Archive for June 22nd, 2009

Beautiful Rapid Prototyping Art: Chrysanthemum by Michaella Janse van Vuuren

The Chrysanthemum is a centerpiece designed by South African designer Michaella Janse van Vuuren. It's a combination of bowl/candle holder made with rapid prototyping (and manufacturing) using laser, so it's a perfect co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/22/beautiful-rapid-prototyping-art-chrysanthemum-by-michaella-janse-van-vuuren/

Woman Snores Like Donald Duck

Finally! After all these years, the secret of the source of Donald Duck's laugh (rabid chuckle? mad chatter?) has been revealed! You'd never guess where it comes from ...A Welsh View has the video clip: Link [embedded Yo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/22/woman-snores-like-donald-duck/

License to Chill: Daniel Craig-Shaped Popsicle

OK, we're way behind on this news but I think its sheer strangeness will help overcome our tardiness: food company Del Monte asked 1,000 British women which celebrity is the coolest and James Bond star Daniel Cr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/22/license-to-chill-daniel-craig-shaped-popsicle/

20 Types of Art Student, by Chuck Dillon

After 10 years of teaching art at the Hussian School of Art in Philadelphia, Chuck Dillon has seen just about every type of art student. So, in a post is certainly going to be a classic, here's Chuck's classification of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/22/20-types-of-art-student-by-chuck-dillon/

Neither Snow Nor Rain ... But Pot Will Do a Postman In!

While it's debatable on whether marijuana will lead to harder drugs, it's now fact that it can lead to laziness. Here's the story of a postman who got so lazy after smoking so much pot that he decided to burn mail instea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/22/neither-snow-nor-rain-but-pot-will-do-a-postman-in/

Neatorama Update: Environmental Graffiti Interview and Twitter

Environmental Graffiti InterviewKarl Fabricius of Environmental Graffiti has just posted an interview with me about Neatorama and how the blog came to be. Actually it's a story I've never told anyone online - so it's a n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/22/neatorama-update-environmental-graffiti-interview-and-twitter/

Extreme Life Thrives Everywhere on Earth

At one time, scientists were surprised to discover microbes living in places that were thought to be uninhabitable. That doesn't happen anymore, because scientists know life can thrive almost anywhere on earth. Aft...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/22/extreme-life-thrives-everywhere-on-earth/

Zero Gravity Wedding

Erin Finnegan and Noah Fulmor of New York City said their wedding vows in a memorable way: in zero gravity! The ceremony took place Saturday inside a specially equipped aircraft flying in parabolic arcs to simulate the e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/22/zero-gravity-wedding/

The Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation

We've featured adorable subatomic particles from The Particle Zoo previously at Neatorama. Now they have a new item called the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation. This cuddly plush toy represents the residual radiat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/22/the-cosmic-microwave-background-radiation/

TV Homes

Today's Lunchtime Quiz at mental floss will test your memory of classic TV homes. Can you match the exterior shot of the characters' home with the name of the show? I only scored 40%, so you will have to do be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/22/tv-homes/
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