Archive for January 29th, 2018

The Coldest City in the World

Yakutsk, Siberia, has a population of 280,000 people, even though the temperature hovers around 40 below zero for several months of each year. The reason a city of such size even exists that close to the Arctic Circle is...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/29/The-Coldest-City-in-the-World/

Never Bet Your Money On Another Man's Game

He's a 44-year-old man from Austin, Texas. His wife and his friends made fun of him, and that led to a bet. He bet that he could put out a legit hip-hop song and make at least ten dollars from it. He took the name Spinac...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/29/Never-Bet-Your-Money-On-Another-Mans-Game/

From Yosemite to Bears Ears, Erasing Native Americans From U.S. National Parks

Artist George Catlin traveled to the American West and painted Native Americans in their homelands, before the land was carved up into towns, farms, and ranches. He envisioned land set aside to stay in the condition in w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/29/From-Yosemite-to-Bears-Ears-Erasing-Native-Americans-From-US-National-Parks/

The Time Terror Birds Invaded

You may laugh when you first look at the Terror Bird, but these monsters were ten feet tall and weighed over 300 pounds as they made their way into North America to terrorize those who lived here. But this happened five...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/29/The-Time-Terror-Birds-Invaded/

Librarians Recreate Sexy Kardashian Magazine Cover

Kardashians are known for being loud, flashy and ostentatious, while librarians are known for being modest and subdued enforcers of quiet, so it's hard to imagine what would bring such disparate groups together.Well, bel...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/29/Librarians-Recreate-Sexy-Kardashian-Magazine-Cover/

The Story of Ronnie the Donkey

There is nothing more heartbreaking than losing a child. Robin Birdsong founded Enchanted Farm Sanctuary after she lost her baby son. Ronnie the donkey came into her care after he underwent the trauma of losing a child,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/29/The-Story-of-Ronnie-the-Donkey/

Nintendo Switch Vs. Cardboard Crafts

Nintendo has been one of the most innovative and original companies in the video game industry since the very beginning, and their commitment to creativity means the best is yet to come.But when Nintendo came out with th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/29/Nintendo-Switch-Vs-Cardboard-Crafts/

The Right Book

I once had three, yes, THREE children at once who all hated to read, because it wasn't easy for them. Reading becomes easy only with practice, so the challenge was to find the one book for each child that they c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/29/The-Right-Book/

That's No Moon - Rebel Bunnies On The Run

That's No Moon by Captain RibManThe rabbits of the Rebellion used to look up at the night's sky and stare at that beautiful moon beaming down at them, but ever since the evil ermine Empire had destroyed their home pla...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/29/Thats-No-Moon-Rebel-Bunnies-On-The-Run/

See 130 Years Of National Geographic Covers In 2 Minutes

National Geographic magazine is known for their breathtaking cover photos, but did you know they didn't start using a cover photo to help sell their magazine until the 1959? Before that it was just a bunch of text descri...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/29/See-130-Years-Of-National-Geographic-Covers-In-2-Minutes/

The High-Tech Gear Olympians Will Be Wearing

When the Winter Games open in PyeongChang, South Korea, on February 9, many of the participating Olympic athletes will be wearing hi-tech clothing from the most innovative minds of their respective nations. These include...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/29/The-High-Tech-Gear-Olympians-Will-Be-Wearing/

Meet The Welsh Willy Wonka

When adventurous eaters want to put really weird tasting chocolate in their mouths they don't visit Willy Wonka, they visit Liam Burgess- the chocolate maker some are calling the Welsh Willy Wonka because of the bizarre...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/29/Meet-The-Welsh-Willy-Wonka/

Escalator Illusion

Let's take a ride on the escalator at Le Bon Marché in Paris! The escalator didn't look like this until Argentine artist Leandro Erlich (previously at Neatorama) got hold of it recently. His illusion art is now on...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/29/Escalator-Illusion/

Dashcams And Doorbell Cams Capture The Big Michigan Meteor Of 2018

An extremely bright meteor lit up the night sky above southeastern Michigan on January 16th, 2018, and thanks to all the dashcams and doorbell cams out there this freaky astronomical event was caught on video.Here's dash...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/29/Dashcams-And-Doorbell-Cams-Capture-The-Big-Michigan-Meteor-Of-2018/

10 Things You Didn’t Know about The King’s Speech

The 2010 historical drama The King's Speech centered on King George VI of the United Kingdom, played by Colin Firth, as he worked to overcome a speech impediment in order to address his subjects during World War...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/29/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-The-Kings-Speech/

160 Characters

Victoria Mapplebeck found her old Nokia phone and charged it up to see what data it contained. There were 100 texts from a man she dated for some time. Those, along with a Christmas card, two emails, a set of baby pajama...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/29/160-Characters/

The Plundering Politician

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into History Again.Boss Tweed was possibly the most corrupt politician in U.S. history. Here's how he got into office a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/29/The-Plundering-Politician/

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