Archive for February 23rd, 2007

Security Scanner Can See Through Clothes

The Phoenix airport on Friday became the first in the United States to test new X-ray technology that can see through people's clothes and show the body's contours with blush-inducing clarity. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/23/security-scanner-can-see-through-clothes/

184 Year Old Declaration Of Independence for $2.48

A rare, 184-year-old copy of the Declaration of Independence found by a bargain hunter at a Nashville thrift shop is being valued by experts at about 100,000 times the $2.48 purchase price. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/23/184-year-old-declaration-of-independence-for-248/

Rendez-vous

I miss Paris. In 1976, 29 year old French filmmaker Claude Lelouch strapped a gyroscope-stabilized camera on the front of a high performance car and filmed a white-knuckle mad dash from Paris' western Périph...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/23/rendez-vous/

"Reversible Destiny Lofts."

By architectural firm Arakawa and Gins, Tokyo. Sun Tsu at Weird Asia writes:Painted in eye-catching blue, pink, red, yellow and other bright colors, the building resembles the indoor playgrounds that attract todd...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/23/reversible-destiny-lofts/

How to rule the world.

A handbook for the aspiring dictator. As seen on numéro#. Available at Amazon....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/23/how-to-rule-the-world/

Toyger.

Los Angeles cat breeder Judy Sugden has been working since the late eighties to breed a housecat that resembles a tiger. The result is the “Toyger”, a registered breed she is still working on. The b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/23/toyger/

Gear Up.

This is a classic and neat Metal Gear print ad. As seen on NES WORLD....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/23/gear-up/

Dead in your hand, alive in your mouth.

Sloche [wiki] is a frozen beverage sold by the convenience store chain Couche-Tard, mostly in the province of Quebec, Canada. While it is similar in concept to the traditional Slush Puppie, Sl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/23/dead-in-your-hand-alive-in-your-mouth/

What is INDIE?

Montrealer Dave Cool (that's his real name!) is the owner of Stand Alone Records. He's also a first-time filmmaker. His first documentary tackles a question most sane music journalists loathe: What is indie?*/e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/23/what-is-indie/

Bizarro: Secret of a Successful Job Interview.

Here's this week's collaboration with Bizarro. For more, check out Dan Piraro's website: Bizarro....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/23/bizarro-secret-of-a-successful-job-interview/

DIY LOST Food Labels.

The folks at Insanely Great Tees were so excited about having a party to watch new episodes of LOST, so they made their own Dharma Initiative food labels.They're sharing the PDFs: http://www.insanelygreattees.com/news/?p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/23/diy-lost-food-labels/

The Secret Lives of Supreme Court Justices

William Rehnquist: And the Chief Justice Rules in Favor of … Mischief(Supreme Gavel-Flinging: 1972-2005) Despite all outward late-in-life appearances, Rehnquist had a notorious wily strea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/23/the-secret-lives-of-supreme-court-justices/

VideoSift: Cute Channel.

We took a look at VideoSift's geek channel last week and politics one the week before, so let's take a look at the cute channel: What is it with cats and laser pointers? And wha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/23/videosift-cute-channel/

Greg Pattillo: Beatboxing Flute.

YouTube LinkHere's the YouTube clip that's going 'round the Internet: Greg Pattillo playing the flute and beatboxing the theme from Inspector Gadget at the same time! Thanks Chris Barr!He is also, by the way, th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/23/greg-pattillo-beatboxing-flute/

Computer Shutdown Day: March 24, 2007.

Are you addicted to your computer? Can you live without your it for just one day?The idea behind the Shutdown Day, a "global experiment" by Denis Bystrov and Michael Taylor, is to see if you can shut down your...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/23/computer-shutdown-day-march-24-2007/

Shimano Coasting: an Automatic Transmission for Bicycles.

Japanese bicycle company Shimano is launching an experimental bike with the bicycle equivalent of an automatic transmission, called "Coasting"Link - Thanks Rocky Thompson!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/23/shimano-coasting-an-automatic-transmission-for-bicycles/

Wing's Castle.

Peter Wing wanted to build a barn with two silos. When they began building it, the structure looked like a castle and so he said, why not? Wing ended up spending 30 or so years building an actual, full-fledged castle! An...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/23/wings-castle/






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