Archive for September 27th, 2008

Art to Slow Down Cars

Sculptor Steven Woodward's latest art project is a set of traffic signs, made from the same material as normal signs, but with pictures designed to slow traffic. Some feature pictures of people, others are based on cave...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/27/art-to-slow-down-cars/

Rock Cut Architecture

To make a building last for a long, long time, you just cut it out of existing rock! Take a look at eight such structures, carved over many years from mountains and cliff sides. Pictured are the Lycian Tombs in Turkey....

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/27/rock-cut-architecture/

Squirt-Gun Assassins

This year's StreetWars tournament is in full swing in New York City. It is a shadowy sport (previously at Neatorama) in which participants are directed to kill each other off -with squirt guns! Players are directed to fi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/27/squirt-gun-assassins/

Paul Newman RIP

Legendary actor Paul Newman has died at the age of 83 of cancer:Paul Newman, the legendary actor whose steely blue eyes, good-humored charm and advocacy of worthy causes made him one of the most renowned figures in A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/27/paul-newman-rip/

Henry Earl's Mugshots Montage

We covered the case of Henry Earl a while ago on Neatorama. Since then, he's been arrested for ... oh, a few hundred more times ...For those of you who don't know, Henry has the dubious distinction of being the most arre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/27/henry-earls-mugshots-montage/

The Dumbest IT Questions Ever

IT consulting firm Robert Half Technology asked over 1,400 CIO weird questions people ask their company's tech support. Here are some of the oddball questions they got:CIOs were asked, “What is the strangest or mos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/27/the-dumbest-it-questions-ever/

Z59: a DIY Ariel Atom

Photo: Proximacentauri [Flickr]The Ariel Atom is one sweet car, but it costs a lot of money. So Flickr user Proximacentauri decided that he's going to build his own. Behold the z59, which was made out of ... junk!Thi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/27/z59-a-diy-ariel-atom/

Borat Star Crashed a Milan Fashion Show For New Movie

British comedy actor Sacha Baron Cohen, who played Borat and Ali G., crashed a Milan Fashion show by jumping onto the stage and strutting along the catwalk in character for his new movie "Brüno: Delicious Jou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/27/borat-star-crashed-a-milan-fashion-show-for-new-movie/

Not Bad for Less Than 3 Weeks on the Job!

Times are tough in today's banking sector and a lot of people are losing their jobs. Take, for instance, Washington Mutual or WaMu, which collapsed a few days ago.But don't cry for WaMu CEO Alan Fishman, who was on the j...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/27/not-bad-for-less-than-3-weeks-on-the-job/

Dead Star, a Sculpture by Michel de Broin

"Dead Star" is a sculpture by Michel de Broin made from used up batteries:Dead Star is made from residual battery at the end of their duty. Left to itself, the sculpture will slowly cool down since there is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/27/dead-star-a-sculture-by-michel-de-broin/

3 Early Middle East Conflicts

Even before the Gulf War and the Iraq War, the Middle East has seen a lot of tension and conflicts. Here are three of battles that took place there well before the start of the Middle Ages:1. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/09/27/3-early-middle-east-conflicts/






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