Archive for July 15th, 2008

TV Dinner

(YouTube link) Simon Tofield has a new animation featuring his irresistible cat. My personal cat does the same lap thing while I'm on the computer. Previously at Neatorama: Cat Man Do and Let Me In! Tofield is an anim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/15/tv-dinner/

Reach That Peak

(YouTube link) If you enjoyed the ad for epMotion, you'll love this! I think this is an ad for Agilent Technologies' 6520 Accurate-Mass Q-TOF LC/MS. I have no idea what it's for. Link -Thanks, Navs!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/15/reach-that-peak/

Best advice column letter ever?

Would getting sexually aroused by the dolphin show at Sea World ruin your marriage? Salon.com's advice columnist Cary Tennis responds to a letter writer describing precisely this situation. The consensus appears to b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/15/best-advice-column-letter-ever/

The Bee Boy Crew

(YouTube link) Watch Bee Boy do a hip-hop dance for his hive! It is a fact of nature: When a honey bee returns to the hive after finding a good source of nectar, it will perform a unique dance for its hive mates,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/15/the-bee-boy-crew/

Stripes

This little picture doesn't look like much, but it performs well. At the linked site, take the dark striped section at the right and move it slowly over the picture section. Here's a post that explains how this type of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/15/stripes/

Highly Illumunated Buildings

(YouTube link) The National Library of Belarus in Minsk is just a sample of 6 of the most illuminated buildings on earth. deputydog takes a closer look at the history and artistry of illuminated buildings from Belgium...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/15/highly-illumunated-buildings/

Mapping My Day

One of Victoria Kochowski's assigments as a senior at the Glasgow School of Art was to map out her day. At first I was going to make a poster, but decided to just take the piss and make a giant drawing pin and c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/15/mapping-my-day/

Burlington Underground Cold War City

A 35 acre subterranean Cold War City that lies 1000 feet beneath Corsham. Built in the late 50s this massive city complex was designed by Government personnel in the event of a nuclear strike. A former Bath stone q...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/15/burlington-underground-cold-war-city/

Daruma-otoshi Building Demolition

(YouTube link) This is astonishing. Japanese company Kajima Corporation is using a building demolition method called daruma-otoshi in which they replace the support columns on the bottom floor with huge computer-contr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/15/daruma-otoshi-building-demolition/

Octopus Escape

Octopuses are highly intelligent and probably more intelligent than any other invertebrates. The exact extent of their intelligence and learning capability is much debated among biologists but maze and problem-solvi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/15/octopus-escape/

Dan Mumford's Artwork

I'm in awe with Dan Mumford's amazing artwork - he managed to turn colorful lines (noodles, I think!) into fantastic images. This one above is a CD cover art for Gallow's In the Belly of a Shark single. http://www.dan-mu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/15/dan-mumfords-artwork/

Mapping Manhattan (c.1609)

Eric Sanderson, a landscape ecologist at the Wildlife Conservation Society, is mapping the island of Manhattan (or Mannahatta, as it was called by the Lenape Indians who inhabited it) in 1609, before the arrival of the E...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/15/mapping-manhattan-c1609/

Fathers of Technology

If you like to talk on your cell phone, then you have Marty Cooper to thank for it - he's the father of the mobile phone:Cooper filed a patent for the 'radio telephone system' in 1973, while working at Motorola, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/15/fathers-of-technology/

Exploded Light Bulb Lamp

Hans Bleken Rud of Norway's NorthernLighting designed this pendant lamp, made to look like a giant incandescent light bulb that has just exploded!Link [Flash, click on Products, then Scheisse]...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/15/exploded-light-bulb-lamp/

Any Table Ping Pong Table

Got a table? Any table? Never mind its shape or size - you can turn any table into a ping pong table with this ingenius tablecloth and net. It's an art project by Tithi Kutchamuch and Luka Stepan. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/15/any-table-ping-pong-table/




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