Archive for February 4th, 2018

What Would It Be Like To Live On Venus?

There's been a lot of talk about going to Mars lately, talk that includes plans for human settlements on Mars, which doesn't sound like a very good idea considering what sci-fi has taught us about off-world colonization....

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/04/What-Would-It-Be-Like-To-Live-On-Venus/

When the Dishwasher is Mad at You

Calling names, now huh? I've got enough problems without appliances getting an attitude. There's a perfectly logical explanation. "Slut" mean "finished" in Danish and Swedish. In Norwegian, it would say "slutt." I don't...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/04/When-the-Dishwasher-is-Mad-at-You/

My Bookshelf

My bookshelf is actually three bookshelves, one large two medium, and no matter how hard I try I can't seem to whittle my collection down to one bookshelf because I keep finding new books to fall in love with.And since I...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/04/My-Bookshelf/

Ice Cross Downhill

(Image credit: Flickr user IQRemix)The sports of the Winter Olympics have us watching mainly to see who slips and falls on the snow and ice. Could we possibly make it more dangerous? Think of this: downhill ice skating....

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/04/Ice-Cross-Downhill/

Pirate Traditions Most People Don't Know About

Pirates are one of the original subcultures, and like the punks and goths who appropriated their style centuries later their lifestyle and fashion choices were considered questionable by polite society- especially consid...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/04/Pirate-Traditions-Most-People-Dont-Know-About/

Everything Is Connected - Dirk And The Soulswapped Dog

Everything is connected by Matt ParsonsIf you knew what this corgi has been through you wouldn't look at him like just another dog, and if Dirk had been able to access that cute little critter's mind when they were fi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/04/Everything-Is-Connected-Dirk-And-The-Soulswapped-Dog/

Making Concrete in the Gut

Among the gory medical tales from Thomas Morris, here is one about a "lady past middle age" who consulted a doctor in 1853 about pain and constipation. She had been suffering for twelve years already. Her appearance bei...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/04/Making-Concrete-in-the-Gut/

Researchers Discover Orcas Can Imitate Human Speech

Orcas aren't holding a grudge over the whole Sea World/Blackfish thing, in fact they've been getting a bit chummier with people since whaling has gone out of style.And according to the research team led by José Za...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/04/Researchers-Discover-Orcas-Can-Imitate-Human-Speech/

Things to Say During the Super Bowl

If, for some reason, you will be in the midst of a group of football fans this evening, you might feel a little out of place. You really don't know much about the game, but you don't want to look stupid, either. Help is...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/04/Things-to-Say-During-the-Super-Bowl/

Canine Domestic Squabble

Xena is a Siberian husky, and her buddy Lana is a Malamute. They live together, and most of the time the dogs are best friends, but here they are having an argument. You can see them both trying to get a word in, raising...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/04/Canine-Domestic-Squabble/

Photo Roulette

Can you guess what year a photograph was taken just by looking at it? Then test yourself with Photo Roulette. The game will give you a picture, and you have ten guesses to get it right. Wrong guesses will give you a hint...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/04/Photo-Roulette/

U-2 Spy Plane Pilot Lives On The Edge

This guy is getting the works: medical check, pressure suit, air supply, mission control team, escort vehicle. He's not an astronaut going into space, but he comes pretty close. This pilot flies a U2S spy plane, cruising...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/04/U-2-Spy-Plane-Pilot-Lives-On-The-Edge/

Should Your Dog Eat Raw Meat?

It's a debate all dog owners have been a part of at one time or another, a debate that many pet owner have a passionate opinion about- should you feed your dog raw meat?Some dog owners swear by the healthful properties o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/04/Should-Your-Dog-Eat-Raw-Meat/




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