Archive for June 14th, 2010

Hello Kitty Ferrari

Adorable, isn't it? Ah, but you haven't what seen the interior of this Ferrari 360 Modena spotted in Jakarta looks like. It's really cute/grotesque! More pictures at the link. Link via Geekologie | Photo: Detik...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/14/hello-kitty-ferrari/

Free Your Inner Kitteh

(Vimeo Link) Inside all some of us is a kitty waiting to get out. Via Minor Details cats, dogs...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/14/free-your-inner-kitteh/

Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt #12: Winner

W00t! Our latest Tokyoflash Treasure Hunt was a great success with tons of entries. A winner has been chosen at random (using the algo at random.org). Congratulations to Neatoramanaut amanderpanderer who won!She got a br...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/14/tokyoflash-treasure-hunt-12-winner/

Piano for the Bedridden

The photo above comes from the Spaarnestad collection in the Nationaal Archief - the National Archive of the Netherlands.  The image is sourced to Great Britain and dated 1935, but carries no explanatory text other...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/14/piano-for-the-bedridden/

Sheep Entrails Dressed as Snake

Kyrgyzstan is back in the news this week, as ethnic tensions have erupted into sectarian violence between the Kyrgyz and the Uzbeks.  For those interested in world geopolitics, Salon published an excellent article s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/14/sheep-entrails-dressed-as-snake/

Scuba Diver Reunited with Lost Camera after Journey of 1,000 Miles

A Dutch navy sergeant was scuba diving off the coast of Aruba when he lost his waterproof digital camera. It washed up six months later on the shore of Key West, Florida, where it was discovered by Paul Schultz. He tur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/14/scuba-diver-reunited-with-lost-camera-after-journey-of-1100-miles/

A Homeless Animal Contest

There are tons of cat photos around the net, but Petfinder.com has recognized that almost all of these feline fatales are happily-owned pets. To bring attention to Adopt-A-Cat Month and to celebrate homeless kitties in n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/14/a-homeless-animal-contest/

Improv Everywhere Paints Traffic Lane for Tourists on New York City Sidewalk

(YouTube Link) I've heard more than one New Yorker wish that tourists on sidewalks would either speed up or get out of the way. Improv Everywhere ran with this idea and spray painted actual traffic lanes marked "Ne...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/14/improv-everywhere-paints-traffic-lane-for-tourists-on-new-york-city-sidewalk/

Zach Anner Thanks You

(YouTube link) Zach Anner came back from a weekend trip surprised to find that his audition for a television contest had over two million votes! So he made a video to express his appreciation. -via reddit *strong...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/14/zach-anner-thanks-you/

Citing Medieval Law, Men of English Town Summoned to Longbow Practice

The vicar of Collingbourne Ducis, UK, discovered a law on the books that allowed her to summon the men of her village to archery practice. So she did: Church warden Mike Cox said: "It seems she's still entitled t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/14/citing-medieval-law-men-of-english-town-summoned-to-longbow-practice/

Radially Expanding Table

(YouTube Link) British custom furniture maker David Fletcher makes capstan tables -- tables that expand and contract radially. They're handy in confined spaces, such as yachts. When the transformation is complete,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/14/radially-expanding-table/

Sculptures Made from Human Ash

The Dutcher designer Wieke Somers used 3D printers to turn ashen human remains into sculptures: her project 'consumer or conserve' evaluates this notion of a second-life. she considers, how human ashes can be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/14/sculptures-made-from-human-ash/

Looking For A Purrfect Best Friend?

June is the Humane Society’s Adopt-A-Cat Month and what better way to celebrate than to take a look at some of the world’s most famous felines. Actually, there is one much better way to celebrate: if you have...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/14/looking-for-a-purrfect-best-friend/

Has it Really Been 35 Years?

This weekend will mark 35 years since the movie Jaws made us all afraid to get in the water. Johnny Cat takes a look back at what a groundbreaking movie it was. Much like Alfred Hitchcock’s shower scene,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/14/has-it-really-been-35-years/

Paradise Learnt

In 1993, when he was 58 years old, John Basinger (JB) decided he would memorize the 10,565 line poem Paradise Lost by John Milton. By age 74, he could recite books one and two from memory. After seeing JB perfor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/14/paradise-learnt/

Ten Days in a Mad-House

Nellie Bly walked in to the office of a major newspaper and became an undercover journalist overnight. It was her idea to feign insanity and get herself committed to an asylum in order to write about conditions in the in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/14/ten-days-in-a-mad-house/

Retro USB Keyboard

(You Tube Link) The USBTypewriter™ is the must have computer accessory for us old school types. Lovers of the look, feel, and quality of old fashioned manual typewriters can now use them as keyboards for any...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/14/retro-usb-keyboard/

If You're Going To Squat, Might As Well Do It In Style

When you're going to squat, why not do it in style? That's what some squatters just did in Seattle:The 8,000-square-foot mansion was dark and in foreclosure for years. So last weekend when the for-sale signs came dow...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/14/if-youre-going-to-squat-might-as-well-do-it-in-style/
X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
 
Learn More