Archive for October 25th, 2008

A Micro Spacecraft to Get You -- and Nothing Else -- Into Space

Copenhagen Suborbitals is a Danish start-up company trying to make space travel affordable, assuming that you have no desire for creature comforts. Basically you're squished into a tiny nose cone and shot into the upper...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/25/a-micro-spacecraft-to-get-you-and-nothing-else-into-space/

AC/DC Music Video Composed Using MS Excel

(YouTube Link) Phil Clandillon and Steve Milbourne of Sony/BMG have composed a video for AC/DC's "Rock N' Roll Train" using Microsoft Excel. You can even download the .xls file and run it on your own computer. http://...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/25/acdc-music-video-composed-using-ms-excel/

New York City Signs

14to42.net is a website that "intends to survey all of the signs in New York City from 14th Street to 42nd Street". The earliest photographs are from the mid 1980's. Link - via kottke.orgnyc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/25/new-york-city-signs/

10 Fun Facts About Pablo Picasso

Guernica by Pablo Picasso (1937) - turned into 3D art by Lena Gieseke in 2008 Today is Pablo Picasso's birthday, and to help celebrate the Cubist movement co-founder, here...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/25/10-fun-facts-about-pablo-picasso/

Egg Cups

It makes sense to design a special dish for a food that tends to roll around on a plate. But who knew there were so many modern variations of the simple egg cup? Gomestic has ten of them; my favorite is this combinatio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/25/egg-cups/

Panda Parade

The World Wildlife Fund in France is exhibiting 1600 pandas made of paper to raise awareness of endangered species. The exhibit began in July in Paris and is in Grenoble today. Link -Thanks, Jee!...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/25/panda-parade/

Food Costumes for Halloween

Endless Simmer has compiled a collection of the Top 10 Weirdest Food Halloween Costumes. They get pretty weird, like these packets of ramen. Link -Thanks, Brendan! If that's too weird for you, they also have the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/25/food-costumes-for-halloween/

Thriller A Cappella

(MySpace Video link) François Macré recorded Thriller using 64 tracks of only his voice! A Babelfish translation from the French description: Description: Here a resumption of the title “Thriller” which I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/25/thriller-a-cappella/

Mr. Green Genes

Last year we told you about cats that glow red. Mr. Green Genes is a cat in New Orleans that glows green! In normal light, he appears to be a regular orange tomcat, but he exudes a green flourescent glow under ultraviole...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/25/mr-green-genes/

Sweet Candy Corn

I love to see ever narrower and narrower examples of niche blogging. Here is a timely one: Sweet Candy Corn, a blog about nothing but the Halloween candy everyone either loves or hates. Remember, National Candy Corn Day...

http://www.neatorama.com/2008/10/25/sweet-candy-corn/
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