Archive for June 19th, 2018

Freezing 200,000 Tons of Lethal Arsenic Dust

[https://youtu.be/E4nZDSLdIiM] (YouTube link)Giant Mine near Yellowknife, in the Northwest Territories, extracted a lot of gold in its time. Then the gold ran out, and the company went bankrupt in 2004. They left behind...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/19/Freezing-200000-Tons-of-Lethal-Arsenic-Dust/

Postcards From The Honeymoon Capital Of The World

Vacationing in the Poconos Mountains goes way back into the early part of the 20th century. But in 1945, as soldiers returned from the war and got married, Farm on the Hill became the first "honeymoon resort" in the Poco...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/19/Postcards-From-The-Honeymoon-Capital-Of-The-World/

Lucas the Spider in Naptime

[https://youtu.be/cO5M0vfyEE0] (YouTube link)Lucas the adorable young spider (previously at Neatorama) is looking for a place to nap. It has to be perfect: private and cozy and away from distractions. When you are a tiny...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/19/Lucas-the-Spider-in-Naptime/

12 Things You Might Not Know About Juneteenth

While news spread through the rest of the country that the Civil War was over, Confederates in Texas fought on for another six weeks until June 19, 1865, when General Gordon Granger announced in Galveston that slaves wer...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/19/12-Things-You-Might-Not-Know-About-Juneteenth/

Too Many Vitamins

[https://youtu.be/mZ6nREONy_4] (YouTube link)T.J. was a 14-year-old who ate gummy vitamins as if they were candy. It was a language problem- he thought they were candy. While he ate too many every day, the day h...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/19/Too-Many-Vitamins/




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