Archive for November 16th, 2018

These Are The Only Four Surviving Original Manuscripts of Poetry in Old English

For having given birth to the modern English language, you would think that Old English - the now defunct language spoken in medieval Great Britain by Anglo-Saxon settlers - would have a lot of surviving written records....

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/16/These-Are-The-Only-Four-Surviving-Original-Manuscripts-of-Poetry-in-Old-English/

How the World’s Only Feudal Lord Outclassed the Nazis to Save Her People

The Isle of Sark is a unique place. One of the Channel Islands situated between Britain and France, it is owned by the British Crown, but is politically independent. Cars are forbidden on the two-square-mile island, and...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/16/How-the-Worlds-Only-Feudal-Lord-Outclassed-the-Nazis-to-Save-Her-People/

Trying to Cross the Street During the NYC Marathon

When runners, fast ones and slow ones, come from all over the world to run a marathon in the streets of New York City, just getting from here to there for your normal morning routine is an accomplishment for city residen...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/16/Trying-to-Cross-the-Street-During-the-NYC-Marathon/

Make Your Own Custom Emoji

Have you ever wanted to express an emotion or reaction but couldn't find the exact emoji for it? Me, neither. Still, you can have fun making your own simple face icon with the emoji builder. Pick a head, then accessorize...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/16/Make-Your-Own-Custom-Emoji/

Cats Just Want to See Art

A museum in Japan spends most of its day refusing entry to 2 cats trying to get in @bijutsu1 pic.twitter.com/WK4M3Y51hc— Rajiv (@jiffington) November 13, 2018 The Onomichi City Art Museum in Hiroshima prefectu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/16/Cats-Just-Want-to-See-Art/

Chocolate Salami

Have you ever eaten chocolate salami? It was featured as a funny at Bad Menu, but it's a real European treat. Chocolate salami is a dessert loaf made of chocolate and broken cookies -and sometimes rum.Chocolate salami is...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/16/Chocolate-Salami/

What Makes a Hit Film?

You're not going to find a magic formula in this article, because the question could be interpreted as "What defines a hit film?" There are two ways to look at movie success. One is which movies make the most mo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/16/What-Makes-a-Hit-Film/

A Cosplay Tribute to Stan Lee

Sneaky Zebra has brought us cosplay videos from conventions for years. This one is a compilation of marvelous Marvel character cosplayers, illustrating Stan Lee's philosophy of the Marvel universe. -via Geeks Are Sexy...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/16/A-Cosplay-Tribute-to-Stan-Lee/

How NASA Fixed the Hubble Space Telescope: By Jiggling It!

When one of NASA's highly advanced equipment in space broke down not long ago which had been later repaired after a few weeks, sources reported that they succeeded by doing the "have you turned it on or off&...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/16/How-NASA-Fixed-the-Hubble-Space-Telescope-By-Jiggling-It/

The Sand Mafia

There's sand everywhere - heck, there are whole deserts filled with sand - but in reality, the world is actually running out of construction grade sand. As sand becomes a scarce resource, there's a rise in crimi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/16/The-Sand-Mafia/

When a Restaurant Asked Musicians to Play for Free, This Musician's Reply is Priceless

Appreciate people for their work or you may get a viral whooping. This musician’s response to a Craig’s List ad looking for free musicians totally won the Internet over. via [boredpanda](http...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/16/When-a-Restaurant-Asked-Musicians-to-Play-for-Free-This-Musician-s-Reply-is-Priceless/




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