Archive for July 1st, 2016

Films on the 4th of July

It’s a holiday weekend! Time for bonfires and illuminations, for remembering what America is all about, from our history to our freedoms to the work that still needs to be done to ensure those liberties for all. To...

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The Singing Runway at the Disney World Airport

(Image: Adam the Woo)In 1971, Disney World built a private airport to provide direct access to its facilities. The Disney World Airport, serviced by the now-defunct Shawnee Airlines, had a unique feature. When a plane ro...

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Adult Swim’s Jurassic Park

[https://youtu.be/kI_gfCRBTw8] (YouTube link)This compilation shows us the best clips from Adult Swim’s Jurassic Park series. Because life …finds a way. Even if it’s taken to its ridiculous limits. -vi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/01/Adult-Swims-Jurassic-Park/

Why Did the Star Trek and Star Wars Universes Turn Out So Differently?

(Photo: JD Hancock)Tyler Cowen is an economist at George Mason University. Recently, he mused about why the settings of Star Trek and Star Wars are so different. There are advanced technologies in both-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/01/Why-Did-the-Star-Trek-and-Star-Wars-Universes-Turn-Out-So-Differently/

The Sunday Morning Breakfast Machine

Two guys got together to make a machine that would fix breakfast for their wives. Peter Browne designed the mechanics, and his friend Mervyn Huggett made sure the electronics worked. The machine cooks a soft-boiled egg,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/01/The-Sunday-Morning-Breakfast-Machine/

Incredible Photos Of The Closes And Streets Of Glasgow In The Late 1800s

The mean streets of Glasgow circa the late 1800s are the stuff of legend, and many a tale has been told about the gangs and ne'er-do-wells who roamed those narrow streets and alleyways looking for an easy mark.The maze-l...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/01/Incredible-Photos-Of-The-Closes-And-Streets-Of-Glasgow-In-The-Late-1800s/

Homespun Advice

Grandpa is a wise old man. He gives good advice when it’s to his advantage, because he’s spent a lifetime figuring other people out. The young man could learn more from Grandpa if he’d look a little dee...

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Stay Cool - Carbonite Is Simply The Coolest!

Stay Cool by Cory Freeman DesignHumanoids are always asking Han how he manages to look so aloof at all times, trying to glean his secret so they can earn a few more cool points, but Han ain't saying much at the moment....

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/01/Stay-Cool-Carbonite-Is-Simply-The-Coolest/

People Dressed as Pool Balls Re-Enact a Perfect Break

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RC0VpVOHPR8](Video Link)The long-running Japanese TV show Masquerade asks contestants to re-enact scenes with low-tech visual effects. The overall theme appears to be someth...

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Colin Furze Builds the Ultimate Doorbell

Crazy inventor Colin Furze was tired of missing deliveries to his house, since he orders a lot of parts through the mail. So he built a doorbell that no one could miss. No matter where they are.[https://youtu.be/rrLtoC8n...

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Speed Dating for Anime Fans

(Photo: Danny Choo)Good news, my otaku brothers! There may be opportunities beyond our dakimakuras! Yes, you love your waifu. But you need a backup plan in case things don't work out.That's why you should consider Otaku...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/01/Speed-Dating-for-Anime-Fans/

Tornado in a Jar

Oliver is five years old. He’s had a YouTube account for a month or so, and this is his first science video, in which we learn how to make a tornado in a jar.[https://youtu.be/UUteiWW3iwQ] (YouTube link)After the t...

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Unaltered Images That Seem Like They're Photoshopped

(Image Link)People cry Photoshop when they think something's wrong with an image, but if they'd spent less time crying fake and more time Googling they'd see many of those supposed fakes are actually the real deal.Take t...

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Stepping Back 100 Years

Believe it or not, this picture was taken this morning at the Waterloo train station in London. A friend of redditor Raimon86 snapped it on the way to work. Others assure us that the same scene is happening all over Brit...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/01/Stepping-Back-100-Years/

How on Earth Do These Optical Illusions Work?!

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWfFco7K9v8](Video Link)Kokichi Sugihara, a world-recognized expert on crafting optical illusions, has really outdone himself.My best guess is that the camera is angled precisely to creat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/01/How-on-Earth-Do-These-Optical-Illusions-Work/

10 Incredible Innovations at the New Shanghai Disneyland

Disney’s newest theme park opened in Shanghai, China, just two weeks ago. It’s a showcase of innovation and technology, all 21st-century from the ground up. And it’s not only modern, but many of the par...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/01/10-Incredible-Innovations-at-the-New-Shanghai-Disneyland/

How to Dad

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8ft15cTCIk](Video Link)How do you convince a baby to clean your house? It's really easy because before they hit the terrible twos, babies will do pretty much whatever you ask of them. Th...

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Ten Medical Innovations of World War I

The Battle of the Somme began 100 years ago today, July 1, 1916. The global toll was over a million dead and wounded in the battle that lasted for months. The number of wounded in World War I far exceeded anything the we...

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Strong Is The Force, Of Course! - Luke And The Little Green Man

Strong Is The Force, Of Course! by djkopetWith a wave of his hand the little green man sent Luke floating into the sky, and as he dangled there he couldn't help but stare at that tiny little guy. How was he able to move...

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Rolls-Royce Unveils Their Futuristic Self-Driving Concept Car

(Image Link)Rolls-Royce put themselves in a rather precarious position by setting their price point so high few can afford their cars, and by making their cars so luxurious customers have come to expect interior perfecti...

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10 Genius Acts of Awesomeness

Making the world a better place can be tough. But as these tenaciously altruistic moves prove, sometimes all you need is a great idea.(Image credit: Acción Visual/Diana Arias)1. THE WORLD’S MOST H...

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Typographic Graffiti Shifts during the Day

The artist Daku created this unique mural in New Delhi. The front of this building is covered in letter forms perpendicular to the wall. As the sun moves across the sky, the letters slant. By this, Daku expresses that ti...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/01/Typographic-Graffiti-Shifts-during-the-Day/

The Weirdest Ways Paleontologists Have Found Fossils

(Unrelated photo by Wilson Hui)How did the Urinator montanus get its name? The paleontologist Jason Poole was on a dig in Montana in 1999. He need to relieve his bladder, so he found a secluded spot and got...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/01/The-Weirdest-Ways-Paleontologists-Have-Found-Fossils/

How to Be a Canadian

Happy Canada Day! To help you know Canadian culture better, the comedy group IFHT explains what it means to be Canadian, from poutine to toques.[https://youtu.be/cPX3lEIS4bo] (YouTube link)I think it’s pretty compr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/01/How-to-Be-a-Canadian/




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