Archive for February 3rd, 2018

How Carob Traumatized a Generation

If you were a kid in the 1970s, you probably remember the horrors of the health food craze, when carob was said to be a perfectly good substitute for chocolate. So what was wrong with chocolate? It was grown and harveste...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/03/How-Carob-Traumatized-a-Generation/

Liz Climo Valentines

Liz Climo is offering her cute comic characters in Valentine form for your home-printed holiday cards. She says,Hey everyone! I love you ❤ so I made you some valentines! Click here to get your free, downloadable Liz Cl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/03/Liz-Climo-Valentines/

Demystifying the Winchester Mystery House

The Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, California, was the home of Sarah Winchester, widow of rifle magnate William Winchester. She spent 30 years having the house built and expanded and rebuilt and remodeled until it...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/03/Demystifying-the-Winchester-Mystery-House/

A.I. Artificial Intelligence - Star Droids

A.I Artificial intelligence (black) by Geek Me That People keep saying a future with artificial intelligence will be bleak, with robots and androids either self destructing or destroying us all thanks to their newf...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/03/AI-Artificial-Intelligence-Star-Droids/

The Spermatorrhoea Alarm

A couple of hundred years ago, doctors discovered a horrifying -and possibly fatal- medical disorder caused by "abuse of the genitals." They called it spermatorrhoea, which means involuntary ejaculation. France's preemin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/03/The-Spermatorrhoea-Alarm/

This Circular Concrete Apartment Building Is The Pinnacle Of Brutalism

Brutalist architecture looks exactly like it sounds- cold and stony, devoid of embellishment but made to last, with an overall look that says "you have to be tough to live here".This austere style of architecture was pop...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/03/This-Circular-Concrete-Apartment-Building-Is-The-Pinnacle-Of-Brutalism/

The Category is Football

There are football fans, and there are Jeopardy! fans, and sometimes there is an overlap, but not on this day. Alex Trebek did not hesitate to scorn these nerds about their lack of gridiron savvy. I'm not surpri...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/03/The-Category-is-Football/

Learn The Ins And Outs Of Wine With This Handy Chart

There's a lot more to wine than just type, color and alcohol content, but you really don't need to know a whole lot more than that to enjoy wine. Wait, let me rephrase that- there's not much more to know if you want to e...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/03/Learn-The-Ins-And-Outs-Of-Wine-With-This-Infographic/

Why Dogs Have Floppy Ears

Some domestic dog breeds have floppy ears, although the wolves they descended from do not. Charles Darwin puzzled over this as far back as 1869. But what's even weirder is that some domestic pigs, rabbits, goats, and cow...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/03/Why-Dogs-Have-Floppy-Ears/

Identical Tests

Did you ever get accused of cheating as a kid because your test had the exact same answers as another student in your class?It's one thing if the person was sitting right next to you, but when you were sitting on the opp...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/03/Identical-Tests/

You Gotta Believe

Nina Paley brings us a new episode in her grand project Seder-Masochism, in which Moses is confronted by a slew of ancient goddesses. They sing "You Gotta Believe" by the Pointer Sisters, from the 1976 movie Car Wash...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/03/You-Gotta-Believe/

Pixel Place

Redditor spacecatapult is a technology teacher at an elementary school. He/she posted this time-lapse of a project called Pixel Place. Each student places a "pixel," or a small piece of paper, on the board during every c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/03/Pixel-Place/

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