Archive for January 13th, 2010

A Magical Forest in Long Exposure Animation

(Video Link) Long exposure animation consists of compiling long exposure photographs into an animated form. "Freezelight Magic Forest" is a demonstration of this technique, shot with about 300 individual photograph...

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Lost Generation

(YouTube Link) Based on the Argentinian Political Advertisement, "The Truth" by RECREAR, "Lost Generation" was made by metroamv as an entry in AARP's U@50 contest.  It won second place.earth, future, generation, ou...

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What To Do With Your Jerry Maguire VHS Tapes

Everything Is Terrible! specializes in videos from the wayback, where cats get massaged, and strange hippies teach kids yoga.  EIT prides itself on putting out these rare finds, and they are never culled from other...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/13/what-to-do-with-your-jerry-maguire-vhs-tapes/

Lion and Tiger and Bear, Oh My!

Charles Hedgecoth Sr. and Diane Smith of Locust Grove, Georgia run a charity called Noah's Ark.   Nine years ago, they took in a baby lion, tiger and bear, and the three are inseparable now.  Smith says, "They love...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/13/lion-and-tiger-and-bear-oh-my/

Anti-Rape Condom Can Help Protect Victims

A new "anti-rape" condom could protect women in dangerous areas from being attacked. The device is a female condom filled with sharp, microscopic barbs that will attach themselves to flesh. The theory is that while the a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/13/anti-rape-condom-can-help-protect-victims/

Woman Keeps Pet Snowball For 33 Years

Prena Thomas of Lakeland, Florida has an unusual "pet" she keeps in her freezer -a snowball! She made the snowball in 1977 and has kept it frozen safe in a bread bag ever since. Thomas occasionally takes it out to show t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/13/woman-keeps-pet-snowball-for-33-years/

Scanning for Fever

You'll be on video at Narita International Airport in Tokyo, but not for security purposes. An infrared camera scans incoming international passengers looking for people who may have a fever! Those who show signs of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/13/scanning-for-fever/

Man Gets RayBans Tattooed to his Face

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wH1tTlq5-Qk][YouTube - Link]Ever worried you're going to lose your sunglasses? Well, don't worry any more, now you can just get them tattooed to your face - you'll never misplace t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/13/man-gets-raybans-tattooed-to-his-face/

Can Rain Start a Forest Fire?

At Smithsonian, Sarah Zielinski notes the proverbial wisdom among some gardeners that watering plants on scorching hot days can start fires because droplets of water can focus light like a magnifying glass. Sci...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/13/can-rain-start-a-forest-fire/

Chandeliers Made from Eyeglasses

Designer Stuart Haygarth makes chandeliers out of discarded materials, including eyeglasses. Pictured above is one of his works, made from 1020 pairs. In an interview about this ongoing project, Haygarth wrote:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/13/chandeliers-made-from-eyeglasses/

The Carved Baseball Bats of Peter Schuyff

Artist Peter Schuyff, among other activities, carves baseball bats. When asked about the origins of this idea, he wrote: The whole thing started with carving sticks on my walks. I’ve made long walks in New...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/13/the-carved-baseball-bats-of-peter-schuyff/

Internet Database of Periodic Tables

Chemist Mark Leach has a website filled with dozens of different periodic tables. Pictured above is one that illustrates Madelung's Rule addressing electron sequencing. I have no idea what that means. Fortunately,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/13/internet-database-of-periodic-tables/

Squid Candy + Other Bizarre Japanese Candies

Dew Dew, Scallop and Squid candy, Gummy Collagen? While they are certainly strange - I'd be willing to try any of them.If you thought the food in Japan was a bit strange, have you ever seen Japanese candy? Not everyt...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/13/squid-candy-other-bizarre-japanese-candies/

Fan-Made Shot by Shot Perfect Strangers Intro

One day, Neatoramanaut Cory Calhoun and friends had an idea so brilliant they just had to do it: remake the intro to the old TV sitcom Perfects Strangers shot by shot, in Seattle (instead of Chicago - get out of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/13/fan-made-shot-by-shot-perfect-strangers-intro/
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