Archive for September 13th, 2009

Things Mathematicians See at the Movies

Most moviegoers don’t notice the math in popular films, but it’s there if you know what to look for. For example, one mathematician compared the spread of zombies to that of infectious diseases. The problem of z...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/13/things-mathematicians-see-at-the-movies/

Flying Devils

In this clip from National Geographic’s Wild Chronicles, two filmmakers study Johnny Rooks, predatory birds sometimes called Flying Devils, in the Falkland Islands. Meanwhile, the birds are having fun with the filmmake...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/13/flying-devils/

Men Lie 6X a Day, Twice That of Women

Congressman Joe Wilson - you know, the guy who skyrocketed to fame for yelling "You lie" during a speech by President Obama - is technically correct. Kind of. According to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/13/men-lie-6x-a-day-twice-that-of-women/

The Big Breakfast Challenge

It all started out as a joke for Mario Frapolla, owner of Mario's Cafe Bar in Westhoughton, UK, but when his customers took him up on it, the Big Breakfast Challenge became a serious challenge: For £10.95, will...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/13/the-big-breakfast-challenge/

When You Gotta Go...At The Movies

RunPee is a handy site that let's you know when it's the best time to run to the bathroom during any given movie.  Then they tell you what happens during the 4-5 minutes you were away. "This way you not only know when...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/13/when-you-gotta-go-at-the-movies/

Michael Jackson A Capella Medley

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R12QVtuB0_Q][YouTube - Link] Michael Jackson may be dead, but his songs live on - and tribute music videos made by his fans continue to pour in. Here's a Michael Jackson a capella...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/13/michael-jackson-a-capella-medley/

Things The 80’s Child Shouldn’t Have Thrown Out

I knew my mom was dead wrong when she said leg warmers would never come back and made me throw them out. That'll be $20 for the replacements, mom. Here's an article at Fashion-Victim blog about 20+ fashion from the 80...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/13/things-the-80s-child-shouldnt-have-thrown-out/

Sit Up Straight!

Your mother always urged you to sit up straight, and you should have listened to her. A study by researchers from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in Spain and Ohio State University finds that sitting up straight make...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/13/sit-up-straight/

Not So Gruff: The Pygmy Goat

The pygmy goat is just about the coolest goat in the world.  Friendly, engaging and, well, small - they jump and jump and - you get the picture.  In fact they are pretty much the Itchy and Scracthy of...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/13/not-so-gruff-the-pygmy-goat/

Super Mario Manicure

These fantastic Super Mario fingernails almost look photoshopped, but they aren't. I have to admit though, the parts going back on the finger do look a bit uncomfortable -that's the true price of beauty awesomeness t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/13/super-mario-manicure/




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