Archive for January 15th, 2010

Chanel Samurai Armor

No, Chanel isn't marketing to the ComicCon crowd. This is a work by artist Tetsuya Noguchi in homage to the famous French design house. Pink Tentacle assembled a photogallery of the suit. Linksamurai, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/15/chanel-samurai-armor/

End-Cut Log Cabin

Architect Piet Hein Eek built this log cabin as a study for musician Hans Liberg in the Dutch town of Hilversum. Rather than build log walls perpendicular to each other, two sides consist of exterior end cuts. You...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/15/end-cut-log-cabin/

Farmville Parody

(YouTube Link) It seems like everyone is getting in the farming mode these days.  Forget Modern Warfare 2, let Tobuscus show you where the true gaming action is!Funny, Games, Facebook, Farmville...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/15/farmville-parody/

A Gallery of Photographs of Lava

The U.S. Geological Survey has an extensive database of lava-related events in Hawaii.  One hundred of the best images have been assembled on a web page and placed on a DVD.  These were... ...selected from the col...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/15/a-gallery-of-photographs-of-lava/

30 Most Anticipated 2010 Movies

Film School Rejects runs down the 30 films slated for release this year that audiences are anxiously awaiting.  This year, many projects are coming out that I and my film-loving friends have been jawing about since ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/15/30-most-anticipated-2010-movies/

Simpsons Fan Attempts to Break World TV-Watching Record

Human ambition expresses itself in myriad ways. Some people climb the highest mountains or journey into the unknown. Others build technological marvels or discover the wonders of science. But perhaps the greatest amon...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/15/simpsons-fan-attempts-to-break-world-tv-watching-record/

Trading Places, Coming to America, or Beverly Hills Cop?

Three of Eddie Murphy's funniest movies came out in the mid-80s. In this Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss, you are challenged to identify twelve quotes. Did they come from Trading Places, Coming to America...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/15/trading-places-coming-to-america-or-beverly-hills-cop/

Three Points (at least)

(YouTube link) Monta Ellis of the Golden State Warriors lands a basket. He's been "trying to extend his range". I think maybe he succeeded. Link -via Unique Daily basketball, trick shot...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/15/three-points-at-least/

Creating Hospitals from Thin Air

Doctors Without Borders is setting up shop in Haiti to provide medical services to those affected by the earthquake. They will use an inflatable hospital. It's exactly what it sounds like: a temporary hospital w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/15/creating-hospitals-from-thin-air/

River Whale Garden

The 'whale' is actually a project from Vincent Callebaut Architects called Physalia Physalis or 'Water Bubble', and it has a very serious point. One billion people don't have access to clean drinking water. This vessel...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/15/river-whale-garden/

Mouse vs. Mouse Trap

The cute little mouse in this commercial unfortunately gets caught in a mouse trap, since he can't resist the tasty piece of cheddar laying there. The good thing is that it's the kind of cheese that comes with a slog...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/15/mouse-vs-mouse-trap/

Dog Fitted with £10,000 Bionic Leg

Coal the bulldog had cancer which led to the amputation of his paw. But his owner shelled out £10,000 for a titanium leg for the disabled dog! The benefit is not only his. Coal is also a research subject for new li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/15/dog-fitted-with-10000-bionic-leg/

Sarcasm Punctuation Mark

A US company has created a punctuation mark that it hopes will be used to express sarcasm. It can be downloaded for a small charge and then inserted into documents with a Ctrl key command. The company proposes that the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/15/sarcasm-punctuation-mark/

Calvin & Hobbes Snowmen

The comic strip Calvin & Hobbes often included Calvin's disturbing snowmen. We've previously featured one such scene recreated with real snowmen, but WebUrbanist has a post filled with them. Lin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/01/15/calvin-hobbes-snowmen/




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