Archive for February 6th, 2009

Red Jellyfish

(Live Leak link) Amazing effects occur when the camera light pierces the deep sea darkness. This clip is from The Blue Planet series from the BBC. -via Unique Daily jellyfish...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/red-jellyfish/

Little Man Made of Living Cancer Cells

Scientists have grown this Gumby/gingerbread man shape out of living human cancer cells! The structure was grown using about 100,000 beads of the connective protein collagen, seeded with cells from a human liver can...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/little-man-made-of-living-cancer-cells/

Joker Ski Mask

Both creepy and cool, and it might keep your warm, too! http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B001M5H2VM/http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B001M5H2VM/neatorama-20 -via Boing Boing joker, ski mask...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/joker-ski-mask/

100 Abandoned Houses

Photographer Kevin Bauman took exquisite photographs of 100 abandoned houses in Detroit, Michigan. He has managed to turn the economic crisis, in form of crumbling houses in various stages of disrepair, into an artwork.L...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/100-abandoned-houses/

Triceracopter by Patricia Renick

In 1976, Patricia Renick created this awesome sculpture of the dinosaur Triceratop out of real helicopter parts: Completed in 1976 as the Vietnam war wound down, it serves largely as a plea for the extinction of m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/triceracopter/

Endangered Lederhosen?

The 2008 Oktoberfest in Bavaria featured its own "wardrobe malfunction" of sorts, as it's becoming increasingly easy to purchase lederhosen and dirndl dresses throughout Munich at a fraction of the former cost....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/endangered-lederhosen/

Times Square Hotel is Dirtiest in Nation

The dirtiest hotel in America?  According to millions of voters and reviewers, that distinction goes to the Carter Hotel in Times Square, New York city.  Everything from rats and mysterious stains to dead bodie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/times-square-hotel-is-dirtiest-in-nation/

Bear Hugs: $2

Zookeepers in Cairo are charging visitors to actually go inside the animal cages. Hugging bears, feeding crocodiles, pestering seals and provoking lions can all be achieved for under ten bucks! I don't know what's wor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/bear-hugs-2/

Yellow Sticky Notes

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IeSqVboADw][YouTube - Link]A video from animator Jeff Chiba Sterns that documents the past nine years of his life, along with other world events, drawn on nothing but yellow stick...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/yellow-sticky-notes/

Acorns Overwhelm Microwave Radio Transmitter

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mdm12KONMBA][YouTube - Link]Remember the post about where have all the acorns gone? Well, we've found some of 'em. When a microwave radio transmitter stopped working, engineers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/acorns-overwhelm-microwave-radio-transmitter/

Timeless Household Wisdom

There's a line in one of the Robocop movies, "Don't forget what you already know," or something like that. I may be remembering that wrong BUT check out these very useful kitchen tips from the pages of history,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/timeless-household-wisdom/

Party Crashes Store

Our old friend French prankster Remi Gaillard assembled a bunch of friends for a party - and crashed a "party store." The store's employees were [understandably] not amused. [YouTube]prank, party, Remi Gaillard, fran...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/party-crashes-store/

Teen Stabbed, Goes to Job Interview

An unnamed 16-year-old boy was on his way to a job interview at a veterinary clinic in Toronto when he and a companion were stabbed by a couple of assailants. His leg was bleeding, but he made it on time for the intervie...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/teen-stabbed-goes-to-job-interview/

Mumps Can Make More than Your Face Swell

(YouTube link) This public service ad from Ontario's ministry of health encourages adults to get a booster vaccine for mumps. It will probably be effective -at least for men. Link -Thanks, collin douma!vaccin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/mumps-can-make-more-than-your-face-swell/

A Day in the Life of a Storm Trooper

What does a Storm Trooper do when he's not trooping storms? Everyday things we all do, according to these dioramas made with Star Wars figures! Link -Thanks, Erin Broadley! See more of Wai Fong Fung's Star...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-storm-trooper/

When No One's Looking, The Little People Come Out To Play

The brilliant photos from Vincent Bousserez show us the world that goes on behind closed doors. Just like in toy story imagine all these tiny people coming out of the woodwork and exploring your house. (some slightly not...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/when-no-ones-looking-the-little-people-come-out-to-play/

Building a Snow Cave - Ray Mears Extreme Survival

While Bear Grylls may have all the charm and reckless abandon that we all love, everyone knows he doesn't really do half the surviving he claims to on his show. Ray Mears however has spent his life learning from the wor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/building-a-snow-cave-ray-mears-extreme-survival/

Bizarro: Super Heroes of the Old West

I've been neglectin' mah duties of posting our weekly Bizarro comic (Sorry, Dan!) Well, let's get that fixed right now.For more Bizarro, check out Dan Piraro's website and blog!Bizarro Comic, super heroes, old west, Dan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/bizarro-super-heroes-of-the-old-west/

The Making of Barbie

In honor of Barbie's 50th anniversary, DesignBoom features an extensive photo gallery of the process of designing Barbie dolls over the years. http://www.designboom.com/snapshot/cat/24/view/1077/making-of-barbie.html -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/the-making-of-barbie/

The 15 Coolest Cases of Biomimicry

Biomimicry - The practice of developing sustainable human technologies inspired by nature. Sometimes called Biomimetics or Bionics, it's basically biologically inspired engineering. After all, who is a better d...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/the-15-coolest-cases-of-biomimicry/

Geeky Graffiti

Check out 23 examples of how geek culture has invaded the streets and made graffiti infinitely more interesting. http://www.kontraband.co.uk/pics/15790/Geeky-Grafiti/?gpage=1#show -via Gizmodo geek, graffiti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/06/geeky-graffiti/
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