Archive for August 17th, 2008

Light up the World

Take one old globe and an easy wiring job and what do you get? Awesomeness. I'm trying to figure out where I can put these in my house... and if I'm smart enough to make them. Any time I try to make something, it...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/17/light-up-the-world/

Flamingo-Away

Here's a yard ornament I would proudly display to my neighbors and their ubiquitous flamingos! The Flamingo-Away kit include two "Gnome-Be-Gones" and one pink flamingo. Designed by artist Fred Conlon. Scroll down on th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/17/flamingo-away/

Segway Polo

It's just like regular polo, except the players ride Segways instead of horses. The first organized match was in 2004, and now the game is played worldwide. The international championship tournament is called the Woz C...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/17/segway-polo/

Cabernet Couch: Wine Jug Couch by Carlo Rossi

Photo: Carlo Rossi's JugSimpleThat's the Cabernet Couch, made from 33 empty Cabernet jugs and vintage corduroy futon mattress for the winemaker Carlo Rossi. In what can only be called a strange yet utterly fasci...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/17/cabernet-couch-wine-jug-couch-by-carlo-rossi/

Switch, a Fun and Simple Flash Game

Some of the funnest Flash games are the simplest - and this game Switch is no different: all you have to do is collect the balls of the same color, then switch over (by clicking your mouse) to collect balls of t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/17/switch-a-fun-and-simple-flash-game/

The Guinea Olympigs

Photo: icarus-arts.comI Lol'd heartily at these series of cute pics of the Guinea Pig Olympics (Olympigs?). From The Guinea Pig Games Calendar 2009 by Icarus Arts: renowned 'ard-man, Squeakers "Knockout" Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/17/the-guinea-olympigs/

The Atomic Cake

The bomb will not start a chain-reaction in the water converting it all to gas and letting the ships on all the oceans drop down to the bottom. It will not blow out the bottom of the sea and let all the water run dow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/17/the-atomic-cake/

Walt Disney Organizational Chart of 1943

Larger image at Jerry Beck's Cartoon Research: LinkHow did Disney (during the Walt Disney era) make movies? This organization chart from a 1943 booklet The Ropes At Disney showed that everything started with Wal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/17/walt-disney-organizational-chart-of-1943/

Advanced Beauty

(Vimeo link) Advanced Beauty is an ongoing collaboration between programmers, artists, musicians, animators and architects to create audio-reactive ‘video sound sculptures’ using the visual programming la...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/17/advanced-beauty/

Satirical Maps of World War I

BibliOdyssey has a neat post about all sort of satirical maps of the First World War. This one above is the Satyrische Europa Karte Weltkrieg 1914 (Satirical Map of Europe in the World War 1914) by E. Zimmerman:The Russi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/17/satirical-maps-of-world-war-i/

Artist Robert Bradford's Fire Sculptures

Photos: Robert BradfordArtist Robert Bradford sculpts with fire: first he creates large sculptures out of wood, and then set them on fire to get the final (and transient) effect - this one is (was, I suppose) "M...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/17/artist-robert-bradfords-fire-sculptures/

Ice Sculptures of Melting Men by Nele Azevedo

Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo's artwork is cool ... literally! In this art installation, Nele created hundreds of sitting figures out of ice - the installation lasted till the last one melted in the heat of the day:Photo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/17/ice-sculptures-of-melting-men-by-nele-azevedo/

Great Literature You've Never Read

Do you think you're the only one that skipped great works of English classic literature? Well, here's a little secret: even respectable authors didn't read 'em!At the literary festival Ways With Words 2008, The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/17/great-literature-youve-never-read/

Cute Bento Meals

Why send your kids to school with a boring lunch pail when you can make awesomely cute bento boxes like this one? (it's a PB and J, by the way, and it took just 4 minutes to make)The Cooking for Monkeys blog by Pam is al...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/17/cute-bento-meals/

Air Conditioned Bus Stop

That, my friend, is an air-conditioned bus stop (presumably near Burj Al Arab hotel, where one night stay costs about US$ 1,000). Must be nice to be rich! (though why would they take the bus, then?) Found at Tell Me Som...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/08/17/air-conditioned-bus-stop/
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