Archive for June 17th, 2007

The Maps of John Speed.

John Speed's collection of maps was published in 1611 as The theatre of the empire of Great Britaine: presenting an exact geography of the kingdomes of England, Scotland, Ireland, and the iles adioyning: with the shires,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/17/the-maps-of-john-speed/

100x100.

Photographer Michael Wolf has been featured on Neatorama before. His latest project opens in exhibit June 30 in San Francisco. Shek Kip Mei Estate, Hong Kong's oldest public housing estate, is composed of 100 room...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/17/100x100/

Belarussian UFO?

EnglishRussia.com - (one of my favorite sites, btw) - just posted a video of what is supposedly an UFO taken in Belarus. I don't think that this is the final proof we've all been waiting for, but it is interesting nev...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/17/belarussian-ufo/

Happy Father's Day!

Happy Father's Day, everyone! Found at Miss Cellania (with excellent links on everything related to Father's Day and Fatherhood)....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/17/happy-fathers-day/

Dog Cage by designGO!

Now that's a dog cage! Created by designGO! studio: http://designgostudio.com/ [Flash, you'd have to hunt around for it]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/17/dog-cage-by-designgo/

Froggetmee Chopsticks.

Can't use chopsticks? Here's a 2-in-1 spoon and "chopsticks" utensil called froggetmee: Link - via Gizmodo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/17/froggetmee-chopsticks/

Most Likely Not To Have Children Award.

What has elementary school's come to these days? Indianapolis sixth-grader Matt Porter was awarded "Most Likely Not To Have Children" award ... by his teachers!The certificates were signed by the teachers w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/17/most-likely-not-to-have-children-award/

The World's Roundest Objects: Perfect Silicon Spheres.

Australian scientists are trying to create the world's roundest objects: perfect silicon spheres to define a kilogram:Scientists will use the spheres to determine how many silicon atoms make up a kilogram, and this w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/17/the-worlds-roundest-objects-perfect-silicon-spheres/

Iron Age Mickey.

One thousand years before Disney created Mickey Mouse, a French artist got the same idea:One thousand years before the cartoon character Mickey Mouse was even a glint in Walt Disney's eye, a French artist created a b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/17/iron-age-mickey/

Slavery Scandal in China: Bad Boss Captured.

A national manhunt in China finally captured Heng Tinghan, the owner of a brick kiln in Shanxi province, who is accused of enslaving his workers:[Heng] has become a central villain in a national drama over possibly h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/17/slavery-scandal-in-china-bad-boss-captured/

Solving a Rubik's Cube in 55 Seconds.

Talented actor, musician, and comedian Will Smith is also good with a Rubik’s Cube! Push play or go to Daily Motion. -via Reddit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/17/solving-a-rubiks-cube-in-55-seconds/

Nerd Tattoos.

Yellowforks has a gallery of nerd tattoos. After all, who wouldn’t want to show their lifetime loyalty to a computer system, gadget, or game character? http://www.yellowforks.com/full.aspx?fork=23 -via Johnâ€...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/17/nerd-tattoos/

Robot to Emcee Wedding.

Seok Gyeong-Jae is a robot designer in South Korea. At his upcoming wedding, the master of ceremonies will be Tiro, a robot he helped design! Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/17/robot-to-emcee-wedding/
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