Archive for August 13th, 2007

Rubik's Cube Generator

Create your own Rubik's Cube design from any photo. The cube above was done using the cool Neatorama Zombie by Len. Link - via Stationsvakt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/rubiks-cube-generator/

Suitcase Chair

Traveling and waiting, how great it would be to have a suitcase that doubles as chair. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/suitcase-chair-2/

Happy Left-Handers Day!

Monday August 13th: Celebrate your right to be left-handed. On 13th August 1992 the Club launched International Left-Handers Day, an annual event when left-handers everywhere can celebrate their sinistrality and incre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/happy-left-handers-day/

Statetris Africa

After the highly successful Statetris USA, followed by Statetris Europe, here's the next logical step: Statetris Africa (hard!)Link - Thanks Raymond Penners!As for me, I'm waiting for something I can win at: Sta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/statetris-africa/

John Howe, Artist of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy

John Howe (along with Alan Lee) did the excellent artworks for Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, The Chronicles of Narnia, and King Kong. The Little Chimp Society did an interview with Howe, and the ar...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/john-howe-artist-of-the-lord-of-the-rings-trilogy/

Paper Alarm Clock and Other Uses of Digital Paper

Royal College of Art graduate Miquel Mora has this neat project called "Flat Futures," exploring the potential uses of digital paper: “The Flat Futures project is an exploration into digital paper,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/paper-alarm-clock-and-other-uses-of-digital-paper/

Dude, Where's My Email?

I started noticing this at work a couple of weeks ago, but the problem seems to be a long-standing one: If you're using Hotmail or MSN email accounts, you may be missing legitimate emails. Didn't get that receipt for you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/dude-wheres-my-email/

Outlook Crash ntdll.dll Error

Talking about email annoyances, a few days ago one of our computers got a big problem: Microsoft Outlook crashed repeatedly with a mysterious ntdll.dll error.Rebooting, re-installing Outlook, installing a myriad of Micro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/outlook-crash-ntdlldll-error/

Using GMail to Backup Your Emails

The Great Outlook Cloudmark Crash of 2007 got me thinking about backing up your emails. Sure, Outlook has got an archive feature and even a backup plugin for your personal folders (Outlook 2003/2002). But this obviously...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/using-gmail-to-backup-your-emails/

Giant Toothpick Painting by Saimir Strati

Today's collaboration with Cellar Image of the Day brings us this photo of an artwork-in-progress by Albanian artist Saimir Strati.Albanian painter Saimir Strati works on a horse mosaic using toothpicks at...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/giant-toothpick-painting-by-saimir-strati/

Jesus on Concrete

A piece of concrete bearing a smudge of driveway sealant resembling the face of Jesus Christ was sold for £500 on eBay!Link See also: A Busy Month for Religious Sightings...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/jesus-on-concrete/

Is Glass A Solid Or An Extremely Slow Moving Liquid?

It seems solid to me, but to a physicist this is a valid question. Glass is one of the "squishy" substances that cannot be pinned down as a solid or liquid. Referred to as "soft condensed materials," they include...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/is-glass-a-solid-or-an-extremely-slow-moving-liquid/

Lantern Fish.

Lantern Fish is a beautiful and creepy animation of various deep sea fish, directed by Adam Gault and illustrated by Stephanie Augustine. http://www.transbuddha.com/mediaHolder.php?id=2669 -via Transbuddha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/lantern-fish/

The Quagga Project.

The Quagga looks like a cross between a zebra and some other animal, like the series of zebra posts on Neatorama just recently, but it was a type of zebra. The Quagga became extinct in the late 19th century. DNA analys...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/the-quagga-project/

Cooking an Egg in a Microwave.

They really should have seen this coming. Push play or go to Live Leak. -via Arbroath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/cooking-an-egg-in-a-microwave/

Kanye West & the official McFLY 2015 project.

The McFLY 2015 project aims to entice Nike to release the futuristic shoes worn by Marty McFly in Back to the Future II’s 2015 scenes. The project has gained some headway, recently discovering that Nike a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/kanye-west-the-official-mcfly-2015-project/

Behind the Hits

The following is an article from Uncle John's Supremely Satisfying Bathroom Reader Ever wonder what inspired some of your favorite songs? Here are a few inside stories about popular tunes. Screamin' Ja...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/behind-the-hits/

Women in Film.

The morphing faces of movie stars. A video from Philip Scott Johnson (eggman913), who also brought you Women in Art. Push play or go to YouTube, where you’ll find a list of the pictured actresses....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/women-in-film/

Can You Solve the Perfect Murder?

Here's an online quiz from BBC Science & Nature - just how good are you at solving the perfect murder?Imagine you are a forensic scientist who has to solve a series of murders commited by a killer who is particul...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/can-you-solve-the-perfect-murder/

LED Keyboard

Because the Optimus Maximus keyboard continues to be a vaporware (They're supposedly to release it in March 2007!), here's something else from Korea: a keyboard with programmable LED lighting system! A software that...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/led-keyboard/

Lung Ashtray

The concept of lung-shaped ashtray is not new, but this art/ad installation by German health insurance company AOK got people looking: Link - via One Large Prawn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/lung-ashtray/

White Cane for Blind Dog

The Littlest Angel Vest is a "halo" vest that acts like a white cane for blind dogs!Link - via Scribal Terror...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/white-cane-for-blind-dog/

Lichtfaktor Interview

The COLOURlovers blog did an interview with the Lichtfaktor crew, whose awesome light graffiti art we've featured before on Neatorama not once, but twice!.Link (with awesome pics of their lightwriting artwork)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/lichtfaktor-interview/

Rubber Ball Guy

So this is what it likes if you get swallowed by a giant pink bubble gum... Here's the bouncy rubber ball guy (can you guess where he's from?)Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Random Good Stuff and Japan Probe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/rubber-ball-guy/

Home Window Air Conditioning Unit for Your Car!

Tired of driving without a working air conditioning in his car, Scott Dawson decided to bolt a home window A/C unit to the roof and wired it to his car!Link | Gallery - via Spluch (Maybe this Ghetto Car Air Conditioning...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/home-window-air-conditioning-unit-for-your-car/

Dan Dunn Paints on a Rotating Canvas

What's Dan Dunn painting on a giant rotating canvas? Wait till the very end of this "Paintjam improvisational painting performance" to find out [~4:30 min] ...Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] | Dan's website -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/dan-dunn-paints-on-a-rotating-canvas/

Rowing Across the Pacific Alone

Roz Savage, 39, who rowed alone across the Atlantic Ocean last year, is now trying to do the same thing across the Pacific:Her vessel is a souped-up 24-foot long rowboat named the Brocade after her corporate sponsor,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/rowing-across-the-pacific-alone/

Cover Browser: 80,000 Comic Book Covers

Cover Browser has a huge (80,000+) collection of comic book covers, including some obscure ones that are no longer in print. Whether you love comic books or just like to browse, it's a virtual candy store of awesome illu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/08/13/cover-browser-80000-comic-book-covers/




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