Archive for February 26th, 2018

A Macaroni Recipe From 1784

Jon Townsend (previously at Neatorama) cooks up a little macaroni and cheese from a recipe published in 1784. Along the way, we get a bit of history about the term "macaroni" in the sense that it was used in the song "Ya...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/26/A-Macaroni-Recipe-From-1784/

The Moment Jordan Horowitz Became a Meme

The Academy Awards will be bestowed on deserving movies this Sunday night. There have been changes made to ensure that the ceremony won't turn out like it did last year, when the wrong envelope made its way to the stage...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/26/The-Moment-Jordan-Horowitz-Became-a-Meme/

Ancient Elephants Were Totally Down With Interbreeding

Evolution depends on random mutations to slowly change species, but the process gets a turbo-charged boost when related species interbreed. It happens more often than you might think- just ask the minority of your ancest...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/26/Ancient-Elephants-Were-Totally-Down-With-Interbreeding/

Double Rainbow Unicorn Apple Pie

Here's a cooking video that you'll enjoy watching all the way through even if you have no intention of ever making the recipe. Anne Reardon of How to Cook That manages to make individual-size apple custard pies with rain...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/26/Double-Rainbow-Unicorn-Apple-Pie/

Clouds

Do you ever feel like your life is some strange reality TV show that you have no control over? Did you think this way before you saw The Truman Show?If not then you're probably just suffering frum Truman Show sy...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/26/Clouds/

JAAAWWWS - Sharks Just Want To Be Loved, Unless They're Hungry...

JAAAWWWS by AnishaCreationsIf sharks could talk they'd probably have lots to say about the humans who keep invading their waters, and even though some of them would say hateful things just as many would have nothing b...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/26/JAAAWWWS-Sharks-Just-Want-To-Be-Loved-Unless-Theyre-Hungry/

This Man Loves His Dog

(YouTube link)It's a wet day in Davao City, Philippines, and this elderly man is at the market with his dog. Before taking off on his bike, he lovingly tends to the pooch, to make sure he stays dry all through the ride....

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/26/This-Man-Loves-His-Dog/

Laser Scanning Reveals 'Lost' Ancient Mexican City That 'Had As Many Buildings As Manhattan'

In the beginning the depth of an archaeologist's research was limited by how far they could dig, but 20th century technology, such as carbon dating and ground penetrating radar, helped advance the field to new lows.And n...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/26/Laser-Scanning-Reveals-Lost-Ancient-Mexican-City-That-Had-As-Many-Buildings-As-Manhattan/

The Early Animated Films

"Any idiot that wants to make a couple of thousand drawings for a hundred feet of film is welcome to join the club." -Winsor McCay  Popular lore has it that the 1927 movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs wa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/26/The-Early-Animated-Films/

Retro Capsule Hotel In Tokyo Transformed Into A Woodsy Oasis

Japanese capsule hotels have such a specific interior layout that it's really hard to do anything with them when they go out of business, plus these days the hotel business is all about luxury and comfort, which makes ca...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/26/Retro-Capsule-Hotel-In-Tokyo-Transformed-Into-A-Woodsy-Oasis/

Lupita Nyong’o and the Trevor Noah Biopic

You know Lupita Nyong’o from her roles in 12 Years a Slave, The Force Awakens, and most prominently in Black Panther. Her next project is producing a film based on the book Born a Crime: Stori...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/26/Lupita-Nyongo-and-the-Trevor-Noah-Biopic/

Get All Dark And Broody With Emo Dad

Most Emo kids are misunderstood by their parents, who see Emo as nothing but a moody phase they're going through, but Emo Dad feels their angst and totally gets what they're going through- because he's going through the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/26/Get-All-Dark-And-Broody-With-Emo-Dad/

How Norway Won the Olympics

Norway won 39 medals at the PyeongChang Olympics, more than any other country: 14 gold, 14 silver, 11 bronze. In fact, they set a new record for the most medals won at a Winter Games. Norway's medal count was followed by...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/26/How-Norway-Won-the-Olympics/

A Different Approach to Homelessness

People who have no home and nowhere to turn often end up in makeshift camps on public land near city centers. One of the more common ways municipal governments deal with those camps is to raid them and drive the resident...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/26/A-Different-Approach-to-Homelessness/

Insane And Creepy Historical Facts They Never Taught You In School

(Image Link)Unless your history teacher was a real history buff or they had an affinity for the dark side of life your high school and college history courses probably left out most of the creepy bits.They probably spoke...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/26/Insane-And-Creepy-Historical-Facts-They-Never-Taught-You-In-School/

A Primer on Fecal Microbiota Transplants

We've posted quite a bit about fecal transplants, but it's been a while. Since then, the procedure has become the "magic bullet," so to speak, in the battle against C. diff, a dangerous antibiotic-resistant stra...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/26/A-Primer-on-Fecal-Microbiota-Transplants/

Blowout - Sometimes Rolling A 1 Results In A Number Two

Blowout by Dungeon CrateThere's a feeling you get when you're staring into the maw of a giant creature that wants to devour you whole, and it's the same feeling that makes your gut churn when you have to jump a chasm...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/26/Blowout-Sometimes-Rolling-A-1-Results-In-A-Number-Two/

What's Cooking?

The following is an article from Uncle John's 24-Karat Gold Bathroom Reader.If a recipe called for you to blanch some almonds, would you know how to do it? Cookbooks are full of techniques that are a myster...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/26/Whats-Cooking/




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