Archive for August 16th, 2018

That Time the U.S. Government Set Off a Pair of Nukes Under Mississippi

As World War II slipped into the Cold War, the US conducted tests of nuclear weapons in the surface, in the air, and underwater. By 1959, scientists were considering underground tests. Government officials regarded such...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/08/16/That-Time-the-US-Government-Set-Off-a-Pair-of-Nukes-Under-Mississippi/

The 2000s Internet

[https://youtu.be/IYOLafvh4Cs] (YouTube link)Doesn't it just grind your gears when you see people getting nostalgic, or even historical, about the 2000s? Well, the 21st century started 18 years ago, even if it seems like...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/08/16/The-2000s-Internet/

RIP Aretha Franklin

The Queen of Soul has passed. Aretha Franklin died of pancreatic cancer this morning at her home in Detroit. Born into a musical family, she began singing professionally as a teenager in the 1960s, and eventually recorde...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/08/16/RIP-Aretha-Franklin/

The Real Red Baron

[https://youtu.be/YrYLZvRT10Y] (YouTube link)Most of us know the Red Baron from the Peanuts comic, or maybe the song that was inspired by Snoopy's imaginary adventures as a World War I flying ace. But Manfred von Richtho...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/08/16/The-Real-Red-Baron/

How Not to Get Screwed Over by Your Mechanic

Car repairs can be expensive, as anyone who owns a car knows. But with such high bills at stake, we are scared of the prospect of paying for repairs we don't need, or in other words, getting ripped off by mechanics becau...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/08/16/How-Not-to-Get-Screwed-Over-by-Your-Mechanic/




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