Archive for February 24th, 2007

The Real Tomb of Jesus?

Ossuary with the inscription "James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus" (http://www.earlychristianwritings.com/james-bone-box.html Updated 2/25/07: Is the ossuary a fake? Link [wiki] - Thanks Shep)James...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/24/the-real-tomb-of-jesus/

More Fun with Ferrofluid

(Hit Play of go to YouTube to watch) Science and Art unite, as this ferrofluid experiment generates patterns that are incredibly organic in appearance!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/24/more-fun-with-ferrofluid/

Callanish.

These weird stones are found in Calanais or Callanish I site in Scotland. The stones, dated from about 1800 BC, are arranged in a circle with the middle stone being the tallest (about 16 feet tall). Scientists speculate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/24/callanish/

Bible Gun by Robert The.

In 1995, Robert The sawed a King James Bible into the shape of a pistol:I transform books so they can evangelize their own relevance via their direct fusion of word and form. With my book guns, I find old books in du...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/24/bible-gun-by-robert-the/

The Tree Huggers.

Toronto photoblogger Matt O'Sullivan finds warmth in all this chilly winter weather with the latest post on his photoblog, The Narrative, entitled, simply, "tree huggers". As seen on blogTO....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/24/the-tree-huggers/

An Upside-down Rainbow?

What looks like an upside-down rainbow is actually a rare atmospheric spectacle called a circumzenithal arc. According to the San Francisco Chronicle: "it's an unusual phenomenon caused by sunlight shining throu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/24/an-upside-down-rainbow/

Anti-Sony Fan Rant: How to Kill a Brand.

A fan-made video clip, with a re-mixed "How to Save a Life" disses Sony's PS3. In a funny but true way. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via GorillaMask and The Last Boss...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/24/anti-sony-fan-rant-how-to-kill-a-brand/

Deidre Scherer Fabric and Thread Art.

Artist Deidre Scherer uses fabric and thread as her medium:Using fabrics as paints, Scherer "draws" with scissors and then layers shapes to give her two-dimensional images a sculptural quality. Using her se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/24/deidre-scherer-fabric-and-thread-art/

Gun + Mug = Mugnum.

If mornings make you want to grab a gun and shoot someone, you need the ... Mugnum. No, not Magnum, you dummy. Mugnum, a mug with a darn cool pistol handle, designed by Mohd Fizea Zaukefli.Link - via Things of Random Coo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/24/gun-mug-mugnum/

Yoshihiko Satoh's "Present Arms" Guitar Art .

Ever seen those stretch limousine? Well, that's the basic idea behind Yoshihiko Satoh's "Present Arms" guitar artwork! Either that or this is a guitar for Bodhisattva with 1,000 hands.Link - via Make...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/24/yoshihiko-satohs-present-arms-guitar-art/

Chimps Use Spears to Hunt Other Primates.

Add another thing to the already long list of what chimps do (like using a hammer to crack nuts): using spears to hunt other primates:Researchers documented 22 cases of chimps fashioning tools to jab at smaller prima...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/24/chimps-use-spears-to-hunt-other-primates/

SuperBot Shape Shifting Robot.

It's time to welcome our shape-shifting "SuperBot" robot overlord, built by University of Southern California professor Wei-Min Shen: Link (with lots of wmv video goodness of the robot shape-shifting) - via Sci...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/24/superbot-shape-shifting-robot/

Fembeard? Try Spearmint Tea!

From the website:Spearmint tea may help to control excessive hair growth in women, say Turkish researchers.Drinking the tea twice a day, reduced levels of male sex hormones, which can cause excessive hair growth (hirsuti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/24/fembeard-try-spearmint-tea/

LEGO-Inspired Table.

Staffan Holm and Johannes Tjernberg made this handsome desk (out of beech and MDF) inspired by the "structural laws of LEGO-building bricks": http://cubeme.com/blog/2007/02/23/ceo-desk-by-staffan-holm-johannes-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/24/lego-inspired-table/

Bathroom Egg Scale.

As if the act of weighing yourself on a bathroom scale isn't traumatic enough, this "Bathroom Egg Scale" by Viceversa will add to the stress by making it seems you're walking on egg shells!http://www.viceversa....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/24/bathroom-egg-scale/

Giant Sinkhole Swallowed Dozen Homes in Guatemala City.

A 330-foot-deep sinkhole swallowed about a dozen homes in Guatemala City:Officials blamed the sinkhole on recent rains and an underground sewage flow from a ruptured main. The two bodies were found near the enormous...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/24/giant-sinkhole-swallowed-dozen-homes-in-guatemala-city/

Feevy, RSS-Based Dynamic Blogroll in a Jiffy.

Feevy is a dynamic blogroll, which allows you to display RSS content of your friends' blogs with a simple javascript. As their blogs get updated with new posts, they appear automatically on your Feevy.Link - Thanks D...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/24/feevy-rss-based-dynamic-blogroll-in-a-jiffy/

Twelve "top" skyscrapers

I stumbled across this list of the twelve "top" skyscrapers in the world. I'd assume that by "top" they mean by height. They're also including a few skyscrapers that have yet to be completed. The list doesn't na...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/02/24/twelve-top-skyscrapers/




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