Archive for September 18th, 2018

Ice Formation by Ryota Kajita

Alaska-based artist Ryota Kajita took some amazing photos of natural ice formations in the waters of Fairbanks, Alaska. The alien-like structures are formed as rivers and lakes freeze from the surface down, trap...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/18/Ice-Formation-by-Ryota-Kajita/

Drinking Gold Was a Grisly Anti-Aging Trend of 16th-Century France

Gold has been valued for its rarity and beauty since antiquity, and regarded highly for its stability. It does not corrode like other metals. That led to the logical assumption that ingesting gold could imbue the human b...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/18/Drinking-Gold-Was-a-Grisly-Anti-Aging-Trend-of-16th-Century-France/

When Fashion Followed Terror: Guillotine Earrings during the French Revolution's "Reign of Terror"

The years 1793 and 1794 during the French Revolution were known as the "Reign of Terror." During that time, there were over 16,000 official executions by beheading using the guillotine. And in a macabr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/18/When-Fashion-Followed-Terror-Guillotine-Earrings-during-the-French-Revolution-s-Reign-of-Terror/

Rock Drumming May Help Kids with Autism

A new study led by Dr Marcus Smith of the University of Chichester showed that [drumming could help children diagnosed with autism](https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-09/uoc-srd091318.php) learn in scho...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/18/Rock-Drumming-May-Help-Kids-with-Autism/

Woman Dressed in Matching Outfit with Bus Seats

Some people like to dress up when they travel, and other people like to dress for comfort. German artist [Menja Stevenson](http://www.menjastevenson.de/), on the other hand, decided to coordinate her clothes with...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/18/Woman-Dressed-in-Matching-Outfit-with-Bus-Seats/

The Oldest Drawing Created by Humans

It may look like a scribble on a rock, but according to archaeologists, it's the [earliest known drawing created by man](https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/d3j8zk/this-is-the-oldest-drawing-by-humans-ever...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/18/The-Oldest-Drawing-Created-by-Humans/

Star Wars Porg as Life-Size LEGO Set

The cute cliff-dwelling Porg from the planet Ahch-To in the Star Wars universe has invaded planet Earth as cute life-size LEGO set. Details and build photos over at [The Brothers Brick](https://www.brothers-bric...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/18/Star-Wars-Porg-as-Life-Size-LEGO-Set/

Are You in the American Middle Class?

A little more than half of American adults live in middle-class households, but it seems like almost everyone thinks they are middle-class. The Pew Research Center constructed a handy calculator that will let yo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/18/Are-You-in-the-American-Middle-Class/

You Have Teamwork and Courage and Magic in Your Blood

Blair Braverman came home to some "minor tornado damage," meaning there were tree branches all over the yard, so she put her puppies -and some grown dogs, too- to work. After all, dogs are great at fetching sticks!  ...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/18/You-Have-Teamwork-and-Courage-and-Magic-in-Your-Blood/

Apple Cake by Dinara Kasko

This [apple cake](https://www.instagram.com/p/BiUCF_8HQo3/) looks as delicious as the fruit but yummier as it's made of mousse with Callebaut gold chocolate, apple vanilla compote, almond sponge cake, shortcrust...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/18/Apple-Cake-by-Dinara-Kasko/

Why the Ouija Board Became So Big

Ouija board is parlor game, albeit one with no rules, strategy, or goal. What it does have is whiff of the supernatural, which is enough to make it a long-lasting hit. Vox brings us the history of the Ouija board, as par...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/18/Why-the-Ouija-Board-Became-So-Big/

An interactive site where you can explore hi-res work of M.C. Escher and make your own metamorphosis with the Metamorphosis Machine in three steps

The [metamorphosis of Escher](https://escher.ntr.nl/en/) is an online interactive adventure[Interactive documentary](https://escher.ntr.nl/en/intro)Take a tour tough the interactive documentary of the famous artist M. C....

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/09/18/An-interactive-site-where-you-can-explore-hi-res-work-of-M-C-Escher-and-make-your-own-metamorphosis-with-the-Metamorphosis-Machine-in-three-steps/




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