Archive for October 13th, 2007

Fatal Flatware.

A great way to kill yourself while dining, these early eighteenth-century pistols are built into eating utensils, with the barrel facing the user....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/13/fatal-flatware/

My Documents, a Comedy

My Documents is a hilarious comedy sketch by Major: Undecided of Tufts University. Sort of like "Who's on First?" meets The Office. Starring Prescott Gadd and Dan Clionsky, written by Prestcott Gadd and Brett W...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/13/my-documents-a-comedy/

Arguments in Bird Seeds

That's an art installation, titled Dispersed Arguments, by Matt Pych. He used birdseeds to spell out common arguments. I guess it's sort of a public intervention on an arguing couple, saying that arguments are f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/13/arguments-in-bird-seeds/

The Swastikas Hockey Team

That's The Swastikas, a Canadian girls' hockey team from Edmonton circa 1916. Before it became associated with the Nazis, swastikas had been used for hundreds of years as a symbol of good luck and prosperity:*em...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/13/the-swastikas-hockey-team/

Einstein or Harry Potter?

Is that Einstein or Harry Potter? It depends on how far you're standing from the image! Jeremiah Owyang of Web Strategy blog saw this hybrid image optical illusion at the MIT museum in Cambridge:... at first I didn&#...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/13/einstein-or-harry-potter/

The Man Who Can Move Stonehenge

Wally Wallington is a retired carpenter who has discovered a way to lift Stongehenge-sized pillars weighing 22,000 lbs by himself using nothing more than wooden contraptions and gravity.http://www.freshcreation....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/13/the-man-who-can-move-stonehenge/

Pressure Ridge Ice Cave

Neatorama reader Eugene Chekanov sent us this amazing photo of an "ice cave," basically the inside of an ice pressure ridge:Pressure ridge is basically a zone where ice either collides or retreats. In my ca...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/13/pressure-ridge-ice-cave/

Top Hat and Bowler Hat Lamps by Jake Phipps

British designer Jake Phipps turned top and bowler hats into lamps!Pendant lights suitable for any aspiring gentleman or conscientious manservant where class and sophistication are the essential components to illumin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/13/top-hat-and-bowler-hat-lamps-by-jake-phipps/

Fruit Vessels by Helena Schepens

These are fruit bowls, as envisioned by Belgian artist Helena Schepens - I suppose you'll have fun rolling 'em around after you're done eating the bananas and apples! http://www.helenaschepens.com/proj/fruitvessel1.html...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/13/fruit-vessels-by-helena-schepens/

High-Stepping Cockatoo

The Rockettes have nothing on this dancing cockatoo! Push play or go to YouTube. -via a comment at Metafilter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/13/high-stepping-cockatoo/

Messy Desks

If you think you have a messy work desk (like mine), this collection of desks that fail the tidy test will make you feel super-organized! Link -via the Presurfer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/13/messy-desks/






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