Archive for July 10th, 2007

The iPhone: Will It Blend?

Fans of Blendtec’s Will It Blend series will enjoy watching an iPhone in a blender. Well, who wouldn’t watch a $500 gadget being destroyed by a kitchen appliance? Push play or go to YouT...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/10/the-iphone-will-it-blend/

Romanian Witches Go Online for Work

Now that Romania has joined the European Union, a new world of customers is open for the country's "recognised profession" of witchcraft, so the witches are taking their skills to the internet: One of the country'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/10/romanian-witches-go-online-for-work/

What Not To Do During a Zombie Outbreak

Because zombies are fast becoming a problem in big cities, Zombie-Philes wrote the treatise (okay, okay, a top 10 list) on what not to do during a zombie outbreak, like this one: 2) Don’t get too creat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/10/what-not-to-do-during-a-zombie-outbreak/

Fine Arts LEGO

Flickr user udronotto has a few neat LEGO dioramas inspired by fine arts and famous movies - this one above is Edward Hopper's Nighthawks.Link [Flickr photoset] - via Lego Mania (a few more cool pics), thanks Atila!*...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/10/fine-arts-lego/

Touchless Toilet Paper Dispenser for Public Bathrooms

Kimberly-Clark is "crossing the final touchless restroom frontier" by making the first electronic bath tissue toilet paper dispenser.After the no-touch faucet, soap and hand towel dispensers, it's a natural pro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/10/touchless-tissue-dispenser-for-public-bathrooms/

Automated License Plate Recognition

Automated License Plate Recognition [wiki] or ALPR technology is not exactly new: it was invented in 1976 and is currently used to for traffic congestion control in London. Canada is testing out a portable system using a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/10/automated-license-plate-recognition/

Brand Identity of Terrorist Groups

Even terrorist organizations need brand identities! Ironic Sans did the research for this strangely entertaining post on logos of terrorist groups around the world (well, mostly from the Middle East, I suppose): Link - *...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/10/brand-identity-of-terrorist-groups/

Rule the Web (and Rule Your Email Inbox!)

I picked up Boing Boing editor and our pal Mark Frauenfelder's new book Rule the Web while browsing at my neighborhood Barnes & Noble a few days ago. Now, I'm a pretty savvy web user (though a luddite when i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/10/rule-the-web-and-rule-your-email-inbox/

Barigo Clock Weather Station

The Barigo Clock Weather Station is definitely stylish - this contraption not only tells you the time, it also acts as a weather station:Standing 10cm in height, and featuring a series of nickel brass dials that seemingl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/10/barigo-clock-weather-station/

Pop Culture Quotes.

This cartoon by Carl Huber made me chuckle! Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/10/pop-culture-quotes/

Inflatable Giant Monkey Scrotum: It's Just So Wrong!

Apparently, it's something for kids to crawl inside... Found at Kelley Bean [Flickr] - via giantmonster...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/10/inflatable-monkey-scrotum-its-just-so-wrong/

Topoware: Topographic" Dishes.

Inspired by topographic maps, designers Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, Karola Torkos and Thomasine Barnekow created Topoware, dishes that "outline" the dining experience. Bonus: the lines tell you how much food t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/10/topoware-topographic-dishes/

Plan vs. Reality

Found at Lee's Doodles.Update 7/10/07: Nicole Lee updated the "Reality" for Neatorama readers. At least for me personally, it's so accurate it's eerie! - Thanks Nicole!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/10/plan-vs-reality/

Christian Paintball

In exurban Wisconsin, in a town called Pleasant Prairie halfway between Milwaukee and Chicago, sits "North America's largest Christian paintball park," dubbed Promised Land: "I've looked in the Bible, and can't find...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/10/christian-paintball/

A Skull A Day

Designer Noah Scalin is using various techniques to create one skull image every day for a year. The results are featured in his blog. Link - via Craftzine...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/10/a-skull-a-day/

Cutest puppy ever?

A puppy with a heart-shape spot in its fur was born in May in Japan. Breeder Emiko Sakurada has no plans to sell "Heart-kun". http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,22050638-2,00.html -via Fark...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/10/cutest-puppy-ever/

The Caves of Lascaux.

The prehistoric cave paintings at Lascaux, discovered in 1940, were closed to the public in 1963 due to deterioration caused by human intervention. But you can take a virtual tour! See the paintings with explanations o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/10/the-caves-of-lascaux/

Periodic Table of the Internet.

Wellington Grey has produced the Periodic Table of the Internet. This makes me wonder what kind of molecules compounds you could produce by combining these “elements”! http://www.wellingtongrey.net/miscella...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/10/periodic-table-of-the-internet/
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