Archive for March 22nd, 2009

The Seed

(vimeo link) This video by Johnny Kelly follows the life cycle of a seed, but that simple description doesn't do justice to this animation. -via Digg animation, seed, plant...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/22/the-seed/

Dinnerware Made of Cocaine Seized

Spanish police seized a 42-piece dinnerware set from a man who received the delivery. The blue plates, cups, and bowls decorated with sunflowers turned out to be made from 45 pounds of cocaine! It was sent by record...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/22/dinnerware-made-of-cocaine-seized/

Express Sloths

This sign was spotted at the terminal for express trains to Gatwick Airport in London. Maybe they are trying to imply something? Link -via Buzzfeed sign, London, sloths...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/22/express-sloths/

Neatorama Shopping Spree Contest Rules

Here's how you can win a $20 shopping spree in our store: 1) Watch for the trivia question sometime on Wednesday. We'll post it on Facebook and Tweet it out on Twitter. 2) Send your answer to david@neatorama.com....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/22/neatorama-shopping-spree-contest-rules/

Explaining Twitter

(YouTube Link) This 4-minute video from Current TV's SuperNews lampoons the Twitter phenomenon. Why would anyone want hourly updates on the mundane details of other people's lives? SuperNews explai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/22/explaining-twitter/

Throw Them Rolls!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_twP8qVYS58][YouTube - Link]It's not a food fight, it's the customary way rolls are delivered to diners at Lambert's Cafe in Sikeston, Missouri, which calls itself the "Home o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/22/throw-them-rolls/

The Great Internet Migratory Box Of Electronics Junk

The Great Internet Migratory Box of Electronics Junk is sort roving flea market meets Internet meme. The idea, hatched by the guys over at Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories, is to send a box containing random electronic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/22/the-great-internet-migratory-box-of-electronics-junk/

Fighting Litter ... One Kid at a Time

Shopkeeper Yvonne Froud was fed up with all the trash strewn around her village in Gloucestershire, England, so she decided to do something about it. Whenever a kid buys treats from her shop, she writes the child's name...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/22/fighting-litter-one-kid-at-a-time/

Derringer Cycles

Motorized bicycles have always been one of the the aspirations of "green" transportation, but let's face it: most of them are clunky. Well, no more: Industrial designer Adrian Van Anz has created a stylish,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/22/derringer-cycles/

Beatbox Harmonica by Yuri Lane

Yuri Lane has a unique musical talent: he plays the harmonica unlike any other people in the world. And if you think that harmonica can't ever be cool, just wait till you hear Yuri performs the beatbox harmonica.Hit play...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/22/beatbox-harmonica-by-yuri-lane/

The Nigerian Love Letter

Here's a dubious reason why Nigeria is such a hotbed for 419 scams (or better known as the Nigerian Letter scam): people there are astonishingly creative with the written words! Take, for instance, the Nigerian love lett...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/03/22/the-nigerian-love-letter/






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