Archive for September 13th, 2017

Alexa is Not That Smart

[https://youtu.be/cNgT8qEQJ3w] (YouTube link)Norm Krumpe had the digital personal assistant Alexa pick a number between one and a million. He only needed two guesses to get it right. Artificial intelligence has a way to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/13/Alexa-is-Not-That-Smart/

Steam Reviews That Perfectly Describe Video Games

The Steam community is made up of passionate gamers who are always ready to try out a new game and tell the developers what they think of their creation, giving it a thumbs up or down and an honest review.These reviews a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/13/Steam-Reviews-That-Perfectly-Describe-Video-Games/

Full Financial Disclosure

In 1952, Mike Murphy ran for student council secretary. The 12-year-old handed out campaign cards, which at the time had to be printed at a print shop, and it wasn't cheap. I recall asking about business cards for my dad...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/13/Full-Financial-Disclosure/

How Alexander Hamilton's House Got Moved

Alexander Hamilton had a nice house called the Grange built for his family in the countryside of Manhattan Island in 1802. He was only there two years before he was killed by Aaron Burr. But the house remained, and the c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/13/How-Alexander-Hamiltons-House-Got-Moved/

Tyrannosaurus Ricks - His Breath Is Worse Than His Bite

Tyrannosaurus Ricks by Boggs NicolasWith all the Ricks out there it only makes sense that one of them would be a Tyrannosaurus Ricks, right? That's also gotta be one of the saddest versions of Rick too, because his ti...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/13/Tyrannosaurus-Ricks-His-Breath-Is-Worse-Than-His-Bite/

iPhone X

Apple unveiled the iPhone X yesterday. Apple head Tim Cook did the traditional Apple press conference at the company's Cupertino headquarters. The new iPhone does NOT restore the headphone jack, but did away with the hom...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/13/iPhone-X/

Photographer Uses Big Mac Box And Flashlight To Create An Impressive Lighting Rig

Photographers often use reflectors, shades and lighting rigs to ensure their subject is lit just right, and while this equipment isn't too expensive it isn't cheap either.Plus there's the lugging around factor, which can...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/13/Photographer-Uses-Big-Mac-Box-And-Flashlight-To-Create-An-Impressive-Lighting-Rig/

The Chainsaw-Wielding Nun of Miami

Hurricane Irma left a wide swath of damage across the Caribbean and Florida. People from all over are chipping in to help, but one person has caught the interest of the internet more than any other. She's Sister Margaret...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/13/The-Chainsaw-Wielding-Nun-of-Miami/

Checking How Much Air Is In Ice Cream With A Vacuum Chamber

Have you ever wondered why a scoop of ice cream from one brand or scoopery lasts twice as long as another?It's because of the amount of air found in each brand of ice cream, and brands sold at grocery stores are allowed...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/13/Checking-How-Much-Air-Is-In-Ice-Cream-With-A-Vacuum-Chamber/

Productivity Hacks to Rule Kindergarten Like a Silicon Valley Boss

Inspiration, motivation, and industry jargon- that's the secret to back-to-school, even if you've never been there before! Indrani Sen shares some tips for kindergarteners who are facing the big world of school and class...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/13/Productivity-Hacks-to-Rule-Kindergarten-Like-a-Silicon-Valley-Boss/

Adopting A Dog Can Lead To Adventure When You're A Vagabond

It doesn't take long for dogs to go from tame pet to wild beast and back again because they have the spirit of a vagabond inside them.But when they meet a human on the streets they actually like they're happy to tag alon...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/13/Adopting-A-Dog-Can-Lead-To-Adventure-When-Youre-A-Vagabond/

In Honor of New York Fashion Week: The Top Five Movie Runway Scenes

Today is the final day of New York Fashion Week, which is held in February and September every year. While the event is ostensibly a trade show for the clothing industry, it has become a showcase for celebrities, models,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/13/In-Honor-of-New-York-Fashion-Week-The-Top-Five-Movie-Runway-Scenes/

There's An 820-Foot-Long Fatberg Clogging An East London Sewer

Have you ever heard the term "fatberg" and wondered what it is? Well, it's not an iceberg made out of whale blubber, it's actually something far more disgusting - a huge clump of condoms, wet wipes, fat and other gross s...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/13/Theres-An-820-Foot-Long-Fatberg-Clogging-An-East-London-Sewer/

The Peculiar Poetry of Paris’s Lost and Found

Embed from Getty ImagesWhen the French Revolution abolished feudalism, one of the new rights of citizens was the right to own possessions. They've taken this right very seriously ever since, unlike the Anglo-Saxon "fin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/13/The-Peculiar-Poetry-of-Pariss-Lost-and-Found/

Cheetah Attacked by Meerkats

This is something that could only happen at a zoo or preserve. This took place at Cheetah Experience in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Kinji the Cheetah loves the meerkats at the conservation center, but the meerkats, well,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/13/Cheetah-Attacked-by-Meerkats/

Elliot And Mr. Robbes - Never Let The Imaginary Friend Take Your Skin For A Ride

Elliot and Mr. Robbes by djkopet Elliot was always thinking, which didn't make him very much fun to hang out with, and even though he was part of something huge he was ruining it for everyone by making it all too...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/13/Elliot-And-Mr-Robbes-Never-Let-The-Imaginary-Friend-Take-Your-Skin-For-A-Ride/

The Axman’s Jazz: The Axeman of New Orleans

Neatorama is proud to bring you a guest post from history buff and Neatoramanaut WTM, who wishes to remain otherwise anonymous. In the spring of 1918, New Orleans, Louisiana (NOLA) was not exactly a city known f...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/13/The-Axeman-of-New-Orleans/

Soap for Real People

You don't need soap that smells like eucalyptus, goat's milk, or even roses. Soap gets you clean, and maybe gets a laugh from someone who gets a flavor from the Whiskey River Soap Company. Check out the description of th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/13/Soap-for-Real-People/




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