Archive for February 8th, 2018

Internet Savvy

We all have our guilty pleasures. Still, it's a good idea to be up on all the different warning signs of clickbait. Once you are able to recognize them for what they are, the choice to indulge is totally yours. What is c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/08/Internet-Savvy/

The Weirdest Winter Olympic Events We No Longer Play

People who live in nations that deal with ice and snow have come up with a lot more ways to get around than simply skiing, skating, and sledding. The Winter Olympics could have a bunch more events if they'd include those...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/08/The-Weirdest-Winter-Olympic-Events-We-No-Longer-Play/

LEGO Zombie Invasion

It's a horde of LEGO zombies coming to get us! What carnage will we see?[https://youtu.be/XPVxL-YUOwk] (YouTube link)This short sequence moves pretty fast, and may remind you of the movie World War Z up to a poi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/08/LEGO-Zombie-Invasion/

157 New Emojis for 2018

New emojis coming soon include a wider range of faces and skin colors, including bald heads. There will be more household objects, so the slide into a complete pictogram language is coming to pass. The new group includes...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/08/157-New-Emojis-for-2018/

Simon's Cat in Head Over Heels

Simon Tofield has a Valentines Day cartoon for us, in which Simon's Cat tries to woo the lady cat he's had his eye on.[https://youtu.be/rplCCSqWXIY] (YouTube link)He brings her a heart-shaped helium balloon. Who wouldn't...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/08/Simons-Cat-in-Head-Over-Heels/

The Best Air-Cleaning Plants For Your House According To NASA

Houseplants not only add a splash of color and life to your home's interior space- they help purify the air in your house, cleaning pollutants and chemicals like benzene, formaldehyde and ammonia out of the air.NASA rese...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/08/The-Best-Air-Cleaning-Plants-For-Your-House-According-To-NASA/

Meet British Columbia's Snow-Shovelling, Beer-Fetching, Vacuuming Dog

What does your dog do to help around the house? Bark when the mailman comes? Morgan is a 6-year-old Newfoundland who has mastered a variety of useful tasks, including running a snowblower. It's a step up for her, as she...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/08/Meet-British-Columbias-Snow-Shovelling-Beer-Fetching-Vacuuming-Dog/

Hilarious Moments From The Insanity That Is Tinder

The concept behind Tinder is a bit bonkers if you think about it, because choosing between hundreds of daters based on one pic and a simple profile seems like a surefire way to hook up with nothing but shallow people and...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/08/Hilarious-Moments-From-The-Insanity-That-Is-Tinder/

Mushroom Princess - Something's Not Quite Right About That Plumber...

Mushroom Princess by GeekydogWhen Mario's creators started working on his Super Bros series of games they originally wanted to go with a more realistic version of Mario, so they developed a version of the Bros we never...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/08/Mushroom-Princess-Somethings-Not-Quite-Right-About-That-Plumber/

The Lost Sequel to Good Morning Vietnam

The 1987 Robin Williams movie Good Morning Vietnam was loosely based on the story of Adrian Cronauer, a radio deejay in Saigon. The project was started in 1979, but delayed for almost a decade because America wa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/08/The-Lost-Sequel-to-Good-Morning-Vietnam/

Making Bread Without A Recipe

Bread at its most basic is made with flour, water, yeast and salt, and once you've made bread a few times you can easily identify the proper consistency and add more flour or water as needed.But making bread from scratch...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/08/Making-Bread-Without-A-Recipe/

Can You Pour Liquid from a Puzzle Jug?

Some pubs (and homes) in the past had a ceramic joke available to mess with their guests. Puzzle jugs had plenty of holes in them between the bottom and the spout to interfere with pouring. It was a game to see who could...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/08/Can-You-Pour-Liquid-from-a-Puzzle-Jug/

Satisfying Timelapse Of A Keyboard Slowly Melting In Acetone

Whenever my computer starts acting up on me I daydream about smashing it to bits with a hammer or setting fire to it with a torch, but since I can't afford to buy a new computer every week I let it live to piss me off an...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/08/Satisfying-Timelapse-Of-A-Keyboard-Slowly-Melting-In-Acetone/

10 Things You Didn’t Know about The Chase

The 1994 film The Chase was about exactly that. Charlie Sheen plays a man convicted of a bank robbery he didn't commit, who panics and leads police on a nationwide chase -in a stolen car with a hostage (Kristy S...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/08/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-The-Chase/

Fancy Dress Prank

You remember in grade school when there was supposed to be a dress-up day, and you were terrified you'd be the only one dressing up? These guys did that to their friend Darren. They told him they were all going to go out...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/08/Fancy-Dress-Prank/

Does Cracking Your Knuckles Give You Arthritis?

The myth that cracking your knuckles will give you arthritis is one of the most common lies told to kids by their parents, up there with "don't do that or you'll go blind" and "your face will get stuck like that".But thi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/08/Does-Cracking-Your-Knuckles-Give-You-Arthritis/

Where Does Language Live?

(Image credit: John Patrick Thomas)How one mysterious medical case helped map the brain.On April 11, 1861, Dr. Pierre Paul Broca examined a man in the surgical wing of the Bicêtre hospital near Paris. The...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/08/Where-Does-Language-Live/




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