Archive for November 27th, 2007

Computer + Piano = Compiano

A portable computer, it ain't. But this computer in a piano case-mod by eBay seller compianos, originally built for Elton John, is fantastic!What you see pictured is a beautiful 1904 Chickering Upright Grand Piano, r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/computer-piano-compiano/

Celebrities Photoshopped as Star Wars Characters

Here's another excellent photoshop contest from the always-entertaining Worth1000: Celebrities as Star Wars Characters. The image above is the Einstein Yoda.Link - Thanks College Online!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/celebrities-photoshopped-as-star-wars-characters/

Elephant Playing Darts

Here proof that Elephants are intelligent creatures. This one can play darts a well as a human. How's THAT! for a neat pachyderm Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/elephant-playing-darts/

Dear Rockers

Do you occasionally feel guilty about downloading music without paying for it? Most folks don’t care about the record companies, but what about the musicians? Darren Barefoot has the solution with a website called De...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/dear-rockers/

Christmas on the Radio

Find out which radio stations are already playing wall-to-wall Christmas music in your area, with this list from 100000watts.com. http://ftp.media.radcity.net/ZMST/Todays/Christmas.htm...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/christmas-on-the-radio/

Jellyfish Aquarium

Sooth your mind by watching jellyfish float around, without having to feed them! This jellyfish aquarium contains jellies made of silicone. They even change color! Link -via the Presurfer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/jellyfish-aquarium/

Santa Claus Championship

(Live Leak link) Dave Downey of Perth, Australia has been crowned Father Christmas at the Snoyran Santa Games in Sweden. 30 Santas went nose-to-nose in five categories: chimney climbing, reindeer racing, kick sled rac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/santa-claus-championship/

Oops

Dark Roasted Blend has a collection of “oops” moments at airports. Some are funny, some are scary, and all are presumed to have been quite expensive. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/oops-2/

100 Notable Books of 2007

The New York Times has published the list of the 100 Notable Books of 2007 on their website. What's your favorite book from this year? Link - via kottke.org books...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/100-notable-books-of-2007/

Morality Quiz

Do you consider yourself a moral person? How would you act if you were presented with a situation where you were forced to make a difficult choice, where depending on what you decide, someone will die?Time Magazine blog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/morality-quiz/

Frank "Cannonball" Richards and His Indestructible Belly

In 1932, Frank "Cannonball" Richards achieved vaudeville fame with his indestructible belly: Richards began his strange journey into belly abuse by allowing his friends to punch him in the gut. His perceive...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/frank-cannonball-richards-and-his-indestructible-belly/

Star Wars Cake

Duff Goldman of the Ace of Cakes TV show has created some really awesome cakes, but these ones are special: Star Wars cakes!Here's an interview with Duff on Star Wars Community:What were some of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/star-wars-cake/

Did Alien Cause a Sicily Fire?

Are a series of unexplained electric gadget fires in a Sicilian village caused by mischievous aliens or just secret military technology?Now in an interim leaked report published by several Italian newspapers it has emerg...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/did-alien-cause-a-sicily-fire/

Mr. T and William Shatner's World of Warcraft Ads

I'm pretty sure that, like me, Mr. T and William Shatner never played World of Warcraft, but they sure make some fun ads for the game.Link [embedded YouTube]Previously on Neatorama: Toyota's World of Warcraft Ad, WoWBirt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/mr-t-and-william-shatners-world-of-warcraft-ads/

The Man with Five Kidneys

One day, Brigham Nordstrom of Hautapu, New Zealand got a kidney infection and was admitted to the hospital. There, doctors found out that he's got a little something extra: "The doctors took a scan. Then I had t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/the-man-with-five-kidneys/

Circuit Board Car

Some people make clock, keychain, lamp, and sculptures out of circuit boards, but it takes a true geek to cover one's car with them! Part of "Cool Art from Everyday Objects" post at Dark Roasted Blend - via Gee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/circuit-board-car/

Miss Cellania, the Builder

We all know that Miss Cellania is an excellent blogger, but little did we know that she's also a great carpenter! She built a playhouse for her kids out of spare lumber and lived to tell the tale:After my bathroom re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/miss-cellania-the-builder/

Quote: Dave Barry on the Holiday Season

"Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice." - Dave Barry, comedian (1947-)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/quote-dave-barry-on-the-holiday-season/

Woman Faces 40 Lashes for Teddy Bear Named "Mohammed"

British teacher Gillian Gibbons, 54, is in a Sudanese jail facing 40 lashes if convicted. Her crime? She let her class of 7 years old name a teddy bear Mohammed:Ms Gibbons allowed her class of seven-year-olds at the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/woman-faces-40-lashes-for-teddy-bear-named-mohammed/

Unconventional Dance Moves

These two kids know how to kick it around and their choreography is the best in town... Link - and it's got Nothing to do with Arbroath [By Alex: actually, we've featured something by one of the guys Brandon Ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/27/unconventional-dance-moves/
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