Archive for November 28th, 2007

Top 10 World's Uncracked Codes

That's Kryptos [wiki], a sculpture by James Sanborn on the grounds of the CIA headquarter in Langley, Virginia. The sculpture is a code, which is unsolved for over 27 years.Kryptos has four encrypted passages, three of w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/top-10-worlds-uncracked-codes/

Key to Reserva, a Movie From Scorsese/Hitchcock

What would happen if acclaimed film director Martin Scorsese [imdb] got a script by Alfred Hitchcock [imdb] that was never made into a movie? Can Scorsese make the film like Hitchcock would've made it? There's a catch: t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/key-to-reserva-a-movie-from-scorsesehitchcock/

Singapore's Media Development Authority Senior Management Rap

Hip-hop and ya don't stop! Singapore's Media Development Authority is a governmental agency created to plan and promote the growth of media in the city-island-nation. The MDA's senior management has also come togethe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/singapores-media-development-authority-senior-management-rap/

Extreme Caterpillar Dance

Remember the silly Stormtrooper that dances around Tokyo? Well, he's got nothing on this crazy breakdancer (actually, that's Jason Bradbury of UK's Gadget Show) doing the caterpillar! (And where did he get such stylish c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/extreme-caterpillar-dance/

Bizarro: Superman and Global Warming

Here's a sly comic from Bizarro about Superman and global warming ...For more Bizarro, visit Dan Piraro's website: Link - Thanks Chad Cloman!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/bizarro-superman-and-global-warming/

Book Made From Human Skin

Here's something gruesome - a book made from human skin is being auctioned off this Sunday. You can even make out a ghostly image of a face on the cover:A macabre 17th century book about the execution of Gunpowder Pl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/book-made-from-human-skin/

The Color of Money: Scenes of Slavery Art Inspired by Old Confederate Money

Quite a few years ago, a collector brought an old Confederate banknote and asked John W. Jones to enlarge it. John, a south Carolina-born artist and commercial illustrator, was stunned to find that quite a lot of Souther...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/the-color-of-money-scenes-of-slavery-art-inspired-by-old-confederate-money/

Amputees 'regain sense of touch'

Scientists have managed to restore a sense of touch to two patients with prosthetic arms, in what is seen as a step towards creating sensitive limbs. When heat or pressure was applied to the chest, the patients said...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/amputees-regain-sense-of-touch/

The Bling Fling

Here's a really neat trick to impress your friends. I practiced it for about 10 minutes and I get the hang of it rather quickly. Give it a try... Link Magic, Street, Fun, Friends...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/the-bling-fling/

Runaway Skateboard Tube

They always say you should make sure your playground equipment is firmly anchored to the ground. Unlike this fellow. I wouldn’t post this if the guy hadn’t survived, but will he be able to hang onto his skateboard?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/runaway-skateboard-tube/

The World Clock Project

The World Clock Project hopes to collect pictures of clocks all over the world showing each minute of the day. We find it intriguing to see a picture of a clock that is located thousands of miles away, but one whic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/the-world-clock-project/

Kitten vs. Ferret

(YouTube link) Looks like they both have a few tricks up their sleeves! -via Arbroath...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/kitten-vs-ferret/

Satelloons

Have you ever heard of satelloons? From about 1956 until 1964, US aeronautics engineers and rocket scientists at the Langley Research Center developed a series of spherical satellite balloons called, awesomely eno...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/satelloons/

North Korea's Human Jumbotron.

Every year, North Korea organizes the Grand Mass Gymnastics and Artistic Performance Arirang (better known as The Mass Games) to celebrate the late Kim Il-sung's birthday. One of the highlights of the events is the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/north-koreas-human-jumbotron/

My Pet Goldfish

Feed the fish, and he will grow. Just how big, I do not know. I think I will name him Otto. Link -via Dump Trumpet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/my-pet-goldfish/

Mike Gravel sings

Who doesn't like Mike Gravel? My crazed genius friend rx hooked up with Gravel recently and recorded this video with him. YouTube....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/mike-gravel-sings/

Scientists Create Mouse That Can't Get Cancer

A mouse resistant to cancer, even to those highly-aggressive types, has been created by researchers at the University of Kentucky. The breakthrough stems from a discovery by UK College of Medicine professor of radiation...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/scientists-create-mouse-that-cant-get-cancer/

Caption Monkey 14: Fat Coot!

Photo: Chirpy UK [Flickr] - via Cute OverloadWhoa! I've been so busy with life/work/baby that I missed posting the Caption Monkey contest yesterday. But fret not, gentle readers, here it is.The bird is a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/caption-monkey-14-fat-coot/

Alain Bublex's Aérofiat

In 2002, Alain Bublex modded these fiats into a futuristic-looking "Aérofiat," complete with jet engines, er... fans in the back! LinkPreviously on Neatorama: Cute Fiat Micro Car with Canopy and Wicker S...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/alain-bublexs-arofiat/

Thousand Year Old Riddle for All You Dirty Minded People ...

The Exeter Book, a tenth century codex of Anglo-Saxon poetry is the largest collection of Old English literature. In addition to poems, there are about a hundred or so riddles (and yes, some of them are quite ribald!)See...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/thousand-year-old-riddle-for-all-you-dirty-minded-people/

Speed bump

This German-speaking fellow is apparently fed-up with kids in muscle-cars racing up and down his residential street. YouTube via Gizmodo via Digg....

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/speed-bump/

The Front Fell Off

In light of the recent oil spill in San Francisco bay, here's a very funny 1991 episode The Front Fell Off by John Clarke and Fred Dagg Brian Dawe, which made fun of a similar incident in Australia. In the clip,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/the-front-fell-off/

Wonder Woman Wardrobe War: Wonder Woman Redesigned by Fans

To celebrate Gail Simone's new Wonder Woman comic series, Project: Rooftop and Zeus Comics held a drawing contest called Wonder Woman Wardrobe War. In this contest, fans submitted their re-designs of the iconic superhero...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/wonder-woman-wardrobe-war-wonder-woman-redesigned-by-fans/

Ben Hopson's Kinetic Sculptures

Syrofoam cubes, string, wire, some wood, and a lot of creativity go a long way. Designer and artist Ben Hopson made this neat kinetic sculpture to explore the movements of objects.http://benhopson.com/foam6.html [Quickti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/ben-hopsons-kinetic-sculptures/

Quote: George Burns on Happiness

"Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city." - George Burns, comedian (1896 - 1996)...

http://www.neatorama.com/2007/11/28/quote-george-burns-on-happiness/






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