Archive for August 5th, 2018

America’s Oldest Surviving Roadside Attraction

Lucy the Elephant was built in 1882 in what is now Margate, New Jersey. James V. Lafferty had a six-story elephant constructed as a public relations stunt to draw attention, and it sure did. Lafferty probably had no idea...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/08/05/Americas-Oldest-Surviving-Roadside-Attraction/

39 Lessons You Had To Learn The Hard, Painful Way

Good choices come from experience, and experience comes from bad choices. And no matter what you think, there are things your parents tried to teach you that went in one ear and out the other. You had to learn that lesso...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/08/05/39-Lessons-You-Had-To-Learn-The-Hard-Painful-Way/

The Dog Who Was an Official Prisoner of War

[https://youtu.be/cN51UZYMwxM] (YouTube link)Judy was an English pointer born in Shanghai in 1936. She was purchased to be a mascot for a British gunboat, and lived quite an adventurous life from that point on. Not only...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/08/05/The-Dog-Who-Was-an-Official-Prisoner-of-War/

Rethinking Zoo Design

Zoos aren't what they used to be, and that's a good thing. The philosophy behind keeping animals in captivity was once simply that of education and entertainment for people. The educational part is still there, but zoos...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/08/05/Rethinking-Zoo-Design/

The Art of Nut Milking

[https://youtu.be/JJCTIPWPNtw] (YouTube link)The dairy industry wants to restrict the word "milk" to the products of mammal lactation, in response to the growing use of almond milk, soy milk, cashew milk, and other drink...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/08/05/The-Art-of-Nut-Milking/

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