Archive for March 25th, 2019

Lava Crickets' Odd Lifestyle

What are lava crickets' secrets to living in a barren wasteland? That is [what a group of researchers will try to find out](https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/extreme-life-lava-cricket) as they set out for Kil...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/25/Lava-Crickets-Odd-Lifestyle/

The Lost World (1925)

Look! It's Cap'n Huffenpuff! Oh, wait, that was last week. It's actually Wallace Beery in the role of Professor Challenger in the 1925 film _The Lost World_, although Professor Challenger was used by Bob Clampett as the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/25/The-Lost-World-1925/

Google, Facebook Defrauded by Lithuanian of Over $100 Million

One would think that the biggest tech companies in the world would have stringent safety and security measures to prevent them from being scammed. But indeed they were victims of [fraud attacks by Evaldas Rimas...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/25/Google-Facebook-Defrauded-by-Lithuanian-of-Over-100-Million/

50 People Try to Poach an Egg

The first half of this video from Epicurious shows clueless cooks trying to poach an egg, beginning with the most clueless. Then we get the lowdown on how it's really done. I have never poached an egg, because I've seen...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/25/50-People-Try-to-Poach-an-Egg/

The Pink Trombone

The Pink Trombone is an interactive graphic that shows how the human voice works. The sound is produced in the larynx, and different sounds that produce language are caused by the actions of the tongue, palate, lips, and...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/25/The-Pink-Trombone/

A Bullet, Some Lemonade, and A Bit of Imagination: How A Man Survived Being Shot in the Mouth

Certain circumstances can push someone so close to the edge that they get the sudden impulse to want to end their suffering as quickly as possible. However, in the case of this sailor from the Royal Navy, the att...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/25/A-Bullet-Some-Lemonade-and-A-Bit-of-Imagination-How-A-Man-Survived-Being-Shot-in-the-Mouth/

Inside the Minds of Male and Female Serial Killers

A study on male and female serial killers' modus operandi have led researchers to determine [how their methods differ](https://news.psu.edu/story/564161/2019/03/20/research/psychology-may-help-explain-why-male-an...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/25/Inside-the-Minds-of-Male-and-Female-Serial-Killers/

What Henry Hill Did After His Goodfellas Days

The 1990 movie Goodfellas was based on the life of mob informant Henry Hill. The film ended when he went into the witness protection program. The 1990 movie My Blue Heaven was also based on Henry Hill's...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/25/What-Henry-Hill-Did-After-His-Goodfellas-Days/

Second Worst Earthquake in South Korea Trigged by Geothermal Plant

Many natural disasters are beyond our control. But there are some disasters that humans have had a hand at, influenced by the destructive activities we do. In 2017, South Korea experienced their second worst ear...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/25/Second-Worst-Earthquake-in-South-Korea-Trigged-by-Geothermal-Plant/

New York Mother Alley Cat Sneaks into Apartment Building - and Finds Humans to Help Her Family

A [mother alley cat and her two kittens](https://www.lovemeow.com/cat-kittens-take-shelter-basement-2632677082.html) snuck into the basement of a Bronx apartment building one day. At first, residents though she belonged...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/25/New-York-Mother-Alley-Cat-Sneaks-into-Apartment-Building-and-Finds-Humans-to-Help-Her-Family/

Play Boys

This surreal award-winning animation by Vincent Lynen has a lot going on. He says it's about "Macho's, guns, cars, motorcycles and hot girls." There's a lot of playing going on, but you have to wonder who is the winner....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/25/Play-Boys/

A Proud Naval Captain

It shouldn't take you long to identify who this seafaring hero is. Artist Booster Pang decided to "do a realistic 18th century style naval portrait of the one and only Captain Crunch." He looks as crusty as his signature...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/25/A-Proud-Naval-Captain/

Time for Beany (1949-1954)

You may or may not have ever heard of Robert Clampett, who died in 1984, but his is one of the most interesting stories in the history of animation. He got his start at the Leon Schlesinger Studios (later bought out by W...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/25/Time-for-Beany-1949-1954/

The Misunderstanding of The Scream by Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch's 1893 painting The Scream has become iconic, even inspiring an emoji. Everyone knows the painting, even if they don't know who did it. It's the image of a man screaming. Or is it?A new exhibit at t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/25/The-Misunderstanding-of-The-Scream-by-Edvard-Munch/




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