Archive for December 21st, 2017

How to Make an Elephant Explode with Science

We don't really want to see an elephant explode, unless it's in colorful and fictional graphics from Kurzgesagt. In other words, we will only look at how it's theoretically possible. This video explains the difference be...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/21/How-to-Make-an-Elephant-Explode-with-Science/

A Guide To The Perfect Christmas Cookie And Wine Pairings

(Image Link)It's hard to find an appropriate drink to go with Christmas cookies because they're all over the place in terms of taste, and even milk doesn't go well with every variety of Christmas cookie.But you know what...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/21/A-Guide-To-The-Perfect-Christmas-Cookie-And-Wine-Pairings/

The Best News Bloopers of 2017

So much of local news is broadcast live, there are bound to be screwups, photobombs, and unexpected wrenches thrown into the mix. Oh yeah, and a lot of uncontrollable giggling. Even prerecorded bits have unaired gems tha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/21/The-Best-News-Bloopers-of-2017/

People Sum Up The Dumbest Thing They've Ever Bought In Six Words Or Less

When you have money to spend you tend to spend it, and most people have at least one type of thing they tend to spend money on, be it collectibles, clothes, concerts, food or all of the above and more. But more impo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/21/People-Sum-Up-The-Dumbest-Thing-Theyve-Ever-Bought-In-Six-Words-Or-Less/

The Longest Night

The Winter Solstice is upon us, the shortest daylight and the longest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. Here's a short but beautiful greeting for the occasion in the form of a cut paper animation from Angie P...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/21/The-Longest-Night/

Glowing Worms Turn Caves In New Zealand Into A Magical Wonderland

We don't expect to see lights in an underground cavern unless humans put them there, but if you pay a visit to various caves in New Zealand, caves where few humans have ever gone, the glow worms that live there will ligh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/21/Glowing-Worms-Turn-Caves-In-New-Zealand-Into-A-Magical-Wonderland/

Tactical Philosophical Action Stealth Man

Oh yeah, you recognize this as a Schrödinger's cat joke right away, but then it veers left into the punch line of Raiders of the Lost Ark. The combination is no doubt quite deadly. You're lost, cat! Or man,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/21/Tactical-Philosophical-Action-Stealth-Man/

Clever 3D Optical Illusion Newspaper Ad

People who purchase ad space in newspapers often do interesting things with the space, such as write scathing editorials, celebrate a loved one's accomplishment or to ask for someone's hand in marriage.But creating an ad...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/21/Clever-3D-Optical-Illusion-Newspaper-Ad/

A Deer Goes to the Store

Lori Jones works at Horsetooth Inn and RV Park in Stout, Colorado. Last month she watched a deer walk into the gift shop like it owned the place. The doe looked around at all the wares, while Jones snapped pictures. She...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/21/A-Deer-Goes-to-the-Store/

Product Designers Who Are Definitely On Santa's Naughty List

Designers sometimes like to have a bit of fun with the customers by including some silly or naughty detail in their creations, which adds a subtle touch that instantly makes the person who notices it grin from ear to ear...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/21/Product-Designers-Who-Are-Definitely-On-Santas-Naughty-List/

Why We Should Bring Back the Art of Toasting

Raising your glass in a toast was common from ancient Greece to fairly recently, but appears to have fallen out of favor in the 21st century, outside of weddings. The group act of drinking in unison with a common thought...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/21/Why-We-Should-Bring-Back-the-Art-of-Toasting/

No Hay Huevos - Do You Have The Courage Or Are You Chicken?

No hay huevos by AliGonzaWhen someone says "no hay huevos" it can be taken a few different ways- literally, so they're saying you have no eggs available, or figuratively, meaning the person in question has no huevos (...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/21/No-Hay-Huevos-Do-You-Have-The-Courage-Or-Are-You-Chicken/

A Tribute to the 12th Doctor

Peter Capaldi will make his final appearance as the 12th Doctor Who on the Christmas Day special called "Twice Upon a Time." That's when he'll hand over the reigns of his identity to a new incarnation to be played by Jod...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/21/A-Tribute-to-the-12th-Doctor/

Secret Facts About Movie Theaters

When I was a child, the movie theater was a magical place you went to at twice a week, because that's how often the movie changed. Then I made friends with the grandchildren of the theater owner, and not only gave up pay...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/21/Secret-Facts-About-Movie-Theaters/

Every Lightsaber, Charted by Color

One thing you can say about Star Wars is that it brought us the coolest weapon ever in the laser sword they call a lightsaber. Both high-tech and medieval, it's perfect for hand to hand combat and for slicing yo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/21/Every-Lightsaber-Charted-by-Color/

Where Babies in Movies Come From

You see babies in movies and TV shows, but they aren't really actors. They don't take acting classes or join a union. But they are considered employees, and the legal bodies that oversee movie productions have specific r...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/21/Where-Babies-in-Movies-Come-From/

Band on the Run: Paul McCartney's Landmark Album

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook."Screw you. I'll make an album you'll wish you'd been on." -Paul McCart...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/21/Band-on-the-Run-Paul-McCartneys-Landmark-Album/

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