Archive for December 19th, 2017

Where the Grass is Greener

You've made a list of all the bad things about your job and decided to make the leap to some other company. Will things be better, or just more of the same? You can't know until you try, but you do know what's g...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/19/Where-the-Grass-is-Greener/

Frozen Bigfoot Head Examined

If some guy told me he had a frozen Bigfoot head sitting at home I'd assume he was talking about some kind of frozen confection shaped like Bigfoot's head, you know, the ones with the bubblegum eyeballs?Well, in this cas...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/19/Frozen-Bigfoot-Head-Examined/

The Bizarre Kidnapping Mystery That Stunned the 1910s South

Four-year-old Bobby Dunbar disappeared while his family was camping at Swayze Lake in Louisiana in 1912. Hundreds of volunteers searched for him, and the alligators of the lake were even sliced open to see if Bobby was i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/19/The-Bizarre-Kidnapping-Mystery-That-Stunned-the-1910s-South/

An Honest Trailer for Jumanji

Before you go see the Rock in the sequel Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, maybe you should see the original 1995 movie Jumanji with Robin Williams. Or maybe you could save the time and just see the new H...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/19/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Jumanji/

Movie Fight Scene Tropes That Need To Die

Movie fight scenes are exciting to watch but they can also be quite formulaic and predictable, and it often seems like the writers just give up and pull tropes out of a hat when it comes time to write a fight scene into...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/19/Movie-Fight-Scene-Tropes-That-Need-To-Die/

A Baby Werewolf

A woman shared a picture of the yarn she just bought. It wasn't so much the subject matter of the picture that piqued other people's interest, but the baby in the background. ma’am is your baby unwell pic.twitter....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/19/A-Baby-Werewolf/

The Weirdest British Television Commercials

Japanese advertisers have cornered the market on weird commercials, and American advertisers have come up with their fair share of strange TV spots too, but if you're looking for something tasteful yet bizarre you've got...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/19/The-Weirdest-British-Television-Commercials/

Holiday Movie Food Scenes Ranked

Food factors in to every get together we have during the holiday season so it's no wonder almost every holiday movie has a scene in it where friends and family sit down at a table to enjoy a meal together, often with dis...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/19/Holiday-Movie-Food-Scenes-Ranked/

The Most Popular Passwords of 2017

Will we ever learn? The most popular passwords are just as easy to hack as they ever were. A list at Gizmodo includes such gems as 123456, password, login, welcome, qwerty, iloveyou, and even monkey, wh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/19/The-Most-Popular-Passwords-of-2017/

Mr. TROOPER - He Charges By The Appendage

Mr. TROOPER by Jon RamirezWhen you need your drains snaked you could call that roto rooter guy and he'll plumb your pipes for ya for a fee, but what if there's something in your pipes that doesn't want to leave? That'...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/19/Mr-TROOPER-He-Charges-By-The-Appendage/

Naked Raccoon

Have you ever seen a raccoon without his fur coat? Would you be able to identify this animal if you didn't already know it was a raccoon? Notice the different coloration of only the skin that shows through thin fur on a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/19/Naked-Raccoon/

Space Mountain with the Lights On

Theme Park University got the opportunity to ride through Space Mountain at Walt Disney World without the special effects. All the lights are on! You get to see how closely the tracks are wound up. Try to coordinate in y...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/19/Space-Mountain-with-the-Lights-On/

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Dead Poets Society

Movies about inspirational teachers are common, but in the 1989 film Dead Poets Society, that teacher was Robin Williams. And it takes someone very different to make studying poetry in prep school inspirational....

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/19/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-Dead-Poets-Society/

The Null Hypothesis

You may have heard about the null hypothesis, but what does it mean? It means that you need to begin an experiment with the idea that nothing will happen, like, there will be no changes in what you're studying when you c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/19/The-Null-Hypothesis/

Riding a Time Capsule to Apartment 8G

Of the nearly 70,000 elevators in New York City, there remain a few that are manually operated, left over from the early days when riding an elevator was a unique experience, complete with operators who will take you to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/19/Riding-a-Time-Capsule-to-Apartment-8G/

Take Your Favorite Pop Culture Characters With You Wherever You Go On A NeatoShop T-Shirt

I Am Not Big Foot by Vincent TrinidadWhat would pop culture be without all of our favorite characters? They're the life blood of every story, the heroes we root for and the villains we hiss at whenever they step into th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/19/Take-Your-Favorite-Pop-Culture-Characters-With-You-Wherever-You-Go-On-A-NeatoShop-T-Shirt/

Improbable Sex

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research, now in all-pdf form. Get a subscription now for only $25 a year!(Image credit: Tommy Wong)Improbable, stimulating investigationsco...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/19/Improbable-Sex-2/




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