Archive for January 28th, 2019

The Fashion of Ancient Humans

We might have to reconsider our view on how prehistoric humans lived and survived. Of course, practicality is the most important quality in their tools and garments. But it wasn't the only thing they thought abou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/28/The-Fashion-of-Ancient-Humans/

An Inside Look of the Thai Cave Rescue

One of the greatest rescue missions in recent history has to be the Thai cave rescue. It was a near-impossible task to get 12 teenage boys and their adult coach out of a flooded cave. But they tried and succeeded...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/28/An-Inside-Look-of-the-Thai-Cave-Rescue/

The Fleischer Popeye Color Specials (1936-1939)

When Popeye was first introduced into the comic strip _Thimble Theater_ in 1929, he was just a hired hand, a minor character. But just a few years later, he had taken over the comic strip, and beginning in 1933 t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/28/The-Fleischer-Popeye-Color-Specials-1936-1939/

Apollo 11 Trailer

A spectacular documentary premiered at the Sundance Film Festival last week. Apollo 11 relives the NASA moon mission 50 years after the fact, with narration-free archival footage that will bring back memories to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/28/Apollo-11-Trailer/

NASA Blew Up A Jetliner for Safety Test

One of the best ways to improve something is to fail at something and try to figure out what went wrong. Another is to just break something down and try to build it back up. [For NASA, they blew up a jetliner](ht...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/28/NASA-Blew-Up-A-Jetliner-for-Safety-Test/

RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World

Sundance Film Festival World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Prize winning documentary **Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World,** tells the story of the Native American influence on popular music. _RUMBLE tr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/28/RUMBLE-The-Indians-Who-Rocked-the-World/

Car 54, Where Are You? (1961-1963)

One of the joys of being a kid in the early 1960's was the ability to watch TV series that are long gone, almost forgotten, and completely unknown to today's typical Neatoramanaut. One such series was _Car 54, Wh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/28/Car-54-Where-Are-You-1961-1963/

Hell on Wheels: The Sordid History of Ted Bundy's VW Beetle

True crime fans know Ann Rule as the queen of the genre. But she had yet to write her first book when she worked at a crisis hotline in the early 1970s. There she befriended a co-worker named Ted Bundy, and even gave him...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/28/Hell-on-Wheels-The-Sordid-History-of-Ted-Bundys-VW-Beetle/

Very Special Wedding Gowns

My friend got married last month and her dress and the bridesmaids’ dresses ALL HAD POCKETS.And yes, we did use them for storing snacks, thank you for asking. pic.twitter.com/3fRWtmJS2F— Nell Goddard (@alia...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/28/Very-Special-Wedding-Gowns/

Reconstructing the Face of a Napoleon's Trooper Who Survived a Gruesome Saber Wound

When a French-Russian archeology team discovered the skull of a French soldier, they noticed the horrific saber wound that split the man's jaw and knocked out most of his teeth.The soldier, part of Napoleon's army that a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/28/Reconstructing-the-Face-of-a-Napoleon-s-Trooper-Who-Survived-a-Gruesome-Saber-Wound/

The Science Behind Black Holes

Before Stephen Hawking, the concept of black holes seemed to contradict one of the laws holding modern physics together, though we cannot deny the existence of these massive objects in space. >For many years,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/28/The-Science-Behind-Black-Holes/

How the 15-Puzzle Could Help Explain The Underlying Principles of Magnets

For lay people like us, it is enough to say that magnets stick to some metals. What makes it happen is something far too complex for us to understand. Even physicists have been looking for a more detailed model of how ma...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/28/How-the-15-Puzzle-Could-Help-Explain-The-Underlying-Principles-of-Magnets/

An Ice-Filled Landscape For Over 40,000 Years

A glacial paradise, an eternal winter wonderland, a land of white snow. These are things that can only be said and seen when we go closer up north or down south toward the poles. Places like them still exist but...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/28/An-Ice-Filled-Landscape-For-Over-40-000-Years/

Dog Owners Beware, Coyotes Could Attack Your Dog's Toys

Photographer Pamela Underhill Karaz regularly sees wildlife on her 48-acre rural property in Trenton Falls, New York. One of the animals she sees (and often hears) are coyotes. A few years ago, Pamela experienced...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/28/Dog-Owners-Beware-Coyotes-Could-Attack-Your-Dog-s-Toys/

Sharks Like ... Jazz Music?

Who knew that sharks, the feared predators of the ocean, are actually quite sophisticated? Strangely enough, classical music is not their cup of tea - instead, they like jazz: >Scientists at Australia's Macqu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/01/28/Sharks-Like-Jazz-Music/




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