Archive for August 6th, 2007

A Flying Yacht?

The French are confident that the Hydroptère, a 60 foot sailing yacht that barely touches the water, will help the country capture the title of world's fastest sailing vessel. The "boat" has already crossed the E...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/a-flying-yacht/

Deer Fishing

Today's collaboration with Cellar Image of the Day is actually a series of neat photos that tell an amazing story of a couple of buddies who went fishing in the ocean and caught a deer instead: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/deer-fishing/

Colonel Duct Tape

This complete outfit comes with a duct tape Tommy gun [wiki]! http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/walter/pictures/duct-tape.html It's not called "duct tape" because of it is ductile[wiki]. It is, however, versatile enou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/colonel-duct-tape/

Breast Enlargement Cookies

Ladies: want larger breasts? Forget implant surgeries, just eat this F Cup Cookies from Japan (where else?). Apparently, the cookie contains some sort of "breast enlarging" herb ;). Either that or by eating the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/breast-enlargement-cookies/

Pink Hello Kitty Armband for Bad Police

Thailand has come up with a unique way to discipline bad police officers: make 'em wear pink Hello Kitty armband!“A pink ”Hello Kitty” armband wrapped around a khaki-clad arm is shouting for attenti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/pink-hello-kitty-armband-for-bad-police/

Phonofone: Phonograph for Your iPod

The Phonofone II by Science and Sons is a prototype amplifier designed for your iPod:Without the use of external power or batteries, the Phonofone inventively exploits the virtues of horn acoustics to boost the audio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/phonofone-phonograph-for-your-ipod/

LEGO Guitar Hero Controller

This is homemade model of a Gibson Explorer is completely made from LEGO blocks. It seems a bit bulky but it's looks very cool! Link - via Gizmodo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/lego-guitar-hero-controller/

Philadelphia's Murals

Philadelphia is home to over two thousand murals, more than any other city in the United States. Much of this development over the past two decades is thanks to the Mural Arts Program, which arranges for teens convict...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/philadelphias-murals/

Combover.

Normally, I am opposed to combovers, because bald guys can be hot. But this is the best combover I’ve ever seen. Push play or go to YouTube. -via Arbroath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/combover/

Tales of the Future Past.

A look at the future, as predicted in the past. Or maybe, a look at what the present would have been like if the predictions of the past came to pass. Anyway way you look at it, the future ain’t what it used to be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/tales-of-the-future-past/

Star Dust.

The advertising company Star Dust has compiled a mesmerizing video montage of samples from their work over the past year. Set to the music of Gimme Shelter, its a treat for the eyes! Link -via YesButNoButYes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/star-dust/

Cassette Tape Culture.

Now that music cassette is going the way of LPs and Betamax videos, we should recycle those tapes. Designboom has a roundup of ways cassettes have been recycled, including this belt buckle. Link -via Everlasting Blort...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/cassette-tape-culture/

Titanic Watches.

What would make a watch worth £75,000? These are made from a very rare substance -metal from the hull of the Titanic. You can get one for as low as £4,500, without the diamonds and gold in the top-of-the-line mod...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/titanic-watches/

The Hotdoll - A Love Doll for Dogs

Does your dog try to hump everything around it? Protect your leg and other valuables by purchasing the Hotdoll. This "love doll for dogs" is a natural way to control a dog's sexual urges. Designed to be grabbed ea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/the-hotdoll-a-love-doll-for-dogs/

The Rules of Hollywood

At Miss Cellania, here are the Rules of Hollywood:A detective can only solve a case once he has been suspended from duty.Even when driving down a perfectly straight road, it is necessary to turn the steering...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/the-rules-of-hollywood/

Fun and Weird Door Stops

GeekAlerts has a neat post about 10 fun and weird door stops. I particularly like this "James the Doorman" one!Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/fun-and-weird-door-stops/

A Premature Victory Celebration

Here's a perfect reason why you shouldn't do a victory celebration while still driving in a race:He's cruising to victory and he's not afraid of pumping his fist in the air. He's talented enough to lead the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/a-premature-victory-celebration/

Playing Chess on a Roller Coaster

Inspired by this comic strip on xkcd, a bunch of people submitted their own photos playing chess on roller coasters! Link - via The Good Reverend...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/playing-chess-on-a-roller-coaster/

A Game of Balloon: the Precursor to Volleyball?

Giornale Nuovo blog posted 8 fantastic paintings (circa 1626) by Adriaen van de Venne [wiki], a Dutch Baroque painter. This particular one above is A Game of Balloon, apparently a volleyball-like game of the Ren...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/a-game-of-balloon-the-precursor-to-volleyball/

Forked!

This is why you shouldn't let them play with sharp objects! Thankfully, the little guy seemed to recover all right, with only a little scarring to remind him what not to do with forks: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/forked/

Condom Fashion

At the China Reproductive Health New Technology & Products Expo, fashion models strut wedding gowns, evening dresses, bikinis, hats, and other clothes made entirely of ... condoms!http://mdn.mainichi-msn.co.jp/photos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/condom-fashion/

Surgery to Reconstruct Boy's Deformed Skull

Doctors were successful in re-shaping the deformed skull of Liu Jing, a 9-year-old Chinese boy:A combo picture shows Liu Jing before and after a surgery to reconstruct his deformed skull at a hospital in Xiamen, East...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/surgery-to-reconstruct-boys-deformed-skull/

Dog Travel Pillow

This one's for perfect for the "I can't believe they've invented it!" section. Yes, that's a pillow protector for dogs that stick their heads outside the car window while traveling ... Link - via Compradicción...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/dog-travel-pillow/

Lenore's Song by Yunyu: Made with 16,000+ Digital Photos!

Neatorama reader Yunyu sent this one in: her music video "Lenore's Song," a stop-motion movie made with over 16,000 digital photographs, where each frame is a photograph!Apparently, the music video claimed some...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/lenores-song-by-yunyu-made-with-16000-digital-photos/

Duct Tape Kicks Cryotheraphy's Butt in Curing Wart

Yay for duct tape! Medical research has now proven that duct tape beats cryotherapy in treating warts! In patients treated with duct tape, 85 percent of the warts completely resolved, compared with 60 percent in the cryo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/duct-tape-kicks-cryotheraphys-butt-in-curing-wart/

Merry Miller, Probably the World's Worst Interviewer, Speaks Up

Poor Merry Miller ... She's a one-time ABC News Now interviewer who became an Internet sensation when her first (and only!) interview with Holly Hunter turned out to be a disaster!Haven't seen it? Here's the YouTube clip...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/merry-miller-probably-the-worlds-worst-interviewer-speaks-up/

Mad Arrested in Homemade Turtle Submarine

Photo: Damon Winter / The New York TimesDuke Riley, a heavily tattooed Brooklyn artist, was arrested after his homemade submarine that looked like an 18th century Bushnell Turtle drifted near the restricted waters near t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/mad-arrested-in-homemade-turtle-submarine/

Vampire Benz

How would you stand out amongst a bazillion luxurious vehicles roaming the-now-rich capital city of Moscow, Russia? How about painting a trio of buxom vampires on the hood of your Mercedes Benz? That'll get anyone's atte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/vampire-benz/

DeLoreans Are Back to the Present (Maybe)

Danny Botkin fell in love with the DeLorean,which was made famous by the blockbuster movie "Back to the Future" when he was a teenager in the early '80s. Since then, the company that made the DeLoreans had gone...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/06/deloreans-are-back-to-the-present-maybe/










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