Archive for December 12th, 2018

Did Queen Victoria Really Adopt an Orphaned African Princess?

As with most headlines that pose a question, the answer is "no." The story of the African princess refers to Sarah Forbes Bonetta, who was brought to England from the kingdom of Dahomey (now Benin) by Captain Frederick E...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/12/Did-Queen-Victoria-Really-Adopt-an-Orphaned-African-Princess/

A Honest Trailer for Japanese Spider-Man

Screen Junkies takes a left turn back to Japan of the 1970s, when Spider-Man was on television. The bargain basement production values, the practical effects, the overacting, and the recurring tropes all make this a deli...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/12/A-Honest-Trailer-for-Japanese-Spider-Man/

Sleepy Skunk's 2018 Movie Trailer Mashup

The 2018 movie mashup that you've been waiting for is here! Sleepy Skunk has been working all year to produce a seamless music video made of clips from the biggest films of 2018. It starts out as a thrill ride, morphs in...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/12/Sleepy-Skunks-2018-Movie-Trailer-Mashup/

Ever wondered how most things work?

Made by Jacob O'Neal, Animagraffs is an informative website that shows you how most things work. You can see in detail how a jet engine works, or a car engine, how speakers make sound, how to do the moonwalk, or...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/12/Ever-wondered-how-most-things-work/

The Lost Scene from 1933's King Kong - the Spider Pit

Although 'lost' films (films for which no known copy exists, e.g., London After Midnight) are numerous, they are usually not a complete loss since still photographs may yet exist, and often some sequenced continu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/12/The-Lost-Scene-from-1933-s-King-Kong-the-Spider-Pit/

Population Mountains

Matt Daniels presents a heat map of population density around New York. But as you scroll down, it  changes to a different angle and shows you what the population of the cities look like stacked as a 3D graph. That'...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/12/Population-Mountains/

The Many Facets of Character Voice Acting

Everyone is familiar with the many voices of Mel Blanc (seen above with Director Chuck Jones (left) and fellow voice actress June Foray), who gave life to most of the Warner Brothers cartoon characters, and you m...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/12/The-Many-Facets-of-Character-Voice-Acting/

Urban Myopia: Does Technology Make Us Blind?

We have always had this irrational fear of the unknown, a fear of progress or innovation, that something wrong will happen because of the new technologies that we develop. Some look back to bygone times when th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/12/Urban-Myopia-Does-Technology-Make-Us-Blind/




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