Archive for June 6th, 2008

Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt #2 Extended One More Day: Hurry!

Because our online shop was down for part of the time, I'm extending the Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt contest by one more day.Here's your chance to win a free Tokyoflash watch. How awesome is that? Simply an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/06/tokyoflash-treasure-hunt-2-extended-one-more-day-hurry/

For News Junkies: Website Aggregates Newscasts From Around the World

LiveNewsCamera is a new website from My Fox Chicago that aggregates live streaming newscast videos from (mostly) TV news stations from around the world. Right now, they have about 150 live streams, so that'll keep news j...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/06/for-news-junkies-website-aggregates-newscasts-from-around-the-world/

Untold Stories of D-Day

Today is the 64th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied Powers' invasion of Normandy, France, during World War II. The military operation was the largest single-day operation of all time, with 130,000 troops landing on Norman...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/06/untold-stories-of-d-day/

The Latest Celebrity Foreclosure: Ed McMahon

The mortgage crisis is so bad, it's now claiming celebrities as victims: Evander Holyfield's $10 million home in Fayette County, Georgia; Jose Canseco's home in Encino, California; and Ed McMahon's $4.8 million home in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/06/the-latest-celebrity-foreclosure-ed-mcmahon/

A Whale of a Flower Vase

I love this whale flower vase concept from Alessandro Bêda! He's looking for a way to produce it, so if you want to get one, you've gotta wait. http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Untitled-Flower-Jar/95348...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/06/a-whale-of-a-flower-vase/

Rare and Tiny Javanese Rhinos Captured on Film

A specially designed video camera installed in the jungles of Indonesia captured the rare (and tiny!) Javanese Rhino momma and her calf ... right before she attacked it!After just a month in operation, specially desi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/06/rare-and-tiny-javanese-rhinos-captured-on-film/

Is the Oil Bubble Bursting?

I know, I know, oil prices are stratospheric (new high today of $136 per barrel as I write this) and it's hard to see how it will go back down with increased worldwide demand and finite supply, but just read what Richard...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/06/is-the-oil-bubble-bursting/

The Golf Club Urinal

Problem: You're in the middle of a golf course, and you really gotta pee. The club house is far away, and you don't want to go in the bushes (they frown on that sort of behavior ...)Solution: Pee into your golf club ......

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/06/the-golf-club-urinal/

Principal Tormented by "Educaiton" Typo in Diploma

I really shouldn't make fun of this, since Neatorama is typophilic, but here it is anyhow: The easy way out would have been to tell the graduates of Westlake High School that the misspelling on their diplomas was a f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/06/principal-tormented-by-educaiton-typo-in-diploma/

The Haircut

(video source link) A customer is a customer, and the customer is always right. -via Fuzzytopia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/06/the-haircut/

Toasted Candy Sandwiches

Rob Manuel of b3ta experimented with making toasted candy sandwiches. Yes, candy on real bread. He and his wife tried three sweets, two I’m not familiar with, but they fall into the apparent categories of what Americ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/06/toasted-candy-sandwiches/

The Letter in the Pond

Yes, it’s a letter, from 2003. Found in the bottom of a pond. Recently, a friend of ours, Simon, moved to Over, just North of Cambridge, UK. He was moving to a lovely property, with a nice garden and a pond. Si...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/06/the-letter-in-the-pond/

Plumbing Art

Talk about a space saver! The Design Odyssey Vertebrae is an entire bathroom in one column. The toilet is at the bottom, then a sink at sink level, and a shower head folds out from higher. This is one of 10 examples of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/06/plumbing-art/

Homemade Slide

(YouTube link) Stuntman89 had a wonderful idea for a homemade slide. He should have beta-tested it before getting the camera out. -via b3ta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/06/homemade-slide/

How Velcro Was Invented

Velcro Scanning Electron Microscopy images by Jim EkstromWhen a Swiss engineer stumbled into a bunch of burs, it became a delightfully sticky situation for the world:THE BUR TRADEYou surely know th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/06/06/how-velcro-was-invented/
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