Archive for February 13th, 2018

Luke Skywalker's Financial Shenanigans

Was young Luke Skywalker a freeloader or a selfless hero? In a point/counterpoint argument, Mike Ryan lays out the argument that while Han Solo owned his ship, no matter how he acquired it, Luke took advantage of the Reb...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/13/Luke-Skywalkers-Financial-Shenanigans/

Alternate Versions Of The Joker You May Not Know About

The Joker is one of the most enduring characters in the history of comic books, and his name is so recognizable most people can picture his grinning face whenever his name is mentioned- even if they've never read a comic...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/13/Alternate-Versions-Of-The-Joker-You-May-Not-Know-About/

The Mysterious Murder Case That's Captivated Iceland for Nearly 200 Years

It was the murder of the century in Iceland -but not a recent century. In March of 1828, Agnes Magnúsdóttir alerted the neighbors that the farmhouse where she worked, called Illugastaðir, was on fire.Wh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/13/The-Mysterious-Murder-Case-Thats-Captivated-Iceland-for-Nearly-200-Years/

This Totally Cable Free Amplifier Uses Transmitters To Communicate With The Guitar

(Image Link)For decades guitar players had to deal with miles and miles of cable when playing on a large stage, but the wireless instrument systems are here and they're cleaning up the stage.The BOSS KATANA-AIR amplifier...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/13/This-Totally-Cable-Free-Amplifier-Uses-Transmitters-To-Communicate-With-The-Guitar/

The Party Dress

Dami Lee has Olympic fever! Let this be a lesson to you: don't order your prom (or other dressy occasion) dress until the winter Olympics are well over. Seeing how pretty figure skaters can be in sparkles and Spandex wil...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/13/The-Party-Dress/

'Raised By Zombies' Is The Most Chill Zombie Apocalypse Series Ever Created

The whole zombie thing is starting to make fans groan, but if you dig around a little you'll find that fresh visions of a zombie infested world have been out there all along, hiding out in all the unusual places.Raised B...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/13/Raised-By-Zombies-Is-The-Most-Chill-Zombie-Apocalypse-Series-Ever-Created/

20 Insane Facts About Your Spending Habits

Holy cow, that's wasteful! The latest "pictofacts" post at Cracked tackles weird spending habits. Many of them have huge totals for what we spend money on, possibly because so many people are buying something. After all,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/13/20-Insane-Facts-About-Your-Spending-Habits/

Street Photographer Documents Russian Gangsters In Their Natural Habitat

Photographing wildlife is a lot like taking photos of thugs, gangsters and criminals on the streets- they both force you to shoot without being seen, neither group knows how to pose properly, and taking the pics could co...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/13/Street-Photographer-Documents-Russian-Gangsters-In-Their-Natural-Habitat/

Robot Skiing

If you are growing bored waiting for the skilled Olympic skiers in PyeongChang to crash and fall, you need to switch gears and watch the robot skiing event! While robots may be pretty good at driving us around and waging...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/13/Robot-Skiing/

Lord Of The Stars - God Bless Him And His Awesome Mix

Lord of the Stars by Creative OutpouringThe varied and numorous citizens of the galaxy don't know anything about God or Jesus or Mother Mary of Earth, nor do most of them understand the idea of sainthood or how some g...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/13/Lord-Of-The-Stars-God-Bless-Him-And-His-Awesome-Mix/

The Awkward Romances of Star Trek: The Next Generation

Star Trek was written for adults from the beginning. In the original TV series, we became accustomed to Captain Kirk finding a love interest on every planet the Enterprise visited. Star Trek: The Ne...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/13/The-Awkward-Romances-of-Star-Trek-The-Next-Generation/

Cautionary Tales

When you were a kid making faces, your mother might have told you that your face could freeze like that, and you'd have to live with it forever. That's exactly what happened to Aaron in Cautionary Tales.[https:/...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/13/Cautionary-Tales/

Plagiarism Software Reveals New Source For 11 Of Shakespeare's Plays

(Image Link)Shakespearean scholars have been debating for centuries about whether William Shakespeare was a rip-off artist or not, and whether the true "inspiration" for his works can be traced back to one of his contemp...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/13/Plagiarism-Software-Reveals-New-Source-For-11-Of-Shakespeares-Plays/

10 Things You Didn’t Know about The Parent Trap

The 1998 Disney movie The Parent Trap concerned twins separated by their parents' divorce who find each other and scheme to reunite the family. The movie was a remake of the 1961 film starring Hayley Mills, in a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/13/10-Things-You-Didnt-Know-about-The-Parent-Trap/

The Difficult Pregnancy Quiz

First off, this is a difficult quiz about pregnancy, not a quiz about difficult pregnancies. The questions take a deep dive into a natural process that billions of women have experienced, yet most never knew these things...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/13/The-Difficult-Pregnancy-Quiz/

The Sound of Thin Ice Singing

On the lake called Lissma Kvarnsjö near Stockholm, a brave man skates on new ice that is only a couple of inches thick (45mm). The ice sings and groans and echoes as he glides along. Those who've done this say that...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/13/The-Sound-of-Thin-Ice-Singing/

Improbable Research Review: Microwaves, Human Fat, and Don Juan

(Image credit: CSIRO)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!Improbable theories, experiments, and conclusions...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/13/Improbable-Research-Review-Microwaves-Human-Fat-and-Don-Juan/




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