Archive for October 13th, 2016

10 Times Superheroes Killed Other Superheroes For The Greater Good

As a rule superheroes don't kill unless it's absolutely necessary, and writers have been using this moral dilemma to their advantage from the very beginning.In fact, so many story arcs would have ended before they even b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/13/10-Times-Superheroes-Killed-Other-Superheroes-For-The-Greater-Good/

Why Chip Cards Are The Worst

Many credit, debit, and gift card systems are moving away from magnetic strips and into embedded chips. The transition isn’t going smoothly at all. Everyone I know who uses a chip card has encountered problems. Eve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/13/Why-Chip-Cards-Are-The-Worst/

Twitter Hero Reminds People About Their Tweets Years Later

People have a tendency to discuss future plans via Twitter only to have those goals go unrealized simply because the Tweeters forgot about their post.In fact, forgetfulness is the number one cause of hopes and dreams bei...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/13/Twitter-Hero-Reminds-People-About-Their-Tweets-Years-Later/

Pumpkin Cheesecake Truffle Mummies

These adorable little mummy faces will be the hit of your Halloween party! And they are filled with yummy no-bake pumpkin cheesecake. The recipe is genius: crushed gingersnaps and graham crackers added to pumpkin and cre...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/13/Pumpkin-Cheesecake-Truffle-Mummies/

Movie Villain Plans That Made Absolutely No Sense

Suspension of disbelief has its limits, and movies like The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises have such ridiculous plot elements that viewers can't help but be put off by these oversights.Let's start w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/13/Movie-Villain-Plans-That-Made-Absolutely-No-Sense/

The All-Woman City Council of 1920

The state of Oregon extended the right to vote to women in 1912, eight years before the 19th Amendment guaranteed that right to all American women. In 1920, the small city of Yoncalla, Oregon, elected a woman mayor and p...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/13/The-All-Woman-City-Council-of-1920/

The Life Of A Final Fantasy IX Innkeeper

Gamers think about lots of things while playing Final Fantasy IX, things like "when will I level up?", "where can I find some phoenix downs so my party doesn't wipe?" and "how do you pronounce that name?".But nobody ever...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/13/The-Life-Of-A-Final-Fantasy-IX-Innkeeper/

Dark Moon - Can You Catch A Shadow?

Dark Moon by YiannisTrainers tend to go for pocket monsters that appeal to them aesthetically and spiritually, which is why Umbreon are a big hit with Halloweenies. This dark type pocket monster embodies all the romance...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/13/Dark-Moon-Can-You-Catch-A-Shadow/

Traveling Through Transylvania With Dracula as a Guide

Luke Spencer went on a quest to trace the steps of Jonathan Harker, the protagonist of Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel Dracula. Harker went from Munich to Transylvania to purchase land for a client. While this tr...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/13/Traveling-Through-Transylvania-With-Dracula-as-a-Guide/

Snail Eating Cucumber Slice Stars In A Photoshop Love Story

When Mr. Snail scored a huge cucumber slice he thought he'd won the food lottery, and the slice made him feel like his life was finally changing for the better.(Image Link)His outlook on life was no longer quite as slimy...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/13/Snail-Eating-Cucumber-Slice-Stars-In-A-Photoshop-Love-Story/

DIY Glow Wall

Have you ever been to a wall that captures your shadow? I saw the one at the Exploratorium in San Francisco years ago. Never would I have imagined that you could recreate one in your own home! But that’s just the b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/13/DIY-Glow-Wall/

We Can Learn A Lot From The Way Kids Play Video Games

When kids sit down to play a video game they have little to no expectations, no goals in mind and no emotional attachment to their save file.As gamers grow older they become more serious about gaming, and the innocent fu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/13/We-Can-Learn-A-Lot-From-The-Way-Kids-Play-Video-Games/

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize

2016 Literature Laureate Bob Dylan, age 75, born on May 24, 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota, USA. #NobelPrize— The Nobel Prize (@NobelPrize) October 13, 2016 The Swedish Academy has announced the winner of the 2016 No...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/13/Bob-Dylan-Wins-Nobel-Prize/

How to Ship a Panda

(Image credit: FedEx)Whether it’s delivering polar bears to zoos or prize horses to the World Equestrian Games, FedEx rules the animal-shipping kingdom. David Lange, director of charter operations, reveals ho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/13/How-to-Ship-a-Panda/

Stranger Things Halloween Costume

"Maybe I am a mess. Maybe I'm crazy. Maybe I'm out of my mind! But, God help me, I will keep these lights up until the day I die if I think there's a chance that Will's still out there!" #strangerthings #dragoncon201...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/13/Stranger-Things-Halloween-Costume/

Bird Symbolism in Psycho: Women as Prey

Have you ever noticed all the birds in the Alfred Hitchcock movie Psycho? Sure, when they mention them, but if you start looking, there are way more than you first realized. And the placement of every one of the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/13/Bird-Symbolism-in-Psycho-Women-as-Prey/
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