Archive for December 3rd, 2018

What Number Comes Next?

Do you like numbers and patterns? Would you like to take up the challenge and try to figure out some of these puzzles? All of these sequence puzzles featured on the video by the [Numberphile](https://www.youtube....

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/03/What-Number-Comes-Next/

Moving Pictures 2018

Did you see any new movies this year? Now that it's December, it's time to look back and take stock of what the year has given us. Clark Zhu has once again compiled a beautiful mashup of the biggest movies of the year, u...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/03/Moving-Pictures-2018/

Interactive London Medieval Murder Map Shows Various Homicides and their Details

Manuel Eisner from the Institute of Criminology at the University of Cambridge has recently developed an interactive map that details the different homicides that occurred in the bustling areas of medieval London...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/03/Interactive-London-Medieval-Murder-Map-Shows-Various-Homicides-and-their-Details/

Why Are There So Few Smartphones In Popular Movies?

You have to admit that smartphone use is way too common in the real world, and rare in movies. That makes our biggest movies totally unrealistic. So what? We don't go to movies to see the real world; we go to movie to *e...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/03/Why-Are-There-So-Few-Smartphones-In-Popular-Movies/

When the President and His Chef Feuded Over Cold Beans

Chef René Verdon, third from left. Both President John Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy came from wealthy, educated, and well-traveled families. They brought a sense of cosmopolitan style to the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/03/When-the-President-and-His-Chef-Feuded-Over-Cold-Beans/

The Mystery of Limbaugh Canyon Trail: The Murder of a Man on a Mountain Bike

This story almost feels like an Agatha Christie novel except you don't really get closure from solving the case because until now, the case hasn't been solved. Roughly a year ago, Tim Watkins was reported to hav...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/03/The-Mystery-of-Limbaugh-Canyon-Trail-The-Murder-of-a-Man-on-a-Mountain-Bike/

The Curious Zigzags that Quaked the Earth But Nobody Noticed

Whenever the tectonic plates move in the Earth's crust, we feel it, most of the time. Some are weak movements that we generally won't notice while other stronger movements have evident manifestations like shaking...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/03/The-Curious-Zigzags-that-Quaked-the-Earth-But-Nobody-Noticed/

What An Earful!: The Strange Evolution of Insect Ears

Tiny as they are, it may be why most of us wouldn't possibly even consider insects having distinct auditory structures, let alone being able to use them in a way similar to how we hear. One might think insects...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/03/What-An-Earful-The-Strange-Evolution-of-Insect-Ears/

Crowd Science: How Emergent Behavior Can Help Predict the Movement of Crowds

When people are in a panic, especially in an emergency situation, the first thing usually that comes to one's mind is to get out and find a safe place. But in the midst of a crowd, the probability of injury or...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/03/Crowd-Science-How-Emergent-Behavior-Can-Help-Predict-the-Movement-of-Crowds/

Blanket Thief

Ignoramusky is back, with a new cat video from Russia! in this sequence, a cat decides this blanket is his, but it's in the wrong place. Notice the deft use of music to enhance the story. -via Tastefully Offensive...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/03/Blanket-Thief/

The Infamous and Bigamous John Blair Wills

When one decides one doesn't want to be married anymore, there's divorce, and there's murder, and then there's the incomprehensible tangled web woven by John Blair Wills. Wills fell in love with a girl at first sight, bu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/03/The-Infamous-and-Bigamous-John-Blair-Wills/

A Couples Therapist Explains Iconic Film and TV Relationships

Young people get a screwed-up idea of what true love is supposed to be like from watching movies. Great movie romances are an idealized fantasy that end when the film does, and the success of the relationship is whatever...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/03/A-Couples-Therapist-Explains-Iconic-Film-and-TV-Relationships/

11 Secrets of Hollywood Science Advisors

Filmmakers have to walk a fine line when depicting science in their movies or TV shows: the concepts must be believable without getting in the way of entertainment. And that's after coming to grips with how real science...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/03/11-Secrets-of-Hollywood-Science-Advisors/

The Fiendish Revenge of Achilles Bertoni

Achilles Bertoni was a wealthy banker in Rome. In 1907, he found out that his business partner Adolphus Zerbati, who was engaged to Bertoni's sister, was having an affair with Bertoni's wife! He headed to Zerbati's home...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/03/The-Fiendish-Revenge-of-Achilles-Bertoni/




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