Archive for 2018

Discover the Other 'Easter Island': The Statues of San Agustin and The Underground Tombs of Tierradentro

If you are looking to visit South America any time soon, there must be a few places in your itinerary that you would want to visit. Apart from famous tourist sites in Brazil or Peru, perhaps you should check out...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/Discover-the-Other-Easter-Island-The-Statues-of-San-Agustin-and-The-Underground-Tombs-of-Tierradentro/

The Sound Of The Wind On Mars

This video from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory featuring the sound of Martian wind captured by the InSight lander, and it's pretty amazing - even if it sounds a lot like the wind here on earth.The NASA Jet Propulsion L...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/The-Sound-Of-The-Wind-On-Mars/

Cracking the Ancient Codes: How We Can Break Down Long-Dead Languages

As an enthusiast of languages, I find it fascinating to learn a new language but even more interesting is the process of decoding an old language and understanding how they communicated back in their time. >B...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/Cracking-the-Ancient-Codes-How-We-Can-Break-Down-Long-Dead-Languages/

'A Profound Waste of Time' - new design-led independent magazine inspired by videogames

‘Inspired by videogames’, **A Profound Waste of Time (APWOT)** is editorially discerning and beautifully designed and plays host to a rich variety of voices from inside and outside the games industry,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/A-Profound-Waste-of-Time-new-design-led-independent-magazine-inspired-by-videogames/

The Conflict Over a Monsanto Chemical that Led to a Man's Murder

Mike Wallace had been a well-known figure in the Arkansas Delta farming community. He owned large farming lands which, during harvest season, would be filled with rows of soybeans, cotton, and corn. However, th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/The-Conflict-Over-a-Monsanto-Chemical-that-Led-to-a-Man-s-Murder/

Nerdy Patches and Pins Gallore!

These days, people from all walks of life are also geeks -especially punk rockers. If you want to geek out while you rock out, you won't want to miss this great roundup of awesome patches and pins on Rue The Day.The page...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/Nerdy-Patches-and-Pins-Gallore/

58 Holes: The Popular Ancient Board Game in the Middle East

Ancient peoples weren't simply concerned about how to survive but evidences have shown that they had various ways of passing their time, including [having fun with some board games](https://www.livescience.com/64...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/58-Holes-The-Popular-Ancient-Board-Game-in-the-Middle-East/

An Obituary for an Annual Dinner

For 70 years, Faith Lutheran Church in Forest Lake, Minnesota, served an annual lutefisk dinner on the second Tuesday in December. The community was settled by Scandinavian immigrants, and the church served a traditional...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/An-Obituary-for-an-Annual-Dinner/

The Cube Rule of Food Identification

Arguing about whether a hot dog is a sandwich makes as much sense as arguing whether a tomato is a fruit or a vegetable. The answer always depends on the larger context. Classifying food combinations may be a fool's erra...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/The-Cube-Rule-of-Food-Identification/

Goodfellas Chantix Ad

We've discovered what Henry Hill's problem was: the mobster-turned-informant was suffering from nicotine withdrawal! You've seen the Ray Liotta Chantix ad; it's all over YouTube. Joseph Lindquist re-edited it with footag...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/Goodfellas-Chantix-Ad/

Time Magazine Persons of the Year

Time magazine has announced their Person of the Year, and it's a group of people. The title of the report is called "The Guardians and the War on Truth," but we can describe the group as journalists, particularl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/Time-Magazine-Persons-of-the-Year/

From Bad to Worse: The Cases of Post-Hospital Syndrome

When you get confined in the hospital due to a surgery or to recover from a serious illness or injury, you would expect to get better after your stay. However, there may be some cases in which patients experien...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/From-Bad-to-Worse-The-Cases-of-Post-Hospital-Syndrome/

How to Make Lava Lamp - Science Experiment for Kids

You can try this experiment with your kid, because it's so easy, interesting and beautiful. For this experiment you are going to need one glass (or bottle, vase), vegetable oil, water, food coloring and Alka Selt...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/How-to-Make-Lava-Lamp-Science-Experiment-for-Kids/

Eric Larsen Sets Out for New South Pole Expedition Record

Surviving in cold weather is tough but having to face such extreme conditions as those in the South Pole would be very harrowing, [a daunting task that Eric Larsen has taken on](https://www.outsideonline.com/2372...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/Eric-Larsen-Sets-Out-for-New-South-Pole-Expedition-Record/

Sounding Nature: Listening to How Nature Sounds without Humans

Stuart Fowkes had it right when he said that humans are a really, really noisy bunch. Living in an urban area, you would hear all sorts of sounds from humans and things made by humans. But in this new project by...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/Sounding-Nature-Listening-to-How-Nature-Sounds-without-Humans/

Letter Theft: How Words Switch Sounds

Over time, languages evolve and change depending on the context in which they are being used. From Old English to Middle English, and from there to Modern and Contemporary English, many words have changed and tak...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/Letter-Theft-How-Words-Switch-Sounds/

Squirrel Says Hello to UPS Delivery Driver

Last Tuesday in Chicago, a security camera caught footage of a UPS delivery driver bringing a package. He was welcomed by a squirrel! Instead of panicking, he found delight in the encounter. This should put a smile on yo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/Squirrel-Says-Hello-to-UPS-Delivery-Driver/

Meet Buddy, The Dog Who Became a Witness for a Pet Ownership Case

Oddly enough, in 1921, a judge allowed a dog to testify about to whom he belongs. It might seem bizarre that a court of law would swear in a dog to the witness stand but this might have been a special case. >...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/Meet-Buddy-The-Dog-Who-Became-a-Witness-for-a-Pet-Ownership-Case/

A Probiotic Might Help Treat Autism

There are various kinds of autism in the spectrum but they all affect an individuals ability to socialize and communicate. At times, they may have trouble with learning things. Researchers have found that [ther...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/A-Probiotic-Might-Help-Treat-Autism/

Shchedryk (Carol of the Bells)

One day I wondered how old the song "Carol of the Bells" is, so I looked it up. The song was written in 1914 by Ukrainian composer Mykola Leontovych. It was based on the Ukrainian folk chant called "Shchedryk," which goe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/11/Shchedryk-Carol-of-the-Bells/

Pillow Cats

pic.twitter.com/V04nNIin38— M. T (@aveirjapan) December 8, 2018 You can get a personal photograph put on all kinds of household items now. Be warned, you're going to have to watch this video twice to catch...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/10/Pillow-Cats/

Genetic Algorithms May Propel Evolutionary Processes

The laws of nature govern much of how the world works from the vast reaches of space to the tiniest particles that make up all living and non-living things. There are certain determined forces and factors that in...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/10/Genetic-Algorithms-May-Propel-Evolutionary-Processes/

MAGPIE: Understanding Solar Wind By Recreating It

What are solar winds and more importantly, how does it affect Earth and other planets in our solar system? We have a rough idea of solar winds in that, they are a stream of particles being emitted outward from th...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/10/MAGPIE-Understanding-Solar-Wind-By-Recreating-It/

What's the Most Dangerous Food of All Time?

People run all kinds of risks to eat food that can be dangerous. Last week, we heard about how cherries and milk together can kill you. Luckily, that was a myth. At one time, Europeans thought that tomatoes were poison....

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/10/Whats-the-Most-Dangerous-Food-of-All-Time/

Burning the Wall Of Death

Back in 2007, crazy man Colin Furze (previously at Neatorama) built a motordrome, or a "Wall of Death" out of around 850 pallets. It started him on a career making YouTube videos about the strange things he builds. You c...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/10/Burning-the-Wall-Of-Death/

The "Official" Dance Steps For 'Tainted Love'

We're in love with this video from comedy genius Joe Kwaczala [(@joekjoek​)](https://youtu.be/ExxWmGG9fgU) showing the "official" dance steps to 'Tainted Love.' via [Digg.com](http://digg.com/2018/jo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/10/The-Official-Dance-Steps-For-Tainted-Love/

Did Curiosity Discover Gold on Mars or Just a Meteorite?

A week or so ago, the Curiosity rover found a smooth shiny rock at the Vera Rubin Ridge. It has not yet been analyzed to see its chemical composition but scientists say that it could be another meteorite which is...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/10/Did-Curiosity-Discover-Gold-on-Mars-or-Just-a-Meteorite/

Cosmic Dust Detected Above the North Pole

There are so much particles in space that we don't really know everything that is out there. Recently, a signal has been detected in the space above the North Pole and scientists are trying to figure it out what...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/10/Cosmic-Dust-Detected-Above-the-North-Pole/

"I Turned Out Just Fine", But It May Not Apply to You

Whenever we discuss parenting practices, we often draw from personal experiences on how we were raised and how we turned out, then based on those recollections, since it was effective for us, then the same can be...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/10/I-Turned-Out-Just-Fine-But-It-May-Not-Apply-to-You/

So....why is it named Area 51?

The USAF facility (better known as Area 51) is a remote area of Edwards Air Force Base, within the Nevada Test and Training Range. It is publicly unknown what the base's current primary purpose is, however, based on hist...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/10/So-why-is-it-named-Area-51/




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