Archive for April 22nd, 2017

Embers & Dust

Orson Welles broadcast his radio play "War of the Worlds," about an alien invasion, on October 30th, 1938. Some folks missed the disclaimer at the beginning that assured listeners that it was a work of fiction. Now, if t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/Embers-Dust/

Black And White Photos Of Famous People On Skateboards

Lots of people ride a skateboard when they're young only to give up sidewalk surfing when they become adults, but the truly passionate will keep on skating until their dying day.Just look at how much fun Pete Townshend i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/Black-And-White-Photos-Of-Famous-People-On-Skateboards/

Satan Fingers

Here is a lesson in math by trauma. This dad is evil, but he blew my mind with a math trick that I did not know. Thank you, Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal. However, I find it impossible to hold up my ninth finger by i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/Satan-Fingers/

The Robbery Is A Single Take Dark Comedy Short About Armed Robbery Gone Wrong

People who are desperate enough to attempt an armed robbery often feel like they have nothing left to lose in their lives so they're not afraid to take whatever they want at gunpoint.The dumbest and most desperate crimin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/The-Robbery-Is-A-Single-Take-Dark-Comedy-Short-About-Armed-Robbery-Gone-Wrong/

Stop Worrying That You Worry Too Much

How much time do you spend worrying about things? Do people tell you that you worry too much? That's not really useful, because that feeling of impending doom (or even just a little discomfort) is difficult to turn off....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/Stop-Worrying-That-You-Worry-Too-Much/

Former Students Share Stories About What Got Them Expelled From College

(Image Link)It's not uncommon for college students to wind up on academic probation if they spend too much time partying, which usually makes them clean up their act and study hard again so they don't get kicked out.(Via...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/Former-Students-Share-Stories-About-What-Got-Them-Expelled-From-College/

Science Not Silence - The Future Can Be Bright Again If We Persist

Science Not Silence Science March by fishbiscuit It looks like science is being attacked by the forces of ignorance once again, as those who would have us roll our calendars back a hundred years or more are doing...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/Science-Not-Silence-The-Future-Can-Be-Bright-Again-If-We-Persist/

The Dzhanibekov Effect

In this video from space, we see what happens to a spinning handle in low gravity. The gyroscopic force is strong with this one. What we are seeing is the Dzhanibekov effect, also called the Tennis Racket theorem.[https:...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/The-Dzhanibekov-Effect/

Simply Endearing Comic Strips About The Joy And Pain Of Relationships

Every relationship has its share of joy and pain, with bouts of swooning, sadness and giddy glee, but mostly there is talking and sharing and caring, so if that's not your cup of tea then Tuna Dunn's comics may not appea...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/Simply-Endearing-Comic-Strips-About-The-Joy-And-Pain-Of-Relationships/

Why Are You Always Tired?

Getting enough sleep is important for everything else in your life. That's hard to deal with when you have deadlines, to-do lists, and people counting on you to take care of business. However, a proper amount of rest wil...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/Why-Are-You-Always-Tired/

A New Addition to the OED: Sonic Screwdriver

Doctor Who has been a staple of British culture for over 50 years, and now it has officially infiltrated the language -that's why the Oxford English Dictionary will be adding the word Sonic Screwdriver to the newest edit...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/A-New-Addition-to-the-OED-Sonic-Screwdriver/

The Myth of the White Lighter

Here's a superstition I had never heard of until now. Disposable lighters come in all colors, but the white ones are bad luck. It's supposedly even more unlucky than lighting three cigarettes with one match. At least tha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/The-Myth-of-the-White-Lighter/

Jyn Erso Cosplayer Handing Out the Death Star Plans to Every Princess Leia

Dino Ignacio took his daughter to Star Wars Celebration last week, and they went fully equipped. He made a batch of plastic datacards as the plans for the Death Star for his tiny Jyn Erso to deliver. In case you haven't...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/04/22/Jyn-Erso-Cosplayer-Handing-Out-the-Death-Star-Plans-to-Every-Princess-Leia/




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