Archive for January 8th, 2009

Minimalist Watch/Bracelet by Hiranao Tsuboi

Is it a bracelet or a watch ... or both? Here's a minimalist wristwatch by Hiranao Tsuboi of 100%:The eye-catching watch uses LED digits built into the elegant black brushed-metal wristband, negating the need for a t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/minimalist-watchbracelet-by-hiranao-tsuboi/

Where Did Madoff Hide His Money?

Unless you've been living under a rock, you all know that Bernie Madoff fleeced his clients out of $50 billion. But where have all that money gone? Robert Chew of TIME Magazine wrote an intriguing article on the possi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/where-did-madoff-hide-his-money/

Why Stepping Onto the Bowling Lanes is a Bad Idea

[YouTube - Link]This woman got really, really excited when she bowled a strike. Here's why you should never step foot on the bowling lanes ... - via videosiftfail, bowling...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/why-stepping-on-to-the-bowling-lanes-is-a-bad-idea/

Lowest Blood Oxygen Levels Ever Recorded

Medical researchers went to Mount Everest and took samples of their own blood while near the peak. What they found was shocking! An average person at sea level has about 13-14 kilopascals (kPa) of oxygen in their bl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/lowest-blood-oxygen-levels-ever-recorded/

139-year-old Baseball Card Found

Bernice Gallego of Fresno, California had no idea what the baseball card she found in her attic might be worth, so she listed it on eBay with a starting bid of $10. After a few inquiries about the card, she pulled the au...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/139-year-old-baseball-card-found/

Retro Sabotage Super Mario

Remember Retro Sabotage (previously at Neatorama) where you can play hilariously sabotaged classic arcade games? Now they have something new! See if you can figure out what is different about this version of Super Mario...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/retro-sabotage-super-mario/

Man Wants Donated Kidney Back

As part of their divorce settlement, a doctor in New York state is requesting the return of a kidney he donated to his wife in 2001! The doctor claims his wife began having an affair sometime after the transplant....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/man-wants-donated-kidney-back/

When You Love Whoppers More Than Your Friends

Are you dying for a Whopper right now, but don't have a dime to your name? Do you have Facebook? Well, problem solved - download the Whopper Sacrifice application. If you have 10 friends you're willing to dump on Fa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/when-you-love-whoppers-more-than-your-friends/

Word Association Game

OK, it's not exactly a game, but it is kind of entertaining in a mindless way. It's pretty simple: the site gives you a word and you type in the first word that comes to mind. Then it gives you another word ba...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/word-association-game/

Snow Face

See what happens when a bunch of students have some free time and a lot of snow? This image is a 5' sculpture made out of snow. In March of 2003, there was a huge blizzard in Denver and school was canceled for an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/snow-face/

19 Cool Products That Are Almost Impossible to Use

You'd think that making a product simpler would be a good thing, but sometimes minimalism goes too far. Cool Material has a list of beautiful minimalist products that are so simple they may be hard for a normal person...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/19-cool-products-that-are-almost-impossible-to-use/

Barriers

From Prague, Czech Republic: If you want to promote the slogan "Europe Without Barriers", what better place to put it than on some police barriers? Link -Thanks, Jeff! barriers, Europe, Prague...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/barriers/

Particle Accelerator vs. Webcam

Etahan Cascio from the Proton Therapy Center at Massachusetts General Hospital demonstrates what happens when a Particle Accelerator is turned on in front of a Webcam. Devices used for the experiment consists of a Be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/particle-accelerator-vs-webcam/

What is it? Game 87

Our weekly collaboration with the What is it? Blog brings us this mysterious object - can you guess what it is for?Place your guess in the comment section. No prize this week, so you're playing for fame...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/what-is-it-game-87/

Jaguar Motorcycle by Barend Hemmes

Barend Massow Hemmes of Massow Concept Cycles along with Polar cycles of Doncaster UK created what is probably the most awesome motorcycle I've ever laid eyes on: the Jaguar "leaper" cat logo concept bike, made...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/jaguar-motorcycle-by-barend-hemmes/

Kerouac's On the Road Visual Maps by Stefanie Posavec

Literary Organism, a visualization of Part One of On the Road, by Jack KerouacArtist Stefanie Posavec took pieces from On the Road by Jack Kerouac and turned them into various maps, dissecting the liter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/kerouacs-on-the-road-visual-maps-by-stefanie-posavec/

Jack Skellington in LEGO

Photo: Legohaulic [Flickr]Flickr user Legohaulic is a big fan of Tim Burton and an avid LEGO hobbyist, so what better tribute to The Nightmare Before Christmas than to create this masterpiece: Jack Skellington made entir...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/jack-skellington-in-lego/

5 Things About Shakespeare You Didn't Know

AskMen has a pretty nifty post about the 5 things you didn't know about Shakespeare. Take, for instance, the word "torture" - yep, good ol' Will invented it (well, technically he made the noun "to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/5-things-about-shakespeare-you-didnt-know/

Can Science Make a Love Spray?

Guys, are you unlucky in love? Thanks to science, there may just be hope for you yet: a love spray!Neurobiologist Larry Young of Emory University, Georgia, explains:Animal testing is beginning to shed light on the co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/can-science-make-a-love-spray/

Dragon Cake

Flickr user Astro-Lopithecus has a photoset of an amazing birthday cake shaped like a dragon clutching a 10-sided die. I'd venture a guess that whoever was celebrating his birthday is a D&D lover ...The Dragon Cake i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/01/08/dragon-cake/






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