Archive for March 13th, 2018

A High Definition Look Into The Rare "Corpse Flower"

The "Corpse Flower" is one of the most unusual and beautiful plants in the world, and even though you've heard the name you've probably never seen one in person.This tropical plant with the gross yet familiar name is kno...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/13/A-High-Definition-Look-Into-The-Rare-Corpse-Flower/

Don't Mind Me, Just Charging

Angel Giuffria attended SXSW going on now in Austin. At a tech conference, you'll always see people charging up their phones, but Giuffria needed to charge up her bionic arm.  People at this SXSW panel refused...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/13/Dont-Mind-Me-Just-Charging/

Movies So Bad They Were Pulled From Theaters

Movies typically stay in theaters anywhere from one to two months, and even bad movies last two or three weeks in theaters to try and recoup as much of the budget as possible.But some movies are so horrendously awful it'...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/13/Movies-So-Bad-They-Were-Pulled-From-Theaters/

Russians Attempted to Influence Star Wars

While hackers from Russia used social media to create havoc for the US elections, they aren't limited to politics. Russians and their bots took some time to influence Rian Johnson's plot of The Last Jedi, too. W...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/13/Russians-Attempted-to-Influence-Star-Wars/

A Guide To North Indian Vs. South Indian Bridal Makeup

India is a big country, and yet when it comes to food, fashion, music and movies the entire country gets lumped together as one.But there's actually two Indias, North and South, Hindu and Muslim, and the two regions have...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/13/A-Guide-To-North-Indian-Vs-South-Indian-Bridal-Makeup/

Seriously?

Cats are like that. You think they are just being persnickety, but they are plotting to lead you to your doom. If it's not yet time, they'll just chalk it up to practice. OR... if you are a cat lover and prefer to think...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/13/Seriously-2/

Google Translate Movie Quotes Featuring Jimmi Simpson

Iconic movie quotes don't need to be translated because no matter what language a movie lover speaks, and no matter what language an iconic film has been translated into, the quote is always best known in its original fo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/13/Google-Translate-Movie-Quotes-Featuring-Jimmi-Simpson/

How Psychopaths See the World

Psychopaths are commonly seen as people who do not consider the thoughts and feelings of others. Or when they do, they don't care about those thoughts and feelings. Arielle Baskin-Sommers of Yale University has been stud...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/13/How-Psychopaths-See-the-World/

My 28 Days on Tinder

I never tried online dating. I looked at Yahoo Singles once many years ago, and found quite a few guys I knew. I also knew why they were single, because their ex-wives had already told me. That's life in a small town. It...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/13/My-28-Days-on-Tinder/

Get Happy - Have A Magical Day!

Get Happy by Bubbleknight Not everyone is a fan of that perpetually bubbly and cheerful flying cat named Happy, but even those members of the Fairy Tale Guild who can't stand the sight of his smilin' mug all agre...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/13/Get-Happy-Have-A-Magical-Day/

The Müller-Lyer Pulsating Star

Gianni A. Sarcone designed this star illusion, using the Müller-Lyer Illusion principle. The length of a line stays the same, while its appearance can stretch or shrink because of its context, meaning the arrows att...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/13/The-Mller-Lyer-Pulsating-Star/

A Song Made by Dogs

These doggos are very good boys. They've been spending plenty of their time practicing their instruments and composing an original tune.[https://youtu.be/1j_GamadoZw] (YouTube link)Okay, maybe they got a little help from...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/13/A-Song-Made-by-Dogs/

What is the Riot Act, and Why Don't I Want It Read to Me?

You may have heard someone describing a chewing-out as "...then he read me the Riot Act." Or maybe your parents threatened to read the Riot Act to you. We kind of know what it means when they say that, but what's behind...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/13/What-is-the-Riot-Act-and-Why-Dont-I-Want-It-Read-to-Me/

Comic Book Movie Villains Mashup

The villains are often the best part of any fiction (not so much in non-fiction). We don't necessarily "like" them, but we love to watch them. In comic book movies, they are so over the top that we can't turn away. Rober...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/13/Comic-Book-Movie-Villains-Mashup/

The Real Danger

Even cool moms have their limits. The secret is in knowing where the real danger is. I forbade my kids from reading my online publications years ago by telling them I posted inappropriate things. So they never started, e...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/13/The-Real-Danger/

Vegemite and Marmite Research

(Image credit: Flickr user Dale Mastin)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!Research About Two Geographically Be...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/13/Vegemite-and-Marmite-Research/




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