Archive for September 20th, 2018

Edgar Allan Poe: as Creepy as Ever

Readers have been enjoying the short stories and poetry of Edgar Allan Poe for almost 200 years. What makes his literature so relatable over time? Scott Peeples dives into that question in this TED-Ed animation. -via Boi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/20/Edgar-Allan-Poe-as-Creepy-as-Ever/

How Golf Freed an Innocent Man from Prison

View this post on Instagram After 27 years in prison, Valentino Dixon walked free today. With an investigation Golf Digest's Max Adler helped open, an Erie County court vacated Dixon's murder conviction. Adler was...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/20/How-Golf-Freed-an-Innocent-Man-from-Prison/

Finally! A Dad Bod Mannequin

All clothes sure look good on a buff model, but what would it _really_ look like if you've got a dad bod? Thankfully, there's now a dad bod mannequin like in this pic by [u/tanzki012](https://www.reddit.com/r/p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/20/Finally-A-Dad-Bod-Mannequin/

The Three Major Cartels Behind the Downfall of Africa’s Elephants

University of Washington conservationist Samuel Wasser noticed that elephant tusks from ivory seizures have been getting smaller. That means that poachers are running out of adult elephants to kill and are targeting youn...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/20/The-Three-Major-Cartels-Behind-the-Downfall-of-Africas-Elephants/

Firenado Eats Fire Hose

View this post on Instagram Fire tornado destroyed our line. It threw burning logs across our guard for 45 minutes and pulled our hose 100 plus ft in the air before melting it. That's definitely a first. #firenado...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/20/Firenado-Eats-Fire-Hose/

The Best of Bad Acting

Some folks like to watch bad movies just to laugh at them, but most of us don't want to sit through the whole thing. That's why this supercut is a treasure- only the most outstanding, inexplicable, badly-acted scenes are...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/20/The-Best-of-Bad-Acting/

The Ames Window Optical Illusion Will Continue to Fool You Even Though You Know Exactly What's Going On

Usually, when you know how an illusion works, it stops being an illusion. But not the Ames Window illusion. In this YouTube clip by CuriosityShow, they show you _exactly_ how the Ames Window illusion works ......

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/20/The-Ames-Window-Optical-Illusion-Will-Continue-to-Fool-You-Even-Though-You-Know-Exactly-What-s-Going-On/

Ancient Sand Dunes Stone Tools Turn Out to be Musical Stones

Back in 2008, archaeologists discovered a set of rounded stones in the high desert near the Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado. They thought that the stone tools were used to grind nuts and seeds - but i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/20/Ancient-Sand-Dunes-Stone-Tools-Turn-Out-to-be-Musical-Stones/

Mr. Rogers vs. the Superheroes

Fred Rogers was all about love and gentleness on his TV show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. But Rogers could get angry, and the thing that made him the angriest was adults who would mislead young children. This is...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/20/Mr-Rogers-vs-the-Superheroes/

Baby Rhino Wants to Play

Akeno the greater one-horned rhino was born at the Chester Zoo in England back in May. He's reached the age where he's full of energy and wants to play all the time! That means even when his mother is exhausted a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/20/Baby-Rhino-Wants-to-Play/

The Hidden Limits of the ‘All-You-Can-Eat’ Buffet

Ironman triathlete Jaroslav Bobrowski has quite the appetite.He ate *80 plates* at an all-you-can-eat sushi restaurant Eighty.The owners banned him @SZ pic.twitter.com/x0VXK6nUli— DW Sports (@dw_sports) September...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/20/The-Hidden-Limits-of-the-All-You-Can-Eat-Buffet/

The Terror of Tiny Town

Way back when Westerns were in vogue, their producers tried every conceivable variation, including the use of an all-dwarfs cast. From 1938....

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/20/The-Terror-of-Tiny-Town-2/

An Honest Trailer for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

They made a movie about a theme park on a remote island that has real dinosaurs! And then they made that movie again! And Again! The fifth installment of the Jurassic Park franchise, Jurassic World: Fallen K...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/20/An-Honest-Trailer-for-Jurassic-World-Fallen-Kingdom/

10 Bizarre Cures For Baldness From Around The World

Both men and women have gone to extraordinary lengths to lose weight, sometimes with no method too bizarre to try, but men alone have had to contend with trying various baldness cures of questionable efficacy. Listverse...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/20/10-Bizarre-Cures-For-Baldness-From-Around-The-World/




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