Archive for July 31st, 2018

Bronson, the 33-Pound Cat

Mike Wilson and Megan Hanneman went to the Humane Society to adopt a third cat. They met and fell in love with a polydactyl cat named Bronson, who weighed 33 pounds! All the shelter knew was that Bronson's original owner...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/07/31/Bronson-the-33-Pound-Cat/

Hong Kong in 1949

[https://youtu.be/RcqFnqU0Vl4] (YouTube link)In 1949, Hong Kong was a British colony, China was a newly communist nation, and all of Asia was recovering from World War II. Two million island inhabitants were trying to ac...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/07/31/Hong-Kong-in-1949/

Take This Cheat Sheet To The Ballpark To Decide When To Leave

When is the optimum time to leave a baseball game? I'm not much of a sports fan, and have never been to a professional baseball game, so it seems to me a bit strange that anyone would pay for tickets and then leave befor...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/07/31/Take-This-Cheat-Sheet-To-The-Ballpark-To-Decide-When-To-Leave/

A Mime’s Silent Resistance Against Nazi Forces

[https://youtu.be/MrFW5FwwkfI] (YouTube link)The most famous mime ever was Marcel Marceau. Let's face it, he's the only mime you know by name. But the French performer had more on his resume than his stage act....

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/07/31/A-Mimes-Silent-Resistance-Against-Nazi-Forces/

Ancient Androids: Even Before Electricity, Robots Freaked People Out

While the term "robot" is less than a hundred years old, the urge to build a working artificial human has been around for as long as anyone can tell. Automatically animated replicas of human beings occurred in all parts...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/07/31/Ancient-Androids-Even-Before-Electricity-Robots-Freaked-People-Out/




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