Archive for March 20th, 2007

Genetically Modified Mosquitos to Help Control Malaria.

Scientists at the John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, have genetically engineered malaria-resistant mosquitos that can help control the disease by outmuscling (and ultimately replacing) the disease-carrying n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/20/genetically-modified-mosquitos-to-help-control-malaria/

Henry Studley's Tool Chest.

You're looking at the amazing 19th-century tool chest built by piano maker, as well as master carpenter and stonemason Henry O. Studley:Massachusetts piano maker Henry Studley built his magnificent tool chest over th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/20/henry-studleys-tool-chest/

Posing Next to Their Miis.

Mature Gaming Community Resource (a website for old gamers, not for erhm, "mature" games) has a section where people pose next to their Mii creations.http://www.istillplaygames.com/index.php?topic=MyMii - T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/20/posing-next-to-their-miis/

Sacrificial Bridges.

"I want to cross the Magdeburger Bridge." It is broken down. "Who broke it down?" The goldsmith, the goldsmith With his daughter. "Have it built again." But with what? "Wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/20/sacrificial-bridges/

Chinese 2008 Olympic Swim Center.

The building in this picture is the swim center that's being built for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The building is known as the "Watercube", and is constructed from transparent Teflon called ETFE that reacts...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/20/chinese-2008-olympic-swim-center/

Maps of Science.

Richard Klavans and Kevin Boyack mapped different scientific disciplines to show their relationships with each other, and where the research is being done. You can find what disciplines are studied by geographical loca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/20/maps-of-science/

What's the Difference: Art Deco vs. Art Nouveau

Image credits: Eiffel Tower from Milton CJ [flickr], Chrysler Building from chrisinphilly5448 [flickr]The Dilemma: You don't want to look like an idiot on Antiques Roadshow.People...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/20/whats-the-difference-art-deco-vs-art-nouveau/
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