Archive for March 29th, 2019

Theatre (or Theater) of Blood (1973)

Late in his career, Vincent Price, who had made many a horror film over the decades, turned more to the dark side. In the 1950's he had made melodramatic horror films such as _House of Wax_, in the 1960's he had made hum...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/Theatre-or-Theater-of-Blood-1973/

The Amazing Tinfoil Cat Hat

Are you worried your favorite feline is being mind controlled by some secret government organization or alien entity?You need the amazing Tinfoil Cat Hat from the NeatoShop! This tin foil hat, with comfy felt lining, is...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/The-Amazing-Tinfoil-Cat-Hat/

A Midlife Mix of Sobriety

Dylan Tweney of Popula had a sudden turn in his life due to a midlife crisis, one that so far he says has made a positive impact on him. Recently, he had been hanging out with a group of Buddhists and, under who...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/A-Midlife-Mix-of-Sobriety/

Let’s Keep This Going! #Trashtag is Trending and Awesome

Over this past weeks, #trashtag started trending seriously on social media. People were sharing before and after photos of areas they had cleared of trash. Let's keep this going! [Article](https://twistedsifter.c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/Let-s-Keep-This-Going-Trashtag-is-Trending-and-Awesome/

The Day the Dinosaurs Died

A meteor hit the earth 66 million years ago, which led to the extinction of the dinosaurs and a lot of other life forms. At least that's the story. The evidence of the event lives in a sediment layer of ash, soot, and de...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/The-Day-the-Dinosaurs-Died/

Endangered Critters from Each US State

In an age of global warming and extensive human development, many animal species are being threatened to extinction. To make ourselves aware, here are some of the [most endangered species in the US](https://mossa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/Endangered-Critters-from-Each-US-State/

Every Living Creature

The Soufriere Hills Volcano on the island of Montserrat erupted in 1997. At first, the eruption was slow but unstoppable. Over several months, pyroclastic flows sent rock, ash, and gasses down the mountain. Parts of the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/Every-Living-Creature/

The Surprising Story of the First Use of Ether in Surgery

The use of anesthesia to block the pain of surgery was a game changer for medicine. Dentist William T. G. Morton used ether to block the pain of tooth extraction in September of 1846. He then administered ether to a pati...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/The-Surprising-Story-of-the-First-Use-of-Ether-in-Surgery/

Ambient Waves of Music

Music affects and changes people just as much as it evolves and takes on different forms as people experiment the various dimensions of music. One dimension that people like Brian Eno took notice and has explore...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/Ambient-Waves-of-Music/

Extreme Crane Fails

in 1999, I was working on a construction site that utilized a 1000 ton crane - this meaning it could lift 2 million pounds of a load adjacent to the crane. The longer the reach, the less the capacity due to the l...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/Extreme-Crane-Fails/

Goth Crocs

The internet is full of mashups featuring two things that seem to be opposites, but this one takes the cake. Goth Crocs are for those times you wants to be hardcore, but also comfy and casual. When you feel both nerdy an...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/Goth-Crocs/

All the Times Science and Pop Culture Tried to Make the T. Rex Less Badass

When the first Tyrannosaurus rex was discovered in 1902, he became King of the Dinosaurs. Large and ferocious, the T. rex was made into a movie star and fueled children's fantasies for decades. The dino...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/All-the-Times-Science-and-Pop-Culture-Tried-to-Make-the-T-Rex-Less-Badass/

The Most Wonderful Map in the World: Urbano Monte's Planisphere of 1587

Milanese cartographer named Urbano Monte made a nine-foot-wide circular map of the world in the 1580s, with spectacular attention to detail, which was more accurate than most maps of the time. Instead of centering the ea...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/The-Most-Wonderful-Map-in-the-World-Urbano-Montes-Planisphere-of-1587/

These Tiny Frogs Have the Best Names

Just published in @PLOSONE!! Meet Mini, the newest genus of frogs from Madagascar!! With three new species: Mini mum, Mini scule, and Mini ature, because I am HILARIOUS. https://t.co/7iPKJPBkId#MiniFrogs #NewSpecies #M...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/These-Tiny-Frogs-Have-the-Best-Names/

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Bobblehead

Now you can harness the power of the Notorious RGB with the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Bobblehead from the Neatoshop. This fierce, and adorable, nodder is designed to look like your favorite supreme court justice. This tiny, bu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/Ruth-Bader-Ginsburg-Bobblehead/

Marina Gorbis' Five Principles For Thinking About The Future

Planning for the future seems like the most pragmatic way of preparing yourself for what might happen or even, for reaching a certain goal that you have set to achieve at a certain point in time. But though we c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/Marina-Gorbis-Five-Principles-For-Thinking-About-The-Future/

Understanding the Meanings of Buddhist Hand Seals in Art

Many depictions of Siddhartha Gautama show him meditating and posing certain hand gestures called mudras that symbolize different ideas relating to events that happened on his way to enlightenment. Though there...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/Understanding-the-Meanings-of-Buddhist-Hand-Seals-in-Art/

Mystery of the Garfield Phones Solved

In the 1980s, a land line phone in the shape of the cartoon cat Garfield were quite popular, but they faded from sight, as even land lines are disappearing now. But plastic has a long life. French beachcombers on the the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/Mystery-of-the-Garfield-Phones-Solved/

Ancient Microbes Ate Each Other's Corpses to Survive Beneath the Dead Sea

According to a new study published March 22, the survival of microbial life beneath the Dead Sea may have once even [depended on eating the dead!](https://www.livescience.com/65079-dead-sea-microbes-eat-dead-micr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/Ancient-Microbes-Ate-Each-Other-s-Corpses-to-Survive-Beneath-the-Dead-Sea/

Apple Card - The Future Of Finance Or A Fancy MasterCard?

The freshly announced Apple Card, made of titanium is a game changer, according to Tim Cook. In fact, he is confident that it is the biggest credit card innovation in half a century!>Apple Card – which will use...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/Apple-Card-The-Future-Of-Finance-Or-A-Fancy-MasterCard/

Little Girl and Her Giant Bunny

Imagine having a pet rabbit that's almost as big as you are! Cocoa Puff is a continental giant rabbit that lives in Seattle. Her best friend is the family's preschool daughter. The two are inseparable. Don't miss the toi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/Little-Girl-and-Her-Giant-Bunny/

Australian Lottery Player Wins Extra £12.5m After Buying Two Tickets By Accident

An [Australian man is now £25m (~$33m) richer](https://news.sky.com/story/australian-lottery-player-wins-extra-12-5m-after-buying-two-tickets-by-accident-11676367) after winning the lottery twice in a singl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/Australian-Lottery-Player-Wins-Extra-12-5m-After-Buying-Two-Tickets-By-Accident/

Eighty-Year-Old DJ Parties in Poland

[Poland's oldest DJ, 'DJ Wika'](https://www.reuters.com/article/us-poland-dj/jiving-eighty-year-old-dj-parties-in-poland-idUSKCN1R81T3) spends her Saturday nights partying it up at a club in Warsaw! >“I...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/Eighty-Year-Old-DJ-Parties-in-Poland/

Nine Nurses At Hospital Due To Give Birth At Around Same Time

Coincidentally, nine nurses working in the same maternity ward are [all pregnant and due to give birth at around the same time!](https://news.sky.com/story/baby-boom-nine-nurses-at-us-hospital-due-to-give-birth-a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/Nine-Nurses-At-Hospital-Due-To-Give-Birth-At-Around-Same-Time/

Harry Potter Super-fan Breaks World Record for Largest Collection of Memorabilia!

Wizard obsessed mum spends 18 years gathering a whopping 4,000 pieces of Harry Potter memorabilia, breaking the Guinness World Record. >Ms Maclean says her obsession with J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and Fant...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/Harry-Potter-Super-fan-Breaks-World-Record-for-Largest-Collection-of-Memorabilia/

The Dreams Of A Man Asleep For Three Weeks

Mike Fahey of Kotaku underwent surgery a year ago, and had to be put into an induced coma afterward due to complications. For three weeks, he was heavily sedated and was given paralysis drugs to keep him from pulling out...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/03/29/The-Dreams-Of-A-Man-Asleep-For-Three-Weeks/




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