Archive for May 23rd, 2017

An Honest Trailer for Logan

Screen Junkies' 200th Honest Trailer is for the relatively recent movie Logan. First, let me warn you, this is full of spoilers. I didn't know what Logan was about at all, except that it was a Wolverine...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/23/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Logan/

This Numbness

The agony and the angst. The loss and the longing. As someone who is now seeing the dentist way too often to make up for years of neglect, I can attest to the truthfulness of this tale related in the latest comic from Al...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/23/This-Numbness/

History's Deadliest Colors

Can color kill? Not by itself, but humans love color so much that we are drawn to things that may be really dangerous, just because we like the pretty colors.[https://youtu.be/gKfjHTk8KrY] (YouTube link)The problem was t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/23/Historys-Deadliest-Colors/

What It's Like to be Struck by Lightning

Around 4,000 people around the world die from lightning strikes every year, but about ten times as many are hit by lightning and survive. For those who survive a strike, the experience is so memorable that they've formed...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/23/What-Its-Like-to-be-Struck-by-Lightning-2/

Things Cats Don't Like

When a cat has a poor opinion of something, they will let you know, clearly, in their own way. In this complication video from the Pet Collective, you'll see cats hating on modern technology, toys, food, family members,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/23/Things-Cats-Dont-Like/

50 Years Ago: A Scary Cold War Moment

Fifty years ago today, the US and the USSR came close to World War III. That was both due to and saved by modern technology. See, a solar storm began on May 18 with solar flares, coronal mass ejections (CMEs), and sunspo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/23/50-Years-Ago-A-Scary-Cold-War-Moment/

Grootsky - Rocket Has A Posse

Grootsky by Cattoc_C Rocket normally likes to rush right into battle and start blasting fools, which is unusual since normal raccoons tend to be so cautious, but sometimes the fighting is so fierce he hesitates t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/23/Grootsky-Rocket-Has-A-Posse/

If Theme Parks Were Honest

Sooner or later, just about every family takes a road trip to Six Flags, Disney World, or some other large theme park to show the kids a good time. That means standing in line for a hour to ride a one-minute ride, paying...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/23/If-Theme-Parks-Were-Honest/

Five Amazing Simpsons Characters that Only Appeared Once

The family at the core of The Simpsons has been around for thirty years now, and in that time we've gotten to know dozens of the other residents of Springfield as they came and went, and came back again. However...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/23/Five-Amazing-Simpsons-Characters-that-Only-Appeared-Once/

Avocado + Latte = Avolatte

The latest hipster food obsession is the "avolatte," a latte (which is a fancy term for coffee with milk) served in an avocado shell. Developed at the Truman Cafe in Melbourne, the idea has spread through the internet an...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/23/Avocado-Latte-Avolatte/

Hunting for the Black Silk of Tan Chau

Jürgen Horn and Mike Powell continue their adventures in Vietnam, where they've been exploring villages on their own, without guides, away from the tourist spots. They'd heard that Tan Chau was where Vietnamese blac...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/23/Hunting-for-the-Black-Silk-of-Tan-Chau/

Engineering Against Coughing and Sneezing

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!(Image credit: mcfarlandmo)Research about mechanisms to reduce a p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/23/Engineering-Against-Coughing-and-Sneezing/

Emotional Geometry

If we're going to have triangles, we may as well go whole hog with the geometry analogies. I think we cam all relate to the anxiety fractals more than the rest, amirite? This is the newest comic from John McNamee at Pie...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/05/23/Emotional-Geometry/




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