Archive for June 2nd, 2016

Glow with the Flow

Marie and Pierre Curie first isolated radium on April 20, 1902. Prolonged exposure to radioactivity killed Marie in 1934. (Pierre died in 1906 after being hit by a horse-drawn wagon.) In the 1920s, radium was mistakenly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/02/Glow-with-the-Flow/

Back In My Day Dad Rants About The Early Internet

It has officially been more than twenty years since the internet became mainstream, so now those pioneers who lived through dial-up modems and the AOL disc-aster can talk to the youngsters about the “good old days&...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/02/Back-In-My-Day-Dad-Rants-About-The-Early-Internet/

Ornately Carved Human Skull

How did artist Rachel Lee acquire a human skull in good condition for this project? She doesn't explain and I'm not inclined to press her on the subject.For $2,200, you can own this skull, into which Lee has carved beaut...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/02/Ornately-Carved-Human-Skull/

The World's Oldest Businesses

When you visit a business that's been around for a long time, you usually can make at least some assumptions about it -like the fact that it's reputable. But for us Americans, a business being around "a long time" means...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/02/The-Worlds-Oldest-Businesses/

Kids Play Star Wars Music with Lightsaber Violins

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46CBpFQ-M04](Video Link)These young padawans (note that they're dressed as Jedi) at the Ecole de l’Harmonie in Quebec demonstrate their mastery of the force by using miniature light...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/02/Kids-Play-Star-Wars-Music-with-Lightsaber-Violins/

Google Cardboard Viewer Made of Graham Crackers

Think of Google Cardboard as the poor man's Oculus Rift. It's a virtual reality interface made of cardboard and plastic lenses. Slip an iPhone with a compatible VR app inside and you can experience a seemingly 3-dimensio...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/02/Google-Cardboard-Viewer-Made-of-Graham-Crackers/

The Deathstrokes - Starling City's Coolest Band Of Criminals

The Deathstrokes by AlecxpsWhat do a bunch of highly skilled assassin warriors do when they get tired of killing? They start a rock band, of course, and with all that mirakuru coursing through their veins they're just a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/02/The-Deathstrokes-Starling-Citys-Coolest-Band-Of-Criminals/

Color the Owls, Pies and Lodges in the Twin Peaks Coloring Book

Adult coloring books are becoming all the rage, but some of us find abstract geometrical patterns to be a little bland. If you want to color something you love, why not go a little geeky and head over to Etsy? At estelle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/02/Color-the-Owls-Pies-and-Lodges-in-the-Twin-Peaks-Coloring-Book/

Ad Campaign Adjusts Snickers Price Based on How Angry People Are

(Photo: Bodo)Are you in a foul mood? Perhaps you're just hungry or, to use the new slang term, hangry. And Mars, the owner of the Snickers candy bar brand, wants to help. Its new ad campaign measures the level of anger o...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/02/Ad-Campaign-Adjusts-Snickers-Price-Based-on-How-Angry-People-Are/

Head Back To The Beach With Your Favorite Famous Rebels

It's almost time to head back to the beach and soak in some rays while the waves gently lap the shore, so people are working hard to get in shape so they can feel confident in their swimsuit this summer.But if you're jus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/02/Head-Back-To-The-Beach-With-Your-Favorite-Famous-Rebels/

8 Fun Facts About the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Hollywood

A few months ago, Universal Studios Hollywood opened their version of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, similar to the one in Orlando. I was lucky enough to visit a week ago and here are some awesome trivia bits I lea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/02/8-Fun-Facts-About-the-Wizarding-World-of-Harry-Potter-in-Hollywood/

The Star Sower

This street art in Kaunas, Lithuania, doesn’t make any sense during the day. But after dark, you understand why it’s named The Star Sower. See, while the sun travels and casts shadows everywhere, street lamps...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/02/The-Star-Sower/

Grandfather "Very Sorry" after Accidentally Picking up Wrong Child from School

(Left: the correct child. Right: the incorrect child. WIST 10 News)Joseph Fuller of Orangeburg County, South Carolina went to his grandson's elementary school to pick him up. He saw a child who was close enough, hugged h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/02/Grandfather-Very-Sorry-after-Accidentally-Picking-up-Wrong-Child-from-School/

Donuts on Top of Donuts on Top of Other Donuts: Donutception

What's better than a dozen donuts? How about a donut with a dozen donnuts on it? It's a baker's dozen donuts all in one sweet treat. The brilliant "Inception Donut” was created at The Cinnamon Snail in NY...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/02/Donuts-on-Top-of-Donuts-on-Top-of-Other-Donuts-Donutception/






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