Archive for June 13th, 2010

Saving the Whooping Crane

Whooping Cranes began to die out in the 1800s when Americans settled in their nesting grounds. By 1940, there were as few as 22 cranes left. Since then, a major effort has made some progress in saving the whoopers from e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/13/saving-the-whooping-crane/

Modo Mario

Luxology demonstrates how to create a Lego Super Mario using a NextEngine 3D scanner, modo and, of course, Lego. Link - Via John Gushue...dot dot dotLego, super mario...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/13/modo-mario/

Jellyfish Everlasting

The turritopsis nutricula species of jellyfish may be the only animal in the world to have truly discovered the fountain of youth. Since it is capable of cycling from a mature adult stage to an immature poly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/13/jellyfish-everlasting/

LEGO Robot Chess

(YouTube Link) A team led by Steve Hassenplug built programmable chess piece robots using LEGO's Mindstorms system. They used $30,000 worth of LEGO pieces to construct this chessboard, which appears to be about fif...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/13/lego-robot-chess/

Makarapa Fan Helmets

The Makarapa is the official headgear of South African soccer fans. Inspired by the construction helmets of miners these custom decorated hard hats have been a feature of the South African football scene for over 30 year...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/13/makarapa-fan-helmets/

Arctic Surfing

Filmmaker Yassine Ouhilal took four top professional surfers to the northern Norwegian and Russian coast to film them surfing in the extreme winter conditions of the Arctic Ocean: While planning the trip, char...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/13/arctic-surfing/

Disney Photo Captured Married Couple on Film 15 Years Before They Met

When Alex and Donna Voutsinas were photographed together at Disney World, they didn't know each other. In fact, they didn't even live in the same country. But fifteen years later, they met and married: That...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/13/disney-photo-captured-married-couple-on-film-15-years-before-they-met/

Zach's Audition

(vimeo link) Oprah Winfrey is having a competition in which people pitch ideas for their own show. Actor and filmmaker Zach Anner of Austin, Texas is a shoe-in to get his own show, whether he wins the contest or not...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/13/zachs-audition/

Mom's Story

StoryCorps has an entire series of recordings of people interviewing their mothers, such as the interview Joshua Littman conducted that was turned into an animated video. Some of these interviews were included in the boo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/13/moms-story/






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