Archive for February 15th, 2009

Ice Age by Edgar Müller

German street artist Edgar Müller created the 3D work called "Ice Age" on a street in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland last August as part of the Festival of World Culture. Müller, who makes the streets his o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/15/ice-age-by-edgar-muller/

In Depth Look at Lifesized Bumblebee Build

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7lfkQ11amj0][YouTube - Link]This three and a half minute video encapsulates the five-plus-hour process of erecting an 18-foot tall, 3,700 pound lifesized replica of the Transformer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/15/in-depth-look-at-lifesized-bumblebee-build/

The New Simpsons Intro

[YouTube - Link] After almost 19 years of the classic Simpsons introduction scene today the brand new HDTV intro with brand new drawings and animation is being heralded across the interwebs. Being a life long fan o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/15/the-new-simpsons-intro/

Wooden Vespa by Carlos Alberto

'Scuse me while I pick up my jaw from the floor. That is a fully functional wooden Vespa, named "Vespa Daniela," made by Portuguese carpenter Carlos Alberto. Gawk here: Link - via Blog on a Toothpickwood, vespa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/15/wooden-vespa-by-carlos-alberto/

The Michael Jackson Coffee Scale

Okay, this is bad - but bad in a funny way. Mr Daz blog has created a sure-fire way of solving the age old problem at offices worldwide: how to get the perfect order of coffee for your officemates!In a busy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/15/the-michael-jackson-coffee-scale/

I'm A Liver Not a Fighter!

In all honesty, I put up this post just for the title. But if your kids want their very own plush liver (and what kid doesn't? The liver - he's a good guy - he works in detox!), you can get one on sale at I Heart Guts: h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/15/im-a-liver-not-a-fighter/

How Will the Economic Crisis Reshape America?

Richard Florida wrote an interesting editorial for The Atlantic about how the current economic crisis will shape the future for Americans:The historian Scott Reynolds Nelson has noted that in some respects, todayR...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/15/how-will-the-economic-crisis-reshape-america/

The Rise of Discord by Greg Brotherton

Forget the clunky and boxy prototypical robot we see in bad Sci-Fi movies all the time!Behold The Rise of Discord, the sleek and sexy mechanical representation of Eris, the Greek goddess of strife and discord by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/15/the-rise-of-discord-by-greg-brotherton/

Savage Chicken: Poet-Bot Loves You!

I <3 Doug Savage's awesome cartoon series Savage Chickens (featured previously on Neatorama here). I particularly like this one - because my computer does the same thing, except it's probably thinking of ways to cause...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/15/savage-chicken-poet-bot-loves-you/

I, For One, Welcome Our New Tapeworm Overlord

Electron micrograph: Claire J. HealyThat's Rhinebothrium sp., a species of tapeworm that parasitize stingrays. It was recently discovered by Claire J. Healy of the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto and her colleagues.Atten...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/15/i-for-one-welcome-our-new-tapeworm-overlord/

Big Game of Scrabble

Jane and Keith Crane of Akron, Ohio created an eight-foot square Scrabble board for their yard! He fashioned the board from pavers laid in a bed of sand — 225 of them, to be exact. He installed them all in one day...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/15/big-game-of-scrabble/

Ten Amazing Waterfalls in the U.S.

Waterfalls are such a powerful source that provide such a sense of serenity when looking at them.  There are so many incredible waterfalls all over the world, but here are just a few located in the United States....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/15/ten-amazing-waterfalls-you-must-see-in-the-us/

Neatolicious Fun Facts: Apple

Hello, everybody! After writing about 100 articles for Neatorama in the past couple of years, I can't bear to write another Top 10 article - at least for a while (other Neatorama authors undoubtedly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/15/neatolicious-facts-apple/

Clifford Stoll: 18 Minutes with an Agile Mind

Clifford Stoll, astronomer, scientist and author of Silicon Snake Oil, is undoubtedly a smart man (he once caught KGB hacker back in the infancy of the Internet). But did you know that he has a very ... unique form of pu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/15/clifford-stoll-18-minutes-with-an-agile-mind/

Duct Tape Roses Instructable

If you like the roses above, or just forgot about Valentine's Day until all the roses were sold out, there's an easy to follow instruction guide for them over on Instructables right now. LinkFunny, crafts, silly,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/15/duct-tape-roses-instructable/

Micropayments Rears Its Ugly Head ... Again!

Rex Sorgatz of Fimoculous wrote an interesting post about that on-again, off-again idea of micropayments (when the economy is bad and ad revenues are down, proponents of micropayments pop up like mushrooms after a rainy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/15/micropayments-rears-its-ugly-head-again/

The Horned Helmet

Dark Roasted Blend has a really neat post about some of the strangest medieval suit of armors ever made. This one is the the Armet of Henry VIII or better known as the Horned Helmet, made by Austrian goldsmith Konrad Seu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/15/the-horned-helmet/

Craft Valentine's Day Project Contest Winner

This is the winner of Craft Magazine's Valentine's Day craft contest and I love it. It's titled "My Heart Is Yours" and was created by Hine Mizushima. Some of the other winners are pretty cute too. Link...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/15/craft-valentines-day-project-contest-winner/

Escape From City 17, a Half-Life Inspired Fan-Film by the Purchase Brothers

The Purchase Brothers (David and Ian) are commercial directors who created this fan-film adaptation of the uber-popular video game Half-Life called Escape from City 17. As you watch this, keep in mind that it is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/15/escape-from-city-17-a-half-life-inspired-fan-film-by-the-purchase-brothers/






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