Archive for December 2nd, 2017

How Long Will the Gävle Goat Last in 2017?

Every year, the residents fo Gävle, Sweden, erect a giant Yule goat made of straw for Christmas. And almost every year, the goat becomes the victim of arson. The first goat, erected in 1966, was burned on New Years...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/02/How-Long-Will-the-Gvle-Goat-Last-in-2017/

Genius Baking Tips Straight From A Professional Pastry Chef

Whether you've rolled the dough a hundred times or just learned how to make chocolate chip cookies you can probably benefit from the knowledge of a pro pastry chef, especially if that knowledge is easy to digest.Kyle Bar...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/02/Genius-Baking-Tips-Straight-From-A-Professional-Pastry-Chef/

When a City and a Bishop Went to War Over Beer

Beer was a big part of life in Europe in 1380. In the city of Wrocław, which is now in Poland, beer was so important that it sparked a war. Building and maintaining a brewery was quite expensive, and the only entities t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/02/When-a-City-and-a-Bishop-Went-to-War-Over-Beer/

Emojis That Look Completely Different On Different Smartphones

Emojis are either a really cool feature for messaging apps or a dumb and useless gimmick depending on who you ask, but the fact that we're all using smartphones these days means we see emojis all the time.And even though...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/02/Emojis-That-Look-Completely-Different-On-Different-Smartphones/

How Technicolor Changed Movies

The first movie filmed  in color was way back in 1908, and even before that there were hand-painted motion pictures. But Technicolor took filmmaking to a whole new level. The word Technicolor refers to both the comp...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/02/How-Technicolor-Changed-Movies/

This Adopted Cat And Dog Love To Travel Outdoors Together

The idea of a dog and cat who love to go on hikes together sounds like the plot of a kid's movie,  but add avid human hiker Cynthia Bennett and you've got the true story of three free spirits who love to get lost to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/02/This-Adopted-Cat-And-Dog-Love-To-Travel-Outdoors-Together/

The First Nuclear Chain Reaction

The world's first nuclear chain reaction took place 75 years ago today. On December 2, 1942, physicists Enrico Fermi and Leo Szilard led the team that conducted the experiment at the University of Chicago as part of the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/02/The-First-Nuclear-Chain-Reaction/

Illustrator Re-Imagines The Stranger Things Characters As Adorable Figurines

Even though Will, Eleven, Dustin and the rest of the Stranger Things crew have proven they're way tougher than the average tweens they're also a bunch of cuties, which makes them the perfect subjects for a line...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/02/Illustrator-Re-Imagines-The-Stranger-Things-Characters-As-Adorable-Figurines/

Batman Ninja Trailer

The anime movie Batman Ninja has an official trailer. The Warner Bros. film, directed by Jumpei Mizusaki, places Batman and his villains in medieval Japan. Batman, of course, is skilled in a hundred ways of figh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/02/Batman-Ninja-Trailer/

Believe - Who Will Save Us From Ourselves?

Believe by BazNetPeople love to discuss whether aliens actually exist or not, and the talk often turns to the grays and the martians and files about an imminent invasion, but what about the alien we know exists? You k...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/02/Believe-Who-Will-Save-Us-From-Ourselves/

Going To Conventions - Expectations Vs. Reality

Fandom conventions are such a big deal these days the internet can't stop buzzing about them all, and if you look at all the pics online you'll start to believe these Cons are magical affairs where a nerd's dreams can co...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/02/Going-To-Conventions-Expectations-Vs-Reality/

Sleepy Skunk's 2017 Movie Trailer Mashup

Every December, Louis Plamondon, who goes by Sleepy Skunk, puts together a mashup of the year's movies using footage from the trailers. There are 231 movies represented in the 2017 edition, but he manages to blend them i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/02/Sleepy-Skunks-2017-Movie-Trailer-Mashup/

The Art Of The Punk Black Leather Jacket

Before the punk movement came along rebels and anarchists kept their controversial views well hidden to avoid getting arrested or strung up by a posse, but then punk came along and make civil unrest cool again.Punks bega...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/02/The-Art-Of-The-Punk-Black-Leather-Jacket/

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