Archive for July 27th, 2008

ZombieHarmony: A Dating Site for the Undead

Tired of chasing and feeding on the living alone?  Need someone to share the apocalypse with?  Sign up for a free account with ZombieHarmony. Link via Double Plus Undead...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/27/zombieharmony-a-dating-site-for-the-undead/

Mountain Unicycling

Unicycling - a sport long relegated to clowns and weirdos - have gone hardcore: a small but growing cadre of unicyclists have "ruggidized" (is that a word? It is now!) the whimsical device and created the new s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/27/mountain-unicycling/

Art School Made Me Do This

Apparently, art school made Rutger de Vries of Perongeluk decorate this destroyed building with paint and graffiti: http://www.perongeluk.com/?cat=5 - via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/27/art-school-made-me-do-this/

American Tie Guys Untie Own Association

Necktie sales may be skyrocketing in the UK, but it's a bad time for tie makers in the good ol' USA. Many American men have stopped wearing ties, and now, even the tie guys are calling it quits. The Men's Dress Furnishin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/27/american-tie-guys-untie-own-association/

Wall of Cork Bricks

Flickr user roxydynamite went to an estate sale in a 60's modern house and found this gorgeous wall made from ... bricks of cork! I know that you can find thin sheets of cork to make your own corkboard, but this is somet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/27/wall-of-cork-bricks/

Mysterious Chinese Tunnels of the Pacific Northwest

In the mid 1930s, the U.S. Government launched the Federal Writers' Project to support writers during the Great Depression.As part of a project documenting American folklores, a guy named William Zimmerman told the story...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/27/mysterious-chinese-tunnels-of-the-pacific-northwest/

Rule Organ: Musical Device Made From Rulers

Photo: Steven Goodwin [Flickr]Every kid knows that if you place a ruler over the edge of a desk and flick it, it'll "twang" - and by changing the amount of the overhang, you'll change the pitch. Steven Goodwin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/27/rule-organ-musical-device-made-from-rulers/

Mentos Kiss Fight (online game)

The Mentos Kiss Fight game was surprisingly fun. It's like a 2d fighting game, except instead of punches and kicks, you throw high and low kisses. Kissing while backing up throws fireball kisses, and catching a fal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/27/mentos-kiss-fight-online-game/

Whale Flatulence, Aerial View

News in Science reports:Scientists have photographed a giant gas bubble emanating from a whale, suggesting that flatulence is just as common for ocean mammals as it is for humans and many other terrestrial animals. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/27/whale-flatulence-aerial-view/

The Economics of Happiness

Consider this bit of startling finding: once people have an annual income of about $10,000 per capita, more money doesn't go far in making them happy. (We're talking about worldwide per capita income, not US).Indeed, a g...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/27/the-economics-of-happiness/

String Can Public Phone

Marc Schiller of Wooster Collective, one of my favorite street art blogs, posted this photo of a pay phone on the streets of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Now that's vandalism at its best, folks! Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/27/string-can-public-phone/

It's Always Six O'Clock by Eva and Franco Mattes

In their art exhibition titled It's always six o'clock, artists Eva and Franco Mattes of 0100101110101101.org took some familiar cartoon charactes and subverted them just so ... all in the name of art: Link - vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/27/its-always-six-oclock-by-eva-and-franco-mattes/

Toto Bar by Isay Weinfeld

This unassuming set of Toto Bar boxes by Isay Weinfeld unfolded to reveal cleverly designed storage spaces for an evening's cocktail party. It stores everything you need from liquors to glasswares! Link - via Mo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/27/toto-bar-by-isay-weinfeld/

Man Shoots Lawnmower, Voids Warranty

Do you ever kick your lawnmower in frustration when it won't start? Well, Keith Walendowski took it a step further when he got pissed at his lawnmower ... the inebriated 57-year-old man took a shotgun and shot it!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/07/27/man-shoots-lawnmower-voids-warranty/
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