Archive for July 6th, 2010

M.C. Escher's "Relativity" in LEGO, the Sci-Fi Version

Photo: Profound Whatever [Flickr]LEGO enthusiast Alex Eylar created his own version of M.C. Escher's Relativity with a neat twist: it's the sci-fi version!The full layout: LinkFrom the Upcoming ueue, submitted by car...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/06/m-c-eschers-relativity-in-lego/

Blogging the Periodic Table

Slate is starting a series of posts on the periodic table of elements, with author Sam Kean writing a separate post about each of about two dozen of the most interesting elements. The first entry is for antimony, which I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/06/blogging-the-periodic-table/

If Miyazaki Did Futurama

Bouletcorp has come up with this entertaining illustration of Futurama if it was done in the style of one of acclaimed director Hayao Miyazaki's films (Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle, Ponyo). Link (some NSFW...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/06/if-miyazaki-did-futurama/

No, serioulsy, GTFO!

We're still looking for your, great, fantastic (or otherwise) talent! So far only four people have entered the contest! Now, maybe you're all busy cooking up those vids, but in case you're not, take a moment, open the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/06/no-serioulsy-gtfo/

ROFLCOPTER Pilot T-Shirt

ROFLCOPTER Pilot T-Shirt - $14.95ZOMGBBQPIZZA! Here's a T-shirt for all of you ROFLCOPTER Pilots, by one of our favorite NeatoShop designers Chris Murphy. Link | More Funny T-Shirts (cheap!) | Science T-Shirts | Web Ling...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/06/roflcopter-pilot-t-shirt/

Swimming Pool in China

Think your local public swimming pool was crowded on Fourth of July? Just take a look at what happened in China:Pity the poor swimmer who wanted to do some lengths. These extraordinary images show a busy Monday at th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/06/swimming-pool-in-china/

Aw Phooey! Donald Duck Arrested

With a name like "Donald Duck", I'm sure we can all understand why he has a drug and alcohol problem. Growing up must be tough for this dude:A man named Donald Duck was arrested on drug charges after an accident in a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/06/aw-phooey-donald-duck-arrested/

Bruce Willis Fragrance: The Manliest Scent In The World

Body odor has met its match: action superstar Bruce Willis has just released his own line of fragrance, in collaboration with LR Healthy & Beauty System, a German beauty company.Michael Suen of Geekosystem has the sc...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/06/bruce-willis-fragrance-the-manliest-scent-in-the-world/

Stick and Stones May Break My Bones, But Words Will Get You Three Years in France

Having solved the pesky problem of working too hard, France moved to protect its citizens from facing - get this - insults (erhm, "psychological violence"):This means that couples who insult each other repe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/06/stick-and-stones-may-break-my-bones-but-words-will-get-you-three-years-in-france/

World's Largest Hedge Maze

Italian publisher Franco Maria Ricci, the man who published some of the world's most fantastical works  and luxurious volumes  has created its biggest maze. His labyrinth of bamboo hedges at Fontanella...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/06/worlds-largest-hedge-maze/

7 Real Plans for Using Nukes Peacefully

Have you heard of the proposal to end the Gulf of Mexico oil leak by nuking the site? At DVICE, Kevin Hall writes about other engineering schemes that involved using the explosive force of nuclear weapons in pe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/06/7-real-plans-for-using-nukes-peacefully/

200 MPG Motorcycle

Allert Jacobs spent three years and $5,000 building a motorcycle that gets 200 miles to the gallon. It's based on the Honda Innova design, but heavily modified to make it more aerodynamic: He first built a re...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/06/200-mpg-motorcycle/

Back to the Future II Powered Laces

(YouTube Link) Do you remember the powered shoe laces from the movie Back to the Future II? Instructables user blakebevin made one and provided instructions on how you can build your own: Why wait u...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/06/back-to-the-future-ii-powered-laces/

Tortoise Shakes Booty

(YouTube link) You can no longer say you've never seen a tortoise dance. -via redditdance, turtle, tortoise...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/06/tortoise-shakes-booty/

6 Things From History Everyone Pictures Incorrectly

The Great Pyramid, velociraptors, Jesus, would you recognize any of them if you traveled back in time? Probably not, because the image we have of those things is shaped by Hollywood -or in the case of the pyramid, by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/06/6-things-from-history-everyone-pictures-incorrectly/

Animals on the Underground Map

Animals on the Underground is a collection of over 20 animal characters made using only lines, stations and interchange symbols on the London Underground map, created by illustrator Paul Middlewick in 1988. In 2003,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/06/animals-on-the-underground-map/

Cockpit Photogallery

Steven Leckart of Wired compiled a gallery of enormous photos of the cockpits of six extreme vehicles: Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird (a military jet) Oasis of the Seas (a cruise ship) Hydroge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/06/cockpit-photogallery/

BP's Completely Real Oil Drilling Board Game

In the 1970s, BP and a gaming company called Printabox made a board game about offshore oil drilling. It was called BP Offshore Oil Strike: Up to four would-be tycoons can compete at exploring for oil, building p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/06/bps-completely-real-oil-drilling-board-game/

The Enemy at the Door

Every time I read of a home invasion robbery, or an in-the-window abduction of a sleeping child, I feel angry and also frustrated. Why should we be so vulnerable in our homes? I’m annoyed with architects. Why aren...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/07/06/the-enemy-at-the-door/
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