Archive for October 15th, 2018

Tentacles Invade The Navy Yard, Philadelphia

No, it's not the end of times. Rather, the [40-foot long tentacles](https://whyy.org/articles/phillys-navy-yard-welcomes-visitors-with-open-arms) are an art installation by Luke Egan and Pete Hamilton (aka [Filth...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/15/Tentacles-Invade-The-Navy-Yard-Philadelphia/

Iowa State, uh, Finds a Way to Bring Dancing Dinos to its Halftime Show

what is happening pic.twitter.com/ISaR6k4XwQ— FOX College Football (@CFBONFOX) October 14, 2018 Iowa State's marching band T-rex-ed the competition when they brought in the dancing inflatable dinos during halfti...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/15/Iowa-State-uh-Finds-a-Way-to-Bring-Dancing-Dinos-to-its-Halftime-Show/

Marie Antoinette's Jewels For Sale

Tuesday is the 225th anniversary of the beheading of Marie Antoinette during the French Revolution, nine months after her husband King Louis XVI. The monarchy had been teetering on the edge of disaster for quite some tim...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/15/Marie-Antoinettes-Jewels-For-Sale/

Watching Alien for the First Time

I already have so many regrets pic.twitter.com/0hraBtq9MK— High Witch of the Rio DeLaWare (@EldritchGirl) October 14, 2018 One of life's great pleasures is introducing someone new to a pop culture phenomenon you...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/15/Watching-Alien-for-the-First-Time/

Caterpillars Feeding on Exploding Touch-Me-Not Seed Pods

You might think plants just stand still, rooted in place. This clip from BBC Earth uses both stop-motion and slow-motion to show that isn't so. Balsam plants develop seed pods that mature into a delicate tension, so that...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/15/Caterpillars-Feeding-on-Exploding-Touch-Me-Not-Seed-Pods/

Museum of the Moon

This is wonderful. [Museum of the Moon](https://my-moon.org/), a mobile art installation by artist Luke Jerram ([previously on Neatorama](https://www.neatorama.com/tag/Luke-Jerram/)), is basically a giant model o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/15/Museum-of-the-Moon/

The Challenge of Eating Food in the Antarctic

Hungry? Better eat that food fast if you work at the Concordia Research Station, Antarctica. As you can see from the pics taken by researchers [Carmen Possnig](https://twitter.com/CPossnig) and [Cyprien Verseux]...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/15/The-Challenge-of-Eating-Food-in-the-Antarctic/

Polar Bear POV Cam

In 2014, US Geological Survey biologists put camera-equipped radio collars on four female polar bears near Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. This is what they see. > The video, which is the first ever from a free-ranging...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/15/Polar-Bear-POV-Cam/

Trailer for Disney's Upcoming Live-Action Aladdin

The 1992 animated movie Aladdin by Disney was so good that I'm kind of hesitant to want to like the upcoming live-action version. Will Smith as the Genie? He's got some big shoes - or technically pointy toed sl...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/15/Trailer-for-Disney-s-Upcoming-Live-Action-Aladdin/

What Do You Call Moons of a Moon?

When planets have orbiting bodies, we call them moons. But what do we call things that orbit those moons?Astronomers Sean Raymond and Juna Kollmeier thinks that they should be called "moonmoons." And hey, theoretically,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/15/What-Do-You-Call-Moons-of-a-Moon/

Mechanations by John Peralta: Exploded-Views of Machines

I'm a sucker for exploded-view drawings, so I'm utterly delighted to come across [John Peralta](http://www.johnperaltafineart.com/works/)'s art series "Mechanations." Here, Peralta takes apart 20th-cen...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/15/Mechanations-by-John-Peralta-Exploded-Views-of-Machines/

The Catboat: A Houseboat in Amsterdam Full of Rescued Cats

Most cats hate water, but not the ones that live in this floating sanctuary in Amsterdam! "[The Catboat](https://depoezenboot.nl/en)" (De Poezenboot) is a houseboat full of stray and abandoned cats - an...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/15/The-Catboat-A-Houseboat-in-Amsterdam-Full-of-Rescued-Cats/

Europe is Setting up a "Backup" Population of Koalas

You know that it's a good idea to back up your computer ... but what about species of animals? Like the koalas, for instance, as they live only in Australia. Even though koalas are not currently endangered, zoo...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/15/Europe-is-Setting-up-a-Backup-Population-of-Koalas/

Can You Be Identified by DNA and Location Alone?

Think that you can maintain your genetic privacy even if you've never given your DNA to be sequenced? Think again. Columbia University computer scientist Yaniv Erlich wanted to know if they could identify a pers...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/15/Can-You-Be-Identified-by-DNA-and-Location-Alone/

Dog Born with Only Two Front Legs Didn't Let Life Keep Her Down

Danilo Codilego Jr. of Quezon City, the Philippines, adopted a dog that everyone else had left for dead. The dog was born without hind legs, and Codilego Jr. called her "Putol", which means "choppe...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/15/Dog-Born-with-Only-Two-Front-Legs-Didn-t-Let-Life-Keep-Her-Down/

Paul is Dead, an Alternative History Film

At the height off the Beatles' fame, an urban legend arose that Paul McCartney had [died in 1966](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_is_dead) and was replaced by a lookalike. It was nonsense, as Paul outlived half the Be...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/15/Paul-is-Dead-an-Alternative-History-Film/

Leviathan, Ark of the Apocalypse - An Incredibly Detailed Gothic Sculpture by Jason Stieva

Tattoo artist and sculptor [Jason Stieva](https://www.instagram.com/shallowgravestudios/) spent 13 months creating this amazingly intricate gothic sculpture titled "[Leviathan, Ark of the Apocalypse](https:/...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/10/15/Leviathan-Ark-of-the-Apocalypse-An-Incredibly-Detailed-Gothic-Sculpture-by-Jason-Stieva/




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