Archive for June 1st, 2007

Super Mario Line Rider.

If you're a fan of the game Line Rider, you will probably appreciate the level of skill required to recreate Super Mario in Line Rider. And to think, I was impressed when I created a working loop-d-loop! Hit play o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/01/super-mario-line-rider/

Damien Hirst's $99 Million Diamond and Platinum Skull.

Damien Hirst, the bad boy of British art, made this $99 million diamond-studded human skull (ok, ok, not real skull - it's a cast of a skull):"For the Love of God" is a life-size cast of a human skull in pl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/01/damien-hirsts-99-million-diamond-and-platinum-skull/

HTML Earrings.

I was impressed by these html earrings even before I realized they were made by friends of mine! They are sold out now, but they might make more (and they have plenty of other clever items). Link -via Cynical-C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/01/html-earrings/

Accordion Awareness Month.

June is National Accordian Awareness Month. You can learn all about accordions at Accordions Worldwide. Don’t forget to send your Accordion Awareness Month ecards! For now, enjoy Flight of the Bumblebee on accor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/01/accordion-awareness-month/

Always Obey Clearance Signs.

The signs at the Lincoln Tunnel connecting New Jersey and Manhattan clearly state that clearance is 13 feet. The rig Gilberto Cantu was driving was 13 feet, 6 inches. Still, he drove all the way through the tunnel befo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/01/always-obey-clearance-signs/

Star Wars Disco

It's Friday after all - and if that wasn't enough to satisfy your disco needs, check out the Disco Elevator. Link [YouTube] - via Mike Ballan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/01/star-wars-disco/

USB Mini Fridge.

This refrigerator is just large enought to cool one soda can. Plugs into any USB port. Link -via the Presurfer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/01/usb-mini-fridge/

Seven New Wonders of the World.

The public has responded to a poll to name the new seven wonders of the world. 1 Sydney Opera House 2 Eiffel Tower 3 Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai 4 Statue of Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro 5 Golden Gate Bridg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/01/seven-new-wonders-of-the-world/

Whirled peas?

Striving for peace is something we can all agree on, isn't it? Link [YouTube]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/01/whirled-peas/

Edward Hopper's Nighthawks

Nighthawks (1942). The Art Institute of Chicago.When Edward Hopper [wiki] set out to depict New York City on canvas, he didn't look to the Empire State Building or the Statue of Liberty. He didn't focus on Central...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/01/edward-hoppers-nighthawks/

VideoSift: Obscure Collective.

VideoSift's "collectives," or user-created groups of videos on a certain topic, are a great way to discover new (or old) neat video clips - this particular channel dedicated to finding obscure video...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/01/videosift-obscure-collective/

DIY Lightwind Kite.

Neatorama reader Thomas K. Horvath has a suggestion for a weekend project: make your very own lightwind kite:Build your own small zero or lightwind kite and fly with it actively in horizontal gliding, flatspin or div...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/01/diy-lightwind-kite/

That You, Nessie? Loch Ness Monster (Maybe) Caught on Tape.

Amateur scientist Gordon Holmes claimed to have captured the elusive Loch Ness monster (lovingly nicknamed Nessie) on video.Links: STV article | Cryptomundo - via Boing Boing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/01/that-you-nessie-loch-ness-monster-maybe-caught-on-tape/

Harry Potter Theme Park.

A Harry Potter-themed park will open in 2009 in Orlando. Universal Studios Resort will call it The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter. Link -via BB Spot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/01/harry-potter-theme-park/
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