Archive for April 5th, 2007

Kamini redux

In a previous post, we were introduced to Kamini, France's "first agricultural rapper." His debut song and video Marly-Gomont has been an internet hit, thrilling HUNDREDS OR POSSIBLY THOUSANDS of fans around the world...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/05/kamini-redux/

For Sale: The Real Knight Rider Car.

Knight Rider fans rejoice - K.I.T.T, the black 1982 Pontiac Trans Am from the popular TV series, is up for sale. Don't get too excited though, the Dublin, Ireland California based owner is asking $149,995 for the ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/05/for-sale-the-real-knight-rider-car/

The Manga Bible

Hodder Headline will be selling a manga version of the bible. Ink and color are done by a guy called Siku of Marvel comics. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/05/the-manga-bible/

The RSS Telegraph

This is the opposite of neat, it's a dumb idea but when it comes to computer retro-modding, its always things like this that get your name mentioned all over the Net. This machine produces old style pulses, transl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/05/the-rss-telegraph/

Somebody send this man an iPod!

The iPod he had in his pocket apparently stopped an insurgent's bullet with his name on it!My wife’s uncle works in a military hospital and told me about this. Its pretty amazing. Kevin Garrad (3rd Infantry Divi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/05/somebody-send-this-man-an-ipod/

Natural Swimming Pools.

Steven Kurutz of the New York Times writes:Natural swimming pools (or swimming ponds, as they are called in Europe, where the concept originated 20 years ago) are self-cleaning pools that combine swimming areas and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/05/natural-swimming-pools/

World's Smallest Rubber Band Catapults Microbots.

Electrical engineer Sarah Bergbreiter of UC Berkeley has created the world's smallest rubber band (and catapult!): a nine-micron-thick, two-millimeter-long rubber band that allows microbot to catapult itself through the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/05/worlds-smallest-rubber-band-catapults-microbots/

Large Hadron Collider Panorama.

Peter McCready took this neat VR panorama photo of the Large Hadron Collider [wiki] at CERN, near Geneva, Switzerland. Impressive! http://www.petermccready.com/portfolio/05091901.html...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/05/large-hadron-collider-panorama/

Night-Shining Noctilucent Clouds.

Photo: Denver Post / Richard KeenThe Denver Post a nice story about the beautiful and mysterious "night-shining" noctilucent clouds:Noctilucent clouds appear only at night, when their altitude - 50 miles up...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/05/night-shining-noctilucent-clouds/

Rock Music for Babies!

Want your kids to grow up just like you? Well, you have to start them young listening to cool music like Metallica, Coldplay, Radiohead, Nine Inch Nails, and other rock bands. In lullaby, of course, silly!Link - Than...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/05/rock-music-for-babies/

The May Day Mystery.

Every May 1st since 1981, mysterious ads have been placed in the college newspaper Arizona Daily Wildcat. Bryan Hance discovered the series of ads in 1997, and had been documenting it ever since: Link | Wiki - via reddit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/05/the-may-day-mystery/

Plumber's Tree.

From the website:More than 125 joints and fittings form a plumber’s tree displayed by a Chester, Pa., firm. All the bends, traps, elbows and other parts comprising it are commonly used soil and water-pipe conne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/05/plumbers-tree/

Mushroom Plushy Stool for Video Gamers.

Who says video game and furniture don't go hand in hand? Here's one that screams "I'm a cool video gamer" (either than or "geek!"): a mushroom plushy stool just like in Super Mario Bros.! Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/05/mushroom-plushy-stool-for-video-gamers/

Zombified Movie Posters.

We've featured Rob Sacchetto's unique art before (he "zombify" your photo for a price), but we can't resist his new works: movie posters as zombies! (More please, Rob!)Link | Zombie Portraits [flickr] - Tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/05/zombified-movie-posters/

Magnetar: Stellar Hiccup?

Astronomers have caught a magnetar, basically a massive star with a super strong magnetic field, in the middle of a cosmic "hiccup"!Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/05/magnetar-stellar-hiccup/

Ghost Cars of the World.

Dark Roasted Blend has a gallery of vehicles from all over that they call “ghost cars”. Some are just ugly and past their prime, but some will make you scratch you head and wonder how they still run. It may...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/05/ghost-cars-of-the-world/

Fictional Floor Plans.

Artist Mark Bennett drew floor plans for the homes of TV and movie characters. See where the Cleavers, the Clampetts, the Brady Bunch, Luke Skywalker, and others lived! This print shows the Wayne Manor, including the u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/05/fictional-floor-plans/

What is It? Game 18

This week's collaboration with What is It? Blog brings us this strange metal object - for dimensions and another photo from a different angle, check out: What is It? Blog.Guess what this strange object i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/05/what-is-it-game-18/
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