Archive for November 22nd, 2018

The Link Between Your Nose and Your Brain: The Possible Benefits of Breathing Through Your Nose

Whenever you have so much going on in your mind and you experience stress from thinking about it all, one of the best things to help calm you down and think straight is to stop for a moment and take a deep breath...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/22/The-Link-Between-Your-Nose-and-Your-Brain-The-Possible-Benefits-of-Breathing-Through-Your-Nose/

How Fear Fuels Hate Crimes

"It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both," says the Italian philosopher and diplomat Niccolo Machiavelli. And in this day and age, fear has become the main impetus some people use to...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/22/How-Fear-Fuels-Hate-Crimes/

NASA Considers Sending Tourists to Space

How would you like to experience going beyond the Earth's atmosphere and into the reaches of space? Well, it might become possible for ordinary citizens to do so, however you would probably need millions of dolla...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/22/NASA-Considers-Sending-Tourists-to-Space/

The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Straightening Itself Out?

For 500 years, it has been known as the Leaning Tower of Pisa because, well, the building leans toward one side which is a remarkable feat of architecture to be able to stand in that position without toppling. B...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/22/The-Leaning-Tower-of-Pisa-Straightening-Itself-Out/

The Witch Capital of Norway

In the US, the place most associated with witches is Salem, Massachusetts. It was one of several towns where people were convicted and executed for the crime of witchcraft, but now Salem is a gathering place for both tou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/22/The-Witch-Capital-of-Norway/

Lions vs. Honey Badgers

Who would you bet on in an encounter between lions and honey badgers? Honey badgers don't care how big and ferocious lions are. The lions, in turn, are telling themselves that this little bundle of sass isn't worth the t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/22/Lions-vs-Honey-Badgers/

Giant Mammal Relative Roamed Among Dinosaurs

This is Lisowicia bojani, a newly-discovered dicynodont that lived 237 million years ago, in the Triassic period, when dinosaurs first rose to dominance. But it's not a dinosaur, or even a reptile. It's an early...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/22/Giant-Mammal-Relative-Roamed-Among-Dinosaurs/

Incredible Jelly Cake Art

You've heard of gelatinas, which are edible flowers encased in gelatin that resemble a glass paperweight. Siew Boon has taken that idea to the next level. She creates beautiful "jelly cakes," which are an edible art form...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/22/Incredible-Jelly-Cake-Art/

Cooking Facts and Life Hacks

You might find yourself in a food coma this weekend, but you'll still want to learn a thing or two about food from the gang at Mental Floss. In the latest episode of Scatterbrained, we'll find out what makes Indian food...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/22/Cooking-Facts-and-Life-Hacks/

Meet the Fatbergs

Monster blobs lurk in the sewers beneath us, silently growing until the wreak havoc on the civilized world. These are fatbergs, masses of congealed fats, oils, and grease (known as FOG) entertwined with solid debris that...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/22/Meet-the-Fatbergs/

Entrance of the Goldens

On November 11, the mall in João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil, welcomed dogs to come and shop. The local Golden Rretriever club made their entrance together with the dogs dressed to the nines. However, dogs don'...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/22/Entrance-of-the-Goldens/

Stand-up comedy routine about Spreadsheets

Matt Parker’s comedy routine about spreadsheets. From the Festival of the Spoken Nerd DVD: Full Frontal Nerdity...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/22/Stand-up-comedy-routine-about-Spreadsheets/

The Story Behind That IKEA Photo of Amsterdam

Maybe you've seen this photograph on a wall near you: a black and white picture of Amsterdam, with a red bicycle parked in the middle. IKEA sells a ready-to-hang version for $50, and it's sold 427,000 of them. Tom Roes (...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/11/22/The-Story-Behind-That-IKEA-Photo-of-Amsterdam/




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