Archive for October 18th, 2008

Crime Scene Scarf

Michelle Kempner designed this knit scarf called The Fuzz. Clever, huh? Link -Thanks, Tommy! Update 2/10/09 - we now have this scarf at the Neatorama Online Store (cheaper, too!): http://shop.neatorama.com/...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/18/crime-scene-scarf/

Hummingbirds in Flight

Look at the bill on this hummingbird! The Sword-billed Hummingbird is the only bird in the world which has a bill that is actually longer than its body. As such it is unable to preen itself and has to use its fee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/18/hummingbirds-in-flight/

Knitted Toilet Paper

Here's a free pattern that will enable you to knit a roll of toilet paper. After all, who doesn’t need a roll of knitted toilet paper? Link -via Everlasting Blort...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/18/knitted-toilet-paper/

34 Geeky Pumpkin Faces

Eran Abramson has a roundup of 34 geeky jack-o-lanterns featuring scenes from movies, comics, computer logos, and video games. I particularly liked this Pac-Man tableau. Link -Thanks, Eran!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/18/34-geeky-pumpkin-faces/

Cartrider by Jaebeom Jeong

We've probably all played around with a shopping cart in the store's parking lot - but Korean artist Jaebeom Jeong took it a step further: here's Cartrider, a bicycle and shopping cart hybrid!Link - via Core77...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/18/cartrider-by-jaebeom-jeong/

Winking Sarah Palin in LEGO

I just wanted you to know that I've tried hard to avoid the temptation of posting a lot of political stuff on Neatorama because some of you get all worked up in the comment section, but I couldn't resist this one: the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/18/winking-sarah-palin-in-lego/

Dreaming in Black and White

Do you dream in color? Or black and white? It turns out that the color of your dreams is determined by what TV you watched growing up:While almost all under 25s dream in colour, thousands of over 55s, all of whom wer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/18/dreaming-in-black-and-white/

The Miller-Urey Experiment Revisited

Almost six decades ago, when Stanley Miller was just a 22-year-old PhD student, he and his professor Harold Urey did an experiment that became legendary in science: Miller mixed basic chemicals that were present in primo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/18/the-miller-urey-experiment-revisited/

The Banana Diet Fad

There's a new diet fad sweeping through Japan: the Morning Banana Diet, where you eat only bananas for breakfast, then anything you want for lunch and dinner ... and it's making bananas a scarce commodity!Keiko Akai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/18/the-banana-diet-fad/

Grandma Threatened with Jail Over Garage Conversion

Having solved all of its problems like crime and poverty, La Quinta, California, is going after Ageda Camargo. The 83-year-old grandma may land in jail for ... an illegal garage conversion!Camargo, a grandmother of s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/18/grandma-threated-with-jail-over-garage-conversion/

Sugar Cubes Shaped Like Cinder Blocks

If you like stacking up sugar cubes, then you'll probably dig this: the cinder block-shaped sugarblocks by Audrey Hasen Russell and John Truex of Spiceship studio.Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/18/sugar-cubes-shaped-like-cinder-blocks/
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