Archive for August 1st, 2007

The Ten Worst Sci-Fi Shows Ever.

Forever Geek posted a list of the ten worst science fiction TV shows ever. You may not remember them all (for good reasons), so there is video evidence for each. And of course, more suggestions in the comments. Link -via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/the-ten-worst-sci-fi-shows-ever/

Mural by Blu

Blu is an Italian artist specializing in murals and urban design. This painting is located in Berlin. Link - via Streetart & Kram...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/mural-by-blu/

Clone Wars Papercraft Characters

These origamis papercrafts are based on the animated TV series Clone Wars. You can check out the gallery and download printable models if you'd like to make one by yourself. The Stormtroopers are so cuuuute! Link -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/clone-wars-papercraft-characters/

Tuxedo Travel

One day, Heath Buck and Douglas Campbell, who have never met before, dared each other to go on a travel adventure. The night ended with a drunken handshake - and six months later, the two embarked on a crazy journey from...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/tuxedo-travel/

Cuffed Naked to His Rolls Royce

TMZ brings you this strange story of the hazards of being rich:Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband, the wacky Freddy von Anhalt, 64, was photographed after a trio of women robbers (he says) pulled up next to him, asked for a pho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/cuffed-naked-to-his-rolls-royce/

Is Laser Printer Hazardous to Your Health?

Scientists at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia found that the office laser printer can be hazardous to your health:An investigation of a range of printer models showed that almost a third emit pot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/is-laser-printer-hazardous-to-your-health/

Amazing Levitation of a Cult Leader

If Chris Angel can levitate, then so can Shoko Asahara, the cult leader of Aum Shinrikyo crazies in Japan:He came to public notice through an article in the popular "Twilight Zone" magazine that showed him...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/amazing-levitation-of-a-cult-leader/

Items We Carry

In this Flickr pool called "The Items We Carry," you can browse photos of stuff people carry with them every day (or submit your own pic!)Link (This one to the left is anthony808's [Flickr])...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/items-we-carry/

Ron Mueck's Exhibition at The Modern

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is having a Ron Mueck exhibition - We've posted about Ron's amazingly lifelike sculptures (okay - gigantic lifelike hollow sculptures made from fiberglass and silicon) before,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/ron-muecks-exhibition-at-the-modern/

Bloons

I love web games that are simple, fun and addictive - like Bloons by Ninja Kiwi. The concept is dead simple: aim your monkey's aim to pop as many balloons as you can!Link - via Laura Watson...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/bloons/

Mountain Dew's Halo 3 Game Fuel Drink

The guys at Kotaku blog has got a preview of a special edition Mountain Dew's Halo 3 Game Fuel softdrink. And apparently, they've managed to cram even more caffeine into the drink:According to the box, the drinks will be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/mountain-dews-halo-3-game-fuel-drink/

Dreampost: Dream-Inspired Art

Dreampost aims to do for dreams what Postsecret does for secrets: users can share artwork, photos, stories and poetry inspired by their dreams.This artwork, titled Earth Daughter, was submitted by Dreampost user Marie Li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/dreampost-dream-inspired-art/

Amazing Levitation by Chris Angel

Criss gives us an example of why his last name happens to be Angel. Link [YouTube] - via haha.nu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/amazing-levitation-by-chris-angel/

Dormitory Tetris

Cute, short video on EnglishRussia.com of Russian students using window lights in their dormitory to simulate Tetris....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/dormitory-tetris/

The 25 Worst Rapper Names of All Time

Here is not 5, not 10, but 25 of the worst rapper names of all time! For shizzle my nizzle. Link - via digg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/the-25-worst-rapper-names-of-all-time/

Iran to Become Insanely-Large-Carpet Capital of the World

Iranian weavers have created what they claim is the world's largest handmade carpet, a soccer-field-sized red-and-green colossus bound for an Abu Dhabi mosque and valued at $5.8 million. But Iranians are setting their...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/iran-to-become-insanely-large-carpet-capital-of-the-world/

52 Influential Photographs

Here's a collection of 52 influential photographs starting from 1827 through the ages and up to 2006. Link - via A Welsh View...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/52-influential-photographs/

Toilet Signs Around the World.

A picture is worth a thousand words, especially to someone who needs to use the facilities and doesn’t know the local language. Here’s a collection of clever male and female door signs from around the wor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/toilet-signs-around-the-world/

Bird Deterrent Fails.

Vivien Reynolds put up a plastic eagle owl in her barn to scare off birds. The idea didn’t quite work, as a swallow found it the perfect place to build a nest and raise a family. Link -via Arbroath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/bird-deterrent-fails/

Six Part Toaster

Just in case toasting two slices of bread at a time isn't enough, Matt Gossington designed this toaster that can heat six:The Radical Six Part Toaster rotates and heats the toast in single compartments. The compartments...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/six-part-toaster/

Condom-Shaped Hot Air Balloon

The Dutch Health Services launched this condom-shaped hot air balloon to promote safe sex ("Vrij Veilig" in Dutch). Link | Photo: Dayoo [in Chinese] - Thanks Jee!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/condom-shaped-hot-air-balloon/

Molding a Boiled Egg into Fun Shapes!

Lunch in a Box blog has a post about making your very own pig-shaped boiled egg, using a nifty Japanese (what else?) contraption improvised into an egg mold:I figured they’d work just fine as ice cream sandwich...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/molding-a-boiled-egg-into-fun-shapes/

Star Wars the Musical

Let's Blow This Thing is a Star Wars musical (the Death Star battle scene), created by Hunter Nolen and Timothy Edward Smith of Infauxmedia. It was shown at the 2006 Jedicon in Brazil.Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/star-wars-the-musical/

Drag and Draw: Digital Graffiti for Kids

Parents need not worry anymore that their children will draw on the wall - all they need is this Philips "Drag and Draw," a set of digital drawing tools that lets kids create artwork with light!GeekAle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/drag-and-draw-digital-graffiti-for-kids/

Horribly Bad TV Station Call Letters

Even with all the broadcast indecency brouhaha, some broadcasters still get in hot water for choosing (and getting okayed by the regulators!) horribly bad station call letters:The call letter snafu was a source of gr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/horribly-bad-tv-station-call-letters/

Crime Spree: Breaking Stupid Laws Across USA

Englishmen Rich Smith and Bateman came to the United States to commit a crime spree - that is, by breaking as many stupid, unreasonable and long-forgotten laws (that are still on the book!). For example, did you know tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/crime-spree-breaking-stupid-laws-across-usa/

Why Slim People Hate Fat Ones.

Why do slim people dislike those who are fat? Researchers at the University of British Columbia discovered that it may actually be an immune system response:From the taunting of the chubby child in the playground to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/why-slim-people-hate-fat-ones/

Crowded Beach

You're looking at the Haeundae Beach in Pusan, South Korea, during the first week of August (public holidays for all Koreans). Apparently, they all flock to the beach ...Link [Flickr] | More crowded beach at Knuttz - via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/crowded-beach/

Treadmill for Your Car

You're looking at the world's first rolling road testing facility at WindShear, Inc., which is used to test the aerodynamics of race cars:The one-millimeter thick continuous steel belt will roll at over 180mph, and f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/01/treadmill-for-your-car/




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