Archive for June 8th, 2009

Looking Into The Past

Photo: XsuperflyX [Flickr] In this Flickr pool titled Looking Into the Past, people hold out old pictures of their homes or neighborhods and overlap them with the current structures as background to create fascinating &...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/08/looking-into-the-past/

Amazing Poo-Extractor

Out of necessity, pit latrines are the toilet of choice for hundreds of millions of people around the world. When they become full, these pits of poo have to be emptied - often by hand (well, technically, buckets). Needl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/08/amazing-poo-extractor/

Gloucestershire Cheese Rolling - 2009

Every year, scores of people fling themselves down Cooper's Hill in Gloucestershire, England, risking their necks and even lives ... all in hope of catching (and winning) a block of cheese. Behold the sports of cheese...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/08/gloucestershire-cheese-rolling-2009/

7 Incredible Computer Generated Works of Art

When we consider art we tend to think that it is only created at the hand of man, but that simply isn't true ... Computers have been creating incredible works of art for years. The News In Print blog has a neat review...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/08/7-incredible-computer-generated-works-of-art/

Rainforest Sculptures by William Ricketts

In the lush Australian old-growth forest of Eukalyptus of Mount Dandenongs, Victoria, are a set of mesmerizing sculptures by a self-taught artist named William Ricketts. Environmental Graffiti blog has the story:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/08/rainforest-sculptures-by-william-ricketts/

World's Most Fascinating Tunnel Networks

Perhaps of all hidden architectures, nothing amazes us more than secret tunnels. Some, like the Lizard People's tunnel under Los Angeles, promised great treasures, if only you're brave enough to burrow deeply. Others...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/08/worlds-most-fascinating-tunnel-networks/

Daring Rodent Steals Leopard's Food

Talk about snatching victory from the jaws of danger! Student photographer Casey Gutteridge snapped this priceless photo of a daring rat literally stealing food from right under the nose of a leopard:The little rat -...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/08/daring-rodent-steals-leopards-food/

Evolutionary Roots of Laughter

Forget DNA! Scientists have re-traced our evolutionary tree and confirmed human's relationship to fellow apes through laughter. Who says you can't learn anything by tickling chimps?To investigate that, Marina Dav...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/08/evolutionary-roots-of-laughter/

Cutting Edge Weapons: 10 Unusual Knives, Swords and Blades

Whether we like it or not, weapons play a pivotal role in human history. Most of them are simple and ruthlessly practical, whereas others evolved to become highly ornate, to the point that they could no longer be used as...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/08/cutting-edge-weapons-10-unusual-knives-swords-and-blades/

The Astonishing Eggs of Alien Nation

They do not look as if they belong in this solar system, let alone on planet Earth. This collection of photos reveal the strange beauty of insect eggs (though that may well be a matter of taste). Close up they are quite...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/08/the-astonishing-eggs-of-alien-nation/

Doesn't This Look Real?

You'd be excused if you ask why we're posting a photo of somebody's kitchen - what makes nifty is that it's not a real kitchen; you're looking at part of a highly detailed 1:12 miniature house, painstakingly created by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/08/doesnt-this-look-real/

Amazing Multicolr Search Lab

With Multicolr Search Lab by Idée Labs, you can browse through 10 million of Flickr's most interesting Creative Commons images according to colors (in this case, a set of up to 10 colors). It's quite speedy and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/08/amazing-multicolr-search-lab/

Pandamonium

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQmvkTHYqbc][YouTube - Link]What's more fun than a barrel of monkeys? A playpen full of baby pandas! - via arbroathFrom the Upcoming ueue, submitted by Marilyn Terrell.playing, pa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/08/pandamonium/

Customized Squirrels

Admit that you've always wanted a dead squirrel mounted to your exact specifications, such as the special forces squirrel in the picture above. Rick Nadeau decorates his taxidermy projects with items from G.I. Joe f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/08/customized-squirrels/

The Art of Niagara Detroit

Niagara Detroit is an American artist associated with the Lowbrow movement. She was the frontperson for the 80s punk band Destroy All Monsters, but now works primarily in the visual arts. Her dominant motif...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/08/the-art-of-niagara-detroit/






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