Archive for August 9th, 2017

8 Amazing Things Uncovered by Melting Glaciers and Ice

Melting glaciers and ice caps are not good, overall, for the environment and sea levels, not to mention the polar bears that live there. As the ice recedes, we are finding some really strange things that were lost undern...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/09/8-Amazing-Things-Uncovered-by-Melting-Glaciers-and-Ice/

The Busy Life of Bob the Flamingo

Odette Doest is a veterinarian and a wildlife rehabilitator on the island of Curaçao. The few rescued birds she cannot return to the wild find a permanent home with her. That includes Bob the flamingo. Bob was inj...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/09/The-Busy-Life-of-Bob-the-Flamingo/

Dominos and Fire

Here's something you probably haven't seen before: a domino run for pyromaniacs! Kaplamino, who brought us Magnets and Marbles last year, built a chain-reaction featuring matches, sparklers, candles, fireworks, and open...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/09/Dominos-and-Fire/

How To Gracefully Avoid Touchy Conversation Topics

Most of us can't live without a good conversation here and there, one with plenty of back and forth and honest sharing from all involved, a chat that makes you feel like you're talking to the right people.After having gr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/09/How-To-Gracefully-Avoid-Touchy-Conversation-Topics/

How Ice Cream Helped America at War

During World War I, the military needed enough food to fight, and civilians back home sacrificed so that they had it. But there weren't any treats. In fact, ice cream was considered "not essential," so the sugar that wou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/09/How-Ice-Cream-Helped-America-at-War/

I'm Not Zelda! - He's Making The Ganondorf Face Again

I´m Not Zelda! by GerkyartFor some reason people are constantly calling Link by the name of his lady love Zelda, and it's about time somebody educated the public about proper character naming and guys vs girls n...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/09/Im-Not-Zelda-Hes-Making-The-Ganondorf-Face-Again/

Photographer Documents The Secret Side Of China's Underground Club Life

The underground vice club scene in China is darker and seedier than one would imagine despite the official ban on sex workers and strip clubs, as Ukranian artist Sergey Melnitchenko discovered when he moved to Hong Kong...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/09/Photographer-Documents-The-Secret-Side-Of-Chinas-Underground-Club-Life/

When a Cat Sneezes

The cat sneezed for 15 minutes straight, according to redditor withagecomesnerdines. Then he finally found a clue as to her troubles. A tiny patch of green in her nose. It was a blade of grass! So he pulled it out.My goo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/09/When-a-Cat-Sneezes/

Meet The King Of The Workers In This Animated Propaganda Short From 1949

In the wake of World War II America became embroiled in a new conflict- the Cold War, aka the War against Communism which gave us McCarthyism and the Red Scare.The rise of the Commies scared the crap out of the American...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/09/Meet-The-King-Of-The-Workers-In-This-Animated-Propaganda-Short-From-1949/

5 Mythic Eclipse Monsters Who Mess With the Sun and Moon

Ancient people (and not-so-ancient people) thought the end of the world was coming when the sun went dark. Today, we know the celestial cycles that produce a solar eclipse and the earth's shadow that produces a lunar ecl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/09/5-Mythic-Eclipse-Monsters-Who-Mess-With-the-Sun-and-Moon/

Gummy Gas Crisis Is A Real Blast To Watch

Old school 2D platformers are fun to play but not all that fun to watch being played, because the flat graphics don't do the action-packed scenes justice.But if you could see a 3D view of the action, which would make you...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/09/Gummy-Gas-Crisis-Is-A-Real-Blast-To-Watch/

Our Five Favorite Movies about Summer Camp

Summer camp is a great place to set a movie: you're away from your parents, you meet all kinds of new kids (and weird camp counselers), and anything can happen. What happened to us when we went to camp as children was us...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/09/Our-Five-Favorite-Movies-about-Summer-Camp/

Why a Tiny New York Island is Off-Limits

If you leave a pile of rocks in place for over a hundred years, it becomes an island with its own ownership papers, history, designation, and controversy. That's what happened to U Thant Island in New York City's East Ri...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/09/Why-a-Tiny-New-York-Island-is-Off-Limits/

Stephen King's 10 Most Terrifying Human Villains

The utterly prolific Stephen King has produced so many ways to scare us that's its difficult to keep up with them all. Some of his stories feature something supernatural, which gives us eerie freakouts, but then we can c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/09/Stephen-Kings-10-Most-Terrifying-Human-Villains/

How to Make Cotton Candy Without a Machine

Vitaly says he loves science, but he really, really loves cotton candy! In this video, he wordlessly shows us how to make it at home without a cotton candy machine. You'll need a cardboard box (let's hope it's clean), a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/09/How-to-Make-Cotton-Candy-Without-a-Machine/

Floating Fast Food: The Story of the McBarge

Neatorama is proud to bring you a guest post from Ernie Smith, the editor of Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. In another life, he ran ShortFormBlog.(Image credit: Taz)The tal...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/09/Floating-Fast-Food-The-Story-of-the-McBarge/

Vegan Heart - Love Makes Some People Very Hungry

Vegan Heart by AzhmodaiSo where do Vegans stand on the act of cannibalism? Because according to some who have been dumped by Vegans they find it quite easy to rip a person's still-beating heart out of their chest and...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/09/Vegan-Heart-Love-Makes-Some-People-Very-Hungry/

Cougar Encounter

Brian McKinney and Sam Vonderheide were hiking up California's Mount Whitney. On the way, they spotted what they thought was a cougar. The mountain lion was between them and their campsite, so they continued on the trail...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/09/Cougar-Encounter/




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