Archive for April 15th, 2018

Four Years After Boko Haram

Four years after Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 girls from their school in Chibok, Nigeria, half of them have been freed. A few escaped, but most were released in groups over time as the Nigerian government negotiate...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/04/15/Four-Years-After-Boko-Haram/

The Cat That Had 62 Kittens

The steamship Iron Monarch had a ship's cat whose name was not recorded, but her feats of reproduction were. While the crew might have just called her "Pussy," they held the cat in high regard. In October of 192...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/04/15/The-Cat-That-Had-62-Kittens/

How Hostess Cakes Are Made

[https://youtu.be/OS4FmXghUyY] (YouTube link)Come close and watch robots in Emporia, Kansas, make Hostess cupcakes, donettes, and Twinkies! No, we're not going to get any recipes, but we will see battalions of cakes marc...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/04/15/How-Hostess-Cakes-Are-Made/

Unearthing Hollywood Treasure in an Arctic Ghost Town

Dawson City in Yukon, Canada, became a hub of the gold rush in a hurry. Founded in 1896 just 350 miles below the Arctic Circle, the town's population grew to 40,000 people in just two years. That boom only lasted as a lo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/04/15/Unearthing-Hollywood-Treasure-in-an-Arctic-Ghost-Town/

A Trip Through New York City in 1911

Once you get over how strangely natural this glimpse of New York City from 100 years ago is, you start to notice how differently public space was used at the time. This was before roads were designated for cars, and were...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/04/15/A-Trip-Through-New-York-City-in-1911/




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