Archive for July 16th, 2007

Instant hot ice.

Fun with Sodium acetate {wiki} in a supersaturated solution, which becomes exothermic (releases heat) when it crystallizes. Push play or go to YouTube. -via Dark Roasted Blend...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/instant-hot-ice/

The Golden Compass Trailer

This looks awesome: a trailer for an upcoming movie His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass [wiki] based on Philip Pullman's trilogy. Hit play or to go Link [YouTube] - Thanks Kerozene!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/the-golden-compass-trailer/

Giving Web Designers the Bird

Colorful palettes for websites, based on the color of birds. Great stuff by COLOURlovers. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/giving-web-designers-the-bird/

Crossing the Sea of Japan in a Bathtub

Three Japanese women have completed the 60 kilometer (37.3 miles) long crossing from Sado to Honshu in tub boats. A Sado tale tells of a woman called Omitsu paddling one of the island's famous tub boats from Sado to K...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/crossing-the-sea-of-japan-in-a-bathtub/

Mud Pit Belly Flop at the 2007 Redneck Games

Today's collaboration with Cellar Image of the Day brings us this perfectly-timed photo of the most popular competition at the 12th annual Redneck Games in Dublin, Georgia: the Mud Pit Belly Flop!Link: Yahoo! News Articl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/mud-pit-belly-flop-at-the-2007-redneck-games/

Best Skylines in the World

Luigi Di Serio compiled a top 30 list of the best skylines in the world: Link - Thanks dumidu! (This one above is of Tokyo, Japan)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/best-skylines-in-the-world/

Sara Plescia's Rope-Wrapped Car.

For her Masters show at the Camberwell School of Art, UK, Sarah Plescia created "tied up" her car with ropes! And yes, that's her real car.http://www.bigartmob.com/view/733/ - Found at Big Art Mob, which is a &...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/sara-plescias-rope-wrapped-car/

Grapefruit Linked to Breast Cancer

A new study just linked grapefruit to breast cancer:A study of 50,000 post-menopausal women found eating just a quarter of a grapefruit daily raised the risk by up to 30%.The fruit is thought to boost levels...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/grapefruit-linked-to-breast-cancer/

What's in a Red Bull Anyway?

Red Bull is a popular energy drink that, according to its ads, will "give you wings." But have you ever wondered what's actually in the drink? Wired has the science behind the long list of ingredients: *str...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/whats-in-a-red-bull-anyway/

Pillow + Wig = Pillowig

Here's the story behind Joo Youn Paek's Pillowig:"Pillowig" is hand made wearable pillow comforting trieness of people in daily lives, enabling users to sleep comfortably whenever and whenever they’d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/pillow-wig-pillowig/

Steampunk Sculptures by Stéphane Halleux

Simply put, Stéphane Halleux makes some super awesome steampunk sculptures! Link [Flash]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/steampunk-sculptures-by-stphane-halleux/

Intertwined Wedding Rings

Daniel Chiquet doesn't settle for boring wedding rings: he created this awesome intertwining version titled Two in One using silver and gold pieces. http://schmuck-kunst.ch/ausstellungsdetail.php?workid=250&category=Eher...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/intertwined-wedding-rings/

Crotcheted Dim Sum Food

From Etsy seller NeedleNoodles, here is a crochet pattern book for making your very own crocheted dim sum food: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/crotcheted-dim-sum-food/

Nautilus Snow Sculpture

This awesome Nautilus by Team Tennessee snow sculpture won the 2005 International Snow Sculpture Championships in Brekenridge, Colorado. http://www.themoens.com/Photos/Events/snowSculpture/overview.htm (fantastic gallery...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/nautilus-snow-sculpture/

Giant Rubber Duck

Florentijn Hofman's 26 x 20 x 32 meter big rubber duck installation, located in the river of Loire, France. Link - via Stuart Wittsrubber duck, Florentijn Hofman...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/giant-rubber-duck/

A chimp and his dog take the train.

Pan-kun took his dog James for a ride on the local, from the Japanese TV show Shimura Zoo. Push play or go to YouTube. -via Japan Probe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/a-chimp-and-his-dog-take-the-train/

Stardoll.

Stardoll is an online paperdoll site featuring celebrity dolls you can dress up. I dressed up Johnny Depp, Camilla Parker-Bowles, and Dennis Rodman (who I believe should be taller). You can also design your own doll. L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/stardoll/

Panther cub adopted by dog.

A baby black panther at the Belgrade Zoo was given to a nursing Siberian Husky Rhodesian Ridgeback after her mother tried to kill her. "The mother panther has killed all her cubs since 1999," zookeeper Dragan Jov...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/panther-cub-adopted-by-dog/

The Eiffel Tower Story

The following reprinted from Uncle John's Giant 10th Anniversary Bathroom Reader. Eiffel Tower at dusk (Image Credit: franz88 [Flickr]) It's hard to believe now, but when the Eiffel Tower wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/the-eiffel-tower-story/

The African Piggy Queen

Of course it's photoshopped ... But I'd love to see those two big stars fighting on the big screen... To see this and other cleverly photoshopped images, go to The Digital Design Cottage...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/the-african-piggy-queen/

Dominique Fam Digital Art

Illustrator Dominique Fam creates digitally-drawn, photo-realistic portraits. The image above are the lovely eyes of Jessica Alba... almost real! Link - via Startdrawing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/dominique-fam-digital-art/

Ramen Bath

We've posted about the crazy Yunessun Spa Resort in Hakone, Japan, where you can literally bathe in coffee, green tea, wine and sake.But the spa isn't resting on its laurels: it just added a new "attraction," t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/ramen-bath/

Alli (P)oops: Cheaters Beware

Here's another way the popular weightloss pill Alli keep its users from cheating on their diet: Dieters have been flocking to drugstores to pick up Alli, the first over-the-counter weight-loss pill to be approved by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/alli-poops-cheaters-beware/

Jesus Lizard Quad Bike

Neatorama reader Greg Degouveia wrote to us about his "Jesus Lizard" quad bike that he built for a kinetic sculpture race in Arcata. It has a head that moves from side to side and mouth that opens and closes.Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/jesus-lizard-quad-bike/

Speared by Javelin!

Finnish javelin thrower Tero Pitkämäki accidentally speared French long-jumper Salim Sdiri at the Golden League meeting in Rome on July 13, 2007. Sdiri, who was rushed to the hospital, actually wasn't...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/speared-by-javelin/

UFO in Sharjah

Flickr user Faulty Pixel took this photo of a mysterious glowing UFO outside of his college room while studying for an exam. Definitely NOT a streetlight, though. Definitely.Link - Thanks SJ!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/07/16/ufo-in-sharjah/






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