Archive for August 30th, 2016

12 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Museums

If all you know about working at a museum comes from Ross on the TV series Friends or the movie Night at the Museum, then you don’t really know what it’s like to work at a museum. Museums va...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/30/12-Behind-the-Scenes-Secrets-of-Museums/

Map Shows Countries As Named In Their Own Languages

People tend to forget that Japan isn't called Japan in Japanese (it's called Nihon) or that Germany is actually the Budesrepublik Deutschland to the Germans, but these endonyms are an important part of a country's identi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/30/Map-Shows-Countries-As-Named-In-Their-Own-Languages/

Bugs Bunny: The Origins of an American Icon

Okay, I admit it, all my knowledge of high culture comes from Bugs Bunny cartoons. Some of yours probably does, too. Bugs has been around so long it isn’t easy to find out where he really started, and his influence...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/30/Bugs-Bunny-The-Origins-of-an-American-Icon/

Dudeoir Photography - Back To The Beach Edition

The Dudeoir photo trend has brought us some amazing(ly hairy) moments we'll likely never forget, and a few which were so horrific they made us want to burn out our eyeballs.But the average dudes who dare to get sexy and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/30/Dudeoir-Photography-Back-To-The-Beach-Edition/

Wubba Lubba Doo! - Wipe That Dinosaur Crap Off Your Feet Before You Come In

Wubba Lubba Doo! by RaffitiRick has gone to all kinds of far out places thanks to his Microverse Battery powered ship, but for some reason he felt most at home in the Stone Ages. Maybe he watched too many episodes of th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/30/Wubba-Lubba-Doo-Wipe-That-Dinosaur-Crap-Off-Your-Feet-Before-You-Come-In/

A Serious Performance of The Alphabet Song

Violet Ogea is two years old, but she’s destined to become a star. She’s singing the alphabet song as if it’s opening night at the Metropolitan Opera. People have compared her singing to Barbra Streisan...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/30/A-Serious-Performance-of-The-Alphabet-Song/

Data Scientist Creates Perfect Road Trip Map To See Every National Park

It's safe to say our gorgeous National Parks are some of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States, and in accordance with the American dream they're best experienced while on a road trip.In honor of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/30/Data-Scientist-Creates-Perfect-Road-Trip-Map-To-See-Every-National-Park/

This is CNN

Remy noticed a trend in broadcast journalism, particularly CNN, that everyone else has also noticed and wrote a clever song about it. If that’s not the formula for a viral video, I don’t know what is.[https:/...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/30/This-is-CNN/

Researchers Find Camera With Working Memory Card At Shipwreck Site

A marine ecology department team from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada conducted a research dive to study starfish off the coast of Bamfield when students Tella Osler and Beau Doherty came across somet...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/30/Researchers-Find-Camera-With-Working-Memory-Card-At-Shipwreck-Site/

Life on Tristan da Cunha

Tristan da Cunha is the most remote inhabited island in the world. We’ve posted about the island before. Now you can take a little tour of island life with Stewart McPherson. Resident Harold Green says it’s q...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/30/Life-on-Tristan-da-Cunha/

Actors Who Almost Played the Joker

The Joker is an iconic comic book character and it's not surprising that some actors with a geeky side long to play the villian. Most notably, Robin Williams almost got to play The Joker in the 1989 film, but Jack Nicolo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/30/Actors-Who-Almost-Played-the-Joker/

The 10 Biggest Food Recalls in U.S. History

Have you ever had a moment of panic when you heard about a food recall and realized it was something you had in your home? Often, recalls are limited to a particular production run from a relatively small manufacturing p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/30/The-10-Biggest-Food-Recalls-in-US-History/

The Reason Mexican Jumping Beans Jump

Mexican jumping beans are a prank store classic- a packet full of “beans” that move and jump around on their own which pranksters use to startle their victims.They're generally sold without explanation or lis...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/30/The-Reason-Mexican-Jumping-Beans-Jump/

Carl Akeley: The Great White Hunter

The following article is from Uncle John’s Factastic Bathroom Reader.While researching an article on taxidermy recently, we discovered Carl Akeley, a man widely considered to be a pioneer in the field...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/30/Carl-Akeley-The-Great-White-Hunter/

The Millennial Whoop

[https://youtu.be/MN23lFKfpck] (YouTube link)When pop songs all started sounding the same to me, I though it was just because I was getting old. But according to musician Patrick Metzger, it may be because there’s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/30/The-Millennial-Whoop/

Anatomy Of An Axolotl - A Spelling And Biology Lesson In One!

Anatomy of an Axolotl by Sophie CorriganMost people can't even spell axolotl, much less know what it is, but that hard to spell little critter is actually a pretty interesting specimen. They sport ferns on their heads,...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/08/30/Anatomy-Of-An-Axolotl-A-Spelling-And-Biology-Lesson-In-One/






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