Archive for March 8th, 2019

Horrible Nasty Gooey Restaurant Carpet Coming Clean

There is a good reason that people take their shoes off before walking on carpets in private homes in many parts of the world. That doesn't happen in public places, so carpets get really dirty just from foot traffic. In...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/08/Horrible-Nasty-Gooey-Restaurant-Carpet-Coming-Clean/

Sputnik in Clonsharragh

UFO sightings happened everywhere in the 1950s and '60s. They were at first thought to be alien spacecraft, but later on there was the possibility that the Soviet Union could have launched it, or even NASA, as each natio...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/08/Sputnik-in-Clonsharragh/

Police Logs of Port Townsend

Michael McCurdy has been keeping up with the police reports in the town of Port Townsend and Jefferson County, Washington. He got local people to read them (with varying levels of drama) and added his own animation. We g...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/08/Police-Logs-of-Port-Townsend/

Snail Plays with Carrot

Snails are a lot like other animals, but we miss it because they are so slow. We also miss it because we don't often observe snails. The person who recorded this has two pet snails named Randolph and Mortimer, even thoug...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/08/Snail-Plays-with-Carrot/

How to Conceive a Girl (or a Boy) in Ancient Greece

The physician Hippocrates gave us the Hippocratic oath, but his actual medical knowledge was sorely lacking. Well, that was 2500 years ago. But the medical texts he and his followers left behind were very influential in...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/08/How-to-Conceive-a-Girl-or-a-Boy-in-Ancient-Greece/

Releasing a Baby Into the Wild

Jordan Watson (previously at Neatorama) tries his hand at making a BBC-style nature documentary about his baby daughter Nala. Nala is released into the wild, but is tracked with the help of a GPS-enabled tag and a drone....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/08/Releasing-a-Baby-Into-the-Wild/

Candy Crush? No, Car Crush

Nearly 16 minutes of the most fascinating, satisfying, and scariest video you have ever seen. One of these was used in the James Bond film _Goldfinger_ to dispose of both a man and his car. Brrrr! Grab the kids...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/08/Candy-Crush-No-Car-Crush/

The Hydraulic Press Channel on YouTube

Being an engineer (retired), I have an interest in the sciences and technology. Being a Neatoramanaut, I have an interest in the unusual and the bizarre. Combine the two interests and you get another of my favori...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/08/The-Hydraulic-Press-Channel-on-YouTube/

The Great Star Wars Heist

Many people who collect Star Wars merchandise do it out of love for the franchise, but some rise to the level of museum curators or dealers in rare antiquities. The hobbyists and professionals have formed a comm...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/08/The-Great-Star-Wars-Heist/




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