Archive for June 4th, 2007

FSM Toast.

The image of the Flying Spaghetti Monster has been spotted on ordinary toast! Just kidding. This is the work of Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories, more of their dot matrix heat gun printing experiments. However, they are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/fsm-toast/

Portable Lap Counter

Prepare your cuisine while on your armchair by Tomas Kral. http://www.tomaskral.ch/ via Core77...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/portable-lap-counter/

Bryan Gaynor.

20-year-old computer science major Brian Gaynor has scoliosis, but he can do a mean robot, a dance he calls Chibotics. He did not advance past the audition round for So You Think You Can Dance, but he is in di...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/bryan-gaynor/

Knit Graffiti Around Stockholm, Sweden

You might have heard about Knitta, a "tag crew of knitters, bombing the inner city with vibrant, stitched works of art, wrapped around everything from beer bottles on easy nights to public monuments and utility poles...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/knit-graffiti-around-stockholm-sweden/

World's Most Awesome Shirt.

Why that's Intercourse, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, of course, between nearby towns of Blue Ball and Paradise. This awesome picture was found at Miss Cellania, whose great links of today focuses on geography test (th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/worlds-most-awesome-shirt/

Flush It Down the (Virtual) Toilet.

This is a strange Flash game from Kohler: the toilet bowl maker invites you to flush things down the toilet that would get you in trouble if you were to do in real life.Kids, don't try this at home!Oh, and, if only all p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/flush-it-down-the-virtual-toilet/

2,100-Year-Old Melon.

This piece of withered fruit excavated in Japan turned out to be an incredibly well preserved 2,100-year-old melon. How did it stay so fresh? Vacuum-packing, of course!Archeologists used radiocarbon analysis to estim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/2100-year-old-melon/

Star Wars Belt and Buckles.

Oooh yeah, here comes the Star Wars belt and buckles, for those of you old enough not to get beat up at school for wearing 'em: Link - via Smidigt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/star-wars-belt-and-buckles/

Super Awesome Super Mario Cake.

University student Su-Yin created this super cute Mario cake for her friend's birthday - more pics at Spluch: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/super-awesome-super-mario-cake/

Housewives Tarot.

Paul Kepple and Jude Buffum of Headcase Design designed a set of tarot cards , called The Housewives Tarot, specifically for the domestic divas:According to gossip, The Housewives Tarot was invented by housewife extr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/housewives-tarot/

Why Every Kid Needs a Pet.

Here's a cute video of why every kid needs a pet! Hit play or go to http://www.glumbert.com/media/pet [Glumbert] - via Random Good Stuff...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/why-every-kid-needs-a-pet/

A New World Hot Dog Eating Record!

The record world record for hot dog eating returns to the United States (USA! USA!) when Joey Chestnut, 22, of San Jose, ate 59 and a half hot dogs:Chestnut, 22, of San Jose, broke the record previously held by Taker...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/a-new-world-hot-dog-eating-record/

Shuttle Plume Pointing Towards Moon.

Today's collaboration with Cellar Image of the Day is this fantastic photo of the Atlantis shuttle plume shadow pointing to the moon from Astronomy Picture of the Day: Why would the shadow of a space shuttle launch p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/shuttle-plume-pointing-towards-moon/

The Top Ten Geekiest Yarn Creations on the Web.

Items include the Moebius strip scarf, a memory stick cozy, Space Invader socks, and this cute crocheted Yoda. Most include links to instructions or sale sites. Link -via Metafilter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/the-top-ten-geekiest-yarn-creations-on-the-web/

The Bob L. Head Bobblehead.

The Portland Beavers, the Triple-A Pacific Coast League affiliate of the San Diego Padres, ran a contest to design a bobblehead figure after a real person. The competition was only open to men whose name is Bob L. Head...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/the-bob-l-head-bobblehead/

Butterflies and Their Color Palettes.

The Color and Design Blog listed 18 beautiful butterfllies with their color palettes to show how well nature selects colors. Any of these combinations would make a pleasant decor for a room or a website. Link -via Dump...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/butterflies-and-their-color-palettes/

Movies You've Never Seen.

Movies.com posted a list of The 25 Best Movies You’ve Never Seen. I have seen three of them, and they were much more enjoyable than the box office receipts would indicate. These movies are not new, so youâ€...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/movies-youve-never-seen/

Animals with a Nose for Trouble.

After this fox was rescued from a wheel last week, The Daily Mail pulled out its archives and put together a gallery of animals who got their heads stuck into things. All the animals were eventually freed. Link -via Ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/animals-with-a-nose-for-trouble/

Chicago By Night - 1000 Megapixel Photo

See how far you can zoom in on this 7 GB large photo of Chicago at night. It was shot in October 2006, from a break-wall just outside the Adler Planetarium. Link - via Digg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/chicago-by-night-1000-megapixel-photo/

The Origins of State Names

The following is an article from Uncle John's Legendary Lost Bathroom Reader. A.M. Walzer Co. United States Inlay Puzzle Map (Image Credit: Marxchivist [Flickr]) The following is reprinted from U...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/the-origins-of-state-names/

360 Cities: Panoramic VR Portal.

Our Pal Jeffrey Martin of Prague360 and his brother has completed an ambitious website that hopes to catalog the best of 360° panoramic Virtual Reality photos around the world. So far, they have Prague, Moscow, Venic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/360-cities-panoramic-vr-portal/

Solomon's Castle in Ona, Florida.

Solomon's Castle in Ona, Florida (Image Credit: AlohaTiki [Flickr])Solomon's big and shiny castle (it's made by printing plates discarded by the local weekly newspaper) was built by Floridian sculptor Howard Solomon to h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/solomons-castle-in-ona-florida/

Chuckerbutty Ocarina Quartet.

The Chuckerbutty Ocarina Quartet is a group of middle-aged men playing classical music, like Schubert and Wagner using impossibly odd musical instruments like rubber trout, tea kettle, crumhorn, ocarina, melodica, and ev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/chuckerbutty-ocarina-quartet/

Game Theory Analysis of the Toilet Seat.

Should you leave the toilet seat up or down? Here's the game theory analysis of leaving the toilet seat down:In this paper, we internalize the cost of yelling and model the conflict as a non-cooperative game between...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/04/game-theory-analysis-of-the-toilet-seat/




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