Archive for December 27th, 2018

Things Pulled Out of Human Orifices in 2018

Deadspin has compiled the annual list of reports on foreign objects removed from human bodies. As always, we will warn you not to think too hard about any of them.All reports are taken from the U.S. Consumer Product Safe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/27/Things-Pulled-Out-of-Human-Orifices-in-2018/

Six-Building Mural of The Great Wave off Kanagawa

A new development in Moscow consists of nine huge buildings, all of which sport colorful murals you would recognize, particularly the six buildings in the front. Called Etalon City, the development, which comprises 9 bui...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/27/Six-Building-Mural-of-The-Great-Wave-off-Kanagawa/

Why Monks Had That Haircut

Because so much religious artwork survives from the Middle Ages, we are familiar with the strange way monks wore their hair. That haircut, or tonsure, was a sign of piety and membership in a particular order. The exact c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/27/Why-Monks-Had-That-Haircut/

Belt, Buckled: A History of the World's Most Prevalent Safety Device

Seatbelts in cars have saved millions lives, and high-speed freeways and laws make them absolutely necessary. But although the concept is over 100 years old, belts weren't all that common in cars until the mid-20th centu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/27/Belt-Buckled-A-History-of-the-Worlds-Most-Prevalent-Safety-Device/

Aliens Under the Ice: Life on Rogue Planets

A rogue planet is one that has been knocked out of its orbit by something or other. Losing their star system changes everything for that planet. A rogue planet traveling through space by itself may have a substantial his...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/27/Aliens-Under-the-Ice-Life-on-Rogue-Planets/

Shine (Directors Cut)

In nature, male animals often compete to impress females and win the right to mate. Who has the biggest antlers, the sturdiest nest, or the best dance? In Shine, two males of an undefined species compete in an urban envi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/27/Shine-DirectorsCut/

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