Archive for January 14th, 2019

Squad Leader TD-73028 Soliloquy

A stormtrooper has suffered a battle loss and is contemplating what it all means in this award-winning Shakespearean Star Wars fan film from Maxime-Claude L'Écuyer. Be warned, the disturbing content promp...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/14/Squad-Leader-TD-73028-Soliloquy/

Meet the Lady Behind the Origins of Search Engines

The reason why we have the convenience of searching anything that we can possible think of online is due to the work of the Cambridge professor of computers and information, Karen Sparck Jones, who basically taug...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/14/Meet-the-Lady-Behind-the-Origins-of-Search-Engines/

Dronestagram's 2018 International Drone Photography Contest Winners

Dronestagram has announced the winners of their annual drone photography competition. Of thousands of entries, the three winning photographs are announced here. The top prize goes to zekedrone for the above image called...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/14/Dronestagrams-2018-International-Drone-Photography-Contest-Winners/

Lucky Cats Live as Tenants in a Studio Apartment!

Image credit: Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group A studio apartment in Silicon Valley has two unusual tenants: two cats! They enjoy this swanky lifestyle thanks to their owner, Troy Good, who pays the rent. The cats, k...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/14/Lucky-Cats-Live-as-Tenants-in-a-Studio-Apartment/

Battle of the Ax Men: Who Really Built the First Electric Rock 'n' Roll Guitar?

If you want to know who built the first rock 'n' roll guitar, you first must define what a rock 'n' roll guitar really is. If we mean solid-body electric guitars, they evolved in increments from the classic acoustic, or...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/14/Battle-of-the-Ax-Men-Who-Really-Built-the-First-Electric-Rock-n-Roll-Guitar/

The Disturbing Case of The Russian Doll Maker

Anatoly Yurevych Moskvin lived in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, where he was a professor of Celtic history and linguistics. He also collected dolls and was an expert on cemeteries, which only branded him as an eccentric acade...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/14/The-Disturbing-Case-of-The-Russian-Doll-Maker/

The Spinning Black Hole

Black holes suck everything that draws near its gravitational pull and in it, the environment feels like a vacuum. But what happens when [a huge black hole spins at half the speed of light](https://www.space.com/...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/14/The-Spinning-Black-Hole/

The Time Tunnel

As stated in previous Neatorama articles, the 1960's was the decade of many notable cultural things but one that has escaped the net until now was the Master of Disaster - Irwin Allen. Irwin Allen, later known f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/14/The-Time-Tunnel/

Was Jane Jetson a Child Bride?

The Jetsons was an animated prime-time series that debuted in 1962, about a nuclear family living in the distant future where everything was high-tech. Despite the fact that the show is more than 50 years gone,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/14/Was-Jane-Jetson-a-Child-Bride/

Space Tourism: Will It Ever Happen?

With talk of NASA sending tourists to space, will the idea of sending ordinary, untrained civilians who would likely spend millions of dollars just to see a glimpse of space and what it feels like to be surrounde...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/14/Space-Tourism-Will-It-Ever-Happen/

The Grand Canyon as a Mountain

How grand is the Grand Canyon, anyway? Data visualization geek John Nelson got the idea to turn the canyon into something more familiar to us: mountains. That meant inverting a topographical map.Some of my earliest memor...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/14/The-Grand-Canyon-as-a-Mountain/

How Swedish Teens Caused The Hotline Riot

In September 1982, thousands of teenagers filled the Stockholm park for no other reason other than to meet each other in person. How did this happen? They used [a glitch in the Swedish national telephone system](...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/14/How-Swedish-Teens-Caused-The-Hotline-Riot/

Is Organic Really Better? Healthy Food or Trendy Scam?

What's the real difference between organic produce and fruits and vegetables without the organic label? Kurzgesagt takes us through the ins and outs of how organic produce compares, in nutrition, in how natural it is, an...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/14/Is-Organic-Really-Better-Healthy-Food-or-Trendy-Scam/

The Swarm of the Jellyfish

As much as our pollution and climate change destroy the oceans, there is one creature that can thrive in it: [the jellyfish, and they are taking over the waters](https://futurism.com/jellyfish-thrive-pollution-cl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/14/The-Swarm-of-the-Jellyfish/

The Outer Limits TOS

One of the greatest anthology series ever to appear on television - bar none - was _The Outer Limits_ from 1963. The Outer Limits TOS (the series was revived in the 90's) at its peak was one of the most unique...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/14/The-Outer-Limits-TOS/

That Moment I Escaped North Korea

Geum Hyok Kim had no idea that the rest of the world was different from his home country of North Korea, until he studied abroad and met students from South Korea. That changed everything for him. He tells Soul Pancake h...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/14/That-Moment-I-Escaped-North-Korea/




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