Archive for July 23rd, 2019

The Reason Behind Nintendo Switch's Joy-Con Drift

<p>If you own a Nintendo Switch, chances are you have experienced the "Joy-Con drift" which is when the sticks on the controllers make inputs onto the console even when they have not been touched....

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/The-Reason-Behind-Nintendo-Switch-s-Joy-Con-Drift/

Central Perk Coffee Available for Limited Time at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

<p>It has almost been 25 years since the first episode of Friends aired and there is still some nostalgia lingering for our motley crew of six. And to celebrate, The Coffee Bean &amp; Tea Leaf will be s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/Central-Perk-Coffee-Available-for-Limited-Time-at-The-Coffee-Bean-Tea-Leaf/

Pampers Plans To Launch An App for Your Baby's Diaper

<p>Pampers has been developing a connected care system called <a href="https://techxplore.com/news/2019-07-baby-tech-pampers-big-diaper.html" target="_blank">Lumi</a> which w...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/Pampers-Plans-To-Launch-An-App-for-Your-Baby-s-Diaper/

Why Didn't the Soviets Ever Make It to the Moon?

When Apollo 11 touched down on the moon in July of 1969, the Space Race was won. At the time, the USSR's space missions were kept secret, and the US didn't know their plans and progress until after the fact, so there was...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/Why-Didnt-the-Soviets-Ever-Make-It-to-the-Moon/

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Trailer

It's finally here- the first trailer for the Mister Rogers movie starring Tom Hanks. In real life, Fred Rogers was always exactly like the Mister Rogers he played on TV, and he had pure, beautiful reasons for doing what...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/iA-Beautiful-Day-in-the-Neighborhoodi-Trailer/

The Most Irish Town in America Was Built on Seaweed

Scituate, Massachusetts, is home to around 18,000 people, half of whom claim Irish ancestry. This makes it the "most Irish" town in the US. The reason behind that goes back to an Irish immigrant who recognized a natural...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/The-Most-Irish-Town-in-America-Was-Built-on-Seaweed/

Berkeley City Votes For Changing Manhole to Maintenancehole for Gender-Nonconforming Terms

<p>Change is definitely costly, right? I admire the willingness of Berkeley City Council to spend money in order to amend its municipal code to excise gender-specific terms in favor of gender neutral ones -...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/Berkeley-City-Votes-For-Changing-Manhole-to-Maintenancehole-for-Gender-Nonconforming-Terms/

When Nintendo Had To Explain Their Bowser Gag at E3 Direct

Anyone curious how they presented the Bowser gag in the Japanese version of #NintendoDirectE3 ?While Bowser is known as "Koopa" in JPN, there were overlays explaining that his English name is "Bowser&qu...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/When-Nintendo-Had-To-Explain-Their-Bowser-Gag-at-E3-Direct/

Tales of Snail Societies in Medieval Manuscripts

Thread: everyone knows that medieval art is filled with snails fighting knights, but there's actually a whole medieval snail ecology and society, from snail-birds to snail-monks. And, ofc, snail-cats. WARNING: thi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/Tales-of-Snail-Societies-in-Medieval-Manuscripts/

Game of Thrones Actors Self-Submitted for Emmy Awards

<p>The final season of the HBO hit Game of Thrones was very controversial but it has still received numerous nominations for the Emmy Awards including special effects, direction, cinematography, and leading...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/Game-of-Thrones-Actors-Self-Submitted-for-Emmy-Awards/

Deadpool vs San Diego Comic-Con 2019

Deadpool made his presence known in the halls of Comic Con this past weekend. Watch as he flirts, photobombs, and performs various shenanigans among the cosplayers and fans. He gets away with it because he is Deadpool! -...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/Deadpool-vs-San-Diego-Comic-Con-2019/

Cup Stacking Explained

Cup stacking is a real sport, with real teams and real competitions. You'll be impressed when you see what they do, then you learn some of the tricks and tips, and the history the sport. -via The Kid Should See This...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/Cup-Stacking-Explained/

The Everyday Architecture That Go Unnoticed

<p>When you get to see something often, they will start to blend in with the background and fade from view. We start to not think about them as much or appreciate the little ways in which they add a subtle...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/The-Everyday-Architecture-That-Go-Unnoticed/

Father and Son Arrested For Making Fake Luxury Cars

<p><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">When police in Santa Carina, Brazil, raided a factory that specializes in making fake luxury goods, they didn’t sto...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/Father-and-Son-Arrested-For-Making-Fake-Luxury-Cars/

Peter Max Corvette Collection to be Raffled

Like buried treasure, 36 Chevy Corvettes sat in several garages for 25 years. They belonged to artist Peter Max, who had planned to use the vehicles for an art project that never came to fruition. In 2014, they were fina...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/Peter-Max-Corvette-Collection-to-be-Raffled/

Woman Received a Postcard 26 Years Late Then Tracked Down Its Sender

<p><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Kim Draper of Springfield, Illinois recently received a postcard in her mailbox. But there’s something unusual abou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/Woman-Received-a-Postcard-26-Years-Late-Then-Tracked-Down-Its-Sender/

Scientists Share Hilarious Titles of Real Studies

<p><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">It all started with the University of Western Australia obstetrics and microbiology researcher Lisa Stinson, who stumbled...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/Scientists-Share-Hilarious-Titles-of-Real-Studies/

Police Stop Over a Car’s Expired Tags Led to a Surprise Discovery of Whiskey, Gun, Stolen Vehicle, and Rattlesnake. Oh, and Some Uranium

<p>On June 26 in Guthrie, Oklahoma, police officers pulled over a car when they noticed that the car tags were expired. The driver caught was Stephen Jennings. The man’s passenger, Rachael Rivera, was...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/Police-Stop-Over-a-Car-s-Expired-Tags-Led-to-a-Surprise-Discovery-of-Whiskey-Gun-Stolen-Vehicle-and-Rattlesnake-Oh-and-Some-Uranium/

This Map Shows That US Has 11 ‘Nations’

<p>It has been a long-running debate on exactly where the different regions of the United States start and end.&nbsp;</p><p>To address the issue, author Colin Woodward made a map showing tha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/This-Map-Shows-That-US-Has-11-Nations/

Good Samaritans Rescue Victim of Truck Crash

<p>On Monday morning, a truck flipped over during a terrible crash on a busy freeway in Chicago. One man inside was able to climb out, but the other was trapped.</p><p>Almost immediately, other...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/Good-Samaritans-Rescue-Victim-of-Truck-Crash/

Foods of the US States

Redditor emilou09 asked, "I’m cooking one meal from every state in the United States, what meal best represents your state?" It's an ongoing project for her that you can follow at Instagram, where she is so far onl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/Foods-of-the-US-States/

Study Finds Our Social Life May Be Affected By Our Moods

<p>To be more specific, the research found some correlation between <a href="https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2019/07/happy-sad-friendships-strangers/593965/" target="_blank"...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/Study-Finds-Our-Social-Life-May-Be-Affected-By-Our-Moods/

There’s Actually No Water On This Photo

Proof that Instagram influencers have ruined everything👇My hopes & dreams were shattered when I found out the “water” at the Gates of Heaven is actually just a piece of glass under an iPhone 😭 pic.twitte...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/There-s-Actually-No-Water-On-This-Photo/

“I Swear, Officer. That Cactus Jumped Out Out of Nowhere”

<p><br></p> <p>Pima County Sheriff posted some photos on Facebook about a peculiar incidence of car versus cactus. Somehow, the driver of this car managed to impale his vehicle wi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/I-Swear-Officer-That-Cactus-Jumped-Out-Out-of-Nowhere/

Fort for Sale

<p>For the ultimate in home security, you need a fortified offshore tower armed with muzzle-loading cannons.</p><p>This gun tower in Pembroke Dock, Wales, UK, was built in 1851 to protect the ha...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/Fort-for-Sale/

Halloween Costumes for Special Needs Children

<p>Sure, a skilled parent with time and proper sewing equipment on hand can adapt a costume to suit a child with special needs. But wouldn't it be nice if big retailers offered them for sale, ready to go? N...

https://www.neatorama.com/2019/07/23/Halloween-Costumes-for-Special-Needs-Children/




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