Archive for September 6th, 2007

Internet People

No doubt you’ll recognize some of the Internet People, if not all of them. Many have been featured right here on Neatorama! Animation by Dan Meth, with music by Dan Meth and Micah Frank. Push play or go to YouTu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/internet-people/

Bacon Costumes (updated with instructions)

Perfect for accompanying the Sunny Side Up Rug. Direct link to photo here. And here's more "bacon" "costume" tagged photos on Flickr. *Update: Garth points the way to instructions for making the bacon costume....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/bacon-costumes/

"The Immortalists: Charles Lindbergh, Dr. Alexis Carrel, and Their Daring Quest to Live Forever " (Updated)

Amazon says: World-famous after his pioneering 1927 nonstop transatlantic flight, Charles Lindbergh, says Friedman, thought he was a god, and after a 1928 otherworldly experience in the Utah desert, he committed him...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/the-immortalists-charles-lindbergh-dr-alexis-carrel-and-their-daring-quest-to-live-forever/

Finally, a Swiss Army Knife with all the features I need

Another terrific Threadless design. Follow the link below to vote for it. You can see more of my Threadless picks here. And no, I didn't design any of them....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/finally-a-swiss-army-knife-with-all-the-features-i-need/

Acid Violence

Journalist and blogger Scott Carney wrote about something that is only happens in cheesy action movies here in the West, but unfortunately is quite a common reality in South Asia: acid violence.Last week a young woma...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/acid-violence/

Nick Foley's Pear Light

Artist Nick Foley created this beautiful steel tree lamp that doubles as a charging base for three glowing "pears":Each pear contains ten ultrabright white LEDs, an autonomous charging circuit, and rare-earth m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/nick-foleys-pear-light/

Pogo-Copter

In 1969, Harold C. Bush patented one of the most ingenious transportation device EVAR: Jumping Device with Driven Airlift Blades or better known as the pogo-copter!Link [Google Patents]- via JonathanRyan, who wants to im...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/pogo-copter/

Why Bears Rub Their Backs on Trees

Ever since I saw Baloo the Bear [wiki] in Disney's adaptation of Kipling's The Jungle Book, I've always thought bears just like to scratch their backs on trees.Turns out, they may be doing more than just scratch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/why-bears-rub-their-backs-on-trees/

Happy Birthday on Mario Paint

I've never played Mario Paint [wiki] on the SNES, but apparently the game comes with a neat little music sequencer for you to make your own music.Naturally, there's a butt-load of 'em on YouTube now. Here's one that perh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/happy-birthday-on-mario-paint/

Jeff Mermelstein - Photographer

A look at how photographer Jeff Mermelstein work. "Don't think too much" is the key. -It's got to be quick. Because if you don't do it quick, then it's gone - and then you're really pissed. Jeff Me...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/jeff-mermelstein-photographer/

Real Life Simpsons House

We have covered the real life Kwik-E-Mart, here's the Simpsons house. Link [Update 9/6/07: Original article and photo gallery - Thanks Eliot! Also previously posted on Neatorama here]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/real-life-simpsons-house-2/

Chewbacca Hoover

It doesn't look like Chewbacca, but it sure sounds like him. Link [YouTube] - via Tech Digest...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/chewbacca-hoover/

Two-Headed Tortoise Turns Ten

10-year-old two-headed tortoise Janus, named after the the Roman two-faced god of gates, meets crowds at the Natural History Museum in Geneva on his birthday. Polycephaly is the condition of having more than one hea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/two-headed-tortoise-turns-ten/

Operation Babylift

[https://youtu.be/w3IGZAHHMdE] (YouTube link)Operation Babylift: The Lost Children of Vietnam is a documentary scheduled for release in 2008. It was directed by Tammy Nguyen Lee, founder of Against the Grain Pro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/operation-babylift/

Voyager Turns 30

The space probe Voyager I was launched 30 years ago, and is still operational. Voyager is more than 103 astronomical units away from Earth (an astronomical unit is 93 million miles, so that’s roughly 9.5 billion...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/voyager-turns-30/

Mark’s Art

Attorney Mark Goodall creates science fiction sculptures from antique and art deco appliances and toys. This rocket ship is made from two professional hair dryers! See eight pages of spaceships, trains, weapons and mor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/marks-art/

Topiary Designs

Topiary Art Designs Ltd. is a company in Suffolk, England that mades topiaries and frames in amazing shapes. Browse their gallery for more like this elephant family. See the FAQs to find out how they do it, and how you...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/topiary-designs/

Lunar Eclipse from Taipei

A neat photo composition of the total lunar eclipse on August 27. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/lunar-eclipse-from-taipei/

What is It? Game 36

Here's our weekly collaboration with What is it? blog: first one to guess correctly what is this strange device above wins a Free Neatorama T-shirt!Game rule is simple: place you guess i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/what-is-it-game-36/

RIP Pavarotti

Tenor Luciano Pavarotti died after a battle with pancreatic cancer. To honor the man, let's hear him sing the crowd favorite Nessun Dorma ("Let no one sleep") from Puccini's Turandot: hit play...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/rip-pavarotti/

Planetarium-Tellurium

This amazing clock is called the Planetarium-Tellurium. Made by Richard Mille over a 7-year period, it has a perpetual calendar that shows not only the Earth’s position, but also that of Venus, Mercury, Sun an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/06/planetarium-tellurium/






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