Archive for September 23rd, 2007

Quote: Einstein on Stupidity

"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former." - Albert Einstein, scientist (1879-1955)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/quote-einstein-on-stupidity/

The New $5 Bill: Redesigned with Purple!

The five-dollar bill is getting a face lift! Uncle Sam is unveiling a new design for the $5 bill, to make it harder to counterfeit.COLOURlovers has the story:For as long as all of us can remember, the US dollar has b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/the-new-5-bill-redesigned-with-purple/

Kid Scored Perfect on SAT and ACT

John Liu of Kentucky was nervous when he took the SAT last December, but all that worrying was for naught: he scored a perfect 2400. He also scored perfect on the ACT.Wow! Congrats, John! Link - via Spluch...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/kid-scored-perfect-on-sat-and-act/

Darth Vader T-Shirt

Star Wars fans run the gamut from those who just enjoy the movies to those who run around in full costume.If you want to wear something Star Wars-y but can't go all the way for the full bodysuit, here's a middle ground:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/darth-vader-t-shirt/

Stop Sign Stickers

Tired of seeing holier-than-thou stickers hectoring you to Stop Driving or Stop Eating Animals? Wish you could think of some witty riposte?Fight back - the lazy way - with this set of pre-printed stickers so you don't ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/stop-sign-stickers/

Funny Street Sign Graffiti

Talking 'bout street sign graffiti, Karen of Say No to Crack put together a short list of some really funny ones.LinkBut really, don't do 'em - graffiti is graffiti is graffiti. Maybe except this one: Soap Not Spray Cans...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/funny-street-sign-graffiti/

Raunchy Doodles

Raunchy doodles? Well ... they started out like that, but apparently they just look suggestive. It's all in your mind, you perv! The doodles are actually very creative drawings by Maurício Ricardo: Link [...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/raunchy-doodles/

The Hoff in Posable Paper Format

Here's a posable paper model of David Hasselhoff (as Michael Knight of the Knight Rider), complete with removable chest hair carpet, German singing sensation microphone and the Hoff tank top! Made by Rob Nance of Art for...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/the-hoff-in-posable-paper-format/

Quote: Bertrand Russell on Useless Knowledge

"There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge" - Bertrand Russell, philosopher (1872-1970)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/quote-bertrand-russell-on-useless-knowledge/

Splatter Zone!

Found at For Your Entertainment - via Scribal Terror...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/splatter-zone/

How to Be A Scottish Fold

A Scottish Fold [wiki] is a breed of cat with mutated folded ears. If you'd like to be a Scottish Fold, first of all you need to have a big round head and short ears (whether they be folded or not), and then you have to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/how-to-be-a-scottish-fold/

Trivia: Aztec and The Art of Naming a Child

Aztec emperor Montezuma had a nephew named Cuitlahuac, which meant "plenty of poo" or "dry excrement." And here I am thinking that people today give their kids weird names.......

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/trivia-aztec-and-the-art-of-naming-a-child/

Tie-Dye Roses

Photo: Sew Darn Jenny [Flickr]Dutch company Happy Colors created these "tie-dyed" roses above and other multi-colored flowers by injecting pigments into the stem using hypodermic needles. http://www.happy-color...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/tie-dye-roses/

DIY T-Shirt Design Using Bleach

When you get bleach on your clothes usually means ruining the fabric, but Phelyx managed to turn bleach into a tool to "inverse" stencil an awesome t-shirt design!Here's the tutorial: Link - via Boing Boing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/diy-t-shirt-design-using-bleach/

An Impolite Bag of Chips: A Bag of What Now?

Neatorama reader Stane sent in this ... um, impolite bag of chips. It means "Big Bag" in Finnish. Link - Thanks Stane!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/an-impolite-bag-of-chips-a-bag-of-what-now/

The Tattooed Doctor

JTPednaud's recent post on Neatorama about "Zombie," a young Montreal gentleman with radical full-face skull tattoo, and the comments in that post reminds me of INKED Inc., a project by (tattooed) photographer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/the-tattooed-doctor/

Why Scoop Poop When You Can Catch 'em Instead?

Why scoop your dog's poop when you can catch 'em while they fall! Introducing the Sha-Poopie: Link - via Cribcandy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/why-scoop-poop-when-you-can-catch-em-instead/

The Photo Album of SS-Obersturmführer Karl Höcker

In January 2007, yhe United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received a photo album belonging to SS-Obersturmführer Karl Höcker who was stationed at the Auschwitz concentration camp from May 1944 until...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/the-photo-album-of-ss-obersturmfuhrer-karl-hocker/

Marcel Marceau, 1923-2007

French master mime Marcel Marceau has died at age 84, according to his family. Link For several examples of his work, push play or go to YouTube. -via Arbroath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/marcel-marceau/

Real Live Donkey Kong

Here is good ol' Donkey Kong. Played live with real barrels, hammers and stairs. Hit the "play" button or go to the YouTube source. via The Revolution Lifestyle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/real-live-donkey-kong/

Cal Lane's Knockout Steel Sculptures

Shovels, 2005 by Cal Lane at Foley GalleryWheel Barrel, 2005 by Cal Lane at Foley GalleryArtist Cal Lane created these awesome knockout steel sculptures out of a set of regular shovels and wheelbarrow:Knockout steel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/cal-lanes-knockout-steel-sculptures/

Flickr User Model

A couple of years ago, Bryce Glass of Soldier Ant blog drew up a fantastic graph called the Flickr User Model, explaining exactly what they can do with in the Flickr-verse.Link [Flickr, of course. Larger size] - via Info...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/flickr-user-model/

Cricket is One Dangerous Sport

Who knew cricket could be such a dangerous sport? Here's the story of David Morrison, who has broken every single one of his fingers:Reluctant to seek medical attention for fear of losing his place in the te...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/cricket-is-one-dangerous-sport/

Descent, by Carlos and Jason Sanchez

This particular photo, titled Descent by Carlos and Jason Sanchez is absolutely beautiful in its simplicity and starkness. http://www.thesanchezbrothers.com/works/descent.htm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/descent-by-carlos-and-jason-sanchez/

Horrifying Torture Devices in History

Listaholic has an interesting (though gruesome) article about the 12 most horrifying torture devices in history. This one to the left is the Judas Chair [wiki]:The Spanish Inquisition was said to have made use of, am...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/horrifying-torture-devices-in-history/

Underwater Sword Swallowing

Some people really go out of their way to do dangerous things. Take, for example, Dan "Captain Cutless" Meyer. Not only did he swallow a 30-inch long steel sword, but he did it underwater. In a tank fi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/underwater-sword-swallowing/

Dead Black Kitty Scarf

Darius' recent post about the Skull Illusion Scarf got me all excited about this peculiar form of neckwear (hey, I live in California - we don't wear scarves!). Here's a strange one that I found at Twinkie Chan: a croche...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/dead-black-kitty-scarf/

Alex Trochut's "Liquid" Illustrations

Trustnobody Slipmad Illustration by Alex TrochutAlex Trochut, a freelance graphic designer from Barcelona, Spain, is one of those artists whose work literally drip with creativity - check out his portfolio here (don't mi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/09/23/alex-trochuts-liquid-illustrations/




X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
 
Learn More