Archive for January 23rd, 2018

The Artwork Forge II

You might remember Toby Atticus Fraley as the artist behind Fraley's Robot Repair in Pittsburgh. He's all the way across the country now, with an art installation in front of City Hall in Palo Alto, California. The Artwo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/23/The-Artwork-Forge-II/

A First for the U.S. Senate

There have been ten women who have given birth while serving in the U.S. House of Representatives; one of them was Tammy Duckworth in 2014. While she was on maternity leave with her daughter Abigail O’kalani Bowlsb...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/23/A-First-for-the-US-Senate/

An Honest Trailer for Get Out

Jordan Peele's horror film Get Out was nominated for four Academy Awards today: Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director, and Best Actor for Daniel Kaluuya. Coincidentally, Screen Junkies had the Ho...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/23/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Get-Out/

Muggle Games

The young wizards who study magic at Hogwarts learn a great many things, but Muggles 101 is an elective that few students care to take so they know very little about Muggle stuff.However, the wizards who have dabbled in...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/23/Muggle-Games/

Four Olympic Stadiums With Unexpected Afterlives

We often read about the huge buildings constructed for Olympic games that fall into ruin afterward, abandoned, forgotten, or demolished. They were constructed with big plans for a second life after the Games that never w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/23/Four-Olympic-Stadiums-With-Unexpected-Afterlives/

Dog Wants A Turn On The Sled

Some dogs take to snow like a fish to water, others simply abhor the way that cold and wet stuff feels on their paws so they're miserable when their humans force them to walk around in the snow.But whether they love it o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/23/Dog-Wants-A-Turn-On-The-Sled/

How Well Do You Know World Geography?

A quiz from the Department of Geography at Ghent University in Belgium is studying how various maps affect how people see the world. You'll be given two countries to compare, and your task is to adjust them by size until...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/23/How-Well-Do-You-Know-World-Geography/

Love In The Time Of Advertising

For some people love at first sight is nothing but an illusion, for others it's pure physical attraction, but for the advertising salaryman in this animated short the apple of his eye represents a warmth and freedom his...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/23/Love-In-The-Time-Of-Advertising/

Putting Ancient Recipes on the Plate

If you've ever used a 50-year-old cookbook, you might find yourself confused at an ingredient list that calls for a "box" or "can" of something. That something might have come in one size then, but is available in many s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/23/Putting-Ancient-Recipes-on-the-Plate/

Christopher Walken's Coffee Shop

Christopher Walken has one of the most distinctive faces and voices in Hollywood, and his signature speaking style makes him stand out in every role he plays.So if Christopher Walken opened a coffee shop people would pou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/23/Christopher-Walkens-Coffee-Shop/

Don't Stop Me Meow - He's The Finest Caterwauler On The Block

Don´t stop me meow by Dingul DingulFreddie Mercury is gone but he will never be forgotten, and thanks to his reincarnation Freddy Purr-cury he can continue his singing career for nine more lives! Unfortunately h...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/23/Dont-Stop-Me-Meow-Hes-The-Finest-Caterwauler-On-The-Block/

Nominees For The 90th Annual Academy Awards

The nominees for the Oscars were announced this morning. Up for Best Picture:Call Me by Your NameDarkest HourDunkirkGet OutLady BirdPhantom ThreadThe PostThe Shape of WaterThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, MissouriThe big...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/23/Nominees-For-The-90th-Annual-Academy-Awards/

Steel Mill Cobble

In steel mills, the molten metal is passed through a series of rollers to mold it into the right size. The steel is at 1200°C (2200°F) or even hotter. Occasionally, something will go wrong and you get a "cobble."...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/23/Steel-Mill-Cobble/

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Hacksaw Ridge

The 2016 war movie Hacksaw Ridge was based on a documentary called The Conscientious Objector, about Desmond Doss, a World War II medic who refused to carry a weapon. He was the first conscientious obje...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/23/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-Hacksaw-Ridge/

Study: Being a Teen Sucks Now

It's not easy being a teenager, and it's not easy raising one. As cultures shift, young people are the first to display significant differences. Findings from the Monitoring the Future Study, which has been surveying 12t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/23/Study-Being-a-Teen-Sucks-Now/

A Lesson in Fire Safety

Lesson number one: don't do this. Here we have an illustration of the immaturity of teenage boys, possibly influenced by the action movies they've seen and stunts performed by professionals with a staff ready for any con...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/23/A-Lesson-in-Fire-Safety/

Strange Biology Questions

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!Research About Questions That Might Strike You As Being Strangecom...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/23/Strange-Biology-Questions/

Cat Trapped in Stairs

Henriette Kleppan's family moved to a new home with their cat, Sverre. The house needed some work, including building new stairs. After the carpenters were gone, the family couldn't find the cat. They called for Sverre a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/23/Cat-Trapped-in-Stairs/




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