Archive for March 23rd, 2007

Flash Game: Silversphere

Silversphere is a fun Flash puzzle game: to win the level, you have to push the block around to create a path to get to the Blue Vortex before time runs out!Link - via digg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/flash-game-silversphere/

Eduardo Recife's Artwork.

I quite like this illustration by Brazilian artist Eduardo Recife of Misprinted Type, it reminds me of a Winston Churchill quote: "History will be kind to me for I intend to write it."Link - via Lytouself Desig...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/eduardo-recifes-artwork/

Results of All MythBusters' Episodes.

Here's the result of every single episodes of MythBusters [wiki]:Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/results-of-all-mythbusters-episodes/

Don Naumann's Lightning Photography.

For his work, photographer Don Naumann stands in the middle of a thunderstorm under a golfer's umbrella, camera at the ready, waiting for the next lightning strike. Don averages 1 to 2 quality photographs each year - and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/don-naumanns-lightning-photography/

Homeowner Holdouts.

p>Boing Boing has a cool rundown of homeowner holdouts - people who refuse to sell their houses to new development. This one to the left is the house at the end of the Glacir Park Internation Airport in Kalispell, Montan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/homeowner-holdouts/

Global Warming? No Problem! We've Got Plastic Daffodils!

Photo: Barry GreenwoodI WANDER'D lonely as a cloudThat floats on high o'er vales and hills,When all at once I saw a crowd,A host, of golden daffodils;Beside the lake, beneath the trees,Fluttering and dancing in the b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/global-warming-no-problem-weve-got-plastic-daffodils/

Bionic Hand Crushes Soda Can.

Scientists have finally designed electric bionic hands that can crush soda cans like puny little insects! Bwahaha!Pink Tentacle has the story and video clip: Link - via Eyebeam reBlog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/bionic-hand-crushes-soda-can/

Rain Harris' Porcelein Artwork.

Check out these amazing porcelain artworks of Rain Harris: Link - via Seven Deadly Sinners...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/rain-harris-porcelein-artwork/

The Truth at Last: Computer is the Homo's Devil Machine!

... and she's one confused lady holding the sign and the rainbow flag at the same time! Found at Wulfweard the White.Update 3/23/07: Here's the story behind the photo: Link - Thanks Quasi_Mojo!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/the-truth-at-last-computer-is-the-homos-devil-machine/

Dancing Indian Superman and Spider-Woman.

Here's another strange clip from Bollywood: Govinda as Superman, singing and dancing the day away with Spider Woman! Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Outhouse Rag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/dancing-indian-superman-and-spider-woman/

My Black Friend at Acceptable.TV

Jerry Michaels realized that he doesn't have any black friend, so he held a survivor-style contest for one! This spoof is one of several clips as part of the launch of VH1's Acceptable.tv. Like many other video-sharing s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/my-black-friend-at-acceptabletv/

Robot Mowers.

Hate mowing your lawn? Here's a robotic mower from Friendly Robotics that can cover a full acre!Electronic House has the scoop on automatic floor cleaners and robot mowers: Link - Thanks Rachel!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/robot-mowers/

When Pigs Fly.

"When Pigs Fly" is a documentary by Phyllis Redman and Eric Breitenbach about a year in the life of Lory Yazurlo, a quadriplegic woman who lives with and cares for 700 pigs.Links: Official website | Trailer for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/when-pigs-fly/

Beautiful Panorama of Yokohama, Japan.

From Hans Nyberg's Panoramas.dk, here is a fantastic night shot of Yokohama, Japan by Takashi Sugiura: http://www.panoramas.dk/fullscreen5/f23_yokohama.html - via Hemmy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/beautiful-panorama-of-yokohama-japan/

3D Wallpaper by Jaime Salm.

Jaime Salm designed this modular and paintable 3D wallpaper tiles to instantly transform your boring walls into a conversation piece: Link | More fun wallpapers at FunForever...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/3d-wallpaper-by-jaime-salm/

Snow Donut.

Photo: Mike StanfordHere's how the strange natural phenomonon of snow donut is formed:"It's formed by a clump of snow falling off of a cliff or a tree into the snow pack. And if the conditions and temperature ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/snow-donut/

Running Around the Clock. Literally!

From Japan (where else?) comes this clip from the Haneru No Tobira comedy show where comedians attempt to make their way around a circle of pedestals while avoiding fast-moving clock hands (or they get thrown into a vat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/running-around-the-clock-literally/

5 Common Exercises That Are Actually Bad for Health.

Here's a list of 5 common exercises that are actually bad for your health! I was surprised to find this one:Sit-ups: Not only are sit-ups bad for your neck, but they're also one of the least-effective abdominal exerc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/5-common-exercises-that-are-actually-bad-for-health/

Pizza Slice Head Tattoo.

Colin Helsby got a tattoo of a slice of pizza on his head ... to raise money for a cystic fibrosis charity and to celebrate the opening of his new business (can you guess it? Yep, a pizza restaurant!)Link - via happy ant...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/pizza-slice-head-tattoo/

The Single Most Important Work of Art in 25 Years!

"The single most important work of art created in the past 25 years" is a pointillism of Bob Saget. You'll never guess where it is. Click for larger pic: Link - via Gorilla Mask...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/the-single-most-important-work-of-art-in-25-years/

Instant Space: Room Divider and Projection Screen.

Instant Space, designed by Hilde Léon, Konrad Wohlhage, and Siefried Wernik, is both an instant room divider and a projection screen! http://www.nienkamper.com/product.asp?cat=8&product=102 - via swissmiss...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/instant-space-room-divider-and-projection-screen/

The Oldest Chunk of Earth's Crust.

Harald Furnes of the University of Bergen in Norway and colleagues have discovered the oldest known chunk of the Earth's crust in Greenland. It's age? 3.8 billion years!Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/the-oldest-chunk-of-earths-crust/

The Ultimate Geek Clothing Collection

Uberview has a listing of what fashionable geeks will be wearing this season. You can dress head-to-toe in clothing that does something technical, or else speaks to the world of who you are. Like these Nintendo boxer s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/the-ultimate-geek-clothing-collection/

Tiny Peruvian Owl.

Tiny Find In this undated photo released by American Bird Conservancy, a man shows a rare bird named in its own genus, "Xenoglaux," meaning "strange owl," due to the long wisp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/tiny-peruvian-owl/

Who Own the US National Debt?

This pie chart makes it easy to see that, contrary to popular belief, the US is not indebted to foreign countries as much as to ourselves. That's still a lot of debt! The Skeptical Optimist has the statistics,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/who-own-the-us-national-debt/

Bizarro: Physics Court.

Here's today's collaboration with Dan Piraro, illustrator of one of my favorite comics: Bizarro!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/bizarro-physics-court/

Heaven and Hell, According to Various Religions

6 Versions of HeavenAh, heaven. Marx called it the carrot used by the wealthy to keep us working hard for little money. After all, the real rewards are supposed to come much later. But despite what Marx had to sa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/heaven-and-hell-according-to-various-religions/

VideoSift: Vintage Channel.

Today, let's check out VideoSift's vintage channel (this is turning out to be one of my favorite VideoSift channel!): From this BBC comedy show "At Last t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/videosift-vintage-channel/

Foot Binding and Other Fashion Blunders in History.

From Radar Online, here's a top 10 list of History's Biggest Fashion Fouls. Coming in at number 5 is Chinese Bound Feet:According to one of several versions of the story, the Chinese fetish for foot-binding (pictured...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/foot-binding-and-other-fashion-blunders-in-history/

Barbaro in Cheetos.

Forget those religious icons showing up on doors and such, here's Barbaro making its comeback in cheetos!Link - via Blue's News...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/03/23/barbaro-in-cheetos/




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