Archive for June 4th, 2009

Fish Coughs Up Gold Watch

Curt Carish of Kaua‘i, Hawaii was at Port Allen beach when he spotted a fish swimming awkwardly. He grabbed a bamboo pole and beat the fish until it went limp. Carish put the fish in his cooler. When a friend opened th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/04/fish-coughs-up-gold-watch/

Buried Church

In 1943, a volcano began growing out of a cornfield in San Juan Parangaricutiro, Michoacán, Mexico. It erupted for eight years, growing to a height of 336 meters. The lava flow buried the town, but the inhabitants wer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/04/buried-church/

Man builds miniature Paris in his own backyard

When he was a teenager, Gerard Brion began to build a scale model of Paris in his own backyard, using baby food jars, cinder blocks and other trash. 15 years later, Brion has created a true work of art that's become quit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/04/man-builds-miniature-paris-in-his-own-backyard/

Mercury Fish

Theo Gray (featured previously at Neatorama) cast this fish out of a metal you rarely see made into sculpture -mercury! To keep the shape, he had to cool it to –320°F (-212°C) with liquid nitrogen. When mer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/04/mercury-fish/

Wedding Invitation

(YouTube link) Corey McKenna created this unique stop-motion video as an invitation to his wedding to Rachel. The music is M79 by Vampire Weekend. More detailed directions are in another video. Do you think anyone wil...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/04/wedding-invitation/

Tiananmen Square Anniversary

People around the world are marking the 20th anniversary of what became known in China as the June 4th Incident. In April of 1989, students and intellectuals gathered in Beijing's Tiananmen Square to mourn the death of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/04/tiananmen-square-anniversary/

The Crack Garden

Photo credits: Kevin Conger (top left), Nancy Conger (top right), Tom Fox (bottom)The Crack Garden is an award-winning project by CMG Landscape Architecture in San Francisco, California. The project transforms a desolate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/04/the-crack-garden/

Happiest People Ever

Happiest People Ever is a tumblr blog dedicated to preserving photographs of happy people who just happen to forget to smile when their photos were taken. Can't you see that they're smiling on the inside? Link - via Look...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/04/happiest-people-ever/

Drama Button

Remember the dramatic prairie dog? Well, here's what he knew from way back when in 2007: dramatic moments in your life need a soundtrack.But where can you get one? Just head on over to the Drama Button. It's for all of l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/04/drama-button/

The Furniture Alphabet by Cody Haltom

Photo: Adam VoorhesDesigner Cody Haltom Ad agency The Butler Bros. (Thanks Marty!) created this set of alphabet for a Houston-based home furnishing store High Fashion Home, out of the furnitures in the store. Cl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/04/the-furniture-alphabet-by-cody-haltom/






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