Archive for September 13th, 2018

Nicole From Last Night

to everyone who keeps trying to join our Facebook page:what's your name?there's only one right answer.#nicolefromlastnight pic.twitter.com/fR4C1WFkPQ— nickie (nicole) (@manaognickie) September 10, 2018 This gu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/13/Nicole-From-Last-Night/

Chocolate Kraken

Watch these guys build a chocolate boat -and a monster to attack it! This work of art is a collaboration between Las Vegas pastry chef Amaury Guichon and Montréal chocolatier Christophe Morel. We can assume that t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/13/Chocolate-Kraken/

When You Go to the Toilet and They Say "Don't fall In" ...

Which one to use? This vertigo-inducing trompe l'oeil bathroom is located in the [Chicago Magic Lounge](https://www.chicagomagiclounge.com/). Photo via [JoeBatters](https://imgur.com/gallery/aQvGq)...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/13/When-You-Go-to-the-Toilet-and-They-Say-Don-t-fall-In/

The Admiral Faces a Mutiny

Rear Admiral Joseph Giles Eaton had a distinguished Navy career that led to him being assigned command of the Charlestown Navy Yard in 1905. After his first wife died, he married her nurse, Mrs. Jennie May Ainsworth, who...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/13/The-Admiral-Faces-a-Mutiny/

The Ravensbrück Cookbook

Edith Peer was a young Jewish woman from Hungary when she was taken to Ravensbrück, the concentration camp in Germany for women only. The inmates comforted each other with stories of their homes, and confronted star...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/13/The-Ravensbrck-Cookbook/

Swedish Copper "Plate Money" Weighed as Much as 43 Pounds!

When you think of a coin, you'd probably think of a small round metal disc, with small denomination as face value. But back in 17th century Sweden, coins called "platmynt" could actually be slabs of m...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/13/Swedish-Copper-Plate-Money-Weighed-as-Much-as-43-Pounds/

The 2018 Fall Foliage Prediction Map

Quite a few people plan an autumn vacation to 1. take advantage of smaller crowds and lower rates during the school year, and 2. to see the glorious fall colors. The peak fall foliage colors vary from year to year, so th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/13/The-2018-Fall-Foliage-Prediction-Map/

A Pod of Beluga Whales Adopted a Lost Young Narwhal

Using a drone, a team of whale researchers from the [Group for Education and Research on Marine Mammals](https://gremm.org/en/) (GREMM) took aerial footage of a pod of beluga whales in the St. Lawrence River in Q...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/13/A-Pod-of-Beluga-Whales-Adopted-a-Lost-Young-Narwhal/

Richard Scarry's Classic "What Do People Do All Day?" Updated for the 21st Century by Ruben Bolling

Richard Scarry's classic "[What Do People Do All Day?](https://amzn.to/2NaEVUR)" is filled with all sorts of jobs that people do - but cartoonist [Ruben Bolling](https://twitter.com/rubenbolling?lang=en) of [Tom the Danc...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/13/Richard-Scarry-s-Classic-What-Do-People-Do-All-Day-Updated-for-the-21st-Century-by-Ruben-Bolling/

Student Pilot Loses Landing Gear

Maggie Taraska, a 17-year-old student pilot, was flying solo out of the Beverly Airport in Massachusetts on Sunday when another pilot radioed the tower.Tower, that Warrior just lost his main gear. Looks like the wheel ju...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/13/Student-Pilot-Loses-Landing-Gear/

Using Giant Pool Noodles to Rid the Oceans of Plastic

In 2011, then 16-year-old Dutch boy named [Boyan Slat](http://www.boyanslat.com/) came across more plastic than fish during a diving trip to Greece. This led to a high school science project and then to an invent...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/13/Using-Giant-Pool-Noodles-to-Rid-the-Oceans-of-Plastic/

28 Trombones Play BoRhap

Christopher Bill (previously at Neatorama) assembled a group of trombonists from all over at the International Trombone Festival and recorded all the parts to Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody." The participants are listed at t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/13/28-Trombones-Play-BoRhap/

Watch Child Prodigy Alma Deutscher Compose a Piano Sonata in Under a Minute with Four Notes Drawn Randomly From a Hat

[Alma Deutscher](https://www.almadeutscher.com/) began playing the piano at the age of two. By the age of six, Deutscher had composed her first piano sonata. And by the age of seven, her first operatic piece. So...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/13/Watch-Child-Prodigy-Alma-Deutscher-Compose-a-Piano-Sonata-in-Under-a-Minute-with-Four-Notes-Drawn-Randomly-From-a-Hat/

Snake Fight in the Attic

A snake catcher in Australia is a professional who lives our worst nightmares every day. On Monday, snake catcher Max Jackson was called to investigate an attic space in Mount Coolum, Queensland. What he found we...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/13/Snake-Fight-in-the-Attic/

The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch as an Online Interactive Adventure

Surely you've seen Hieronymus Bosch's [The Garden of Earthly Delights](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Garden_of_Earthly_Delights), the famous triptych oil painting from the late 15th century. But do you kno...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/13/The-Garden-of-Earthly-Delights-by-Hieronymus-Bosch-as-an-Online-Interactive-Adventure/

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