Archive for October 13th, 2017

Dungeons And Shadows - Dragons Don't Really Exist, But Demogorgons Do...

Dungeons and Shadows by CoDDesignsGamers can get a bit carried away while playing with friends, and when their imaginations start to run away from them the real world can start to feel like a scary place. But thankful...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/13/Dungeons-And-Shadows-Dragons-Dont-Really-Exist-But-Demogorgons-Do/

A Brief History of Bat-Marriage

In the DC comics universe, Batman has recently become engaged to Selena Kyle (Catwoman). We don't know if they will actually go through with it, but if something prevents the nuptials, there's bound to be some evil mad s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/13/A-Brief-History-of-Bat-Marriage/

A Woman Is Kidnapped Into A Time Loop In The Sci-Fi Short reStart

The time loop trope is overused in sci-fi movies and TV shows, and yet when it's done right a time loop story can make quite an emotional impact on viewers who wish they could go back in time and fix the mistakes they ma...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/13/A-Woman-Is-Kidnapped-Into-A-Time-Loop-In-The-Sci-Fi-Short-reStart/

Peanut Butter Sandwich Recipe

The Food Network has a recipe for peanut butter sandwiches. It involves parchment paper, a rolling pin, and kitchen shears. And the prep time is three hours and five minutes. The idea is that you can, I don't know, make...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/13/Peanut-Butter-Sandwich-Recipe/

Playing Fetch with a Lion

You know Chris Poole. He has the cats named Cole and Marmalade (previously at Neatorama). He's gotten himself into a career advocating for cats. Poole visited the Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary in South Africa and met a lioness...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/13/Playing-Fetch-with-a-Lion/

Disciplining the Tongue

Have you ever sat down with a nice healthy meal, low in fat and full of vitamins and fiber, and become so depressed halfway through your meal that you decided you weren't hungry? You know what's good for you, and you mak...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/13/Disciplining-the-Tongue/

John Banvard's Three-Mile Panorama

John Banvard is the most successful American artist you've never heard of, probably because his chosen medium was a 19th-century show business gimmick. Banvard was a talented painter at the time when panorama exhibitions...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/13/John-Banvards-Three-Mile-Panorama/

Why Photos of the Eiffel Tower at Night are Illegal

Did you know that it is illegal to photograph the Eiffel Tower at night? Taking pictures of the Paris landmark is perfectly fine during the day, but not at night. Or, to be realistic, you can't take photos of the tower a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/13/Why-Photos-of-the-Eiffel-Tower-at-Night-are-Illegal/

The Spookiest Ghost Stories From All 50 States

Every state has places that are said to be haunted by the spirits of those who met an untimely death. Some are legends that grow in the telling while others are enhanced by a historical record of the tragic and violent d...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/13/The-Spookiest-Ghost-Stories-From-All-50-States/

Nerdy Relationships: Healthy Vs. Unhealthy

Many nerds think dating someone with similar passions will make their relationship healthy by default, as if the mere act of hooking up with a fellow nerd is healthier than dating a non-nerd who might make them feel weir...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/13/Nerdy-Relationships-Healthy-Vs-Unhealthy/

The Strange Case of the Cyclops Sheep

In 1953, a spate of one-eyed sheep baffled farmers and scientists alike. Almost 60 years later, in 2012, the result of the investigation gave us a new skin cancer treatment. Tien Nguyen connected the seemingly unrelated...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/13/The-Strange-Case-of-the-Cyclops-Sheep/

Cthulhu - The Cuter Side Of Interplanetary Conquest

Cthulhu by Gerkyart Do you know anybody who thinks Cthulhu is cool? Those people have fallen victim to the Great Old One's marketing campaign, which was created to soften his image so people won't fight back when...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/13/Cthulhu-The-Cuter-Side-Of-Interplanetary-Conquest/

Do You Remember These Defunct Restaurant Chains?

What is it about chain restaurants that make such a big impression on us when we're young?Maybe it's the themed decor, the merch or names like Chi-Chi's, Sambo's or Bob's Big Boy that stick out in our minds, but one thin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/13/Do-You-Remember-These-Defunct-Restaurant-Chains/

10 Things You Didn’t Know about the Movie The Sting

When the movie The Sting came out in 1973, I was pretty excited to see it, since Paul Newman and Robert Redford looked really good in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. The Sting was charming in its de...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/13/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-the-Movie-The-Sting/

Star Wars Theme Song Made Entirely Out Of Porg Noises

The adorable little Porgs are about to become the new Star Wars alien creature people either love or love to hate, and since stores are already full of Porg toys, t-shirts and other merch there will probably be more hate...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/13/Star-Wars-Theme-Song-Made-Entirely-Out-Of-Porg-Noises/

Table for 13

How superstitious are you? Did you want to go back to bed when you realized that today is Friday the 13th? Would you turn down a job if it meant working on the 13th floor? Would you change your route if you saw a black c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/13/Table-for-13/

Magical Fantasy Potion Necklaces

When you play fantasy RPGs either in a video game or in a tabletop setting, you know just how critical it is to have the right potion on you when you need it. Just because they may not exist in real life though doesn't m...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/13/Magical-Fantasy-Potion-Necklaces/

Amazing Luck!

(Image credit: Flickr user Dennis Skley)The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Weird, Weird World: EPIC.The calendar may say Friday the 13th, but remember, there is good luck as well as bad l...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/13/Amazing-Luck/




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