Archive for September 11th, 2010

Umbra

(Vimeo Link) A bit of philosophical fun from animator Malcolm Sutherland.Art, animation, philosophy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/11/umbra/

Typographic Geography

Andrew Goldsmith made this representation of the United States using words to represent the geographic boundaries of the named states. I wonder how Africa would look. Click Andrew's name to enlarge his work. v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/11/typographic-geography/

How Many Quarters Can You Fit Inside Your Belly Button?

(Video Link) Have you ever done anything truly extraordinary with your life? Well, whatever it is, I'm sure that it pales in comparison with this extraordinary feat by Randon Beasley of Fayetteville, Arkansas. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/11/how-many-quarters-can-you-fit-inside-your-belly-button/

Birds With Camera Heads

Vimeo link This project is a collaborative effort by Thomas voor 't Hekke and Bas van Oerle who work together as 'Helden'. Birds with camera heads were placed around the city of Utrecht in the Netherlands to raise awa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/11/birds-with-camera-heads/

Everything Your Parents Told You About Studying Is Wrong

Everything you've learned about how to study is wrong. Did you think that having a study room, sticking to a homework schedule and intensely focusing on a single thing are good study habits? Think again:In one classi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/11/everything-your-parents-told-you-about-studying-is-wrong/

The Calendar Scarf by Patrick Frey

The idea behind the "Gregor" calendar scarf by Patrick Frey is pretty simple: pull the yarn as the day goes by to mark the date. It's the knitted equivalent of tearing off the tear-off calendars! Hit play or go...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/11/the-calendar-scarf-by-patrick-frey/

Antibiotics from Cockroach Brains

Hate cockroaches? Consider this before the next time you grab a can of Raid: one day, cockroaches may just save your life.Experts from the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science have discovered powerful antibiotic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/11/antibiotics-from-cockroach-brains/

Speed Boat Pool Table

No, your eyes aren't deceiving you - that is a pool table shaped just like a boat, made by Peter McKee of Master Billiards. He turned a 21-foot speed boat into a $60,000 pool table as a tribute to a water skier who died...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/11/speed-boat-pool-table/

The Price of Happiness: $75,000

Whoever said that money can't buy happiness turned out to be flat wrong. Researchers have now proven that indeed money *can* buy happiness ... up to a point.In the study, researchers tried to evaluate the effect of m...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/11/the-price-of-happiness-75000/

This Week at Neatorama

As we all pause and remember the destruction of the World Trade Center nine years ago today (as well as the Pentagon attack and the plane crash in Pennsylvania), you might want to take a look at what the memorial on the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/11/this-week-at-neatorama-21/

Horse Bike

Korean designer Eungi Kim made this accessory that gives a bicycle the appearance of a horse: horsey' is an attachable bicycle ornament/accessory which makes one's bicycle look horsey! the 'horsey' package include...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/11/horse-bike/

Superhero Baby Snapsuits

Superhero Baby Snapsuits - $17.95 ea.Got a superbaby at home? Then don't clothe 'em in just regular baby clothes - get 'em the DC Comics Superhero Baby Snapsuits over at the NeatoShop. You've got the selection of 7 super...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/11/superhero-baby-snapsuits/

Geometric Art of Aakash Nihalani

Starecase I (Around), New York City by Aakash Nihalani [Flickr]You can consider Aakash Nihalani the MacGyver of urban art. All he's ever needed to create his wondeful artwork are paper, tape, cardboard and a little bit o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/11/geometric-art-of-aakash-nihalani/

Real Life Keystone Kop Pepper-Sprayed Self, Got Tased by Partner

A routine call turned out to be something straight out of Keystone Kops for two Cornwall policemen. It all started with a report of disturbance ...Police constable Jason Mepham was responding to a disturbance call in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/11/real-life-keystone-kop-pepper-sprayed-self-got-tased-by-partner/

The Russian Economic Stimulus: Cigarettes and Vodka

While Obama laments the slow economic recovery here in the United States, Russian's finance minister has got his own idea on the perfect stimulus deal: Russia's finance minister has urged his countrymen and women to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/09/11/the-russian-economic-stimulus-cigarettes-and-vodka/






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