Archive for October 2nd, 2018

Your Dog Isn't So Smart After All

Got a smart dog? No, you don't ... according to science, that is! Researchers from the University of Exeter and Canterbury Christ Church University found that dogs actually [aren't all that intelligent](https://...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/02/Your-Dog-Isn-t-So-Smart-After-All/

Foods Each State Hates

This map by Hackernoon used data provided by the dating app Hater to determine which foods are most disproportionally disliked, relative to how other states feel about those foods. Take a look around, and it appears that...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/02/Foods-Each-State-Hates/

Half of The Last Jedi Haters Were Russian Trolls

Expectations were high for the movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi last December. If you followed opinions on the internet, you may have been surprised at the vehement anger over Rain Johnson's episode of the Skywalk...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/02/Half-of-The-Last-Jedi-Haters-Were-Russian-Trolls/

Photosynthesizing Bacteria Found Thriving Thousands of Feet Below Earth's Surface

Finding microbes living deep underground is surprising, although it's happened before. But researchers were very surprised to find cyanobacteria, which normally requires light for photosynthesis, living in deeply-buried...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/02/Photosynthesizing-Bacteria-Found-Thriving-Thousands-of-Feet-Below-Earths-Surface/

Mesmerising videos of Chinese old ways

Sometimes internet brings you a beautiful piece of art , culture and philosophy. All Li Ziqi (ok Zikai) videos are a pure aesthetic thrill, but this one has a nice twist. Bbpeach has the story behind on Reddit...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/02/Mesmerising-videos-of-Chinese-old-ways/

Disembodied Hand Pets Cat

After the movie version of The Addams Family showed Thing as a hand with free movement about the house, it didn't take long for the toy version to become a Halloween classic. They are good for something besides...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/02/Disembodied-Hand-Pets-Cat/

The Doctor Who Prescribed Women Months of Motionless Milk-Drinking

Psychiatry in the 19th century was filled with quack doctors and quack cures. The need for doctors specializing in mental illness rose quickly during and after the Civil War, and among the new crop of doctors was Dr. Sil...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/02/The-Doctor-Who-Prescribed-Women-Months-of-Motionless-Milk-Drinking/

How a Swamp Helped Runaway Slaves Find Freedom

The Great Dismal Swamp of North Carolina is huge and inhospitable. That made it an unpleasant place to live, but preferable to living in slavery, and perfect for hiding from slave hunters. Great Big Story tells us how es...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/02/How-a-Swamp-Helped-Runaway-Slaves-Find-Freedom/

In the Greenhouse, No One Can Hear You Scream

This looks like a close-up of the xenomorph from Alien. But it's green! This is the South African succulent Faucaria tigrina or the Tiger’s Jaw. Photographed from different angles, you'll see that...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/02/In-the-Greenhouse-No-One-Can-Hear-You-Scream/

The Horror Oscars

Horror films have never gotten much respect at the Academy Awards. Over 90 years, only six horror movies have been nominated for Best Picture, and you could argue about whether some of those were really horror films. Now...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/02/The-Horror-Oscars/

Horse Walks Into a Bar ... For Real This Time!

HORSE PLAY: Surveillance video captured the moment a runaway horse galloped into a French café after escaping her racing stable -- bucking, kicking and spooking several customers; no one, including the horse, wa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/02/Horse-Walks-Into-a-Bar-For-Real-This-Time/

Cow Plays Fetch

This happy heifer is definitely playing fetch and obviously having a wonderful time! She can't pick that big ball up in her mouth like a dog would, so she soccer-kicks it back to the woman. As the top commenter a...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/02/Cow-Plays-Fetch/

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