Archive for January 2nd, 2018

The Real-World Architecture of Luke Skywalker’s Jedi Hideaway

The elder Jedi master Luke Skywalker retired to a life of solitude on a remote island on the planet Ahch-To. Or he ran away and hid there, if you want to be brutally honest. The beautiful island scenes in The Last Je...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/02/The-Real-World-Architecture-of-Luke-Skywalkers-Jedi-Hideaway/

Traffic Pileup on a Snow-Covered Road

The big snow last week left treacherous conditions on US31 in Muskegon, Michigan. The guy recording this was driving southbound with his wife. They managed to not hit anyone when they encountered a pileup, and for safety...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/02/Traffic-Pileup-on-a-Snow-Covered-Road/

Artist Creates Post-Apocalyptic Toy Versions Of Cute Cartoon Characters

I've been obsessed with toys since I was a little kid, but as I grew older I found myself less interested in the action figures and kids' toys I once thought were the greatest things on Earth.And many artists out there a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/02/Artist-Creates-Post-Apocalyptic-Toy-Versions-Of-Cute-Cartoon-Characters/

Young Student Secretly Photographs People with Hidden Spy Cam in the 1890s

We can't say for sure whether this was the first hidden camera stunt, but it goes pretty far back. Nineteen-year-old Norwegian math student Carl Størmer bought a small camera and surreptitiously took photos of peo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/02/Young-Student-Secretly-Photographs-People-with-Hidden-Spy-Cam-in-the-1890s/

Who In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?

80s and 90s kids were obsessed with discovering where in the world Carmen Sandiego was hiding, and because the games taught kids about geography you could even play them on the computers at school.And even though we were...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/02/Who-In-The-World-Is-Carmen-Sandiego/

Exploring Disney's Fascinating Dark Phase of the 70s and 80s

After the deaths of both Walt and Roy Disney, the movie studio they founded was in a bit of flux. They couldn't determine where film trends were going, and the wholesome live-action movies they produced in the early 1970...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/02/Exploring-Disneys-Fascinating-Dark-Phase-of-the-70s-and-80s/

Using Tinder: Mario Vs. Wario

Nintendo was kind enough to provide both Mario and Luigi with their own princesses to rescue and subsequently marry, so they wouldn't have to date around like a pair of regular old plumbers.But, as is often the case when...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/02/Using-Tinder-Mario-Vs-Wario/

What's the Smallest Hole a Mouse Can Squeeze Through?

Matthias Wandel (previously at Neatorama) built a mouse maze last year, which got him wondering how small of a hole a mouse can get his whole body through. To find out, he built a mousetrap with different-sized holes and...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/02/Whats-the-Smallest-Hole-a-Mouse-Can-Squeeze-Through/

Lethal - Bringing Justice To The Streets One Bullet At A Time

Lethal by pigboomNobody can agree on whether Frank's war is righteous and justified or simply a murderous rampage, but as the criminals drop and the crime rates in the city plummet the people are willing to admit one...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/02/Lethal-Bringing-Justice-To-The-Streets-One-Bullet-At-A-Time/

Adorable Pics Of Pets Stealing Their Owner's Significant Other

(Image Link)Humans who get jealous when their lover spends time with other humans are often dealing with issues of insecurity and abandonment, which is why they care so much that their significant other is spending time...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/02/Adorable-Pics-Of-Pets-Stealing-Their-Owners-Significant-Other/

What Tram Drivers See

Electric trams don't make a lot of noise, but they are still pretty big and fairly easy to see if you look. And you're supposed to look to make sure the next lane is clear before you move to it! It's a wonder ho...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/02/What-Tram-Drivers-See/

Ways Funerals Will Change In The Next 10 Years

Funeral traditions seem like the kind of thing that would change very little over time, and many people are under the impression that the funeral traditions of today date back centuries.But funerary customs are constantl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/02/Ways-Funerals-Will-Change-In-The-Next-10-Years/

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Wall Street

The 1987 movie Wall Street, starring Michael Douglas and Charlie Sheen, illustrated the world of finance in the '80s so well that those of us on the outside were both shocked and creeped out. Thirty years later,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/02/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-Wall-Street/

Sad Larry's Sad New Year

Hopefully your New Year's Eve celebrations went swimmingly, and whether you just sat at home or you went out and partied your face off I hope you ushered in 2018 with lots of love and happiness in your heart.If your New...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/02/Sad-Larrys-Sad-New-Year/

Family Selfie

Redditor AnarchoCapitalist caught a great picture of himself and his kids following behind (only the first two are his). Only in hindsight did he consider what could possibly go wrong. If he had lost the grip on his phon...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/02/Family-Selfie/

Scientists Discover Sharks Living Inside An Active Volcano

(Image Link)Sharks can be scary as hell when encountered while swimming around in the ocean, so imagine how terrifying it would be to come across them inside an active volcano!It may sound like the plot of a cheesy sci-f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/02/Scientists-Discover-Sharks-Living-Inside-An-Active-Volcano/

Cigarette Butts Research

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: Astronautilus)Research About the Only-Partially-Burnt Remnan...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/02/Cigarette-Butts-Research/

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