Archive for January 19th, 2019

Clutch Cargo - Love It Or Hate It

Incredible as the 1950's were so far as film, television, and popular culture are concerned, 1959 was a true _annus mirabilis_ for television. Among many other debuts, that year gave us _Rocky and Bullwinkle, Sla...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/19/Clutch-Cargo-Love-It-Or-Hate-It/

Play Button Find its Way into a Haircut

In a surprising turn of events, a barber literally shaved a play button on a client’s head due to a hilarious confusion. The photos of this Chinese customer are trending like crazy online. Instead of omitti...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/19/Play-Button-Find-its-Way-into-a-Haircut/

Swimming with a Great White Shark

Don't try this at home! Or anywhere. Hawaii diver Ocean Ramsey is a shark advocate and a victim of nominative determinism. The shark is named Deep Blue, who is believed to be 50 years old and pregnant, which is why she i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/19/Swimming-with-a-Great-White-Shark/

The Menendez Brothers Make Cameo Appearance on Mark Jackson Trading Card

Last August, the redditor Stephen Zerance posted the Mark Jackson trading card he bought on eBay showing that the Menendez brothers had been on courtside watching the Knicks at the Madison Square Garden. [But it...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/19/The-Menendez-Brothers-Make-Cameo-Appearance-on-Mark-Jackson-Trading-Card/

Ever Wanted to Touch a Brain?

Who knew that there could be a brain museum as well? An Indian Neuroscience Institute in Bengaluru gives visitors the opportunity to touch a real brain.>Perhaps this—a belief in the power of a direct experience&...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/19/Ever-Wanted-to-Touch-a-Brain/

'What a Magnificent Body of Men Never to Take Another Drink': The U.S. Army and Prohibition

Soon after the end of World War I, the US ratified the 18th Amendment, ushering in Prohibition. Returning US soldiers weren't all that enthusiastic about it, to say the least. Alcohol had been a part of military life sin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/19/What-a-Magnificent-Body-of-Men-Never-to-Take-Another-Drink-The-US-Army-and-Prohibition/

Why Human Dads Sets Us Apart from Apes

Though we may share 99% of our DNA with chimpanzees and a significant percentage with other apes, there are still so many things that make us worlds apart from them. [One being the qualities of human dads to be i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/19/Why-Human-Dads-Sets-Us-Apart-from-Apes/

One Small Step

Luna wanted to be an astronaut ever since she was a little girl. The story, however, turns out to be about shoes. This is the first project released from Taiko Studios, which was formed last year by a group of ex-Disney...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/19/One-Small-Step/

The Great Chlorophyll Fad of 1952

Chlorophyll is the green pigmentation on plants that help them filter air to absorb nutriets and sunlight. But we all know that from 3rd grade science class. But in the 1950s, [scientists tried to dig deeper into...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/19/The-Great-Chlorophyll-Fad-of-1952/

Icky Twerp, The Electronic Babysitter

Ah, for the days of my misspent youth in Fort Worth, Texas, 60 years ago. I was privileged - again - to be present at the premier of Slam Bang Theater, a genuine kids' show that was broadcast twice a day on the o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/19/Icky-Twerp-The-Electronic-Babysitter/

Police Chase Van Through Three Towns

The above video, with added Yakety Sax, is only one portion of the low-speed police chase that led cops through Garland, Mesquite, and Dallas, Texas. Stoffon Lorains Cooper was stopped for speeding through a school zone,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/19/Police-Chase-Van-Through-Three-Towns/

13 Fascinating Facts About Pallas’s Cats

Neatorama regulars know we love the opportunity to post videos of Pallas's cats, because they look so awesome. You might want to learn more about these small wild cats of the Asian highlands. Like stuff about their ears....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/19/13-Fascinating-Facts-About-Pallass-Cats/

The Little Brain That Does Pretty Big Things

We haven't completely figured out everything about the brain and how each part or region of it works. However, the field of neuroscience continues to make great strides in helping us understand how our brain work...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/19/The-Little-Brain-That-Does-Pretty-Big-Things/

Netflix Stats: How Many Viewers Do Their Shows and Movies Have?

If you're curious about how big the streaming giant has grown, then look at some of its audience numbers, [some of which they have recently shared](https://www.recode.net/2019/1/17/18187234/netflix-views-numbers-...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/19/Netflix-Stats-How-Many-Viewers-Do-Their-Shows-and-Movies-Have/

Fireball XL5 - A Blast from the Past

When I was but 10 years old, I was amazed by the premiere of a new Saturday morning cartoon, Fireball XL5, which was the coolest series ever (until the next season, of course). Of astonishingly good quality, thi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/19/Fireball-XL5-A-Blast-from-the-Past/




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