Archive for September 9th, 2007

Robotic Fish

Here's a video of the robotic fish, previously posted by Alex, in action. It's amazing how realistic it looks....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/robotic-fish-2/

OUCH!

This commercial from the Netherlands had me in stitches. Apparently it's for an insurance company. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/ouch/

Not your mom's Tetris

Or, perhaps more accurately, not MY mom's Tetris. Back in the old days (the late 1980s), my mom loved Tetris so much that the old amber monitor on her IBM PC-XT actually had the Tetris screen burned into it (along w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/not-your-moms-tetris/

Photographic Proof: Husbands of the '50s DID do the Dishes!

From the Homemaker's Encyclopedia 1954, lovingly compiled by RetroLife, comes this picture of a prototypical husband of the 50's (notice the ever-present pipe) doing the dishes!http://retrolife.typepad.com/my_weblog/pear...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/photographic-proof-husbands-of-the-50s-did-do-the-dishes/

Brain and Beauty: Smart Celebrities

Danica McKellar ("Winnie Cooper" from the 80s hit TV series The Wonder Years) is living proof that brain and beauty can go hand in hand: she has written a textbook to encourage middle school girls to l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/brain-and-beauty-smart-celebrities/

Hans Op de Beeck's Bas-Relief Artwork: Silent Interior

Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck created a series of amazing 3D bas-reliefs done with cardboard, called "Silent Interior":Silent Interior consists of six bas-reliefs done in cardboard and wood, each providin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/hans-op-de-beecks-bas-relief-artwork-silent-interior/

Mona Lisa, Redrawn by Cartoonists

Spotted over at the Nickelodeon Magazine, here are some cartoon interpretations of what is probably the world's most recognizable art: Mona Lisa by da Vinci.This one to the left is the Popeye Mona Lisa, drawn by Johnny R...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/mona-lisa-redrawn-by-cartoonists/

DIY Stylish Lamp From Burnt Bulbs

What do you do with old, burnt light bulbs? Throw 'em away? Recycle 'em? How about "creacycle" yourself a new light fixture with a kit from Bulbs Unlimited.The kit includes a device called the "Inkubator&q...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/diy-stylish-lamp-from-burnt-bulbs/

Scientists Bred the "Rain Man" Mouse to study Autism

Dr. Thomas Südhof (left) and colleagues at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have bred a mouse model for autism, nicknamed the "Rain Man" mouse: Mice containing a mutated human gene...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/scientists-bred-the-rain-man-mouse-to-study-autism/

Ophelia Chong's Collage Artwork

Photoshop smhotoshop! Artist Ophelia Chong makes art the honest-to-goodness way: with some paper, blades and a cup of tea! This one above is called Caterina Cries, inspired by Sposalizio Di Si Caterina by Bernardino Luin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/ophelia-chongs-collage-artwork/

Kiwi

Now you know. -via Phil’s Phun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/kiwi-2/

Hoof Hearted

A classic clip of the best-named racehorse in history. Push play or go to YouTube. -via Arbroath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/hoof-hearted/

World's Shortest International Bridge

The island on the left is in Canada, the one on the right is in the USA. http://deputy-dog.com/2007/09/09/the-worlds-shortest-international-bridge/ - via Digg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/worlds-shortest-international-bridge/

Hello Kitty Wedding (Video)

A video from the Hello Kitty Wedding that was featured at Neatorama earlier this year. Link [YouTube] - via Fanboy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/hello-kitty-wedding-video/

Graffiti Lamps

Cool looking graffiti lamps from the California based furniture store Weego Home. http://www.weegohome.com/accessories_lighting5.htm - via BB-Blog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/graffiti-lamps/

Web Trend Map 2007 Version 2.0

An updated version of the Blogosphere and Internet trends "subway" map. Link - via soaphia.com...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/web-trend-map-2007-version-20/

Barf Detergent

Found at Engrish, who has a huge collection of humorous English mistakes in (mostly) Japanese and Chinese designs and products....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/barf-detergent/

B-52 Ejection Office Chair

Boring office meeting? Well, with this B-52 Ejection Office Chair, you can just pull the lever and abort!The chair is made by Donovan Fell III of MotoArt, who specializes in taking old airplane parts from the junk yard a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/b-52-ejection-office-chair/

Fire Dancing

Image: Nick Woolsey spinning, photo by Alex Grunenfelder (Flickr)Remember how fun it was twirling things when you were a kid? These people never outgrew that - in fact, they combined their love of twirling with fire to c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/fire-dancing/

Fudge Factory: Travis Millard's Artwork

Travis Millard (aka Fudge) of Fudge Factory doodles like he's on steroids! Check out his artwork here: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/fudge-factory-travis-millards-artwork/

Festo Airic's Robotic Arm

Robotics and automation company Festo took a page from Mother Nature's design book and designed an air-powered robotic arm modeled on a human one. The result? Airic's arm with "Fluidic Muscle," a combination of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/festo-airics-robotic-arm/

Chair and Table, Sofa, and Bed All in One!

Do you live in a teeny tiny apartment? Then this chair, sofa, and bed combo is for you! Link - via The Bed Blog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/chair-and-table-sofa-and-bed-all-in-one/

Azul De Corso's Artwork

Move over Seurat, Argentinian graphic designer Azul De Corso uses pointillism to create some very interesting artwork. Check out her gallery here: Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/azul-de-corsos-artwork/

Read and Roam with the Bookinist Chair

The "Bookinist" is a mobile reading chair, created by Nils Holger Moormann. Ouzox blog wrote:The design reminded me of the Bibliochaise, but I love the little details like the built-in reading lamp, and an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/09/read-and-roam-with-the-bookinist-chair/
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