Archive for February 16th, 2007

San Francisco Pillow Fight 2007.

This is a scene from the Second Annual San Francisco Pillow Fight, where over 1000 people showed up to pummel and hug each other on Valentine's Day. You can see more footage (plus a couple great videos) over at Laug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/16/san-francisco-pillow-fight-2007/

Bionic Eye for the Blind.

US researchers are finally testing a bionic eye, called Argus II artificial retina, that can restore sight to the blind. If tests are satisfactory, it can come to the market within two years. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/16/bionic-eye-for-the-blind/

Worlds First Artificial Fin.

When Disease caused this dolphin in Japan to lose her tail fin, Bridgestone tire company invented and donated an $83,000 new one made of rubber. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/16/worlds-first-artificial-fin/

VideoSift: Geek Channel.

We took a look at VideoSift's politics channel last week, so let's take a look the geek video channel. Think your locker or bike is safe because it's padlocked? Think aga...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/16/videosift-geek-channel/

Japanorama meets Junko Mizuno.

Junko Mizuno [wiki] is a Japanese artist. She debuted in 1996 with a booklet called MINA animal DX. Her drawing style mixes childish sweetness and cuteness with blood and terror -a so-called kawaii noir style-. S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/16/japanorama-meets-junko-mizuno/

Real Life Batman Utility Belt Helps You Climb Up, Fast.

MIT graduate student Nathan Bell created a battery-powered rope ascender, just like Batman's utility belt! The belt can lift 250 pounds 50 feet up a rope in just five seconds.Hit play to see the belt in action or go to L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/16/real-life-batman-utility-belt-helps-you-climb-up-fast/

Earth-Powered Clock.

No need for batteries, this LCD clock is powered by the earth itself! Just fill the pots with damp mud, insert the metal rods and the clock will start.http://www.yourtomorrow.co.uk/product/14/earth-powered-clock.php - vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/16/earth-powered-clock/

Fruit Sculptures by Paolo Pachetti.

Here are some wonderful sculptures by Paolo Pachetti of cute animals, a mighty dragon, and a Pavarotti caricature made out of lemons, pineapples, oranges, and other fruits and vegetables. http://www.fruitsculpture.com...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/16/fruit-sculptures-by-paolo-pachetti/

Yet Another Bra Made of Gold.

It's another golden bra. I don't understand a word of the page (it's written in Korean). I hope they said something about the apparent "lack of freedom" the model is suffering. Cool for a Princess Leia costume, though....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/16/yet-another-bra-made-of-gold/

Saved By The Belle.

For all the Saved By The Bell [wiki] and Kelly Kapowski [wiki] super fans, this t-shirt's for you. It's a Fahrenheit production. For more info click here. As seen on Guillotine....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/16/saved-by-the-belle/

The Ghost Blaster.

At participating Hardee's [wiki] while supplies last. Click Play or go to Link [YouTube]....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/16/the-ghost-blaster/

Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n Wrestling.

Hulk Hogan's Rock 'N Wrestling [wiki] was a Saturday morning cartoon that aired on CBS from 1985 to 1987. The show, produced and animated by DiC Entertainment and AKOM, featured WWF stars including Hulk Hogan, Ro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/16/hulk-hogans-rock-n-wrestling/

Now You Know.

Let me get this out of the way in the beginning: I don't know Tony Arcabascio (one of the guys from Alife) or what his deal is, but the guy comes off like the biggest badass in history with the "how to" guides he...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/16/now-you-know/

Adidas Sneakers Polo.

Adidas polo shirt with sneakers all over embroidered. Found at Sold Out....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/16/adidas-sneakers-polo/

Hang Time.

Hang Time [wiki] was an American teen sitcom that aired from 1995-2000. The teen-oriented program aired on Saturday mornings on NBC as part of the network's TNBC morning block. Similar to Saved by the Bell: Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/16/hang-time/

The Cardboy.

The Cardboy series, created by Mark James, pays homage to the classic sneaker boxes. As seen on Sold Out....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/16/the-cardboy/

The Lacoste Magic Trick.

Neatorama reader Chutoro told us about Cyril Takayama's Lacoste magic trick. Cyril is the Burger Magician. Click Play or go to Link [YouTube]. Thank you Chutoro!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/16/the-lacoste-magic-trick/




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