Archive for July 3rd, 2018

When Patriotic Movies Go Awry

Filmmakers know they can snag an audience by appealing to their sense of patriotism. The most notable patriotic movies that stand the test of time are pretty straightforward: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Independenc...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/07/03/When-Patriotic-Movies-Go-Awry/

Everything You Need to Know About Modern Day Marvels

[https://youtu.be/dgQWgZcsbCY] (YouTube link)When the subject of the show is "modern marvels," you really don't know what to expect. Maybe this is a "potpourri" episode of the Mental Floss show Scatterbrained, where each...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/07/03/Everything-You-Need-to-Know-About-Modern-Day-Marvels/

Fireworks-Related Hospitalizations

Americans go a little crazy blowing stuff up to celebrate the nation's birthday. John Adams said that Independence Day should be celebrated with "bonfires and illuminations," even though he was actually referring to July...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/07/03/Fireworks-Related-Hospitalizations/

A Multiplayer Game For Dogs

[https://youtu.be/yhbqGc7aZKE] (YouTube link)YouTuber DogScientist built a mechanical game for his dogs. Was this project just to give the dogs something to do? To make them put a little effort into feeding? Or is it a l...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/07/03/A-Multiplayer-Game-For-Dogs/

The Wolves of Chernobyl

It's a plot from a Cold War B-movie: nuclear fallout produces dangerous mutant animals that cannot be controlled because of the radioactivity of their environment. The Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine suffered a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/07/03/The-Wolves-of-Chernobyl/




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