Archive for November 12th, 2010

QR Code Cross-Stitch

Flickr user Pichu71 made a cross-stitch that depicts a QR code. She writes: I've just fininished stitching this QR code (created online) for my brother-in-law's birthday. He is a computer/ technology freak. Could...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/qr-code-cross-stitch/

Man Carves Wooden Declaration of Independence

Charlie Kested of Johnstown, NY spent 10 years carving a wooden replica of the Declaration of Independence: The massive piece, which is nearly as tall as Kested himself, was finally completed several months ago. It’...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/man-carves-wooden-declaration-of-independence/

Miniature Big Rigs

A Nashville-based company called Lil Big Rig converts Ford F-250 pickup trucks into scaled-down semi-trailer trucks: For $13,000, Lil Big Rig can convert your 1980s-1990s two-wheel-drive Ford F-250, long-bed full-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/miniature-big-rigs/

Science Cheerleaders

(YouTube link) Busting stereotypes wherever they go! Meet the Science Cheerleaders, former NBA and NFL cheerleaders who went on to careers in science and engineering -but still enjoy kicking up their heels! Link -vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/science-cheerleaders/

Noise

(Video Link) Smigly is the central character in an ongoing series of animated shorts by Allen Mezquida. In "Noise", Smigly tries to variously clear his head when it's time to sleep, or concentrate when he wants to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/noise/

Tegu Block Guy Builds Your Requests Live

I just stumbled across this on Twitter and am utterly fascinated. Simply Tweet Tegu (@Tegu), a brand of magnetic building blocks, what you'd like to see built and their artist creates a mini version of it right be...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/tegu-block-guy-builds-your-requests-live/

Small Boxes for Maru

(YouTube link) We know Maru has a thing for boxes. Is there any box too small to capture his interest? Let's find out. -via BuzzfeedCat, box, Maru...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/small-boxes-for-maru/

Atlas of Accents around the World

The Speech Accent Archive is a project by George Mason University linguistics professor Steven H. Weinberger. It records people from different parts of the world reading this paragraph in the English language: Pl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/atlas-of-accents-around-the-world/

How to Make a Rancid Specimen Jar

Nothing brightens up an office or a living room coffee table like a rancid, leaking biological specimen of uncertain origin. But a fresh human body part in a clean jar of formaldehyde doesn't present the ideal ambia...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/how-to-make-a-rancid-specimen-jar/

The United States of TV

Andrew Shears created this US Map with a TV show to go with each state. It's good to see that TV sometimes happens outside of New York and California! Shears also explains why he choose each show. You can enlarge the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/the-united-states-of-tv/

Life-size Gingerbread House

For the third year in a row, the Great Wolf Lodge in Niagara Falls, Canada is putting together 600 pounds of gingerbread, 1,000 pounds of icing, 2,000 chocolate wafers, 750 cookies, and 4,900 pretzels to make a gingerbre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/life-size-gingerbread-house/

iPad Mods

I had to laugh when I saw this picture of an old Mac Classic used as a stand for an iPad! It's part of the list called 8 Amazing Uses of an iPad. http://www.crescentelectronics.co.uk/blog/8-amazing-uses-of-an-ipad/ *...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/ipad-mods/

Recycled Beer Crate Pavilion

Architects from the firm SHSH built a temporary pavilion building in Brussels from recycled material -30,000 beer crates! With lighting, the yellow crates give off a golden glow inside and out. See more pictures of t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/recycled-beer-crate-pavilion/

The Insanity Virus

Is schizophrenia caused by genetics or environment? The answer may be both, but in a way you'd never imagine. The culprit may be a virus! The good news is that you don't have to worry about catching this virus. The bad n...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/the-insanity-virus/

Temporary Gold Tattoos

A business operating from the Burj Al Arab luxury hotel in Dubai offers temporary tattoos made from gold: Starting at AED200 for a small gold tattoo and AED400 for an equivalent platinum one, the temporary tattoos...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/temporary-gold-tattoos/

Walking Papercraft Mech

Instructables user J_Hodgie made a papercraft mech that moves as a handle on the base is cranked. It's made to resemble the Mad Cat mech from Battletech. Link via Makemecha, papercrafts, BattleM...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/walking-papercraft-mech/

Old Vase Left Behind in House Worth $85 Million

A brother and sister in Pinner, UK, cleaned out the house belonging to their recently-deceased parents. They figured that an old vase that they found might be worth a few bucks, so they decided to have it appraised:...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/old-vase-in-left-behind-in-house-worth-85-million/

Rotating Room Group (Literally)

This Friday’s Museum of Possibilities addresses furniture that can be rotated, upended or turned upside down to reveal a distinctly different function. Over a span of nearly 30 years, this trivial...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/rotating-room-group-literally/

Dress With a Caffeine Buzz

Retailer, Barney's New York, has a foodie themed Christmas display this year. Miss Illy, the mannequin pictured above, wears a gown assembled from recycled  Illycafe espresso foil bags and tops off her look with an...

http://www.neatorama.com/2010/11/12/dress-with-a-caffeine-buzz/
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