Archive for June 27th, 2010

Ambigrammatic Tattoo

An ambigram is a word that can be read from a different orientation. Typographer John Langdon designed this tattoo that says "art & science" from one direction and "philosophy" upside-down. via Geekologie | Artis...

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EspaƱola Tortoises Saved From Extinction

Scientists have successfully reintroduced giant tortoises to a Galápagos island where the species once teetered on extinction, raising conservation hopes for the rest of the archipelago.A survey of Españ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/27/espanola-tortoises-saved-from-extinction/

The God Particle Music

AudioPlayer.setup("http://static.neatorama.com/audio-player/player.swf", { width: 290 }); Instead of looking for the Higgs Boson, the so-called God Particle, in expe...

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"Ant Tribe" in China

Slums are nothing new in big cities around the world, but what makes China different is that they are not populated by uneducated and poor people, rather by college grads:Once a small village of farmers and laborers,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/27/ant-tribe-in-china/

Resistance Begins At Ohm

Resistance Begins at Ohm - $14.95 by Chris MurphyIt's summer and you know what's perfect for the hot weather? How about some Science T-shirts and Funny T-shirts over at the NeatoShop? With hundreds of selections priced r...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/27/resistance-begins-at-ohm/

Horse Boy on Google Street View

There are some strange stuff in Google Street View, but this one has an air of mystery: what exactly is that man in Aberdeen, Scotland, doing?The image was caught as the Google Street View cameras took 360 degree ima...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/27/horse-boy-on-google-street-view/

No More Buying Eggs By The Dozen in the UK

Buying a dozen eggs in the UK could be a thing of the past, as a new European Union labeling law kicks in. The new rule, crafted by what I could only describe as lunatic bureaucrats in Brussels, decrees that you can't se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/27/no-more-buying-eggs-by-the-dozen-in-the-uk/

Hello Kitty Mini Pizza

I can't compete with John Farrier's discovery of the Hello Kitty Ferrari, but how about this one instead? Behold, the incredibly cute Hello Kitty Mini Pizza by Flickr user LoveBones - via Hello Kitty Hellpizza, Hello Kit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/27/hello-kitty-mini-pizza/

The Mysterious Real-Life Jason Bourne

It all started with a smell of chemical fumes coming out of a luxury apartment in Los Angeles. When the police showed up, they found machine guns, counterfeiting equipment and $15,000 in high quality counterfeit Benjamin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/27/the-mysterious-real-life-jason-bourne/

Presidential Ham

Presidential Ham is a project by Portland-based artist bijijoo featuring US presidents holding ham hocks. That is all.Link - via Gorilla MaskSee also: Sweet Meat plushies over at the NeatoShop | Presidential Diseasespres...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/27/presidential-ham/

You Are Being Monitored

Photo: Justin D MFlickr user Justin Mando found this sign along Electric Avenue in the Museum Quarter of Vienna, Austria. Seems like Big Brother there has a great sense of humor!funny sign, Big Brother, monitor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/27/you-are-being-monitored/

Frozen Dinosaur Meat

Here at Neatorama, we've previously written about a few inventive campaigns by the Dutch advertising company DDB. That firm once turned a subway stairwell into a piano, used zombies to promote cholesterol awareness,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/27/frozen-dinosaur-meat/

The Bugaroo -- The VW Beetle-Based Motorhome

In the 60s and 70s, various recreational vehicle manufacturers mounted small motorhomes on the Volkswagen Beetle chassis. It was called the "Bugaroo" or "Beetle Minihome": The MiniHome is a tour de force of e...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/27/the-bugaroo-the-vw-beetle-based-motorhome/

Woman Set Office On Fire So She Can Go Home Early

We all like to get off work early, but probably not as much as Michelle Perrino. She set the office on fire so she can clock off early:The Pasco County Sheriff's Office said Michelle Perrino, 40, drew suspicion durin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/27/woman-set-office-on-fire-so-she-can-go-home-early/

Subway Slide Sure Looks Like a Lot of Fun!

Yes, this is a viral ad by Volkswagen, but this giant slide in a Berlin subway still looks like a lot of fun! Sure beats going down the stairs ...Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] - via Going Underground's BlogPreviously...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/27/subway-slide-sure-looks-like-a-lot-of-fun/

Recycled Bike Chain Bottle Opener

Recycled Bike Chain Bottle Opener - $9.95Back in 1991, Graham Bergh got a flat tire while biking to work. Rather than throwing it away, he decided to use the inner tube as a cradle for his stereo speakers. That gave him...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/06/27/recycled-bike-chain-bottle-opener/




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