Archive for February 18th, 2009

Embroidered Knee MRI Slice

This is one of the strangest craft projects I've ever seen. Becky Stern says she plans to continue working on different segments of the MRI to see how her project will turn out. Linkcrafts, needlework, embroidery,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/embroidered-knee-mri-slice/

My "Type" Of Car

This rainbow-colored car is covered entirely in computer keys. There's more where this came from, though - DarkRoastedBlend has cars covered in grass, Legos, pens, and even a car covered in cars. Tiny cars, that is, l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/my-type-of-car/

Is This Clock Cool or Creepy?

I'm a little torn on how I feel about this clock. It's kind of awesome, but I also think I would probably wet the bed if I woke up in the middle of the night and saw that silhouetted in my dark bedroom. Creepy! It's $...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/is-this-clock-cool-or-creepy/

Video Interview with Robot Painter Brian Despain

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbIxOo3pnbc][YouTube - Link]Artist Brian Despain is a fantastic painter with a unique subject - robots. In this video, Roq La Rue Gallery's Kristen Anderson and Kenny Montana inter...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/video-interview-with-robot-painter-brian-despain/

Only in Vermont: Basketville

Basketville is like a universe peopled by baskets. It's quintessential Vermont; all fake flowers and foodstuffs. Sip local wines as you browse the woven wonders and don't forget to claim your free wooden spoon!Says...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/only-in-vermont-basketville/

The World’s First Touch Watch Phone

As a kid I remember watching Dick Tracy and being awed by his ultra cool wrist-watch phone. I wanted one. I still want one. Thanks to the folks at LG, now we can all have one. LG's G910 Touch Watch phone, avai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/the-worlds-first-touch-watch-phone/

Oil Rig Resort

Some 4,000 oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico are set to be decommissioned during this century.  Instead of blowing them up, which costs milions of dollars and destroys marine life, how about converting them into an Ame...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/oil-rig-resort/

Who's Got Your Back?

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland will formally induct new members April 3-4. In honor of the occasion, today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss challenges you to match up some hit songs of the past with the fa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/whos-got-your-back/

Neatorama Mystery Sale - February 2009

What will you get for $9.95?Woohoo! It's time for Neatorama's much anticipated Mystery Sale. What will you get for $9.95? Well ... we won't tell you because that's the whole point! It's a mystery!What we...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/neatorama-mystery-sale-february-2009/

Tom Hanks to Turn On Large Hadron Collider

The CERN Large Hadron Collider had to be taken out of commission last September for retooling after helium leaked out and caused £20 million in damage. Who gets to turn on the button to start it up when repairs are fin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/tom-hanks-to-turn-on-large-hadron-collider/

Nichitsu Ghost Town

Blogger Michael John Grist has a series of fantastic photos of various ghost towns around Japan. Located around former mining areas, these pictures capture the eerie decay of once vibrant communities, and looks like so...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/nichitsu-ghost-town/

Twittering Surgery

Surgeons have found a new way to send updates to other doctors, medical students, and the public during surgery -by using the social networking site Twitter! Last week, doctors at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit "Tweeted...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/twittering-surgery/

Woodland Caravan

The urban exploration site mechanized has a lovely photo post about a secret forest sanctuary. A few years ago, in dense woodland a few miles from my home, I discovered a caravan. Encircled by trees and undergrowt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/woodland-caravan/

Three-story Party Bus

The ADR Group in Istanbul produced this eye-catching three-level bus they call Neon! ...Neon sports a brightly-colored retro interior, equipped with everything from a fully stocked ground-floor bar and TV room to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/three-story-party-bus/

Neatolicious Fun Facts: Beer

By popular request, here are the neatolicious fun facts for ... beer: 1. Beer is old stuff: Recipe found in 4,000-year-old Sumerian tablet The first references to beer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/neatolicious-fun-facts-beer/

Light Graffiti Artist

Welsh artist Michael Bosanko has traded in his paintbrush for lights and a digital camera. Using only these tools, the 39-year-old artist creates light graffiti using five colored flashlights and by leaving his digital c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/light-graffiti-artist/

Down on the Street: 400 Old Cars And Trucks On The Streets of Alameda

What is it about Alameda, California, that attracts vintage (read: sometimes just old) cars? Is it the mild weather ... or something else entirely? Jalopnik has a neat feature called Down on the Street, which features...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/down-on-the-street-400-old-cars-and-trucks-on-the-streets-of-alameda/

Polar Bears in London!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ai6VgpVmb2o][YouTube - Link]The folks at Eden TV, a new UK-based natural history television network, celebrated its launch by building a 16-foot-tall of a polar bear and cub strand...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/polar-bears-in-london/

Good Detroit News (For a Change): the Beavers Are Back!

That's right, delicious and nutritious beavers are returning to the Detroit River after being gone for decades. This is an encouraging sign that efforts to clean up the waterways are working. See, it's not all almost-fre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/good-detroit-news-for-a-change-the-beavers-are-back/

Ace Of Cakes LOST Cake

If you are a fan of LOST and the Food Network's program, Ace of Cakes then you will love this cake designed to celebrate LOST's 100th episode.  Jorge Garcia who plays the loveable Hurley on LOST posted picture...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/ace-of-cakes-lost-cake/

A 224-Word Palindrome

A palindrome is a word or a phrase which is the same when read from the start or the end, for example the word wow or racecar. Or how about the phrase; A Toyota's a Toyota. where ever you start...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/02/18/a-224-word-palindrome/




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