Archive for November 13th, 2017

Inside Connecticut’s Secret Museum of Retro-Future Oddities

In an unassuming red barn in Litchfield, Connecticut, you'll find the Space Age Museum, with a collection of mid-20th-century toys and artifacts that celebrate the exploration of space and the bright future envisioned at...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/13/Inside-Connecticuts-Secret-Museum-of-Retro-Future-Oddities/

The Cat's Greeting

(YouTube link)Who says cats can't speak English? Jason Ybarbo comes home from work and says hello to his cat. Recently, the cat started saying hello back to him. It's no Don Piano, but it is certainly a human greeting....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/13/The-Cats-Greeting/

One Night in the Emergency Department

Dr. Kevin Menes is an attending physician in charge of the Emergency Department at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas. He works the night shift. On the evening of October first, he had three other emergency doctors, one traum...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/13/One-Night-in-the-Emergency-Department/

Having a Baby vs. Having a Cat

Matthew Inman of The Oatmeal brings us a comic that graphically contrasts taking care of a baby in comparison to taking care of a cat. It doesn't tell us anything we don't already know, even if you only have second-hand...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/13/Having-a-Baby-vs-Having-a-Cat/

The Secret Behind "So Bad It's Good" Movies

Occasionally we watch a movie that we regret spending our time on. That's a "bad" movie, often boring, and one we'll forget. Then we see something that makes you wonder how it ever got made. Along the way we start laughi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/13/The-Secret-Behind-So-Bad-Its-Good-Movies/

Corruption - When It Comes To Symbiotes Corrosion Comes From Within

Corruption by DracortisSymbiotes typically try to keep their host alive and well so they can continue to feed and co-exist as long as possible, but the alien race known as the Symbiotes don't really value their host's...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/13/Corruption-When-It-Comes-To-Symbiotes-Corrosion-Comes-From-Within/

Why Incompetent People Think They're Amazing

We've posted enough about the Dunning-Kruger effect that you know the basics: incompetent people don't recognize how incompetent they are because …they're incompetent. That's the simplified version. David Dunning,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/13/Why-Incompetent-People-Think-Theyre-Amazing/

Photos That Look Normal Until You Take A Closer Look

We often glance at photos online and think "why would somebody share such a mundane pic and act like it's something special?", our eyes only registering the immediately apparent elements of the photo.But sometimes you ha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/13/Photos-That-Look-Normal-Until-You-Take-A-Closer-Look/

The Inexplicable Bathtub

Adam Savage tells a story on Twitter about a bathtub. All he needs is a picture. “So we found a bathtub that’s the wrong width and and length for the space in the bathroom.” “Perfect! Put it in!&...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/13/The-Inexplicable-Bathtub/

What A Normal Kid Would Do In Stranger Things

The kids in Stranger Things are far from normal because they face perilous situations and monsters from another dimension with a brave face on while normal kids, and most normal adults, would beat feet at the fi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/13/What-A-Normal-Kid-Would-Do-In-Stranger-Things/

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Monsters, Inc.

Although it seems like yesterday, the Disney/Pixar film Monsters, Inc. came out 16 years ago! The story sought to acknowledge that monsters are scary, but then reveals the truth that they have feelings, just lik...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/13/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-Monsters-Inc/

These Easy To Read Pie Charts Reveal The Differences Between Men And Women

There have been many books written about the differences between men and women, but these books take way too long to read.There have also been many instructional videos created that illustrate the differences between the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/13/These-Easy-To-Read-Pie-Charts-Reveal-The-Differences-Between-Men-And-Women/

Watch 245 People Jump Off A Bridge

Relax, they were secured with ropes. Rope swings, actually. In October, 245 people attempted to break a Guinness World Record by going on a simultaneous tandem swing off a 98-foot bridge in Hortolandia, Brazil.  [ht...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/13/Watch-245-People-Jump-Off-A-Bridge/

Redditors Share Their "They Were Attractive Until..." Stories About People They've Dated

Don't let people who claim they don't care about looks fool you- good looking people get all the breaks in life, and the lovelorn will often go to extremes to make an impression on someone they find physically attractive...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/13/Redditors-Share-Their-They-Were-Attractive-Until-Stories-About-People-Theyve-Dated/

The History of American Spy Agencies

The following article is from Uncle John’s Factastic Bathroom Reader.Question: How many intelligence agencies does the U.S. have? Let’s see…there’s the CIA, the FBI, the NSA, and may...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/13/The-History-of-American-Spy-Agencies/




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