Archive for December 4th, 2018

The Very First Video Game Console

The very first video game, every schoolchild knows, was Pong, the thrill-a-minute table tennis adventure in which players bounced a white cube back and forth forever. Designed by Allan Alcorn, the first Pong prot...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/04/The-Very-First-Video-Game-Console/

What Astronaut Boot Camp Looks Like

Perhaps you have seen it in movies like Armaggedon or The Martian but training to become an astronaut is physically demanding, emotionally draining, and mentally exhausting. And that's just the beginning. Here a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/04/What-Astronaut-Boot-Camp-Looks-Like/

How a Cat Helped South Asia's Bikini Killer Escape Prison

Embed from Getty ImagesCharles Sobhraj first went to jail for burglary in 1963. That began a life of crime that ranged from prison escape to extortion to murder across a large part of the world. He committed crimes i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/04/How-a-Cat-Helped-South-Asias-Bikini-Killer-Escape-Prison/

Here's A Surprise: You Shouldn't Be Afraid of MSG

To think that the reason why MSG is so vehemently opposed by a lot of people might be rooted in racism, would blow anyone's mind. I mean, experts say that it is bad for our health, right? >MSG is not bad for...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/04/Here-s-A-Surprise-You-Shouldn-t-Be-Afraid-of-MSG/

Eager Beavers: How They Are Transforming the Alaskan Landscapes

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck? Though we are not really talking about the groundhog, we are however, interested in what their cousins, the beaver are doing. Beavers are usually known for building dams. A...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/04/Eager-Beavers-How-They-Are-Transforming-the-Alaskan-Landscapes/

Harvard's HouseZero

Researchers at the Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities have completed a retrofit of a 1924 home that makes it a "zero emission" energy-efficient building. HouseZero employs both solar and geothermal energy, but...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/04/Harvards-HouseZero/

Our Facial Hair, Look At It

These five friends got together to do a photo shoot illustrating No-Shave November. They've done it every year since 2013, with a different theme each year. You can seriously enlarge the picture here. Redditor jammies po...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/04/Our-Facial-Hair-Look-At-It/

The Glamorous, Sexist History of the Women’s Restroom Lounge

As I grew up, ladies' lounges adjacent to restrooms were common in department stores and hotels, and it was a familiar spot inside my small town's movie theater. It was a place to gather, to smoke, to hide from a bad dat...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/04/The-Glamorous-Sexist-History-of-the-Womens-Restroom-Lounge/

The Over-Celebration of Life Events

In the past few years, I have attended a kindergarten graduation, a gender reveal party, and a first moon party. I've heard of engagement parties, divorce parties, and bachelor parties that entail a weekend or even a wee...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/04/The-Over-Celebration-of-Life-Events/

Grow

An old man in the apocalypse dedicates his life to protecting the last living plant on earth. Will he succeed? It won't take long to find out- the story wastes no time in exposition. This animation was produced by fourth...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/04/Grow/




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