Archive for July 22nd, 2016

How to Use Your Cell Phone to Check Your Sperm Count

(Image: TBIT)Does your semen contain a sufficiently large number of sperm cells to make fertilization likely? You may no longer have to visit a doctor's office to find out. Researchers in Japan have developed a process t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/How-to-Use-Your-Cell-Phone-to-Check-Your-Sperm-Count/

Drink Like A Sponge - How Wet I Am *Hic*

Drink Like A Sponge by NemiMakeitWhen you go out for a night of drinking and debauchery with your buddies it's easy to forget your limits, so take it from Bob of Bikini Bottom and drink like a sponge. Now this may sound...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/Drink-Like-A-Sponge-How-Wet-I-Am-Hic/

The Ecuadorian Walking Palm Tree

A tree named Socratea exorrhiza is better known as the Ecuadorian walking palm tree. It can “walk” up to a couple of centimeters per day. Palaeobiologist Peter Vrsansky spent months with threes to se...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/The-Ecuadorian-Walking-Palm-Tree/

Beautiful Portraits Made of Flowers

Vicki and Brooke are a mother-daughter team of artists. They operate Sister Golden, an online boutique of their marvelous crafts. The most fascinating among these works are their compositions made with pieces of flowers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/Beautiful-Portraits-Made-of-Flowers/

What It Was Like To Buy And Own A Car In The USSR

A big part of living in the erstwhile USSR was dealing with shortages, waiting lists, and a massive bureaucracy. While there was never the equality that Karl Marx dreamed of, there were millions of people who shared the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/What-It-Was-Like-To-Buy-And-Own-A-Car-In-The-USSR/

What It's Like to Be an Underwater Crime Scene Investigator

(Photo: Underwater Criminal Investigators)The diver is holding a holstered knife in one hand and a stolen handgun in the other. Perhaps the last criminal to possess them thought that they'd disappear in the murky water....

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/What-Its-Like-to-Be-an-Underwater-Crime-Scene-Investigator/

Images That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

(Image Link)We're exposed to so much negativity these days, and there's so much strife and turmoil in the world, that sometimes it's nice to peruse a collection of positively inspirational images and stand proud again.(I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/Images-That-Will-Restore-Your-Faith-In-Humanity/

Dog Howls with the Wolves in Zootopia

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wc-h9kaXB9c](Video Link)This German Shepherd feels for his comrades. When the wolves in the new Disney movie Zootopia howl, he joins in.Appropriately, the scene is about a mass h...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/Dog-Howls-with-the-Wolves-in-Zootopia/

8 Amazing Science Tricks

via GIPHYScience can produce weird things that appear to our brains to be impossible, only because we don’t have the necessary information to reconcile what we see with the way we understand the normal world. That...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/8-Amazing-Science-Tricks/

First Contact

(Berkeley Mews)It could be cool if the Earth was a Poké Stop. But there's too much risk. It could attract potentially hostile and dangerous alien civilizations to Earth. As Stephen Hawking warned us last year, tha...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/First-Contact-2/

Donald Duck Cleared of Extremism Charges

Current law in Russia criminalizes any public calls for extremism, including on the internet. In 2010 a man in far eastern Russia was convicted of distributing extremist materials after he posted the 1942 Donald Duck car...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/Donald-Duck-Cleared-of-Extremism-Charges/

The Spooky Science Behind Ouija Boards

Ouija boards have been associated with the supernatural since the 19th century, with claims it allows the living to communicate easily with the dead, but really the Ouija is merely a novelty product.However, there is som...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/The-Spooky-Science-Behind-Ouija-Boards/

Tobias Vs Dean - Please Let It Be A Fight To The Finish!

Tobias Vs Dean by Tom TragerWhen two forces of freaky-deaky-dom decide to throw down it's hard to decide who will come out on top because they're both pretty awful in their own way. Dean Pelton is a real pest who refers...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/Tobias-Vs-Dean-Please-Let-It-Be-A-Fight-To-The-Finish/

Feline Masterworks

Your cat considers himself an artist. His creations are found all over the house, as gifts to you or decorations for his domain. One of the typical works not featured here is live bird my tomcat presented at my feet unde...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/Feline-Masterworks/

How Did The Klingons Get Warp Drive?

Klingons are one of the most barbaric and less technologically advanced races in the Star Trek universe, and they typically prefer to solve problems with combat actions rather than words.So how did a race who sp...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/How-Did-The-Klingons-Get-Warp-Drive/

Power Plant Energy Sources in the U.S.

This map from Metric Maps shows us what energy source power plants use to produce the power we use for (almost) all areas of the U.S. You can enlarge the map at the site, to see where your power primarily comes from. The...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/Power-Plant-Energy-Sources-in-the-US/

These Photo Realistic Illustrations Took Hundreds Of Hours To Create

Photo realistic artwork can be created by tricking the eye with implied depth, using photo reference and digital painting software, or by spending a really long time making sure every detail is perfect on each piece.Ital...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/These-Photo-Realistic-Illustrations-Took-Hundreds-Of-Hours-To-Create/

The Seance and Other Denver Craigslist Ads

Have you ever looked at your significant other and said, “There’s nothing to do tonight, maybe we should talk to the dead” ? I didn’t think so. I guess that’s why the hosts put an ad on Crai...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/The-Seance-and-Other-Denver-Craigslist-Ads/

6 Times Players Were The Real Villain In Video Games

Players always assume they're the hero when playing a video game, unless the box says otherwise, but they can never really tell what the game designers actually had in mind.I mean, what if Dr. Robotnik was trying to save...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/6-Times-Players-Were-The-Real-Villain-In-Video-Games/

Storytime with Abraham Lincoln

The following article is from the book Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Nature Calls.These true accounts of President Lincoln’s animal encounters show that the Great Emancipator’s compassion wa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/Storytime-with-Abraham-Lincoln/

Dr. Robotnik, the God of Dance

[https://youtu.be/Woeao_ZLlR8] (YouTube link)Rah Rah Rasputin! Lover of the Russian Queen! Nathan Barnatt (previously at Neatorama) does the Dr. Robotnik dance for our pleasure, with a musical accompaniment that’s...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/Dr-Robotnik-the-God-of-Dance/

"I've Got Your Nose!"

(Infinite Monkey Business/Demitrios Haldes)And if you want it back, you'll have to pay. Leave $50,000 in unmarked, non-sequential $100 bills by the potty at naptime. And if you go to Mommy or the police, you'll never see...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/22/Ive-Got-Your-Nose/
X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using this website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

I agree
 
Learn More