flash Game: Tube Crisis.

Tube Crisis is a surprisingly fun viral games from Sony - the object of this Flash game is to extricate yourself from the crush of subway rush, by finding a way to get rid of your fellow passengers (like to get started,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/a-fun-flash-game-tube-crisis/

Transformer Shoes.

Who'da thunk that the evil Decepticon leaders Convoy and Megatron now transform into ... footwear! The shoes are 1/2 scale Nike, and each set will set you back $59. Link - via Gizmodo, Thanks Henry @ Brohans!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/transformer-shoes/

The Candy Bra.

This candy bra is made from just 330 fruit-flavoured candy pieces (just 60 calories!) http://www.gadgetsuk.com/Candy-bra-p-16778.html - via My Confined Space...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/the-candy-bra/

Happy Australia Day!

January 26 is Australia Day! Best wishes for a great celebration to all Aussies wherever you are. For everyone else, see some of Oz in this video. From the official website: On Australia Day we come together as a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/happy-australia-day/

Dave Walker's Take on Procrastination.

I think Dave Walker of The Cartoon Blog nailed it perfectly with this one about procrastination! Link - via aboutMiche...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/dave-walkers-take-on-procrastination/

The Didik Long Ranger, a Hybrid Car.

Here comes the Didik Long Ranger, a hybrid "sports car" vehicle, according to its builder Frank Didik:Link - via American Digest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/the-didik-long-ranger-a-hybrid-car/

Goth Haters Got a Website!

Turns out there is a group called "Parents Against Goth" with a website called (really) GodHatesGoth.com, where they rail against the Goth subculture [wiki] and provide tips on how to "degoth" your ch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/goth-haters-got-a-website/

Cutlery Gun.

This is a weird one from The Museum of Retro Technology: cutlery/gun combo! The knife, fork and spoon shown in the picture all have built-in flintlock pistols.Note that the barrels point backwards, towards t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/cutlery-gun/

Blogito Ergo Sum T-Shirt.

Are you a blogophile? Then you absolutely need this shirt (if you don't know what this means, look here).Link - via Gearlog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/blogito-ergo-sum-t-shirt/

Rush Hour game.

Rush Hour is a game in which you try to get your vehicle out of a crowded parking lot by moving other vehicles around. None can turn, since they are stuck on the grid, so its like a sliding puzzle game. If you enjoy th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/rush-hour-game/

Online Business Card Maker.

Create your own business cards! Choose from several templates, add your information, change colors, and make a pdf document you can print out. See the sidebar for a gift tag maker, too. Link -via Ursi’s Blog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/online-business-card-maker/

Saving Private Nemo.

Video from the movie Saving Private Ryan mixed with dialogue from Finding Nemo. Clever! Push play or go to YouTube. -via College Humor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/saving-private-nemo/

New Forensic Tool: The Artificial Dog Nose.

The Telegraph reports on advances in scent analysis:A scent is made up of traces of chemicals that evaporate off the body in what scientists call the "thermal plume". These chemicals can be left behind in s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/new-forensic-tool-the-artificial-dog-nose/

Farmers face on milk bottles

I am glad he's advertising on "organic milk" Five single dairy farmers are advertising on Calon Wen milk with the slogan Fancy a Farmer to mark St Dwynwen's Day, the Welsh St Valentine. The idea came from Ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/farmers-face-on-milk-bottles/

What is It? Game 8.

This week's What is It? game, brought to you by the fantastic What is It? blog is ... a hammer - but what kind of hammer? (i.e. what is it used for? It has a specific function). Can you guess what it is?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/what-is-it-game-8/

Cute Cat in Knitted Sweater.

Must meditate before I read the next post... Found at CuteOverload....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/cute-cat-in-knitted-sweater/

Black Hairy Tongue: Why You Should Brush Your Teeth Regularly.

What you're about to read is so gross that I've decided to sandwich it between two cute posts. I'm not sure that's even enough, so I'm sorry in advance.Here it is - this is what you'll get if you don't brush your teeth r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/black-hairy-tongue-why-you-should-brush-your-teeth-regularly/

Oh, The Humanity.

Must. Forget. About. Black. Tongue. ("Hindentee", by the way, is found at YTMD)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/oh-the-humanity/

Stunning Time Lapse Video of the Sky of Edinburgh.

From VideoSift, the grandpappy of video aggregators, is this YouTube clip - a tribute to Ron Fricke [wiki] who filmed Koyaanisqatsi [wiki] with composer Philip Glass. The clip is a spectacular time lapse of the sky of Ed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/stunning-time-lapse-video-of-the-sky-of-edinburgh/

SoundRanger's Sound Effect Library.

At first, I wasn't sure what to make of this link suggestion - I almost chucked it before I realized that it's a huge library of sound effects that you can demo.Check out the footstep library, or for low-brow humor, thei...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/soundrangers-sound-effect-library/

Guido Daniele's Body Painting Art.

Here are some fantastic body paintings by Guido Daniele (on Neatorama before a while ago, actually): Link - via Make, Thanks Henry @ Brohans!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/guido-danieles-body-painting-art/

Weird Electronic Music.

Scot at Bluestar blog put together a list of electronic music videos from YouTube - some are quite famous and enjoyable, others are just plain weird - like this one from The Avalanches [wiki] called Frontier Psychiatrist...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/weird-electronic-music/

Another Bar Bet: Switching Whiskey and Water.

If you had fun with the bar bet on how to win free beer with geometry, posted by Miss Cellania previouly on Neatorama, here's another one:Switching water and whiskey in two shot glasses, without using a third glass, stra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/another-bar-bet-switching-whiskey-and-water/

29-Year-Old Sex Offender Passed Himself As a 12-Year-Old Boy, Enrolled in the Seventh Grade.

A 29-year-old sex offender managed to pass himself as a 12-year-old boy, and attended 7th grade for several months before anyone realized. Neil Havens Rodreick II enrolled at Mingus Springs Charter School in Arizona...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/29-year-old-sex-offender-passed-himself-as-a-12-year-old-boy-enrolled-in-the-seventh-grade/

Frilled Shark Caught on Tape.

Japanese fishermen spotted this rare frilled shark (Chlamydoseachus Chlamydoselachus anguineus) near the sea surface. Shortly after the fish was captured by marine park officials, however, it died:The frille...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/25/frilled-shark-caught-on-tape/
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