Archive for November 8th, 2016

Weekdays Vs. Weekends

Mike Reno of Loverboy claims "Everybody's working for the weekend", but what about all those people who have to work on the weekend, and those who hardly work at all?Which days do they get to look forward to on a weekly...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/08/Weekdays-Vs-Weekends/

1941 Haka

The Māori Battalion fought in Greece, Italy, and North Africa during World War II. Here they are performing a Haka for George II, the King of Greece, who was living in Egypt in 1941 after his country fell to the Nazis....

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/08/1941-Haka/

Photographer Digitally Removes The Tattoos Of Ex-Gang Members

Gang members get tattoos on their necks and faces to intimidate their enemies, show allegiance to their set at all times and to prove they're thugging for life.The rest of their tats likewise show a lifelong commitment t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/08/Photographer-Digitally-Removes-The-Tattoos-Of-Ex-Gang-Members/

Before Helen Keller, There Was Laura Bridgman

Helen Keller was famous for her writing and advocacy, but she was not the first person to receive an education despite being both blind and deaf. The first was Laura Bridgman, who was born in 1829, over 50 years before K...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/08/Before-Helen-Keller-There-Was-Laura-Bridgman/

Awesome Math Tips To Aid You In Your Everyday Life

Do you have a hard time multiplying large numbers without pencil and paper? Are you always getting tripped up by those pesky fractions and percentages?Want to learn some simple methods that will help you tackle the math...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/08/Awesome-Math-Tips-To-Aid-You-In-Your-Everyday-Life/

Moving Castle Grayskull - Sorceress, Is This Your Doing?!

Moving Castle Grayskull by Dann MatthewsWasn't that old He-Man cartoon a real howl to watch? It was so well done compared to most of today's cartoons that it almost feels like it has more in common with anime than your...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/08/Moving-Castle-Grayskull-Sorceress-Is-This-Your-Doing/

Common Ground, a Long-Distance Rube Goldberg Project

Common Ground is a "collaborative kinetic art installation about connecting America." The project was spearheaded by Jason Naumoff and AJ White of the design company New Creatures. They got teams together in five differe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/08/Common-Ground-a-Long-Distance-Rube-Goldberg-Project/

Fun Facts Only Huge Disney Nerds Know About

How much do you know about Disney World? Unless you're a mega fan, chances are you don't know all the trivia bits on this fascinating Travel and Leisure article. Even if you know all about the secret tunnels, the basket...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/08/Fun-Facts-Only-Huge-Disney-Nerds-Know-About/

Why Some Songs Get Stuck In Your Head More Than Others

You know what an "earworm" is- it's that song you can't get out of your head. The scientific term for an earworm is "involuntary musical imagery." Anyone who watched The Walking Dead this week knows how horrible...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/08/Why-Some-Songs-Get-Stuck-In-Your-Head-More-Than-Others/

Creative Weapons Of The Medieval Era

Advances in weaponry during the Middle Ages made it easier for humans to slash, stab, flay, crush and chop each other into bits on the battlefield, which is why fantasy and history nerds still think medieval warfare is k...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/08/Creative-Weapons-Of-The-Medieval-Era/

This is How You Get Aliens

This UFO was spotted flying over Jibbon Beach, just south of Sydney, Australia. If you look closely, you might see a yowie hiding in the forest. Remember this photograph, because you may see it on conspiracy websites in...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/08/This-is-How-You-Get-Aliens/

This Home-Wrecking Penguin is Breaking Our Hearts

A fight breaks out when a husband comes home and finds his wife with another penguin. pic.twitter.com/9ejYGcJ5TJ— Nat Geo Channel (@NatGeoChannel) November 4, 2016 Penguins are generally monogamous, but not alwa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/08/cheating-penguin/

Kissing Left Versus Right

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research, now in all-pdf form. Get a subscription now for only $25 a year!Investigating osculatory lateralitycompiled by Alice Shirrell Kasw...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/08/Kissing-Left-Versus-Right/

Fascinating Facts About Every United States President

Today we go to the polls to elect a new president of the United States. In honor of the occasion, Daven Hiskey and Simon Whistler of Today I Found Out bring us obscure trivia on all 44 presidents. It's pretty interesting...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/08/Fascinating-Facts-About-Every-United-States-President/

Weird and Fascinating Deep-Sea Creatures

The GEOMAR research center in Germany went on a deep-sea mission to study biodiversity off Cape Verde. Photographer and marine biologist Solvin Zankl set up a shipboard studio to photograph creatures brought up from the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/08/Weird-and-Fascinating-Deep-Sea-Creatures/
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