Archive for October 8th, 2018

Can You Spot What Makes This Scientific Paper Special?

This recently [published scientific paper](https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378111915012226?via%3Dihub) (about the goby fish) is kind of unique. Can you spot something unusual about it? Give...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/08/Can-You-Spot-What-Makes-This-Scientific-Paper-Special/

Can We Just Suck Carbon Dioxide Out of the Atmosphere to Combat Global Warming?

Surely you've heard about how all those carbon dioxide emissions into the Earth's atmosphere are contributing to global warming but have you ever wondered if you could just suck that gas out of the air?Better yet, captur...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/08/Can-We-Just-Suck-Carbon-Dioxide-Out-of-the-Atmosphere-to-Combat-Global-Warming/

The Bitterness of Poor Quality

I was looking for something along "you get what you pay for" and "fast, good, cheap - pick two out of three" - don't ask - and came across this gem: "_The bitterness of poor quality rem...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/08/The-Bitterness-of-Poor-Quality/

1 in 3 American Adults Eat Fast Food on Any Given Day

Yes, yes, we all know that Americans eat a lot of fast food, but do you know exactly how much is a lot? A [new study](https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db322.htm) released by the Centers for Disease C...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/08/1-in-3-American-Adults-Eat-Fast-Food-on-Any-Given-Day/

50 People Try to Name All the States That Border Their State

This one's for geography nerds. Conde Nast Traveler asked fifty people, one from each state, to name all the other states that border their state. They don't do so badly. Most would have thought of that last state if the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/08/50-People-Try-to-Name-All-the-States-That-Border-Their-State/

The Pregnant Mountain

This giant sculpture of a baby in a womb, carved on a side of a hill on the side of a road, is located near the town of Santo Domingo in Colombia. It's created in 2012 by South American artist Dubian Monsalve, wh...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/08/The-Pregnant-Mountain/

The Crystal Maiden

If you're looking for an Indiana Jones-style of adventure, then this cave in Belize is just the place to visit. The [Actun Tunichil Muknal](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actun_Tunichil_Muknal) (the Cave of the Cr...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/08/The-Crystal-Maiden/

One of the Longest Wars in History Had No Casualty

Who says that a war has got to be fraught with blood and violence? One of the longest (and strangest) wars in history was [between the Netherlands and the Isles of Scilly](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Hund...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/08/One-of-the-Longest-Wars-in-History-Had-No-Casualty/

The Long Hollywood History of A Star Is Born

Critics love A Star is Born, which opened this past weekend to satisfied audiences. The story of the relationship between a rising star and a alcoholic has-been is an enduring tale. The first movie titled A...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/08/The-Long-Hollywood-History-of-A-Star-Is-Born/

The House That Inspired Ghostbusters

A house on Woodrow Wilson Drive in Hollywood Hills has quite a history. It's been the home of Natalie Wood, Mama Cass Elliot, and Dan Aykroyd (and presumably other people not quite so famous). The house itself has a plac...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/08/The-House-That-Inspired-Ghostbusters/

Rockets over Southern California

No, sadly it wasn't UFO. People near Los Angeles, California, got a neat show in the night's sky, [courtesy of SpaceX](http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-spacex-landing-vandenberg-20181007-story.html). The...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/08/Rockets-over-Southern-California/




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