Archive for October 23rd, 2008

House Optimized for Cats and Dogs

As more and more people live without children in Japan (the country has an alarmingly low birth rate), home builders have to adjust. So they're now coming up with houses optimized for ... pets!Home builder Asahi Kasei ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/23/house-optimized-for-cats-and-dogs/

The Manholiest Street in the World

A Japanese city planner must have really, really, really liked manholes. Behold a quiet, unassuming street in Tokyo's Setagaya ward with the unique world record of being the manholiest street in the world:Po...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/23/the-manholiest-street-in-the-world/

Baby Echidna is So Cute!

Here's the ugliest/cutest baby you'll see today: a baby echidna! Echidnas and the Platypus are the only egg-laying mammals, known as monotremes. The female lays a single soft-shelled, leathery egg twenty-two days aft...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/23/baby-echidna-is-so-cute/

Würsa by Daniel Firman

Photo: shadycam [Flickr]Last May, artist Daniel Firman had an exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. He created this taxidermied (is that a word?) elephant, titled Würsa. The whimsical equilibrium is supposed t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/23/wrsa-by-daniel-firman/

McCain-Obama Dance Off

(MiniMivies link) No matter what your politics are, the editing in this video is impressive! -via Milk and Cookies...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/23/mccain-obama-dance-off/

Walking House

(YouTube link) A Danish art collective, in collaboration with MIT, has built a prototype walking house! The 10ft high home is solar and wind powered and can stroll at walking pace across all terrains. It has...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/23/walking-house/

If Hollywood Directors Made Campaign Ads...

While campaign ads can occasionally be visceral and exciting, more often than not they fall into the same, monotonous categories. Have you ever wondered what campaign ads would be like if they were directed by critic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/23/if-hollywood-directors-made-campaign-ads/

Caption Monkey 48: Wild West HUMMER

Hooray! (Or perhaps better: Yeehaw!) Neatorama and Hobotopia's Caption Monkey game is here! You can win an original Laugh-Out-Loud Cat Comic by Adam "Ape Lad" Koford for the funniest caption, but first, the sto...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/23/caption-monkey-48-wild-west-hummer/






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