Archive for May 13th, 2018

Historical Portraits of People and Their Pets

Selfies with pets may be fairly new, but people have considered pets as part of the family for a long, long time. Before photography, those who could afford portraits to be painted often included their beloved pet, so we...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/05/13/Historical-Portraits-of-People-and-Their-Pets/

Aim for the Leader

[https://youtu.be/nMlxxNRQRro] (YouTube link)This is the final lap of an 800 meter race at the IUAA Indoor Championships last year. The front runner falls victim to a flexible pole vault crossbar as he approaches the fin...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/05/13/Aim-for-the-Leader/

5 Translation Fails That Led To Comedy And Madness

The rise of automatic machine translation gives us a wonderful tool for communication. Still, there will be no shortage of jobs for human translators who understand the subtleties of both languages. Machines can only do...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/05/13/5-Translation-Fails-That-Led-To-Comedy-And-Madness/

How Birds Get Oxygen Inside Their Eggs

[https://youtu.be/w-M33PtwtM4] (YouTube link)Birds, along with mammals and everything taxonomically above anaerobic bacteria, require oxygen to live. When a bird lays an egg, it contains everything necessary to build a n...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/05/13/How-Birds-Get-Oxygen-Inside-Their-Eggs/

Your Saddest Desperation Cocktails, Ranked

Remember back in college, when you had limited money, limited access to alcohol, and limited supplies in the dormitory kitchen? Making a cocktail, or even a highball, was a matter of inventiveness often driven by despera...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/05/13/Your-Saddest-Desperation-Cocktails-Ranked/

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