Archive for May 1st, 2007

An Artist Who Dreams of Borat.

Oli Goldsmith is nearing completion of his grandest art experiment yet - creating 1,000 portraits of Borat. Why? In his words, it was an “unashamedly cheesy experiment in pop-art idiocy". And I expe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/01/an-artist-who-dreams-of-borat/

Mozilla Firefox Credit Card

The SEB bank in Estonia allows its clients to use any image design for their credit cards, so Otto de Voogd used the famous Firefox logo for his new credit card design! via firefoXtensions...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/01/mozilla-firefox-credit-card/

New Horizons' Photos of Jupiter.

The New Horizons space probe passed within 1.4 million miles of Jupiter in February, taking the best pictures yet of the gas giant and its moons. NASA released the first photos of the series today. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/01/new-horizons-photos-of-jupiter/

Spam's Birthday.

On May first, 1978, the first spam message was written (and sent two days later) via email to 400 Arpanet addresses. Wired celebrates the anniversary with a rundown on what’s happened since. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/01/spams-birthday/

Hook Boxes.

These hook boxes by designer Luca Nichetto look so useful but still stylish. Link -via Swiss Miss...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/01/hook-boxes/

Silk: The Queen of Textiles

The Washington Post’s Photo Voyage has a beautiful slideshow entitled Silk: The Queen of Textiles. Read about the history, uses, and the process of making silk. Photography by Cary Wolinsky. http://wpni01.aurora...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/01/silk-the-queen-of-textiles/

5 Things To Know About Harems Before You Get One

The Terrace of the Seraglio by Jean-Leon Gerome (1898)You've heard about them. You've fantasized about them. You've dreamed about one day owning your own. But are you really mature enough to have your own harem yet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/01/5-things-to-know-about-harems-before-you-get-one/

Old West Gunfights.

Legends of America has a list of Old West Gunfights -not the ones in the movies, but the ones in the history of the American west. The real gunfights were quite different from the movie versions. Instead, these figh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/01/old-west-gunfights/

The sinking that wasn't.

A “sinking ship” seen from the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York City yesterday was not a disaster. The Dockwise Swan is designed to do that! The ship is “semi-submersible,” and lowers its de...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/01/the-sinking-that-wasnt/

100 Places to See Before You Die.

Essential Architecture has a list of 100 places to see before you die. Most destinations have links to more pictures amd information. The picture shows Hagia Sophia (The Church of Holy Wisdom) in Turkey. Link -via the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/01/100-places-to-see-before-you-die/






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