Archive for June 19th, 2010

Bassoforte

(vimeo link) Diego Stocco (previously at Neatorama) combined parts from a bass guitar and a piano to make a new musical instrument he calls a bassoforte. http://www.behance.net/gallery/Bassoforte/535175 -via Metafilte...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/19/bassoforte/

World's Largest Gold Coin up for Auction

Three years ago, Alex blogged about the largest gold coin in the world. This one million dollar Canadian gold coin weighs 220 lb and is worth about four times its face value. And now it's up for sale: The 100-ki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/19/worlds-largest-gold-coin-up-for-auction/

Architecture Meets Dinnerware

These Seletti "Palace" modular dinnerware pieces can be stacked to build a Florentine street scene.  They add panache to any tablescape and they'd look great stacked anywhere in the house, not only in the kitchen. *e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/19/architecture-meets-dinnerware/

Scientists Discover World's Largest Dinosaur Bone Bed

Paleontologists have discovered what they believe to be the largest known bed of dinosaur bones. It's in Hilda, Alberta, and covers about 2.3 square km. Their findings suggest that a precursor of the triceratops, found...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/19/scientists-discover-worlds-largest-dinosaur-bone-bed/

Charlie Brown Graffiti

This clever bit of graffiti was spotted in Ottawa, Ontario. It's patterned after Charlie Brown's iconic shirt and inverts Charlie's expression "Good grief" with the inscription "Grief ain't Good." Link via Albota...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/19/charlie-brown-graffiti/

This Week at Neatorama

Are you ready for Fathers Day tomorrow? We can help get you into the mood with Jill Harness' feature article 12 Impressively Active Animal Fathers. Jill also pointed out that June is Adopt-A-Cat Month with a look at s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/19/this-week-at-neatorama-8/
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