Archive for May 30th, 2019

10 Infamous TV Show Anachronisms

If you're producing a TV show that takes place any time in the past, there's a real danger of anachronisms. The internet was all over Game of Thrones for allowing water bottles to remain on scene during filming...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/30/10-Infamous-TV-Show-Anachronisms/

Your iPhone is Secretly Talking to Things and Reporting Your Activities and Information to Data Trackers

Yup. You’ve read it correctly. Your iPhone is secretly talking to things. And it’s something way scarier than the paranormal. Through his sleuthing, Geoffrey A. Fowler of the Washington Post found out that in...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/30/Your-iPhone-s-Talking-with-Things-and-You-Wouldn-t-Like-to-Know-What-They-Are/

A Map of The United States… With an Interesting Twist

The Pudding presents to us a map of the United States, but in a different light. Names of famous people like Elvis Presley, Muhammad Ali, and Dwayne Johnson, are displayed along with the cities and towns they are associa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/30/A-Map-of-The-United-States-With-an-Interesting-Twist/

Woman Coats Car with Poop to Keep It Cool

<p>In <span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Ahmedabad, India, temperatures are reaching 113</span>°F. That's too much for a car's air conditioner...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/30/Woman-Coats-Car-with-Poop-to-Keep-It-Cool/

Man Trying to Sell His Daily Commuting Vehicle--An Oscar Mayer Weinermobile

<p>The Craigslist seller outside of Bakersfield, California had bought the replica Oscar Mayer Weinermobile for fun. He used it as his everyday transportation. That was fun for a little while. <a href=&q...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/30/Man-Trying-to-Sell-His-Daily-Commuting-Vehicle-An-Oscar-Mayer-Weinermobile/

Cat Knocks Guy On TV Off His Bike

Cats can be jerks, and they don't care. Knocking glasses off a table? That's amateur stuff. This cat proves his power against a motorbike racer on TV! He seems pretty proud of his accomplishment, too. -via Geekologie...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/30/Cat-Knocks-Guy-On-TV-Off-His-Bike/

The Magical Stories of Cherokee Culture

<p>In the search for their roots and identity, Bobby and Jeramy Neugin had to scour all sorts of archives and museums to find out about Cherokee culture which had almost been lost after the "Trail of T...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/30/The-Magical-Stories-of-Cherokee-Culture/

Newly Passed Philippine Law Requires Students to Plant Trees to Graduate

<p>The Philippines has experienced so many disastrous typhoons causing flash floods and killing thousands, and that's only over the past 20 years. </p><p>Being an archipelago in the Pacific, hav...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/30/Newly-Passed-Philippine-Law-Requires-Students-to-Plant-Trees-to-Graduate/

Fire Rainbow Spotted over New Jersey

<p><a href="https://twitter.com/packyM/status/1132722803260710913/photo/1" target="_blank">Packy McCormick</a> photographed this fire rainbow over the Jersey Shore during the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/30/Fire-Rainbow-Spotted-over-New-Jersey/

A Taiwanese Food Stall Sells Oddly Shaped Pancakes

<p>Looks like roasted chicken, tastes like pancake. Taiwanese food stall YesMade offers this deceptive, yet, delicious roasted <a href="https://www.odditycentral.com/foods/taiwanese-food-stall-sells...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/30/A-Taiwanese-Food-Stall-Sells-Oddly-Shaped-Pancakes/

Tree Gets Struck By Lightning, Seemingly Burns from Inside

<p>Milbury, Massachusetts — May 26, 4:43 AM. Firefighters responded to a call to an unlucky tree struck by lightning during a thunderstorm. Upon their arrival, an eerie sight welcomed them.</p>&...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/30/Tree-Gets-Struck-By-Lightning-Seemingly-Burns-from-Inside/

Why All of Upstate New York Grew Up Eating the Same Barbecue Chicken

Robert C. Baker is one of the people you can thank for the popularity of chicken in America as opposed to beef and pork. Baker was an agricultural extension specialist and a professor at Cornell University. In 1950, he p...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/30/Why-All-of-Upstate-New-York-Grew-Up-Eating-the-Same-Barbecue-Chicken/

This Raspberry-Picking Robot Costs £700,000

<p>Costing £700,000, this robot, developed in partnership with one of Britain’s main berry growers named Hall Hunter, is said to be able to pick over 25,000 raspberries in one day. <a href=&q...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/30/This-Raspberry-Picking-Robot-Costs-700-000/

The Secrets Behind John Wick 3’s Incredible Stunt Dogs

The following contains a detail that might be a spoiler for one scene in the movie John Wick 3, in case you care about such things. There are some dogs in the movie that do their own stunts, no CGI, where they b...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/30/The-Secrets-Behind-John-Wick-3s-Incredible-Stunt-Dogs/

Loon's Timely Response After Disaster Struck Peru

<p>Several services take a major hit when disasters strike. With phone lines and electrical cables down, it will take time before services and utilities will be restored for consumers which would make life...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/30/Loon-s-Timely-Response-After-Disaster-Struck-Peru/

Constipation Led to Temporary Amnesia for Hong Kong Woman

<p>We have all probably experienced the agony of not being able to relieve ourselves smoothly. It's a common occurrence especially when we haven't had enough fluids or fiber in our diet. But a woman from Ho...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/05/30/Constipation-Led-to-Temporary-Amnesia-for-Hong-Kong-Woman/




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