Archive for March 21st, 2006
Steve Tyng's R/C Tank "Tiger Killer"
Checkout Steve's build-log of this remote-controlled miniature tank, complete with rotating turret and electronic gun trigger (it shoots paintball pellets!)Link...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/21/steve-tyngs-rc-tank-tiger-killer/
Crazy Dog with a Leg Issue.
A popular clip on YouTube: a crazy dog with a unique leg issue - I can't describe it, you just have to see it. Link...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/21/crazy-dog-with-a-leg-issue/
A Very Merry Unauthorized Children's Scientology Pageant.
For those who can't get enough of the brouhaha over South Park's Scientology / Tom Cruise / Isaac Hayes controversies (and online petition to feature "Trapped in the Close...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/21/a-very-merry-unauthorized-childrens-scientology-pageant/
Worldwide Aeros Corp and Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo are developing a flying hotel, complete with restaurants and shops. The proposed 850-foot-long luxury liner is call...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/21/flying-hotel/
Criminal Candy Enterprise Busted!
From the website:Federal drug enforcement agents in Northern California shut down an elaborate "marijuana candy" factory that produced drug-laced snacks called Rasta...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/21/criminal-candy-enterprise-busted/
Border Film Project.
Brett Huneycutt, Victoria Criado, and Rudy Adler spent three months on the US-Mexico border filming and distributing hundreds of disposable cameras to two groups on different sides of the immi...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/21/border-film-project/
Molecule-by-Molecule "Movie" of Protein Production in Live Cells.
Harvard chemist Sunney Xie and colleagues have developed a new assay allowing real-time, molecule-by-molecule "movie" of protein production in live cells. "Alth...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/21/molecule-by-molecule-movie-of-protein-production-in-live-cells/
Burning of the Socks.
In sailing-obsessed Annapolis, Maryland, boaters celebrate the first day of spring with Burning of the Socks, to signal that it will soon be warm enough to wear boat shoes without...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/21/burning-of-the-socks/
DIY Bottle Cap Tripod.
Jake Ludington posted a detailed DIY guide on how to make your own bottle cap tripod for digital cameras.Link (via Lifekludger)...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/21/diy-bottle-cap-tripod/
Les Kiriki Acrobates Japonais.
A fantastic hand-colored vintage film, Les Kiriki Acrobates Japonais is a cool "acrobatic" performance directed by Segundo de Chomón in 1907.Hit play or go to Google Video Lin...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/21/les-kiriki-acrobates-japonais/
The Lunatics' No More Dream.
Dutch theater group The Lunatics specializes in large-scale street performances. This one is called No More Dreams, and is about (and also on) a building about to be torn down.From the website:...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/21/the-lunatics-no-more-dream/
Robert Doerr's Robot Gallery.
Robert maintains a fantastic collection of personal and educational robots from the 1970s to the 1990s. Link...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/21/robert-doerrs-robot-gallery/
Desert Diving: Exploring Ain Hith.
Erik Bjurström wrote an interesting narrative about exploring the underground lake of Ain Hith, Saudi Arabia: ...I began to feel uneasy; if we lost visibility now, our situation would...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/21/desert-diving-exploring-ain-hith/
Pig in Space.
If you think that's weird, click and see the next series of photos where they launch the pig into space! Link (via Scottobear)Turns out it's for a Russian movie called "Fi...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/21/pig-in-space/
Lucia Liljegren's Knitted Flying Spaghetti Monster.
Lucia put up this step-by-step knitting instruction to make your own Fly Sphagetti Monster. http://www.thedietdiary.com/blog/lucia/523...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/21/lucia-liljegrens-knitted-flying-spaghetti-monster/
Lightning Striking the Eiffel Tower, a Vintage 1902 Photo.
From the website: Lightning striking the Eiffel Tower, June 3, 1902, at 9:20 P.M. This is one of the earliest photographs of lightning in an urban setting In:"Thunder...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/21/lightning-striking-the-eiffel-tower-a-vintage-1902-photo/
This indoor beach in Miyazaki, Japan is the world's largest indoor water park. The giant structure even has a retractable roof! Link...https://www.neatorama.com/2006/03/21/ocean-dome/