Archive for October 16th, 2018

Pee-Wee’s Big Halloween

The new movie Halloween stars Jamie Lee Curtis in her never-ending role as a horror protagonist, and she's out to end the curse once and for all. You know what the movie really needs? Pee-Wee Herman! This mashup...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/16/Pee-Wee-s-Big-Halloween/

If Educational Videos Were Filmed Like Music Videos

This is an educational video from Tom Scott, who explains some of the production methods used in music videos while demonstrating them. It's unsettling because we are not used to seeing those effects without musi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/16/If-Educational-Videos-Were-Filmed-Like-Music-Videos/

Just in Time for Halloween: Salem Witch Trials House Goes on Sale

If you want a really cool house for trick or treating this Halloween, you probably can't beat this one: the [1638 house of John Proctor](http://realestate.boston.com/news/2018/10/10/john-proctor-house-peabody-for...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/16/Just-in-Time-for-Halloween-Salem-Witch-Trials-House-Goes-on-Sale/

The "Lost" Empire Strikes Back Documentary by Michel Parbot

In 1980, French filmmaker Michel Parbot made an hour-long TV documentary on the filming of the second Star Wars movie. The Making of 'The Empire Strikes Back' was lost for many years (although short cli...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/16/The-Lost-Empire-Strikes-Back-Documentary-by-Michel-Parbot/

Cherpumple Parade Float

Charles Phoenix (previously at Neatorama) invented the cherpumple in 2011. That's three pies (apple, cherry, and pumpkin) baked inside three layers of different kinds of cake, stacked and frosted. His famous recipe is no...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/16/Cherpumple-Parade-Float/

The Blade Runner Suite by the Danish National Symphony Orchestra

In 2017, the Danish Broadcasting Corporation performed sci-fi themed orchestral concerts featuring music from various popular movies. This one, titled the Blade Runner Suite is based on the Blade Runner soundtra...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/16/The-Blade-Runner-Suite-by-the-Danish-National-Symphony-Orchestra/

Millennials Are Killing American Cheese, but Big Cheese is Fighting Back

Add this to the long list of things that are being killed by millennials: American Cheese. But don't count Big Cheese out yet! Kraft is fighting back. From [Bloomberg](https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/201...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/16/Millennials-Are-Killing-American-Cheese-but-Big-Cheese-is-Fighting-Back/

In 1972, This Computer Program Predicted How the World Will End ... and So Far, We're Right On Track

In the early 1970s, scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology created a computer program to predict what will happen to planet Earth (and the humans who live on it). The computer model, called Wo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/16/In-1972-This-Computer-Program-Predicted-How-the-World-Will-End-and-So-Far-We-re-Right-On-Track/

Googly-Eye Tree Sees Yew

From inflatable art experts [Filthy Luker and Pedro Estrellas](https://www.filthyluker.org/art-attacks/#gallery/f0d7addb5e6cd960632ec14eec79c27e/374), here's something that'll spruce up a tree in your neck of the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/16/Googly-Eye-Tree-Sees-Yew/

Scientists Connect 3 Human Brains using Brain-to-Brain Interface and Make Them Play Tetris

Neuroscientists from the University of Washington and Carnegie Mellon University have figured out a way to connect three human brains to each other in a "BrainNet" interface ... and make them play Tetris!...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/16/Scientists-Connect-3-Human-Brains-using-Brain-to-Brain-Interface-and-Make-Them-Play-Tetris/

Tired of Being Tasered and Thrown in Jail, Street Artist HOT TEA Switched from Graffiti to Yarn

Eric Rieger wanted to be a graffiti artist, but after [being tasered and sent to jail](https://www.mprnews.org/story/2011/11/18/hottea-eric-rieger-minneapolis-yarnbomber), he decided to forgo spray paint and pick...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/16/Tired-of-Being-Tasered-and-Thrown-in-Jail-Street-Artist-HOT-TEA-Switched-from-Graffiti-to-Yarn/

Watch This Airplane Lands SIDEWAYS in Heavy Winds

Strong winds of up to 40 knots due to Storm Callum caused this TUI Airways Boeing 757-200 aircraft to come in for a sideways landing at Bristol Airport, England. From [Mraviationguy](https://www.youtube.com/watc...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/16/Watch-This-Airplane-Lands-SIDEWAYS-in-Heavy-Winds/

The bizarre thing that happens when artificial intelligence tells people their fortunes

The bizarre thing that happens when artificial intelligence tells people their fortunes: The goal was to train artificial intelligence to create the sort of generic messages that someone might find in fortune co...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/16/The-bizarre-thing-that-happens-when-artificial-intelligence-tells-people-their-fortunes/

How Would We Recognize an Alien if We Saw One?

We see extraterrestrials in movies all the time. They may look odd, but they are usually around the size and shape of a human, and most of the time they speak English. Science can't tell us (yet) what real alien...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/16/How-Would-We-Recognize-an-Alien-if-We-Saw-One/

A Deep Dive Into Uranus Jokes

Science jokes are part of the landscape now, but you have to feel for early scientists, who had to appear oh-so-serious to be taken seriously. In 1851, when the name of the planet Uranus was first published, the converge...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/16/A-Deep-Dive-Into-Uranus-Jokes/

Epic Harry Potter Dance Routine

Walden Grove High School in Sahuarita, Arizona went all out for their Homecoming Assembly this year, with an elaborate dance modeled on the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The PAC Dance Team and the Advanced...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/16/Epic-Harry-Potter-Dance-Routine/




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