Archive for June 10th, 2007

Twins from Different Mothers.

These pregnant mothers recently delivered the first set of twins born to different mothers. This happened because doctors didn't believe that biological mother Amy Bernaba (right) would be able to carry a baby due t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/twins-from-different-mothers/

iPhone Shuffle

It had to happen sooner or later. Via bookofjoe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/iphone-shuffle/

Star Wars Musical Instruments.

What musical instrument would the Star Wars characters play? This site has some good guesses, er, suggestions. Shown is a Jackson Randy Rhodes signature Flying V in black, the obvious choice for Darth Vader. It loo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/star-wars-musical-instruments/

The Prediction.

This will really impress you if you think it’s about psychology. But if you think of it as a math game, it makes perfect sense! Push play or go to YouTube. -via Bits and Pieces...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/the-prediction/

Fast Food: Ads vs. Reality

Here's a "pulitzer-worthy" project from The West Virginia Surf Report:Fast Food: Ads vs. RealityEach item was purchased, taken home, and photographed immediately. Nothing was tampered with,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/fast-food-ads-vs-reality/

NY Children.

The goal of NYChildren by photographer Danny Goldfield is to take a photo of one child from every country on earth, who happens to live in New York.So far, children from 148 countries have already been photographed. Ther...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/ny-children/

I Responded ... With My Right Hand!

Here's the Alabama Senate emulating the Taiwan Parliament:Simmering tensions in the Alabama Senate boiled over Thursday when a Republican lawmaker punched a Democratic colleague in the head before they were pulled ap...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/i-responded-with-my-right-hand/

Jon Burgerman's Artwork.

Check out Jon Burgerman's latest artwork: a giant black and white wall drawings called "On The Wall" http://www.jonburgerman.com/index.php/Work/comments/on_the_wall/ - via Notcot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/jon-burgermans-artwork/

Curved BBQ Skewers.

Summer is almost here, and that means BBQ time! Here's a beautiful circular kabob steel skewers to inspire your next grilling adventure: Link - via swissmiss See also: Neatorama's Top 10 Coolest BBQ Grills (And Then Some...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/curved-bbq-skewers/

Extreme Fake Eyelashes.

Here's a new trend in Japan: extreme fake eyelashes, as shown at the Shu Uemura eyelashes bar (whatever that is) in Tokyo.http://www.wgal.com/slideshow/entertainment/13358621/detail.html - via Hemmy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/extreme-fake-eyelashes/

Paris je 'taime: An American Tourist in Paris.

Having recently visited Paris, I can appreciate this clip from the film Paris je t'aime (Paris, I love you, 2006) [wiki].In this particular segment, directed by the Coen Brothers, Steve Buscemi is an American tourist who...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/paris-je-taime-an-american-tourist-in-paris/

word ¡= art.

word ¡= art is an excellent new blog about having fun with words through color, puns, and a little sarcasm. Spell this one above out, and you'll see what I mean! Link - Thanks A. McArthur!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/word-art/

Tower Defense Games.

Desktop Tower Defense is one fun (and addictive!) game, but it's not the only tower defense games around.Here are 5 more: Link - via Didn't You HearPreviously on Neatorama: Desktop Tower Defense | DTD Strategies...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/tower-defense-games/

Bush Gnome.

In today's hypersensitive political environment, it's difficult - but apparently not impossible - to create a "political" tchotchke that appeal to both the Republicans and the Democrats.But Sam Girton managed t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/bush-gnome/

"How Japan Sees America" Map.

"How Japan Sees America" is a map that comes with a Sega Saturn RPG "Tengai Makyou: Daishi no Mokushiroku (The 4th Apocalypse)," scanned and annotated by Andrew Vestal of Yukihime.This map is basicall...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/how-japan-sees-america-map/

Cigarettes-on-a-Stick.

From 1938 Popular Science, here's a low-tech but particularly effective technology for helping your "invalid" friend enjoy a smoke: cigarette-on-a-stick.Link - via Happy Ant Blog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/cigarettes-on-a-stick/

The Sweet Tea Line.

The Mason-Dixon line never made any sense. The South begins where the restaurants serve sweet tea. Link -via Metafilter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/the-sweet-tea-line/

Spot the Difference.

Rob Dunn at GAS has "a sure-fire way to find all the differences in 'spot the difference' picture puzzles in a matter of seconds" as long as you can cross your eyes. First, set the pictures side by si...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/spot-the-difference/

Riderless Motorcycle.

Yesterday, we had a remote-controlled robot baseball player. Today, it’s a remote-controlled robot motorcycle! Which could be infinitely more dangerous. Push play or go to Live Leak. -via Arbroath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/riderless-motorcycle/

Swiss Army Greeting Card.

The Swiss Army Greeting Card is adaptable for any occasion. Just check the applicable box! For occasions when you really don’t care enough to look for an appropriate card. http://www.paradoxyproducts.com/SwissAr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/swiss-army-greeting-card/

Tattoo Back Generator

Afraid of needles? Not afraid of the internet? Try the Tattoo Back Generator. Link - via The Generator Blog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/tattoo-back-generator/

Rude Food.

Rude Food is a website dedicated to tracking down and proudly displaying food with (unintendedly, I hope) rude names. Like this gem above!Link - via Presurfer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/rude-food/

Graffiti Project: Kelburn Castle.

The idea behind the Graffiti Project is simple: take a historic rural Kelburn Castle in Scotland and completely cover it in urban graffiti art!Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] | The Graffiti Project - via Josh Spear...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/graffiti-project-kelburn-castle/

Pantone Mug.

Designers and graphic artists will probably appreciate this: Pantone Mug by W2. This one to the left is Red 168C, £8.Unfortunately, they can't yet ship outside of the EU. Link - via Think.BigChief...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/pantone-mug/

Oyako (Parents and Children) Photography.

Bruce Osborn has been doing his photography series "Oyako," or parents-children in Japanese, since 1982. After photographing hundreds of parents and children, Bruce started to advocate "Oyako Day" - d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/oyako-parents-and-children-photography/

Pug with Velvet Bag Lamp.

Like the dog, this "Pug with Velvet Bag" lamp by Dietlind Preiss is so ugly it's great! http://www.unicahome.com/p34982/pug-with-velvet-bag-lamp-by-dietlind-preiss.html (with additional images) - via BB-Blog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/pug-with-velvet-bag-lamp/

Keep Calm and Carry On.

This basically summed up the British attitude: a reproduction of an old World War II poster urging British citizens to "keep calm and carry on." (No color-coded threat level necessary back then!)Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/10/keep-calm-and-carry-on/
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