Archive for May 15th, 2017

1997 Was A Very Good Year For Video Games

The 80s introduced us to console gaming, which created generations of lifelong gamers , but most of the games from the 80s would be seen as retro oddities and pure nostalgia by the 21st century.However, many of the games...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/15/1997-Was-A-Very-Good-Year-For-Video-Games/

Why the Same Song Plays at Every Graduation

It is the season that we get to hear "Pomp and Circumstance" played at every graduation ceremony. The song was not written for a school commencement; in fact, the lyrics are quite warlike. So how did it became the tradit...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/15/Why-the-Same-Song-Plays-at-Every-Graduation/

Making Art Smile

Designer Olly Gibbs went to the art museum Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. There, he used FaceApp to put smiles on the more somber portraits. The results will put a smile on your face, too! Went to a museum armed with Face Ap...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/15/Making-Art-Smile/

ROCKO And His Best Friend! - Modern Animals

ROCKO and his best friend! by ALIENBIKER23Rocko's world would be incomplete without his best friend Spunky, who helps him navigate through modern life with his keen senses and unflappable judge of character. And Spunk...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/15/ROCKO-And-His-Best-Friend-Modern-Animals/

Elizabeth Taylor, Christie’s, and the Case of the Cursed Necklace

This is a nice necklace, made of gold and rubies and once belonged to movie star Elizabeth Taylor. But is it worth $8 million? Taylor had an extensive collection of fabulous jewels, many with precious gems much larger th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/15/Elizabeth-Taylor-Christies-and-the-Case-of-the-Cursed-Necklace/

Former Correspondents Reunite For A Skit About Stephen Colbert's Last Day On The Daily Show

So many funny folks made it big after appearing on The Daily Show that it's now seen as a great place to launch comedy careers, and thanks to The Daily Show John Oliver, Samantha Bee and Stephen Colbert...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/15/Former-Correspondents-Reunite-For-A-Skit-About-Stephen-Colberts-Last-Day-On-The-Daily-Show/

The Rice Paper Makers of Thuận Hưng

Thuận Hưng, Vietnam, is known as the "rice paper village," where thin, paper-like wrapping for rolls of sweet or savory fillings are made. Jürgen Horn and Mike Powell traveled ninety minutes by bus and then walke...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/15/The-Rice-Paper-Makers-of-Thun-Hng/

Bored Hotel Guest Creates Funny "Challenges" For Housekeepers

When people go out of town on business trips they often end up stuck in their hotel rooms for hours if not days on end, and when they run out of movies to watch and minibar bottles to drink they get bored.But rather than...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/15/Bored-Hotel-Guest-Creates-Funny-Challenges-For-Housekeepers/

Have a Look

William Garratt (previously at Neatorama) compiled quite a few of his short animated vignettes from his Instagram page into one video. If you don't care for one sequence, give it a few seconds and you'll probably love th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/15/Have-a-Look/

Honest Slogans About College Majors

It would help if college students could consult a course catalog full of honest slogans when they're considering which major to choose and what classes to take, so they don't end up wasting their time and money.Sadly, mo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/15/Honest-Slogans-About-College-Majors/

How Do They Decide the Age When You Become an Adult?

When do you become an adult? Kids think they are as smart as adults, and middle-aged people say they still don't "feel" adult. Maturity is a gradual process, a spectrum in which the amount of wisdom is hard to p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/15/How-Do-They-Decide-the-Age-When-You-Become-an-Adult/

Current TV Shows With the Best Intro Theme Songs

Have you ever tuned in to catch a TV show's introductory theme song, even if you didn't stick around to watch the entire episode? You might start doing that after you are introduced to some new shows that have awesome th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/15/Current-TV-Shows-With-the-Best-Intro-Theme-Songs/

Craftsman Creates Amazing Hardwood Floor Art From Random Wood Pieces

Hardwood floors are hard to plan out when the house has straight walls and you're using boards with perfectly square edges, so I can't imagine how craftsman Alexey Steshak even begins to map out his amazing mosaic style...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/15/Craftsman-Creates-Amazing-Hardwood-Floor-Art-From-Random-Wood-Pieces/

Groom Slaps Bride (There was a Bee!)

They're saying their sacred wedding vows in front of family, friends, and a videographer. Then the groom reaches out and slaps the bride! He wasn't thinking of how it looked -she had a bee on her face. He was just thinki...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/15/Groom-Slaps-Bride-There-was-a-Bee/

Ray's Repair And Restoration - He Doesn't Make Low Riders, He Makes Glow Riders!

Ray's Repairs and Restoration by adho1982Those guys in the jumpsuits who keep saving the city from spectral annihilation wouldn't be able to do their jobs without Ray's amazing mechanical engineering skills, which gav...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/15/Rays-Repair-And-Restoration-He-Doesnt-Make-Low-Riders-He-Makes-Glow-Riders/

A Few Places Every Hello Kitty Fan Needs to Visit

Personally, I never got the obsessed Hello Kitty fans. She's cute and everything, but I just can't understand wanting to own every single piece of her merchandise. But if you happen to be that kind of a HK fan, then you...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/15/A-Few-Places-Every-Hello-Kitty-Fan-Needs-to-Visit/

The Rosicrucian Mummies of San Jose

The following article is from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into California.(Image credit: Zarathustra~commonswiki)Ancient occult societies, alchemy, and magical chanting—how much do yo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/15/The-Rosicrucian-Mummies-of-San-Jose/

The Totally Normal Town Where Everyone Worked on Weapons of Mass Destruction

This is not about Oak Ridge, Tennessee, which we've covered a few times before. Los Alamos, New Mexico, was where Robert Oppenheimer and his team of physicists worked at the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory to design the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/15/The-Totally-Normal-Town-Where-Everyone-Worked-on-Weapons-of-Mass-Destruction/




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