Archive for October 27th, 2018

Tossing Salmon for Science

The normal life cycle of a salmon is to swim upriver and spawn right before they die. That leaves a lot of dead salmon in popular spawning areas. In the late 1980s, university students began studying the salmon populatio...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/27/Tossing-Salmon-for-Science/

Watch a Dumbo Octopus in Action

Grimpoteuthis is a type of octopus that was nicknamed "Dumbo" because of the fins that resemble the large ears that the Disney elephant could use to fly. This little guy certainly looks like he's flying with tho...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/27/Watch-a-Dumbo-Octopus-in-Action/

14 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Haunted House Actors

Halloween thrill experiences like a haunted house or a haunted farm are more popular than ever. They range from PTA fundraisers staffed by students to professional productions with their own facilities. The people who wo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/27/14-Behind-the-Scenes-Secrets-of-Haunted-House-Actors/

Pure Canine Joy

In case you don't see the caption, it says,“Stella’s home! I can’t wait for my girl to run directly into my arms like she always do—oh, right... that.”A dog must have her priorities. This is...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/27/Pure-Canine-Joy/

This House Has a Mickey Mouse Shaped Pool

Until you can actually live inside Disney World, this house will just have to do for a die-hard Disney fan. It even comes complete with an alligator feeding station, or as they like to call it, a slide into a bac...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/27/This-House-Has-a-Mickey-Mouse-Shaped-Pool/

Meet Just Nuisance, the Only Dog Ever to be Officially Enlisted in the UK Royal Navy

That's not just any old Great Dane depicted in the statue by artist Jean Doyle. It's "[Just Nuisance](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Just_Nuisance)" (yes, that's his name - we'll get to that later), the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/27/Meet-Just-Nuisance-the-Only-Dog-Ever-to-be-Officially-Enlisted-in-the-UK-Royal-Navy/

Moose Crash Test Dummy

Car companies use crash test dummies to test how a car crash would impact the human passengers inside ... but what happens if they want to simulate a car hitting a moose? They need a moose crash test dummy, of c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/27/Moose-Crash-Test-Dummy/

The 2018 Illusion of the Year

The winners of the 2018 Best Illusion of the Year contest have been announced. Once again, mathematician Kokichi Sugihara of Meiji University has taken the top honor, with his illusion called Triply Ambiguous Object. It'...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/27/The-2018-Illusion-of-the-Year/

Halloween Pop-Up Stores, Explained

It's a reliable sign of autumn in the modern world. As soon as school starts, a Halloween store will suddenly appear somewhere in town. It stays open for a couple of months, and then closes early in November. It will be...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/27/Halloween-Pop-Up-Stores-Explained/




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