Archive for April 26th, 2007

Introducing a Mass Produced $3000 Car

Renault-Nissan and Indian carmaker Tata Motors are both planning to introduce sub-compact cars for under $3,000 next year. While the cars are being marketed to developing nations, I'd probably buy one if it came wit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/26/introducing-a-mass-produced-3000-car/

Magnetic Field by Chaoscope.

The Chaoscope website offers a 3D strange attractors rendering software, an ongoing project created and maintained by Nicolas Desprez . The images in the gallery are gorgeous, and you can make your own if you'r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/26/magnetic-field-by-chaoscope/

Volcano Cake.

Dave Spencer at Instructables made a volcano cake for his son’s birthday. This cake had vibration, smoke, sound effects, and a lava flow (strawberry flavored)! It required seven boxes of cake mix. Then he posted...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/26/volcano-cake/

Video Game Characters That Look Like Celebrities.

Game designers are creative people...but sometimes, they get lazy. That's when we start seeing video game characters who look just like celebrities. What do you think? Does the second guy in your fam...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/26/video-game-characters-that-look-like-celebrities/

Back in Time.

What could possibly happen when a can of Pepsi is sent back to 1885? Back in 1985, Pepsi made this neat commercial. Click play or go to Link [YouTube]....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/26/back-in-time/

Google Web History.

Google recently launched Google Web History, a service where you can access, search, and sort the places you’ve been on the web, even after you’ve deleted the browser history on your computer. Googleâ€...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/26/google-web-history/

Baaaad Investment -- Updated

Note: this story was debunked by Cerebral Soup, as quoted in this post. It was subsequently declared an official urban legend by Snopes That said, here's the original post:OK. Maybe it's an urban legend in the making and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/26/baaaad-investment/

Keep the Fire Burning.

The 143-year-old Quanjude roast duck restaurant in Beijing has closed for six months of renovations, but the oven will stay on. The restaurant ovens have never been extinguished since it first opened in 1864, in which...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/26/keep-the-fire-burning/

Ronald McDonald.

(YouTube link) From 1963, the first TV ad featuring the character Ronald McDonald. {wiki} You might recognize NBC weatherman Willard Scott under the makeup. -via Random Good Stuff...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/26/ronald-mcdonald/

Pi on the Piano.

This piano piece was created by assigning notes to the digits 0 through 9 in the constant known as pi. Pi has no repetitive patterns, so the piece sounds random, but has a mathematical beauty all its own. Link -via Ever...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/26/pi-on-the-piano/

Towel Folding.

Spluch has some pictures of towels folded into cute animal shapes, including this monkey. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/26/towel-folding/

Boeing 787 VIP.

BMW designed a ficticious luxury private jet for Boeing that that can function as a second home. The design was unveiled at the Aircraft Interiors Expo 2007 in Hamburg last week. http://tekenstein.com/bmw-designed-787-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/26/boeing-787-vip/

Myth America

The following is reprinted from Uncle John's Legendary Lost Bathroom Reader.More of the stories we now recognize as American myth, but were taught as history for many years. These might surprise you.MANHAT...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/04/26/myth-america/
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