Archive for January 4th, 2013

Bodies in Urban Spaces: The Human Sculpture Tour

Though this performance happened two years ago, it's still extremely interesting to look at. Choreographed by Willi Dorner, "Bodies in Urban Space" consisted of multiple performers finding spaces throughout the Financial...

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The Massive Murals of Przemek Blejzyk

Przemek Blejzyk, an artist based in Lodz, Poland, works in various media and genres, but I'm especially taken with his enormous murals. This one, which I think is entitled "Spring," is on the Urban Forms Gallery in Lodz....

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Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks

Here's another map featuring data from the U.S. Census, this time broken down into neighborhoods (actually census tracts). You can look up how much money households in your surrounding area make, as well as any neighborh...

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Dog Fun For Feet Knitted Slipper Socks

 Dog Fun For Feet Knitted Slipper Socks Sadly, the holidays are over and that means it's back to working like a dog. Give yourself a break and treat those dog tired feet to the adorable Dog Fun For Feet Knitted...

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A Sewing Machine Planter and Lifestyle Behind It

Robyn, Jarrid and their company, The Poor Porker, have a fascinating story and philosophy. The pair arrived in Lakeland, Florida broke. But they believed that it's possible to make "something from nothing," or at least b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/04/Sewing-Machine-Planter/

Amazing Facts to Blow Your Mind Part Two

[http://youtu.be/cKZStlBECHo] (YouTube link)ASAPScience crammed as many amazing facts into one presentation as they could to blow your mind. There's something in here that will! -via Holy Kaw! See also:...

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Father Hires In-Game Assassins To Kill His Lazy Son's Video Game Characters

23-year old Xiao Feng doesn't want to get a job. He'd rather spend his time playing video games. To discourage this activity, Feng's father hired players to hunt down and slay his son's characters:Unhappy with his son no...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/04/Father-Hires-In-Game-Assassins-To-Kill-His-Lazy-Sons-Video-Game-Characters/

Giant QR Code Cake

This is probably the world's tastiest QR code ever! To celebrate New Year, Chinese Internet company Tencent commissioned a giant cake shaped like a QR code and served it to 20,000 people:...

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Christmas Lights

That's exactly it. We made those jokes about seeing our house from the ISS, and now that it's time to take the Christmas lights down, we've managed to remove about two strings a day. At this rate, they will all be down b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/04/Christmas-Lights/

Ballpoint Pen Wallpaper by Alissia Melka-Taichroew

Sure, we all doodle from time to time, but New York-based artist Alissia Melka-Taichroew has taken doodling to an artform with wallpapers made from pen drawings. Designboom has more: Link...

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Isaac Newton’s Secret Sins

Even great minds have teen angst. The more intelligent teenagers just know how to hide them better! Which is a good ting, because when you become famous, someone will want to dig up that dirt, even 300 years later.In 166...

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Ketchup Request on Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich Caused Sandwich Artist to Attack

At Subway, you can have your Philly cheese steak sandwich any way you like. Except with ketchup. Them are fightin' words to a serious sandwich artist: Luis Martinez said he stopped by a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/04/Ketchup-Request-on-Philly-Cheese-Steak-Sandwich-Causes-Sandwich-Artist-to-Attack/

Donut Delivery

A Tweet from Miah St. Cyr inspired this Twaggie, illustrated by Josh at Formal Sweatpants. It does make a nice little story, especially the part about assuming the reader is a good-natured soul. See all the new illustrat...

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Double Helix Cloud

Photo: Netall.ru On Christmas Eve, residents in Moscow, Russia, saw a strange sight in the sky: a cloud shaped like a DNA double helix. Is it contrail or a divine sign from the Flying...

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Heart Candy Necklace Kit

Heart Candy Necklace KitValentine's Day is coming up soon. Are you looking for a deliciously fun project to share with someone you love? You need the Heart Candy Necklace Kit from the NeatoShop. This wonderful kit includ...

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Martian Meteorite Found in Sahara Desert Is Unlike Any Other

Professor Carl Agee at the University of New Mexico is conducting research on what is believed to be the first meteorite from the surface of Mars. The specimen is 2.1 billion years old and roughly the size of a baseball....

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/04/Martian-Meteorite-Found-in-Sahara-Desert-Is-Unlike-Any-Other/

Baby's First Handshake

Photo: Alicia Atkins / A Classic Pin-Up Photography On October 9, 2011, Alicia Atkins gave birth to her daughter Nevaeh via C-section and her husband snapped this incredible photo of...

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Carved Eggshells

Beth Ann Magnuson engraves hollow eggs with lace patterns. The video of her at work is impressive: first she sketches a pattern with a pencil, then she cuts the egg with an electric engraving tool. It's amazing that she'...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/04/Carved-Eggshells/

Three Tries, No Jewels

Two men attempted to break into a jewelry store in Beaudesert, Australia, on New Year's Eve by breaking through the back wall of the building. However, when they went through the wall, they found themselves in a KFC outl...

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What John Wears to the Neatorama Meetings

No one likes the new office dress code, but only John has found a way to overdress while still getting a way with wearing his pajamas. I have to admit I'm pretty steamed about it -not about John's rebellion, but about th...

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Artist Announces U.S. Exhibition

British "light artist" Bruce Munro has announced his second ever exhibition in North America. Munro will present 10 outdoor lighting installations at Cheekwood Botanical Garden in Nashville, Tennessee. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/04/Artist-Announces-US-Exhibition/

Take Aim and Miss: The Perfect "I Miss You" Card

Mikeasaurus, an Instructables member, has been featured on Neatorama for both his Beer Advent Calendar and his DIY Magnetic Silly Putty. It's safe to say that if you need a creative, amusing way to tell someone you miss...

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Infrared Photography by David Keochkerian

These infrared photographs by Amiens, France-based photographer David Keochkerian have a mesmerizing, dreamlike quality. The dark skies and electric-colored landscapes seem as if they were shot in another world. Keo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/04/Infrared-Photography-by-David-Keochkerian/

He's Strictly Vegetarian, But You Don't Have to Be

Other than the dozens of toothpicks and string used to hold the thing into shape, this baconosaurus looks utterly delicious.Link Via Obvious Winnerbacon, meat, sculptueres, statues, art, food, funny...

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Look Who's Coming to Breakfast!

There are only a few hundred Rothschild giraffes alive today. Several of them live at Giraffe Manor, a resort in Kenya. There, guests can get a close look at them--and vice versa. The resident giraffes are comfortable st...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/04/Look-Whos-Coming-to-Breakfast/

Steampunk Box With Compass

 Steampunk Box With Compass Have you been endlessly searching for the perfect spot to store your most prized steampunk baubles? You need the Steampunk Box With Compass from the NeatoShop. This fabulous little c...

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Don't Try On This Sorting Hat

It might look like the real thing, but this Sorting Hat is really a cake filled with rice krispie treats and chocolate frosting deliciousness.Linkfood, cake, sorting hats, harry potter...

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Library in the Park

My childhood would have been so much better if I could wait at the park for my parents to pick me up and check out a book there at the same time. The stand, officially called Paradero ParaLibros ParaParques (Whe...

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That's Not What I Meant By "Look The Other Way"

(Video Link)The most impressive thing about this silly dog trick is that I know humans who can't even cross their eyes.Via I Can Has Cheezburgerstupid pet tricks, funny, pets, animals, dogs, dog tricks...

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The Haka

The haka is the most frightening dance you'll ever see. And that's its purpose. It is a Maori war dance, and each violent movement is designed to intimidate the enemy.(Image credit: Flickr user Jad_23)Lined up i...

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