Archive for March 5th, 2018

We Saved Lives

Frankly, anyone who donates blood has a right to say it like royalty. It's true that a blood donation could end up saving someone's life, and there's no better feeling in the world than knowing that you had a hand in it....

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/05/We-Saved-Lives/

The Moiré Effect Lights That Guide Ships Home

In the latest video of his series Things You Might Not Know, Tom Scott shows us something you most likely have never heard of -unless you pilot boats into a harbor. There are lights that use the moiré effect to st...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/05/The-Moir-Effect-Lights-That-Guide-Ships-Home/

How The Wolf Man Created The First Cinematic Universe

The superheroes of Marvel Comics live in a variety of movies in which they all exist, whether they appear in a particular movie or not. The same goes for DC superheroes. But these are fictional universes, and not the one...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/05/How-The-Wolf-Man-Created-The-First-Cinematic-Universe/

Why Not Me?

The Lonely Island (Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone) was commissioned to write a song for this year's Oscar ceremonies. They came up with an amazing tune called "Why Not Me?" about the stars and movies tha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/05/Why-Not-Me/

Spider-Man Comics Darker Than Any Batman Story

Marvel has tried to keep the storylines in Spider-Man comics acceptable for a younger audience, since he's one of the heroes they try to keep accessible to the kiddies as an ambassador to the Marvel Universe.But when Spi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/05/Spider-Man-Comics-Darker-Than-Any-Batman-Story/

Splitting 10 Decks of Playing Cards

When you hear the phrase "cut the deck," you probably think of re-stacking playing cards after shuffling. This is better. Finnish machinist Lauri Vuohensilta of the Hydraulic Press Channel (previously) has a lot of fun s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/05/Splitting-10-Decks-of-Playing-Cards/

Horror Gods - The Totems Of Terror

Horror Gods by rustenicoPeople worship pop culture characters as if they're real, living beings worthy of praise, but the gore hounds who worship Leatherface, Jason, Chucky and the rest of the gods of gore are in for...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/05/Horror-Gods-The-Totems-Of-Terror/

How Did Victorian Gentlemen Drink Tea Without Messing Up Their Moustache?

(Image Link)During the Victorian era huge, bushy moustaches were all the rage among guys who wanted to look like proper gentlemen, especially those who served in the British Army, where moustaches were required  fro...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/05/How-Did-Victorian-Gentlemen-Drink-Tea-Without-Messing-Up-Their-Moustache/

The Difference Between Australia and New Zealand

Jordan Watson of the How To Dad series usually brings us instructional videos on how he interacts with his adorable daughters. But since he became well-known on the internet, he's come across a lot of folks who assume he...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/05/The-Difference-Between-Australia-and-New-Zealand/

The Guy Who Didn't Go Through Puberty Until He Was 27 Years Old

An adult who is a "late bloomer" is someone who didn't get their "life" together until they're in their mid to late 20s or older, while a young person who's a late bloomer didn't go through puberty until their mid to lat...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/05/The-Guy-Who-Didnt-Go-Through-Puberty-Until-He-Was-27-Years-Old/

The Funniest Part of the Oscars

Traditionally, the most difficult part of producing the Academy Awards ceremony every year is keeping it on schedule, with the show ending at midnight. Winners' acceptance speeches often run too long, and cutting them of...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/05/The-Funniest-Part-of-the-Oscars/

Say Hello To My Little Friend

The moment in Scarface when Tony Montana screams "SAY HELLO TO MY LITTLE FRIEND!" then starts blasting guys with his assault rifle is one of the most iconic moments in movie history.But imagine if Tony had pulle...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/05/Say-Hello-To-My-Little-Friend/

He Really Feels Her Pain

The Social and Affective Neuroscience Lab at the University of Haifa conducted an experiment in which romantically linked heterosexual couple were recruited to study pain. It was the woman feeling pain, and the man was e...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/05/He-Really-Feels-Her-Pain/

When A Handshake Becomes A Sticky Situation

Handshakes can be handed out like hellos or they can be seen as an act of sealing a contract between two people, they can be no big deal or they can be an intimate exchange of skin cells and body heat.It's really up to t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/05/When-A-Handshake-Becomes-A-Sticky-Situation/

One of the World’s Most Beautiful Castles is also a School for Wizards

Isn't this a pretty castle? You'd think it would be a well-known tourist attraction, and it is, but mainly among Eastern European fans of a certain magical children's book series.I‘m not really sure where to start...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/05/One-of-the-Worlds-Most-Beautiful-Castles-is-also-a-School-for-Wizards/

Scenes From Paddington 2 With The Visual Effects Removed

Despite being very favorably reviewed by fans and having 98% and 100% ratings on Rotten Tomatoes both Paddington and Paddington 2 were snubbed by the Academy, receiving zero Oscar nominations. But who c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/05/Scenes-From-Paddington-2-With-The-Visual-Effects-Removed/

NOVA: Making Science Cool Since 1974

The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Reader.When PBS executives started planning a new science show in the early 1970s, people in the TV business were baffled. A show a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/05/NOVA-Making-Science-Cool-Since-1974/

The Spinal Fab - Nigel In The Sky With Stonehenge

The Spinal Fab by Captain RibManAs a rule the members of Spinal Tap have remained drug free for decades, choosing only to drink and smoke grass before, during and after gigs. But when they were given the chance to pa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/05/The-Spinal-Fab-Nigel-In-The-Sky-With-Stonehenge/

Embroidered Landscapes by Vera Shimunia

Russian artist Vera Shimunia creates small embroidered landscapes with colors that pop. The varied stitchery also give a sense of depth and a feeling of movement in places. In this one, the sunbeams and shadows put you r...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/05/Embroidered-Landscapes-by-Vera-Shimunia/

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