Archive for June 26th, 2007

One Step Closer to a Fully Bionic Arm.

DARPA, the mad scientist arm of the Defense Department, is working with research institutions to create a bionic arm that is on par with the real thing ... by 2009. While not quite there yet, the newest creation by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/one-step-closer-to-a-fully-bionic-arm/

Mummy of Hatshepsut Found?

ABC News in Science reports: Egyptologists are confident that remains found in a humble tomb in the Valley of the Kings are those of Hatshepsut, one of the most famous queens to rule ancient Egypt. Egypt's chie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/mummy-of-hatshepsut-found/

Carmouflage!

We've seen the catmouflage and the couchmouflage, here's the carmouflage! Found at Funny Junk...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/carmouflage/

Toyota Modded into a "Ferrari" 360 Spyder.

Talking about cars, here's one for you: a 2003 Toyota MR2 "modded" to look like a Ferrari 360 Spyder! Link - via Didn't You Hear....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/toyota-modded-into-a-ferrari-360-spyder/

Jenni Glassford's Cute Stuffed Animals.

Aw, how cute is that? Here are some stuffed creatures (called The Outsiders and Insiders) by Jenni Glassford: Link | Etsy shop - via Craft...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/jenni-glassfords-cute-stuffed-animals/

Floater, a Neat Laptop Stand.

From the website:If you connect your notebook computer to a large screen, at work or home, Floater is designed for you. It combines high technology with elegant styling. Close your MacBook pro, connect a keyboard, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/floater-a-neat-laptop-stand/

Scott Walker's Digital Newsstand.

Scott Walker, an assistant managing editor at Birmingham News hacked a digital newsstand from a used newspaper vending rack he bought from eBay.The new digital newsstand delivers the latest headlines to his living room e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/scott-walkers-digital-newsstand/

Inmates Refuse to Get Out of Jail Because the Food is Too Good!

Here's a not-Paris jail story for you: inmates at the Parappana Agrahara prison in Bangalore, India, are refusing to leave because the food is so good! Prison officials are blaming the Hare Khrisnas: Small-time crook...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/inmates-refuse-to-get-out-of-jail-because-the-food-is-too-good/

The Library Bathtub.

Like to read in the tub? Well, check out Swedish artist Malin Lundmark's "Library Bathtub": Link [Flash, click on Design and scroll down] - via BB-Blog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/the-library-bathtub/

MeBox: Designer Cardboard Box.

MeBox is not your plain ol' boring cardboard box: it has a grid of perforated discs that you can punch out to create text, numbers, or symbols! Link - via Think.Bigchief...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/mebox-designer-cardboard-box/

Guerra and de la Paz's Artwork from Discarded Clothings.

Cuban artists Alain Guerra and Neraldo de la Paz created this artwork from discarded clothings! Link [Flash] - via TrendsNow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/guerra-and-de-la-pazs-artwork-from-discarded-clothings/

Skateboard Beats.

Here's a music video made with the "beats" of skateboarding. Simple, but pretty creative! Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Fresh Creation...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/skateboard-beats/

Debra Hampton's Magazine Cut Out Artwork.

Debra Hampton's artwork is made using cutouts of magazines, and a little watercolor and ink! Check out more of Debra's artwork here: Link | Debra's website - via A Bit of MIX...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/debra-hamptons-magazine-cut-out-artwork/

Slow Down!

This series of roadside billboard ads works like a flip book as you drive by - the last two delivers the message: "Don't Let Your Life Flash Before You" and "Slow Down".Found at: The Cool Hunter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/slow-down/

A Homemade Terminator

Someone has put a lot time, effort and junk into the creation of a Terminator. Link - via Make...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/a-homemade-terminator/

Dramatic Prairie Dog Blog.

The “dramatic prairie dog” that took the internet by storm last week has spawned imitations, remixes, and marketing opportunities. You knew that would happen, but now there is a place to see all of them, at t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/dramatic-prairie-dog-blog/

Snowmobiling in June.

Snowmobiles aren’t restricted to snowy surfaces, apparently. I wonder how a Jet-Ski would work in the snow! Push play or go to YouTube. -via Digg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/snowmobiling-in-june/

I geek with thee: iPhone/Rockit version

Everybody's got iPhone fever! Wooo! The first geeks to camp outside Apple's Fifth Avenue store in New York City so that they can be among the very first Friday to get their geeky mitts on an iPhone have star...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/i-geek-with-thee-iphonerockit-version/

Five-foot Tall Prehistoric Penguin.

Scientists say a species of 5-foot tall penguins with huge beaks lived in Peru 36 million years ago. Just one more thing to haunt your nightmares. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/five-foot-tall-prehistoric-penguin/

Bloxorz - Puzzle Flash Game

Use the arrow keys on your keyboard to tumble the rectangular block and throw it into the square hole at the end. There are 33 levels to complete. Link - via Jay is Games...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/bloxorz-puzzle-flash-game/

Sales Pitch.

This kid in Mumbai knows his shpiel in many languages. If you know one of these languages, leave a comment and tell us what he says and how well. Push play or go to YouTube. -via Arbroath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/sales-pitch/

Catmouflage.

The Army is not the only ones to have urban camouflage. These cats belong to Hanan Levin of Grow-A-Brain, and were featured as guest cat bloggers at Cynical-C last Friday. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/catmoflage/

Couchmouflage.

Proof that the Army's urban camouflage uniform really does work - as long as you find the right "seatuation". Found at Menarique....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/couchmouflage/

Michael Jackson's Punch-Out.

Mike L. Mayfield of Citizens Against Safety Goggles created this awesome animation of Michael Jackson in Punch-Out, one of the best NES games ever!Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Super Punch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/michael-jacksons-punch-out/

1954 Ford Delivery Wagon and Camper/Boat.

Gary and Joyce Bortscheller of Elk Point, South Dakota, own this cool rig: a 1954 Ford Delivery Wagon and a camper with a boat as a roof! Davintosh has more info: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/1954-ford-delivery-wagon-and-camperboat/

Hacker Con Badges.

Eliot Phillips of RobotSkirts and Hack-A-Day uploaded his neat collection of hacker convention badges (like one that looks like the ghost from Pac-Man).This one above is the badge for ToorCon 2007 Seattle - it looks like...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/hacker-con-badges/

Pimp My Satellite Dish.

A Dutch artist "pimped" the satellite dishes of residents of "satellite city" area (can you guess why?) in Amsterdam. If you're wondering, the hooks on the roof are used to pull up furnitures, because...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/pimp-my-satellite-dish/

3 Famous Psychology Studies That Would Be Illegal Today

What happened to the good old days, when a scientist could just rustle together some test subjects and let loose in the lab? You know, without having to worry about petty humane things…like ethics!1. Stanley...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/06/26/3-famous-psychology-studies-that-would-be-illegal-today/






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