Archive for October 17th, 2007

Create an adorable chimera, courtesy of the Bronx Zoo

I created the desktop wallpaper you see above with the fast, easy, fun chimera generator that's part of a campaign for NY Zoos. The site is called Build Your Wild Self, and I recommend you play around there right no...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/17/create-an-adorable-chimera-courtesy-of-the-bronx-zoo/

Zoom Oz

The Sci-Fi Channel has an infinite zoom art thingy up to publicize their upcoming miniseries Tin Man. It’s not as smooth as Zoomquilt, and it doesn’t make any sense, but it’s pretty! Link -via Ursi’s Blog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/17/zoom-oz/

To See in the Dark

Italian multimedia artist Benedetta Bonichi presents To See in the Dark, an exhibition of artworks created from x-rays. This one is called La collana di perle (The Pearl Necklace). http://www.toseeint...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/17/to-see-in-the-dark/

Weird Scientific Paper: Safe and Painless Manipulation of Penile Zipper Entrapment

Oddee has a neat compilation of the top 10 Most Bizarre Scientific Papers, with gems like "Pressures Produced When Penguin Poo - Calculations on Avian Defecation," "Farting as a Defence Agains...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/17/weird-scientific-paper-safe-and-painless-manipulation-of-penile-zipper-entrapment/

Quote: Benjamin Franklin on Liberty

"Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Benjamin Franklin, Founding Father of the United States (1706-1790)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/17/quote-benjamin-franklin-on-liberty/

Wake Up!

[http://youtu.be/w0ffwDYo00Q] This animation exactly captures the essence of a cat. Push play or go to YouTube. -Thanks, Bill! Update: The title of this is Cat Man Do, and the ani...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/17/wake-up/

Dog Survives Fire by Hiding in Tub

Debbie Credidio’s dog Jackson is a three-year-old Newfoundland who often hung out in the family’s bathroom to keep cool. When fire broke out in the morning at Credidio's Farmingville house, Jackson jumped into...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/17/dog-survives-fire-by-hiding-in-tub/

Bad Day at Work

This clerk seems to be keeping an eye on things in his store, but someone sneaks up on him anyway! Push play or go to Live Leak. -via Miniature Brainwave...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/17/bad-day-at-work/

Cannonball Run

Alex Roy and Dave Maher have set a new record for driving across the US. They covered 2,795 miles from New York to Los Angeles in 31 hours and 4 minutes, beating the previous record of 32 hours and 7 minutes. This was Ro...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/17/cannonball-run/

Tattoos for the Blind

The Braille Tattoo, designed by Klara Jirkova (a student at the University of the Arts Berlin), is a series of implantable surgical steel, titanium, or medical plastic that's placed under the skin. The tattoo can then...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/17/tattoos-for-the-blind/

The World's (Un)Luckiest Man

The following is reprinted from Uncle John's Slightly Irregular Bathroom Reader book. Frane Selak. Image: 1dir1.orgIs he lucky ... or unlucky? You decide. THE S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/10/17/the-worlds-unluckiest-man/
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