Archive for January 18th, 2018

Pornhub Traffic Affected by Missile Alert

Residents of Hawaii will never forget the bogus nuclear missile warning they got last Saturday that sent them all into a panic. Everyone had to quickly decide what they wanted to do in the few minutes they had left to li...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/18/Pornhub-Traffic-Affected-by-Missile-Alert/

Cats, Music, and Dancing in Fantasia dei Gatti

Grammy-winning violinist Augustin Hadelich wrote a little story about a violinist (himself) who plays music for a cat, which draws all the street cats out to listen. He plays Caprice No. 17 by Nicolò Paganini. The...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/18/Cats-Music-and-Dancing-in-Fantasia-dei-Gatti/

6 New Events at the 2018 Winter Olympics

The Winter Games open February 9 in PyeongChang, South Korea. Almost every Olympics has new competitions, usually after they have built an international following and have been showcased as exhibits during previous games...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/18/6-New-Events-at-the-2018-Winter-Olympics/

Skittles Created A Super Bowl Ad That Will Be Seen By Only One Person

Super Bowl ads are really big business, and companies pay millions for the chance to get millions of people talking about their ads, but this year Skittles is skipping the Super Bowl and going ultra exclusive with their...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/18/Skittles-Created-A-Super-Bowl-Ad-That-Will-Be-Seen-By-Only-One-Person/

Why Paris’ Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More

Look at this beautiful Art Nouveau building! This is the the Paris Metro station at the Bastille. Or it was, before it was torn down in 1962. By that time, it was considered old fashioned, and was demolished to make way...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/18/Why-Paris-Greatest-Art-Nouveau-Metro-Stop-Is-No-More/

Spike TV Is Dead So Their Twitter Person Is Having A Field Day

(Image Link)The death of a television network can cause quite a stir in the TV world, especially when that network is beloved by fans, but Spike TV has died and I don't think anybody really cares.The channel once billed...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/18/Spike-TV-Is-Dead-So-Their-Twitter-Person-Is-Having-A-Field-Day/

The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets

Ship's cats have always been common, because they are the best way to exterminate rats and other vermin on long voyages. However, cats are just one of many types of pets taken on ocean travels throughout history. Sailors...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/18/The-Little-Known-History-of-Seafaring-Pets/

No Means No - You Must Learn

no means no by Harsimran_sainWhy is it so hard for some people to accept the verdict when someone they proposition tells them "NO"? Maybe their ego can't handle the rejection, or maybe they think if they just press on...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/18/No-Means-No-You-Must-Learn/

Divers In Mexico Have Discovered The World's Largest Flooded Cave

I can't help but think of video games like Tomb Raider when I see pics of people exploring underwater caves, because the whole environment looks too fantastic to be real.But there are plenty of real, and really beautiful...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/18/Divers-In-Mexico-Have-Discovered-The-Worlds-Largest-Flooded-Cave/

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Doc Hollywood

The 1991 romantic comedy Doc Hollywood starred Michael J. Fox as a doctor on a road trip from Washington, DC, to Beverly Hills to begin a new job. That was his intention, but when things goes wrong, his plans ev...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/18/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-Doc-Hollywood/

Family Shares The Cartoonish Results Of Their Photo Shoot With A "Professional" Photographer

Even though it's easy to shoot your own digital photos and get them printed any way you'd like people still hire professional photographers to shoot their "special" photos because they think the pics will turn out better...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/18/Family-Shares-The-Cartoonish-Results-Of-Their-Photo-Shoot-With-A-Professional-Photographer/

Mantis Squad

What's going on with these mantises? Are they about to fight? Are they posing for a picture? Are they even alive? Yes, they are alive, and it appears to be a kind of stand-off, where they are bluffing each other, waiting...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/18/Mantis-Squad/

A Neopets Romance

Here's a story that might make you feel good, but it will also make you feel old. It started 17 years ago when 12-year-old Kristin from Arkansas joined a Neopets role-playing guild called Evil Jellies. One of her rivals...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/18/A-Neopets-Romance/

The Oral History of Breaking Bad

This Saturday marks the 10th anniversary of the premiere of Breaking Bad. The AMC series followed Walter White, a chemistry teacher who turns to manufacturing methamphetamine after he develops cancer. It was an...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/18/The-Oral-History-of-Breaking-Bad/

The Dangers of an Icy Hill

From one end to the other, the state of Texas dealt with winter weather this week. Kristy Boyd of Longview, Texas, recorded vehicles trying to make it up an icy hill, with some having more success than others. Then a big...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/18/The-Dangers-of-an-Icy-Hill/

Come for the Ride!

(Image credit: Flickr user Travis)Six destinations where getting there is all the fun.1) ALASKA’S DO-IT-YOURSELF TRAMIn the winter, hikers at Alaska’s Chugach National Forest have to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/18/Come-for-the-Ride/

What It Took For The Working Woman To Get Dressed In The 18th Century

Women are still struggling with issues of inequality and sexism even though we should have addressed and eliminated these wrongs long ago, but at least they don't have to wear the torturous clothing they had to wear in t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/18/What-It-Took-For-The-Working-Woman-To-Get-Dressed-In-The-18th-Century/




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