Archive for October 12th, 2017

They Did the Math

They did the monster math. What's the difference? One has variance, the other has scariance. One is bell curve, the other a boo curve. I think this may be an example of Boo-lean algebra. And it explains why math can be s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/12/They-Did-the-Math/

Forgotten Video Game Mascots From The 1990s

Nowadays video games can have a totally nondescript person with a normal haircut and totally normal clothes as the main character because many modern games focus on the storyline instead of the visual gimmicks.But back i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/12/Forgotten-Video-Game-Mascots-From-The-1990s/

The Ancient Origins of Both Light and Dark Skin

For a long time, both scientists and the general public assumed that skin color evolved to adapt to local conditions. While that idea hasn't been completely debunked, genetic research tells us skin color is a lot more co...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/12/The-Ancient-Origins-of-Both-Light-and-Dark-Skin/

Giant Panda Cubs Falling Down

Baby pandas quickly learn the art of falling down, because they aren't all that great at climbing, walking, or even standing still. They soon become very good at falling down. The Toronto Zoo put together a compilation o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/12/Giant-Panda-Cubs-Falling-Down/

Stranger Thrills - Man, That Demogorgon Has Got Some Sick Moves!

Stranger Thrills by Mitch LudwigTis the season for the creatures of the night to start thrilling and chilling us all with their terrifying grins and scary good dance moves, but this year I miss the 80s more than ever!...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/12/Stranger-Thrills-Man-That-Demogorgon-Has-Got-Some-Sick-Moves/

James Fridman The Photoshop Troll Strikes Again

Photoshopper James Fridman has become internet famous for giving the people who send him photos to "fix" exactly what they want- by taking the wording of their requests literally.Ask to look more mature and James grants...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/12/James-Fridman-The-Photoshop-Troll-Strikes-Again/

Ain't Life Good?

One of the secrets to a happy life is to take pleasure in the small things. A cozy chair and a good book are comforts that many folks would take for granted, but taking just a moment to think about how nice the moment is...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/12/Aint-Life-Good/

Watch This Self-Propelled Chainsaw Shave A Tree Trunk Clean

Most of the tree trimmers I've hired act like they've fallen out of a tall tree one too many times, so I'm looking for a new way to trim trees that doesn't involve people charging me to mangle my trees.This self-propelle...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/12/Watch-This-Self-Propelled-Chainsaw-Shave-A-Tree-Trunk-Clean/

A Brief History of the Danse Macabre

The Dance Macabre, or Dance of Death, is an idea that's been handed down for centuries. The image is of skeletons escorting people through death and to their final fate in the afterlife. The message is that no matter who...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/12/A-Brief-History-of-the-Danse-Macabre/

Man Pretends To Eat His Kitty's Food And Her Reaction Is Priceless

Animals tend to take their owners at face value, and since they don't understand concepts like teasing and deception the way we humans do they believe whatever their humans tell them is true.So when the man in this video...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/12/Man-Pretends-To-Eat-His-Kittys-Food/

10 Things You Didn’t Know about the Movie Look Who’s Talking

When the romantic comedy Look Who's Talking came out in 1989, it was up against some heavy hitters: Batman, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Lethal Weapon 2, Honey I Shrunk the Kids, Back to the Future Pa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/12/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-the-Movie-Look-Whos-Talking/

Introvert Vs. Extrovert

Introversion can affect every bit of a person's life, from the way they dress to their grooming habits to the way they interact with other people, and it can make an introvert feel like they're physically different than...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/12/Introvert-Vs-Extrovert/

How to Sell a Slinky

Did you know playing with a Slinky can be a performance art? This vendor makes his Slinky do things you can't, because it takes practice. This kind of juggling would really screw up the old school metal Slinkys, and prob...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/12/How-to-Sell-a-Slinky/

Tiny Paintings Of Noble Monsters

Very few artists enjoy painting in miniature, and even fewer attempt to add just as much detail to their tiny painting as they would to a full-sized piece.Which is why painter Chris Seaman is a rare breed of artist indee...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/12/Tiny-Paintings-Of-Noble-Monsters/

How US Colleges Went from Pitiful to Powerful

There are more than 4,600 colleges and universities in the U.S. They are spread across the nation, and many are in small towns. Where did they come from? There was a boom in college founding in the 19th century, mainly o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/12/How-US-Colleges-Went-from-Pitiful-to-Powerful/

It's Showtime, Babe - Say My Name, Say My Name, Say My Name!

It's Showtime, Babe by PunkstheticIt's about time for someone to say Beetlejuice's name three times again, because the world is such a scary and ridiculous place these days that anything he does would be a welcome cha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/12/Its-Showtime-Babe-Say-My-Name-Say-My-Name-Say-My-Name/

If Cell Phone Commercials Were Honest

In the latest installment of Cracked's Honest Ad series, Roger Horton is back to sell you a "pocket box" called the iHorton BS8. I think you know what they are parodying. [https://youtu.be/75gwlQlMLbk] (YouTube link...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/12/If-Cell-Phone-Commercials-Were-Honest/

The Language Detectives

On a Dallas-bound flight in1979, Roger Shuy, a professor of linguistics at Georgetown University, struck up a conversation about his work with a lawyer sitting next to him. Shuy had spent a couple of decades studying dia...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/12/The-Language-Detectives/




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