Archive for August 3rd, 2017

Trying to Throw Away a Garbage Can

Garbage collectors aren't supposed to dispose of garbage cans, just empty them. But what if it's outlived its usefulness? How do you dispose of it? YouTuber sledguy910 had a garbage can that had holes burned into it, an...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/03/Trying-to-Throw-Away-a-Garbage-Can/

5 Things That Were So Effective They Had To Be Banned

Hey remember that weird racing swimsuit that we saw during the 2008 Olympics? That was the LZR Racer, developed through a partnership between Speedo and NASA. The seriously engineered full-body compression suit led to a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/03/5-Things-That-Were-So-Effective-They-Had-To-Be-Banned/

Megabots Unveil Eagle Prime

If you can recall, it was two years ago that the robot company Megabots challenged their Japanese counterparts to a battle between giant robots. The Japanese company Suidobashi Heavy Industry accepted the challenge. The...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/03/Megabots-Unveil-Eagle-Prime/

His Introduction to Bureaucracy

This little boy lost a tooth, placed it under his pillow, and received a dollar from the Tooth Fairy. He responded with a letter asking for a raise from a dollar to $5. This is the letter he got in return. In case you ca...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/03/His-Introduction-to-Bureaucracy/

Am I Losing It?

Putting the milk back in the fridge when we're done is a practice our parents beat into our heads from birth, and by the time we're grown up and buying our own milk we never forget to put it back.So when we as full grown...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/03/Am-I-Losing-It/

The Kid Who Didn't Die At Riverfront Stadium

On April 22, 1981, Randy Kobman skipped school to see the Cincinnati Reds play the Atlanta Braves at Riverfront Stadium. He was at the front of the second deck when a foul ball headed his way. Kobman reached out to catch...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/03/The-Kid-Who-Didnt-Die-At-Riverfront-Stadium/

Maori Women Talk About Their Sacred Chin Tattoos

When a Māori girl comes of age she participates in a transformative ceremony that leaves her with a sacred chin tattoo called a moko kauae, which is seen as "a physical manifestation of their true reality".They're also...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/03/Maori-Women-Talk-About-Their-Sacred-Chin-Tattoos/

The Mischievous ‘Ghost Hoaxers’ of 19th-Century Australia

From the 1880s to the beginning of World War I, "ghost hoaxing" was a real problem in Australia. People would take advantage of local superstitions and a lack of police patrols to dress up a ghost and scare people. The c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/03/The-Mischievous-Ghost-Hoaxers-of-19th-Century-Australia/

Mikey Punishment - A Teenage Mutant Time Out

Mikey Punishment by pigboomLittle Mikey likes pizza, pizza parties and sewer skating all night long, but he's totally not a fan of school. So when Master Splinter made him start attending classes in the dojo on borin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/03/Mikey-Punishment-A-Teenage-Mutant-Time-Out/

Proof That Chinese Models Are The Fastest Models In The World

Fashion models can earn a name for having an unique look, an interesting figure or because they've mastered the art of what Tyra Banks calls the '"smeyes".But the Chinese online shopping conglomerate Taobao doesn't care...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/03/Proof-That-Chinese-Models-Are-The-Fastest-Models-In-The-World/

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

The Disney comedy Honey, I Shrunk the Kids came out in 1989, and became a classic in the childhood memories of the internet generation. The movie was a critical and box-office success, and spawned several sequel...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/03/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-Honey-I-Shrunk-the-Kids/

Breaking Into A Russian Military Base To See An Abandoned Soviet Space Shuttle

Breaking into a Russian military base is a bad idea no matter who you are or what you're after, but urban explorer group Exploring The Unbeaten Path felt it was worth the risk to see some Soviet-era Buran programme space...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/03/Breaking-Into-A-Russian-Military-Base-To-See-An-Abandoned-Soviet-Space-Shuttle/

The Ornate Bird Palaces of Ottoman-Era Turkey

The huge public buildings the Ottomans built in Turkey were designed to last. And so were the decorative bird houses attached to the outside walls. These birdhouses were works of art as well as sturdy homes for wildlife....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/03/The-Ornate-Bird-Palaces-of-Ottoman-Era-Turkey/

The 'Voodoo' Murders of Clementine Barnabet

Over several years, across several towns in Louisiana, there were multiple cases of entire families found murdered in their sleep by someone wielding an axe. The horrific murders began around 1909 and continued through 1...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/03/The-Voodoo-Murders-of-Clementine-Barnabet/

The Best and Worst Ways to Interact With Wild Animals While Traveling

Seeing amazing wild animals can be a highlight of any vacation -especially if you actually get to interact with the creatures in a meaningful way. But some animal encounters benefit the local wildlife while others harm i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/03/The-Best-and-Worst-Ways-to-Interact-With-Wild-Animals-While-Traveling/

13 Things You May Not Know About Bob Dylan

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook. (Image credit: Stoned59)Bob Dylan is a legend of legends in the music world. He...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/03/13-Things-You-May-Not-Know-About-Bob-Dylan/

The Man Who Saved London From Itself

In the 1850’s, the River Thames in London was an open sewer, responsible for thousands of deaths annually from cholera, typhoid, and dysentery, this because London’s drinking water was largely drawn from the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/03/The-Man-Who-Saved-London-From-Itself/




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