Archive for June 19th, 2007

Feed the Head, a Creatively Silly Flash Game.

Feed The Head is a wonderfully strange Flash website - I don't know if there's a point to it, but see if you can make the head walk.Link [Flash] - Thanks Dumidu!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/feed-the-head-a-creatively-silly-flash-game/

Video of Etch A Sketch Master George Vlosich in Action.

Etch A Sketch artist extraordinaire George Vlosich is so awesome we've featured him three times on Neatorama before. But he never ceases to amaze us - so here's a video of George "sketching" a picture of NBA pl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/video-of-etch-a-sketch-master-george-vlosich-in-action/

For Sale: Rocket Belts.

Rocket belts are finally here, thanks to Mexican company Tecnologia Aeroespacial Mexicana (TAM). Yours for a mere $250,000 (yes, there is a weight restriction).Link - via Popular Mechanics, Thanks Laurel Donaldson!*/...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/for-sale-rocket-belts/

Batman Hoodie.

Bape, in collaboration with DC comics, created a few crimefighter sweatshirts - the Batman one comes with a fantastic hoodie/mask.At $439, however, one probably has to resort to crime in order to afford the Batman crimef...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/batman-hoodie/

Star Trek Home Theater with Real Props.

We've featured Gary Reighn's Star Trek home theater before, but he has since updated it to include real props from the recent Star Trek auction. Actually it's by Gary Sekulow (sorry about that, Gary!) Link - T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/star-trek-home-theater-with-real-props/

The Vatican's Ten Commandments for Drivers.

The Vatican has issued a set of "Ten Commandments" for drivers:The Commandments include advising motorists to be charitable to others on the highways, to refrain from drinking and driving, and to pray you m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/the-vaticans-ten-commandments-for-drivers/

Fatherly wisdom

I thought this list of tidbits of wisdom a father could pass along to his children was a really neat idea. Unfortunately, some of the 23 suggestions in the article fall short of things I'd consider family heirlooms....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/fatherly-wisdom/

The Evolution of Video

Motorola produced a fantastic commercial, "The Evolution of Video," to introduce a new "high resolution" mobile phone. The commercial appears at the end of this great "making of" video. They used the image of a man r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/the-evolution-of-video/

The Mathematical Formula for the Perfect Bacon Sandwich.

Now this is dedication: four researchers at the Department of Food Science at Leeds University, UK, spent more than 1,000 hours (!) testing 700 variations of bacon butty (that's bacon sandwich to us Yanks) to find the pe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/the-mathematical-formula-for-the-perfect-bacon-sandwich/

The H-Bar.

Apparently, this is where scientists go for drinks away from the lab. Get it? If you do, then you're a geek just like me! If not, then here's a clue. Found at Jacks of Science....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/the-h-bar/

Gas Mask for Dogs.

Found at we make money not art (with other links for more gas masks for animals) - via Hugo Strikes Back!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/gas-mask-for-dogs/

Prometeus: The Future of Media?

Is this the future of media? Here's a clip called Prometeus - The Media Revolution from Casaleggio Associati, an Italian Internet consulting firm, predicting what would happen to copyright, tv, radio, and the internet in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/prometeus-the-future-of-media/

Will Vanden Vos' Flip Clock.

Modern Flip Clock by Will Vanden Vos. Dutch Designer Will Vanden Vos has reinvented the flip clocks of the 70s. Link - via Technabob...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/will-vanden-vos-flip-clock/

Grace Weston's Creepy Baby Art.

There is something wonderfully creepy about photographer Grace Weston's surreal arrangement of innocent objects like children's toys. Check out more of Grace's artwork here: Link [Flash] - via dérive...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/grace-westons-creepy-baby-art/

Explaining the Mystery of the Vanished Maya

Main plaza of Mayan ruins in Tikal, Guatemala (Image Credit: weisserstier [Flickr])Jaguar Temple in Tikal (Image Credit: erushing [Flickr])Mayan ruins at Calakmul, Mexico (Image Credit: von Kinder [Flickr])We tend...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/explaining-the-mystery-of-the-vanished-maya/

Star Wars Galaxy Map

A map of the galaxy in which the Star Wars movies takes place. http://www.thetrukstop.com/articles/2007/images/star_wars_galaxy_map/galaxylg.jpg - via kottke.org...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/star-wars-galaxy-map/

Ants on a Banana-Bus Snack.

Peggy Rathmann of Hamsters Tours has a cute guide on how to make your very own "ants on a banana-bus" snack in under 10 minutes: Link - via Super Punch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/ants-on-a-banana-bus-snack/

The "Intonorumori" and Other Obsolete Electronic Musical Instruments.

Obsolete.com has compiled a neat list of 120 years of electronic music, listing obsolete electronic musical instrument from 1870 to 1990.This one above is the "Intonorumori," created by futurist painter / music...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/the-intonorumori-and-other-obsolete-electronic-musical-instruments/

Irish Breakfast.

Rashers and Eggs is a blog dedicated to reviewing Irish breakfast dishes at various eateries from Dublin, Ireland.So, on top of drinking, the Irish eat meaty meals for breakfast. Note to self: must look into visiting Ire...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/irish-breakfast/

Zombie Walk in Amsterdam.

Photographer Sander Huiberts has a zombie-riffic collection of photos of Zombie Walk in Amsterdam last April (yes, we're behind the times here in the States ... or maybe it's just Neatorama living under a rock). Link - v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/zombie-walk-in-amsterdam/

Deadbeat Parents? Sandwich of Shame for School Kids!

Tired of deadbeat parents not paying for school lunches, the Chula Vista Elementary School District in California uses a highly effective tactic: no pizza or burgers for the kids - instead, they serve up the dreaded chee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/deadbeat-parents-sandwich-of-shame-for-school-kids/

The Deep Book: Fantastic Photos of Deep Sea Creatures.

When I posted the cute pic of the dumbo octopus, Neatorama reader Chris told all of us in the comment section about the cool stuff we can find in the Deep Book website. So I took a look - and was immediately impressed: C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/19/the-deep-book-fantastic-photos-of-deep-sea-creatures/




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