Archive for September 17th, 2017

The Forgetful Sailor

In 1832, a British Navy doctor, David Burnes, was approached by a sailor who had pain and infection in his back. It took a while, but it became apparent there was something in there -something made of metal. After severa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/17/The-Forgetful-Sailor/

The 19 Types Of Beer Snobs, Ranked

Beer used to be too common and lowly an alcoholic beverage to be judged in the same way as wine and fine spirits, but the craft beer revolution has turned beer into a beverage suitable for snobbery.When you belly up to t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/17/The-19-Types-Of-Beer-Snobs-Ranked/

This Ghost Town was Aiming Nuclear Missiles at America from Just 200km Away

The Soviet Union founded quite a few towns during the Cold War that never appeared on maps; secret sites where research was done, bombs were built, or nuclear armaments were made ready. One such "closed city" on the east...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/17/This-Ghost-Town-was-Aiming-Nuclear-Missiles-at-America-from-Just-200km-Away/

Tweets For People With A Weird Sense Of Humor

It can be hard to find stuff to LOL at when you have a weird sense of humor, and it seems like many of the comedy bytes online are either extreme and provoking or so niche even those in the know get but a titter from the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/17/Tweets-For-People-With-A-Weird-Sense-Of-Humor/

How Jackie Chan Gets Over Fences

This supercut shows how movie star Jackie Chan surmounts obstacles: fences, walls, buildings, and other barriers. He does it in style.[https://youtu.be/wOjjdttsHy4] (YouTube link)It's no wonder his films always feature a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/17/How-Jackie-Chan-Gets-Over-Fences/

The Werewolf Trainer

I've heard of werewolf hunters and werewolf fetishists but I've never heard of a werewolf trainer, and that's probably because the turnaround in that job market must be brutal!All kidding aside folks, there's a time and...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/17/The-Werewolf-Trainer/

A Textbook Explanation of Social Media Sites

A textbook uses the analogy of a donut to explain how social media sites differ. It's in the way that people use them. And Google+ is the punchline. Who says textbook writers don't have a sense of humor? The price they e...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/17/A-Textbook-Explanation-of-Social-Media-Sites/

Being Pretty

Some people spend way too much time worrying about how they look and not enough time working on being the best person they can be, and these beauty obsessed folks can't leave the house without putting their face on.In th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/17/Being-Pretty/

Dark Sky Reserve Proposed in Idaho

As civilization continues to encroach on the natural world, we set aside places for nature to remain intact. We have forest reserves, wildlife  preserves, and soon, the U.S. may have a dark sky reserve in central Id...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/17/Dark-Sky-Reserve-Proposed-in-Idaho/

My Rapture Neighbour - Somewhere Under The Miyazaki Sea

My Rapture Neighbour by angdzuA well-crafted character remains consistent and recognizable no matter the story or genre, and when one is cast as the supernatural defender and the other as a heroic human in a magical w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/17/My-Rapture-Neighbour-Somewhere-Under-The-Miyazaki-Sea/

The Happiest States in America

Some people can be happy anywhere, but there's no denying that where you live can certainly make a difference in how happy you are. Wallethub recently calculated the relative happiness of people in each state based on th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/17/The-Happiest-States-in-America/

Dog vs. Ducks

Hey Maymo! Would you rather play with a hundred duck-sized ducks, or one horse-sized duck?[https://youtu.be/WW7kzt2O-0g] (YouTube link)Maymo the lemon beagle wants to play with all of them, of course. The video descripti...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/17/Dog-vs-Ducks/

What Matters Most

Oh, you'd be surprised what kids remember. They may not recall those times together the same way you do, or the same details you recall, but they remember in their own way. My now-adult children talk about the adventures...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/17/What-Matters-Most/




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