Archive for August 25th, 2017

Code Words Used By Professionals To Keep You In The Dark

Code words exist so that people who hear them and aren't in the know are kept in the dark, and whether they're being used by spies or professionals they help keep secrets that might otherwise cause problems if exposed.Fo...

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Barnaby Dixon's Bug Puppet

Barnaby Dixon, who's made some awesome puppet designs before, is back with an impressive finger puppet of a glow-in-the-dark insect![https://youtu.be/sUUtK9FFIt4] (YouTube link)On the one hand, it's cute and the fluoresc...

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Capturing the French Ripper

In bygone days when news traveled slowly and records were kept poorly, you have to wonder how many serial killers got away with their crimes completely just by traveling from town to town. But occasionally someone connec...

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How Puppies React To Magic

Magic tricks are scary if you have no idea how magicians make stuff disappear, and kids are so willing to believe they think magicians have magic powers until someone spoils the tricks for them by telling them how they'r...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/25/How-Puppies-React-To-Magic/

The Land Of Chocolate - Suddenly Sweets Have Lost Their Appeal

The Land Of Chocolate! by RaffitiTo say Homer has a problem with sweets is an understatement, and he has proven time and again that his insatiable appetite for sugar can lead to some serious problems for himself and t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/25/The-Land-Of-Chocolate-Suddenly-Sweets-Have-Lost-Their-Appeal/

The Commonfolk's Guide to Bears

We used to call giant pandas "panda bears," but then got corrected by so many people saying they aren't actually bears. But they are bears. Just not scary bears. Strangely, giant pandas are not related to red pa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/25/The-Commonfolks-Guide-to-Bears/

This Couple Spent $150k To Clone Their Dead Dog And Started A Trend

Dealing with the death of a pet can sometimes be harder than dealing with the passing of a friend or relative, because that pet is such a big part of your home and everyday life, but grieve and move on we must.But what i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/25/This-Couple-Spent-150k-To-Clone-Their-Dead-Dog-And-Started-A-Trend/

The Storytelling Ironwork of New Orleans

The many wrought iron and cast iron balconies, fences, and decorative architecture of New Orleans hide fascinating details in plain sight. It's one thing to admire them, and another to learn the history behind them. The...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/25/The-Storytelling-Ironwork-of-New-Orleans/

The Real Song Of The Summer Is Sesame Street's Version Of 'Despacito'

Sesame Street has included fun musical segments in every episode from the very beginning, but the all time fan favorites are the song parodies like "C Drives Me Crazy", "Hey Food" and "Barn In The USA" that stic...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/25/The-Real-Song-Of-The-Summer-Is-Sesame-Streets-Version-Of-Despacito/

Truck Driver Tattoo

Tattoo artist Richard Batey of Immortal Art Studio in Carlisle, Cumbria, UK, inked a custom optical illusion tattoo on this truck driver. He's driving all the time now! -via Boing Boing (Image credit: Richard Batey) ...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/25/Truck-Driver-tattoo/

Dreaming Can Be Dangerous

The old saying "don't fly too close to the sun" applies to our adventures in the dreamlands just as much as it does to our dreams and ambitions in real life, and as Freddy Krueger taught us dreams can be dangerous.This i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/25/Dreaming-Can-Be-Dangerous/

1000 Rockets and a Bike

British inventor and madman Colin Furze knows the power of explosions in making a viral video. He customized a bicycle and loaded it with 1,000 rockets.[https://youtu.be/ultu7onL2NU] (YouTube link)Then he took a little s...

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How Terminator 2: Judgment Day Changed the Blockbuster Game

A producer from Carolco Pictures called James Cameron and told him they'd bought the rights to The Terminator and wanted a sequel made -and they wanted it ready in just over a year. Cameron hadn't considered a s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/25/How-Terminator-2-Judgment-Day-Changed-the-Blockbuster-Game/

Cockatiel Sings the Theme to My Neighbor Totoro

Most of the time when we post singing birds here, it's because we find it cute and remarkable that they know an entire song that's familiar to us. This time, it's because this bird and pianist make beautiful music togeth...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/25/Cockatiel-Sings-the-Theme-to-My-Neighbor-Totoro/

Dumb Crooks of the Old West

The following article is from the book Uncle John's True Crime: A Classic Collection of Crooks, Cops, and Capers. Here's proof that stupidity is timeless (and sometimes deadly). THE DALTON BROTH...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/25/Dumb-Crooks-of-the-Old-West/

Sluggers - They're Heavy Hitters Despite Their Low ERA

Sluggers by MikeGoesGeek (Mike Vasquez)When we hear the word "slugger" we immediately think of baseball players at bat trying to hit a home run and make the crowd roar, but do you know who is even better at making a cr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/25/Sluggers-Theyre-Heavy-Hitters-Despite-Their-Low-ERA/

Let Satan Explain HTML Using Death Metal

I can't really concentrate on things that require a lot of mental energy when death metal is blasting out of my speakers, and metal has to be played at a high volume or else it just sounds like noises from a nearby machi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/25/Let-Satan-Explain-HTML-Using-Death-Metal/

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