Archive for July 4th, 2016

England: A Beginner's Guide

British comedian Exurb1a explains English people to outsiders. While most of it is nonsense, we get the overall idea that the English are uptight and a little defensive about being different from all other English-speaki...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/England-A-Beginners-Guide/

The Secret Apartments of New York City Libraries

(Photos: New York Society Library)If I could live at the library where I work . . . yeah, actually, I'm going to pass on that one. But would have been an attractive opportunity when I was younger and more adventurous.Cai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/The-Secret-Apartments-of-New-York-City-Libraries/

Inviting the Justice League to the Celebration

An objection to the list of fictional characters who ran for president of the U.S. was that Superman is not a “natural born citizen.” Well, neither are most comic book superheroes. This is from Texts From Sup...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/Inviting-the-Justice-League-to-the-Celebration/

Never Give Up

Once in a lifetime image captured shows lizard attacking snake whilst being eatenhttps://t.co/BxGIt2DEDd pic.twitter.com/fnalt5wqJ4— Express Pictures (@Express_Pics) July 4, 2016 This lizard didn't, even though...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/Never-Give-Up-3/

Armageddon - A Fight For The Future

Armageddon by Batang 9TeesThe Danger Room had prepared the X-Men for many dangerous scenarios, but that simulation software couldn't have predicted the rise of Apocalypse and the damage that virtually invincible being w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/Armageddon-A-Fight-For-The-Future/

P Stew's Cowboy Classics

https://t.co/Wfp09qIAFB pic.twitter.com/Zns1Idwd6d— Patrick Stewart (@SirPatStew) June 30, 2016 You probably thought of Sir Patrick Stewart as a starship captain of the future, or an acclaimed Shakespearean acto...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/P-Stews-Cowboy-Classics/

Maryland State House Saved by Original Ben Franklin Lightning Rod

(Photo: Larry Hogan)When Ben Franklin learned that lightning consists of electricity, he realized that it would be possible to protect a tall building from lightning strikes by connecting a ground wire to a pointed metal...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/Maryland-State-House-Saved-by-Original-Ben-Franklin-Lightning-Rod/

Fourth of July Fireworks Fails

“Don’t try this at home!” These are clips from fireworks displays collected by America’s Funniest Home Videos. That means that no one died in the making, but if you try the same stunts, t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/Fourth-of-July-Fireworks-Fails/

Researchers Find Secret Tunnel Used to Escape from the Nazis

(Photo: Ezra Wolfinger/Israel Antiquities Authority/AP)In the Ponar forest outside of Vilnius, Lithuania, the Nazis murdered and buried about 100,000 people. Later in the war, as the Red Army began to push the Germans ou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/Researchers-Find-Secret-Tunnel-Used-to-Escape-from-the-Nazis/

40 Years Ago Today: The Raid on Entebbe

Today is the fortieth anniversary of one of the most extraordinary special forces raids in military history. It was conducted by the Israeli Defense Forces to rescue civilian hostages held at an airport in Entebbe, Ugand...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/40-Years-Ago-Today-The-Raid-on-Entebbe/

The World's Deadliest Fireworks Accident

Americans associate fireworks with our Fourth of July holiday, but they have been popular all over the world for a long time now. The highest death toll in a fireworks accident occurred on May 30th, 1770, when a display...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/The-Worlds-Deadliest-Fireworks-Accident/

This Simple Invention Is Helping To Solve The Water Crisis

Solving the water crisis faced by many countries in Africa and the Middle East seems like a massive undertaking involving lots of plumbing, construction and planning.But there's a simpler solution which addresses the nee...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/This-Simple-Invention-Is-Helping-To-Solve-The-Water-Crisis/

A Beautiful Bonfire

Redditor farmthis built a wooden Phoenix yesterday near Juneau, Alaska. The sculpture appears to be around 30 feet tall. It took about ten hours to put together, and it was completed as the sun went down. Which is pretty...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/A-Beautiful-Bonfire/

Side-By-Side Comparison Of Actors And The Historical Figures They Portrayed

When filmmakers decide to make a historical flick, whether it's a biopic or something focused on a particular event or era, they usually try to cast actors who look like the original historical figures.Sometimes the addi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/Side-By-Side-Comparison-Of-Actors-And-The-Historical-Figures-They-Portrayed/

We Are America ft. John Cena

Pro wrestling star John Cena “the coolest guy on the planet,” just dropped a public service announcement from the Ad Council about what kind of people make up America. It called “Love Has No Labels.&rdq...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/We-Are-America-ft-John-Cena/

Eye Of The Tiger, Man - The Creed Of Apollo

Eye Of The Tiger, Man by Butcher BillyLiving in America means chewing on cheeseburgers with a side of freedom fries for the Fourth of July, it means fireworks when your favorite fighter takes down some chump in the ring...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/Eye-Of-The-Tiger-Man-The-Creed-Of-Apollo/

Pepper with a Mild-to-Hot Gradient

Redditor petriomelony found a pepper that looks like it has a built-in gradient illustration of mild to hot spiciness. S/he used it to make jerk chicken, which hopefully has a similar range of flavor punch.-via Tastefull...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/Pepper-with-a-Mild-to-Hot-Gradient/

Girl Wakes Up And Sings Rihanna's "Work" After Dental Surgery

Everyone is a celebrity in their own mind, and in dreams we're free to become famous and earn lots of fans simply by being our own fabulous selves.This is just a dream for most, a dream we keep hidden so our friends and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/Girl-Wakes-Up-And-Sings-Rihannas-Work-After-Dental-Surgery/

Awesome And Funny Captain America Cosplay

What superhero embodies the spirit of the Fourth of July? Captain America, that’s who! And considering his existence in both the World War II era and the present day, in comics and in movies, he comes with a pretty...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/Awesome-And-Funny-Captain-America-Cosplay/

Cat and Bear Are Friends

(Photo: Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary)Sequoia, a 550-pound black bear, lives at the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary in Folsom, California. Zookeepers commonly leave dog food in his enclosure for him to eat. This attracted a feral...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/Cat-and-Bear-Are-Friends/

July 4, 1826: Oh, What a Day!

The following is a list from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader History's Lists.July 4, 1826, started out with a bang, and as the day wore on, things started happening that seem more than a little coincid...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/July-4-1826-Oh-What-a-Day/

4th of July Strawberry Jello Shots

Victoria Belanger, the inventor of the Cadbury Creme Egg jello shot, is back with the perfect treat for the Fourth of July! She hollowed out stawberries, then filled them with gelatinized vodka colored white and blue.Get...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/4th-of-July-Strawberry-Jello-Shot/

The Moon is Made of Cheese

Silly Lucinda! We don’t have to send cows to the moon by rocket ship with a spacesuit on. Cows JUMP over the moon. That’s how the milk got up there to make the green cheese! This is the latest from Chris Hall...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/The-Moon-is-Made-of-Cheese/

Pallet Skating

Think of it as a retro hoverboard. Beily Kralik attached wheels to the bottom of a shipping pallet. They're fitted precisely within the distance between the tram tracks of Bratislava, Slovakia. Then he went skating along...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/04/Pallet-Skating/






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