Archive for January 26th, 2007

Orange Man.

More photos of the cute Orange-Man at PJ Lighthouse - via Unique Daily...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/orange-man/

Cartoon Theme Medley on Piano

Ben Landis, a music student at Berklee College of Music in Boston, recorded these 15 cartoon themes on piano in one sitting (and with one facial expression as well). Most of them were popular in the 80's and 90's, h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/cartoon-theme-medley-on-piano/

Waterdrop Pixels: The Jeep Waterfall.

Check out this 24 foot tall waterfall that makes images just like an inkjet printer would (but using water instead of ink). Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/waterdrop-pixels-the-jeep-waterfall/

Searching for the Most Horrible Sound in the World.

Dr Trevor Cox, professor of acoustic engineering at Salford University is trying to find out what makes annoying sounds so horrible ... the best thing is, you can vote for the worst sound ever: Fingernails scrapin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/searching-for-the-most-horrible-sound-in-the-world/

Operation Plumbbob (1957): Nuclear Blimps.

Operation Plumbbob [wiki] was a series of nuclear tests conducted in 1957 in the desert of Nevada - it was the biggest and longest (not to mention most controversial) nuclear weapons test series in the US.The militar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/operation-plumbbob-1957-nuclear-blimps/

The Mouse vs. The Brush, an Art Project.

Neatorama reader Tahir wrote about a new art project going on at Urban Retro:The new project is called 'The Mouse vs. The Brush' . The basis of this project is simple. We want to explore the difference between comput...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/the-mouse-vs-the-brush-an-art-project/

Volkswagen Kombi Still in Production in Brazil.

Neatorama reader Kiera told us that Volkswagen is still making the "vintage" VW bus (the Kombi [wiki]) in Brazil!Link - Thanks Kiera!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/volkswagen-kombi-still-in-production-in-brazil/

Alka-Seltzer in Space.

What do you get when you add Alka-Seltzer to a spherical water drop in microgravity?Expedition Six NASA ISS Science Officer Don Pettit performs a series of microgravity experiments with water spheres and effervescent ant...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/alka-seltzer-in-space/

Finnish Author Wrote Book in Text Message.

Finnish author Hannu Luntiala's novel "The Last Message" is about an IT exec who travels and communicates only through text messaging. In fact, the entire book was written in SMS!Link - via Gear Live...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/finnish-author-wrote-book-in-text-message/

Congrats to Say No to Crack, 2007 Bloggies Finalist!

Congratulations to Anita at Say No to Crack for being one of the finalists in the Best New Blogs category of the 2007 Bloggies! Like I've said before, SNTC is one fun blog and Anita's hard work is well-d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/congrats-to-say-no-to-crack-2007-bloggies-finalist/

Contact Juggling.

A very cool example of contact juggling [wiki] - Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via smidigt.se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/contact-juggling/

Man Collects (Own) Autographs of Famous People.

Paul Schmelzer, as signed by Dan Castellaneta (the voice of Homer Simpson, Barney Gumble, Mayor Quimby and other Simpsons characters)Paul Schmelzer collects autographs, but not your usual kind. The story went like this:*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/man-collects-own-autographs-of-famous-people/

Pimped Out John.

Now you won't ever have to leave the bathroom anymore: play video games, check your email, watch a movie, listen to music without ever leaving the bathroom with this "Pimped Out John" by Roto-Rooter (yes, you c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/pimped-out-john/

Sex Sells Anything, Even Coffee.

Hey, it worked for Hooters and betel nut, so why not coffee? That's the premise of Cowgirls Espresso, a Washington coffee outlets with scantily-clad baristas! Link [NSFWish, lots of bikinis] - via Didn't You Hear...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/sex-sells-anything-even-coffee/

Ticker Chair Displays Stock Info as You Sit.

Tobi Schneidler's "Ticker Chair" is networked to the Internet and dynamically displays stock market and news information on an illuminated chair!Here's the artist's interview with Gizmodo | Tobi's website...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/ticker-chair-displays-stock-info-as-you-sit/

Kitty Washing Machine.

Kitty Washing Machine. Euphimistically called a "Pet Spa" - the cat looks like it was enjoying itself now, didn't it? Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Dave Barry's Blog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/kitty-washing-machine/

Antonín Malý's Photography.

Fantastic dog (and other) photos by Czech photographer Antonín Malý. This one's called 2007's Pour Féliciter (to extend congratulations) to commemorate the New Year. Link - via Jaf Project...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/antonn-mals-photography/

Toast Art by Maurice Bennett.

That's New Zealand artist Maurice "Toastman" Bennett, whose art medium of choice is toast! This one above is a large 2.4 m by 2.4 m (about 8 foot by 8 foot) Elvis, made with 3,525 slices of toast. Link - via Sh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/toast-art-by-maurice-bennett/

Man Dressed as The Joker from Batman Got National ID Card.

From the website:A Dutchman dressed as the unpredictable master criminal The Joker from Batman managed to get himself a national ID card, despite supposedly stringent new rules which outlaw grins, funny faces, and he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/man-dressed-as-the-joker-from-batman-got-national-id-card/

Green Eggs and Ham.

This Flickr entry explains how you can make green eggs and ham for your young Dr. Seuss fan! Link -via Grow-A-Brain...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/green-eggs-and-ham/

Gigantic Fish

This gigantic fish is 2.4 meters (8 ft) long and weighs 340 kg (750 lb). It was caught by a fisherman in the East China Sea. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/gigantic-fish/

HyperBike.

Introducing the HyperBike, a "human-powered traveling machine." Designed for stability, comfort, and exercise. Uses both your hands and feet for power, has no seat, and can go up to 50 miles per hour. The wheels are ei...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/hyperbike/

Top 5 Videos From VideoSift's Playlists.

One of the neat things about VideoSift is the user-generated playlists - the topics, of course, run the gamut from politics to music-related (even obscure music), How To videos to Everything Car and more ...Here are 5 v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/top-5-videos-from-videosifts-playlists/

Will Believers Who Are Jerks About Their Beliefs Go to Heaven?

Ah, our weekly Bizarro feature fits well with The End of the World article we had earlier! For more fun comics, visit Dan Piraro's wonderful website: Bizarro....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/will-believers-who-are-jerks-about-their-beliefs-go-to-heaven/

Bank Ignored Man's Court Judgment, Man Sent Debt Collectors to Seize Bank's Assets.

Declan Purcell was tired of his bank charging him massive fees, so he took it to court and won by default when the bank didn't show up. When the bank refused to pay, he gave the bank a taste of their own medicine - he se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/bank-ignored-mans-court-judgment-man-sent-debt-collectors-to-seize-banks-assets/

Michelle Valigura's Giant Stuffed Robot Girl.

Robot Girl is a fantastic giant 5-foot-tall robot (controlled by a girl inside) hand-made by Michelle Valigura of The Girls Productions! What's even better is that you can win this robot at the Plush Week at Gallery 1988...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/michelle-valiguras-giant-stuffed-robot-girl/

Arcade Coffee Table.

Surface Tension's arcade coffee table features a hidden joystick console, music player, and even monitor - all disappears discreetly if you just want a coffee table! Link - via Presurfer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/arcade-coffee-table/

Historic Photographs, Recreated with Lego.

We've featured mental_floss' 13 Photographs That Changed the World before on Neatorama, now marvel at Marcos Vilariño's 11 recreations of historic photos using Legos: http://www.cefvigo.com/galego/ficha_vilari%F1o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/historic-photographs-recreated-with-lego/

Morpheo, a Sofa Bed with Lights.

This fantastic sofa bed called Morpheo comes with its own integrated lights! It looks like an alien bed that comes to eat you (either that or this is what you get when you cross a sofa bed with the Teletubbies!): Link -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/morpheo-a-sofa-bed-with-lights/

Frozen Ice Silo Climbing.

What do you do for fun in Cedar Falls, Iowa? Apparently, climbing a 70-foot frozen silos! Link - via Tom McMahon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/01/26/frozen-ice-silo-climbing/




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