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The Search for a Hot Craps Table

(Image credit: Flickr user Simon Huggins) The Effects of Temperature on the Outcome of Fair Dice by Jason Zweiback, Photonics Division, General Atomics, San Diego , California and Ken Wharton, Department of Physics, San Jose State University, San Jose, California We here report the first direct scientific test of the concept of a hot craps table. Craps is a game [...]

Walking Table

We’ve posted about the Walking Table before on Neatorama a while ago, but the clever contraption by Walter Scheublin never fails to amaze me. Incredible Things have got the video clip of the Walking [...]

Flerovium and Livermorium: New Elements in the Periodic Table

Let’s welcome two new elements to the Periodic Table: Flerovium and Livermorium! The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry officially approved names for the elements – which sit at slot 114 and 116, [...]

Wood Cassette Table

After five years of planning and work, Jeff Skierka completed this beautiful 12:1 scale audio cassette tape table. It’s made of maple, walnut and lucite. And presumably magnetic tape. The table is reversible, so you can play both sides. Link -via Dude Craft Previously: Wood VHS Cassette Table

The Periodic Ceiling of Elements

High school chemistry teacher Scott Byrum found a brilliant way to catch the attention of his students. When it was time to renovate his classroom, he made vinyl letters and numbers and attached them to the tiles of his drop ceiling. When arranged properly, they formed the periodic table of elements. It got just the [...]

Table Cloth Party Trick … With a Yo-Yo

Just when you think you’ve pulled off the Table Cloth party trick, here comes Japanese Yo Yo pro Black who upped the ante by doing it with (you guessed it): yo-yo. Hit play or go to [...]

The Late Movies: Elemental Music

Dd you learn the elements of the periodic table by singing a song? It’s quite common these days. Me? I never learned the elements at all! Here are some songs about elements, the periodic table, and one about safety in the chemistry lab at the end, because that’s important, too. The Element Song Tom Lehrer sings the [...]

Picnic Table with a Wine Chiller

I haven’t been able to track down the person responsible for this table, but s/he is certainly clever. It looks easy to make your own. Just remove the center plank from the picnic table, then attach a gutter. Keep your win cool during picnics by adding ice. -via Nag on the Lake

Garden Fork Folding Table

Natalie Sampson’s table isn’t just pretty; it’s practical too. It folds into a small space and can be stuck wherever there’s loose soil. Link -via Dude Craft | Sampson’s Website

This Car is a Regulation Pool Table

Big Daddy Vini, the legendary car customizer, build this portable billiard hall onto an old Chevrolet Monte Carlo chassis. When it’s on site, levels make sure that the table is properly balanced. The cab features a refrigerator and a television set for all of your hustling needs. View more pictures and videos at the link. Link [...]