Archive for January 7th, 2017

Snow Mountain Closed Due to Snow

Atlanta's Stone Mountain Park has an attraction called Snow Mountain in the winter. It gives Georgia residents, who often go all winter without seeing snow, a chance to play in snow and ride an inner tube down a snow-cov...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/07/Snow-Mountain-Closed-Due-to-Snow/

Adidas Didn't Accept This Ad Submitted By Student, But Everyone Else Loved It

Adidas is one of the largest athletic shoe companies in the world, so they have plenty of funding for their advertising campaigns and don't need to go looking for free submissions from film students.But Eugene Merher, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/07/Adidas-Didnt-Accept-This-Ad-Submitted-By-Student-But-Everyone-Else-Loved-It/

When New Orleans Was Split Into Three Pieces

The United States bought 828,000 square miles in 1803 when Thomas Jefferson agreed to the Louisiana Purchase. The U.S. had only sought to buy New Orleans, but was offered a bargain on the whole thing. Still, New Orleans...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/07/When-New-Orleans-Was-Split-Into-Three-Pieces/

Mom's Advice on Bullying

Sometimes I think the world's problems all boil down to the struggle between "the right thing to do" and "what works." While the righteous may get their reward in the afterlife, the bullies, trolls, and strongmen get the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/07/Moms-Advice-on-Bullying/

Why Do So Many Characters Drink Milk In Movies?

In the movie A Clockwork Orange Alex and the boys drink glasses of Moloko Plus, which are milk and drug cocktails that fuel the gang's wicked behavior, so they have a valid reason for drinking milk.But why did A...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/07/Why-Do-So-Many-Characters-Drink-Milk-In-Movies/

What a 3,500-Year-Old Greek Tomb Tells Us About the Roots of Western Civilization

Married archaeologists Jack Davis and Sharon Stocker wanted to explore the grounds in Pylos, Greece, near the site of the palace of King Nestor, a Mycenaean king described in the Iliad. Denied their first choice...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/07/What-a-3500-Year-Old-Greek-Tomb-Tells-Us-About-the-Roots-of-Western-Civilization/

The Deliciously Entertaining History Of Pizza In New York City

New York City is the birthplace of pizza in America, and pizza is so intrinsically tied to the city that many historical tours will include stops at pizzerias like Lombardi's, America's first pizzeria, which opened in 19...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/07/The-Deliciously-Entertaining-History-Of-Pizza-In-New-York-City/

The Art of the Heist

An elite crew of tacticians have an hour to free their comrade Sarah before certain death. Like any such group you see in the movies, they each have a particular talent they bring to the group. But one of the members is...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/07/The-Art-of-the-Heist/

Tropical At-Attack - Darth Versus Vacation

Tropical At-Attack by zerobriantIt's hard to enjoy a tropical destination like Scarif when there's a war brewing, which is why nobody ever visits resorts built by the Empire. But if you're adventurous, and don't mind ha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/07/Tropical-At-Attack-Darth-Versus-Vacation/

Artist Ships Glass Boxes Inside FedEx Boxes To Create Unique Art Pieces

Shipping fragile stuff is always risky, because you never know whether the shipping company is going to handle the package with care or mangle it during transit.And if you're shipping something as fragile as a glass box...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/07/Artist-Ships-Glass-Boxes-Inside-FedEx-Boxes-To-Create-Unique-Art-Pieces/

Sanrio's New Kawaii Character is a Frustrated Office Drone

Sanrio made bank with Hello Kitty, the ubiquitous Japanese princess of adorableness. But now they've got a character who's just as cute, but has more in common with real people. Aggretsuko is a cute red panda. But she co...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/07/Sanrios-New-Kawaii-Character-is-a-Frustrated-Office-Drone/

Grandma Accidentally Prays to Elrond

A Brazilian grandmother has an icon in her home that she prays to every day. Gabriela Brandao noticed and asked about it. The elderly woman said she was praying to St. Anthony. Brandao took a close look at the figure and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/07/Grandma-Accidentally-Prays-to-Elrond/

14 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Florists

Working with flowers sounds like a lovely way to make a living, but it's not all lollipops and roses. Or, at least not all lollipops. Making beautiful arrangements is the fun part, but running a business based on fragile...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/07/14-Behind-the-Scenes-Secrets-of-Florists/




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