Archive for March 11th, 2007

Koichiro Tsujikawa's Eyes.

In 2004, Getty Images commissioned self-taught Japanese filmmaker Koichiro Tsujikawa to make a surreal piece (with soundtrack by Cornelius) using its images. Hit play or go to Link [YouTube]Pink Tentacle has more example...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/11/koichiro-tsujikawas-eyes/

Ms. Pac-Man Trivia.

Ms. Pac-Man is twenty-five years old this year, so to celebrate, The Today Show has a list of 7 trivia about the video game icon:5. Hardcore Ms. Pac-Man geeks have developed their own jargon, as explained on the site...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/11/ms-pac-man-trivia/

Poet Climbs Tree For Peace and Quiet.

Some people go to great lengths to get some peace and quiet. Take for instance, Poet Salim Hossen Gaus of Bangladesh:Every day Salim Hossen Gaus winches himself 30m (100 feet) in a precarious home-made pulley to a sm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/11/poet-climbs-tree-for-peace-and-quiet/

VIPeR: Killer Robot.

Photo: Elbit SystemsDon't mess with this killer robot:The manufacturer, Elbit Systems Ltd., said that the VIPeR's small size and dual treads enable it to move "undeterred by stairs, rubble, dark alleys, caves or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/11/viper-killer-robot/

You Are Here Doormat.

Wherever you go, there you are. And now you can prove it too, with this ingeniuos doormat that tells you - in no uncertain terms - where you are located!http://www.chiasso.com/store/Item.aspx?DepartmentId=52&ItemId=51663...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/11/you-are-here-doormat/

Hot Dog + Pizza = Sausage Crust Pizza.

What do you get when you cross a hot dog with a pizza? A sausage-crust pizza, only in Japan!Larger pic here: Link - via Tigers and CranesSee also other weird Japanese Pizza creations, previously on Neatorama....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/11/hot-dog-pizza-sausage-crust-pizza/

Urine-Powered Battery.

In 2005, Singapore scientist King Bang Lee and colleagues invented a battery powered by urine:To make the battery, Lee and his colleagues soaked a piece of paper in a solution of copper chloride and sandwiched it bet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/11/urine-powered-battery/

Altered Photographs: Kent State Massacre.

In May 1995, Life Magazine unwittingly ran an altered photo by John Filo showing Mary Ann Vecchio screaming as she kneels over the body of Jeffrey Miller who was shot by National Guardsmen on May 4, 1970 at Kent State [w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/11/altered-photographs-kent-state-massacre/

Extreme Mountain Biking with Hans "No Way" Rey.

Hans "No Way" Rey, former trials riding world champion and one of the pioneers of extreme mount biking, did this amazing biking stunt:More recently, he did the unthinkable. As a publicity stunt, Hans rode d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/11/extreme-mountain-biking-with-hans-no-way-rey/

Nike Transformers Shoes.

No news yet if Nike will release these Transformers-inspired shoes, colored in full Optimus Prime splendor! Link - via Gizmodo (This one's for you, Alain!)....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/11/nike-transformers-shoes/

Barbara Yates' Tree Books.

Barbara Yates makes books with awesome covers made from actual barks (like this one above made of poplar) and sculpted wood: Link - via Bibliophilic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/11/barbara-yates-tree-books/

Silverware for Gearheads.

Here are something for the car lover / gearhead in your life: wrenchware silverware and rotor plate & coffee cup! http://www.everythingcarz.com/shop/Mini---Tool-Silverware-m156.html - via Minimalist Weblog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/11/silverware-for-gearheads/

Atushi Ojisama: Crazy Sheet Music.

This satirical musical composition, titled Atushi Ojisama and Ijigen Waltz [wiki], was created by Japanese composer Yamasaki Atushi - Thanks Ron!The term "Based on a Cro-magnon skinning chant" is a nod...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/11/atushi-ojisama-crazy-sheet-music/

Fog As Security Device.

Here's something new to stop car thieves: smoke 'em out with FlashFog. Just don't accidentally set it off yourself!See it in action: Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] | FlashFog's website - via Digital Drops...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/11/fog-as-security-device/

Zoomquilt II.

Remember Zoomquilt, the never-ending loop that went round the Net a while ago? Here's the follow up: Zoomquilt II.Link [Flash] - via Didn't You Hear...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/11/zoomquilt-ii/

To Snooze, You Must Defuse This Bomb Alarm Clock.

To defuse, ... er snooze this DANGERBOMB alarm clock, you'd have to connect the wires in the right order! Supposedly, even that minor of a task early in the morning is enough to wake up your brain: Link | Original Link [...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/11/to-snooze-you-must-defuse-this-bomb-alarm-clock/

Serbian Vampire Hunter Pre-Emptively Staked Slobodan Milosevic.

Thanks to Serbian vampire hunters, now there's absolutely zero chance that former dictator Slobodan Milosevic can ever come-back from the dead:Serbian vampire hunters rammed a wooden stake through the heart of former...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/11/serbian-vampire-hunter-pre-emptively-staked-slobodan-milosevic/

Tour of an Abandoned Amusement Ride.

When the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma, evicted Bell's Amusement Park after 40 years, they had to dismantle this creepy ride called Phantasmagoria. Kirk Demarais has the inside tour of the abandoned ride: As fate would hav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/11/tour-of-an-abandoned-amusement-ride/




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