Archive for June 29th, 2009

A Zoo's Message About Pollution

Artists Christoph Steinbrener and Rainer Dempf created this art installation in the Schönbrunn Zoo in Vienna to show the potential effects our negative actions take on the evironment. According to the artists, thes...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/29/a-zoos-message-about-polution/

Outlet Wall Helps You Manage Cables

If you're like me, you have a major problem with cables taking over your home life. Here's a great, visually interesting way to overkill the solution -a whole wall of outlets. LinkTechnology, furniture, home, cabl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/29/outlet-wall-helps-you-manage-cables/

The DM of the Rings

The DM of the Rings is a webcomic by Shamus Young which imagines the characters of The Lord of the Rings movies as players in a Dungeons and Dragons campaign who consistently refuse to stay in-character....

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/29/the-dm-of-the-rings/

Web Side Story: Internet, The Musical

What could be better than the Internet? How about the Interweb, the musical? Here's Web Side Story (but of course), a musical by College Humor about all the good things on the Net in the style of West Side Story. Leonard...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/29/web-side-story-internet-the-musical/

Metrocard Recycling Projects

Taking public transportation is good for the environment, but used-up Metrocards aren't -unless you find something useful to do with them. The Infrastructurist found nine wacky things people have made out of the cards,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/29/metrocard-recycling-projects/

Goldfish Bathplug

Well, isn't this cute? And it keeps the water from going down the drain while you bathe. Link -via Swiss Miss goldfish, drain, bath, plug...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/29/goldfish-bathplug/

Garbage Pail Kids

The Garbage Pail Kids were collectible trading cards created in response to the Cabbage Patch Kids. The gross-out cards are back in print now, with the seventh series available in stores. How well do you remember the c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/29/garbage-pail-kids/

There, I Fixed It

There, I Fixed It is a blog profiling the strange and imaginative ways people rig up what they need with what they have. You'll be forgiven if you thought this radiator repair job was supposed to be a still. Link -via...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/29/there-i-fixed-it/

Winston Churchill, Techno Star

(YouTube Link) Musician Michael Schmoyoho Gregory remixed a 1941 speech by Churchill with a techno beat. That is techno, right? I don't know anything about music, but I do know that this is awesome. via Double...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/29/winston-churchill-techno-star/

Words That Changed Their Meanings

The following is an article from Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Golden Plunger Awards By most estimates, the English language includes about one million words, yet native speakers regularly use only abou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/29/words-that-changed-their-meanings/

Potato Gatling Gun

As Kip "Kipkay" Kedersha of Make Magazine said in the clip, everyone has seen a potato gun ... but what about a potato gatling gun? The DeRose family decided to build a rapid-fire revolving potato cannon for a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/29/potato-gatling-gun/

3D Graffiti by Sander van Heukelom

Sander van Heukelom combines typographic design, graffiti and sculpting into unique pieces of 3D graffiti (He uses styrofoam, plexiglass, synthetic resin and wood). This one above, Quod dubitas, ne feceris - Lat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/29/3d-graffiti-by-sander-van-heukelom/

Mysterious Tales of Traveling Dogs

If you get separated from your cat, that's the end of that. But not dogs, no siree. Some dogs will hunt you down for miles through desert, across state lines, over the ocean, and even across a war zone!Miss Cellania wrot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/29/mysterious-tales-of-traveling-dogs/

Hitler's Stealth Plane Re-Created

The Nazi Horten 2-29 fighter plane looked like something from a Star Wars prequel: an all-wing jet capable of speeds up to 600 mph, made mostly of wood. Designer Walter Horten had lost hundreds of Luftwaffe c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/29/hitlers-stealth-plane-re-created/

The Surreal Appeal of the Falkirk Wheel

The people of Falkirk, Scotland needed to connect two waterways, but there was one big problem.  The difference in height between the two measures about the same as an eight story building.  The soluti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/06/29/the-surreal-appeal-of-the-falkirk-wheel/






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