Archive for March 4th, 2007

Those Amazing Japanese and their Astounding Robots!

Go on, watch this swimming snakebot and try to convince yourself after the first few seconds that what you're watching is just a machine. What makes this thing particularly amazing is that it can move just as smoo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/04/those-amazing-japanese-and-their-astounding-robots/

Visualizing DNA: Packing and Replication.

See how DNA is packed in the nucleus of every cell of our body, and how it replicates. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via jwz....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/04/visualizing-dna-packing-and-replication/

Wasabi Spill in Space.

Add this to the dangers of microgravity in space: wasabi spill!The spicy greenish condiment was squirted out of a tube while astronaut Sunita Williams was trying to make a pretend sushi meal with bag-packaged salmon....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/04/wasabi-spill-in-space/

Diamond-Studded Silverware.

Christofle's Malmaison Classique Flatware's knives, forks, and spoons are set with diamonds. Only $18,600 a place setting. Must be nice to be rich.http://www.vivre.com/browse/product.jsp?p=P28910 - via Notcot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/04/diamond-studded-silverware/

Practical Baby Books!

What good are those baby books if they don't teach your kid what's truly important: that they exist to serve your needs, like fixing your car, doing your banking and afterwards, mixing you a drink.From author Lisa Brown,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/04/practical-baby-books/

Bert the Turtle Taught Duck and Cover.

In 1951 the Civil Defense Department decided to use Bert the Turtle animation to teach children to "Duck and Cover" [wiki] in case of a Soviet nuclear attack.Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Milk and Cook...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/04/bert-the-turtle-teached-duck-and-cover/

Browse the Web with Only Your Eyes.

Stanford University scientists have created a way to use browse the web without the use of a mouse:A researcher at Stanford has created an alternative to the mouse that allows a person using a computer to click links...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/04/browse-the-web-with-only-your-eyes/

New York Plane Sculpture

In late 60s, Rudolph de Harak designed and the sculptor William Tarr built a 1:1 scale Sopwith plane complete with its runway on top of a building to tease the neighboring buildings' inhabitants. The title of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/04/new-york-plane-sculpture/

The Burka Band.

25-year-old drummer Nargiz started the Burka Band, Afghanistan’s first all-girl band ever two years ago. Their song “Burka Blue” was released in Germany in 2002 and became a club hit. The band has ne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/04/the-burka-band/

Peter Clark's Collage Art.

Peter Clark uses pieces of colorful maps, manuscript, and found papers for his collage artwork: http://www.peterclarkcollage.com/home.html - via Happy Ant...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/04/peter-clarks-collage-art/

Spiderweb Radiator.

This cool concept spiderweb inspired radiator is made by Sergey Mozheyko and Yaroslav Rassadin of MANWORKS Design: http://www.manworksdesign.com/eng/index1.php?id_part=20 - via Smidigt.se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/04/spiderweb-radiator/

Bra Transforms into a Shopping Bag

Ladies, have you ever been out shopping and realized, after leaving the store, that the shopkeeper stuffed your bag too full? Or are you the "recycle everything" type who would prefer to shop with reusable...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/04/bra-transforms-into-a-shopping-bag/

Cthulhu Leather Doll.

Bob Basset makes some weird stuff, like this cthulhu leater doll! Link - via jwzPreviously on Neatorama: Bob Basset's Dragon Bag....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/04/cthulhu-leather-doll/

Prickly Slug Fossil.

Paleontologists discovered fossils of a slug-like creature covered with prickly armors that lived on the ocean floor about 500 million years ago:Called Orthrozanclus reburrus, the new animal was about half the size o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/04/prickly-slug-fossil/

Blackbeard's Ship Discovered?

Archaeologists have discovered a shipwreck off the coast of North Carolina thought to be the ship of legendary pirate Blackbeard.The ship ran aground in 1718, and some researchers believe it was a French slave ship B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/04/blackbeards-ship-discovered/

Weirdest Comic Book Weapons.

Cardboard monocle blog has this top 20 list of weirdest comic book weapons, like this one for example:15 - Dung’s Dual Poop Cannons - Savage DragonOne of the many throwaway villains th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/04/weirdest-comic-book-weapons/






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