Archive for November 13th, 2016

No Friends - Social Media Sucks

No Friends by fishbiscuitNot everyone wants to live their life like a little social butterfly- some are just fine being their own best friend, and they feel good about their own personal success in life rather than bask...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/13/No-Friends-Social-Media-Sucks/

You're Hired!

After the excruciatingly stressful interview segment comes the slightly less stressful yet rather exciting welcome aboard stage which, if you're diligent enough, leads to the super boring 9 to 5 work week.But as this Hec...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/13/Youre-Hired/

Westworld is Jurassic Park (or vice versa)

Westworld was a 1973 movie written and directed by Michael Crichton. In 2016 it became a TV series on HBO. Jurassic Park was a 1993 movie based on the 1990 novel of the same name by Michael Crichton. Th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/13/Westworld-is-Jurassic-Park-or-vice-versa/

Tiny Animals with Weird Shapes

In National Geographic's column called "Weird Animal Question of the Week," someone asked if any microscopic animals have horns. At the microscopic level, it's hard to define horns, but they came up with some creatures t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/13/Tiny-Animals-with-Weird-Shapes/

How To Cut Thick String With Your Bare Hands

I can't count the number of times I've been tying something down with rope only to find I don't have my knife or razor handy, forcing me to yell for help or simply let the rope go slack and start over again.But as it tur...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/13/How-To-Cut-Thick-String-With-Your-Bare-Hands/

See the American Revolution Through the Eyes of King George

What Americans learn about England's King George III are the big themes: his mental and physical illnesses, his struggles with Napoleon, and most of all, how he lost the American colonies. But George III was also a hard-...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/13/See-the-American-Revolution-Through-the-Eyes-of-King-George/

How To Avoid Eye Contact With Strangers

It seems like you can't walk more than a few blocks in the city without some strange person trying to make eye contact with you.They lock eyes, smile, sometimes they wave or say hello, all the while acting like the fact...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/13/How-To-Avoid-Eye-Contact-With-Strangers/

Mystery of the Pulsating Spider

[https://youtu.be/Jc597oMTZ-s] (YouTube link)In this video, what looks like a disembodied snake head is actually the carapace of a spider. Consider that a double trigger warning if you are terrified of watching either. I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/13/Mystery-of-the-Pulsating-Spider/

An Extraordinary Date

A double date is when two couples go out together. Usually that involves four people. A blind date is when you go on a date with someone you haven't met before. A double blind study is an experiment in which neither the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/13/An-Extraordinary-Date/

The Most Badass Elves Of All Time

People don't generally think of elves as being badass, especially compared to orcs or dwarves, but if the works of Tolkien, Bakshi and Henson have taught us anything it's that elves should not be underestimated.Even elve...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/13/The-Most-Badass-Elves-Of-All-Time/

The Story of Typhoid Mary

Typhoid Fever was a pretty nasty disease in the days before antibiotics and vaccines. An outbreak of the disease among the wealthy in New York led to an investigation which found that several affected families had used t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/13/The-Story-of-Typhoid-Mary/

The Legendary Chinese Poison Gu

Stories of the poison known as "gu" go back centuries in China. Some of these tales are laced with black magic and witchcraft, but the more recent legends are of women who poison traveling men for seduction, robbery, or...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/13/The-Legendary-Chinese-Poison-Gu/

An Amazing Short Film About Supernovas Made With Colored Inks In Water

Artists use a combination of abstract shapes and precisely shaded geometry to accurately represent those images of space captured by the Hubbel telescope and the like.The abstract shapes become even more important when a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/11/13/An-Amazing-Short-Film-About-Supernovas-Made-With-Colored-Inks-In-Water/




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