Archive for July 27th, 2011

Coraline Prop Replica 10" Doll

Coraline Prop Replica 10" Doll - $29.95 Attention Coraline film fans! Behold the Coraline Prop Replica 10" Doll from the NeatoShop.  Now you can cuddle up with something really special from the Other World. Do you k...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/coraline-prop-replica-10-doll/

Artist Training Fungi to Devour Her

Artist Jae Rhim Lee wants people to rethink the way they approach death: I am interested in cultural death denial, and why we are so distanced from our bodies, and especially how death denial leads to funeral prac...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/artist-training-fungi-to-devour-her/

Zippo Lighter Is Actually a Gun

This unique firearm recently sold at auction. It looks like a Zippo lighter, but actually fires 6mm cartridges which are kept in a flint dispenser. The bullets come out of where the wick normally is, and the trigger...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/zippo-lighter-is-actually-a-gun/

Baby Hippopotamus is Graceful Underwater

(Video Link) Adhama, a five-month old hippo at the San Diego Zoo, probably can't dance on land. But she sure can swim with finesse! -via Unibloghippopotamus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/baby-hippopotamus-is-graceful-underwater/

Mountain Lion Makes Longest Recorded Journey Ever by a Land Mammal

DNA testing on a mountain lion killed on a road in Connecticut revealed that it had traveled 1,800 miles from South Dakota: According to scientists with the US Department of Agriculture, DNA taken from the mountain li...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/mountain-lion-makes-longest-journey-ever-recorded-by-a-land-mammal/

OK Go Music Video Features Body Letters

(Video Link) The band OK Go, noted for its innovative music videos, has paired up the the dance troupe Pilobolus for the video for their new single "All Is Not Lost". Pilobolus does amazing storytelling using dancer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/ok-go-music-video-features-body-letters/

The Anatomical Sculptures of Maskull Lasserre

Canadian artist Maskull Lasserre carves human skeletal features into ordinary wooden implements. He can make an axe handle look like a human spine or give teeth to a picture frame. This rather haunting human skull is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/the-anatomical-sculptures-of-maskull-lasserre/

The Milky Way over Abandoned Kilns

These abandoned kilns in Nevada were made in the 1870s to turn wood into charcoal. Tom McEwan snapped this amazing picture of the night sky over them: Visible above the unusual kilns is a colorful star field, high...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/the-milky-way-over-desert-kilns/

UK Plans For Human – Animal Genetic Hybrids

Photo credit:  artist Patricia Piccinini. In the name of medical research some are pushing the boundaries of science by combining human and animal DNA. It may sound like the beginning of a science fiction horror...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/uk-plans-for-human-%e2%80%93-animal-genetic-hybrids/

Did Warfare Fuel The Birth of Advanced Civilization?

What is war good for? In Peru it may be good for starting an advanced civilization. Archeologists are studying this occurrence to see how war may have been a common factor in the rise of more advanced civilizations....

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/did-warfare-fuel-the-birth-of-advanced-civilization/

1890 Text Messages

One hundred years before the popularity of cell phones, “text messages” were popular with bored telegraph operators who would message their counterparts on the other side of the country. While we take it for gran...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/1890-text-messages/

Largest Water Reservoir In Universe, 12 billion Years In Past

What kind of aliens would evolve out of a light years wide mass of water vapor? That question could be posed knowing that 12 billion years in the past more water then exists on all of earth was floating out there in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/largest-water-reservoir-in-universe-12-billion-years-in-past/

Summer 2011 State of the Web

Matthew Inman at The Oatmeal reports on the current State of the Web. Not only does he have new developments, sales and mergers, new products, websites, and software, but he also gives us his opinions on all of it. T...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/summer-2011-state-of-the-web/

PlasmaBike

PlasmaBike - $87.95 Are you looking for a cool set of wheels for your favorite toddler?  You need the PlasmaBike from the NeatoShop. This awesome self-balancing bike looks like something out of a science fiction movi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/plasmabike/

A Handy Map of Hell

No matter where you go, it's hell. All this needs is a "You are Here" marker! Or maybe not. This image of hell is brought to you by Jeff Wysaski of Pleated Jeans. Linkmap, graphic, hell...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/a-handy-map-of-hell/

AT-AT Owner's Manual

Finally after a thirty year plus wait, you can quit taking those items in for repair at exclusive mechanics. Now you can repair the bay doors on your AT-AT without having to resort to pricey mechanics who charge a fo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/at-at-owners-manual/

Office Workers Stop Bike Theft

(YouTube link) Neatoramanaut Naimul brings us video of an event that happened at his workplace, WCG in San Francisco. A thief brazenly cuts through a bike chain and takes off on the bicycle, right in front of the of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/office-workers-stop-bike-theft/

Experience the Final Shuttle Mission

You can put yourself into the experience of witnessing the final mission of the space shuttle program with the shuttle Atlantis in a multimedia post at the Neatorama Spotlight Blog. Read abo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/experience-the-final-shuttle-mission/

Florian Pucher's Land Carpets

[caption id="attachment_50016" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="Photo Credit: Florian Pucher"][/caption] After attending grad school, Austrian born architect and furniture designer Florian Pucher started out a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/florian-puchers-land-carpets/

Two Headed Albino Snake in Ukraine

[caption id="attachment_50010" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="Photo Credit: AP "][/caption] Not that one is to believe that two heads are better than one... especially when it comes to snakes!  Zookeepers i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/two-headed-albino-snake-in-ukraine/

Neatorama Facts: Star Tours

When you talk about Star Tours nowadays, you have to distinguish between the new and improved version that just opened this year and the classic incarnation, which was first launched in 1987. Personally, I haven’t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/neatorama-facts-star-tours/

Book Cover Versions Of Video Games

Video games have come a long way from the days of Pac people chomping pellets and being chased by ghosts. Nowadays, games rely on well crafted storylines and character development to satisfy rabid gamers, which is wh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2011/07/27/book-cover-versions-of-video-games/






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