Archive for May 17th, 2007

Bug-eyes and bat-ears for drones

From Danger Room:Military researchers are working hard to give their robots the powers and shapes of animals. The latest addition to the menagerie: teeny-tiny drones that can see like bugs, and hear like bats. Read t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/17/bug-eyes-and-bat-ears-for-drones/

Vinko Bogataj.

Slovenian artist Vinko Bogataj painted Morning in Lesce (pictured above) among other surreal and beautiful landscapes. If the name sounds familiar, you might remember that Bogataj was immortalized by ABCâ€...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/17/vinko-bogataj/

Unusual Unicorn.

Narwhals usually have one horn apiece, but this fellow has bagged a double. (AFP photo) People have generally assumed that narwhal horns were used for defense, but according to an article in  Le Figaro, scientis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/17/unusual-unicorn/

100 Movies, 100 Quotes, 100 Numbers.

Movie quotes that count themselves down! Alonzo Mosley of the La-La Land Library took on quite a challenge for his first video project. Push play or go to YouTube. http://dieselpowerednuns.blogspot.com/ to Mosleyâ€...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/17/100-movies-100-quotes-100-numbers/

A Mudpack for the Taj Mahal.

The white marble of the Taj Mahal in Agra is looking yellow due to air pollution. India’s parlaiment suggests a mud pack treatment may be in order."To restore the pristine glory of the Taj Mahal, as a conserva...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/17/a-mudpack-for-the-taj-mahal/

The World's Fastest Secretary.

In this clip from Japanese TV, this secretary stamps documents with superhuman speed. Watch out Superman! Click play or go to Link [YouTube]. Thank you Japan Probe!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/17/the-worlds-fastest-secretary/

New Amusement Park Attraction Lets You Fight With Gundam.

Tokyomango reports that 'a new Gundam attraction opens up this summer at Fujikyu Highland, a popular amusement park in Yamanashi known for its kick-ass roller coaster rides. In Gundam Crisis, park-goers will have...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/17/new-amusement-park-attraction-lets-you-fight-with-gundam/

A North Korean Dog Meat Restaurant.

In this interesting clip, a Japanese reporter visits a North Korean restaurant in China that specializes in high quality dog meat. Before visiting the restaurant, the film crew also visits a North Korean souve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/17/a-north-korean-dog-meat-restaurant/

World’s Fastest Furniture.

Marek Turowski rode a rear-engine couch sponsored by Sofa.com at 92 miles per hour to break the world’s fastest furniture record! Turowski won an eBay charity auction for the priviledge of “driving”...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/17/worlds-fastest-furniture/

What is It? Game 22.

Today's collaboration with What is It? Blog brings us this object: what is it for? (for a close up picture, check out What is It?)Place your guess in the comment section - please don't post any URL, let...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/17/what-is-it-game-22/

Robots and Monsters: Drawings for Charity

"Robots and Monsters" is part of Joe Alterio's efforts to raise money for the San Francisco AIDS Foundation. Make a donation for this good cause and he will draw you either a robot or a monster (your choice), as defi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/17/robots-and-monsters-drawings-for-charity/

Canine Prosthetics.

Besides using a wheelchair, did you know that dogs can also be fitted with canine prosthetics?Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/17/canine-prosthetics/

Tord Boontje's Deer in the Forest Deco Dinner Plate.

Tord Boontje's Deer in the Forest Deco dinner plate is deliciously awesome! I don't think I could ever use this plate for food. http://store.sprouthome.com/deinfodeplre.html...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/17/tord-boontjes-deer-in-the-forest-deco-dinner-plate/

Ironic Deaths.

The following is an article from Bathroom Readers' Institute 13th edition Uncle John's All-Purpose Extra Strength Bathroom Reader. You can't help laughing at some of life's - and death's - ironies ... as l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/05/17/ironic-deaths/






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