Archive for December 14th, 2017

4 Ton Wrecking Ball in Slow Motion

What could be more fun than watching the destruction of a wrecking ball used on a bunch of cars? Watching it all in slow-motion with the Slow Mo Guys! Gav and Dan start out small, smashing a brick wall, but quickly move...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/14/4-Ton-Wrecking-Ball-in-Slow-Motion/

Things We Should Have Learned From 2017, But Probably Didn't

We know by now that 2017 was an exceptional year. As we begin to see retrospectives, it's astonishing how many widely disparate things that happened that surprised us, but then were quickly forgotten because there were m...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/14/Things-We-Should-Have-Learned-From-2017-But-Probably-Didnt/

16-Year-Old Accepted into Harvard

Ayrton Little is only 16 years old, yet he's a senior at TM Landry College Preparatory in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. He'll be 17 in February. But students must apply early to get into competitive colleges, and Ayrton's fi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/14/16-Year-Old-Accepted-into-Harvard/

Masher Menace: When American Women First Confronted Their Sexual Harassers

Women know that sexual harassment is nothing new. When women began to travel outside their homes unescorted, especially on public transportation, harassment came with the territory. In the 19th century, the men who accos...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/14/Masher-Menace-When-American-Women-First-Confronted-Their-Sexual-Harassers/

The Star Wars: Concept Trailer

What we know as Star Wars went through a lot of changes on the way to the silver screen. We know that the film was completely re-edited after shooting. The story went through even more changes between George Luc...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/14/The-Star-Wars-Concept-Trailer/

Stephen King: THE DESK

Stephen King has written many scary stories about inanimate objects, from The Mangler to Christine to The Monkey, but the scariest object he ever had to face was The Desk, which he thought would be a dream come true.As y...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/14/Stephen-King-THE-DESK/

The Walking Blood Bank Tattoos of the Cold War

In a discussion following an article about Cold War fallout shelter crackers, the subject of blood type tattoos came up. This was a real thing in the early 1950s, that people, including children, would get their blood ty...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/14/The-Walking-Blood-Bank-Tattoos-of-the-Cold-War/

Darth Vader With A Regular Job

The Empire excels at taking planets by force, or destroying them outright should the planet's inhabitants choose not to submit, so their coffers are overflowing and their Sith commanders are paid well.But had Darth allow...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/14/Darth-Vader-With-A-Regular-Job/

Demogorgon's Lair - Don't Even Think About Trying To Beat Dustin's High Score

Demogorgon's Lair by rustenico Most 80s kids spent their childhoods playing with toys, riding their bikes around town with their buddies and plunking their allowances into the coin slots of arcade machines. But...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/14/Demogorgons-Lair-Dont-Even-Think-About-Trying-To-Beat-Dustins-High-Score/

The Man Who Killed Santa Claus

John McPhee was newspaper editor in Mesa, Arizona, in 1932. That year's Christmas parade was important for the small town's businesses as a way to draw in both residents and out-of-towners for Christmas shopping. But the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/14/The-Man-Who-Killed-Santa-Claus/

Gordon Ramsay Sets A World Record For Longest Pasta Sheet Rolled In 60 Seconds

Gordon Ramsay isn't the highest paid chef in the world, nor does he have the most Michelin stars, but Gordon has one claim to fame that the other chefs don't- he has the world record for rolling the longest sheet of past...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/14/Gordon-Ramsay-Sets-A-World-Record-For-Longest-Pasta-Sheet-Rolled-In-60-Seconds/

Christmas Decor Ideas For Nurses

Here's a cute Christmas wreath that features Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer. But look closely -Rudolph's face is a bedpan! And that wreath? It's made of urinals. Yes, it was made by a nurse, and was most likely hung in...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/14/Christmas-Decor-Ideas-For-Nurses/

Watch Dr. Hunter S. Thompson Burn His Christmas Tree

Hunter S. Thompson was an unconventional man to say the least, but he still liked to celebrate the holidays by putting up a Christmas tree just like an average Joe.However, Hunter disposed of his tree in a way many of us...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/14/Watch-Dr-Hunter-S-Thompson-Burn-His-Christmas-Tree/

10 Things You Didn’t Know about the Movie Hackers

The 1995 movie Hackers follows a group of teenage computer whizzes who go from digital pranks to defending themselves against global terrorists. The portrayal of technology in the movie was not all that authenti...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/14/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-the-Movie-Hackers/

A Totally Different Idea

Surely someone somewhere has thought about traveling back in time and eliminating Hitler in a totally non-violent way, haven't they? No? I suppose the idea of killing him is just too useful in our hypothetical conversati...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/14/A-Totally-Different-Idea/

Cyanide & Happiness Shows Us How To Lose Weight By Eating Pie

Everybody loves pie, and even those dessert hating weirdos out there like savory pies like chicken pot pie and shepherd's pie, but pie is also the leading cause of fatness and stupid diet-related New Year's resolutions s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/14/Cyanide-Happiness-Shows-Us-How-To-Lose-Weight-By-Eating-Pie/

10 Songs Inspired by Real Women

A lot of songs are written about real people and real situations. Here are the stories behind some of those songs, and the women who inspired them.1. "Für Elise"Written by: Ludwig van Beeth...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/14/10-Songs-Inspired-by-Real-Women/




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