Archive for July 25th, 2009

Why Toucans Have Giant Bills

Do toucans need their giant bills for peeling fruit, attracting mates, warning off predators, or something else entirely? Glenn Tattersall at Brock University in Canada and his team of colleagues started photographing...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/07/25/why-toucans-have-giant-bills/

3D Projections on Buildings

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihQk2kqPyKU][YouTube - Link]NuFormer is a company in the Netherlands that creates amazing, 3D projection displays on buildings. Basically they manage to sync up the projected image...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/07/25/3d-projections-on-buildings/

A Self-Portrait Machine

Jen Hui Liao created a machine that will take a picture of the user, and then guides his/her hands to draw the image on paper. Liao says: I found some the relationship between human and machine are amazing and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/07/25/a-self-portrait-machine/

Bumper Stickers for Your Shoes

Maybe this fellow doesn't have a car on which to put his bumper stickers, or he just wants to communicate with people walking behind him. If you had bumper stickers on the back of your shoes, what would they say?...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/07/25/bumper-stickers-for-your-shoes/

Giant Paper Clip

Having trouble keeping your income tax forms straight? Grab a few of these foot-long paper clips to keep them sorted. $12.99 each. Link via Gear Fuse Previously on Neatorama: Trading a Paper Clip for a Housep...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/07/25/giant-paper-clip/

Super Mario Raccoon Rug

Craftster member enemyairship created this 7 by 7 foot rug of Mario in raccoon form: He's made of 386 granny squares, each one representing 1 pixel (3.5" each) that makes up Raccoon Mario. I learned to croche...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/07/25/super-mario-raccoon-rug/

Gangbanger's Extreme Makeover: From Criminal to Portrait of Respectability

Photo: Law Offices of Nick Pacheco Gang member Richard Rodriguez fled on foot after a car chase, surrendered and subsequently got himself kicked in the head by an El Monte police of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/07/25/gangbangers-extreme-makeover-from-criminal-to-portrait-of-respectability/

Lightning Bolt Interrupts Sex

It's an old trope in comedy that someone commits a sin and God gets their attention with a bolt of lightning. The real life version played out in the woods near Wert, Germany. Jens Gottlieb and his girlfriend Lisa Gruhn...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/07/25/lightning-bolt-interrupts-sex/

Burglars Should Avoid Distinctive Facial Tattoos

This is why I will never get a tattoo: TAMPA - It wasn't particularly hard for the victims of a Riverview home invasion to identify the burglar. He was the only one with an outline of the state of Florida tatt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/07/25/burglars-should-avoid-distinctive-facial-tattoos/

Four Scandalous Moments in Baseball

Today marks the anniversary of baseball’s infamous Pine Tar Incident, one of the most notorious cases of rule-breaking in MLB history.  But it’s definitely not the only case, not by a longshot. Here are a f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/07/25/four-scandalous-moments-in-baseball/




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