Archive for February 25th, 2018

The Specter of Failure

Here's a ghost story you may be quite familiar with. This time, it has a happy ending. Our greatest enemy is not those who compete with us. It's not our deadlines. It's not even failure, but it's the fear of fai...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/25/The-Specter-of-Failure/

Lent Madness

March Madness is coming, but Lent Madness has already started! Every year since 2010, Forward Movement has staged a Lent Madness Tournament where 32 contestants from the Catholic Calendar of Saints duke it out for the Go...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/25/Lent-Madness/

A Toroidal Pump Gets Interrupted

Popular Canadian DIY and engineering YouTuber AvE is deep into explaining the work of a fixed displacement oil pump when his young daughter comes into the shop. The two minutes starting at 4:30 are cute enough to melt th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/25/A-Toroidal-Pump-Gets-Interrupted/

The Origins Of 36 Superheroes, Illustrated

Superheroes often have bizarre and mysterious origin stories that involve freak accidents, alien rays or latent mutated genes that allow the character to manifest super powers.These origin stories can take a single issue...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/25/The-Origins-Of-36-Superheroes-Illustrated/

Puffy, the Hypnotist Cat

In 1945, the American Feline Society bestowed the title of "King of All Cats" to a Persian cat belonging to Arthur Newman. Puffy had a peculiar talent for hypnotizing people, always for benign purposes, after which they...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/25/Puffy-the-Hypnotist-Cat/

Fox And The Whale

Foxes and whales are two creatures that are extremely unlikely to ever meet, but foxes do love to eat fish so they might go wandering down to the shore to satisfy their curiosity and search for an easy meal.Since foxes a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/25/Fox-And-The-Whale/

How Killer Rice Crippled Tokyo and the Japanese Navy

Once upon a time, a terrible disease called kakke ravaged the aristocracy in Japan. A patient could recover, or could die of the disease. No one could figure out what caused it, or why it was mostly restricted to the upp...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/25/How-Killer-Rice-Crippled-Tokyo-and-the-Japanese-Navy/

10 Criminally Underrated Cartoon Shows

I constantly run into two problems when I discover a new animated series I like- the series is hard to find online, much less on disc or streaming service, and the series was inevitably cancelled after a season or two.Th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/25/10-Criminally-Underrated-Cartoon-Shows/

Sorcery

A lot of things look like magic until you learn to do them. There's a lot going on in this short story: imagination, creativity, giving, and friendship. The imagination is to make the lesson fun, the creativity will grow...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/25/Sorcery/

Once Again, The Simpsons Called It

Who could have predicted that the United States would ever win an Olympic gold medal in curling? Sure, it's a sport that doesn't require physical fitness, but few Americans even knew what it was until the Vancouver Olymp...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/25/Once-Again-The-Simpsons-Called-It/

The Science Museum Of Indiana - Ask Mr. Gorgon At The Front Desk For A Demo

The Science Museum of Indiana by DCVAHawkins used to be such a sleepy little town that the town's criminals and bullies were even boring, but ever since conspiracies came to light and things got turned upside down Haw...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/25/The-Science-Museum-Of-Indiana-Ask-Mr-Gorgon-At-The-Front-Desk-For-A-Demo/

These Two-Faced Disney Mashup Drawings Are Quite Magical

The characters who star in Disney movies tend to look nothing alike unless they're siblings like Elsa and Anna in Frozen, and the diversity of the cast is a big part of what makes Disney movies so visually appea...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/25/These-Two-Faced-Disney-Mashup-Drawings-Are-Quite-Magical/

The Millennium Falcon Bedroom

Dericrw and his wife built a Star Wars bedroom for their son, in the hopes that he will sleep in his own room. Who could resist? The sleeping pod of the Millennium Falcon is the size of a twin bed and is bolted...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/25/The-Millennium-Falcon-Bedroom/




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