Archive for December 2nd, 2018

Why Headhunter Ants Decorate Their Nests with Skulls of Trap-Jaw Ants

When I saw this, I immediately think about Game of Thrones and the array of heads on pikes lined up outside the wall of the Red Keep. Or perhaps something similar to the moat of heads built around the Red Queen's...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/02/Why-Headhunter-Ants-Decorate-Their-Nests-with-Skulls-of-Trap-Jaw-Ants/

"Mommy and Clyde": The Story of a Man Raised by a Sociopath

We are told to listen to our parents and to some extent, I believe in that but I have also thought about such situations as that which Kenneth Kimes Jr. had been trapped in for most of his life. It must be a crue...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/02/Mommy-and-Clyde-The-Story-of-a-Man-Raised-by-a-Sociopath/

Peyo, the miracle horse

On my way back to work I heard a documentary on the radio about a horse with nearly magical powers. So extraordinary I thought it was an April's fool. But no, it's real. Peyo can feel people; exactly he can feel...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/02/Peyo-the-miracle-horse/

An Island of Polyglots?: The Linguistic Phenomenon at South Goulburn Island

There are many small indigenous communities around the world whose languages are slowly becoming extinct. As societies become propelled toward modern civilization, these groups are being left behind and with the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/02/An-Island-of-Polyglots-The-Linguistic-Phenomenon-at-South-Goulburn-Island/

The Deadly Logistics of Climbing Everest

Despite being the epitome of human achievement, climbing Mount Everest is actually considered less difficult than climbing other mountains like K2 or even smaller ones but that may be due to the popularity of Eve...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/02/The-Deadly-Logistics-of-Climbing-Everest/

Creepbay

Behold this creepy candle by sculptor Paul Robinson. The only thing creepier than a wax baby head in a Hannibal Lector muzzle is the thought of the candle lit and the wax melting. Perhaps fortunately, there was only one...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/02/Creepbay/

Diesel Train D199 Stunts

It's been a year since we saw the guys from 5MadMovieMakers' first Thomas the Tank Engine Stunts,  but the wait is worth it for this sequence of mesmerizing slides, drifts, jumps, and even flips. Who knew we adults...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/02/Diesel-Train-D199-Stunts/

The Christmas Light War

People in Idaho sometimes refer to Jeremy Morris as Clark Griswold, the character from Christmas Vacation who decked his home with 25,000 lights. But Morris goes infinitely further. His Christmas light display i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/02/The-Christmas-Light-War/




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