Archive for September 15th, 2017

A Fascinating Documentary About The Urban Legend Arcade Game POLYBIUS

Urban myths about video games have existed since the first arcade cabinets appeared in bars and pizza parlors, and as video games became a big part of our pop culture lovin' lives the myths surrounding them began to mult...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/15/A-Fascinating-Documentary-About-The-Urban-Legend-Arcade-Game-POLYBIUS/

Meet the Cosplay Parents

(Image credit: Cosplay Parents) Steven and Millie Tani are a retired couple in Southern California. Their daughter is a cosplayer who encouraged the couple to try it out. And they did, for a Halloween party at Disne...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/15/Meet-the-Cosplay-Parents/

Women Are Awesome

In this edition of People Are Awesome, we see many women (and a few girls, and a even a baby or two) show amazing strength, skill, agility, grace, and overall athleticism. In other words, they are awesome.[https://youtu....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/15/Women-Are-Awesome/

Advice on Settling in New York in 1820

Shannon Selin is the author of Napoleon in America. In researching the book, she came across an English newspaper article by William Cobbett, who had lived in America a couple of times for several years. He was...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/15/Advice-on-Settling-in-New-York-in-1820/

10 Simple Magic Tricks Anyone Can Do

Magicians use a specific set of physical skills, knowledge of how the human mind works and carefully crafted tricks to pull off the illusions that blow the audience's mind, which is why it's unfair to call magic "lame".E...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/15/10-Simple-Magic-Tricks-Anyone-Can-Do/

Museum Wars

Wednesday was #AskACurator day on Twitter. Many museums had people ready to answers questions from the public. But this one started a war! Who would win in a staff battle between @sciencemuseum and @NHM_London, what exh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/15/Museum-Wars/

Da Crew - Wrecking Stuff Since 1974

Da Crew by Tom McWeeneyThere's one group of guys on Spidey's list who really get under his skin because they are so dumb they come back for more again and again- the Wrecking Crew. These four dumbbells of crime can't...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/15/Da-Crew-Wrecking-Stuff-Since-1974/

How To Make Great Garden Edging Using Unusual And Recycled Materials

For many gardening isn't just a pastime they can enjoy outdoors, nor is it strictly about successfully growing plants- it's a hobby that beautifies their home and adds natural color to help keep spirits high.But regular...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/15/How-To-Make-Great-Garden-Edging-Using-Unusual-And-Recycled-Materials/

In 1859, the United States and Britain Almost Went to War Over a Pig

In the early 1800s, several nations set out to explore what we now call the Pacific Northwest, and to take possession of those lands, despite the fact that the area was already populated by natives. In 1846, a line was d...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/15/In-1859-the-United-States-and-Britain-Almost-Went-to-War-Over-a-Pig/

After 66 Years, Colorblind Man Sees Colors

William Reed is a bodybuilder, and he's also colorblind. For his 66th birthday, his family all chipped in and got him a pair of Enchroma glasses that help a colorblind person to see colors. Reed suddenly sees the world a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/15/After-66-Years-Colorblind-Man-Sees-Colors/

High Waist Double Jeans

Have you ever wanted to emulate the look of saggy jeans while also keeping them securely in place? Then maybe the new Natasha Zinko High Waist Double Jeans are for you! They have wide legs, no hem, contrasting side strip...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/15/High-Waist-Double-Jeans/

YouTuber Takes His Lamborghini Gallardo Down To CarMax For An Appraisal

Most people who buy a Lamborghini don't intend to sell their prized vehicle unless they're upgrading or the sale is totally necessary, and if they do decide to sell it they go private party so they can get more money for...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/15/YouTuber-Takes-His-Lamborghini-Gallardo-Down-To-CarMax-For-An-Appraisal/

20 Interesting Dark Knight Trilogy Facts

Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), and The Dark Knight Rises (2012), directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Christian Bale, are considered as the Dark Knight trilogy. To...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/15/20-Interesting-Dark-Knight-Trilogy-Facts/

The IT Department

One thing you can say about the movie It, it readily lends itself to puns. We've seen that once already, and now the IT department is involved. In this skit from The Late Late Show with James Corden, Co...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/15/The-IT-Department/

These Lord of the Rings Firepits Are A Great Way to Warm Up in the Shire

We previously featured a Lord of the Rings firepit, but it was just a plain old One Ring. The incredible designs by Etsy seller Imagine Metal Art take nerdy firepits to a whole new level -adding layer upon layer...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/15/These-Lord-of-the-Rings-Firepits-Are-A-Great-Way-to-Warm-Up-in-the-Shire/

The True Stories of 5 Classic Railway Tunes

Railroad trains and music go together like peas and carrots. You know the songs (and if you don't, we have videos), now learn the stories behind five classic railway songs.1. “I’VE BEEN WORKING ON TH...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/15/The-True-Stories-of-5-Classic-Railway-Tunes/

Hermit Crab Uses A Creepy Doll Head As Its Shell

Hermit crabs can't be too picky about choosing a new home, because while they're looking for new digs they're at the mercy of predators.But hermit crabs do seem to have a sense of style when it comes to choosing a new sh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/15/Hermit-Crab-Uses-A-Creepy-Doll-Head-As-Its-Shell/




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